The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 2, 1955 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 2, 1955
Page 10
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEW8 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER I, 19« REVIEW- FORECAST Coth Deal MILES CITY. Mont. of the Peace Hnbi-rt Swanson pleaded (runty to stealing n 35-ccnt package of figs. Swnnson M*i—Justice! .Tached into his shabby jeans, puU- Abel v,asj c d o« $890. paid the $25 fine and \venl on his way. sympathetic with Jolin Svv.mson, 68. He was shabby and there- were holes in his tennis shoes. Abel Pined Sivanson S2S alter j Road Courier New? Classified Ads Quality First VETCH • Now booking top grade OREGON grown Winter Hairy Vetch. • Discounts for quantity purchases and early delivery. • 98 95 90 Exceeds ACP requirements DEFOLIANTS • AERO Cyanamid Dust • Liquid Defoliants • Amina Triazole (Prevents Regrowth) —Call, Wire, Write or Visit— The Paul D. Foster Co. Ph. 3-3-11S Blylheville. Ark. Office & Slocks in Blythevi-lle Warehouse YOU GET CLEANER SEPARATION COMBINE WITH A MASSEY-HARRIS Tfawiandi of ocret of groin harvested wiKier the most varied conditions hovo Mtmey-Horrli combine! gel clei grain and mwe of it. From cutter-bar to grain tank every unit in a Massey-Harris is in correct proportion tor most efficient threshing. Size, design and position of each has been carefully engineered to give you controlled feeding—coordinated operation. The result is cleaner grain, more grain saved . . . a more profitable harvest. You know it's the best buy because it's (he beat seller. 61 IMPLEMENT CO. "The Farmer's Home of Satisfaction" N. Highway 61 Ph. 2-2M2 Maloch Says By D. V. MALOCH Mississippi County Agent Irrigation Systems in Use During the past three weeks, most of the irrigation equipment in South Mississippi County has been in op p eration. Some of the systems that have oeen in capacity operation Were: W- S.Cockerham, Lawrence Woodard, and James Woodard, of the Little River community; W. J, Den ton and Lee Wilson and Company at Wilson; Hall and Gibson, at Frenchman's Bayou; C. L. Demon, Sr., C. L. Denton, Jr., and Bob Pugh, at Denwood; J. B. Strickling at West Ridge; Charles Wildy at Etowah; and others. Most of the farmers were irrigating cotton. Air. Cockerham irrigated soybeans and corn in addition to cotton; Lawrence Woodard irrigated soybeans as well as cotton and C. L. Denton, Sr. irrigated his pasture. On To Colleg-e Lindsey Chandler of Whitten plans to enter the University of Arkansas this fall and take agricultural engineering. While in school at Whitten, Lindsey was active in 4-H Club work and was an . outstanding FKA uoy during his high school years at Wilson. Lindsey has selected a good field in which to do his major work. According to reports that I have received many more agriculturally trained graduates are needed in most fields or divisions of the agricultural program. Agricultural engineering and agronomy are two of the fields that have been listed showing the need for additional graduates. Land grant colleges like the University of Arkansas, College of Agriculture have been specially developed for training agriculturist and home economists for various jobs in the agriculture field. Boys and girls who select agriculture and home economics, together with their parents, should carefully analyze jobs and the educational requirements to fill them when selecting a college to attend. Silos Under Construction New above ground type silos are under construction or have already been completed on the Hall and Gibson farm, Frenchman's Bayou; C. L. Denton, Sr. farm, DenWood; Richardson farm, West, Ridge; and Lee Wilson and Company at Wilson. The silos at Hall and Gibson farm and at the Richardson farm are designed to use as self-feeders. The one on the Denton farm can be used as a self-feeder in dry weather. Mr. Denton, also, put up a 200 ton upright srave silo this summer. rianning for 1956 During the fall, intensive plan- j ning U - ilI be done in developing or \ revising the agricultural program ! and policies of Mississippi County fanners. During this time, the Mississippi County Farm Bureau will develop their resolutions which will make a basis for their 1956 