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Growing rye.
Discusses the adaptation of rye, types and varieties of rye, and the practical uses of rye.
Cattle Walkways: An Aid to Coastal Marsh Range Conservation.
Describes how building high, firm walkways for cattle in coastal regions of the United States allows cattle to graze in multiple ranges despite marshy land.
Irrigating corn in humid regions.
Describes the most effective methods of and times for irrigating corn crops in humid regions of the United States.
Managing farm fields, wetlands, and waters for wild ducks in the South.
Provides instructions for establishing ponds and marshes in order to attract wild ducks to farmlands. Discusses the recreational benefits of watching and hunting ducks.
Powder-Post Beetles in Buildings: What to Do About Them.
Describes different types of powder-post beetles, their life cycles, the damage they can cause to various types of wood, and methods for their control.
Hard red spring and durum wheats : culture and varieties.
Describes the location, importance, and varieties of durum and hard red spring wheat; also lists the different diseases, insects, and weeds that adversely affect wheat.
Care and management of dairy cows.
A guide to dairy farming, including advice for feeding, milking, housing, cleaning, and other aspects of cow-raising.
Culture of oats in the western states.
Describes the different areas of the United States where oats are grown, how to prepare the soil, and how to effectively plant and harvest oats.
Filters and Screens for Irrigation Wells.
Describes the purpose of having filters and screens as part of an irrigation system, and how to properly select and install them.
Selling black walnut timber.
A guide to grading and selling black walnut logs for lumber.
Growing the Jerusalem Artichoke.
Describes the growth of Jerusalem artichokes in different areas of the United States. Provides suggestions for planting and harvesting.
Algae in Water Supplies: An Illustrated Manual on the Identification, Significance, and Control of Algae in Water Supplies.
A manual designed to help "water analysts and others who deal with the many problems and effects associated with the presence of algae in water supplies."
Clean milk production.
An overview of methods and equipment recommended for producing milk that is free of foreign matter or bacteria.
Control of common white grubs in cereal and forage crops.
Discusses the life cycle of the may beetle and its larva (the white grub), its effect on crops, and methods of control.
Hose pump for applying fertilizer solutions.
Describes methods for fertilizing crops with liquid fertilizer; provides calculations and tables for fertilizer measurements.
Land slugs and snails and their control.
Describes the characteristics of slugs and snails, the damage they can cause to plants, and methods of control.
Pepper production, disease and insect control.
Describes pepper varieties, pepper culture, marketing methods, and methods of disease and pest control.
Report of the Chief of the Forest Service: 1958
Annual report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service describing activities of the organization, expenditures and receipts, and a discussion of other relevant topics for the fiscal year.
Cattle Warts.
A description of the virus that causes cattle warts, and methods of control.
Commercial production of greenhouse tomatoes.
Explains how to successfully grow tomatoes in a greenhouse environment.
Irrigation of Field Corn in the West.
Describes recommended methods for irrigating corn in arid and semiarid regions.
Demodectic Mange in Cattle.
Describes demodectic mange, its causes, how it is recognized on cattle, and what can be done to control the disease.
Soil-conserving tillage systems for corn.
Describes tillage systems for crops such as corn that help to conserve soil and prevent excessive soil erosion.
Dodder and its control.
Describes the parasite commonly known as dodder, which attacks alfalfa and other hay-like crops; provides methods of controlling and preventing dodder infestations.
Interseeding Legumes in Corn.
Explains the practice and procedures for interseeding legumes and grasses in wide-row corn.
Sash Greenhouses.
Describes sash greenhouses. Provides plans for constructing and heating greenhouses.
Swine production.
A guide to hog-raising, including breeding, feeding, care of pigs, disease control, and selling.
The Imported Fire Ant: How to Control It.
Describes the characteristics of fire ants, the damage they cause, and methods for control.
Beef-cattle breeds for beef and for beef and milk.
Presents brief descriptions of the breeds of cattle which are kept for beef or for both beef and milk in the United States.
Controlling the Japanese beetle.
Describes the characteristics of the Japanese beetle, the damage it causes to plants, and methods of control.
Measuring and marketing farm timber.
Describes in detail methods for preparing and marketing farm timber. Discusses grades and specifications for wood products.
Don't give fire a place to start!
Describes steps to take for spring cleaning to prevent fires and accidents in the home.
Production of Turnips and Rutabagas.
Describes varieties of turnips and rutabagas and effective methods of production and marketing.
Tobacco diseases and their control.
Describes different types of diseases that threaten tobacco crops, and methods for their control.
Feeding cattle for beef.
Describes methods for successful feeding and fattening of beef cattle for the market.
Report of the Chief of the Forest Service: 1957
Annual report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service describing activities of the organization, expenditures and receipts, and a discussion of other relevant topics for the fiscal year.
Selection of lumber for farm and home building.
A guide to selecting lumber for construction projects. Includes an overview of the classification of woods according to their properties, the various lumber grades and sizes, and the types of lumber products available in the retail market.
Sesame production.
Discusses sesame varieties and methods of culture. Provides recommendations for crop planning, equipment, harvesting, pest and disease control, and marketing.
The sorghum midge : with suggestions for control.
Describes the characteristics of the sorghum midge, the damage it causes to crops of the southern United States, and methods of control.
Storage of sweetpotatoes.
Desribes the requirements for proper storage of sweet potatoes. Includes instructions for building a storage house or converting an existing building for use as a storage house.
Barberry eradication in stem rust control: wheat, oats, barley, rye.
Discusses the spread of stem rust in wheat, oats, barley, and rye due to the presence of certain species of barberry bushes; discusses eradication of these barberry bushes to control stem rust.
Indicators of Southwestern range conditions.
A guide to evaluating range conditions. Discusses range indicators and range deterioration.
Marketing Eggs.
Describes the benefits of the egg market, the process for producing quality eggs, and the steps for grading, packaging, transporting, and selling eggs.
Growing the transplant onion crop.
Discusses onion-growing by the transplant method. Provides suggestions for soils, transplanting, irrigation, weed control, insect and disease control, harvesting, and storage.
Know Your Watersheds.
Describes the necessity of water in everyday life, the water cycle, and provides suggestions for the management of watersheds.
Managing the small forest
A guide to the basic principles of forest management, for use by small forest owners.
Snap beans for marketing, canning, and freezing.
Discusses the importance of snap beans as a crop, its adaptability and varieties, its planting and care, as well as its disease and insect enemies and how to control them.
Tung production.
Discusses planting, cultivating, and harvesting tung trees for oil production. Describes insect enemies and diseases.
Pear growing in the Pacific Coast states.
Describes pear varieties of the Pacific Coast states, and how to grow them.
Grasshoppers : a new look at an ancient enemy.
Describes the damage grasshoppers cause to crops, how to identify different species, how they develop, and where and how they live. With this information as a background, the final section describes how to control them.