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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

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

Forage Plants for the South

Description: Report discussing the findings of an experimental study of over 500 native and foreign species of grasses and other forage plants in the southern United States. The report is limited to a discussion of species that were established to hold agricultural value for hay and pastures.
Date: 1894
Creator: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink), 1854-1927

Onion Culture

Description: Report discussing proper techniques for cultivating onions, particularly in large quantities. Special consideration is given to the differences between American and foreign varieties of the onion and their suitability for the market.
Date: 1896
Creator: Watts, Ralph L. (Ralph Levi), 1869-1949

Some Insects Injurious to Stored Grain

Description: Report discussing insects which commonly cause damage to grain being kept in storage. Three of these insects -- the granary weevil, rice weevil and Angoumois grain moth -- develop and live within the kernels until they reach maturity while the other insects feed on grain in both its kernel and processed forms.
Date: 1897
Creator: Chittenden, F. H. (Frank Hurlbut), 1858-1929

Farm Drainage

Description: Report discussing techniques for soil drainage, including tile-drainage and open drains.
Date: 1899
Creator: Elliott, C. G. (Charles Gleason), 1850-1926

Fowls: Care and Feeding

Description: Report discussing the proper way to raise poultry for meat and eggs with a special emphasis on appropriate types of feed. Other topics discussed include nesting, incubation, disease, and dressing and shipping.
Date: 1896
Creator: Elliott, C. G. (Charles Gleason), 1850-1926

Peach Growing for Market

Description: Report discussing proper cultivation of a peach orchard for the novice grower. Special consideration is given to diseases commonly affecting peaches.
Date: 1895
Creator: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink), 1854-1927

Souring of Milk and Other Changes in Milk Products

Description: Report discussing the fermentation of milk, types of bacteria found in milk, and the products of milk fermentation. Discussion contains practical instruction for the making of dairy products.
Date: 1895
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Kafir Corn: Characteristics, Culture, and Uses

Description: Report discussing the cultivation of kafir corn. The U.S. Department of Agriculture had recently introduced kafir corn from South Africa as an alternative to native varieties of corn because of its drought-resistant qualities and success in semiarid portion of the United States.
Date: 1896
Creator: Georgeson, C. C. (Charles Christian), 1851-1931

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 5

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Humus in Soils; Swamp, Marsh, or Muck Soils; Rape; Velvet Bean; Sunflowers; Winter Protection of Peach Trees; Subwatering in Greenhouses; Bacterial Diseases of Plants; Grape Juice and Sweet Cider.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 6

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Fraud in Fertilizers, Sugar Beet Industry, Seeding Grass Land, Grafting Apple Trees, Forest Fires, American Clover Seed, Mushrooms as Food, Pigs in Stubble Fields, Ensiling Potatoes, Anthrax.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 11

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Excessive Irrigation, Cross-Pollination of Plums, Root Pruning of Fruit Trees, the Oxeye Daisy, Poisoning by Wild Cherry Leaves, Preserving Eggs, Gestation in Cows, the Long Clam, Silage for Horses and Hogs, Commercial Butter Cultures with Pasteurized Cream, and the Stave Silo.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 10

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Manure from Cows, Plants for Alkali Soils, Influence of Alkali on Plants, Feeding Value of the Corn Plant, Sows and Pigs at Farrowing Time, the Soy Bean as a Feeding Stuff, Alfalfa Hay for Hogs, Animal Matter for Poultry, Water and Animal Diseases, Construction and Cooling of Cheese-Curing Rooms, and Irrigation Investigations.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Alfalfa, or Lucern

Description: Report discussing and promoting alfalfa for use as hay and as a soiling crop. Discussion includes instructions for planting, weed and pest control, and valuable uses of an alfalfa crop.
Date: 1899
Creator: Smith, Jared G. (Jared Gage), 1866-1957