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S.-.:iB R;.AD: CAREFULLY BEFORE ORDERING.
.oj e any of the publications listed herein, except those otherwise
bi be obtained free upon application to the Editor and Chief of the
n of Publications, United States Department of Agriculture, Wash-
D. .i C., as long as the department's supply lasts.
Gls.ij department's supply is exhausted, publications can still be ob-
ken the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office,
I- DC., but by. purchase only, and at the prices noted herein.
kremltaces to the Superintendent of Documents direct. His office
ap t of the Department of Agriculture.
ailing your request be sure and see that your name and complete
.lddiress (street number or rural route number as the case may be)
RMERS' BULLETINS-FOR FREE DISTRIBUTION.
-i he department's supply of the current numbers of Farmers' Bulletin is
4 l make it possible to send them free to all applicants. They are
iat cents, per "copy.
.ifEdible and Poisonous Mushrooms. By Flora W. Pftterson,
and Vera K. Charles, Assistant Mycologist, Office of Patho-
iolleetions. Pp. 24, figs. 22. Contribution from the Bureau of
W:i strF. Marg~h, 1917. (Farmers' Bulletin 796.)
Iieties of Chickens. 1. The American Class. By Rob R. Slocum,
i' i .. sba ndry. Division. Pp. 19, figs. 13. Contribution from the
.f.. Animal Industry. April, 1917. (Farmers' Bulletin 806.)
por: general distribution.
..[IAve: Stock in the South. Suggestions for Imnrovement. By S.
SAssistant in Marketing Live Stock and Meats. Pp. 16. Contribu-
4pi :n the Office of Markets and Rural Organization. Apr., 1917.
ose..o this bulletin is to place before' southern farmers who produce
li Sa lots. and who are experiencing difficulty in marketing their live stock
iififth:it *local'marketing plans which have been found successful in cer-
odEfnjltie,ad which are practicable under southern conditions.
'..Cof Baby Beef. By S. H. Ray, Animal Husbandry Division.
8. Contribution from the Bureau of Animal Industry. April,
oitit Farm Equipment. By H. N. Humphrey, Scientific Assistant,
tartllB 4Assistant Agriculturist. Pp. 15. Contribution from the
-fM4i&lW Management. May, 1917. (Farmers' Bulletin 816.)
fditbke attdn cot of all minor articles of equipment necessary for a
;-:X. ( Q-O. Townsend, Pathologist in Charge of Sugar-Beet
ureau of Plant Industry,, and H. C. Gore, Chemist in
i Vegetable Utilization Laboratory, Bureau of Chem-
I 6tribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry
10 ,-; :ay, 1917. fagmers' Bulletin 823.)
f.. ts in. the garden and describes a simple process of
ti $1g sup. Suitable for general distribution.
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however, to insure prompt reemp,. remit price to tae supenlatemfaua t aK uimeBt.:; :
Public Road Mileage and Revenues in the Central, Mountain, and Pi
States, 1914. Prepared jointly by the Division of Road Economics of.0
Office of Public Roads and Rural Engineering and State Collabo.t
Pp. 56+i-lxxv. Contribution from the Office of Public Roads and Ba
Engineering. May 10, 1917. (Department Bulletin 380.) Price, 15
A compilation showing mileage of improved and unimproved roads; sources
amounts of road revenues; boman issed and outstanding; and a desermptl E
systems of road administration, fiaca management, and other factiorl ,aeti g
improvement in each state. :
Reforestation on the National Frests. By C. B. Tilloteon, Forest nlitml a
Pp. 63, psl. 11, figs. 5. Contribution from the Forest Service. (Protfm ils
Paper.) May 28, 1917. (Department Bulletin 475.) Price, 20 ceats.. :
This bulletin supersedes Forest Sertvie Bulletin 98, Reforestation an t.i
tional Forests," by W. T. Cox, on which the material relating to seed ceellh
and direct seeding is largely based.
The Status and Value of Farm Woodlots in the Eastern United States B
E. H. Frothingham, Forest lBaminer. Pp. 44, figs. 2, map. Contribut~aL
from the Forest Service. May 11, 1917. (Department Bulletin .4fK
Price, 15 cents. '.*.
Of interest to owners of farm woodlots.
The Theory of Correlation as Applied to Farm-Survey Data on Fattef
Baby Beef. By H. R. Tolley. Scientific Assistant. Pp. 15. Coutributite
from the Office of Farm Management. (Professional Paper.) May 28, 191
(Department Bulletin 504.) Price, 5 cents.
An analysis of the data on fattening baby beef animals, showing the faetals.
important in determining the profit. 0
Timber Storage Conditions in the Eastern and Southern States with BrW.
ence to Decay Problems. By C. J. Humphrey, Pathologist, Office of;Ia
vestigations in Forest Pathology." Pp. 43, p1s. 10, figs. 41. Contrilbaiit '
from the Bureau of Plant Industry. (Professional Paper.) May 17,. 1'
(Department Bulletin 510.) Price, 20 cents.
