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Alsike Clover

Description: Report discussing the distribution and cultivation of the leguminous crop alsike clover, which grows primarily in the northeastern United States. Topics discussed include soil requirements, seeding, uses, and insect enemies and diseases.
Date: 1920
Creator: Pieters, A. J.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The farmer's interest in good seed.

Description: Discusses the importantance of high quality seeds when farming, and how to secure good seed. Presents the results of tests of seven different types of seeds.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clover failure.

Description: Describes clover culture and examines the reasons for its decline. Discusses the benefits of increased efforts in reviving clover culture.
Date: 1924
Creator: Pieters, A. J.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Red-clover culture.

Description: Describes the uses of red clover for forage and as a soil-improving crop in the northeastern United States. Includes information about distribution, handling, and pest control.
Date: December 1926
Creator: Pieters, A. J.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kudzu : a forage crop for the Southeast.

Description: Describes the characteristics of the kudzu vine, the best areas for its growth, and the benefits of using it in the southeastern United States.
Date: September 1939
Creator: Pieters, A. J.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Green Manuring

Description: "Green manuring means turning under suitable crops to enrich the soil. Such crops may be turned under green or when ripe. Green manuring adds organic matter and, directly or indirectly, nitrogen to the soil. Leguminous crops are most desirable for green manuring, since they add to the soil nitrogen gathered from the air in addition to the organic matter which they carry. Besides the nitrogen in the legumes turned under, an additional supply of nitrogen is fixed in the soil by the action of bacteria, using the carbon in the organic matter as a source of energy. Turning under an entire crop is advised only when the soil is poor and for the purpose of starting a rotation. Turning under catch crops or winter-grown green crops is an economical and successful method of supplying nitrogen." -- p. 2
Date: 1922
Creator: Piper, Charles V. (Charles Vancouver), 1867-1926 & Pieters, A. J.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soil-depleting, soil-conserving, and soil-building crops.

Description: Discusses soil conservation in a clear and concise manner. Discusses soil building, soil conserving, and soil depleting crops as well as the minerals to be found in soil.
Date: September 1938
Creator: United States. Bureau of Plant Industry.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Legumes in soil conservation practices.

Description: Describes measures for preventing soil erosion through the planting of legumes.
Date: 1938
Creator: Pieters, A. J.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department