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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

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

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.
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

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-
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

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

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.
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.
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