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Corn-Growing Corn-Growing Corn-Growing Contest. Raleigh, Special. A careful summary summary of the returns made by the contestants contestants in the boys' corn-growing corn-growing corn-growing contest in this State shows that the average yield of the whole number reported was 50 bushels and 12 pounds of shelled corn per acre, which is regarded as exceptionally fine and shows the possibilities of North Carolina soils when intelligently intelligently farmed. The boy who made 135 bushels of corn on an acre, Charles F. Phillips, is the son of C. H. Phil-Kps Phil-Kps Phil-Kps of Randolph county and his father said the land would not have made 35 bushels under the former methods of cultivation and without fertilizer The boy used 8-3-3 8-3-3 8-3-3 8-3-3 8-3-3 fertilizer fertilizer and 1.000 nonnds of lime and the total cost of cultivation, fertil-lizers, fertil-lizers, fertil-lizers, etc., was $26.50. Next year the State will be divided into ten districts districts aud three prizes will be offered offered in each.

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  1. The Chatham Record,
  2. 15 Dec 1909, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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