program. Approximately 100 leaders will be selected by the Farm Bureau to as- iist in mapping resolutions for the revision of the agricultural program from the economic point of view. The Agricultural Etension Service will revise it's educational and serv- j ice program to meet the changing L conditions that confront farmers for the 1956 year. Other organizations will, during the fall and. winter, revise their programs, too. Most anyone who takes time to in- i vestigate will find that planning for: the future has paid big dividends, in the past. Every leader selected to assist in' this planning work will be eiicour- i aged to participate in the discussions and policy development. Any- '. one who has special data that they would like to present to the Farm Bureau should contact Hays Sullivan, president, on things that pertain to legislation and to the county agent on things that pertain to education and service program. Cotton Around 13 million bales of cotton: may be used or exported in 1955-56. over half a million more than last year. Preliminary estimates indicate domestic mill consumption will exceed 9 million bales while exports will top 3!» million. A record yield of 367 pounds per acre is in prospect for the 1955', crop. Although acreage is down H percent from last year, the crop; cetimate of 12.6 million running bales is off only 7 percent. as their own then I guess they will "hang separately". There must be a brighter future for agriculture somewhere but I can't see it in the immediate future. Cotton Situation A recent summary report said, "Cotton is still in trouble." "The supply of cotton in the free world ending July 31 is estimated at 47.4 million bales. This compares with 46 million for the year before. During the season just ending, there was an increase of about 2.0 million acres planted to cotton in countries outside the United States compared with a reduction of nearly 5.5 million acres in the U.S." T. E. Atkinson, Extension econ- dmist, suggests that there are essentially three alternatives, none of which are without criticism: (1) further reduction in cotton acreage. (2) Competitive pricing of U. S. cototn in the world market. (3i A subsidy for cotton producers. Alternatives Cotton acreage reduction makes us think of possible alternatives. When I think, of alternatives I start thinking of failure, one after another. Five farmers in the Blytheville area started the cage layer business two 01' three years ago. Every one of them gave up and are out of business today. One lurmer tried the hog business. He had five sows to bring pigs. Every pig in all the litters was dead. Maybe it was leptospi- rosis, a new and rare complication. Anyway it didn't pay off as well as cotton. Another farmer in this county bought 100 brood sows less than five years ago. He is now out of the hog business. Fanners like Joe Morris and A. C. Owens tried growing tomatoes in 1954. The temperature was so extremely hot they could never set many tomatoes. This year everybody had tomatoes. One farmer in the Burdette community took a load of "tomatoes to the Memphis market this summer, he sat there all day trying to sell his tomatoes at any price, he finally had to pour the tomatoes out and sell the baskets order to buy gasoline to get back home. Numerous farmers have planted strawberries, a few of them three years in a row. They died without exception unless me farmer used On Missco Farms KEITH RILHKEV. Count? Bis Blow It did a lot more damage than "Connie". It's worse than a fatal | blow on the head. More than one farmer has brought me a quotation which IE getting national publicity. It says, "People of this country never had it so good as now . . . Farmers aren't doing so well, it's true. Farm owners, however, have only $11 billion out of a national income of $320 billion. That's under 4 per cent, so that, if farm income goes down 25 per cent for owners, barely 1 per cent of national income is involved. Planners in government are not so concerned about troubles on the farm as they were in times past." Senator Fulbright I talked with Senator Fulbright while he was in Blytheville yes [erday. He expressed concern abou: the division in agriculture. Commodity groups are not working together as a unit as they once did. STOP WORRYING ABOUT WHAT YOU Are Going To Do With Your Com! We Have A Corn Sheller Installed and Are Ready For Business. WE CARRY A COMPLETE LINE OF FALL SEEDS FARMERS SOYBEAN CORP. "Home of Sudden Service" N. Broadway & Hutson Srs. Phon« 3-8191 Why can't fanners .