This circular will be sent regularly to all who apply for it.
United States Department of Agriculture,
WASIUNGTON, D. C., Norcmbcf 30, 1917.
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS.
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D. C., as long as the department's supply lasts.
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FARMERS' BULLETINS-FOR FREE DISTRIBUTION.
Ai. lNOTE.-Tbe department's supply of the current numbers of l.''; iir.*r' 1iuilltin is
'.i.::" Btlarily sufficient to make it poqiblp to send them free to iall api ,]aint,;. They are
-Wf:.'. also for sale at 5 cents per copy.
S homemade Silos. By Helmer Itabild nutl K. E. I'Parks. Dlairy li iis i
iA revision of Farmers' Bulletin 5S9 aud suitable l for geiIci .il di.tiintltion.
A 9|6-wWorms and Other Maggots Affecting Animals. By F. '. ishoplp,
S" tbomologist, and J. D. Mitchell nnd D. C. Parlinii. Enti.uuohi-,gical As-
sistants, Southern Field-Crop Insect Invest igotions. 1'jp. 20. l'b-s. R. COn-
tribution from the Bureau of Entomology. (Farmers' Bulletin 837.)
Of especial interest to stock raisers of the Southw.st.
ThdaUse of Windmills in Irrigation in the Semiarid West. By 1'. E. Fuller.
Irrigation Engineer. Pp. 38, figs. 11. Contribution from the Office of
SPlblic Roads and Ruremn Engineering. (Farmers' Bulletin 866.)
A .revision of Farmers' Bulletin 394 and of interest to irrigation r'.irnm ei
; The Muskrat as a Fur Bearer, with Notes on Its Use as Food. BPy DUvid E.
Lantzs, AssiStant Biologist.. Pp. 23. fies. 4. Contrilntion froni the Bureau
of Biological Survey. (Farmers' Bulletin 869.)
A revision of Farmers' Bulletin 390 and suitabl- for general di-trilihlion.
Grains for Western North and SAth Dakota. By F. Ray Babcock, John E,
Martin, and Ralph W. Smith, Scientific Assistants in Cereal Investiga-
tious. Pp. 22. figs. 9. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry.
(Farmers' Bulletin 878.)
Of interest to farmers in the west half of North and South Dakota and the east
fourth of Montana.
irrigation of Orchards. By Samuel Fortier, Chief of Irrigation Investigations.
Pp. 40, figs. 30. Contribution from the Office of Public Roads and Rural
Engineering. (Farmers' Bulletin 882.)
A revision of Farmers' Bulletin 404, and of Interest to fruit growers on irrigated
Grains for the Utah Dry Lands. By Jenkin W. Jones, Scientific Assistant,
Office of Cereal Investigations, and Aaron F. Bracken. Assistant Agrono-
mist, Utah Agricultural College. Pp. 22. figs. S. Contribution from the
Bureau of Plant Industry. (Farmers' Bulletin 883.)
For farmers and settlers in the dry lands of Utah.
Fleas and Their Control. By F. C. Bishopp, Entomologist, Insects Affecting
the Health of Animals. Pp. 15. figs. 5. Contribution from the Bureau of
Entomology. (Farmers' Bulletin 897.)
A revision of Farmers' Bulletin 683, and suitable for general distribution.
Laws Relating to Fur-Bearing Animals, 1917. A Summary of Laws in the
United States and Canada Relating to Trapping, Open Seasons, Propaga-
tion, and Bounties. By David E. Lantz, Assistant Biologist. Pp. 32.
Contribution from the Bureau of Biological Survey. (Farmers' Bulletin
For general distribution.
The Application of Dockage in the Marketing of Wheat. Pp. 12, fig. 1. Con-
tribution from the Bureau of MaIrkets. (Farmers' Bulletin 919.)
