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The Adulteration of Forage-Plant Seeds

Description: Report discussing the adulteration of forage plant seeds, including for red clover, alfalfa, alsike clover, orchard grass, meadow fescue, Kentucky bluegrass, redtop, and brome grasses (bromus).
Date: 1909
Creator: Hillman, F. H.

The Advantage of Planting Heavy Cotton Seed

Description: Report discussing the importance of using heavy cotton seed and separating it for planting. Experiments have established that heavier seeds more reliably produce better plants. Methods of separating and testing the seeds are discussed, including the equipment necessary for seed separation.
Date: 1907
Creator: Webber, Herbert John, 1865-1946 & Boykin, E. B.

Alfalfa Growing

Description: Report discussing the cultivation of alfalfa and its potential as a crop for hay and pastures. Also includes a discussion of the various weeds, pests, and fungi which affect alfalfa.
Date: 1905
Creator: Hitchcock, A. S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935

Bacteria in Milk

Description: Report discussing the effects of bacteria which grow naturally in milk, including their effects on both sugars and fats.
Date: 1909
Creator: Rogers, L. A. (Lore Alford), 1875-1975

The Basket Willow

Description: Report discussing improved cultivation techniques for willow trees used in basket-making.
Date: 1909
Creator: Hubbard, William F. (William Fairchild), 1876-1905


Description: "The member of this great family with which we have at this time to deal -- the bean -- is not so valuable from the standpoint of forage or soil renovation, but is among the most valuable members of the great group for the seed which it produces. While the seed is the most important and valuable factor, the power to gather nitrogen and to render the soil better for having been grown upon it is an important consideration and one which should not be overlooked by those interested in maintaining the nitrogen content of the soil." -- p. 6. Topics discussed include the various types of beans and the differences in cultivation between field beans and garden beans.
Date: 1907
Creator: Corbett, L. C. (Lee Cleveland), 1867-1940

Beneficial Bacteria for Leguminous Crops

Description: Report discussing the cultivation of legumes in nitrogen-poor soils that are nonetheless abundant in bacteria which uniquely benefit legumes. Significant attention is given to the topic of introducing these bacteria into soils through artificial methods.
Date: 1905
Creator: Moore, George T. (George Thomas), 1871- & Robinson, Theodore R.

The Boll Weevil Problem, with Special Reference to Means of Reducing Damage

Description: Report summarizing the Department of Agriculture's previous publications on the boll-weevil problem and the unpublished results of the most recent investigations. Topics discussed include the life cycle of the boll weevil, its dissemination, and means of controlling it.
Date: 1909
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925

Bread and the Principles of Bread Making

Description: Report discussing the different factors and principles behind bread making, including types of grain, yeast, dough, baking methods, chemical composition, and its nutritional values.
Date: 1900
Creator: Atwater, Helen W.

The Brown-Tail Moth and How to Control It

Description: Report discussing the recent introduction of the European brown-tail moth into the Americas, its life cycle, and its possible impact on plant life, and methods to control it.
Date: 1906
Creator: Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950

Building Up a Run-Down Cotton Plantation

Description: "This paper is an account of the progress made in three years in changing a run-down cotton plantation into a profitable stock and hay farm. The results obtained from the use of cowpeas and other leguminous crops in restoring the fertility of the land have exceeded the expectations of those in charge of the work." -- p. 5
Date: 1908
Creator: Brodie, D. A. (David Arthur), b. 1868

Canadian Field Peas

Description: Report discussing the cultivation of the Canadian field pea, including its uses and adaptability to the United State.
Date: 1905
Creator: Shaw, Thomas, 1843-1918


Description: Report discussing the potential for cassava cultivation in the Gulf Coast States of the United States. Topics discussed include soil requirements, fertilizers, common diseases, harvesting, crop yields, and marketing.
Date: 1903
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925

The Cattle Tick in Its Relation to Southern Agriculture

Description: Report discussing the problems posed to cattle raising in the southern United States by the cattle tick (also known as the Texas fever tick). The report details the economic losses caused by tick infestation and explains the importance of eradication.
Date: 1906
Creator: Mayer, August


Description: Report discussing the cultivation, storing, and marketing of celery as popular crop for home consumption in the United States.
Date: 1907
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870

Cereal Breakfast Foods

Description: Report discussing the preparation, nutritional value, and digestibility of grains commonly used as breakfast cereals.
Date: 1906
Creator: Woods, Charles D. & Snyder, Harry, 1867-1927

Cheese Making on the Farm

Description: Report discussing the proper methods for making cheese on farms. Includes suggestions for making print, pot, Neufch√Ętel, English cream, French cream, and double cream cheeses.
Date: 1903
Creator: Alvord, Henry Clay, b. 1854

Citrus Fruit Growing in the Gulf States

Description: Report discussing best practices for cultivating a citrus orchard. Discussion includes possible grove sites, varieties of citrus trees, fertilizers, methods of cold protection, and nursery cultivation.
Date: 1906
Creator: Rolfs, P. H. (Peter Henry), 1865-1944

Clearing New Land

Description: Report discussing methods of clearing forested land for the establishment of pastures and farms. Methods discussed include the use of dynamite, machinery, horses and chain, and oxen. Special attention is given to selecting a method based on the root system of the trees.
Date: 1902
Creator: Williams, Franklin, Jr.