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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

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

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

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

The Control of the Codling Moth and Apple Scab

Description: Report discussing "the two principal enemies of the apple [...] the chief insect enemy, the codling moth, and the principal fungous disease, the apple scab.... The remedial treatment for both of these is of such a nature that the applications can be combined at a lessening of nearly one-half the cost of time and labor. The bulletin includes a brief but plain statement of the nature of the codling moth and the means of controlling it, followed by a similar portion relating to apple scab, and concluding with the combined directions for spraying, and a spray calendar." -- p. 3
Date: 1906
Creator: Marlatt, C. L. & Orton, W. A. (William Allen), 1877-1930

Cucumbers

Description: Report discussing the cultivation of cucumbers, including for early markets and pickling. Also discussed are the use of cold frames and forcing-house cucumbers, which are grown under glass.
Date: 1906
Creator: Corbett, L. C. (Lee Cleveland), 1867-1940

An Example of Model Farming

Description: Report explaining how to successfully manage a farm by example of a small 15-acre farm in Flourtown, Pennsylvania. The farm discussed was owned by Rev. J. D. Detrich, and topics under consideration include soil improvement, systematic management, employees, animal feed, manure, and hay.
Date: 1906
Creator: Spillman, W. J. (William Jasper)

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 33

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Handling Seed Corn; Adaptation of Seed Corn; Effect of Root Nodules on Composition of Crops; Fumigation of Nursery Stock; Cooking Quality of Potatoes; Food Value of Cottage Cheese Rice, Peas, and Bacon; Methods of Feeding Poultry; Extermination of Cattle Ticks; and Covered Yards for Cows.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 34

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: American Sugar-Beet Seed, Stimulants for Seeds, Profits from Spraying Potatoes, Winter-Injured Fruit Trees, Durum Wheat, Fertility of Eggs, Indoor Versus Outdoor Feeding of Steers, Roughage for Steers, Cheap Dairy Rations, and Cottonseed Meal for Hogs.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 35

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Use of Commercial Fertilizers, Weight of Lime per Bushel, Spreading Lime, Soil Sterilization, Weights per Bushel of Seeds, Disease Resistant Crops, Corn Billibugs and Root-Louse, Asparagus Rust and Its Control, Alfalfa Meal as a Feeding Stuff, Singed Cacti as Forage, Cattle Feeding in the South, Milk Fever, Nail Wounds in Horses' Feet, and Use of a Cheap Canning Outfit.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 36

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Water for Table Use, Phosphates, Winter Wheat, Glutenous and Starchy Wheats, Dry Farming, Methods of Canning, Beet Molasses and Pulp, Feed Lots, Guinea Fowls, Color of Eggs, Spraying for Scale Insects, and White Pine in New England.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 37

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Breeding Corn, Buckwheat, Sugar Beets on Alkali Soils, Alfilaria as a Forage Plant, Apple Bitter Rot, Grass Mulch for Orchards, Hardiness of Young Fruit Trees, Protecting Cows from Flies, Effect of Silage on Milk, and Cold Storage of Cheese.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 38

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Loss of Nitrogen from Soils, Manure as Affected by Food, Continuous Corn Culture, Pasturing Wheat, Storage of Sweet Potatoes, Rotting of Potatoes in Storage, Hog Cots, the Disinfection of Stables, the Effect of Horsetail Weeds on Horses, Treatment of Calf Scours, Preserving Eggs, Wheat Bran, Testing Individual Cows, Clean Milk, Cleanliness in the Dairy, Grading Cream, and Paraffin in Dairying.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Forage-Crop Practices in Western Oregon and Western Washington

Description: Report discussing best practices for growing forage plants with special emphasis given to the usefulness of legumes as soil renovators. The report gives thorough descriptions of the most common of these plants.
Date: 1906
Creator: Hunter, Byron, b. 1869

Fungicides and Their Use in Preventing Diseases of Fruits

Description: "The object of this bulletin is to give the principal formulas for fungicides, together with a brief description of their method of preparation, and a summary of the principal diseases of fruits for which satisfactory remedies have been found. Most, though not all, of these remedies consist of spraying." -- p. 5
Date: 1906
Creator: Waite, Merton Benway, 1865-1945

The Germination of Seed Corn

Description: Report discussing "the importance of testing the vitality of individual ears of corn which are intended for seed, and [showing] how such tests may easily be made by every farmer in his own home." -- p. 2
Date: 1906
Creator: Duvel, J. W. T.

The Home Vegetable Garden

Description: "By means of the home garden the production of the vegetable supply for the family is directly under control, and in many cases is the only way whereby clean, fresh produce may be secured. The home vegetable garden is worthy of increased attention, and a greater number and variety of crops should be included in the garden. Suggestions are herein given as to the location of the garden, the soil and its preparation, fertilizers, seeds, and plants, with brief cultural methods for a number of the more important crops." -- p. 5-6
Date: 1906
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870

Industrial Alcohol: Sources and Manufacture

Description: This bulletin "is devoted to the description of the sources from which industrial alcohol may be made and the methods of [its] manufacture." -- p. 2. Topics discussed include legislation concerning denatured alcohol, agricultural sources of industrial alcohol, the yield and composition of alcohol-producing crops, alcohol by-products, and the manufacturing process for alcohol.
Date: 1906
Creator: Wiley, H. W.

Industrial Alcohol: Uses and Statistics

Description: "It is important that the farmer should have a general idea of the uses to which industrial alcohol (usually denatured) may be devoted. While this information is not necessary for the production of the raw materials, it is nevertheless valuable in indicating the particular lines of industrial development which may be promoted by free alcohol in the arts as related to the welfare of agriculture. The technical uses of alcohol are extremely numerous, and no attempt will be made to give them all, but only to mention those which are of the greatest importance." -- p. 5. Topics include the use of alcohol for heating and illumination in stoves and lamps, as fuel for motors, as a product in farm operations, and as a drink. Statistics on alcohol production in the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany are included at the end.
Date: 1906
Creator: Wiley, H. W.

Maple Sugar and Syrup

Description: Report discussing the evolution of the maple syrup industry to its present state with special attention given to the modern manufacturing process of maple sugar and syrup.
Date: 1906
Creator: Hubbard, William F. (William Fairchild), 1876-1905

Modern Conveniences for the Farm Home

Description: Report describing and promoting indoor plumbing for homes as well as different options for sewage and waste disposal, including earth closets. Heating systems for the home are also discussed.
Date: 1906
Creator: Wilson, Elmina T.

Practical Information for Beginners in Irrigation

Description: Report describing the basic essentials of irrigation, including construction of ditches, land preparation, irrigation practices for different crops, including alfalfa, grain, potatoes, fruit trees, and smaller fruits and vegetables.
Date: 1906
Creator: Fortier, Samuel