This bulletin explains to grain farmers and dealers, the method of determining
dockage and Its relation to the marketing of wheat under the United States grain
garThe publications listed below are technical or scientific treatises or bulletins apply-
Ing to a special indust'-y or locality. The edition is limited, but they will be furnished
free to persons who can use such specialized information ns long as the supply lasts.
However, to insure prompt receipt, remit price to the Superintendent of Documents.
Maple Sugar: Composition, Methods of Analysis, Effect of Environment,
By A. Hugh Bryan, formerly Chief, Sugar Laboratory, in Collaboration
with M. N. Struughn, C. G. Church. A. Given, and S. F. Sherwood. Assist-
ant Chemists. Pp. 46, figs. 2. Contribution from the Bureau of Chemistry.
(Professional Paper.) Nov. 3, 1917. (Department Bulletin 466.) Price,
Of interest to manufacturers of and dealers in maple sugar.
Standard Forms for Specifications, Tests, Reports, and Methods of Sal-
pling for Road Materials, as recommended by the First Conference of
Stute Highway Testing Engineers and Chemists, Washington, D. C.. Feb.
12 to 17. 1917. Pp. 56. fig. 1. Contribution from the Office of Public
Roads and Rural Engineering. Nov. 26, 1917. (Department Bulletin
555.) Price, 10 cents.
Of interest to Engineers, Chemists, and Road Contractors generally.
Increased Cattle Production on Southwestern Ranges. By James T. Jardine,
Inspector of Grazing, :idl L. C. Hurtt, Grazing Examiner. Pp. 32, pis. 12,
figs. 2. Contribution froin the Forest Service. Nov. 15, 1917. (Depart-
ment Bulletin 588.) Price, 15 cents.
Gives results of experiments which bear directly on the problem of how to produce
more and better cattle on western range lands.
Courses in Secondary Agriculture for Southern Schools. (Third and Fourth
Years.) By H. P. Barrows, Specialist in Agricultural Education. Pp. 40.
Contribution from the States Relations Service. (Professional Paper.)
Nov. 5, 1917. (Department Bulletin 592.) Price, 5 cents.
For use of teachers in southern schools. *
The Sweet-Potato Leaf-Folder.. By Thos. H. Jones, Entomological Assistant,
Track-Crop Insect Investigations. Pp. 12, figs. 4. Contribution from the
Bureau of Entomology. (Professional Paper.) Nov. 22, 1917. (Depart.
Sent Bulletin 609.) Price. 5 cents.
Report on spraying experiments for its control in southern Texas by M. M.
High, and at Baton Rouge, La., by the author.
The Economical Winter Feeding of Beef Cows in the Corn Belt. By J. S.
M: Cotton., Office of Farm Management, and Edmund H. Thompson, Scientific
Assistant, Bureau of Animal Industry. Pp. 16. fig. 1. Contribution from
the Office of Farm Management and the Bureau of Animal Industry.
Nov. 15. 1917. (Department Bulletin 615.) Price, 5 cents.
Of Interest to farmers and stock raisers In the corn belt.
The Utilization of Waste Tomato Seeds and Skins. By Frank Rabak, Chemi-
eal Biologist, Drug-Plant and Poisonous-Plant Investigations. Pp. 15. Con-
tribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry. (Professional Paper.) Nov.
30, 1917. Department Bulletin 632.) Price, 5 cents.
Of interest to manufacturers of tomato products.
Swine-Judging Suggestions for Pig-Club Members. By J. D. McVean and
F. G. Ashbrook. of the Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 14, figs. 4. Con-
tribution from the Bureau of Animal Industry. November, 1917. (Circu-
Slar 83, Office of the Secretary.) Price, 5 cents.
Intended mainly for beginners In the study of hog judging, and members of boys'
and girls' pig club.
The Work of the Umatilla Reclamation Project Experiment Farm in 1915 and
1916. By It. W. Allen, Farm Superintendent. Pp. 30, figs. 3. Nov. 24, 1917.
(W. A. 1. 17. Bureau of Plant Industry.) Price, 5 cents.
