The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 18, 1957 · Page 31
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 31

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 18, 1957
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f Simple soil tests can be made in the field with laboratory kits which are on the market. Gen-' erally, however, the soil samples are sent to a laboratory for analysis. Pasture spraying is quite common to control weeds and insects. Modern spraying .equipment and spraying materials make this fob more effective. The farmer who doesn't want to buy his own spraying equipment can usually find custom spray operators ready to help him at his beckon and call. Photos talun al lay-by Hm« en Hw same farm Build YIELD-POWER equal to inches more of good topsail Three bags of Blenn per acre are equal to the available nutrients in about one inch of good topsoil over the same area. So make " your land as productive as you want it. Good corn land is rich in available nutrients and the same nutrients are found in Blenn. Aim for higher com yields . . . it's better than more acres. Blenn is made especially for corn and other grains in this area—for local soils and conditions. It supplements the natural nutrients in your soil, so that your crop has every element needed for highest production. And Blenn is made by Swift's exclusive FLO-FUSION process which packs each particle with fertility . . . assures balanced feeding of every plant. Now build your income by building the Yield-Power of your soil ... use Blenn this year. Swift's new FLO-FUSION process packs each particle of plant food with supercharged Yield-Power High-quality liquid plant foods are injected into dry materials in a revolving FLO-FUSION processing chamber at Swift's Plants. Millions of individual chemical reactions convert, raw materials into chemically-hitched plant food, drying the particles as they are formed. Only Swift makes plant food by the FLO-FUSION process. PLANT FOOD DIVISION, Calumet City and National Stack Yards, Illinois Mason City, Iowa • Madison, Wisconsin - Cleveland and Greenville, Ohio Irrigation is the best drouth insurance we have foe pastures. Modern' irrigating equipment makes it possible to deposit water on uneven soil. The sprinkler irrigation system shown moves on its wheels. ALCOA ANNOUNCES A BRAND-NEW IRRIGATION PIPE • New Sturdy Alloy • New Light Weight • New Lower Cost Alcoa® Lite-Line is a versatile new irrigation pipe piked to bring irrigation's benefits to thousands of farms across the nation. A new stronger Alcoa altoy makes it lighter than ever, provides new ease of handling. Yet Alcoa Lite- Line is durable enough to stand up under all normal irrigation chores. New Alcoa Lite-Line is a welded pipe, designed with interior smoothness and diameter uniformity that provides full-rated irrigation flow with minimum friction loss. Alcoa Lite-Line is alclad, assuring you of superior corrosion resistance. Your nearby irrigation dealer handles Alcoa Lite-Line and Alcoa Standard, the pioneer heavy-duty seamless irrigation pipe designed for the more rugged irrigation jobs. Dealers in Alcoa Pipe are equipped to supply irrigation systems engineered tooperatcataprofitonyourfarm. Look for the distinctive Alcoa markings on Alcoa Pipe. A new engineered sprinkler irrigation system using AJcoi Pipe increased pasture, grain and silage yields from 50 to 100 per cent on Martin KJotz's 160-acre farm at Norton, Kansas, in 1956. Mr. Klotz's irrigation system, containing 3,800 feet of Alcoa Standard Pipe, was purchased with assistance from his local banker. Your Gu/dW to the Best in Aluminum Value Swift Cows that have an opportunity to wade knee- deep in grass really make ihe milk pour. Good grass-legume seed mixtures, balanced fertility, seed innoculafion, and modern seeding methods, make high- producing pastures more sure-fire than ever in our history. Send information about Alcoa Aluminum Form Gate*. j Send information about Alcoa Aluminum Farm Roofing. Aluminum Company of America 21 57-0 Alcoa Building, Pittsburgh 1 9, Pennsylvania HEar Plea« .endrn. U A/coa', 7W. Gr«t /motion P^,, ^ bnxfw . ; Q ^ irrigation booklet. ' Name. Addreu Cry and State D FARMER D DEALER G STUDENT the trimmed primal cuts.

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