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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Decade: 1900-1909
The Adulteration of Forage-Plant Seeds
Report discussing the adulteration of forage plant seeds, including for red clover, alfalfa, alsike clover, orchard grass, meadow fescue, Kentucky bluegrass, redtop, and brome grasses (bromus). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87484/
The Advantage of Planting Heavy Cotton Seed
Report discussing the importance of using heavy cotton seed and separating it for planting. Experiments have established that heavier seeds more reliably produce better plants. Methods of separating and testing the seeds are discussed, including the equipment necessary for seed separation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85624/
Alfalfa Growing
Report discussing the cultivation of alfalfa and its potential as a crop for hay and pastures. Also includes a discussion of the various weeds, pests, and fungi which affect alfalfa. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85579/
Alfalfa seed.
A guide to judging and testing the quality of alfalfa seed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6444/
Alkali lands.
Summarizes an 1898 study of the problem of alkaline soil conditions as the result of irrigation in Montana. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6394/
The Angora goat.
A guide to the care and housing of Angora goat herds. Includes a description of the goat and its uses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6418/
Annual flowering plants.
A guide to growing and using numerous types of annual flowering plants. Includes recommendations for planting school gardens, and the use of hotbeds or cold frames. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6443/
Annual Report of the Office of Experiment Stations, June 30, 1901
Volume provides a summary of the progress of each agricultural experiment station. Also includes statistics, discussions of foreign investigations, and selected studies. Name index starts on page 483. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6020/
Annual Report of the Office of Experiment Stations, June 30, 1902
Volume provides a summary of the progress of each agricultural experiment station. Also includes statistics, discussions of foreign investigations, and selected studies. Name index starts on page 541. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6019/
Annual Report of the Office of Experiment Stations, June 30, 1903
Volume provides a summary of the progress of each agricultural experiment station. Also includes statistics, discussions of foreign investigations, and selected studies. Name index starts on page 751. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6018/
Annual Report of the Office of Experiment Stations, June 30, 1904
Volume provides a summary of the progress of each agricultural experiment station. Also includes statistics, discussions of foreign investigations, and selected studies. Name index starts on page 715. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5003/
Annual Report of the Office of Experiment Stations, June 30, 1905
Volume provides a summary of the progress of each agricultural experiment station. Also includes statistics, discussions of foreign investigations, and selected studies. Name index starts on page 751. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6017/
Annual Report of the Office of Experiment Stations, June 30, 1906
Volume provides a summary of the progress of each agricultural experiment station. Also includes statistics, discussions of foreign investigations, and selected studies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6016/
Annual Report of the Office of Experiment Stations, June 30, 1907
Volume provides a summary of the progress of each agricultural experiment station. Also includes statistics, discussions of foreign investigations, and selected studies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6015/
Annual Report of the Office of Experiment Stations, June 30, 1908
Volume provides a summary of the progress of each agricultural experiment station. Also includes statistics, discussions of foreign investigations, and selected studies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5002/
The apple and how to grow it.
A guide to apple growing, from soil preparation to harvesting. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6432/
Bacteria in Milk
Report discussing the effects of bacteria which grow naturally in milk, including their effects on both sugars and fats. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85651/
Barnyard manure.
Describes the benefits of more economical management of organic farm resources, namely barnyard manure. Discusses the management and application of methods for using fertilizers on the farm. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6445/
The Basket Willow
Report discussing improved cultivation techniques for willow trees used in basket-making. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85648/
Beans
"The member of this great family with which we have at this time to deal -- the bean -- is not so valuable from the standpoint of forage or soil renovation, but is among the most valuable members of the great group for the seed which it produces. While the seed is the most important and valuable factor, the power to gather nitrogen and to render the soil better for having been grown upon it is an important consideration and one which should not be overlooked by those interested in maintaining the nitrogen content of the soil." -- p. 6. Topics discussed include the various types of beans and the differences in cultivation between field beans and garden beans. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87435/
Beans, peas, and other legumes as food.
Describes several varieties of beans, peas, and other legumes. Discusses the composition and digestibility of legumes such as beans, peas, lentils, and peanuts. Discusses several different ways to prepare them for use in foods or other products. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6428/
Beautifying the home grounds.
Describes practical and aesthetic uses for trees, shrubs, and vines in home landscapes. Discusses the benefits of home landscape planning. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6448/
Bee keeping.
Discusses beekeeping in detail. Precautions against stinging and swarming are provided, along with information on types of bees, how to obtain honey and wax, and the risks of loss due to diseases and pests. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6323/
Beneficial Bacteria for Leguminous Crops
Report discussing the cultivation of legumes in nitrogen-poor soils that are nonetheless abundant in bacteria which uniquely benefit legumes. Significant attention is given to the topic of introducing these bacteria into soils through artificial methods. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85578/
The Boll Weevil Problem, with Special Reference to Means of Reducing Damage
Report summarizing the Department of Agriculture's previous publications on the boll-weevil problem and the unpublished results of the most recent investigations. Topics discussed include the life cycle of the boll weevil, its dissemination, and means of controlling it. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85650/
Bread and the Principles of Bread Making
Report discussing the different factors and principles behind bread making, including types of grain, yeast, dough, baking methods, chemical composition, and its nutritional values. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85539/
Breeds of dairy cattle.
