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This circular will be sent regularly to all who apply for it.

United States Department of Agriculture,

WASHINGTON, D. C., April 30, 1018.


[APRIr., 1918.]


V'Send no remittances to the U. S. Department of Agriculture.

A copy of any of the publications listed herein, except those otherwise noted, may be
obtained free upon application to the Chief of the Division of Publications, United States
ibjartment of Agriculture, Washington, D. C., as long as the department's supply lasts.
After this department's supply is exhausted, publications can still be obtained from the
i tilirintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., but by purchase
mly, and at the prices noted herein.
: e : ead all remittances to the Superintendent of Documents direct. His office is not a part
of the Department of Agriculture.

N... aoT.-The department's supply of the current numbers of Farmers' Bulletins is
S edinarily anflicient to make It possible to send them free to all applicants. They are
i asiA for sale at 5 cents per copy.
,.... aiing Peaches: Sites and Cultural Methods. By II. I'. Gould, Pomologist,
Office of Horticultural and Pomological Investigations. Pp. 44, figs. 27. Contribu-
S ton from the Bureau of Plant Industry. (Farmers' Bulletin 017.) Price. 10
c ents.
,-A revision and combination of Farmers' Bulletins 631 and 632 and suitable for
;..: general distribution.
: T. ritnelples of the Liming of Soils. By Edmund C. Shorey, Scientist in Charge
of Chemical Investigations. Pp. 30, figs. 5. Contribution from the Bureau of Soils.
S p'armers' Bulletin 921.)
ii:i or general distribution.
L: SiGe Co0mmoen Dislnfectants. By M. Dorset, Chief of the Biochemic Division. Pp.
12. Contribution from the Bureau of Animal Industry. (Farmers' Bulletin 926.)
A revision of Farmers' Bulletin 345 and suitable for general distribution.
i Obl::.;itt: t of the Argentine Ant in Orange Groves. By J. R. Horton, Scientific
Assi tant, Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Insect Investigntions. Pp. 20. figs. G.
C'" contributionn from the Bureau of Entomology. (Farmers' Bulletin 928.)
Of interest to citrus fruit growers generally.
Iiir l Plaee of Sheep on New England Farms. By F. I1. Branch, Assistant Agri-
ii' 1 JStourist. Pp. 30, figs. 6. Contribution from the Office of Farm Management.
r:: .'< tere Bulletin 029.)
Describes the present status of this industry in the New England States and the
'!i "i.igrobi. je profits therefrom.
H.:toir the Control of Insects and Illtes Attacking Citrus Trees In
I A: a. By W. W. Others, Entomological Assistant, Tropical and Subtropical
::i'~' nsect Investigations. Pp. 39, figs. 24. Contribution from the Bureau of En-
S 0 .. (Farmer.' Bulletin 983.)
Gie information regarding the best equipment for Florida conditions, and direc-
lt n. for preparing effective homemade insecticides.

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Apple Bitter-Rot and Its Control. By John W. Roberts, Pathologist, and Le if
Pierce. Assistant, Fruit-Disease Investigations. Pp. 14, figs. 3. Contribution from
the Bureau of Plant Industry. (Farmers' Bulletin 938.)
For general distribution.
Cereal Smuts and the Disinfection of Seed Grain. By Harry B. Humphrey,
I'athologist in Charae of Cereal-Disease Investigations, and Alden A. Potter, Assist-
ant Cereal Pathologist. Pp. 28, figs. 15. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant
Industry. (Farmers' Bulletin 939.)
For general distribution.
Controlling the Clover-Flower Midge in the Pacific Northwest. By C. W.
'reel and L. P. Rockwood, Scientific Assistants, Cereal and Forage Insect Investiga-
tions. Pp. 12, figs. G. Contribution from the Bureau of Entomology. (Farmers'
Bulletin 0 3.) -
For distribution throughout the section named.
Haymaking. By U. B. McClure, Agriculturist. Pp. 31, figs. 16. Contribution from
the Office of Farm Management. (Farmers' Bulletin 943.)
For general distribution.


