70th Congress, 2d Session - - - - House Document No. 547





Table of Contents

Ants that Invade Houses are Easily Killed by Poison; pp.131-132; by E.A. Back & R.T. Cotton
Appalachian Land Uses Affected By Aftermath of War; pp. 132-134; by Millard Peck
Avocado Culls May Prove Source of Oil and Livestock Feed by G.S. Jamieson; p.134
Avocado Industry is Rapidly Developing in Florida and California; pp. 135-137; by T. Ralph Robinson
Bagasse From Sugar Cane, Once Waste, Now Is Valuable in Industry; pp. 137-138; by Sidney F. Sherwood
Bedbugs are Quickly Exterminated by the Fumigation Method by E.A. Back and R.T. Cotton; p.138
Bee Breeding by Artificial Insemination done Experimentally; pp. 138-141; by Jas. I. Hambleton
Bird Refuges Play Indispensable Part in Saving Wild Life; pp.159-162; by Ernest P. Walker
Birds Can be Attracted to Wood Lots by Various Measures and Practices; pp. 162-164; by W.L McAtee
Blackberries of Four English Varieties are Introduced into U.S.; pp. 164-165; by George M. Darrow
Citrus Specialists Find New Methods of Propagation; pp. 201-204; by Walter T. Swingle & T. Ralph Robinson
Cod-Liver Oil in Feeds Requires Care to Preserve Vitamin by E.M. Nelson; pp.204-205
Cockroaches can be Quickly Eradicated by Sodium Fluoride by E.A. Back & R.T. Cotton; p.205
Corn Borer Control by Mechanical Means is Advanced a Stage; pp.222-224; by R.B Gray
Corn-Borer Research Lays Foundation for Control of the Pest by W.R. Walton; pp.224-227.
Date Varieties at All Growth Stages Shown by Vegetative Characters by Silas C. Mason; pp. 256-257.
Family Living Needs Studies in Relation to Income of Farms; pp.280-282; by Eugene Merritt.
Fence Posts Properly Treated Have Greatly Increased Durability by George M. Hunt; p.290.
Flax Resistant to Wilt Developed at Experiment Stations by A.C. Dillman; pp.296-297.
Fleas Controlled by Creosote Oil Sprays and Other Insecticides by F.C. Bishopp; p.297.
Forest Litter a Good Fertilizer of Farm as Well as Tree Crops by W.R. Mattoon; pp.325-326.
Forest Litter Aids in Conserving Water for California Farms by W.C. Lowdermilk; pp.326-327.
Grazing Too Early in Season is Harmful to Livestock and Range by Arnold R. Standing and Ernest Winkler; pp.348-349.
Hog Profits Greatly Affected by Heavy Death Rate of Pigs by Oscar Steanson; pp.364-365
Hog Profits Increased by Proper Selection of Foundation Animals by J.H. Zeller; pp.365-368.
Hogs Can Be Produced Profitably in Parts of Northern Great Plains by R.E. Hutton; pp.368-369.
Insect Poison Called Rotenone Highly Toxic But Costly at Present by F.B. La Forge; p.388.
Insecticide Research Develops a Promising Substitute for Nicotine by C.R. Smith; pp.388-389.
Japanese Higan Cherries Gain in Favor for the Adornment of Parks; pp.401-403; by Paul Russell
Kapok and Like Fibers Used for Pillows, Life Preservers, Insulation; pp.403-404; by Lyster H. Dewey
Lambing Loss Declines in the National Forests as Shelter Is Provided by J.H. Hatton; pp.409-410.
Lamb Twinning Can Be Increased by Extra Feed at Breeding Season by C.G. Potts; p.411.
Lily Breeding is a Fertile Field for Plant Improvement by David Griffiths; pp.418-420.
Mushroom Culture in the United States Is a Growing Industry by E.B. Lambert; pp.468-469.
Muskrat Farming in Marsh Areas Becomes a Profitable Industry by Frank G. Ashbrook; pp.469-470.
