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March 28, 1941

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 28, 1941
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FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 1941' Published Every Friday In the Interest of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section. (ARK.) COUftlfil? NEWS FARM NEWS--FEAJJlRES flELO OF CORN To Check Acreage Of Crops PAGB:'FIVjEr Suggestions For Better Farming* Featured For This Section'sPr* gressive Farmers. ^ reduction Can County' Be Boosted By Good Seed, Longer Season Although corn is the grain most. Mississippi county i'armcrs rely on for feed, the average yield' for Arkansas seldom exceeds ' 16 bushels per acre except dunny years such as 1940, when rainfall Ls plen- tinil during mosi ot the growing season. "However, corn yields can be greatly increased on most farms." according to J. j. Pickren, county agent, "ii care is taken to observe good crop practices, such as the •selection of well-adapted varieties, use of good .seed, extending the planting .season over .several "weeks .so all the corn will not reach the tasseling stage at the same time, Under a new provision of the AAA program whereby in certain counties 25 per cent of the cropland of a- farm must bo grown in erosion-resisting and soil-conserving crops, it will be necessary to check Winter growing crops ' for acreage and stand to meet the requirement. J. J. Pickren, county agent says. Before any^ such crop can be turned rnder as a green manure crop, Mr. Pickren said. It must- have attained such growth as to Conditions Uniavo r a b 1 But Farmer* i V T , eel lo lake P \\/<,»> Wam - Conditions arc for a general ni y mils in Mi.s^is> not of Supplemental Program To Boost Cotton "While agriculture's basic job In >jy national rietense program is to keep the nation and its armed IOIXT.S .supplied with food and I'ibor building tarm family health and improving physical fitness and well- tx'tng are txjijiUly as important," said Miss Cora Lee Colcmnu* mul J- J. Pk'kxen, county ATTENTION FARMERS year lls U ,ry have beenTr"lvoral « { ™.* u ™* m ™"ry cotton progTam. years. J. j. Pickron. warned today. equal two-thirds of a ton per acre! The season for the possible oir- of air-dned material. In order to i break is almost hn-e. ihe coimiy !i{,'f.'Mt said, and advised farmers to prepare now to meet the cm- determine if the crop has attained such growth, it will be necessary .. ._.. „„ lu , 1U . for a performance reporter to cherk urgency shorH it arise the growth and stand of the crop ' before it Ls turned under in order to qualify under the new provision immature .sta«o of the program. b Thoso farm.s on which 1940 performance reports showed acreages seeded to Winter cover be visited bv crops will has been according to information received ?/ t , h( ;, count - v a ^ p »l from \v. R. of (he University of Arkansas College of Agriculture. How- »"(-• supplemental program is aimed at ijtvater consumpuon ot and at help- Jay uic way in storing looci over anti aoove ihe.r usual procluciion. 'I'm; program proviaes for a payment o. SJ 10 couon producing inojiJJpn on ( i"tins qualified to ivtvivc cotton in thr Mamps ior a ; ;tiy)u ndditional rc- devised. j Auction in couon nm:nt;e this year, they said. based on the results of health studies in .southern states- Miss Cora Lee Coleman said that more In almost every community of were planted on the farm so that thc state arc found one or more . they can be inspected and checked fanners who make from 10 to 15 i If at the time of checking the bushels of corn per acre more than crop has not attained growth due the county average chiefly because to adverse weather conditions the of better crop practices carried reporter will notify out on th'jir farms. (lie operator that the crop should not be turned Results of many years' study with ' under before a date set far enough corn varieties conducted by the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture show that the best varieties for tin's area are Pay- in advance to reach growth sufli- to be considered soil-building. TIl c new provision of the pro- known as the "26 per cent eld one setting up total .soil-depleting allotments for such farms. master. Delra Prolific, Mexican rule '' is that not less than 2G per June, Surcropper, Thatcher's Yel-; :centof the cropland on the farm low Dent, Pncie of Saline and be devoted to erosion-resisting and Jarvis Golden Prolific. , soil-conserving crops and land uses. Studies