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MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLIC I-____
OCTOBER 1938 U.S. DEPOSITORY
Any five of the nontechnical publications listed herein, unless indicated "For sale only," may
be obtained free upon application to the United States Department of Agriculture, Washington,
D. C., as long as the Department's supply lasts. After this supply is exhausted, publications
may be obtained from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washing-
ton, D. C., by purchase at the prices stated herein. His office is not a part of the Department
Free distribution of technical material and periodicals is restricted.
These bulletins discuss in nontechnical language a wide variety of subjects pertaining
to the farm and farm home.
Karakul sheep. C. G. Potts and V. L. Simmons, Bureau of Animal Industry. 13 p.,
illus. (F. B. 1632F., rev.) Price, 50.
Rice culture in the southern States. Jenkin W. Jones, and J. Mitchell Jenkins,
Bureau of Plant Industry; and R. H. Wyche, Texas Agricultural Substation
No. 4; and Martin Nelson, University of Arkansas. 29 p., illus. (F. B.
1808F.) Price, 50.
This bulletin describes in detail the culture of rice, the principal cash cereal crop
grown on the prairies of southwestern Louisiana, southeastern Texas, and on the
Grand Prairie of eastern Arkansas.
Soil defense in the South. E. 31. Rowalt, Soil Conservation Service. 64 p., illus.
(F. B. 1809F.) Price, 100.
The subject matter in this bulletin is based largely on the soil conservation pr;ic-
tices empluyied by farmers who live within the various project areas of the Soil Con-
servation Service in this section of the cotton country.
Control of insects attacking grain in farm storage. R. T. Cotton, Bureau of
Entomology and Plant Quarantine. 14 p., illus. IF. B. 1811F.) Price, 54.
Grain that has become infested with any species of insect should be fumigated as
soon as possible.
This bulletin tells about the different kinds of fumigants, their cost, and how they
should be used.
Grading dressed turkeys. Thomas W. Heitz, Bureau of Agricultural Economics.
36 p., illus. (F. B. 1S15F.) Price, 50.
How to grade according to Government standards can be learned by any producer
who makes a thorough study of the grade factors involved. This bulletin attempts
to point out by description and illustration the most important of these factors.
This series carries popular material of the same general character as that carried by
the Farmers' Bulletins except that the leaflets are confined to specific practical directions,
recommendations, remedies. and methods. They are brief and concise, written in informal.
popular style, and are limited to eight pages.
Porcupine control in the Western States. Bureau of Biological Survey. 8 p.,
illus. (Leaf. 60L., rev.) Price, 50.
Erosion on roads and adjacent lands. Arnold M. Davis. Soil Conservation Serv-
ice. 8 p., illus. (Leaf. 16-4L.) Price, 5.
The county and township roads have been neglected in the work of erosion control.
This bulletin describes the cooperative work now going on to remedy the situation.
Soil-depleting, soil-conserving, and soil-building crops. A. J. Pieters, Soil Conservn-
tion Service. 8 p. illus. (Leaf. 165L.) Price, 5.
This report sts forth the use of proper crops, proper rotations, and application. of
lime and minerals where necessary. It d-,scirlbe antierosion praiticL- to conserve our
soil so as to prevent the steady decline in yields that has characterized soil-mining
Soybeans for the table. Elizabeth Fuller Whiteman and Ellen Kingsley Keyt,
Bureau of Home Economics. 6 p., illus. (Leaf. 1iGL.) Price, 5'-.
This publication describes the u.-e of soybeans as a new table vegetable and the
various uses of its valuable products.
Facts about cotton. Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 8 p., illus. (Leaf.
167L.) Price, 50.
Describes cotton production, markl-ting, and manufacturing, and lists in detail the
principal uses of cotton and tottonctd.
This series carries the less technical and more Informal material of the same general
nature as that in the Technical Bulletin series.
Factors affecting establishment of Douglas fir seedings. Leo A. Isaac, Forest
Service. 46 p., illus. (Cir. 4S6C.) Price, 10O.
The purpose of the study discussed herein is to measure what appear to be the
governing, enivironm, nial factors on typical logged and slash-burned areas in a given
locality, and to correlate the resultant measurements with Douglas fir seedling estab-
lishment of failure; that is, to determine the causes of the high seedling mortality
frequently observed in order that steps may be taken to reduce this loss.
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.
A graphic summary of agricultural credit. Norman J. Wall and E. J. Engquist, Jr.,
Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 48 p., illus. (M. P. 268M.) Price, 100.
The publications in this series devote attention to economic and social conditions.
They are based on both the 1930 and 1935 census reports, as well as the annual esti-
mates of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics. They deal not only with changes be-
tween 1930 and 1935 but also with the changes during the decade of urban prosperity
and agricultural depression.
