The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 14, 1947
Page 6
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JPAQfe SIX . BLYTHRVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Interest of Farm Families of This .'->•?Agricultural Section. Published Every Friday in the FARM NEWS-FEA7URES FRIDAY, MARCH. M, 1017 1 Suggestons For Better Farming j Featured For This Section's Progressive Farmers. Balanced Farming Is Stressed Leaders Missco To Make Plans For Big Contest County To Compete in State-Wide Event Finns for Mississippi County's participation in the state-wide "Balanced Farming Program for KMT, which is being sponsored by the Courier >!ews and the Arkansas Press Association, are expected to take definite form at a meeting to be held here, in Biyllievilli? next week, probably Tuesday. Kgitli Bllbrey. fnrm agent for North •.-Mississippi County. snU a group Of 'leaders will discuss the pians mid select personnrl for n committee, to carry out tlie pkm:! and encourage the signing up of entrants ; in (lie various divisions of 1 the competition. .- DIvisfons"hrive boon KP£, for ton- ants, Inml owners, niirt phmtaiicn owners, Jor LIvc-aUHome competition, for home'Improvements, and a separate division for Negro con-' Ornnd Champion of the •testants/ The committee expects to an-anne for awards to be presented to the county winners, who nlno will he entered in competition with the winners in other counties. niiU the state winner will be eligible to compete in the Commercial Appears annual plnnt-to-prosper competition. Farm Agents Oet Supplies Features which enter into tlie contesls include soil conservation crop diversification. The Central Office of the Arkansas Press Association is mailing mil • supplies to all of the Farm Home Administration .supervisors, and !o alj Supervisors'and Teachers of the Agricultural Division • of Vocatlmi Education of .the Stale ot Arkam.i; Department of .Education who will First Show, First Prize prospect for '1047. Plan now for more efficient use of labor and rciiiipincnl to Incronse output per worker. Complete transplanting of trees and s!m:bs. Late Iran*planting results lit frerment death* In mid- .sutnmt-t. Glackwater Demonstration C/ufc HoldsMarchMcetincj The Home Demonstration club met Tuesday al the home of Mrs Alonxo Fireman with 15 members present. Mrs. Raymond Scolt pie- sidcd. Mrs. Jack mirgeit won first place for having the best homemade apron. Second place I awarded to Mrs. Walter Drasoti and third to Mrs. Alonzo FJucninn. The next rcyular meeting of the club Is scheduled for M.irr;i 25 at the home of Mrs. W. T Schokley. Rutui Courier News Want Ads. STARTS RELIEF IN OUST 6 SECONDS was Gel famous, jirtacrijttiati-ly>f- Cf.O for fuel relief from uH «ir 1 - Kiiji.y minus by or 7iiiMr<'"ji in "" C.ullon: Tuke only , COLD PREPARATION'S TABLETS OR UQUID TiJdrM.,* Kri. I Showing for the first time at Southwestern Kxposillon ami Fill Slock'Show a'l Port Worth. Patsy Mon.i- 15-year-old Port Slocton, Tex., 4-H Club girl, wrtlkcd away with two championships will! her il-huvcirlit Hereford steer. "Aimer." The steer won the open class clmmpionsli(p and came through to be judged' the show. With "Aimer" and Miss Moody is W. n. W.itl, presMeM ol tlie Exobsiitoii holding an elabomlo saddle which r c presented to Miss Moody on behalf of the White Sa<'<Ur \\'/ Fort Worth. The chiuupion slccr weighed B25 pounds. INEA Photo.) Ship Cottonseed TesfST 0 ™ 61 *' Sa ' e °^ Scrap /ron program present the competition and secure enrollments of many 'World War II -veterans who nr» taking advantage of the agricultural educational program being al- forde.d them. Supplies have been In the linr.ds of Agricultural Exlcnsloii Service o» ngnciiiuirai intension Service District Supervisors nnd Comity As- Held Advisable State Plant Board Offers Assistance To Farm Operators Germination of 19.10 cotton Is generally salisfactoiy. nccoruini; to the Arkansas State Plant Boar;! ,News, except for inlc-plcked seed, much of which Is running low. Tests show £5 to 95 jwr cent Kcnni- iralion. However, about 15 per ct>nt of all cottonseed sampled by the Plant Board was Found lo contain pockets ranging up to C5 per cent Means More Machinery Later ricultural Agents, throughout" State, for several- weeks. Many tries in the .cqmp.elilion have al. ready reached, the Central office of the Press' Association in Little Rock, nnd hundreds' -moie of !he entry cards are being held in t|i~ Offices of County Agricultural Agents io be mailed in one pacl-- f"ge instead of mailing (he cards individually, As expressed by L. J. Minor -.