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One-register furnaces: pipeless furnaces.
Describes the one-register warm-air house heating system. Discusses the benefits and limitations of such a system.
The beef calf : its growth and development.
Outlines the fundamental principles of cattle raising and breeding for beef production.
Better seed corn.
Describes how to grow and store quality seed corn.
Meadows for the northern states.
Describes the different varieties of clover, hay grasses, and regular grasses that are found in and best suited to meadow lands in the northeastern and midwestern United States; also explains methods of seeding and fertilizing.
Farm slaughtering and use of lamb and mutton.
Describes the use of lamb and mutton in meals, and methods for slaughtering, butchering, and preparing it. Discusses the reasons for its limited use.
A guide to growing and using alfalfa on the farm. Includes recommendations for different regions of the United States.
Plans of rural community buildings.
Describes the plans and procedures for constructing rural community buildings, and their uses.
Standard containers for fruits and vegetables.
Discusses the necessity for the standardization and regulation of containers for marketing fruits and vegetables.
Varieties of winter wheat adapted to the eastern United States.
Describes varieties of winter wheat and where they grow in the eastern United States.
Protection of mesquite cordwood and posts from borers.
Describes the value of the mesquite tree, and the threat of the borer to it. Also describes the life cycle of the borer.
Rice as food.
Describes the international importance of rice; provides various dishes, recipes, tips, and cooking methods, all revolving around rice as a main foodstuff.
Motor trucks on eastern farms.
Describes the use of motor trucks on farms in the eastern United States and evaluates costs and benefits.
Milk and its uses in the home.
A consumer guide to buying, storing, and using milk.
Planting and care of street trees.
Describes the importance of shade trees within city limits, including: how to plan the layout of street trees; the various types of trees best suited for city growth; and how to properly maintain city-grown trees.
Drying crude drugs.
Explains the fundamental principles of drying crude vegetable drugs. Provides drawings and instructions for constructing two types of driers.
Chimneys and fireplaces : they contribute to the health, comfort and happiness of the farm family : how to build them.
A concise explanation of the principles to be observed when building chimneys and fireplaces.
Standard varieties of chickens : V. The Bantam breeds and varieties.
Describes different varieties of Bantam chickens, their characteristics, and recommendations for housing and feeding them.
The club wheats.
Describes several varieties of club wheats and where they grow in the United States.
The European corn borer and its control.
Describes the characteristics of the European corn borer and the damage it can cause to plants in the United States.
What tractors and horses do on Corn-Belt farms.
Discusses the benefits and drawbacks of using tractors and horses for tasks on Corn Belt farms.
The production of peas for canning.
Describes the proper methods for planting, growing, and harvesting peas that will later be canned and sold.
American moles as agricultural pests and as fur producers.
Describes the habits of moles, the damage they can cause to lawns and gardens, and methods for their control. Provides instructions for trapping and skinning moles and tanning and selling their pelts.
Care and improvement of the farm woods.
Describes methods for maintaining and improving woodland areas on the farm.
Preparation of peaches for market.
Discusses the losses caused by improper packing of peaches for the market. Provides descriptions of how peaches are to be picked, packaged, and made ready to be sold.
The boll-weevil problem.
Describes the characteristics of the boll weevil, the damage that it causes to crops, and methods for its control.
Utilization of alfalfa.
Describes various uses for alfalfa, with instructions for each.
Webworms injurious to cereal and forage crops and their control.
Discusses the life cycle of the webworm, the damage it can cause to cereal and forage crops, and methods to control it.
Renting dairy farms.
Describes customary agreements and practices for renting dairy farms in various situations.
Nicotine dust for control of truck-crop insects.
Describes the damages that insects can cause to farm crops, and how nicotine dust can control the insects.
The bulk handling of grain : with special reference to the Pacific Coast states.
Describes the process and equipment necessary for handling grain in bulk, and the advantages of doing so.
The hard red spring wheats.
Describes the characteristics and varieties of hard red wheats that are sown in the spring in the north-central United States.
The common white wheats.
Describes winter and spring varieties of white wheats and their production in the United States.
Farmers' telephone companies : organization, financing and management.
Explains how to organize and finance a rural telephone company.
Foreign material in spring wheat : how to remove it on the farm and at the country elevator.
Describes the foreign material that may be found in harvested wheat. Suggests methods for cleaning the wheat and describes a variety of cleaning machines.
How to grow alfalfa.
Describes the characteristics and benefits of alfalfa, and the proper steps for growing it successfully for seed and hay.
Lime-sulphur concentrate : preparation, uses and designs for plants.
Provides formulas and suggestions for preparing, storing, and using lime-sulphur concentrate, an insecticide and fungicide for plants.
The corn earworm : its ravages on field corn and suggestions for control.
Describes the life cycle of the European corn earworm, the damage it causes to corn and other crops, and methods of control.
Good proportions in the diet.
Provides advice for planning meals and buying the appropriate amount of food for a family that does active, but not hard muscular work.
Control of the common mealybug on citrus in California.
Describes the mealybug, the damage it causes to citrus fruits in California, and methods of control.
Motor trucks on Corn-Belt farms.
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.
How to get rid of rats.
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.
The striped cucumber beetle and how to control it.
Describes the characteristics of the striped cucumber beetle, the damage it can cause to plants, and methods for controlling it.
A guide to selecting farm machinery for dusting cotton crops.
Marketing the early-potato crop.
A guide to selling in the early-potato market, with an emphasis on proper shipping methods to prevent loss.
Rural planning : the social aspects.
Describes the trend toward establishing planned recreation areas in rural communities, and the economic and social benefits they provide to farmers.
Seed potatoes and how to produce them.
Describes methods for producing high quality seed potatoes in the United States.
The boll-weevil problem.
Describes the characteristics of the boll weevil, the damage it causes to cotton crops of the southeastern United States, and methods of control.
Home canning of fruits and vegetables.
A guide to home canning. Includes instructions for canning a variety of fruits and fruit juices, vegetables and soups, and meats and meat dishes.
Lamb and mutton and their use in the diet.
Suggests ways to prepare lamb and mutton for the table and of combining them with other ingredients of suitable flavor.
Tobacco hornworm insecticide : recommendations for use of powdered arsenate of lead in dark-tobacco district.
Describes methods for the use of arsenate of lead to control the tobacco hornworm and prevent damage to crops.
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