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fr FARMERS' BULLETINS
lletina discuss in nontechnical language a wide variety of subjects pertaining
and farm home.
nciples of the liming of soils. Edmund C. Shorey, Bureau of Chemistry
B 22 p., figs. 6. (Farmers' Bulletin 921 F., Revised.) Price, 50.
easedd contract. L. 0. Gray and Howard A. Turner, Bureau of Agricul-
Idofomics. 36 p. (Farmers' Bulletin 1164 F., Revised.) Price, '5.
Li aike tin hints for the farmer. George C. Edler, Bureau of Agricultural
S32 p., figs. 14. (Farmers' Bulletin 1232 F., Revised.) Price, 50.
telephone. companies: Organization, financing, and management. I. M.
aid HI. S. Beardsley, Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 30 p., figs. 3.
'Bulletin 1245 FA, Revised.) Price, 50.
oi of fh tomatoes for market. F. Earl Parsons, Bureau of Agricul-
t.icfno ga s. 32 p., figs. 20. (Farmers' Bulletin 1291 F., Revised.)
irow ing in greenhouses. James H. Beattie, Bureau of Plant Industry.
.igs 10. (Parmers' Bulletin 1418 F., Revised.) Price, 50.
rat&Ie for beef. W. H. Black, Bureau of Animal Industry. 17 p., figs.
Mmers' Bulletin 1549 F., Revised.) Price, 5t.
iof hard red spring wheat. J. Allen Clark. 26 p., figs. 16. (Farmers'
...-A1 F.6 ) Price, 50.
T recognized registered varieties of hard red spring wheat commercially
lB". This bulletin ists these varieties and tells where they are grown
t legions they are best adapted. Supersedes F. B. 1281.
ngs for business and social uses. Wayne C. Nason, Bureau of Agricul-
anics. 38 p., figs. 21. (Farmers' Bulletin 1622 F.) Price, 100.
O Department Bulletin 825 and Farmers' Bulletins 1192 and 1274. Sug-
iewfer trend of planning community houses for the combined purposes of
And recreation, gives floor plans, and cites successful examples.
amci ocst trees. Wilbur R. Mattoon, Forest Service. 14 p., figs. 10.
s Bulletin 1628 F.) Price, 50.
egstI like most forest trees, is naturally adapted to growing in certain types
nLsituations better than others. Before attempting to plant black locust, it
S*iaost importance that information and advice be sought from the local
S. f.. agencies, as a necessary supplement to that contained in this bulletin.
terUiftibn of soil for tobacco and other crops. James Johnson, Bureau
tJaita try and University of Wisconsin. 14 p., figs. 7. (Farmers'
1029 F.) Price,.50.
:- Bnipent necessary for soil sterilization by the steam-pan and other
H A-d la also given relative to the details of preparing the soil, performing
9-j111 hibfteaent management of the sterilized soil. Suggests modifications
abB eeid and -requirements.
./ ( LEAFLEkTS .
Si I Thiq ser'e carries gopul material of the same general character as that eared
. i, the Farriersa ulletins, excet that the leaflets are confined to specific practice dir
recommendations: remek and methods. They are brief and concise, writtep'm I-
S mal, populat~tyle, and are ted to eight pages. "
( Making a nzode4 to ,ho$ how forests prevent erosion. Prepared by the
S / Service.  p., llu4 (Leaflet 58 L.) Price, 50.
Describes thPrep nation of a model of comparatively simple construction hiii'
S 1be mvaie iy Ijy1sfldol, 4-H club, or other group, that will clearly show theb e :t
Sf6rePt do er ih pil and water conservation. .....
i0~Ftpie qlidol in the Western States. Ira N. Gabrielson and E. E. q
Bureau of Biological Survey. 8 p., figs. 6 (Leaflet 60 L.) Price, S
Describes the habits of porcupines and outlines methods of controlling thefi w
overabundant. The methods are based on the seasonal movements and feeding aef
ties of the animals. Recommends systematic hunting and shooting, also poisoning V
a strychnine-salt mixture, formula and directions for which are given. :.I
The Department Bulletins are technical or scientific in nature and apply to ipD
crop, industry, or locality. This series ends with No. 1500, and is succeeded b
Technical Bulletin series. The editions are limited.
