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Adjusting Corn Belt Farming to Meet Corn-Borer Conditions

Description: "The European corn borer is recognized as a dangerous enemy of the corn crop.... Its eradication is considered economically impossible but it is believed that the injury may be kept at a point so low that little commercial damage will occur during normal seasons. This can be done by using control measures and practices that have proved to be effective.... On some farms some changes in the crops grown and in their sequence will aid materially in controlling the borer and may prove profitable even when borers are not present. The control program for the individual farm should be given consideration at once in order to avoid sudden disturbance of the organization and operation of the farm when control measures do become inevitable. The necessity of concerted effort by all producers in an infested district becomes evident when the life habits of the borer are considered." -- p. ii
Date: 1932
Creator: Kenneth Hayes Myers, 1898-

Adobe or sun-dried brick for farm buildings.

Description: Describes an efficient method of making and using adobe in the form of sun-dried bricks; describes how adobe bricks can be used in different parts of a building, such as: the roof, the boundary walls, the foundation, etc.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Miller, T. A. H. (Thomas Arrington Huntington), 1885- & Molander, Edward G.

The Advantage of Planting Heavy Cotton Seed

Description: Report discussing the importance of using heavy cotton seed and separating it for planting. Experiments have established that heavier seeds more reliably produce better plants. Methods of separating and testing the seeds are discussed, including the equipment necessary for seed separation.
Date: 1907
Creator: Webber, Herbert John, 1865-1946 & Boykin, E. B.

Advice to Forest Planters in the Plains Regions

Description: "Advice about tree planting to provide a windbreak and a supply of firewood, fence posts, and wood for repairs should be especially valuable to the settler in the Plains region. This bulletin gives advice that will enable him to select the species of trees that will bring the most profitable returns without overburdening him with care. Following the description of each species of tree adapted to the region, the points to be avoided in connection with its planting are summarized in a few concise 'dont's.' Information and advice also are given regarding time for planting, methods of cultivation, pruning, etc." -- p. 2
Date: 1917
Creator: Smith, Seward Dwight, 1880-

The Agricultural Outlook: December 31, 1914

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture discussing the status of agricultural production in the United States during 1914, including forecasts for crop yields and livestock reports. Contains an article and tables about wheat production in South America.
Date: 1914
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

The Agricultural Outlook: July 21, 1914

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture discussing the status of agricultural production in the United States during June and July 1914, including forecasts for crop yields and livestock reports. Contains articles and tables about the Hessian fly, marketing by parcel post, car supplies, and market prices.
Date: 1914
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

The Agricultural Outlook: March 18, 1914

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture discussing the status of agricultural production in the United States for 1914, including forecasts for crop yields and livestock reports. Contains articles and tables on international production of corn, oats, barley, rye, potatoes, and flax as well as beef imports from Argentina, cotton production in Africa, and crop reporting systems in other countries.
Date: 1914
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

The Agricultural Outlook: March 23, 1914

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture discussing the status of agricultural production in the United States in 1914, including forecasts for crop yields and livestock reports. Contains articles and tables about preparing seed corn and grain for planting, farm labor wages and hours, pricing trends, and crop reports from Florida and California
Date: 1914
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

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.