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7 questions to ask when you buy or sell shelled corn by grade.
An explanation of corn grade requirements. Factors include insects, odors, moisture, weight-per-bushel, cleanliness, damaged kernels, and color.
Barberry eradication in stem rust control : wheat, oats, barley, rye.
Discusses the spread of stem rust in wheat, oats, barley, and rye due to the presence of certain species of barberry bushes; discusses eradication of these barberry bushes to control stem rust.
Bean bacterial wilt.
Describes the signs that beans are infected with bacterial wilt, the history of the disease, where it most often occurs, and the steps that can be taken to control it.
Bed bugs : how to control them.
Describes the life cycle of the bedbug and the hazards associated with a bedbug infestation. Provides advice for identifying and controlling bedbugs.
Blackout of poultry houses and dairy barns.
Provides detailed instructions for the farmer who wishes to continue his regular routine in the event of a War Department issued blackout notice. Discusses the importance of readiness and the use of existing materials due to war related shortages.
Discusses aspects of blueberry production in the United States from planting through harvesting and marketing, and examines different types of blueberries.
Boning lamb cuts.
Describes the process of deboning lamb meat.
Provides instructions for implementing a border irrigation system for watering crops.
Bracing farm buildings.
Describes steps for creating a brace system for farm buildings in order to prevent distortion and collapse.
The bud-graft method of propagating vinifera grape varieties on rootstocks.
Describes a method of grafting vinifera grapes on disease-resistant rootstocks to prevent infestation by phylloxera and the root knot nematode.
Describes the common types of carpet beetles, their life cycles, and methods of control.
Cattle walkways: an aid to coastal marsh range conservation.
Describes how building high, firm walkways for cattle in coastal regions of the United States allows cattle to graze in multiple ranges despite marshy land.
A description of the virus that causes cattle warts, and methods of control.
Cauliflower and heading broccoli production.
A guide to growing cauliflower and heading broccoli on the farm.
Centipedes and millipedes in the house.
Describes the different types of centipedes and millipedes found in the home, and methods for control.
Describes the characteristics of chinchillas; discusses how to care for chinchillas and raise them for fur.
Describes the life cycle and characteristics of clothes moths, and methods for their control.
Control of lice and sheep ticks on sheep and goats.
Describes the damage that lice and ticks can cause to sheep and goat wool. Provides instructions for preparing insecticide dips, sprays, and dusts.
Control of the garden webworm in alfalfa.
Describes the characteristics of the garden webworm, the damage it causes to alfalfa crops, and methods of control.
Control of white pine blister rust : a cooperative effort to prevent damage to the white-pine resources of the United States.
Describes blister rust, the damage it causes to white pines of the United States, and methods for its control.
Controlling kidney worms in swine in the southern states.
Describes the life cycle of the kidney worm and explains how to control the worm in swine in the southern United States.
Controlling lungworms of swine.
Describes the lungworm parasite infested in swine, and methods for its control.
Cooking beef according to the cut.
Discusses the nutritional value and versatility of beef; provides recipes and methods for its preparation in various dishes.
Cooking cured pork.
Provides recipes for cooking cured pork.
Describes the corrugation irrigation process and explains how to implement this layout to irrigate close-growing crops.
Cotton from boll to bale.
Describes the steps for harvesting, drying, handling, baling, and storing cotton.
Cotton ginning for pure-seed preservation.
Describes the steps and equipment necessary for cotton ginning and for the prevention of seed mixing.
Describes the methods of treating cottonseed to prevent disease or decay.
Discusses crested wheatgrass in the United States: its adaptation, its planting, its harvesting, and its use.
Culture of orchids.
Describes the different types of orchids, and the proper environment for growing orchids successfully.
Cutworms in the garden.
A guide to identifying cutworm interference and controlling cutworms in the garden. Provides information on obtaining and handling arsenic poison.
Date growing in the United States.
Describes the varieties of dates grown in the United States. Provides recommendations for growing dates and controlling the diseases and pests that affect them.
Demodectic mange in cattle.
Describes demodectic mange, its causes, how it is recognized on cattle, and what can be done to control the disease.
Disease-resistant varieties of vegetables for the home garden.
Discusses a variety of vegetables that are most resistant to disease and can be grown at home.
Does farm timber growing pay in the South?
Discusses the profitability of timber farming in the south. Provides suggestions for logging trees for their highest value.
Dresses designed for little girls.
Provides suggestions for the design, construction, and evaluation of dresses made for girls aged 2 to 6. Includes advice about design features, fabric selection, and quality of workmanship.
Drying ear corn with heated air.
Provides a comparison of drying corn with heated air versus unheated air, the equipment and construction necessary to dry ear corn with heated air, and the benefits of drying corn with this method.
Drying ear corn with unheated air.
Provides a comparison of drying corn with heated air versus unheated air, the equipment and construction necessary to dry ear corn with unheated air, and the benefits of drying corn with this method.
Drying seed cotton.
Describes various methods of cotton-drying and the effectiveness of each.
Drying shelled corn and small grain with heated air.
Describes how to dry grain and corn with heated air, the equipment needed, and how to construct drying bins.
Describes dual-purpose pines, which yield both naval stores and wood; provides suggestions for managing dual-purpose pines.
Dust storms come from the poorer lands.
Describes the different classifications of land and the effect soil erosion has on the quality of land and its future for crop production. Contains the results of an extensive study.
Describes methods for propagating dwarf fruit trees, and the steps necessary to maintain them.
Eggs at any meal.
Discusses the nutritional value and versatility of the egg; provides recipes and suggests ways to use eggs in a variety dishes and sauces.
Eliminating bats from buildings.
Describes the habits of bats and possible places they choose to live, including houses. Provides various methods for repelling them. Argues against killing bats except as a last resort.
English sparrow control.
Describes the damage caused by English sparrows and different methods of controlling them.
Eradicating tuberculosis from poultry and swine.
Describes tuberculosis and provides steps for preventing and combating the disease in poultry and swine.
Eradication of the cultivated black currant in white pine regions.
Describes how black currant plants help spread blister rust and the steps that can be taken to prevent blister rust among white pines by eradicating black currant.
Excluding birds from reservoirs and fishponds.
Describes methods of removing birds from sources of drinking water, such as fishponds and reservoirs.
Expansible farmhouse : frame.
Provides a floor plan and description of an expansible frame farmhouse.
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