Forest resources of northeastern Florida. F. A. Ineson, I. F. Eldredge, M. M.
Lahrbas, E. B. Faullis, and P. R. Wheeler, Forest Service. 40 p., illus. (M. P.
313M.) Price, 200.
This report is based on a survey conducted between the latter part of November
1933 and the end of July 1934. Data concerning industrial conditions and forest
depletion were obtained on all of the naval stores still operations and on a large
number of the wood-products industries.
Overhead cleaner-drying systems for seed cotton. Charles A. Bennett, Bureau of
Agricultural Engineering, and Charles S. Shaw, Bureau of Agricultural Eco-
nomics. 20 p., illus. (M. P. 314M.) Price, 50.
The air-line cleaner-drier, within certain limitations, has proved satisfactory under
test and meets the requirements of the Government process. It and some of the
methods of applying hot air to out-of-the-air cleaners are described in this publication.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
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
or as necessary by certain bureaus. Fr'ce distribution is limited to persons in the employ
of the D.-pajriumeut. to public officials whose duties render it necessary for them to have
sucb infoirm.tiou, to journals especially concerned, and to manufacturers and firms whose
businet. is afl.ctrd by the announcements.
Regulations governing the appraisement of and compensation for tuberculous, para-
tuberculous, and Bang's disease reacting cattle condemned and destroyed in the
control and eradication of tuberculosis, paratuberculosis, and Bang's disease of
animals. Effective on and after July 1, 1938. Bureau of Animal Industry.
3 p. (B. A. I. Order 367.)'
These reports consist of two parts: (1) A soil map in colors showing the extent and
distribution of the different soils in the area covered by the survey and (2) a printed
report containing brief descriptions of the area, its climate and agriculture, and detailed
descriptions of the soils. They are of interest and value primarily to residents of the area.
California, Lodi area. (No. 14, series 1932.) 52 p., illus. Price, 300.
Ohio, Adams County. (No. 29, series 1932). 64 p., illus. Price, 35g.
The Bean Blossom Land Utilization Project. Bureau of Agricultural Economics.
8 p., illus.'
The Bean Blossom project is a part of a Nation-wide land utilization program, under
supervision of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, to promote the constructive
use of land.
The Allegan Land Utilization Project. Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 8 p.,
The project is a part of a Nation-wide campaign to turn the submarginal areas of
the country into assets, to change from progressively deteriorating uses into con-
structive, upbuilding uses.
AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ADMINISTRATION
DM-4. The regulation of milk marketing in England and Wales. 75 p."
DM-S. The Federal-State program for the New York milk market. 16 p.2
G-85-rev. Questions and answers about farm exports and farm imports. 13 p.,
G-S9. An American income for cotton. 16 p.2
SMay be obtained from the issuing bureau.
2These may be obtained free upon application to the Agricultural Adjustment Admin-
Indicate below, by numbers IN NUMERICAL ORDER, bulletins desired. In order to
assure prompt delivery detach this frank and return in stamped envelope to the United
States Departrment of Agriculture, Office of Information, Washingron. D. (2. List no more
than five publications. If more are desired, pl*.ase apply to Sup.riitrindent of Documents,
governmentt Printing Office. W'a-bington. D. C., enclosing remittance to cover cost of
publications. Be sure to fill in blank f. rm on reverse side.
Farmers' Leaflets Other Publications
G-90. An American income for wheat. 13 p.'
PSM-1. The egg-drying industry in the United States. 80 p., illus.'
Free distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. They may be obtained by pur-
chase or subscription from the Superintendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 22, no. 10, October 1938. Price, 50 a copy; 500 a year.
domestic; 700 a year, foreign.3
A brief general summary of current conditions, including pertinent statistics relat-
ing to production, movement, consumption, and prices of the important farm prolduct-.
Crops and markets. Vol. 15, no. 9, September 1938. Price, 100 a copy; $1.O) a
year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign,'
Statistics concerning crop and livestock estimates and market information; reports
on supplii,,. stocks, commercial movement, conditions, and prices of agricultural prod-
ucts; and studies of prices and demand, both foreign and domestic.
Daily weather maps. Limited editions. Not for general distribution.
Shows weather conditions for United States and forecast for all States east of the
Mississippi River. except Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Upper Mihi'-'i~n. Lower Michi-
gan. Alala;ma. Mississippi, and the extreme western portion of tl-rdal;. Price, daily,
except Sundl.ys and holidays, 25 a month, $3 a year; daily, including Sundays and
holidays, 300 a month, $3.60 a year. Sunday and holiday maps only 0S a year.
