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Strawberries.

Description: Provides instructions for the propagation, culture, and shipping of strawberries. Includes a discussion of forcing for winter fruit and a list of varieties suited for various geographical areas of the United States.
Date: 1904
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Bee keeping.

Description: Discusses beekeeping in detail. Precautions against stinging and swarming are provided, along with information on types of bees, how to obtain honey and wax, and the risks of loss due to diseases and pests.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Carbon bisulphid as an insecticide.

Description: A guide to the use of carbon disulfide ("bisulfid of carbon") as an insecticide against the cigarette beetle, as well as other insect pests and borers. The information is largely based on experiments conducted in 1901 by the Division of Entomology, at a large tobacco establishment in Washington, D.C.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Squab raising.

Description: Discusses squab raising in detail, including the varieties of pigeons, methods of breeding, feeding, management, housing, disease control, killing, dressing, and selling.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Horseshoeing.

Description: Describes the anatomy and characteristics of a horse's foot and hoof. Discusses proper shoeing methods, with the intention of helping horse owners avoid the consequences of improper shoeing.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.