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Cattle-Fever Ticks and Methods of Eradication

Description: This bulletin discusses the cattle-fever tick and methods for controlling it. Possible methods include dipping, pasture rotation, and arsenical dips. The life history of the tick is also discussed.
Date: 1926
Creator: Ellenberger, W. P. & Chapin, Robert M.

Corn Cultivation

Description: Revised edition. "Corn yields per acre in the United States could be doubled within a few years, and this could be accomplished without increase in work or expense.... The lines of improvement that will most easily and quickly double the present production per acre are as follow: (1) Improvement in the quality of seed planted; (2) improvement in the condition of the soil; (3) improvement in methods of cultivation." -- p. 3-4
Date: 1926
Creator: Hartley, C. P.

Laying Out Fields for Tractor Plowing

Description: Revised edition. "Tractor plowing usually requires methods of laying out the land different from those followed when plowing with horses and an ordinary plow. Farmers plowing with a tractor for the first time are often at a loss for the most satisfactory methods of laying out their fields.... This bulletin embodies the descriptions of methods found best suited to their conditions and recommended by a majority of several hundred tractor owners who have reported their methods and experiences. Among these will be found methods of laying out land suited to nearly every farm in this country and to fields of different shapes." -- p. ii
Date: 1926
Creator: Kinsman, C. D. (Claude Dennison), b. 1889 & Reynoldson, L. A. (Le Roy August), b. 1886

Breeds of Sheep for the Farm

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the different breeds of sheep raised by farmers and their suitability for either wool or mutton.
Date: 1926
Creator: Marshall, F. R.

Making Woodlands Profitable in the Southern States

Description: Revised Edition. Report discussing farm forestry in the southern United States, which "concerns the farmer chiefly as a matter of dollars and cents. Farm forestry may be said to be the handling of forest trees and woodlands in such a manner as to increase the income and the permanent value of the farm." -- p. 1. Topics discussed include marketing timber, protecting woodlands, and making empty spaces profitable.
Date: 1926
Creator: Mattoon, Wilbur R. (Wilbur Reed), 1875-1941

Judging Beef Cattle

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing how buyers of beef cattle can determine the value of cattle offered in public sales. Topics discussed include parts of the carcass and classification systems used in judging cattle. Includes a suggested scorecard.
Date: 1926
Creator: Thompson, E. H.

Soil Productivity As Affected by Crop Rotation

Description: This bulletin discusses the effect of crop rotation practices on soil productivity, and also describes the possible effects of fertilizers and other forms of soil improvement. "The purposes of the discussion which follows are to emphasize the value of crop rotation in farming economy and to stress the principles of rotation in their relation to the maintenance of soil productivity and to soil improvement." -- p. 5
Date: 1926
Creator: Weir, Wilbert W.

Country Hides and Skins: Skinning, Curing, and Marketing

Description: Revised edition. "This bulletin shows how farmers, ranchmen, and country or town butchers may produce hides and skins of better quality. It gives detailed directions for skinning the animals and for salting, curing, and handling the hides and skins, with suggestions for more advantageous marketing, to the end that both the producer of hides and the user of leather may be benefited." -- p. ii
Date: 1926
Creator: Whalin, Charles Vivion, 1876-; Frey, R. W. (Ralph Wylie), b. 1889; Veitch, F. P. (Fletcher Pearre), 1868-1943 & Hickman, Richard W. (Richard West), 1852-1926