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Alfalfa seed.

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

Insecticides and fungicides : chemical composition and effectiveness of certain preparations.

Description: Describes several pest-control products sold at the turn of the 20th century, including branded products and generic mixtures in use at the time. Provides buying advice to merchants and potential purchasers of those pesticides and fungicides.
Date: 1902
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
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.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department