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Clearing land of brush and stumps.

Description: Discusses methods and equipment for removing and disposing of brush and tree stumps from farm land in preparation for plowing.
Date: 1941
Creator: Boyd, Geo. R. (George Ray), 1883-1952
Item Type: Book

Apple-orchard renovation.

Description: Describes various methods for maximizing the quality and output of apple orchards.
Date: 1940
Creator: Gould, H. P.
Item Type: Book

Care and management of farm work horses.

Description: Describes how to successfully manage and care for work horses on the farm to maximize serviceability and profitability.
Date: March 1940
Creator: Williams, J. O. (John Oscar), 1885- & Krantz, Earl B. (Earl Beach), 1893-
Item Type: Book

Poultry houses and fixtures.

Description: Discusses the essential principles of poultry housing. Includes photographs, plans, and instructions for constructing poultry fixtures, buildings, and other equipment.
Date: 1940
Creator: Jull, Morley A. (Morley Allan), 1885-1959 & Lee, Alfred R., b. 1887.
Item Type: Book

Useful records for family farms.

Description: Describes the different types of records that farmers utilize for proper farm management, including details about property, animals, feed, and income.
Date: 1946
Creator: Mendum, S. W. (Samuel Weis), 1888-
Item Type: Book

Sugar-beet culture in the humid area of the United States.

Description: A guide to growing sugar-beets in regions where crops are reliant on rainfall rather than irrigation. Discusses soil requirements, climatic adaptation, fertilizers, machinery and labor requirements, and control of diseases or insect pests.
Date: 1940
Creator: Lill, J. G. (Joe Grigsby), 1889-
Item Type: Book

The biology and control of the sorghum midge.

Description: Describes the life cycle of the sorghum midge, its history in the United States, the damage it can cause to plants, and the steps farmers can take to control the pest and its damage.
Date: July 1941
Creator: Walter, E. V. (Elmer Valentine), 1891-
Item Type: Book

Blackout of poultry houses and dairy barns.

Description: Provides detailed instructions for the farmer who wishes to continue his regular routine in the event of a War Department issued blackout notice. Discusses the importance of readiness and the use of existing materials due to war related shortages.
Date: January 1943
Creator: Kelley, M. A. R. (Manley Alexander Raymond), 1888-1943.
Item Type: Book


Description: Discusses aspects of blueberry production in the United States from planting through harvesting and marketing, and examines different types of blueberries.
Date: October 1940
Creator: Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-
Item Type: Book

Cotton ginning for pure-seed preservation.

Description: Describes the steps and equipment necessary for cotton ginning and for the prevention of seed mixing.
Date: July 1942
Creator: Bennett, Charles A. (Charles Abel), b. 1889. & Gerdes, Francis L. (Francis Leo), 1907-
Item Type: Book

Culture of orchids.

Description: Describes the different types of orchids, and the proper environment for growing orchids successfully.
Date: 1941
Creator: Lumsden, David, 1877-1945.
Item Type: Book

Cotton from boll to bale.

Description: Describes the steps for harvesting, drying, handling, baling, and storing cotton.
Date: October 1941
Creator: Gerdes, Francis L. (Francis Leo), 1907-; Martin, William J. (William Jules), 1910-; Bennett, Charles A. (Charles Abel), b. 1889. & United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book

Democracy means all of us : how communities can organize to study and meet community needs with special suggestions for developing nutrition programs in wartime.

Description: Describes how to organize local committees for nutrition education programs during wartime. Provides examples and suggestions for small and large communities, and for ways to involve youth in the effort. Provides guidelines for evaluating the success of a local program.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Defense Health and Welfare Services. Nutrition Division.
Item Type: Book

Dust storms come from the poorer lands.

Description: Describes the different classifications of land and the effect soil erosion has on the quality of land and its future for crop production. Contains the results of an extensive study.
Date: September 1949
Creator: Finnell, H. H. (Henry Howard), b. 1894.
Item Type: Book

Farm housing loans.

Description: This brochure answers frequently-asked questions about farm housing loans.
Date: 1949
Creator: United States. Farmers Home Administration.
Item Type: Book

Child's self-help overall.

Description: This document contains recommendations for the construction of a child's self-help overall, designed for freedom of movement and easy dressing.
Date: December 1948
Creator: Scott, Clarice L. (Clarice Louisba), b. 1899.
Item Type: Book