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Selection of lumber for farm and home building.

Description: A guide to selecting lumber for construction projects. Includes an overview of the classification of woods according to their properties, the various lumber grades and sizes, and the types of lumber products available in the retail market.
Date: January 1958
Creator: Sweet, Carroll Van Rennsaeleer, 1892- & Johnson, R. P. A. (Robert Pilson Albert), 1888-
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Plain concrete for farm use.

Description: A guide to equipment, methods, and materials used for mixing concrete. Includes instructions for constructing concrete forms and for maintaining concrete structures and finishes.
Date: 1925
Creator: Miller, T. A. H. (Thomas Arrington Huntington), 1885-
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Sweet-Potato Storage

Description: "The proper storage of sweet potatoes is one of the most important food-conservation measures that can be put into effect in the Southern States. No perishable product produced in the South is of as great importance as the sweet potato, and none is so poorly handled. This bulletin describes in considerable detail the types of storage houses that have proved successful and the proper method of handling sweet potatoes from harvesting to marketing. For those growers who are not able to build storage houses, directions are given for saving the sweet potato crop by using outdoor cellars and banks." -- p. 2
Date: 1918
Creator: Thompson, H. C.
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Farm plumbing.

Description: Provides information regarding plumbing materials, pipes, fixtures, installation procedures, and installation costs.
Date: 1940
Creator: Warren, George M. (George Milton)
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Principles of dairy-barn ventilation.

Description: Explains the importance of ventilation and temperature regulation for dairy barns. Describes various types of barn ventilation systems and how they are constructed.
Date: 1931
Creator: Kelley, M. A. R. (Manley Alexander Raymond), 1888-1943
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Good roads for farmers.

Description: Provides an overview of the best practices, costs, and recommended equipment for rural road building and maintenance. Describes the construction of earth roads, sand roads, sawdust or bark roads, corduroy roads, hard roads, gravel roads, shell roads, and stone roads.
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department