Describes causes of decay in stored timber and suggests methods of prevestj~ i
Detection of Lime Used as a Neutralizer in Dairy Products. By KiL
Wichmaun, Assistant Chemist, Food and Drug Inspection Laleratt
Denver, Colo. Pp. 23. Contribution from the Bureau of Chemistry. (e
fessional Paper.) May 7, 1917. (Department Bulletin 524.) Pri
This bulletin will be useful to officials of State dairy and food department.
The Organization and Management of a Farmers' Mutual Fire
Company. By V. N. Valgren, Investigator in Agricultural I
Pp. 34. Contribution from the Office of Markets and Rural O
May 8, 1917. (Department Bulletin 530.) Price, 5 cents.
This bulletin is intended mainly for two classes of readers-those
the organization of a farmers' mutual fire insurance company and those
to improve the methods and practices of an existing company. It alms to.
principles and methods developed by successful companies of this k nd and'
forth the advanced ideas held by their officers, rather than to discuss the.
Rhizopus Rot of Strawberries in Transit. By Neil A. Stevens, Pa
and R. B. Wilcox, Scientific Assistant, Fruit Disease Investigatioa
22, fig. 1. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry. (Pro
Paper.) May 28, 1917. (Department Bulletin 581.) Price, 5 'ei '......
Is of interest to botanists, pathologists, and strawberry growali fl: .
especially in the Southern States.
The Business of Ten Dairy Farms in the Bluegrass Region: l
By J. H. Arnold, Agriculturist. Pp. 12. Contribution from &':e
Oirm Management. May 24, 1917. (Departamnt Balletie 48".-- "'
Shows how these farms were organized and made proftable.i of.
farmers engaged in dairy farming. :
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:;'l: aiiaiLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS. 3
l WrPetInaSwd and Treated in 1915. By Arthur M. MeCreight, Office
o';f: Industrial Investigations. Pp. 8. Contribution from the Forest Service.
i a;; y0 1917. (Department Bulletin 549.) Price, 5 cents.
.l 'A toimaation of statistics on the number of crossties purchased in the United
'Si.'te. during 1915 by the steam and electric roads, and electric light, heat, and
Ciansh'm 'of Several Classes of American Wheats and a Consideration
I", i of Some Factors Influencing Quality. By L. M. Thomas, Grain Super-
i,-visor, in Charge of Milling and Baking Investigations. Pp. 28, figs. 21.
S Con;:' ntribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry and the Office of Markets
;i nd Rural Organization. May 18, 1917. (Department Bulletin 557.)
rce, 5 cents.
i ,: Of interest to grain and food inspectors, and millers generally.
ili ookj of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, 1915. Pp. 783, pis. 95, figs. 74. Price,
This Yearbook contains the annual report of the Secretary, 61 pages; 33 miscel-
i ni; ..zieous articles, 494 pages; an appendix, 188 pages; an index, 40 pages. Only 6 out
;li:94. of each 100 espies are allotted to this department, which number is insufficient to
7-q'ely even its regular correspondents. Other applicants are therefore respectfully
Seetrred to their Representative or Delegate in Congress, as the other 94 per cent is
::allotted to that body. The Superintendent of Documents. Government Printing
Office, Washington, D. C., has it for sale at $1.00 per copy.
Z~" (Mi ieal Studies of the Efficiency of Legumes as Green Manures in Hawaii.
i'By Alice R. Thompson, Assistant Chemist. Pp. 26. May 7, 1917. (Bul-
letin 43, Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station.) Price, 5 cents.
.4Jo b4ial of Agricultural Research. (For sale only.) Vol. 9, No. 6. May 7,
1917. Contents: Composition of Citrus Leaves at Various Stages of Mot-
: tlng. (if G-109.) By Charles A. Jensen.-Effects of Muscular Exercise
a"i nd the Heat of the Su the the Blood and Body Temperature of Normal
l:, 'igs. (bw. Minn. 14.) By C. C. Palmer. Pp. 157-182, figs. 2. Price,
eWle Vol. 9, No. 7. May 14, 1917. Contents: Relation of the Trausforma-
tion and Distribution of Soil Nitrogen to the Nutrition of Citrus Plants.
S(hz G-110.) By L. G. McBeth. Pp. 183-252, figs. 19. Price, 15 cents.
Bl:mwe, Vol. 9, No. 8. May 21, 1917. Contents: Effect of Decomposing Organic
M' Matter on the Solubility of Certain Inorganic Constituents of the Soil.
) : (in 0-111.) By Charles A. Jensen.-Xylnria Rootrot of Apple. (ii N.
1 .--) By Frederick A. Wolf and Richard O. Cromwell. Pp. 253-270, pi.
1"...:;: figs. 2. Price, 10 cents.
5 -. Vol. 9, No. 9. May 28, 1917. Contents: 'A Comparison of the Hourly
i::i rapo action Rate of Atmometers and Free Water Surfaces with the Trans-
:.: piltraton Rate of Medicago sativa. (ic G-112.) By Lyman J. Briggs
iKAnt4H. H I. L. Shantz.-Influence of Crop, Season, and Water on the Bac-
'i teial Activities of the Soil. (id Utah-6.) By J. E. Greaves, Robert
St'.'i.flewart, and C. T. Hirst. Pp. 277-341, pls. 2, figs. 5. Price, 20 cents.