eT'The public-ations listed below are technical or scientific treatises or bulletins apply-
ing to a special industry or locality. The edition is limited, but they will be furnished
free to persons who can use such specialized information, as long as the supply lasts.
However. to insure prompt receipt. remit price to the Superintendent of Documents.
Some Riological and Control Studies of Gastrophilus Haenmorrhoidalis and
Other Bots of Horses. By W. E. Dove. Scientific Assistant, Insects Affecting
Domestic Animals. Pp. r2, pls. 5. figs. 4. Contribution from the Bureau of Ento-
mologLy. (Professional Paper.) Apr. 9, 1918. (Department Bulletin 597.)
I'iece. 10 cents.
rtestirihes the life history and habits of this insect and suggests control measures.
A Study of Share-Rented Dairy Farms in Green County, Wisconsin, and
Kane County, Illinois. By E. A. Boeger, Agriculturist. Pp. 15. Contribution
from the Office of Farm Management. (Professional Paper.) Apr. 10, 1918. (De-
partment Bulletin 003.) Price, 5 cents.
Of interest to landlords and tenants on share-rented dairy farms.
Relative Resistance of Various Hardwoods to Injection wrlth Creosote. By
Clyde II. Teesdale, in charge. Section of Wood Preservation. and J. D. MacLean,
Assistant Engineer in Forest Products. Pp. 36, pls. 12. figs. 15. Contribution from
the Forest Service. (Professional Paper.) Apr. 15, 1918. (Department Rune-
tin G06.P Price, 15 cents.
A technical description of results of experiments in injecting creosotes in various
ispcies of hardwoods. a
Cost of Producing Apples in Ynkima Valley. Washington. By G. H. Miller,
Assistant Acriculturist, and S. M. Thomson. Scientific Assistant. Pp. 75, pls. 5, figs.
14. contributionn from the Office of Farm Management. Apr. 20, 1918. (Depart-
ment Bulletin 614.) Price, 15 cents.
detailed study of the current cost factors involved in the maintenance of orchards
:ind the handling of tbo crop on 120 representative bearing orchards.
Experiments with Durum Wheat. By Carleton R. Ball, Agronomist in Charge, and
J. Allen Clark, Scientific Assistant. Western Wheat Investigations Office of Cereal
Investigations. Pp. 64, figs. 13. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry.
tProfes'ional Paprr.3 Mar. 13, 1918. (Department Bulletin 618.) Price, TO
Of interest to all growers of Durum wheat.
Cropping Systems forthe Moister Portion of Eastern Waahington and Orer
gon and Northern Idaho. By Lee W. Flubarty, Assistant Agriculturist. Pp. 12 -
Contribution from the Office of Farm Management. Apr. 8, 1918. (Department
Bulletin 625.) Price, 5 cents. iii;
Of interest to farmers in the sections noted. l
Studies on the Digesnibility of Some Nut Oils. By A. D. Holmes, Specialist in
Charge of Digestion Experiments. Office of Home Economics. Pp. 19. Contribution
from the States Relations Service. (Professional Paper.) Apr. 16, 1918. (Depart- iii
nlent Bulletin 630.) Price, 5 cents.
A study of the digestibility of almond, black-walnut. Brazil-nut, bntter-nut, hickory- i
nut. English-walnut, and pecan oils. Of interest to students and investigators of
food problems.
A Physical and Chemical Study of the Kafir Kernel. By George L. Bidwell,
Chemist in Churge, Cattle Food and Grain Investigation Laboratory. Pp. 6, fig. 1.
Contribution from the Bureau of Chemistry. (Professional Paper.) Apr. 4, 1918. .: ,
(Department Bulletin 634.) Price, 5 cents.
A study showing that. if properly handled, kafir products might be substituted for ..
corresponding corn products. -
The Commercial Freezing and Storing of Fish. By Ernest D. C)ark, nd Lloyd
11. Almy. Food Resenrclh Laboratory. Pp. 10. pis. 4. Contribution from the Bureau.
of Chemistry. Mar. !1, 1918. (Department Bulletin 685.) Price, 5 "ate. -
A description of the various methods used in the commercial freezing and storing
of fish.
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Porsetry and. Community Development. By Samuel T. Dana, Assistant Chief of
Forest Investigations. Pp. 35, pls. 8. Contribution from the Forest Service. Apr.
8, 1918. (Department Bulletin 638.) Price, 10 cents.
Relates to the destruction of our forests on the development of other resources of
the country.
The Mediterranean Fruit Fly. By E. A. Back, Entomolozist, and C. E. Pemberton,
Assistant Entomologist, Mediterranean and Other Fruit Fly Investigations. Pp. 44,
figs. 33. Contribution from the Bureau of Entomology. Apr. 8, 1918. (Depart-
ment Bulletin 640.) Price. 15 cents.
A statement of the distribution, life history, and habits of this insect, with sugges-
tlons for its control.
Lessons on Pork Production for Elementary Rural Schools. By E. A. Miller,
