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Alfalfa seed.

Description: A guide to judging and testing the quality of alfalfa seed.
Date: 1904
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture
Item Type: Book

The Angora goat.

Description: A guide to the care and housing of Angora goat herds. Includes a description of the goat and its uses.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Annual flowering plants.

Description: A guide to growing and using numerous types of annual flowering plants. Includes recommendations for planting school gardens, and the use of hotbeds or cold frames.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Barnyard manure.

Description: Describes the benefits of more economical management of organic farm resources, namely barnyard manure. Discusses the management and application of methods for using fertilizers on the farm.
Date: May 10, 1906
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Beans, peas, and other legumes as food.

Description: Describes several varieties of beans, peas, and other legumes. Discusses the composition and digestibility of legumes such as beans, peas, lentils, and peanuts. Discusses several different ways to prepare them for use in foods or other products.
Date: November 15, 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Beautifying the home grounds.

Description: Describes practical and aesthetic uses for trees, shrubs, and vines in home landscapes. Discusses the benefits of home landscape planning.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Bee keeping.

Description: Discusses beekeeping in detail. Precautions against stinging and swarming are provided, along with information on types of bees, how to obtain honey and wax, and the risks of loss due to diseases and pests.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Breeds of dairy cattle.

Description: Discusses the origins, history, and characteristics of various cattle breeds.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Carbon bisulphid as an insecticide.

Description: A guide to the use of carbon disulfide ("bisulfid of carbon") as an insecticide against the cigarette beetle, as well as other insect pests and borers. The information is largely based on experiments conducted in 1901 by the Division of Entomology, at a large tobacco establishment in Washington, D.C.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Care of milk on the farm.

Description: Discusses the problem of bacterial contamination of milk. Describes best practices for sanitary production and handling of milk on the farm.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Celery culture.

Description: A guide to growing celery, including planting, watering, mulching, insect and disease control, storage, and selling.
Date: 1902
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Cranberry culture.

Description: Describes cranberry varieties and provides advice for growing and selling them.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

The culture of tobacco.

Description: A guide to tobacco farming, including sowing, planting, fertilizing, cutting, seed saving, and insect pest control.
Date: 1902
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Dairying in the South.

Description: A guide to dairy farming for new farmers in the South, for the purpose of improving the quality of their products.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Drainage of farm lands.

Description: Discusses soil texture, natural and artificial soil drainage, and implementation of drainage practices.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Earth roads.

Description: Discusses earth roads, and methods of drainage that are essential to maintaining them.
Date: 1902
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Eggs and their uses as food.

Description: A summary of the research and data available at the turn of the 20th century, regarding the production of eggs, their composition, and their use as food.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Facts about milk.

Description: Describes methods for the sanitary production and transport of milk.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

The farmer's interest in good seed.

Description: Discusses the importantance of high quality seeds when farming, and how to secure good seed. Presents the results of tests of seven different types of seeds.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book