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Using electricity to water your garden.
Describes the installation and use of equipment for watering a home garden.
Hard red spring and durum wheats : culture and varieties.
Describes the location, importance, and varieties of durum and hard red spring wheat; also lists the different diseases, insects, and weeds that adversely affect wheat.
Sericea in conservation farming.
Describes the use of sericea as a means of ground cover and as a way to prevent soil erosion.
The home fruit garden on the northern Great Plains.
A guide to establishing and maintaining a home fruit garden in the Northern Great Plains region.
The red harvester ant and how to subdue it.
Describes the life cycle of the red harvester ant, the damage it causes, and methods of control.
Wheat production in the eastern United States.
Describes different types of winter and spring wheat, discusses methods and practices that contribute to success, and diseases and insects that threaten the wheat crop.
Sash Greenhouses.
Describes sash greenhouses. Provides plans for constructing and heating greenhouses.
Muskmelons.
A guide to muskmelon culture, including pest and disease control. Includes suggestions for packing and marketing muskmelons.
Growing peanuts.
A guide to growing, harvesting, and selling peanuts. Includes descriptions of peanut varieties.
Production of Turnips and Rutabagas.
Describes varieties of turnips and rutabagas and effective methods of production and marketing.
Ginning cotton.
Describes the importance of the ginning process, and the means for ginning the highest quality cotton.
Beef on the farm : slaughtering, cutting, curing.
Describes the methods for slaughtering fresh beef on the farm; provides instructions outlining procedures for cutting and curing beef.
Cutting for profit in Southern pine woodlands.
A guide to managing farm woodlands as a source of income, with a focus on loblolly and shortleaf pine and hardwoods.
Russian-Olive for Wildlife and Good Land Use.
Describes the characteristics of the Russian-olive and the benefits of growing it.
Commercial growing and harvesting of sweetpotatoes.
Describes different types of sweet potatoes, and the methods for transplanting, cultivating, and harvesting them. Argues the possibility of increasing the profitability of this crop.
Growing the Jerusalem Artichoke.
Describes the growth of Jerusalem artichokes in different areas of the United States. Provides suggestions for planting and harvesting.
Insurance for farmers : fire, windstorm, crop-hail, liability and life.
Describes risks that farmers face, and the different types of insurance that farmers should consider. Includes a check list of important insurance related questions.
Growing rye.
Discusses the adaptation of rye, types and varieties of rye, and the practical uses of rye.
Selling black walnut timber.
A guide to grading and selling black walnut logs for lumber.
Containers in common use for fresh fruits and vegetables.
Describes the varieties of standard containers for shipping fresh fruits and vegetables, and their costs and uses. Recommends simplification to reduce the burdens caused by the lack of uniformity in containers.
The hessian fly and how losses from it can be avoided.
Describes the life cycle of the hessian fly, the damage it causes to wheat and other grains, and methods of control.
Beef-cattle breeds for beef and for beef and milk.
Presents brief descriptions of the breeds of cattle which are kept for beef or for both beef and milk in the United States.
Beef Cattle for Breeding Purposes.
Describes how to select and manage beef cattle that will be used for breeding.
Tobacco diseases and their control.
Describes different types of diseases that threaten tobacco crops, and methods for their control.
Culture of oats in the western states.
Describes the different areas of the United States where oats are grown, how to prepare the soil, and how to effectively plant and harvest oats.
Maintaining the Health of Livestock in Transit.
Describes best practices for transporting livestock, in order to ensure their health and safety.
Preventing Black Rot Losses in Sweetpotatoes.
Describes how black rot can damage sweet potato crops, and the steps farmers can take to prevent and treat crops affected by it.
Producing and harvesting grass seed in the Great Plains.
Discusses best practices for selecting, growing, and harvesting grass seed in the Great Plains states: Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, north Dakota, and South Dakota.
Border Irrigation.
Provides instructions for implementing a border irrigation system for watering crops.
Protection of buildings and farm property from lightning.
Describes the threat of lightning and provides methods for protecting farm buildings and property from lightning damage.
Sphagnum moss for plant propagation.
Describes all uses of sphagnum moss in plant propagation.
Grass crops in conservation farming.
Describes the success of grassland improvement methods as demonstrated by experiment stations, agricultural technicians, farmers, and ranchers.
Feeding cattle for beef.
Describes methods for successful feeding and fattening of beef cattle for the market.
Drying forage by forced ventilation.
Discusses different systems of forced-air ventilation as a means of harvesting and drying forage crops.
Managing farm fishponds for bass and bluegills.
A guide to creating and maintaining farm fish ponds for recreational fishing and profit.
Managing farm fields, wetlands, and waters for wild ducks in the South.
Provides instructions for establishing ponds and marshes in order to attract wild ducks to farmlands. Discusses the recreational benefits of watching and hunting ducks.
Control of potato insects.
Discusses various insect pests of the Irish potato and how to recognize them. Provides instructions for preparing and applying insecticides.
Potato growing in the South.
Provides detailed information on potato farming in 13 different southern states including cultivation and soil conservation practices, and identifying and controlling diseases and insects.
Potato growing in the western states.
Describes the best ways to grow and produce potatoes in the Western United States, and ways to combat insects and diseases.
Growing annual flowering plants.
Provides brief descriptions of annual flowering plants and discusses cultural practices for maintaining them.
Livestock for small farms.
Describes various types of livestock that a small farm owner may want to raise.
It's good business to protect your bean investment.
Describes the risks that bean farmers may be taking, the costs of updating farming techniques, and the value of insuring the crops.
It's good business to protect your corn investment.
Describes the risks that farmers take, and the benefits of having insurance to protect an investment in the corn crop.
It's good business to protect your crop investment.
Describes the risk that farmers take, and the benefits of having insurance to protect an investment in crops.
It's good business to protect your tobacco investment.
Describes the risks that tobacco farmers may be taking, the costs of updating farming techniques, and the value of insuring the crops.
It's good business to protect your wheat investment.
Describes the risk that farmers take, and the benefits of having insurance to protect an investment in the wheat crop.
Opportunity knocks!
A brochure discussing the benefits of Multiple Crop Insurance.
Whoa! : times have changed.
Describes modern practices of farming and the increasing need to have insurance to protect investments.
Controlling the Japanese beetle.
Describes the characteristics of the Japanese beetle, the damage it causes to plants, and methods of control.
Protection of Turf From Damage by Japanese Beetle Grubs.
Describes the characteristics of the Japanese beetle, the damage it causes, and methods of control.