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MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
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.
Feed-lot and ranch equipment for beef cattle. W. H. Black, Bureau of Animal
Industry. 18 p., illus. (F. B. 1584F., rev.) Price, 50.
Pear growing in the Pacific Coast States. C. F. Kinman and J. R. Magness,
Bureau of Plant Industry. 38 p., illus. (F. B. 1739F., rev.) Price, 10f.
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, recom-
mendations, remedies, and methods. They are brief and concise, written in informal, popular
style, and are limited to eight pages.
The ryegrasses. H. A. Schoth and M. A. Hein, Bureau of Plant Industry.
8 p., illus. (Leaf. 196L.) Price, 5e.
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.
Some principles of accelerated stream and valley sedimentation. Stafford C.
Happ, Gordon Rittenhouse, and G. C. Dobson, Soil Conservation Service.
134 p., illus. (T. B. 695T.) Price, 755. For sale only.
Economic status of the English sparrow in the United States. E. R. Kalm-
bach, Bureau of Biological Survey. 66 p., illus. (T. B. 711T.) Price, 15f.
Types of vegetation in Escalante Valley, Utah, as indicators of soil conditions.
H. L. Shantz and R. L. Piemeisel, Bureau of Plant Industry. 46 p., illus.
(T. B. 713T.) Price, 30s.
Biology of the seed-corn maggot in the Coastal Plain of the South Atlantic
States. W. J. Reid, Jr., Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.
44 p. (T. B. 723T.) Price, 10.
This series carries the less technical and more informal material of the same general nature
as that in the Technical Bulletin series.
Maintaining identity and pure seed of southern oat varieties. T. R. Stanton.
Bureau of Plant Industry. 20 p., illus. (Cir. 562C.) Price, 5<-.
The ripening and repacking of mature-green tomatoes. R. C. Wright and
E. A. Gorman, Jr., Bureau of Plant Industry. 8 p., illus. (Cir. 566C.)
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anVfgCg)Re ohier series issued by. the Department, particularly those of a size other than octavo.
Such publications were formerly issued as Miscellaneous Circu!ars.
Plans of farm buildings for Southern States. 123 p., illus. (M. P. 360M.)
Price, 60c. For sale only.
Descriptions of types of principal American varieties of orange-fleshed car-
rots. Roy Magruder and Victor R. Boswell, Bureau of Plant Industry;
S. L. Emsweller, formerly California Agricultural Experiment Station;
J. C. Miller, Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station; A. E. Hutchins,
University of Minnesota; J. F. Wood, Texas Agricultural Experiment
Station; and M. M. Parker and H. H. Zimmerley, Virginia Truck Experi-
ment Station. 48 p., illus. (M. P. 361M.) Price, 20c. Restricted
Family income and expenditures, Middle Atlantic and North Central Region
and New England Region. Part 1, family income. Day Monroe, Eliza-
beth Phelps, and Idella G. Swisher, Bureau of Home Economics. 447 p.,
illus. (M. P. 370M.) Price, 50.
Descriptions of types of principal American varieties of red garden beets.
Roy Magruder and Victor R. Boswell, Bureau of Plant Industry; H. A.
Jones, California Agricultural Experiment Station; J. C. Miller, Louisiana
Agricultural Experiment Station; J. F. Wood, Texas Agricultural Experi-
ment Station, and L. R. Hawthorn, Texas Agricultural Experiment Sta-
tion and Bureau of Plant Industry; M. M. Parker and H. H. Zimmerley,
Virginia Truck Experiment Station. 60 p., illus. (M. P. 374 M.) Price,
350. Restricted distribution.
Packaging sliced Cheddar and Swiss cheese in cans for sandwich dispensers.
H. L. Wilson, Bureau of Dairy Industry. 8 p., illus. (M. P. 386M.)
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Such notices of judgment, decisions, and instructions as are necessary in the enforcement of
regulatory acts are contained in these announcements. They are isa-ued 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 jour-
nals especially concerned, and to manufacturers and firms whose business is affected by the
Bureau of Animal Industry. Service and regulatory announcements. May
1940. Pp. 51-58. (S. R. A.-B. A. I. 397.) Price 25o a year, 5e a copy.'
Regulation for warehousemen storing sirups. Service and regulatory an-
nouncements. No. 157. (Supersedes S. R. A.-No. 89). Agricultural
Marketing Service. 19 p. (S. R. A.-A. M. S. 157).2
Tables giving statistics relating to one or more closely related amgicultural commodities.
Of interest to persons engaged in marketing or any business affected by agricultural production.
Wheat futures, volume of trading, open contracts, and prices from January 2,
1936, to December 31, 1938. 131 p. (S. B. 72S.) Price, 150.
The scope of land use planning. Bureau of Agricultural Economics in coop-
eration with Extension Service, Agricultural Adjustment Administration,
Farm Credit Administration, Farm Security Administration, Forest Serv-
ice, Soil Conservation Service, and Public Roads Administration of the
Federal Works Agency. (County planning series No. 4.) 7 p. Price, 5c.
Communities and neighborhoods in land use planning. Bureau of Agricul-
tural Economics, in cooperation with Extension Service. (County plan-
ning series No. 6.) 7 p. Price, 50.
