Prospective exhibitors to the New York state fair, at Syracuse Sept. 8 to 15, are informed that entries close Aug. 8. Pennsylvania classes crows ainong "useful birds" and has repealed the state law by which a bounty was forinerly paid for their destruction. Farmers in the vicinity of New York city find a good retail niarket for absolutely fresh eggs in the soda water fountains in drugstores and saloons. The efforts of the agricultural departnient to introduce Indian corn in Europa as an article of food are meeting with considerable success, especially in Gennany. The cuetoin house at Chicago has received a milkiug machine trom Glasgow, Scotland, for which great claims are made. Time wfll teil if thia machine 3 worthy of patronage. It is announced that a dairy department WiH be iucluded in the Madison Square garden food exposition, Oct. 1 to 27. Mr. James Cheeseman, Pierce building, Franklin and Hudson streets, New York, will manage this department.