Peach Yellows and Peach Rosette

Peach Yellows and Peach Rosette

Date: 1894
Creator: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink), 1854-1927
Description: Report discussing the diseases afflicting the peach known as peach yellows and peach rosette, including distribution of the diseases and preventive measures. A brief appendix discusses laws passed in Connecticut and Pennsylvania which are intended to prevent the spread of the diseases.
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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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Leguminous Plants for Green Manuring and for Feeding.

Leguminous Plants for Green Manuring and for Feeding.

Date: 1894
Creator: Allen, E. W.
Description: Report discussing the use of legumes for green manuring to enhance the fertility of farm soil and for feeding livestock.
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Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 3

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 3

Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Flax Culture, Crimson Clover, Forcing Lettuce, Heating Greenhouses, Corn Smut, Millet Disease of Horses, Tuberculosis, Pasteurized Cream, Kitchen and Table Wastes, Use of Fertilizers.
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Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 4

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 4

Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Pure Water, Loss of Soil Fertility, Availability of Fertilizers, Seed Selection, Jerusalem Artichokes, Kafir Corn, Thinning Fruit, Use of Low-Grade Apples, Cooking Vegetables, Condimental Feeding Stuffs, Steer and Heifer Beef, Swells in Canned Vegetables.
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Southern Forage Plants

Southern Forage Plants

Date: 1899
Creator: Lamson-Scribner, F.
Description: Report discussing many of the abundant types of forage plants common in the Southern United States. The increasing profitability of raising livestock and the suitability of soils in the Southern United States for forage plants means pastures in the region hold great potential.
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The Sugar Beet: Culture, Seed Development, Manufacture, and Statistics

The Sugar Beet: Culture, Seed Development, Manufacture, and Statistics

Date: 1899
Creator: Wiley, H. W.
Description: Report discussing the proper cultivation of the sugar beet, which is considered a crop with great potential for the agricultural industry.
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Irrigation in Humid Climates

Irrigation in Humid Climates

Date: 1896
Creator: King, F. H. (Franklin Hiram), 1848-1911
Description: Report discussing and promoting irrigation practices in the eastern United States, which, although its climate is humid, does not have sufficient soil moisture in drier seasons to produce a maximum crop yield.
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Farmers' Reading Courses

Farmers' Reading Courses

Date: 1900
Creator: Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954
Description: Report discussing the main features of the farmers' reading courses that have become popular in several states through agricultural colleges and experiment stations. The reading courses are designed to provide farmers with a systematic approach to their work through the study of a scientifically sound and accessible textbook curriculum.
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The Vegetable Garden

The Vegetable Garden

Date: 1899
Creator: Greathouse, Charles H. (Charles Howard), 1857-1948
Description: Report discussing basic suggestions for cultivating vegetable gardens in farm, suburban, and city environments.
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Scabies in Cattle

Scabies in Cattle

Date: 1902
Creator: Hickman, Richard W. (Richard West), 1852-1926
Description: Report discussing the most effective treatments for scabies, also known as mange (or more colloquially, as "cattle itch" or "Texas itch"), in cattle.
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Games Laws for 1909: A Summary of the Provisions Relating to Seasons, Shipment, Sale, Limits and Licenses

Games Laws for 1909: A Summary of the Provisions Relating to Seasons, Shipment, Sale, Limits and Licenses

Date: 1909
Creator: Palmer, T. S. (Theodore Sherman), 1868-1955; Oldys, Henry & Brewster, C. E.
Description: Report presenting information on the game laws effective in the United States and Canada for 1909, with special emphasis on federal laws and provisions governing interstate commerce. The report is not a comprehensive overview of state game laws.
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Bread and Break Making

Bread and Break Making

Date: 1910
Creator: Atwater, Helen W.
Description: "Perhaps no topic connected with the subject of human food is of more general interest than bread, and no crops are more important to the farmer than the bread-yielding cereals. This bulletin, which summarizes the most recent information on the use of cereals for bread making, is believed to be useful and timely." -- p. 2
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Replanning a Farm for Profit