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2 May be obtained from the issuing bureau.
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 remittance to cover cost of publication. Requests for change of
address must show old as well as new address.
Be sure to write your name and address plainly on reverse side of this form.
Farmers Leaflets Other publications
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REPRINTS FROM 1939 YEARBOOK
1669. Food and life--A summary. Pp. 3-94. Price 100.
1671. Food functions and the relation of food to health. Pp. 100-123. Price,
1672. Food habits, old and new. Pp. 124-130. Price, 5 .
1673. Can food habits be changed? Pp. 131-138. Price, 50.
1677. Protein requirements of man. Pp. 173-186. Price, 50.
1678. Mineral needs of man. Pp. 187-220. Price, 100.
1679. Vitamin needs of man. Pp. 221-271. Price, 10c.
1683. Planning for good nutrition. Pp. 321-340. Price, 100.
1684. Micro-organisms in foods and food preservation. Pp. 341-349. Price,
1685. Enzymes in foods and food preservation. Pp. 350-354. Price, 50.
1986. United States meat inspection. Pp. 355-359. Price, 5c.
1687. Supervision and inspection of milk. Pp. 360-363. Price, 50.
1689. M hat the modern homemaker needs to know. Pp. 372-379. Price, 50.
1693. Factors affecting maintenance nutrition, feed utilization, and health
of farm animals. Pp. 431-449. Price, 50.
1694. Growth, fattening, and meat production. Pp. 450-468. Price, 50.
1695. Some effects of nutritional levels. Pp. 469-475. Price, 50.
1697. The relation of nutrition to the production of hides and wool. Pp. 492-
500. Price, 5C.
1698. The nutrition of very young animals. Pp. 501-518. Price, 50.
1699. Nutritional requirements of beef and dual-purpose cattle. Pp. 519-543.
Free distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. They may be obtained by purchase
or -ubscription from the Superintendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 24, No. 7, July 1940. Price 50 a copy; 500 a year,
domestic; 700 a year, foreign.1
A brief general summary of current conditions, including pertinent statistics relating to
production, movement, consumption, and prices of the important farm products.
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 Mirniaan. klwer Michigan,
Alabama, Mississippi. and the extreme western portion of Florida. Price. daily. except
Sunday and holidays. 250 a month. $3 a year; daily. inclulinr SundHy and holiday.. 30,',
a month. $3.60 a year. Sunday and holiday maps only 6U' a year. Foreign subsc;-iption,
$9.10 a year. Maps DD, E, and CM. showing the weather Lonlition- and foreca..t are
issued at numerous stations through the United Stntts. *2iC a month, $-.40 a year.'
Experiment station record. Vol. 81, Index number; vol. 83, no. 1, July 1940.
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.
A technical review of scientific literature pertaining to agriculture.
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Journal of agricultural research. Price $3.25 a year, domestic; $4.75 a year,
foreign. Each issue, 150, domestic; 20c, foreign. Separates, 5, domestic;
Sc, 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 sta-
tion for its staff, cooperators, and for such other distribution as can be made. Others
interested may purchase copies from the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D. C.,
at 50 each. The Office of Information has none for general distribution.
G-1150. (In Vol. 60, No. 1.) Relation between carotenoid content and number of
genes per cell in diploid and tetraploid corn. L. R. Randolph and David
11.-71. (In Vol. 60, No. 1.) Development of the staminate and pistillate in-
florescences of sweet corn. O. T. Bonnett.
M-1. (In Vol. 60, .No. 1.) Effect of the amount and distribution of rainfall and
evaporation during the growing season on yields of corn and spring wheat.
Floyd E. Davis and J. E. Pallesen.
Wash.-32. (In Vol. 60, No. 1). The digestibility of mature range grasses and
range mixtures fed alone and with supplements. Ralph McCall.
Land policy review. Vol. III, No. 3, May-June 1940. Price, 50 a copy;
250 a year, domestic.1
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. 67, Title page, table of contents, and index;
Vol. 68, No. 4, April 1940. Illus. Price, 20C a copy; $2.00 a year, do-
mestic; $2.75 a year, foreign.' Not for general distribution.
Contains (1) meteorological contributions and bibliography, (2) weather charts for
the month with an interpretative summary, and (3) climatological tables.
Rural electrification news. Vol. 5, No. 11. July 1940. Price 100 a copy; 750
a year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.1
Issued monthly by the Rural Electrification Administration. A summary of rural
electrification activities and a clearing house for interchange of information pertaining
to utilization of electric power in farm tasks.
Soil conservation. Vol. 6, No. 1, July 1940. Price, 100 a copy; $1 a year,
domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.1
Issued monthly by the Soil Conservation Service. Seeks to supply to workers and
cooperators of the Department of Agriculture engaged in soil-conservation activities infor-
mation of especial help to them in the performance of their duties.
Weekly weather and crop bulletin. Nos. 27-30, July 2-23, 1940. Price, 50c,
domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.1
Gives detailed weather conditions of preceding weeks and their effect on development of
crops and farm operations. LLnited edition.
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