The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 18, 1946 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 18, 1946
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PAGE SIX. .ALG0NA i; AMbNA I0WA 18, If4 Soil Conservation and Good Soil Management Are Vital to the Prosperity of All Iowa Algona Business Join to Emphasize */ • » - 1TK; . ' SOIL and Salute the Importance of ERVATION WEEK f ,, ; ../,^.;. r ---!!| JUNE 17-22 Stop Erosion Gullying Flooding Use Conservation Practices on Our L WHY? The strength of the nation, our state and community lies in its soil. From the soil we get our food. ' The soil produces much of our fiber. Our people depend on nourishing food for the energy with which they pursue their daily tasks. 'Much of industry is dependent on our farms for its operation. Unless we maintaiii the productivity of our soil our people cannot be well fed. An unproductive soil will not employ and maintain people either in agriculture or industry. To keep agriculture at top production we must conserve and preserve our soil resources. For the Farmer It Means HOW? By using all the known methods of preventing soil losses and maintaining productivity. We can do the job if we follow a good system of soil management. That means stopping soil loss from erosion— It means draining wet land—It means using adapted rotations—It means saving and applying barnyard manures—It means liming where lime is needed—It means applying fer- tilizersi—It means using the land in such a way that we get maximum returns without waste. t •'.., Higher yields and larger returns per acre. It means less labor per Unit of production.'"It I ' means higher income and;:ali the things higher income will buy* i.^..^,-^.^^^.-^^ — -A^m, *i Conservation means a heritage of fertile, productive soil for the generations to come. t ' ' .... ' .:,-.,' J It means a farming unit in which the operator can find continuing pride—-a pleasant home * atmosphere—a haven of security. '.'''.'•' For the Community It Means- A prosperous agriculture. A prosperous agriculture will support business. Good business helps the entire community. Agricultural and business prosperity make possible good schools and roads. Prosperity makes for good churches and builds community organizations. Conservation gives agriculture stability. It makes for contented people who have pride in their farms and their operation. A stable agriculture draws people to it rattier than driving them away. For the Businessmen It Means- Higher income per farm That means farm customers will be better buyers,... It means volume will be larger so more employees can be hired. More employees mean more families to be fed and clothed which means more business. .... ' ','.. : Higher farm income means that more services will be'desired. Doctors, lawyers,; beauticians, and many other professions and businesses will find their services in greater demand. Conservation for Food Production No w, and a Rich Soil Heritage for the Nation's Future ! I 1 l« * This Message Sponsored by the Following Progressive, Friendly Algona Business Firms: The Hub Clothiers Allen Motor Co. Bjustrom Furniture Co. Pratt Electric Co. Dr. F, C. Scanlan, Chiropractqr Lusby & Giossi , Kresensky's Cowan Bldg. Supply Chrischilles Store Graham's Store Barry's Recreation Coast-to-Coast Store Algona Insurance Agency Fed. Savings & Loan Christensen Bros. Co. Elk Cleaners Kossuth Motor Co. Laing & Muckey George's Cafe Viking Oil Co. Algona Ice Cream & Candy Factory Taylor Implement Co. Kossuth Oil Co, Brown's Dairy Rising Mill & Elevator Dutch's Super Service Swift & Company Sportsman's Tavern A. W. Amunson, Optometrist Algona Greenhouses Sorensen Grocery Co. Sharp's Jewelry Sigsbee Plumbing and Heating Foster Furniture Co.- Algona Theatre Co. Blossom Insurance Agency Funk & Deim Hawcott & Ogg Kent Motor Co. Modern Dry Cleaners Roscoe's Market O. K. Rubber Welders Bradley Bros., Farm Machinery * 4. Algona Electric Botsford Lumber Co, Thompson Distributing Co. Crilly Appliances Algona Produce Co, Algona Implement Co, Algona Co-op. Creamery Clements Sinclair Service F. S. Norton & Son The Smoke Shop Zender's , Thuente Pharmacy Sears Roebuck & Co, H. J. Cowan, Contractor Iowa State Bank W-G. Woodward Co, Meyer's Cafe Hood's Super Valu Consumers Food Market Finn's Bakery .,«• Ray's Jack Sprat Market Spilles Hardware T,he Mainliner Shilts Brownbilt Shoe Store K. D, James, Drugs ' Security State Bank The Algona Hardware Gamble Store Frank Caughey Advertising Cta, Hoenk Motor Service Richardson Furniture Co. Sawyer's Skelgas & Appliances Algona Laundry & Dry Cleaners Ohnesprge Drug S, & L, Co, AJgona Baking Co, Ben Franklin Store Pau Garage & Body Shop Kirk Awto Co, Kohlhaas Hardware CQ, Council Oak Stor« Greenberg Auto Supply Kessuth County Implement Ralph Tice, Tanvil^c Percival Motors • " iBro8.qwige|fOUitation I

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