The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 20, 1956 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 20, 1956
Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, *95« REVIEW -FORECAST On Missco Farms Br KEITH BILBREI. County Afenl Soybeans I corn and cockleburr. Rumors are hot today that the| These are said to support price on 1956 soybeans i a ff e ct food products may be considerably aboye the' 1655 support level. Here's How SeMo Youngsters Made 3-Bale Club Ronnie Whitfteld a Chapel 4-H'ei',< took 1st place county honors in the 3-Bale Cotton Contest sponsored by the Missouri cotton Producer's As- It is true that the exports have been most gratifying. Will they continue to move at a higher price level? I hope so. H the support price on soybeans is raised there is every vea- •on to believe that cotton seed price might be some higher next year too. Soybean Markets A first-hand study conducted by' the United States Department of| Agriculture indicates that here is a good possibility of maintaining or even expanding the large market for soybeans in Japan, provided that the special demands of the Japanese market are met. The study emphasizes that say- beans and their products are used in Japan almost entirely as human food, in contrast to the United States where the oil is used as food End the meal is used prinicpally j as livestock feed. unfavorably | io r made from | " soybeans. Green beans are dis- • ; liked because of the objectionable color they give to food products. Soybean Meeting We are planning a first rate educational meeting on soybeans; variety yields, marketing problems! production practices, late in February. We expect to get top author- nie is the 16 year old son of id Mrs. N. H. Whitfield, B.?ute I. Caruthersvilte and is a senior at Braggadocio Higli School. He produced 1,285 pounds oi line per acre. On April 15, Ronnie planted 40 of DPL Fox cottonseed on a well prepared seed bed. His seed were furnished by Ronnie Greenwell, Hayti ginner. His field had been in alfalfa for the past four years and was used for hay pasture. We will' nie hatl a PP' ied *M < ilizer and bedded ' Soil Bank The Congress must be going to| pass some kind of "soil bank" le- sislation. One reason I suspect This is that I see both political] parties are claiming credit fori having originated the basic ideas. I had assumed that any soil bank lesisuation would go into affect in 1957, not in 1956. Congress could act faster than I expected. Soil Testing Thanks for the snow and rainfall. I love it. The moisture was few places the stand was bad so it was relamed by hand. Row wjdth ms 3r The fleld re . quired three times over with a hoe and was plowed 7 times. Ronnie has been a 4-H'er at Chapel for four years, three of which he has raised cotton. The entire Whltiield family are strong boosters of 4-H work. Both parents have been faithful leaders. All the Whitfield children have been active in 4-H work. Ronnie has been awarded several rib- United States producers and ex- j ser i ous j y needed, and : porters will need to keep this fact more mu st come for Something to Think About Bj GERTRUDE, n. nOLIMAfi County Borne Demonstration Age«l Cooperation of i.hp fine cooperation and interest of local business people and organizations, the 4-H winners received very attractive prizes at the achievement banquet held recently at the Noble Hotel. The banquet was sponsored by the Farm Burau and S235.18 worth of ments Co., each year present* the] champion boy and girl with > sterling silver cream pitcher *nd sugar bowl. The Arkansas-Missouri Power and Light Co. presented }26 to the out- sanding 4-H Club in North Mississippi County; H. C. Knappenberger, manager of the.R.E.A., presents an electric food mixer to the winner in Better Methods Electric; the First National Bank furnished $150 worth of prkes; the Hercules Powder Co. awarded the state winner in entomology a gold wrist watch. Foley Manufacturing Co. gave "cooKing equipmenVto food winners; and the Courier News printed a special 4-H newspaper for each one present. "We certainly appreciate this -wonderful cooperation in 4-H work. Be- :ause of your generosity 4-H'ers are prizes \vi ere donated by them; the McCaughey Jewelry Co. which is io- cated in the City Drug Store engraved the winner's name on four desks sets that were given; L. B. Nash, manager of the Delta Imple- uppermost in mind in supplying the Japanese market, if they expect to retain Japan as their No. 1 foreign