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Fireproofing Christmas trees.
Describes the use of fire-resisting chemicals as a way to reduce the fire hazard of Christmas trees.
Liquefied gas for the household.
Describes the benefits of using liquefied gas as a means of power in the home, how it is measured and distributed, and its comparative costs.
Protecting field borders.
A guide to establishing borders for farm fields, in order to allow for drainage, to prevent woodland encroachment, and to provide wildlife protection.
Psocids, annoying house pests.
Describes the characteristics of psocids, their habits, and steps that can be taken to control psocids in the home.
The harlequin bug and its control.
Describes the characteristics of the harlequin bug, the damage it can cause, and methods for its control.
Kudzu : a forage crop for the Southeast.
Describes the characteristics of the kudzu vine, the best areas for its growth, and the benefits of using it in the southeastern United States.
Controlling kidney worms in swine in the southern states.
Describes the life cycle of the kidney worm and explains how to control the worm in swine in the southern United States.
Rhubarb production.
Describes the history of rhubarb, and the steps for planting and cultivating rhubarb in the United States.
Strawberry clover.
Describes the growth of strawberry clover in fields, its benefits and tolerance, and steps for planting, cultivating, and seed production.
Greenhouse tomatoes.
Describes the benefits of growing tomatoes in greenhouses for improved quality and marketability. Discusses requirements and methods for successfully growing greenhouse tomatoes.
Fire-protective construction on the farm.
Describes the damage that can occur to property and people as a result of fire; and discusses various farm construction projects that prevent a fire or offer protection should a fire occur.
Bean bacterial wilt.
Describes the signs that beans are infected with bacterial wilt, the history of the disease, where it most often occurs, and the steps that can be taken to control it.
Cleaning milking machines.
Provides instructions for cleaning mechanical milking machines in order to prevent bacterial contamination.
Date growing in the United States.
Describes the varieties of dates grown in the United States. Provides recommendations for growing dates and controlling the diseases and pests that affect them.
Dwarf fruits.
Describes methods for propagating dwarf fruit trees, and the steps necessary to maintain them.
Eradication of the cultivated black currant in white pine regions.
Describes how black currant plants help spread blister rust and the steps that can be taken to prevent blister rust among white pines by eradicating black currant.
A graphic summary of farm animals and animal products : (based largely on the census of 1930 and 1935)
Describes the use, value, and production of farm animals.
The native papaw.
Describes the characteristics, culture, and uses of the native pawpaw, a little-known fruit.
The timothy crop.
A guide to growing timothy-grass for use as livestock feed on the farm.
Apple scab.
Discusses apple scab, its economic impact, distribution, susceptibility of various apples to the disease, and preventive measures.
Blackberry growing.
Describes blackberry varieties and methods of blackberry culture.
Broomcorn growing and handling.
A guide to growing and selling broomcorn, a sorghum plant used for the making of brooms and whisk brooms.
The bud-graft method of propagating vinifera grape varieties on rootstocks.
Describes a method of grafting vinifera grapes on disease-resistant rootstocks to prevent infestation by phylloxera and the root knot nematode.
Centipedes and millipedes in the house.
Describes the different types of centipedes and millipedes found in the home, and methods for control.
Chrysanthemums for the home.
Discusses chrysanthemum-growing in terms of soil and air requirements, annual division and replanting, types of blooms, and insect enemies.
Collection and preservation of insects for use in the study of agriculture.
Describes methods for collecting, killing, and preserving insects and larvae for displays to be used in the school classroom or by amateur collectors. Also includes instructions for raising live insects in breeding cages.
Dual-purpose pines.
Describes dual-purpose pines, which yield both naval stores and wood; provides suggestions for managing dual-purpose pines.
Effective haying equipment and practices for northern Great Plains and inter-mountain regions.
Describes best practices and equipment for handling hay in a cost-effective manner.
Farm budgeting.
Provides instructions and explains the purpose of creating a farm budget.
The green-bug or spring grain-aphis : how to prevent its periodical outbreaks.
Describes the characteristics of the green-bug, the damage it causes to crops, and methods of control.
Greenhouse construction and heating.
Describes how to build and properly heat greenhouses for growing flowers and vegetables year-round.
Growing root crops for livestock.
Describes varieties of root crops to grow for livestock feed, and provides methods for efficient cultivation and production.
Growing sweet corn for the cannery.
A guide to planting and growing sweet corn for commercial canning. Includes descriptions of sweet corn varieties and provides suggestions for the practical use of factory wastes.
The horse bots and their control.
Provides advice on horse bot control for use by horse breeders and farmers.
Marketing hay by modern methods.
Provides a description of marketing methods, trade rules, and suggestions for selling and shipping hay. Includes sample forms.
Marketing poultry.
Describes the process of marketing poultry, specifically regarding marketing methods, market channels, market grades, fattening poultry, killing poultry, and transportation.
Marketing the cowpea seed crop.
Describes ways to maximize the value of the cowpea crop, how to best market it, and how to analyze price trends.
Preventing gin damage to cotton.
Describes methods for checking ginning equipment to prevent damage to cotton.
The stock-poisoning death camas.
Describes the varieties of the poisonous death camas plant, how to identify them, and and how they may affect livestock.
Vegetable seeds for the home and market garden.
A guide to successful seed-saving for small-scale vegetable gardens.
Olive growing in the southwestern United States.
Describes different varieties of olive trees, and methods for successfully growing olives in the southwestern United States.
Karakul sheep.
Describes the characteristics of karakul sheep and their importance as a source of wool.
Soybeans for the table.
Describes the versatile nature of the soybean in cooking and provides recipes which contain soybeans.
Erosion on roads and adjacent lands.
Discusses the need to protect highway ditches in order to prevent soil erosion damage to public roads and farmlands.
The production of cucumbers in greenhouses.
Lists the best ways to grow cucumbers in a greenhouse environment, and discusses insect and disease enemies of the cucumber.
Soil-depleting, soil-conserving, and soil-building crops.
Discusses soil conservation in a clear and concise manner. Discusses soil building, soil conserving, and soil depleting crops as well as the minerals to be found in soil.
Production of garlic.
Discusses garlic as a crop in terms of its different varieties, the steps for preparing land, cultivating, harvesting, cleaning, and shipping garlic for the market.
Strip cropping for soil conservation.
Describes the strip cropping method of crop production, for the purpose of erosion control.
Planting southern pines.
Describes different types of southern pines, how to plant stock, and maintaining the trees as they continue to grow.
A sawfly injurious to young pines.
Describes the characteristics of the red-headed pine sawfly, the damage it causes to pine trees, and methods of control.