Discusses the origins, history, and characteristics of various cattle breeds. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6436/
The Brown-Tail Moth and How to Control It
Report discussing the recent introduction of the European brown-tail moth into the Americas, its life cycle, and its possible impact on plant life, and methods to control it. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85611/
Building Up a Run-Down Cotton Plantation
"This paper is an account of the progress made in three years in changing a run-down cotton plantation into a profitable stock and hay farm. The results obtained from the use of cowpeas and other leguminous crops in restoring the fertility of the land have exceeded the expectations of those in charge of the work." -- p. 5 digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87452/
Canadian Field Peas
Report discussing the cultivation of the Canadian field pea, including its uses and adaptability to the United State. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85588/
Canned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies: Household Methods of Preparation
Report discussing the proper techniques for canning and preserving fruit, including utensils needed, fruit selection and preparation, and methods for making jelly and juices. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85570/
Carbon bisulphid as an insecticide.
A guide to the use of carbon disulfide ("bisulfid of carbon") as an insecticide against the cigarette beetle, as well as other insect pests and borers. The information is largely based on experiments conducted in 1901 by the Division of Entomology, at a large tobacco establishment in Washington, D.C. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6411/
Care of milk on the farm.
Discusses the problem of bacterial contamination of milk. Describes best practices for sanitary production and handling of milk on the farm. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6319/
Cassava
Report discussing the potential for cassava cultivation in the Gulf Coast States of the United States. Topics discussed include soil requirements, fertilizers, common diseases, harvesting, crop yields, and marketing. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85559/
The Cattle Tick in Its Relation to Southern Agriculture
Report discussing the problems posed to cattle raising in the southern United States by the cattle tick (also known as the Texas fever tick). The report details the economic losses caused by tick infestation and explains the importance of eradication. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85609/
Celery
Report discussing the cultivation, storing, and marketing of celery as popular crop for home consumption in the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85621/
Celery culture.
A guide to growing celery, including planting, watering, mulching, insect and disease control, storage, and selling. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6408/
Cement Mortar and Concrete: Preparation and Use for Farm Purposes
Report detailing the proper method for mixing concrete and the uses for which concrete is well adapted. The report focuses on the elementary principles of concrete construction. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85594/
Cereal Breakfast Foods
Report discussing the preparation, nutritional value, and digestibility of grains commonly used as breakfast cereals. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87419/
Cheese Making on the Farm
Report discussing the proper methods for making cheese on farms. Includes suggestions for making print, pot, Neufch√Ętel, English cream, French cream, and double cream cheeses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87403/
Citrus Fruit Growing in the Gulf States
Report discussing best practices for cultivating a citrus orchard. Discussion includes possible grove sites, varieties of citrus trees, fertilizers, methods of cold protection, and nursery cultivation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87414/
Clearing New Land
Report discussing methods of clearing forested land for the establishment of pastures and farms. Methods discussed include the use of dynamite, machinery, horses and chain, and oxen. Special attention is given to selecting a method based on the root system of the trees. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85549/
Clover Farming on the Sandy Jack-Pine Lands of the North
Report discussing techniques for treating soil in the Midwestern United States so that clover can be profitably grown in the region's sandy pine lands. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85643/
Commercial fertilizers : composition and use.
Describes different types of commercial fertilizers, their agricultural benefits, and indications for their use. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6334/
Comparative Value of Whole Cotton Seed and Cotton-Seed Meal in Fertilizing Cotton
Report discussing the possible uses of cottonseed meal as a fertilizer on farms, as compared to whole cottonseed from which the oil has not yet been extracted. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87433/
Comprehensive Index to the Publications of the United States Government, 1881-1893, Vol. 1.
Index to publications "issued during the period covered by the Forty-seventh to the Fifty-second Congresses, inclusive, printed either by order of Congress, or by the several Executive Departments of the Government."--p. iii digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1497/
Comprehensive Index to the Publications of the United States Government, 1881-1893, Vol. 2.
Index to publications "issued during the period covered by the Forty-seventh to the Fifty-second Congresses, inclusive, printed either by order of Congress, or by the several Executive Departments of the Government."--p. iii of vol. 1 digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1496/
The Computation of Rations for Farm Animals by the Use of Energy Values
Report explaining the general dietary requirements of farm animals and methods for determining the food rations that will ensure that they receive necessary nutrients. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87465/
Conditions Affecting the Value of Market Hay
Report explaining the value of the different kinds and grades of market hay, which is a great source of confusion for many feeders and producers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85658/
Conformation of beef and dairy cattle.
A guide to the judging of cattle, for use by breeders, farmers, stock feeders, or dairymen. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6412/
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