-c- Farmers today were urged, when tlicy star! their pre-crpp land cleaning this Sprint; keep their eyes open for any scrap Iron II «t I might be Inyltn; nronnd. n will l>e I of value to them not only hi dol- Inrs and cents but in acquiring new I and better faun muclilncry Tor llielr larms. According to Sewnrcl Hosp. owner of (he Hosp Iron and Metal Co. the regular influx of scrap met Ate Into his yard 1ms shown . a '.little iucrrasp 1)1)1 Ihe need of scrap metnl is still as great as in Hie war years. , = __ -ri _ __ ^ ijx _ ^ iit Tlie simple fact is llils: produc- gcnnlnnlionr "These "bud'"p'orkcis llon of riln " oiaeliinei-y n nd other usually comprised- several tons each, '<™ ls b being curtailed . uy the ..the | orl°ini'.ting wlicn seed from one or SviloI ' tn K<' of scra]> iron. The soonev ~ . . .- retary of the press association "Thh seems about like -or homc-comlnc week'-wHh most nil of the exUiin- agricultural agencies joining in this worthwhile slnle.wjrte Arkimsi)3 Balanced Farming program TIMS entire program sponsored by llic Press Association which is being Ply en the cooperation of the Agricultural Extension Service, Fnrmeis Home Administration, the Vocational Division of the State Department of Education. the Arkansas Power &. Light Company. ami the Chambers of Commerce clubs and bushie-s men of most every county in tlie state is for the purpose of beneSt- •n-1 more dump bales was blown in -' good seed. Growers who have saved their own seed should \vsiCch for such pctkets. Samples for germination should be taken from different locations and depths in the bin. and instead of beinp mixed each should -"-'el mills is strictly an emergency be (csled separately. measure. This however is not, the Samples of cottonseed" should be cnsc. New sleei and new castings soul to the Plant Board at Little cnn be made from 100 per cent pig thig Arkansas, the farmers of ually. Every landowner, agriculturally. ;ln <| the state, liidivirl- tenant more scrap iron can be made avlt- <\ble. the sooner factories can deliver more tractors and implements, In the-face of present shortages and the emphasis on scrap drives mi-ing the last six years, it may appear Hint use of scrap iron by Rfli'k. There Is no charge for test- Iron or ICO per cent scrap iron"or ing, Mr. BiRiroy said, if the seed a combination o f the two. Supplies of pig iron have been cut- as much as 25 per cent In many foundries, so the need tor scrap is as great now a s at any time during Mic wiir. is lo b? sold, however, a permit tat; (price 3 cents each) must be obtained for each bag. The germination pi'rcontage will be printed on these tags. Tests are usually started the same day the samples arc received', and completed In from three lo twelve days. Only cotton.seed is tested nt I,UUc Rock. Sr.mplcs of all oilier seeds should be sent, to the Plant Board's Have installed bean cleaner that re- moves all split and foreign matter. Visit trie before having your beans cleaned and see the difference. On BerHg Gin Lot — AC/OS-; Street from Armory More pork is needed to meat postwar food needs — so follow a program for putting or. gains quickly and economically. OUR STOSE IS PORK-MAKING HEADQUARFERS Apply limp, where it is. needed on crop land. Broadcast or drill on plowed land and disk or harrow into the K oil. i Got the brooer house ready to slarl tho bm'oy chi:ks. I Seed lespedtza for pasture to help prevent, summer milk .slump. Che:'k the big shade trees for dead llir.tis and "branches that March winds might Wow on , Hie house and cause damage to "the roof. j Seed should be treated and tho hotbed or cold frame for, sweet potatoes should be disinfected be-, fore bedding. • ' I Young growing