The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 30, 1955 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 30, 1955
Page 9
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1955 BLYTHEVILI-E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACK NINE RE1/IEW — FORECAST Maloch Says By D. V MA1.0CH Ml»i»ippl Count; Agent Shellinc Corn In Field Hiram Alexander harvested « small acreage o( corn that weighed out 79 bushels of shelled corn per acre. Mrs. Alexander had the corn picked and shelled with a combine that had a special attachment for theast Arkansai Pair in Blytheville were much larger this year than usual. There were many head of fine Angus, Herford, and Jersey cattle and Duroc, Chester White, Spotted Poland China, and other hogs Interest in livestock programs gen harvesting and shelling. erally grows whenever cotton mar- It cost him 25 cents per bushel ket(ng ql|otos an ,„ tiffxi to get the corn picked «* dulled. H Au Superlntmdent of According to Mr. Alexander Ihe Burde tte. and President of combine left ess cornon he land (aj ;. lsMelatlon „„ an only than hand labor normally a« s , elchlbitor , rom South Mississippi County. Mr. Autry had a large number of high quality Durocs in the show. provided the corn U dry enough to j shell good. Defoliation of Cotton Many farmers have already defoliated part of their cotlon. A number of different defoliants have been used. Calcium Is the only defoliant presently formulated u • dust. It gives good results where dews are adequate and plants are in an active condition. Spray defoliants containing sodium chloral* (With a boratt compound ai a fire retardant), magnesium chlorate, and sodium ethyl lanthate u active ingredient* are available in the mid-south under a variety of trade nam«. They ihould be applied at the rate* recommended by the manufacturers. Some use of the deslccant. pen- tachlorophenol, is anticipated. In fields where grasi, weeds, and vines are txcessive and must be killed and dried prior to mechanical har- test, the deslccant materials mai.' be u»ed. A ,ne n „*„ miWrid), imtoo trlazole, 1, available in limited quantities In the mld-»outh this year. Re- «ulU >t the Delta Station in Mississippi »nd Held trails indicate that amino trlazole, applied »t the rate of V. to 1 pound per »cre. either »lone or in combination with spray defolianu. gives adequate control of second growth lor i period of •bout 30 days. Good defoliation and control ol second growth were obtained when • ' ' with wi> .. defoliant. Result* do not Indicate that •mino triazole should be used alone ftf ft defoliant. ror hand picking, defoliation the material was combined one-half the normal rate of Farm Types Are Discussed New Study Madt By University FAYETTEVILLE — The various types of farming that are carried on In different ptrts of Arkansas and the many changes that have occurred In Arkansas agriculture in recent years are discussed in considerable detail In a new publica* tion of the University of Arkansas' Agricultural Experiment Station. Professor Virgil B. Fielder, asso- -.ate rural economist on the station's staff, carried on the detailed study to show the Influence of important factors that affect agricultural production, the distribution In the state of crops and livestock, and the type-of-farm ing areas in Arkansas. He obtained information from the 1950 United States Census of Agriculture by townships and from published and unpublished reports of many state and federal agencies. He found that the state's agriculture falls into 13 different type-of- farming areas, some of which vary enough that he divided them Into sub-areas. Each of these 13 areas is discussed iq considerable detail in the bulletin, including. Insofar as possible reasons for their development. The bulletin also includes many maps showing where the major Ar- + v . ..-..- K .™.. 0 , -—-.—.—. -- m snowing wnere me major Ar•Jom pays good dividends. A large, kBnyM c Hnd t of Hvestock number of defoliants are on the ... , rt *v,«_ «,„«,. iu,, r *..,,4_ number of defoliants market. Mc*t of them will work under the right condition*. Margarine Marche* On In 1964 margarine usage of cotton- teed oil Jumped 46 percent to reach are produced. Other maps Illustrate climate, topography, land area In farms, and average income per farm, by county. The publication Is Experiment —— "•• j f — •- *- •- [Station Bulletin 555, "Type-of 400 million pounds The vegetable Furming Area* in Arkansas." Sin •pread continues to be cottonseed oil'a second largest market DiitHot Fair The livestock tntries at th« Nor- p le copies can be obtained from th. Bulletin Office, University of Arkansas College of agriculture and Home Economics, 'JTayetteville. KEEP ROLLING UNLOAD "ON-THi-GO" WITH THE NEW BIG BIN MODEL 66 ALL-CROP Harvester Harvest faster with the new "Big-Bin" Model 66 ALL- CROP Harvester. Keep rolling, control the unlondini •from the tractor seat. . . »nd unload "on-the-goi 1 into truck or wagon. The new and larger grain bin on the Model 66 holds over one-third more grain now .,. , up to 25 bushels. The spout is higher to reach easily over the side of your truck. Come in today or call for a demonstration of tb* machine that has held its leadership for 20 yean — the Allis-Chalraers ALL-CROP Harvester. Ml CHOP h •* Allli-Onlmti *<4>i ffULISCHflLMERS) V JUIfS AND flKVICI / BYRUM IMPLEMENT CO. Blytheville, Ark. Ph. 3-4404 RENT MOVIE CAMERAS FLASH CAMERAS Complete Selection of Flash Bulbs, Polaroid Film, Color Film, Movie Film BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Ph. 3-3647 Weather And Crop