Negro Extension Work Promoted by Local Organization Activity by J.B. Pierce; pp.474-477.
Nemas Carry Bacterial and Fungous Diseases from Plant to Plant by G. Steiner; pp.477-479.
Organic Materials May Hurt Crops If Applied Undecayed by F.E. Allison; pp.482-483.
Paper-Mulch Trials Center About Three Lines of Usefulness by L.H. Flint; pp.483-484.
Peach Rots and How Temperature Affects Their Development by Charles Brooks; p.485.
Peat Deposits Under Some Conditions Are Serious Fire Hazard by Harry E. Roethe; p.486.
Pecan Shelling Plants Increase With Demand for Cracked Kernels by C.A. Reed; pp.486-487
Poultry's Mineral Requirements Vary at Different Ages; pp.502-504; by H.W. Titus.
Rat Control Aided by Development of Effective New Poisons; pp.518-521; by James Silver.
Roses Developed for Dooryard Are Still Far From Well Known; pp.532-534; by B.Y. Morrison.
Rosin When Poorly Strained Is Much Reduced in Quality by F.P. Veitch; pp.534-535.
Sheep of the Columbia Type Well Adapted to Intermountain Region by J.M. Cooper; pp.540-541.
Silo Filling Without a Man in the Silo Gives Good Results; pp.541-542; T.E. Woodward.
Smut on Pacific Coast Wheat Can Profitably Be Removed by Washing by E.N. Bates and G.P. Bodnar; pp.542-543.
Soil Bacteria Useful to Farmers May Be Caused to Multiply by Lewis T. Leonard; pp.543-544.
Soil Deterioration by Sheet Erosion Lowers Fertility of Vast Area by Hugh H. Bennett; pp.544-547.
Soil Particles That Glitter Are Often Mistaken for Gold by W.H. Fry; p.547.
Sorgo Known As Atlas Yields Well and Resists Lodging by John H. Parker; pp.551-553
Sugar-Beet Seed in New Mexico Grown by Rapid Method by John C. Overpeck; p.562.
Sugar Beets With Only One Viable Seed Would Reduce Costs Greatly by A.F. Woods; p.563.
Sweet Clover in Dry-Farming Belt, Once Started, Rarely Fails; pp.567-569; by L.W. Kephart
Tenant Farming on Share Basis Usually Best for Beginners by Howard A. Turner; pp.574-575.
Terracing to Control Erosion If Well Done Is Paying Investment by Lewis A. Jones; pp.575-577.
Velvet Beans of a Bush Variety Developed With Distinguishable Seed by W.J. Morse; pp. 598-600.
Wages of Farm Hands Augmented by Many Important Perquisites by J.C. Folsom; pp.600-601.
Waterfowl Breeding a Necessary Adjunct to Protective Measures; pp.601-602; by W.L. McAtee.
Water Supply of Rural Communities Frequently Requires Purification by J.W. Sale; pp.603-604.
Wild Animals Affect Forest Production in Many Important Ways; pp.608-610; by W.B. Bell
Wilderness Areas in the National Forests are to be Preserved; pp.610-612; by E.W. Tinker.
Women on Farms Average 63 Hours' Work Weekly in Survey of 700 Homes; pp.620-622; by Hildegarde Kneeland
Wood Checking and Weathering can be Prevented by Paint by Rolf Thelen; p.623.
Wood for Different Uses Needs Different Degrees of Dryness by Rolf Thelen; pp.623-624.
Woodland Thinning by Preserving Better Trees Often Profitable by Duncan Dunning; pp.624-625.
Wood of Native Trees Compared Regarding Resistance to Decay by George M. Hunt; pp.625-626.
Wood Selection Rules Help But Should Not Be Followed Blindly by A.O. Benson; pp.626-627.
Woods on the Farm Like Saving Account If Rightly Handled by W.R. Mattoon; pp. 628-629.
Wool Carelessly Packed Fails to Realize Its Full Value in Market by Russell L. Burrus and John P. Roberts; pp.629-630.
