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Rabbit Production

Description: "This bulletin sets forth the essential principles of rabbit raising and tells how to apply them in practice." -- p. ii. Topics discussed include necessary equipment, different breeds, feeding practices, and breeding practices, and preparing rabbits for market.
Date: 1934
Creator: Ashbrook, F. G. 1892- & Kellogg, Charles E.; 1890-

Country Hides and Skins: Skinning, Curing, and Marketing

Description: "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. 2
Date: 1919
Creator: Associate Physiologist, Pathological Division, Bureau of Animal Industry; Frey, R. W. (Ralph Wylie), b. 1889; Veitch, F. P. (Fletcher Pearre), 1868-1943 & Hickman, Richard W. (Richard West), 1852-1926

Bread and Break Making

Description: "Perhaps no topic connected with the subject of human food is of more general interest than bread, and no crops are more important to the farmer than the bread-yielding cereals. This bulletin, which summarizes the most recent information on the use of cereals for bread making, is believed to be useful and timely." -- p. 2
Date: 1910
Creator: Atwater, Helen W.

Bread and the Principles of Bread Making

Description: Report discussing the different factors and principles behind bread making, including types of grain, yeast, dough, baking methods, chemical composition, and its nutritional values.
Date: 1900
Creator: Atwater, Helen W.

Foods: Nutritive Value and Cost

Description: Report discussing the nutritive value of foods for humans and common food ingredients, including suggestions for nutritious and economical diets.
Date: 1894
Creator: Atwater, W. O. (Wilbur Olin), 1844-1907

Removal of Garlic Flavor From Milk and Cream

Description: "It is a well-known fact that when cows eat wild onion or garlic within four hours before milking there is imparted to their milk a very disagreeable flavor and odor. This flavor is not only unpleasant but it lowers the commercial value of the milk. Any method, therefore, which will remove this flavor and odor should be of interest to dairymen." -- title page
Date: 1914
Creator: Ayers, S. Henry (Samuel Henry)

A Simple Steam Sterilizer for Farm Dairy Utensils

Description: "Dairy utensils on small farms are not often efficiently sterilized, because steam is not available. The sterilizers now in use require a small boiler, and the whole sterilizing outfit is often regarded as too expensive for use, especially on farms where only a few cows are milked. The object of this bulletin is to describe a simple and inexpensive yet efficient steam sterilizer which can be provided at a cost of from $5 to $10. It is believed that the sterilizer described here is cheap enough to justify its use on any farm from which milk or cream is sold. The additional keeping quality which the sterilization of utensils will give milk and cream will probably pay for the cost of the sterilizer in one season." -- p. 1-2
Date: 1916
Creator: Ayers, S. Henry (Samuel Henry) & Taylor, George B. (George Barkley), b. 1878

Grains for Western North and South Dakota

Description: "This bulletin gives information regarding the best grains and the best methods of producing them in the western half of North and South Dakota (west of the one-hundredth meridian) and in the eastern fourth of Montana.... The crops considered are wheat, rye, emmer, spelt, oats, barley, flax, and proso millet." -- p. 3
Date: 1917
Creator: Babcock, F. Ray; Martin, John H. (John Holmes), 1893- & Smith, Ralph W. (Ralph Waldo), b. 1877

Bean and Pea Weevils

Description: "This bulletin tells about the principal kinds of bean and pea weevils and explains fully the methods of averting losses from these pests."
Date: 1918
Creator: Back, E. A. & Duckett, A. B.

Angoumois Grain Moth

Description: Report discussing the Angoumois grain moth, a pest now common in the United States which is destructive to corn, wheat, and other grains. Topics include the moth's life cycle, infestations, and methods of controlling it, including prompt thrashing and fumigation.
Date: 1920
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-

Conserving Corn From Weevils in the Gulf Coast States

Description: Revised edition. This report discusses the destructive impact of weevils on the corn crop in the southern United States and controls measures which farmers may find effective in reducing their losses to this pest. Among the insects discussed are the Angoumois grain moth and the rice or "black" weevil.
Date: 1931
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-

Conserving Corn From Weevils in the Gulf Coast States

Description: This report discusses the destructive impact of weevils on the corn crop in the southern United States and controls measures which farmers may find effective in reducing their losses to this pest. Among the insects discussed are the Angoumois grain moth and the rice or "black" weevil.
Date: 1919
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-

Stored-Grain Pests

Description: "Most of the damage done by insects to grain in storage and shipments is due to four species. These are the granary weevil, the rice or black weevil, the lesser grain borer or Australian weevil, and the Angoumois grain moth. Others of the 40 species or groups of species described in this bulletin can cause great damage to grain if storage conditions are unusually favorable for their increase.... These four pests live throughout their larval life entirely within the kernel, where they feed unseen, usually unsuspected.... The other pests discussed, with few exceptions, are 'surface feeders.'" -- p. 2
Date: 1922
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886- & Cotton, R. T.

