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The O.A.C. Review (Ontario Agricultural College)

For 72 years, from 1889-1961, this magazine was published annually by and for students of the Ontario Agricultural College. It provides a rich source of historical information about the department and its alumni as well as the social and agricultural history of Ontario. Regular columns from the Ontario Agricultural College and the MacDonald Institute for Women provide ongoing commentary on student life, detailing the academic, athletic and social events of each year. Feature articles address the...



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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the utilization of livestock by grain farmers, experiments concerning sweet clover, basic slag as fertilizer, improving livestock in Oxford County, and incubation of goose eggs. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature. There is a nature observation of chickadees. Also included are reports from the meetings of the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union, the American Phytopathological Society, and the American Association of...
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The highlight of this Christmas issue is the sod turning ceremony for the War Memorial Hall including a photograph of the students and faculty excavating the hole for the foundation. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to silage for dairy cattle, the bull census in Oxford County, and the O. A. C. victory at the Pacific International Stock Judging Contest. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature. Published in this issue are the first prizewinners of the O. A. C....
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the work of the Dominion Fruit Branch, over production of eggs in the Canadian poultry industry, and the development of the Northern Nut Growers Association. One student shares a travel diary from an excursion to Paris while another student comments that inferior rural education contributes to the "rural problemヤ. Included in this issue is an account of the founding of Macdonald Institute. Beginning in this issue is an article addressing...
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This issue's articles report on cocoa production in Grenada, working for the Ontario Department of Agriculture and Education as a District Representative, an O. A. C. trip to Ontario County, and the success at the Chicago International. The Experimental articles pertain to tobacco culture in Ontario and the need for plant pathologists for alfalfa. The Horticulture article reviews the exhibits at the Ontario Horticultural Exhibition in Toronto. The Poultry column reports on the poultry exhibits...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to Ontario Co-operative Dairy Products Limited, the profitability of apiculture, tomatoes growing in the Leamington District, egg production in winter, and the profitability of raising Aberdeen Angus cattle. Professor Stevenson shares his travel experience to the British House of Commons. Campus news focuses on preparations for the Conversat, and the results of the O. A. C. stock sale, Halloween dance, and college club elections. Also reported are the...
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Preparations for the Ninth Annual College Royal is the topic of this issue with articles on showmanship and exhibit design. Included in this issue is a debate over the usefulness of student initiation. College life news pertains to the success of the Conversazione and the awarding of the Wildman Trophy to Sid. Henry. The agricultural articles provide information on the research of fruit trees at the Vineland Experimental Station, the breeding of corn resistant to pests, and carnivorous plants....
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This issue begins with the announcement that Henry G. Bell has joined the faculty of the Chemistry Department to conduct work on soil fertility and fertilizers. The English Department column has returned in this issue. Agricultural articles pertain to the success of the livestock judging team, the Ontario Creamerymen's Convention, the management of geese during winter, and girdling apple trees to increase productivity. The Biology column addresses fruit fly evolution and ornithology during the...
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This issue contains an article on Canadian national identity at the start of the twentieth century. The agricultural articles pertain the progress of agriculture through the contributions of experimental stations and graduates of the O. A. C. The Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union articles address the usage of corn silage, and the annual banquet. The horticulture article is regarding the progress of floriculture in Canada. While the campus articles report the success of students and...
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This summer issue's articles feature the coronation of King George V, Professor Reynolds' comparison of agriculture between Eastern and Western Canada, and a photo-essay of the O. A. C. campus. Agricultural articles pertain to sheep breeding in Ontario, the profitability of orchards in Niagara compared to Northumberland County, and wheat breeding at the Kansas Experiment Station. The Poultry column is a reprint of an American address given on agricultural co-operation in New England. Campus...
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This issue begins with a history of the past fifty years of the Ontario Agricultural College. Agricultural articles pertain to the development of Holstein Friesian cattle, an explanation of the need for the Lightning Rod Act, preparing fruit for export, and the importance of vitamins in livestock feed. Continued in this issue is the article on the need for conservation of original old growth trees. The editorial comments on how immigration may solve the farm labour shortage. Campus news...
