1949 The Mount Pleasant News 6.12.1949 1948 Decorah Air Show

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1949 The Mount Pleasant News 6.12.1949 1948 Decorah Air Show - and in a year eggs ago for May be- in pro- of...
and in a year eggs ago for May be- in pro- of the 621,- Milk at up- war I. are 25 per Find Ladino Clover Good in NE Iowa mowed and left in the windrow three days to a week, and then combined if drying weather pre vails. (Courier Special Semce) Decorah, la.--That Ladino clover has what it takes to weather growing growing conditions and the apparently unfavorable temperatures of northeastern northeastern Iowa is being demonstrated demonstrated on the Dewey Tatro farm northeast northeast of Decorah. Under the direction of the Winneshiek county soil district technicians, a test acreage was sown in the spring of 194S, on the Tatro airport. Oats was sown as a cover crop. During the favorable weather that followed, the oats grew too tall and some of it lodged, making it difficult difficult for the Ladino to secure a favorable start. Later in the summer, the Ladino took another beating. The airport was the site of an air show, and some 2,000 spectators with their, cars trampled' the clover. Dry weather m the latter part of the year, followed by icing during the winter added to the punishment given the clover. officers state they would not have been surprised of accepting on notes not contact The Robert Edgar if the clover had been killed out, but it has been making a strong growth, is now about 18 inches high in many places, and the stand is dense. Runners are beginning beginning to shoot and a good crop is in prospect. Tatro plans to make his first cutting cutting during June. Most of the high- protein legume will be fed to his turkeys or put in the barn as hay. Next fall he expects to cut the acreage for a seed crop. It will be Farm Bureau MONDAY. Black Hawk County Rural Women's Women's chorus rehearsal, YWCA, 1:30 p. m. s Spring .Creek township Farm Bureau meeting, Community build ing, 8 p. m. TUESDAY. Mt. Vernon township Home makers, Mrs. £. J. Hausman, 1:30 to 3:30 p. m. WEDNESDAY. Organization Black Ha\yk county band and chorus--all interested, meet Central building, room 119, Iowa State Teachers college, Cedar Falls, 8 p. m. Orange township Farm Bureau meeting, school, 8 p. m. THURSDAY. Big Creek township 4-H tour Arthur's, 8:30 a. m. Black Hawk county Women's Program Planning committee meet ing, Black's tearoom, 12 noon. Lincoln 4-H Girls' meeting, Shir ley Jenson, 1:30 p. m. Home Acres 4-H tour, Baker's 6 p. in. Eagle-Geneseo township Farm PLUMBING FAULTY PLUMBING attended to now will avoid costly repairs later DIAL 3-3391 Rynearson Koch 120 INC. E. 4th Si Dial 3-3391

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  1. The Mount Pleasant News,
  2. 12 Jun 1949, Sun,
  3. Page 46

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