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United States Department of Agriculture
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Any fire 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 25,
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 25, D. C., by purchase at the prices stated herein. His office is not a part of the Depart-
s ment of Agriculture.
Free distribution of technical material and periodicals is restricted.
This monthly list will be sent free on request made to the Office of Information, U. S. Depart-
sent of Agriculture, Washington 25, D. C.
Publications will not be sent to foreign addresses, except when exchanges of publications
are made. Foreign correspondents should apply to Superintendent of Documents, Washington
25, D. C., enclosing remittance, plus postage.
Fish for food from farm ponds. Verne E. Davison and
Conservation Service. 22 p., illus. (F. B. 1938F., rev.)
J. A. Johnson, Soil
Blueberry growing. George M. Darrow and R. B. Wilcox, Bureau of Plant
Industry Soils, and Agricultural Engineering; and Charles S. Beckwith, New
Jersey State Agricultural Experiment Station. 88 p., illus. (F. B. 1951F.)
.Control of flue-cured tobacco root diseases by crop rotation.
J. G. Gaines, T. E. Smith, K. J. Shaw, and T.[ W. Graham,
Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering. 12 .p., illus.
Making a dress at home.
Home Economics. 
(F. B. 1954F.)
E. E. Clayton,
Bureau of Plant
(F. B. 1952F.)
n Nutrition and
.Onion-set production. J. C. Walker, University of Wisconsin and Bureau of
Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering; and W. C. Edmundson
and H. A. Jones, Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineer-
ing. 21 p.,illus. (F. B. 1955F.) Price 10f.
Investigations in erosion control and the reclamation of eroded land at the
Palouse Conservation Experiment Station, Pullman, Wash., 1931-42. Glenn
M. Horner, A. G. McCall, and F. G. Bell, Soil Conservation Service, in coopera-
tion with the Washington Agricultural Experiment Station. 83 p., illus. (T.
B. 860T.) Price 200.
Responses of beans (Phaseolus) and other legumes to length of day. H. A.
Allard and W. J. Zaumeyer, Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural
Engineering. 24 p., illus. (T. B. 867T.) Price 100.
Method of testing legume bacteria cultures and
inoculants in 1943. L T. Leonard, Bureau
Agricultural Engineering. 8 p. (Cir. 703C.)
results of tests of commercial
of Plant Industry, Soils, and
Workers in subjects pertaining to agriculture in land-grant colleges and experi-
ment stations. 194344. Betty T. Richardson, Office of Experiment Stations.
155 p. (M. P. 535M.) Price 250. Free distribution limited to Department
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facts about the forests.
!22 p., illus.
Community canning centers.
Office of Distribution.
99 p., illus.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Bureau of Animal Industry. Service and regulatory announcements. March
1944. Pp. 13-20. (S. R. A.-B. A. I. 443). Price 54 a copy; 25# a year.'
Grades, requirements, and regulations of the War Food Administrator for carry-
ing out the provisions of the Export Apple and Pear Act. Service and
regulatory announcements No. 143, revised. Office of Distribution. 7 p.
S. R. A.-O. D. 143, rev.) Price 50.1
AGRICULTURAL WAR INFORMATION
Guides for cutting timber in the Northeast.
Soil conservation aids soybean production.
Can you also profit from soil conservation?
Forest Service. 12 p. (AWI-90).
Soil Conservation Service. 8 p.,
Soil Conservation Service.
FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION
Purchasing farm supplies through Southern States Cooperative,
Lister and Alexander Swantz, Farm Credit Administration.
(Cir. No. C-128) .'
Free distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. They may lb obtained by
purchase or subscription from the Superintendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 28, No. 5, May 1944.
domestic; 700 a year, foreign.'
Price 54 a copy; 504 a year,
Agriculture decisions. Vol. 3, No. 2, February 1944; Vol. 3, No. 3, March 1944.
Price 15 a copy; $1.50 a year.1
Agriculture in the Americas. Vol. 4, No. 6, June 1944.
copy, 75f a year, domestic; $1.20 a year, foreign.1
Bibliography of agriculture.
$3.75 a year, domestic; 454
50 a copy, 50f a
Vol. 4, No. 3, May 1944.
a copy, $4.75 a year, foreign.'
Vol. 10, No. 7, June 1944. Limited free
year, domestic; 70 foreign.1
Illus. Price 100 a
Price 854 a copy,
Experiment station record. Vol. 90, No. 6, June 1944. 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 154.1
Extension service review.
$1.00 a year, domestic;
Vol. 15, No. 5, May 1944.
$1.40 a year foreign.1
Illus. Price 10# a copy;
Foreign agriculture. Vol. 8, No. 5, May 1944.
domestic; $1.60 a year, foreign.'
Price 104 a copy; $1.00 a year,
Journal of agricultural research. Price $3.25 a year, domestic; $4.75 a year,
foreign. Each issue, 15, domestic; 20t, foreign. Separates, 54, domestic;
8f, foreign. Not distributed free to individuals.
Of primary interest to agricultural scientists and advanced students only. Issued
In 2 volumes a year of 12 ,umbers 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, cooplerators, and for such other distribution as can be made.
