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Alfalfa.

Description: A guide to growing and using alfalfa on the farm. Includes recommendations for different regions of the United States.
Date: 1921
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

The Alfalfa Caterpillar

Description: "The alfalfa caterpillar is one of the most destructive insect pests of alfalfa in the southwestern United States. In 1914 a complete report of the life history of this caterpillar, together with the methods of control, was published. The present paper contains additional information relating to methods of controlling the pest by the management of irrigation water as well as a brief account of its natural history, and is intended to meet the ever-increasing demands of ranchers and others for assistance in protecting their alfalfa against these "green worms." -- p. 3
Date: 1920
Creator: Wildermuth, V. L.
Item Type: Pamphlet

Alsike Clover

Description: Report discussing the distribution and cultivation of the leguminous crop alsike clover, which grows primarily in the northeastern United States. Topics discussed include soil requirements, seeding, uses, and insect enemies and diseases.
Date: 1920
Creator: Pieters, A. J.
Item Type: Pamphlet

American moles as agricultural pests and as fur producers.

Description: Describes the habits of moles, the damage they can cause to lawns and gardens, and methods for their control. Provides instructions for trapping and skinning moles and tanning and selling their pelts.
Date: March 1922
Creator: Scheffer, Theo. H.
Item Type: Book

Angoumois Grain Moth

Description: Report discussing the Angoumois grain moth, a pest now common in the United States which is destructive to corn, wheat, and other grains. Topics include the moth's life cycle, infestations, and methods of controlling it, including prompt thrashing and fumigation.
Date: 1920
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-
Item Type: Pamphlet

Aspen Borer and How to Control It

Description: "This bulletin gives methods of controlling the aspen borer or reducing its damage to a minimum. It is based on extensive studies made in the Pikes Peak region of Colorado, but the data in general apply to all regions of the United States where the poplars are native. The introduced Lombardy poplar is very seldom injured, but the commercial cottonwood of the Mississippi Valley seems to be the only native species of poplar which is at all immune to the attack of this insect." -- p. 2
Date: 1920
Creator: George Hofer, 1863-
Item Type: Pamphlet

Barley : culture, uses, and varieties.

Description: Describes the characteristics and uses of barley, the area of the country where it is best grown, and the steps for successfully producing barley.
Date: October 1925
Creator: Harlan, Harry V. (Harry Vaughn), 1882-1944.
Item Type: Book

Beautifying the Farmstead

Description: Revised edition. Report giving practical ways for families to beautify farmsteads. Contains sections on design, locations of buildings, walkways, driveways, lawns, trees and other plants.
Date: 1929
Creator: Mulford, Furman Lloyd, b. 1869
Item Type: Pamphlet

Beautifying the Farmstead

Description: Revised edition. Report giving practical ways for families to beautify farmsteads. Contains sections on design, locations of buildings, walkways, driveways, lawns, trees and other plants.
Date: 1921
Creator: Mulford, Furman Lloyd, b. 1869
Item Type: Pamphlet

Beautifying the Farmstead

Description: Report giving practical ways for families to beautify farmsteads. Contains sections on design, locations of buildings, walkways, driveways, lawns, trees and other plants.
Date: 1920
Creator: Mulford, Furman Lloyd, b. 1869
Item Type: Pamphlet

Beef-Cattle Barns

Description: Report giving instructions for designing and building barns for cattle. Considerations include the location, size, arrangement, and ventilation of barns. Different barn designs are provided.
Date: 1923
Creator: Sheets, E. W. (Earl Wooddell), 1886- & Kelley, M. A. R. (Manley Alexander Raymond), 1888-1943
Item Type: Pamphlet

Beef Production in the Corn Belt

Description: This bulletin discusses beef production in the Corn Belt of the United States with special regard to feed preparation, cattle selection, and methods for fattening cattle.
Date: 1921
Creator: Black, W. H. (William Henry), 1888-1949
Item Type: Pamphlet

Beekeeping in the Buckwheat Region

Description: "The production of the full honey crop from buckwheat requires a plan of apiary management quite different from that of most other beekeeping regions. A system of management is here given which will result in a full honey crop and at the same time control European foulbrood, which is so prevalent in the buckwheat region. Methods are also given which may be used in case the clovers are valuable as sources of nectar." -- p. 2
Date: 1922
Creator: Phillips, Everett Franklin, 1878-1951 & Demuth, Geo. S. (George S.)
Item Type: Pamphlet

Beekeeping in the Clover Region

Description: "Beekeeping methods suitable for the clover region are well developed but many beekeepers of this region are failing to obtain the full available honey crop because of deficiencies in their practice. A system of management is here given which will result in a full crop from these sources. The variation in the value of the clovers to the beekeeper is also discussed and the methods to be followed in bringing the clover region back to its former prominence in honey production are outlined." -- p. 2
Date: 1922
Creator: Phillips, Everett Franklin, 1878-1951 & Demuth, Geo. S. (George S.)
Item Type: Pamphlet

Beekeeping in the Tulip-Tree Region

Description: "Many thousand colonies of bees occur in the region where the tulip-tree is abundant but the honey crop from tulip-tree flowers inconsiderable. Too few beekeepers in this region have modern equipment, it is true, but the greatest loss comes from the fact that they do not care for their bees so as to have them ready to gather the abundant nectar from this early-blooming tree. In this bulletin a methods is given for the management of the apiary so that the full honey crop from this source may be obtained." -- p. 2
Date: 1922
Creator: Phillips, Everett Franklin, 1878-1951 & Demuth, Geo. S. (George S.)
Item Type: Pamphlet

The Beet Leaf-Beetle and Its Control

Description: Report discussing the beet leaf-beetle, which is common in the Rocky Mountain region. Discussion include physical appearance, geographic distribution, life cycle, affected plants, and methods of control.
Date: 1921
Creator: Chittenden, F. H. (Frank Hurlbut), 1858-1929
Item Type: Pamphlet

Better seed corn.

Description: Describes how to grow and store quality seed corn.
Date: September 1920
Creator: Hartley, C. P. (Charles Pinckney), 1870-
Item Type: Book

The boll-weevil problem.

Description: Describes the characteristics of the boll weevil, the damage that it causes to crops, and methods for its control.
Date: May 1922
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925 & Coad, B. R.
Item Type: Book

The boll-weevil problem.

Description: Describes the characteristics of the boll weevil, the damage it causes to cotton crops of the southeastern United States, and methods of control.
Date: June 1923
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925. & Coad, B. R.
Item Type: Book

Brahman (Zebu) Cattle

Description: "The development of numerous herds of Brahman cattle in sections of the Gulf coast, particularly in Texas, has attracted much interest to these animals. While they lack many of the desirable characteristics found in the beef breeds commonly raised in the United states, Brahman cattle appear to have other qualities which make them worthy of consideration for certain regions. They are especially adaptable for portions of the country having a hot climate, droughts, and where cattle pests are troublesome. Brahmans have been raised under conditions which have given them unusual resistance against such adverse surroundings. They are worthy of study and consideration, both from the standpoint of a distinct breed and as a factor in general cattle-breeding operations." -- p. 1
Date: 1923
Creator: Parr, V. V. (Virgil Verser), 1888-
Item Type: Pamphlet

Breeds of Sheep for the Farm

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the different breeds of sheep raised by farmers and their suitability for either wool or mutton.
Date: 1929
Creator: Marshall, F. R.
Item Type: Pamphlet

Breeds of Sheep for the Farm

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the different breeds of sheep raised by farmers and their suitability for either wool or mutton.
Date: 1925
Creator: Marshall, F. R.
Item Type: Pamphlet