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BULLETIN OF THE MONTH
"A Consumers' Guide To U. S. Standards for Farm Products"
Miscellaneous Publication 553
This revision is a useful guide to homemakers in buying food. It is divided into w fairly well-defined groups; those standards that can be readily used by the dividual homemaker under certain conditions, because of the device or stamp,
rtificate, or other visual indication of grade and those standards that are
arked on some goods in wholesale markets and can be used as guides by such sumer as managers of restaurants and cafeterias and purchasing agents for
situations, who buy in quantity on those markets.
sorghum storage. C. K. Shedd and H. H. Walkden. Bureau of Plant
stry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering and Bureau of Entomology and
at Quarantine. 48 p., illus. (C 760.) Price 150.
authors report the results of a study of the storage of threshed grain sorghum in
button of the varieties and classes of wheat in the United States in 1944.
llen lark and K. S. Quisenberry. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and
cultural Engineering. 80 p., illus. (C 761.) Price 200.
at varieties grown in the United States are continually changing because of the pment and distribution of improved strains by State and Federal agricultural ext stations and by private breeders. Varietal surveys furnish a historical record
shifting of varieties and they form a basis for further wheat improvement.
Sin relation to storage of apples. H. A. Schomer and L. P. McColloch.
eau of Plant industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering. 24 p., illus.
765.) Price 10.
evaluation of ozone in apple storage, the effect of ozone on the development of fruit
and on the quality of fruit is given.
ixired, Dixigem, and Southland peaches. John H. Weinberger. Bureau lant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering. 7 p.,- illus. (C 766.)
Snew peach varietie-Dixtred, Dixigem, and Southland--are described in this
niled by Eleanor W. lay Offie of Information.
Cttonseed h aliag with small air pipes. Charles A. Bennett and Geriald N. Franks. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering. 8 P.9
illus. (C 768.) Price 5#.
Cotton gners, seedsmen, and farmers who seek an economical meth for handing seeds, granular bulk materials, and various kinds of trash will find usel the small-pipe seed-handling system adapted to agricultural needs at the United States Cotton Gng IAboratory, S~tonevfile, Mias.
Storage of sweetpotatoes. 3. M. Lutz and J. W. Simon, Bureau of Plant
Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering. .50 p., illus. ( 1442, rev)
Requirements for proper sweetpotato storage, ring, and construction storage house are gven in this revision
Winter legumes for green manure in the Cotton Belt. Roland M ee and A. D.
McNair. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering and
Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 22 p., illus. (F 1663, rev.) Price 10.
This revised bulletin describes the culture of winter legumes, namel etches, covers, peas, lupines and others for the purpose of soil improvement n the ton Belt. Diseases of strawberries. J. B. Demaree. Bureau of Plant Industry, oils,
and Agricultural Engineering. 28 p., illus. (F 1891, rev.) Price 15.
The most important strawberry diseases are described and illustrated In this revision.
White clover. 'E. A. Hollowell. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering. 8 p.,. illus. (L 119, rev.) Price 10.
This revised leaflet discusses common white clover, a widely distributed but often unappreciated plant of pastures, lawns, roadsides, and thin woodlands. Production of spinach. J. H. Beattie and W. R. Beattie. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering. 8 p. (L 128, rev.) Price 5.
This revised leaflet discusses varieties, culture, harvesting and handling.
A consumers' guide to U. S. Standards for farm products. Catherine M. Vlehmann. Production and Marketing Administration. 21 p., illus. (M 553, rev.)
Price, 150. See page 1.
Vitamin and mineral content of certain foods as affected by home preparation.
Elizabeth M. Hewston, Elsie H. Dawson, Lucy M. Alexander, and Elsa OrentKelles. Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics 76 p., illus. (
628.) Price 300. For sale only.
The title is self-explanatory.
Progress of farm mechanization. Martin R. Oooper, Glen T. Barton, and
Albert P. Brodell. Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 101 p., ills. (M 630.)
This publication keynotes the place of farm mechanization and analyses the influences of mechanization on farm employment, on eiencies in production, and on production costs and returns of agriculture. The Ries that cause mylasis in man. Maurice T. James. Bureau of Entomology
and Plant Quarantine. 175 p., Illus. (M 631.) Price 835. For sale only.'
This publication summarizes pertinent information concerning the mylasis-producing les of the world insofar as they affect the human host, and presents guides for their identification.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY MATERIAL
Index to service and regulatory announcements, January-December 1947.
Bureau of Animal Industry.
