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Anthrax, With Special Reference to Its Suppression

Description: Report discussing the bacterial disease anthrax, which is particularly harmful to cattle. Topics discussed include the nature of the disease and its life cycle, different forms of the disease, methods of control, and the anthrax vaccine.
Date: 1911
Creator: Washburn, Henry J.

Barley: Growing the Crop

Description: "Of the small-grain crops grown in this country barley ranks third in production. While much of the area devoted to this crop in the United States is suited to its production, the lack of care in selecting seed and the methods of cultivation practiced result in low yield of poor quality. This bulletin gives directions for the best methods of growing and harvesting the crop. With the use of these methods there should be a marked increase in the yield and quality of the barley grown in the United States." -- p. 2
Date: 1911
Creator: Derr, H. B. (Harry Benjamin), b. 1867

Bees

Description: Report discussing the basics of beekeeping and bee behavior for farmers interested in the cultivation of bees for either pleasure or profit. Topics discussed include necessary equipment, hive management, and honey and wax production.
Date: 1911
Creator: Phillips, Everett Franklin, 1878-1951

The Best Two Sweet Sorghums for Forage

Description: "At this time the several different sorghum varieties are grown promiscuously over the entire region adapted to this crop. This bulletin is prepared with a view to helping the farmer find the variety [of sorghum] best suited to his region and to grow and improve this variety so as to obtain better yields of forage." -- p. 2.
Date: 1911
Creator: Conner, A. B.

Better Grain-Sorghum Crops

Description: "This paper presents the best-known methods of improving the grain-sorghum crops on the farms where they are grown. These methods are simple and inexpensive of time or money, and are therefore within the reach of all farmers. More attention to the bettering of the quality and yields will be repaid as fully in these crops as in other cereals." -- p. 2. Sorghum crops can be improved for drought resistance, earliness, stature, productivity, and adaptability to machine techniques.
Date: 1911
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958

Cabbage

Description: Report discussing best practices for the cultivation of cabbage. Topics discussed include soil preparation, fertilizers, seed selection, diseases, insect enemies, and varieties of cabbage. Cultivation practices vary depending on whether the cabbage is intended as a truck crop crop, market-garden crop, or farm crop.
Date: 1911
Creator: Corbett, L. C. (Lee Cleveland), 1867-1940

Capons and Caponizing

Description: Report discussing capons, which are castrated male chickens, and the castration process known as "caponizing." Topics discussed include breed selection, instruments and equipment, the castration operation, post-operative care, and kiling and preparing the capons for market.
Date: 1911
Creator: Slocum, Rob R. (Rob Roy), 1883-1944

The Choice of Crops for Alkali Land

Description: "The object of this bulletin is to bring to the attention of owners of alkali land the crop plants which are most likely to give satisfactory results. It can not be too emphatically stated that crop production on such soils is at best precarious. For this reason and because the alkali resistance of plants depends upon many varying conditions, it is impossible to offer more than suggestions as to what crops are best worth trying." -- p. 5-6. Topics discussed include the effects of alkali upon plant growth, plants well-adapted to alkaline soils, and alkali resistance in different types of plants.
Date: 1911
Creator: Kearney, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1874-1956

The Control of the Chestnut Bark Disease

Description: Report discussing the spread of the chestnut bark disease, including its causes, symptoms, modes of transmission, financial consequences, and the possible methods of controlling it.
Date: 1911
Creator: Metcalf, Haven, 1875-1940 & Collins, J. Franklin (James Franklin), b. 1863

Danger of General Spread of the Gypsy and Browntail Moths Through Imported Nursery Stock

Description: "This paper gives a record of the infested importations [of brown-tail and gypsy moths] during the last two years and descriptions of nursery conditions in Europe, showing the nature of the infestation there, and concludes with a brief description, with illustrations, of the two moth pests which are now being thus imported. The publication is, therefore, a warning to users of such imported stock and gives descriptions and figures enabling the prompt recognition of either of these pests wherever they may become established." -- p. 2
Date: 1911
Creator: Marlatt, C. L.

The Dying of Pine in the Southern States: Cause, Extent, and Remedy

Description: Report discussing the destructive habits of the southern pine beetle, which in its most recent outbreak is threatening to kill a large percentage of the young and matured trees of the pine forests in the southern United States. "The paper gives the essential facts relating to the insect, its work, practical methods of control, and how to protect the pine from its depredations in the future." -- p. 2
Date: 1911
Creator: Hopkins, A. D. (Andrew Delmar), 1857-1948

The Eradication of Quack-Grass

Description: Report discussing methods for destroying quack grass, which is also known as witch grass.
Date: 1911
Creator: Cates, J. S.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] [61]

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Unusual v. Standard Fertilizers, Symptoms of Disease in Plants, Premature Dropping of Figs, Condimental Feeds, Feeding the Dairy Calf, Defects in Cottage Cheese, and the Iowa Silo.
Date: 1911
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 62

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Water Required for Crops, Burning Lime on the Farm, Tomatoes for Canning, Lime Sulphur as a Fungicide, Market Classes and Grades of Meat, Lie on Poultry, and Neufchatel Cheese.
Date: 1911
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 63

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Sterilizing Tobacco Plant Beds, Clover Growing, Curing Clover Hay, the Velvet Bean, Draft Horses, and Care of Mares and Foals.
Date: 1911
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 65

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Cost of Available Nitrogen, Management of Marsh Soils, Weeder Harrow for Dry Farms, V-Shaped Cotton-Stalk Cutter, Storage for Root Crops, Danger in Feeding Root Crops, Sanitary Care of Swine, Individuality of the Cow, and Hatching and Rearing Turkeys.
Date: 1911
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 66

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Lawns, Fertilizing Asparagus, Turnips for Sheep, Loss of Lambs, Cost of Market Milk, Propagation of Starters, and the Plastered Silo.
Date: 1911
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Forestry in Nature Study.

Description: Report promoting the study of forests in elementary school in the United States and offering outlines for courses of study, teaching methods, plans for experiments.
Date: 1911
Creator: Jackson, Edwin R. (Edwin Roy)

Frames as a Factor in Truck Growing

Description: Report discussing the use of frames in growing the crops lettuce, radishes, cucumbers, parsley, eggplant, peppers, beets, and beans. Topics discussed include types of frames, soils and fertilizers, and control of insects and diseases.
Date: 1911
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870

Grape Propagation, Pruning, and Training

Description: Report discussing best practices for cultivating grapes, with special attention given to the training and pruning of vines.
Date: 1911
Creator: Husmann, George C. (George Charles), 1861-1939

Hog Houses

Description: Report discussing the construction of housing and shelters for pigs. Different types of houses are discussed along with examples of faulty construction, constructions costs, and suggestions for floors, walls, windows for ventilation, and whitewash. Includes an in-depth discussion of windows that utilizes sunshine tables.
Date: 1911
Creator: Warren, Joseph Allen

The Home Production of Onion Seed and Sets

Description: Report discussing best practices for cultivating onions from which to collect onion seed and establish onion sets. Also discusses fungal diseases common to the onion.
Date: 1911
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870

House Flies

Description: Report discussing the life cycle of the house fly, its carriage of disease, measures for combating it, and approaches that cities and towns have taken to control it.
Date: 1911
Creator: Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950