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Cover Crops for Soil Conservation

Description: "Cover crops are crops sown or planted in thick stands for the purpose of protecting and enriching the soil.... That the use of cover crops is a most efficient means for preventing soil erosion and increasing soil fertility is well known; yet this practice is not nearly so widely and extensively followed as it should be. The kinds of cover crops that should be used and the method of utilizing them to the best advantage varies in different regions, according to climatic conditions but almost everywhere cover cropping in some form can be profitably followed." -- p. 1. The bulletin considers cover crops as either legumes or non-legumes.
Date: 1936
Creator: Kell, Walter V., 1889- & McKee, Roland

Dairy farming for beginners.

Description: Presents the factors to consider when deciding whether to start a dairy farm. Discusses markets, feed, capital, buildings, herd selection, record-keeping, and labor requirements.
Date: 1936
Creator: Shepherd, J. B. (Joseph Benjamin), 1892.

Game management on the farm.

Description: Describes ways that a farmer can support game on his land to make the best use of otherwise wasted land. Provides an overview of practical game management practices.
Date: October 1936
Creator: Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962.; Sheldon, H. P. & Gabrielson, Ira Noel, 1889-

Homes for birds

Description: Describes various types of birdhouses, where to place them, how to maintain them, and how to protect them against enemies of birds.
Date: 1936
Creator: Kalmbach, E. R. (Edwin Richard), 1884- & McAtee, W. L. (Waldo Lee), 1883-1962.

Laying Out Fields for Tractor Plowing

Description: Revised edition. "Tractor plowing usually requires methods of laying out the land different from those followed when plowing with horses and an ordinary plow. Farmers plowing with a tractor for the first time are often at a loss for the most satisfactory methods of laying out their fields.... This bulletin describes the more common methods recommended by farmers who use tractors for plowing. Among these will be found methods suited to laying out fields of different shapes." -- p. ii
Date: 1936
Creator: Kinsman, C. D. (Claude Dennison), b. 1889 & Reynoldson, L. A. (Le Roy August), b. 1886

The Locoweed Disease

Description: Revised edition. "Loco weeds are poisonous plants that have caused heavy losses of horses, cattle, and sheep in some parts of the West and Southwest. Three plants are known definitely to be locoes, a few others are probably injurious, and some suspected ones are harmless. The loco plants, their distribution, characteristics, and effects upon animals eating them, are described in this bulletin. Illustrations of the plants and of poisoned animals accompany the descriptions." -- p. ii
Date: 1936
Creator: Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight); Clawson, A. B. & Eggleston, W. W. (Willard Webster), b. 1863