The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 5, 1951 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 5, 1951
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Bt,rrHEVnj,E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, FARM NEWS Warm Weather Is Needed for Cotton, Beans Soybean Production Better than Expected, Crop Report Claims UTTl,E ROCK, Ark.. Oct. fl.—An extended period of warm weather is needed to permit Inrfje ncreaj-Tes or Arkansas cotton and soybeans lo mature, as well n.5 to speed up pick- iiifr. according (o the county agents' crop reports lo the ARru'iiltunil Extension Service, yesterday, Soybeans are juijtlm'int; IjcHU-r tlmn was indicated earlier dm ln^ i ihe dry ALIRU.SL weather, Combining i is )iist getting under way In most ' comities. I John Stephens, tonnly agent in Grit tendon County, reports th:it; ruiton i.s opcmnj' slowly of! wcaiJu-r. though the u'catJi- cr is ideal for fall seeded ciops, In Pulaski County. County Af-cnl W. F. Spivcy stales thai some early | cotton which fs opened but. Imsn't I be-on picked fs showing signs of damage. Many far merit are dcfollat-' ing tall rank cotton to prevent this.; Abnormal weather lor the past lwo[ weeks has resulted in very liule cot- I ton picked. Spivcy added. j John M, Cavcndcr, Cralghead County fluent, reports rice harvest getting well under way. Late planted cotton Is still producing R top rrop. Cavender said, while early planted has mostly matured. On Missco Farms bj CnuiU> Ajenl Kcilh J. Tlicm Bitbrej 1 HJVP 'Mifm , for seed Would you like •< Several farmcis nvrr die cuuiity! .sec how it grows when not grazed? have been nskuiB my opinion nniil Livestock Men Ex|>crimrnt Suition liifii/cs on Hie} Klnier Holmes, west of New Lib- Uclta fine Fox cotton. I have color' cny. lias a «ocd start with regLster- REVIEW*-, at Scon, Mis.sis.sip],] this fall, OI>l<lc Mctcalf, Just west of Pop- My understanding about tlic Kox !l!ir Coril<! ''. ll! « goo'' registered cotlon is that it, may produce Just • ''"'"Pshire hogs and some beauti- little more, opens a liitlc earlier,!'"' "ereford cattle. He Is enlarging , , . and perhaps cimies nearer opening I ^ !s Pasture and was Inquiring la-st nil al the same time. It a better I wcclc al >oul proper fertilizer to use. adapted for mechanical picking than Mure 1'ork Th U&I'L 15. Fox lias foil!' or live ner - , n ,i..i r..^» *. if cent less Kin turn out. however, f ml .'",,," f "' St " a " , Is 1/32 shorter in staple length i 1K '.. morc I' 0 '* Come in and see those plumes if I '''"',,",'' W " s I'™"""'' vmi are Iniercsted Mure 1'ork Than Usual i Hie first hall of Diis year. 9 thiin a year coniiiici'eiuily, tint the supply ol each ol (he other nicai.s ivu, 1 ; smaller. Pork made up 51 II Iiiis been profitable Ui store soy- | dllcliun, the highest ncrccillillie [or bcniis al hamM lime in Arkansas i the- Ilrst hull of the year in Ihe last fiflccn out ol the last seventeen! ij years of record years. The w» exceptions were l'j:(7 j Betlrr 'Jli-ni Milzl and I'JtB These two years llic price i , ,<,<,] hkc , ^, t ' |[n Increased only five cents a bushel! j n icc<l • from October iinlil llle next May. For Hie oilier tilleen years, Ihe least Increase from October until the next May was «c per bnslicl :md (iif Sicnlesl increase was SI.TO a tjushcl h) 1916 For the last crop, the increase was 51,18 a bushel and everyone who bought or constructed soybean stor- ginncrs to be careful aruund ^Un machinery, when I have never Imrl nny personal experience In a Kin. Although we arc supposed lo promote farm .safely and [ire prevention, I guess i don't do much of age facilities paid for Die storage In one year's time. You may get a government loan on your soybeans and store them This week some gin machinery grabbed Lee Beardcn's clothing and stripped him cleaner than Mit- 7.1 All of a sudden there he was. standing in his shoes, socks, and shorts. Fortunately. Mr. Bearden