The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 15, 1952 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 15, 1952
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FARM NEW REVIEW Aug. 28 Is Set As Study Day at Cotton Station $ Program Outlined By U.A.; Special Negro Day Booked MARIANNA, Ark. - Thursday, August. ?8 has been set as the dale. 'or the annual Sliidv Day at the University or Arkansas' Cotton Branch Experiment Ria'.ion here, John L. Uameron, assistant director of (he station, has announced The Study Duy for Negro fnrm families will be held the fallowing day. scheduled for the women's program which will also be held during the morning. Miss Sue Marshall of the Arkansas Extension Service will discuss "Trends In Home Furnishing Materials;" Mrs. Conine Donehower of the Rural illectrlncaUon Administration will give an electrical demonstration; and James Oauis, extension agricultural engineer, will lalk on ih« use of supplemental irrigation tor home ear- dens. . Principal speaker on Thursday afternoon's program will be Romeo B. Shori. of Brinkley, nationally known agricultural leader. There will also be a demonslraiion on "The Slury of Cotton," presented by R E. Mabry of the National Cotton Council of America, Visitors will hove a chance to ask questions on the experimental work at the station from a panel of project leaders, and t!ie program will conclude with entertainment numbers. Friday morning's programs will I be Identical with ihose on Thursday On Missco Farms County Ar.nC Keith J. Bilbrer - - ^ „ , -..,. ..uiuti^ r>uiuu have been better off without the ram? Some said, that-even mature bolls will shed now. Some few people still argue that you could make more money by cutting Ocden beans for hay because they have al v . _„,.„^-v, i.i,;j unvc nl- ready bloomed all they can and will „., „.,__. vnii not makfi a good crop of bea ™—— ~-"t* «' i*vaji& (low. I have learned before and these lev: people will earn this year that the Ofiiden type soybean never sets until about Aligns! 8 regardless of weather conditions. They always bloom for three or four weeks before setting any pods. Thf rain will surely cau*e some shcdflin? in the cotton fields but 1 believe more than half the cotton In the county was still ero-vin? and blooming some and that" cotton can continue to set fruit for an- prior approval is necessary in Arkansas If you are (o receive the conservation payments.- Inocfilate your vetch seed. Do not sow the vetch unless yon do inoculate it. Vetch plants have to take their nitrogen out of the soil now. just like coiton and corn. If tl ;,„,.' ...... ; ..... ;••• """ -™j "--.«>:•. v u - 1 victors wno attend the'e s'ndv netles of grain sorghums, the use ! days will be able Io purchase lunch of herbicmal oils for weed control on Ihe .station ground, Mr Dam Broi " ras - Mr - Uam - other thirty da trlle , hat thc weed control in cotton, supplemental irrigation lall pastures, and cotton tion. fertilization, prodnc- and irrigation. Members of the slafl of Ihe College of Agriculture will lead the discussions. Three demonstrations have been on eron stated. Downing street, traditional home of England's prime minister, was named for Sir George Downinr ' who had been educated at Harvard College in the U. s. The Best Paint Is The Cheapest! Phone 4551 For An Estimate E. C. ROBINSON LBR. CO. BEAUTENA'S 3 MONTHS OLD! Drop in ... see how she's grown PURINA CALF STARTENA on See the way Ptirine Calf Slariena-fed calves grow. Nole the spring of ribs, (he gro\vthines3 and absence of hay belly. And think of the milk saved ftxim fedding a dry feed! Let's fafk about raising your calves the Purina Way. See Heanlena SOON. FEEDERS SUPPLY CO. 513 E. Main Phone 3441 ram c-me too late lo heln cotton much in thr area west of Bia Lake tt will prevent premature opening and will help to fill out the bolls that nre on the plants. The drouth Is broken and I am glad. It was the best three-inch rain I think T ever saw. Plant Winter I.eeumes Seotembcr and October are the . c vetch roots are not properly Inocu- ! lated, and covered with nodules, ft j properly inoculated, vetch (hen has comes a snil impvnvhiK crop. Collori l.eafuTirm The first cctton leaf-worms in Ar- j kansas wr-re found Inst. wrek in I hi- ! crt'i County. It is no-sib'p th^t tVy : nmv roach ihis area in numbers to do harm before frost. They ran be. ensllv poisoned If necr.warv and de- I sirnble. We would iinnrc'-laip any' rr-norts of-leafworm millers in this: area, I Welcome. Frlpnd [ Esinall Diba Is from Iran Mr < Diba Is an agricnliural consultant' who Ls visiting the United states' for a year on the point four program. He is spendlne this week with George Hale, plant breeder at Bur- detto. He came to this office Wed- two desirable months for planting ' L°' H * Came to lllls of vetch and other winter lc»umes )„ nesrtn >' »nd we had a ver North Mississippi county Some 5 COIlfercn «- He ts h North M!.ssissippi""c'o'u n tv""some *"* COIlfercn «- He is "hlcWv"^!! • ' e preciative of the American people and he Indirnleri tliat no other vetch . , - "- ~ •• - •• -n.- l [l ;t t | . . - ,•-.....,. VJ , n veteh can be planted In most of if, desert,? and soort land, some ri.