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Beef on the farm : slaughtering, cutting, curing.

Description: Describes the methods for slaughtering fresh beef on the farm; provides instructions outlining procedures for cutting and curing beef.
Date: 1950
Creator: Black, W. H. (William Henry), 1888-1949 & McComas, E. W. (Earl W.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chrysanthemums for the home.

Description: Discusses chrysanthemum-growing in terms of soil and air requirements, annual division and replanting, types of blooms, and insect enemies.
Date: 1939
Creator: Morrison, B. Y. (Benjamin Yoe), 1891-1966
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Marketing Main-Crop Potatoes.

Description: A guide to effective marketing and pricing practices for main-crop potatoes. Includes a detailed explanation of price-tracking methods which can be used to forecast the market season. Describes best practices for selling in various types of markets.
Date: August 1923
Creator: Sherman, Wells A. (Wells Alvord), 1868-1939; Fiske, George B. (George Burnap), 1868- & Miller, O. D. (Olnton Dickman), 1896-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Mexican Cotton-Boll Weevil.

Description: Describes the life cycle of the cotton boll weevil, the damage it causes, and methods for its control.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Marketing the Early-Potato Crop.

Description: A guide to selling in the early-potato market, with an emphasis on proper shipping methods to prevent loss.
Date: May 1923
Creator: Fiske, George B. (George Burnap), 1868- & Froehlich, Paul
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Household Tests for the Detection of Oleomargarine and Renovated Butter.

Description: A consumer guide explaining the differences between "genuine" butter, margarine, and renovated butter. Provides instructions for tests which can be conducted at home to distinguish the three types of products.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The common white wheats.

Description: Describes winter and spring varieties of white wheats and their production in the United States.
Date: December 1922
Creator: Clark, J. Allen (Jacob Allen), b. 1888; Martin, John H. (John Holmes), 1893- & Leighty, C. E. (Clyde Evert), b. 1882
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Corn Earworm: Its Ravages on Field Corn and Suggestions for Control.

Description: Describes the life cycle of the European corn earworm, the damage it causes to corn and other crops, and methods of control.
Date: January 1923
Creator: Phillips, W. J. (William Jeter), 1879- & King, Kenneth M. (Kenneth Marion), 1896-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

How to Get Rid of Rats.

Description: Describes methods of eliminating a rat infestation in terms of food sources, poisons, trapping, and rat proofing. Also describes the natural enemies and diseases of rats, and the benefits of community cooperation in their control.
Date: April 1923
Creator: Silver, James, b. 1890
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor trucks on Corn-Belt farms.

Description: Describes the benefits of using motor trucks on farms in the Corn Belt, based on a survey of farmers in that region who own trucks. Discusses profitability, efficiency, and compares the use of trucks to the use of horses.
Date: March 1923
Creator: Tolley, H. R. (Howard Ross), 1889-1958 & Church, L. M. (Lillian M.), 1872-1939
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nicotine dust for control of truck-crop insects.

Description: Describes the damages that insects can cause to farm crops, and how nicotine dust can control the insects.
Date: September 1922
Creator: Campbell, Roy Elliott
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Culture of the Sugar Beet.

Description: Answers to the most frequently asked questions about growing sugar beets, based on inquiries received by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the late 19th century. Discusses climate, beet varieties, soil preparation, harvesting, and siloing. Includes detailed descriptions of tools used and the costs involved in beet farming and sugar production.
Date: 1891
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Feeding of Farm Animals.

Description: Describes the basic principles of livestock feeding, based on results of agricultural experiments as well as the practices of successful feeders.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Importation of Game Birds and Eggs for Propagation.

Description: Provides information and statistics regarding various species of game birds and eggs brought into the United States since the passing of the Lacey Act (1900) and the Egg Act (1902).
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flax for Seed and Fiber in the United States.

Description: Describes recommended practices for growing flax for both seed and fiber, with emphasis on improving the production and use of flax straw for fiber.
Date: 1895
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Boll-Weevil Problem.

Description: Describes the characteristics of the boll weevil, the damage it causes to cotton crops of the southeastern United States, and methods of control.
Date: June 1923
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925 & Coad, B. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed Potatoes and How to Produce Them.

Description: Describes methods for producing high quality seed potatoes in the United States.
Date: May 1923
Creator: Stuart, William, 1865-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Barnyard Manure.

Description: Describes the benefits of more economical management of organic farm resources, namely barnyard manure. Discusses the management and application of methods for using fertilizers on the farm.
Date: May 10, 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Usefulness of the American Toad.

Description: Describes the beneficial characteristics of the toad.
Date: 1904
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

The Manuring of Cotton.

Description: Describes experiments in manuring cotton, the yield and profit of cotton crops when properly fertilized, and best practices in fertilizer application.
Date: 1897
Creator: United States. Department 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. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department