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Apple blotch.

Description: Describes the disease of apple blotch, how it spreads, and ways to control it.
Date: 1940
Creator: Roberts, John W. (John William), 1882-1957. & Pierce, Leslie.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apple growing east of the Mississippi River.

Description: Describes the various factors that should be taken into consideration when developing and maintaining apple orchards, including: types of soil, climate conditions, the selecting and handling of young trees, the use of fertilizers, methods of pruning and spraying, and methods of repelling pests.
Date: July 1940
Creator: Gould, H. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apple scab.

Description: Discusses apple scab, its economic impact, distribution, susceptibility of various apples to the disease, and preventive measures.
Date: 1939
Creator: Roberts, John W. (John William), 1882-1957. & Pierce, Leslie.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Arbor day, its purpose and observance.

Description: Discusses Arbor Day as a holiday that recognizes the importance of United States forests and discusses a citizen's duty to preserve them and foster new growth of trees.
Date: November 1936
Creator: United States. Forest Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Barley : culture, uses, and varieties.

Description: Describes the characteristics and uses of barley, the area of the country where it is best grown, and the steps for successfully producing barley.
Date: October 1925
Creator: Harlan, Harry V. (Harry Vaughn), 1882-1944.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Barnyard manure.

Description: Describes the benefits of more economical management of organic farm resources, namely barnyard manure. Discusses the management and application of methods for using fertilizers on the farm.
Date: May 10, 1906
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Beans, peas, and other legumes as food.

Description: Describes several varieties of beans, peas, and other legumes. Discusses the composition and digestibility of legumes such as beans, peas, lentils, and peanuts. Discusses several different ways to prepare them for use in foods or other products.
Date: November 15, 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Beautifying the home grounds.

Description: Describes practical and aesthetic uses for trees, shrubs, and vines in home landscapes. Discusses the benefits of home landscape planning.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bee keeping.

Description: Discusses beekeeping in detail. Precautions against stinging and swarming are provided, along with information on types of bees, how to obtain honey and wax, and the risks of loss due to diseases and pests.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Beef production on the farm.

Description: A guide to raising beef cattle and fattening calves. Includes a discussion of breeding stock, feeding, herd management, and disease prevention.
Date: 1950
Creator: McComas, E. W. (Earl W.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Better feeding of livestock.

Description: Discusses best practices in livestock feeding. Provides instructions for preparing feeds for various types of livestock on the farm.
Date: August 1952
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department