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 Decade: 1890-1899
Peach Yellows and Peach Rosette

Peach Yellows and Peach Rosette

Date: 1894
Creator: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink), 1854-1927
Description: Report discussing the diseases afflicting the peach known as peach yellows and peach rosette, including distribution of the diseases and preventive measures. A brief appendix discusses laws passed in Connecticut and Pennsylvania which are intended to prevent the spread of the diseases.
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The Russian Thistle and Other Troublesome Weeds in the Wheat Region of Minnesota and North and South Dakota.

The Russian Thistle and Other Troublesome Weeds in the Wheat Region of Minnesota and North and South Dakota.

Date: 1893
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing the Russian thistle in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota; its growth habits; and methods for destroying it. A brief appendix of notable weeds in the region follows.
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Leguminous Plants for Green Manuring and for Feeding.

Leguminous Plants for Green Manuring and for Feeding.

Date: 1894
Creator: Allen, E. W.
Description: Report discussing the use of legumes for green manuring to enhance the fertility of farm soil and for feeding livestock.
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Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 3

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 3

Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Flax Culture, Crimson Clover, Forcing Lettuce, Heating Greenhouses, Corn Smut, Millet Disease of Horses, Tuberculosis, Pasteurized Cream, Kitchen and Table Wastes, Use of Fertilizers.
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Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 4

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 4

Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Pure Water, Loss of Soil Fertility, Availability of Fertilizers, Seed Selection, Jerusalem Artichokes, Kafir Corn, Thinning Fruit, Use of Low-Grade Apples, Cooking Vegetables, Condimental Feeding Stuffs, Steer and Heifer Beef, Swells in Canned Vegetables.
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Suggestions to Southern Farmers

Suggestions to Southern Farmers

Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Description: Report summarizing the contents of papers read at the Interstate Farmers' Convention held at Vicksburg, Mississippi, February 8-10, 1899. Topics discussed include soil properties, cotton products, livestock farming and feeding, horticulture, agricultural education, forage crops, and the Weather Bureau. The material collected in this report is intended primarily for residents of the South and the Southwest.
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Southern Forage Plants

Southern Forage Plants

Date: 1899
Creator: Lamson-Scribner, F.
Description: Report discussing many of the abundant types of forage plants common in the Southern United States. The increasing profitability of raising livestock and the suitability of soils in the Southern United States for forage plants means pastures in the region hold great potential.
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The Sugar Beet: Culture, Seed Development, Manufacture, and Statistics

The Sugar Beet: Culture, Seed Development, Manufacture, and Statistics

Date: 1899
Creator: Wiley, H. W.
Description: Report discussing the proper cultivation of the sugar beet, which is considered a crop with great potential for the agricultural industry.
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Irrigation in Humid Climates

Irrigation in Humid Climates

Date: 1896
Creator: King, F. H. (Franklin Hiram), 1848-1911
Description: Report discussing and promoting irrigation practices in the eastern United States, which, although its climate is humid, does not have sufficient soil moisture in drier seasons to produce a maximum crop yield.
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The Vegetable Garden

The Vegetable Garden

Date: 1899
Creator: Greathouse, Charles H. (Charles Howard), 1857-1948
Description: Report discussing basic suggestions for cultivating vegetable gardens in farm, suburban, and city environments.
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Forage Plants for the South

Forage Plants for the South

Date: 1894
Creator: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink), 1854-1927
Description: Report discussing the findings of an experimental study of over 500 native and foreign species of grasses and other forage plants in the southern United States. The report is limited to a discussion of species that were established to hold agricultural value for hay and pastures.
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Onion Culture

Onion Culture

Date: 1896
Creator: Watts, Ralph L. (Ralph Levi), 1869-1949
Description: Report discussing proper techniques for cultivating onions, particularly in large quantities. Special consideration is given to the differences between American and foreign varieties of the onion and their suitability for the market.
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Some Insects Injurious to Stored Grain

