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The Feeding of Farm Animals

Description: Report discussing the general principles of the feeding of farm animals based on experiments and investigations as well as the observations of successful animal feeders. The discussion includes suggested rations for various animals and purposes.
Date: 1895
Creator: Allen, E. W. (Edward W.)
Item Type: Pamphlet

The Feeding of Farm Animals

Description: Report discussing the general principles of the feeding of farm animals based on experiments and investigations as well as the observations of successful animal feeders. The discussion includes suggested rations for various animals and purposes.
Date: 1897
Creator: Allen, E. W. (Edward W.)
Item Type: Pamphlet

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
Item Type: Pamphlet

The Viscosity of Solids

Description: Preface: This bulletin is a second contribution to the general investigation of the physical contents of rocks, the experiments concerning which follow a general plan devised by Mr. Clarence King.
Date: 1891
Creator: Barus, Carl
Item Type: Report

Barnyard Manure

Description: Report discussing the importance and use of manure from farm animals as a fertilizer. Factors discussed include the kind of animal, its age, and diet as well as best practices for managing manure.
Date: 1894
Creator: Beal, W. H.
Item Type: Pamphlet

Cattle Ranges of the Southwest: A History of the Exhaustion of the Pasturage and Suggestions for Its Restoration

Description: Report giving "a history of the exhaustion of the pasturage of central Texas, with suggestions for its restoration. The general features of the country are described; the early conditions of the ranges and the causes which have led to their deterioration are graphically portrayed. The obstacles in the way of the improvement of the ranges and how the value of the stock ranges may be renewed are topics discussed in detail. The report closes with brief descriptions of a few other of the most important native grasses and forage plants which may be utilized in improving the pasturage or increasing the production of forage." -- p. 2.
Date: 1898
Creator: Bentley, H. L. (Henry Lewis)
Item Type: Pamphlet

Some Insects Injurious to Stored Grain

Description: Report discussing insects which commonly cause damage to grain being kept in storage. Three of these insects -- the granary weevil, rice weevil and Angoumois grain moth -- develop and live within the kernels until they reach maturity while the other insects feed on grain in both its kernel and processed forms.
Date: 1897
Creator: Chittenden, F. H. (Frank Hurlbut), 1858-1929
Item Type: Pamphlet

A Late Volcanic Eruption in Northern California and its Peculiar Lava

Description: Synopsis: The Lassen Peak, Volcanic Ridge, which connects the northern end of the Sierra Nevada in California with the Coast Range and separates the upper portion of the Sacramento Valley from the great interior basin, is composed chiefly of lavas from many volcanic reuptions.
Date: 1891
Creator: Diller, J. S.
Item Type: Report

Potato culture.

Description: Describes best practices for growing and cultivating potatoes.
Date: 1896
Creator: Duggar, J. F. (John Frederick), 1868-
Item Type: Book

Sweet Potatoes: Culture and Uses

Description: Report discussing proper techniques for cultivating sweet potatoes, including suggestions for propagation, harvest, and the prevention of diseases. There is also a discussion of uses of the sweet potatoes and production costs.
Date: 1897
Creator: Duggar, J. F. (John Frederick), 1868-
Item Type: Pamphlet

Farm Drainage

Description: Report discussing techniques for soil drainage, including tile-drainage and open drains.
Date: 1899
Creator: Elliott, C. G. (Charles Gleason), 1850-1926
Item Type: Pamphlet

Fowls: Care and Feeding

Description: Report discussing the proper way to raise poultry for meat and eggs with a special emphasis on appropriate types of feed. Other topics discussed include nesting, incubation, disease, and dressing and shipping.
Date: 1896
Creator: Elliott, C. G. (Charles Gleason), 1850-1926
Item Type: Pamphlet

The Death Valley Expedition: A Biological Survey of Parts of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, Part 2

Description: Collection of reports on Death Valley, the bordering region of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah. Reports include birds, reptiles and Batrachians, fishes, insects, mollusks, trees and shrubs, cactuses and yuccas, and list of localities in the reports.
Date: May 31, 1893
Creator: Fisher, A. K.; Stejneger, Leonhard; Gilbert, Charles H.; Riley, C. V.; Stearns, R. E. C.; Merriam, C. Hart et al.
Item Type: Report

Spraying for fruit diseases.

Description: Describes fungous diseases of grapes, apples, pears, quince, cherries, and plums. Includes recipes for fungicides and descriptions of spraying equipment used for treatment.
Date: 1896
Creator: Galloway, B. T.
Item Type: Book

Kafir Corn: Characteristics, Culture, and Uses

Description: Report discussing the cultivation of kafir corn. The U.S. Department of Agriculture had recently introduced kafir corn from South Africa as an alternative to native varieties of corn because of its drought-resistant qualities and success in semiarid portion of the United States.
Date: 1896
Creator: Georgeson, C. C. (Charles Christian), 1851-1931
Item Type: Pamphlet

The Vegetable Garden

Description: Report discussing basic suggestions for cultivating vegetable gardens in farm, suburban, and city environments.
Date: 1899
Creator: Greathouse, Charles H. (Charles Howard), 1857-1948
Item Type: Pamphlet

Asparagus Culture

Description: Report discussing the cultivation of asparagus, including its varieties, soil preparation, fertilizers, harvesting practices, canning methods, and common fungus diseases and insect enemies.
Date: 1897
Creator: Handy, R. B.
Item Type: Pamphlet

Peanuts: Culture and Uses

Description: Report discussing ways to cultivate and increase the average yield per acre of peanuts. The report argues against increasing the acreage of peanut crops for the purpose of producing greater quantities of peanut oil.
Date: 1896
Creator: Handy, R. B. (Robert Breckenridge), 1858-1923
Item Type: Pamphlet