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United States Department of Agriculture


MARCH 1943
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, Washington, 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.
This monthly list will be sent free on request made to the Office of Information, U. S.
Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C.
Publications will not be sent free to foreign addresses, except when exchanges of publications
are made. Foreign correspondents should apply to Superintendent of Documents, Washington,
D. C., enclosing remittance.
These bulletins discuss in nontechnical language a wide variety of suDjects pertaining to
the farm and farm home.
Peanut growing. W. R. Beattie and J. H. Beattie, Bureau of Plant Industry.
31 p., illus. (F. B. 1656F., rev.) Price 50.
Classifying land for conservation farming. R. D. Hockensmith and J. G. Steele,
Soil Conservation Service. 45 p., illus. (F. B. 1853F.) Price 10W.
Growing peas for canning and freezing. W. R. Beattie, L. L. Harter, and B. L.
Wade, Bureau of Plant Industry. 22 p., illus. (F. B. 1920F.) Price 50.
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 p~iges.
Disease-resistant varieties of vegetables for the home garden. R. J. Haskell,
Extension Service and Bureau of Plant Industry, and V. I. Boswell, Bureau
of Plant Industry. 8 p., illus. (Leaf. 203L., rev.) Price 50.


This series carries the less technical and more informal material of the same general
mature as that in the Technical Bulletin series.
The white-pine weevil. H. J. MacAloney, Bureau of Entomology and Plant
Quarantine. 31 p., illus. (Cir. 221C., rev.) Price 50.
The mountain pine beetle, an important enemy of western pines. James C.
Evenden, W. D B2dard, and G. R. Struble. Bureau of Entomology and Plant
Quarantine. 25 p., illus. (Cir. G14C.) Price 50.
The Pawnee potato. W. C. Edmundson and L. A. Schaal, Bureau of Plant In-
dustry; and A. M. Binkley, Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 6 p.,
illus. (Cir. 665C.) Price 50.
This series includes those publications of a miscellaneous nature which do not fall within
any of the oth r series issued by the Department, particularly those of a size other than
octavo. Such publications were formerly issued as Miscellaneous Circulars.
List of available publications of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Compiled by Fred L. Zimmerman and Phyllis R. Read, Office of Information.
28 p. (M. P. 00M.) Abridged edition.
Tables giving statistics relating to one or more closely related agricultural commodities.
Of interest to persons engaged in marketing or any business affected by agricultural
Stumpage and log prices for the calendar year 1941. Henry B. Steer, Forest
Service. 72 p. (S. B. 78S.) Price 150.

