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Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry-Continued.

The animal husbandry division........

The dairy division...

The inspection division.....

The quarantine division...

The pathological division...

The biochemic division....

The zoological division.......

The experiment station......

Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Plant Industry

General work of the year.....

Laboratory of plant pathology ..........

Pathological collections and inspection work......

Fruit disease investigations....

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Investigations in forest pathology..................

Cotton and truck-crop diseases and sugar-plant investigations....

Soil bacteriology and water purification investigations....

Crop physiology and breeding investigations..

Acclimatization and adaptation of cotton, corn, and other crops.......

Drug plant, poisonous plant, physiological, and fermentation investiga-

tions...

Agricultural-technology investigations...

Studies of plant fibers.

Taxonomic and range investigations....

Seed-testing laboratories......

Grain standardization..

Grain in vestigations.....

Corn investigations.....

Tobacco investigations.........

Plant-nutrition investigations......

Dry land agricultural investigations

Western agricultural extension.........

Alkali and drought resistant plant breeding.

Physical investigations.....

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Farm-management investigations...

Farmers' cooperative demonstration work.

Arlington experimental farm and horticultural investigati

Pomological collections.......

Field investigations in pomology...

Experimental gardens and grounds..

Foreign seed and plant introduction..

Forage-crop investigations....

Congressional seed distribution...

Report of the Forester....

Classification of expenditures..

Organization and personnel........

The National Forests.......

Examination of lands under the Weeks law

State and private cooperation...

Other investigations...

Miscellaneous................

Work for the ensuing year....

Report of the Chemist...

Food and drug inspection...

Drug investigations.......

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Report of the Chemist-Continued.

Studies of foods and food materials.

Miscellaneous investigations....

Special research work......

Publications and printing.......

Clerical and business operations.......

The principal projects planned for the fiscal year 1911-12.

Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Soils.......

Progress of the soil survey..

Cooperation......

Soil resources of the country...

The scope of application of the soil surveys...

Physical and chemical laboratory investigations..

Soil fertility investigations.

Soil-water investigations, 1910–11.....

Need of larger appropriation for the Bureau of Soils.

Division of soil surveys........

Division of soil chemistry and physics........

Division of soil fertility..

Division of soil water and erosion......

Lines of work for which specific appropriations are desired..

Report of the Entomologist....

Work of the year.............

Proposed work for the fiscal year 1912.........

Plans for work recommended for the year ending June 30, 1913.

Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey..

Work of the Biological Survey ......

Increasing the number of native birds...

Woodpeckers..

Birds of Arkansas..........

Food of wild waterfowl..

Epidemic of wild ducks at Great Salt Lake..

Alfalfa weevil........

Ground squirrels...

Rodents in relation to reforestation.....

Prairie dogs............................

Moles............................

Fur-bearing animals.........

Cooperative work in relation to spotted fever

Crawfish in relation to agriculture..

Biological investigations...

Importations...

Game protection.......

Bird reservations...

National bison range.......

Alaska..........................

Elk in Wyoming....

Information concerning game....

Cooperative work in game protection...

Plumage..................

Interstate commerce in game....

Outline of work for 1912......

Economic ornithology and mammalogy..

Geographic distribution....

Game protection..

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Report of the Chief of the Division of Accounts and Disbursements...

551

Character of work...

551

Organization.............

Work of the year.........

Appropriations, expenditures, etc......

Lost checks...

Requisitions, letters, and requests......

Temporary special disbursing agents..

552

Mileage books...........

553

Combined accounts.....

553

Appropriations, disbursements, and unexpended balances for the fiscal

year 1911..........

553

Buildings rented in the District of Columbia.

564

Estimates of appropriations..

564

Fiscal affairs of the Forest Service....

573

Annual report of expenditures

575

Centralization of fiscal work....

575

The Weeks law....

575

Condition of work in the division....

576

Finances of the department for 72 years ...

Report of the Editor ..

615

Summary......

615

Work of the year....

616

Weather Bureau publications....

617

Expenditures for printing and binding..

617

Farmers' Bulletins

618

The Yearbook for 1910..............

620

Revised editions of the horse and cattle books....

620

Number of publications issued during the past 21 years

621

Sale of the department's publications

621

Departmental orders.

623

Editing...........

626

Indexing......

628

Illustrating........

629

Distributing publications....

631

Work of the division for 1912 ..

Recommendations for 1913...

635

Use of our publications by schools and unive

636

Publications for restricted areas.....

636

A Farmers' Bulletin for each State...

636

About 100-page publications.

636

Remittances for publications..

637

Insufficient supply of Yearbooks......

637

Inconvenient and congested office rooms...

637

Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Statistics....

639

Introduction..

