The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 28, 1955 · Page 12
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PAGE TWELVH BLTrWKYTLLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS F1UPAT, OCTOBER 2«. RE VIEW-FORECAST Cotton yl*ld WM good. Hungry plg« »t fe«ier. Clear Lake Farm Manager White Takes to New Ideas, But Gradually Maloch Says 0y D. V. MALOCB Mississippi County A ge Terminal Market vs County Kates During the past six months Mississippi County farm leaders have been protesting the disparity between terminal market support prices and Mississippi County support rate. The Mississippi County Farm Bureau m;ide the protest last May and received n promise that a study of the situation would be made. In a release received Saturday' from Congressman E. C. Gainings, j the United States Department of I Agricuiiure has agreed to make a' further study of the disparity to make county support rates in Arkansas "more realistic." Rainfall and Cotton According to comparative ri.u;i taken from rainfall recorris und cotton proriuctioi records during the past 50 yeurs in this area, ram- fall in Ju!y has always increased the per acre yield of cotton whereas rainfall in August has had a tendency to make for lower production per acre. This data was compiled and analyzed by B. A. Waddle, a.-v-uc'iale professor in charge of cotton research ft I- the University of Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Sta- tion. Local people who have found that their limited experience in irrigation agrees with the above idea are Gibbon and Hall, Frenchman's Bayou: W. J. Demon, Wilson, and Bob Nelson, Wilson. Data trom many sources are used by scientists in finding trends of results from the factors of pro- duciion. Social Security Social Security payments will be made by self-employed fanners this year lor the first time. Payment will be made at the same time income tax is filed. Figuring; amount due won't he too difficult. All the information will be included in income tax forms which you will receive. Main thing 1 , be sure you gel your social security number if you haven't, already clone so. Simply fill out an application which you can pick up at local post office or go to social security field office at Jones- bora and make application. Soil Analysis Results From 1947 through October 1955'325 farmers have had 1.671 fields with 66.172 acres analyzed by the University o£ Arkansas Soils Laboratory, Some fanners have had all fields checked but others have only had a limited number nf ftolu.v analyzed. Toiitl Innd rrprofiiuvl m ;iu- 325 operations would exceed 100,000 acres. The results of the .soil UMs slums ihat. IB percent oi the land ins slight or medium acidity m 1 i;ie ixc-iany viuitfc where most crops do best. Twelve percent of the sampU-* were alkaline and eight percent strongly acid. The organic matter and nitni^n content are medium or below indicating that most of the land will respond to an increase in org.inic matter and commercial nitrogen. The phosphorous content on 77 percent of the mixed .soils, 60 percent gumbo soils and 70 percent of the sandy soils is hiyh. The percentage of -soils tested thai were medium in phosphorous were: Mixed soils 20 percent: gumbo 29 percent; and sandy soils 23 percent. Ii has been difficult to get response from the application of phosphorous on soils medium or above m p.}-»> . i m potu^iiun. 8(1 pt'ivi'in ot Ihs mixed siiiis \vcrt 1 medium or high: i ior' mimbn the peivi-nt WAS 94 percent -UK! ior the Mtndy soils, 72 • pi'i-i-fi.i. S.uuly soils have respond: eu u> ;m application of potassium ' bt\iriim- icrulv.i'i.s more often than ; mixed so:ls or gumbo. The- ealcann content of nearly all South Mip.sis^ppi County soils in hmii. For exuiniilf. fiuht percent . '•ofiht' inixori ---oil.-;; 8& percent of : the liiimbo .aid S3 percent of the : xuKiy sn:i> is hiv-h m calcium. ! Musi of the other .-ainples ana- . lyi'txi were meduisn m calcium (18 : percent mixed: 11 percent gumbo | aim 12 percent .sandy. ] The Ions tune goals set up in the ! .soils management division of the Mi-sissippi County Agriculture program calls for an annual increase I in soil analysis. Road Courier News Classified Ads YOU CAN'T STOP THE QUEEN MAR* WfTH A CIOTHES1/NE.. any more rtwnyo. can keep a tornado from hitting your house. But you co« buy insurance — the right kind, in the right amount. We'll b* glad to ad vis*. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. 3-6868 James White, manager of He is beginning his third a number of years. Clear Lake Among other things, he has de-1 veloped a unique method of pLuntinc vetch in late August and early September while cotton is still in the fields. He uses a n^ulfu- four-row cultivator with a fertilizer distributor attached. The tube from the hoppers run.* dcffn under the plows so the seeds are deposited nt the very bottom ol the furrow. Wlute pluccs (Uiiirds iu iront ol the wheels to protect, (he hir^e sutlks of cotton, and wrnps the cultivators hi direct contact with the cotton in Clear Lake Farm, likes io try out new things, a little at a time.; year as manager of the farm, though he has been in this area ! "Farm has over 1,700 acres in cultivation. | distributor on the tractor .pumiifi| to kPt-p bulls and limbs from bei[iK knocked off. Karly Vetch vetch H inches hig nethod hr ha-s bv the 18lh of He. usually pla Is \etcli alone. Sometimes he pnl eye with it to hold it np; hmveve hi- fuels that if there is Loo much ain it will matt wovse with the rye than without. Thi.s yi.'iir In 1 iiinde a conservative jUR'ks of i^otint; a")() bah'S from his (;50 aci'L 1 .^ of cotton. When diskfnt! so.vlieiin Holds alter harvTst. he niounus his (ertilizei FDR HARD-GROUND PERFORMANCE AND MOUNTED, TOO Here's a heavy-duty tandem disc harrow especially designed to chew up the toughest soils and heavy stalks . . . and it's mounted Ior easy hydraulic lift. Built by Allis-Chalmcrs for Hie WD or WD-45 Tractor, this nigged disc carries more than 70 pound* weight par blade on the 16-disc modol, somewhat ii« on other*. You hitch instantly with SNAP-COUPLER. A touc-h ot your finger tins lifts more than 1,000 pound* of disc for road transportation ... or across grassed wator»ays. Available in six or seven-foot sizxs, with smooth or cutaway blades. Call us now to demonstrate. AIII,.aolm*M tnwfcnai*. 7un« M •nrf Homt Hovr ~ lv«fy S«l«d«y — Hit ( ^ BYRUM IMPLEMENT CO. BlythcvilU, Ark. Ph. 3-4404 the disk iinri uses it to sow vetch, seed. This accomplishes two operations at one time. Another place where White has demonstrated his mucmiilv as a farmer is in the raising of hogs. Farrowing l*ens Ht' has constructed special farrowing pens where the sow is placed Immediately before giving birth to her litter. These pens are open around the bottom so the baby pins will not bo crushed against the sides. He has constructed n shielded 1't'cding trough so the \oum>. oin eat in peace without, being root yd osit by the older swine. For the lurtit-T hogs, he has automatic waterers and feeders. The feeders are equipped with flaps which keep t.h.e icecf covered. White soys it's mna/.liit; how quickly » "UK will learn u> raise the flap with it.s snout when it \\-un\s to eat. A Inryt? concrete wallov.nig tnmgJi coinyleles his uicilities for In.s nun- rlrccl-odd head of hogs. White siiys he has nt-vei' tried ir- rigittion and if he does it will be on a small, scale. He attributes to the county agents much of the farmer's progress in re- ment years. His idea ol Kood ii\vm- int? is to try out new ideas on a snuiU .scute, and adapt tliL-m to the needs of a particular farm. 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