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Title: Florida monthly bulletin
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Publication Date: July 1, 1905
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VOLUME


,5


NUMBER 2


FLORIDA

MONTHLY

BULLETIN.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,


JULY 1. 1905.

B. E. M0LIN,
COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE.
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA.


Part 1-Crops.


Part 2-Fertilizersand
Feeding- Stuff.


Entered January 3T, gro., at Tallahassee, Florida as
second-elass matter, under Act of Congress.
of Jun. 9goo.


These,Bulletinsare Issued freetothN


TALLAHA3SkE, F
CAPITAL PUBLISHING 0 J.,
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County Map of the State of Florida.



















PART I.
CROPS,


















































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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

Hon. B. E. McIN, Com. H. S. ELLIOT, Chief Clerk.


CORRESPONDENTS' NOTES.

ALACHNA COUNTY.-The drought which prevailed here
a few weeks ago injured cane crops in some sections. Cot-
ton is in good condition in all parts of the county. but it
is generally considered that the acreage is at least 25 per
ce#t. short of last year.
BAKER COUNTY.-About six weeks drought has cut all
crops short here until it is hard to see where the yield
will come from; early corn is gone, no sweet potatoes
planted, cane is dying and cotton is shedding its fruit
and leaves; some parts of the county are having too much
rain and the rest none at all .
BRADFORD COUNTY.-Crops are in fine condition, and
seasons fine, prospects at this time are good for a heavy
yield of all field crops. Fruit crops fine.
BREVARD COUNTY.-There was about 65 per cent. of a
crop of early vegetables raised and shipped out of the
county from December to June last. Gauvas' and lemons
were badly injured except on the Islands. Altogether the
year has been seasonable and orange and grape fruit trees
no longer show signs of the cold; people are generally con-
tented and comfortable.
COLUMBIA COUNTY.-Continued rain in May put too
much growth in cane and cotton, causing grassy crops,
then followed a four weeks drought, causing corn to fire
and cotton to shed the foliage; with favorable seasons
from now on, cotton can mature an average crop, but pres-
ent conditions indicate a short crop.
DADE COUNTY.-Pine apples and gauvak cut short by
January cold. Field crops, such as sweet potatoes and
field peas are in excellent condition. Fruit crops are
also doing well.
DESOTO C -UNTY.-The seasons so far have been un-
usually favorable for all field crops. Fruit trees of all
kinds are in fine growing condition, but the crop of fruit











will be short owing tb freeze in January, followed by
continued drought.
ESCAMBIA COUNTY.-All crops are improving now, that
we are having rain. Pear trees all have the blight and
peaches are no good.
FRANKLIN COUNTY.--Field crops are doing well, and
fruit crops generally good. Grapes are very fine and are
ripening.
GADSDEN COUNTY.-Corn where land is good and proper-
ly cultivated, is very good, cotton mostly very grassy.
Tobacco looks well and a very much larger acreage plant-
ed than last year.
HERNANDO COUNTY.-Has been an exceptionally good
crop year; oat crop best in many years; corn alsdbeest
for years. Fruit crop also good.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY.-Field crops are on an average
very good; fruit crops fair, oranges will not equal last
year on account of cold in January; other fruit crops an
average.
HOLMES COUNTY.-Cotton is only medium, corn is fair-
ly good, and sugar cane fine; other field crops also doing
well. Fruit crops are poor; watermelons and grapes fine.
JACKSON COUNTY.-Field crops -are very good, though
cotton is in grassy condition, and continued rains prevent
cultivation.
JEFFERSON COUNTY.-Field crops are doing well, but
rains are causing crops to get very foul with grass. Wa-
termelon crop is fine,'peach crop a failure;
LAFAYETTE COUNTY.-The growing crops are the best
in this county for several years; cotton is fair, but corn
and other crops are simply fine.
LEE COUNTY.-Field crops fairly good; fruit crops are
short owing to drought. Cold also cut them short in-
cluding guavas, Avocado pears and mangoes; sapadilos
will yield abou tl0 per cent. of a crop.
LEON COUNTY.--Cotton is suffering from too much rain,
making crop grassy and causing it to shed. Corn and oth-
er field crops are turning out well. Fruit and vegetable
crop good and melon crop unusually fine.
LEvY COUNTY.-Owing to drought, potatoes are'late
in being planted, corn is above an average, cane is fine,
but short in acreage.












LIBERTY COUNTY.-All field crops are in average condi-
tion, and seasons favorable.
MADIsoN COUNTY.-Cotton is not doing well, fields are
grassy in many localities and the plant not growing as it
should, corn only fair average, other crops are doing
well, Melon crop good, peaches and pears only medium.
MANATEE COUNTY.-All crops are reported good from
all sections of the county. Vegetable crops yielded fine,
and melon crops are also fine; fruit crop will be very good
though some varieties were cut short by cold in January.
MARION COUNTY.-Cotton crop fairly good, corn fine
* and all other field crops doing well; pear, peach and mel-
on crop ,are very good. citron fruit trees suffered from
c6ld and crop will be comparatively light.
ORANGE COUNTY.-The indications are that tht orange
and grape fruit crops will be nearly as large as last year,
and is estimated to yield about 225,000 boxes. Melon
crops are fine. General crops very good.
OSOEOLA COUNTY.--Crops of all kinds are in good shape
in all parts of the county. Fruit trees in good condition
and a fair yield in prospect. Melon crops are unusually
fine.
POLK COUNTY.-Crops of nearly all sorts are dding
well; heavy rains caused troiible to some crops. Fruit
trees are looking well and will yield a moderate crop only
as the cold last winter cut the buds.
PUTNAM COUNTY.-Field crops are in good condition
and doing well; fruit only medium, melon crop very fine.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY.-Crops are doing very well; few
field crops grown. Fruit crop only fair, will be short on
account of cold in January Inhn.
SANTA ROSA COUNTY.-Cotton and other field crops
in good condition over most of the county. Melon crops
are fine, but pears a complete failure; peach crop small.
SUMTER COUNTY.-Corn is good, sugar cane fair and
other field crops generally good in the county, The fruit
trees are growing well, but the crop will be short, not over
about 25 per cent. of a full crop.
SUWANNEE COUNTY.-Condition of, crops as compared
with 1904 is fairly good; acreage of cotton is less. Rain
has been excessive in much of the county, and corn is not
as promising as we would like it. The provision crops
will in any case be enough for home needs.









8

VOLUSIA COUNTY.-June was very dry, and all crops,
specially corn, suffered greatly, and was much injured.
Orange and grape fruit trees in fair condition, but crop
will be light, not over half of last year.
WAKULLA COUNTY.-Cotton not as good as we would
like, but other field crops are doing well, melon crop good,
pear crop a failure because of blight.
WALTON CoUNTY.-Cotton not in very good condition,
will be short, cane, fair crop; other field crops fine,
fruit crop very short.
WASHINGTON COUNTY.-Cotton and corn both short,
but other field crops in very good condition and doing
well. Melon crop fine.











REPORT OF CONDITION AND PROSPECTIVE YIELD OF
CROPS AND FRUIT TREES FOR JUNE, 1905, AS COM-
PARED WITH AN AVERAGE.



o &


COUNTIES






Baker...... .... 50 50 7550 25 25 .. 7 ..
Bradford .......100 IC0 100 100 I0 100 100 100
Brevard............100 100 .... 125 125...... 100.......
Coubia.... 0 75 9 1 7 10 .....

Dachuade. ........ .. .. .... 100 .. 75
eoo.......... 5 00 0 5 0 0 00 0 00

Escabia .. .. 00 100 100 100 0........ 0 10 100
Frankli.... .... 0 6 ... 751 12 .. ..... 80 100
Gadsdenbia... 90 75 90100 75 100.......... 100 75......
Hamiltonde. .... ..75 7. 0 1 5. .. .. 0 95
ernandooto.. ...... 15 75 60 100 95 90 80
Hlsboro'hi.. 1 00 .... .... 110 100
Frnklin... 80 61 90 90 ....... 100
Jackson... 70 95 80 5 0 100 ... ...... 100 75
Hamilton... .... 75 75 60 60 75 60 95

efernando ... 90 10 0 1 00 ........ ... 0
LaFayettesbo .. 100 100 110 .... .... .... 40
Ho mLake.... 7.. ... 80 1 9....60
Jackson....8 0 1 .... 110 10 ... .... 100 00




Liberty ... 90 8 90 90 ........ 85 80
adiJefferson... 100 100 100...........90 ....
Manaytee........ 100 100 7 0 100 1 ......... .... 140
Marionke ....... .. 0 80 100 100 8 ........ .. .... 70
Leeassau .......... 95. 90 100 ... ...



Orange...110 .... 10100 70. .. ... 100
L-vol.......... 10 0 100 1 00 .... 1 100 100 1
Liberty .... 90 75 90 80 85 70 100 75.. 80


Padison. 8 100 .... 100 1001 ... .. 0 ....
M anat ee. ... .... 80 1 100 100 ....... ....
arion .. ... 80 100 87 0 85 ....... 100 100


assaumer. .... .... 85 95 ... 95 91 .. ..... 90 .
Orannee ..... 0 90 100 8 0 7.... ... 100
Taylorsceola... .. ... 9110 9100 100 1195 0 1. .. 1 0 120
Voluia..... ....... 0 75 90 80 1 10.....
PWakl a .... 9 ... 100 ... 10 10 .. 100
Walton ..R 5 .... 0 85 100........ 100 100
Suwannee ... 90 90 1 80 80 .............. .... 110 100
Taylor......... 90 9 95 95 :-.. ... .... 10Q ....
Volusia.... .... .... 75 0 .... 80 ... 10C ........ .... 90
Wakul a... 90 ... 100 100 ... 120 80 .. .... 75 100
Walton ..' 75 .... 80 85... 100 ..... 100 100
Washingt'n 80 85 75 90 50 100 100 75....... 90100

82 86 9C 88 84 94 93 8 100 94 911 91











10

CONDITION OF CROPS-Continued.


Q Guavas Bananas e Le on
-d Trees Trees


COUNTIES a "'^





Alachua. .60.. ... ..... 90 75......
Baker. .. ......................... ..........
Bradford.. 100 ... .. ... .. .. .. . ....... .. ..
Brevard.... ... .. 22 26 5 90 34 .........
Columbia.. 100.... .. ... ...... .... .
Dade ....... 100 ..... 75 100 70 80 90 95 .. ..
DeSoto....:.. 100... 80 30 100 60 100 60 80 50
Esscambia. 100 100 ... .... . .... ... .. .. ......
Franklin ... .... .- ..... I
Franklin ....... .. .. .. ... ..... ... .. .I . .... ......
Gadsden ... . .. .. .. ....
Hami ton .. .. ... ...... ...... .. ..... ......
H ernando.. 300 ...... .... ...... .... .... .........
Hillsboro'h 5 .... ... .. .... 90 80.........
Holmes ...... 100... . ...... ...... ......
Jackson .... .... ... ... .. .... .. .. . .
.Jefferson 10 ... .. ..... ........ .. .
LaFayette.. 50... ... ...... ...... 75 30 ... .
L ake......... . ... .. .. ....
Lee........ . .. 50 25 . ...... 300 60 70 10
Leon.. 100 ........... .. .......... ..... .... .
Levy. ....... 100 .... ....... ... ... .. .0. ......
L iberty...... ...... .. . .... .. ....
M adison ... ...... .- .. . ...... . .
Manatee.... 100.... 50 25 ...... 100 75 50 25
M arion .... 100 ... .. ...... ... ...... 70 30
Nassau. . ....... .... 75 10... ......
Orange 75 ..... 10 10 10 95 95 25 20
Osceola. 110 .. ... .. . 9 80 85 50
Polk....... 1 40 35 . .. 100 50 .. ..
Putnam..... 100 .... .... ... ... 25 25 ..
St. Lucie... .. ..... 75 80 75 70 .. ......
Santa Rosa 85.... ....... .... ..... ....
Sumter.. 90 .... .. .. .... ...... 95 60 ....
Suwannee.. 90..u ... .... .. ... ... ..... ....
T aylor ... . .. .. . .. ..... .. -.... .
Vo9usia 80. 90 90......... 9 0 .. ..
W arul a.. 71 .... .......... .. .. ....
Walton.. 100-. ... .......
W ashingt'n .... .. .... ... ....
9 100 53 43 61 53 86 5 551 31











11

CONDITION OF CROPS-Continued.


