The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 6, 1956 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 6, 1956
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PAGE SIX BLITHEflLLI (ARK.) COUIOTR FRIDAY, JANUARY «, 1999 Mm Bv W AND FORECAST Soil Bank, 'New Attack Promised by President By OVID A. MARTIN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Eisenhower yesterday promised * "many-sided M sault" on farm problems in an effort to help farmers gain an "equitable share of the M tional prosperity. politically controversial issue of declining agricultural prices and income wilf be outlined in a special mesasge the White House said is scheduled to go to Congress next Monday. In his 'annual message on the State of the Union, Eisenhower gave this much of an outline: The recom- mendaions will include proposals for a soil bank plan designed to reduce the size of an overexpanded farm plant as well as a "new attack" on the problem of crop surpluses. "Virtuallly all sectors of our society are sharing in these good times. Our farm families, if we act •wisely, imaginatively and promptly to strengthen our present farm programs, can also loofc forward W sharing equitably in the prosperity they have helped to create," he said. Costs Up, Prices Down They alone of all major groups have seen their incomes decline rather than rise, he said, adding that farmers are caught "between two millstones—rising production costs and declining prices." He added that scch harm to a par! ul trie economy is of "great concern to us all." He said, as he and his farm aides have said in the past that lack of government action after the war to make "timely adjustments" of wartime farm programs was what brought on agriculture's present problems. No Warfare In making this allusion to farm policies of the preceding Democratic administration Eisenhower urged however that farm problems not be made a "field for political warfare." "Too much it at stake" he said. Democratic critics contend that administration farm policies have been ineffective in meeting agriculture's needs. They make no secret of the fact they hope to make those policies a major issue in this year's Elsenhower said the objective of the administration program will be to help bring production into balance with existing and new markets at prices that yield farmers a return for their work in line with what other Americans get. Two Reserve! In giving a broad outline of recommendations to be made next week Elsenhower said he will urge authorization of a soil bank plan to alleviate problems of land diverted from surplus crops to other crops and an overexpanded farm plant. "This will include an acreage reserve to reduce current and accumulated surpluses of crops in mo«t serious difficulty and a conservation reserve to achieve other needed adjustments in the use of our agricultural resources" he said. Study Reveals How to Get Most from Chickens Bgg producers can make more money in 1956 by following two simple suggestions says County Agent W. r. James. These are—get chicks early this year and get chicks of peak, producing strains. Reason for this first suggestion was brought out by a four-year study made at the Missouri College of Agriculture on record keepers in Missouri. Producers who purchased their chicks eexly in the season made the most money from their flocks. Those who waited until later in the season misted getting a large production of eggs in the fall when egg prices were highest. In adidtion to-a tower labor in. ftome per hen, they also had a greater difficult-in raising their pul- leti on account of the increased seasonal work load. Suggestion number two that of choosing the proper strain of birds lor egg production is* probably one of the most important single factors influencing net profit says James. Producers selling market eggs should, by all means, get a light breed of bird.- According to results of the Missouri Random Sample Test, light breeds were able to produce a dozen eggs at 3.7 cent* less feed cost than the heavier breeds. If both breeds were capable of laying 17 dozen eggs per year, this would mean a savings In feed cost of 68 cents by having a light breed bird. Light breeds also have the advantage of requiring less space in the poultry house. 'Many of the heavy breeds are being used for meat production, and generally are not as efficient egg producers as the light breeds. Again, -the Random Sample Test showed that light breeds produced 28 more eggs per hen than the heavy breeds and returned a net income of (2.11 as compared to $1.56 for the heavy breed*. The added premium for hatching eggs is needed to make heavy breed flocks as profitable as light breeds Agent Jamec recommends that producers give more thought now to the strain of birds that they are going to have this next year. _ Consult Standard Egg Laying testa, Random Sample testa, and information contained in the R. O P. Summary before deciding upon a strain to use. Also keep in mind that there it a greater demand for white eggi eggs of good size, and eggs that have a strong shell texture — all o which are inherited characteristic* G. 0. POETZ OIL CO. FUEL OIL "I Sell That Stuff" Phone 2-2089 Visit Conny's Conoco Servke, Ash & Division US Discourages Berlin Travel BERLIN W — Casual travel by Americans into Communist Eas Berlin is being discouraged by U. S. authorities. Soldiers are under new orders tc notify their commanding officers ] they plan to visit East Berlin. Vis itors are informed tbaftbe'U. S command discourages visit* to th Soviet sector except on regula guided tours conducted three time a week. The move to designed to preven incidents that might serve Com munist propagandists. Two. recen East Berlin encounters between U. S. servicemen and the Reds se off a flurry of attacks in the Cora munist press. Rice Mill Feed Recommended For Cattle FAYITTBVILJ.B — Arkansas cattleman might Mil consider using rice mill feed to replace *omt at the prairie bar or other roughage in th*. winter ra- tteen they feed their steer ealYtii. Work at ,tr» Univtrttty of Ar- kansts' Agricultural Experiment Station has ihown that it may b* possible to reduce wteWrin* eetta by «uch,a tubstitution. The winter isuie of Arkansas Farm Research, which: has just been released by trie Agricultural yl.