Wool Yields Can Be Increased by Rigid Culling and Selection by Mary J. Brandon; pp.630-632.
World's Agriculture Much Changed by the War and Its Results by O.C. Stine; pp.632-635.
Yellow-Resistant Cabbages Developed by Plant Breeding by J.C. Walker; pp.635-636.
Department Publications; pp.637-639. (See Below)
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List of new Farmers’ Bulletins, Department Bulletins, Miscellaneous Circulars, Statistical Bulletins, Technical Bulletins, Circulars, Leaflets, and Miscellaneous Publications issued from January 1, 1928, to December 31, 1928, classified by general subject matter
[These different series of publications are indicated by the letters preceding each serial number]

     The Spread of the European Starling in North America (to 1928)Cir.40
     The European Starling in the United States.F.B.1571
     Game Laws for the Season 1928-29F.B.1575
     Directory of Officials and Organizations Concerned with the Protection of Birds and Game, 1928M.P.30
     Returns from Banded Birds 1923 to 1926T.B.32
     Nematodes of Pathological Significance Found in Some Economically Important Birds in North AmericaT.B.49
     Wild Birds Introduced or Transplanted in North AmericaT.B.61
     Sun Suits for ChildrenLeaf.24
     Dresses for the Little GirlLeaf.26
     The Changing uses of Textile Fibers in Clothing and Household ArticlesM.P.31
     Standardized Cotton Tare in EgyptCir.47
     Factors Affecting the Price of Cotton.T.B.50
     The Irrigation of CottonT.B.72
     Marketing American Cotton on the Continent of EuropeT.B.78
     Ten Years of Agronomy Extension 1915 to 1924Cir.22
     Farm-Management Extension, 1914-1924Cir.30
     A Score of Easily Propagated LiliesCir.23
     Japanese Flowering CherriesCir.31
     The Yellow Day LiliesCir.42
     Johnson Grass as a WeedF.B.1537
     Legume Hays for Milk ProductionF.B.1573
     Preparing Johnson Hay for Market in the Black Prairie Belt of Alabama and MississippiF.B.1574
     Sweet CloverLeaf.23
     Save the BeansM.P.16
     Forests and FloodsCir.19
     The Protection Forests of the Mississippi River Watershed and Their Part in Flood PreventionCir.37
     The Air Seasoning of Western Softwood LumberD.B.1425
     Timber Growing and Logging Practice in the Lake StatesD.B.1496
     Bamboos and Bamboo CultureLeaf.18
     The Farm Woods—A Savings Bank Paying InterestLeaf.29
     Federal Legislation and Regulations Relating to the Improvement of Federal-Aid Roads and National-Forest Roads and TrailsM.C.109
     Management Plans with Special Reference to the National ForestsM.P.11
     National Forests of ColoradoM.P.18
     A Forest Fire Prevention Handbook for the Schools of OregonM.P.20
     Protect White Pine from Blister RustM.P.22
     Growing Pine Timber for Profit in the SouthM.P.24
     Why Grow Timber?M.P.26
     Measuring Forest-Fire Danger in Northern IdahoM.P.29
     Experimental Tapping of Hevea Rubber Trees at Bayeux, Haiti, 1924-25T.B.65
     Marketing California GrapesCir.44
     Removal of Spray Residue from Apples and Pears in the Pacific NorthwestCir.59
     Preparation of Eastern Grapes for MarketF.B.1558
     Preparing Strawberries for MarketF.B.1560
     Fur Laws for the Season 1928-29F.B.1576
     Chinchilla Rabbits for Food and FurLeaf.22
     The Bates Laboratory AspiratorCir.9
     Chemical-Dust Seed Treatments for Dent CornCir.34
     Improved Apparatus and Method for Making "Shellings” of Rough RiceCir.48
     Corn BreedingD.B.1489
     Harvesting Grain SorghumsF.B.1577
     The Husker-Shredder on Eastern Corn Belt FarmsF.B.1589
