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Insects affecting the cotton plant.

Description: Describes certain insect pests of cotton, their life cycles, and methods for control.
Date: June 7, 1909
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Alkali lands.

Description: Summarizes an 1898 study of the problem of alkaline soil conditions as the result of irrigation in Montana.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

The apple and how to grow it.

Description: A guide to apple growing, from soil preparation to harvesting.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Beautifying the home grounds.

Description: Describes practical and aesthetic uses for trees, shrubs, and vines in home landscapes. Discusses the benefits of home landscape planning.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Breeds of dairy cattle.

Description: Discusses the origins, history, and characteristics of various cattle breeds.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

The feeding of farm animals.

Description: Describes the basic principles of livestock feeding, based on results of agricultural experiments as well as the practices of successful feeders.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Annual flowering plants.

Description: A guide to growing and using numerous types of annual flowering plants. Includes recommendations for planting school gardens, and the use of hotbeds or cold frames.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Cranberry culture.

Description: Describes cranberry varieties and provides advice for growing and selling them.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Drainage of farm lands.

Description: Discusses soil texture, natural and artificial soil drainage, and implementation of drainage practices.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Meats : composition and cooking.

Description: Discusses the composition of different types of meat, their texture and flavor, the cuts, and how to prepare them. Includes detailed composition and calorie charts.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Raising sheep for mutton.

Description: A guide to raising sheep for mutton, including a discussion of meat cutting and production costs.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Sheep feeding.

Description: Discusses in brief the feeding of breeding ewes, lambs, and rams for the market.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Silos and silage.

Description: Discusses the construction and costs of silos as well as the selection, costs, and usage of silage crops.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Sorghum sirup manufacture.

Description: Describes the results of experiments conducted with the intention of increasing the production and the quality of sorghum syrup.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

The soy bean as a forage crop.

Description: Describes soybean varieties, how to grow and harvest them, and their uses.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Weeds; and how to kill them.

Description: Describes methods of eradicating weeds in general, as well as ten specific weeds that require special attention.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Winter forage crops for the South.

Description: Discusses various forage crops grown for use in the South during winter months.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Fish as food.

Description: Describes the composition, cost, and nutritive value of fish and other seafoods. Includes sample menus. Discusses methods of preparing seafood for market.
Date: April 6, 1907
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

Standard varieties of chickens.

Description: Lists and describes 11 different classifications of chickens as well as the several breeds within them. Includes illustrations.
Date: 1907
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Sugar as food.

Description: Discusses the sources of sugar, its uses, and its chemical composition.
Date: December 21, 1906
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.