thited States Department of Agriculture
;MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
S. SEPTEMBER, 1929
..Jp'Sgend no remittances to the U. S. Department of Agriculture
of any of the publications listed herein, except those otherwise noted, may be obtained
H application to the United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C., as
a department's supply lasts.
1ai ua'irtient's supply is exhausted, publications may still be obtained from the Super.
rt siaiments. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., but by purchase only,
th Srice' stated herein.
ir all'iBettancesto the Superintendent of Documents direct. His office is not a part
Snartnaeut of Agriculture.
'. GENERAL PUBLICATIONS
Syetina discuss in nontechnical language a wide variety of subjects pertaining
and farm home.
ates and how to. produce them. William Stuart, Bureau of Plant Indus-
kwi.18i,'ts. 7. (Farmers' Bulletin 1332 F., Revised) Price, 50.
i'ef history of the potato production in U. S. from 1868 to 1927. Seed treat-
ireipar~ation and fertilization of the soil, cultural practices, harvesting, and
e are summarized.
reductionn in the range area. Virgil V. Parr, Bureau of Animal
Sry.^ Pp. 44, figs. 20. (Farmers' Bulletin 1395 F., Revised) Price, 10).
E of! the various types of range available. Discusses the choice and improve-
f itei property, the selection of breeding stock, and the management of
.'Buiitins Nos. 1551-1575. Title page and table of contents. Pp. 8.
is .of log cabins, rustic work, and unseasoned wood from injurious insects.
... eorge' Bureau of Entomology. Pp. 20, figs. 23. (Farmers' Bulletin
S,.. /.Price, 5..
: hw to prevent or check practically all insect damage by cutting the trees
ji st-easons and by treating the wood with preventive and remedial substances.
an r ed oats. By T. R. Stanton and F. A. Coffman, Bureau of Plant
:. Pp. 18, figs. 12. (Farmers' Bulletin 1583 F.) Price, 50.
ieens for making the growing of oats more generally profitable and lists
itoiy. f.r success in the production of red oats.
o hard red winter wheat. J. Allen Clark and Karl S. Quisenberry,
ef. Plant Industry. Pp. 13, figs. 4. (Farmers' Bulletin 1585 F.)
tihe more important varieties, with their histories, and tells where each
i id. Contains the latest available information for farmers producing bard
.f CL Dwight, Marsh, Bureau of Animal Industry. Pp. 10, figs. 7.
s .Bulletin 1598 3 ) Price, 50.
*a of facts regarding the disease, including descriptions of its cause, means
iig t, and other essential facts.
l~~nt InuTr.P.1,fs..(FresBletn 55F)
Mountain beavers in the' Pacific Northwest: Their habits, economic status, iam
control. Theo. H. Scheffer, Bureau of Biological Survey. Pp. 18, figs.;
(Farmers' Bulietin 1598 F.) Price, 5.
Gives an account of the lie history of the bearer, describes its feeding habitt,4
recommends methods for its control where necessary.
Collection and preservation of insects for use in the study qf agriculture. Mi:
garet C. Mansuy, Bureau of Entomology. 'Pp. 19, figs. 18. (Farmeit Bi
letin 1601 F.) Price, 50.
Gives genera] information regarding the methods of securiBg and preerVing illusta
tive material and also contains hi ts thit may be useful to amateur colectors
caring for the specimens in their coMectlons.
Reed canary grass. By H. A. Schoth, Bureau.of Plant Industry. Pp. 10, figs. I
(Farmers' Bulletin 1602 F.) Price, 5f.
Describes the grass, its climatic adaptations, and soil requirements. Gives informal
tion concerning seeding and harvesting for hay. Experiments show value eqtfras s
pasturage, silage, and smoillng
This series carxres .popular material of the same general character as that carried
the Farmers' Bulletins, except that the leaflets are edrfined to specific practical directoibn
recommendations, remedies, and methods. They are brief and concise, written in
formal, popular style, and are limited to eight pages.
Pork in preferred ways. Lucy M. Alexander,. Bureau of Home Economics a
Bureau of Animal Industry, an8 Fanny Walker Yeatman, Bureau of Honu
Economics. Pp. 8, illus. (Leaflet 45 L.) Price, 5. ;
Includes recipes for preparing the most important cuts, together 'with suggestion
for fruit and vegetable combinations particularly appetizing with pork. Recommend
insertion of thermometer in the meat throughout cooking...
DEPARTMENT BULLETINS : r
The Department Bulletins are technical or scientific in nature and apply to. a 61
crop, industry, or locality. This series ends with No. 1500, and is succeeded w'
Technical Bulletin series. The editions are limited. ".
Forest planting in the Lake States. Joseph Kittredge, jr., Forest 'Service.'
88, figs. 7, pls. 6. (Department Bulletin 1497 D.) Price, 200.
Outlines the essentials of an adequate planting policy for reforesting the 20,000,0II
acres of denuded land in Minnesota. Wisconsin, and Michigan, based on a study ci
about 400 different forest plantations.
