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Texas A&M AgriLife research 2015 selected accomplishments

Description: This report describes the the accomplishment of Texas A & M AgriLife Research during 2015 which is combating drug resistance, reversing quail decline, testing wild life genes, saving water through hydroponics, increasing feed efficiency, improving air quality in feedlots, controlling invasive insect, designing disease-resistant citrus, developing drought-resistant wheat, reducing cotton irigation.
Date: 2015
Creator: Texas A & M AgriLife Research
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Grain-Driers.

Description: Patent for an improved grain-drier with design specifications and a description of the object's applications and usage, including illustrations.
Date: June 18, 1878
Creator: Henesee, Richard Tiernan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sustainable Agriculture

Description: Booklet about sustainable agriculture in Texas, including the office of sustainable agriculture and the Texas Department of Agriculture policies which promote sustainability.
Date: 1993
Creator: Texas. Department of Agriculuture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for improving combined horse collars and hames. Mean to be more efficient in allowing the hames to be attached to a pnematic pad for faster removal.
Date: August 18, 1914
Creator: Pate, Henry Doss
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Agricultural Machine

Description: Patent for improvements to certain components of agricultural machines, particularly the plow, planter, and stalk cutter attachments.
Date: April 15, 1919
Creator: Johnson, O. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for motor-plows with a spring-actuated motor driving device. The motor-plow can be rewound for use by the hand of the operators without leaving the driver's seat. The motor-plows have a plurality of moldboards and provide an inexpensive motor eliminating the use of draft-animals.
Date: June 25, 1918
Creator: Kucharski, Konstanty
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Farm Machinery

Description: Photograph of John Deere farm equipment on a farm in Runnels County, TX. A large machine is shooting grain into a small container attached to the side. Many gears and belts can be seen on the side of the larger machine.
Date: 1959
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library


Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvements in Seeding-Machines" (lines 5-6) the light draft interchangeable seeding-machine can be converted from a cotton-planter to a corn-planter, and vice versa. The invention is "compact, simple, and durable" (line 13)
Date: June 29, 1880
Creator: McCall, John L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a tool to help with farming. It cuts weeds below the surface of the ground and throws the soil towards the row of crops. This tool should help with crop growth.
Date: August 17, 1915
Creator: Sikes, Jonas C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Horse and Tied Calf]

Description: Photograph of a cowboy tying downed calf tied to a horse with two other cowboys on horseback and a fence and open range in the background. There is a typewritten note on the front of the photograph: "Notice: The horse faces the calf while it is being tied."
Date: 1930~/1939~
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

[Cattle Grazing]

Description: Photograph of a herd of cattle, tended by several mounted men and women, grazing in an open field. The entire group is inside a barbed wire fence.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
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