Specialist In Agricultural Education. Pp. 25, figs. 15. *Contribution from the States
Relations Service. (Professional Paper.) Apr. G, 1918. (Department Bulletin
646). Price, 5 cents.
This bulletin is intended for the use of teachers of elementary agriculture.
Experiments on the Digestibility of Fish. By A. D. Holmes, Specialist in Charge
of Digestion Experiments, Office of Home Economics. Pp. 15. Contribution from
the States Relations Service. (Professional Paper.) Apr. 13, 1918. (Department
Bulletin 640.) Price, 5 cents.
This bulletin records studies of the digestibility of Boston mackerel, butterfish.
grayfish, and salmon, and is primarily of interest to students and investigators of
food problems.
Influence on Linseed Oil of the Geographical Source and Variety of Flax.
By Frank Rabak, Chemical Biologist, Office of Drug-Plant and Poisonous-Plant Inves-
tigations. Pp. 16. Contribution frm the Bureau of Plant Industry. IProfessional
Paper.) Apr. 20, 1918. (Department Bulletin 635.) Price, 5 cents.
Of interest to manufacturers of paints and varnishes.
The Manufacture of Casein from Buttermilk or Skim Milk. By Arnold 0.
Dahlberg, of the Dairy Division. Pp. 32, figs. 9. Contribution from the Bureau of
Animal Industry. Apr. 9, 1918. (Department Bulletin 661.) Price, 5 cents.
Describes the method of manufacture of casein and is of interest to owner of
creameries generally.
Production of Lumber. Lath, and Shingles in 1916. By Franklin II. Smith and
Albert II. Pierson, Statisticians in Forest Products. Pp. 43, fig. 1. Contribution
from the Forest Service. (Professional Paper.) Apr. 19, 1918. (Department
Bulletin 678.) Price, 5 cents.
Of interest to lumbermen and builders generally.
Report of the Alaska Agricultural Experiment Stations. 1016. Pp. 91. pie. 13.
Apr. 16, 1918. Price. 20 cents.
The Work of the Seottabluff Reclamation Project Experiment Farm in
1b16. By Fritz Knorr, Farm Superintendent. Pp. 18. Mar. 12. 1918. (W. A. I.
18, Bureau of Plant Industry.) Price, 5 cents.
Errors in the Weight of Print Butter, Their Causes and Prevention. By.
FT. Rankel. Assistant Chemist, Bureau of Chemistry, and H. M. Roeser, Assistant
Physicist, Bureau of Standards, Department of Commerce. Pp. 15, figs. 7. Contri-
bution from the Bureau of Chemistry. ICircular 95, Office of the Secretary.)
Price, 5 cents.
Use Peanut Flour to Save Wheat. Pp. 4. Contribution from the States Ri.laliion
Service. Apr. 15, 1918. (Circular 110, Office of the Secretary.)
Contains recipes showing various ways of using peanut flour.
The Farm Labor Problem. Man-Power Sufficient if Properly Mobilized by
Cooperation and Community Action. By Clarence Ousley, Assistant Secretary
of Agriculture. Pp. 10. (Circular 112, Office of the Secretary.)
Journal of Agricultural Research. (For sale only.) Vol. 13, No. 1, Apr. 1. 1918.
Contents: Studies on Capacities of Soils for Irrigation Water. and on a New Method
: of Determining Volume Weight. (mo Cal. 19) By O. W. Israelsen.-Some Stone-
flies Injurious to Vegetation. (mq K-62) By E. J. Newcomer.-Basai Katabolism
of Cattle and Other Species. (mp Pa-6) By Henry Prentiss Armsby, J. August
Fries, and Winfred Waite Braman.-Further Notes on the Oriental Peach Moth. Las-
peyresia molest. (ua K 63) By W. B. Wood and E. R. Selkregg. Pp. 1-7'2, pls.
10, figs. 22. Price, 30 cents.
Same, Vol. 13, No. 3, Apr. 15, 1918. Contents: Overwintering of the House Fly. (my
K-64) By R. H. Hutchison.-Soil Acidity as Influenced by Green Manures. (mx
Pa-7) By J. W. White.-A Leafblight of Kalmia latifolia. (nb G-141) By Ella
M. A. Enlows. Pp. 149-212, pls. 5, figs. 2. Price, 20 cents.
Experiment Station Record. Vol. 38, No. 1. January. 1918. E. W. Alien, Ph. D.,
SEtHRtor. Pp. 1-100. Price, 15 cents.
Same, Vol. 38, No. 2. February, 1918. Pp. 101-200. Price, 15 cents.
AtWNoTE.-The Record is a technical review of the world's scientific literature
pertaining to agriculture. It is not intended for general distribution, and its free
distribution is restricted to persons connected with the agricultural colleges, esperi-
ment stations, and similar institutions, and to libraries and exchange.. It can not be
sent free to individuals having no official connection with public inslitiiut'ns. The
SIp.erintendent of Documents will receive subscriptions fr this pullihlition, which is
.i. gseI In two volumes a year, 10 numbers each, at $1 a volume.
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the Monthly Crop Report. Vol. 4, No. 4, April, 1918. Pp. 33-44. (Bureaus ,D*
Crop Estimates.
Contains data relating to agriculture, including estimates of acreage, conditions,
yields, prices, and value of crops and live stock. For free distribution. i

