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Tree planting on rural school grounds.

Description: Discusses the importance of planning for successful Arbor-Day tree plantings on rural school grounds and churchyards. Includes suggested study topics for teachers to use in school lessons.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Strawberries.

Description: Provides instructions for the propagation, culture, and shipping of strawberries. Includes a discussion of forcing for winter fruit and a list of varieties suited for various geographical areas of the United States.
Date: 1904
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

The feeding of farm animals.

Description: Describes the basic principles of livestock feeding, based on results of agricultural experiments as well as the practices of successful feeders.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Weeds; and how to kill them.

Description: Describes methods of eradicating weeds in general, as well as ten specific weeds that require special attention.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Meats : composition and cooking.

Description: Discusses the composition of different types of meat, their texture and flavor, the cuts, and how to prepare them. Includes detailed composition and calorie charts.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Silos and silage.

Description: Discusses the construction and costs of silos as well as the selection, costs, and usage of silage crops.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Facts about milk.

Description: Describes methods for the sanitary production and transport of milk.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Sheep feeding.

Description: Discusses in brief the feeding of breeding ewes, lambs, and rams for the market.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Standard varieties of chickens.

Description: Lists and describes 11 different classifications of chickens as well as the several breeds within them. Includes illustrations.
Date: 1907
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Bee keeping.

Description: Discusses beekeeping in detail. Precautions against stinging and swarming are provided, along with information on types of bees, how to obtain honey and wax, and the risks of loss due to diseases and pests.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Care of milk on the farm.

Description: Discusses the problem of bacterial contamination of milk. Describes best practices for sanitary production and handling of milk on the farm.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Saltbushes.

Description: Discusses varieties of foreign and native salt-bushes, how they are grown, and their value as drought-resistant plants for livestock forage.
Date: 1900
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Breeds of dairy cattle.

Description: Discusses the origins, history, and characteristics of various cattle breeds.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

The farmer's interest in good seed.

Description: Discusses the importantance of high quality seeds when farming, and how to secure good seed. Presents the results of tests of seven different types of seeds.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Grape growing in the South.

Description: Describes methods of grape culture used in the South. Intended for use by small farmers or large wine-makers.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book