-ee that they are out numbered any way you i count. If farmers can't hang to-1 gethei 1 nnd be interested in solving > the other fellow's problems as well SAVE Up To 30% ON Tractor Tires Cane & Rice and Regular BY PHILLIPS "66" GUARANTEED » 1. 50 Months for Road Hazard 2. For Life in Workmanship See Us For Your Truck Tires R. C. FARR & SONS 400 Railroad Phone 3-4567 an irrigation system. You know how mufrh a farmer can iuyest io a dead strawberry patch? Experiment stations proved that Tracy sorghum would make a great deal more silage per acre than corn. Ear] Wildy planted some. He fertilized generously and irrigated. Just this week a small area in his part of the county got an inch and one quarter of rain and a little wind. AH his eune is lying flat on the ground. He can't harvest it, it is so thick he can't cut it up with a disk. On the other hand it can turn dry or it can be wet, the insects can come, most anything can happen but a good farmer can still make cotton in Mississippi County. Grounds For Murder Does any other state want Bu! Ho 11 ings worth? I am ready to ship j him! ' j He had one of a dozen detailed j cotton fertilizer demonstrations. We were proud of all of them. The; information to be gained from • these 12 tests would be hard to I value — Bo got a big load of cot-; ton pickers ahead of you this week j and through accident or negl*** 1 they picked right on through ttfta valuable fertiliser plot. If that happens on one more farm you are going to have a bald headed agent in North Mississippi County. Bo, you don't need to worry about "it. There isn't a county Hgent alive that hasn't had the finest of demonstrations or variety trials that were accidentally harvested and all data lost. NEW WOOLENS Slake Cloilics With A High Fashion Look, at a Low Fashion Price The Howard Cloth Shop North Franklin Road Phone 3-1209 Here's how to it will pay you to look at a Me Cormier COTTON PICKER NEW broached spindles remain efficient longer . . . cut doAVn time and maintenance expense. bonded doffeii provide greater picking efficiency . . . lower per-acre harvest cost flush oiling gives thorough lubrication . with less oil than drip system. liberal terms. Low down payment and three full crop years to pay balance. Ask ut about lha cait-<uttlng, profit making poitibtlitiei of owning a McCormick cotton picker. You con buy ft now on the liberal IH Income furchot* Plan of Buying. LOW DOWN PAYMENTS 3 Crop Yean To Pay The Balance Delta Implements Inc "Service Holds Our Trade" 3] 2 S. Second Ph. 3-6863 $$$$$$$$$ 1. How will you market your big crop of Soybeans this fall? 2. Will you receive the support price of $2.04 or the low market price at harvest time? 3. Will your local elevators be able to handle this big crop? 4. Will you have beans to sell and no one to sell them to because your elevators will be snowed under? 5. Will you be able to store Soybeans on your farm and get the full support price? 6. Have you enough government approved storage to take care of your crop? 7. Did you know you can finance on the farm storage through your local Government A.S.C. Office?—20% down and 4 yean to pay the balance. THE MARTIN STEEL GRAIN BIN IS THE ANSWER TO YOUR SOYBEAN STORAGE PROBLEMS. STORE YOUR SOYBEANS IN GOVERNMENT APPROVED STORAGE WHEN THE CASH MARKET IS LOW, AND GET THE SUPPORT PRICE OF $2.04. THEN SELL LATER WHEN YOUR MARKET GOES UP AND POCKET THE DIFFERENCE. Call On Us for Prices Blytheville Soybean Corp. Senath, Mo. Leachville, Ark. HornersYille, Mo. Blyfheville, Ark. WE ARE DISTRIBUTORS FOR MARTIN GRAIN BINS AND STEEL BUILDINGS. DEALERSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE Fill Out the Coupon For Further Information Mail this coupon (o: BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN COUP. Box 958, Blytheville, Ark. I am interested in: D GRAIN BIN n CORN CRIBS D SILO Q STEEL FRAME HUILDING Name Address Phone No

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