United States Department'.of Agriculture
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Any ive of the nontechnical publications liHted herein, except those otherwise noted, 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, Wash-
ington, 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.
Except in the case of exchanges, publications are not sent free to residents of foreign
These bulletins discuss in nontechnical language a wide variety of subjects pertaining
to the farm and farm home.
Bean growing in northern Idaho, eastern Washington, and eastern Oregon. Byron
Hunter, Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 14 p., illus. (F.B. 1509F. rev.)
Farm practice with lespedeza. H. A. Miller, Bureau of Agricultural Economics.
(F.B. 1724F.) 18 p., illus. Price, 50.
Based on information collected from farmers located in the States of Virginia,
North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky who are growing lespedeza regularly
as a farm crop. This information includes methods ot seeding, varieties used, the
place in the cropping system usually occupied by lespedeza, and practices that
have developed in connection with the production and use of the crop in these
Planning a subsistence homestead. Walter W. Wilcox, Bureau of Agricultural
Economics. 20 p., illus. (F.B. 1733F.) Price, 50.
Deals chiefly with the economic problems that will be met by those people who
are planning to combine part-time farming and wage earning.
The Technical Bulletins contain the results of scientific and research work applying to a
special crop, industry, or locality. The editions are limited as they are Intended pri-
marily for scientific workers and subject-matter specialists.
Growth in selectively cut ponderosa pine forests of the Pacific Northwest. Walter
H. Meyer, Forest Service. 64 p., illus. (T.B. 407T.) Price, 100.
Discusses briefly the essential factors affecting the growth and yield of uneven-
aged stands. It also treats in some detail of the development of the single tree,
showing the effect of such factors as tree class, site quality, and release distance.
The influence of precipitation and grazing upon black grama grass range. Enoch
W. Nelson, Forest Service. (T.B. 409T.) 32 p., illus. Price, 50.
Presents the results of study, during the 13 years from 1915-27, inclusive, of
the influence of the variable precipitation and several intensities of grazing on
the black grama range type on the Jornada Experimental Range and adjacent public-
domain range in southern New Mexico.
Experiments with forage crops at the Fort Hays Branch Station, Hays, Kans., 1913
to 1928. R. E. Getty, Bureau of Plant Industry. 92 p., illus. (T.B.
410T.) Price, 100.
The experiments described were conducted on upland soil under dry-farming con-
ditions representative of an extensive area in the central Great Plains. Sorghums
have had the leading place and the results are of most value to the northern part
of the sorghum belt.
The nitrogen nutrition of tobacco. W. W. Garner, C. W. Bacon, J. D. Bowling,
and D. E. Brown, Bureau of Plant Industry. 78 p., illua (T.B. 414T.)
Tbi series carries the less technical and more informal material of the same general
nature las that in the T.cphnical Bulltin series.
Rural factory industries. T. B. Alanny and Wayne C. Nason, Bureau of Agricul-
tural Ecoifomics. (Cir..312C.) 35 p., illus. Price, 50.
Agencies interested in rural planning will do well to go very thoroughly into the
possibility of locating small' factories in localities where commercial agriculture
cannot succeed in competition with the better lands, but where the existing farm
population can dindg at least part-time employment while continuing food-raising
activities tbr'their own fuse.
Changes in composition of American fertilizers, 1880-1932. A. L. Mehring and
A. J. Peterson, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils. (Cir. 315C.) 20 p., illus.
The results of an attempt to determine the extent of the changes that have
occurred in the composition of mixed fertilizers during the past half century in the
country as a whole and in the various States.
This series 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 other
than octavo. Such publications were formerly issued as Miscellaneous Circulars.
A bibliography of plant genetics. Majorie F. Warner, Martha A. Sherman, and
Esther M. Colvin, Bureau of Plant Industry. (M.P. 164MP.) 552 p.
The scope of the literature covered is comprehensive rather than definite, the
main object of the list being to present the available material from a point of view
which may serve the plant breeder and the student of genetics.
Descriptions of types of principal American varieties of cabbage. Victor R. Boswell
and W. C. Edmundson, Bureau of Plant Industry; O. H. Pearson, Cali-
fornia Agricultural Experiment Station; J. E. Knott and C. E. Myers,
Pennsylvania Agricultural Experiment Station; R. A. McGinty, South
Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station; W. H. Friend, Texas Agricul-
tural Experiment Station; H. H. Zimmerley, Virginia Truck Experiment
Station; J. C. Walker, University of Wisconsin. 22 p., illus. (M.P.
169MP.) Price, 400.
A pasture handbook. A. T. Semple, Bureau of Animal Industry; H. N. Vinall
and C. R. Enlow, Bureau of Plant Industry; and T. E. Woodward, Bureau
of Dairy Industry. With a foreword by Henry A. Wallace, Secretary of
Agriculture. (M.P. 194MIP.) 89 p., illus. Price, 100.
Wider use of pastures and meadows in our farming system would reduce the
production of rash crops. conserve the fertility of the soil, diminish soil erosion,
and, for agriculture as a whole, should produce increased net returns.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Such notices of judgment, decisions, and instructions as are necessary in the enforce-
ment of regulatory acts are contained in these announcements. They are issued monthly
or as necessary 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 the announcements.
Bureau of Animal Industry, Service and Regulatory Announcements, March 1934.
Pp. 25-32. (S.R.A.-B.A.I. 323); April 1934. Pp. 33-40. (S.R.A.-B.A.I.
324.) Price, 5 each.
