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Greenhouse tomatoes.
Describes the benefits of growing tomatoes in greenhouses for improved quality and marketability. Discusses requirements and methods for successfully growing greenhouse tomatoes.
Growing cucumbers for pickling.
Discusses growing cucumbers for the purpose of pickling, and identifies threats from insects and disease.
Growing sweet corn for the cannery.
A guide to planting and growing sweet corn for commercial canning. Includes descriptions of sweet corn varieties and provides suggestions for the practical use of factory wastes.
The production of cucumbers in greenhouses.
Lists the best ways to grow cucumbers in a greenhouse environment, and discusses insect and disease enemies of the cucumber.
Production of roselle.
A brief guide to growing, harvesting, and using roselle. Includes recipes for making jelly, jam, or drinks from the plant.
Rhubarb production.
Describes the history of rhubarb, and the steps for planting and cultivating rhubarb in the United States.
Tomatoes for canning and manufacturing.
Describes the steps necessary for successfully producing tomatoes for canning.
Sash greenhouses.
Describes sash greenhouses. Provides plans for constructing and heating greenhouses.
Cauliflower and heading broccoli production.
A guide to growing cauliflower and heading broccoli on the farm.
The farm garden.
A guide to starting and cultivating a farm garden.
Production of garlic.
Discusses garlic as a crop in terms of its different varieties, the steps for preparing land, cultivating, harvesting, cleaning, and shipping garlic for the market.
Production of parsnips.
A guide to growing, harvesting, and storing parsnips.
Production of radishes.
Describes the varieties of radishes and the best practices for growing and marketing them.
Production of spinach.
Describes characteristics and varieties of spinach, and provides farmers with recommendations for soils, fertilizers, cultivating, and harvesting it.
Rhubarb forcing.
Describes methods of forcing rhubarb, using methods developed in Massachusetts and Michigan.
A guide to muskmelon culture, including pest and disease control. Includes suggestions for packing and marketing muskmelons.
Growing peanuts.
A guide to growing, harvesting, and selling peanuts. Includes descriptions of peanut varieties.
Production of peppers
Describes the characteristics of peppers, lists the different varieties, and the steps necessary to successfully produce quality peppers.
Celery growing.
A guide to commercial celery-growing, with brief instructions for growing celery in home gardens. Includes descriptions of celery diseases and insect pests.
Cucumber growing.
A guide to growing table cucumbers or slicing cucumbers in cold frames and as a field crop.
Lettuce growing.
A guide to lettuce growing, including soil preparation, planting, cultivation, control of insect pests; also discusses the lettuce market.
Production of chicory and endive.
Discusses the characteristics of chicory and endive, and describes the steps necessary to successfully produce them.
Production of salsify or vegetable-oyster.
Introduces salsify and its varieties, and discusses ways to cultivate, store, cook, and sell it.
Production of turnips and rutabagas.
Describes varieties of turnips and rutabagas and effective methods of production and marketing.
Tomatoes as a truck crop.
Describes how to plant, cultivate, harvest, and transport tomatoes to be sold at market.
Permanent fruit and vegetable gardens.
Provides instructions for planning a permanent garden that yields both annual and perennial vegetables, as well as small fruits; lists the best plants to use.
Peanut growing.
Describes the steps farmers should take when growing peanuts, including preparing the soil, planting, cultivating, and harvesting.
The church and agricultural progress.
Describes the role of agriculture in the United States from a Christian perspective.
Ginning cotton.
Describes the importance of the ginning process, and the means for ginning the highest quality cotton.
Cotton ginning for pure-seed preservation.
Describes the steps and equipment necessary for cotton ginning and for the prevention of seed mixing.
Effects of feeds and saw speeds on cotton turn-out and quality.
Discusses the effect of seed role density and the speed of the ginning process on cotton quality. Argues for quality rather than quantity in cotton ginning.
Rammed earth walls for buildings.
Describes how to construct a building that uses rammed earth for walls.
Small concrete construction on the farm.
Describes how to plan and build small concrete structures on the farm.
Farm poultry raising.
Describes how to efficiently and successfully produce profitable poultry on the farm.
The horse bots and their control.
Provides advice on horse bot control for use by horse breeders and farmers.
Cattle grubs or heel flies with suggestions for their control.
Describes the damage caused by cattle grubs and provides methods for their control.
Cleaning grain on farms and in country elevators.
Describes methods for separating weeds from grain in order to improve value and quality.
Foreign material in spring wheat : how to remove it on the farm and at the country elevator.
Describes the foreign material that may be found in harvested wheat. Suggests methods for cleaning the wheat and describes a variety of cleaning machines.
Fattening steers in the Corn Belt.
Describes feeder cattle and the varieties of feed used to fatten steers in the Corn Belt.
Beef on the farm : slaughtering, cutting, curing.
Describes the methods for slaughtering fresh beef on the farm; provides instructions outlining procedures for cutting and curing beef.
Dehorning, castrating, branding, and marking beef cattle.
Describes procedures and equipment used for dehorning, castrating, branding, and marking beef cattle. Explains the use of these procedures as means for loss prevention in the beef industry.
Hibernation of the corn earworm in the central and northeastern parts of the United States
Describes a scientific investigation into the hibernation patterns of the born earworm and emergence as moths in the central and northeastern United States.
Pickaxe and pencil : references for the study of the WPA.
A bibliography of books, articles, and doctoral dissertations about the WPA, a U.S. government agency which provided work relief programs during 1935-1942. Includes references to materials published at the time of the WPA program as well as more recent publications.
Cutting for profit in Southern pine woodlands.
A guide to managing farm woodlands as a source of income, with a focus on loblolly and shortleaf pine and hardwoods.
Control of the common mealybug on citrus in California.
Describes the mealybug, the damage it causes to citrus fruits in California, and methods of control.
Russian-olive for wildlife and good land use.
Describes the characteristics of the Russian-olive and the benefits of growing it.
Commercial growing and harvesting of sweetpotatoes.
Describes different types of sweet potatoes, and the methods for transplanting, cultivating, and harvesting them. Argues the possibility of increasing the profitability of this crop.
Growing the Jerusalem artichoke.
Describes the growth of Jerusalem artichokes in different areas of the United States. Provides suggestions for planting and harvesting.
Insurance for farmers : fire, windstorm, crop-hail, liability and life.
Describes risks that farmers face, and the different types of insurance that farmers should consider. Includes a check list of important insurance related questions.
Clearing land of brush and stumps.
Discusses methods and equipment for removing and disposing of brush and tree stumps from farm land in preparation for plowing.