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Alfalfa, or Lucern

Description: Report discussing and promoting alfalfa for use as hay and as a soiling crop. Discussion includes instructions for planting, weed and pest control, and valuable uses of an alfalfa crop.
Date: 1899
Creator: Smith, Jared G. (Jared Gage), 1866-1957

Asparagus Culture

Description: Report discussing the cultivation of asparagus, including its varieties, soil preparation, fertilizers, harvesting practices, canning methods, and common fungus diseases and insect enemies.
Date: 1897
Creator: Handy, R. B.

Barnyard Manure

Description: Report discussing the importance and use of manure from farm animals as a fertilizer. Factors discussed include the kind of animal, its age, and diet as well as best practices for managing manure.
Date: 1894
Creator: Beal, W. H.

Cattle Ranges of the Southwest: A History of the Exhaustion of the Pasturage and Suggestions for Its Restoration

Description: Report giving "a history of the exhaustion of the pasturage of central Texas, with suggestions for its restoration. The general features of the country are described; the early conditions of the ranges and the causes which have led to their deterioration are graphically portrayed. The obstacles in the way of the improvement of the ranges and how the value of the stock ranges may be renewed are topics discussed in detail. The report closes with brief descriptions of a few other of the most important native grasses and forage plants which may be utilized in improving the pasturage or increasing the production of forage." -- p. 2.
Date: 1898
Creator: Bentley, H. L. (Henry Lewis)

Corn Culture in the South

Description: Report discussing and promoting the cultivation of corn in the southern United States. "The purpose of the article is to encourage the more extensive growing of corn in those portions of the South where its culture has hitherto been more or less neglected." -- p. 2.
Date: 1898
Creator: Tracy, S. M. (Samuel Mills), 1847-1920

Cowpeas

Description: Report promoting the cultivation of the cowpea as a forage plant because of it adaptability to a wide variety of soils and agricultural conditions.
Date: 1899
Creator: Smith, Jared G. (Jared Gage), 1866-1957

Cranberry culture.

Description: A guide to cranberry culture, including soil selection and preparation, planting, draining, flooding, fertilizing, and pest and disease control.
Date: 1894
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Culture of the sugar beet.

Description: Answers to the most frequently asked questions about growing sugar beets, based on inquiries received by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the late 19th century. Discusses climate, beet varieties, soil preparation, harvesting, and siloing. Includes detailed descriptions of tools used and the costs involved in beet farming and sugar production.
Date: 1891
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 3

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Flax Culture, Crimson Clover, Forcing Lettuce, Heating Greenhouses, Corn Smut, Millet Disease of Horses, Tuberculosis, Pasteurized Cream, Kitchen and Table Wastes, Use of Fertilizers.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 4

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Pure Water, Loss of Soil Fertility, Availability of Fertilizers, Seed Selection, Jerusalem Artichokes, Kafir Corn, Thinning Fruit, Use of Low-Grade Apples, Cooking Vegetables, Condimental Feeding Stuffs, Steer and Heifer Beef, Swells in Canned Vegetables.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 5

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Humus in Soils; Swamp, Marsh, or Muck Soils; Rape; Velvet Bean; Sunflowers; Winter Protection of Peach Trees; Subwatering in Greenhouses; Bacterial Diseases of Plants; Grape Juice and Sweet Cider.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 6

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Fraud in Fertilizers, Sugar Beet Industry, Seeding Grass Land, Grafting Apple Trees, Forest Fires, American Clover Seed, Mushrooms as Food, Pigs in Stubble Fields, Ensiling Potatoes, Anthrax.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 7

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Home-Mixed Fertilizers, Forcing Asparagus in the Field, Field Selection of Seed, Potatoes as Food for Man, Corn Stover as a Feeding Stuff, Feeding Value of Sugar Beets, Salt-Marsh Hay, Forage Crops for Pigs, Ground Grain for Chicks, Skim Milk for Young Chickens, By-Products of the Dairy, Stripper Butter, Curd Test in Cheese Making, Gape Disease of Chickens.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 8

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Soil Moisture, Fertility of Soils, Cover Crops for Orchards, Cultivating v. Cropping Orchards, Transplanting Trees, Fecundity of Swine, Food Value of Eggs, Starch from Sweet Potatoes, the Toad as a Friend of the Farmer.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 9

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Sugar Beets on Alkali Soils, Planting and Replanting Corn, Improvement of Sorghum, Improved Culture of Potatoes, Second-Crop Potatoes for Seed, Cold v. Warm Water for Plants, Forcing Head Lettuce, the Date Palm in the United States, the Codling Moth, Jerusalem Artichokes for Pigs, Feeding Calves, Pasteurization in Butter Making, Gassy and Tainted Curds, Pure Cultures in Cheese Making.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 10

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Manure from Cows, Plants for Alkali Soils, Influence of Alkali on Plants, Feeding Value of the Corn Plant, Sows and Pigs at Farrowing Time, the Soy Bean as a Feeding Stuff, Alfalfa Hay for Hogs, Animal Matter for Poultry, Water and Animal Diseases, Construction and Cooling of Cheese-Curing Rooms, and Irrigation Investigations.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 11

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Excessive Irrigation, Cross-Pollination of Plums, Root Pruning of Fruit Trees, the Oxeye Daisy, Poisoning by Wild Cherry Leaves, Preserving Eggs, Gestation in Cows, the Long Clam, Silage for Horses and Hogs, Commercial Butter Cultures with Pasteurized Cream, and the Stave Silo.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 12

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Seaweed, the Tillering of Grains, Fertilizers for Garden Crops, Sweet Corn and Pole Beans Under Glass, Girdling Grapevines, Cereal Breakfast Foods, Food Value of Stone Fruits, When to Cut Alfalfa, Spontaneous Combustion of Hay, Preservation of Milk by Pressure, Cream Raising by Dilution.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 13

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Fertilizer Requirements of Crops, Persimmons, Forcing Rhubarb, Grinding Corn for Cows, Waste in Feeding Cornstalks, Molasses for Farm Animals, Feeding Ducks, Cost of Raising Calves, Feeding Calves with Milk of Tuberculous Cows, Killing the Germs of Tuberculosis in Milk, Ropy Milk and Cream, Dairy Salt.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

The Feeding of Farm Animals

Description: Report discussing the general principles of the feeding of farm animals based on experiments and investigations as well as the observations of successful animal feeders. The discussion includes suggested rations for various animals and purposes.
Date: 1895
Creator: Allen, E. W. (Edward W.)