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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Decade: 1930-1939
 Year: 1936
 Collection: USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Arbor day, its purpose and observance.

Arbor day, its purpose and observance.

Date: November 1936
Creator: United States. Forest Service.
Description: Discusses Arbor Day as a holiday that recognizes the importance of United States forests and discusses a citizen's duty to preserve them and foster new growth of trees.
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The avocado : its insect enemies and how to combat them.

The avocado : its insect enemies and how to combat them.

Date: 1936
Creator: Moznette, G. F. (George Franklin), 1890-
Description: Describes insect pests of the avocado in Florida, and methods for their control.
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Care of food in the home.

Care of food in the home.

Date: 1936
Creator: United States. Bureau of Home Economics.
Description: Provides information about the causes of food spoilage and suggests methods for keeping foods in good condition.
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Cattle grubs or heel flies with suggestions for their control.

Cattle grubs or heel flies with suggestions for their control.

Date: May 1936
Creator: Bishopp, F. C. (Fred Corry), 1884-1970.; Laake, E. W. (Ernest William), 1887-1986. & Wells, R. W. (Roscoe Ward), b. 1890.
Description: Describes the damage caused by cattle grubs and provides methods for their control.
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Cover Crops for Soil Conservation

Cover Crops for Soil Conservation

Date: 1936
Creator: Kell, Walter V., 1889- & McKee, Roland
Description: "Cover crops are crops sown or planted in thick stands for the purpose of protecting and enriching the soil.... That the use of cover crops is a most efficient means for preventing soil erosion and increasing soil fertility is well known; yet this practice is not nearly so widely and extensively followed as it should be. The kinds of cover crops that should be used and the method of utilizing them to the best advantage varies in different regions, according to climatic conditions but almost everywhere cover cropping in some form can be profitably followed." -- p. 1. The bulletin considers cover crops as either legumes or non-legumes.
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Dairy farming for beginners.

Dairy farming for beginners.

Date: 1936
Creator: Shepherd, J. B. (Joseph Benjamin), 1892.
Description: Presents the factors to consider when deciding whether to start a dairy farm. Discusses markets, feed, capital, buildings, herd selection, record-keeping, and labor requirements.
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The dasheen : a southern root crop for home use and market.

The dasheen : a southern root crop for home use and market.

Date: December 1936
Creator: Young, Robert A. (Robert Armstrong), b. 1876
Description: Describes the characteristics of the dasheen or taro; also provides marketing methods and dasheen recipes.
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Dehorning, castrating, branding, and marking beef cattle.

Dehorning, castrating, branding, and marking beef cattle.

Date: July 1936
Creator: Black, W. H. (William Henry), 1888-1949. & Parr, V. V. (Virgil Verser), 1888-
Description: Describes procedures and equipment used for dehorning, castrating, branding, and marking beef cattle. Explains the use of these procedures as means for loss prevention in the beef industry.
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The farm garden.

The farm garden.

Date: 1936
Creator: Beattie, James H. (James Herbert), b. 1882. & Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870.
Description: A guide to starting and cultivating a farm garden.
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Game laws for the season 1936-37 : a summary of federal, state, and provincial statutes.

Game laws for the season 1936-37 : a summary of federal, state, and provincial statutes.

Date: October 1936
Creator: Sheldon, H. P. & Grimes, Frank G.
Description: A detailed review and summary of game laws for the 1936-37 season in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
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Game management on the farm.

Game management on the farm.

Date: October 1936
Creator: Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962.; Sheldon, H. P. & Gabrielson, Ira Noel, 1889-
Description: Describes ways that a farmer can support game on his land to make the best use of otherwise wasted land. Provides an overview of practical game management practices.
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Growing and feeding grain sorghums.

Growing and feeding grain sorghums.

Date: December 1936
Creator: Martin, John H. (John Holmes), 1893-; Cole, John S. (John Selden) & Semple, Arthur T. (Arthur Truman), 1895-
Description: Describes the varieties of grain sorghum, and provides methods for planting and cultivating it effectively.
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Home utilization of muscadine grapes.

