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Farm horseshoeing.
Describes the need for shoeing horses, and the steps that should be taken to successfully shoe horses on the farm.
Farm inventories.
Describes the various uses of farm inventories; provides instructions for making, using, and caring for a farm property book.
Growing cucumbers for pickling.
Discusses growing cucumbers for the purpose of pickling, and identifies threats from insects and disease.
Celery growing.
A guide to commercial celery-growing, with brief instructions for growing celery in home gardens. Includes descriptions of celery diseases and insect pests.
Lettuce growing.
A guide to lettuce growing, including soil preparation, planting, cultivation, control of insect pests; also discusses the lettuce market.
Peanut growing.
Describes the steps farmers should take when growing peanuts, including preparing the soil, planting, cultivating, and harvesting.
Production of Maple Sirup and Sugar.
Pamphlet describing the process of growing maple trees, obtaining syrup from them, and how to market the syrup.
Farm Manufacture of Unfermented Apple Juice.
A guide to making cider. Intended for fruit growers wishing to produce a sanitary product of good quality.
Milk for the family.
Provides advice for selecting, storing, and using milk products. Explains the nutritive value of milk.
Varieties of durum wheat.
Describes ten varieties of durum wheat grown in the United States.
Varieties of club wheat.
Describes several varieties of club wheats and where they grow in the United States.
Treatment and care of tree wounds.
Describes the causes of tree injuries and provides several methods of treatment for them.
Range sheep production.
A guide to raising sheep for wool or meat. Describes various sheep breeds and the types of wool produced. Describes how to select, manage, and sell sheep or lambs, and how to prevent loss from diseases or other hazards.
Sweetclover in Corn Belt farming.
Describes the recommended practices for cultivating sweet clover, and suggestions for its use on the farm. Includes outlines of cropping systems used in the Corn Belt.
Cattle-Fever Ticks and Methods of Eradication
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.
Irrigation practices in growing alfalfa.
Describes different methods for irrigating alfalfa, depending on the type of soil, the climate, farm size, and other factors.
Diseases and Insects of Garden Vegetables.
Describes a wide variety of insect pests and diseases of vegetables, their characteristics, and the steps farmers can take to prevent, control, and treat these threats.
Apple Growing East of the Mississippi River.
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.
Apple-orchard renovation.
Describes various methods for maximizing the quality and output of apple orchards.
Poison Ivy and Poison Sumac and Their Eradication.
Describes the characteristics of poison ivy and poison sumac, the damage they cause, and methods of control and eradication; also provides remedies for ivy poisoning.
Stock-Water Developments: Wells, Springs, and Ponds
"The need for effective utilization of grazing areas and the scarcity of stock water have led to unprecedented activity in the development of water supplies during the last few years as a part of conservation practices in range and pasture areas. Economical construction, planned distribution, and adequacy of stock-watering centers are essential to profitable grazing enterprises. Inadequate coordination of stock-water developments with necessary conservation practices and the improper location or construction of these facilities have made many water supplies unsatisfactory. This bulletin deals with the requirements and development of stock-water supplies suitable for grazing areas." -- p. ii
Dressing and packing turkeys for market.
Describes methods for processing a turkey to be sold at market.
Bean Growing in Northern Idaho, Eastern Washington, and Eastern Oregon.
Describes best practices for profitable bean-growing in the northwestern United States.
Business records for poultry keepers.
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.
Steam sterilization of soil for tobacco and other crops.
Describes the process of sterilizing the soil with steam to facilitate the cultivation of tobacco and other plants.
How to grow rice in the Sacramento Valley.
Discusses the importance of rice as a crop. Explains in detail the methods for producing rice in the climate of the Sacramento Valley of California.
Farm drainage.
A guide to implementing a tile-drainage system for profitable farming.
Poultry houses and fixtures.
Discusses the essential principles of poultry housing. Includes photographs, plans, and instructions for constructing poultry fixtures, buildings, and other equipment.
Standard breeds and varieties of chickens : I. American, Asiatic, English, and Mediterranean classes.