70

95
40




75



40
70


Alachua...
Baker .....
Bradford ..
Brevard ...
Co umbia
Dade. .....
Deboto. ..
Escambia...
Franklin...
Gadsden....
Hami.ton..
Hernando..
Hil sboro'h
Holmes ....
Jackson....
Jefferson...
LaFayette
Lake.......
Lee ........
Leon.......
Levy......
Liberty....
Madison...
Manatee ...
Marion ....
Nassau ....
Orange ....
Osceola....
Polk.
Putnam
St. Lucie...
Santa Rosa
Sumter ....
Suwannee.
Taylor ....
Volusia....
Wakulla...
Walton. ...
Washingt'n


1 0 : P1 gIl g N l AI

g' 8 0 $o 0 g. u


90 0 65 70
2* 25
... ...... 90 90 6 70
....85 .... 2 25


.... .... 100 100 ........

8 90 100 .120 100 110
100 100 100 100 25 25
.... .... 85 90 ........
100 125. .
50 50 75 75 50 50
.. .... ...... 1 C 25
40 40 90 95
.... 100 100........

. . .. . .... . .
30 25
.... ...... 25 20 5 50

100 100 00 125 905 75


.... ...... 0.. 1... .... .. .
.... '...... 60 60 50 1 o
. .. ...... 100 100 ........ .....
... ...... 50 50 10C 100
SI...... 0 50 75 30

.... 120 125 100 50
. .. 50 70
. . ..... 100 100 25 25


....... 90 80 65 60

.. :: :::..... ... .:::: 'io "




66j 93 82 81 66, 56


100
50
,.....,


...... -I 402


Xi 70 50
30 90 8S
30 85 90
...... 25 25
....... 80 80
...... 95 65


80 50




44 8'1 62


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CONDITION OF CROPS-Continued.


Peaches Water- Canta- Pine- Grapes
melons loupes apples

COUNTIES ~ -- __ _- _ _ 5
0 0e4 CD 0l ) o S 4) 0(V a
go ioS~U g au 3C _u( *gP
giS i g( g ( g g
_I__ _. 0) I ka;_0,3 o0


70
25
100
90
50

80
50
90

50
75
90
5Q0
50

100

401

50

100
75

85
60
60$

25
- 100

100
100

50

70


90 70 80
50 40 75
100 100 ....
100 100 100
100 100 100
100 100 ....
95 120 100
100 100 100
75 90 75

75 75 75
125 126 125
50 40 60
100 100 75
75 75 ....

80 90 ....
100 100....
100 125 100

100 100 ...1
100 100 100
100 100 100
1 100 100
100 100 100
100 100 100
100 100 120
100 100 100
100 100 100
..100.. 00.....
100 100 ..100
100 100 100
100 100 ....
100 100 100
100 100....
50 50....
100 10J ....

93J 94 95


80
50

100
100

150
100
90

60
125
50
75




150

100
100
100
100
100
120
100
100

75

100


25
40




40




100



50



35

35
......


97 771 42


50 50
'i66 .....6

.. .. .. .
100 .90

1o00 300

76 80
100 100
100 95
100 100





100 100
i6 6"too




100 100

... .
i66'" i66









"751""75
100 100
100 100
100 100
..i66 "i66
100 100

94 94


Alachua..
Baker......
Bradford ..
Brevard...
Columbia..
Dade.......
DeSoto.....
Escambia..
Franklin...
Gadsden.. .
Hamilton..
Hernando..
Hillsboro'h
Holmes ....
Jackson....
Jeffersbn...
'LaFayette..
Lake. .....
Lee ........
Leon.......
Levy.......
Liberty ....
Madis n....
M anatee ....
Marion ....
Nassau ....
Orange...
Osceola....
Polk. ......
Putnam....
St. Lucie....
Santa Rosa
Sumter.....
Suwannee..
Taylor .....
Volusia....
Wakulla...
Wdlton.....
Washingt'n


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PART II,
COMMERCIAL FERTILIZERS AND COM/
MERCIAL FEEDING STUFF.







































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BUREAU OF FERTILIZERS.

R. E. ROSE, State Chemist. E. E. McLIN, Clerk.


STATE VALUES.
It is not intended by the "State valuation" to fix the
price or commercial value of a given brand. The "State
values" are the market prices for the various approved
chemicals and materials used in mixing or manufacturing
commercial fertilizers, at the date of issuing a bulletin,
or the opening of the "season." They may, but seldom do,
vary from the market prices, and are made liberal to meet
any slight advance or decline.
They are compiled from price lists and commercial re-
ports by reputable dealers and journals.
The question is frequently asked: "What is 'Smith's
Fruit and Vine' worth per ton?" Such a question cannot
be answered categorically. By analysis, the ammonia,
available phosphoric acid, and potash may be determined,
and the inquirer informed what the cost of the necessary
material to compound a ton of goods similar to "Smith's
Fruit and Vine" would be, using none but accepted and
well known materials of the best quality.
State values do not consider "trade secrets," loss on
bad bills, cost of advertisements, and expenses of collec-
tions. The "State value" is simply that price at which the
various, ingredients necessary to use in compounding a fer-
tilizer can be purchasedfor cash in ton lots at Florida sea
ports.
These price lists, in one, five and ten lots, are published
in this report, with the "State values" for 1905 deducted
therefrom.
The valuation for 1905 being the same as for 1904, ex-
cepting in case of ammonia, which has been advanced to
151/2 cents per pound, or to $3.10 per unit of 20 pounds.









STATE VALUATIONS.,
For Available and Insoluble Phosphoric Acid. Ammonia
and Potash for the Season of 1905.
Available Phosphoric Acid 5 cents a pound
Insoluble Phosphoric Acid 1 cent a pound
Ammonia(or its equivalent in nitrogen). 15 cents a pound
Potash (as actual p6tash,' K20) 5 cents a pound
If calculated by units-
Available Phosphoric Acid $1.00 per unit
Insoluble Phosphoric Acid 20 cents per unit
Ammonia (or its equivalent in nitrogen) $3.10 per unit
Potash $1.10 per unit
. With a uniform allowance of $1.50 per ton for mixing
and bagging.
A unit is twenty pounds, or 1 per cent in a ton. We
find this to be the easiest and quickest method for calcu-
lating the value of fertilizer. To illustrate this take for
example a fertilizer which analizes as follows:
Available Phosphoric Acid.. 6.22 per cent.x$1.00- 6.22
Insoluble Phosphoric Acid. .1.50 per cent.x .20- .30
Ammonia ..................3.42 per cnt.x 3.10-10.60
Potash............ ....7.23 per cent.x 1.10- 7.95
Mixing and bagging ........ 1.50

Commercial value at sea ports **............. 26.57
Or a fertilizer analyzing as follows:
Available phosphoric acid.. 8 per cent.x$1.00-$ 8.00
Ammonia ..................2 per cent.x 3.10- 6.20
Potash............ ..... .... 2 per cent.x 1-10- 2.20
Mixing and bagging.......... ..... ........ 1.50

Commercial value at sea ports ................ ..17.90
The above valuations are for cash for materials deliv-
ered at Florida seaports, and they can be bought in one
ton lots at these prices at the date of issuing this Bulle-
tin. Where fertilizers are bought at interior points, the
additional freight to that point must be added.
If purchased in car load lots for cash, a reduction of
ten per cent. can be made in above valuations, i, e.:
Available Phosphoric Acid 93 cents per unit
Potash (K20) 99 centsper unit
Ammonia (or equivalent in nitrogen) $2 79 per unit
The valuations and market prices in succeeding illus-
trations, are based on market prices for one ton lots.








MARKET r PRICES OF CHEMICALS AND FERTILIZ-
fNG MATERIALS AT FLORIDA SEA PORTS,


JANUA


Ammoniates.
Nitrate of Soda 17 per c


RY, 1905.

Less than 5 to 16 10 toan
5 tons tons. & over.
ent.


Ammonia ................ $55.00 $54.50


Sulphate of Ammonia 25 per
cent. Ammonia .......... 72.00
Dried Blood 16 per cent. Am-


$54.00


71.50 71.00


..monia .................. 55.00 54.50


54.00


POTASH.


High Grade Sulphate Potash
48 per cent. Potash (K20)....
Low Grade Sulphate Potash 26
per cent. Potash (K20)......
Muriate of Potash 50 per cent.
Potash (K20) ...... .... ....
Nitrate Potash, 13 Am., 42 Pot-
ash (K20) ................
Kainit 12 per cent. Potash......
Canada Hardwood Ashes 4
per cent. (K20) Potash ......


52.00

32.00

46.00

82.00
14.00

17.00


51.00 50.00

31.00 30.00

45.00 44.00

81.00 80.00
13.50 13.00

16.50 16.00


AMMONIA AND PHOSPHORIC ACID.


High Grade Blood and Bone, 10
cent. Phosphoric Acid...... 37.00
Low Grade Blood and Bone, 64
per cent. Ammonia, 8 per
cent. Phosphoric Acid..... 29.00
Owl Brand Tankage, 51 per cent.
Ammonia ................ 20.00
Raw bone 4 per cent. Ammonia
22 per cent. Phosphoric Acid 31.00
Ground Castor Pomace 6 per
cent. Ammonia, 2 per cent.
Phosphoric Acid .......... 23.00
2 Bul


36.50 36.00


28.50 28.00

19.50 19.00

30.50 30.00


22.50 22.00







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Bright Cotton Seed Meal 8 per
cent. Ammonia, market quo-
tations .................. 28.00
-Dark Cotton Seed Meal, 6 per
cent. Ammonia, market quo-
tions .................... 22.00

PHOSPHORIC ACID.


Double Super Phos., 45 per
cent. Available Phosphoric
A cid .....................
High Grade Acid Phosphate,
16 per cent. Available Phos-
phoric Acid ..............
Acid Phosphate 14 per cent.,
Available Phosphoric Acid..
Boneblack 17 per cent. Avail
able Phosphoric Acid......
Odorless Phosphate..........


46.00


17.00

15.00

25.00
25.00


27.50 27.00


21.50 21.00





45.50 45.00


16.50 16.50

14.50 14.00

24.50 24.00
24.50 24.00


MISCELLANEOUS.