Bulletin Compiled by coo per* tire effort* of USDA, Extension Service, Department of Commerce and University of Arkans** College of Agriculture.) The mean temperature for the past week, as determined from the reports of 20 stations, was 77 degree's, which is 8 degrees above normal. Weekly means ranged from 74 degrees at Fayettevllle, Flippln, and Mountain Home, to 79 degrees,, at Dardanelle and Stuttgart. The highest temperature reported during the week was 101 degrees at Stuttgart on the 20th; the lowest, 55 degrees at Morrilton on the 36th, The average rainfall for 28 stations was 1.33 inches. Weekly totals ranged from 4.35 inches at Camden to 0.12 Inch at Calico Rock. General rain was received over the State during the week bringing much needed moisture for fall seeding, pastures, and late maturing crops. In some areas precipitation was rather light while in others, particularly the southwest, heavy rains fell. COTTON picking is in full swing although Interrupted by rain during the week. More mechanical pickers are now befng used as the crop matures and can be defoliated. Cotton has been grading out well and recent rains are not expected to lower grades much: Yields are generally good over the State. The RICE harvest continues to make good progress although rains stopped harvest for a few days during the week. Good yields are reported and milling quality is hold- Ing up well. Harvest of CORN and GRAIN SORGHUM is underway. Harvest of SItAGE crops continue but the HAT harvest is about over. Some late sorghum and com fields may benefit from recent rains. The over-all feed situation is very good. Late SOYBEANS are expected to show some improvement from recent rains but earlier dry weather damaged many fields not under irrigation. Harvest Is underway in a number of counties. A relatively good soybean crop Is expected despite some reduction in Hints Are Given on Curing Pork PAYETTEVILLE — Anyone planning on curing pork would do well to chill the carcass immediately niter slaughter. That will prevent los« ol quality. But, once the wrcass is chilled, delaying curing up to four days won't hurt the quality, and In some cases it, may improve it. Those facts were brought out in a research study on ways of preserving cured pork that was carried on by members of the Department of Animal Industry and Veterinary Science of the University of ArlcanT sas' Agricultural Experiment Station. Assistant professor M. C. Heck has just summarized the high potato ol that study. Four trials were run to determine the effects of delayed chilling and curing on the quality of pork hams and shoulders. A dry salt cure, a dry sugar cure, and a special Smithfield dry cure were also compared. Alter the cuts, had been chilled and cured, they were cooked. Five judges then taste-tested slices Irom the center cuts from aroma, flavor of lean and (at, texture, ten- derner>s, and juiciness. When the pork carasses were lett at room temperature for hours before chilling, the skin became dry brittle, and spoilage occured during yield prospects from dry weather, notably in the heavy producing northeastern counties. Recent rains were very much needed for seeding FALL GRAINS and COVER crops. Many fields previously "dusted" in will now come up. Land preparation and seeding was practically at a standstill before tile rains but is progressing, at a 'rapid rate now. STRA'.VBERRY beds are expected to show improvement due to recent rains and cooler weather. FALL GARDEN prospects should also improve. PASTURES should recover to some extent Irom the recent dry weather. The condition of cattle is good and ample fed supplies are on hand. The marketing of cattle has been rather heavy. The demand for COTTON PICKERS is great. The arrival of some Mexican laborers has helped alle-j vlate the shortage. The use of mechanical pickers is increasing. smoking. The amount of spoilage was about the same in hams and shou- Ideri that were salteured and sugar-cured However, when the carasses were chilled within an hour after slaughter »nd them held in the chill room for four days before they were cured, there was little spoilage and no ill effect on the cured meat. . In one of the trials, the meat dripped or bled during this delay, and lost considerable Juice. Even so, cuts that were treated with sugar cure and with the special Smithflld cure (which included salt, sugar, saltpeter, and flavoring). were tenderer and had better texture than similarly cured cuts thai had not been chilled for the four- day period. Cute cured with the special cure also showed better aroma and fla- ror of lean. It seemed that the sugar was beneficial to the cuts that had dried and hardened m the chill room. That was not ture of the salt cure. As Professor Heck points out, there was a strong indication that delaying the application of cure to pork cuts that are to be' treated with a sugar cure may result in meat with a better taste. But curing cannot be delayed too Jong. When carcasses were held for as long as seven days (168 hours) in the chill room, they lost much ol their external quality. The shanks became wet and slippery, exposed fat became rancid, and the car- casses were stale. Single copies of the report on this work are available free of charge from county. Extension offices or from the Bullentin Room, University of Arkansas Colege of Agriculture and Home Economics.] Fayetteville. Request s l hould be made for Bulletin 599, "Factor Affecting the Preservation of Cured Pork." WE'VE GOT IT! Over 33,000 different items in stock! 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