Jake, 20 Jan 1949

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Jake, 20 Jan 1949 - Nolan Wins State- Wide Seed Contest Faith in...
Nolan Wins State- Wide Seed Contest Faith in his ability as a farmer, combined with hard work and the good soil of his Adair county farm, paid off in a big way last week for B. A. Nnji; , stalwart veteran who won the 'state Wide Korean Lespedeza Seed Harvesting Harvesting contest, sponsored by the Oklahoma Oklahoma Seedmen's associatidp. : Because of snow and icy highways, highways, Nolan was unable to got to Shawnee, Tuesday night to at$ tend a banquet in his honor, antic] receive his award. According to a test by the Oklahoma Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Nolan's Lespedeza seed tested 99.6 percent pure, and was free of any noxious weed seeds. His seed brings top prices. His crop last fall averaged better than 400 bushels per acre. When he was discharged from the army after serving four and a half years in the last war, Nolan came to Adair county from Colorado, and purchased a 60- acre creek bottom farm, two miles west of Baron Fork, and seeded the entire acreage. This spring he plans to sow White Lakino and Kentucky 31 Fescue. He now has growing a fine crop of Vetch, and has planted Sere- cea and Korean Lespedeza seed. He perhaps is the only farmer in Adair county, growing crops for seed purposes, and apart from getting top prices for his approved approved seeds, is building up his soil and keeping it. So far he has not needed irrigation, but plans to install an overhead irrigation system in the near future. Mr. Nolan, brother of Fate Nolan of the Horn community, is a member of the Veteran's Farm Training program. for county, in to

Clipped from Stilwell Democrat-Journal20 Jan 1949, ThuPage 1

Stilwell Democrat-Journal (Stilwell, Oklahoma)20 Jan 1949, ThuPage 1
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