The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 20, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 20, 1947
Page 8
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f AGE EIGHB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS • FRIDAY, JUNK 20, 1917 Intewstiof Farm Families of Thia Agricultural Section. Published Every Friday In the FARM NEWS--FEA1URES Suggestons For Better Farming Featured For This Section's Progressive Farmers. Cotton Growers Urged to Hike Per Acre Yields and At Same Time Produce Better Grades J nilchte Smith, cotton specialist for the Stale Extension Service, icday warned that farmers of Arkansns need to increase cotton yields per acre and the quality or staple while reducing prcxliiciioi costs it cotton is to be maintained' as an economical money crop in this suue. The .Increased production of foreign cotton and competing synthetics brings American-grown cotton face to face with n future ol problems, lie 1 said. *^~ ~ As a result of a national program, gram Is designed to improve the cotton fanners in Arkansas are competitive position of American- Lost Cone Club One of Oldest making good progress In impro^ig the quality of tile product. Mr. Smith stated. The cotton quiillii' improvement program 1m been c,u- lied on In the cotton- belt for several years In an effort to increase the income of cotton growers, lie pointed out, that the pro- 4-H Club Leaders Plan State Camp Annual Event Opens Aug. 4 on Campus of U. of A. in Fayetteville grown cotton. Individual farmers can do much on their own farms to help the cotton program, known as ihe-7- Step Cotlon Program. The seven steps are: 1. Kit cotton into balanced farming. 2. Take care of your soil. 3. Get together on the best variety. 4. Make your labor count. 5. Control insects and diseases, (i. I'ick and gin. for high grade. 7. Sell for grade, staple and variety value. In 1SI37, the year before the Improvement program began, (iO.l per j cent of Arkansas' cotton crop was ! shorter than one inch, while in 1U4G only 9.4 per cent, was shorter than one inch. Last year 93.D per cent within the range or 15110- inch lo 1-3132-Inch. This Is significant because more than 80 per cent of the American-grown cotton use<| Is within the range of 1S|10 inch and 1-3132-Inch- staple lenRlh- Use of improved varieties 'lixs likewise increased. In 1D38. 2.Q73 Arkansas farmers were members of cotton quality improvement groups. They planted 00.144 acres to .adapted varieties. In 11)40. 14.935 members planted 885,254 acres to adapted varieties. The Lost. Cniie 4-H Club is one of the oldest clubs In North Mississippi County. Pictured above lire the officers of (lie Cane Club. Lett lo right—Ovcad« Ix>rren. secrclary; Clifford Vcach, president; Joyce Lutes, club rcixjrtiw; Waync Gulley, vice-president ami Frediu Flnehcr, SOUK captain. One of tin.' nioro ttullvc clubs In North Mississippi County, tilt Lost Cane Clnb boasts 20 4-H trophies :ind has produced several champions in the various farm contests held :it the County Fair each year Among those lire Bobby Vcach. swine production champion in 1345; iTIieo Veach, County clothing champion in 1B45 anil Krcrtm Pincher, •first place for cow and calf at County Fair last year. Courier New:* Phi>;n. "obacco Growers Strike- PINAR DEL RIO. Cuba, June^O. UP)—The Tobacco O rowers Association of Pinar Del Rio PI-DV!IK,J. souice of Cuba's best tobac'ra, vo'.- ed last night ajjainst growing a sini;!e tobacco plant this year tin- less the government cave Die Industry effective aid. The north star, Polaris, was be- truct the ncedb of the cssniws'i to lievcd by ancient mariners to ?.t- the north. Blackwater 4-H Club Officers D. S. Lantrlp, state 4-H Clul aiji'iit announced this week that the nib annual 4-H camp is sch'i*ulec to be held on the campus of til University of Arkansas the week o August 4-8. This year's camp will be ntleml- nr.illy does not produce enouR] Iwil for the livestock of the slate and growers who depend upon oul- of-.state sources may find feed scarce this winter. In order to help -Arkansas fann- ers insure feed for their livestock, (lutes outlined the following ree- oim-ndations: 1. Immediate planting of porn ami grain sorghums. 