Bulletin of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Issues 976-1000

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The Department, 1928

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Page 15 - ... hereby declared to be a misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction thereof in any court of the United States of competent jurisdiction within the district in which such offense was committed, be subject for each offense to a fine of not exceeding five thousand dollars or imprisonment in the penitentiary for a term of not exceeding two years, or both, in the discretion of the court.
Page 276 - The processes used for the production of ethyl alcohol from wood may be grouped into two general classes: Hydrolysis of wood into fermentable sugars by the use of dilute acid (preferably mineral acid) as a catalyzer, and solution processes, in which the wood is dissolved in concentrated acid and the diluted solution is then subjected to hydrolysis. The first process consists, in general, of digesting sawdust or hogged and shredded wood with a dilute mineral acid under 60 pounds or more of steam pressure....
Page 18 - It is not only by doing the right thing, but by doing the right thing in the right way, and at the right time, that we achieve the great triumphs of life.
Page 274 - The cost of burning waste varies widely with the size and efficiency of the mill, but figures gathered by the Forest Products Laboratory indicate that it ranges from 30 to 66 cents a cord. Assuming that 37 cubic feet are burned for each thousand feet board measure of lumber cut, this is a charge of from 1 1 to 22 cents a thousand feet on all of the lumber cut, and means that the present cost of waste disposal amounts to about $6,000,000 annually, in addition to the value of the wood. The wood waste...
Page 151 - New England, Middle Atlantic, South Atlantic, East North Central, West North Central, East South Central, West South Central, Mountain, and Pacific groups of states.
Page 7 - Congress, later of the office of foreign seed and plant Introduction of the Bureau of Plant Industry.
Page 50 - Michigan : the southern classification which governs generally in the territory south of the Ohio and Potomac rivers and east of the Mississippi River...
Page 44 - During the next half dozen years he headed the Office of Farm Management and Farm Economics and the Bureau of Markets and Crop Estimates, and was the organizer and first head of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics.
Page 43 - 21 Directories t Tractor and implement blue book, 1922: little brother of Farm Machinery-Farm Power; the standard tractor and implement directory of the United States. 295p $1 '22 Midland pub.
Page 7 - The admission of steam was continued until the desired pressure was reached and then regulated so that the heating period was always 20 minutes, or as near that length of time as possible. The steam was then throttled to maintain the desired pressure for the necessary time. At the completion of the reaction (or in cooks of 15 minutes or more, 2 or 3 minutes before the time was up) the rotation was stopped and the vapors were blown off and condensed as rapidly as possible. The time of blow-off varied...

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