of hybrid corns during ; This applies to farms having cot- the past three years have- shown ' t0n - rice - wheat or tobacco allot- that a number of hyorids have 1 ments - This provision replaces the performed well, but no general recommendation on the use of hybrids over a large area can be ', Now lSuch farms hjn ' e safely made at present because of i only for s P ccial crops, the short time most of the hybrids have been in tests. Farmers' who plan to use hybrids should consult the results of the corn variety conducted by the College of Agriculture before choosing a hyorid farm.s. Results of uiese animals provided with such protection are seldom v U \.l 1*IL Ul < i S I1 1\ W 131!C ll^fi r*"OS *\ £C. Dr. Horsfall tan bo built in health-promoting diets. the the The lot or pasture away from buildings, and practice, alter the n rc is well started it may be covered with damp leaves greater supplies of essential foods und receive a payment lor dried cow manure, wet grass cot! cnsced hulls to give a denser -smudge. A row of three or four smudges about 10 fret apart provides a more even coverage. In mixing the repellent, place It is the opinion of Mr. I'irkron ( that all eligible families should or j avail themselves O f this opportunity, and he urges that cotton farm operators file their intention sheets with thc county AAA 01- ficc at thc earliest possible date. Those who are not, thoroughly with tli, quarts of water. In maxinii the the liquid potash repellent. allotment. 13- gallon bucket, add may have under the cotton program, may obtain details from the county's .Extension office or from their community AAA committeenicn. . '••-.-v;;. {'*.-•••"»'•• no nor said, can obtained from _ , tha " one-half pint of lubricating constituent of --iave ? hi"h Ol1 ' micl stir vi s m '0"sly with a nar- £ll '»«k r «ts on special order, and maj percentage of fat in'-in ea^ilv di '''° U ' wooden l^cItHc. After at least co ' t aro "«f' 20c per poi:nd in smith zested form, and contain such ' lnnnuccs ° f hard stirring, add an- Quantities. It. will keep for sever*, minerals as iron and nhnsnhnr,,^ I °. Lher m ^^ »lm of oil and «Mr - veftrs >» « "uhtly closed Dried fruits O f iron A w snrh i phosphoric also cood I U1 Uloroiltih l.v. Car -> he Lubricating oil S. A. E. 20 nnd 40 addition to anv table . t:lkcn so tha '- «'o oil sticks to Lhp makcs thc besr ' emulsion, dCS d b ° ttom ° f the " Drought occurring when corn is beginning to tassel is one of the greatest causes of low corn yields in-Arkansas. Since there is no way of predicting just when the drcusn't will occur, it, is recommended that, the corn acreage on a farm be divided into two or more parrs. . and that each part be planted two ! or three weeks apart. j Another way of increasing corn yields, Mr. Pickren said. Ls to plant, corn after turning under a crop of vetch or other win tea- legumes. These legumes add nitro- - »• - , , : nelicioiis lmt untn Peamit Butter Fudge 2 cups sugar ~i cup evaporated milk and U- cup water or 1 cup fresh milk. •J tablespoons peanut butter 2 tablespoons corn syrup 1 tablespoon butter Pew grains of salt Mix sugar- milk, com syrup and and stirred in cuch time °f the oil is emulsified. , when all the oil has been added |'he mixture should have the. con- •sistency of pressure-gun grease for automobiles. In this condition tho mixture may be .stored in molasses or other cans with nearly airtight lids, .cold weather will not injure the mixture, but warm t weather sometimes breaks it down and shows frecotl on top of the salt- Stir frequently until susar dissolves. Cook to soft-ball $tn"»e ( u Reno Fulls for Pea Game RENO, Nov. (UP)—Reno, the "wide-open," the "ultra sophisticated.' 1 the "open gambling para- WE WILL uise." the "wise to. every tiling" came a cropper. 'Hie "Big Circus' came to town, bringing with it the shell and pea game ana reaping a veritable harvest. emulsion. Hard stirrin^ will restore =, wui restore Waier Clock Displayed CUSH1NG. Ok'.a. (UP)—Mrs. R. C. Jones of Cashing has on play at her home here a one of ells- (235 to 240 degrees F). Add butter A good crop of winter legumes, turned under, usually increases tho yield of corn about 12 to 15 bushels per acre ' Farm Woman's News Corner Healthful candy not only contains vital food energy, but it also important diet needs. iills other perature. Beat until creamy then pour into oiled pans making a layer : 'i to one inch thick. Cut into one-inch squares when coin. Yield. 