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Culture of the sugar beet.

Description: Answers to the most frequently asked questions about growing sugar beets, based on inquiries received by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the late 19th century. Discusses climate, beet varieties, soil preparation, harvesting, and siloing. Includes detailed descriptions of tools used and the costs involved in beet farming and sugar production.
Date: 1891
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Treatment of smuts of oats and wheat.

Description: Describes the different types of smuts affecting oats and wheat, and methods for their control.
Date: 1892
Creator: Swingle, Walter T. (Walter Tennyson), 1871-1952

The rape plant: its history, culture, and uses.

Description: Describes the history, culture, and uses of the rape plant. Discusses the need for increased production of the plant in the United States.
Date: 1893
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Cranberry culture.

Description: A guide to cranberry culture, including soil selection and preparation, planting, draining, flooding, fertilizing, and pest and disease control.
Date: 1894
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Fertilizers for cotton.

Description: Presents the results of experiments conducted on the farms of the South Carolina Experiment Station and provides recommendations for preventing excessive or wasteful use of commercial fertilizers in cotton farming.
Date: 1895
Creator: McBryde, J. M.

Flax for seed and fiber in the United States.

Description: Describes recommended practices for growing flax for both seed and fiber, with emphasis on improving the production and use of flax straw for fiber.
Date: 1895
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Grape diseases on the Pacific Coast.

Description: Describes three major diseases affecting grapes in California and other Pacific Coast states, and ways to prevent them.
Date: 1895
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Potato culture.

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

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.

Cotton seed and its products.

Description: Discusses cottonseed and its uses. Describes methods of manufacturing cottonseed products.
Date: June 1896
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Butter making on the farm.

Description: Describes the steps used to make butter on the farm, including creaming, churning, coloring, salting, and working the butter.
Date: 1897
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

How to grow mushrooms.

Description: A guide to growing mushrooms, with instructions for sorting and packing for shipment.
Date: 1897
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

The manuring of cotton.

Description: Describes experiments in manuring cotton, the yield and profit of cotton crops when properly fertilized, and best practices in fertilizer application.
Date: 1897
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Marketing farm produce.

Description: Practical suggestions for packing, shipping, and selling farm products. Includes specific instructions for butter, eggs, poultry, game, meats, potatoes, fruits, vegetables, and honey.
Date: 1897
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Sorghum as a forage crop.

Description: Describes methods of sorghum culture and discusses its use as a forage crop.
Date: 1897
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

The black rot of the cabbage.

Description: Describes the black rot disease of cabbage, sources of infection, and suggestions for its prevention.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Forestry for farmers.

Description: A guide to planting and maintaining small timber tracts or wood lots on farmlands.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.