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FRIDAY, DECEMBER », 19B1 •LTTHKTH/LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PA FARM NEWS AND REVIEW Grain Crop to Meet Nation's Needs Is Predicted for 1952 lotion Council Plans Program Annual Meeting Is Scheduled for New Orleans Hotel •j»v •'*•* By OVII> A. MARTIN WASHINGTON. (If)— The government's nrst crop report lor 1952 raised official hopes today the coin- Ing year mny see grain production again matching the nation's needs. An Agriculture Department wheat crop forecast yesterday indicated wheat production next year may exceed 1,200,000,000, bushels. That would b« the third largest crop on record. A crop of this size would exceed the department's production goal of 1,165,000,000 bushels and permit the addition of upward of 100 million bushels to a reserve supply that has declined from 427 million to about 335 million bushels tn two years' time because of lagging production. Similarly, reserves of livestock feed grains, particularly corn and oals, have declined .sharply during the past two years, reflecting the fact production has not kept pace with needs, The department has appealed for larger feed grain crops next year. They will not be planted, however until next spring. Yesterday's report was limited to new winter wheat, seeded last fall It forecast winter wheat production at 918 million bushels, assuming normal weather conditions unti summer harvest. Such ft crop woulc Ginners And Planters have your Cotton Planting Seed Machine Delinted Cereson M Liquid Treated 41 • Air Cleaned • Screened & Air Graded BAGS MACHINE SEWED Act Now/ PROMPT SERVICE — UP-TO-DATE FACILITIES. Add to your profits by early germination; elimination of faulty seeds; no damping off or wilt; no planter choke-ups; earlier maturity; increases final yield of lint cotton per acre. * New "Slurry Method" Blytheville Delinting Corp. Loses Need Protection from Chilly Winters for Best Spring Protection way 61 So. Blytheville, Ark. MEMPHIS, Ten.—Complete pro- ram for the National Cotton Coun- il's Mth annual meeting at the Hoel Roosevelt in New Orleans, January 28-29. was announced here yes- errtny by Wm. Rhea Blake, Council xecutive vice president. The two-day convention will open with the Annual address of Council 'resident Harold A. Young, follow- iiB which the more than 800 cotton ndustry leaders will hear an address by Senator Allen J. Ellender of Louisiana, In the afternoon, report* on 195) activities and recommendations (or he coming year will be made b> chairmen of three major program committees. Dr. Charles R. Sayre Scott, Miss., will report to the group in production and marketing activities. Alonzo Bennett. Memphis, wil lead up discussions of the Council's utilization research program, with Wm. D. Felder, Jr., Dallas, Texas reporting on foreign trade activities and recommendations. Also Included on the nrst day's program will be caucuses on nominations for the 1952 board of directors by delegate! representing the nation's cotton producers, ginners warehousemen, merchants, spinner* and cottonseed crushers. Committee reports will continue on January 29, with 1951 achieve ments being listed by Harry S. Baker, Fresno, Calif., chairman of thi sales promotion committee; H. I. Wingate. Macon. Ga.. chairman o. the public relations committee; ant C. G. Henry, Memphis, chairman of the special committee on mar garlne legislation. Council activities In Washington will be discussed by J. Banks Younf the cotton organization's Washing ton representative. The delegate likewise will hear reports from Cllf ton Kirkpatrick, Memphis, Counc field service director; Ward Deia ney, Memphis, director of the Osca Johnston Cotton Foundation; an W. T. Wynn, Greenville, Miis Council treasurer. After election the new board of directors, th Council's fourteen state unit? wi hold their annual sessions. The incoming board of director Is scheduled to meet on Januar 30 to elect Council officers who wi serve during 1952. For three days prior to the gen eral sessions, Council commltte U'ill meet to develop recommendi lions for action by the conventio Meetings of the Special Long St pie Cotton Committee and the Bel wide Cotton Quality Committee w take place on January 25. All pr gram committees will convene on January 26, while on January 21 there will be meetings of the operating policy «nd budget committees headed by A. L. Durand, Hobart, Okla.; »nd the finance committee with L. T. Barrlnger, Memphis, as chairman. The 1951 board of directors also will meet on January 27 Phones 2860-2976 There Is no cure for n dead rose.) Thte simple fact places a heavy emium on the "ounce of preven- on" that Is needed in some states' curry rases through the winter. The woody tissue of rose bushes wnsttive to extreme cold, ami t*rnate freezing and thawing may ell kill an unprotected plant. Actually very little time or effort required to insure survival of your os« according Selections, to All-American the organization iat pre-tests and judges new roses 20 official trial gardens through- ut the united states. for hybrid teas and florlbundas. all that Is needed is to prune them back to 18 or 50 inches and hill up soil around the base of the plant to a height of about 8 Inches, Where subzero temperatures arc experienced, a layer of straw, leaves or evergreen boughs over the top of the plnnt will complete the Job. Mcst climbers are quite hardy and if in a sheltered spot the main thing to be feared is wind whip- pin™. To guard against this simply He them securely. If the plant is exposed ami extreme cotri is anticipated, It should be tipped to the The initial step