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Alfalfa Seed Production

Description: Report discussing the best-known methods of successful production of alfalfa seed. Topics discussed include seed production, cultivation of fields, harvesting, crop yields, and insect control.
Date: 1912
Creator: Westgate, J. M.; McKee, Roland & Evans, M. W.

Bacteria in Milk

Description: Report discussing the effects of bacteria which grow naturally in milk, including their effects on both sugars and fats.
Date: 1912
Creator: Rogers, L. A. (Lore Alford), 1875-1975

Benefits of Improved Roads

Description: "The paper presents in condensed form the chief advantages resulting from better roads. It has been prepared to meet a popular demand for information on this subject, and its publication should be of service in stimulating road improvement throughout the country." -- p. 2. Topics discussed include both the economic and social advantages of sound road construction.
Date: 1912
Creator: United States. Office of Public Roads.

The Care of Milk and Its Use in the Home

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the proper handling of milk in homes and the nutritional content of milk. The bulletin is divided into three parts: 1) The Care of Milk in the Home, 2) The Home Pasteurization of Milk, 3) Food Value of Milk.
Date: 1912
Creator: Whitaker, George M. (George Mason); Rogers, L. A. & Hunt, Caroline Louisa, 1865-1927

Cheese and Its Economical Uses in the Diet

Description: "Cheese is one of the important agricultural products of the United States and a f foodstuff used in a larger or smaller quantity in nearly every American home. It seemed desirable to study its relative nutritive value and the ways in which it may be prepared for the table." -- p. 2. Includes many recipes that use cheese as an essential ingredient.
Date: 1912
Creator: Langworthy, C. F. (Charles Ford), 1864-1932 & Hunt, Caroline Louisa, 1865-1927

Concrete Construction on the Livestock Farm

Description: "Concrete is being used on farms to an increasing extent and has been found well-adapted for certain purposes on stock farms. The accompanying paper deals especially with the construction of feeding floors, manure pits and basins, and dipping vats." -- p. 2
Date: 1912
Creator: United States. Bureau of Animal Industry.

The Control of the Boll Weevil

Description: Report about the boll weevil which gives "a brief outline of the methods which have been tested under various conditions and sums up the present available knowledge concerning the subject of control." -- p. 5
Date: 1912
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925

Diseases of Cabbage and Related Crops and Their Control.

Description: Report detailing the various diseases which affect cabbage. Topic discussed include dissemination of disease, farm practices which can help control disease, and diseases particular to specific varieties of cabbage.
Date: 1912
Creator: Harter, L. L. (Leonard Lee)

The English Sparrow as a Pest

Description: "The English sparrow has many objectionable habits and few redeeming qualities and, as its general extermination is out of the question because of the necessary expense, its numbers should be reduced so far as possible. The chief aim of this bulletin is to describe the best methods of effecting this reduction of numbers. Trapping, wherever practicable, is recommended above all other methods, more particularly as English sparrows form an excellent and nutritious article of diet." -- p. 2
Date: 1912
Creator: Dearborn, Ned

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 67

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Screening Cabbage Seed Beds, Spraying Apple Orchards, New Type of Spray Nozzle, Preparation of Corn for Hogs, Experiments in Beef Production, Preparation of Choice Hams, and Factors Affecting Fat in Cream.
Date: 1912
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 68

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: the Feeding of a Grand Champion Steer; the Utilization of Dairy By-Products as Food.
Date: 1912
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 70

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Improvement of Sandy Soils, Utilization of Roughage, Alfalfa and Corn for Lambs, Feeding Alfalfa Hay to Swine, Cooperative Herd Testing, Cooperative Cattle Breeding, Losses Due to Low-Grade Cream, Disposing of Waste Dips, and Care of Farm Machinery.
Date: 1912
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 71

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Improved Varieties of Timothy, Hardy Alfalfa, Harvesting Soy Beans, Soy Beans for Silage, Fat in Milk of Cows at Time of Calving, and Clean Cream.
Date: 1912
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Food of Some Well-Known Birds of Forest, Farm, and Garden