24 one-inch pieces. Honey Caramels 1 cup sugar != cup condensed milk J 'j cup light corn syrup ! i cup cream '•i cup milk. 'i cup strained honey 2 tablespoons butter i teaspoon vanilla Stir together all the. ingredients, the vanilla, and cook, over the emulsion, but it should not b^~ T ° f , lh ° [ ° W Sl used with free oil nrnsnnh TI»» «...' \ cl epsydva is a water clock, one of the first time measuring instrument devised by civilized peoples. ter is added at the time the emulsion is applied to the animals Add ' ™ the water .slowly while stirring the'" a Spraying method; of some mules is thc most efficient application; however/ will not tolerate the an of importance. Such inin-ecUeiUs as nuts, dried fruits and milk contribute valuable protein, fate, min' era Is and vitamins. Taffy made from mclssKp.s -"•ourcT of r;)!num ;md o.vrup ;incl honey ;iin- completely absorbed b ;>ncl stand his;h in food rruif, juices are tiding -•'tiri moro in cancly mukin? and provide not. only a 'refreshing flavor, but also coiiiribule valuable Constituents. Eggs, an sli a ntlv once into a pan. When noise oi a sprayer, and they must be treated by swabbing The oil should be put on the parts of the animal mosi. commonly a tucked by the gnats, especially tho ear* about thc eyes. n ps , nostrils bellv" crotches and breast. A swab'is best used _ for applying the repellent to tne msicle of the ears, and about -he mouth and eyes. There is less likelihood of difficult breathine if 'lie animals are not entirely cov- *-• * vv4 • >sl) oil 5 oap, Dr. Hors- \VE FILL ALL DOCTORS PRESCRIPTIONS AND SAVE YOU MONEY Stewart-Robinson Drug Co. Main &. Lake Phone Ii WADE'S GARAGE Body & Paint Shop Wrecks Repaired Wrecker Service Thufic 1209 =>()<> W. 2~ 900 x 36 4 ply tires and 2 2— 900x36 6 ply tires and 2" "«U x Tri) M ply tires snd 2' 2—1000 x 36 6 ply tires and 22—1125 x 24 4 ply tires and 22—1125 x 24 6 ply tires and 2- L 1125 x 28 4 ply tires and 2- — 2—1125 x 28 6 ply tires and 2 2—1125 x 36 6 ply tires and 2 2—3275 x 24 6 ply tires and 2 Cash and Carry At Tie Following Pi-ices! T!RES FOR YOUR OLD T1RIS -600x16 4 ply tires 600 x 16 4 ply tires x 15 4 p!y tires x 16 4 ply tires v i£ ,1 i ,x Ib 4 ply tires ... }} v ,/> , J . all • : 16 4 ply tires : 16 4 p'y tires 550 x 16 4 ply tires 2— 900 x 36 4 ply tires $72.28 2— 960 x 36 6 ply tires .. $86.94 2— 900 x 40 4 ply tires $77.78 2—1900x36 6 ply tires $95.62 2—1125 x 24 4 ply tires $71.00 all 4 for $ .9U4 all 4 for $108.00 all 4 for $ 94.08 all 4 for $106.68 4 for $88.92 all 4 for $113.50 all 4 for $116.36 all 4 for $121.06 2—1125 x 24 6 ply tires $84.20 2—1125 x 28 4 ply tires ..J$83.'s>2 2—1125 x 28 6 ply tires $92 44 x366 " ' very cold. • and body mere turn thc block of candy out of the pun in orc'.er to cut it more evenly. iti Wrap each o.ramci Yield: pound t r?tl caramels; one We Have 75—6CO x 24 6 ply tires $103.14 x 16 and 550 x 16 Tubes selling at $1.20 each, and-8 Sets 900 x 36 Lug Chains $15.00 Per Set A. live-acre plot near Wild Acr^c. Mao-land, provided nesting places important for 135 pairs of birds. \Ve represent (lie Stoneviiie Pedigreed Seed Company } n this territory and can fill your needs froir. Jliylheviilc if you will make.them know:? quickly ... the supply is limited . . . WE HAVE Get the Facts and You'll Buy A n AN'N AIBOR Baler for Business 2 B and 4 B NOW ON HAND We have ;* limited supply of StoneviiJe One-Year Seed. We have a lot of information on Fertilizer from Experimental Stations and have on hand a carload of Nitrak- of Soda and mixed fertilizer. Some of this should he used now. ^fc- REPEAT . . . Cotion pickers will he scarce this fall so you should plant hig-boll Stoneville Cotton Seed, UI.I, TIKES MUST KB BROUGHT ,N. AND AU. T.iUJS MUST HE MOUNTED BY THE CUSTOMER!, Tfie Following Farm Supplies and Implements Mml do! Steel 2 horse hitch $3.00 each Stee! double-tree Clevis 25c each Assorted Sweeps g c poum j Single Trees, Ju)^ strap with ring 85c each Plow Handles 25c per pair 2—Ideal Electric Fences, one at $8.00, 1—$12.00 "1— Fence stretcher and cable $12.50 MiddJe Buster Shapes §2,50 pair L n Land P!ows ? IO -47 each 1—o Inch Pony PW $5,00 3—12 Inch Cast Plows $8.00 each 2—9 Inch Mixed Land Plows $io'.64 each 3—10 Inch Mixed Land Plows $12.18 each 5—12 Inch Mixed Land Busters $13.07 eacb i—90 Tooth Peg; Harrow $45,00 3—1 Row Pert, Distributor $13^50 each Swinging Draw Ban for F^20 and F~30 0 One Engine and PumpJack §62 SO AHOVIi: PKICES KKFECTIVK TNTH, AIMUL Isl. i;uTw-;viLLi<;. ARK. 312 So, Second PhoaeSOZ

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