should be taken ground and covered with soil and oon After the first killing frost, caves. Tree roses need more than visual irotcction but most owners will gree that they are worth the add- d effort. They also should be Up- erf to the ground. — by digging rmmd the base of the plant 1 — and tukcd down, Then they should be overed completely with soil and cop layer of leaves or straw. Authorities agree that there is a Afferent relationship between u'in- er-kill and blackspot. As a result, t is recommended that the soil used in hilling be scakcrt with n j rood commercial fungicide to that disease spores may be eliminated. Added insurance that your roses will survive extreme cold is the A.A.R.S. label. In order to win All- America honors, winning varieties must prove themselves hardy dur- ng two year trials in all sections of the country. Because of this, gnr- Icners may raise them with confidence knowing.that given adequate Vine Per Cent )rop in Pig Crop Forecast WASHINGTON Wi—The Aurl ture Department today forecast nine per cent reduction .in the 952 spring pig crop. Indicating hat pork supplies will be much mailer next fall and winter. Beef supplies, on the other hand, re expected to be larger next ear. The prospective exit In the num- eed grain supply situation which jer of pigs reflects a tightening has forced corn prices up to a point where many farmers are unable o m«ke money on hog raising. The department said the spring rop Is expected to be about 56H million head compared with 6!,957,000 last spring and 55,407,000 or the 10 year 1910-49 average The spring crop moves to slaughter markets in the following fall nd winter. Arkansas Truck Crops Bring $11,860,000 LITTLE ROCK OP) — Arkansas truck farmers received $11,860,001 for their crops this year — a six p«r cent increase over 1950 ceipts. Miles McPcek, agricultural statistician, said the increase was 3' per cent higher than the 1940-4: average. He < attributed the rise tc larger acreage. Higher prices fo some crops were balanced by lowe prices for others, he sflkt. Production of spinach, tomatoe and watermelons increased- whil the harvest of snap beans, cantaloupes, cucumbers and potatoes was small. Shawnee FFA Member W/ns District Title JOINER.—Joey Muslek, » member of the Shawnee High School chapter of tile Future Farmers of America has been declared first place winner In the Northeast Arkansas District cotton growing competition I0' FFA boys. ' From » five- acre plot Joi>5 raised n lotnl of 3.831 pounds of lint cotton to win the honor. On the plot he used 100 pounds of 33 1/3 ycr cent nitrant (fertilizer) per acre. He planted D and PL No. 10 seeds \vhic-h \vcrc second year from the breeder, As first place winner, Joey received a $20 cash prize. Last year Joey won a registered Bill and a medal in. ^district competition. protection they will live healthily In •xny climatic area in the United States. Of the thousands of roses developed during the 13-year history of the A.A.R.S., only 35 have earned the coveted All-America nwartl. Current winners are two magnificent, hybrid teas, Helen Trauuel and Fred Howard, and an exquisite floribunda, Vogue. 827,586 Bales Of 7957 Crop In CCC Loan NEW 827,586 ORLEANS t/l'i—A total of bales of the 1951-cotton announcement yesterday and 221,910 bales have been paid Brooker Joins Missouri Staff Donald B. Brooker. assistant professor in agricultural engineering, has joined the staff of the Missouri College of Agriculture. He Is in charge of advanced farm power and machinery courses. Brookcr has two degrees from the University of Missouri. He received a B.S. in agricultural engineering in 1947 and a Master's degree in 1949. He had five years experience with the Production and Marketing Administration tn Missouri before he attended college and has been on the staff at Purdue for the last two years. erop have been placed under the Commodity credit Corporation loan. The production and Marketing Administration office here m n d c the iaid off. Tha figures were for the period ended Dec. 20. This compared will- 5,868 bales placed In the loan- bj Dec. 21, 1050, with repayments made on 157 bales. The number of loans, repayments and the figure still outstanding include: Arkansas— 20,592, 6,893. 13,729 Louisiana — 61,679, 20,873, 24,800 Mississippi _ 12,052, 52.526, 68,126 Missouri — 2,666, 1,107, 1.559; Ok' lahoma — 14,410, 3,338, 11,072; Ten ncssce — 9,627. 1.32], 8,306 an< Texas — 185,308, 12,140. 113,168. be 43 per cent larger than this year's. No forecast will be given for spring wheat until after It is seeded next spring. But a crop of 300 million bushels is possible. This year's spring crop was 342 million bushels. New Circular Tells How to Have A Labor Saving Kitchen in Home Horsesho* Center Eighty per cent of all the horse shoes manufactured In tile Unltec States were produced In. Jollet 111., center of [he trade since 1803 602,"Ths~ Labor Saving Kitchen, at your county extension office o by writing direct to the Mullin Room, Mumforrt Hall, Columbia. Heavy Litters at Birth Big, Heavy Litters at Weaning Low-Cost Gains Your grain IK worth a lot as a pork-bnlWinj ration. However, good as it is, it commonly lacks a n««l>*r of ingredients needed for rapid, low-cost gain*, Purina Concentrates help supply needed mineral*, vitamin* and supply Variety of protein necessary for economical gains. \Ve are authorized to mix Purina Concentrates with your grain according to approved Purlna Formulas to. help you get better results than with grain alona. Shoot for top results. Come in and let u* mix TO* * real pork-building ration. 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