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 Decade: 1900-1909
Milo as a Dry-Land Grain Crop

Milo as a Dry-Land Grain Crop

Date: 1908
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 & Leidigh, A. H. (Arthur Henry), b. 1880
Description: Report explaining how farmers can successfully cultivate milo ( a variety of sorghum) in the semiarid plains of the southwestern United States.
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Celery

Celery

Date: 1907
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing the cultivation, storing, and marketing of celery as popular crop for home consumption in the United States.
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The Home Vegetable Garden

The Home Vegetable Garden

Date: 1906
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: "By means of the home garden the production of the vegetable supply for the family is directly under control, and in many cases is the only way whereby clean, fresh produce may be secured. The home vegetable garden is worthy of increased attention, and a greater number and variety of crops should be included in the garden. Suggestions are herein given as to the location of the garden, the soil and its preparation, fertilizers, seeds, and plants, with brief cultural methods for a number of the more important crops." -- p. 5-6
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Okra: Its Culture and Uses

Okra: Its Culture and Uses

Date: 1905
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing best practices for the cultivation of okra and its potential uses in cooking, especially in soups and salads. Discussion includes soil preparation, varieties, and common insect enemies of okra.
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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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Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

Date: 1908
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing best practices for growing sweet potatoes, including climate and soil requirements, use of fertilizers, harvesting methods, and common diseases and insect enemies of the sweet potato.
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Poultry Management

Poultry Management

Date: 1907
Creator: Bell, George A. (George Arthur), b. 1879
Description: "This paper is confined entirely to the chicken industry, as it was found that to treat thoroughly all phases of poultry raising would make a bulletin of undue length, and furthermore, turkeys, ducks, geese, guinea fowls, etc., are covered in a satisfactory manner by other publications of the Department. The bulletin has been prepared from the practical standpoint, and technicalities have been avoided as much as possible. In all respects the effort has been made to bring the discussion of methods and appliances down to date, including such subjects as dry feeding, curtain-front houses, colony houses, etc.... The methods used on some of these farms are described, and some of the houses and appliances are illustrated." -- p. 2
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A Successful Southern Hay Farm

A Successful Southern Hay Farm

Date: 1907
Creator: Benton, Harmon
Description: "In localities where a one-crop system has prevailed for a number of years farms which deviate from this system are of special interest, because they show what types of farming are possible in the section in which they are located. In the cotton-growing States such farms are of unusual interest for the reason that so few of them exist. Much of the hay consumed on Southern farms and plantations is shipped from the North. As a result, hay is high priced in the South. There is room for a considerable number of hay farms in that section. That such farms can be made to pay handsomely is demonstrated by the experience of the farmer who work is described in these pages. Not every hay grower can follow the methods here described. It is not necessary, however, that a farmer should feed steers for their manure, as is done on this farm, in order to be able to grow hay. While nothing else is quite equal to manure, land can be kept in good heart by plowing under an occasional green crop and then using lime and commercial fertilizers. A brief discussion of hay growing under more usual conditions on southern ...
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