Home utilization of muscadine grapes.

Date: September 1936
Creator: Dearing, Charles.
Description: Describes the necessary equipment and procedures for making muscadine grape products at home on the farm.
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Homes for birds

Homes for birds

Date: 1936
Creator: Kalmbach, E. R. (Edwin Richard), 1884- & McAtee, W. L. (Waldo Lee), 1883-1962.
Description: Describes various types of birdhouses, where to place them, how to maintain them, and how to protect them against enemies of birds.
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Laying Out Fields for Tractor Plowing

Laying Out Fields for Tractor Plowing

Date: 1936
Creator: Kinsman, C. D. (Claude Dennison), b. 1889 & Reynoldson, L. A. (Le Roy August), b. 1886
Description: Revised edition. "Tractor plowing usually requires methods of laying out the land different from those followed when plowing with horses and an ordinary plow. Farmers plowing with a tractor for the first time are often at a loss for the most satisfactory methods of laying out their fields.... This bulletin describes the more common methods recommended by farmers who use tractors for plowing. Among these will be found methods suited to laying out fields of different shapes." -- p. ii
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The Locoweed Disease

The Locoweed Disease

Date: 1936
Creator: Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight); Clawson, A. B. & Eggleston, W. W. (Willard Webster), b. 1863
Description: Revised edition. "Loco weeds are poisonous plants that have caused heavy losses of horses, cattle, and sheep in some parts of the West and Southwest. Three plants are known definitely to be locoes, a few others are probably injurious, and some suspected ones are harmless. The loco plants, their distribution, characteristics, and effects upon animals eating them, are described in this bulletin. Illustrations of the plants and of poisoned animals accompany the descriptions." -- p. ii
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Making American cheese on the farm for home consumption.

Making American cheese on the farm for home consumption.

Date: 1936
Creator: Wilson, H. L. (Harry Lawrence), 1892-
Description: Provides detailed, step-by-step instructions for making American cheese at home.
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Making and using cottage cheese in the home.

Making and using cottage cheese in the home.

Date: 1936
Creator: Matheson, K. J. (Kenneth Jesse), 1885-1940 & Hoover, Jessie M. (Jessie May)
Description: Describes methods, ingredients, and equipment used for making cottage cheese at home. Includes several recipes.
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Modernizing farmhouses.

Modernizing farmhouses.

Date: April 1936
Creator: Ashby, Wallace, b. 1890 & Nash, Walter H. (Walter Howard), 1896-
Description: Describes methods for updating farmhouses with modern conveniences.
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Preparation of eastern grapes for market.

Preparation of eastern grapes for market.

Date: 1936
Creator: Shaffer, B. E. (Bernice Eldon), 1892-
Description: Describes the harvesting, packing, and handling of eastern grapes for the market. Discusses the leading production sections, the commercial varieties, inspection, packaging, and loading.
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Saving livestock from starvation on southwestern ranges.

Saving livestock from starvation on southwestern ranges.

Date: 1936
Creator: Forsling, C. L. (Clarence Luther), b. 1893.
Description: Describes methods for preventing livestock starvation due to drought or overstocking on ranges in the southwestern United States.
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Spring-sown red oats.

Spring-sown red oats.

Date: 1936
Creator: Stanton, T. R. (Thomas Ray), b. 1885. & Coffman, Franklin A. (Franklin Arthur), 1892-
Description: A guide to growing and harvesting spring-sown red oats in the southern half of the United States.
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Tomatoes as a truck crop.

Tomatoes as a truck crop.

Date: July 1936
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Describes how to plant, cultivate, harvest, and transport tomatoes to be sold at market.
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Tuberculosis in Live Stock: Detection, Control, and Eradication.

Tuberculosis in Live Stock: Detection, Control, and Eradication.

Date: 1936
Creator: Wight, Alexander E.
Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the incidence of tuberculosis in cattle and efforts necessary to detect, control, and eradicate it. Includes discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnostic methods, the tuberculin test, and best methods for eradication and prevention.
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