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Leather shoes : selection and care.
Describes the different types and uses of leathers typically used in shoes. Provides advice for selecting and caring for shoes.
Making land produce useful wildlife.
Discusses the benefits of biological balance on ranches and farms. Describes ways to allow wildlife to flourish for the purposes of hunting, trapping, fishing and other recreation.
Varieties of alfalfa.
Provides brief descriptions of numerous varieties of alfalfa grown in the United States, and their distinct characteristics.
Legume inoculation: what it is, what it does.
Describes the methods and effects of inoculation through introducing legume bacteria into soil.
Equipment for clearing brush from land.
Describes various types of farm equipment used to clear brush. Provides indications for use depending on the size of the land to be cleared.
Planning the farm for profit and stability.
Discusses the benefits of farm planning for saving labor, conserving soil, and landscaping for enjoyment, and increasing profitability and stability of the farm.
Getting started in farming.
Describes various ideas a farmer should consider when starting a new farm.
Home tanning of leather and small fur skins.
Describes the process for tanning hides and skins for leather and fur.
Home storage of vegetables and fruits
Describes what facilities should be used in storing fruits and vegetables at home.
Growing rye.
Discusses the adaptation of rye, types and varieties of rye, and the practical uses of rye.
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.
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.
Selling black walnut timber.
A guide to grading and selling black walnut logs for lumber.
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.
Commercial production of greenhouse tomatoes.
Explains how to successfully grow tomatoes in a greenhouse environment.
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.
Swine production.
A guide to hog-raising, including breeding, feeding, care of pigs, disease control, and selling.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nematode disease of wheat and rye.
This document describes the nematode disease of wheat and rye, including: symptoms, cause, geographic distribution, and methods of control of the disease.
Sudan grass.
Describes the varieties, characteristics, and uses of Sudan grass. Includes instructions for control of diseases and pests.
Beef cattle for breeding purposes.
Describes how to select and manage beef cattle that will be used for breeding.
Culture of sorgo.
Discusses sorgo culture and syrup manufacturing. Provides information on characteristics and varieties, diseases, and insects affecting stored sorgo.
Pea diseases and their control.
Describes pea diseases, how they spread, and how to control them.
Producing and harvesting grass seed in the Great Plains.
Discusses best practices for selecting, growing, and harvesting grass seed in the Great Plains states: Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, north Dakota, and South Dakota.
Pruning hardy fruit plants.
Provides instructions for pruning several types of fruit trees, grapevines, and small fruit plants.
Ginning cotton.
Describes the importance of the ginning process, and the means for ginning the highest quality cotton.