H. G. Ground Tobacco Stems,
3 per cent. Ammonia, 9 per
cent. Potash ........ ....
Pulverized Ground Tobacco
Stem s ...................
Tobacco Dust, No. 1 ,3 per
cent. Ammonia, 2 K20 Pot-
ash ......................
Tobacco Dust, No. 2, 11/- per
cent. Ammonia, 11/2 per cent.
Potash ..................
Dark Tobacco Stems, baled..
Land'plaster in sacks........


25.00

1600


21.00


16.00
16.00
10.50


24.50 24.00

15.50 15.00


20.50 20.00


15.50
15.50
10.25


15.00
15.00
10.00


The charges by reputable manufacturers for mixing and
bagging, any special or regular formula, is $1.50 per ton
in excess of above prices.










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Composition of Fertilizer Materials,

NITROGENOUS MATERIALS.

Pounds per Hundred.


Ammonia Phosphoric Potash
I Acid trash
Nitrate of Soda.............. 17 to 19 ............ .......
Sulphate of Ammonia........ 21 to 24 ................ ...
Dried Blood........ ........ 12 to 17 ........... ............
Concentrated Tankage....... 12 to 15 1 to 2 ...........
Bone Tankage........... to to ...... 6 to 9.....
Dried Fish Scrap............. 8 to 11 6 to 8 ............
Cotton Seed Meal............ 7 to 10 2 to 3 11 to 2
Hoof Meal ................. 13 to 17 1 to 2 ............
PHOSPHATE MATERIALS.

Pounds per Hundred.

Avaiable Insoluble
Ammonia Phosphoric Phosphoric
Acid Acid
Florida Pebble Phosphte... ......................... 26 to 32
Florida Rock Pnosphate..... ..................... 33 to 85
Floridia Super Phosphate .... ......... 14 to 19 1 to 6
Grouned Bone............... 3 to 6 5 to 8 15 to 17
Steamed Bone................ 2 to 4 6 to 9 10 to 20
Dissoved Bone.............. 2 to 4 13 to 15 2 to 3
POTASH MATERIALS AND FARM MANURES

Pounds per Hundred

Phos-
Actua Am'nia phoric Lime
Pota h Acid


Muriate of Potash........... 60
Sulphate of Potash.......... 48 to 52
Double Sul. of Pot. & Mag. 26 to 30
Kainit ...................... 12 to 124
Sylvinit............ ..... ... 16 to 20
Cotton Seed HullAshes...... 15 to 30
Wood A-hes, unedched.... 2 to 8
Wood Ashes leached......... 1to 2
Tobacco Stems............... 5 to 8
Cow Manure (fresh).......... 0.40
Horse Manure (fresh) ..... 0.53
Sheep Manure (fresh). ..... 0.67
Hog Manure (fr"sh). ........ 0.60
Hen Dung (fresh)............ 0.85
Mixed Stable Manure.... .. 0.63


2 to 4
0 to 41
0 to 60
1.00
0.55
2.07
0.76


7 to 9
1 to 2
1 to i1

0.16
0.28
0.23
0.19
1.54
0.26


10
30 to 25
35 to 40
38
0.31
0.21
0.33
0.08
0.2-
0.70











FACTORS FOR CONVERSION.

To convert-
Ammonia intp nitrogen, multiply by............ 0.824
Ammonia into Protein by .................... 5.15
Nitrogen into ammonia, multiply by............ 1.214
Nitrate of soda into nitrogen, multiply by........ 16.47
Nitrogen into Portein. by ..................... 6.25
Bone Phosphate into phosphoric acid,multiplied by 0.458
Phosphoric Acid into Bone Phosphate,multiply by 2.184
Murate of Potash into actual potash, multiply by 0.632
Actual potash into Murate potash, multiply by.. 1.583
Sulphate of potash into actual potash, multiply by 0.541
Actual potash into sulphate of potash, multiply by 1.85

For instance you buy 95 per cent. of nitrate of soda and
want to know how much nitrogen in it, multiply 95 per
cent. by 16.47 you will get 15.65 per cent. nitrogen; you
want to know how much ammonia this Nitrogen is equiv-
alent to, then multiply 15.65 per cent. by 1.214 and you
get 18.99 per cent., the equivalent in ammonia.

CHEMICAL EQUIVALENTS.

Under the law and the regulations of the department,
chemical equivalents of the three essential elements, Am-
monia, Available Phosphoric Acid, and Potash, are not
allowed in the guarantee. A few instances have been
noted, particularly in cotton seed meals, when the Am-
monia is guaranteed, and followed by a statement of the
protein contents:

As. Ammonia ........................... 5 per cent.
Protein.......................... 25.75 per cent.
Or Ammonia.................................. ....8 per cent.
Protean ........... ... ...... ...... 41.18 per cent.

Such a guarantee is misleading, as the terms "Am-
monia" and "Protein," are equivalent, and only represent
the "Nitrogen" (or ammonia) content of the goods.
Multiplying the nitrogen by 1.21 gives the ammonia
thus, 3 per cent. nitrogen X1.21 gives ammonia 3.63 per
cent. or nitrogen 3 per cent. X6.25 gives "Pritein" 18.75
per cent.





BUREAU OF FERTILIZERS. 21

R. E. ROSE, State Chemist. MARION G. DONK, Assistant Ohemist.
Analysis of Special Samples under Sec. 9, Act approved May 22, 1901.
(Samples taken by purchaser).


NAME OR BRAND



Blackshear Cotton Seed Meal..
Special Mixture ...........
Cocoanut Leaf Ashes..........
Ste med Bone Meal............
Acid Phosphate................
Tobacco Dust... ..........
Fertilizer .........
Fertilizer.... .............
Fertilizer No. 1................
Fertilizer No. 2 (Bone Meal)...
Fertilizer No. 8 (Potash Salt)..
Fertilizer No. 4...............
Fertilizer...... ... ... ..
Fertilizer .......... .........
Fert lizer No. 551..........
Fertilizer No. 552.............
Fertilizer No. 553..............


0


6.55


BY WHOM SENT


Phosphoric Acid

"0
n3 a0
'-4
6.5E
3.45 1 64 5.09 8.14
...... ... .. 8 .30 .. ....
... .. 24.67 3.5E
13.10 4.75 17.80 ...
S.. 1.6C
7.52 2.02 9.54 2.24
15.96 3.9C
6 58 1.25 7.83 2 51
. ..... 28.44 4.2C

6.76 0.33 7.09 4.66
. ...... 21.52 4.5C
. ... . 17.05 2 72
661 0.42 7.03 4.31
6.47 0.40 6.87 4.15
7.14 0.40 7.54 4.25


[Florida Cotton Oil Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
10.18 Geo. W. Ruple, Ft. Pierce, Fla.
1.31 Wise Perry, Munyon Island, Fla. -
..... Manatee Fert. Co., Palmetto, Fla.
..... Lockhart Little, South Jacksonville.
1.58 H A. Carlson, Holleridale, Fla.
11.35 J. F. Walden, Dover, Fla.
11.92 E. B, Rowland, St. Peterslurg, Fla.
9.34 N. A. Perry, Pomona, Fla.
..... N. A. Perry, Pomona, Fla.
27.64 N. A. Perry, Pomona, Fla.
12 87 N, A. Perry, Pomona, Fla.
0.24 N. A. Perry, Pomona, Fla.
13.66 Herbert Fleming, Kissimmee, Fla.
12 22 J. 0. R. Varn, Lilly, Fla.
12.80J O. R. Varn, Lilly, Fla.
11.82!J 0. R. Varn, Lilly, Fla.


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BUREAU OF FERTILIZERS-Continued. Z


NAME OR BRAND



Fertilizer No. 1 ...............
Pertiiizer No. 2............. ...
Cotton Seed Meal..............
Cotton Seed Meal............
Cotton SEed Meal..............
Cotton Seed Meal..............
Cotton Seed Meal..............
Cotton Seed Meal .............
Cotton Seed Meal.............
Cotton Seed Meal.............
Cotton Seed Meal... ........
Cotton Seed Meal.............
Cotton Seed Meal.............
Cotton Seed Meal............
Cotton Seed Meal..............
Cotton Seed Meal.............
Fertilizer ......... .........
Fertilizer (Potash Salt)........
Fertilizer ............ ........
Fertilizer (Tobacco Dust)......
Cotton Seed Meal. .........
Cotton Seed Meal..............


U,
0








., i


Phosphoric Acid

. "

0
M 0


2.841 0.701 3.50
2.51 0.56 8.07


6 89


674 .... .....
675 ....... 8.29
676 ...... ......
677 .. ......
678 ...... ...


0.44

3:88


..i...








7.38

12.17

2.56
2.18


0
S
E3




5 68
5.91
7.61
7.57
7 61
7.42
7.12
7.48
7.48
7.45
7 62
7.27
7.48
7.55
7 69
7.49
4.35

4.24
2 82
7.51
6.84


0
















8.06
46 84
11.26
10.22
















9.60
1.81
1.42


BY WHOM SENT



F. W. Mathis, Miami, Fla.
F. W. Mathis, Miami, Fla.
Tallahassee C. 0. Co., Tallahassee, Fla.
Tallahassee C. O. Co., Tallahassee, Fla.
Tallahassee C. O. Co., Tallahassee, Fla.
Tallahassee C. O. Co., Tallahassee, Fla.
Tallahassee C. O. Co, Tallahassee, Fla.
Tallahassee C. O. Co., Tallahassee, Fla.
Ta lahassee C. O. Co., Tallahassee, Fla.
Tallahassee C. O. Co Tallahassee, Fla.
Tallahassee C. 0. Co., Tallahassee, Fla.
Tallahassee C. O. Co., Tallahassee, Fla.
Tallahassee C O. Co., I allahassee, Fla.
Tallahassee C. O. Co, Tallahassee, Fla.
Tal ahassee C. O. Co, Tallahassee, Fla.
Tallahassee C. O. Co, Tallahassee, Fla.
W. A. MacWilliams. St. Augustine, Fla.
J. E. Smith, Lakeland Fla.
R. H. Rouseau, B.oyton, Fla.
J. E, Smith, Ft. Pierce, Fla.
H. W. Ellis, Caryville, Fla.
O B. Gawse, Astatula. Fla.









BUREAU OF FERTILIZERS-Continued.


NAME OR BRAND




Fertilizer ....... ...... ....
Acid Phosphate ...............
Hard Wood Ashes... ......
uuano .................. ....
Fertilizer., ............ .....
Fertilizer.... ................
Cotton Seed Meal................
Cotton Seed Meal.. ...... ..
Fertilizer ...... .........
Fertilizer... ...............
Fertilizer............... .. ....
Ashes No. 1, Light............
Ashes No. 2, Dark............
Fertilizer No. 1...............I .
Fertilizer No. 2........... ....
Fertilizer No. 3 ....... ...-...
Fertilizer No. 4...............
Fertilizer No. 5 .............
Cotton Seed Meal .. ... ..
Acid Phosphate........ ... ..
Bright Cotton Seed Meal......
H. G. Blood and Bone ....


679 10.1
680 13.
681 ...
682 16.(
683 ....
684 ....
685 ..
686 ....
687 6 7
688 3.9
689 10.6

691 .....
690 .
691.
692 9.5
683 6.2
664 8.5
695 7.1
696 9.7
697 .
698 ..
699 .....
700 ....


