The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 8, 1954 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 8, 1954
Page 9
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINB ^•"^^^^yifc«^^^^»^^^^ FflW* HIVJ RE1/IEW*«o FORECAST FHA Official Predicts Rise in Farmer Needs LITTLE ROCK uti — A Farmer's FHA, says emergency loans will Home Administration official has I go to 21,000 farmers during the predicted the number of fanners I next year — almost three times needing federal loan assistance the number receiving such assist- will triple in 1955. M. J. Mills, state director of the Weather And Crop Bulletin {Complied by cooperative efforts of USDA. Extension Service, Department of Commerce and University of Arkansas College of Agriculture.) ance this year. S17 Million Mills said the FHA estimate had been based on a county by county survey ol conditions. He said the information had come from other lending agencies and talks with other farm agency representatives. The FHA estimate that next year at least $11,000,000 will be needed to fill the loan requirements, Mills said. He said the Arkansas farmer's plight is aggravated not only by three straight years of drought, but also by recent years of excessive rains and boll weevil infestations that weakened the farm econ- To Send In Crop Reports I omy. Mills said that according to a crop survey conducted by the General rains the first three days pHA pas t ures feed and truck of the week were welcomed m all crops , n Arkilnsas _ wlt h few ex- sections of the State. Heaviest Ceptiori5 _ are 75 per cent below amounts were reported from the norma i southwestern, western, and north- ; .' ern sections and the least from the southeastern portion. Several stations in the southwestern portion reported weekly totals of over 1 inches . . . Mena had 7.49 inches; Arkadelphia, 7.38 inches; Nashville, 7.27 inches; and, Glenwood, 7.25 inches. Many stations in the southeastern quarter of the State had weekly totals of less than one-halt inch and Portland reported only 0.051 LITTLE ROOK—Formers are urg- inch. ^ ed to fill out and return crop re- Th'e average weekly rainiall at i port blanks to the Agricultural Stathe 28 regular reporting stations' tistician at Little Rock. The crop was 1.95 inches. Despite a tempo-; reports, based on cross-section rary cooling during the rain peri- samples of farmers, will have even od, temperatures averaged unsea-! greater accuracy if more of the sonably warm for the week. j questionnaires are returned to the The State's weekly mean temper- Crop Reporting Service, ature was 79 degrees, which is 11 cards are being sent to farmers degrees above the normal. Weekly! now which will provide much of the me ' ' .--•-P°: degrees at Gilbert to 82 degrees, Thl J Arkansas Postmasters and at El Dorado and Stuttgart. Rural Mail Carriers are cooperating The highest temperature reported was 99 degrees at Newport on September 28th and the lowest 55 . ean temperature at individual re- , information used in estimating crop orting stations ranged from 76 ' acreages for 1954. degrees at Gilbert on October 5th. The first general rain since May | slowed harvest of crops such , n the presen t survey. The mail c]u . riere distribute acre- card ,. to f arme rs along their routes A(ler thf . cards have be6n {mett jn . the farmers Ule postmasters n ootlon, rice, soybeans, and con, i. , Iorward them ln bulk to the Agrl . It also benefited late sorghums cultural Statistician at Utle Rock. The Post Office Department aids in this manner on one acreage stir- Harvest of CORN and SOR- past 30 years. _ GHUM for both grain and silage! continues. The recent rains will be ings have slowed down since the of material benefit to many late rains. PASTURES, particularly sorghum fields, although much of Dallas grass and Bermuda grass, the acreage has already been har- are reviving. Many herds of cattle, vested. Some HAY fields were also however, continue on a winter helped by the rains but this crop feeding schedule. STOCK PONDS will still be extremely short. ihave been replenished. COTTON harvest was delayed by , There is still a shortage of COT- which also probably will re-.xON PICKERS in many counties, suit in lower grades of that which was open. About half of the crop has been ginned in some of the Delta counties and three-fourths or more has been picked in a number of the upland counties. Yields are low for the most part. Harvest of a low yielding crop of SOYBEANS continues and Ogden beans are beginning to mature. Some shattering is reported. More than half of a good yielding RICE crop hns been harvested in most counties, and two-thirds to three-fourths of the acreage has been combined in some counties. Early seeded WINTER GRAIN'S are growing very well since the rains and some fields will soon be ready for grazing. Much OATS seed is being purchased and seeding will continue at a rapid rate in all areas of the State. A record acreage is now assured in many counties. STRAWBERRY plants that survived the extreme heat and drought during the past summer will benefit greatly from the rains but the acreage (or harvest next year will be very short. There is a heavy set of f.ill crop SNAP BEANS in Northwestern Arkansas. A considerable tonnage has already been harvested but some non-irrigated fields are just now blooming und setting pods Harvest continues in Crawford County. Some fall SPINACH is up and growir.g nicely in Crawford County and additions! ncrc? Will be seeded sao'i A "ood quality crop of TlTn.N'i:* GliKKNS is moving to niar'.tet in sizable quantities in Union County. Heavy marketings