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PROTECTION FROM LIGHTNING

By: McAdie, Alexander

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Weather Bureau: 1894

Seller ID: 005319

Condition: Very Good


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Weather Bureau. Circular of Information. Published by authority of the Secretary of Agriculture. 20 pp. with 21 figures. Ex. lib. with stamp and location number on front page. Original paper wraps have chipped edges and tears along the spine. Interior pages are browning from age, but text is easily legible. Overall document is in Very Good condition. View more info

NEW METHODS OF PLANT BREEDING

By: Oliver, George W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 007332

Condition: Good+


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry -- Bulletin No. 167. Issued February 7, 1910. 15 b/w plates. 39 pages with index. Tan paper covers with black title lettering on front. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover, stamp also on title page. Covers are darker along edges, some wear to corners and edges, spine is creased, spine ends are torn. Interior pages are clean. Document in Good+ to VG- condition. View more info

THE FLORIDA VELVET BEAN AND RELATED PLANTS

By: Piper, Charles V. And S. M. Tracy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 006716

Condition: Very Good


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry Bulletin No. 179. Issued May 19, 1910. "This paper points out an interesting example of the confusion that exists in the botany of the cultivated plants, which has in this particular case brought about the neglect of a number of valuable sorts related to the Florida velvet bean." 26 pages with index. Seven b/w plates. Light wear to cover edges, creasing to spine edge. Ex. museum stamp and identification nu... View more info

COOPERATION IN AGRICULTURE

By: Powell, G.Harold

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1914

Seller ID: 002684

Condition: Good to Good+


Rural Text-Book Series. slight rubbing to darkened spine ends/joints, bottom edges and corners. Bright decorative cover. Overall Good to Good+. Owner's name stamped on front endp. text is tight, clean and in VG condition. View more info

THE LAST HARVEST: THE GENETIC GAMBLE THAT THREATENS TO DESTROY AMERICAN AGRICULTURE

By: Raeburn, Paul

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1995

Seller ID: 005991

ISBN: 0684803658

Condition: Very Good


"... an eye-opening account of how the genetic manipulation of American crops threatens our food supply -- and what we must do to try to avert this disaster." 269 pp. Blue cloth covers with black cloth spine and gilt lettering on spine. DJ in VG- condition with creasing on edges, bumped corners. Cover corners are lightly rubbed and bumped, spine tips are bent. Previous owner's writing on front free endpaper. Interior is tight, clean and in VG condition. View more info

Apple Physiology: Growth, Composition, and Fruiting Responses in Apple Trees

By: Roberts, R. H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Madison, University of Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station: 1926

Seller ID: 002688

Condition: Very Good


Research Bulletin 68, May, 1926. Browning around page margins. Doesn't interfer with text. 1/4" tear at top margin on all, except front cover. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG. 72 pp. Exterior is Very Good. View more info

SOIL DEFENSE OF RANGE AND FARM LANDS IN THE SOUTHWEST

By: Rowalt, E. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1939

Seller ID: 006809

Condition: Very Good


Miscellaneous Publication 338. United States Department of Agriculture. "The Southwest, as considered in this publication, is a geographical region including all of Arizona and New Mexico. Some discussion of erosion conditions and corrective practives in use in Utah and western Colorado are also included. The whole area is a region of range lands and irrigated farming lands designated, for administrative purposes, Region 8 of the Soil Conservation Service." 51 p... View more info

MEN TO REMEMBER: HOW 100,000 NEIGHBORS MADE HISTORY

By: Ruble, Kenneth D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons: 1947

Seller ID: 005723

Condition: Very Good


History of Land O' Lakes Creameries business. With illustrations in pen-and-ink by Lyle Justis. 318 pp. Blue cloth covers wtih gilt image of horse and buggy on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners bumped and edges lightly rubbed. Endpapers with map of upper Midwest. Back endpapers are slightly dirty. Previous owner's name written on acknowledgment page, and ink seeps through to back of page. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

CONSOLIDATED TABLE, EXHIBITING BY DECADES AND GEOGRAPHICAL DIVISIONS, THE AGRICULTURAL PROCESS OF THE NATION, IN CHEAPENING THE FOOD OF AMERICA AND EUROPE

By: Ruggles, Samuel B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Bessey: 1880

Seller ID: 005609

Condition: Poor


Supplementary to "The Relations of American Agriculture to the American Union, and the Commerce and Population of the World." 31 pp. with appendix. Color fold-out map of the United States. Document in Poor condition with dirt smudges to covers, pages separated, page edges chipped/torn. There is a 1/2" tear along page edge of back page, but does not interfere with text. Back cover is significantly chipped and torn with some areas of the text missing. Pen... View more info

FARM PRICES FOR FOOD PRODUCTION: WARTIME FARM AND FOOD POLICY, PAMPHLET NO. 2

By: Schultz, Theodore W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ames, Iowa, The Iowa State College Press: 1943

Seller ID: 006402

Condition: Very Good


"This series of pamphlets, prepared by members of the Department of Economics and Sociology at Iowa State College, deals with the what, why, and how of agricultural policy and food management." 43 pp. Cream paper wraps with rubbing along edges, some dirt marks on both cover faces. Corners are slightly creased. Interior clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. View more info