---


i


--


Phosphoric Acid






80 8 94 0.70 9.64
30 14 52 0.52 15.04

00 7.53 1 64 9.17
8.40 1.69 10.09
7.21 0 20 7.41


5 3.29 2.79 6 08
95 ... .. 12 10
0 7.76 0.76 8.52
S...

0 6.01 0.67 6.68
5 7.54 0.50 8.04
5 4.61 .. 4.61
0 5.80 0.50 6.30
5 6.51 ...... 6.51

. 13.42 0.42 13.84

. 4.89


= ^ BY WHOM SENT
a I


2.03 1.52 J. D. Clark, Mt. Pleasant, Fla.
.. .. ... J. D. Clark, Mt. Pleasant. Fla.
0 98 R. M. Brumby. Duinedin, Fla.
9.30 1.66 R. M. Brumby, Dunedin, Fla.
2.78 7.20Louis R. Chazelle, Ocala, Fla.
3.43 8.50 Lonis R. Chazelle, Ocala, Fla.
4 16 ...... J. C. Van Peet, Pensacola, Fla.
8.56 ...... Unioniown C. 0. Co., Uniontown, Ala.
4.03 6.03 F. L. Tenbroke, Delray, Fla.
2 65 24 60 Schroeder & Auguinbau, Quincy, Fla.
2.50 3.06 H. A. Perry, Pomona, la.
S2.61 C. W. Sprint stead, St. Petersburg, Fla.
........ 2.26 C. W. Springstead, St. Petersburg, Fla.
3.94 6.85N. A Faulkner, Arcadia. Fla.
4.00 13.00 N. A. Faulkner, Arcadia, Fla.
4.41) 1:.67 N. A Faulkner, Arcadia, F a.
4.82 11.48 N. A. Faulkner, Arcalia, Fla.
5.53 6.88 N. A. Faulkner. Arcadia, Fla.
8.50 .....W. H Towles, Ft Myers, Fla.
.R....... I R. G Johnson, TallahasseerFla.
7.32 ..... Boardman Lumber Co, Rodman, Fla.
9.73 .. J. F. Almstead. West Palm Beach, Fla.






' BUREAU OF FERTILIZERS-Continued.


NAME OR BRAND.




Special Mixture .............
Fertilizer ....................
Fertilizer...... ..........
Dislved Bone and Potash...
Fertilizer No. 1............
Fertilizer No. 2 ..........
Fertilizer No. 3.............
Fertil zer No. 4 ............
Cotton S ed Meal No. 1......
Cotton Seed Meal No. 2......
Cotton Seed Meal No. 3......
Cott n Seed Meal \o. 1......
Cottnn Seed Meal No. 2........
Cotton Seed Meal No. 3......
Cotton Seed Meal No. 4......
Cotton Seed Meal .........
Cotton Seed Meal No. 1.....
Cotton Seed MealNo 2......
Fertilizer (Potash Salt)......
Fertilizer (Bone) ...........
Marianna Home Mixtnre.....
H.G.Acid Phosphate & Potash


0


Phosphoric Acid






17.34
6.60 1.18 7.78
7.70 1.97 9.67
10.42 4.45 14.87
12.80 1.29 14.09
12.94 0.78 13.72
14.67 3.00 17.67
13.37 0.83 14.20


. .. . . . . . . .




. 2.62
................2

.21.87
..... .. ..... 2187
6.931 0.46 7.39
10.14! 0.78 10.92


3.7(
2.4C
3.18
2.44
2.88
4.0O
2.59
2.61
8.82
8.94
9.08
8.46
7 46
7.91
8.1
7.2C
8.54
7.73


4.30 ......
2.88 3.51
.... 4.09


a



9.28
9.88
11.94
6 33
4.77
4 44
4.28
4.84







1.87
1.74
28.08


:I


BY WHOM SENT.



J. F. A mstead, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Geo. Marshall, Pomona, Fla.
Geo. W. Blackburn, Sarasota, Fla.
J, E. Crow, St. Petersburg, F a.
Mrs. W. B. Coo'ey, Dania, Fla
MrJ. W. B. Cooley, Dania, Fla.
Mrs. W. B. Cooley, Dania Fla
Mrs. W. B. Cooley, Dania, Fla.
Campbell & Butler, Chipley, Fla.
Campbell & Butler, Chipley, Fla.
Campbell & But er, Chipley, Fla.
Florida Tobacco Co, Quincy, Fla
F orida Tobacco Co Quincy, Fla
Florida Tobacco Co, Quincy, Fla.
'lorida Tobacco c o., Quincy, F a.
Stringfellow Bros., Jacksonville, Fla
J A Chaffin & Co Milton, Fla.
J. A. Chaffin & Co., Mi ton, Fla.
N. A. Perry, Pomona, Fla.
N. A Perry, Pomona, F a.
Marianna Manufac'ng Co., Marianna Fia.
Marianna Manufac'ng Co., Mariadna, F-a.






BUREAU OF FERTILIZERS-Continued. 25

Phosphori. Acid o

NAME AND BY WHO SE
NAME OR BRAND B BY WHOM SENT
.0 ce 0 '
0e > f .


Ferti izer No. 1, Coarse ......
Fertilizer No. 2, Fine ......
Fertiizer ....................
Fertilizer No. 1 .. .........
Fertilizer No. 2 ..............
Fla. Tobacco Co's Formula....
F ertilizer ....................
Fertilizer .................
Fertilizer ....................
Fertiliz r ....... ..........
Dissolved Bone .............
Blood and Bone.............
Fertilizer ...................
Fertilizer ...................
Fertilizer ............... ... ...
Fertilizer ...................
Phosphate ....... ............
Guano .. .. ............ .
Cotton Seed Meal.............
Hickory Ashes ...............
Guano ................ ......
Fertilizer No 9.................


273 ......
724 .....
725 ......
726 ......
727 6.0C
728 ......
729 .....
730 .......
731 7.40
732 9.21
733 .....
734 .....
735 ......
736 ......
737 ......
738 ......
739 ..
740 ......
741 ......
742 ......
743 ....
744 .... .


7.25
11.55



5.34
4.37
4.45
6.58
9.81


919
3.44
6.22
11.48
9.05


8.28
5.85


2.32 9.57
2.23 13.78
... .. 15.20
...... 14.88
... .. 12.15
.. .. 18.34
0.71 6.47
2.18 6.55
2.43 6.88
0.67 7.25
3.52 13.33
...... 16.21
...... 6.28
2.66 12.65
1.94 5.38
3.45 9.67
0.98 12.46
[0.76 9.81


1.21 10.0O
1.87 7.7:


3.04 8.83
1.95 6.12
3.03 17.98
2.80 17.80
3.15 14.37
2.79 14.77
5.05 12.15
4.15 5.34
4.17 5.48
3.98 5.07
1.51 ......
6.45 .....
5.50 5.51
1.83 1.91
2.30 7.14
3.80 8.90
1.43
2.24 1.92
7.56 ......
. 1.98
0.24 2.10
4.08 11.86


A. B. Harrington, Winter Haven, Fla.
A. B. Harrington, Winter Have Fla.
Fla. Tobacco Co., Havana, Fla.
J. D. Scott, Quincy, Fla.
J. D. Scott, Quincy, Fla.
E. B. Shelfer Co., Quincy, Fla.
F. E Waldrop Wauchula, Fla.
G. H. Haymans, Wauchula, F a.
A.*W. Carlton, Wauchula, F.a.
E S. Bostic, Wauchula, Fla.
L. B. Woods; Gainsviile, Fla.
L. B. Woods, Gainsville. Fla
John L. McFarlin, Quincy Fla.
J. J. Payne. Bonifay, Fla.
J. T. Evans, Youmans, Fla.
Ed. L. Hudnnl, Wauchula, Fla.
B. F. Glass, Glass, Fla.
B. F. Glass, Glass, Fla.
H. S. Cummings, Rodman, Fla.
J. A. Hanson, Leesburg, Fia.
C. E. Byrd, Gracevil'e Fla.
D. G. Harvard, Arredondo, Fla.










BUREAU OF FERTILIZERS-Continued. 26


NAME OR BRAND



Fertilizer ........ .. ... ...
Special Mixture No. 9.......
Spec at Mixture No. 21. .....
Special Mixiure No. 23 .:....
Fertilizer .. ....
Fertili er ............ .......
Fertilizer .... ...... .
Fertilizer .......... .. ......
Fertilizer ..................
H. G. Blood and Bone
Fertilizer No. 1 ...............
Ferti izer No 2 ...... ..
Sulphate of Ammonia..........
Bright Cotton Seed Meal....
Castor Pomace..............
Blood and Bone .. .......


10.80
6 05
4.80
5.35
7.70
10.80
14.60
8.05
- 9.30


Phosphoric Acid



_0
> 0

-1 E-1


7.33
5.29
6.92
5.90
9.54
8.73
8.33
7.45
6.00
-8-.09
8 .69
10.12
20.26


9.26


4.99
5.75
2.89
5 44
3.15
4.92
3.16
2.06
4.90
9.90
9.48
3.18
25.60
7.86
5.81
9.21


5.51
6.02
10.88
16608
3.61
6.19
4.6tB
15.05
2.05

5.68
3.60


TO WHOM SFNT


H. J. Thomas, (No address.)
W. D. Griffin, Komoka, Fla.
W. D. Griffin, Komoka, Fia.
WA~ D. Griffin. Komoka, Fla.
Owen & Watkins, Knights, Fla.
C. G. Philips, Fulford, Fla.
F. R. Coker, Ona, Fla.
Geo. A. Spross, Winter Haven, Fla.
W. R. Varn. Lily, Fla.
J. G. May, Ft. Pierce, Fla.
J. W. Sample, Bartow, Fla.
J. W. Sample. Bartow, Fla.
Sanders Fertilizer Co., Jacksonville Fla.
Sanders Fertilizer 'o., Jacksonville, Fla.
Sanders Fertilizer Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Sanders Fertilizer Co., Jacksonville, Fla.


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BUREAU OF FERTILIZERS-Continued. 27
For values see heading Bureau of Fertilizers."
NOTE-This department is not aware of the source of the goods, or the names of manufacturers
of "Special Samples sent in by purchasers. Dealers frequently send in samples of goods for ex-
amination before purchasing. A Special Sample" sent in by a dealer or manufacturer hence is not
an evidence that the goods are offered by him for sale. The "Official Samples" taken by the State
Chemist, or his assistant, on following pages, state the name of the goods and the manufacturers, the
guaranteed analysis, and the amount of fertilizing ingredients found by the State Chemist
Moisture not determined in samples sent in paper or wood boxes.
Tobacco stems and tobacco dust contain some phosphoric acid, but it is bought for the potash and
ammonia content. Cotton seed meal contains some phosphoric acid and some potash, but is bought
for the ammonia content.
Where only the insoluble phosphoric acid is given in the table, it has been determined as total
phosphoric acid.
Not less than eight ounces (i pound), is required for a "Special Sample."
Special attention is called to the "Caution to Purchasers of Cotton Seed Meal" on another page.
This adulterated meal is sold as bright or prime meal---though the guarantee is but 4j per cent. of
ammonia---it is evidently adulterated with rice hulls, its value is but little more than half that of
prime meal.






DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DIVISION OF CHEMISTRY. 28
R. E. ROSE, STATE CHEMIST, ANALYSIS OF FERTILIZERS, 1904, MARION G. DONK, ASSISTANT CHEMIST.
Samples taken by State Chemist under Section 1, Act approved May 22 1991.

PHOSPHORIC ACID



NAE OR BND M BY WHOM \ND WHERE
NAME OR BRAND
S o W MANUFACTURED


Dark Cotton Seed Meal.

Bradley's Fruit and Vine
Fert...................

Farmer's Favorite Fert.

Baker's Veg. Manure...

Williams & Clark's Nur-
sery Stock...........


444 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

445 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....
446 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

447 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....
448 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....


13.00
9.05

13.00
2.25

13.00
6.90

13.00
8.30


5 50
6.35

8.00
7.44

4.80
5.55

8.00
8 25


1.00
1.40

1.00
3 08

1.00
2.91

1.00
1.34


7.75

10.52

8.49

9.59


10.00
9 41

1.00
1.63

10.00
9.42

3.00
4.30


Florida C O. Qo., Jack-
, sonville.

American Agr'l Chem. Co.,
New York.

American Agr'l Chem. Co.,
New York.

American Agr'l Chem. Co ,
New York.

American Agr'l Chem Co.,
New York.


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ANALYSIS OF FERTILIZERS-Continued. 29


Baker's Fruit and Vine
Manure ........... . .

Williams & Clark's Stan-
dard .................

Williams & Clark's Veg-
etable.................

Williami & Clark's Spe-
cial Fruit and Vine....


Special Bone and Potash

Williams & Clark's Or-
ange Tree.............


Strawberry Fertilizer...


H. G. Blood and Bon'.. 456


B'ood, Bone and Potash. 457


Fruit and Vine Fertilizer 458
1 1


Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis .
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....
Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....
Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....


13.
8.
'
13.
8.

13.
8.

13
7.

13.
8.

13.
8

8.(
12.

5.(
5.

8.(
138

8.(
6.5


00 6.00 1.00.
75 6.78 1.12

00 6.00 1.00.
95 6.99 1.58

0 6.00 1.00.
S6.54 2.36

5.50 1 00.
9 6.00 0.84

00 12.00 1.00.
35 12.99 1.78

00 6.00 1.00.
40 6.40 1.64

00 6.00 2.00.
80 7.01 1.75

00 -..00 1.00.
90 4.381 2.83

00 6.00; 3.00..
0 6.03i 8.29

X0 6.001 1.00..
5|1 6.901 2.17


2.0C 10.00
2 36 10.16

3.00 6.00
3.40 6.01

4.00 5.00
8.78 5.09

4.50 10.00
4.56 10.70

.... 12.00
11.13

3.50 5.00
8.75 5.60

2.50 8.00
2.58 7.76


7.9(


8.57


8.9(


6.84


13.77


8.04


8.76


7.21


9.32


9.07


4.00
4.68

12 00
12.74


American Agr'l Chem Co,
New York.

American Agr'i C-.em. Co..
New York.

American Agr'l Chem. Co.,
New York..

American Agr'l Chem. Co.,
New York.

American Agr'l Chem. Co,
New York.

American Agr'lChem. Cp.,
New York.

Tampa Fertilizer Co.,
Tampa, Fla.

Tampa Fertilizer Co,,
Tampa, Fla.

Tampa Fertilizer Co.,
Tampa, Fla.

Tampa Fcrtilizer Co,
Tampa, Fla.


--~-


10.00
10.20

4.00
4.25

2.00
2.15


,


r

)


II


.
.





ANALYSIS OF FERTILIZERS--Continued. 30


Orange Tree Special...

Pineapp'e Manure......

Florida Fruit Grower's
Formu'a ..............


Georgia State Standard.


Tropical" Vegetable......


Strawberry Special.....

Southern States Special.


Tip Top Tomato .......


Lettuce arid Cuke Special

No. 1 Peruvian and Fish
Mixture...... ......


459


4 60

464


462


463


464

465


466

467

468


Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis...

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....
Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....
Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....


8 (0 6 OC 1.00
4.5( 6.8e 2.16

8.00 500 ......
6.70 5.32 1.96

7.00.....
3 35- 7.81 0.68

..... 8.00 ...
13.15 8.46 1.47

.. 800
11 15 8.88 0.5C

...... 6.00 ...
14.70 7.4 0.50

. 6.00 .
3.70 5.90 0.75

... . 7.00
9.80 7.78 0.75

10 00 5 00
9.60 6.3 0.92

12.00 5 O 1.00
9.55 6.6 1.22


9.02


7.28

8.47


9.93

9.30


7.94

6.6

8.53

7.22


7.83


2.00
2.60

6.00
4.84

3.50
5.60

2.00
2.12

3.00
2.74

3 00
3.13

4.00
4.52

4.00
3.48

7.00
3.33

4.50S
,4.34


16.O0 Tampa Fertilizer Co.,
16'.2E Tampa, FJa.

4.00 Tampa Fertilizer Co.,
8.79 Tampa, Fla.

4.00 Va.-Oar. Chem. Co., Sa-
5.97. vannah, Ga.

2 001Va.-Car. Chem. Co., Sa-
2.12 vannah, Ga.

3.00Va.-Car. Chem. Co. Sa-
4.06 vannah, Ga.

5 00Va.-Car. Chem Co., Sa-
5.98 vannah, Ga.

5.00 Va.-Car. Chem. Co, Sa-
6.59 vannah, Ga.

5.00Va.-Car Chem. Co., Sa-
4.41 vannah, Ga.

4 00 Florida Fert. Co., Gaines-
4.00 ville, Fla.

5.00 Florida Fert. ( o., Gaines-
4.49 ville, Fla.


J




ANALYSIS OF FERTILIZERB-Continued. 31


No 1 Peruvian and Fish
Guauo, doable strength
of Potash .... ...

Blood, Bone and Potash

No 2 Orange Tree Mix-
tu e, double strength
of Potash...........

Lettuce Special .........

Early Trucker. .......

Vegetable Fertilizer....

Fish and Potash ....

Cabbage Fertilizer......


Cotton Seed Meal.......

Day Break Fertilizer....


469 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

470 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

471 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

472 uarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

473 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

474 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

475 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

476 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

477 Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

478 Guarant'd Analysis.
official Analysis..,..


...... 8.00
11.88 8.38


1.00
1.64

2.00
1.77

1.00
1.22

2.00
4.74

3.00
5.65

0.00
5.21

1.50
1.87

2.50
5.54


1.46


8.05

8.50


8.01

9.79

11.38

. .oi
11.01


6.24

11.17


9.84


--


4 50 10.00 Florida Fert. Co., Gaines-
3.90 9.40 ville, Fla.

4.00 4.00 Florida Fert. Co, Gaines-
3.96 6.42 vile. Fla.

1.50 10.00 Florida Fert. Co., Gaines-
2.17 9.66 ville, Fla.

6.00 6.00 lorida Fert Co., Gainps-
5.00 6.76 ville, Fla.

5.00 5.00Standard Fertilizer Co.
4.09 5.24 Gainesville, Fla.

4.50 6.00 Standard Fertilizer Co
4.23 6.00 Gainesville, Fla.

7.00 6.00 Standard Fertilizer Co.,
7.96 5.71 Gainesville, Fla.
5.00 6.00 Standard Fertilizer Co,
4.46 6.47 Gainesville, Fla

8.00 ...... Standard Fertilizei Co.,
8.01 ...... Gainesvil'e, Fla.

2.00 2.00Federal Chem. Co., Nash-
1.86j 1.74 ville, Tenn.











ANALYSIS OF FERTILIZERS-Continued.


Goulding's Bone Com-
pound...........

Gou'ding's 4 per cent.
Potash Acid Phosphete

Mape's Pineapple Fertil-
izer .... .............

Mape's Orange Tree Fer-
tilizer............. ...

Mape's Vegetab'e Ma-
nure......... ......

Mape's Fruit and ;ine
M anure ...........

Ptato Special.........

Simon Pure No. 2.......

Gem Orange Tree.......

Simon Pure Tomato.....


479 Guarant'd Analysis. ......
Official Analysis.... 13.75

480 Guarant'd Analysis.......
Official Analysis.... 13.80
481 Guarant'd Analysis. 10.00
Official Analysis.... 12.80
482 Guarant'd Analysis. 12.00
Official Analysis.... 11.20

483 Guarant'd Analysis. 12.00
Official Analysis.... 10.20

484 Guarant'd Analysis. 10.00
Official Analysis.... 11.45

485 Guarant'd Analysis. 10.00
Official Analysis.... 6.95

486 Guarant'd Analysis. 8.00
Official Analysis.... 9.00
487 Guarant'd Analysis. 8.00
Official Analysis.... 7.75
488 Guarant'd Analysis. 12.00
Official Analysis.... 9.15


8.00
9.44

8.00
7.73

4.00
4.66

6.00
6.82

6.00
7.06

5.00
5.70

7.00
S5.32

6.00
7.48

5.00
5.21

4.00
5.79


9.89

7.96

8.78

9.09

7.45

9.95

8.40

6.89

7.051


5.00
4.52

4.00
4.89

5.00
4.67

2.00
2.47

S3.00
5.24

4.00
4.71

400
5.8'

5.00
6.80


...... I ...... I 2.W
2.421 11.861 2.31


ANALYSIS OF FERTILIZERS--Continued.


2.00
2.32

4.00
4.06

5.00
4.61

3.00
5.33

4.00
5.40

10.00
11.49

10.00
12.18

6.00
7.52

6 00
8.28

9.00
8.89


2.16

2.00
3.80

2.00
1.96

2.00
2.03

2 00
1.75

2.00
0.60

2.00
0.92

3.0(
1.68

3.00
1.26


Goulding Fert. Co., Pensa-
cola, Fla.

Goulding Fert. Co., Pensa-
cola, Fla.

Mape's F. & P. Guano Co.,
New York

Mlpe's F. &P. Guano Co.,
New York.

Mape's F. & P. Guano Co.,
New York.

Mape's F. & P. Guano Co.,
New York.

E. O. Painter Fert. Co.,
Jacksonvil'e, la.

E. O. Painter Feit. Co.,
Jacksonvil e, Fla.

E. 0. Painter Fert Co.,
Jacksonville, Fla,

E. 0. Painter Fert. Co.,
Jacksonville, Fla.






ANALYSIS OF FERTILIZERS-Continued. 33


Gem Pineapple .... ...

Simon Pure Garden.....


Gem Fruit and Vine...


Gem Pbtato Manure...


Simon Pure No. 1......


Gem Vegetable Manure.

H. G Blood and Bone..


Ideal Lett ce Fertilizer.


Special Fruit and Vine..

Ideal Potato Manure .


am-5--


1.5E


Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Gfflcial Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....
Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Iuarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....


10.0( .
7.5(

12.0(
7.6(

8.0(
8.15

10.00
6.65

8.0(
7.95

8.00
6.40



10.00
9 90

12.00
8.60

8.00
9.55


2.5C
0.62 2.17

2.0C .....
1.24 6.71

1J .0 ....
1.27 7.6!

1.00 .....
1 04 5.92

1.00 ......
0.40 6.50

3.00 ...
1.92 6.83


5 27


0.62 7.60


0.25 6.81

1.00 .....
0.75 7 60


5.00
5.50

5.00
5.47

2.5C
2.65

4 OC
3,55

4.01
4.4(

4.00
5.7E

10.31
10.81

6.00
6.9W

3.5(
3.8C

4.0(
3.7C


6.001E. O. Painter Fert. Co.,
6.79 Jacksonvil e Fla.

