Farmers' Bulletin, Issues 951-975

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1919 - Agriculture
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Page 47 - Bird pox is a condition characterized by an eruption of nodules varying from the size of a millet seed to that of a pea...
Page 40 - To make this, shave l/2 pound of hard soap into i gallon of soft water and boil the mixture until the soap is dis•solved. Then remove it to a safe distance from the fire and stir into it at once, while still hot, 2 gallons of kerosene or coal oil. The result is a thick, creamy emulsion. Dilute this stock mixture with 10 parts of soft water, and apply as a spray or with a brush, being careful to work it into all cracks, crevices, and joints of the building.
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Page 2 - ... as follows: One pinch on the head, one on the neck, two on the back, one on the breast, one below the vent, one on the tail, one on either thigh, and one scattered on the underside of each wing when spread.
Page 44 - This comprehensive plan or system of highways has also received the sanction of the Office of Public Roads and Rural Engineering of the United States Department of Agriculture in the matter of extending Federal aid to the State for good roads construction.
Page 51 - Careful handling is one of the essentials in keeping sweet potatoes, and there is no more important place to practice it than, in the field at digging time. The implement used to dig sweet potatoes should be one that does not cut or bruise the roots. One of the best types of diggers is a plow with rolling colters on the beam to cut the vines and with rods attached to the moldboard to free the roots from the soil and vines.
Page 22 - Cheese may be added to corn-meal mush or to mush made from any of the corn or wheat preparations now on the market. The addition of cheese is particularly desirable when the mush is to be fried.
Page 5 - X gives the date of the last killing frost in the spring, and the first killing frost in...
Page 4 - Where a very limited surface is to be treated, as, for example, one stall, it may be possible to apply the disinfectant in a satisfactory manner by means of a whitewash brush. In all cases, however, the best method of applying the disinfectant and the lime wash is by means of a strong spray pump. Such should be equipped with not less than 15 feet of hose, to which may be attached a 5-foot section of iron pipe of the same caliber.

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