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GLAMORGANSHIRE AGRECULTURAL REPORT. June 5.-Frorn the fineness of the weather, vegeta- tiou made rapid progress in the early part of May heavy- rain fell about the 1st followed by remarkably fine weather, the thermometer, in the shade, rising to 76°, and on the 24th, to 78J, and the mean temperature of the month is jusi 59°. From this, and the absence of rain for the last tive weeks, much of the moisture of the soil has been absorbed, and the latp sown barley is getting yellow and stunted in its growth; and if it continues much longer the crops of hay and spring grain will be libt, especially on clayey lands and thin soils. Wheat suffers least, and continues to look well, the ear now making its appearance, but the general aspect of the crop does not denote great bulk. This weather has proved to be favourable for the the preparation of Fallows, if it is well availed of in Stirling them about. The ill effects of a dry season are but ten porary, and, in a climate so subjcct to rain as this is, will be more than counterbalanced by its future beneficial effects The bad effects of wet seasons affect not only the arable farmer, but also the animal creation, producing a coarser herbage, unhealthy for stock, which, as we have lately experienced in sheep, are long before they recover its ill effects. We fear the dry weather is not made the most of, as there does not appear to be the usual breadth of fallows in course of preparation, and even this portion too often exhibits a green tinge, well known to those who have had any experience in giving them a diherent colour. We also notice a great deficiency of those white spots with which the fallows in this county were won.t to he studded over at this season, arising perhaps from the use of brown lime, instead of white, but we rather fear trom inability in the tenant to procure either. The mowing of rye-grass and clover commenced last week. The crops cut present a fair average, but those grazed in the spring, as well .-ikg the light land meadows, are extremely deficient. The Swedish turnips set will not vegetate without moisture mangels come up irregular, from the same cause. The abundance of grass in the past month produced a good demand for stock, which now appears to subside; corn is still extremely low. ri'l i c weather has been highly favourable for shearing, and the wool will be in excellent condition the growers calculate, from the deficient quantity, that the combing wool, in the vale of this county, will be worth 14d. a lb.

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