-,. without injury to bnlls or limbs People and many very poor people! Kd Stacy at I>11 savs -"I s ti!l J° lns Rl '-wia and he gave me z think vetch Is the best 'fertilizer' I vcry ncw and f °i"«ful picture about can put on my land." """ ' H. o. KnapnenberRcr. president of Hie Farm Bureau, wired the Secre- the terrors and horrors of coinmu- Ism a.? compared to the free world. Some of George Hole's good neighbors are going to say, "Now. what can that man Irarn by visit- IllK Mr Hale?" By the way. have you noticed how clean Mr. Hale's crop is In front of his house? tary of Agriculture last week and asked for some action and advice on what the PMA payment would be for seeding vetch this fall. Just Wednesday mornlns we received uiup is m word that the payment will bo j George Hnle Is like the rnunlv twelve cents per pound for the. j agent in Blytheville: he attracts vetch teed that you sow. (There' lot* of comments. Supply of State-Processed Seed For Winter Pastures Is Adequate LITTLE ROCK. Ark,—Seert pro- chase of anticipated needs cessing plants and wholesale sceri "" " companies in Arkansas are in good shape to furnish adequate seed supplies (or most fait and winter livestock grazing crops If farmers will place early orders. W. H. Preyald- enhovcn, associate Extension Hnron- Wrat l )( , r moisturc the next 45 to 00 days will have great Influence on hon- many acres of small grains, fall pastures and winter cover crops are sown In Arkansas this fall. With general rains nver the slate Cotton Irrigation To Be Feature of NCC Conference Mechanization Meet Is Scheduled for Bakersfield, Calif. ' Memphis. Tenn. _ In , "," , lrr| R nt| o" >>n<l harvesting »'MI be hlelillghfed at the 1952 Belt- wide Cotton Mechanisation Conference scheduled for October 22-24 al. Bakersficld-Shaltcr, callt This was revealed here today by the National Cotton Council, sponsor of the amiunl conference for the sixth slraicht year. Claude L. Welch, director of the Cornell j production and marketing ri'vi'ioii. ../..'d (hat California Is an ideal lorjulon for pointing up advances in irrigation and harvesting According to Mr. Welch, all cotton Is irrigated in California, which now ranks second onlv to Texas as a colton-prodnchiK state Those attending the conference will have a chance to review management practices and costs In Irrigation larmjng,' California K ro«-ers also have made rapid strides in cotton hsr- vestinR, still one of the big stumbling blocks in mcrMnlzation ow most of the Cotton Bslt. Last year i about 55 per cent or the Mate's 1.8M.OOO-bale croo was harvested with mechanical pickers: this the proportion may reach 70'per cent. Field demonstrations at the Cot- Con Experiment Station at Shatter < Calif., will supplement the median-I izatlon discussions in Bakersfield I Mr. Welch said. ' I The Cotton Council spokesman estimated (hat. as many as 600 leaders in farm research, education, and machinery manufacture, would be present for Ihe mechanization conference. A local arrangement."; cormnillee In California has completed plans for tours and transportation during the conference. Mr. Welch said. On October 24 there will be »n all-day trip through the San Joi- ouln Valley between Bakersfield and Fresno, with stops to observe actual farming operations along the route On October 25, after the conference Is officially concluded, there will be an optional trip to Yosemite National Park. The formal proKram for the conference Is nearing completion and will be announced later, Mr Welch added. New Washington County's Beef Cattle Project Near Completion FAYETTEVILLB, Ark.. — A considerable change hns laken place durinK the past five months at the University of Arkansas' new beet cattle project area al North Savoy (in Washington County), on part of the original WedinRton Pro- Ject area. When the University purchased the approximately 3.IOO acres of land from me Department of Agriculture last March, the area consisted primarily of pasture and nut-over woodland. Now Die headquarters site with •Its many buildings is nearly completed, new fences have been put up and old oni's repaired, and 250 head of cattle are grazing on Ibe land. The project area is being used exclusively in connection with a southern regional research project on the Improvement of bee! cattle through brcedini:, in '.vhich the Arkansas Agriculture Experiment Stnlion Is cooperating, according to Dr. Lippert s. Bills, dean and director of the University's College of Agriculture. To that end. Ihe Station's breeding herds, comprising 250 h e a d of Hereford, Shorthorn, and Aberdeen Angus cattle, have already been transferred to the area. Hearing compleiion at the heatl- nuarter.s site ore cottages for the ert Honea, beaf cattle herdsman As soon as they arc finished. Robert Honco, beef cattle herdsman for the Experiment Station, ami an assistant will move out to the area. Other buildings are a 220-lopt bull testing barn for feeding oiit 50 young bulls al a lime; a pen barn will) 20 large box stalls for maintaining animals to be fitted for exhibit and for sale; a h a y barn that will hold 300 tons of hay, with attached cattle shed; a cattle workshed where all animals under two years of age will be weighed and measured each month; and a machine shed and farm shop. Plans for al! the buildings were drawn up by T. E. Hazen, of the University's agricultural engineering department, who also supervised their construction. The barns, all of pole construction, were made from oak lumber cut from the farm woodlots on the 