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Articles in this issue pertain to the work of the Industrial and Development Council of Canadian Meat Packers, a review of the Canadian lamb market, improving equipment for the raising of poultry, an overview of electric power to rural users, and growing peach trees. Alumnus H. C. Mason shares the first act of the script for his play "Smith Broadens Out". Campus news reports on a visitor's perspective of the construction of the War Memorial Hall, and the Agricultural Representatives...
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The O. A. C. Review now appears in a new format, along with a mandate to publish material by the students for the students and alumni. This issue begins the new school year with articles summarizing the previous summer's activities. There are articles extolling the students to apply themselves. Such as, not to waste time or money on the movies or radio programs, and to live up to the college mottos. Updates are provided for the departments of animal husbandry, English, and horticulture. Campus...
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This issue highlights the value of education in nature study. Agricultural articles address the biology of the White Water Lily, birdsong of nocturnal birds, silviculture for forestry, and animal's natural camouflage. Campus activities focus on numerous banquets and elections at the end of the school year. The Macdonald Institute column features an article on the influence of art in home decoration. Alumni news is available in the Our Alumni column.
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This expanded Christmas issue begins with biographies of the Premier of Ontario and the President of the University of British Columbia. Agricultural articles include U. B. C.'s livestock industry, soil testing for bacteria, the O. A. C. sale of livestock, the Cabbage Root Maggot, livestock judging, and the evolution of farm machinery. European thematic articles address Flemish flax, plowing in England, and the Canadian Soldier Agriculturalists with the Khaki University. The first prize winners...
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The highlight of this month's issue is the visit by the Governor General of Canada to the opening of the new Administration Building on campus. A new feature in the coming months is a column that profiles O. A. C. alumni who are now college presidents. This month's profile is of Dr. Andrew Soule. Two students contribute short stories. The Departmental Notes column provides reports and research updates from campus departments. The College Life column contains humourous entries regarding campus...
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This expanded Christmas issue contains a Christmas address from the Ontario Minister of Agriculture, and Christmas themed articles on Christmas customs and the meaning of Christmas. There are two short stories about Christmas. Agricultural articles pertain to bovine tuberculosis, fruit inspection, the investment in an agricultural education, the Short Courses offered at the O. A. C., well drilling, the fruit industry in Lambton County, and a demonstration in field drainage ditching. Poultry...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to the sheep industry in Canada, a Massey Hall lecture on better farm machinery due to the farm labour shortage, and horticulture in Northern Ontario. A Macdonald Institute student contributes an article on the duties of a wartime nurse in the Red Cross Voluntary Aid Detachment. In addition, there are short stories by Barbara Smith and George Hood. The Query column answers, agricultural queries send in by subscribers. Campus news addresses the results...
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This issue begins the new school year with an address by the new college president, J. B. Reynolds. Agricultural articles include suggestions for the animal husbandry student, poultry conformation for egg production, milk production of Holstein and Ayrshire cattle, and mechanical tillage in the tropics. An article suggest how the community building aspects of prison camp theatre productions could be adapted to rural community amateur theatre. Students provide a travel diary of Prince Edward...
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This issue completes the school year and begins with portraits of Mrs. Fuller of the Macdonald Institute and Dr. J. B. Reynolds of the O. A. C. Detailed plans for the new Horticulture building (H. L. Hutt building) are included in this issue. Agricultural articles pertain to improving soil, biology, and butter. Other articles address the Elgin House Conference, the two first-prize essays on the Waterdown Short Course, and the 1929 Convocation. Campus expansion activities outlined in this issue...
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This issue continues the address given by Sir Clifford Sifton at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Professor Unwin concludes his series on Canadian literature. Agricultural articles pertain to the potato industry in British Columbia, how modern conveniences contribute to rural prosperity, management of the European corn borer, and preserving eggs. Included is an article on the forest fieldwork and aerial photography conducted at Sioux Lookout. Campus news highlights the...
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This brief issue begins the new school year with a welcome to the new students. The major article is an informative piece regarding the sport of rugby. The focus of the agricultural news is that the college's judging team won the world championship at the World's Grain Exhibition and Conference. The other article pertains to the work of the Rothamsted Experiment Station. The Macdonald Institute column is devoted to an article evaluating the nutritional value of shredded wheat. The Alumni Record...
