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Marketing farm produce.

Description: Practical suggestions for packing, shipping, and selling farm products. Includes specific instructions for butter, eggs, poultry, game, meats, potatoes, fruits, vegetables, and honey.
Date: 1897
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Milk as food.

Description: Describes the composition of milk. Investigates the nutritive values and digestibility of milk and milk products in 19th century terms.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tomato growing.

Description: Discusses tomato growing in detail, including cultivation, pest control, and greenhouse growing. Includes a guide to growing tomatoes for canneries.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Good roads for farmers.

Description: Provides an overview of the best practices, costs, and recommended equipment for rural road building and maintenance. Describes the construction of earth roads, sand roads, sawdust or bark roads, corduroy roads, hard roads, gravel roads, shell roads, and stone roads.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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. 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

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