Others interested may purchase copies from the Superintendent of Documents, Wash-
ington 25, D. C., at 5t each. It is usually several weeks after the Journal number
appears before the Separates are available. The Office of Information has none for
Payable to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington
25 D. C.
SMay be obtained from Farm Credit Administration, Kansas City, Mo.
Indicate below, by numbers IN NUMERICAL ORDER, bulletins required. List no more than
tLe publications. If more are desired, please apply to Superintendent of Documents, Govern-
en;!t Printing Office, Washington 25, D. C., enclosing remittance to cover cost of publication.
'i]i od.er to assure prompt delivery detach this frank and return in stamped envelope to United
StatS Department of Agriculture, Office of Information, Washington, D. C.
Individuals residing in foreign countries will be required to furnish remittance for the cost
of the publications selected, plus postage, amounting to one-third of the cost of the publications.
I :: Requests for change of address must show old as well as new addresses. Be sure to write your
-" : name and address plainly on reverse side of this form.
, Farmers AWI Other publications
Vol. 68. No. 10. May 15,1944. IIlus. Contents:
Stem-end rot of oranges and factors affecting its control (G-1304). Charles Brooks.
A study of the Sweet-and-Sour apple chimera and its clonal significance (Mich.-42).
V. R. Gardner.
News for farmer cooperatives. Vol. 11, No. 3, June 1944. Price 100 a copy;
$1 a year, domestic.2
Rural electrification news. Vol. 9, No. 9, May 1944. Price 104 a copy; 750 a
year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.1
Soil conservation. Vol. 9, No. 11, May 1944. Price 104 a copy; $1 a year,
domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.1
SAVING FOOD SURPLUS
BUREAU OF HUMAN NUTRITION AND HOME ECONOMICS
The Department of Agriculture again urges Americans to preserve the fresh
food surplus. Whether rationing is on or off commercially preserved foods, it's
common sense to grow fruits and vegetables and save the surplus in view of the
constantly changing food picture and the long job to be done during and after the
Canning is one of the best ways to keep many kinds of food when directions,
backed by scientific research, are accurately followed. This year the Department
has worked with State and other agencies in an effort to pool results of home-
canning research and extract all ideas and methods that are best by test. The
aim has been to send this information Nation-wide so that the finest canning
procedures, based on scientific research, will be used as uniformly as possible. A
new 16-page bulletin, giving clear, how-to-do-it directions for recommended ways
of canning has been issued as a result of the Department's research and consulta-
tion with other groups. It includes illustrated directions for adjusting five main
types of jars and seals, and picture pages showing how to can peaches, tomatoes,
and beans. Write for AWI-93, Home Canning of Fruits and Vegetables.8
Pressure canners, necessary for safe canning of meat, poultry, and low-acid
vegetables, must operate efficiently and be handled properly to preserve food safe
to eat. For the information of homemakers, community canning groups, demon-
stration agents, teachers and others interested, AWI-65, Take Care of Pressure
Canners, has been issued.'
S Storage is another method used to preserve less perishable fruits and vegetables
during winter months. Detailed directions for handling those that can be stored
S at home, both on farms and in cities and towns, are given in Farmers' Bulletin
1939, Home Storage of Vegetables and Fruits.8
Drying, one of the oldest methods of preserving food, has long been favored in
warm, cloudless climates where drying is possible out of doors. As the war
progressed and more and more dried foods were sent abroad, dehydration gained
SPayable to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington
25. D. C.
May be obtained from Farm Credit Administration, Kansas City, Mo.
Free copies on request.
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wide public attention. One result was a demand for a simple home method of
drying food indoors. To serve this end there was issued AWI-59, Oven-Drying-
One \i ay to Save Victory Garden Surplus.'
Salting and brining, used the world over for many centuries to preserve food,
have been under research by the Department in cooperation with the North-.
Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station. Methods have been developed for
using relatively a small amount of salt compared to that required In old-time
directions. The result is a saving of vitamins since vegetables brined or salted
by the new methods need little or no soaking before cooking. Farmers' Bulletin :,
1932, Preparation of Fruits and Vegetables by Salting or Brining gives directions
for the newer methods.3 .4
Pickle-making is generally of two types: Shorter processes and the long brine 'i
method that requires 2 months or more for fermentation. A pamphlet giving the
shorter methods including the preparation of pickled fruits and relishes Is .
AWI-103, Pickle and Relish Recipes.' Also available is Farmers' Bulletin 1438, :
Making Fermented Pickles, which includes the long brine method.3 i
Freezing food to preserve it is popular in localities where fruits and vegetables
can be obtained garden-fresh and homemakers have home freezing units or access f l
to community freezer lockers. Directions for preparing foods for freezing and SI
for cooking them later for the table are included in AWI-100, How to Prepare ti him:
Vegetrubles aind Fruits for Freezing."'4. : ."'
Jelly and jam recipes are .nblished in Farmers' Bulletin 1800, HomeMade *
Jellies, Jams, and Preserves.' ,,
Freee copies on request. M"
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