The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 8, 1944 · Page 19
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 19

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 8, 1944
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F A R M . F e b r u a r y , 1 9 4 4 Published Monthly by the Mason City Globe-Gazette in the Interest of the Form Industry and Rural. Community IMPORTANCE OF TOPSO I L very the top layer o£ a world? It is fi£ SL^fe SE s h oT IneS are mixed with he e^th The down " VVhife the t d v n to he · « Th since me wort! begkn C ° nf " Ct ESS conti ""* without pause giant toadsto 50 or l W5th the s -« t cu V a ? wn ases a S°- no topsoil is left Afric an toa TMt ?h T BV6ra !P ° £ 9 inches when the first . hons of acres 'have been ruined and lost forever »h V s » ^ 9 , ll ? ches o£ soil ; now we have 6 That is to THE HEMP HANGOVER Seven ol Iowa's 11 hemp producing plants will be 3 S f 6 -^. 94 - C r° P haS b ^" milled - PIanUng S wm be m 1944 at 4 mills in Iowa, Britt, Eagle Grove, Hampton and Grund? Center centers of areas best suited for the growing of this crop This doesn't . necessarily write finis to hemp production in War Hemn 3 '! 8 ^^ -' n8 T° ^^ Butcher ' Chicagof president of Wai Hemp Industries, Inc., who has steadfastly maintained thai North Iowa js a permanent locale for the development of this in dustry But as it stands now ^ of Iowa's 11 p lant^are Line out of production at least for the coming season In Sn there wll be 28 government plants in the middlewest closed thfs vfar according to announcijd- plans - ·^^ hqre4is , bound to bc a S reat h «e and cry throughout the middlewest about the waste of government money in the program, mw that the shortage of rope materiaS has been MD At" tte ^^ fr ° m Central ******* and the ^"errn plants throughout this * Sea It wa, T nr.^ * he ^ !ou = he NOT ENOUGH BOND BUYING far - But is indicated by the pe bi ,_ A " ear ago, feeder cattle at Chicago were 156 »er cent of JO-year average for that week, while fat cattle were only 137 whil'p^T' fS Bder " C 2, t -H e are " 2 *** cent o£ thc 10-year average .while fat cattle are still around 137 per cent. ACTION IS NECESSARY Farmers Needing Small Buildings Should Be Contacting Their Lumber Dealers . . . . on allotment of lumber has been made to Cerro Gordo County and in order to get a brooder hog house or material for other use you should fill out S. L. 200 forms, most all lumber dealers have them and can save you time and trouble. We will make them out for you. The allotment of lumber for the county has not been too much and would advise getting forms filled out. · CATTLE FEEDERS, Drop in and see our self feeder 100 bu. capacity, saves a lot of time, built strong, can feed any kind of small grain, corn or ground feed. Has agitator. · Farrowing Houses, we have one that will "Save All" the little pigs, no laid on or crippled pigs.'Any type building built. · Turkey and Chick Brooder Houses. Buy our Insulated Type, a cold uninsulated brooder house is not for the early chick raiser. The saving in fuel or electricity will pay for the cost of insulation in a couple of years, your chick loss will be less. Temperature will hold more evenly, no drafts because our floors as well as side walls and ceilings are insulated. See our electric brooders. · Fencing Materials. We have a good stock of STEEL POSTS, Heavy and Medium Fence, Chicken Fence and Wood Posts. BARB WIRE. ~^v.' · INSULATION, J-M Battens and Blanket, ZONO LITE, Asbestos Siding and Roofing materials. .· NOW is the time to leave your order for a WAGON BOX, Hay Rock, in fact anything you will be needing later on. If you have a good idea let us pass it on to other farmers in "READY BUILT" form.' NORTHERN LUMBER CO. 23 2nd St. S. E. Mason City, Iowa

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