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Angoumois Grain Moth

Description: Report discussing the Angoumois grain moth, a pest now common in the United States which is destructive to corn, wheat, and other grains. Topics include the moth's life cycle, infestations, and methods of controlling it, including prompt thrashing and fumigation.
Date: 1920
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stored-Grain Pests

Description: "Most of the damage done by insects to grain in storage and shipments is due to four species. These are the granary weevil, the rice or black weevil, the lesser grain borer or Australian weevil, and the Angoumois grain moth. Others of the 40 species or groups of species described in this bulletin can cause great damage to grain if storage conditions are unusually favorable for their increase.... These four pests live throughout their larval life entirely within the kernel, where they feed unseen, usually unsuspected.... The other pests discussed, with few exceptions, are 'surface feeders.'" -- p. 2
Date: 1922
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886- & Cotton, R. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Home Laundering

Description: Report giving recommendations for easing the burden on housekeepers of washing and ironing laundry at home. Among the most important labor-saving devices for housekeepers is the establishment of a separate room in the home for laundry. The laundry room should be furnished with equipment such as tubs, wringers, washboards, boilers, and irons. Laundering methods are also discussed as well as community and commercial laundries.
Date: 1920
Creator: Balderston, Lydia Ray
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Selection and Care of Clothing

Description: "The cost of clothing has been rising rapidly; therefore more than ever we need to know how to choose and use our garments wisely. This bulletin gives practical suggestions as to how to select clothing that will be both attractive and durable and how to care for it so that it will render full service." -- p. 2
Date: 1920
Creator: Baldt, Laura I. (Laura Irene)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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: 1920
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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: 1922
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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: 1924
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Peanut Growing for Profit

Description: Report discussing best practices for growing a profitable crop of peanuts. Peanuts have become a valuable cash crop in the United States, primarily in southern states, and increased demand is due in part to the market for peanut oil. Topics discussed include seeding, cultivation, harvesting, picking and cleaning, and varieties.
Date: 1920
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Castrating and Docking Lambs

Description: Report discussing the advantages of castrating and docking lambs to promote health and growth. Procedures for castration and docking are discussed in detail.
Date: 1920
Creator: Bedell, G. H. (George Harold), 1890- & Baker, E. W. (Elbert Watkins), 1879-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feeding Horses

Description: Revised edition. "This bulletin explains the computation of rations for horses, suggests certain feed combinations which approximately meet the needs of horses under differing conditions, and reviews such factors of feeding as tend to make the horse more efficient." -- p. ii
Date: 1924
Creator: Bell, George A. (George Arthur), b. 1879 & Williams, J. O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planning the Farmstead

Description: "The object of this bulletin is to set forth general principles involved in planning the arrangement of the buildings of the farmstead in their relation to one another.... The main considerations influencing the determination of the farmstead site are its location with respect to the rest of the farm and to public utilities, the elevation and drainage of the proposed site, the available water supply, the nature of the soil, the relation to the points of the compass, and the prevailing breezes and protection from heat and cold." -- p. 2
Date: 1920
Creator: Betts, M. C. (Morris Cotgrave), 1875-1936 & Humphries, W. R. (Walter Raymond), 1896-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Fowl Tick and How Premises May Be Freed from It

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the fowl tick, which commonly affects chickens but also other poultry. Topics discussed include fowl tick distribution, effects of tick attacks or infections, life cycle, and methods of combating the tick.
Date: 1921
Creator: Bishopp, F. C. (Fred Corry), 1884-1970
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Fowl Tick and How Premises May Be Freed from It

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the fowl tick, which commonly affects chickens but also other poultry. Topics discussed include fowl tick distribution, effects of tick attacks or infections, life cycle, and methods of combating the tick.
Date: 1923
Creator: Bishopp, F. C. (Fred Corry), 1884-1970
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Fowl Tick and How Premises May Be Freed from It

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the fowl tick, which commonly affects chickens but also other poultry. Topics discussed include fowl tick distribution, effects of tick attacks or infections, life cycle, and methods of combating the tick.
Date: 1927
Creator: Bishopp, F. C. (Fred Corry), 1884-1970
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department