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Image 8 of Annual report. 1902

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. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station FOR THE YEAR I902 . REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR The work of the Station is divided into three parts: 1. The work of the Station proper. 2. The Fertilizer Control work. 3. The Food Control work. The \V01·k of the Station Proper. CHEMICAL DIVISION. Prof. A. M. Peter has had charge of theywork of this division, assisted by Mr. S. D. Averittland Mr. L. O. Beatty to October 1, when he left to accept a Fellowship in Columbia University. Mr. O. M. Shedd has been appointed in his place. 494 analyses have l . been made under Prof. Peter’s direction, including: Grasses, forage plants, feeding stuff, etc ........... 136 ' Sorghum cane juice in selecting seed ............... 53 c i` Sugar beets ........ . . . . ....................... 32 ` . Butter in connection with dairy experiments ........ 10 Soils to determine what fertilizer is needed ......... 29 Potable and mineral waters ...................... 59 > Rocks, minerals, clays, etc ........................ 78 Iron steel alloys, mostly for the Department of Me- chanical Engineering ............ . .......... 13 Coal and coke, mostly for the Department of Me- chanical Engineering and Inspector of Mines. . . 37

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