The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 28, 1952 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 28, 1952
Page 10
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PAGE BLYTKVttLLX <AXK.) COCTHM NIWI FRIDAY, KOT,: M, M FARM flEWS AND REVIEW From a Bicycle to $16£00 Farmer in 7 Years • REPUBLIC, 0. (NBA) —The best advic* for amWtioui young farmers', from Wayne Vogel, who has been named the' best young fanner in the nation, is brief'and to the point: "Be sure to have your farm equipment all set to do a Job and then, when weathfcr conditions are right, get busy on a 24-hour daily work schedule until the job is done." Following this simple rule over liglous camp In Michigan lor two the past seven years has brought weeks every Summer, went to the the 21-year-old Ohioan on to a state FPA camp every Summer, and capitalization , of $16,000 In farm acted as a livestock Judge. > machinery and livestock, and the The Ohio Future Farmers in American Star Farmer, award, top 1940 named his their best — Star honor bestowed by the Future state Farmer —'and elected him Farmers of America at their na- vice-president of the state FFA tlonal .convention In Kansas City organization., every Fall. Gol .Bolllnj- had no equipment, It wflK | n his Junior year at Living with his hlgh 6chool lhat , vvayne first roll^ , nto h | Bn gear H(J bou ht t ^a tractor, machinery, and farm- c rt wherever he could find land for rent. He expanded his poultry enterprise and raised; a few hogs; One of; his plots of land was 30 miles awny, and he trucked Ills At 14, Vogel but a bicycle. mother on a one-a ere plot near McCutchenville, O., when he was a high school freshman, he enrolled In vocational agriculture and started, to get Ideas. Small I'loll H« rented small plots of Innci nearby,: rented the machinery to cultivate it, rented some sheds \n which, to raise chickens mid ' ducks, hired-out doing day-labor for other farmers, mowed lawns mnd .found himself with $1402 at the year's end. His crops were six acres of corn tractor and Implements, to the place, working night and day until the job was done. The 24-hour ordeal Is fairly natural to him now. Although his longest stint w a i three consecutive dnys and nights with only a few minutes rest, his average day in the 'field during imd one-fourth acre of potatoes? the busy season is only 18 hours while his poultry consisted of 85 Uu & >H S 'riend and teacher, Har- 400 ducklings and 370 °M Moorhead of ducks, 400 ducklings and 370 "W Mobrhead of Sycamore, . cx- chlckf. plains lhal the Voacl "busy sea•During lour years tn high school soil" extends well through the year. Wayne earned nearly J3000 from If it Isn't crops, It's poultry. . farming, and mora than $1200 For ll ' e lBst l»'o years Wayne from outside work. In addition, has rented 160 acres from W. B. he served one-year terms as sec-^,Shumway, » retired banker of • - • • ... - T Tiffin, .who, after several bad experiences with other tenants, likes the work of young Vogel so well.that ha has Invested $3000 in retary and later as president ol .the local chapter of Future Form- *rs of America, represented the chapter,'two years 'In the state FFA public speaking contest, serv- •d as president of the county's Junior Fair Board, was secretary of his Sunday ^ School, assistant . steward of the local Grange, went to a re- Storms are ahead! " This is Re-Roofing lime improvements, ^ Unusual " ; " "WSyne is the unusual type of farmer who Is out there pushing the work rnthcr ; than the work Use CERTAIN-TEED Longer . Wearing THICK-BUTT SHINGLES The least cost per year roof. Easy terms, free estimate, Phone 4551. E. C. Robinson Lumber Co. Phone 4551 , Building Service' CHAMPION FARMER — Wayne Vogel, named best young farmer, adjusts combine to work crops on rented land. He started with'»• bicycle just seven years ago. , ' ' Wayne took over. Wayne was married last Spring to a former.schoolmate, Katbleen, who helps with the work In the fields during the rush season. During the week she works In a man- he can handle both. This Fall, the young American Star Farmer who started with a bicycle owns 400 chickens, as tors, a six-foot grain combine, can own their own land. With the American star award, hoping to . rcn G. Weller, slate Supervisor of Farm- vocational agriculture for Ohio' worth $1000, Wayne is "Wayne Is as well established In property adjacent farming as many men who have find to