2. fmmediiile planting of soiulan I^-iiKS, soy beans ami, cow peas. •J. Increased grazing for livestock I w |" OJi present pastures by control of wi'Cds and avoiding over-Brazing duimi; dry weather. •1 Production of high-quality hay. r». Seed e. large acreage of small grains next Rill. Gate s said that curly and heavy seeding of small grains urovlclc maximum Fall, Winter and spring grazing. ctl by tin L'.sUmalccI 1000 4-U members and 2»U local lenders, Lantiip, .staled. Club iiK'inburs v;Uh the best cords are bcmg selected from each county lo take purl in the pnjyram, he said. Method demonstration, 1 *, tours, live.slocrk tudying. state di 'S-» revue, group d)scukskm.s \\i\\~ bo open to the club mtunbers aUoiul- NOTICE To Our Customers We will be closed all day Saturday, semi-annual inventory. We trust you will not be in- '' - I convenienced and we thank you for I/our cooperation. DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. 312 So. 2nd Phone 863 Shown above arc officers of the Blackwater 4-H Clul). I.»lt lo right. >ack row—Waller Williams, song captain. June Waddell, president, and Ova Doe Flagg, vice-president. Front row—Helen Moyer, club reporter and Louise Whitney, secretary. The lllackwater club Is one of the largest clubs in North Mississippi County and has been one of the leadlnc clubs for the past several years. The club won third plueo as championship club in 1045 and was ;h In the running last year Several members of the oltih won top honors in contests at the County Fair last l^.ill. Among those were Kathryn Alexander, county foods and cookery champion, and Wayne Eltike, county champion in the corn variety show. Courier Ne',v:; IMloto. Repair Work? Assistant Agri Dean Named At University PAYETTEV1LLE, Ark., June 'J3. —Dr. Gerald T. Hudson, at present issistnnl professor of sociology ut Colorado A. nnd M. College, will IP, to the University of Arkan- ns- iissistant dean of the Col? of Agriculture before begin- ling of the Pall seinc.slcr. Dean .ippert S. Elli^j has aunoniired. As n&slstnnL dean, Dr, Hudson will be priniiirily concerned with •Gstdent teaching, including the >l»nning of courses and curricula. student counseling, and- work tlic short course program. "Over a period of years the work of the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Agricultural Extension Service hn s made great progress and wo are anxious thai the resident leaching phase of the College of Agriculture program keep pnce." Dean EH Is pointed out it making the announcement. "Enrollment in the College has gradually increased from Tfl in 1918-10 to 524 during the current year This Includes 122 women in homi ATTIC FANS and HOME APPLIANCES FURNACES Gravity and Forced Air Evening programs will include ^ {.•ilizcn.ship ceremony. ;is Ihc 1 max of .several citizenship diseu:>-> .sions, the candli'llyliting tcrc-tnony, a friend s^i]) party atul annoimci 1 - ments of wlnnr'i's. Lfiultrrs utlcmlhig camp will liavi! special proj;r:Nii:s t'Jo tiay.s, ami ilu 1 reiiiiibuler of the Hint 1 will inks purl in tins regular 4-II pro^mi. Ijotlj ^ Ulb membtrrs and leader* ' ll Camp Lpfloy Ponil, \Oicro mnls will be .served. Winner;; ui (>e ttair'y 'fuods dem- cnstration will receive $!)() tionds an t i winners of tjic rice nxitls dcm- ois-li'alion and the .state dress re- VUL' will receive trips to the National 4-1 1 Congress hclii in Chicago in December. About 251) clnb .s took piivt. in method clem- unjjLration contests year. FOR CAPACITY MILK ...FEED PURINA COW CHOW Milk is worth real money today, and you know that nothing can beat Cow Chow for making lots of milk. WE CLOSE AT NOON -ONSATURDAYS- Furnace Pipe and Fittings Rock Wool Loose & Bam •Read Courier News Want Ads Feed Shortage In Prospect For Next Winter LITTLE ROOK. Ark., June 21). UPI — Farmers in Arkansas were I'arned today IhlU bad weather in he corn hell is threatening to •ausc a wide-spread feed shortage hi.s year. I Aubrey D. Gates, associate di- •fctor of the University of Arkan- ;a.s Extension service, said today thai grain crops in Indiana, Illi- \ois and Io;va are already SO clays ate and thai much of Liu 1 acreage normally planted has not yet been seeded because of cold, wet weather. Anil, said. Gates, Arkansas nor- ccnnomics nnd 402 men. There seems to be every reason to believe that enrollment in the College nf Agriculture will increase during the next few years. We wnnt (o he in a i>osition to Hive our .students ev- , ery possible consideration, and LI is expected that Dr. Hudson will devote much of his time to personal counseling." Dr. Hudson is a native of Illinois. He received his U. S. degree from the University of Illinois, an M. S. from the University of Wisconsin, an ( i a Ph. D. from Cornell University. 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