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ii.:..; FARMERS' BULLETINS-FOR FREE DISTRIBUTION.
Nwi .:..-The department's supply of the current numbers of Farmers' Bulletin is
ly S ls sufficient to make it possible to send them free to all applicants. They are
al for sale at 5 cents per copy.
". ijFrnimatlon for Fruit Growers about Insecticides, Spraying Apparatus,
4a:d.. :" la Important Insect Pents. By A. L. Quaintance, Entomologist in Charge of
Deciduous Fruit Insect Investigations, and E. H. Siegler, Entomological Assistant.
.: ,;P. :99. figa. 74. Contribution from the Bureau of Entomology. (Farmers' Bulle-
a.. n e08.) Price, 15 cents.
::' ,. Gives directions for the preparation and use of the more important insecticides
necessary In combating the various insect pests of orchards, vineyards, etc., as well
as other information of use in preventing or reducing insect losses to these crops.
ItM.l: o:. ts. By Edward L. Shaw, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 36, figs. 17. Con-
i~::t .!"tribution from the Bureau of Animal Industry. (Farmers Bulletin 920.)
u;:. : titable for general distribution.
um ..HWm Home Conveniences. By Madge J. Reese. Assistant in Home Demonstration
".Wo~k, Office of Extension Work South. Pp. 32, figs. 24. Contribution from the
States Relations Service. (Farmers' Bulletin 927.)
t:.irFor general distribution.
ie bee J1 llling Dog. By J. F. Wilson, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 32,
". 2. Contribution from the Bureau of Animal Industry. (Farmers' Bulletin
S :Supersedes Farmers' Bulletin 652. Contains a digest of existing State dog laws,
Sal ifs for general distribution.
w,. sAi.dlt Repair of Farm Implements, No. 3. Plows and Harrows. By E. B.
I, Chief Division of Rural Engineering, and L. L. Beebe, Assistant Me-
.1.. ..Englneer. Pp. 10, fig. 1. Contribution from the Office of Public Roads and
agineering. (farmers' Bulletin 944.)
Care and Repair of Farm Implements, No. 4. Mowers, Reapers,
Binders. By E. B. McCormick, Chief, Division of Rural Engineering, and'r I.
Beebe. Assistant Mechanical Engineer. Pp. 15, figs. 8. Contribution from the Ofiee i
of Public Roads and Iural Engineering. (Farmers' Bulletli 947.) ::
For general distribution.
The Rag-Doll Seed Tester. Its Use in Determining What Ears of Corn are Fit for
Seed. By George J. Burt, H. Howard Biggar, and Clement E. Trout, Scientific Assist- \
ants, Office of Corn Investigations. Pp. 7. figs. 5. Contribution from the Bureau of
Plant Industry. (Farmers' Bulletin 948.)
For general distribution.
Use of Wheat Flour Substitutes in Baking. By Hannah L. Wessling, Specialist in i
Home Demonstration Work. Pp. 22. Contribution from the States Relation Service,
(Farmers' Bulletin 955.)
Suitable for general distribution.
DEPARTMENTAL BULLETINS-TECHNICAL. "^
taThe publications listed below are technical or scientific treatises or bulletins aply- J
ing to a special industry or locality. The edition is limited, but they will be furnfsh ed
free to persons who can use such specialized information, as long as the supply lasts.
However, to insure prompt receipt, remit price to the Superintendent of Documents.
Report on Experimental Convict Road Camp, Fulton County, Ga. By H. ..
Fairbank and R H. Eastham. Highway Engineers, and W. F. Draper, Passed Assist-
ant Surgeon, U. S. Public Health Service. Pp. 64, pls. 9, figs. 9. Contribution from i
the Office of Public Roads and Rural Engineering. Mar. 7, 1918. (Department
Bulletin 583.) Price, 25 cents.
Describes a model convict road camp, and methods of organization and discipline
with a summary of the results obtained thereby.
The Striped Peach Worm. By H. C. Ingerson, Scientific Assistant, Deciduous Fruit
Insect Investigations. Pp. 16, pls. 4. Contribution from the Bureau of Entomology.
