Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1920 - Agriculture
 

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Contents

Home Production of Lime by the Farmer By C C Fletcher
335
Type ol commercial pulverizer
340
What the Farmer Should Expect from the Seedsman By Edgar
343
First Better SiresBetter Stock emblem awarded
350
The Fight against the Pink Bollworm in the United States
355
Pink bollworm injury to top crop of cotton
358
Cleaning cotton fields
366
Selling Purebred Stock to South America By David Harrell
369
Scenes in Brazil and Argentina
373
The Farmers Purchase Power How Organized By J M Mehl
381
LiveStock Drought Relief Work in 1919 By George M Rommel
391
Sheep arriving in Lake County Minn from drought area of Northwest
393
Native pasture and cutover range in Michigan
400
LiveStock Conditions in Europe By Turner Wright and George
407
Normandy cow on farm near Caen France
408
Cattle at work in southern Italy
415
Securing a Dry Cellar By George M Warren
425
Four classes of ground and ground water conditions
426
Where roof water worked into the cellar
432
Dampprooflng the outside of a cellar walL
438
Faulty application of the membrane method of waterproofing
448
Trapping on the Farm By Ned Dearlxjrn i
451
Box trap for catching small animals uninjured
454
Great horned owl captured in a small jump trap placed on a post
460
Diagram to illustrate the Bakken prairiedog set for catching coyotes
469
Drying moleskins on a board
475
The Horse Power Problem on the Farm By Oscar A Juve
485
How horse labor is distributed through the year three charts on folder
486
Sire of team used and time of year
490

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Page 740 - Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut. New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania. Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin. Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas. Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida.
Page 95 - ... meets dealers, shippers, and producers and is in daily touch with local trade conditions. WHAT IS A MARKET STATION? But, dropping comparisons, what is a market station ? It is a branch of the Bureau of Markets of the United States Department of Agriculture established in a large city primarily for the purpose of collecting and distributing market news.
Page 291 - What the best and wisest parent wants for his own child, that must the community want for all of its children. Any other ideal for our schools is narrow and unlovely ; acted upon, it destroys our democracy.
Page 207 - That in order to aid in diffusing among the people of the United States useful and practical information on subjects relating to agriculture and home economics, and to encourage the application of the same...
Page 497 - ... degrees, and many provide for graduate study. About 60 of these institutions also provide special, short, or correspondence courses in the different branches of agriculture, including agronomy, horticulture, animal husbandry, poultry raising, cheese making, dairying, sugar making, rural engineering, farm mechanics, and other technical subjects. The agricultural experiment stations, with very few exceptions, are departments of the agricultural colleges.
Page 17 - Of course, this greatly increased financial showing does not mean that the Nation is better off to that extent or that its real wealth has advanced in that proportion. Considering merely the domestic relations, the true state is indicated rather in terms of real commodities, comparative statements of which are given in foregoing paragraphs.
Page 740 - Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma Arkansas. • Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California.
Page 480 - ... scraped on the flesh side with the edge of a worn flat file or a similar bluntedged tool. In this way an inner layer is removed, and the skins become nearly white in color. They are then stretched, rubbed, and twisted until quite dry. Fresh butter or other animal fat worked into skins while they are warm and then worked out again next day in dry hardwood sawdust or extracted by a hasty bath in gasoline increases their softness.
Page 3 - Weather Bureau CHARLES F. MARVIN. Chief. Bureau of Animal Industry JOHN R. MOHLER, Chief. Bureau of Dairy Industry OE REED, Chief.
Page 2 - Secretary, be specially suited to interest and instruct the farmers of the country, and to include a general report of the operations of the Department for their information. There shall be printed of Part One, one thousand copies for the Senate, two thousand copies for the House, and three thousand copies for the Department of Agriculture; and of Part Two, one hundred and ten thousand copies for the use of the Senate, three hundred and sixty thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives,...

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