Journal of Agricultural Research. (For sale only.) Vol. 11. No. 6. Nov. 5,
1917. Contents: Run-Off from the Drained Prairie Lands of Southern
Louisiana. (kk D-14.) By Charles W. Okey.-Diagnosing Wbite-Pine
Blister-Rust frim Its Mycelium. Ikm G-125.) By Reginald H. Colley.
Pp. 247-286, pl. 1, figs. 6. Price, 15 cents.
Same, Vol. 11. No. 7. Nov. 12. 1917. Contents: Effect of Temperature Aera-
tion and Humidity on Jonathan-Spot and Scald of Apples in Storage.
(kn G-126.) By Charles Brouoks and J. S. Cooley.-Studies in Greenhouse
Fumigation with Hydrocyanic Acid : Physiological Effects on the Plant.
(ki Minn-21.) By William Moore and J. J. Willaman.-Effect of Pump-
ing from a Shallow Well on the Ground-Water Table. (kj Cal.-11.) By
Walter W. Weir. Pp. 287-357, pis. 3, figs. 50. Price, 25 cents.
Same, Vol. 11, No. 8, Nov. 19, 1917. Contents: Reactions of the Phosphorus
of the Thickened Root of the Flat Turnip (ko. R. 1.-i). By Burt L. Hart-
well, F. S. Hammett, and P. H. Wessels.-Three-Lined Fig-Tree Borer (kp,
K-68). By J. R. Horton.-A Statistical Study of Body Weights, Gains,
and Measurements of Steers During the Fattening Period (kq, Pa.-3).
By B. 0. Severson and Paul Gerlaugh.-Life History of Ascaris lumbri-
coldes and Related Forms (ky, A-32). By B. H. Ransom and W. D. Fos-
Ster. Pp. 359-398, pls. 5. Price, 15 cents.
Same, Vol. 11, No. 9.- Nov. 26, 1917. Contents: Experiments in Field Technic
i4 Rod Row Tests. (kr Minn.-22.) By H. K. Hayes and A. C. Arny.-
Hydrocyanic-Acid Gas as a Soil Fumigant. (ku Cal.-12.) By E. IRalph
de Ong.-Enzyms of Milk and Butter. (kt Minn.-23.) y R. W. Thatcher
and A. C. Dahlberg. Pp. 399-450, pl. 1, fig. 1. Price, 15 cents.
WSi.NoTE.-Beginning with volume 5 the Journal of Agricultural Research has
been issued weekly and is distributed free only to the libraries of agricultural col-
leges and experiment stations, to large universities, technical schools, and such
Institutional as make suitable exchanges with the department. It i-ill nnt be sent
free to individuals. The Superintendent of Documents will receive subscriptions for
this publication, the price being $3 per year. 52 numbers.
Experiment. Station Record. Vol. 37, No. 5, October, 1917. E. W. Allen, Ph.
D., Editor. Pp. 401-500. P;ice, 15 cents.
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Same. Vol. 36, Index Number. Pp. I-xxv, 901-987. Price. 15 cents. .-,
&t-rNrTE.-The Record is a technical review of the world's scientiflc: tat%:
pertaining to agriculture. It is not intended for general distribution, and .Jr.-j.'..T
distribution is restricted to persons connected with the agricultural colleges. eie ti-
ment stations, and similar institutions, and to libraries and exchanges. It dSBS isti :...:
he sent free to individuals having no official connection with public tnstUtutlt ..::-'.
The Superintendent of Documents will receive subscriptions for this pubUeatIeo,
which is issued in two volumes a year, 10 numbers each, at $1 a volume. ......
The Monthly Crop Report. Vol. 3, No. 11, November, 1917. Pp. 10Ahl' .
(Iurenu of Crop Estimates.)
