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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
OFFICE OF EXPERIMENT STATIONS
Washington, D. C. February, 1926
WORK AND EXPENDITURES OF THE
AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATIONS, 1924
By E. W. ALLEN, W. H. BEAL, and E. R. FLINT
Funds for station use -------- 1 Home economics research at the exTrends
of station work-------- 3 periment stations, by Sybil L.
Projects- --------- 4 Smith ------ --------- 33
Spread of influence of station work- 4 Breeding work with field crops at
Personnel--------------------- 5 the experiment stations, by Henry
Administration ------ ---- 6 M. Steece ----------- 43
State legislation affecting the sta- Station work in horticultural breedtions
------- -------- 7 ing, by J. W. Wellington ------- 61
Additions to buildings and equip- Investigations in animal genetics at
ment ----- ----------- 7 the experiment stations, by G.
Insular experiment stations ------ 9 Haines, -------- 67
Some results of station work ----- 10 Publications of the stations, 1924__ 89
Statistics of the stations------ 105
In accordance with acts of Congress vice regarding new projects and progiving
the Department of Agriculture grams of work or revisions of old
administrative, supervisory, and ad- projects, (3) advice regarding quesvisory
functions with regard to the tions of personnel, policy, and adminFederal
funds for the maintenance of istration, (4) review of the literature
agricultural experiment stations in of agricultural research throughout
the United States and its outlying the world in Experiment Station Recpossessions,
the Office of Experiment ord and the preparation of other
Stations to which these functions are bibliographical aids to agricultural
assigned, submits herewith a report research, and (5) direct supervision
on the work and expenditures of these of the work of the experiment stations
stations for the fiscal year ended June maintained by the Department of Ag30,
1924. riculture in Alaska, Hawaii, Porto
The reorganization of the Depart- Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.
ment of Agriculture which became
effective July 1, 1923, involved the FUNDS FOR STATION USE
dissolution of the States Relations
Service, of which the Office of Experi- The Federal funds for station use
ment Stations had been a division subject to administrative oversight by
since July 1, 1915, and resulted in the the office amounted to $1,743,600 durestablishment
of the office as a sep- ing the year ended June 30, 1924. Of
arate unit but did not alter its rela- this, $1,440,000 was for the State extions
with the experiment stations or periment stations under the provisions
materially modify its functions. of the Hatch and Adams Acts, and
These include (1) personal examina- $205,000 for the support of the experition
by representatives of the office of ment stations in Alaska and the inthe
work and expenditures of the sta- sular possessions. The total fund
tions each year, (2) review and ad- available'for station use exclusive of
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