Farmina in Foreign Lands- From the American Agricnturist. A dairy show is to be held at Hamburg Ham-burg Germany in 1894. The ibis Is being nsed to advantage as a destroyer of locusts, near Mel-bnrne. Mel-bnrne. , In Queensland efforts are being made to cultivate coffee, cotton and rice. Grapes at Brisbane, Queensland bring very low prices, and are not paying crop, Rain making experements, conducted in India, have resulted in complete failure. No grain of any kind can be shipped from Russia till after the harvesting cf the next crone. There is a scarcity of clover and grass seeds in England, the United States and New Zealand. New Zealand exported in 18iU, butter to the value of $750, 000, and cheese to the value of 435,000. Farmeis in the New England district dis-trict of Australia are about to turn their attention to grape growing. The area planted to hops in England was 56,145 acres in 1891 as compared with 54,555 acres in 1890. In South Africa the seller of any horse or ox is bound by law to provide two sureties that it was not stolen. Owing to rust in wheat, Cape Colony has recently been compelled to import breadstuffs largely from Australia. A disease resembling diphtheria, broke out at Geelong, Victoria killing over 100 hogs within two weeks. Qoeenslanders asks where a market is to be found for the fat bullocks coming com-ing off their rich pastures la 10,000. The area planted to apples in Tasmania Tas-mania is 9,808 acres againts 6,459 acres in 1881, and is being rapidly increased. Good apricots are being grown in New South Wales. The crop is not large but the flavor of the fruit is excellent. ex-cellent. Hawaiian planters feel the loss of the United States bounty of their sugar, which they received for so many years. A London fruit broker wiil visit New Zealand to give information regarding the treatment and packing of fruit for export. The bark of the Australian Mimasa Is now used as tannin for hides to make morocco leather, as it gives a slightly reddish tint. The world's production of barly is 825,000,000 bushels, Europe contributing contribut-ing 640,000,000 and tbe United States 60,000,000 bushels. In Nicaragua there are 28.000 acres planted to coffee, producing 14,000,000 pounds yearly, the bulk of which is exported to Europe. Many settlers at Nueva Plata in the Argentine republic are planting trees, which they believe, will pay better than corn or wheat. Iu the southern and astern districts of Cape Colony horse sickness is killing numbers of stock, 200 dying recently in one small district. Exports from New Zealand of agricultural agri-cultural produce, wool, flax, frozen and preserved meat declined largely toward the close of last year. Experiments toward rust prevention are being made in all the colonies, and a conference was held at Adelaide in March to report results. Australasia has 50,000,000 acres of forest yet imports annually lumber to the value of $15,000,000, chiefly from the Pacific coast of the United States. Th cultivated area of Egyut is about 5,250,000 acres. The number of shep Is 1,050,000, and the exports of wool abont 8,400 bales of 400 pounds each. In Canada there are 2,328,327 acres devoted to etockraising. In the district of Alberta and Assiniboia there are 117-559 117-559 cattle 16,519 horses, and 44,752 sheep In the southern part of Queensland grass is scarce, water is drying up and there is indication it drought but in the northern section heavy rains have fallen. The principal wheat exporting countries coun-tries of the world are in the order named: the United States, British India, Anstria-Hungary, Russia, Australasia and the Argentine.