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This issue begins with a 1913 article on eugenics and a call to begin a eugenics club at the O. A. C. Agricultural articles pertain to investigating Pear Blight in the Niagara region, a comparison on whether to harvest clover seed or use it as fodder, a critical view of the hog industry in Canada, microbiology in the home, and the usage of artificial incubation of chicks. There is also a biography of Dr. DeLaval the inventor of the cream separator. Printed in this issue is a short story by O....
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Journalist, Arthur Hawkesメ contribution to this issue is an article on the farmer as warrior and statesman. Agricultural articles pertain to the sheep industry in Northern Ontario, purchasing bees for apiculture, and a discussion on sweet clover at the Experimental Union meeting. Reviewed in this issue is the College's English Department suggestions of appropriate theatrical productions for rural communities. The serialized wartime story titled "Apres la Guerre" is continued in this...
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O. A. C. professors wrote this issue's special articles on the co-operative movement, the science of living, and agricultural education at the Ontario Agricultural College. Agricultural articles pertain to raising pheasants, profitable feeding of cattle, propagating fruit stock, planting early potatoes, propagating grapes and berries, and the field crop competition sponsored by the Department of Agriculture. Campus news reports on the oratorical concert, the fire in the biology building, and...
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The editorial of this issue comments on the guest lecture provided by B. K. Sandwell of 'Saturday Night' and his speech on the economic depression and agriculture. Agricultural articles pertain to the Canadian sugar beet industry, a record-breaking Holstein bred by an O. A. C. alumnus, and warble control experiments on Barrie Island. Continued in this issue is a profile of College President and alumnus Dr. H. A. Morgan. The award results of the College Royal are included in this issue. Other...
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The highlight of this special number are articles on agricultural education in the rural schools of Ontario and the need for qualified instructors. Other articles address the obligations of Canadian citizenship, the co-operative movement in Ontario, the need to improve school grounds in Ontario, and current research on farm crops and vegetables. An article regarding the Women's Art Association of Canada is in the Macdonald Institute column. Alumni news and wedding announcements are available in...
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This winter issue highlights the victory the O. A. C.'s stock-judging team at Chicago with the winning of the Spoor Trophy. Agricultural articles include the benefits of dairy research, Farmer's Institutes in Ontario, the Provincial Winter Fair in Guelph, and the International Live Stock Exposition in Chicago. The Experimental articles pertain to the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union's annual meeting and a history of the Rothampstead Experimental Station. The Horticultural series...
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The new school year begins with several articles regarding agricultural education; reprinted from other journals. The student-authored articles pertain to professional agriculture, a course in photography, preventive farm maintenance, preparing the stable for winter, and investing in a tractor. Articles contributed by women include a city dweller's impression of the country and the farmwoman of the day. Campus news features the opening of the college and the initiation of the freshmen. The...
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This issue begins with two articles from the Department of Agriculture regarding exporting beef cattle and hogs. Agricultural articles pertain to the improvement of New Brunswick agriculture, creating an insect collection, and the Ontario Agriculture and Experimental Union meeting. Other articles address Tom Thompson's contribution to Canadian art and the college's acquisition of his painting, "The Drive". Student contributions include a short story, a war remembrance, and a travel...
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Agricultural articles in this issue address the merits of agricultural research, a trip through the Imperial Valley in California, and fruit growing in Manitoba. Students of the class of 1929 contribute the rest of the articles consisting of short stories and an account of traveling through the Canadian Rockies by automobile. The highlight of the campus news is the final examination results. Other campus news reports on the Year '28 Banquet and the Farewell Dance. The Alumni column provides an...
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The highlight of this issue are the O. A. C. examination results and biographical details of each of the graduating men. The few articles that are included in this issue encourage the students to broaden their horizons, and relate their schoolwork to life after college. The technical supplement contains three articles contributed by an alumnus, a faculty member, and a student. The Macdonald Institute column provides a student's experience with demonstration work, the Junior's dinner for the...