Forican subscription, $7.25 a year. Maps DD, E, and CM. albowiug the ~eath r condi-
tions and forecasts, are issued at numerous stations through the United States, 200 a
month, $2.40 a year.3
Experiment station record. Vol. 79, no. 5, November 1938. Price, $1 per volume
(2 volumes a year) consisting of 6 monthly numbers and index; $1.73 per
volume, foreign. Single numbers for sale only. Price, 155'.8
A technical review of scientific literature pertaining to agriculture.
Extension service review. Vol. 9, no. 10, October 1938. Illus. Price, 100 a copcv;
750 a year, domestic; $1.15 a year, foreign.8
Issued monthly by the Extension Service, of which it is the uffilal organ, for the
distribution of administrative information.
Fire control notes. Vol. 2, no. 1. October 1M3S. Price, 15c a copy; 500 a year,
A quarterly periodical devoted to the technique of fire control. The articles deal
with rile rrsrarch or tire control mnn.agement: theory, relntion.hlips. prv.\ nti,,nii. quip.
ment. detection, communication, transportation, coopr-ration. planning. organization.
personnel managUment, training, fire-~ghtiug methods of repnrtiug, and statistical
Journal of agricultural research. Vol. 56, January 1-June 15, 1038, Index; vol 57,
no. 6, September 15; no. 7, October 1, 1938.
Journal of agricultural research. Price, $3.2.3 a year, domestic; $4.75 a year,
foreign. Each issue, 150, domestic; 20i0, foreign. Separates, 50, domestic;
85, foreign.1 Not distributed free to individuals.
Of primary interest to agricultural scientists and advanced students only. Issued
in 2 viiliiiu-s a year, of 12 numlwrs eah Free distribution is limited to certain
libraries and to institutions or departments doing research work.
SThese may be obtained free upon application to the Agricultural Adjustment Admin-
a Pa3able to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington.
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Separates. A small supply of each separate is given to the originating bureau
or station for its staff, cooperators, and for such other distribution as can be
made. Others interested may purchase copies from the Superintendent of Docu-
ments, Washington, D. C., at 50 each. The Office of Information has none for
Ark.-24. (In vol. 57, No. 1.) A photoelectric sorter for length measure-
ments of fibers of seed cotton. Burt Johnson.
G-1093. (In vol. 57, No. 1.) Two distinct strains of the nematode Aphelen-
choides fragariae occurring on strawberry plants in the United States.
J. R. Christie.
G-1098. (In vol. 57, No. 2.) Relation of atmospheric conditions to enlarge-
ment rate and periodicity of Winesap apples. C. P. Harley and M. P.
G-1103. (In vol. 57, No. 3.) Effect of neutral salts of sodium and calcium
on carbon and nitrogen of soils. V. P. Sokoloff.
1-23. (In vol. 57, No. 2.) The solubility of casein in salts of certain organic
acids and its fractionation by means of these acids. Ralph H. McKee and
Stephen P. Gould.
K-295. (In vol. 57, No. 3.) The reactions of wireworms to arsenicals.
Charles E. Woodworth.
Kans.-87. (In vol. 57, No. 3.) An apparent induced loss of nitrogen-fixing
ability in Azotobacter. Charles R. Stumbo and P. L. Gainey.
Wis.-94. (In vol. 57, No. 1.) Growth substance and the development of
crown gall. S. B. Locke, A. J. Riker, and B. M. Duggar.
Land policy review. Vol. 1, no. 3, September-October 1938. Price, 5C a copy; 25c
a year, domestic'
Gives information on current developments in land policy and land programs to
workers of the Department of Agriculture and cooperating groups.
Monthly weather review. Vol. 66, no. 7, July 193S. Illus. Price, 200 a copy;
$2.00 a year, domestic; $2.75 a year, foreign.3 Not for general distribution.
Contains (1) meteorological contributions and bibliography, (2) weather charts for
the month with an interpretative summary, and (3) climatological tables.
Public roads. Vol. 19, no. 8, October 1938. Price, 100 a copy; $1 a year, domestic;
$1.50 a year, foreign.'
Makes available to road builders the results of investigations relating to the physical
and economic problems of road building.
Soil conservation. Vol. 4, no. 4, October 1938. Price, 100 a copy; $1 a year,
domestic; $1.40 a year, foreign.'
Issued monthly by the Soil Conservation Service. Seeks to supply to workers and
cooperators of the Department of Agriculture engaged in soil-cuuservation activities
information of especial help to them in the performance of their duties.
Weekly weather and crop bulletin. Nos. 40-43. October 4-25, 1938. Price, 500
a year, domestic; $1 a year, foreign.'
Gives detailed weather conditions of preceding weeks and their effect on develop-
ment of crops and farm operations. Limited edition.
SMay be obtained from the issuing bureau.
SThese may be obtained free upon application to the Agricultural Adjustment Admin-
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