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    • Prevent Dust Explosions

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    • Text offers advice on how to prevent dust explosions in mills and elevators. "A little care may avert a disastrous explosion." Tips include not smoking or carrying matches, not use open flames or candles, not letting dust accumulate, and examining...
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    • Prevent Grain-Dust Explosions and Fires in Thrashing Machines

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    • Text describes the threat of losing valuable food resources through explosions and fires. Excerpt: "Bread enough to feed 2,400,000 soldiers for a month was lost in four years of such grain-destroying fires in the Pacific Northwest alone." Images...
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    • Raise More Poultry

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    • Text describes how raising poultry and eggs can help with short supply of meat. Excerpt: "More poultry means more eggs and more egs and poultry meat means a greater food supply. Poultry can be raised at a lower cost and brought to maturity quicker...
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    • Destroy Grasshopers with Poison Bran Bait

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    • Drawings of grasshoppers eating leaves and laying eggs. Text includes instructions for making a poisonous bait using arsenic to kill grasshopers.
    • Snodgrass, R. E. (Robert E.), 1875-1962
    • Produce Infertile Eggs!

    • 1915
    • Text promotes the values of producing infertile eggs, such as saving money, preventing blood rings, and keeping longer in summer heat. Graphics illustrate differences between fertile eggs and infertile eggs from one to seven days after being laid....
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    • 1996 North Carolina equine survey

    • 1998
    • Title from title screen (viewed on Feb. 4, 2011).; "6/98."; Issued cooperatively by North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services; United States Department of Agriculture.
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    • The Country Needs You To Help Harvest the Cotton

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    • Farmers looking out window over field of cotton with American flag in background. Text: "Lock your desk--close your door and do your part. Apply to your county agent or agricultural college."
    • Welsh, H. Devitt, 1888-1942
    • Waste No Food!

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    • Text promotes the value of conserving food by not making or serving too much at meals, by not letting food spoil, and by not handling food carelessly. Excerpt: "For practical advice on how to feed your family efficiently and make the most of the...
    • United States. Dept. of Agriculture
    • North Carolina agricultural statistics

    • 2005; 2006; 2007; 2008; 2009; 2010; 2011; 2012; 2013
    • Annual; 1937-1938-1939-1940-; Title from cover.; Some issues have title: Agricultural statistics, or: Agricultural statistics, North Carolina.; Latest issue consulted: 1988.; Issues for 1937/1940-<1988> also identified by numbering (no. 80-
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    • Eat More Cottage Cheese

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    • Text promotes cottage cheese as a substitute for meat protein. One pound of cottage cheese supplies more protein than a pound of beef, pork, lamb, veal, or fowl. Contains photograph of cottage cheese and the animals listed above.
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    • Make Every Egg Count

    • 1917
    • Text describes ways to ensure the quality of eggs produced and marketed, such as producing infertile eggs, marketing eggs frequently, and keeping eggs cool. Includes several black and white illustrations showing farmer feeding hen, a girl with...
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    • Do Not Sell Laying Hens

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    • Text poster with photographs of hen and basket of eggs. Text promotes the financial value of retaining laying hens as well as the patriotic virtue. Excerpt: "Don't sell the laying hen--all spring she will be turning insects, weeds, garbage, and...
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    • Shoot to Kill! Protect Your Victory Garden

    • 1943
    • Depicts a woman in her garden spraying an insect with insecticide as it buzzes over a large tomato. Printed at bottom "U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-523387."
    • Morley.

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