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This issue begins the new school year with an appeal to the students for them to engage with the college clubs and societies. Agricultural articles pertain to agricultural practices in South Africa and Japan, and the organization of the Agricultural Engineers Group of the C. S. T. A. The Departmental Notes column provides introductory information for each of the college departments. While the College (campus) news outlines the executive committees for the prominent campus clubs. There is an...
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This issue has more equally divided coverage of alumni news, campus reports, and articles of general interest for students and alumni. The articles pertain to the agricultural work at the National Research Laboratories in Ottawa, a review of the book "Famer's Glory", the travel diary of Guelph's Rhodes Scholar, and the work of visiting sculptress Miss Jacobine Jones. The campus life section focuses on the remembrance services for Armistice Day. The Macdonald column includes a...
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The highlight of this issue are the results of a successful Tenth Annual College Royal. Agricultural articles pertain to the marketing of Ontario apples in Europe, utilizing windmills in Dutch agriculture, and the agricultural potential of the land in the Mackenzie River Basin. The literary section reviews the production of "Iolanthe", the success of the debating and public speaking contests, and the potential of a career as an agricultural journalist. Campus news addresses the...
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Highlighted in this issue is an article on nature conservation by Jack Miner. Continuing this month are photographs of War Memorial Hall, the Field Husbandry Building (Zavitz Hall), and the College breeding stock. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the Shorthorn cattle at the college, dairy research in Australia, and the grading of Garnet Wheat. Other articles include the winners of the athletic awards of 1928-1929, benefits of membership in the National Federation of Canadian...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the seriousness of the Oriental Peach Moth infestation, how the scrub bull campaign has improved bull conformation, and livestock in Cuba. Other articles address the benefits of ultra violet light, a freshman's first impressions of Canada, and notes from the English Department. Campus news reports on how the freshmen initiation became a serious matter of unacceptable hazing, the seasonal athletic activities, and the various wiener roasts and...
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This issue continues the article on farmers and politics. Other articles include pesticide use in orchards, entomology, agricultural economics, seed selection, and a review of the Provincial Winter Fair. Campus news highlights the winning of the bronze bull trophy at the Chicago International Live Stock Exposition, and the winter examination results. The Macdonald Institute hosted a visit from the Governor General of Canada, Earl Grey. Alumni news is available in the Our Ex-Students column and...
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This issue starts the new school year with articles on politics, farming in South Africa, the benefits of a National Association of Dairy Instructors, and how the automobile is a fad and horse breeding has a future. The Horticulture column contains observations on the fruit industry in the Lake Huron District, and methods of fruit culture in the western provinces. The Experimental column addresses the profitability of shipping tomatoes to Great Britain. Campus news highlights the freshmen...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the Canadian Council of Agriculture, installing lightning rods, selecting pullets for profitable egg production, vegetable breeding at the O. A. C., and transplanting onions. Alumnus T. H. Mason provides a retrospective on the early days of the O. A. C. A student article refutes the public sentiment that O. A. C. graduates are not returning to their farms after graduation. Another student examines the Students' Co-operative Association....
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This slim summer issue contains the address given by the agricultural section of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, and a report on the visit of this association to the O. A. C. Other articles include instructions on increasing strawberry production and a biography of the author John Masefield. The editorial comments on Rhodes Scholars. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni activities. This issue does not contain a Macdonald column.
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This issue contains articles on agricultural education, progress in forestry, and markets for agricultural exports. An article on the farm labor problem suggests that the solution is the elimination of fencing. The Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union reports on its 1904 dairy experiments. Agricultural articles pertain to starting a poultry business, Canadian grown bananas, refrigerated transport of fruit crops, and tree grafting methods. Campus news reports are included in the College...
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Three articles in this issue focus on Northern Ontario and address agricultural co-operation, farming opportunities, and how trapping is evolving into fur farming. Other agricultural articles address environmental influences on fruit trees, a book review of "Canadian Dairying", the production of seed grain, hatchability of eggs for a healthy flock, how rural living contributes to a wholesome life, and concern for farming with the increase in urbanization. The Macdonald column reports...
