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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.
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.
Ginning cotton.
Describes the importance of the ginning process, and the means for ginning the highest quality cotton.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Controlling the Japanese beetle.
Describes the characteristics of the Japanese beetle, the damage it causes to plants, and methods of control.
Irrigating corn.
Describes the benefits of irrigating corn to enable corn farming in arid and semiarid regions, and to increase yields in humid regions.
Hose pump for applying fertilizer solutions.
Describes methods for fertilizing crops with liquid fertilizer; provides calculations and tables for fertilizer measurements.
Hose pump for applying nitrogen solutions.
Describes methods for fertilizing crops with liquid fertilizer; provides calculations and tables for fertilizer measurements.
Diseases and parasites of minks.
A reference manual of mink diseases for the mink rancher. Does not encourage diagnosis or treatment without the advice of a veterinarian.
Clean milk production.
An overview of methods and equipment recommended for producing milk that is free of foreign matter or bacteria.
Farm methods of cooling milk.
Discusses methods for safely cooling and storing milk or cream on the dairy farm.
Growing alfalfa.
Describes methods for successfully growing alfalfa, including insect and disease control.
Harvesting with combines.
Describes the function of combines, general maintenance, and use for harvesting various crops.
Diseases and parasites of poultry.
Describes various diseases and parasites which affect poultry, and methods of treatment.
Pea diseases and their control.
Describes pea diseases, how they spread, and how to control them.
Peach growing east of the Rocky Mountains.
Describes in detail methods for planting and maintaining peach trees, as well as insect and disease enemies of peaches.
High-grade alfalfa hay : methods of producing, baling, and loading for market
Discusses the value of high-grade alfalfa hay. Describes recommended methods of preparing alfalfa hay for market.
High-grade timothy and clover hay : methods of producing, baling, and loading for market.
Discusses the conditions necessary to produce high-quality hay. Includes suggestions for preparing hay for market.
Potato production in the northeastern and north central states.
A guide to growing and selling potatoes in the northeastern and north central United States.
Managing winter sheep range for greater profit.
Describes how to manage winter sheep in the western United States in order to increase production and profits.
Irrigating corn in humid regions.
Describes the most effective methods of and times for irrigating corn crops in humid regions of the United States.
Ornamental hedges for the southern Great Plains.
Discusses ornamental hedges that are best for use in the southern Great Plains and methods for their care. Gives instructions for selecting planting stock, care, and pruning hedges.