6.00E. O Painter Fert. Co..
7.41 Jacksonvil e, Fla.

10.00 E. O. Patnter Fertilizer
11.72 Co., Jacksonville.

11.00 E. O. Painter Fortilizer
12.64 Co., Jacksonville.

:1.00 0. Painter Fertilizer
12.91 Co., Jacksonville.

6.00 i. 0. Psaiter Fertilizer
7.87 Co., Jacksonville.

..... 0. Painter Fertilizer
.... Co., Jacksonville.

6.CO Willson & Toomer Fert.
5.43 Co., Jacksonville, Fla.

13.00 Willson & Toomer Fert.
13.32 Co., Jacksonville, Fla.

8.00 Wil'son & Toomer Fart.
9.75 Co., Jacksonville, Fla.


-- -








84


Ideal~~- Blo, oe n


Ideal Blood, Bone and
Potash................ 499

Ideal Fruit and Vine.... 500


Florida Bean Special .. 501

Ideal Vegetable M anure. 502

Florida Special Pine-
apple ................. 503

Ideal Fertilizer. ......... 04


Speci i Mixture No. 1 .. 505


Cotton 'eed Me, ....... 500

Mape's Orange Tree \Ia-
nure. ............ 507

Mape's Fruit and Vine
Manure ........ 508


ANALYSIS OF FERTITiZERS Continued.


Juarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

11uarant'd Analysis.
)ffieial Analysis...

Guarant'd Analysis.
official A'alysia ...
Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Ouarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis ...

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....
Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

rGuarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis..
Guarant'd Analylps. .
Official Analysis..

Wuarant'd Analysis.
official Analysis....


8.00
6.98

10.00
8.40

10.00
-1 18

8.00
9. 5

6 00
4.70

8.00
9.15

8 00
8.551




11.10
ii.i

9.85


4.00 2.00
4.09 1.62

6.00 .
7.' 0. 50

6 00 1.00
5.73 0.9
6.00 1.00
6.75 0.7b

4.00 4.00
5.00 3.78

5.00 1.00
6.83 0.50

6.0 1.(00
6.84 0.50


6 61

7 70

6.65


7.50

8.78


7.33

73.


6.00 Willson & Toomer. Fert.
7.47] Co.. Jacksonvi le, I la.

10.001Willsnn & Toomer Fert.
10.35i Co.. Jac' sonville, Fla.

6.0C0 'illson & Toomer Fert
6.3L Co., Jacksonville, Fla.

8 00 Willson & Toomer Fert.
9.80 Co., Jacksonville, Fla.

7.00 Willson & Toomer Fept.
7.59 Co., Jacksonville Fla.

6.00 Willson & Toomer Fert.
8.14' Co., Jacksonville, Fla.

5.00 Willson & Toomer Fert.
4 61 Co., Jacksonville, Fla.

...... Cuthbert Oil Co. Cuth-
..... bert, Ga.

3 00 ape's F. & P. Guano
3.58 ( o ,NewYerk.

10.00 1lape's F. & P. Guano
10 07 Co., New York.


3.00
2.76 9.91

2 001 .
1. 86 7.42





ANALYSIS OF FERTILIZERR-Con inut. 35


Id a' V getable Matrure


Florida B ma Special .


Speci,] Mixtu:e N 1..


S'.rawberry Sp c al.

PerlessPi eApl.I, Pro
duc r..... .. .......


Fru t and Vine .... .

Fo ida F nit G .wels
F. mula ...........

T p Top Tom;i t .......

Champioi Citrus Coni
p iun'l ... .. ..

GOd D ",,mon Po At.
Minu e.


509 Official Analysis.... 8.00
Guarant'd Analysis. 12.50
510 Official Analysis.... 10.00
Guarant'd Analysis. ,O.0i

511 Official Analysis.... 8.00
Guarant'd Analysis. 8.,s

512 Official Analysis......
Guarant'd Analysis. 10.20

513 Official Analyss.... .....
Guarant'd Analysis. 8.85

514 'fl,"!l Analysis.... s.0o
Guarant'd Analysis. 9.05

515 Official Analysis.... 8.00
Guarant'd Analysis. 6.35
516 Official Analysis.... 8.00
Guarant'd Analysis. 10.35

517 Official Analysis.... 8.00
Guarant'd Analysis. (i.ls

518 Official Analysis... .00
Guarant'd Analysis. 14.10


(i 00 1.0 . ..
(.491 0 .2 6.(74

6.00 1.00 ..
6.55 0.50 7.15

0 00 1.00 ....
6.6"7 0.50 6.77

6.00 ....
6.38 0.50 6.s8

5.00 ... .
5.52 0.25 5.7

(6 00 1.00
(6 79 0.25 7.0

7 00 1.00 ...... .
7.85 0.75 8.60

7.00 1.00 ...
8.23 0.25 8.4s

6 00 1.00
(i.35-) 0.50 0 85

7.00 1 00 ..
7.43 0.75 8.18


400 8.00Willson & Toomer Fert.
4.18 8.0(i C ., Jaksonville, Fla.

3.00 (.OuWilson & Ttomer Fert.
2.95 7.25 Co., J.cks invill', Fla.

5.00 5.OC Willso)i & Toomer Fert.
4 (67 5.17 C i., Jacksonville, Fla,

3.50 3.(( Willson & Toomer Fert.
3 50 4.03 Co., Jackso.tvile, Fla.

5.00 6 00 Va-lar Chem lo., Svanah,
4.83 (i.00 Ga.

2.50 10.00 Va 'ar Chem. C ,., Savanah
2.39 8.41 G .

3.50 4.00 Va C.r. Ch m C ., SIvan-
3. (i 3.88 ah Gi

4 00 5.00 Va -C.r. Ch-m Co.,S vau-
3.82 4.36 ah, Ga

3 00 14 00 Va. Car. Clhm C .., Savan-
3.04 11.12 ah, Ga

5.0 .00 Va -C r Chem. ('o., S van-
4.99 7.27 ab. Gj.









36 ANALYSIS OF FERTILIZERS-C- ntinued.


MapRs Vegetble Ma-
liu re ............. ..

Map nure...... ....

Mapes Orange Tree Ma-
nure...............

Map s Fru:t and Vine.


Brad'e.'s Nursery
8:ock ..............

Blhod, Bono aid Pot: sh


Simon Pure Tomato....

Cotton Setd Meal.....


Nitr t' of S d~a.......


Cot on Seed v eal.......


519


520


521

522


523


521


525

526


527


528


Official Analysis....
Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....
Guarant'd Analysis.
Guafant'd Analysis.
Guarant'd Analysis.

Guarant'd Analysis
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis
Otlicia Analysis.....

Guarant'd Analysi .
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis..:

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analybis..."

Cuarant'd Analy is.
Official Analy sis...

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official A alysis.....


12.00
11.80


17.55

12.00
14.85

10 00
12.00


5.90

4.70

12.09
8.85


6.00o
7.42

4.00
5.67

6..00
7.83

5.00
6.35

4.50
8.73

5.00.
3.35!

4.0i


8.89


7.19

9.14


7.47

10.00

6.68


7.54


5.00 4.00 MAes F. & P. UC auo Co.'
4.45 5.68 New York,

5.0 5.00 Mapes F. &P. Guano Co,
4.27 4.82 Now York.

4 00 3.00 Mapes F & P. Guano Co.,
4.05 3.67 NewYuik.,

2.00 .00MapesF. & P. G ano Co.,
2.47 12 78 New Y rk

.00 8.00 Amn. Agrl Chem. Co., New
4.74 11.40 York.

7.00 10.00 E O. Painter Fert. Co.,
7.15 12.93 Jacksonville, F.a.

5.00 9.00 E. 0 Painter, Fert. Co.,
6.50 9.54 Jacks nville, Fla.

7.50.. Flori aC. O. C Jackson-
7.63 . ville, F.a.

17 00 .. E O. Pointer Fe t., Jack-
18.44... sonville, Fla.

7.50 .. B inb:igeC.O Co., Bain-
8.34 ... bridge, Ga.




ANALYSIS OF FERTILIZERS.-Continued.


Cott ,n Seed Meal...... 59

Cot'on Secd Meal ..... 530

Cotton Seed Maal....... 531

Acid Pllosphat- ........ 532

II G. Acid Phisphate 533
Gonldings II. G Ac d
Phosphate ........... 534

Acid Phos hate ...... 535

A L Willsons Aci d
Phosphate. ............ 536
4 per c nt Potash, Acid
Pho phate ............ 537

4 r"r cent Potash, Ac d
Phosphate ............ 538


Official Analysis.... ......
Guarant'd Analysis. ......

Official Analysis.... ....
Guarant'd Analysis. ......

Official Analysis.......
Guarant'd Analysis. ....

Guarant'd Analysis.'
Official Analysis.... 14.65
Guarant'd Analysis....
Official Analysis.... 13.76
Guarant'd Analysis. 16.00
Official Analysis.... 14.50

Guarant'd Analysis ...
Official Analysis.... 9.20
Guarant'd Analysis. 16.00
Official Analysis... 14.r 0

Guarant'd Analysise ..
Official Analysis.... 12.30

Guarant'd Analysis. 16.00
Official Analysis... 12.10
1l


15.00
15.68

18.00
18.98

15.00
15.58

13.00
13.40

14.00
14.92

8.00
8.41
8.00
7.64


1.3(i



1.00
1.08

1.67

1.00
1.72

2.04
1.00
'.96


2.50


17.04\......


15.07 ....... .

i1 .64 ....

10.45 ......

9.60 .....


...... Cuthbert C. O. Co.. Cuth-
.. bert, Ga.

...... Mriana Manufacturing Co
..... Marino, Fla.

...... Pena-ola C. O. Co., Pens-
.. acoli, Fla.
...... Goulding Fert. Co., Pens-
..... acola, Fla.

:... Goulding Fert Co Pers-
acola. Fla.

Goilding Fert., Co Pel s-
acola, Fla.
.. Cumberland Bone Phos. Co.
.. -. Charleston, S C.

Guolding Fert. Co. Pens-
acola, Fla.
4.00GouldingFert. Co., Pens-
3.63 acol!, F a.

4.00 Goulding Fert. Co Pens-
3.79 acla, Fla.











38 AN LYS1S OF FERTILIZERS-Continued.


A mour's King Cotton..

Standard DiFolved Bo'w
and Puta h..........

Sta dard Cotton Fertili
ze ......... ........


Bone C )up un '.........

Gonldings Vegetab'e
Co. pound .........


H G MealFertiliier.


Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....
Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....

Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analysis....
Guarant'd Analysis.
Official Analyss....


10. 00
12.45

12.00
10.90

10.00
10 95


13.55


14.70

16.00
16.30


8.00
8.77

10.00
9.78

8.00
7.9i

8 00
9.82

7.00
10.14

10.00
10.77


1.00 ....
0.75 9.52

2.00 ......
1.14 10.92


1.02 8.95

2.48 12.90


11.42


11.59


2.00
1.83



2.00
1.76

2.00
2 18

4 00
3.48

2 00
1.57


2.00 Armour's Fert. Works,
1.34 Jacksonville, Fla.

2.000owet'a Feit. Co., New
1.77 man, Ga.