of CATTLE continue in most areas although some counties report that market- particularly in the Delta. part of tho machine. Two — keep guards in place. Manxif art livers furnish convenient .shields for power luke-ot't's and other exposed hauimls thai cun be guarded. All thai Is needed Is to keep them in place. Three — watch out for fire — practice good. housekeeping around equipment. Keep manifolds and exhausts free from trash accumulations, avoid leaky fuel lines and never refuel a tractor with the motor running. Metal sediment bulbs on the carburetor and a fire extinguisher provide additional protection. These are simple things to do. They are easier than taking a trip to the hospital, paying doctor bills, going through life with a stump on the wrist for a hand or trying to get a farm job done with an empty sleeve dangling uselessly, Stevens says. Bilbrey Attends National Meet County Agent Won't Return for Week Mississippi County Agent Keith Bllbi-ey departed today for Salt Lnkc City, Utah, where he will attend a week-lone meeting of thi National Association of Count? Agents. Mr. Bilbrey Is second vice president of the organization In Arkansas. He expects to b« b»ck in hit ol- fice her* on Oct. 18. Mahogany was used M mfljr M 1614. TRACTOR DRIVER HONORED — Dickie Nokes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Nokes of Promised Land, is shown with B. A. Lynch (left) and Assistant County Agent H. H. Carter. Dickie won a Bvilova wrist watch for being Northeast Arkansas District winner in the state tractor driving contest. Mr. Lynch and Farmers Bank have been local sponsor of county tractor driving contests during past three years. W. L. Gillespie of Osceola was state champion. Pan-Am Oil Co., made the watch available. toxic material called gossypol, Dr. Curtin pointed out. However, there are now available commercially specially processed cottonseed meals that contain not more than 0.04 per cent free gossy- pol. These materials can be fed in unrestricted proportions in balanced rations without causing poisoning. Dr. Cm-tin added, however, that protein quality, or the availability of essential ammo acids, is another important factor in the use of cottonseed meal for poultry and swine. gredient degossy pollzed cottonseed I The percentage ol soluble nitroger. meal, can be substituted for from is a good measure of the protein Seed Meal Subs For Bean Meal New Ingredient Found Helpful in Feeding Of Broilers, Poults FAYETTEVILLE—A new feed in- 50 to 80 per cent of the soybean oil meal in balanced rations for broilers and turkey poults, and for half I of the high protein supplement used I for growing-fattening swine, with- ' cut changes in growth or feed ef- j ficiency. \ So miriwestern feed manufacturers learned at a session of the Arkansas Formula Feed Conference held at the University of Arkansas. The speaker was Dr. L. V. Curtin of The Buckeye cotton Oil Company of Cincinnati, Ohio. While cottonseed meal has been used as a protein concentrate for cattle and sheep for .many years, only small amounts could be used for non-ruminants because the native cottonseed meals contain a STRIPS FROM TOPfo BOTTOM WARDS PAY HALF INSTALLATION COST Now, Wards offer to pay one- half of the Installation cost of si rebuilt motor for you. At only a few dollars more than an overhaul, buy a Wards Factory Rebuilt Motor — remamifaclurcd from the pan up. Defective parts are junked, others reconditioned —up to 112 new parts used In an •verape Job. Each motor Is tested, given new car guarantee, '1000 milts or 90 days. Liberal trade- in on your motor. SHED-A-LEAF:I LIQUID DEFOLIANT Takes the leaves off ... mokes cotton picking easy! SHED-A-LEAF "L" k a liquid . . . simply dilute with water and apply. Use airplane or ground sprayer. DEFOLIATION OF SECOND GROWTH COTTON IS NOW GIVING BETTER RESULTS THAN' EVER! Many excellent results have b»tn obtained recently In this area, We also have » complclc stock of AERO CYANAJJIH OUST DEFOLIANT available. THE PAUL D. FOSTER co 1'h. 3-3418 Blytheville Warehouse N, HlRhway 61 quality he reported. Degossypolized cottonseed meal with a minimum of 75 per cent soluble nitrogen can be used to replace half of the soybean oil meal in rations fur broilers and turkey poults, and hall of the high protein supplement in swine rations, with equal or improved results. IE the degossypoliced, cottonseed meal has 44 per cent protein nitrogen and a minimum of 80 per cent nitrogen solubility, it can be used to replace 80 per cent of the soybean oil meal in broiler rations, Corn Pickers Are Dangerous They Are If Operator Tends To Be Careless out C. E. Stevens, extension agricultural engineer at the University of Missouri. This year's corn harvest will bring another heavy toll of fatalities and mangled fingers, hands, arms and legs unless safer practices are adopted. Here are three rules that Stevens lists that will check these unnecessary mishaps if they are observed. One — stop The picker — the corn picker has hazardous, mechanisms exposed to do the job for which It Is designed. There seems to be practical method of Mechanical corn picking has ended the back-breaking nml Ume consuming form job of hand harvesting but the skill of the me- girding picker rolls. The only al- clianicnl picker olten can be mil- ternntivc is turning otl the power lifted by caiejess operation, points'before lubricating or adjusting any Like maple syrup on those hot- cakes? This year's production Is estimated at 39 percent above last year, and maple sugar production at 53 percent over 1953. 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