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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

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

Carbon bisulphid as an insecticide.

Description: A guide to the use of carbon disulfide ("bisulfid of carbon") as an insecticide against the cigarette beetle, as well as other insect pests and borers. The information is largely based on experiments conducted in 1901 by the Division of Entomology, at a large tobacco establishment in Washington, D.C.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Dept. 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

Squab raising.

Description: Discusses squab raising in detail, including the varieties of pigeons, methods of breeding, feeding, management, housing, disease control, killing, dressing, and selling.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Dept. 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

The farmer's interest in good seed.

Description: Discusses the importantance of high quality seeds when farming, and how to secure good seed. Presents the results of tests of seven different types of seeds.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horseshoeing.

Description: Describes the anatomy and characteristics of a horse's foot and hoof. Discusses proper shoeing methods, with the intention of helping horse owners avoid the consequences of improper shoeing.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Marketing live stock.

Description: A guide to buying and selling practices in livestock markets, domestic and foreign. Includes an overview of stock transport methods.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pineapple growing.

Description: A guide to pineapple farming, including planting, gathering, disease control, shipping, and selling.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department