the farm he now is renting, so worked; a lifetime." SUCCESS RECIPE — Vogel recommends that a farmer get ready, then go to It 24 hours a day, if necessary. BUILDERS SUPPLY VyPrice WALLPAPER SALE NOW ON South Highway 61 Arkansans To Panama For Study FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Two scientists' from the ' University of Arkansas College of Agriculture have arrived in Pannpia to make a five weeks' study • of Insect and plant rllsensc problems In that nation's agriculture. ;. ; They are Dr. Charles Lincoln, hear! of the entomology department. -RnrtjJDr. E. M. Cralley; professor prjilant patholgy. While they traveled -to Panama together, they will'work Individually while there on problems In their respective fields. Before returning on December 4. they will also visit Costa Rica and Honduras to discuss, similar problems In:those countries. Dr. Lincoln' expects to study principal insects that do greatest crops In Panama. He sxample, that the tall Support Your Community Chest damage to knows," for firmy worm Is a serious pest. He will / determine whether control measures used In Arknnsns won]it be successful there. If not, he will recommend thi\t research be Instituted In Panama to meet this problem.. "Dr. Crnllcy will conftne hts study to plant'disease problems. Atter a thorough survey, he wiH be In position to make recommendations for control or prevention. He will also suggest whnt further research Is needed In that country. In both cases, such research would probably be conducted m Dec. 1-2-3 Enough... for ALL'Red Feather Services! conjunction with the Arkansas Mission stationed at the National Institute of Agricultllre'in Divlsa, 120 miles from the city of Panama. The staff of eight persons/ under Dr. R. p. Bartholomew, i« working on a permanent program, of Improvement for Panamanifln.agricul- turc as a part of the Point IV program. . In making the announcement, Dean and Director Uppert s Ellis said: j • • "We are glnrf to release some of our best research men during their slack season to assist the people of Panama' with their agricultural problems. Those in charge of the Point IV program had this advantage In mind when they called on the Lan'd Grant Colleges to take the lead in providing technical as- sistance'to those countries not yet fully developed In the agricultural <^o More Chiang Statues TAIPEH, Formosa (AP) — President Chiang Kai-shek wants money subscribed for building statutes of himself turned to welfare purposes on Formosa. Olilnng made his view's known through his secretary-general after N.B.CUJ6MEMOS hr Mn. G*f«ra4* B. (•• Food Bill Mine Is too; but to help keep the cost down, don't begin with the grocery bill. You begin with meal planning. To control food cost you n«d to know foods. Then you can substitute lower cost Joods, that ir« jlmllar In nutritive value and that combine well with the rest or the meal. : Thrw meals » day must supply enough food not only to satisfy hun, ger — but also to keep the body in good running order. • To meet the body's needs «very day everyone needs *o eat these: 1. Eat a green or yellow vegetable for vitamin.A, 2. Eat a citrus 1 fruit or tomato or raw cabbage for vitamin C. , 3. Eat a potato or a serving of some other vegetable or fruit to supplement the vitamin A and <X +. Use milk — 3 cups for an adult and 4 for children and teen-agers. 5. Eat at least one good serving of protein rich foods — meat, fish poultry, eggs, cheese or dried beans and peas. 8. Use whole grain er enriched cereal and bread. 7. Use butter or vitamin A rich table fat. First Step The first step toward good meal planning Is to set up meal pattern* that Include all the foods you need Then shop for low cost foods to fit Into the menu patterns. Use foods you need. Then, shop for low cost foods to fit Into the menu patterns Use foods that are plentiful and in season. • .Serve fewer foods at'one meal is another way to control food cost Many one-dish meals save money time and energy. Many bread mixes can be made at home. If you have enough storage space, you can save money by buying larger quantities of food nt one'time. "B«, Ye Thankfor For the grace given you . 1 Cor 1-4 For your faith ........ Romans l-.s For receiving the Word '.. ttf H. H. Ca (AttlsUnl County A(ent) A demonstration conducted by a 4-H Club member and his father, Robert Earl Davis and W. D. Davis, of the Calurnet Community Indicates that early planted cotton paid off again iri 1952* • Experiment Station results from Arkansas and other cotton-producing states show conclusively that higher .cotton yields are secured from early planted cotton. Experimental data show that in general the best planting date for cotton. is about three weeks after the average dat« of the late killing frost. ' ' - : ' ...• . For North Mississippi County this •oiild give a best planting daU of round April 20: . •• '.• .It was generally thought through- -iit the growing season and up to picking time that'1952 would be an exception to the rule In North Mississippi County. But harvest came, and It was found that, this year afforded 'no exception to the rule that early planted cotton Is best •••••; I Thesi, 3:13 For fitness for the inheritance .... •• •••-...• Col. l:li-i« For dellveranc* from power of darknes. ....:... ; C ol. 1:12-u For redemption through His blood Col 1*13-14 For 1*1 e rlchM of His grace Col. 1:12-14 For freedom from the service of'sin Romans «:n-lg For fellowship with the gospel ... •-'•' '••' Phil. I:j For all ttilngj .......... Eu h. 5:20 F Prfooi) ,-. '. ITim. 4:4 For all men • T i m . 2;] For His unspeakable Gift .. •• t- 2 Cor. 9:15 It's Time, To— 1. Apply dormant spr»y ^control scale on fruit trees. 2. Make a compost pile. 3. Sharpen, repair, oil and store the lawn mower..4. Fill the low spots in the lawn with good garden soil.. 5. Give thanks for your home, your family, and your community. Kcad Courier Newi classified Ads. a staUie of him was unveiled on his 66th birthday recently. Plans hart been made to erect more statues elsewhere on Formosa and other ia- lands held by the Nationalist*. "GeeJheseToy Farmall Tractors Are Swell!" And now Sonny can hare t little tractor that's just like Dad'l re*! one —an all-red, plastic model, rubber-tired, of the famous Farmall H, manufactured by Interna- They're W«, now, it oar nor*. —— ^••^^ Calumet Youth Has Confidence In Early Planting of His Cotton • v U U f'^-4-- T-I . , . . Robert Bnrl planted his four acres of cotton April 19 and his dad planted 14 acres in the same field nine days later, April'28. The. variety In both cases: was DPI, 15, The soil was gumbo. '• ' Up until Just before harvest time dad's cotton looked much better, with prospects (or a bale and one- half compared to what looked like little more than a hale for son. Robert Earl was secretly disappoint; ed with his 4-H leader's advice to plant early. But with his cotton'harvosted and sold, faith hi early planted cotton and in his 4-H leader returned to Robert Earl. He harvested as average yield of 128 pounds of lint per acre compared to 572 pounds for his .father.. (The actual .effect of date of planting on'yield In this case Is complicated by a difference In fertilizer used.)' ' -. ' • Too/by planting: his cotton nine days earlier than his dad, Robert Earl In addition to securing a higher yield, netted $10.23 more per bale than his father. In general both father's and son's cotton was picked M It opened and K>M H It was picked. By October J.'W percent of R<*. ert Earl's cotton wa.» picked and sold compared to 40 percent of hl« father'i. .••.-.. This earliness resulted In Robert Earl receiving a higher price (or his cotton 'arid paying lea (or picking than his father^whlch account.? for the extra net profit of $10.23 per 500-pound bale. What once appeared a disappointing comparison to Robert Ear! turned into a renewal offaith and a happy 4-H Club year for him. State Enterprises Sold TAIPEH, Formosa (AP) —The government has decided to sell a,' number of state enterprises — ln-i eluding a cement works, paper mill j and fertilizer plant—to help finance its land reform program. Proceeds will be used to compensate Land-' lords for holdings , turned over t6t the farmers who till the land. Bur ity am DEERE Equipment ftr THH Famed MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. South Hiway 61 — BlythavilU ALL-SOIL ALL-PURPOSE USJtOYAL PULLING POWER NEVER KNOWN BEFORE TOP CASH ALLOWANCES; Your old tractor tires were never worth so much in trade-in value! 1 New U. S. Royal Tri- Rib for steadier steering on front tractor . wheels. New U. S. Royal Plow Tail Wheels for lowest rolling resistance! New, Complete Tire Line For Every Farm Wheel! ,\ V iSisSsS? McCAUL TIRE STORE So. Hiway 61 — Across from Swift Oil Mill John Burnett, Mgr; Phone 866J ROYAl ULIIl

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