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Cotton ginning.
Describes the the mechanical process of cotton ginning, using a saw gin.
Inoculation of legumes and nonlegumes with nitrogen-fixing and other bacteria.
Describes methods of artificial inoculation of legumes with beneficial bacteria for the purpose of improving root development.
Garden irises.
Describes different types of irises, and methods for growing them successfully in a home garden.
Fitting, showing, and judging hogs.
Provides suggestions for selecting and preparing swine for livestock shows and fairs. Describes judging criteria.
Cabbage diseases.
Describes the sources and characteristics of cabbage diseases, and methods of control.
Cranberry harvesting and handling.
Recommends methods of harvesting, handling, storing, and packing cranberries in preparation for market. Discusses the function of cooperative cranberry organizations in relation to sales and prices.
Feeding chickens.
A guide to feeding chickens for the production of quality meat and eggs.
Pork in preferred ways.
Describes various ways to prepare pork and includes recipes.
Shortleaf pine primer.
A guide to growing shortleaf pine trees as a timber crop.
Making and storing farm butter for winter use.
Describes methods for making and storing summer butter in ways that will enable its preservation and use throughout the late fall and winter months.
Good naval-stores practice.
Describes best practices for tapping trees for naval stores, in order to yield the most gum and prevent damage to trees.
The farm woods : a savings bank paying interest.
Describes best practices for cutting, using, and selling farm timber to ensure continuous growth and larger farm income.
Game laws for the season 1929-30 : a summary of federal, state and provincial statutes.
Describes the laws and regulations regarding hunting and fishing in North America.
The husker-shredder on eastern Corn Belt farms.
Describes the uses and benefits of the corn husker-shredder. Includes a discussion of the costs involved in renting or buying a shredder.
Anthracnose as a cause of red-clover failure in the southern part of the Clover Belt.
Describes the characteristics of anthracnose, the damage it causes to red clover in the southern part of the Clover Belt, and methods of control; also discusses the development of strains of red clover resistant to anthracnose.
A guide to growing and using alfalfa on the farm. Includes recommendations for different regions of the United States.
Discusses the growth of trees, bushes, and shrubs, and the reasons for pruning. Recommends pruning methods and equipment for use on various types of trees.
Planting and care of shelter belts on the northern Great Plains.
Describes the importance of building shelter belts on farms in order to protect the home, orchard, or garden from wind and snow.
Harvesting grain sorghums.
Describes methods and equipment used for harvesting, threshing, and storing grain sorghums in the Great Plains of the United States.
Infectious abortion of cattle.
Describes the symptoms, possible causes, and prevention of an infectious abortion disease affecting cattle.
Dairy-barn construction.
Discusses the many factors that must be taken into account when planning to construct a dairy barn.
Carpet beetles and their control.
Describes the characteristics of carpet beetles and methods for their control.
Polish and poulard wheats.
Describes the characteristics of Polish and poulard wheats, which because of their size and appearance are often sold under false claims. Warns U.S. farmers against growing them because they produce low yields and are of little commercial value in the U.S.
Diseases of poultry.
Describes symptoms, treatments, and prevention methods for numerous diseases and parasites afflicting poultry.
Control of the codling moth in the Pacific Northwest.
Describes the damages caused by the codling moth to apples and pears in the Pacific Northwest. Provides methods for its control.
The striped cucumber beetle and how to control it.
Describes the characteristics of the striped cucumber beetle, the damage it can cause to plants, and methods for controlling it.
Marketing main-crop potatoes.
A guide to effective marketing and pricing practices for main-crop potatoes. Includes a detailed explanation of price-tracking methods which can be used to forecast the market season. Describes best practices for selling in various types of markets.
Marketing the early-potato crop.
A guide to selling in the early-potato market, with an emphasis on proper shipping methods to prevent loss.
Cotton-dusting machinery.
A guide to selecting farm machinery for dusting cotton crops.
Tree planting in the Great Plains region.
Describes several varieties of trees recommended for planting in the Great Plains, for beautification and protection of farm homes and as a source for wood.
The European corn borer and its control.
Describes the characteristics of the European corn borer and the damage it can cause to plants in the United States.
Uses of rural community buildings.
Describes various types of civil and social activities which can be held in rural community buildings.
Plain concrete for farm use.
A guide to equipment, methods, and materials used for mixing concrete. Includes instructions for constructing concrete forms and for maintaining concrete structures and finishes.
The production of peas for canning.
Describes the proper methods for planting, growing, and harvesting peas that will later be canned and sold.
Standard varieties of chickens : V. The Bantam breeds and varieties.
Describes different varieties of Bantam chickens, their characteristics, and recommendations for housing and feeding them.
American moles as agricultural pests and as fur producers.
Describes the habits of moles, the damage they can cause to lawns and gardens, and methods for their control. Provides instructions for trapping and skinning moles and tanning and selling their pelts.
Farmers' telephone companies : organization, financing and management.
Explains how to organize and finance a rural telephone company.
Utilization of alfalfa.
Describes various uses for alfalfa, with instructions for each.
Milk and its uses in the home.
A consumer guide to buying, storing, and using milk.
Better seed corn.
Describes how to grow and store quality seed corn.
Fur laws for the season 1929-30.
Discusses the importance of conservation practices to preserve fur resources. Provides a summary of U.S. federal and state laws related to game animals, as well as related laws of Canada, the Dominion of Newfoundland, and Mexico.
Managing cranberry fields.
Describes the management of established cranberry fields, including insect and disease control and seasonal maintenance.
Rural planning : the social aspects of recreation places.
Describes the trend toward establishing planned recreation areas in rural communities, and the economic and social benefits they provide to farmers.
Terracing farm lands.
Discusses terracing as a way to prevent soil erosion. Provides instructions for building and maintaining terraces.
Standard varieties of chickens. IV, The ornamental breeds and varieties.
Provides descriptions and photographs of ornamental breeds and varieties of chickens in the Polish, Hamburg, Game, Oriental, and Miscellaneous classes.
The corn earworm : its ravages on field corn and suggestions for control.
Describes the life cycle of the European corn earworm, the damage it causes to corn and other crops, and methods of control.
Making American cheese on the farm.
Discusses the nutritional value of homemade cheese. Describes the conditions favorable to cheesemaking. Provides instructions for making cheese on the farm for home consumption.
One-register furnaces: pipeless furnaces.
Describes the one-register warm-air house heating system. Discusses the benefits and limitations of such a system.
Loblolly pine primer.
A guide to growing loblolly pine as a timber crop.
Smuts of wheat and rye and their control.
Describes the smut diseases that affect wheat and rye, and methods for their control.