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Determining the Age of Cattle by the Teeth

Description: Revised edition. "This publication shows how to determine, by the size and condition of the teeth, the approximate age of cattle from calfhood to six years and older." -- p. ii
Date: 1933
Creator: Pope, George W. (George Whitfield), 1867-
Item Type: Pamphlet

Dewberry growing.

Description: A guide to growing dewberries in various regions of the United States.
Date: 1933
Creator: Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-
Item Type: Book

Farm water power.

Description: Describes the design and management of the hydroelectric water plant.
Date: November 1933
Creator: Warren, George M. (George Milton)
Item Type: Book

Farmstead water supply.

Description: Discusses the importance of a well-planned water system for the farm home. Describes methods for pumping, filtering, and storing water on the farm.
Date: June 1933
Creator: Warren, George M. (George Milton)
Item Type: Book

Harvesting and Storing Ice on the Farm

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing methods and places for collecting and storing ice on farms. Discussion focuses on construction and preparation of ice houses.
Date: 1933
Creator: Bowen, John. T.
Item Type: Pamphlet

Heating the farm home.

Description: Describes different methods for heating a farm home during the winter.
Date: February 1933
Creator: Senner, Arthur H. (Arthur Henry)
Item Type: Book

Hog Lice and Hog Mange: Methods of Control and Eradication.

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing lice and mange, two external parasites which commonly affect hogs. Infected hogs may experience irritation, arrested growth, lack of vitality, and have an increased risk of death. Both diseases are discussed in details along with potential remedies. Treatments include hand applications, spraying, hog oilers, medicated hog wallows, and dipping.
Date: 1933
Creator: Imes, Marion
Item Type: Pamphlet

Housecleaning made easier.

Description: Describes ways to make housecleaning simple, practical, and efficient; provides instructions for cleaning different types of objects.
Date: 1933
Creator: MacLeod, Sarah J. (Sarah Josephine), b. 1886
Item Type: Book

The Larger Corn Stalk-Borer

Description: Revised edition. This report discusses a pale, dark-spotted caterpillar known as the larger cornstalk-borer which bores into and weakens cornstalks. "Only corn is injured seriously by this insect; some of the larger grasses are food plants, and sugar cane sometimes is damaged slightly. There are two generations in a season. As the second generation passes the winter in the corn roots, if the roots are destroyed or plowed, the pest will be largely subdued. The injury is worst where corn follows corn, so rotation of crops will help to destroy the borer. This bulletin gives the life history of the borer, its feeding habits, and methods of combating it." -- p. ii
Date: 1933
Creator: Ainslie, George G.
Item Type: Pamphlet

Lubricating-oil sprays for use on dormant fruit trees.

Description: Provides instructions for the preparation, storage, and use of lubricating-oil emulsions for orchard spraying.
Date: April 1933
Creator: Quaintance, A. L. (Altus Lacy), 1870-1958; Newcomer, E. J. (Erval Jackson), 1890- & Porter, B. A. (Bennet Allen), 1892-
Item Type: Book

Methods and costs of husking corn in the field.

Description: Describes the benefits of using a mechanical corn husker in farm fields. Also discusses the costs and limitations of mechanical husking vs. hand husking.
Date: September 1933
Creator: Myers, Kenneth Hayes, 1898-
Item Type: Book

Production of Late or Main Crop Potatoes.

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing best practices for maximizing crop yields for late or main-crop potatoes. Topics discussed include soil requirements and preparation, fertilizers, varieties, spraying practices, harvesting, and storage.
Date: 1933
Creator: Stuart, William, 1865-1951
Item Type: Pamphlet

Selecting a Farm

Description: Revised edition. "The wise selection of a farm is vital to the success and satisfaction of farm life. Choosing a farm often means choosing a place in which to live and work for a lifetime.... It is the purpose of this bulletin to bring some of these points to the reader's attention." -- p. 3. Topics discussed include financial resources, economic conditions, location, soil quality, farm organization, water supply, and equipment.
Date: 1933
Creator: Thomson, E. H.
Item Type: Pamphlet

Strawberry Culture: Eastern United States

Description: Revised edition. "This bulletin discusses commercial methods [for strawberry growing] in the eastern United States, the territory including approximately one tier of States west of the Mississippi -- that part of the country where farm crops are usually grown without irrigation -- but not including the South Atlantic and Gulf coast region. Revised edition. The successful cultural methods followed in the different strawberry districts are described. These commercial methods are not all applicable to the growing of strawberries in the home garden, but as the underlying principles are the same, the practices may be modified without difficulty. The bulletin gives complete directions given for planting, fertilizing, cultivating, harvesting, and marketing, also methods of freezing the surplus for future use." -- p. ii
Date: 1933
Creator: Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-
Item Type: Pamphlet

Strawberry Culture: South Atlantic and Gulf Coast Regions

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing best practices for the cultivation of strawberries in the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast regions of the United States. Topics discussed include varieties, soil preparation, mulch and fertilizers, irrigation, harvesting, and diseases and insect enemies.
Date: 1933
Creator: Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-
Item Type: Pamphlet

Strawberry Culture: Western United States

Description: Revised edition. "This bulletin applies both to the western portions of the United States in which ordinary farm crops are grown largely under irrigation and to western Oregon and Washington where irrigation is not essential for strawberry production but may be profitable. It describes methods practiced in the more important commercial strawberry-growing districts of the West; it aims to aid those persons familiar only with local and perhaps unsatisfactory methods, as well as inexperienced prospective growers. The fundamental principles of the irrigation of strawberries are substantially the same as those of irrigating other crops. Details must necessarily be governed largely by the character of the crop grown. Since strawberries in the humid areas frequently suffer from drought which causes heavy losses in the developing fruit, the information may prove suggestive to many growers in those areas who could install irrigation systems at small expense. This bulletin gives information on soils and their preparation, different training systems, propagation, planting, culture, the leading varieties, harvesting, shipping, and utilization." -- p. ii
Date: 1933
Creator: Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-
Item Type: Pamphlet

Tuberculosis in Live Stock: Detection, Control, and Eradication.

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the incidence of tuberculosis in cattle and efforts necessary to detect, control, and eradicate it. Includes discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnostic methods, the tuberculin test, and best methods for eradication and prevention.
Date: 1933
Creator: Wight, Alexander E.
Item Type: Pamphlet

Varieties of common white wheat.

Description: Describes the varieties of white wheat most commonly grown in the United States. The descriptions are organized into seven groups, based on the characteristics of the varieties.
Date: October 1933
Creator: Clark, J. Allen (Jacob Allen), b. 1888.
Item Type: Book