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The July Bulletin

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The -July report of the Agricnltural Bureau says : The acreage of corn has very slightly declined in the Middlo states, and in Maryland, Virginia and South Carolina, with some inerease in othor states of the South, which is largest west of the Itissis sippi. In the Ohio Valley the acreage U ncarly the same as in 1885. The general average is 95 against 94 last year aud 90 in 18S4. The state avorages of the following states ure: Now York, 92; Pennsylvania, 98; Virginia, 93; Georgia, 86; Texas,'S4; Kentucky, 91; Ohio, 93; Indiana, 95; Michigan, 96; ├▒linots, 97; Missouri, 101; Kansas, 101; Nebrnska, 95; Iowa, 99. The coiidition of winter wheat Is report" ed f rom the lst of July in the northern states as it appeared at the time of harvest. The avorage has declined from 92.7 to 92.5. New York reports a declinu of 4poiuts; Pennsylvania, 5; Kentucky, 2; Michigan, 6; Missouri, 1; Kansas, 3; Ohio and Indiana remain as in June, and Illinois gains 1 point. The condition of spring wheat has declined from 9ti in Juuoto 8ft iu oonseijuonpe of high temperature, drying winds and lack of raiu. In the principal states the decline has been: Wisconsin, from 97 to 95: Minnesota, 99 to 97; Iowa, 100 to 90; Nebraska, 97 to 83 and Dakota, from 99 to 85. The condition of oats averages 89, a decline of seven points. Rye maintains its position, averaging 95. The average of barley is 9a


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