Official United States standards for grades of carcass beef. Reprinted with
amendments December 1947. 7 p. (SRA-PMA 99.) This announcement was issued originally as Service and Regulatory Announcement 99 of the Bureau
of Agricultural Economics.
SPayable to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Ofee, Washington 25. D. C.
r e and regulatory announcements. Bureau of Animal Industry. Pp. 1-8. (SRA-BAI 489.) Price 54 a copy, 254 a year, domestic; 450 a year, foreign.1 Service and regulatory announcements, April-June 1947. Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. Pp. 21-57. (SRA-BEPQ 168.)
Oi crops in American farming. Peter L. Hansen and Ronald L. Mighell. Bure of Agricultural Economics. 55 p., illus. (T 940.) Price 104.
The purpose of this report is to make a brief general appraisal of the position of oil crops for the period ahead. Market-outlet possibilities, domestic-production prospects, and world production abd trade are considered. Nutritional qualities of range forage plants in relation' to grazing with beef
cattle on the Southern Plains Experimental Range. D. A. Savage and V. G.
Heller. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, and Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station. 61 p., illus. (T 943.) Price 15U.
The title is self-explanatory.
Selenium occurrence in certain soils in the United States, with a discussion in
related topics: Seventh report. Hubert W. Lakin and Horace G. Byers. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering. 36 p.,. illus.
(T 950.) Price 150.
This report presents the results of a survey of selenium occurrence in North Dakota and of a reconnaissance examination of parts of Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and Utah, where the absorption of the element by plants fed on by livestock has caused selenium poisoning.
Review of literature on cinchona diseases, injuries, and fungi. Frances F.
Lombard. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering.
70 p. (B 9.) Price 24.
This publication has been prepared in an effort to bring together the world literature on the diseases of cinchona, the natural source of qunine.
The agricultural situation. Vol. 32, No. 1. January 1948. Price 50 a copy,
500 a year, domestic; 700 a year, foreign'
Bibliography of agriculture. Vol. 12, No. 2. February 1948. Single copies vary
in price. $6.00 a year, domestic; $8.00 a year, foreign.'
Extension service review. Vol. 19, Nos. 2 and 3. February-March 1948. Price
100 a copy, 754 a year, domestic; $1.15 a year, foreign.'
SPayable to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington
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Foreign agriculture. Vol. XII, No. 2. February 19. Price 15f a copy, $.50
a year, domestic; $2.00 a year, foreign.
Journal of agricultural research. Price $2.25 a year, domest; $.00 a year
foreign. Not distributed free to individuals.
Of primary interest to agricultural scientists and advanced students only. d n
2 volumes a year of 12 numbers each. Free distribution is limited to certain ibrae a to noncommercial institutions.
Separate, 54 domestie; 8 foreign. The prices of separates maydep
ing on their size. A small supply of each separate is given to the station for its staff, coperators, and for su other distribution as can be
Vol. 76, Nos. 3 and 4. February 1 and 15, 1948. Cotents:
Digestible nutrients and metabolizable energy in Russian-thtle hays and lag ( N. Dak.-22). F. W. Christensen, T. H. Hopper and A. Stevens.
Recovery and viability of seeds of certain southern grasses and lespedea pa thrgh the bovine digestive tract (Key No. G-1383). Glenn W. Burton and John An w News for farmer cooperatives. Vol14, No. 11. February 1948. Pric 100 a
copy, $1.00 a year, domestic; $1.40 a year, foreign
Rural electrification news. Vol. 13, Nos. 7 and 8. February-March 1948. Price
154 a copy, 754 a year, domestic; $1.00 a year, foreign."
Soil conservation. Vol. XIII, No 7. February 1948. Price 10aco00a
year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.'
The Motion Picture Service, Office of Information, U. S. Department of Agr te produces and distributes motion pictures on subjects with which the cerned. They are both sound and silent and are released in 16-mm. and th Films in the 16-mm. size are available from State film libraries ; 35mmfilmsareavailable only from Motion Picture Service. They are lent to responsible agencies and per may be purchased outright. Prints of Department films may be obta ing film libraries in the 48 States, and the Territories of Alaska, Ha and Puerto Rico. BLISTER RUST-ENEMY OF PINES. 2 reels, 16 mm., sound, n color; released, 1948. Running time 18 minutes.
This movie depicts the story of the fight to save the white pines destruction by the white pine blister rust, a fungus disease which ent from Europe at the beginning of the century. Shows the many and varied useofpines, life cycle of the disease by graphic presentation, and effective control measures now being taken to stop its spread. (Not in film lbrrie. Avlable for pchae only.)
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