Forestry lessons on home woodlands. Wilbur R. Mattoon, Forest Service,. 4
Erwin H. Shinn, Office of Cooperative Extension Work. 44 p., figs. 20, ftawi-
piece. (Department Bulletin 863 D., Revised.) Price, 100.
Outline studies on the identification of important local forest trees; proper locB
of woodlands on the farm and their economic value to the farm; the different
timber products; measuring and marketing timber; utilizing timber rightly n. t
farm; protecting and improving woodlands; and planting young timber. .i
The Technical Bulletins contain the results of scientific and research work applyftu
a special crop, industry, or locality. The editions are limited, as they are IbtejlF
primarily for scientific workers and subject-matter specialists .
Cooperative marketing of fluid milk. Hutzel Metzger, Bureau of Agricultuia
Economics. 92 p., figs. 11. (Technical Bulletin 179 T.) Price, 200. '' "
Presents the principal findings of a survey made of the development and methbi4
operation of each fluid-milk marketing organization in the U. S. In its particular ma4ST
and of the economic conditions under which the organization operates.
Clubroot of crucifers. F. L. Wellman, formerly agent, Bureau of Plant Industai
32 p., figs. 3. (Technical Bulletin 181 T.) Price, 50.
Reports the results of several years' studies on the life history and contM:':i:.
Plasmodiophora brassicae, the cause of the destructive disease of cruclfers knoits I
clubroot. Two tons of hydrated lime per acre was found to be a commercially
This series carries the less technical and more informal material of the same gene
nature as that in the Technical Bulletin series. ."
Market classes and grades of dressed veal and calf carcasses. W. C. DaviS a
C. M. Harris, Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 32 p., fig. 1, pls.
(Circular 103 C.) Price, 250. .
This circular is a valuable addition to the series of standardization pab~ cti
issued by the Bureau of Agricultural Economics.
Knotty lumber for boxes. G. E. Heck and I. B. Lanpher, Forest Service. ..-A
figs. 15. (Circular 105 C.) Price, 100. ... .
Recommends use of knotty material In several parts of wooden boxes; reco MtI
tons are based on tests, extensive experience, and observation of containers in .
Of interest to the box manufacturer and ultimate consumer, and to the fot tefi
timber owner as well.
An analysis of the business of the poultry producers of central California.
Swarthout, Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 52 p., figs. 17. ( :i
111 C.) Price, 100. :
Includes such topics as organization of the association, membership
analysis of the market, and benefits to members.
The production of hyacinth bulbs. David Griffiths, Bureau of Plant IU4l
35 p., figs. 19. (Circular 112 C.) Price, 10.
Describes in detail the various steps in the culture and production of the
Soil, fertilizer, and storage requirements are given, also instructions for both
and natural propagation of the bulb.
The sugar-beet leaf-spot disease and its control by direct measures. Q. H.
Dewey Stewart, and F. G. Larmer, Bureau of Plant Industry. 20 I
(Circular 115 C.) Price, 5.
Of interest to augar-beet companies and growers in areas where the leaf-1q i
is a factor in sugar-beet growing. Experiments demonstrate the posilUlity f~
hg dusting with copper sulphate-lime dust and by Bordeaux mixture.
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This series Includes those publications of a miscellaneous nature which do not fall
within any of the other series issued by the department particularly those of a size
other than octavo. Such publications were formerly issued as Miscellaneous Circulars.
Essentials for the successful operation of a local creamery. William White, Bu-
reau of Dairy Industry. 12 p., figs. 3. -(Miscellaneous Publication 37 MP.,
S Revised.). Price, 50.
Answers such questions as: "Do conditions warrant establishing a creamery in the
community?" "What are the problems involved in such a venture?" and What Is
the minimum volume of cream required for the successful operation of a creamery?"
I Weather forecasting from synoptic charts. Alfred Judson Henry, Weather Bu-
reau. 80 p., figs. 31. (Miscellaneous Publication 71 MP.) Price, 200.