3.IOO acres. The University did not purchase any of the forest area of the orifrina! Land Utilization Project, Dean Ellis rented out. To date, a mile and a quarter of new woven wire fence has been strung, and about 5 miles of fenc» already on the land has be«n repaired. Within the year, about It miles of highway and cross-lenc-' I IIIK will have been completed. | The area is beinft operated a« I part of the Main Agricultural Ex| pcriment station of the College o< | Agriculture. Dr. Warren Gitford j who is head of the animal Indus! ! try and veterinary scelnce department and leader of the regional beef breeding project, is in ehargo. If It were not for the topsotl carried to Its rich ^latns by th« Nile Biver. Egypt might have" been as desolale as the Sahara Desert. Hiart Courier News Classified Adi 5JJ»t S1KAIGHT ^^ —- — -~~ "^~~^w*. • & m i*m~~~££ «U AfllGRIC&n BBAND STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY, INi AMII1CAH DlSdtllKO (OMMHT. INC. . rillH, III. omist. based this statement today I during August and early September on reports from area seed meetings j a fast movement of fall sown seed at Pine Bluff and Hope, sponsored will stimulate seed prices, meaning by the Agricultural Extension Service. that prices on all kinds of seed will probably advance. In most farms fall sown pastures of the right kind will afford the cheapest roughage for livestock dur- r/nonths. By advance rly seed purchases. ing the winter planning, ea proper seeding and fertilisation" "of' grazing crops best adapted to a particular area, many farmers and livestock producers will be able to maintain callle numbers during the winter months. Where home-produced seed will not be available it Ijt particularly The drouth situation In Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama and other southeastern states Is creating a ! great demand for Arkansas pro| duced aecd. Seedsmen at these ' meetings Indicated that large movements of Arkansas produced and processed seed will soon start, moving into other drouth stricken states. Most seed processors and wholesale dealers in Arkansas are offering their support toward keeping .._ ....„,, adequate seed supplies for Arkansas I important that farmers make early areas. They strongly urge, however.! arrangements with scrd dealers to early placement of orders so they ' guarantee delivery of the quantity may move, all surplus seeds into anc * quality of ser-d needed, other drouth areas. The Agricultural Extension Service further encourages Arkansas farmers and stockmen, faced with winter livestock feed shortage and planning to grow winter crops for grazing and forage, to determine seed needs early and purchase supplies at the earliest possible date. Seed producers over the state this, past, year harvested one of their record largest legume and small '• grain seed crops. Supplies of the most recommended fnll seeded j crons are above average. ! Hl?h quality seed ROCJ on the ! market first, though. Freyatden-' hoven explained. Price rises'usuallv ! occur -*hen supplies are exhausted i and demand Is strone. He advi«d! those farmers undecided as to fall seed needs to make a partial pur- Off-Farm Work In U.S. Higher A larger proportion of America's farmers are doing off-farm work ! than at any previous time on rec- J ord. U. s. Department of Agrl- I culture economists say that, over 24 I per cent of the nation's farmers j work more than 100 days per year off (he farm. ; This compares with half as many ' --only 12 per cent—in 1929. This figure has been Increasing steadily since that time, except for a slight drop In 1934. Fanners in many sections of the country have taken Jobs in.local industries-during their "off monlhs" to supplement their incomes during these times. Drouth Survey Is Asked for Sf Missouri A formal request for » survey of crop, conditions in drought affected areas of Dunklin, Stoddard, New Madrid. Pemiscot. Scott and Mississippi counties has been made to the'Farmers Homr Administration by A. L. Story, president, Missouri Cotton Producers Association. The purpose of the requested survey is to determine eligibility of individual farmers for disaster production loans. Story stated thai the Delta area R* a whole has a fairly Rood crop, but a number of farmers on the sand ridge of Dunklin. Stoddard and Scott counties and those In the heavy black land of all counties hai'e suffered severe crop losses as a result of drought conditions. Lack of pastures caused livestock to be sacrificed al. ridiculously low prices. Corn and hay crops have been damaged seriously. And sov- beans are In a critical stage at the present time. In miking the request for a survey Story emphasizc-d that even thnuph the number of farmers af- ir." ifiu.ftadrf In It, M ..d IJ.ioo, ,!,„_ lank to bajg.r moJth. "26" In 1! „„,( »!«!— lank tr kogc.r m 61 IMPLEMENT CO "The Farmers Home of Satisfaction- North Hlw»7 fli Phone ZU2 MASSF.V-HARRIS The Greatest Name In Combine* KiUS JOHNSON GRASS, BERMUDA BKrioO, and many QtHer ^rcmei and weeds. DeiOoyi weed root* . . . prevent! regrowth. In convenient powder form; taiy to mix for use 01 o ipray. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. New 15 Cn. Ft. Cooleralor HOME FREEZER '369" TMs (s JIM tinder retail price. And thl* "riant Irrrrrr h rom- pltl« with baskeU. Fjiclnri E. 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