Agriculture and state
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Scope and Contents Le Souef confirms receipt of 'the Gillespie papers', parts of which he is copying out before returning them to Ewart. He reports that he has talked with the commercial agent of Australia House about the possibility of the Prime Minister visiting the universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh. He complains about the pastoralists and departments of agriculture in Australia not knowing of the work that is going on and so being unable to co-operate or adapt to their special conditions.
Dates: 15 October 1925
Scope and Contents Le Souef writes that he hopes the Australian Prime Minister will find the time to see the research work in progress at Edinburgh and Aberdeen. He advises Ewart to emphasise the necessity of 'bridging the gap between the universities and the pastoralists so that the benefits of research can be put into practice.' Le Souef will be extending his proposed trip to North Australia in order to visit a large fresh water lake near Alice Springs to look up a large carnivorous animal which is at present...
Dates: 23 November 1926
Scope and Contents Le Souef writes that he will enquire whether the results of research can be passed on to other interested parties. He has mentioned the matter to Australia House officials who seemed to think that the Empire Marketing Board would be interested in the research.
Dates: 28 November 1926
Scope and Contents Le Souef writes that McDougall, the Australian representative on the Empire Marketing Board, would be happy to get in touch with the Animal Breeding Department of Edinburgh University. McDougall claims that the Board has a good deal of money to spend on research and are now interested in the Empire Soil Survey being carried out at the University of Aberdeen. Le Souef recommends that Ewart send McDougall information concerning the work of the Department, draft a line of practical research with...
Dates: 30 November 1926
Scope and Contents Le Souef writes that he has recommended Ewart to colleagues in the Institute of Science and Industry, Australia, who will arrange to meet with Ewart when they are in England. Le Souef believes it is important that the research into wool in Australia be started along the right lines with the advice of experienced people to avoid duplicating work. He reports that they have had promising results in wool quality and quantity by feeding sheep with a mixture of mineral salts. Finally, he provides...
Dates: 06 May 1927