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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 Angora goat.

Description: Describes the characteristics, benefits, and uses of the Angora goat. Discusses methods of managing goats on the range.
Date: 1941
Creator: Williams, G. P. & Spencer, D. A. (Damon Alvin), 1887-

Apple growing east of the Mississippi River.

Description: Describes the various factors that should be taken into consideration when developing and maintaining apple orchards, including: types of soil, climate conditions, the selecting and handling of young trees, the use of fertilizers, methods of pruning and spraying, and methods of repelling pests.
Date: July 1940
Creator: Gould, H. P.

Bacterial Wilt of Corn

Description: This bulletin discusses bacterial wilt, which is a destructive disease of corn and is particularly destructive to sweet corn. It describes the causes and symptoms of the disease, methods of transmission, the effect of weather, and control measures.
Date: 1941
Creator: Elliott, Charlotte

Breaking and training colts.

Description: Describes methods training horses for farm use. Includes training or control methods for driving, riding, shoeing, and throwing.
Date: 1940
Creator: Stamburgh, V. G. (Vivian Guy), 1885-; Williams, J. O. (John Oscar), 1885- & Krantz, Earl B. (Earl Beach), 1893-

Bur-clover cultivation and utilization.

Description: Describes the different methods of cultivating bur-clover for use as a fertilizer and for other purposes, including use as a cover and green-manure crop or for use in pastures. Also describes the varieties of bur-clover and the insects that prey upon them.
Date: January 1949
Creator: McKee, Roland.

Business records for poultry keepers.

Description: Describes business methods to help poultry keepers with their production and marketing issues, discusses record-keeping methods, and includes suggestions to improve efficiency of a farmer's poultry business.
Date: 1940
Creator: Johnson, E. R. (Ernest Reuben), 1892- & Lee, Alfred R., b. 1887.

Care of damaged shade trees.

Description: Discusses the important role shade trees play in camouflaging property. Explains the ways in which shade trees can become damaged and provides advice for repairing them in the event of damage.
Date: May 1942
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Cattle-Fever Ticks and Methods of Eradication

Description: Revised edition. This bulletin discusses the cattle-fever tick and methods for controlling it. Possible methods include dipping, pasture rotation, and arsenical dips. The life history of the tick is also discussed and instructions for constructing a concrete vat are given.
Date: 1940
Creator: Ellenberger, W. P. & Chapin, Robert M.

Celery growing.

Description: A guide to commercial celery-growing, with brief instructions for growing celery in home gardens. Includes descriptions of celery diseases and insect pests.
Date: 1940
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870.

The City Home Garden

Description: Revised edition. "Fresh vegetables for an average family may be grown upon a large back yard or city lot.... Thousands of acres of idle land that may be used for gardens are still available within the boundaries of our large cities. Some of the problems that confront the city gardener are more difficult than those connected with the farm garden, and it is the object of this bulletin to discuss these problems from a practical standpoint." -- p. 2. Soil preparation, tools, seeding, watering, diseases and pests, and space issues are all discussed and brief descriptions of several vegetables are given.
Date: 1942
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870