Notices of Judgment under the Food and Drugs Act. Food and Drug Adminis-
tration. Pp. 417-468. (N.J., F.D. 20751-20875.) '
These reports consist of two parts: (1) A soil map in colors showing the extent and
distribution of the different soils in the area covered by the survey and (2) a printed
report containing brief descriptions of the area, its climate and agriculture, and detailed
descriptions of the soils. They are of interest and value primarily to residents of the
area surveyed and to soil specialists. All requests for Soil Surveys are referred to the
Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, which controls their distribution.
Iowa, Washington County. (Number 17, series 1930.) 35 p., Illus. Price, 300.
T These may be obtained from the issuing bureau.
South Carolina, Greenwood County. (Number 26, series 1929.) 31 p, illus.
Virginia, Grayson County. (Number 19, series 1930.) 35 p., Illus. Price, 25t.
West Virginia, Hardy and Pedleton Counties. (Number 14, series 1930.) 47 p.,
illus. Price, 500.
Free distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. They may be obtained by pur-
chase or subscription from the Superintendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 18, no. 5, May 1, 1933. Price, 50 a copy; 250 a
year, domestic; 400 a year, foreign.'
A brief general summary of current conditions, including pertinent statistics relat-
ing to production, movement, consumption, and prices of the important farm
Crops and markets. Vol. 11, no. 4, April 1934. Price. 100 a copy; $1 a year,
domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign."
Statistics concerning crops and livestock estimates and market information; re-
ports on supplies, stocks, commercial movement, conditions, and prices of agricul-
tural products; and studies of prices and demand, both foreign and domestic.
Daily weather maps. Limited editions. Not for general distribution.
Shows weather conditions for United States and forecast for all States east of the
Mississippi River, except Illinois, Wisconsin. Indiana. Upper Michigan, Lower Michi-
gan, Alabama, Mississippi. and the extreme western portion of Florida. Price daily.
except Sundays and holidays, 25f a month, $3 a year; daily, including Sundays and
holidays, 30( a mouth. $3.60 a year. Sunday and holiday maps only. 50t u year.
Foreign subscriptions. $7.25 a year. Maps DD, E, and CM, showing the weather
conditions and forecasts, are issued at numerous stations throughout the United
States, 200 a month, $2.40 a year.2
Experiment station record. Vol. 70. nos. 4 and 5, April and May 1934. Price.
$1 per volume (2 volumes a year) consisting of 6 monthly numbers and
index; $1.50 per volume, foreign. Single number for sale only. Price, 15.'
A technical view of the world's scientific literature pertaining to agriculture.
Journal of agricultural research. Price, $2.25 a year domestic; $3.50 a year for-
eign. Not distributed free to individuals. Each issue, price, 100. Reprints,
Of priinary interest to agricultural scientists and advanced students only. Issued
In 2 volumes a year, of 12 numbers each. Free distribution is limited to certain
libraries and to institutions or departments doing research work.
-- Vol. 48, no. 5. Illus. March 1, 1934.
Size, shape, and orientation of plots and number of replications required in
sweetpotato field-plot experiments (G-885). [Ross C. Thompson.
Uniformity in patheogenicity and cultural behavior among strains of the cabbage-
yellows organism (G-8S7). L. M. Blank.
Toxin produced by Bacterium tabacum and its relation to host range (G-889).
E. E. Clayton.
Characteristics of the piroplasms Babesia argentina and B. bigemina In the
United States (A-158J. Charles W. Rees.
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Journal of agricultural research.-Continued.
The calcifying properties of green, artificially dried, and sun-cured pasture herb-
age (1-15). R. H. odgson and J. C. Knott.
Injury from calcium arsenate-hydrated lime spray on snap beans retarded in
growth by unfavorable soil conditions (K-248). Loyd W. Brannon.
The effect of hypertonlc sugar solutions on the thermal resistance of bacteria
(Kans.-73). A. C. Fay.
The influence of lime on the reaction of subsoils (N.J.-27). A. W. Blair and
A. L. Prince.
Public roads. Vol. 15, no. 2, April 1934. Price, 10f a copy; $1 a year, $1.50 a
Weekly weather and crop bulletin. Nos. 18-21, May 1-May 22, 1934. Price, 500
a year, domestic; $1 a year, foreign.'
Gives detailed weather conditions of preceding weeks and their effect on develop-
ment of crops and farm operations. Limited edition.
AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ADMINISTRATION
Preliminary questions and answers covering the Bankhead Act. Agricultural
Adjustment Administration. 12 p. (B.A.-1.)'
Working together in the corn-hog program. Remarks by Hon. H. A. Wallace,
Secretary of Agriculture. broadcast 4 p. (G-10.)'
The most complete agricultural recovery in history. The example of Denmark
Frederick C. Howe, Agricultural Adjustment Administration. 14 p.
Code of fair competition for the linseed oil manufacturing industry. (Flaxseed
crushing industry.) Approved by the President of the United States. Code
of Fair Competition Series-Code no. 13. 24 p. (M-58.) Price, 50.'
Marketing agreement and license for the Florida celery industry. Marketing
Agreement Series-Agreement no. 42. License Series-License no. 51. 21 p.
(M-59.) Price, 50.'
Marketing agreement and license for shippers of package bees and queens produced
in the United States. Marketing Agreement Series-Agreement no. 43.
License Series-License no. 54. 16 p. (M-60.) Price, 50.'
Code of fair competition for the country grain elevator industry of the United
States. Approved by the President of the United States. Code of Fair
Competition Series-Code no. 14. 17 p. (M-61.) Price, 50.'
License for processors of wood turpentine and wood rosin. License Series-
License no. 55. 9 p. (M-62.) Price, 50.'
Code of fair competition for the feed manufacturing industry. Approved by the
President of the United States. Code of Fair Competition Series-Code
no. 15. 16 p. (M-63.) Price, 50.'
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These may be obtained free upon application to the Agricultural Adjustment Adminis-
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