Farmers' Reading Courses

Description: Report discussing the main features of the farmers' reading courses that have become popular in several states through agricultural colleges and experiment stations. The reading courses are designed to provide farmers with a systematic approach to their work through the study of a scientifically sound and accessible textbook curriculum.
Date: 1900
Creator: Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954

Harmful and Beneficial Mammals of the Arid Interior, With Special Reference to the Carson and Humboldt Valleys, Nevada

Description: "Large tracts of arid desert are now being reclaimed and converted into arable land, rich in agricultural possibilities. Crops, trees, live stock, poultry, and ditch banks in this reclaimed territory suffer from the depredations of certain mammals, and the farmers, many of whom are from remote localities, are not always able to discriminate between friends and foes; nor are they always acquainted with cheap and effective methods of destroying the noxious kinds. The report comprises a brief account of the commoner mammals of the region, with special reference to their economic status and the best means of destroying the noxious species, and has been prepared as a practical aid to the ranchmen of the arid interior." -- p. 2. Among the animal discussed are squirrels, chipmunks, various types of mice, muskrats, rats, gophers, rabbits, bobcats, desert foxes, coyotes, skunks, badgers, weasels, minks, otters, and bats.
Date: 1908
Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Home Laundering

Description: Report giving recommendations for easing the burden on housekeepers of washing and ironing laundry at home. Among the most important labor-saving devices for housekeepers is the establishment of a separate room in the home for laundry. The laundry room should be furnished with equipment such as tubs, wringers, washboards, boilers, and irons. Laundering methods are also discussed as well as community and commercial laundries.
Date: 1920
Creator: Balderston, Lydia Ray

Selection and Care of Clothing

Description: "The cost of clothing has been rising rapidly; therefore more than ever we need to know how to choose and use our garments wisely. This bulletin gives practical suggestions as to how to select clothing that will be both attractive and durable and how to care for it so that it will render full service." -- p. 2
Date: 1920
Creator: Baldt, Laura I. (Laura Irene)

Better Grain-Sorghum Crops

Description: "This paper presents the best-known methods of improving the grain-sorghum crops on the farms where they are grown. These methods are simple and inexpensive of time or money, and are therefore within the reach of all farmers. More attention to the bettering of the quality and yields will be repaid as fully in these crops as in other cereals." -- p. 2. Sorghum crops can be improved for drought resistance, earliness, stature, productivity, and adaptability to machine techniques.
Date: 1911
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958

Pearl Millet

Description: Report discussing the recently renewed interest in pearl millet as a green fodder crop. Techniques for cultivation are discussed as well as the plant's disadvantages.
Date: 1903
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958

Saccharine Sorghums for Forage

Description: Report discussing the use of saccharine sorghum for forage, including classification of different varieties of sorghum, climate and soil conditions for growing, and methods of cultivations. Sorghum may be used for soiling (or green feeding), pastures, hay, fodder, and silage among other possibilities.
Date: 1906
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958

Growing Hard Spring Wheat

Description: "This bulletin discusses the topographic, soil, and climatic features of the northern Great Plains, with special reference to the production of hard spring wheat in that area. Cultural methods for growing the crop are given." -- title
Date: 1915
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 & Clark, J. Allen (Jacob Allen), b. 1888

Milo as a Dry-Land Grain Crop

Description: Report explaining how farmers can successfully cultivate milo ( a variety of sorghum) in the semiarid plains of the southwestern United States.
Date: 1908
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 & Leidigh, A. H. (Arthur Henry), b. 1880

How to Use Sorghum Grain

Description: This bulletin discusses the uses of sorghum grain, including in animal feeds, human food, and alcohol production.
Date: 1918
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 & Rothgeb, Benton E.

Kafir as a Grain Crop

Description: Report discussing kafir corn and its varieties, proper cultivation, and uses for both food and feed.
Date: 1913
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 & Rothgeb, Benton E.