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 Decade: 1900-1909
The Adulteration of Forage-Plant Seeds

The Adulteration of Forage-Plant Seeds

Date: 1909
Creator: Hillman, F. H.
Description: 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).
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The Advantage of Planting Heavy Cotton Seed

The Advantage of Planting Heavy Cotton Seed

Date: 1907
Creator: Webber, Herbert John, 1865-1946 & Boykin, E. B.
Description: 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.
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Alfalfa Growing

Alfalfa Growing

Date: 1905
Creator: Hitchcock, A. S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935
Description: 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.
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Bacteria in Milk

Bacteria in Milk

Date: 1909
Creator: Rogers, L. A. (Lore Alford), 1875-1975
Description: Report discussing the effects of bacteria which grow naturally in milk, including their effects on both sugars and fats.
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The Basket Willow

The Basket Willow

Date: 1909
Creator: Hubbard, William F. (William Fairchild), 1876-1905
Description: Report discussing improved cultivation techniques for willow trees used in basket-making.
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Beans

Beans

Date: 1907
Creator: Corbett, L. C. (Lee Cleveland), 1867-1940
Description: "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.
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Beneficial Bacteria for Leguminous Crops

Beneficial Bacteria for Leguminous Crops

Date: 1905
Creator: Moore, George T. (George Thomas), 1871- & Robinson, Theodore R.
Description: 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.
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The Boll Weevil Problem, with Special Reference to Means of Reducing Damage

The Boll Weevil Problem, with Special Reference to Means of Reducing Damage

Date: 1909
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925
Description: 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.
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Bread and the Principles of Bread Making

Bread and the Principles of Bread Making

Date: 1900
Creator: Atwater, Helen W.
Description: Report discussing the different factors and principles behind bread making, including types of grain, yeast, dough, baking methods, chemical composition, and its nutritional values.
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The Brown-Tail Moth and How to Control It

The Brown-Tail Moth and How to Control It

Date: 1906
Creator: Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950
Description: 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.
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Building Up a Run-Down Cotton Plantation

Building Up a Run-Down Cotton Plantation

Date: 1908
Creator: Brodie, D. A. (David Arthur), b. 1868
Description: "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
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Canadian Field Peas

Canadian Field Peas

Date: 1905
Creator: Shaw, Thomas, 1843-1918
Description: Report discussing the cultivation of the Canadian field pea, including its uses and adaptability to the United State.
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Canned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies: Household Methods of Preparation

Canned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies: Household Methods of Preparation

Date: 1905
Creator: Parloa, Maria, 1843-1909
Description: Report discussing the proper techniques for canning and preserving fruit, including utensils needed, fruit selection and preparation, and methods for making jelly and juices.
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Cassava

Cassava

Date: 1903
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925
Description: 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.
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The Cattle Tick in Its Relation to Southern Agriculture

The Cattle Tick in Its Relation to Southern Agriculture

Date: 1906
Creator: Mayer, August
Description: 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.
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Celery

Celery

Date: 1907
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing the cultivation, storing, and marketing of celery as popular crop for home consumption in the United States.
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Cement Mortar and Concrete: Preparation and Use for Farm Purposes

Cement Mortar and Concrete: Preparation and Use for Farm Purposes

Date: 1905
Creator: Wormeley, Philip L. (Philip Lightfoot), 1878-
Description: 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.
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Cereal Breakfast Foods

Cereal Breakfast Foods

Date: 1906
Creator: Woods, Charles D. & Snyder, Harry, 1867-1927
Description: Report discussing the preparation, nutritional value, and digestibility of grains commonly used as breakfast cereals.
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Cheese Making on the Farm

Cheese Making on the Farm

Date: 1903
Creator: Alvord, Henry Clay, b. 1854
Description: 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.
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Citrus Fruit Growing in the Gulf States

Citrus Fruit Growing in the Gulf States

Date: 1906
Creator: Rolfs, P. H. (Peter Henry), 1865-1944
Description: 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.
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Clearing New Land

Clearing New Land

Date: 1902
Creator: Williams, Franklin, Jr.
Description: 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.
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Clover Farming on the Sandy Jack-Pine Lands of the North

Clover Farming on the Sandy Jack-Pine Lands of the North

Date: 1908
Creator: Smith, Clarence Beaman, 1870-1948
Description: 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.
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Comparative Value of Whole Cotton Seed and Cotton-Seed Meal in Fertilizing Cotton

Comparative Value of Whole Cotton Seed and Cotton-Seed Meal in Fertilizing Cotton

Date: 1907
Creator: Boykin, E. B.
Description: 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.
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The Computation of Rations for Farm Animals by the Use of Energy Values

The Computation of Rations for Farm Animals by the Use of Energy Values

Date: 1909
Creator: Armsby, Henry Prentiss, 1853-1921
Description: Report explaining the general dietary requirements of farm animals and methods for determining the food rations that will ensure that they receive necessary nutrients.
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