     Rate and Date of Seeding and Seed-Bed Preparation for Winter Wheat at Arlington Experiment FarmT.B.38
     Inheritance of Awnedness, Yield and Quality in Crosses Between Bobs, Hard Federation, and Propo Wheats at Davis, Calif.T.B.39
     Broomcorn Experiments at the United States Dry-Land Field Station, Woodward, OklaT.B.51
     Relation of Kernel Density to Table and Canning Quality in Different Varieties of MaizeT.B.97
     Respiration of Sorghum GrainsT.B.100
     Experimental Dissemination of the Tabanid Egg Parasite Phanurus Emersoni Girault and Biological Notes on the SpeciesCir.18
     The Application of Sodium Fluosilicate by Airplane in an Attempt to Control the Sugar-Cane Moth BorerCir.45
     Insects Injurious to the Rice CropF.B.1543
     Insects Attacking the Peach in the South and How to Control ThemF.B.1557
     The Porto Rican Mole CricketF.B.1561
     Farm Practices Under Corn-Borer ConditionsF.B.1562
     The Sorghum Midge with Suggestions for ControlF.B.1566
     Mosquito Remedies and PreventivesF.B.1570
     The Striped Blister Beetle on Soy BeansLeaf.12
     A Study of Phylloxera Infestation in California as Related to Types of SoilsT.B.20
     Experiments for the Control of the European Red Mite and Other Fruit-Tree MiteT.B.25
     The Fall Army WormT.B.34
     The Sugar-Cane Moth Borer in the United StatesT.B.41
     Life History of the Codling Moth in DelawareT.B.42
     The Western Cedar Pole Borer or Powder WormT.B.48
     A Classification of the Higher Groups and Genera MargarodidaeT.B.52
     Paradichlorobenzene Experiments in the South for Peach-Borer ControlT.B.58
     The European Corn Borer and Its Controlling Factors in EuropeT.B.59
     The Apple MaggotT.B.66
     Tests of Blowfly Baits and Repellents During 1926T.B.80
     The Hessian Fly in CaliforniaT.B.81
     An Apparatus for Adding Gypsum to Irrigation WaterCir.33
     Irrigation of Small GrainF.B.1556
     Irrigation Requirements of the Arid and Semiarid Lands of the Missouri and Arkansas River BasinsT.B.36
     Delivery of Irrigation WaterT.B.47
     Silt in the Colorado River and Its Relation to IrrigationT.B.67
     Dairy Work at the Woodward Field Station, Woodward, OKla., 1921 to 1926.Cir.12
     Comparison of Purebred and Grade Dairy CowsCir.26
     The Regional Lymph Glands of Food AnimalsCir.32
     Some Results of Soft-Pork Investigations IID.B.1492
     Systems of Livestock Farming in the Black Prairie Belt of Alabama and MississippiF.B.1546
     Feeding Cattle for Beef_F.B.1549
     Care of the Dairy Cow at Calving TimeLeaf.10
     Sheep and Goat Lice and Methods of Control and EradicationLeaf.13
     Raising the Dairy HeiferLeaf.14
     Purebred Dairy SiresLeaf.16
     Improving Dairy HerdsLeaf.19
     Care of the Dairy CalfLeaf.20
     Preventing Feed FlavorsLeaf.25
     A Calendar of Livestock ParasitesM.P.25
     The Livestock Review for 1927M.P.28
     Wild Tobaccos (Nicotiana Trigonophylla Dunal and Nicotiana Attenuata Torrey as Stock-Poisoning PlantsT.B.22
     Sorgo Silage, Sorgo Fodder, and Cottonseed Hulls as Roughages in Rations for Fattening Calves in the SouthwestT.B.43
     The Swine Sanitation System as Developed by the Bureau of Animal Husbandry in McLean County, ILT.B.44
     A Study of Ranch Organization and Methods of Range-Cattle Production in the Northern Great Plains RegionT.B.45
     Ranch Organization and Methods of Livestock Production in the SouthwestT.B.68
     Some Factors Affecting the Demand for Milk and Cream in the Metropolitan Area of New YorkT.B.73