Description: "In the following pages the foods of twenty [bird] species is discussed in its relation to economic interests. The twenty species consist of 8 woodpeckers, 2 hummingbirds, 3 flycatchers, 1 horned lark, 3 sparrows, 1 butcher bird, 1 warbler, and 1 kinglet. Nearly 5,000 stomachs of these birds have been examined, and the general and most important results are embodied in these pages." -- p. 5
Date: 1912
Creator: Beal, F. E. L. (Foster Ellenborough Lascelles), 1840-1916 & McAtee, W. L. (Waldo Lee), 1883-1962

Forage Crops for the Cotton Region

Description: Report discussing the grasses, legumes, hay crops, pasture crops, and other forage crops which grow in the Gulf Coast region of the United States. Among the more profitable crops discussed are velvet bean, beggarweed, Mexican clover, Japan clover, and Bermuda grass.
Date: 1912
Creator: Tracy, S. M. (Samuel Mills), 1847-1920

Lawn Soils and Lawns

Description: "The widespread movement of civic art to improve and beautify cities and towns by park and art commissions, civic associations and individuals creates a demand for information concerning lawns, their improvement, soil requirements, fertilization, maintenance, soil suited for filling-in or top dressing, and similar questions. It is to supply this general demand for information regarding lawns and lawn soils that the present bulletin is designed." -- p. 2
Date: 1912
Creator: Schreiner, Oswald, b. 1875; Skinner, J. J. (Joshua John), 1882-1969; Corbett, L. C. (Lee Cleveland), 1867-1940 & Mulford, Furman Lloyd, b. 1869

Market Hay.

Description: "The purpose of this bulletin is to supply information to hay producers concerning the conditions existing in the various hay markets of the country. The here given are applicable to all hay-growing sections of the United States." -- p. 2. Topics discussed include hay baling, hay presses, and shipping.
Date: 1912
Creator: McClure, H. B. (Harry B.)

Methods of Exterminating the Texas-Fever Tick

Description: "For many years these ticks, which transmit the disease of cattle known as Texas or tick fever, have been a cause of heavy loss and a great handicap to live-stock raising in the southern part of the United States. The progress so far made, however, in the cooperative campaign by this department and State authorities with the object of completely eradicating this pest from the country demonstrates that it is entirely possible to accomplish that result, although a number of years of hard work will be required. It is of great importance for the success of this undertaking that the efforts of the officials should be supplemented by individual work by the farmers. This paper gives simple and practical directions for exterminating the ticks." -- p. 2
Date: 1912
Creator: Graybill, H. W. (Harry Webster), 1875-1938

The Pear and How to Grow It

Description: Report discussing the best methods for growing pears. Topics discussed include propagation, orchard location, fertilizers, selecting trees for an orchard, pruning, common diseases and pests, and harvesting.
Date: 1912
Creator: Brackett, G. B. (Gustavus Benson), 1827-1915

Practical Methods of Disinfecting Stables

Description: Report discussing "the importance of the thorough disinfection of contaminated [farm] buildings and pointing out some of the most reliable disinfecting agents, together with methods of their application." -- p. 5
Date: 1912
Creator: Pope, George W. (George Whitfield), 1867-

The Profitable Management of the Small Apple Orchard on the General Farm

Description: Report discussing techniques for cultivating a profitable apple orchard on a small farm, primarily by rejuvenating old apple orchards which have not been properly cared for. Topics discussed include pruning, fertilization, spraying, the costs of renovating an orchard, and potential profits.
Date: 1912
Creator: Burritt, M. C. (Maurice Chase)

Raising Belgian Hares and Other Rabbits

Description: "The chief purpose of this bulletin is to present information in regard to the breeding and care of rabbits, which are highly esteemed for food. In it are given brief, practical directions which it is believed will suffice both for those who wish to raise the animals chiefly for home consumption and for others who desire to conduct the business on a larger scale and to raise them for market." -- p. 2
Date: 1912
Creator: Lantz, David E. (David Ernest)