1. [Cover]
  2. [Title Page]
  3. Table of contents
  4. Letter of transmittal
  5. University of Wisconsin. Board of Regents
  6. University of Wisconsin. College of Agriculture
  7. Wisconsin Farmers' Institutes for 1897-8
  8. Agricultural directory
  9. Proceedings of the eleventh annual closing Farmers' Institute held at Appleton, Wis., March 9-10-11, 1897
  10. Address of welcome
  11. Response to address of welcome
  12. Tillage
  13. Saving fertility
  14. Raspberries
  15. Apple growing
  16. Apple culture as a business
  17. Swine for profit
  18. Growing sugar beets
  19. The beet sugar industry
  20. What the State Historical Society is doing for the people of Wisconsin
  21. The aim of education
  22. Limitations and possibilities of our rural school system
  23. Keeping bees for profit
  24. Foul brood among Wisconsin bees
  25. Poultry keeping on the farm
  26. Breeds of poultry for special purposes
  27. Country roads
  28. Sheep feeding experiments
  29. Prospects for profit in beef
  30. Baby beef and silage
  31. Rural mail delivery
  32. Our public schools
  33. Russia
  34. The horse and its market
  35. Marketing the horse
  36. Economical feeding
  37. The children's home of Appleton
  38. How to get good cows
  39. Handy things on a dairy farm
  40. The co-operative creamery
  41. The cheese factory
  42. Resolutions
  43. First lesson
  44. Second lesson
  45. Third lesson
  46. Education of the farmer's wife
  47. Diversified farming
  48. Home building-- a plea for better homes for farmers
  49. Opportunities afforded young men from the farms at the University of Wisconsin-- an agricultural education within reach of every energetic young man who wishes to excel in general agriculture
  50. Factory course in butter and cheese making
  51. Index to advertisers
  52. [Advertisements]