Contains reproductions of typical weather charts for winter and summer seasons
-together with official forecasts Issued therefrom and so far as practicable a state-
ment of the underlying reasons for the forecasts. A study of these will lead to a
better understanding of weather processes.
Ain "annotated list of the important North American forest insects. Compiled by
; F, C. Craighead and William Middleton, Bureau of Entomology. 31 p.
S Miscellaneous Publication 74 MP.) Price, 100.
" :Method of testing the capacity of fruit and vegetable containers under the United
-.States standard. containers acts. H. A. Spllman and T. C. J. Baker, Bureau of
.Agricultural Economics. 14 p., figs. 9. (Miscellaneous Publication 75 MP.)
s Price, 50.
T he standard container acts of 1916 and 1928 place upon the Department the duty
of making capacity tests of baskets to determine whether they comply with the law.
SThis publication describes in detail the method and apparatus used and tells how to
N... make the test.
L :An annotated list of literature references on garment sizes and body measurements.
Ruth O'Brien, Bureau of Home Economics. 48 p. (Miscellaneous Publica-
tion 78 MP.) Price, 100.
Of interest to garment and pattern manufacturers concerned with the problem of
sising garments for American children and adults. The dearth of authentic informa-
.. tion points out the need for scientifically executed anthropometric studies, carefully
planned for this particular purpose.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
I" Such notices of judgment, decisions, and instructions as are necessary in the enforce-
ment of regulatory acts are contained In these announcements. They are issued monthly
S qr.as necessary by certain bureaus. Free distribution is limited to persons in the employ
'.:lf the department, to public officials whose duties render it necessary for them to have
I.l'elUch' information, to journals especially concerned, and to manufacturers and firms whose
:Si::.; ness is affected by the announcements.
i::.Information, instructions, rulings, etc., for April, 1930, concerning the work of the
.,:..Bureau of Animal Industry. (S. R. A.-B. A. I. 276.) pp. 29-36. Price, 50.
Notice of permit requirement for the entry of Aglaonema. May 8, 1930. Plant
Quarantine and Control Administration.
"i-iNotices of judgment under the food and drugs act. N. J., F. D. 16776-16800.
regulations pursuant to Public Resolution No. 42, Seventy-first Congress, entitled
Joint resolution to amend the joint resolution entitled 'Joint resolution to pro-
vide for eradication of pink bollworm and authorizing an appropriation therefore '
approved May 21, 1928," approved February 8, 1930. (P. Q. C. A. Reg.) 4-p.
directoryy Forest Service. April, 1930. 34 p. Price, 5f.
report t of the Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, 1929. J. M. Westgate and
others. 34 p., figs. 9. Price, 100.
SA brief account of the work of the station during the year on soils and with various
: field crops, fruits, nuts, vegetables, grasses, and other forage crops, and green manure
.:.rops; distribution of improved fruits and other plants; and demonstration and exten-
;~I' distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. They may be obtained Dy pur-
s.e or subscription from the Superintendent of Documents.
natural situation. Vol. 14, No. 5. May 1, 1930. Price, 50 a copy; 250
year, domestic; 40t a year, foreign.1
"' I A brief general summary of current conditions, including pertinent statistics relating
i. production, movement, consumption, and prices of the important farm products.
tological data. Vol. 17, No. 1, January, 1930; No. 2, February, 1930.
-i::.n 42 sections, containing weather statistics for 42 separate sections, each corre-
,g as a rule to a State. Monthly information for 1 section is 500 a year; for
i regarding all 2 sections, 350 a month, or $4 a year.' Not for general distribution.
4m footnote on p. 4.
Crops and markets. Vol. 6, Index, 1929; Vol 7, No. 4, April, 1 L,.
S a copy; 600 a year, domestic; 85* a year, foreign.z
Statistics concerning crops and livestock estimates and market ifaiAttj
on supplies, stocks, commercial movement, condition and prices of agrcult
and studies of prices and demand, both foreign and domestic.
