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Dairying in the South.
A guide to dairy farming for new farmers in the South, for the purpose of improving the quality of their products.
Turkeys : standard varieties and management.
A guide to raising and selling domestic turkeys.
Annual flowering plants.
A guide to growing and using numerous types of annual flowering plants. Includes recommendations for planting school gardens, and the use of hotbeds or cold frames.
Importation of game birds and eggs for propagation.
Provides information and statistics regarding various species of game birds and eggs brought into the United States since the passing of the Lacey Act (1900) and the Egg Act (1902).
Usefulness of the American toad.
Describes the beneficial characteristics of the toad.
A guide to judging and testing the quality of alfalfa seed.
Describes the benefits of more economical management of organic farm resources, namely barnyard manure. Discusses the management and application of methods for using fertilizers on the farm.
Drainage of farm lands.
Discusses soil texture, natural and artificial soil drainage, and implementation of drainage practices.
Marketing live stock.
A guide to buying and selling practices in livestock markets, domestic and foreign. Includes an overview of stock transport methods.
Beautifying the home grounds.
Describes practical and aesthetic uses for trees, shrubs, and vines in home landscapes. Discusses the benefits of home landscape planning.
Poultry as food.
Discusses the use of poultry in the American diet.
Describes the anatomy and characteristics of a horse's foot and hoof. Discusses proper shoeing methods, with the intention of helping horse owners avoid the consequences of improper shoeing.
Insects injurious in cranberry culture.
Discusses the insects that affect the cranberry market and methods for controlling them.
Three insect enemies of shade trees.
Describes some major pests of shade trees, the damage they cause, and methods of control. Discusses efforts to control shade-tree insects in cities and towns.
Raising sheep for mutton.
A guide to raising sheep for mutton, including a discussion of meat cutting and production costs.
Sugar as food.
Discusses the sources of sugar, its uses, and its chemical composition.
The manufacture of sorghum sirup.
A guide to simple methods of sorghum syrup production, for farmers with limited facilities.
Thirty poisonous plants of the United States.
Discusses thirty different poisonous plants, where they are found, and the poisoning symptoms associated with them.
Summarizes an 1898 study of the problem of alkaline soil conditions as the result of irrigation in Montana.
Fish as food.
Describes the composition, cost, and nutritive value of fish and other seafoods. Includes sample menus. Discusses methods of preparing seafood for market.
Discusses tobacco growing in terms of soil, climate, and distribution.
The culture of tobacco.
A guide to tobacco farming, including sowing, planting, fertilizing, cutting, seed saving, and insect pest control.
The peach twig-borer : an important enemy of stone fruits.
Describes the European twig-borer, its life cycle, and methods for its control.
Discusses squab raising in detail, including the varieties of pigeons, methods of breeding, feeding, management, housing, disease control, killing, dressing, and selling.
Describes cranberry varieties and provides advice for growing and selling them.
Winter forage crops for the South.
Discusses various forage crops grown for use in the South during winter months.
A guide to growing celery, including planting, watering, mulching, insect and disease control, storage, and selling.
Home manufacture and use of unfermented grape juice.
Discusses the grape, causes of its fermentation and methods of prevention. Describes the composition, flavors, uses, and qualities of unfermented grape juice.
Insecticides and fungicides : chemical composition and effectiveness of certain preparations.
Describes several pest-control products sold at the turn of the 20th century, including branded products and generic mixtures in use at the time. Provides buying advice to merchants and potential purchasers of those pesticides and fungicides.
Conformation of beef and dairy cattle.
A guide to the judging of cattle, for use by breeders, farmers, stock feeders, or dairymen.
Carbon bisulphid as an insecticide.
A guide to the use of carbon disulfide ("bisulfid of carbon") as an insecticide against the cigarette beetle, as well as other insect pests and borers. The information is largely based on experiments conducted in 1901 by the Division of Entomology, at a large tobacco establishment in Washington, D.C.
Principles of nutrition and nutritive value of food.
Discusses the general principles of nutrition. Includes the results of studies carried out by the Department of Experiment Stations.
A guide to pineapple farming, including planting, gathering, disease control, shipping, and selling.
Poultry raising on the farm.
A guide for the poultry breeder. Discusses bird varieties, care and housing, feeding, and the advantages of farm poultry raising.
The Angora goat.
A guide to the care and housing of Angora goat herds. Includes a description of the goat and its uses.
Irrigation in field and garden.
Discusses crop irrigation methods for use by individual farmers.
Emmer : a grain for the semiarid regions.
Discusses the value of emmer wheat, a weather-resistant grain crop, for the semi-arid regions of the United States.
Sorghum sirup manufacture.
Describes the results of experiments conducted with the intention of increasing the production and the quality of sorghum syrup.
The principal insect enemies of growing wheat.
Describes several insect pests affecting wheat crops, and how to control them.
Discusses earth roads, and methods of drainage that are essential to maintaining them.
Household tests for the detection of oleomargarine and renovated butter.
A consumer guide explaining the differences between "genuine" butter, margarine, and renovated butter. Provides instructions for tests which can be conducted at home to distinguish the three types of products.
The Mexican cotton-boll weevil.
Describes the life cycle of the cotton boll weevil, the damage it causes, and methods for its control.
Practical suggestions for farm buildings.
Contains simple instructions for building modest but comfortable farm houses that can be expanded.
Eggs and their uses as food.
A summary of the research and data available at the turn of the 20th century, regarding the production of eggs, their composition, and their use as food.
Protection of food products from injurious temperatures.
A guide to the safe transportation and storage of perishable food items. Describes measures to protect against both intense cold and intense heat.
Beans, peas, and other legumes as food.
Describes several varieties of beans, peas, and other legumes. Discusses the composition and digestibility of legumes such as beans, peas, lentils, and peanuts. Discusses several different ways to prepare them for use in foods or other products.
The principal insects affecting the tobacco plant.
Describes various insect pests affecting tobacco crops. Also warns of possible future risks from foreign insects.
Red clover seed : information for purchasers.
A guide to buying quality clover seed.
Irrigation in fruit growing.
Discusses various methods and options for irrigation of orchards.
Grape growing in the South.
Describes methods of grape culture used in the South. Intended for use by small farmers or large wine-makers.
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