The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 22, 1967 · Page 16
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 16

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 22, 1967
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FARM PAGE 1967 marketing (calendar) year payments under the National Wool Act may be filed with the ASCS county office any time but at least by the end of January 1968. Payments on sales during the 1966 marketing year are now completed in Kossuth county. They amounted to $14,148.45. Tuesday, August 22, 1967 Algona, (la.) Upper Det Motnes—9 MEMOS FROM MARGARET Are you or any of your children going off to college this fall? OR Are any of your children going away from home to take a job? If so, the rest of this column has an important announcement for you. There will be a demonstration on "Selection, Care and Laundering of Clothes" for the College Bound on Monday evening, August 28 at Reid's Laundry and Cleaning Village, located at 405 East State Street in Algona from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Boys, this means you too—Especially For Youl Have you thought about just how you are going to keep your clothes "ship shape" when Mom isn't around to do it for you? The meeting will begin with the sorting of clothes into wash loads so they will come clean. While the clothes are drying we will discuss the buying of clothes with a look at labels that will tell you how to choose and take care of clothes. The manufacturers of clothes have and are doing a great deal to make the care of clothes easier, but we do need to follow the directions given on the labels. The drying of clothes is just as important as the proper washing of them - too much drying is often the ruination of clothes, especially garments with a Permanent Press finish. Such questions as: (1) Are all laundry detergents the same? (2) How many clothes can be put in a washer at one time? (3) Can I wash white and colored clothes together? (4) How can I keep dark trousers from getting lint on them when socks are in the same wash load? (5) How do I get a grease spot off Permanent Press pants? If there is time and you want to see a demonstration on "Ironing a man's shirt," that will be done, too. So — 'College Bound* boys and girls - come to Reid's Laundry and Cleaning Village in Algona on Monday evening, August 28 at 7 p.m. to learn more about "Selection, Care and Laundering of Clothes," RADISH A "two-forgone" radish was picked from the garden of Paul Gaffey and George Veaich, tad- ianola. The top radish was red and where the root was ordinarily formed was a white radish, Wool Payment Application Info From ASCS Applications for payment under the national wool program will move more quickly if they are accompained by full and accurate information and sales records, according to Richard I. Anderson, chairman, ASCS county committee. On shorn wool sales during the marketing year, program payments are made provided the wool on which the applicant is applying for payment was shorn from sheep or lambs which he has owned for at least 30 days. The sales document supporting the application for payment needs to be supplied and the producer should maintain records verifying the 30-day ownership in case such verification is needed. The applicant also reports whether any of the wool on which payment is claimed is the first shearing from lambs that he purchased unshorn. Payments under the program are also made on unshorn lambs which the applicant has owned for at least 30 days. Since the lamb payments are prorated among the producers who have owned the lambs for the necessary length of time, a full report supported by records on these purchases of unshorn lambs is necessary. Producers applications for the : DEVELOPMENTS • t FROMDEVALOIS \ BY GALEN DeVALOB Kossuth Extension Director Now that the county fair is past for another year we want to thank the hundreds of 4-H leaders, parents, friends of 4-H and 4-H members who have devoted their time and energy to make a fair a success. It is this community cooperation that makes 4-H work the year around. * * * House and stable flies are taking over many livestock yards in Iowa. Harold Stockdale says counts of 100 blood sucking stable flies per animal were made in the first week of August on several central Iowa farms. Every 5 or 10 minutes, these flies are replaced by 100 hungry ones while the blood-filled glut- NON-STOP FORAGE TEAM Handle hay or silage non-stop with a Gehl Self-Unloading Forage Box and Hi-Throw Blower ... any crop, any size silo New Gehl Box is 7-ft.