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This issue's articles pertain to the art of forging metal, the entomology of the Oyster-shell Scale, seed and livestock judging, and the conformation of horses. The Experimental Union articles are regarding the necessity of fumigating flourmills and warehouses, and selecting better corn seed. The Horticulture column addresses fruit farming in Norfolk County and the co-operation of the Norfolk Fruit Growers' Association. A new column on poultry contains articles on the need for poultry...
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This is a thematic issue devoted to the graduating classes of O. A. C. and Macdonald Institute. Articles include President Creelman's address to the students, a history of O. A. C. Class of 1910, biographical sketches and photographs of the Class of 1910, a history of the Macdonald Hall Class of 1910, and biographical sketches and photographs of the Macdonald Hall Class of 1910. Agricultural articles pertain to profitability of farming, studies in plant genetics at Ste. Annes, the value of an...
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This issue feature two debates regarding women's contribution to farm life and the Rural Home question. Articles also pertain to using a professional tiler for land drainage, propagating beans in Ontario, utilizing Thoroughbred stallions to improve horse stock in Canada, the need for a law governing dairy sanitation, and cultivation of potatoes. Two articles feature the use of natural and commercial fertilizers. The science of living article is continued in this issue. Articles regarding...
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Only portions of the articles in this issue are available. The agricultural articles address the relationship of plant physiology to agriculture, war and agriculture, the market for Ontario fruit in Western Canada, and the Caledon Township results of the Farm Management Survey. One student provides her impressions of being a Farmerette. Barbara Smith continues her short story. The Editorial contains several photographs showing the summer campus preparations. The Macdonald Institute column...
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The theme of this issue is post-war reconstruction. The first article is a number of statements on the Age of Reconstruction by eminent agriculturalists and politicians. Other articles follow on how the ideals of reconstruction may be applied to spirituality, rural education, and improved road systems. The farm improvement article addresses the value of the automobile to the farmer. The Macdonald Institute column provides alumnae updates and campus humour. The Alumni column contains alumni...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to the need to export surplus dairy products to foreign markets, the winter care of sheep, cold storage of fruit, improving egg production with a protein diet, feeding cattle destined for market, and the quality of butter. The editorial addresses the new conscription law and military exemption. Campus new reports on the various student receptions, the At Home promenade, the Union Literary Society meeting, and the field day results. The Macdonald column...
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This issue for the new school year begins with articles that focus on autumn activities. Articles pertain to food preservation with ice refrigeration, the need for additional soil surveys, and the winter storage of vegetables. Student contributions include a travel diary regarding the rural conditions in Northern China, and the production of rural community plays. Campus news reports on the success of the Barn Dance, rugby games, and the opportunity to participate in college organizations. The...
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This issue's articles pertain to the flood and famine in China, the agricultural use of basic slag from steel manufacturing, appreciation of the artist Millet, and the United Farmers' Co-operative Company of Ontario. Agricultural articles address protecting beneficial birds on the farm, the scarcity of potato seed, and suggestions for students returning to farming. Campus news reports the athletic and club activities for the closing of the school year. The serialized wartime story titled...
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This issue begins with an article from the Minister of Agriculture regarding the vocation of farming. The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the World Poultry Congress scheduled in 1927 and the industry of fruit farming. While student contributed articles, address the nutrition of milk, a comedic look at cattle, and the dietary need for vitamins. The highlight of this issue is the O. A. C. examination results. Other campus news reports on the O. A. C. Stock Judging Team, the I. O....
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This issue begins with articles regarding fruit transportation, growing alfalfa, and an annual report from the Canadian National Poultry Record Association. Continued in this issue is the war remembrance "Depth Charges". Students of the class of 1928 contribute the rest of the articles consisting of short stories and an account of hiking the Niagara Glen. Campus news reports on the endeavors of the athletic teams, the success of the amateur Drama Club, and the public speaking contest....
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This issue begins with an editorial regarding the success of the Short Course. The Short Course provides men and women the opportunity to visit the College and investigate if they are interested in attending the College full-time. Agricultural articles pertain to the agricultural potential of Northern Ontario, Dr. Christie's address at Purdue University, Australian agriculture, and wages for English farm workers. Campus news reports the Christmas examination results, the results of the student...
