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 Decade: 1930-1939
 Collection: USDA Farmers' Bulletins
The City Home Garden

The City Home Garden

Date: 1938
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Revised edition. "Fresh vegetables for an average family may be grown upon a large back yard or city lot.... Thousands of acres of idle land that may be used for gardens are still available within the boundaries of our large cities. Some of the problems that confront the city gardener are more difficult than those connected with the farm garden, and it is the object of this bulletin to discuss these problems from a practical standpoint." -- p. 2. Soil preparation, tools, seeding, watering, diseases and pests, and space issues are all discussed and brief descriptions of several vegetables are given.
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The City Home Garden

The City Home Garden

Date: 1930
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Revised edition. "Fresh vegetables for an average family may be grown upon a large back yard or city lot.... Thousands of acres of idle land that may be used for gardens are still available within the boundaries of our large cities. Some of the problems that confront the city gardener are more difficult than those connected with the farm garden, and it is the object of this bulletin to discuss these problems from a practical standpoint." -- p. 2. Soil preparation, tools, seeding, watering, diseases and pests, and space issues are all discussed and brief descriptions of several vegetables are given.
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Cleaning milking machines.

Cleaning milking machines.

Date: February 1939
Creator: Burgwald, L. H. (Louis Henry), 1892-
Description: Provides instructions for cleaning mechanical milking machines in order to prevent bacterial contamination.
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Collection and preservation of insects for use in the study of agriculture.

Collection and preservation of insects for use in the study of agriculture.

Date: 1939
Creator: Mansuy, Margaret C.
Description: Describes methods for collecting, killing, and preserving insects and larvae for displays to be used in the school classroom or by amateur collectors. Also includes instructions for raising live insects in breeding cages.
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Commercial Comb-Honey Production

Commercial Comb-Honey Production

Date: 1932
Creator: Demuth, Geo. S. (George S.)
Description: Revised edition. This bulletin details the process for producing honey which is marketed in its original honeycomb and discusses the equipment needed, management of bees, and collection of the honeycombs.
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Community cotton production.

Community cotton production.

Date: 1938
Creator: Cook, O. F. (Orator Fuller), 1867-1949.
Description: Recommends and describes the "one-variety community method" of cotton production, in which a community limits itself to growing a single variety of cotton in order to produce a uniform product.
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Conserving Corn From Weevils in the Gulf Coast States

Conserving Corn From Weevils in the Gulf Coast States

Date: 1931
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-
Description: Revised edition. This report discusses the destructive impact of weevils on the corn crop in the southern United States and controls measures which farmers may find effective in reducing their losses to this pest. Among the insects discussed are the Angoumois grain moth and the rice or "black" weevil.
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Containers used in shipping fruits and vegetables.

Containers used in shipping fruits and vegetables.

Date: 1934
Creator: Spilman, H. A. (Harold Addison), 1883-
Description: Describes five types of containers used for shipping fruits and vegetables, and indications for their use. Discusses the benefits of standardized shipping containers.
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Control of Cherry Leaf-Spot

Control of Cherry Leaf-Spot

Date: 1937
Creator: Roberts, John W. (John William), 1882-
Description: Revised edition. "The leaf-spot of the cherry seriously injures both sweet and sour varieties of that fruit in many sections of the eastern half of the United States. It is caused by a fungus which lives through the winter on the fallen leaves and infects the new leaves in the spring. The best control of this disease is obtained by spraying with a diluted lime-sulphur solution or with Bordeaux mixture 1) as soon as the petals fall, 2) about three weeks later, and 3) directly after the fruit is picked." -- p. 2
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Control of insect pests in stored grain.

Control of insect pests in stored grain.

Date: 1937
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-
Description: Discusses the causes of insect infestation in grain crops and acquaints the farmer or grain dealer with the characteristics of several fumigants so that he can choose the best one for particular conditions.
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