The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 26, 1967 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 26, 1967
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Blythivfflt (Art.) Csurler News - Friday, May 26, 1M7 - Pay gevea Ureas Endanger Soybean Crops By VASUIIE GIBSON Associate County Extension Agcni North Mississippi County Many of the cotton farmers will plant soybeans on land that was prepared and planted to cotton and treated with one of the substituted urea pre-emergence herbicides (diuron - Kar- mex) (monuron . Telvar) (nor- ea . Herban) (Cotoran). Following are six questions and answers tiiat may help you in deciding when and how you will plant soybeans following the use of urea pre-emergence compounds: Question 1: Can soybeans be planted on land after it has been treated with the substituted ureas? Answer: This is mighty risky business since soybeans are not very tolerant to the above compounds. Question 2: If I work my soil thoroughly would this work? Answer: If substituted urea compounds are used on a band and a grower reworks the entire soil area the risk would be reduced somewhat because the Chemical would be mixed witn a larger amount of sofl. However, there is always the possibility that enough of the urea material would be in the soil to damage soybeans severely and prevent getting a stand. Question 3: Can I plant in the band below the treated area? Answer: It would be difficult to say for certain, because in the first place no one knows how much chemical remains in the soil, and in the second place no one would know the exact placement of the material since it might have leachec down with the rains and flooc conditions. The soybean s e e e would have to be planted below the treated area. Question 4: Are the above urea materials cleared or approved as a soybean pre-emergence? Answer: NO. The only urea herbicides that have approva for use on soybeans are chlorox- uron (Tenoran) and linuron (Lorox). Question 5: Can I plant in the middles where no chemical has iccn applied? | of tht ehemlcll companies Answer: You do not know the would either, exact location of the herbicide, IN THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DIS. TRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RAY D. ASHABRANNER, Deceased No. 4S11 NOTICE and particularly on the lighter- exlured soils, the chemicals may have washed t» the middles. Question 6: Would delayed ilanting of soybeans reduce the lazard Of injury? Answer: Two main factors of chemical decomposition are jhotodecom position and soil micro - organism activity. Both of these would increase as the season progressed. Thus, it would seem advisable to delay soy- >ean planting a long as feasibly possible to allow decomposition to proceed. Delaying planting to June 15 or later, as opposed to June 1. would probably lessen the hazard. We realize that as planting is delayed after about June IS maximum soybean yields are reduced also. It is pure speculation, but we suspect that a light working of the soil a couple times prior to p 1 a n 11 n g would lessen the hazard. This would distribute the herbicide and put it in greater contact with the soil micro-organisms. As you know, in 196( some soybeans were probably planted after one of the urea herbicides without a great deal of damage. We feel the time delay in planting was real helpful. There would be a consider: able amount of calculated risk involved in trying to plant soybeans on the land that had previously been treated with the urea herbicides listed above. It may be possible that some years a grower may get by with it but who knows when and under what conditions. It would certainly depend upon how much the urea herbicides had broken down and the rate per acre, which in turn would depend upon the amount of bacterial activity in the soil, how long the material had been out, soil type, general over - all weather conditions and photodecomposition (light). We could not recommend the planting of soybeans following the above urea herbicides, and we doubt very seriously if any 50 landings and 898 Steps. Last known address of Decedent: Manila, Arkansas. Date of Death: April 8, 19S7. The undersigned was appointed Administratrix of the estate of the above-named decedent on the 12th day of May, 1987. All persons having claims against the estate must exhibit them, duly verified to tht undersigned within six months from the date of the first publication of this notice or they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefit in the estate. This N6tice first published the 26th day of May, 1967. Rhoda Ivy Aihabranner, Administratrix c/o H. G. Partldw, Jr. Attorney at Law P, 0. Box 406 Blytheville, Arkansas M», <-2 FARM NEWS Review and Forecast will be moving