Timber growing and cutting practice in the lodgepole pine region. M. W. !'eMj
son, Forest Service. Introduction by W. B. Greeley. Pp. 34, fig. 1, pif. i
(Department Bulletin 1499 D.) Price, 15.
Presents -the -measures necessary tb keep forest land productive and the pvEl
practices for obtaining fuller and more valuable timber crops in Montana, Wyot*
Colorado, Utah, southeastern Idaho, and northeastern Nevada.
The Technical Bulletins contain the results of scientific and research work apml 4t0
a special crop, Industry, or locality. The editions are limited, as they ar~e ntei
primarily for scientific workers and subjeet-matter specialists. ..i
A study of the oil burner as applied to domestic heating. By Arthur H. Seap0
Bureau of Public Roads. Pp. 84, figs. 37, pls. 2. (Technical Bullet~a 1.i
Deals with the more technical phases of an investigation of a number of oil= 'u:utt
of different design. Tests indicate performance expected of various types, *'
adaptability and operating costs.
Arrow grass (Trigloch-in maritima) as a stock-poisoning plant. C. DWit
A. B. Clawson. and G. C. Roe, Bureau of Animal Industry. Pp. i, .g.
(Technical Bulletin 113 T.) Price, 5f. i'
Describes the plant and cites two typical cases of stock poisoning. iDiscidVlma
toms and duration of sickness and suggests remedies. The poisonous green l Ia
its toxicity in drying. ......
Sleepy grass (Stipa vaseyi) as a stock-poisoning plant. By C. Dwight, i
and A. B. Clawson, Bureau of Animal Industry. Pp. 20, figs. 5. (
Bulletin 114 T.) Price, 5t. .
Reviews history of cases of reported poisoning, describes the plant, and : I"W D
the results of experimental work on cattle, horses, and sheep. The plant 4e' %f
cause death. .
Influence of freezing of seed potatoes on viability and yield. R. C. Wright. .
M. Peacock and P. M. Lombard, Bureau of Plant Industry. Pp. 11,
(Technical Bulletin 119 T.) Price, 50. ..
Of interest to growers and seed-potato dealers. Results are given of aa
experiments in which seed potatoes were frozen to different degrees of I
S Delopaent of sunners.and :Snt" r plants in the strawberry. George M. Darrow,
uru f Plant Industry. 'Pp. 28, figs. 14. (Technical Bulletin 122 T.)
'IP2s6 .Isht rbestlt of several studies dealthg with flifferentt phasf s of rthber and
runner-plant production and development, together with a brief review of the informa-
tion published on the subject.
S'Breeding hard red winter wheats for winter hardiness and high yield. By Karl S.
.Qulsenberry and J. Allen Clark, Bureail of Plant Indtstry. Pp. 28. (Techni-
cal Bulletin 136 T.) Price, 50.
S-Diacusese the importance of tnese wheats, describes the material and methods used
In the teats, and the results of -gowing the hybrid material. .Recommends various
cultural practices to solve winterkilling problem.
: This series carries the less technical and mere informal material of the same general
:nature as that in the Technical Bulletir-series.
,;,'prdi, of the Newlands Field Station, Nevada, 1924-1927. E. W. Knight, Bureau
*4 :Plant Industry. Pp. 32, figs. 4. (Circular 69 C.) Price, 10t.
:'" Touches upon the following principal points: Varietal and cultural tests of field
.d corps; production of horticultural crops; experiments in the reclamation of alkali
"sou; and livestock experiments.
S'This seriess includes those publications of a miscellaneous nature which do not fall
within any of the other series issued by the department, particularly those of a size
-othqie than. octavo. Such publications were formerly issued as Miscellaneous Circulars.
A history of agricultural education in the United States, 1785-1925. By Alfred
Charles True, Extension Service. Pp. 436, figs. 25. (Miscellaneous Publica-
Si on 3 M.) Price, $1.00. (For sale only.)
S:..vers the foundations of the American system of agricultural education, and its
development as a definite movement; traces growth of agricultural colleges; and de-
scribes various Federal acts aiding agricultural education.
Low-cutting devices for harvesting corn. By Frank Irons and W. J. Parvis,
:Bureau of Public Roads. Pp. 36, figs. 81. (Miscellaneous Publication 56 M.)
Describes four makes of corn binders and a low-cutting hand hoe, made at little
cost and developed as a result of exhaustive tests under a wide variety of field
Directory of officials and organizations concerned with the protection of birds and
Same: 1929. Compiled by Talbott Denmead and Frank G. Grimes, Bureau of
Biological Survey. Pp. 12. (Miscellaneous Publication 57 Al.) Price, 50.
i. '.Issued for convenient use by game-law enforcement officials, game and bird protec-
tion and conservation societies and organizations, and others desiring to procure
Slftormation concerning game laws and game conditions generally.
