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Using crop residues for soil defense.

Description: Describes how leaving crop residue in a field can help prevent soil erosion due to rainfall; and describes the equipment that can be used in this practice.
Date: August 1942
Creator: Duley, F. L. & Russel, J. C.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Using tall fescue in soil conservation.

Description: Describes the characteristics of tall fescue and how it can contribute to soil conservation.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Bailey, R. Y. (Richmond Young), b. 1893. & Scott, Clarice L. (Clarice Louisba), b. 1899.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Varieties of club wheat.

Description: Describes several varieties of club wheats and where they grow in the United States.
Date: 1940
Creator: Clark, J. Allen (Jacob Allen), b. 1888. & Bayles, B. B. (Burton Bernard), 1900-
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Varieties of durum wheat.

Description: Describes ten varieties of durum wheat grown in the United States.
Date: 1940
Creator: Clark, J. Allen (Jacob Allen), b. 1888.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vocational teaching.

Description: "This manual is designed to help officers in the armed forces, enlisted men, or civilian instructors who are to teach for the first time." Discusses student characteristics, various aspects of teaching, and testing.
Date: September 30, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water heaters : inspection and preventive maintenance service.

Description: "This technical manual is a guide to first and second echelon maintenance of domestic hot-water supply systems." Discusses methods of training maintenance personnel, preventive maintenance for users, and inspections.
Date: June 1947
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Watermanship

Description: "The purpose of this manual is three-fold: a. To give you those basic principles of watermanship that will enable you to meet with confidence any emergency that may arise. b. To teach you certain fundamental practices used during small landing-craft operations. c. To show you how to swim small lakes or rivers under combat conditions."
Date: April 25, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The what and how of hybrid corn.

Description: Describes the process of creating hybrid corn on the farm; provides reasons for the hybridization of corn.
Date: 1941
Creator: Richey, Frederick D. (Frederick David), b. 1884.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

What are we aiming at? : a forest conservation program.

Description: Describes the need for a postwar program to increase timber production. Discusses the need for regulated conservation practices, incentives for responsible private forest management, and an increase in public forest land area.
Date: July 1945
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

What peace can mean to American farmers : expansion of foreign trade.

Description: Describes the changes the agricultural market faces post-World War II, and how the growth of foreign trade will affect farmers.
Date: October 1946
Creator: Allin, Bushrod Warren.; Elliott, F. F. (Foster Floyd), 1895-1972. & Stine, O. C. (Oscar Clemen), 1884-1974.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheat crop insurance : (commodity coverage)

Description: Describes federal insurance for farmers that offers commodity coverage of wheat crops.
Date: June 1948
Creator: Federal Crop Insurance Corporation.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheat crop insurance : (monetary coverage)

Description: Describes a federal insurance program that provides monetary coverage against farm risks.
Date: June 1948
Creator: Federal Crop Insurance Corporation.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Why potatoes run out.

Description: Describes the types of diseases attacking potatoes, how to identify them, and how to treat the plants and seed potatoes in order to prevent the spread of disease.
Date: 1940
Creator: Schultz, E. S. (Eugene S.), 1884-
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Winter legumes for green manure in the Cotton Belt.

Description: Describes varieties of the winter legumes used for "green manure" in the southern United States; provides suggestions for considerations to make when using winter legumes on farmland.
Date: May 1942
Creator: McKee, Roland. & McNair, A. D.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Work clothes for women.

Description: Discusses design, fabric, and function of work clothes for women during wartime. Features designs by the Bureau of Home Economics which were released to the public through retail outlets as commercial patterns or as ready-to-wear garments. Includes line drawings and photographs, and features convertible clothing designs.
Date: June 1942
Creator: Scott, Clarice L. (Clarice Louisba), b. 1899.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Work of the United States Forest Service.

Description: Discusses forest depletion and provides a history of forest conservation efforts by the United States government. Describes the work of the the Civilian Conservation Corps and other emergency projects, and discusses forest and range research.
Date: April 1940
Creator: United States. Forest Service.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The yellow chapote, a native host of the Mexican fruitfly.

Description: Describes the yellow chapote tree that grows in southern Texas and Mexico, its uses and benefits, and the damage that the Mexican fruitfly causes to the tree.
Date: July 1941
Creator: Plummer, C. C.; McPhail, M. & Monk, J. W.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department