THE DIMINISHED FLOW OF THE ROCK RIVER IN WISCONSIN AND ILLINOIS, AND ITS RELATION TO THE SURROUNDING FORESTS

By: Schwarz, G. Frederick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1903

Seller ID: 006399

Condition: Very Good-


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Forestry--Bulletin No. 44. Seven plates, including two maps (one foldout). 27 pp. Brown paper wraps. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover. Covers are browning along edges, some chipping and small tears, small tears to spine ends. Top corner is bent and creased throughout document. Interior tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG- condition. View more info

THE CEARA RUBBER TREE IN HAWAII

By: Smith, Jared G. and Q. Q. Bradford

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1908

Seller ID: 006410

Condition: Very Good


Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station. Bulletin No. 16. Issued July 3, 1908. "The paper embodies the results of one year's experiments in tapping rubber trees. It is believe that the methods and apparatus devised represent a distinct advance toward the successful solution of the problem of commercial tapping of trees of this variety for the production of rubber." 30 pp. Tan paper wraps. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover, stamp on title p... View more info

THE TIMBER ROT CAUSED BY LENZITES SEPIARIA

By: Spaulding, Perley

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1911

Seller ID: 005717

Condition: Very Good


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry - Bulletin No. 214. Issued July 21, 1911. 46 pp. with index, bibliography and four b/w plates. Brown paper wraps with browning along edges, and rubbing to spine corners. Library stamp and identification numbers on front cover, and stamp also appears on front freepaper and on title page. Ink smudges on pages 26-27. Pamphlet in VG condition. View more info

FIRST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

By: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Wright & Potter Printing Co.,: 1920

Seller ID: 004811

Condition: Very Good


Report of Wilfrid Wheeler, Commissioner, 1919 to the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. "Since the close of the war the spirit of unrest which has been world-wide has to a certain degree been communicated to the farmers, not to the extent of drawing the agricultural people to the various forms of radicalism which have been sweeping over the world, but has rather reflected itself in a decreased production, due not alone to the la... View more info

CULTURAL STUDIES OF SPECIES OF PENICILLIUM

By: Thom, Charles

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 006406

Condition: Very Good


U.S. Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Animal Industry -- Bulletin 118. Issued February 7, 1910. 107 pp. Brown paper wraps. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover, stamp on title page. Browning along cover page edges, some chipping, dirt smudges, small tear to lower corner. Creasing along spine. Spine ends are torn and exposed. Interior is clean. Pamphlet in VG- condition. View more info

RECLAMATION OF WHITE-ALKALI SOILS IN THE IMPERIAL VALLEY

By: Thomas, Edward E.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California: 1936

Seller ID: 005722

Condition: Good + to Very Good-


Bulletin 601, July 1936. University of California College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station, Berkeley, California. 15 pp. Paper wraps with bent corners, creases to page edges, tears to spine edges, marks to back cover. Browning along page edges. Ink marks on page 6. Interior is tight. Pamphlet in Good+ to VG- condition. View more info

INSTRUCTIONS TO SPECIAL RIVER AND RAINFALL OBSERVERS OF THE WEATHER BUREAU

By: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1904

Seller ID: 005323

Condition: Very Good


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Weather Bureau. Published by authority of the Secretary of Agriculture. "The river and rainfall stations of the Weather Bureau are maintained primarily for the purpose of giving warning of the approach of high water, but they are also of great benefit to navigation, the daily records of river stages and precipitation affording much valuable information, particularly during seasons of low water." 46 pp. Ex. lib. with stamps on f... View more info

DIRECTORY OF ORGANIZATION AND FIELD ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: 1947

By: United States Department Of Agriculture

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1948

Seller ID: 004008

Condition: Very Good+


Miscellaneous Publication No. 640. "Shows the organization structure of the Department of Agriculture...the activities of its bureaus and offices are explained briefly, also the locations of those acitvities both inside and outside the continental United States are given. 298 pp. Covers are Very Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

SOIL SURVEY OF HOUSTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

By: United States Department Of Agriculture

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1984

Seller ID: 000874

Condition: Very Good


In Cooperation with Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station. 261 pp. 84 Map sheets with an index sheet.16 tables, and 18 figures. Glossary, Colored Soil Map. Cover is slightly soiled with a small chip on top right corner and small tear on back, otherwise the cover is Very Good. Interior is clean, tight and Very Good +. Laid in a large PLAT Map of Houston County, 1980. View more info

Impact of the War on the Financial Structure of Agriculture

By: United States Department of Agriculture

Price: $22.50

Publisher: 1945

Seller ID: 004604

Condition: Good


Bureau of Agricultural Economics. United States Department of Agriculture. Miscellaneous Publication No. 567. "The publication which follows is an attempt to measure the impact of World War II on the financial structure of agriculture in the United States. A 30-billion-dollar increase in the equities of all owners of farms and all tenant farmers during trhe current war has seemingly placed agriculture in a strong financial position." 199 pp. 54 tables. 35 illustr... View more info