SERVICE, AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Such notices of judgment, decisions, and instructions as are necessary in the enforce-
i aLt.tf regulatory acts are contained in these announcements. They are issued monthly
r 'as fiecessary by certain bureaus. Free distribution is limited to persons in the employ
dt he department, to public officials whose duties render it necessary for them to have
.'ah information, to journals especially concerned, and to manufacturers and firms whose
business is affected by the announcements.
fdnidation, instructions, rulings, etc., for August, concerning the work of the
'Bureau of Animal Industry. Pp. 69-76. September, 1929. (Service and
'Aatory Announcement, Bureau of Animal Industry, No. 268.)
ices of judgment under the food and drugs act. Compiled by the Food, Drug,
:said Insecticide Administration. Pp. 75-105. August, 1929. (N. J., F. D.
ices of judgment under the food and drugs act. Compiled by the Food, Drug,
i Insecticide Administration. Pp. 121-136. September, 1929. (N. J.,
I'. D. 216201-16225.)
trranean fruit-fly quarantine. Revision of quarantine and regulations. No-
.of Quarantine No. 68 (Revised). Effective September 1, 1929. Pp. 11.
ant Quarantine and Control Administration, Quarantine 68.)
S e reports consist of two parts: (1) A soil map in colors showing the extent and
l tion of the different soils in the area covered by the survey; and (2) a printed
itcontaining brief descriptions of the area, its climate and agriculture, and detailed
tiions' of the soils. They are of interest and value primarily to residents of the
siftrveyed and to soil specialists. All requests for Soil Surveys are referred to the
'e of Chemistry and.Soils which controls their distribution.
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Soil survey of the Chico Area, California. U,. B. Watson and t:eT. -I
U. S. Department of Agriculture, and R. Earle Storie and Statil..:
University of California. Pp. 48, fig. 1, pl. 2, map, (No, 4,
Agricultural situation. VoL 18, No. 9. Pp. 24. September i, 1=. IS.
copy ;250 a year, domestic; 400 a year, foreign.1
A brief general summary of current conditions, including pertinent statiAtlep
production, movement, consumption, and prices of the important farm proDisi..,
Climatological data. Vol. 16, No. 5. May, 1929. : i
In 42 sections, containing weather statistics for 42 separate sections, each
ing, as a rule to a State. Monthly information for 1 section is 50s a oear
regarding all 42 sections, 35o a month, or $4 a year.1 Not for general 'dl
Clip sheet. Nos. 583-588. September 1. 8, 15, 22, 29; October 6. 10
Short interesting stories concerning the department and the application o
and discoveries. Distribution limited to newspapers and other interested pu
and to writers. Requests must state purpose for which it is to be used.
Crops and markets. Vol. 6, No. 8. August; No. 9. September. -is9 47
50 a copy, 600 a year, domestic; 850 a year, foreign.'
Statistics concerning crops, and livestock estimates and market informatioA I
on supplies, stocks, commercial movement, condition and prices of agricultural."Il
and studies of prices and demand, both' foreign and domestic.
Daily weather maps. Limited editions. Not for general distributionon(.
Edition 1 contains forecasts for all States east of the Mississippi River, tteJ -
Wisconsin, Indiana, and Michigan. Editions issued at Washington, D. C., are 2
12.50 a year. Edition 2 contains forecasts for the entire United States;. S:
$3 a year. Neither edition furnished in quantities unless the order ij'placl.
Superintendent of Documents, in advance of issue. Maps DD, E, and 'CI si
weather conditions and forecasts, are issued at numerous stations throughout tb H.
States; 200 a month, $2 a year.
Experiment station record. Vol. 61, No. 2, August, 1929. Price, lO0.
-- Vol. 61, No. 3, August, 1929. Abstract Number. Price, 100. ......
A technical review of the world's scientific literature pertaining to agfictltt
volume containing about 3,500 abstracts of current research. Two volumes a
10 numbers each; 750 a volume, domestic; $1.25 a volume, foreign.
Journal of agricultural research. Vol. 38. Index. January 1-June $
- Vol. 39, No. 5. illus. September 1, 1929. Price, 20V a copy; $4P.
domestic; $5.25 a year, foreign.1 n'
Of primary interest to agricultural scientists and advanced students O
in 2 volumes a year, of 12 numbers each. .
Monthly weather review. Vol. 57, No. 5. Pp. 179-229, illus. May, 192,i
150 a copy; $1.50 a year, domestic; $2.25 a year, foreign.'
Contains (1) meteorological contributions and bibliography (2) weather
the month with an interpretive summary, and (3) climatological tables.
The Official Record. Vol. 8, Nos. 36-39. September 5, 12, 19, 26. 192.
50 a copy; 500 a year, domestic; $1.10 a year, foreign. ."'i
Contains official orders and miscellaneous information concerning the 4
activities and such other matter as should be brought to employees' attentil
Public roads. Vol. 10, No. 6. Pp. 101-116. August, 1929. Price, I1
$1 a year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.' .
Makes available to road builders the results of investigations relating t:ot h
and economic problems of road building. : :
Weather, outlook. Limited edition. Not for general distribution. ::.ii
Prepared at and distributed from the following forecast centers of the Wafthiu
Washington, D. C., New Orleans, La., Chicago, Ill., Denver, Colo.; andan
Weekly weather and crop bulletin. Not for general distribution..
Gives detailed weather conditions of preceding weeks and their'efftet on d:
of crops and farm operations. Limited edition. !
SPayable to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printina O is:.