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United States Department of Agriculture


APRIL 1939
Any five of the nontechnical publications listed herein, unless indicated 'TFor 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, Wash-
ington, D. C.. by purchase at the prices stated herein. His office is not a part of the
Department of Agriculture.
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.
Raising sheep on temporary pastures. C. G. Potts and V. L. Simmons, Bureau
of Animal Industry. 12 p., illus. (F. B. 1181F., rev.) Price, 50.
The Technical Bulletin series contains the result of scientific and research work applying
to a special crop, industry, or locality. The editions are limited as they are intended
primarily for scientific workers and subject-matter specialists.
Principles of gully erosion in the Piedmont of South Carolina. H. A. Ireland,
C. F. S. Sharpe, and D. H. Eargle, Soil Conservation Service. 143 p., illus.
(T. B. 633T.) Price, 650.
Temperature and other factors affecting the germination of fescue seed.
Vivian Kearns and E. H. Toole, Bureau of Plant Industry. 36 p. (T. B.
638T.) Price, 10.
Composition and properties of goat's milk as compared with cow's milk.
J. A. Gamble, N. R. Ellis, and A. K. Besley, Bureau of Animal Industry.
72 p., illus. (T. B. 671T.) Price, 100.
Sewage irrigation as practiced in the Western States. Wells A. Hutchins,
Bureau of Agricultural Engineering. 60 p., illus. (T. B. 675T.)
Price, 154.
This series carries the less technical and more informal material of the same general
nature as that in the Technical Bulletin series.
Longevity of onion seed in relation to storage conditions. J. H. Beattie and
Victor R. Boswell, Bureau of Plant Industry. 23 p., illus. (Cir. 512C.)
Price, 5f.
Handling and shipping strawberries without refrigeration. D. F. Fisher and
J. M. Lutz, Bureau of Plant Industry. 16 p. illus. (Cir. 515C.) Price, 50.
Control of cyclamen and broad mites on gerbera. Floyd F. Smith, Bureau of
Entomology and Plant Quarantine. 15 p., illus. (Cir. 516C.) Price, 50.
The tobacco industry in Puerto Rico. Charles E. Gage, Bureau of Agricultural
Economics. 54 p., illus. (Cir. 519C.) Price, 100.
Wildlife of the Atlantic coast salt marshes. W. L. McAtee, Bureau of Bio-
logical Survey. 28 p., illus. (Cir. 520C.) Price, 10f.
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.
1-H club insect manual. M. P. Jones, Extension Service. 63 p., illus. (M. P.
318M.) Price, 10.
1. 52C0o-39

Workers in subjects pertaining to agriculture in land-grant colleges and
experiment stations. 1938-39. Mary A. Agnew, Office of Experiment
Stations. 184 p. (M. P. 335M.) Price, 250. Restricted distribution.
Family income and expenditures-Pacific region. Part 1. Family income.
Day Monroe, Marjorie S. Weber, and Helen Hollingsworth, Bureau of
Home Economics. 380 p., illus. (M. P. 339M.) Price, 350. For sale only.
Hosiery for women-A buying guide. Margaret Smith, Bureau of Home
Economics. 23 p., illus. (M. P. 342M.) Price, 100. For sale only.
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. Free distribution is limited to persons in the employ
of the Department, to public officials whose duties render it necessary for them to have
such information, to journals especially concerned, and to manufacturers and firms whose
business is affected by the announcements.
Amendment 14 to B. A. Order 276-Regulations governing the preparation,
sale, barter, exchange, shipment, and importation of viruses, serums,
toxins, and analogous products intended for use in the treatment of
domestic animals. Effective on and after March 15, 1939. 3 p. (B. A. I.
Order 276, amdt. 14).'
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.
Alabama, Colbert County. (No. 22, series 1933.) 45 p., illus. Price, 350.
Nebraska, Wheeler County. (No. 5, series 1933.) 35 p., illus. Price, 300.
Folder 14. Well-nourished children. Department of Labor in cooperation with
Bureau of Home Economics. 16 p. Price, 50 or $1.75 per 100.'
Insects and a mite found on cotton in Puerto Rico, with notes on their economic
importance and natural enemies. L. Courtney Fife, Bureau of Entomol-
ogy and Plant Quarantine. 14 p. (P. R. Bull. No. 39.) Price, 50. For
sale only.
Report of the Administrator of the Farm Security Administration, 1938. Will
W. Alexander. 22 p. Price, 100.1
Report on the agricultural experiment stations, 1938. J. T. Jardine and F. D.
Fromme. 199 p. Price, 250.
1622. The remedies: Economic stabilization. Pp. 289-295. Price, 50.
1624. Tillage. Pp. 321-328. Price, 50.
1625. Tillage machinery. Pp. 329-346. Price, 50.
1637. Methods of applying fertilizers. Pp. 546-562. Price, 50.
1638. Soil acidity and liming. Pp. 563-580. Price, 50.
1641. Grass and other thick-growing vegetation in erosion control. Pp. 615-
633. Price, 50.
1643. Mechanical measures of erosion control. Pp. 646-665. Price, 50.
1649. Drainage in the humid regions. Pp. 723-736. Price, 50.
1650. Management of forest soils. Pp. 737-750. Price, 50.
1665. Soils of the United States. Pp. 1019-1161. Price, 150.
Free distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. They may be obtained by pur-
chase or subscription from the Superintendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 23, no. 4, April 1939. Price, 50 a copy; 500 a
year, domestic; 700 a year, foreign.
A brief general summary of current conditions, including pertinent statistics relating
to production, movement, consumption, and prices of the important farm products.