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This Christmas issue contains articles on the need for democracy and lawfulness, the forthcoming International Disarmament Conference, and the creation of Remembrance Day. J. M. Roxburg is profiled in the continuing column on successful O. A. C. graduates. A new Literary Notes column provides suggestions from the English Department and information on literary extracurricular activities. Campus news reports on the success of the O. A. C. teams at the Royal Winter Fair, the International...
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This issue closes the 1931-1932 school year. Activities on the summer campus are listed with accompanying photographs. Student contributions are a didactic short story, and an agricultural article on herbicides. The column Research and Extension Activities at the College provides summaries of the work of each of the college departments. This issue also contains a drawing composed by D. H. Pasfield. The focus of the issue is the Alumni column with detailed information for alumni recent and past....
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This issue's focus is on the Short Courses offered by the O. A. C. in the agricultural topics of stock and seed judging, poultry, and fruit growing. Agricultural articles pertain to trade protection, agricultural economics of the dairy industry, and the improvement of cereal grains through hybridization. The focus of the Horticultural article is the co-operative movement in Ontario. Campus articles report the visit of Ontario legislators to the O. A. C. and the events of the Union Literary...
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This issue concludes the school year. A student provides an article regarding his travels through Scotland. A guest contributor concludes his article on agricultural transportation. The principal of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College writes of the founding of the college at Truro. Agricultural articles pertain to agriculture in the Maritime Provinces as well as the prairies. There is also an article on the history of the English Experimental Stations. The horticultural article is regarding...
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This midwinter issue highlights seed selection for the greatest yields, and using leguminous plants for soil fertility. Campus news pertains to the positive press coverage that the College had received, promotion of the various short courses, and a successful third Annual Conversazione of the O. A. C. The Macdonald Institute column contains an article on the physiology of the nervous system. Alumni news is available in the Our Old Boys column.
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This issue features the student graduation results. The agricultural articles address marketing dairy products, increasing the domestic markets for Canadian fruit, how the Canadian Seed Growers' Association guarantees clean seed, which fertilizers maintain soil fertility, and the greatest advantage in horticulture is practical experience. An athletic article provides a history of football. Also printed in this issue are two short stories, one written by Charles G. D. Roberts. Campus news...
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This issue's articles pertain to William Duthie's breeding of Shorthorn cattle, Canadian dairy exports to Great Britain, and the development of the science of entomology. Agricultural articles report on the International Live Stock Exhibition in Chicago and the Provincial Winter Fair in Guelph. The Experimental Union articles address selection of the best seed for crops, and the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union's annual meeting and banquet. An article on the development of markets...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the Department of Agriculture's Ontario Butter Grading Service and activities of the bacteriology, apiculture, and botanical departments. Other articles include the need for wildlife conservation with the creation of the national parks system, and the two series on Canadian literature, and the great musicians. The serialized articles "Apres la Guerre" authored by H. C. Mason aka The Veteran have now been published as a book titled...
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This issue contains articles on the role of agricultural colleges and the farmers' movement, the maple sugar industry in Canada, and the work of the physics department. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature. A student provides an article on Seventeenth Century ideas of agriculture. Two articles address the virtues and profitability of farming. Campus news reports on the new student flag fight and initiation, the Mac Hall dance, and the state of the War Memorial Hall Fund....
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This issue begins with an article by G. H. Unwin encouraging students to put their energy into post-war reconstruction. Ethel Chapman provides her perspective on women and careers. This issueメs articles address such topics as: vitamins in nutrition, college life in Heidelberg, how automobiles will change courtship, a review of the newly built Mill's Hall, and how to balance extracurricular activities with college studies. Published in this issue is the first prize-winners of the Annual Review...
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This commemorative issue presents the history and current progress of the Ontario Agricultural College and Macdonald Institute. Each department is featured in its own article including photographs of the faculty and departmental building. Dr. J. B. Reynolds provides a history and profile of all of the College's Presidents. In addition, there are profiles of the O. A. C. Alumni Association and the O. A. C. Students' Co-operative. The Alumni column provides a detailed list of the people who...
