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Saltbushes.

Description: Discusses varieties of foreign and native salt-bushes, how they are grown, and their value as drought-resistant plants for livestock forage.
Date: 1900
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Angora goat.

Description: A guide to the care and housing of Angora goat herds. Includes a description of the goat and its uses.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Dept. 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

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

Tree planting on rural school grounds.

Description: Discusses the importance of planning for successful Arbor-Day tree plantings on rural school grounds and churchyards. Includes suggested study topics for teachers to use in school lessons.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Dept. 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

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

Earth roads.

Description: Discusses earth roads, and methods of drainage that are essential to maintaining them.
Date: 1902
Creator: United States. Dept. 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

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

Strawberries.

Description: Provides instructions for the propagation, culture, and shipping of strawberries. Includes a discussion of forcing for winter fruit and a list of varieties suited for various geographical areas of the United States.
Date: 1904
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department