Contains data relating to agriculture, including estimates of acreage, conditions, ::
yields, prices, and value of crops and live stock. For free distribution.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS-FOR SALE ONLY. 2
(Theose contain only information. instructions, and notices governing the enforcee1bV i
of food and drugs act. meat Inspection. 28-hour and quarantine laws, and the varibs ..
reInaltions of the department. Issued monthly by certain bureaus. Free distribution Is
limited to persons in the employ of the department. to public officials whose duties reader "
it uersnaryv for them to hare such information, to journals especially concerned, and to
manui-"ai':ruers and firms whose business Is affected by same. Others desiring copies are .
respectfully referred to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing OffiCe,
who has them for sale only, at prices noted.
Bureau of Chemistry. No. 21. Pp. 67-80. Nov. 12, 1917. Price, 5 cents.
Federal Horticultural Board. No. 44. September, 1917. Pp. 1114118. 'm. ,
3. 1917. Price. 5 cents. A ....
Insecticide and Fungicide Board. No. 18. Pp. 321-327. Nov. 30, 1917. Police,
Bureau of Markets. No. 29. Pp. 5. Nov. 17. 1917. Price, 5 cents.
SOIL SURVEYS. '
t-g'All requests for soil surr-evys re referred to the Bureau of Soils for attention, the
distribution of same being controlled by that bureau.
Soil Survey of San Saba County, Texas. By J. 0. Venthb. R. F. Rogers, M. W J
Rer-k. mnil H. G. Lewis. Pp. 66, fig. 1, map. (From F. 0. Soils, 1916.),
Price, 15 cents.
Reconnoissance Soil Survey of South Part of North-Central Wisconsin. By
W. J. Geib. Arthur E. Toylor. J. B. R. Dickey. and C-irl Thompson, of the.::...
U. S. Department of Agriculture, and T. J. Dunnewald and Clinton B.WU|- H
Post, of the Wisconsin Geolorical and Natural History Survey. Pp. 65..
pls. 4, figs. 2. mnap. (From F. 0. Soils. 1915.) Price, 15 cents. .,*,*
PUBLICATIONS OF THE WEATHER BUREAU.
V-Pu1uliointi,,ns of the Weather Bnrenu are obtainahle only from the Chief of th"i
Weather Ureau or the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, at' h
prices noted herein.
Monthly Weather Review. (For sole only.) Vol. 45, No. 8. August, 191M
[Nov. 3. 1017.] Pp. 397-438, rb-rts 9. fies. 6. Price, 25 cents a C"p
$2.50 per year. Payable to the Superintendent of Documents.
Special Articles: Solar and sky radiation rinring August, 1917. By H. H.
ball.-Amirora of August 21, 1917. By D. F. Manning.-Aurora of August 25,.
at Washincton D. C. By 1. F. Hand; C. Abbe. jr.-Magnetic storm of A.l
26--27. 1016. Bv W. E W. Jackson.-Comparlson of Callendar sunshine re.
a und Angstrom phrheliometer. By J. Patterson.-Penetrating radiation in theA
sphlre. By G. C. Simpson.-Notes on the hot wave in southern Californt1a i
14-17, 1917. By Ford A. Carpenter.-The Weather Bureau and the War. ",,.
Daily River Stages at River Gage Stations on the Principal Rivers "t;
United States. Vol. 14. for the year 19.16. By Alfred J. Henry, P.
str of Meteorology. Pp. 27S. Price. 50 cents. .jfg *:
Climatological Data for the United States by Sections. Vol. 4, No. ..'
1917. Price, 35 cents.-
Same. Vol. 4. No. S. August, 1917. Price, 35 cents.
National Weather and Crop Bulletin, No. 32. November, 1917; repo
tewm Irnlure. rainfall. ind cr(p conditions throughout the United St
Issued weekly. on Wednesday, April to October; monthly remain4:ft,
year. Price. 25 cents n year.
Jos. A. ARNOLD,-,
Chief, Division of P tbitcati
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