2.00Southern C. O Co.,
1.78 Montgomery, Ala.

2.00 Goulding F rt Co., Pens-
2.18 acola, Fla.

4.00 Goulding Fert Co., Pens-
3.24 acola, Fla.

2.00 Gouling Fert. Co., Pen<-
2.35 acola,.Fla.


I















Commercial Feed Stuff Law.

EXPLANATORY,

The within phamphlet contains the law enacted in 1905
providing for the inspection and analysis of Commercial
Feeding Stuff.
I have given marginal notes of subjects treated in dif-
ferent Sections for convenience.
Special attention is called to the duties of Sheriffs in
Section 3 of the Act of 1905.
Manufacturers and dealers will please note that they
are required to file in this office annually their oath of
analysis. See Section 5. Parties interested will please
comply at once. Blank forms will be furnished upon
application to this office.
Section 8 of the Act of 1905, specifically explains how
to order stamps. On application I will furnish printed
forms in ordering stamps in compliance with the present
law. Stamps will be furnished in the following denomi-
nations of weights, to-wit:
One hundred, one hundred and twenty-five, and two
hundred pound packages.
Manufacturers will please have their goods conform
to these weights, or complements of these weights. To
illustrate: A one hundred, and a one hundred and twen-
ty-five pound stamp placed on a two hundred and twenty-
five pound package will meet the demands of the law.
Parties using packages of fractional weights must lose
the difference in ordering stamps.
Consumers of the goods herein described will find in
Section 9 of the act of 1905 what is required to properly
take samples for analysis by the State Chemist. Citizens
of the State are entitled to have samples analyzed free of
cost.
No consumer should purchase a package of Commer-
cial Feeding Stuff that does not bear its analysis, plainly
printed on a tag, and the stamp showing the number of
pounds the tax has been paid on. You purchase such
goods at your own risk with no guarantee that it is not a












fraud. When the guarantee is on the package you can
send sample to this office and know if your goods come
up to the guarantee. This Department is ready to aid you
if you will use the law to protect yourself. I certainly ex-
pect the Sheriffs of the different counties in this State
Sto assist in protecting their people as the, law requires
them to do in Section 3 2f the Act df 1905.
B. E. McLIN,
Commissioner of Agriculture.
"The attention of persons sending samples of fer-
tilizers or commercial feeding stuff" for analysis is
called to the following:
--
REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE TAKING AND
FORWARDING OF FERTILIZER OR COMMER-
CIAL FEEDING STUFF SAMPLES TO THE
COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE.
-SECTION 15 OF THE LAWS.
Special samples of fertilizers or corfinercial feeding
stuff sent in by purchasers, under Sec 9 of-the laws,
shall be drawn in the presence of two disinterested
witnesses, from one or more packages, thoughly mixed
and a FAIR SAMPLE OF THE.SAME OF NOT LESS THAN EIGHT
OUNCES (ONE-HALF POUND), SHALL BE PLACED IN A CAN OR
BOTTLE, SEALED AND SENT BY A DISINTERESTED PARTY TO
THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE AT TALLAHASSEE. NOT
LESS THAN EIGHT OUNCES, IN A TIN CAN OR BOTTLE, WILL
BE ACCEPTED FOR ANALYSIS This rule is adopted to se-
cure fair samples of sufficient size to make the necessary
determinations, and to allow the preservation of a du-
.plicate sample in case of protest or appeal. These du-
plicate samples will be preserved for two months from
date of certificate of analysis.
The State Chemist is not the proper officer to re-
ceive special samples from the purchaser. The propri-
ety of the method of drawing and sending the samples
as fixed by the law is,obvious.
The drawing and sending of special samples in rare
cases is in compliance with law. Samples are frequently
sent in paper packages or paper boxes, badly packed,
and frequently in very smallquantity (less than ounce)
frequently there are no marks, numbers or other means
of identification. The postmark in some instances being
at sent.











I would call the attention of thc s3 who desire to
avail themselves of this privilege to Sections 9 and 10
of the law, which are clear and explicit.
Hereafter strict compliance with above regulations
will'be required. The sample must be not less than one
half pound, in a can or bottle, sealed and addressed to the
Commissioner of Agriculture, the sender, name and ad-
dress must also be on the package. This rule applying to
special samples of fertilizers or commercial feeding st'ff.

INSTRUCTIONS TO MANUFACTURERS AND
DEALERS.

Each package of Commercial Fertilizer, and each pack-
age of Commercial Feeding Stuff, (after August 22, 1905,
must have, securely attached thereto, a tag with the guar-
anteed analysis required by law, and the stamp showing
the payment of the inspector's fee. This provision of the
law-Section 3 of both laws-will be rigidly enforced.
Manufacturers and dealers will be required to properly
tag and stamp each package of Commercial Fertilizer or
(onimercial Feeding Stuff under penalty as fixed in Sec-
tion G. of both laws, tags shall be attached to the top
end of each bag, or head of each barrel.

INSTRUCTIONS TO PURCHASERS.

Purchasers are cautioned to purchase no Commercial
Fertilizers or Commercial Feeding Stuff (after August
22. 1905), that does not bear on each package an analysis
tag .ith the guarantee required by law, and the stamp
showing the payment of the inspectors fee. Goods not
having the guarantee tag and stamp, are irregular, and
fraudulent; the absence of the guarantee tag and stamp
being evidence that the manufacturer or dealer has not
complied with the law. Without the guarantee, tag and
stamp showing what the goods are guaranteed to contain,
the purchaser has no recourse against the manufacturer
or dealer, such goods are sold illegally and fraudulently,
ad are generally of little value. Allreputable manufac-
turers and dealers now comply strictly with the law and
regulations by placing the guarantee tag and stamp on
each package.











The interest of the consumer, the farmer, or stockman,
demands that they purchase no Commercial Fertilizers,
or Commercial Feeding Stuff (after August 22, 1905,1
that does not have securely attached, the guarantee tag,
and inspection stamp.

INSTRUCTIONS TO SHERIFFS.

The attention of the Sheriffs of the various counties
is called to Section 3 of both laws, defining their duties.
This department expects each Sheriff to assist in main-
taining the law and protecting the citizens of the State
from the imposition of fraudulent, inferior, or deficient
Commercial Fertilizers or Commercial Feeding Stuff.
B. E. McLIN,
Commissioner of Agriculture.
The following tables of average composition of Commer-
cial Feed Stuff is compiled from the report of the Con-
neticut Experimental Station. They cover a large num-
ber of analysis and are fully representative of the stand-
ard composition of the various feeds in the tables. They
are given for reference, should a feed stuff vary material-
ly from these averages, its purity may be questioned. If
the "ash" content exceed to any great extent, sweepings
may be suspected. If the crude fiber be excessive, oat
hulls, corn cobs, or other liguous or fibrous materials may
be suspected. While the valuable constituents, "protein"
"sugar and starch," and "fat," should not materially vary
from these tables of averages, that are practically stand-
ards of comparison, for the feeds mentioned in the tables.













AVERAGE


COMPOSITION OF COMMERCIAL
FEED STU''E.


NAME OF FEED


Cotton Sed Meal, "25
Linseed Me'.l. 11
Wheat. Bran, 34
Mid ,lin.-, 29
Mixed Feed, (wheat)55
Corn Mea 3
G!u er Meal, 3
Gluter F. Ed, 27
Hominy Fe- ,. 24
Rye Products (bran) 9
Barley Spr',uL-, 3
Distil ,rs Grains. 3
Oat Feed, 10
Provind-r, 3
Victor Feed, 3
XXX Corn and Ol
Feeds, 2
C~rn .-nd Oat Fedrs, 4
Pr,"'riet ry Horse
Feeds, 4
Molasses Feeds, 2
P, ultry Fee,'s, 7
Beef S .rap, 7
Quaker Dairy Feed, 5
Cr. m-r\ FPed, 3


Comi Iiled from rep"rr of Connecticut Expermen: a Stati n 1904.


Starch
and
F Ire I 'en s gar

Smr,.les 7 0'. 43 16 24 59
8 76 34 7" 35 91
8 39 15 93 54 62
6 36 17 14 50 61'
7 80 1H 21 54 44
1 64 8 73 1 32
1 25 37 06 46 52
7 81 24 17 54 30
4 05 10 49 65 2;
4 53 15 57 61 2,
10 94 27 20 4266
12 901 32 23 33 34
S 2 57 7 91 54 5t4
911 10 62 67 34
10 613 8 83 6i2 4i

9 94 9 66 14 6f,
12 09 8 73 Q1 73

9 571 12 48 60 514
s 419 16 34 5l 72
4 6.2 15 86! 60 27
4 44 7, 3 2S
15 53: 14 42 52 12
S ; 10 07 20 0:'1 i 0'


Fat


9 22
5 :'4
4 70
4 26
4 79
3 14
3 27
3 44
7 83
3 02
1 56
12 09
3 26
4 031
4 02

5 09
3 73

4 27
1 79
5, 32
14 75
4 0.5
r5 38


Ash


6 60
6 12
5 33
4 30
5 30
1 20
t 68
1 80
2 54
3 80
6 34
1 88
5 34
I 83
3 64

3 24
3 22

2 83
6 18
27 63
29 20
5 31
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CHAPTER 5452-[No. 81.]

AN ACT to Provide for the Inspection and Analysis of,
And to Regulate the Sale of Commercial Feeding
Stuffs in This State; to Pfohibit the Sale of Fraudulent
or Adulterated Commercial Feeding Stuffs; to linee
the Term Commercial Feeding Stuffs; to Provide for
Guarantees of the Ingredients of Commercial Feeding
Stuffs; for the Affixing of Labels and Stamps to the
Packages Thereof, as Evidence of the Guarantee and
Inspection Thereof; to Provide for the Collection of
an Inspection Fee From the Manufacturers of Commer-
cial Feeding Stuffs, to Fix Penalties for the Violation
of the provisions of this act; to Authorize the Appoint-
ment of an Additional Assistant State Chemist, an In-
spector of Commercial Feeding Stuffs, to Appropriate
the Necessary Funds to Enforce the Provisions of This
Act, and to Repeal all Laws or Parts of Laws in Con-
flict With This Act.

