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Hotbeds and Coldframes

Description: This bulletin describes the uses of hotbeds and coldframes in starting early plants. The hotbeds discussed include manure hotbeds, fuel-heated beds, and electric heating in beds and greenhouses. Coverings and care and maintenance are also discussed. Possible plants for early growth include tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, squashes, cucumbers, muskmelons, lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, and celery.
Date: 1935
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870

Subsistence Farm Gardens

Description: "Fruits and vegetables will naturally form an important part of the diet of families undertaking subsistence farming as a means of supplementing their food supplies and occupying their spare time. The supply of fruits and vegetables in most cases will be produced by methods differing more or less from those employed in regular farm gardens. This bulletin has been prepared with the limitations clearly in mind, under which the average subsistence homesteader is working, and includes brief cultural directions for about 20 of the most important garden vegetables, 5 of the small fruits, and 5 of the standard or tree fruits. The information contained herein applies mainly to climatic and other conditions prevailing in the Northern and Eastern States; the bulletin is not intended for distribution in the Cotton States, the Great Plains area, or the Pacific coast region." -- p. 1
Date: 1935
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870; Robert, J. W.; Harter, L. L. (Leonard Lee); White, W. H. (William Henry), 1892-1951 & Van Dine, D. L. (Delos Lewis), 1878-

Strawberry Varieties in the United States

Description: Revised edition. "This bulletin is intended as an aid to both commercial and amateur strawberry growers in the selection of varieties best-suited to their needs and conditions." -- p. ii. Topics discussed include the distribution of varieties, the special purposes for different varieties, and new varieties. Includes a list of varieties.
Date: 1935
Creator: Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889- & Waldo, George F. (George Fordyce), b. 1898

Roof Coverings for Farm Buildings and Their Repair

Description: "This bulletin describes the common types of roof coverings classified as rigid shingles, bituminous roofing, metal roofing, and canvas roofing. The essential steps to be taken in making repairs are described and information given regarding certain roofing details." -- p. ii
Date: 1935
Creator: Edgar, Alfred D. (Alfred Douglas), 1898- & Miller, T. A. H. (Thomas Arrington Huntington), 1885-

Fig Growing in the South Atlantic and Gulf States

Description: "This bulletin tells about growing figs in the South Atlantic and Gulf States and protecting the figs from diseases and insects; it discusses the varieties commonly grown, and suggests methods of making the fruit into desirable products for the table." -- p. ii
Date: 1935
Creator: Gould, H. P.

Cattle Scab and Methods of Control and Eradication

Description: Revised edition. "Cattle scab can be eradicated by dipping or spraying, but dipping is the better method of treatment. Lime-sulphur dips, nicotine dips, and crude-petroleum dips are efficacious. Methods of preparing and using these dips are described and the intervals between dippings and the conditions under which the various dips may safely be used for the different kinds of scab are discussed. Also, plans of cattle-dipping plants and directions for building vats and dipping cattle are given." -- p. 2
Date: 1935
Creator: Imes, Marion

Production of Late or Main Crop Potatoes.

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing best practices for maximizing crop yields for late or main-crop potatoes. Topics discussed include soil requirements and preparation, fertilizers, varieties, spraying practices, harvesting, and storage.
Date: 1935
Creator: Stuart, William, 1865-1951

Selecting a Farm

Description: Revised edition. "The wise selection of a farm is vital to the success and satisfaction of farm life. Choosing a farm often means choosing a place in which to live and work for a lifetime.... It is the purpose of this bulletin to bring some of these points to the reader's attention." -- p. 1. Topics discussed include financial resources, economic conditions, location, soil quality, farm organization, water supply, and equipment.
Date: 1935
Creator: Thomson, E. H.