Tomatoes as a truck crop.

Tomatoes as a truck crop.

Date: July 1936
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Describes how to plant, cultivate, harvest, and transport tomatoes to be sold at market.
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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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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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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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The City Home Garden

The City Home Garden

Date: 1919
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: "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: 1942
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: 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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The City Home Garden

The City Home Garden

Date: 1922
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: 1924
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: 1920
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 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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The Home Production of Onion Seed and Sets

The Home Production of Onion Seed and Sets

Date: 1911
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing best practices for cultivating onions from which to collect onion seed and establish onion sets. Also discusses fungal diseases common to the onion.
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Frames as a Factor in Truck Growing

Frames as a Factor in Truck Growing

Date: 1911
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing the use of frames in growing the crops lettuce, radishes, cucumbers, parsley, eggplant, peppers, beets, and beans. Topics discussed include types of frames, soils and fertilizers, and control of insects and diseases.
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The Storage and Marketing of Sweet Potatoes

The Storage and Marketing of Sweet Potatoes

Date: 1912
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing best practices for storing and effectively marketing sweet potatoes. Topics discussed include construction of storehouses, varieties of sweet potatoes, and harvesting and marketing the roots.
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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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The Peanut

The Peanut

Date: 1911
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: "It is the purpose of this bulletin to give full cultural directions for growing [peanuts], together with some of the uses of the peanut." -- p. 6. Topics discussed include soil preparation, fertilizers, seed selection, and varieties.
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Peanut Growing for Profit

Peanut Growing for Profit

Date: 1920
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing best practices for growing a profitable crop of peanuts. Peanuts have become a valuable cash crop in the United States, primarily in southern states, and increased demand is due in part to the market for peanut oil. Topics discussed include seeding, cultivation, harvesting, picking and cleaning, and varieties.
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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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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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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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Production of salsify or vegetable-oyster.

Production of salsify or vegetable-oyster.

Date: February 1938
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870.
Description: Introduces salsify and its varieties, and discusses ways to cultivate, store, cook, and sell it.
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Production of chicory and endive.

Production of chicory and endive.

Date: October 1937
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870.
Description: Discusses the characteristics of chicory and endive, and describes the steps necessary to successfully produce them.
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Celery culture.

Celery culture.

Date: 1902
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Description: A guide to growing celery, including planting, watering, mulching, insect and disease control, storage, and selling.
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