-wide and the toughest, safest built. Safety bar, across the front, stops all unloading with the touch of a hand. Two rear- unloading options: low-cost bale unloader for lighter- weight materials, or silage unloader. Plus ... a box size for every need, ruggedness for years of big-job crop hauling. The new Hi-Throw Blower keeps pace with the Box. Blasts crop high as you need it at a ton-a-minute clip. New features: water hose intake; recessed wheels for easier positioning of forage box; and "quick-touch" leveling adjustment for fast, easy set-up on uneven ground. Come on in. Let us show you what we mean! Make us Prove it with a Demonstration! GEHL tons digest their meal. Houseflies are very abundant also. Although these do not suck blood, their filthy habits and large populations spot farm buildings. Stable flies feed primarily on the legs and bellies of the animal, making insecticide application difficult. The most practical control is to apply a long-lasting insecticide on the fly resting areas. The flies are killed when they come in contact with these treated surfaces. A one percent Baytex, Cygon, or Diazinon water spray should be applied on inside and outside surfaces of sheds, fences and other fly resting sites. This will effectively control the pests. Annual 4-H Grants Are Offered Again The largest annual educational 4-H grants offered by industry and the National 4-H service committee are six $3,000 fellowships. They are for graduate work and a government study program set up by the Federal Extension Serv., USDA. The studies are pursued for one year in Washington, D.C. Only former 4-H Club members are eligible, and applicants must have completed at least one year of professional extension work. One man and one woman from each state may be nominated for the fellowships by the State Extension Service. Applicants must not be over 32 years of age. Four of the fellowships are provided by Massey-Ferguson, Inc., and two by the National 4-H Service Committee. Usually three men and three women are selected for the award. ODDITY The office of the Sac City Sac Sun had similar evidence from two different vegetable gardens brought in to them last month. Robert Millis of Sac City brought in four little tomatoes which had grown on the top of a fully bearing potato plant found in his mother's garden in Lake City. Two days later Mrs. Tony Ulrich, Sac City, brought in a similar plant with two tomatoes on it. No tomato leaves were evident or present on either potato plant. JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT AIGONA, IA. Can Fertilizers Be Safely Applied This Fall For Next Year's Crops? Research at Midwestern Universities has shown that fertilizers can be safely applied on most crop fields in the fall. Important fertilizer elements are retained throughout the winter, ready for effective use by the plants next spring. Phosphate fertilizers in the soil do not generally move more than two inches from the point of application. Therefore, when phosphate is applied to a soil, it soon becomes a part of the soil. These statements are equally true for those phosphate fertilizers which are highly water soluble, since the soil holds the phosphate immediately on contact. This limited movement of phosphate has been proved many times. Movement is so limited that surface-applied phosphate fertilizers must be plowed into the soil for highest corn yields. Even shallow discing is not sufficient incorporation for phosphate. Similar to phosphates, potash fertilizers are held by the soil with about equal force. Potash attaches itself to the clay particles in the soil and is held against leaching forces. Only those very sandy soils having less than 15 per cent clay might pose some hazard for all applied potash. However, few soils are that sandy. Also, few soils have more than a 5 per cent slope, where erosion may occur. Nitrogen in the non-leachable ammonium form can also be. safely applied on most corn soils after soil temperature reaches about 50 degrees F. At this temperature and below, nitrogen in the non-leaching ammonium form does not convert to the leachable nitrate form until corn planting time. The non-leachable ammonium form of nitrogen is held by the soil clay particles by magnetic forces, since clay is negatively charged and ammonium nitrogen is positively charged. In addition, fall application and fall plowing will save your few valuable spring days for planting, and are the first steps to higher corn yields and profits. Drop by a CFS plant today. The plant manager will be glad to help you with your fall fertilization. He's backed by the facilities of one of the finest soil testing laboratories in the U.S.A. to get your program off to a good start. He's also prepared to discuss in detail CFS Plan-and-Profit Programs . ... the complete step-by-step, long-range plans to help you achieve high-fertility and maximum return per acre, through sound fertilization and management practices. CUSTOM FARM SERVICES, INC. TITONKA, IOWA CORWITH, IOWA Phil Pfeffer Jerry Krause Phone 928-2610 Phone 583-2392 BODE, IOWA Bill Langston Phone 379-1682

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