(Professional Paper.) Mar. 16, 1918. (Department Bulletin 599.) Price, 5 T
Describes life history and habits of this worm and suggests methods for its
Value of a Small Plot of Ground to the Laboring Man. A study of the Food
Raised by Operatives in Southern Cotton-Mill Towns. By W. C. Funk, Scientific
Assistant. Pp. 12, pls. 3, fig. 1. Contribution from the Office of Farm Manaement.
Mar. 5, 1918. (Department Bulletin 602.) Price, 5 cents.
For general distribution.
Incense Cedar. By J. Alfred Mitchell. Forest Examiner. Pp. 40, pls. 5, figs. 4. Con- -:
tributlon from the Forest Service. (Professional Paper.) Mar. 16, 1918. (Depart-
ment Bulletin 604.) Price 10 cents. :
Describes products and uses of this wood and is of interest to lumhermen
Varieties of Cheese: Descriptions and Analyses. By C. F. Done Dairy Division, i
and H. W. Lawson, formerly of the Office of Experiment Stations. Pp. 80. Contrt
bution from the Bureau of Animal Industry. Mar. 6, 1918. (Department Bulle-
tin 608.) Price. 10 cents. :
A revision of Bureau of Animal Industry Bulletin 146 and of interest to dealers
in and manufacturers of cheese.
Food Habits of the Swallows, a Family of Valuable Native Birds. B
F. E. L. Beal, Assistant Biologist. Pp. 28, pis. 2. Contribution from the Bureau o
Biological Survey. (Professional Paper.) Mar. 8, 1918. (Department Bulletinu
619.) Price, 5 cents.
This bulletin is a technical study of the food habits of the seven North American
forms of the swallow family, and is for distribution in all sections of the Unitdt d
Effect of Varying Certain Cooking Conditions in the Production of Sulphite
Pulp from Spruce. By S. E. Lunak, Chemist in Forest Products. Pp. 24, p. 12,
figs. 10. Contribution from the Forest Service. (Professional Paper.) Mar. 14,
1918. (Department Bulletin 620.) Price, 15 cents.
Of interest to paper manufacturers generally.
Farm Practice in the Production of Hay in Steuben County, N. Y., .ilt"
Washington County. Pa. By H. B. McClure, Agriculturist. Pp. 16, figs. 8. Con-.
tribution from the Office of Farm Management. Mar. 4, 1918. (Department Bul-
letin 611.) Price, 5 cents..
A detailed study of the amount of labor required per acre and per ton for eitch
operation, and the machinery charges per acre and per ton.
The Melon Fly. By E. A. Back, Entomologist and C. E. Pemberton, Assistant Ento-
mologist, Mediterranean and Other Fruit Fly Investigations. Pp. 32, figs. 23. Con-
tribution from the Bureau of Entomology. Mar. 8, 1918. (Department Bulletnl
643.) Price, 10 cents.
Describes life history and habits of this insect, and suggests measures fot its
The Distribution of Softwood Lumber in the Middle West. Iteil Dtitri-
bution. Studies of the Lumber Industry, Part IX. By Ovid U. Butler, AnSIalt ::
Director, Forest Products Laboratory. Pp. 100, figs. 25. Contribution from the.
Forest Service. (Report 16, Office of the Secretary.) Price, 15 cents. ...
Report of the Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station. 191T. Pp. 86, pis. Hi
8, fig. 1. Mar. 5, 1918. Price, 10 cents.
Jouraal of Asrieultural Researeh. (For sale only.) Vol. 12, No. 9 Mar. 4, 1918.
