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 Decade: 1920-1929
 Collection: USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Alfalfa.

Alfalfa.

Date: 1921
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Description: A guide to growing and using alfalfa on the farm. Includes recommendations for different regions of the United States.
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The Alfalfa Caterpillar

The Alfalfa Caterpillar

Date: 1920
Creator: Wildermuth, V. L.
Description: "The alfalfa caterpillar is one of the most destructive insect pests of alfalfa in the southwestern United States. In 1914 a complete report of the life history of this caterpillar, together with the methods of control, was published. The present paper contains additional information relating to methods of controlling the pest by the management of irrigation water as well as a brief account of its natural history, and is intended to meet the ever-increasing demands of ranchers and others for assistance in protecting their alfalfa against these "green worms." -- p. 3
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Alsike Clover

Alsike Clover

Date: 1920
Creator: Pieters, A. J.
Description: Report discussing the distribution and cultivation of the leguminous crop alsike clover, which grows primarily in the northeastern United States. Topics discussed include soil requirements, seeding, uses, and insect enemies and diseases.
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American moles as agricultural pests and as fur producers.

American moles as agricultural pests and as fur producers.

Date: March 1922
Creator: Scheffer, Theo. H.
Description: Describes the habits of moles, the damage they can cause to lawns and gardens, and methods for their control. Provides instructions for trapping and skinning moles and tanning and selling their pelts.
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Angoumois Grain Moth

Angoumois Grain Moth

Date: 1920
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-
Description: Report discussing the Angoumois grain moth, a pest now common in the United States which is destructive to corn, wheat, and other grains. Topics include the moth's life cycle, infestations, and methods of controlling it, including prompt thrashing and fumigation.
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Anthracnose as a cause of red-clover failure in the southern part of the Clover Belt.

Anthracnose as a cause of red-clover failure in the southern part of the Clover Belt.

Date: November 1926
Creator: Pieters, A. J. & Monteith, John, 1893-
Description: Describes the characteristics of anthracnose, the damage it causes to red clover in the southern part of the Clover Belt, and methods of control; also discusses the development of strains of red clover resistant to anthracnose.
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Aspen Borer and How to Control It

Aspen Borer and How to Control It

Date: 1920
Creator: George Hofer, 1863-
Description: "This bulletin gives methods of controlling the aspen borer or reducing its damage to a minimum. It is based on extensive studies made in the Pikes Peak region of Colorado, but the data in general apply to all regions of the United States where the poplars are native. The introduced Lombardy poplar is very seldom injured, but the commercial cottonwood of the Mississippi Valley seems to be the only native species of poplar which is at all immune to the attack of this insect." -- p. 2
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Back-yard poultry keeping.

Back-yard poultry keeping.

Date: 1924
Creator: Slocum, Rob R. (Rob Roy), 1883-1944. & Lee, Alfred R., b. 1887.
Description: Describes the advantages of keeping poultry at home; provides instructions for building, maintaining, and operating a poultry house.
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Barley : culture, uses, and varieties.

Barley : culture, uses, and varieties.

Date: October 1925
Creator: Harlan, Harry V. (Harry Vaughn), 1882-1944.
Description: Describes the characteristics and uses of barley, the area of the country where it is best grown, and the steps for successfully producing barley.
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Beautifying the Farmstead

Beautifying the Farmstead

Date: 1929
Creator: Mulford, Furman Lloyd, b. 1869
Description: Revised edition. Report giving practical ways for families to beautify farmsteads. Contains sections on design, locations of buildings, walkways, driveways, lawns, trees and other plants.
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