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    • Virginia Tech On-farm Wheat Test Plots. Eastern Virginia, August 2008 

      Balderson, T. Keith; Davis, Paul Hill, 1956-; Moore, David M.; Lewis, Matthew A.; Lawrence, Watson; Parrish, Michael J.; Estienne, Cynthia Elizabeth, 1963-; Alexander, Wes; Thomason, Wade Everett (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1905-06-30)
      A summary of replicated research and demonstration plots conducted by Virginia Cooperative Extension in cooperation with local producers and agribusinesses. Discusses crop performance data for varieties of wheat in Virginia, ...
    • Pruning fruit trees 

      Marshall, Roy E. (Roy Edgar), 1890-1966 (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division, 1919-11)
      Discusses how to correctly prune fruit trees.
    • The use of explosives on the farm 

      Seitz, Charles Edward, 1891-; Cole, J. B. (Agricultural engineer) (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division, 1926-05)
      Discusses the use of explosives for clearing stumps, boulders and other obstructions from farm land.
    • House care and cleaning 

      Settle, Mary B. (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division, 1934-06)
      Discusses general housekeeping, cleaning materials and solutions. Provides tips for making house cleaning easy.
    • Floor finishing 

      Settle, Mary B. (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division, 1934-06)
      Describes how to finish wood floors and provides techniques for the care of finished floors.
    • A Useful Chart for Teaching the Relation of Soil Reaction to the Availability of Plant Nutrients to Crops 

      Pettinger, N. A. (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute, Extension Division, 1935-03)
      This publication summarizes the effect of acidity and alkalinity on the availability of plant foods and the relation between lime and fertilizers. It features a color chart showing nutrient availability at a range of soil ...
    • Grow healthy chicks and pullets : feeding and managing the chicks 

      Tully, W. C. (Wilbur Campbell), 1903- (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division, 1937-01)
      Discusses the six points which good poultrymen regard as essential in growing healthy chicks including housing and feeding.
    • Flowers and other plants for the home yard 

      Smith, A. G. (Archibald Gray), 1890- (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division, 1938-12)
      Provides 4-H club members and leaders with the necessary information to carry out several club projects connected with the planting and care of home grounds.
    • Peanuts for oil 

      Byrne, W. H. (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division, 1940)
      Provides recommendations for growing and harvesting peanuts for oil.
    • An electric water system for the farm 

      Swink, Earl Thomas (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division, 1940-03)
      No improvement can be made on the farm that will pay larger dividends in health, happiness and convenience than the installation of an automatic water system.
    • Saving fruits and vegetables by drying, brining, sulphuring 

      Cameron, Janet L. (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division, 1942-04)
      Provides basic instructions for preserving fruits and vegetables by drying, brining and sulphuring.
    • Vegetable garden suggestions for Virginia farmers 

      Dietrick, Leander B.; Beamer, L. C. (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division, 1942-06)
      Suggests garden plans for Virginia farmers and provides a chart of common vegetables with planting guidelines.
    • More from fewer 

      Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division, 1943-02)
      Egg production and proper management of the flock rests on good feeding, comfortable housing and good stock.
    • Victory garden program 

      Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division (Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division, 1943-03)
      Discusses growing vegetables for your family.
    • Vegetable gardening 

      V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service (V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service, 1944-03)
      Provides information on the 4-H garden club project and provides information for growing a successful vegetable garden
    • Raising the dairy calf 

      V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service (V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service, 1944-03)
      Provides information on 4-H dairy club work with a discussion on caring for and feeding dairy calves.
    • The laying flock 

      V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service (V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service, 1944-11)
      Provides information on 4-H poultry club projects and requirements with a discussion on housing, feeding and maintaining a flock.
    • Multiple unit laying house 

      V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service (V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service, 1945)
      Provides plans for a multiple unit laying house for chickens.
    • Roosting shed 

      V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service (V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service, 1945)
      Provides plans building a roosting shed for chickens.
    • Portable mash hoppers 

      V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service (V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service, 1945)
      Provides plans for building simple mas hoppers for feeding chickens.