9giAll requests for soil surveys are referred to the Bureau of Soils for attention, the ".
distribution of same being controlled by that bureau.
Soil Survey of Brooks County, Georgia. By A. T. Sweet and B. W. Tillman. Pp.
42, pls. 5, fig. 1, map. (From F. 0. Soils, 1916.) Price, 15 cents.
Soil Survey of Eastland County, Texas. By William G. Smith, J. H. Agee, W.'f
Watkins. and W. A. Rockie. Pp. 37, fig. 1, map. (From F. 0. Soils, 1016.)
Price, 15 cents.

The Great Plains Waterfowl Breeding Grounds and Their Protection.. By
lIarry C. Oberholser, Biological Survey. Pp. 10, pls. 2. (Separate 723, Year-
book 1917.) Price, 5 'cents.
The House Rat, the Most Destructive Animal in the World. By David E. :
Lantz. Bureau of Biological Survey. Pp. 19, pls. 4. (Separate 725, Yearbook
1917.) Price, 5 cents.
The Design of Public Roads. By Charles H. Moorefield, Office of Public Roads and ,
Rural Engineering. Pp. 19, figs. 4. (Separate 727, Yearbook 1917.) Price, 5
The Sources of Onr Nitrogenous Fertilizers. By Frederick W. Brown, Bureau of.
Soils. Pp. 10. (Separate 729, Yearbook 1917.) Price, 5 cents.
Phosphate Rock Our Greatest Fertilizer Asset. By William H. Waggaman, Bu- i:
reau of Soils. Pp. 9. (Separate 730, Yearbook 1917.) Price, 5 cents.
Danger of Introducing Fruit Flies in the United States. By E. A. Back, Bu-
r.aui of Entomology. Pp. 14, pls. 8. (Separate 731, Yearbook 1917.) Pdece, 5
.ents. :
Conservation of Fertilizer Materials from Minor Sources. By C. C. Fletcher, .:..0:,
Bureau of Soils. Pp. 8. (Separate 733, Yearbook 1917.) Price, 5 cents.
Production of Drug-Plant Crops in the United States. By W. W. Stockberger,
Bureau of Plant Industry. Pp. 10, pls. 4. (Separate 734, Yearbook 1917.)
Price, 5 cents.
Teamwork Between the Farmer and His Agent. By C. E. Bassett, Bureau of..
Markets. Pp. 7. (Separate 736, Yearbook 1917.) Price, 5 cents.
Butterfat and Income. By J. C. McDowell, Bureau of Animal Industry. Pp. 1, .,
figs. 2. (Separate 743, Yearbook 1917.) Price, 5 cents.
How the Dairy Cow Brought Prosperity in the Wake of the Boll WeeirlL
By L. A. Higgins, Bureau of Animal Industry. Pp. 10, pls. 2. (Separate-:T44r, l
Yenrbook 1917.) Price, 5 cents. *: ..
The Service of Cold Storage in the Conservation of Foodstuffs. By I. C.
Franklin. Bureau of Markets. Pp. 11, fig. 1. (Separate 745, Yearbook 1917.).'
Pric", 5 cents.. :.. ..
A Wasted Sugar Supply. By B. F. Phillips, Bureau of Entomology. Pp. 8, pl. 2.i '
(Separate 747, Yearbook 1917.) Price, 5 cents.
Present Status of the Peanut Industry. By II. C. Thompson, Bureau of Pianr ;..
Industry. Pp. 16, pls. 3. (Separate 748, Yearbook 1917.) Price, 5 dent.. :
Wool: Production. Foreign Trade, Supply, and Consumption. By George IL K.
Holmes. Bureau of Crop Estimates. Pp. 26. (Separate 751, Yearbook 1917.r)
Price, 5 cents. i:
Sugar Supply of the United States. By Frank Andrews, Bureau of Crop Estimates. .
Pp. 16. (Separate 750, Yearbook, 1917.) Price, 5 cents.
Statistics of Grnin Crops, 1917. Pp. 50. (Separate 750, Yearbook n1917.: .
Price, cents.
x7Publications of the Weather Bureau are obtainable only from the Chief of 'e
Weather Bureau or the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, a.t t..
prices noted herein.
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