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The velvetbean.
A guide to velvet-bean culture, including a discussion of its uses as food for livestock and humans.
Vine-mesquite for erosion control on Southwestern ranges.
Describes the ways in which vine-mesquite is used to control erosion in the southwestern United States.
Visiting people on a dairy farm.
Describes life on a dairy farm through the eyes of one Maryland family, the Schwartzbecks.
Visual materials on soil and water conservation.
An annotated list of films about soil and water conservation. Includes information about the films' suitability for use in elementary and secondary schools.
Vocational teaching.
"This manual is designed to help officers in the armed forces, enlisted men, or civilian instructors who are to teach for the first time." Discusses student characteristics, various aspects of teaching, and testing.
Warm-air furnaces : inspection and preventive maintenance service.
A guide to maintenance of warm-air furnaces. Discusses methods of training, duties of the user, inspection, and maintenance.
Washing and sterilizing farm milk utensils.
Describes the importance of sterilizing milk utensils and describes the sterilizing equipment recommended for use in dairies.
Water heaters : inspection and preventive maintenance service.
"This technical manual is a guide to first and second echelon maintenance of domestic hot-water supply systems." Discusses methods of training maintenance personnel, preventive maintenance for users, and inspections.
"The purpose of this manual is three-fold: a. To give you those basic principles of watermanship that will enable you to meet with confidence any emergency that may arise. b. To teach you certain fundamental practices used during small landing-craft operations. c. To show you how to swim small lakes or rivers under combat conditions."
Webworms injurious to cereal and forage crops and their control.
Discusses the life cycle of the webworm, the damage it can cause to cereal and forage crops, and methods to control it.
Weeds; and how to kill them.
Describes methods of eradicating weeds in general, as well as ten specific weeds that require special attention.
Weeds used in medicine.
Lists and describes plants that are useful in "crude medicine" (or botanical medicine) to help the reader identify and use them.
Welcome to the cherry blossoms.
A brochure describing the history and locations of cherry trees in Washington, D.C.
The what and how of hybrid corn.
Describes the process of creating hybrid corn on the farm; provides reasons for the hybridization of corn.
The what and why of agricultural experiment stations.
A summary of the purpose, origins, and work of the agricultural experiment stations in the United States.
What are we aiming at? : a forest conservation program.
Describes the need for a postwar program to increase timber production. Discusses the need for regulated conservation practices, incentives for responsible private forest management, and an increase in public forest land area.
What peace can mean to American farmers : expansion of foreign trade.
Describes the changes the agricultural market faces post-World War II, and how the growth of foreign trade will affect farmers.
What tractors and horses do on Corn-Belt farms.
Discusses the benefits and drawbacks of using tractors and horses for tasks on Corn Belt farms.
Wheat crop insurance : (commodity coverage)
Describes federal insurance for farmers that offers commodity coverage of wheat crops.
Wheat crop insurance : (monetary coverage)
Describes a federal insurance program that provides monetary coverage against farm risks.
Wheat production in the eastern United States.
Describes different types of winter and spring wheat, discusses methods and practices that contribute to success, and diseases and insects that threaten the wheat crop.
The wheat quota referendum.
A voter's guide for farmers eligible to participate in a referendum for or against a wheat marketing quota for the 1954 crop. Includes an explanation of the quota program.
Wheat smuts and their control.
Describes the characteristics of three types of wheat smut in the United States and methods of control.
The wheat strawworm and its control.
Describes the characteristics of the wheat strawworm, the damage it causes to wheat crops, and methods of control.
When to cut rice.
Discusses effective timing for harvesting rice, taking into consideration milling quality, moisture content, and other factors.
White clover.
Describes the characteristics of white clover, its varieties, and its diseases and pests.
Whoa! : times have changed.
Describes modern practices of farming and the increasing need to have insurance to protect investments.
Why potatoes run out.
Describes the types of diseases attacking potatoes, how to identify them, and how to treat the plants and seed potatoes in order to prevent the spread of disease.
Why red clover fails.
Explains the causes and describes methods for preventing red clover failure.
Why some wood surfaces hold paint longer than others.
Describes the different factors to consider when selecting wood to be painted.
Wild garlic and its control.
Describes wild garlic and a few methods for controlling its growth.
The windbreak as a farm asset.
Describes the benefits of the windbreak as a means to protect farm properties in the Plains region of the United States. Describes the effect of windbreaks on crop yields.
Windbreaks and shelterbelts for the Plains states.
Describes the monetary and physical benefits to farms and orchards when windbreaks and shelterbelts are used.
Winter forage crops for the South.
Discusses various forage crops grown for use in the South during winter months.
Winter legumes for green manure in the Cotton Belt.
Describes varieties of the winter legumes used for "green manure" in the southern United States; provides suggestions for considerations to make when using winter legumes on farmland.
Winter oats for the South.
A guide to disease-resistant and winter-hardy oat varieties. Describes improved cultural methods for use in the South, to increase local production and become more self-sustaining.
Wood chips for the land.
Describes how farmers and ranchers can use wood chips to prevent soil erosion, as bedding for livestock, and as a way to make soil richer for producing crops.
Woods burning in the South.
Discusses the problem of uncontrolled and illegal woods burning in the Southern United States and its economic effects. Describes methods of fire prevention.
Work clothes for women.
Discusses design, fabric, and function of work clothes for women during wartime. Features designs by the Bureau of Home Economics which were released to the public through retail outlets as commercial patterns or as ready-to-wear garments. Includes line drawings and photographs, and features convertible clothing designs.
Work of the United States Forest Service.
Discusses forest depletion and provides a history of forest conservation efforts by the United States government. Describes the work of the the Civilian Conservation Corps and other emergency projects, and discusses forest and range research.
The yellow chapote, a native host of the Mexican fruitfly.
Describes the yellow chapote tree that grows in southern Texas and Mexico, its uses and benefits, and the damage that the Mexican fruitfly causes to the tree.
The yellow-fever mosquito.
Describes the yellow-fever mosquito, its geographical distribution, the origins and history of yellow fever, and methods of mosquito control.
Your soil, crumbly or cloddy?
Describes the importance of good soil tilth and methods for improving soil.