The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 3, 1950 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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Mwcouri Leads In Registration Of Angus Cattle —.—... led all other states in tn* - registration and transfer of p«rbr«i Angus In the 1950 fiscal yew, according to Frank Richards, s«re<ary of the Aberdeen-Angus Association, Chicago. Missouri brederi registered 12,016 Angus and transferred ownership on 11.509. Missouri ranked third in the ua tton in numbers :of new Angi! breeders Joining the "national reg Istry organization with 247 addition al members this year.' Iowa, wu first with 258. A total of 110,442 Angus wcr« entered In (he registry •organization's records during the fiscal year which ended September 30, 1950. This compares witli 87,512 last year and only 38,737 registered In 1941. t For thTfWGUSON TRACTOR plowing time g time labor - e Un Us, with •trate it for you on your farm. JACK ROBINSON IMPLEMENT CO. 500 E. Main Phone 2371 Brannan Asks For Increase in Com Production Larger Crop Needed For Livwtock; USDA Secretary Report* WASHINGTON, Nov. 3. IIP)— The government yesterday asked farmers to produce more corn next year to assure plenty of feed for "abundant" production of livestock. Secretary' of Agriculture Brannan n making the call, said all Indications point to an even greater demand for meat next year than .his year. The secrelary said th«re will he no controls,on corn production except on voluntary acreage planting allotments. The allotments will be larRcr than this year, but how much will be determined later. Farm law permits use of rigid marketing quotas when supplies are excessive. But quota's have never been applied to corn. Growers must comply with planting allotments In order to be eligible for government price supports. However, they may plant more than their allotments if they do not need or desire price support aid; Today's announcement had been anticipated for several months, oe- cause, corn supplies, while large, are being used at a heavy rate under a livestock expansion program. Several weeks ago, Brannan suspended all controls on cotton next year because of-a very short'crop. Peanuts and tobacco are likely to be the only crops subject to marketing quotas next year. - . Evergreens Need Watering Up to First Big Freeze Unless evergreens . are watered now. the home owner Is likely lo 'ace a "deep freeze" proble'm of his own this winter. Thirst of these lush trees and shrubs' knows no season. Since they retain their foliage, they give off moisture the year 'round. M. W. Staples', field supervisor of the Davey Tree Expert Company, reminds owners , th*a t evergreens hould get adequate "drinks" right p until the first bigi freeze, other- ,lse, they may dry out, with ugly irown' spots appearing to mar symmetry antl health. Some of our best decorative species tend to be shallow rooted. Thus hey not only require frequent .wa- *ring, but protective coverings over ;helr root areas When the ground reezes, all. moisture IB turned to On Missco Farms HERE'S THE DISK HARROW THAT WILL TURN UNDER YOUR BEAN STUBBLE! It's (he rugged John Dccre—Kille- fer 1S2. This heavy-duty harrnw will cul deeply even in the most difficult disking jobs...like lurn- mg under your soybean slulible. Why? It's because (he niK^ed frame ami supports, built of heavy structural steel, are riveted and well-braced throughout. Heavy, tubular hold-down bars keep both the front and rear gangs cutting evenly and at the proper rleplh. ..' assuring better work. Come down this week and look it over.. .you'll find it's Just what you need. .... This John Deere-KWefer Morrow IS HERE NOW " For Immediate Delivery! MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. South H.Voy 61 Phon. 4434 By KEITH J. Count) Agenl Cottonseed .Germination The Stale Plant Board tested 97 samples of cottonseed from Arkansas growers during the week anrt the report shows 15 per cent were below 50" per. cent germination and 30 per cent'were between'60 and 70.per cent. Tills should, be warning to the wjse, if you are not sure you -have saved seed of: good ger* mination, you should test them or have it done before next'',planting season. - . ":...•" •' . .The report further said. "65 per cent. of. the samples contain more than 12 per-cent moisture..It cannot be. emphasized . too strongly tha't cotto'nseeti containing more than jl per cent' moisture ; is likely to lose viability unless the moisture "can be quickly reduced, to or below 11 per cent." • ; Farmer's and 'glnners are definitely saving more seed than' they have .in past years. Mississippi County should have a good supply of cottonseed whether the rest of the cotton belt does or not. 4-H Club Confess Th« annual 4-H Club Congress was. held in Little Rock this week. Champions from every county In Arkansa* had an inspiring good time. . Elizabeth Moss, home electrification advisor for the REA, chaperoned thret champions from North Mississippi County. They were- Bobble Jean Byrd, Leachville; jirri Taylor, Leflchville; and Owendo- ry.n Harrison, Armorel. Mississippi Counts- had two state 1-K Club Council officers attending. Bobble Jean Byrd Is state secretary and Shirley Heard of Dyess was the state song leader. Not bnd to have two of the state council officers, eh? Many North Mississippi County people will remember Jack Dtictos an »",good 4-H. Club member. He was state winner In South Missis- i.lppl County this year and attended the banquet. Rntt Test*. The following men received a soil inalysfs' from the University last .yeek: Charles Brogdon, Aaron Wil- .iams, Earnest Clark, Sivelle rvans, 3tto Donner, Jerome Gray, William P. Biggs, Bobby Harris, J. E. Krech ind Douglas E. Wnlker. If you are a neighbor to any of these men, maybe reading their recommendations would help you in planning your own soils management program. The recommendation on one ot Charlie Brogdon's fields Just south of