The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 14, 1955 · Page 10
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PACHCTEN BLYTHEVILLE (AEK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14,1«W_ REl/l EW *"•» FORECAST Pemiscot Notes By W. F. James. Pemiscot County Agent 4-H'ERS' ANNUAL PORTRAIT- Every year, the top 4-H club boys and girls of North Mississippi County get together to have their picture made. The result (pictured here) goes on the Delta Implement Co. calnedar. Here are the winners: (First row, left to right) Madonna Veach, Lost Cane; Dennis Veach, Lost Cane; Jerry Edwards, Leachville; Jerry Garner. Promised Land; Wesley Davis, Oosneil; Patsy Ann Parks, Blackwater: Hiram Haynes, Clear Lake; (Second pow),Bobbye Jean LitUejonn, Lost Cane; Dickie Mokes, Blytheville; Steve McQuire, Ynrbro; Jimmy Sanders, Armorel; Enrnestine Dixon, Promised Land; Elizabeth Brister. Yarbro; (Third row) Elton McCtum, Lost Cane; Carolyn Stutts, Lost Cane; Danny Bourland, Lost Cane; deilda Kay Johnson, Leachville; Rebecca Cassidy, Armorel: Roy Baker Jr., Gosnell; Winners Not In Picture: Doyle Morgan, Lost Cane: Bobby Gordon, Gosnel!; Jerry Lee, Gosnell; Donna Sue Keith, Leachville: Sandra Robei-ds, Leachville; Shirley Rhodes. Blackwater; Carolyn Potter, Gosnell: Judy Edwards. Leachville. Maloch Says By D. V. MALOCH Mississippi County Agent Research Expansion The research committee in Mississippi County has been very busy during the past two weeks trying tn .locate land For an expanded . search program which is scheduled > to go into effect in 1956 on the alfalfa substation. From a small beginning in 1948 with alfalfa plots, the work has been expanded to Include about 1.5 acres of cotton plots, 5 acres of alfalfa plots, 7 acres or soybeans, and 6 acres of rotation studies, small grains, etc. Plot work takes much time and effort to get accurate results. 4-H Records Many boys in South Mississippi County have done good work in 4-H clubs during the past year, but they fail to tell enough about it in committee, or mail a written .statement to the Mississippi County Farm Bureau at Blytheville 'or Osceola. _ Kluaiiis Farmers Nijfht Joe C, Harding president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau, was principal speaker at the annual farmer's night program, a few days ago. Mr. Hardm was invited Lo appear „.] the program by the program committee and A. G. Brickey, pres- their records. Extension agents could be of much greater assistance to 4-H members if the youngsters would keep them better informed on their progress and needs in their demonstrations. What Changes hi Farm Program? About 100 lenders will attempt to answer this question in policy development discussions in Mississippi County during October. Every individual member of the Farm Bureau is encouraged Lo take part in the discussion, according to Hays Sullivan, president. Anyone who has an idea on the . . , - ident of the club. Mitchell Moore, chairman of the program committee. introduced Mr. Hard in. Mr. Hardin reviewed the farm- Something to Think About 87 GERTRUDE B R0LIMAN Co»n t y llome Demonstration A teat A Reminder Cake Coniost Hiivp you heard how the cuke baking contest turned out? Mrs. Clifford Elliott of Armorel took first place and received $25.00 for her H. D. club. This was presented by Ark-Mo Power Company. Chorus in November. Riue Rice id one of the most important foods in the world. In many languages of the Orient, "rice" is synonymous with "food". It is the basic item of the diei for more peoples of the world than any other food. The average annual world Safe. Kffirient Com Picking c;,>ni picking season is here aiiiin. Every year many fanners aiv injured in these machines and a Tt-w lost 1 their lives. \\'M you be one of these? You a:v likely to be if you take chances to -.ive lime or if you operate mu- ch.nery without proper guards. If you haven't your picker adjusted to do a good job of picking, you i m i\ be injured for you are to get disgusted because the j i i loto ''id try to clean it I • ii is running. noiun \ou may have done this times before, this time may n upd\ for you and your \ Fne only safe way is to c coin picker before getting he tractor seat. If you always v 11-, rule, you cannot be in- J u\ tbe picker, il \ idjiistments and opera t- ii L. pi 'cntcs are responsible for most of [he clogging which has re-> u t d m --o many injuries and is | i n t^ponsible for excessive corn! In j Estimate your corn losses in the | f i d inii iclju-a your picker so as to reduce these to a minimum. . To estimate shelled corn losses j on 42 inch rows, count the num- ; bcr of kernels for each S 1 ^ feet of : row. Divide ihis number by 20 and you have the bushels of shelled; corn lost per acre. For Ear corn losses on 42 inch ruw-. collect the ears from 133 feet 01 row. This is 1 '100 of an acre. Welsh the ears and multiply by 100. Divilde by the weight of a bii.siiel of ear corn (1Q Ibs.). This mvt?s bushels of ear corn lost per. acre. S Five percent loss is satisfactory . for a picker under average condition?. It could be worse with severe wind damage or corn borer infest ui ion. Inaccurate driving and too much speed waste corn and cause clog- '.,'1112. The tougher the corn, the closer the snapping rolls should be. Extremely dry corn with excessive trash picks better with set screws or extra lugs on the snapping rolls. If left on in normal or tough corn, these extra lugs cause excessive shelling. Worn rolls also cause excessive .shelling- and they clog repeatedly. Welding beads of metal on smooth areas helps roughen them a^'iin. Increase Your Wheat Yields The question often comes up as to what .soil treatments can be made to increase wheat yields after the wheat is seeded. The two treatments with greatest possibilities are barnyard manure and top dressing with nitrogen. The weakness of the manure treatment is that most, farms simply don't have enough of it. The number of tons per acre which should be used depends upon the soil involved and past management, including soil treatments made at time of seeding. The desirable rate of application of manure on most soils to yet top yields will likely be about six tons per acre and maybe as great as 10 tons per acre. However, if the manure supply is limited, it's better to spread it at a smaller rate. For example, 30 tons per acre on 10 acres would give more extra bushels of wheat than the same 30 tons at 10 tons per acre on three acres. Straight nitrogen fertilizer can be usod any time from prior to wheat seeding until growth is about four inches high the next spring. Therefore, if enough nitrogen w;is not applied this full, there, is still time to put it on. The advantage; of making the application by top ] dressing this fall likely outweighs j waiting until spring. Amount of. nitrogen to use depends upon the j soil and other fertilizer used at ' wheat seeding. On the average, injure that it takes an application of 3 Ibs. of N thus reducing yield per acre. On [lie T. R. Onto - imi Sons i ' lrtn * -it P'lM-olu, soil treatments included -100 Ibs. of 0-20-2.0 at wheat seed- in" lime Now anhydrous ammonia is°beim; applied in 16" bands 5" to fi" deep U> gel 70 to 75 Ibs. of actual nitrogen per acre. The Cole Brothers are shooting for a 50 bu. wheat yield. The United States Senate has sat us :i court of impeachment 12 to raise one more bushel of wheat. This means that -15 Ibs. oi N are ! needed for 15 bushels more wheat j than the land would raise without it. The fallacy oi' the Idea of one extra bushel for each three Ibs. of N is thai it can happen only if there is ample phosphate, potash. lime and a,U other nutrients available. If these other elements are needed and have not been supplied in an adequate amount, then it is necessary to cut down on nitrogen. I Individuals-Groups-Farm Bureau Blue Cross - Blue Shield Call representative WAYUN CHESSER P.O Boi 307 Blylhevillr, Ark Phone POplar 3-3106 To Sell-To Buy REAL ESTATE w Ci.m* i TERRY PO-2-2381 ve value than regular rice and x<-i.s slightly more. Anc «,v.*.. E . t , u.ntMu. ..~.