from the wheat during the next 10 days or two weeks. Therefore, the number of thrips in cotton near wheat fields is apt to increase. So far, the number of thrips Maloch Says By D. V. Waloch County Agent The use of chemicals on cotton has created problems that are difficult to overcome when switching to soybeans as many farmers plan to do. A large percentage of the cotton land has been treated with one of the substituted urea compounds like A CASE FOR NOISE TNCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Don't make your kids turn off the radio when they're studying. It may improve their grades. Two sixth graders, Patrick Spellman and Robert Dinius asked six teachers to give their classes a list of 20 fairly difficult spelling words. Students studitl the words 1! minutes In complete silence in three classrooms, and made 305 mistakes. In the other three classes where radios, record players and television sets were going full blast, the students made on ly 282 errors. The 11-year-old researchers reported their findings at a science fair at the University of Arizona. The Iron stairway in the Wash ington National Monument has jttle or no trouble from these (impounds in 1966 when they witched to soybeans. Howev- >r, the Karmex and Cotoran lad been out more weeks than t has this year. It is impossible to determine how much of the produce has been dissipated at a given time without running an expensive and drawn-out test. Every farm er will have to take his own isk and in some cases, the problems may be greater than anticipated. In others, little or no damage will occur. Planting To plant soybeans on land hat has been treated in 1967 with one of the non-incorporated pre - emergence chemicals, the | :op half inch to on inch of the soil should be pushed aside or mshed from the bed into the middle and the soybeans planted in the old bed or drill. Wherever the ground is reasonably flat, one may plant in the middle. The chemical should be allowed to break down more before the soil is further cultivated. Still a third way is to work the soil thoroughly and then plant. This practice tends to release the moisture more than the other two. ARMY WORMS In Wheat Airplane Spraying - Call GENE HOOD FLYING SERVICE n . Equipped With 2-Way Radio For Better Customer Service Mr. Sudden Service Says: DO YOU HAVE THE "LATE COTTON BLUES?" Well, Here is the Best Way to Cure Those "Late Cotton Blues" Side dress your cotton as soon as possible with 100% water- soluble Phosphorus to stimulate strong healthy root growth which will hasten maturity and increase yield. The best fertilizer to use to get this 100% water-soluble Phot- phorus is: FASCO 12-6-6 Chem-Plex Liquid Fertilizer Why? Because the premium grade 100% water-soluble with poly-phosphate Phosphorus in FASCO 12-6-6 it 100% ready to go to work for you when it is applied, does not need a rain or soil acids to make it available. This will get your lot* cotton off to the fast start it so badly needs. So, to cure those "Late Cotton Blues" us* FASCO 12-6-6 Chem- plex Liquid Fertilizer. For Your Fertilizer or Chemieal Needs Com* To: FARMERS SOYBEAN CORPORATION "THl HOMi Of SUDDfN SfftWCf" Blytheville Barfield Landing PO 3-8191 PO 3-7005 iarmex and Cotoran. A number of farmers had found in cotton, whether treated with Di-syston or not, has been relatively small. Every field that your county agent has visited has had rough and cupped bud leaves and yet thrips were hard to find. Alaska was discovered by. Capt. Vitus Bering, a Dane employed by Peter the Great ot Russia. Most of the nonincorporated pre-emergence chemicals that are recommended on cotton are effective from six to ten weeks. If the beans can get a start without coming into contact with much of the chemical, and ample time is given for the material to break down in the soil, the danger from the pre- emergence chemical diminsih- es greatly. * * * Seed Soybeans Until now, there has appeared to be an ample supply of good soybean seed. With the great increase in acreage that will occur during the next three weeks, good quality soybean seed may become rather scarce. Certainly the price will likely begin to rise as the quantity, of seed beans decreases. Therefore everyone should, as soon as he has made up his mind, locate and purchase the seed that he will need for changing a part or all of his cotton to Seed Soybeans Average Soybean Yield The average soybean yield per acre in Mississippi County during the last 26 years has ranged from 14.1 bushels per acre in 1953 to 30 bushels in 1957. The lowest average yield during the past five years was 17 bushels in 1963. We thought we had an extra good yield in 1966, but the average was only 23.3 bushels per acre. It is easy to decide that we have made 30 bushels