Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project - 32 Matching Results

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Good roads for farmers.

Description: Provides an overview of the best practices, costs, and recommended equipment for rural road building and maintenance. Describes the construction of earth roads, sand roads, sawdust or bark roads, corduroy roads, hard roads, gravel roads, shell roads, and stone roads.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tomato growing.

Description: Discusses tomato growing in detail, including cultivation, pest control, and greenhouse growing. Includes a guide to growing tomatoes for canneries.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Milk as food.

Description: Describes the composition of milk. Investigates the nutritive values and digestibility of milk and milk products in 19th century terms.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Marketing farm produce.

Description: Practical suggestions for packing, shipping, and selling farm products. Includes specific instructions for butter, eggs, poultry, game, meats, potatoes, fruits, vegetables, and honey.
Date: 1897
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Butter making on the farm.

Description: Describes the steps used to make butter on the farm, including creaming, churning, coloring, salting, and working the butter.
Date: 1897
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The manuring of cotton.

Description: Describes experiments in manuring cotton, the yield and profit of cotton crops when properly fertilized, and best practices in fertilizer application.
Date: 1897
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department