March 3, 1916

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Charles Marcil

Liberal

Mr. MARCIL:

Could the hon. gentleman name -a few of the places in Quebec where these stations are established?

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Mr. HAZEOST@

The illustration stations established in Quebec are at Aubrey, Drum-mondville, Lac a la Tortue, Nominingue, New Carlisle, 'Rimouski, Stanbridge, St. Gedeon, Ste. Julie.

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John Douglas Hazen (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

I am informed that there

are none in Nova Scotia.

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CON

John Douglas Hazen (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

Yes, at Lennoxville, Cap

Rouge, and Ste. Anne de la Pocatdere.

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LIB

Charles Marcil

Liberal

Mr. MAROIL:

I understand that there

is no experimental farm in the district of Chicoutimi and Saguenay?

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CON

John Douglas Hazen (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

There is an illustration

station, but no experimental farm.

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LIB

Charles Marcil

Liberal

Mr. MARCIL:

Cam the minister give us *a list of applications for stations that are now under consideration?

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CON

John Douglas Hazen (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

A few .applications have been received, but I understand that there is no list of them in the department.

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LIB

James Alexander Robb

Liberal

Mr. ROBB:

In the case of these illustration stations, what is the farmer paid for the use of his land, and for his extradabour?

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CON

John Douglas Hazen (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

The farmer is paid a sum of money that amounts to about $5 an acre, and he is furnished with seed. He carries -on the operations under the supervision and instruction of the officials of the Experimental Farm.

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Charles Marcil

Liberal

Mr. MAROIL:

Can the minister give us any information as to the rotation of crops at the stations in the province of Quebec?

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John Douglas Hazen (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

It is a four-year rotation, going in this order: the first year, a hoed crop, such as corn or roots, such as potatoes; the second year, .grain; the third year, clover; the fourth year, pasture.

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LIB

Charles Marcil

Liberal

Mr. MARCIL:

Would the minister give a report of one of these stations and a statement of the results obtained?

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CON

John Douglas Hazen (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

They were started only last year, and I understand that the reports have not yet been received at the department.

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John Douglas Hazen (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

Yes.

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CON

John Douglas Hazen (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

Mr. C. Moore.

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March 3, 1916