Such notices of judgment, decisions, and instructions as are necessary in the enforce-
ment of regulatory acts are contained in thes, announcements. They are issued monthly
or as necessary by certain bureaus. Free disturb't;i(n is limited to persons in the em1lo
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.
Bureau of Animal Industry. Service and regulatory announcements. January
1!43. Pp. 1-8. (S. R. A.-B. A. I. 429) ; February 1943. Pp. 9-20. (S. R. A.-
B. A. I. 430). Price 50 a copy, 23 a year.'
Modification of Japanese beetle quarantine regulations. Part 301. Domestic
quarantine notices. Chapter III. Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quaran-
tine. 5 p. Effective 1943. (B. E. P. Q.-Q 48).2
Modification of pink bollworm quarantine regulations. Part 301. Domestic
quarantine notices, Amdt. 4. Chapter III. Bureau of Entomology and
Plant Quarantine. 3 p. Effective February 1943. (B. E. P. Q.-Q 52, rev.)'
White-fringed beetle quarantine. No. 72. Subpart. Part 301. Domestic quar-
antine notices. Chapter III. Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.
7 p. Effective December 1942. (B. E. P. Q.-Q 72, rev.)2
Annual report on tobacco statistics, 1942. Agricultural Marketing Administra-
tion. 102 p., illus.
Physical land conditions on the Farmersburg-McGregor project, Clayton County,
Iowa. D. E. Perfect and D. A. Sheetz, Soil Conservation Service. 25 p.,
illus. (Physical Land Survey No. 28.) Price 10g. For sale only.
An emergency series of public itions which discuss in nontechnical language food pro-
duction, nutrition, and related subj,,cts pertaining to development of the Food for Freedom
Hunger quits school. Food Distribution Administration. 12 p., illus. (AWI-25).
America's biggest war plant. (AWI-28). Folder.
Free distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. They may be obtained by purchase
or subscription from the Superintendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 27, No. 2, January 1943. Price 5 a copy; 500
a year, domestic; 700 a year, foreign.'
A brief general summary of current conditions including pertinent statistics relating
to pr-oduction, movement, consumption, and prices of the important farm products.
Agriculture decisions. Vol. 1, No. 12, December 1942; Vol. 2, No. 1, January
1943. Price 150 a copy; $1.50 a year.'
To make available 'to interested persons, in an orderly and accessible form, decisions
issued under regulatory laws administered in the Department.
Crops and markets. Vol. 18, 1941. Index. Price 100 a copy; 300 a year, domes-
tlc; 45 a year, foreign.' Quarterly
Statistics conce-rning crop and livestock estimates and market information; reports
on supplies, stocks, commercial movennt, conditions, and prices of agricultural prod-
ucts; and studies of prices and demand, bloth foreign and domestic.
Experiment station record. Vol. 88, No. 3, March; No. 4, April 1943. Price $1
per volume (2 volumes a year) consisting of 6 monthly numbers and index;
$1.75 per volume, foreign. Single nunbers for sale only. Price 150.'
A technical review of scientific literature pertaining to agriculture.
Extension service review. Vol. 14, No. 3, March 1943. Illus. Price 100 a copy;
$1.#) a year, domestic; $1.40 a year, foreign.'
Issued monthly by the Extension Service, of which it is the official oigan, for the
distribution of administrative information.
Foreign agriculture. Vol. 7, No. 3, March 1943. Illus. Price 100 a copy; $1.00
a year, domestic; $1.60 a year, foreign.,

'Payable to the Superintendent of Documents, Gove1nment Printing Office, Washngton,
D. .
zThese 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.
sure to write your name and -address plainly on reverse side of this form.

Fe-flets Other publications

A 24-page monthly periodical containing articles on foreign government policies re-
lating to agriculture, foreign agricultural production and international trade in agri-
cultural products. The articles in general are the result of special research or field
investigations conducted by the office staff or commodity specialists of the Office of
Foreign Agricultural Relations. Designed primarily for those who are interested in
following changes in foreign policies as they aTect agriculture.
Journal of agricultural research. Price $3.25 a year, domestic; $4.75 a year,
foreign. Each issue, 15(, domestic; 20, foreign. Separates, 5, 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 ejich. Free distribution is limited to certain
libraries and to institutions or departments doing reseal ch 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 50 each. The Office of Information has none for general distribution.
Vol. 65, Index. July 1-December 15, 1942.
Vol. 66, No. 5, March 1, 1943. Illus. Contents:
Differential effect of nutrient solutions on the size of various parts of maize seedlings
grown in the dark (G-1276). J. H. Kempton.
Vol. 66, No. 6. March 15, 1943. Illus. Contents:
An apparatus for studying respiration of Azotobacter in relation to the energy involved
in nitrogen fixation and assimilation (Calif.-132) J. M. Fife.
Relationship of certain characteristics of seed cottons to ginning. (M-3) W. Sharrott
Smith, William J. Martin, and Norma L. Pearson.
Land policy review. Index to Vol. V, January-December 1942; Vol. 6, No. 1.
Spring 1943. Price 100 a copy; 30W a year, domestic; 45o a year, foreign.'
Gives information on current developments in land policy and land programs to
workers of the Department of Agriculture and cooperating, groups. Quarterly.
Rural electrification news. Vol. 8, No. 7, March 1943. Price 100 a copy-; 750
a year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.'
Issued monthly by the Rural Electrification Administration. A summary of rural
electrification activities and a clearing house for interchange of information pertain-
ing to utilization of electric power in farm tasks.
Soil conservation. Vol. 8, No. 9, March 1943. Price 100 a copy; $1 a year,
domestic; $1.50 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-conservation activities
information of especial help to them in the performance of their duties.

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