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Homes for birds

Description: Describes various types of birdhouses, where to place them, how to maintain them, and how to protect them against enemies of birds.
Date: 1936
Creator: Kalmbach, E. R. (Edwin Richard), 1884- & McAtee, W. L. (Waldo Lee), 1883-1962.

Back-yard poultry keeping.

Description: Describes the advantages of keeping poultry at home; provides instructions for building, maintaining, and operating a poultry house.
Date: 1924
Creator: Slocum, Rob R. (Rob Roy), 1883-1944 & Lee, Alfred R., b. 1887

Good proportions in the diet.

Description: Provides advice for planning meals and buying the appropriate amount of food for a family that does active, but not hard muscular work.
Date: 1923
Creator: Hunt, Caroline Louisa, 1865-1927.

Tobacco soils.

Description: Discusses tobacco growing in terms of soil, climate, and distribution.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

The cherry blossoms, Washington DC

Description: A brochure and map describing the history and locations of Japanese cherry trees in Washington, D.C.
Date: 1969
Creator: United States. Department of the Interior.

Peach Yellows and Peach Rosette

Description: Report discussing the diseases afflicting the peach known as peach yellows and peach rosette, including distribution of the diseases and preventive measures. A brief appendix discusses laws passed in Connecticut and Pennsylvania which are intended to prevent the spread of the diseases.
Date: 1894
Creator: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink), 1854-1927

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.

Suggestions to Southern Farmers

Description: Report summarizing the contents of papers read at the Interstate Farmers' Convention held at Vicksburg, Mississippi, February 8-10, 1899. Topics discussed include soil properties, cotton products, livestock farming and feeding, horticulture, agricultural education, forage crops, and the Weather Bureau. The material collected in this report is intended primarily for residents of the South and the Southwest.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Southern Forage Plants

Description: Report discussing many of the abundant types of forage plants common in the Southern United States. The increasing profitability of raising livestock and the suitability of soils in the Southern United States for forage plants means pastures in the region hold great potential.
Date: 1899
Creator: Lamson-Scribner, F.

Irrigation in Humid Climates

Description: Report discussing and promoting irrigation practices in the eastern United States, which, although its climate is humid, does not have sufficient soil moisture in drier seasons to produce a maximum crop yield.
Date: 1896
Creator: King, F. H. (Franklin Hiram), 1848-1911

Farmers' Reading Courses

Description: Report discussing the main features of the farmers' reading courses that have become popular in several states through agricultural colleges and experiment stations. The reading courses are designed to provide farmers with a systematic approach to their work through the study of a scientifically sound and accessible textbook curriculum.
Date: 1900
Creator: Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954

The Vegetable Garden

Description: Report discussing basic suggestions for cultivating vegetable gardens in farm, suburban, and city environments.
Date: 1899
Creator: Greathouse, Charles H. (Charles Howard), 1857-1948

Scabies in Cattle

Description: Report discussing the most effective treatments for scabies, also known as mange (or more colloquially, as "cattle itch" or "Texas itch"), in cattle.
Date: 1902
Creator: Hickman, Richard W. (Richard West), 1852-1926

Bread and Break Making

Description: "Perhaps no topic connected with the subject of human food is of more general interest than bread, and no crops are more important to the farmer than the bread-yielding cereals. This bulletin, which summarizes the most recent information on the use of cereals for bread making, is believed to be useful and timely." -- p. 2
Date: 1910
Creator: Atwater, Helen W.

Pheasant Raising in the United States

Description: "The propagation of pheasants is a comparatively new industry in the United States, but it has grown rapidly in the past few years, and by proper management may be made profitable. A steadily growing demand for pheasants insures a ready market for all that can be raised. The present bulletin, prepared in response to numerous inquiries for information on the subject, is designed to present a clear and concise account of the methods used by successful pheasant raisers. To add to its practical value, a chapter on the diseases to which pheasants are subject has been contributed. " -- p. 2
Date: 1910
Creator: Oldys, Henry

Replanning a Farm for Profit

Description: Report discussing how failing farms can reestablish themselves as profitable enterprises by turning to different crops or animals and learning new agricultural techniques.
Date: 1909
Creator: Smith, Clarence Beaman, 1870-1948 & Froley, J. W. (John William)

Farm Management in Northern Potato Growing Sections

Description: Report discussing "the potato crop as a part of a system of farming, and [giving] special attention to the system of farming prevailing in Aroostook County, Maine, where potato growing is perhaps more highly developed than in any other section of the United States." -- p. 2
Date: 1909
Creator: Dodge, Lawrence G. (Lawrence Green), 1882-

Methods of Exterminating the Texas-Fever Tick

Description: Report discussing the cattle tick (also known as the Texas-fever tick), including its lifecyle, reasons for its eradication, and suitable eradication methods.
Date: 1909
Creator: Graybill, H. W. (Harry Webster), 1875-1938