Describes various breeds of chickens raised for egg and meat production. Contains detailed descriptions with black & white photographs.
Farm Bulk Storage for Small Grains.
Describes the types of structures used for storing bulk grains on the farm.
Homemade bread, cake, and pastry.
A guide to baking a variety of yeast breads, quick breads, pastry, cakes, cookies, and doughnuts. In addition to numerous recipes, this pamphlet includes detailed descriptions of various flours, and instructions for making home-grown yeasts.
Making fermented pickles.
A guide to pickling vegetables in brine, in small quantities for home use or in large quantities for commercial sale.
Preparation of bunched beets, carrots, and turnips for market.
Describes recommended methods of harvesting, grading, packing, loading, and refrigerating bunched beets, carrots, and turnips. Discusses primarily the handling practices in California, Texas, and Louisiana, where most winter and early spring shipments of these vegetables originate.
Sugar-beet culture in the humid area of the United States.
A guide to growing sugar-beets in regions where crops are reliant on rainfall rather than irrigation. Discusses soil requirements, climatic adaptation, fertilizers, machinery and labor requirements, and control of diseases or insect pests.
Emmer and Spelt.
Describes the history, characteristics, production methods, and uses of emmer and spelt.
Black Walnut for Timber and Nuts.
A guide to growing black walnut trees for timber, nut crops, or ornamental use.
Summer crops for green manure and soil improvement.
Examines varieties of summer crops that improve soil and green manure; describes different methods of green-manuring.
Irrigation of small grain.
Describes methods of irrigating small grain (wheat, oats, barley) on newly cultivated land.
Sawflies injurious to rose foliage.
Describes the damage caused by sawfly larvae to rose plants. Provides methods for control.
The use of logs and poles in farm construction.
Explains methods for choosing logs and using them in the construction of buildings on the farm.
Blackleg : its nature, cause, and prevention.
Describes blackleg, a livestock disease. Explains how to recognize, treat, and prevent it.
Soybean utilization.
Describes the various uses of the soybean, including its use for human food, livestock feed, oil, hay and straw, pasturage, silage, and soil improvement.
Rural planning : the village.
Describes various types of planned villages and provides examples of features in such communities.
Methods and Equipment for Home Laundering.
Guide to planning a laundry center at home. Describes various types of equipment and machinery available for washing, drying, and ironing. Describes the products used for laundering and the recommended laundering methods for specific fabric types.
Packing apples in boxes.
Discusses the practicality of packing apples in boxes for shipment, the construction of packing houses, and methods of wrapping. Includes diagrams of apple packs.
The Wheat Jointworm and Its Control
Revised edition. "The wheat jointworm is a very small grub which lives in stems of wheat, feeding on the juices of the plant and causing a slight swelling or distortion of the stem above the joint. The egg from which it hatches is laid in the stem by an insect resembling a small black ant with wings. This insect attacks wheat only. The injury which it causes to wheat is very distinct from that caused by the Hessian fly, yet the effects caused by these two insects are often confused by farmers." -- p. 1-2. This bulletin gives a brief outline of the life cycle and the nature of the injury to the plant by the jointworm so that any farmer may readily recognize its work and be able to apply the measures of control herein recommended.
Corn culture.
A general guide to growing corn crops in the United States, including selection, land preparation, planting, culture, and insect and disease control.
Peach brown rot and scab.
Describes the characteristics of two peach diseases, brown rot and scab; also describes the damage they cause and methods of control.
Apple blotch.
Describes the disease of apple blotch, how it spreads, and ways to control it.
Small Irrigation Pumping Plants
"Throughout the United States are many farms, parts or all of which could be irrigated by pumping from either ponds or streams or farm wells. This bulletin is intended to furnish owners or operators of such farms with information that will give them some indication of initial and operating costs and enable them to determine whether soil and water suitable for irrigation are available and what kind of irrigation plant and equipment will be most satisfactory for their purpose. Having examined these factors, a farmer can decide whether irrigation is likely to be profitable on his farm." -- p. i