customer, the study indicates. (D. S. soybean exports to Japan in 1954-55 totaled 20 million bushels, valued at S56 million. Foreign material and green color were the two complaints aga- production in 1956. Also it's going to give us a rest on mailing soil samples. To tell you the truth you farmers have been keeping us busy mailing your samples. The Soil Variation soil fertility is highly iable in North Mississippi County. A summary of 'many soil samples tost U. d. soybeans most freque-j i[ldicate th ' at there'is more uni- ntly encountered. j formity around Armorel and Foreign material to which the Japanese speifically object are morning glory seeds, soybean stems. Hurry, Hurry, Hurry before it's all gone! House paint and floor enamel in such colors as inside and outside White, Grey, Blue, Ivory, Green, Yellow, Red and Rose. Rose Sales Co. 501 S. 21st Ph. 3-4596 hishly variable situation at Leachville. For instance, E. M. Eegenold, Armorel, had 134 fields tested last spring covering 5,389 acres. Seventy percent of the analyses recommended nitrogen only under cotton. Twenty-six percent of the samples recommended a combination of nitrogen and potash, like a 500-40 and only two fields of the 134 needed any phosphorus. The B. C. Land Company at Leachville is re-analyzing all of their soil. We have currently analyzed 116 covering 4,640 acres. Believe it or not, they have made 26 different fertilizer mixture recommendations foi cotton on those 116 fields. Every field needs some nitrogen. Of the 116, only 19 need some phosphorus. Of the 116 fields, 100 need some potash. Only 15 out of the 116 fields need Nitrogen only. Eighty two out of the 116 fields need t j bons at local events and received a red ribbon at the state good gro- ming contest in 1953. Last year Ronnie received a S50 bond for producing 1081 pounds of lint cotton per acre in the 2-Bale Contest. He has. in the past, been an active FFA member. Second Bryon Foust, son oi Mr. & Mrs. L C. Foust, Star Route. Hayti, is Pemiscot County's second place winner in the 3-Bale Cotton Contest. Byrons five acre cotton field yielded.1013 of lint cotton, per acre. combination tash. of nitrogen and po- , Bryon can almost be considered a veteran cotton producer. He has had a cotton crop five o! his 6 years of. 4-H Club work in the Stanley-Concord Community. Byron planted 40 of DPL Fox Cottonseed on the 25th day of April. About 30 days prior to this he had applied 200 of 12-12-12 fertilizer per acre to his ground. BjTon's production costs were low since he did most of the work himself. Chopping cost were held to a minimum this year. Bryon has been one of the key members in the Stanley Concord 4-H Club for several years. Last year he was awarded a leadership pin for leading a group of young 4H'ers in a wood work project. Byron was graduated last year from the Hayti High School and enrolled in the School of Mines at Bolla last September. He plans to transfer to the University of Missouri during late January. Third Third place county winner, Lee Watkins, of the'Micola 4-H Club, produced 1008 pounds of lint cotton per acre. Van Lee is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Howard Watkins, Route 2, Steele. Van Lee, aged 12, planted 50 of DPL cottonseed per acre on May 1. He applied 350 ol 12-12-12 fertilizer according to his soil test. This was put down prior to planting. Barnyard manure was also applied to weaker spots in the field. Van Lee has been in 4-H work for the past 2 years and in addition to his cotton project, he has a purebred cow and calf from which he hopes to build a herd. Van Lee attends the Braggadocio grade school where he is in the 7th grade. He and his older brother Howard each produced over 1200 of lint cotton per acre on their cotton project last year. Fourth Howard Watkins, Jr., whose parents lixe on Route 2, Steele, takes Pemiscot County's 4th. place in the 3-Bale Cotton Contest. Howard, a 14 year old freshman at Braggadocio High School, planted his cotton May 1st, at the. rate of 50 of DPL Fox seed per acre Ronnie Greenwell, cotton ginner at Hayti, furnished Howard's seed. Howard's high yield was aided greatly by 350 of 12-12-12 per acre. Howard has been » member of the Micola 4-H Club for the past 3 years. In addition to his cotton project he is raising a purebred cow and calf. He took fourth place state honors in thf 2-Bale Contest last year He produced 949 pounds of lint per inspired to "Make the Best Better." More Cooperation The Black and White