Hairy Vetch Production in State a Record Production of hairy vetch feed !n Arkansas Is placed at 5.000,000 pounds (clean basis), a record for the state, according to (he Arkan««n Crop Reporting Service. This production Is U per cent • bove the 1950 crop and more than double the 1940-49 average. Th« estimated 21,000 acres saved for seer! is down 25 per cent from 1950. However, the yield set at J40 pounds Is the highest since 1S41 and 50 per cent above 1050. An all-vetch-seed crop of 52700000 pounds i« forecast for the nn- tlon compared with the record crnn of 108.100,000 pounds In 1950 nnd the average of 64,500,000 pounds. HOUR Kong Is an Island J| ,,,lles J0''g and up to five miles wide. apain this year If you wisd to do so. I "'a- 1 * "°t seriously hurt, Just bruised The support price for N'o. '2 soybeans! a!lf l scratched. in Arkansas Is J2.W. „ They Arc Bejlimii:; lo Muve Few years liave I seen soybeans mature so rapidly. All S-HXto are ready lo combine now and some o[ the Ogilem c.T.s-1 of B\g I^tke well be ready lo combine next week. ' I silent yesterday i n tbe Leach- Villi fie bi Kt Sure It's Pure A (cw 1 farmers In the county have established paslures by'seeding fe.s- cue and white clover. Ihcn Ihe fescue die.? out considerably In June. Actually, rye grass seed and fescue seed look exactly alike lo anyone except a specialist, (f am not a specialist.) As you know, rye Kias-s is nn annual that dies out in June. It does pay lo be safety conscious. Farm Prices In Arkansas rille territory and fount! many' I" If CI* Lj.1 rtclcls of Ogdcns that, could be com- f Of 11 JI/OfTtl V Jincd the last of this week. •* * grows LI1TLE HOCK. Oct. 3. Average prjces ansas Farmers received by Ark- tor their products Fescue is a perennial that for several years. When you buy fescue semi I would suggest that you send a half \ povmd sample lo the State Plant, linnrd, Little Rock, Arkansas, and n5]v them to determine if it Is pure.' fescue. ; I Imp some excellent color slides of Icscue In this county Just ready declined 0.3 per cent from Aug. 15 to Sept. is. the Crop Reporting Service said today. 'nils slight decline followed a more pronounced decrease each month beginning; in June. The Crop Reporting Service said a higher price for cotlon lint, which C:KI,-O-GI.ASS 1C very Home Vhis Need for Some. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. I/ft Oil FOR YOUR INTEREST IN OUR BOOTH AT THE NORTHEAST ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR Blythevile, Ark. THE WINNERS Of Our Drawing Are as Follows) * FIRST PLACE Mr. Cecil Downing I'. 0. BON 5:t Ito^.rlunil, Arkansas OlOICK OF (.us. .s\virrs FKKDS * SECOND PLACE Mrs. T. N. limited If!) North Second Strci-l 'llyllievillc. Arkansas . Slrrlinir ("onley if 2. Hu\ :2MS hevilU;. Arkansas ('HOICK OF ^0(1 1.IIS. SWIFTS FKKDS THIRD PLACE ('HOICK OF UKI l.HS. SWIFT'S FKF.DR "See us for all your cattle, swine, poultry, and turkey feeds" SWIFT & CO. OIL MILL South Hiway 61 Blytheville Garland County Youth Wins Top Honors in State FFA Hog Contest LITTLE ROCK. Oct. 5, Wi— A young Garland County hojj niLser took lo|> honors in the Future Karmois of America swine contests at the Arkansas livestock show in Little riock this week. Dill Sarge of the Fountain Lake school, near Hot Springs, won 13 ribbons ana rosettas with his entries In the FFA contest for Duroc Jersey swine. He also exhibited the champion and reserve champion boar and the champion ami reserve champion female. Another blue ribbon winner was Max Kclley. member of the Gar- nail 4-H Club near Fort Smith. Kelley won the champion ribbon In the 4-H fat barrow show antl Is i" line for top prices al the livestock show auction Saturday, was up 3.6 per cen^ was mainly responsible (or holding the all- romniodity index up to practically the same love] a.s Alls-'. 