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Power for the Farm from Small Streams

Description: "The purpose of this bulletin is to acquaint farmers with the possibilities of developing the power of small streams by converting it into electrical energy and the uses to which such power can be put; to give information which will enable them to avoid unnecessary expenditures; to explain how to determine the power a stream will supply; and to indicate the sources from which to secure additional information in regard to the approximate cost of installing a plant suited to the power available. The details of design, installation, and operation of electrical equipment are not within the scope of this bulletin." -- p. ii
Date: 1925
Creator: Daniels, A. M.; Seitz, C. E. & Glenn, J. C.

Growing Beef on the Farm

Description: Revised edition. "This publication is intended to give in a general way the practices which successful breeders and feeders of beef cattle have found most profitable and which experiments have proved to be most reliable." -- p. 1. Practices discussed include herd management, rationing, feeding equipment, and the use of hogs.
Date: 1925
Creator: Farley, Frank W. (Frank Webster), b. 1888

Growing Fruit for Home Use

Description: Revised edition. "This bulletin aims to furnish, in concise form, information that will be of practical help to the beginner in fruit growing. It deals with the widely grown temperate-climate fruits, such as the apple, pear, peach, and plum. Lists of desirable varieties of these fruits are given for the different parts of the country. Because of the number of fruits considered and the territory covered, cultural directions are necessarily brief, but they cover the most important general points." -- p. 2
Date: 1925
Creator: Gould, H. P. & Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-

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: 1925
Creator: Marshall, F. R.

Preparation of Barreled Apples for Market

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing best practices for preparing apples for market in barrels. Contains sections on harvesting, grading and packing, hauling, and shipment in cars. The growth of the apple industry in recent years requires better packing and shipping practices. "Well-chosen equipment, up-to-date methods, and careful supervision of crews must supplant the haphazard methods which prevail to some extent in all producing sections." -- p. 1
Date: 1925
Creator: Scott, W. M. (William Moore), b. 1873; Hetzel, H. C.; Samson, H. W. (Harold Willis), 1888-1927 & Stockton, M.

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: 1925
Creator: Thompson, E. H.

Onion Diseases and Their Control

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing diseases which affect onions in both the field and in storage, and methods for their control. Diseases discussed include smut, mildew (blight), leaf mold, fusarium rot, pink root, root knot, neck rot, soft rot, black mold, smudge (anthracnose, black spot), rust, white rot, dodder, and macrosporium rot.
Date: 1925
Creator: Walker, J. C. (John Charles), 1893-

The Making and Feeding of Silage

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the use of silos for storing feed for livestock, with special attention to silage for dairy cattle, beef cattle, horses, and sheep. Topics discussed include crops for silage, preparing crops for storage, and storage practices.
Date: 1925
Creator: Woodward, T. E. (Thompson Elwyn)c; Rommel, George M. (George McCullough); Sheets, E. W.; McNulty, J. B. & Marshall, F. R.