Blythevllle said, "This soil is moderately well supplied with avail- able nutrients in the surface toils, although potash is low in the sub soil. Cotton should respond favorably to nitrogen application in normal years at the rate of 50 to 60 pounds of available nitrogen per acre, we see you have used some potash under the cotton this year. It may be difficult to determine the effects of this potash unless you have left a few rows untreated for comparison. ••• , • 'No fertilization Is suggested for soybeans on this land." ' A part of the. otto Donner's report in the Manila area said, "The soil is very, low In organic 'matter and available.'potassium In both the surface and .subsoil; and cotton should, respond well .to both nitrogen and potash, fertilization. It is suggested that the cotton be fer- tilized with 80 pounds of muriat of potash per acre and 50 to 6 pounds of available nitrogen pe acre. Apply this under the row a planting or put half .'the • nitrogen tinder the ww and. other half a a side dressing when 'the cotto is thinned." - ..' ,_ . Koyheana . Have you seen the scores of truck lined .up at the Swift oil Mil waiting to unload (heir soybeans They bought Sa.ood bushels of soy beans in one day last week. Oee. are we proud o! our farme storage program. .Because ! of th price rise, already farmers w h stored their soybeans two week ago now have an extra profit o around 40 cents per bushel. That is enough profit to pay for thel: storage in one year's time.. Farm Buream Annual Me«trn{l The Mississippi County Farm Bu reau should have/Its best annua meeting in .history this year. The annual meeting" has been set for Tuesday, Nov. 14th.. ../, The State-Farm Bureau ' Convention will be held in Uttle Rock Nov. 21 and 23. lc« and Is no longer available. But f mulches ot straw, leaves or peat i moss will help to ward off deep ' frost. With consistent fall water- Ing and with the "overcoar 1 protection for winter, it Is usually p 0s . j sible to safeguard the moisture Bleeds of onr ornamental evergreens. Fall watering, like watering cleric during the heat of the summer. :hould be thorough to Insure deep' •lenetration. Tills encourages deeper root growth which Is less affected by winter temperatures, in addition to being <i desirable asset during periods of summer drouth when surface areas are badly dried out. TROUBLE IN THE FIELD? We're here to help you Emergency service is part of oiir business. We hope you never have a serious-breakdown during rush seasons, but if you do, our Afield service is a» near as your telephone. CALL 4404 WATS TO AVOID FIELD DEIAT' T Lubricate machinery on regular ichedulei 2 Tighten loose bolts sni repair worn part? promptly. 3 Use only genuine A-C parts on all Allis-Chalmers machines. 4 Apply for inspection service well ahead of rush \ seasons. FAUL BYRUM IMPLEMENT CO. 122 Eatt Main Phon. 4404 Home Gardeners Reminded To Check fools During Winter] A good gardener take ear* of his— l *- , I A good gardener take* ear* of his* tools and knows that the most dangerous time for them Is the season of idleness. Careful cleansing In the fall and storage over winter -will prolong their useful life. The greatest enemy of tools is rust. This attacks the metal-'parts during the winter when the tools are In storage and,does more damage (hen than in the summer, when they are In constant use. • . To cheek the rust, flVst clean all outeide metal parts by washing thoroughly.-Caked mud should be softened and removed. Then dry, . and cover the metal with film, of lubricating grease, a thin or oil ' ™ a- «-•—"-, ui uii. A!) bearings ot wheel tools should be oiled. It is possible to obtain new handles, where the old ones have broken, and these should be set In place this fall. Spraying and dusting quipment should be cleaned thoroughly of all old spray materials. Take the nozzles of sprayers •apart.'and'clean 0,1 the pumps of sprayer*, and set them away without screwing down the tank caps, 5O that the rubber gaskets /are not compressed Dusters should be cleaned and the outside metal parts oiled, but instead of oil. powdered graphite should be used on the inside. . . Make a resolution when your toob! s ?" ally have been cleaned, to. keep them I clean in the future. A rack In which ' ' every tool has I Us place will be found well worthwhile' Farm Prices Slide During Past Month , UTTLE ROCK, No*. I. MV-Ar. 11 kansas form prices last month >U4tl Uo per cent under the 40-year hick 11 of September. ^ \' Miles McPeelc, agricultural 'aUife. tlclan/ reported, that on OetTTi lower prices for cotton, coni,_»oyj i beans and hogs more thao offset'I gains by rice, cottonseed, hay ind ' milk. -. .1 The Arkansas farm price Irtdei on Sept. 15 was at the highest level in the 40 years that record* h»vi been kep^. •' • . ''. , The Oct. 15 report listed cotton down 1.1 cents a pound, hbg»»2 50 per hundred lower and veal'cutlet, rtown {1,20. Corn was six cents t bushel less than ,a month earlier and the harvest got underway, soybeans dropped 17 cents a bushel Grades improved by better we',. ther sent cotton seed-up »1 « ton and rice was up 55 cents .hundred pounds. Eggs and milk were up sr.i.aiiv *r,H !,„„ pricej continued" to When a female mole Is caught In '• P'f, mri ! e ' s sorrow i*"°ften Even the lowly, clothespin hj, gone modern; It's now available In colored plastics' > oen ntt>, great thit hejtarves to death space In packing a i Items •-, fill shoe* help consem " .// w*. lit See The Amazing 'Sure-Heat' OIL HEATER Wai $39.95 $4*,- HUBBAll[> HARDWARE • • H CHECKERBOARD CHUCKUS - from Your Purina Dealer WHAT .WALK MAKES THEM SOFIWNY? ^THGy'vE BEEN tXMHG THAT~V 1 SEE WHAT Wl)MEAN SI NCE THEX STARTED «£WK6l , EFFICIENCY PURINA LAYING CHOWS! New Purina Lajrena and Purina Laj| Chow ar« stepp^i up K> ptoduc* more egqt 'on levs Purina fe«d. Pui your Laying flock on th*t« ••* rations. Com* in today. Phone 44»3 L. K.AshcroftCo.

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