Contents: Wilt Diseases of Okra and the VerticUllum-Wilt Problem. (Ij G-137) By
C. W. Carpenter.-Winter Cycle of Eg Production in the Rhode Island Red Breed of
Domestic e~Awl. (mf Mass-3) By H. D. Goodale.-Digestion of Starch by the
Young Calf. (mg A-35) By R. Shaw T. E. Woodward, and R. P. Norton.-
Toxicity of Volatile Oranic Compounds to Insect Eggs. (mb Mlnn-24) By Wil-
liam Moore and Samuel A. Graham.-Corn-Stover Silage. (mi Pa-5) By J. M.
ii Sherman and S. I. Bechdel.-Weevile Which Affect the Irish Potato, Sweet Potato,
and Yam. (ms K-61) By W. Dwight Pierce. Pp. 529-611, pls. 19, fig. 1. Price,
S Same Vol. 12, No. 10, Mar. 11, 1918. Contents: Sterility in the Strawberry. (mj
Minn.-25) By W. D. Valleau.-Effect of Nitrifying Bacteria on the Solubility of
Tricalclum Phosphate. (mk Cal.-18) By W. P. Kelley. Pp. 613-683, pis. 6, igs. 4.
Price, 30 cents.
Same. Vol. 12, No. 11. Mar. 18, 1918. Contents: Respiration of Stored Wheat. (mm
Mtlnn.-26) By C. H. Bailey and A. M. Gurjar.-Effects of Mistletoe on Young Coni-
fers. (ml G-138) By James R. Weir.-Determination of Fatty Acids in Butter Fat.
(mn Mass. 4) By B. B. Holland and J. P. Buckley, Jr. Pp. 685-732, pl. 1, figs. 9.
Price. 25 cents.
MINoTE.-Beginning with volume 5 the Journal of Agricultural Research has been
issued weekly and is distributed free only to the libraries of agricultural colleges
and experiment stations, to large universities, technical schools, and such institutions
as make suitable exchanges with the department. It will not be sent free to
individuals. The Superintendent of Documents will receive subscriptions for this
:i: publication, the price being $3 per year, 52 numbers.
:. Experiment Station Record. Vol. 37. No. 9, Abstract Number. Feb. 2S, 1918.
:. W. Allen, Ph. D., Editor. Pp. S01-900. Price, 15 cents.
NoTB.-The Record is a technical review of the world's scientific literature
pertaining to agriculture. It is not intended for general distribution, and its free
distribution is restricted to persons connected with the agricultural colleges, experi-
ment stations, and similar institutions, and to libraries and exchang,?s. It can not be
sent free to individuals having no official connection with public institutions. The
Superintendent of Documents will receive subscriptions for this publication, which is
issued in two volumes a year, 10 numbers each, at $1 a volume.
The Monthly Crop Report. Vol. 4, No. 3. Mar., 1918. Pp. 21-32 (Bureau of
Contains data relating to agriculture, including estimates of acreage, conditions,
yield, prices, and value of crops and live stock. For free distribution.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS-FOR SALE ONLY.
riThese contain only information, instructions, and notices governing the enforcement
of food and drugs act, meat inspection, 28-hour, and quarantine laws, and the various
regulations of the department. Issued monthly 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 journals especially concerned, and to
manufacturers and firms whose business is affected by same. Others desiring copies are
respectfully referred to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, who
has them for sale only, at prices noted.
Bureau of Animal Industry. No. 128. December, 1918. Pp. 129-142. Feb. 9, 1018.
Price, 5 cents.
bureau of Biological Survey. No. 18. P. 1. Mar. 26, 1918. Price. 5 cents.
Bureau of Chemistry. Supplement No. 37. [N. J. 5301-5350] Pp. 345-397. Feb.
23, 1918. Price, 5 cents.
S'AIl requests for soil surveys are referred to the Bureau of Soils for attention, the
distribution of same being controlled by that bureau.
Soil Survey of Wilcox County, Alabama. By R. A. Winston, of the U. S. Depart-
ment of Agriculture, and N. Eric Bell, of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and
Industries. Pp. 71, fig. 1, map. (From F. 0. Soils, 1910.) Price, 15 cents.
S Soil Survey of Hempstead County Arkansas. By Arthur E. Taylor and W. B.
Cobb. Pp. 53, fig. 1, map. (From F .Soils, 1916.) Price, 15 cents.
