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The dairy herd: its formation and management.

Description: A guide to the care and feeding of dairy cattle, and management of the dairy herd.
Date: 1904
Creator: Alvord, Henry E. (Henry Elijah), 1844-1904
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Alfalfa seed.

Description: A guide to judging and testing the quality of alfalfa seed.
Date: 1904
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Alkali lands.

Description: Summarizes an 1898 study of the problem of alkaline soil conditions as the result of irrigation in Montana.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bee keeping.

Description: Discusses beekeeping in detail. Precautions against stinging and swarming are provided, along with information on types of bees, how to obtain honey and wax, and the risks of loss due to diseases and pests.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Care of milk on the farm.

Description: Discusses the problem of bacterial contamination of milk. Describes best practices for sanitary production and handling of milk on the farm.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Commercial fertilizers : composition and use.

Description: Describes different types of commercial fertilizers, their agricultural benefits, and indications for their use.
Date: March 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Conformation of beef and dairy cattle.

Description: A guide to the judging of cattle, for use by breeders, farmers, stock feeders, or dairymen.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cranberry culture.

Description: Describes cranberry varieties and provides advice for growing and selling them.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The culture of tobacco.

Description: A guide to tobacco farming, including sowing, planting, fertilizing, cutting, seed saving, and insect pest control.
Date: 1902
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Emmer : a grain for the semiarid regions.

Description: Discusses the value of emmer wheat, a weather-resistant grain crop, for the semi-arid regions of the United States.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Facts about milk.

Description: Describes methods for the sanitary production and transport of milk.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Home manufacture and use of unfermented grape juice.

Description: Discusses the grape, causes of its fermentation and methods of prevention. Describes the composition, flavors, uses, and qualities of unfermented grape juice.
Date: 1903
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Household tests for the detection of oleomargarine and renovated butter.

Description: A consumer guide explaining the differences between "genuine" butter, margarine, and renovated butter. Provides instructions for tests which can be conducted at home to distinguish the three types of products.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The manufacture of sorghum sirup.

Description: A guide to simple methods of sorghum syrup production, for farmers with limited facilities.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Meats : composition and cooking.

Description: Discusses the composition of different types of meat, their texture and flavor, the cuts, and how to prepare them. Includes detailed composition and calorie charts.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Mexican cotton-boll weevil.

Description: Describes the life cycle of the cotton boll weevil, the damage it causes, and methods for its control.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Poultry as food.

Description: Discusses the use of poultry in the American diet.
Date: 1903
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Poultry raising on the farm.

Description: A guide for the poultry breeder. Discusses bird varieties, care and housing, feeding, and the advantages of farm poultry raising.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department