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Adobe or sun-dried brick for farm buildings.
Describes an efficient method of making and using adobe in the form of sun-dried bricks; describes how adobe bricks can be used in different parts of a building, such as: the roof, the boundary walls, the foundation, etc.
Alfalfa varieties in the United States.
Describes the different types of alfalfa grown in the United States.
The Angora goat.
Describes the characteristics, benefits, and uses of the Angora goat. Discusses methods of managing goats on the range.
Apple blotch.
Describes the disease of apple blotch, how it spreads, and ways to control it.
Apple growing east of the Mississippi River.
Describes the various factors that should be taken into consideration when developing and maintaining apple orchards, including: types of soil, climate conditions, the selecting and handling of young trees, the use of fertilizers, methods of pruning and spraying, and methods of repelling pests.
Apple-orchard renovation.
Describes various methods for maximizing the quality and output of apple orchards.
Bean growing in northern Idaho, eastern Washington, and eastern Oregon.
Describes best practices for profitable bean-growing in the northwestern United States.
Beef-cattle production in the range area.
Describes methods for successfully breeding and raising beef cattle in the range area of the western United States.
Black walnut for timber and nuts.
A guide to growing black walnut trees for timber, nut crops, or ornamental use.
Blackleg : its nature, cause, and prevention.
Describes blackleg, a livestock disease. Explains how to recognize, treat, and prevent it.
Breaking and training colts.
Describes methods training horses for farm use. Includes training or control methods for driving, riding, shoeing, and throwing.
Bur-clover cultivation and utilization.
Describes the different methods of cultivating bur-clover for use as a fertilizer and for other purposes, including use as a cover and green-manure crop or for use in pastures. Also describes the varieties of bur-clover and the insects that prey upon them.
Business records for poultry keepers.
Describes business methods to help poultry keepers with their production and marketing issues, discusses record-keeping methods, and includes suggestions to improve efficiency of a farmer's poultry business.
Care and management of farm work horses.
Describes how to successfully manage and care for work horses on the farm to maximize serviceability and profitability.
Care and repair of mowers and binders.
A guide to repairing and maintaining farm mowers and binders.
Care of damaged shade trees.
Discusses the important role shade trees play in camouflaging property. Explains the ways in which shade trees can become damaged and provides advice for repairing them in the event of damage.
Celery growing.
A guide to commercial celery-growing, with brief instructions for growing celery in home gardens. Includes descriptions of celery diseases and insect pests.
Clearing land of brush and stumps.
Discusses methods and equipment for removing and disposing of brush and tree stumps from farm land in preparation for plowing.
Conserving soil and moisture in orchards and vineyards.
Describes methods of conservation farming for fruit orchards and vineyards.
Construction of chimneys and fireplaces.
Describes the principles of chimney and fireplace construction. Provides schematics.
Control of flue-cured tobacco root diseases by crop rotation.
Describes farming methods that prevent root diseases in flue-cured tobacco.
Control of sugar-beet nematode by crop rotation.
Summarizes the results of several years of field investigations of the sugar-beet nematode. Describes its life cycle, host plants, causes of infestation, and methods of control.
Corn culture.
A general guide to growing corn crops in the United States, including selection, land preparation, planting, culture, and insect and disease control.
Cucumber growing.
A guide to growing table cucumbers or slicing cucumbers in cold frames and as a field crop.
Dairy-herd-improvement associations, and stories the records tell.
Describes the history and functions of farm dairy-herd-improvement associations; provides steps for starting a new dairy-herd-improvement association.
Deciduous-fruit improvement through tree-performance records.
Discusses commercial production of deciduous fruits based on the culture of established, profitable varieties. Describes the use of individual tree-records, the negative impacts of undesirable trees, and how to locate and isolate them.
Determining the age of farm animals by their teeth.
A guide to determining the approximate age of livestock by observing the apparent development and wear of their teeth.
Disease-resistant and hardy oats for the South.
Describes winter-hardy and disease-resistant oat varieties, and best practices for growing them.
Diseases and insects of garden vegetables.
Describes a wide variety of insect pests and diseases of vegetables, their characteristics, and the steps farmers can take to prevent, control, and treat these threats.
Diseases of cabbage and related plants.
Describes the characteristics of various parasitic and non-parasitic diseases of the cabbage and similar plants.
Diseases of raspberries and blackberries.
Describes the characteristics of diseases that infect raspberries and blackberries as well as their respective treatments.
Diseases of sheep and goats.
Describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for infectious and noninfectious diseases of sheep and goats.
Diseases of strawberries.
Describes the multitude of diseases that afflict strawberries, and methods of controlling them.
Dressing and packing turkeys for market.
Describes methods for processing a turkey to be sold at market.
Emmer and spelt.
Describes the history, characteristics, production methods, and uses of emmer and spelt.
Equipment and methods for harvesting farm woodland products.
Describes the necessary steps for logging farm woodlands and transporting and preparing the wood to be sold.
Establishing cranberry fields.
Describes the requirements for growing cranberries and provides instructions for establishing cranberry fields.
The European corn borer : its present status and methods of control.
Describes the life cycle and characteristics of the European corn borer, and methods for controlling it.
Fall-sown oat production.
A guide to planting and harvesting fall-sown oats in the southern United States. Includes descriptions of oat varieties.
Farm buildings from home-grown timber in the South.
Discusses the use of timber from farm-owned woodlands for lumber manufacture. Suggests the use of home-grown timber to solve the problem of poor rural housing by using it and other native materials to improve farm buildings, and as a means to create cash income. Describes successful community programs in various southern states including Texas.
Farm bulk storage for small grains.
Describes the types of structures used for storing bulk grains on the farm.
Farm drainage.
A guide to implementing a tile-drainage system for profitable farming.
Farm horseshoeing.
Describes the need for shoeing horses, and the steps that should be taken to successfully shoe horses on the farm.
Farm inventories.
Describes the various uses of farm inventories; provides instructions for making, using, and caring for a farm property book.
Farm manufacture of unfermented apple juice.
A guide to making cider. Intended for fruit growers wishing to produce a sanitary product of good quality.
Farm plumbing.
Provides information regarding plumbing materials, pipes, fixtures, installation procedures, and installation costs.
Farm poultry raising.
Describes how to efficiently and successfully produce profitable poultry on the farm.
Feeding dairy cows.
Describes many types of dairy-cow feeds, their nutritive value, and their functions. Includes instructions for feed preparation and feeding recommendations for various situations.
Fire safeguards for the farm.
Describes how to remove fire threats from the farm, and how to prepare to fight a fire should one break out on the farm.
Fitting dresses.
A guide to fitting and altering ready-made dresses, or home-sewn dresses that that have been cut and basted. Does not include instructions for pattern alterations.