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Peach Yellows and Peach Rosette

Description: Report discussing the diseases afflicting the peach known as peach yellows and peach rosette, including distribution of the diseases and preventive measures. A brief appendix discusses laws passed in Connecticut and Pennsylvania which are intended to prevent the spread of the diseases.
Date: 1894
Creator: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink), 1854-1927

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 3

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Flax Culture, Crimson Clover, Forcing Lettuce, Heating Greenhouses, Corn Smut, Millet Disease of Horses, Tuberculosis, Pasteurized Cream, Kitchen and Table Wastes, Use of Fertilizers.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Experiment Station Work, [Volume] 4

Description: Bulletin issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture compiling selected articles from the Agricultural Experiment Stations. This bulletin contains articles on: Pure Water, Loss of Soil Fertility, Availability of Fertilizers, Seed Selection, Jerusalem Artichokes, Kafir Corn, Thinning Fruit, Use of Low-Grade Apples, Cooking Vegetables, Condimental Feeding Stuffs, Steer and Heifer Beef, Swells in Canned Vegetables.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.

Suggestions to Southern Farmers

Description: Report summarizing the contents of papers read at the Interstate Farmers' Convention held at Vicksburg, Mississippi, February 8-10, 1899. Topics discussed include soil properties, cotton products, livestock farming and feeding, horticulture, agricultural education, forage crops, and the Weather Bureau. The material collected in this report is intended primarily for residents of the South and the Southwest.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Southern Forage Plants

Description: Report discussing many of the abundant types of forage plants common in the Southern United States. The increasing profitability of raising livestock and the suitability of soils in the Southern United States for forage plants means pastures in the region hold great potential.
Date: 1899
Creator: Lamson-Scribner, F.

Irrigation in Humid Climates

Description: Report discussing and promoting irrigation practices in the eastern United States, which, although its climate is humid, does not have sufficient soil moisture in drier seasons to produce a maximum crop yield.
Date: 1896
Creator: King, F. H. (Franklin Hiram), 1848-1911

Farmers' Reading Courses

Description: Report discussing the main features of the farmers' reading courses that have become popular in several states through agricultural colleges and experiment stations. The reading courses are designed to provide farmers with a systematic approach to their work through the study of a scientifically sound and accessible textbook curriculum.
Date: 1900
Creator: Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954

The Vegetable Garden

Description: Report discussing basic suggestions for cultivating vegetable gardens in farm, suburban, and city environments.
Date: 1899
Creator: Greathouse, Charles H. (Charles Howard), 1857-1948

Scabies in Cattle

Description: Report discussing the most effective treatments for scabies, also known as mange (or more colloquially, as "cattle itch" or "Texas itch"), in cattle.
Date: 1902
Creator: Hickman, Richard W. (Richard West), 1852-1926

Bread and Break Making

Description: "Perhaps no topic connected with the subject of human food is of more general interest than bread, and no crops are more important to the farmer than the bread-yielding cereals. This bulletin, which summarizes the most recent information on the use of cereals for bread making, is believed to be useful and timely." -- p. 2
Date: 1910
Creator: Atwater, Helen W.

Pheasant Raising in the United States

Description: "The propagation of pheasants is a comparatively new industry in the United States, but it has grown rapidly in the past few years, and by proper management may be made profitable. A steadily growing demand for pheasants insures a ready market for all that can be raised. The present bulletin, prepared in response to numerous inquiries for information on the subject, is designed to present a clear and concise account of the methods used by successful pheasant raisers. To add to its practical value, a chapter on the diseases to which pheasants are subject has been contributed. " -- p. 2
Date: 1910
Creator: Oldys, Henry

Replanning a Farm for Profit

Description: Report discussing how failing farms can reestablish themselves as profitable enterprises by turning to different crops or animals and learning new agricultural techniques.
Date: 1909
Creator: Smith, Clarence Beaman, 1870-1948 & Froley, J. W. (John William)

Farm Management in Northern Potato Growing Sections

Description: Report discussing "the potato crop as a part of a system of farming, and [giving] special attention to the system of farming prevailing in Aroostook County, Maine, where potato growing is perhaps more highly developed than in any other section of the United States." -- p. 2
Date: 1909
Creator: Dodge, Lawrence G. (Lawrence Green), 1882-

Methods of Exterminating the Texas-Fever Tick

Description: Report discussing the cattle tick (also known as the Texas-fever tick), including its lifecyle, reasons for its eradication, and suitable eradication methods.
Date: 1909
Creator: Graybill, H. W. (Harry Webster), 1875-1938

Harmfulness of Headache Mixtures

Description: Report discussing "the nature of the drugs [acetanilide, antipyrine, phenacetin], their tendency to form habits, and their injurious effects, particularly their depressing action on the heart. The beneficial effects of that provision of the food and drugs act which requires that the presence of certain powerful or dangerous ingredients of medicinal preparations shall be declared on the label are only fully obtained when the consumer is aware of the character of such ingredients and the ill effects which may be expected to follow their injudicious use. This brief resume of the investigation is therefore presented in popular form as a matter of great importance to the general public." -- p. 2
Date: 1909
Creator: Kebler, Lyman F. (Lyman Frederic), b. 1863; Morgan, Francis P. (Francis Patterson), b. 1867 & Rupp, Philip, 1862-1939

Boys' and Girls' Agricultural Clubs

Description: Report discussing the recent growth in agricultural clubs for school-age boys and girls, their aims and work, and recommendations for beginning such clubs in other communities.
Date: 1910
Creator: Howe, Frank William, 1865-

How to Destroy English Sparrows

Description: "Introduced into the United States many years ago from Europe, this sparrow has multiplied and extended its range until now it is numerous and firmly established over most of the country. The bad qualities of the bird far outweigh its good ones, and, although its extermination is impracticable, a reduction of its numbers is feasible and important. The present bulletin aims to describe the best methods of destruction." -- p. 2
Date: 1910
Creator: Dearborn, Ned, 1865-

The Making and Feeding of Silage

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the use of silos for storing feed for livestock, with special attention to silage for dairy cattle, beef cattle, horses, and sheep. Topics discussed include crops for silage, preparing crops for storage, and storage practices.
Date: 1930
Creator: Woodward, T. E. (Thompson Elwyn); Rommel, George M. (George McCullough); Sheets, E. W.; McNulty, J. B. & Marshall, F. R.

Beef Production in the South

Description: Report giving an overview of methods for raising cattle in the southern United States. There are special discussions of cattle feed, methods for fattening cattle, and the different breeds of cattle adapted to the region.
Date: 1914
Creator: Ward, W. F. (William Francis) & Gray, Dan T. (Daniel Thomas), 1878-

The Making and Feeding of Silage

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the use of silos for storing feed for livestock, with special attention to silage for dairy cattle, beef cattle, horses, and sheep. Topics discussed include crops for silage, preparing crops for storage, and storage practices.
Date: 1918
Creator: Woodward, T. E. (Thompson Elwyn); Rommel, George M. (George McCullough); Ward, W. F.; McNulty, J. B. & Marshall, F. R.