Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 3, 1937 · Page 23
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

A Publisher Extra Newspaper

Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 23

Mason City, Iowa
Issue Date:
Wednesday, March 3, 1937
Page 23
Start Free Trial

MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE NINE TEST ALL SEED CORN BEFORE PLANTING Work Can Be Done at Home, Claim Samples May Also Be Sent to Iowa State College. Use only tested corn and small grain for seed, warns R. H. Porter, head of the seed laboratory at Iowa State college. Although samples o£ corn on which tests have been run at the seed laboratory show unusually high germination this season, occasional samples of seed received are poor in this respect. Oats and other small grains should be tested, as well as corn, before they are used for seed. Farmers having seed which' they wish tested should see their local county agent and malce arrangements to have their samples sent to the seed laboratory at Ames. The county agents also have the latest information on the seed supply situation and on seed problems. . Gel Representative Sample. Samples of corn should no ! be smaller than 500 kernels and from not less than 100 representative ears. The kernels should be taken from differen parts o£ the ear. Samples - of small grain sent in for testing should not be less than 1 quart and should be made up from grain taken from different parts o£ the ear. Samples of smal grain sent in for testing should not be less than 1 quart, and should be made up from grain taken from different parts of th seedbin. The easiest method to do thi is to mi.v together equal portions of seed taken from the differ ent sections of the bin and then to choose the test sample from Sells to Farmers ing corn may be obtained free of charge by writing the Extension Service, Iowa State college, Ames. Small grain may be tested for germination by planting from 200 to 400 kernels of each kind of grain in a box of sand or soil, Mr. Porter explains. These seeds will germinate at a lower temperature than will corn and may be put in the basement. After the seed has germinated and the stalks or shoots have come through the surface of the sand or soil they may be counted to ascertain what percentage of germination a given lot of seed will give. A slight increase in farm real estate taxes in l!)3G was reported on the basis of a preliminary tax survey of slate tax oEticials and tax students in 38 slates. Ray Kcllar, an employe of the concern for a number of years, is in charge of the farm and factory department of the Curric-Van Ness company hardware s t o r e , handling cream separators and barn equipment. He lias a wide acquaintanceship amongr farmers in North Central Iowa. this representative seed. Between 90 and 9B per cent germination is considered satisfactory for oats, barley or rye. Wheat germinating 90 per cent strong is considered sntisfaclory for seed. May Use Ha§r Boll Tester. If corn is to be tested at home, 'the rag doll seed corn tester may be used satisfactorily. A bulletin explaining this method of tesl- POR SALE ANGUS BULLS DEWITT MALLORY 4 Miles Southeast or Hamilton, Iowa .TOR PBNNER HAS NEVER SAID "WANTA BUY A TRUCK! " The fast selling 1937 Ford V-8 has made it possible for us to trade for (he best Used Truck bargains we have ever had. 1934 Ford V-8 long whcelbase, dual wheels, fi brand new tires. New motor exchange and full floating rear axle. Only .................. §395 1935 Chevrolet 131 inch wheelhase, dual wheels. Good tires and ready to work for you. 1935 Ford V-8 157 inch . wheelhase, dual wheels. New finish. Extra load space back of cab $425 '31 Chev. L. W. B. $150 '31 Chev. S. W. B. 195 '20 Chev. S. W. B. 7? '30 Chev. S. W. B. 95 '33 Ford V-8 L. W. B. .. . ..$295 '28 Ford with box 05 '29 Ford, with box 165 '30 Ford L. W. B. 150 Pickups and Vi Ton Panels 193J Ford V-S Pickup. Oversize tires, all good. Overload springs, new paint and silver motor $325 '3(5 Ford Panel . . . $ 4 7 5 '31 Ford Sed. Deliv. 325 '33 Ford Sed. Deliv. 245 '33 Ford Panel ... 295 '31 Chev. Sedan Deliv $125 '30 Chev. Panel . . 75 '33 I. H. C. Panel 245 '36 Dodge Chassis 275 Our Silver Motor R G Specials have a money back guarantee w i t h - a two day driving privilege. Look for the "Silver Motors." Our Prices" Arc Marked on the Windshields We will trade and give easy terms on the balance. Used Machinery Several Good Used Grinders 1--Model "B" John Deere Tractor. 2--Used G. P. Tractors, in good shape. Reconditioned Disc Harrows. Reconditioned Tractor and Horse Plows. \--Model "A" Tractor. 1--Model "B" Tractor. 1 -- 1'/2 Horse Power International Gas Engine. 1_] i/ 2 Horse John Deere Gas Engine. 2--10-20 McCormick- Deering Tractors, cheap. 2--John Deere Model D Tractors, reconditioned. 1--18-36 H a rt- Pa r r Tractor. Also Fordson Tractors, cheap. CERRO GORDO IMPLEMENT CO. Phoue 444 115 Eighth St. S. E. SEE IT BEFORE BUYING! "IflWA" CREAM lUllH SEPARATOR FAMOUS "CURVED DISC" BOWL WORLD'S CLOSEST SKIMMER MADE IN AMERICA BY AMERICAN LABOR OF AMERICAN MATERIALS LOW SUPPLY TANK; E A S I E R T O W O R K WITH "A- An unmatched Separator value! Built to give a lifetime o( service. New EASY-TURNING gear assembly. Automatic lubrication. Famous Exclusive "Curved Disc" Bowl. Discs of stainless sloe! -- (optional equipment) -- easy to clean and non-rusling, See this machine before buying -- 11 is a product of 38 years Separator Extra Cream Soon Pay* For It! CERRO GORDO IMPLEMENT CO. 11 5 Eighth Street S. W. Phone 444 (837 1937 From a small one anvil shop in the small frontier village of Grand Detour, John Deere built his first steel plow, in 1837. From that humble beginning a hundred years ago, there developed a group of great factories, each devoted'to the manufacture of a particular class of implements to stand with John Deere plows in forming the John Deere full line. Long life and continual growth in any line of manufacturing depends mainly upon the simple honesty--upon holding rigidly to the rule of quality first. Time has fully tested the John Deere line, and has given it prestige-^--time's badge of quality and success. CERRO GORDO IMPLEMENT CO. 115 EIGHTH STREET S. E. PHONE 444

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Publisher Extra Newspapers

  • Exclusive licensed content from premium publishers like the Globe-Gazette
  • Archives through last month
  • Continually updated

Try it free