15. Three Jnckwjn County 4-H Club members won a free irip to the American Royal Livestock Show at Kansas City later this month on their knowledge of livestock Judging in the slate show. The youths are Jimmy Parr, 15. and Jimmy Claud Bailey. 16, both of Tuckerman. and. T. A. Lrown Jr 16, of Swifton. The Greene County team coin- posei! of Billy chne. 15, and Donnie Dawlin, 16. both of Walcott. and Donald Sheffield, 15, Para- eould, took second place, Three other youths won an all- oxpcnsc trip to the International Livestock Exposition at Chicago in November as the pri?.e for lop honors In the dairy cattle judging contest. They are Donald Ray Brown. 15, of Route 1, Hope; George Morris. 16. of Carlisle, and Leon Thomason 10. al WniTen. Billy Ncnl of Walrtron. a freshman nt the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture, exhibited the grand champion fat steer in the junior division show. Ifis entry, Pascquali, also won Brand and reserve championships in the FFA contest, and first place honors in the FFA over-300 pound class. Other winners: Reserve grand champion 4-H Aberdeen Angus steer—Billy Charles Phillips of Elkins (Washington County), Reserve champion 4-H Aberdeen Angus steer—Joe Kunsick'of Newport. Champion 4-H Shorthorn over 850 pounds—Virginia Baker of Walnut Ridge. Reserve champion 4-H Shorthorn over 850 pounds—Jerry Watson ol FnyctlerSlle. Champion 4-H gilt Duroc—Billy FUEL KILLS Save one-third with INSULATION. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. Thomas of Biscoe (Prairie County) Champion 4-H Poland China gilt —Kmmitt Elliott of Sweet Home (Pulaski County). Champion 4-H market barrow- Max Kelley of Fort Smith. Grand champion 4-H Jersey, female—David Fry of Fort Smith. Junior champion 4-H Jersey female—Barbara Siegenthaler of Fort Smith. Champion 4-H Jersey bull—Edwin McDonald of Harrison. Grand champion 4-H Guernsey— Mahlon Gibson of Parmington (Washington County). Grand champion 4-H Holstcin Friesian female—John Scott, Jr., of Pulaski county. U.S. Aids Student* From India in Year NEW DELHI IJPh- The U. S. Drill- 1 catlonal Foundation during its Ilret year In India disbursed nearly »63.000 for Indians going to America, education minister Maulana Abul Azad said here. Replying 10 questions in parliament, he added that during th« same period the foundation, which began function In 1950, «ent 11 Indian students and seven professors and research scholars to the United Stales. Read Courier News Classified Ads. SHEET METAL WORKS — OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custom Shearm s up to '/< inch thickness. Frank Simmons Tin Shop II / South Broadway Phone 2651 It Wasn't Raining Wh en Ark! He used the preparedness idea! The same holds true today if you raise soybeans ... if your year's work is lo be .successful, you must be prepared for the fall threshing. We know, for sure, that 70 farmers in M i s s i s s i p p i County and Southeast Missouri are prepared, because there are that many owners of MASSEY-HARRIS Self Propelled Combines in this area. Yes, these men are prepared! They own the big capacity combine . .. capacity to separate faster, surer ... capacity that g-ets all of your grain. Inspect the MASSEY - HARRIS Self Propelled at 61 Implement soon!. See the easy to fill, elbow height gas tank! Easily reached controls . . . everything right there before you. Extra large wheels take the jar and bounce out of rough fields. Only a matter of seconds to unload the 45 bushel tank on the "26" or the 60 bushel tank on the "27". Yes, inspect the MASSEY- HARRIS Self Propelled ... then, too, inspect the complete service shop at 61 Implement . . . you're sure to agree, that when you buy a Self Propelled at 61, you'll be preparedl "57," illiul/nltd in 1(, U and 13.fool mci_ IcnV or bagger modefi. "26" in 12 old 10-fool Irzei—lotA of baggar ; iissoy-Harris "27" with 12 fl. Culler Bar. IS" Hice & Cane Tires. Onlv 61 IMPLEMENT CO. 'Tour Massey-Harris Dealer NORTH HIGHWAY 61 BLYTHEVILLE PHONE 2142

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