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The Plum Island Animal Disease Laboratory.
Examines the research facilities at the Plum Island Animal Disease Laboratory and provides information regarding its location, the organization, and the types of research and service provided.
Why Some Wood Surfaces Hold Paint Longer Than Others.
Describes the different factors to consider when selecting wood to be painted.
Sericea in conservation farming.
Describes the use of sericea as a means of ground cover and as a way to prevent soil erosion.
Know Your Watersheds.
Describes the necessity of water in everyday life, the water cycle, and provides suggestions for the management of watersheds.
Stop gullies : save your farm.
Provides advice and instructions for stopping or healing gullies created by erosion. Includes photographs and descriptions of the damage caused by gullies to farmland.
Diseases of sheep and goats.
Describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for infectious and noninfectious diseases of sheep and goats.
Eliminating Bats From Buildings.
Describes the habits of bats and possible places they choose to live, including houses. Provides various methods for repelling them. Argues against killing bats except as a last resort.
How to Build a Farm Pond.
Describes the steps necessary to build a pond on farmland, including surveying land, testing the soil, building a spillway, and maintaining the pond.
Dust Storms Come From the Poorer Lands.
Describes the different classifications of land and the effect soil erosion has on the quality of land and its future for crop production. Contains the results of an extensive study.
Poisoning of Livestock by Plants That Produce Hydrocyanic Acid.
Describes how the presence of hydrocyanic acid in plants can poison livestock, how to prevent poisoning, and how to treat animals which have been poisoned.
Kudzu: A Forage Crop for the Southeast.
Describes the characteristics of the kudzu vine, the best areas for its growth, and the benefits of using it in the southeastern United States.
Studies of methyl bromide in greenhouse and vault fumigation.
Describes the results of scientific research regarding the effectiveness of methyl bromide as an insecticide in greenhouse and vault fumigation.
The beet leafhopper and its control on beets grown for seed in Arizona and New Mexico.
Describes the threat of the beet leafhopper, and methods to control the pest in order to protect beets grown for seed.
The production of cucumbers in greenhouses.
Lists the best ways to grow cucumbers in a greenhouse environment, and discusses insect and disease enemies of the cucumber.
Standard baskets for fruits and vegetables.
Discusses the value of using standard baskets for the packaging and shipment of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Diseases of raspberries and blackberries.
Describes the characteristics of diseases that infect raspberries and blackberries as well as their respective treatments.
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.
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.
Storage of small grains and shelled corn on the farm.
Explains how to build storage facilities on the farm for small grains and shelled corn.
Rice culture in California.
Describes the proper methods for planting and cultivating a rice crop in California.
Soybean Production for Hay and Beans.
Describes the production of soybean plants for both soybean-hay and soy beans themselves. Discusses storage and marketing practices.
Barley diseases and their control.
Describes the value of barley, diseases that threaten the crop, and methods of control.
Soil-Depleting, Soil-Conserving, and Soil-Building Crops.
Discusses soil conservation in a clear and concise manner. Discusses soil building, soil conserving, and soil depleting crops as well as the minerals to be found in soil.
Woods Burning in the South.
Discusses the problem of uncontrolled and illegal woods burning in the Southern United States and its economic effects. Describes methods of fire prevention.
Conserving soil and moisture in orchards and vineyards.
Describes methods of conservation farming for fruit orchards and vineyards.
Irrigated pastures for forage production and soil conservation.
Discusses the importance of increasing farm productivity to meet needs created by World War II. Provides suggestions for the establishment and management of pastures, including irrigation, fertilization, and the use of grasses and legumes.
Farm buildings from home-grown timber in the South.
Discusses the use of timber from farm-owned woodlands for lumber manufacture. Suggests the use of home-grown timber to solve the problem of poor rural housing by using it and other native materials to improve farm buildings, and as a means to create cash income. Describes successful community programs in various southern states including Texas.
American foulbrood of honey bees : how to control it.
Discusses American foul brood, a disease caused by a spore that infects bee larvae. Describes how to diagnose and control the disease. Lists the types of bees resistant to the disease.
Use the land and save the soil.
This bulletin briefly answers the questions: "What is soil and water conservation?" and "How does the Soil Conservation Service help farmers and landowners?"
Drying Shelled Corn and Small Grain With Heated Air.
Describes how to dry grain and corn with heated air, the equipment needed, and how to construct drying bins.
Contour-furrow irrigation.
Describes how farmers can use contour-furrow irrigation as a means of preventing soil erosion and maintaining even watering of crops.
Drying Ear Corn With Heated Air.
Provides a comparison of drying corn with heated air versus unheated air, the equipment and construction necessary to dry ear corn with heated air, and the benefits of drying corn with this method.
Drying Ear Corn With Unheated Air.
Provides a comparison of drying corn with heated air versus unheated air, the equipment and construction necessary to dry ear corn with unheated air, and the benefits of drying corn with this method.
Life history and control of the tomato pinworm.
Describes the history and life cycle of the tomato pinworm, the types and extent of damage that it causes, and steps that farmers can take to control it.
Whoa! : times have changed.
Describes modern practices of farming and the increasing need to have insurance to protect investments.
For higher production : soil and water conservation.
Describes how to conserve water and soil on a farm or ranch in order to maintain higher production of crops and livestock.
Nicotine dust for control of truck-crop insects.
Describes the damages that insects can cause to farm crops, and how nicotine dust can control the insects.
Diseases of stone fruits on the market.
Describes damages that occur to stone fruits during marketing, including bruising and diseases.
Laws relating to fur animals for the season 1925-26.
Describes the federal laws and regulations regarding fur animals and the fur trade in North America.
The harlequin bug and its control.
Describes the characteristics of the harlequin bug, the damage it can cause, and methods for its control.
Methods and costs of husking corn in the field.
Describes the benefits of using a mechanical corn husker in farm fields. Also discusses the costs and limitations of mechanical husking vs. hand husking.
Better seed corn.
Describes how to grow and store quality seed corn.
Harvesting grain sorghums.
Describes methods and equipment used for harvesting, threshing, and storing grain sorghums in the Great Plains of the United States.
Home utilization of muscadine grapes.
Describes the necessary equipment and procedures for making muscadine grape products at home on the farm.
Game laws for the season 1930-31 : a summary of federal, state, and provincial statutes.
Describes laws and regulations for hunting and fishing in North America.
The Farm Woods: A Savings Bank Paying Interest.
Describes best practices for cutting, using, and selling farm timber to ensure continuous growth and larger farm income.
Erosion on Roads and Adjacent Lands.
Discusses the need to protect highway ditches in order to prevent soil erosion damage to public roads and farmlands.
Potato production in the northeastern and north central states.
A guide to growing and selling potatoes in the northeastern and north central United States.
Vegetable Gardeners' Handbook on Insects and Diseases.
Describes diseases and insect pests of the vegetable garden, and recommends remedies for controlling them. Includes formulas for preparing insecticides and fungicides.
Snap beans for marketing, canning, and freezing.
Discusses the importance of snap beans as a crop, its adaptability and varieties, its planting and care, as well as its disease and insect enemies and how to control them.