639

Crop-reporting system......

639

Organization...

640

New features in Crop Reporter...........

642

Work of the assistant statistician.......

643

Work of the office of the chief clerk...........

644

Work of the Division of Domestic Crop Reports.......

Work of the Division of Production and Distribution...

Work of the Division of Research and Reference......

649

Farm values and purchasing power of farm products..

650

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Report of the librarian

657

General statement....

657

Staff meetings..........

658

Rooms......

658

Library publications...

658

Agricultural libraries section of the American Library Association.

658

Use of the library.

658

Interlibrary loans....

659

Accessions.......

661

Cataloguing and classification ..

662

Periodicals..

664

Binding......

Duplicates..

667

Translating.........

667

Mailing lists and exchanges.....

668

Bureau, division, and office libraries...

669

Appendixes ....

671

Report of the Director of the Office of Experiment Stations....

685

Introduction....

685

Relations with agricultural experiment stations.

685

Relations with institutions for agricultural education..

688

Publications of the office. .............

694

Work for the Civil Service Commission

696

Insular stations.....

696

Irrigation investigations.....

705

Work in the fiscal year 1912

706

Work in 1913............

707

Drainage investigations..

707

Drainage surveys.............

708

Preliminary examinations and construction work.

708

General technical investigations......

709

Dissemination of information....

709

Work planned for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1912.

710

Work proposed for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1913...

710

Nutrition investigations...................

711

Report of the Director of the Office of Public Roads..

715

Work of the year.....

715

Object lesson and experimental roads....

716

Highway bridges and culverts..............

737

Instruction in highway engineering .........

738

Physical and chemical investigations of road materials.

738

Special inspection and advice..........

745

Model systems construction, maintenance, and administration...... 746

Exhibits and road-improvement trains......

751

Lectures, addresses, and papers......

Photographic laboratory....

753

Statistical and economic investigations...

753

Library..............

Publications.

Classified expenditures for 1911, by projects..

757

Outline of plans for the current year........

758

Plans and recommendations for 1913.....

758

Report of the Solicitor..

759

Outline of office work..

759

Administration of acts of Congress.........

763

Legal work for the Forest Service.....

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Report of the Solicitor-Continued.

Miscellaneous cases............

Agreements for the several bureaus, offices, and divisions..

Patents for dedication to the public...

Publications of the office.......

General and special orders issued by the Secretary of Agriculture during

the fiscal year 1911....

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Cases under the food and drugs act of June 30, 1906, reported for criminal

prosecution during the fiscal year 1911 and finally determined during the

year or pending in the courts at its close............

Cases under section 10 of the food and drugs act of June 30, 1906, reported

during the fiscal year 1911 and finally determined during the year or

pending in the courts at its close.............

..........

Cases reported for criminal prosecution under the food and drugs act, June

30, 1906, prior to the fiscal year 1911, and terminated during the fiscal

year 1911..

.........

Cases under section 10 of the food and drugs act of June 30, 1906, reported

prior to the fiscal year 1911, and finally determined during the fiscal year

1911.........

Cases under section 2 of the food and drugs act of June 30, 1906, reported

to United States attorneys by collaborators of the department and finally

determined during the fiscal year 1911......

Cases under section 10 of the food and drugs act of June 30, 1906, reported

to United States attorneys by collaborators of the department during the

fiscal year 1911....

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Summary of suits under the 28-hour law resulting in judgment for the Gov.

ernment during the fiscal year July 1, 1910 to June 30, 1911............

Violations reported to the Department of Justice pending or disposed of

during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1911..

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Cases under meat-inspection amendment of June 30, 1906, reported for

prosecution during the fiscal year 1911 and disposed of in that period....

Cases referred to in previous reports, but which were not mentioned therein

as being closed.....

....................

Timber-trespass cases handled by the Solicitor during the fiscal year ended

June 30, 1911..

Occupancy-trespass cases handled by the Solicitor during the fiscal year

ended June 30, 1911.....

Fire-trespass cases handled by the Solicitor during 'the fiscal year ended

June 30, 1911......

Grazing-trespass cases handled by the solicitor during the fiscal year ended

June 30, 1911..

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Claims cases.....

Applications presented and pending for patents which were prosecuted by

the Solicitor for department employees during the fiscal year ended

June 30, 1911 .....

Report of the appointment clerk....

Introduction......

Statistical information.....

Establishment and growth of the Department of Agriculture..

Commissioners and Secretaries of Agriculture.....

Positions for which competitive examinations were announced and held

by the Civil Service Commission for the United States Department of

Agriculture during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1911.................

Deaths in the department during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1911.....

List of principal officers of the United States Department of Agriculture,

July 1, 1911......

Index..........................

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