The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 6, 1950 · Page 9
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OCTOBER fl, 19M BLTTTIEVTLLE (ARK.)" COURIER NEWS PAGE 'HTNB Farmers Urged To Store Beans Lock of Commercial Jj. Storage, Box Car* * .Cited by ASA Official HUDSON, Iowa, Oct. 8.—Farmers should be prepared to store a Urge part of their soybeans if they e» , pect to take advantage of the government's support program for the 1950 crop, according to George M. , Blrayer, secretary-treasurer ot the : American Soybean Association. "The government's average loan on No. 3 yellow soybeans Is $2.06, but this Is only available on' soybeans for which adequate storage Is available," said Strayer. "There just is not sufficient com, merclal storage nor are the boxcars available to handle the record 274-million-bushel crop predicted . by the U. S. Department of Agri-, culture if the greater part of it is rushed to market during the next few weeks. "Most available commercial storage is filled with other commodities such as wheat and corn already under government loan. The boxcar shortage is the worst In years • due to increasing military move: ment and Industrial activity." : The government support price, ' based ou 90 percent o{ parity Sept. ~-1, Is 'an average price only, and • will vary in different localities. : There will be premiums for mois- 1 ture content of less than 14 percent. . But Commodity Credit .Corporation .'will make no payment for storage who" store their soy- On Missco Farms Count; A sent Keith J, Bilbrey this year. "Farmers T beans should be well repaid," said Strayer. "There apparently will be no surplus of sobeans or of other ; oil crops. The increase is 'soybeans • this year has been offset by de""' creased production of cottonseed • an d peanuts. There should be a good market for soybeans if they are marketed in an orderly manner." Insecticide Test- Offer New to Farmers May Crop Farmers soon may have an important new crop to grow if evper- iments now under way with a new ^ Insecticide prov* .successful. - fcj' The Bureau' of Entomology and k Plant Quarantine of the U..S. Department of Agriculture has found a new , tnsecticidal chemical called leaves i. and. .items of „ the . ox eye, ""' * " By KEITH j. B1LBREY County Agent CoUanutA Germination Surely enough has been said about the possible scarcity of cottonseed for .planting in 1951. Enough has not been said about the germination, however. Would it be foolish tor a farmer to save several tons of cottonseed for next year and then find out ten days after planting that the germination of his seed was no good? ' It Is a simple matter for you to have your seed tested. Send representative sample of about one pound of your seed to the State Plant Board in Little Rock, at any time of the year and they will run a. germination test for you free of charge. Here is additional reason for this warning. The State ' plant Board reported this week, "Samples of cottonseed so far tested have run from 25 to 50 percent germination. High germination seed will be In short supply both in Arkansas ami in other states which grow varieties used in Arkansas." Good Records You ought to see the staff this office going through 4-H Club records and scrap books. We are trying to determine who the winners are in various 4-H Club projects and sometimes it is difficul to do. We can't afford to make a mistake in selection because 1 knew a county agent one time who sel ected the wrong boy In a cerUir project and the dad ol the offend ed boy gave the county agent a good punch in the nose. Speaking of 4-H winners, dii you know that Earl Wildy.at Leach ville used to be a good 4-H ,Clul member at Etowah? His county a gent at that time was Stanley Car penter. Did you know that James Niers rilelmer In the Farmers Bank wa ? county champion boy in 1939? Did you know that Mrs. C. Michael, President of the, Count Home Demonstration club Counci was a 4-H Club girl in Mississippi Did you know that George Gas sidy at Huffman was the count champion In corn production way back when Mr. whittaker was here? Do you remember that Gerald Cassidy, son of George, was a national -H Club winner here about 1946? Roll Weevil Corbetl Stockton of Col« Ridge as been trying to bring me boll eevils from his cotton field all ear. Most ol them turned out to e wiHotv twig or pea weevils but ast week he brought In the real IcCoy, four boll weevils presutn- bly found In the center ot Mis- issippi county. As we had hoped, the boll weevil rrived here loo late and In too mall numbers to do serious dam- ge. Danger All people who hire Mexican colon pickers are warned to'empty horoughly any cotton pick sacks vhich Mexicans bring with them. There Is a real danger that, they night import the pink bollworm "rom the south Texas area.The pink jolhvorm spreaa to several addi- ional counties in Texas this year and two counties Louisiana. Hake no mistake about It. the pink wlhvorm could be many times more serious here than the boll weevil. Blackout Talk about seeing the eclipse of Lhe moon, I want to know if you :mve seen the eclipse of the sun. The sun has been behind the'clouds so much this year that our crops do not know when to mature. Farmers, don't give up, however. I saw M. P. Brownlee at Dell, Vance Dixon at New Liberty, and Charlie