BY J. F. DUGGAR.
I. The spring and early summer of 1896 were extremely dry.
II. Among fourteen varieties of corn tested, the largest yield was made by St. Charles, followed by Early Mastodon and Blount Prolific. Averaging many tests of varieties made in Southern States, the varieties giving the largest yields were found to be as follows: (1) Cocke Prolific, (2) Mosby Prolific, (3) Calhoun Red Cob, (4) St. Charles, (5) Mammoth White Surprise, and (6) Bloant Prolific.