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Culture of the sugar beet.

Description: Answers to the most frequently asked questions about growing sugar beets, based on inquiries received by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the late 19th century. Discusses climate, beet varieties, soil preparation, harvesting, and siloing. Includes detailed descriptions of tools used and the costs involved in beet farming and sugar production.
Date: 1891
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Cranberry culture.

Description: A guide to cranberry culture, including soil selection and preparation, planting, draining, flooding, fertilizing, and pest and disease control.
Date: 1894
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Tomato growing.

Description: Discusses tomato growing in detail, including cultivation, pest control, and greenhouse growing. Includes a guide to growing tomatoes for canneries.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Alfalfa.

Description: A guide to growing and using alfalfa on the farm. Includes recommendations for different regions of the United States.
Date: 1921
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Bee keeping.

Description: Discusses beekeeping in detail. Precautions against stinging and swarming are provided, along with information on types of bees, how to obtain honey and wax, and the risks of loss due to diseases and pests.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.

Storage of sweetpotatoes.

Description: 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.
Date: 1958
Creator: Lutz, J. M. (Jacob Martin), 1908-1968 & Simons, Joseph Winslow, 1908-

Strawberries.

Description: Provides instructions for the propagation, culture, and shipping of strawberries. Includes a discussion of forcing for winter fruit and a list of varieties suited for various geographical areas of the United States.
Date: 1904
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.