Stores give a gold watch to the boy and girl who are named personality winners in the area where their stores are located. In the office of the state Agriculture Extension Service at Little Rock, the Judges have named Elisabeth Brister, daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Brister of Yarbro, the winner in the Blytheville area which included five counties. She is invited to attend the Trl- State Personality Improvement, activity at the Hotel Peabody, Memphis, January 28-29. These activities .will Include a sight-seeing cruise on the Mississp- pi Raver, banquet and party. There will also be a breakfast featuring panel and group discussion. Good Buj» January and February are traditional months for sales of home furnishings, so many families wait until this time of year to make purchases. This month sheets, pillowcases and towels are being offered in ttir. 'white sales." But remember that, prices are not the only yardstick to determine the quality of sheets or pillowcases. Sheets should be three yards long, in order to be long enough to tuck -under the mattress at the foot of the bed and fold back over the covers at the top. Pillowcases should be four to six inches longer than the pillow in order to protect it, and one and a half to two inches larger In diameter than the pillow so that it will slip on easily. . . . Whether or not to buy muslin or percale sheets is determined by the preferences of the homemaker, and the amount of money she has to spend. Percale weighs less so cheaper to clean when sent to the laundry or is lighter to handle if laundered at home. Good quality muslin sheet* can take more and harder wear than percale ones. Thread count and smoothness of yarns are factors that determine strength of sheets and pillowcases. This is stated as tensile strength. Smoothness of the yarn can be judged by holding the cloth us to the light. Uneven size of yarns or knots indicate poor quality. Closely woven, firm selvages are an indication of a quality product, also. Some stores offer seconds on sale. These can be poor or good buys depending .upon the type of flaws. Soiled spots or oil stains tan be removed by laundering, but flaws in the weave or selvage will cause early damage to' the cloth, and for this reason would be poor buys. Lamb High-Cost Cuts — . Loin (roast, chops). 3. Ribs (roast, chops). Medium Cuts — 3. Leg (roast, steak). 4. Shoulder (roast, steak). : Breast Neck (braising, broth, stew). 7. Shanks, (broth, stew). 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 APPOINfMENT Blytheville Delinting Corp. S. Highway 61 Phone 3-6258 We Are Proud to Present the 1955 North Miss. Co. 4-H Cotton Project Winners Watch This Space for a Special Announcement Jan. 24th & Jan. 25th It Will Be Of Great Interest To Farmers. Delta Implements Inc Service Holds Our Trod* From lefl (o right: Steven McGwire, 1st place senior winner from Yarbro was presented a 21 jewel Bulova wrist watch. Dennis Veach of I.ost Cane, 1st place winner in the junior division receive a Duraflex camera set. Wesley Davis, Gosnell, 2nd place junior won a Parker pen and pencil sci. Doyle Wayne Morgan, 2nd place senior winner, Lost Cane, also receiv- «d a Parker pen and pencil set. Elton McCann from Lost Cane was 3rd place senior winner and was presented a billfold. Not shown is Dick Wyatt of Blytheville, who won 3rd place in the junior division and was also presented a billfold. The First National Bank is happy to have presented these prizes in appreciation of the outstanding work done by 4-H Clubs in Mississippi County. The First National Bank Blytheville, Arkansas Only National Bank in Mississippi County — Member F. D. I. C. Measure the Performance Advantages of tfae$€ On the New 3-pw 1 Torqve Amplifier-Increase pull-power and change speed on- the-go . . . choose from 10 forward speeda! 2 Hyra-Tovcfc-]Mtant, individual . control of front and rear equipment wKhovt "swKch-ortr" Trivet. 3 Independent Power Take-Off -Let* you start or stop tractor or pto independently of each otfwr. _• _ • ' A «• . •.• Fast-Hitch - Hitch or switch implements/in seconds .. . right from the tractor seat! Correct Pow«r-to-We!ght Ratio pays off in better, traction... greater stamina. Tractor Engine backed by IH know-how gained in building over 3 million tractors. $•• Thote) ExchislvM Hn» Hcmd • CaH for Fr«« Demonstration ii Delta Implements Inc. "Serrlce Hold* Our Trade" 312 S. Second Phone 3-6863

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