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Books for children: a guide for parents.
Briefly outlines the benefits of books for children. Provides instructions for making a picture book and writing a story for children.
Conservation farming in the Slope-Hettinger Soil Conservation District, North Dakota.
Reports the results of a soil conservation survey and makes the case for increased conservation efforts. Provides information on identifying land types and suggests simple methods of soil conservation.
Control of white pine blister rust in the northeastern states.
Describes the value of the white pine and the threat of blister rust to the trees in the northeastern United States. Provides methods for blister rust control.
Corn growers : would you deliberately throw away millions of dollars?
Explains how farmers can save money through orderly marketing by using the Commodity Credit Corporation price-support program.
Farm housing loans.
This brochure answers frequently-asked questions about farm housing loans.
Federal crop insurance on corn : (dollar coverage insurance)
A leaflet describing federal crop insurance available to corn producers and how to apply for it.
For higher production : soil and water conservation.
Describes how to conserve water and soil on a farm or ranch in order to maintain higher production of crops and livestock.
How to choose and use apples.
Describes how to select an apple, what it is used for, and the proper way to store it.
How to choose and use cabbage.
Provides simple instructions for choosing, storing, and cooking cabbage.
How to choose and use carrots.
Provides simple instructions for choosing the best quality carrots, storing them, and cooking them.
How to choose and use oranges.
A brief guide to selecting and serving oranges and orange juice.
How to choose and use potatoes.
Provides simple instructions for choosing, storing, and cooking potatoes.
How's your storage?
A leaflet describing the Farm-Storage Facility Loan Program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC).
Improving 4-H clubs : 4-H studies point the way to better organization and functioning.
Suggests ways for county extension agents or 4-H club leaders to strengthen club work in their communities.
It could happen again.
Describes the importance of soil conservation practices and their effect on wheat production.
It's good business to protect your bean investment.
Describes the risks that bean farmers may be taking, the costs of updating farming techniques, and the value of insuring the crops.
It's good business to protect your corn investment.
Describes the risks that farmers take, and the benefits of having insurance to protect an investment in the corn crop.
It's good business to protect your crop investment.
Describes the risk that farmers take, and the benefits of having insurance to protect an investment in crops.
It's good business to protect your tobacco investment.
Describes the risks that tobacco farmers may be taking, the costs of updating farming techniques, and the value of insuring the crops.
It's good business to protect your wheat investment.
Describes the risk that farmers take, and the benefits of having insurance to protect an investment in the wheat crop.
Operating loans for better farming, better living.
Presents 16 frequently asked questions and their answers in relation to procuring operating loans for farms.
A brochure discussing the benefits of Multiple Crop Insurance.
Order and store fertilizer and insecticides early, for your 1951 cotton crop.
A brochure encouraging farmers to purchase fertilizer and insectides early, due to limited supplies of these products and the need for increased cotton production in 1951.
Participation of Negro children in school lunch programs.
Describes the School Lunch Program signed into law by President Truman in 1946 and its role in African-American schools. Provides guidance for parents and teachers wishing to start a local school lunch program. Includes reports from and photographs of successful school lunch programs throughout the southern United States.
Procedures for control and eradication of brucellosis, recommended by the National Brucellosis Committee.
Describes how to work with community organizations, both at the local and state levels, in an effort to fight brucellosis in livestock. Provides examples of plans that have worked.
School lunch recipes for main dishes and desserts.
A collection of large quantity recipes intended for school lunches. Includes recipes for main dishes, salad, and desserts. The recipes were laboratory-tested and field-tested by the U.S. Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics.
School lunch recipes using dried fruits.
Contains several recipes using dried fruit in school lunches. Includes general directions for handling dried fruit during the preparation stages.
School lunch recipes using nonfat dry milk.
A collection of quantity recipes for school lunches using nonfat dry milk. Includes general directions for handling dried milk during the preparation stages.
Describes the Agricultural Conservation Program and its role in safeguarding the food supply through soil conservation assistance.
Truly yours : the dress that fits.
This document is a brochure describing a film about garment selection and alteration, with instructions on how to buy or borrow the film (at the time that it was issued).
Use the land and save the soil.
This bulletin briefly answers the questions: "What is soil and water conservation?" and "How does the Soil Conservation Service help farmers and landowners?"
Visual materials on soil and water conservation.
An annotated list of films about soil and water conservation. Includes information about the films' suitability for use in elementary and secondary schools.
Wheat crop insurance : (commodity coverage)
Describes federal insurance for farmers that offers commodity coverage of wheat crops.
Wheat crop insurance : (monetary coverage)
Describes a federal insurance program that provides monetary coverage against farm risks.
The wheat quota referendum.
A voter's guide for farmers eligible to participate in a referendum for or against a wheat marketing quota for the 1954 crop. Includes an explanation of the quota program.
Whoa! : times have changed.
Describes modern practices of farming and the increasing need to have insurance to protect investments.
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