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 Decade: 1930-1939
 Year: 1939
 Collection: Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Broomcorn growing and handling.

Broomcorn growing and handling.

Date: 1939
Creator: Washburn, R. S. (Raymond Secord), 1887- & Martin, John H. (John Holmes), 1893-
Description: A guide to growing and selling broomcorn, a sorghum plant used for the making of brooms and whisk brooms.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Fireproofing Christmas trees.

Fireproofing Christmas trees.

Date: December 1939
Creator: Leatherman, Martin, 1902-
Description: Describes the use of fire-resisting chemicals as a way to reduce the fire hazard of Christmas trees.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Date growing in the United States.

Date growing in the United States.

Date: February 1939
Creator: Nixon, Roy W. (Roy Wesley), b. 1895 & Moore, Dewey Chester, 1901-
Description: Describes the varieties of dates grown in the United States. Provides recommendations for growing dates and controlling the diseases and pests that affect them.
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The timothy crop.

The timothy crop.

Date: February 1939
Creator: Evans, Morgan W. (Morgan William), 1879-
Description: A guide to growing timothy-grass for use as livestock feed on the farm.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Growing sweet corn for the cannery.

Growing sweet corn for the cannery.

Date: 1939
Creator: Beattie, James H. (James Herbert), b. 1882.
Description: A guide to planting and growing sweet corn for commercial canning. Includes descriptions of sweet corn varieties and provides suggestions for the practical use of factory wastes.
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Collection and preservation of insects for use in the study of agriculture.

Collection and preservation of insects for use in the study of agriculture.

Date: 1939
Creator: Mansuy, Margaret C.
Description: Describes methods for collecting, killing, and preserving insects and larvae for displays to be used in the school classroom or by amateur collectors. Also includes instructions for raising live insects in breeding cages.
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Effective haying equipment and practices for northern Great Plains and inter-mountain regions.

Effective haying equipment and practices for northern Great Plains and inter-mountain regions.

Date: 1939
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Description: Describes best practices and equipment for handling hay in a cost-effective manner.
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Vegetable seeds for the home and market garden.

Vegetable seeds for the home and market garden.

Date: 1939
Creator: Tracy, W. W. (William Warner), 1845-1922.; Shoemaker, D. N. (Daniel Naylor), 1869-; Boswell, Victor R. (Victor Rickman), 1900- & Wade, B. L.
Description: A guide to successful seed-saving for small-scale vegetable gardens.
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Marketing the cowpea seed crop.

Marketing the cowpea seed crop.

Date: 1939
Creator: Barr, J. E. (Jason Edward), 1888-
Description: Describes ways to maximize the value of the cowpea crop, how to best market it, and how to analyze price trends.
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The stock-poisoning death camas.

The stock-poisoning death camas.

Date: 1939
Creator: Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight) & Clawson, A. B.
Description: Describes the varieties of the poisonous death camas plant, how to identify them, and and how they may affect livestock.
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Apple scab.

Apple scab.

Date: 1939
Creator: Roberts, John W. (John William), 1882-1957. & Pierce, Leslie.
Description: Discusses apple scab, its economic impact, distribution, susceptibility of various apples to the disease, and preventive measures.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Blackberry growing.

Blackberry growing.

Date: 1939
Creator: Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-
Description: Describes blackberry varieties and methods of blackberry culture.
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The harlequin bug and its control.

The harlequin bug and its control.

Date: September 1939
Creator: White, W. H. (William Henry), 1892-1951. & Brannon, Loyd William, 1900-
Description: Describes the characteristics of the harlequin bug, the damage it can cause, and methods for its control.
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Liquefied gas for the household.

Liquefied gas for the household.

Date: December 1939
Creator: Senner, Arthur H. (Arthur Henry) & Holbrook, Helen S. (Helen Shepard), b. 1882.
Description: Describes the benefits of using liquefied gas as a means of power in the home, how it is measured and distributed, and its comparative costs.
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Psocids, annoying house pests.

Psocids, annoying house pests.

Date: November 1939
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-
Description: Describes the characteristics of psocids, their habits, and steps that can be taken to control psocids in the home.
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Bean bacterial wilt.

Bean bacterial wilt.

Date: February 1939
Creator: Hedges, Florence.
Description: Describes the signs that beans are infected with bacterial wilt, the history of the disease, where it most often occurs, and the steps that can be taken to control it.
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Rhubarb production.

Rhubarb production.

Date: August 1939
Creator: Beattie, James H. (James Herbert), b. 1882.
Description: Describes the history of rhubarb, and the steps for planting and cultivating rhubarb in the United States.
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Greenhouse tomatoes.

Greenhouse tomatoes.

Date: May 1939
Creator: Beattie, James H. (James Herbert), b. 1882.
Description: Describes the benefits of growing tomatoes in greenhouses for improved quality and marketability. Discusses requirements and methods for successfully growing greenhouse tomatoes.
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Marketing poultry.

Marketing poultry.

Date: 1939
Creator: Slocum, Rob R. (Rob Roy), 1883-1944.
Description: Describes the process of marketing poultry, specifically regarding marketing methods, market channels, market grades, fattening poultry, killing poultry, and transportation.
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Cleaning milking machines.

Cleaning milking machines.

Date: February 1939
Creator: Burgwald, L. H. (Louis Henry), 1892- & Grant, Fred M.
Description: Provides instructions for cleaning mechanical milking machines in order to prevent bacterial contamination.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Protecting field borders.

Protecting field borders.

Date: December 1939
Creator: Davison, Verne E. (Verne Elbert), 1904-
Description: A guide to establishing borders for farm fields, in order to allow for drainage, to prevent woodland encroachment, and to provide wildlife protection.
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The native papaw.

The native papaw.

Date: February 1939
Creator: Gould, H. P.
Description: Describes the characteristics, culture, and uses of the native pawpaw, a little-known fruit.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
The bud-graft method of propagating vinifera grape varieties on rootstocks.

The bud-graft method of propagating vinifera grape varieties on rootstocks.

Date: 1939
Creator: Snyder, Elmer. & Harmon, Frank Nelson, 1895-
Description: Describes a method of grafting vinifera grapes on disease-resistant rootstocks to prevent infestation by phylloxera and the root knot nematode.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Fire-protective construction on the farm.

Fire-protective construction on the farm.

Date: April 1939
Creator: United States. Bureau of Chemistry and Soils.
Description: Describes the damage that can occur to property and people as a result of fire; and discusses various farm construction projects that prevent a fire or offer protection should a fire occur.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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