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 Collection: Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
 Collection: USDA Farmers' Bulletins
The what and why of agricultural experiment stations.
A summary of the purpose, origins, and work of the agricultural experiment stations in the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6357/
Culture of the sugar beet.
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about growing sugar beets, based on inquiries received by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the late 19th century. Discusses climate, beet varieties, soil preparation, harvesting, and siloing. Includes detailed descriptions of tools used and the costs involved in beet farming and sugar production. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6342/
Fungous diseases of the grape and their treatment.
Discusses four of the most destructive fungous disease affecting grapes, and methods for control. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6336/
Milk fermentations and their relations to dairying.
Describes various processes by which milk is fermented. Includes discussions of butter-making and cheesemaking. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6311/
Results of experiments with inoculation for the prevention of hog cholera.
Presents results of experiments conducted between 1886 and 1892, demonstrating that no successful inoculation exists for hog cholera. Warns farmers about misinformation regarding the effectiveness of hog cholera inoculations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6312/
Spraying fruits for insect pests and fungous diseases : with a special consideration of the subject in its relation to the public health.
Discusses the use of insecticidal and fungicidal sprays on fruit, and its public health implications. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6315/
Tobacco : instructions for its cultivation and curing.
A concise guide to tobacco farming and curing. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6322/
Treatment of smuts of oats and wheat.
Describes the different types of smuts affecting oats and wheat, and methods for their control. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6330/
The rape plant : its history, culture, and uses.
Describes the history, culture, and uses of the rape plant. Discusses the need for increased production of the plant in the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6354/
Cranberry culture.
A guide to cranberry culture, including soil selection and preparation, planting, draining, flooding, fertilizing, and pest and disease control. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6348/
Fertilizers for cotton.
Presents the results of experiments conducted on the farms of the South Carolina Experiment Station and provides recommendations for preventing excessive or wasteful use of commercial fertilizers in cotton farming. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6347/
Some destructive potato diseases : what they are and how to prevent them.
Describes methods of identification and control of three fungous diseases affecting the Irish potato: blight (downy mildew), Macrosporium disease, and potato scab. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6346/
Flax for seed and fiber in the United States.
Describes recommended practices for growing flax for both seed and fiber, with emphasis on improving the production and use of flax straw for fiber. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6344/
Grape diseases on the Pacific Coast.
Describes three major diseases affecting grapes in California and other Pacific Coast states, and ways to prevent them. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6341/
Potato culture.
Describes best practices for growing and cultivating potatoes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6338/
Spraying for fruit diseases.
Describes fungous diseases of grapes, apples, pears, quince, cherries, and plums. Includes recipes for fungicides and descriptions of spraying equipment used for treatment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6261/
Cotton seed and its products.
Discusses cottonseed and its uses. Describes methods of manufacturing cottonseed products. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6337/
Butter making on the farm.
Describes the steps used to make butter on the farm, including creaming, churning, coloring, salting, and working the butter. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6325/
Ducks and geese : standard breeds and management.
Describes the standard breeds of ducks and geese, and provides instructions for their care and management. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6318/
How to grow mushrooms.
A guide to growing mushrooms, with instructions for sorting and packing for shipment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6327/
The manuring of cotton.
Describes experiments in manuring cotton, the yield and profit of cotton crops when properly fertilized, and best practices in fertilizer application. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6332/
Marketing farm produce.
Practical suggestions for packing, shipping, and selling farm products. Includes specific instructions for butter, eggs, poultry, game, meats, potatoes, fruits, vegetables, and honey. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6320/
Sorghum as a forage crop.
Describes methods of sorghum culture and discusses its use as a forage crop. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6329/
The black rot of the cabbage.
Describes the black rot disease of cabbage, sources of infection, and suggestions for its prevention. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6316/
Forestry for farmers.
A guide to planting and maintaining small timber tracts or wood lots on farmlands. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6438/
The grain smuts : how they are caused and how to prevent them.
Discusses the types of smut that affect cereal crops. Provides instructions for treating seed to increase crop production. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6402/
Methods of curing tobacco.
Describes the process of curing and aging for various types of tobacco, including export tobaccos. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6321/
Milk as food.
Describes the composition of milk. Investigates the nutritive values and digestibility of milk and milk products in 19th century terms. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6403/
The principal insect enemies of the grape.
Discusses nine different insect enemies of the grape, and methods for control. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6314/
Thirty poisonous plants of the United States.
Discusses thirty different poisonous plants, where they are found, and the poisoning symptoms associated with them. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6395/
Tomato growing.
Discusses tomato growing in detail, including cultivation, pest control, and greenhouse growing. Includes a guide to growing tomatoes for canneries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6401/
Good roads for farmers.
Provides an overview of the best practices, costs, and recommended equipment for rural road building and maintenance. Describes the construction of earth roads, sand roads, sawdust or bark roads, corduroy roads, hard roads, gravel roads, shell roads, and stone roads. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6390/
Hog raising in the South.
A guide to the care, feeding, and breeding of hogs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6356/
The manufacture of sorghum sirup.
A guide to simple methods of sorghum syrup production, for farmers with limited facilities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6393/
Meadows and pastures : formation and cultivation in the middle eastern states.
A guide to the cultivation and selection of varieties of hay, pasture grasses, and clover. Describes the use grass as a soil builder and provides methods of soil improvement. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6317/
Millets.
Describes the different varieties of millets and how to grow them. Discusses the value of millets as livestock feed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6437/
Potato diseases and their treatment.
Describes the diseases which affect potato crops, and methods for control. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6392/
Raising sheep for mutton.
A guide to raising sheep for mutton, including a discussion of meat cutting and production costs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6389/
The farmer's interest in good seed.
Discusses the importantance of high quality seeds when farming, and how to secure good seed. Presents the results of tests of seven different types of seeds. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6433/
Grape growing in the South.
Describes methods of grape culture used in the South. Intended for use by small farmers or large wine-makers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6430/
Irrigation in fruit growing.
Discusses various methods and options for irrigation of orchards. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6431/
Rice culture in the United States.
Discusses varieties of rice, rice growing, and use of rice as food. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6434/
Saltbushes.
Discusses varieties of foreign and native salt-bushes, how they are grown, and their value as drought-resistant plants for livestock forage. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6435/
The Angora goat.
A guide to the care and housing of Angora goat herds. Includes a description of the goat and its uses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6418/
Eggs and their uses as food.
A summary of the research and data available at the turn of the 20th century, regarding the production of eggs, their composition, and their use as food. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6424/
Emmer : a grain for the semiarid regions.
Discusses the value of emmer wheat, a weather-resistant grain crop, for the semi-arid regions of the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6416/
The feeding of farm animals.
Describes the basic principles of livestock feeding, based on results of agricultural experiments as well as the practices of successful feeders. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6345/
Household tests for the detection of oleomargarine and renovated butter.
A consumer guide explaining the differences between "genuine" butter, margarine, and renovated butter. Provides instructions for tests which can be conducted at home to distinguish the three types of products. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6422/
The Mexican cotton-boll weevil.
Describes the life cycle of the cotton boll weevil, the damage it causes, and methods for its control. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6423/
Pineapple growing.
A guide to pineapple farming, including planting, gathering, disease control, shipping, and selling. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6415/
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