™ K-- Pre - cooked rice is partially capita consumption of rice is about c ,ioked before packaging. 148 pounds. In the Unitrd States it Like ° lnc1 ' cereals, rice supplier is lesst him 6 pounds, although in !nod energy at relatively low cost, sections of the south it is far above. tt is largely starch. White rice is this average. • i ow in protein, vitamins and min- Today rice is a $270 million crop enils. and an Important source of farm i Foods which are high in protein income. It is grown principally in i and minerals should be served with Texas, Louisiana. Arkansas, Mississippi and California. Rice is sold in different form.s — regular, polished rice, brown rice, converted rice and precooked. The ~ -•• , coiivericu i nje tutu picuuutvcu. j.uc The regular meeting of the H. D. j rice may be either short-grained or chorus for practice will be in the long-grained varieties Methodist Church in Manila. Tucs day, October 18. at "7:30 o'clock. tvii:wi;u uu: t.iiin- Everyone should try to attend since er's problems brought on by a the group is to sing at the H. D. lower farm income and rising J Council meeting which will be held costs of production. Mr. Hardin vo. vie wed the effects and accomplishments of the American Farm Bureau Federation in working for improved standards of living for all fanners throughout America. Some topics which Mr. Hardin pointed out wore: I. Export trade policies such as: 1. Public Law 480 (.acceptance of foreign currency). 2. International credit organization. 3. Two-Way trade promotion. II. Support prices. in. Research and education. IV. Keeping a national general farm organization together on major issues. This. Mr. Hardin said, has been rtiiyuiit; wiio JJJIH iui iuc<t un mi; AHI», ivn. jiui nm onm, imo ^i.-changes needed should contact Earl 1 difficult at times hut great divi Wildy, chairman of the resolutions dends had come from efforts of the Regular polished rice has the hull, bran and germ removed. Brinvr rice is "underniilled" wirh only, the hull removed. It ha? a nutty flavor and is more nutritious than white rice, but does not kt>ep it — meat, fish, milk, cheese, eggs, vegetables or fruit. Rice can be used in dozens of different ways — as a main dish, vegetables in soup and salads, or as a dessert. It can be cooked separately or cooked mixed with other ioocis. One cup uncooked rice makes 3 cups of cooked rice. Bargains Under lOc per serving: Veal stew Hamburger Liver Eggs as well, and requires longer cook-! Sausage Coiume Cheese I Ing time. j Meat 10-20 Cents Per Serving fnr nnlirv! Converted rice is regular white! Beef: Short ribs, Stew meat, development ^c^ns°*^-\ lSf.P«P»^ ,^.«*™!,if°^ i "*£*%£ Fium Buretui toward keeping a united front in agriculture. A united out America with a compromise here and a compromise there to get the recommendation or resolution acceptable to a majority of voting Mississippi County is in the process of developing resolutions now that will be prpsonted to the county organization. County resolutions will in turn be presented to the State Farm Bureau Resolutions Committee for inclusion in the state program. Everyone should speak out on policy development discussions which forces into the kerne! most I Pork: Rib end chops, back bone, of the B-vitamin contained in the shoulder roast. several bran layers. Converted rice has greater mitri- . Lamb: Chops. Veal: Rump roast. that a majority obtained. opinion may be FOR SALE: Non Certified Chancellor Wheat Treated, Georgia Grown $ 3 68 P^ bushel Breeders Certified Chancellor Wheat-Treated, Georgia Grown $ 4 5 ° per bushel - Very Limited Quantity FARMERS SOYBEAN CORP. N. Iroadwoy at Mutton "Horn* of Suddtit Service" Ph. 3-8191 f. Today! Powerful WD45 Tractor power and conveniences •— outstanding now, way ahead for years to come—that's the Allis-Chalmera WD-45! The moment you put this big tractor to work on your farm, you'll discover an eatt of farming you've never known before. SNAP-COUPLER arm Power-Shift wheels reduce get- rcndy time to leas than five minutes. Cover more acres ... faster! 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