Some Insects Injurious to Stored Grain

Date: 1897
Creator: Chittenden, F. H. (Frank Hurlbut), 1858-1929
Description: Report discussing insects which commonly cause damage to grain being kept in storage. Three of these insects -- the granary weevil, rice weevil and Angoumois grain moth -- develop and live within the kernels until they reach maturity while the other insects feed on grain in both its kernel and processed forms.
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Farm Drainage

Farm Drainage

Date: 1899
Creator: Elliott, C. G. (Charles Gleason), 1850-1926
Description: Report discussing techniques for soil drainage, including tile-drainage and open drains.
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Fowls: Care and Feeding

Fowls: Care and Feeding

Date: 1896
Creator: Elliott, C. G. (Charles Gleason), 1850-1926
Description: Report discussing the proper way to raise poultry for meat and eggs with a special emphasis on appropriate types of feed. Other topics discussed include nesting, incubation, disease, and dressing and shipping.
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Peach Growing for Market

Peach Growing for Market

Date: 1895
Creator: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink), 1854-1927
Description: Report discussing proper cultivation of a peach orchard for the novice grower. Special consideration is given to diseases commonly affecting peaches.
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Important Insecticides: Directions for Their Preparation and Use

Important Insecticides: Directions for Their Preparation and Use

Date: 1894
Creator: Marlatt, C. L.
Description: Report discussing important insecticides for farm and garden use. Special focus is given to biting and sucking insects, subterranean insects, and insects affecting grains and stored products.
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Souring of Milk and Other Changes in Milk Products

Souring of Milk and Other Changes in Milk Products

Date: 1895
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Description: Report discussing the fermentation of milk, types of bacteria found in milk, and the products of milk fermentation. Discussion contains practical instruction for the making of dairy products.
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Kafir Corn: Characteristics, Culture, and Uses

Kafir Corn: Characteristics, Culture, and Uses

Date: 1896
Creator: Georgeson, C. C. (Charles Christian), 1851-1931
Description: Report discussing the cultivation of kafir corn. The U.S. Department of Agriculture had recently introduced kafir corn from South Africa as an alternative to native varieties of corn because of its drought-resistant qualities and success in semiarid portion of the United States.
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Corn Culture in the South

Corn Culture in the South

Date: 1898
Creator: Tracy, S. M. (Samuel Mills), 1847-1920
Description: Report discussing and promoting the cultivation of corn in the southern United States. "The purpose of the article is to encourage the more extensive growing of corn in those portions of the South where its culture has hitherto been more or less neglected." -- p. 2.
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Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 5

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 5

Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Humus in Soils; Swamp, Marsh, or Muck Soils; Rape; Velvet Bean; Sunflowers; Winter Protection of Peach Trees; Subwatering in Greenhouses; Bacterial Diseases of Plants; Grape Juice and Sweet Cider.
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Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 6

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 6

Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Fraud in Fertilizers, Sugar Beet Industry, Seeding Grass Land, Grafting Apple Trees, Forest Fires, American Clover Seed, Mushrooms as Food, Pigs in Stubble Fields, Ensiling Potatoes, Anthrax.
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Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 11

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 11

Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Excessive Irrigation, Cross-Pollination of Plums, Root Pruning of Fruit Trees, the Oxeye Daisy, Poisoning by Wild Cherry Leaves, Preserving Eggs, Gestation in Cows, the Long Clam, Silage for Horses and Hogs, Commercial Butter Cultures with Pasteurized Cream, and the Stave Silo.
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Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 10

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 10

Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Manure from Cows, Plants for Alkali Soils, Influence of Alkali on Plants, Feeding Value of the Corn Plant, Sows and Pigs at Farrowing Time, the Soy Bean as a Feeding Stuff, Alfalfa Hay for Hogs, Animal Matter for Poultry, Water and Animal Diseases, Construction and Cooling of Cheese-Curing Rooms, and Irrigation Investigations.
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