Browsing Graduating Theses 1893-1927 by Title

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  • Johnston, Harry Wallace
    Introduction: The subject of steer feeding is one of the most important in Kansas agriculture; and judging from the way it is frequently carried on, a study of a few factors in steer feeding will be no waste of time. We ...
  • Sears, Fred C.
    Introduction: In any discussion as to the comparative value to man of the various families of plants, our estimate must be based on the nature of the wants which they supply and on the number and quality of the substitutes ...
  • Harrison, Raymond D.
    Introduction: In the construction of farm buildings, the barn stands second in importance, and in writing this treatise upon the subject it has been my intention to draw the plans of several barns and write, the specifications ...
  • Balmer, Frank Everett
    Introduction: Building is one of the great events that comes far apart, and it is a very important undertaking in that the result is to be the farmer's home. Unfortunately, too little forethought and planning is given to ...
  • Ross, John F.
    Introduction: This subject can be treated in a general way only in a paper of this kind. No hard and fast rules can be laid down to be followed by all farmers in all parts of the State. Nevertheless there are a few principles ...
  • Bealey, Jesse N.
    Introduction: Our agricultural population is in need of more first class breeders of plants and animals. But there are only a few of our breeders who have done much to improve their stock. One who so improves his stock as ...
  • Pittman, Martha S.
    Introduction: The United States has always been an agricultural nation. As growth has proceeded the suburban element has gradually wended its way westward until now, all over the country we find farms and farmer’s homes. ...
  • Shirley, Garfield L.
    Introduction: Hygiene is a science closely related to physiology, which is concerned with the conditions favorable to healthy action of the various parts of the body. Parkes has defined hygiene, "As the art of preserving ...
  • Hartley, John William A.
    Introduction: The successful man in life is always the one who thinks before he acts; the one who uses intelligent forethought or speculative energy. Very few men gain wealth by chance, if they do it generally goes as ...
  • Wilson, Robert S.
    Introduction: Never before in the history of our country has either the demand for pork been so great or were there so many hogs raised as at the present time. Corn is and always will be " King of the feed yard: Swine ...
  • Adams, Ernest L.; Williams, Robert E.
    Introduction: Soils are unproductive for many reasons, among which are lack of moisture, absence of bacteria, excess of soluable salts, and some of the essential elements to plant growth. It is of this last requisite that ...
  • Long, Ross
    Introduction: Science of History; Underlying Forces; Foundation of Civilization; Capital
  • Rannells, Lulu Mahala; Kimball, Mary
    Introduction: Fireless Cookery is not a new convenience in the art of cooking. In Germany the cooker was known by the name of a hay box. The very primitive box was lined with any cloth which happened to be convenient, ...
  • Withington, Charles Hall
    Introduction: Military life being one of exposure and activity the soldiers food must be adequate to repair the ordinary wear and tear, as well as to supply energy and animal heat. The problem then is to procure the proper ...
  • Hendershot, William A.
    Introduction: The average Kansas farmer is too busy to plant a few acres of forest trees. If he would stop a few minutes and figure, and look a few decades into the future and see the results, he would greatly improve his ...
  • Secrest, May
    Introduction: Everyone enjoys a ride through the country when the weather is pleasant and the roads are smooth and firm. You delight in the easy movement through green lanes with flowers blossoming by the wayside, birds ...
  • Barr, Mary Olive
    Introduction: After making a study of the principal American poets, Bryant, Longfellow, Holmes, Whittier, Lowell, and Poe, I have decided they are susceptible to the beauty of the flowers which they see around them, as ...
  • Monsch, Helen
    Introduction: Many housekeepers spend a large part of their time plannining and preparing daily meals, in order to have them as appetizing and digestible as possible, but few of them stop to think much less to examine the ...
  • Peck, Ella Emerson
    Introduction: The subject, Food Adulterations is in reality a very serious one from one point of view, and should be very carefully investigated. But adulteration is not carried on to such an extent as is generally supposed. ...
  • Washington, Rebecca Rees
    Introduction: The question of food adulterations is of very great importance at the present time, since the greater amount of our food supply consists of canned and preserved products. Not many years ago, canned food ...

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