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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

Fertilizers for cotton.

Description: Presents the results of experiments conducted on the farms of the South Carolina Experiment Station and provides recommendations for preventing excessive or wasteful use of commercial fertilizers in cotton farming.
Date: 1895
Creator: McBryde, J. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cranberry culture.

Description: A guide to cranberry culture, including soil selection and preparation, planting, draining, flooding, fertilizing, and pest and disease control.
Date: 1894
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

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

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