The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 13, 1957 · Page 29
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 29

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Thursday, June 13, 1957
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r\LTHOUGH there ate a very few spots where more modern farm methods are used, most of the Mexican farming is very primitive, as these illustrations will show. Crops are many and of great variety because almost anything that will grow in temperate or tropic climates will thrive in some part of Mexico. Wheat, coffee, cotton, sugar cane, tobacco, corn, the popular frijole(bean), ns well as such fruits as apples in the highlands and bananas and pineapples in the lower regions- do well. Stock- raising is important and the Mexican farmer or cowboy manages his herd well. Americans, traveling in this friendly border country, are fascinated by the contrast in methods, and amused at some of them, to say the least! The Mexican farmer cuts hl» wheat by hand—a slow process compared to the way the grain is harvested on our farms. Most of the farming in Old Mexico is very different from ours. Farmers plough fields •by hand; this is being readied for wheat. "When ir comes to tires we're a 100% FIRESTONE FAMILY Based 0n our past experience we wouldn't farm without Firestone tires" -Cecil Dyer and Sons, Delphi, Indiana. ( J £ eare Firesto ne tires have been a vital part of the successful farming operation of Cecil Dyer and his sons, Bill and Ben. The Dyers farm acres of top-notch sandy loam soil growing corn and alfalfa for their extensive cattle-feedine program. «~«»i. Explaining why Firestone Champion Ground unp!» tires are a must in this vast farming operation, Cecil Dyer says, "We wouldn't wort to form without Firestone tires. They outwear everything we've ever tried and hold up much better. Never have to worry about them letting us down during busy field days. We wouldn't even consider buying anything else even though we ve been offered 'tire bargains.' We're a 100% Firestone family." ° The Dyers, like the majority of farmers, have found Firestone tires are the soundest, most economical .investment they can make. To the JJyers, outstanding .dealer service and Firestone dependability make the big difference. See your Firestone Dealer or Store today! It's the best place for all your tire, battery and service needs. In addition to using Fireatonee on all farm equipment, Firestone tires roll on the Dyers' three automobiles. Firestone Town and Country tires are used in winter months. Wheat is tossed in the air so the wind can blow the chaff out. The Mexico no takes his time while harvesting ... is never in a hurry* RICHEST, GREENEST SILAGE EVER! BETTER RUBBER FROM START TO FINISH Copyright 1957. Th. Ftoto*, Tir. ft Rubber Comply What a difference there is in grass silage treated with STA-FRESH Sodium Bisul- fite! 3ta-Fresh treated silage is definitely greener, sweeter, with no "silage stink!" It looks tastier, and it is. Cattle really clean it up! This better silage pays big dividends In free-feeding tests, cattle ate four times more treated silage than untreated. This means big gains in milk and beef. You cut losses from silage spoilage to a minimum. And you can put up good silage at high moisture levels. Lowcost, easy to ute Just one 8Q.lb. bag of Sta-Fresh treats 10 tons of chopped grass. And Sta-Fresh is easy to apply at blower or field chopper. See your dealer today Make good, low-cost feed the Sta-Fresh way" this year. You'll see the difference in richer, fresher, sweet-smelling silage ... in high milk production or good weight gain at low cost. Order early to be sure of getting the supply you need. General Chemical Division, Allied Chemical ft Dye Corporation, 40 Rector Street, New York 6, N. Y, SIlAQf.ORAOf SODIUM IISUiriTf Oro " frmfc, Sweet-Smelling

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