Tieatment of seed corn to defltroy ♦mat germs does not seem practicable, öathering and buruing the stout boila Sefore they rupture is recommended as helpful preventivo measure. To avoid ponditioM favorable to smut is also advised in a bulletin from the Ohio station. It is said that Wisconsin leads the tates cast of Üie Missouri in the beet Jtngar indmtry. Vateom Xhim&ehmd ay that the Oolflnrtl lam wrdSflrftfeig (4e praying pt fMik (rees nth jwi?on wben in bioom lo dk riglit and will really prove a ' good measure. The Idaho legislatura at its last sea ■ion appropriated $10,600 f or the support of its state board of horticultura doring the ourrent biennial period, Sledge doga buve increased iu price in the northwest owing to the great demaud for dogs to haul supplies to the oW mines in he Yukon country, Ala, ka.