pigs grow faster, and nre more healthy on green, pastures. Get the sow and litter both on legume pasture and notice tho feed saving. . | Glean seedhecf preparation two weeks or longer before pluming rc- 1 duces damage from cutworms. * southern corn rooLworm and seed-' corn maggot. | A lower level of income on the PURINA PLAN Hroilor profits deportd dp^il low cost gaiins —that's why it pays to lisa ieed that's built to produce cruick, economical bcdy weight o^ Ihe FucLna Plan. SO MUCH DEPENDS ON THE See QUALITY CHICKS'GOOD fEE GOOD SAH!7AfiO?l is colored, is invited to take an inter- cst in the Arkansas Balanced Fn ing competition, and to enter the competition. All entries in this competition are nutomatlcilly entered In the sweepstakes comp; tilion of sharecropper in the state, white and • Co »™ercial Appeal Plniit-lo-Proj- per program. Farm Agents' Tips . .rrs TIME TO Prepare fina; income tax return:; for filing by March 15, if an esti- mtUc only was -filed in January. Start fertilizing farm ponds' for fish production. L. K. Ashcraft Co. nik. H. at FrUco Depot U^JUBiBLPU ETE3 BHaaiBl CONCRETE BUILDING BLOCKS Also CULVERTS K Indies lip tu 48 [itches We are Dealers for THf FAMOUS WATERPROOFING Osceoia Tile & Culvert Co. Phone 691 OSCEOLA, ARK. BANK LEVELING '•^•'i* A '"•••' ^"' ' J^'".*-i^'^>--^' m'/ : - 'fS Seed Laboratory at Fayettcvillc. tn sending samples, the owner should state whether ;;ie seed is to be sold, or whether the test is just for his own information,' Mr. Bil- brcy said. Come in and Sefe ,, " | How OurlWbderiiize.d. Service Shop Is Equipped toJTake Car^ of Y«ur^Eqiripment More Scientfficallyi DELINT YOUR COTTON SEED You owe it to yourself to give our modernized tractor servicing facilities the once-over. Stop in the next time you're in town and look over the complete set-up of equipment we have, all specially designed for servicing John Deere tractors. It's one reason win- it will pay you to have us do your service work. Talk with our facton.'-trained serv- ice man. Let him show you how we can keep your tractor in first-clasj condition. We'll grind the valves . . . tigliten, all loose parts . .'. clean the carburetor and oiling system . , . give the engine a thorough tuning-tip . or handle any other servicing job your tractor may need— all at a price that will surprise yon. See us now— you'll find it well worth your while. Missco Implement Co. Osccola — Blylhevillc ONLY GENUINE JOHN DEERE REPAIR PARTS the Tractor with "Velvet" Ride" Seat yi' 'i.u( now to tlu hours 13:1 yinir Linn , , bounces ;inil IJIMIFS. julli rin.i; of fiilii M'ork i;m:e. This nc-.v "Vclvcl Riilc It IS just IMK <vf IllJIiy It. 1S ,.;i p.'orc .i;i.l ninrc r".ui:vTs .^K. pi \ liltir t'.iTIV.* \\-iiii M.i^Nty-1 l,;ri i^ li>rs. Come i;i r.n.i k; us r, .ill L'.lxnil it. '61' Implement Company Phone 2142 Biytheville, Ark. Our new plant is now equipped to dclint your cotton seed for planting and treat them \yith CERESAN. Our screens and fans take out ail burs, trash and light immature seed, insuring better and more even stands. AH State Experiment Station records indicate that CERESAN Mill kill all seed borne diseases and protect small seedlings from adverse bacteria in the soil. Call Us for Details — or Come See Us Good cotton seed with high RCnninntion For snip DELTAPINE 14 & STONEVILLE 2-B Biytheville Delinting Corp. 300 So. 2nd St. DOYLE HENDERSON, Secretary-Treasurer Phones 28GO—2976—3418—3153 VISITORS ALWAYS WELCOMt Mere's the man with real truck know- how. 1 EC'S tlie International-trained truck mechanic — trained in special 4fe ^_ schools nnd classes, ' . in the best and latest ways of servicing trucks. lie's :in expert on the special International Truck equipment \ve use for testing, repairing, reconditioning and proving. He's an expert on preventive maintenance. So put your trucks in his hands—any makes or models—for the simplest repair job or a complete program of regular preventive maintenance. Phone tod.iy and tell us when your trucks will he in. DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. 312 So. 2nd Phone 863 INTERN AT IO N A

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