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 Decade: 1900-1909
 Year: 1909
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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Onion Culture

Onion Culture

Date: 1909
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing the cultivation of onions, including Bermuda onions and green onions. Topics covered include climate and soil requirements, fertilizers, harvesting, storage and marketing.
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Peanuts

Peanuts

Date: 1909
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing the cultivation of the peanut and its value as a forage plant and source of oil.
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The Repair of Farm Equipment

The Repair of Farm Equipment

Date: 1909
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing the proper care and maintenance of farm equipment, including tools necessary for repair work and shop facilities capable of repair work. Contains illustrations of tools.
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Drainage of Irrigated Lands

Drainage of Irrigated Lands

Date: 1909
Creator: Brown, Charles F.
Description: Report discussing "the drainage of irrigated lands which have been seriously injured or rendered wholly unproductive by the seepage of irrigation water or by the rise of alkali, or by both combined.... This report not only describes the condition of the land, the details of its draining, and the results which were obtained in particular cases, but gives carefully drawn deductions from the experiments, together with directions for draining lands which have become too wet or too alkaline under the ordinary methods of irrigation for profitable cultivation. Methods of draining are not so well established for irrigated land as for land in humid areas, which fact suggests the propriety of describing methods that have been tested in specific cases." -- p. 2
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Notes on Explosive Mine Gases and Dusts: with Special Reference to Explosions in the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi Coal Mines

Notes on Explosive Mine Gases and Dusts: with Special Reference to Explosions in the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi Coal Mines

Date: 1909
Creator: Chamberlin, Rollin Thomas
Description: None
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The Eradication of Bindweed, or Wild Morning-Glory

The Eradication of Bindweed, or Wild Morning-Glory

Date: 1909
Creator: Cox, H. R. (Herbert Randolph)
Description: Report discussing the destructive plant bindweed (another name for wild plants of the morning glory family). Topics discussed include a description of the plant, its geographic distribution, injurious effects, and methods of destroying it.
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Geology and Water Resources of the Northern Portion of the Black Hills and Adjoining Regions in South Dakota and Wyoming

Geology and Water Resources of the Northern Portion of the Black Hills and Adjoining Regions in South Dakota and Wyoming

Date: 1909
Creator: Darton, Nelson Horatio
Description: Introduction: this paper, which supplements the report on the geology and water resources of the southern half of the Black Hills, published in 1901, is the result of studies made at intervals during the years 1899 to 1907.
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Farm Management in Northern Potato Growing Sections

Farm Management in Northern Potato Growing Sections

Date: 1909
Creator: Dodge, Lawrence G. (Lawrence Green), 1882-
Description: Report discussing "the potato crop as a part of a system of farming, and [giving] special attention to the system of farming prevailing in Aroostook County, Maine, where potato growing is perhaps more highly developed than in any other section of the United States." -- p. 2
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Hog Cholera

Hog Cholera

Date: 1909
Creator: Dorset, M. (Marion)
Description: Report discussing the disease hog cholera, including its causes, symptoms, and diagnosis. Also discusses diseases which may be mistaken for hog cholera and methods of prevention and treatment.
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Irrigation of Alfalfa

Irrigation of Alfalfa

Date: 1909
Creator: Fortier, Samuel
Description: Report discussing the best methods for irrigating lands that grow alfalfa. The border, check, flooding, and furrow methods are all discussed as well as farm ditches, necessary amounts of water, and irrigation methods in the winter.
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A Profitable Cotton Farm

A Profitable Cotton Farm

Date: 1909
Creator: Goodrich, C. L. (Charles Landon)
Description: "This bulletin is an account of the progressive and successful farm operations of a farmer of South Carolina who, by combining thorough tillage, crop rotation, barnyard manure, and a judicious use of commercial fertilizer, has changed a previously badly managed and run-down cotton farm into a very productive and profitable enterprise. The impulse prompting the writing of this bulletin is the belief that it may suggest to other farmers of the South ways and means by which they may so improve their methods of management as to make their farms more profitable." -- p. 7
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Methods of Exterminating the Texas-Fever Tick

Methods of Exterminating the Texas-Fever Tick

Date: 1909
Creator: Graybill, H. W. (Harry Webster), 1875-1938
Description: Report discussing the cattle tick (also known as the Texas-fever tick), including its lifecyle, reasons for its eradication, and suitable eradication methods.
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Lightning and Lightning Conductors

Lightning and Lightning Conductors

Date: 1909
Creator: Henry, Alfred Judson, 1858-1931
Description: "This paper contains information respecting the phenomena of lightning in general and suggests means of protecting farm buildings from destructive lightning strikes." -- p. 3
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The Dehorning of Cattle

The Dehorning of Cattle

Date: 1909
Creator: Hickman, Richard W. (Richard West), 1852-1926
Description: Report discussing the proper method for dehorning cattle. Topics discussed include instruments necessary for dehorning and appropriate treatments for cattle that have been successfully dehorned.
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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 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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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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Harmfulness of Headache Mixtures

Harmfulness of Headache Mixtures

Date: 1909
Creator: Kebler, Lyman F. (Lyman Frederic), b. 1863; Morgan, Francis P. (Francis Patterson), b. 1867 & Rupp, Philip, 1862-1939
Description: Report discussing "the nature of the drugs [acetanilide, antipyrine, phenacetin], their tendency to form habits, and their injurious effects, particularly their depressing action on the heart. The beneficial effects of that provision of the food and drugs act which requires that the presence of certain powerful or dangerous ingredients of medicinal preparations shall be declared on the label are only fully obtained when the consumer is aware of the character of such ingredients and the ill effects which may be expected to follow their injudicious use. This brief resume of the investigation is therefore presented in popular form as a matter of great importance to the general public." -- p. 2
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How to Destroy Rats

How to Destroy Rats

Date: 1909
Creator: Lantz, David E. (David Ernest)
Description: Report discussing the most effective methods for destroying and controlling rat populations. Methods discussed include rat-proofing buildings, withholding food, and using predators, traps, poisons, or fumigation.
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Dependence of Magnetic Hysteresis upon Wave Form

Dependence of Magnetic Hysteresis upon Wave Form

Date: 1909
Creator: Lloyd, Morton G.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies on magnetic hysteresis and its dependence upon wave form. Methods and equipment used during the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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The Loco-Weed Disease

The Loco-Weed Disease

Date: 1909
Creator: Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight)
Description: Report describing the poisonous plant locoweed, including its appearance and its effects on horses, cattle, and sheep.
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Conditions Affecting the Value of Market Hay

Conditions Affecting the Value of Market Hay

Date: 1909
Creator: McClure, H. B. (Harry B.)
Description: 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.
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The Use of Milk as Food

The Use of Milk as Food

Date: 1909
Creator: Milner, R. D. (Robert Denniston), b. 1869
Description: "Perhaps no article of diet is more important than milk, and the present bulletin discusses such questions as composition, digestibility, care of milk in the home, use of milk in cookery, and its economy as compared with other foods. Some general information is also summarized regarding such mlik products as butter, cheese, buttermilk, and whey." -- p. 3
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