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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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The rape plant: its history, culture, and uses.

Description: Describes the history, culture, and uses of the rape plant. Discusses the need for increased production of the plant in the United States.
Date: 1893
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tomatoes as a truck crop.

Description: Describes how to plant, cultivate, harvest, and transport tomatoes to be sold at market.
Date: July 1936
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The European corn borer and its control.

Description: Describes the characteristics of the European corn borer and the damage it can cause to plants in the United States.
Date: 1922
Creator: Caffrey, D. J. & Worthley, L. H. (Leon Howard)
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Forestry for farmers.

Description: A guide to planting and maintaining small timber tracts or wood lots on farmlands.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Alfalfa.

Description: A guide to growing and using alfalfa on the farm. Includes recommendations for different regions of the United States.
Date: 1921
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Facts about milk.

Description: Describes methods for the sanitary production and transport of milk.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fungous diseases of the grape and their treatment.

Description: Discusses four of the most destructive fungous disease affecting grapes, and methods for control.
Date: 1891
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Storage of sweetpotatoes.

Description: Desribes the requirements for proper storage of sweet potatoes. Includes instructions for building a storage house or converting an existing building for use as a storage house.
Date: 1958
Creator: Lutz, J. M. (Jacob Martin), 1908-1968 & Simons, Joseph Winslow, 1908-
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clearing land of brush and stumps.

Description: Discusses methods and equipment for removing and disposing of brush and tree stumps from farm land in preparation for plowing.
Date: 1941
Creator: Boyd, Geo. R. (George Ray), 1883-1952
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Treatment of smuts of oats and wheat.

Description: Describes the different types of smuts affecting oats and wheat, and methods for their control.
Date: 1892
Creator: Swingle, Walter T. (Walter Tennyson), 1871-1952
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sheep feeding.

Description: Discusses in brief the feeding of breeding ewes, lambs, and rams for the market.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Making American cheese on the farm.

Description: Discusses the nutritional value of homemade cheese. Describes the conditions favorable to cheesemaking. Provides instructions for making cheese on the farm for home consumption.
Date: 1929
Creator: Gere, C. M.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grape diseases on the Pacific Coast.

Description: Describes three major diseases affecting grapes in California and other Pacific Coast states, and ways to prevent them.
Date: 1895
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Practical suggestions for farm buildings.

Description: Contains simple instructions for building modest but comfortable farm houses that can be expanded.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department