Milo, a Valuable Grain Crop

Milo, a Valuable Grain Crop

Date: 1920
Creator: Rothgeb, Benton E.
Description: Report discussing the grain milo and the potential for increased crop yields in the United States, especially in the Southwest. Topics discussed include varieties of milo, methods for increasing crop yield, soil requirements, harvesting, and storage.
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Grain Sorghums: How to Grow Them

Grain Sorghums: How to Grow Them

Date: 1920
Creator: Rothgeb, Benton E.
Description: Report discussing the conditions and best practices necessary for growing grain sorghum, especially with respect to the different varieties and increased crop yields.
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Dwarf Broom Corns

Dwarf Broom Corns

Date: 1916
Creator: Rothgeb, Benton E.
Description: This report discusses dwarf broom corn (a type of sorghum) and its cultivation. Varieties, planting and harvesting practices, market preparation, diseases, and profit and loss are discussed.
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Shallu, or "Egyptian Wheat": A Late-Maturing Variety of Sorghum

Shallu, or "Egyptian Wheat": A Late-Maturing Variety of Sorghum

Date: 1917
Creator: Rothgeb, Benton E.
Description: "Many varieties of sorghum have been introduced into the United States in the past 30 or 40 years. Some of these have proved valuable under dry-land conditions in the southern Great Plains.... Shallu is one of the introductions which are not adapted to dry-land conditions. It is a variety that requires a long favorable season to mature.... This bulletin is intended for farmers who are interested in the growing of grain-sorghum crops. It applies to the southern Great Plains under dry-land conditions. It records the results obtained from shallu when grown under such conditions in comparison with other varieties of grain sorghum in varietal tests in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and New Mexico." -- p. 4
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Kafir as a Grain Crop

Kafir as a Grain Crop

Date: 1913
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 & Rothgeb, Benton E.
Description: Report discussing kafir corn and its varieties, proper cultivation, and uses for both food and feed.
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Uses of Sorghum Grain

Uses of Sorghum Grain

Date: 1915
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 & Rothgeb, Benton E.
Description: This report discusses the uses of sorghum grain for human food and animal feed, including information about nutrition, digestibility, and storage and preparation. Sorghum is grown primarily in the southern Great Plains of the United States.
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How to Use Sorghum Grain

How to Use Sorghum Grain

Date: 1918
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 & Rothgeb, Benton E.
Description: This bulletin discusses the uses of sorghum grain, including in animal feeds, human food, and alcohol production.
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Harvesting grain sorghums.

Harvesting grain sorghums.

Date: September 1928
Creator: Martin, John H. (John Holmes), 1893-; Reynoldson, L. A. (Le Roy August), b. 1886.; Rothgeb, Benton E. & Hurst, W. M. (Wilbur Magruder), 1898-
Description: Describes methods and equipment used for harvesting, threshing, and storing grain sorghums in the Great Plains of the United States.
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