Brogdon, South of Blytheville, sow- Ing vetch and small grains. Mr. Browjilee already has 40 acres of vetch up to a good stand. Henry Hoyt of Leachville called to inquire about mixing proportions for vetch and rye. They are sowing a large acreage of winter legumes as usual. If your credit is still good at the seed store I would suggest to most any farmer that they grow some winter legumes and maybe somft small grain for chciken feed or winter pasture. I would rather get. nitrogen from a winter legume any time in preference to buying nitrogen In a papar bag. Corn Yield* Charlie Brogdon reports that Funk's 711 corn Is giving him his lighest yields in v his variety test; tie best yields at about 70; bushels U. A. Reports On Cottonseed Variety Test FAYBTTEVILLE, 'Ark., Oct. 8— To help Arkansas cotton farmers decide which variety of cotton to plant In 1951, the Agricultural Experiment station has published a leaflet showing how Arkot 2-1 compares with six other popular varieties In six localities in the state. Arkot 2-1, released in 1!H9, was developed by the Experiment Station lo meet Arkansas conditions. Indications are there will lie sufficient registered planting seed this year to meet all demands for the 1951 crop, According to the publication, en'- tUled "Arkot 2-1, The New Arkansas Cotton." the variety has a number of desirable qualities, It Is easy lo 'ick, both by hand and by nachinc. Its fibers are Ipng, strong, and fine. It yields well in comparison with other leading varieties, rias a good gin turn-out, and matures somewha^ earlier than such varieties as Stoneville 2B and Dcl- tapitxe. Results of field plot tests con-, ducted in 1948 and 1049 at the branch stations at Marlanna, Clarksdale, Hope, and Batcsvillc, and on privately-owned farms in Craighead and nenipstead counties, are given In the leaflet. The figures Include acre yield of lint, staple length, gin turn-out, bolls per pound of seed cotton, percentage of the crop ripe at first picking, and money value of. the crop. Varieties other than Arkot 2-1 grown in these tests were Stoneville 2D Del- tapirie. Empire WH, Coker 100 WR. Paula, and Bobshaw 1. Interested growers may obtain single copies of the publication, free of charge, from their county agricultural agent,, or from the Bulletin 4-H Club Youth Reports on Corn Fertilizing Test The value of fertilizing corn Is emphasized by Bulls Denson. 4-H Club member of the Blackwatver community. Eulis, In cooperation with his father, w. lj. Deason, planted two acres of an approved hybrid, Keystone 44. One.acre wo* fertilized with 100 pounds of ammonium nitrate, the remaining acre used as K check plot received no fertilizer. Kulis planted 40-inch rows 12 lo 15 Inches In the. drill tat liV.e some of his neighbors did not get a good stand. This cut the yield some ns did lack of cultivation resulting from too rhuch rain. From the ' acre receiving fertilizer Eulis reported 48,62 bushel* anr from the check plot he gathered 33.66 bushels. This experiment bj one of the county's brat 4-H Clul members gives strength to the nr- guf-ient for the use of nitrogen fertilizer in Mississippi County. for State 4-H Congress Are Announced . . »cabriri""(sk'aVbTlh) .- . trie " roofs. a very common weed, cousin of the sunllower. These weeds and near river banks from Maine to British Columbia, and New Mexico. Preliminary tests reveal that this new chemical'is more effective in killing houseflies than pyrethrum. Unlike jyrethrum. which requires a lot of labor, entomologist believe t,hat farmers could cultivate and harvest a crop of the weed with grow on dry soil' machines. FARMERS- Here Are Your Cotton Defoliation Benefits • Reduces boll rot by allowing the sun to reach the bottom bolls. • More cotton will be ready for the first picking because of more rapid splitting, opening, and Muffing put TO mature bolls. • Knocking -of! the dense foliage Increases the speed of hand picking, and eliminates trash and stain from machine-picked , "'cotton. . - ' , * ' • Cotton net with dew dries more quickly, allowing » longer . picking day. , ' . • Defoliating at the right time may up the grade of cotton from that of similar fields that are not defoliated. . Call us for the aerial application of defoliant. liquid or dust. . Ask for information on Shell "Early Frost" for defoliating • 'soybeans. . '• . i .'.:'.' . \ . . -. BJ.YTHEVILLE FLYING SERVICE Hmntar Z . ' AIR BASE . . Nltht Phone Phone Z111 • - 6843 or 4166 ier acre. Jerry Edwards Office,.University of Arkansas Col lege of Agriculture, Fayetteville. a t Whislleville Tarvested near 120 bushels per acre rom his 71J hybrid, very, highly ertltized and on good land. George Hale at Burdette has h?r- r ested about 60 bushels of a. Dixie hybrid per acre that has received ust the usual amount of care. Hollywood Continued from Page 8 where it left off .last spring in Europe . . . Vivien Leigh's'passion for accurate publicity Is refreshing. Other day she told a Warner flack: "That was a nice story you wrote about my daughter. But she's 16, not 15." Missouri U. Makes Plans For Dairy Day COLUMBIA, Mo,, Oct. 6—Dairy men will lienr nbout new pnstur grasses nriti combinations of grasse and legumes best suited to Mlssour at the first annual Dairy Day the University of Missouri on Ocl 24 according to Dean J. H. Long