Soil Survey of Hinds County, Mississippi. By A. E. Kocher, and A. L. Goodman.
Pp. 42, pls. 3. fig. 1, map. (From P. O. Soils, 1916.) Price, 15 cents.
Soll Survey of Lee County. Mississippi. By W. E. Tharp, of the U. S. Department
:: of Agriculture, and E. M. Jones, of the Mississippi Geological Survey. Pp. 40, fig. 1,
map. (From F. O. Soils, 1916.) Price, 15 cents.
611. l survey of Fillmore County, Nebraska. By A. H. Meyer, of the U. S. Depart-
Sment of Agriculture, and C. E. Collett and N. A. Bengtson, of the Nebraska Soil
Survey. Pp. 24, pl. 1, fig. 1, map. (From F. O. Soils, 1916.) Price, 15 cents.
SCooperative Campaigns for the Control of Ground Squirrels, Prairie-Dogs,
and Jack Rabbits. By W. B. Bell, Bureau of Biological Survey. Pp. 11, pls. 3.
*(. Separate 724, Yearbook 1917.) Price, 5 cents.
Rest Rooms for Women In Marketine Centers. By Anne M. Evans, Bureau of
Markets. Pp. 10, pl. 1. (Separate 726, Yearbook, 1917.) Price, 5 cents.
The Weed Problem in American Agriculture. By H. R. Cates, Bureau of Plant
Industry. Pp. 13, pis.'5. (Separate 732, Yearbook 1917.) Price, 5 cents.
S Vale of Records to the Farmer. By J. S. Ball. Office of Farm Management. Pp.
17, fig. 1. (Separate 785, Yearbook 1917.) Price, 5 cents.
.... ~MlaeaWn e Martketik a Wherel Wheat Howr By C. E. Bassett, and 0. B.
'deness, Bureau of Markets. Pp. 11. (Separate 738, Yearbook 1917.) Price,
... ..6. 5 cepti.
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Weather Bureau or the Superintendent of Documents, Government PAu.inf i .
prices noted herein. '
Monthly Weather Review. (For sale only.) Vol. 45 No. 12, Dc'"I'
[Mar. 1918.] Pp. 573-636, charts 11, figs. 10. Price, 2b cents per QK y,-S
year. Payable to the Superintendent of Documents. "
Special Articles: Solar and sky radiation during December, 1917. By B.
ball.-Lunar total eclipse, 1917, July 4. By L. Picard.-Permanent P
sunspots. By J. Larmor.-Polarization of skylight. By A. Gockel.- ar
Five years recent observation. By J. Maurer.-Need of geographysieal obset
tions. By P. Gruner.-Settlement of tropical Australia. By Grifith 'ay B
tical hints in forecasting minimum temperatures. By Wm. O. Reed.-M
and war flying. By R. DeC. Ward.-Nitrites from nitrates by sunlight. r
Moore.-Times Zones at sea.
National Weather and Crop Bulletin. No. 3. March, 1918, reporting
ture, rainfall, and crop conditions throughout the United States. Issued W- A91 ::
Wednesday, April to October; monthly remainder of year. Price, 25 cents a "u.--!
Snow and Ice Bulletins for March 5, 12, 19, 26, 1918. These bulletins aro...' .
weekly during the winter season, based upon data from regular Weather
stations, supplemented by reports from selected cooperative observers. P
cents a year. .
FRANCIS J. P. CLBEAn. i
Acting Chief, Division of PuJIiatiOPj.:
T HE Department has published a series of pamphletsi "
dealing with food saving and containing latest:i ;
information for the economic use of various foods and .
the making of desirable left-overs. These circulars
contain many practical recipes which should be of
direct interest to the housewife who wishes to help,-.
through her household, in the national efforts to insure *.
an adequate food supply. They will be sent in answer .-..:
to individual requests, and are especially suitable folr'
distribution by those in charge of the many local organ-!
izations engaged in the food-conservation campaigi .
and such officials are urged to write at once to. ti..
Department for a supply to distribute in their local,
ties. Ask for United States Food Leaflets.
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