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Cheese Making on the Farm

Description: Report discussing the proper methods for making cheese on farms. Includes suggestions for making print, pot, Neufch√Ętel, English cream, French cream, and double cream cheeses.
Date: 1903
Creator: Alvord, Henry Clay, b. 1854
Item Type: Pamphlet

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
Item Type: Pamphlet

Rape as a Forage Crop

Description: Report discussing the cultivation of the rape plant as a forage crop, including its varieties, soil requirements and preparation, and harvesting. Also describes various uses of rape as a forage crop, weed destroyer, and cover crop.
Date: 1903
Creator: Hitchcock, A. S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935
Item Type: Pamphlet

Cassava

Description: Report discussing the potential for cassava cultivation in the Gulf Coast States of the United States. Topics discussed include soil requirements, fertilizers, common diseases, harvesting, crop yields, and marketing.
Date: 1903
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925
Item Type: Pamphlet

Methods of Controlling the Boll Weevil

Description: Report discussing techniques by which to combat the boll weevil, including ineffective methods. Importantly, reports that suggest Egyptian cotton is immune to the effects of the boll weevil are only rumors.
Date: 1903
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925
Item Type: Pamphlet

Silkworm Culture

Description: Report describing silkworms and best practices for their cultivation. Discussion includes the silkworm life cycle, diet, and common diseases.
Date: 1903
Creator: Kelly, Henrietta Aiken
Item Type: Pamphlet

Principles of Horse Feeding

Description: "The bulletin discusses the general principles of feeding, with especial reference to horses, and summarizes the results of recent experimental work, particularly that of American experiment stations." -- p. 2. Discussion includes principles of nutrition, the nutritional value of different foods, methods of feeding, and rationing and feeding standards.
Date: 1903
Creator: Langworthy, C. F. (Charles Ford), 1864-1932
Item Type: Pamphlet

Scale Insects and Mites on Citrus Trees

Description: Report discussing scale insects, also known as bark-lice, which are regarded as the most significant insects enemies of citrus trees. Treatments are discussed as well as the different types of scale insects, which can be classified as either armored or unarmored.
Date: 1903
Creator: Marlatt, C. L.
Item Type: Pamphlet

A Primer of Forestry

Description: This report discusses forests and treats the topic in four parts. The first part describes the life of an individual tree, and the second describes individual trees as parts of a forest. The third and fourth parts discuss forests as communities of trees and methods for preventing destruction of forests.
Date: 1903
Creator: Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946
Item Type: Pamphlet

Notes on the Geology of Southwestern Idaho and Southeastern Oregon

Description: From introduction: The aim of the present paper is to put on record such observations relating to the general geology of the region traversed as it is thought may be of interest, more particularly to the people of Idaho and Oregon, and also in certain instances serve to supplement the report referred to on artesian conditions.
Date: 1903
Creator: Russell, Israel C.
Item Type: Report

The Control of the Codling Moth

Description: Report discussing the codling moth, its toll on the apple crop in the United States, and methods for combating it.
Date: 1903
Creator: Simpson, C. B. (Charles Baird), 1877-1907
Item Type: Pamphlet

Scab in Sheep

Description: "In this publication will be found a description of common scab of sheep, descriptions of several kinds of dipping plants suitable for use on small and on large farms, directions for preparing certain homemade dips, and directions for dipping. Remedies for scab are also given which have been tried and found most officious by this Bureau." -- p. 3
Date: 1903
Creator: Stiles, Charles Wardell, 1867-1941 & Salmon, D. E.
Item Type: Pamphlet

Poultry as food.

Description: Discusses the use of poultry in the American diet.
Date: 1903
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Experiment Station Record, Volume 14, 1902-1903

Description: Volume provides abstracts of agricultural experiments conducted during the year. Also includes statistics, convention reports, bulletins, and bibliographies. Name and subject indexes start on page 1141.
Date: 1903
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Item Type: Book

General Index to Experiment Station Record Volumes 01-12, 1989-1901 and to Experiment Station Bulletin Number 2

Description: A topical, alphabetically arranged index to volumes 1-12 including experiment station records, publications reviewed, and foreign publications. It has a 'Consolidated Table of Contents' which lists all editorial notes and publications of the experiment stations and Department of Agriculture from the referenced volumes.
Date: 1903
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Item Type: Book

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 21

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Value of Barnyard Manue, Nitrate of Sode for Market-Garden Crops, Cooking Meat, Sugar-Beet Products, Feeding Horses, Plants Poisonous to Horses, Fattening Beef Catte, Profit from Dairy Cows, Shearing as Affecting Gains Made by Lambs, Soft Pork and Bacon, Purifying Milk, Cheese Prints, Draft of Farm Wagons, and the Disk Plow.
Date: 1903
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Item Type: Pamphlet