An irrigation canal is in process of building in Utah and Idaho by Chicago capitalista, it is told, that will irrígate 100,000 acres of land. The New York state experiment station has been preeented with two choiee Guernsey heifers by the American Guernsey Cattle dub for experimental work. Mr. A. D. Hopkins, of the West Virginia agriétdturál experiment station, estirna'tes that 800 square miles of the state are still covered by excellent black sprnce timber. The departmerit of agricultura has cominissioned an agent to investígate and report upon methods of irrigation I employed in France, Italy and Spain. Cornell university has opened a dairy school, where cheese and butter making breeds and feeding are the subjects for etudy.