well. . • Marion Brown, professor in flelc crops, has done much cxperimenta work in developing new gra and is carryiivg on a, number field demonstrations and trial which lie will tell U\e Dairy Da crowd about. Dairy cattle breeding and feed ing research will be discussed b Harry A. Herman, member of th dairy husbandry sUUf at the Col lege of Agriculture. Herman closely in contact with the exper: mental work in rtificInT Inscmlnn lion and dairy cattle Deeding, re search nndnwill use the univcrsil herd to demonstrate .some of tl studies being made. He is an a\ thority on dairy catle managemen "Herd Health" will be discusSc by Dr. A. H. Groth. dean of th World Affairs in Street LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 6—Arkansas' ftli nnnunl Slate 4-H Club Con- \tf& hns been scheduled for Nov. -3 in LHtlo Rock, according to L, Rulledgc, assistant Male 4.1; gent for the Agricultural Exlen- ion Service. An estimated 300 lop-ranklnu lub members an rttheir adult leart- rs will be here for the event, heir headquarters will be the Ma- Ion Hotel. Purpose of the congress in to give ecognltlon' to 4-Il'ers and leaders vho have done outstanding work luring the past year. Delegates will enresent the approximately 85.000 i-H'crs in the Mute. Present will be boys and girls who m p c been nnmed county chain- lions, along with th^sr selected ns slate winners .in vnrious 4-H'club demonstrations. At a banquet In the Marlon Uo- tel ballroom, the rural youths ilmion as stale and district winners n Leadership and Achievement will ]e announced. During a breakfast program Nov. 3, two International Farm Y:nth ExchanRe Studcnl-t, one from Holand and another from Finland, will b« principal speakers. Following the breakfast will be group discussions ou citizenship, a meeting of the State 4-H Council, and a conference of the State 4iH Leaders Council, Sponsors of the Congress are the i Extension Service, Arkansas Farm Bureau, Arkansas Economic Coun- 1 cil-Slate Chamber of Commerce, Arkansas Chain Stores Council, and th« slate Council, of Horn* stratlon Clubs. . School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Groth is very sympathetic and attentive to the disease and parasite problenis of dairy farmers in Missouri, f The subject of minerals and vitamins for dairy catlte is growing In Importance and changing from claf to day and will be discussed in relation to feeding dairy cattle by Dr. A. G. Hogan head of the agricultural chemistry department. KEROSENE & FUEL OIL Dial 4091 or 740 Shirley Hipp YOUR FRIENDLY MAGNOLIA DEALER Frazier Watson Is Named Fair Committee Head LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 22—Frazier Watson, superintendent of Dyess schools, has been named Mississippi county chairman of a committee arranging statewide "School Day" at the forthcoming Arkansas Livestock Show and Rodeo, it was announced by Miss O:Ie Bivira, President of the Arkansas Education Association. The Arkansas Livestock show together with the State Department of Education and the Arkansas Education Association this v.eek launched a campaign to bring :.t least 50,000 Arkansas school children into Litle Rock for State Wide School Day on Thursday, October 5. The Department of Education Rl- i ready has urged principle to send ! ' as many huslads of students as, possible to the livestock show for educational purposes. PRAGUE (/Pi — Prague avenues named after .British Field Marshal | Lord Montgomery and American General Dwlght o. Eisenhower ought to be rectirlstencd, a reader wrote—In the newspaper "Mlaria Fronta." '"These gentlemen, initiators of a' new war, are also enemies of the English and American nations/' he argued. ^ The Himalaya mountains stretch between the Indus and Brahama- putra river valley*. NU-WA Laundry Dry Cleaning Phone 4474 YOUR USED COMBINE HEADQUARTERS >s 61 IMPLEMENT CO. NORTH HIGHWAY 61 BLYTHEVILLE If ybirare in need of a good used combine, we suggest you come out and »«e us today. We have a large selection of used combines that are in v excellent condition and available for immediate deliver}-. You can choose from these famous names in farm machinery; MASSEY-HARRIS, ALMS- CHALMERS, JOHN DEERE and MINNEAPOLIS-MOUNE. These combines are priced to sell, so come out today! EASY TERMS 61IMPLEME NT CO Wherever modern farming it practiced, you will find quality John Deere r Equiprncnt . . . aod enthusiastic John Deere boosters. v These farmers, as their fathers before them, have found that [he leaping deer trademark is the label of farming equipment correctly designed ... properly built... to give them the maximum service, over the longest period of time it the lowest possible cost. With today's modern power- equipment doing increasingly more of farming's muscle work, quality of farm equipment—both in design and construction—has assumed « new and even greater importance. That's why it pays to look for the John Deere trademark on the farm equipment you buy. MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. South Hi way 61 JOHN DEERE ...~7Z& Qua&fy /Mwte, vt, Phone 4434 For Improved KIDNEY FUNCTION In a majority of caies Investigated In t«veral hospitali and clinics, subnormal Kidney function Wai improved, Bladder pain and diKomfort reduced afler the use of Mountain VolUy Water. 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