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:

Sec. 1. The State Chemist and his Assistants shall be
owners given, inspectors of commercial feeding stuffs; they hall be un-
oders sperison der the general direction and supervision of the Commia-
fthe Commis- sioner of Agriculture.
ure. Ai Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the State Chemist to an-
alyze sumples of commercial feeding stuffs that may be
uties'of state offered for sale in this State, and for this purpose he is
chemist.: authorized, and directed, to take or have taken by his as-
sistants, from any brand of commercial feeding stuffs
offered for sale in this State, which may be in the posses-
sion of any manufacturer, dealer or person using or offer-
ing for sale the same; samples not to exceed one pound
each in weight. In case any manufacturer shall request
ig'htfman- another analysis, then the sample at the request of any
lacturerto manufacturer, shall be sent to any chemist to whom the
econd.anal' Commissioner of Agriculture, State Chemist and manu-
facturer shall agree upon.
Sec. 3. Every bag, barrel, or other package of commer-
fanalysis to cial feeding stuff, manufactured, sold in, or imported into
e on packages this State, shall have securely attached, a tag or label, and










plainly printed thereon, the number of net pounds of com-
mercial feeding stuff in the package, the name, brand, or
trade mark under which the commercial feeding stuff is
sold; the name and address of the manufacturer, and the
guaranteed chemical analysis, stating the percentage of
fat, the percentage of protein-allowing 1 percentum of
nitrogen to equal 6.25 per centum of protein-the Iiercen-
tage of sugar and starch, contained therein, these constit-
uents to be determined by the methods adopted by the As-
sociation of Official Agricultural Chemists of the United
States; and the ingredients from which it is compound-
ed, also the stamp showing the payment of the inspection
fee provided for in this act. The sheriffs of the counties
of this State, are hereby authorized, and it is hereby made
their duty to seize and sell at public sale, each and every uotfieso the
bag, barrel or package of commercial feeding stuffs manu-
factured, imported into, or sold in this State which shall
not have securely attached, the tag or label, and.stamp
mentioned in this Section; Provided, that should the own-
er show to the satisfaction of the sheriff such, tag or label
or stamp had been attached, and the same had become de-
tached, the sheriff shall release the same without cost to
the owner. All commercial feeding stuffs shipped in bulk knot shi in
to consumers shall be subject to the penalties provided for summers.
in this act, upon the attempt to evade the guaranteed
analysis, and the payment of inspection fee provided for
in this act; Provided, that nothing in this act shall be con-
strued to restrict or avoid sales of Commercial Feeding aniuure
Stuff material in bulk to each other by importers, manu- can ship in
S bulk to each
facturers, or manipulators who mix commercial feeding other.
stuffs for sale; or as preventing the free and unrestricted
shipment of these articles in bulk to manufactors or ma-
nipulators who mix commercial feeding stuffs for sale.
All.moneys or proceeds derived from the seizure or sale
of commercial feeding stuffs, shall be covered into the
State Treasury.
Sec. 4. Any manufacturer or dealer who shall misrepre-
sent the proportion of fat, protein, sugar or starch, or Penalties: for
other ingredient contained inn such commercial feeding isrepresent-
stuffs, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall sis.
upon conviction thereof, be fined not more than five hun-
dred dollars for the first offense, and one thousand dollars
for each subsequent offense.
Sec. 5. Any manufacturer, or importer, dealer or agent,
for the sale of commercial feeding stuffs, previous to of-










h fering the same for sale in this State, shall file with the
Oath of analy-
sis to be file Commissioner of Agriculture annually, a paper giving
erwith C n: his or their name and address, the place of manufacture,
culture annu- the name and address of his principal agent or agents in
theState ofFlorida1 also the name or brand and guaran-
teed analysis, under oath, of the commercial feeding stuffs
offered for sale by him, or them; and any manufacturer,
importer or agent who shall refuse to give the information
herein required, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor,
and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than
five hundred dollars for each offense.
Sec. 6. Every manufacturer, importer, agent or seller,
T t i of any commercial feeding stuffs, shall pay to the State
non-payment Treasurer a fee of twenty-five cents for each and every ton
f.tax. offered for sale in this State; Provided that when the man-
ufacturer or importer shall have paid the fees herein re-
quired for any person acting as agent or seller for : iy
manufacturer or importer,such agent or seller shall not be
required to pay the fee named in this section;and any
manufacturer, importer of dealer, who shall fail to pay the
inspection fee provided for in this section, shall be guilty
of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be
fined one hundred and fifty dollars for the first offense,
and two hundred and fifty dollars for each subsequent
Stumpsmustbe offense; It shall be the duty of every person, before sell-
e tachpaage. ing any commercial feed stuffs for use in this State, to
attach or cause to be attached, to each bag ,barrel or pack-
age thereof, one of the tags and stamps hereinbefore de-
scribed, designating the name and quantity of feeding
stuff in the bag, barrel or package and guaranteed analy-
sis to which it is attached, as evidence of the payment of
the inspection fee, and the guaranteed analysis imposed
penalty for ne- by this act. Any person who shall sell any package of
glecting to at-
ach stamps to commercial feeding stuff which has not been tagged, and
packages. stamped as herein provided, shall be deemed guilty of a
misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined
the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars for each lot of
feeding stuff so sold; and the said person shall be also lia-
ble to a penalty of five dollars foreach omission to tag and
stamp each package, each omission to constitute a sepa-
rate offense, which penalty may be sued for, either by the
Commissionlo of Agriculture or any other person. It
Duty of Attor-
nuey oer shall be the duty of the Attorney-General and the several
nr eStates At-
torney. State attorneys when requested by the Commissioner of










Agriculture, to enjoin any person, firm or corporation,
resident or non-resident, from manufacturing or selling
or soliciting orders from the sale of commercial feeding
stuffs in this State, for use in this State, without comply-
ing with the provisions of this act, without bond or ad-
vanced costs. Any person who shall counterfeit, or use a Penalty to
counterfeiting.
counterfeit of a tag or stamp required in this act knowing
the the same to be counterfeited, or who shall use them a
second time after the said tags or stamps shall have been
once attached, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon
conviction thereof, shall be fined a sum not exceeding tive
hundred dollars for the first offense, and one thousand
dollars for the second offense.
Sec. 7. It shall be the duty of the Commissioner of Ag-
riculture to furnish the manufacturers, dealers or impor-
ters of commercial feeding stuffs with stamps to be attach- nishedbyCom-
ed to each package of commercial feeding stuffs sold or ,iu-loner of
used in this State, which stamps shall be accounted for by Agriculture.
the Commissioner of Agriculture in his monthly report to
the Governor; such stamps shall be printed in such form
as may be prescribed by the Commissioner of Agriculture.
Sec. 8. Each manufacturer of or dealer in commercial
feeding stuffs, shall forward the money for commercial
feeding stuffs stamps, with his letter of request, direct to
the State Treasurer. Said letter of request shall contain Hiw to apily
the statement of tons of commercial feeding stuff for forstar'p.i
which stamps are requested, and the number of packages
contained in each ton. The State Treasurer shall hand to
the Commissioner of'Agriculture the letter of request for
commercial feeding stuff stamps, whcih orders shall be
filled by the Commisioner of Agriculture at once, if found
correct.
Sec. 9. Any person purchasing any commercial feeding
stuff from any manufacturer or vender in this State for
his own use, such person being a citizen of this State, may
.submit fair samples of the said commercial feeding stuff o w ciizen
to the Commissioner of Agriculture for analysis. But in have good,,-
order to protect the manufacturer or vendor from the su zed.
mission of spurious samples for analysis, the person se- '
electing the same shall do so in the presence of two or more
disinterested persons, which sample shall be taken from
one or more packages, placed in a bottle or carl d sealed
in the presence of said witnesses, and this samples pack-
age, bottle or can, placed in the hands of a disinterested .










How samples person, who shall forward the same, at the expense of the
shall be dan purchaser, to the Commissioner of Agriculture, and upon
the receipt by him of such sample package, the Commis-
sioner of Agriculture is hereby authorized to require the
State Chemist to analyze the same, and he shall return to
such purchaser, or purchasers, a certificate or certificates
of' analysis. The certificate shall in all cases set forth
the component parts of said commercial feed stuffs, with
Certificate of their respective quantities, dates of analysis, and the
state chemist. name or names of the person or persons submitting the
samples, and to be signedby the State Chemist, who is
hereby authorized to keep an accurate account of the same,
and the said certificate or record, when verified by the affi-
davit of the State Chemist, shall be competent evidence in
any court of law or equity in this State.
Sec. 10. Any person purchasing any commercial feed
stuff from any manufacturer or vendor who shall upon
Damages, bow analysis by the State Chemist, discover that he has been
defrauded by reason of adulteration, or deficiency of con-
stituent elements, either in quality or quantity, in the
Commercial Feed stuffs so purchased, shall recover in any'
action he may institute, upon proof of the fact, twice the
amount paid to, dr demanded by the manufacturer or ven-
dor of the commercial feed stuff so purchased. But in all
cases where the vendor is an agent of the manufacturer,
or sub-agent of such agent, the judgment of the court shall
be rendered against the manufacturer. In case any pur-
chase be made of any manufacturer, or agent, of any per-
son or persons residing out of the State of Florida, man-
ufacturing, compounding or furnishing for sale, any com-
mercial feed stuffs, the purchaser'thereof, may, at his op-
tion, proceed by attachment, as now provided by law in
case of non-resident and absconding debtors, against such
property, rights, or credits of the person or persons sell-
ing, manufacturing, compounding or furnishing said com-
mercial feeding stuff, when such property, rights or cred-
its, can be found within the limits of the State.
Bec. 11. The term commercial feeding stuffs as used in
definition of this act, shall be held to include linseed meals, cottonseed
Sjecttothisaubct meals, (when sold for stock feed) pea meals, cocoanut
meals, gluten meals, maize feeds, starch feeds, sugar and
molasses WIs, dried brewers grains, malt sprouts, hom-
iny feeds, cerealine feeds, oat feeds, corn and oat chops,
corn and oat feeds, ground beef or fish scraps, mixed









_, feeds, middlings, mixed feeds made wholly or in part from
wheat, rye, buckwheat or rice, mixed bran, and brans
made from any cereal or grain, but shall not include hays
and straws, and cottonseed hulls; the whole seeds, nor the
Sunmixed meals and chops, made directly from the seed of
J wheat, rye, barley, oats, velvet beans, indian corn, buck-
i wheat, broom-corn or rice, containing less than ten per
cent. of crude fibre.
Sec. 12. The State Chemist, upon application, shall fur-
.nish at any time to an applicant a full analysis of any
awample of commercial feeding stuffs required. Said anal-
. sis shall set forth the percentage of fat, protein, starch
Sand sugar, with a statement of the commercial value of
Steach ingredient, which valuation shall be uniform and not
ibove the real value of such ingredient.
SSec. 13. The Governor shall, upon the recommendation
of the State Chemist, appoint an additional Assistant hatthe Stat
State Chemist who shall be a competent analytical chem- qired o ,r-
, ft. His salary shall be fifteen hundred dollars per an- of.
uum. The Governor may also when necessary,. appoint
in inspector of commercial feeding stuffs and coinmercial
fertilizers. His salary shall be nine hundred dollars per
annum, and he shall be under the immediate direction of
the State Chemist. The actual traveling expenses of the,
inspector of the Chemical division of the Agriculturt
.Department of the State, not to exceed five hundred dal d
.irs per annum, shall be paid on proper vouchers approved
|ly the State Chemist and Commissioner of Agriculture.
Sec. 14. The sum of two thousand and nine hundred
.4 dollars per annum is hereby appropriated to carry into ef-
ict the provisions of this act, and the Comptroller is here-
*y authorized to issue his warrants for the payment of
V ihe same out of any funds in the Treasury dqved from
ve sale of commercial fertilizer stamps, r4-tmmercial
eced stuff stamps.
Sec. 15. The Commissioner of Agric h liall have
Ihe authority to establish such rules and uons in re-



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50
gard to the'inspection, analysis and.sale of commercialf-;,
commssionec feeding stuffs, not iiicQnsistent with the provisions of this':
bf RAgrl ulure ., I I
h power to act, as in his judgment will best carry-out the require-'
regufate.
ments thereof.
Sec. 16. All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this
act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 17. This act shall take effect ninety days after its:
passage and approval by the. Governor.
In force' tgust 22, 19)05.
> Approved /ay 24, 1'90.



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