The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 12, 1943 · Page 19
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 19

Mason City, Iowa
Issue Date:
Tuesday, January 12, 1943
Page 19
Start Free Trial

Page 19 article text (OCR)

MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Published Monthly by the Mason City Gtobe Gazette in Hie Interest ot the Farm Industry and Rural Community "THEY ALSO SERVE WHO" GROW FOOD FOR FREEDOM A farmer complained recently that he would have to sell at *2?ttJ* -# £ d3iry i! 6 TM 1 beeaue his « ye*"" "'d son would be drafted. The boy probably could be deferred as an essential worker, his father admitted, "but he won't hear of it. All his buddies will be going and he says he won't be waiting here at home when they get back." With nothing but admiration for- the lad's attitude we still t 2,. repl ?. duce here a few paragraphs from the address by f ' S? director ° r the Iow a State college extension service UP ann . ua l conference. Director Bliss points out that: Food is an essential and necessary war commodity. An army cannot fight · without munitions; neither can it fight without food Both are about equally -important. The farmer who increases his food product.TM through extra effort and better methods renders a truly patriotic service to his country." »«="«»! The director closed his address with'this: "Let us always keep in mind that: r, f'i ( 1 ) T?°^ *i essential in winning this war, that a nation can- ?o«J e f t l l e n t or that an ^ arm y cannot fi eht without adequate Uni'ted'slatS '* "^ m ° St important food - Producing region in the "(3) The * labor of one farmer in Iowa on this, rich soil is worth "fi U ,"t£ S ° * 00d , mUch more ,. than th= l=bor of farmers elsewhere Rather than to permit the Iowa agricultural production machine to slow down, it would be better in winning the war,, '1 if , Cl ° S i? busi " ess P Iaces in villages and towns b£ Iowa for one-half of each day beginning with the next crop year, thus isiv- " le . la ,^°^ r eased theret y opportunity to work for farmers wn,,w^ excuse from school boys 15 years of age and older who would agree to work on farms. _ c»i 'ii^c" 10 ^J 1186 SiHs from school to work in homes OT on selected farms thus releasing other women or girls to help in the food production program. "(4) To put large numbers of the 700,000 passenger autos in Iowa into storage at once than to permit the production of food to suffer m Iowa because of a shortage of rubber '(5) To do any and all of these things than to permit anv slackening of the war effort. , wmi any ,r»r The K- fal r me / Wl !? *J? extra e " ort and ^proved methods increases his food production is performing a patriotic service for his TM TM any ° ther -vice outside o« · STABILIZATION OF FARM PRICES ~ Agriculture Secretary Wickard has announced 1943 Food-for- Freedom goals asking the highest production in the history of American agriculture. The goals will shape this year's farm production to the needs of the united nations and are aimed at main- frnm n fh° r TodS eed » g the record level Attained this year. ChamsL from the 1942 pattern, however, throw emphasis on crops and livestock most essential to the \yar effort normal granary as protection against crop failure , __ ?. he opening of an experimental program of recnMHnu Irnnc v V v SPECTER OF INFLATION IS NO STRANGER TO FARMERS Because Iowa, the leading agricultural producing Year 1910 1920 1925 1930 1935 1940 1910 1920 1925 1930 1935 1940 FOR : OF ALL FAHMS Va [ue of Land and Buildings .$34,801,125,697 - 66,316,002,602 . 49,467,647,287 . 47,8TO,B38,358 . 32.858.844 012 . . 33,641,738,726 .. $3,257.379,400 .. 7,601,772,290 .. 4,954,446,248 .. 4,224,508,083 .. 2,462.312,600 . . 2,690,744,215 THE UNITED STATES FARMS OWNED Average ValueofLand .E er Acrc onl1 Buildings $39.60 $17,310,639,016 69.38 30,710,720764 53.52 24,208,740,333 48.52 21,123,467,951 31.16 14,824,644,795 31.71 15,297,274,256 FOR IOWA ? 96.00 §1,942,594,349 227.09 3,102,452,350 148.87 1,941,287,522 124.18 . 1,489,915,995 71.66 878.639,967 78.79 981,300643 By OPERATORS Am't MortBOBe Indebtedness $1,726,172,851 4,003,767,192 4,517,258,689 4,080,176,438 3,682,364,000 3,138,010,536 ? 204,242,722 · 489,816,739 625,629,106 452,902,815 -359,574,000 327,979,423 V V V HIGHER CORN LOAN RATES M £~ il Jf r 'V th * bu * o l t r M S corn produced in North Iowa is led directly to cattle and hogs in preference to -marketing it as onTh^ m'.rt t^T^ U " le ° f the total cr °P PnriuSd b sow on tne market by the growers. Nevertheless the announcement of an increase of from 5-cents .to 6-cents a bushel on the corn loan rate, depending upon the area where the grahv is produced, is good news. It will be an a i VSi n u- in Stlstamm 8 meat Prices, while the farmer who actually sells his corn as a cash crop will benefit directly to that 74* BIG DESIGNED AND BUILT TO SUPPLY THE NUTRITIONAL ELEMENTS WHICH ARE FOUND LACKING IN FARM GRAINS MAKE YOUR OWN POULTRY AND LIVESTOCK MASHES Use the special TYDEN FEED-LOT TESTED formulas, because they are practical for the farm -- practical for the feed mixer. They should produce the results you and every profit-minded feeder wants--FEEDING PROFITS AT LOW FEED COST! For the dealer and mixer who desires to make best possible use of home grains--and easily available local ingredients--TYCO CONCENTRATE is the perfect answer! Practical! It contains a wide variety of essential minerals, vitamins and proteins --· and balances home grains into high-producing rations at a minimum of cost and labor. TYCO 32% CONCENTRATE contains no f a r m grains . . . but those expensive, hard-to-get ingredients so difficult to obtain locally--and yet so important for top poultry and livestock production. f Results in Every Bag! Contains a high quality Cod Liver Oil -Dependable source of Vitamins A and D-as well as needed minerals. You will find them not -only listed on the tag -- but actually in the bag -ready to do a profitable feeding job. Business farmers and poultry raisers now realize the necessity of properly balanced rations. When large quantities of farm grains are produced, there is a decided need for an all-in-one mixing concentrate to balance these grains into nutritious mixtures which contain not only the large amounts of protein, energy, vitamins and minerals, but the KIND of QUALITY of these materials which will enable you to get from your poultry profitable growth, production and reproduction TO DO THAT VERY JOB, TYCO 32% CONCENTRATE SUP PLIES THESE VITAL INGREDIENTS IN ONE EASY-TO-USE PRODUCT. See Your Local Dealer or Write TYDEN FEED LIVESTOCK CO. DOUGHERTY, IOWA '· TYDEN F £ TD TESTED Poultry Concentrate ANALYSIS Protein not less than 32%. Pat nol less than 571 not more than 6% Meal. Collon Sfri Meal. Linxed Meal. Molaasts. ih Liver. Oil. Wheat Germ oil. 'Dried Bulte^iik' · JH FCCD YOU NED

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page