Now known as Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University or AAMU is an accredited public, coeducational…
The basis for funding for the college was established by the Morrill Act, passed by the US Congress…
Blossom of an alfalfa plant, one of the oldest types of hay currently grown.
It consists of a sheet-iron furnace, having the form of a half cylinder, tapered at the end's, in which…
A barn, with piles of manure around it.
A barn used for beef cattle.
A dairy barn.
Beehives by an orchard.
Canada blue-grass, also known as wire-grass. Suitable for soils too poor to support Kentucky blue-grass.
A closer view of a stalk of Kentucky blue-grass.
"Ventilating a barn having a silo at or near the center. The fresh air enters at AB, and finds its way…
Large bolls of cotton, still on the branch.
Small bolls of cotton, still on the branch.
Boy feeding pigs
Boy hoeing a garden.
Boy with rake
Buckey mower pulled by a team of horses, 1901
The bud inserted.
A bud ready for insertion, and the T-shaped cut ready to receive it.
The budding completed
A small twig, used for grafting in agriculture.
Bountiful corn crop on a farm that has raised livestock.
Man in a sparse cornfield.
Corn planter about 1900.
Method of drying seed corn
Ears of corn laid out for a germination test.
A check-row corn-planter, which plants two rows at once and rows the corn both ways.
A short fruit limb of cotton bolls.
The machine is supported upon two wheels, one in the rear of the other. The body is hopper shaped, with…
The typical representation of cultivated fields in general on a topographical map.
A man cultivating
An undesirable cultivator. Shovels are too large and the man is required to walk.
A good riding cultivator.
A corn and cotton stalk cutter, used to cut the stalks before plowing.
The Greek goddess of agriculture.
Yields of adjacent rows in an ear-row test, showing the difference in yielding power of two ears that…
A farm house without landscaping.
A farm house with landscaping.
Fertilizer distributor about 1900.
Field corn planter about 1900.
Field corn planter about 1900.
A farmer standing waist-deep in a field of buckwheat on land that was plowed early and well fitted.
Farmer standing in a sparse and stunted field of buckwheat, which was on land that was plowed late.
"Irrigating young orchard with furrows. a, sluice; b, head ditch; c, furrow." -Department of Agriculture
Germination test of different ears of corn.
A net that catches fish with gill covers in the mesh of the net. This illustration shows a gill-net…
"Goad-spur, 13th or 14th century. A spur without a rowel and having a single more or less blunt point.…
Cions properly inserter for a top-graft.
A top-graft, completed.
The grafting process complete (reduced in size)
Grain drill about 1900.
Awlnless brome grass, native to Russia.
A tall, tufted grass. It is adapted to deep, rich soils, as it roots deeply, yet it grows on poor soils…
A smoothing harrow, which is a good tool for killing weeds and fitting land
A spring-tooth harrow, particularly useful on stony land.
Two young men prepare the field using a simple harrow pulled by a horse. One man follows behind the…
A fixed trap that fish can easily find their way into, but cannot easily find their way out. This particular…
"Horseshoes. A, shoe for fore foot; ... a, toe-calks; b, heel-calks." -Whitney, 1911
"Horseshoes. ... B, shoe for hind foot; a, toe-calks; b, heel-calks." -Whitney, 1911