     Report of the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Commission of the United States Department of AgricultureT.B.76
     Factors that Influence Wool Production with Range Rambouillet SheepT.B.85
     Four Species of Range Plants not Poisonous to LivestockT.B.93
     Joint Use of a Sales Organization by Two Cooperative AssociationsCir.10
     Market Classes and Grades of Calves and VealersCir.28
     Marketing Farm Produce by Parcel PostF.B.1551
     Car-lot Shipments and Unloads of Important Fruits and Vegetables, 1924-26S.B.23
     Agricultural Cooperative Associations Marketing and Purchasing 1925T.B.40
     Cooperative Marketing of Livestock in the United States by Terminal AssociationsT.B.57
     Cooperative Marketing of Grain in Western CanadaT.B.63
     Marketing American Cotton in EnglandT.B.69
     Major Transactions in the 1926 December Wheat FutureT.B.79
     U.S. Grades, Color Standards, and Packing Requirements for HoneyCir.24
     Soil Erosion: A National MenaceCir.33
     Methods for Collecting and Preserving Pollen for Use in the Treatment of Hay FeverCir.46
     A Seed CounterCir.53
     Developments and Problems in Farmers' Mutual Fire InsuranceCir.54
     The Farm Real Estate Situation 1927-28Cir.60
     Rural LibrariesF.B.1559
     Farm BudgetingF.B.1564
     Shall I Buy a Combine?F.B.1565
     Earthworms as Pests and OtherwiseF.B.1569
     Woodchuck Control in the Eastern StatesLeaf.21
     Lamb as You Like ItLeaf.28
     List of Publications of the United States Department of Agriculture from January, 1901, to December, 1925, InclusiveM.P.9
     Workers in Subjects Pertaining to Agriculture in State Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Stations 1927-1928M.P.12
     Crop Report Regulations, 1928M.P.17
     The Agricultural Outlook for 1928M.P.19
     Research in Mechanical Farm EquipmentM.P.38
     Statistics of Fats, Oils, and Oleaginous Raw MaterialsS.B.24
     Cold-Storage Holdings, Year Ended December 31, 1927S.B.26
     Methods of Extracting Volatile Oils from Plant Material and the Production of Such Oils in the United StatesT.B.16
     Coyotillo (Karwinskia Humboltiana) as a Poisonous PlantT.B.29
     Agricultural Survey of Europe—FranceT.B.37
     Highway Bridge SurveysT.B.55
     Bacteriology and Chemistry of Oysters, Production, Handling, and ShipmentT.B.64
     The Combined Harvester-Thresher in the Great PlainsT.B.70
     The Value of Inert Gas as a Preventive of Dust Explosions in Grinding EquipmentT.B.74
     Mushroom Diseases and Their CarriersCir.27
     Bacterial Wilt and Winter Injury of AlfalfaCir.39
     Rose Diseases, Their Causes and ControlF.B.1547
     Bread or BarberriesM.P.7
     Yellows: A Serious Disease of TomatoesM.P.13
     Formaldehyde Seed Treatment for Oat SmutsM.P.21
     Black Currant Spreads White-Pine Blister RustM.P.27
     Clover Anthracnose Caused by Colletotrichum TrifoliiT.B.28
     Factors of Spread and Repression in Potato WartT.B.56
     Factors in the Inception and Development of Fusarium Rot in Stored PotatoesT.B.62
     Incubation and Brooding of ChickensF.B.1538
     Poultry Houses and FixturesF.B.1554
     Ineffectiveness of Internal Medication of Poultry for the Control of External ParasitesT.B.60
     Seed Production from Sugar Beets Over-Wintered in the FieldCir.20
     The Commercial Production of SauerkrautCir.35
     Sugar-Cane Variety Tests in Louisiana During the Crop Year, 1926-27Cir.36
     Cucumber GrowingF.B.1563
     Vegetable Statistics Year Ended December 31, 1926, with Comparable Data for Earlier YearsS.B.22
     Source, Character, and TreatmentT.B.5