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The 1932-1933 school year closed with the graduation activities for both the men and women at the O. V. C., O. A. C., and Macdonald Institute. This issue provides details of the commencement exercises and lists all of the graduates. Details are provided for the scholarship and award winners. Alumni who earned graduate degrees are also noted. Other seasonal events are the Alumni Day activities and the Farm and Home Week events. Agricultural articles pertain to the World's Grain Exhibition and...
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The leading article is a profile of alumnus John Bracken, Premier of Manitoba. Articles in this issue pertain to defending the livestock judging teams, the coup of having an international debate at the College, and the latest research on genetic experiments on tomatoes. Campus news reports that few of the women are attending the dances, that the Ted Wildman Trophy was awarded to George Mills, a student writes of a day-in-the-life of a college student, and the results of the Christmas...
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This issue has guest articles regarding agricultural transportation, Canadian literature, and agricultural education in the public schools. Agricultural articles pertain to foreign markets for Canadian produce, the quality of grain seed, and the food science of the quality of western wheat. Horticultural articles address the cultivation of Primulas and the farm garden. The Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union article reports the 1905 co-operative experiments in agriculture. Campus...
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This expanded Christmas issue is comprised mainly of short stories on a Christmas theme. There are allegorical agricultural short stories about beef, bread, apples and chickens amongst the articles on how to succeed at college, and career opportunities after graduation. The agricultural article pertains to winter plants for the home. This issue also printed the winners of the O. A. C. Review's competition in short stories, poetry, photographs, and cartoons. While better known writers such as...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to increasing soil fertility with the use of lime, cultivating cover crops on orchard soil, the Ontario egg trade, and the profitability of fur farming. Another article provides some observations of Canadian Clydesdales at the International Stock Show in Chicago. Printed in this issue are two shorts stories by Charles G. D. Roberts and Justus Miller. The Macdonald column contains an article, with photographs, of the Homemakers' Clubs of Saskatchewan,...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to best practices for fruit orchards, recommendations for selecting a tractor, and updates on the work of the dairy department and the stock judging team. Two articles suggest improving education in marketing and the advantages of co-operative marketing for honey. The second occurrence of the column Memorial Hall contains an update of the fundraising activities. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature. Campus news provides a report...
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This issue begins with a memorial address to Professor G. H. Unwin. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to rearing Christmas turkeys, a description of the hogs used for Canadian bacon, and the O. A. C. soybean exhibit at the Royal Winter Fair. Student articles include instructions in the Japanese art of ikebana, the beauty of the O. A. C. campus in the winter, unprofitable markets for potatoes, and preparing poultry for showing. Included in this issue are two short stories that address...
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This issue highlights livestock judging, from a bronze medal-wining essay on the topic to articles on the award winning O. A. C. teams. Articles include a student contribution of an essay regarding life on the farm, and an anonymous article about dancing. The literary section is devoted to the college debates and the philharmonic society's production of "Elizabeth the Queen". Campus news reports on the origins of the College's motto, and the awards the judging teams have earned. The...
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This issue received guest articles on agricultural societies in Ontario, and modern seed testing. Professor Lochhead wrote an article on how geology determines the success of agriculture. The Agricultural articles pertain to tilling the soil, how freight transportation rates affect agricultural profits, and the experimentation of feeds for swine. Horticultural articles address the protection windbreaks afford the fruit grower, and orchard care and cultivation. The editorial reports the...
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This spring issue has student essays on the future of Canadians and rural social life. Articles include using the hydrometer in orchard work, the high cost of living in the United States, how flax contributes to soil depletion, and the efficacy of sprouted wheat. The Experimental column articles pertain to crops for pastures, starch by-products, and the study of horticulture as a science. The Poultry column addresses advertising in the poultry industry, and housing poultry on the farm. Campus...
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In this issue, articles pertain to bird physiology and their habitat, alfalfa grown in Haldimand County, innovation in the dairy industry, cultivating corn, a study of Holstein-Friesian registry records, and the value of Canadian citizenship. Articles regarding the profitability of poultry include poultry in Norfolk County, and raising Guinea Fowl. The farmer's organization series continues with an article suggesting there not be any discussion of politics at the Farmer's Club meetings. The...
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