per acre like some did in 1966 and make comparisons to cotton and j other crops by using the high average yield figure. We remember quite well the low average yield on cotton for 1966, but forget the exceptionally good yield of 664 pounds per acre in 1963. + * * Planting Date Everyone recognizes that June 1 is too late a date for planting cotton with the expectation that an average yield will be made. Before the diversion and production payments were started, many people did plant cotton because :hey were basing the income on a higher support and expected- sales prices than they will get in 1967. The decision to keep cotton or destroy a partial stand that is of doubtful quality will be difficult to make on some farms and fields. No one can determine the and of weather we will have throughout, August and September, or between now and August 1, for that matter. The kind of weather and other factors that enter into the production of cotton or sopbeans has a great influence on -the total production and value of the crop or crops. One of the best points to consider in determining" whether, cotton will continue to grow throughout the year and have a chance to produce a normal crop is determined by checking the root system. If the root system has a tap root that is alive (white in the center) and is putting out new feeder roots, it is a strong indication that it will continue to grow. On the other hand, if nearly all of the tap roots have rotted off, the cotton will suffer greatly in dry weather and production will be badly affected. Of course, the plant must have a live bud and be in fair condition above the ground in order for it to survive even with a fair -to - good root system. The seed leaves on cotton shed off anyway, and the new growth in the bud is the key to growth. new and expected Thrip and Cold Damage In all probability, the thrips MUCH AtOVE NORMAL ABOVE NORMAL NEAR NORMAL ttLOW NORMAL EXPECTED TEMPERATURES Temperatures are expected to average below seasonal normal over the middle Atlantic states and the north- Mit. Near normal over the northern and central Pacific coast, northern border states, and in a band from the .upper Great Lakes to the south Atlantic coastal states. Let Tenoran* kill the weeds in your young soy )eans. In about ays, dean beans. Tenoran kills the troublesome broadleaf weeds that come through most weed killers. And Tenoran can be applied early to soybeans —in their true leal stage. You see your stand of beans before you kill the weeds. This makes Tenoran the best early postemergence weed- killer and the modem way to weed beans. 'When weeds come into your beans, hit them before they're 2-inches high. Weeds do their worst damage then. Tenoran does its best job then. In about 10 days you'll have dead weeds and clean beans —a profitable combination. Call your dealer for „ _ _ . Tenoran Herbicide. (~> 1 D A (•••••••••••••••••«••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••*• COMPLETE WEED CONTROL SERVICE Including machinery, chemicals, parts, and experience, plus a complete line of seed protectants and insecticides. *•••••••••••••••••••••••••*•••••*•••••*•*••'••**** •••••••••* HARDY SALES & SERVICE 705 Clear Lake Avc. Ph. PO 3-6978 , tad moit of the west coast ttatet. Above total* are Indicated for the southern plateau. Elsewher* r.wro«l •reetoKttion is In promt.. Mr. Sudden Service Says: * Save Your WHEAT SEED The Easy Way WHY WASTE YOUR TIME AND LABOR DURING THE COMING BUSY WHEAT HARVEST AND SOYBEAN PLANTING TIME SAVING OUR OWN WHEAT SEED . . . WHEN YOU CAN BOOK GUARANTEED QUALITY WHEAT SEED FROM FARMERS SOYBEAN CORPORATION AT HARVEST TIME? 95c per bushel over our Barfield Landing price the day you book will get you Certified Blue Tag Knox 62 or Monon Wheat Seed, 80% or better germination, cleaned and sacked in new bags, stored in our warehouse until the day you need them this fall. OR 80e per bushel over our Barfield Landing price the day you book will get you Non/Certified Knox 62 or Monon Wheat Seed, 80% or better germination, cleaned and sacked in new bags, stored in our warehouse until the day you need them this fall. So save your lime and labor as well as the cost and problems that go With saving your own wheat seed; such as double and triple handling, storage, weevils, damage, waste, germination, cleaning, bags, insurance and theft, by booking your 1967 Wheat Seed Needs from FARMERS SOYBEAN CORPORATION Our teed will be checked by Arkansas State Plant Board. There is no sales tax on seed in Arkansas. For complete details on booking your wheat teed .... Cali or drive out to .... FARMERS SOYBEAN CORPORATION THIS HOME OF SUDDiN SERVICE Blythovillo Barfield Landing PO 3-8191 PO 3-7005

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