1 These may be obtained from the issuing bureau.
SPayable to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington.
D. C.

Indicate below, by numbers IN NUMERICAL ORDER, bulletins desired. In order to assure prompt
delivery detach this frank and return in stamped envelope to United States Department of Agriculture,
Office of Information, Washington, D. C. List no more than five publications. If more are desired, please
apply to Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., enclosing remit-
tance to cover cost of publication. Be sure to filling blank form on reverse side.

Farmers' Leaflets Other publications

Crops and markets. Vol. 15, Index 1938; vol. 16, no. 3, March 1939. Price, 100
a copy; $1.00 a year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.2
Statistics concerning crop and livestock estimates and market Information; reports
on supplies, 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 Michigan. Lower Michigan,
Alabama. Mississippi, and the extreme western portion of Florida. Price, daily, except
Sunday and holidays, 25# a month, $3 a year; daily, including Sundays and holidays,
800 a month, $8.60 a year. Sunday and holiday maps only 60# a year. Foreign
subscription, $7.25 a year. Maps DD, E, and CM, showing the weather conditions and
forecasts, are issued at numerous stations throughout the United States, 200 a month,
$2.40 a year.2
Experiment station record. Vol. 80, no. 4, April 1939. Price, $1 per volume
(2 volumes a year) consisting of 6 monthly numbers and index; $1.75 per
volume, foreign. Single numbers for sale only. Price, 150.'
A technical review of scientific literature pertaining to agriculture.
Extension service review. Vol. 10, no. 4, April 1939. Illus. Price, 100 a
copy; 754 a year, domestic; $1.15 a year, foreign.'
Issued monthly by the Extension Service, of which it is the official organ, for the
distribution of administrative information.
Fire control notes. Vol. 3, no. 2, April 1939. Price, 150 a copy; 500 a year,
A quarterly periodical devoted to the technique of fire control. The articles deal
with fire research or fire control management; theory, relationships, prevention, equip-
ment, detection, communication, transportation, cooperation, planning, organization.
personnel management, training, fire-fighting methods of reporting, and statistical
Journal of agricultural research. Price, $3.25 a year, domestic; $4.75 a year,
foreign. Each issue, 150, domestic; 200, foreign. Separates, 50, domestic;
80, foreign.' Not distributed free to individuals.
Of primary interest to agricultural scientists and advanced students only. Issued in
2 volumes a year, of 12 numbers each. Free distribution is limited to certain libraries and
to institutions or departments doing research work.
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 Documents, Wash-
ington, D. C., at 5t each. The Office of Information has none for general distri-
E-74. (In vol. 57, no. 12.) Determination and occurrence of boron in natural
phosphates, superphosphates, and defluorinated phosphate rocks. Lewis
F. Rader, Jr., and W. L. Hill.
E-75. (In vol. 58, no. 2.) Seasonal variation in tannin content of Lespedeza sericea.
I. D. Clarke, R. W. Frey, and H. L. Hyland.
G-1117. (In vol. 58, no. 1.) The canker of Cupressus Induced by Coryneum
cardinal. n. sp. Willis W. Wagener.
1-25. (In vol. 57, no. 7.) The relation of color and carotene content of roughage
In the dairy ration to the color, carotene content, and vitamin A activity
of butterfat. R. E. Hodgson, J. C. Knott, H. K. Murer, and R. R. Graves.

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1-26. (In vol. 58, no. 2.) Pseudomonas aeruglnosa in bovine mastitis. J. Frank
N. Y. (Cornell)-41. Relative efficiency for growing lambs of the protein in rations
containing alfalfa hay, timothy hay, and combinations of the two hays.
J. I. Miller and F. B. Morrison.
Ohio-25. (In vol. 58. no. 2.) The modification of flower structure by environment
in varieties of Lycopersicum esculentum. Freeman S. Howlett.
Wis.-99. (In vol. 57, no. 12.) Soil-fertility standards for growing conifers in
forest nurseries. S. A. Wilde
Journal of agricultural research. Vol. 58, no. 6, March 15, 1939; vol. 58, no. 7,
April 1, 1939.
Land policy review. Vol. II, no. 2, March-April 1939. Price, 50 a copy; 250
a year, domestic.2
Gives information on current developments in land policy and land programs to
workers of the Department of Agriculture and cooperating groups.
Public roads. Vol. 20, no. 2, April 1939. Price, 100 a copy; $1 a year,
domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.2
Makes available to road builders the results of investigations relating to the physical
and economic problems of road building.
Soil conservation. Vol. 4, no. 10, April 1939. Price, 10 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 cof Agriculture engaged in soil-conservation activities
information of especial help to them in the performance of their duties.

Weekly weather and crop bulletin. Nos. 14-17. April 4-25, 1939.
a year, domestic; $1 a year, foreign.2
Gives detailed weather conditions of preceding weeks and their effect
ment of crops and farm operations. Limited edition.
2 Payable to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office,
D. C.

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