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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. Department 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

Carbon bisulphid as an insecticide.

Description: A guide to the use of carbon disulfide ("bisulfid of carbon") as an insecticide against the cigarette beetle, as well as other insect pests and borers. The information is largely based on experiments conducted in 1901 by the Division of Entomology, at a large tobacco establishment in Washington, D.C.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Celery culture.

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

Dairying in the South.

Description: A guide to dairy farming for new farmers in the South, for the purpose of improving the quality of their products.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drainage of farm lands.

Description: Discusses soil texture, natural and artificial soil drainage, and implementation of drainage practices.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Earth roads.

Description: Discusses earth roads, and methods of drainage that are essential to maintaining them.
Date: 1902
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Eggs and their uses as food.

Description: A summary of the research and data available at the turn of the 20th century, regarding the production of eggs, their composition, and their use as food.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The feeding of farm animals.

Description: Describes the basic principles of livestock feeding, based on results of agricultural experiments as well as the practices of successful feeders.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fish as food.

Description: Describes the composition, cost, and nutritive value of fish and other seafoods. Includes sample menus. Discusses methods of preparing seafood for market.
Date: April 6, 1907
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horseshoeing.

Description: Describes the anatomy and characteristics of a horse's foot and hoof. Discusses proper shoeing methods, with the intention of helping horse owners avoid the consequences of improper shoeing.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insecticides and fungicides : chemical composition and effectiveness of certain preparations.

Description: Describes several pest-control products sold at the turn of the 20th century, including branded products and generic mixtures in use at the time. Provides buying advice to merchants and potential purchasers of those pesticides and fungicides.
Date: 1902
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Marketing live stock.

Description: A guide to buying and selling practices in livestock markets, domestic and foreign. Includes an overview of stock transport methods.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department