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The City Home Garden

Description: Revised edition. "Fresh vegetables for an average family may be grown upon a large back yard or city lot.... Thousands of acres of idle land that may be used for gardens are still available within the boundaries of our large cities. Some of the problems that confront the city gardener are more difficult than those connected with the farm garden, and it is the object of this bulletin to discuss these problems from a practical standpoint." -- p. 2. Soil preparation, tools, seeding, watering, diseases and pests, and space issues are all discussed and brief descriptions of several vegetables are given.
Date: 1938
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Item Type: Pamphlet

The City Home Garden

Description: Revised edition. "Fresh vegetables for an average family may be grown upon a large back yard or city lot.... Thousands of acres of idle land that may be used for gardens are still available within the boundaries of our large cities. Some of the problems that confront the city gardener are more difficult than those connected with the farm garden, and it is the object of this bulletin to discuss these problems from a practical standpoint." -- p. 2. Soil preparation, tools, seeding, watering, diseases and pests, and space issues are all discussed and brief descriptions of several vegetables are given.
Date: 1930
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Item Type: Pamphlet

Cleaning milking machines.

Description: Provides instructions for cleaning mechanical milking machines in order to prevent bacterial contamination.
Date: February 1939
Creator: Burgwald, L. H. (Louis Henry), 1892- & Grant, Fred M.
Item Type: Book

Commercial Comb-Honey Production

Description: Revised edition. This bulletin details the process for producing honey which is marketed in its original honeycomb and discusses the equipment needed, management of bees, and collection of the honeycombs.
Date: 1932
Creator: Demuth, Geo. S. (George S.)
Item Type: Pamphlet

Community cotton production.

Description: Recommends and describes the "one-variety community method" of cotton production, in which a community limits itself to growing a single variety of cotton in order to produce a uniform product.
Date: 1938
Creator: Cook, O. F. (Orator Fuller), 1867-1949. & Martin, R. D. (Robert Doane), 1896-
Item Type: Book

Conserving Corn From Weevils in the Gulf Coast States

Description: Revised edition. This report discusses the destructive impact of weevils on the corn crop in the southern United States and controls measures which farmers may find effective in reducing their losses to this pest. Among the insects discussed are the Angoumois grain moth and the rice or "black" weevil.
Date: 1931
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-
Item Type: Pamphlet

Containers used in shipping fruits and vegetables.

Description: Describes five types of containers used for shipping fruits and vegetables, and indications for their use. Discusses the benefits of standardized shipping containers.
Date: 1934
Creator: Spilman, H. A. (Harold Addison), 1883- & Davis, Robert W. (Robert William), 1899-
Item Type: Book

Control of Cherry Leaf-Spot

Description: Revised edition. "The leaf-spot of the cherry seriously injures both sweet and sour varieties of that fruit in many sections of the eastern half of the United States. It is caused by a fungus which lives through the winter on the fallen leaves and infects the new leaves in the spring. The best control of this disease is obtained by spraying with a diluted lime-sulphur solution or with Bordeaux mixture 1) as soon as the petals fall, 2) about three weeks later, and 3) directly after the fruit is picked." -- p. 2
Date: 1937
Creator: Roberts, John W. (John William), 1882- & Pierce, Leslie
Item Type: Pamphlet

Control of insect pests in stored grain.

Description: Discusses the causes of insect infestation in grain crops and acquaints the farmer or grain dealer with the characteristics of several fumigants so that he can choose the best one for particular conditions.
Date: 1937
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-
Item Type: Book

Convenient kitchens.

Description: Provides plans for designing and organizing a kitchen to make it more convenient and efficient.
Date: 1937
Creator: Gray, Greta.
Item Type: Book

Cover Crops for Soil Conservation

Description: "Cover crops are crops sown or planted in thick stands for the purpose of protecting and enriching the soil.... That the use of cover crops is a most efficient means for preventing soil erosion and increasing soil fertility is well known; yet this practice is not nearly so widely and extensively followed as it should be. The kinds of cover crops that should be used and the method of utilizing them to the best advantage varies in different regions, according to climatic conditions but almost everywhere cover cropping in some form can be profitably followed." -- p. 1. The bulletin considers cover crops as either legumes or non-legumes.
Date: 1936
Creator: Kell, Walter V., 1889- & McKee, Roland
Item Type: Pamphlet

Crops Against the Wind on the Southern Great Plains

Description: "This bulletin briefly traces the circumstances which have created the soil problems in the southern Great Plains and shows how the hand of man has hastened present troubles. But it goes further and deals with the methods now being used to solve the problem on nature's own terms." -- p. 2-3. Some of the solutions discussed include contour farming, terraces, water conservation techniques, crop lines, and revegetation.
Date: 1939
Creator: Rule, Glenn K. (Glenn Kenton), 1893-
Item Type: Pamphlet

Culture and Pests of Field Peas

Description: This bulletin discusses the culture of the field and diseases and insects which commonly afflict it. Diseases discussed include leaf spot, stem blight, bacterial blight, left blotch, powdery mildew, downy mildew, anthracnose, fusarium wilt, root rot, and mosaic. The pea weevil, aphid, and moth are the insects discussed, as well as the nematode.
Date: 1938
Creator: McKee, Roland & Schoth, H. A. (Harry August), b. 1891
Item Type: Pamphlet

Dairy cattle judging.

Description: Describes the major points for judging dairy cows and how to conduct comparative judging.
Date: February 1937
Creator: Nystrom, Amer Benjamin, 1885-
Item Type: Book

Dairy farming for beginners.

Description: Presents the factors to consider when deciding whether to start a dairy farm. Discusses markets, feed, capital, buildings, herd selection, record-keeping, and labor requirements.
Date: 1936
Creator: Shepherd, J. B. (Joseph Benjamin), 1892.
Item Type: Book

Dehorning, castrating, branding, and marking beef cattle.

Description: Describes procedures and equipment used for dehorning, castrating, branding, and marking beef cattle. Explains the use of these procedures as means for loss prevention in the beef industry.
Date: July 1936
Creator: Black, W. H. (William Henry), 1888-1949. & Parr, V. V. (Virgil Verser), 1888-
Item Type: Book

Determining the Age of Cattle by the Teeth

Description: Revised edition. "This publication shows how to determine, by the size and condition of the teeth, the approximate age of cattle from calfhood to six years and older." -- p. ii
Date: 1933
Creator: Pope, George W. (George Whitfield), 1867-
Item Type: Pamphlet

Dewberry growing.

Description: A guide to growing dewberries in various regions of the United States.
Date: 1933
Creator: Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-
Item Type: Book

Diseases of fur animals.

Description: Describes the various types of disease which fur animals may contract, and provides suggestions for preventing or controlling these diseases.
Date: July 1937
Creator: Shillinger, Jacob Edward, 1890-
Item Type: Book

Diseases of upland game birds.

Description: Describes the characteristics of various diseases that affect game birds such as quails and prairie chickens.
Date: August 1937
Creator: Shillinger, Jacob Edward, 1890- & Morley, L. C. (Leland Curtis), 1908-
Item Type: Book