Daily weather maps. Limited editions. Not for general distribution, f ,
Shows weather conditions for United States and forecast for all States aoi
Mississippi River except Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Upper Michigan, XxaW
gan, Alabama, Mississippi, and the extreme western portion of Florida. rrSe
except Sundays and holidays, 25t a month, $3.00 a year; daily, including SuaSi
holidays, 30f a month $3.60 a year. Sunday and holiday maps only, 1~5td
Foreign subscriptions, $7.25 a year. Maps DD, E, and CM, showingthe 'ree
editions and forecasts, are issued at numerous stations throughout the Unitea
200 a month, $2.40 a year.1 :
Experiment station record. Vol. 61, index number, July-December!i
Single numbers for sale only. Pride, 100.1
A technical review of the world's scientific literature pertaining to agrienlti
volumes a year, of 10 numbers each; 75f a volume, domestic.; $1.25 a volume, to
Extension service review. Vol. 1, No. 2. June, 1930. Illus. Price, 54J
500 a year, domestic; 750 a year, foreign.1
Issued monthly by the Extension Service, of which it is the official organ,:
distribution of administrative information.
Forest worker. Vol. 6, No. 2. February, 1929. Price, 54 a copy; 25J1
domestic; 350 a year, foreign.1
News of State forestry, forestry education, private forestry, and the wo4i
Jouranl of agricultural research. Price, 200 a copy; $4 a year, domestic
a year, foreign. Not distributed free to individuals.
Of primary interest to agricultural scientists and advanced students only.
2 volumes a year, of 12 numbers each. Free distribution is limited to certatlm
and to institutions or departments doing research work. Separates of atd
distributed free to those desiring them as long as the limited supply lastM,:.:..i:.i;
---- Vol. 40, No. 9. May 1, 1930. Illus.
Pecan leaf blotch. (G-723.) J. B. Demaree and J. R. Cole.
Cell-sap concentration and transpiration as related to age and develogpmeat:
leaves. (G-709.) Frank M. Eaton.-
Diseases of rose caused by Species of Coniothyrium in the United States ::.,:
Alma M. Waterman.
Inheritance of certain seed-coat colors in soybeans. (Iowa-18.) Ralph :.AN
The normal limits of variation of the methylene-blue reduction test. (Ei
A. C. Fay.
Sex differences in the normal growth rate of chicks. (Nebr.-11.) C. W.
and F. E. Mussehl.
Vol. 40, No. 10. May 15, 1930. Illus.
A study of the structure of sugar beets in relation to sugar contents.
(0-724.) Ernst Artschwager. '
Toxicity of Bikukulla formosa (western bleedingheart). (G-729.) 0 .
W. W. Eggleston, and J. W. Kelly.
Ferric citrate as an ingredient of mineral mixtures in paired-feedin
with growing swine. (I11.-37.) W. E. Carroll, H. H. Mitchell, and G-~
The production and cure of nutritional anemia in buckling piga. "rlI -
Hamilton, G. E. Hunt, H. H. Mitchell, and W. E. Carroll.
Linkage studies with "slashed" and "glossy" 1 of the "BN" linkage g
maize. (Minn.-66.) H. E. Brewbaker.
Toxicity of sulphur to spores of Sclerotinia cinerea as arfected by thie,
pentathionic and other sulphur acids. (Ohio-9.) 0. Neal Liming and H..Q;:
Monthly weather review. Vol. 58, No. 1, January, 1930; No. 2, Febtir
Illus. Price 15f a copy; $1.50 a year, domestic; $2.25 a year, fore
for general distribution. '
Contains (1) meteorological contributions and bibliography, (2) weather..
the month with an interpretive summary, and (3) climatological tables.
The official record. Vol. 8, Index: Vol. 9, Nos. 18-22. May 1, 8, 15, 22
Price, 5f a copy; 50f a year, domestic;; $1.10 a year, foreign,. k
Contains official orders and miscellaneous information concerning the.(4
activities and such other matter as should be brought to employees' attenBa ,
Weekly weather and crop bulletin. Price, 500 a year, domestic;
Gives detailed weather conditions of preceding weeks and their effect on.li
of crops and farm operations. Limited edition.
1Payable to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing OffieAi
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