:::Ii;" NoTs.-The Journal of Agricultural Research prints technical reports of origi-
: M'la research, is issued weekly, and is distributed to the libraries of agricultural
Vi!:4jiaeges gand experiment stations, to large universities, technical schools, and such
I.l ':i-B'tntonaB is make suitable exchanges with the Department. It will not be sent
1k individualsa. The Superintendent of Documents will receive subscriptions for
l publication, the price being $3 per year (52 numbers).
nt station Record. Vol. XXXVI, No. 6. Abstract Number. E. W.
SPb. D., t.ditor. Pp. 501-600. Price, 15 cents.
.. ,XXXV,- Index Number. Pp. xxiii+901-995. Price, 15 cents.
A: No ER.-The Record is a technical review of the world's scientific literature
"J to agriculture. It is not intended for general distribution, and its free
iiat is restricted to persons connected with the agricultural colleges, experi-
Si twtnkiiki6i similar institutions, and to libraries and exchanges. It can not
S.be. se:t free to individuals having no official connection with public institutions. The
SSEiwstriftendent of Documents will receive subscriptions for this publication, which is
iqlfine. two' volumes-a year, 10 numbers each, at $1 a volume.
'jBi hiaty Crop Report. Vol. 3, No. 5, May, 1917. Pp. 37-44. (Bureau
A. llSM0 aftl slating to. agriculture, including estimates of acreage, conditions, -
"F.il a value of crops and live stock. For free distribution.
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ir These contain only information, instructiotp and
of food and drugs act, meat inspection; 28-~bh6r ant qUtl
regulations of the department. Issued monthly b certain
limited to persons in the employ of the department, to phlic M10 12
it necessary for them to have such information, to journals es
manufacturers and firms whose business Is aRected by same. Oes
respectfully referred to the Superintendent of Documents, QOvbtte
who has them for sale only, at prices hotdt.i
Bureau of Chemistry. Supplement No. 24, IN. 3. 465144700.1
May 4, 1017. Price, 10 cents.
Federal Horticultural Board. No. 38. March, 1917. Pp.
1917. Price, 5 cents.
Insecticide and Fungicide Board. No. 15. Pp. 193-226. May 2, 1-
5 cents. -:"..
SOIL SURVEYS. ;
tr All requests for soil surveys are referred to the Bureau of Soils for .a
distribution of same being controlled by that bureau. ...
Soil Survey of New Castle County, Delaware. By T. ML. Moni
IT. S. Department of Agriculture, and William B. Seward sai
Sunpp, of the Delaware Agricultural Experiment .Station. P;
mn p. (From F. O. Soils, 1915.). Price, 15 cents.
Soil Survey of Cowley County, Kansas. By E. C. Hall, BR. H. Haiifl
Tilman. Pp. 46, pls. 2, fig. 1, map. (From F. O. Soils, 1915.)
Soil Survey of Chickasaw County, Mississippi. By E. M. Jones,
Mississippi Geological Survey, and C. S. Waldrop, of the U. 8..
nmet of Agriculture. Pp. 38, fig. 1, map. (From F. 0. Soils, 19154
Soil Survey of Richardson County, Nebraska. By A. H. Meye, ~
Department of Agriculture, and Paul H. Stewart and C. W., W a
the Nebraska Soil Survey. Pp. 36, fig. 1, map. (From: O. Soil
Price, 15 cents.
PUBLICATIONS OF THE WEATHER BUREAU. i,
ai' Publications of the Weather Bureau are obtainable only .from theb
Weather Bureau or the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing'
prices noted herein.
Monthly Weather Review. (For sale only.) Vol. 45, No. 2, Febrt
[April 30, 1917.1 Pp. 47-90, charts 9, figs. 9. Price, 25 deats
$2.50 per year.
Solar and sky radiation measurements during February, 1917. By 'H'
ball.-The smoke cloud and the high hase of 1916. By "H. H. I0
data in the Hawaiian Islands, July, 1915. By Col. W. E. Ellis
exhibit at the First Pan-American Aeronautic Exposition. ByIW.
areas of the explosion at East London. January 19, 1917; By Cbh
Parhelic circle with two pairs of parhelia at Fargo, N. Dak. By C.0
petency of wind in land depletion. By C. R. Keyes.-PFomation
Depth of northeast wind. By Douglas Manning. ::;'
Monthly Weather Review. (For sale only.) Supplement No. ..
7, charts, 34. May 7, 1917. Price, 25 cents. .
Contents: Relative Humidifies and Vapor Pressures .i a th i
including a discussion of data from recording hair bygron.tek.s. :i
Title-page, Contents, and indexx to Monthly Weather Review,
National Weather and Crop Bulletin, Nos. 7, 8, 9,10, 1, f
temperature, rainfall, and crop conditions throughout t
Issued weeldy, on Wednesday, April to October; inti
year. Price, 25 cents a year. .
Editor and 1$, (0
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