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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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The Feeding of Farm Animals

The Feeding of Farm Animals

Date: 1895
Creator: Allen, E. W. (Edward W.)
Description: Report discussing the general principles of the feeding of farm animals based on experiments and investigations as well as the observations of successful animal feeders. The discussion includes suggested rations for various animals and purposes.
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The Feeding of Farm Animals

The Feeding of Farm Animals

Date: 1897
Creator: Allen, E. W. (Edward W.)
Description: Report discussing the general principles of the feeding of farm animals based on experiments and investigations as well as the observations of successful animal feeders. The discussion includes suggested rations for various animals and purposes.
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Foods: Nutritive Value and Cost

Foods: Nutritive Value and Cost

Date: 1894
Creator: Atwater, W. O. (Wilbur Olin), 1844-1907
Description: Report discussing the nutritive value of foods for humans and common food ingredients, including suggestions for nutritious and economical diets.
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The Viscosity of Solids

The Viscosity of Solids

Date: 1891
Creator: Barus, Carl
Description: Preface: This bulletin is a second contribution to the general investigation of the physical contents of rocks, the experiments concerning which follow a general plan devised by Mr. Clarence King.
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Some Common Birds in Their Relation to Agriculture

Some Common Birds in Their Relation to Agriculture

Date: 1898
Creator: Beal, F. E. L. (Foster Ellenborough Lascelles), 1840-1916
Description: Report discussing the eating habits of 30 grain and insect-eating birds and their potential usefulness to the farmer.
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Barnyard Manure

Barnyard Manure

Date: 1894
Creator: Beal, W. H.
Description: Report discussing the importance and use of manure from farm animals as a fertilizer. Factors discussed include the kind of animal, its age, and diet as well as best practices for managing manure.
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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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Cattle Ranges of the Southwest: A History of the Exhaustion of the Pasturage and Suggestions for Its Restoration

Cattle Ranges of the Southwest: A History of the Exhaustion of the Pasturage and Suggestions for Its Restoration

Date: 1898
Creator: Bentley, H. L. (Henry Lewis)
Description: Report giving "a history of the exhaustion of the pasturage of central Texas, with suggestions for its restoration. The general features of the country are described; the early conditions of the ranges and the causes which have led to their deterioration are graphically portrayed. The obstacles in the way of the improvement of the ranges and how the value of the stock ranges may be renewed are topics discussed in detail. The report closes with brief descriptions of a few other of the most important native grasses and forage plants which may be utilized in improving the pasturage or increasing the production of forage." -- p. 2.
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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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A Late Volcanic Eruption in Northern California and its Peculiar Lava

A Late Volcanic Eruption in Northern California and its Peculiar Lava

Date: 1891
Creator: Diller, J. S.
Description: Synopsis: The Lassen Peak, Volcanic Ridge, which connects the northern end of the Sierra Nevada in California with the Coast Range and separates the upper portion of the Sacramento Valley from the great interior basin, is composed chiefly of lavas from many volcanic reuptions.
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Potato culture.

Potato culture.

Date: 1896
Creator: Duggar, J. F. (John Frederick), 1868-
Description: Describes best practices for growing and cultivating potatoes.
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Sweet Potatoes: Culture and Uses

Sweet Potatoes: Culture and Uses

Date: 1897
Creator: Duggar, J. F. (John Frederick), 1868-
Description: Report discussing proper techniques for cultivating sweet potatoes, including suggestions for propagation, harvest, and the prevention of diseases. There is also a discussion of uses of the sweet potatoes and production costs.
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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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The Death Valley Expedition: A Biological Survey of Parts of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, Part 2

The Death Valley Expedition: A Biological Survey of Parts of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, Part 2

Date: May 31, 1893
Creator: Fisher, A. K.; Stejneger, Leonhard; Gilbert, Charles H.; Riley, C. V.; Stearns, R. E. C.; Merriam, C. Hart et al.
Description: Collection of reports on Death Valley, the bordering region of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah. Reports include birds, reptiles and Batrachians, fishes, insects, mollusks, trees and shrubs, cactuses and yuccas, and list of localities in the reports.
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Some destructive potato diseases : what they are and how to prevent them.

Some destructive potato diseases : what they are and how to prevent them.

Date: 1894
Creator: Galloway, B. T.
Description: Describes methods of identification and control of three fungous diseases affecting the Irish potato: blight (downy mildew), Macrosporium disease, and potato scab.
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Spraying for fruit diseases.

Spraying for fruit diseases.

Date: 1896
Creator: Galloway, B. T.
Description: Describes fungous diseases of grapes, apples, pears, quince, cherries, and plums. Includes recipes for fungicides and descriptions of spraying equipment used for treatment.
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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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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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Asparagus Culture

Asparagus Culture

Date: 1897
Creator: Handy, R. B.
Description: Report discussing the cultivation of asparagus, including its varieties, soil preparation, fertilizers, harvesting practices, canning methods, and common fungus diseases and insect enemies.
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Peanuts: Culture and Uses

Peanuts: Culture and Uses

Date: 1896
Creator: Handy, R. B. (Robert Breckenridge), 1858-1923
Description: Report discussing ways to cultivate and increase the average yield per acre of peanuts. The report argues against increasing the acreage of peanut crops for the purpose of producing greater quantities of peanut oil.
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Report of the Boundary Commission upon the survey and re-marking of the boundary between the United States and Mexico west of the Rio Grande, 1891-1896, album

Report of the Boundary Commission upon the survey and re-marking of the boundary between the United States and Mexico west of the Rio Grande, 1891-1896, album

Date: 1899
Creator: International Boundary & Water Commission, United States & Mexico
Description: Black and white photographs of monuments and characteristic scenes along the boundary between the United States and Mexico west of the Rio Grande River. Includes captions in English and Spanish.
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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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