^yrt- motion - <mnt»m« » report on a feeding, trial ..using ;round rice mill feed. •••• The trial was conducted last winter by Dr. Maurice L. Ray,-as-, sociate animal husbandman for. the Station. - ; Choice Hereford- stetr.'Calves' weer fed roughage ".rations'consist- ng of all prajrie hay or two-thirds ground rice mill feed and one-third >rairie.. hay. ... . : " .'- . ~. • Three different protein -supplements, supplying equal protein and energy, were fed the steers. '•.'•': Rice mill feed is made up of about 61 per centr ice hulls (a waste product of the rice milling ndustry), 35 per cent rice bran, and 4 per cent rice polish: The feed seemed to be very palatable. After the steers • became. accus- :omed to it, they almost always ate the rice mill, feed portion' of their ration first. The steers 'receiving the rice mill feed consumed more feed daily • regardless of "the type'- of 3rotein supplement. They made an average daily gain of 1.21 pounds; .as compared to 0.96 pound, for those fed only prairie, hay.'.- .. The cost per hundred pounds -oi gain was lower for the group-fed the rice feed. From this* work'it-.would appear that substituting rice "mill .feed. for two-thirds of the prairie hay wil decrease total wintering costs anc also costs per pound of gain. '• The feasibility of the r substitution would depend on the relative-price of ;the feeds. In. the, study,- Jhe prairie hay .cost tit 'per ton am tho rice mill feed cost |20. Dr. Bay. reports- that research will be continued on the usefulness of rice mill feed, for 'wintering cattle when it is combined with other common roughage feeds. Read Courier Neva OlurtiM Ads OMMJN0 TMf fMM COMMNAriOtt J*AKH A TO CiO4JM« TNI MfflOW BALANCED TEAM OF PLOW AND POWER niGGfii A HtW HMCIQI H*w fc mow *en tomt to p*.. •NEW MASflir-MAIftM MH50 AHO mi MOLMOW PLOW 61 IMPLEMENT CO 'Tne Farmer's Nome of Satisfaction" N. Highway 61 Ph. 2-2142 1. 1, nd MxMkxn ptoa* . . . 10; » SM ut for dttath-aA *•»•*•*»• vvght frUsBO of tt I ul»»rf *m, Wants US Citisensnip 1X38 ANQELHB (IP)— Miss HllleTi lUmbin, of Sweden, "Mis* Unl ver«e of 1956," says she may be come a cltinen of the United States The blue-eyed blonde registeret Tuesday as an alien, as required by law. Her plans, she said, in cludle making application for U. S clticenship provided her movie ca reer works out. Maloch Says HALOCB ' ' ,1hwk Ye* if»y I thank each ode who contributed *» th« Agricultural Extension Program ill South MuuUuippl County, either directly or,Indirectly In IMS. Your assistance whether large* or small. macto it possible to render a sen-ice to u tint a group o* cltliens M America hi* to oKer. Tour continued cooperation In i»8« will be essential to the pro- lection of a well rounded-agricultural program. Many loeMrOn farm Pnnr»m» ,The new-year brings on new opportunities, new problems,- and new Ideas.- Farmers and others are more confused about the whole outlook than I .have ;.seen them during, the' past 20 years. .Idea's are being projected by individuals, .by organizations, and by lolitical parties. Each 'idea'in the nlnds of the author- would Improve ;he- agricultural-'ihdustry.'. Agricultural leaders' .need- to make a careful analysis of Ideas n light of the-longtime affect oni *<• Agricultural industry as .well] as the immediate needs of farm-; •s. • Even though the outlook Is not as bright as it has been on some' years, it is far brighter than It i jas been .on other'years. A little faith,' good planning, j careful . management and. hard ; work will' go 'a ' long way .toward making 1956 a good year on most farms provided, the good Lord smiles on us with good weather ih'd tie'aith: ; Commercial Farms •In Mississippi County, 100 percent of the-farms are'sfrlctly commercial farms because they grow crops and livestock to sell and not to. consume at home. .The farm operations have changed: rapidly during the past 20 years due to many causes, but mechanization and the demand for industrial labor ha've hastened the change. ^ Tills change has brought about an increase: In'. the size of farms due to a number of causes: A man operating W acres ten years ago has bought or rented, 'other -land'. Other operators have increased the 'size of tfiel'r farms, too. - ". . ... Even though there; h'as been a decrease in the number and an.increase .in ,size.of, farms jflie harvests'.are.;.completed on time- and the^farms are-kept better today than ever;before; . .- .. • I hope farmers will always have an opportunity to Increase the size 'of their operation to make a more economical unit that will make it possible for them to have a higher standard of living. This privilege in a democracy must be for all farmers regardlew of si*e. It Us regrettable that a few leaders throughout America wish to divide farmeri into classes in order to make them more susceptible to ideas designed to divide them instead of unite them. Lroii Tamer Hurt OSAKA, Japan (« — Lion tamer .Mitsuo Ando stumbled yesterday and an' 8-year-old lion leaped on him from behind. Attendants twisted the lion's tail and held him off with poles while they dragged Ando from the .caged ring amid the screams of 600 spectators. Ando was seriously injured from a bite on the neck and clawmarks on the back of his head. Sweet ButiMis BBLTON, Tex. W) — Bee keeper W. M. Spinn figures h« has 1* million bees making honey for him. With the going price $2 a gallon 'and more than 5,500 pound! already sold, he thinks it's a sweet business. Knows Hit Right* LnrUC ROCK, Ark. (*•)—William Gene ahelton of Little Rock Wednesday waived hi* right to contest a divorce sought by his wife, Peggy Lou, but he asked chancery court to force her to give him half of their wedding picture. Popcorn Gaining TOKYO Wl — Popcorn is gaining favor with young Japanese moviegoers; a survey of theater owners showed today. Previously/ movie fans with an urge to munch had, favored dried octupu*. Attention Farmers! < Now is the time to have your cotton seed delinted and treated for best results in your spring planting CALL US NOW FOR APPOINTMENT Blyfheville Delinting Corp. Phone 3-6258 Try o Texaco Service Station First! 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