Corn, milo, and kafir in the southern Great Plains area : relation of cultural methods to production.

Corn, milo, and kafir in the southern Great Plains area : relation of cultural methods to production.

Date: 1915
Creator: Chilcott, E. F. (Ellery Franklin), 1885-; Griggs, William David. & Burmeister, Charles A. (Charles Alexander), 1887-
Description: Presents the results of agricultural experiments studying production methods for corn, milo, and kafir. The studies were conducted at field stations in Garden City, Kansas; Dalhart, Texas; and Amarillo, Texas.
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The soy bean as a forage crop.

The soy bean as a forage crop.

Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Description: Describes soybean varieties, how to grow and harvest them, and their uses.
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Rape as a Forage Crop

Rape as a Forage Crop

Date: 1903
Creator: Hitchcock, A. S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935
Description: Report discussing the cultivation of the rape plant as a forage crop, including its varieties, soil requirements and preparation, and harvesting. Also describes various uses of rape as a forage crop, weed destroyer, and cover crop.
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Harvesting and Storing Corn

Harvesting and Storing Corn

Date: 1907
Creator: Hartley, C. P.
Description: "The production of a large crop is of course the subject of most importance in corn growing, but there is need of much care and labor in harvesting and storing the crop after it is produced in order to obtain its maximum value." -- p. 7. Topics discussed include silos, times and methods of cutting, shocking, husking, use of machines, and different storage practices.
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The Best Two Sweet Sorghums for Forage

The Best Two Sweet Sorghums for Forage

Date: 1911
Creator: Conner, A. B.
Description: "At this time the several different sorghum varieties are grown promiscuously over the entire region adapted to this crop. This bulletin is prepared with a view to helping the farmer find the variety [of sorghum] best suited to his region and to grow and improve this variety so as to obtain better yields of forage." -- p. 2.
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Forage Crops for Hogs in Kansas and Oklahoma

Forage Crops for Hogs in Kansas and Oklahoma

Date: 1908
Creator: Quinn, C. E.
Description: Report discussing forage crops commonly grown for hog feed in Kansas and Oklahoma. Among the more important crops are alfalfa, wheat, oats, and rye, while less important forage crops include clovers, rape, sorghum, cowpeas, Canadian field peas, soy beans, grasses, root crops, and pumpkins. There is also a brief discussion of systems of hog feeding and pasturing, particularly in Oklahoma.
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Meadow Fescue: Its Culture and Uses

Meadow Fescue: Its Culture and Uses

Date: 1909
Creator: Vinall, H. N. (Harry Nelson), 1880-1937
Description: "There is at present a great lack in the agricultural literature of this country of concise descriptions of the methods followed in the growing and handling of the different cultivated grasses, especially for seed production. This bulletin not only treats of the value of meadow fescue in meadows and permanent pastures, but also discusses in detail the production of seed and problems in connection with seed growing." -- p. 2
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Soy Beans

Soy Beans

Date: 1909
Creator: Piper, Charles V. (Charles Vancouver), 1867-1926 & Nielsen, H. T. (Harold T.)
Description: "The recent enormous exportations of soy beans and soy-bean meal from Manchuria to Europe would seem to indicate that there is practically an unlimited market for this product. It is now believed that by the selection of proper varieties, of which the number is very large, the soy bean can be profitably grown in practically all parts of the cotton belt as a grain crop." -- p. 2. In addition to discussion of soy bean varieties, the cultivation of soy beans is discussed in relation to their use as hay, pasturage, grain, and animal feeds.
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Lespedeza, or Japan Clover

Lespedeza, or Japan Clover

Date: 1911
Creator: McNair, A. D. & Mercier, W. B. (William Benjamin), b. 1868
Description: Report discussing the uses of and practices for cultivating lespedeza (also known as Japanese clover).
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Saccharine Sorghums for Forage

Saccharine Sorghums for Forage

Date: 1906
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958
Description: Report discussing the use of saccharine sorghum for forage, including classification of different varieties of sorghum, climate and soil conditions for growing, and methods of cultivations. Sorghum may be used for soiling (or green feeding), pastures, hay, fodder, and silage among other possibilities.
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