Replanning a Farm for Profit

Date: 1909
Creator: Smith, Clarence Beaman, 1870-1948 & Froley, J. W. (John William)
Description: Report discussing how failing farms can reestablish themselves as profitable enterprises by turning to different crops or animals and learning new agricultural techniques.
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Farm Management in Northern Potato Growing Sections

Farm Management in Northern Potato Growing Sections

Date: 1909
Creator: Dodge, Lawrence G. (Lawrence Green), 1882-
Description: Report discussing "the potato crop as a part of a system of farming, and [giving] special attention to the system of farming prevailing in Aroostook County, Maine, where potato growing is perhaps more highly developed than in any other section of the United States." -- p. 2
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Methods of Exterminating the Texas-Fever Tick

Methods of Exterminating the Texas-Fever Tick

Date: 1909
Creator: Graybill, H. W. (Harry Webster), 1875-1938
Description: Report discussing the cattle tick (also known as the Texas-fever tick), including its lifecyle, reasons for its eradication, and suitable eradication methods.
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Harmfulness of Headache Mixtures

Harmfulness of Headache Mixtures

Date: 1909
Creator: Kebler, Lyman F. (Lyman Frederic), b. 1863; Morgan, Francis P. (Francis Patterson), b. 1867 & Rupp, Philip, 1862-1939
Description: Report discussing "the nature of the drugs [acetanilide, antipyrine, phenacetin], their tendency to form habits, and their injurious effects, particularly their depressing action on the heart. The beneficial effects of that provision of the food and drugs act which requires that the presence of certain powerful or dangerous ingredients of medicinal preparations shall be declared on the label are only fully obtained when the consumer is aware of the character of such ingredients and the ill effects which may be expected to follow their injudicious use. This brief resume of the investigation is therefore presented in popular form as a matter of great importance to the general public." -- p. 2
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Boys' and Girls' Agricultural Clubs

Boys' and Girls' Agricultural Clubs

Date: 1910
Creator: Howe, Frank William, 1865-
Description: Report discussing the recent growth in agricultural clubs for school-age boys and girls, their aims and work, and recommendations for beginning such clubs in other communities.
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How to Destroy English Sparrows

How to Destroy English Sparrows

Date: 1910
Creator: Dearborn, Ned, 1865-
Description: "Introduced into the United States many years ago from Europe, this sparrow has multiplied and extended its range until now it is numerous and firmly established over most of the country. The bad qualities of the bird far outweigh its good ones, and, although its extermination is impracticable, a reduction of its numbers is feasible and important. The present bulletin aims to describe the best methods of destruction." -- p. 2
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The Making and Feeding of Silage

The Making and Feeding of Silage

Date: 1923
Creator: Woodward, T. E. (Thompson Elwyn); Rommel, George M. (George McCullough); Sheets, E. W.; McNulty, J. B. & Marshall, F. R.
Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the use of silos for storing feed for livestock, with special attention to silage for dairy cattle, beef cattle, horses, and sheep. Topics discussed include crops for silage, preparing crops for storage, and storage practices.
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Forage Plants for the South

Forage Plants for the South

Date: 1894
Creator: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink), 1854-1927
Description: Report discussing the findings of an experimental study of over 500 native and foreign species of grasses and other forage plants in the southern United States. The report is limited to a discussion of species that were established to hold agricultural value for hay and pastures.
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Onion Culture

Onion Culture

Date: 1896
Creator: Watts, Ralph L. (Ralph Levi), 1869-1949
Description: Report discussing proper techniques for cultivating onions, particularly in large quantities. Special consideration is given to the differences between American and foreign varieties of the onion and their suitability for the market.
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Some Insects Injurious to Stored Grain

Some Insects Injurious to Stored Grain

Date: 1897
Creator: Chittenden, F. H. (Frank Hurlbut), 1858-1929
Description: Report discussing insects which commonly cause damage to grain being kept in storage. Three of these insects -- the granary weevil, rice weevil and Angoumois grain moth -- develop and live within the kernels until they reach maturity while the other insects feed on grain in both its kernel and processed forms.
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Farm Drainage

Farm Drainage

Date: 1899
Creator: Elliott, C. G. (Charles Gleason), 1850-1926
Description: Report discussing techniques for soil drainage, including tile-drainage and open drains.
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