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NOTES.

Farms have been sold in Rhodesia by auction at liulowayo at from 6d to 9d per acre, hut the average for good land is half-a-crown. •4- *s- - land in Canada under wheat has grown in the last decade from 2,00C1,000 to 6,000,000 acres, and is yearly extending at an enormous rate. ’•& 5^ Agriculture gives employment to 7,800,000 persons in France, or onefifth of the population. 4The germinating power of most seeds- is much lowered, if not destroyed in passing through animals.

An activity of the germinating seedpower takes place occasionally, but very very' seldom by passage through an animal. The germinating' power of -Seeds passing through cattle is more destroyed than with sheep. 4- 4* The. Derbyshire Technical Committee will shortly commence a tour with a travelling dairy- school. ’Ten day visits will be paid to centres where ten pupils can be guaranteed, with a building or a site for a tent.

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NOTES., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 19, 24 August 1907

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NOTES. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 19, 24 August 1907

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