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Motor trucks on Corn-Belt farms.

Description: Describes the benefits of using motor trucks on farms in the Corn Belt, based on a survey of farmers in that region who own trucks. Discusses profitability, efficiency, and compares the use of trucks to the use of horses.
Date: March 1923
Creator: Tolley, H. R. (Howard Ross), 1889-1958 & Church, L. M. (Lillian M.), 1872-1939

How to Get Rid of Rats.

Description: Describes methods of eliminating a rat infestation in terms of food sources, poisons, trapping, and rat proofing. Also describes the natural enemies and diseases of rats, and the benefits of community cooperation in their control.
Date: April 1923
Creator: Silver, James, b. 1890

The Boll-Weevil Problem.

Description: Describes the characteristics of the boll weevil, the damage it causes to cotton crops of the southeastern United States, and methods of control.
Date: June 1923
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925 & Coad, B. R.

Polish and poulard wheats.

Description: Describes the characteristics of Polish and poulard wheats, which because of their size and appearance are often sold under false claims. Warns U.S. farmers against growing them because they produce low yields and are of little commercial value in the U.S.
Date: July 1923
Creator: Martin, John H. (John Holmes), 1893-

Marketing Main-Crop Potatoes.

Description: A guide to effective marketing and pricing practices for main-crop potatoes. Includes a detailed explanation of price-tracking methods which can be used to forecast the market season. Describes best practices for selling in various types of markets.
Date: August 1923
Creator: Sherman, Wells A. (Wells Alvord), 1868-1939; Fiske, George B. (George Burnap), 1868- & Miller, O. D. (Olnton Dickman), 1896-