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April 30, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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BLYTHST1LIJS (ARK.) COUftflEtt KBWf FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 1954 By H. H. CARTER Assistant County Agtnt It «eems a* though insects are stirring up about as much fuss now as anything else on the farm. So we will talk about them. Garden Insects toaects being found in the garden in damaging infestations at present are cutworms, aphids, cu- cwnber beetles and bean leaf bett- Por cutworms you can't beat tox- aphene. Use a 10% or 20% toxa- hpene dust. Toxaphene can be used j aafely on all plants that will not be eaten within the next three or Jour weeks. most comprehensive studies on th subject has been made by the Loui sana Agricultural Experiment sta tion. The study covered a period three wars" 1949-51, at four loca tions. in general they found tha control of thrips resulted in earli er maturity. The treated plots yield ed approximately 14% more cotton at first picking than did the un treated plots. bite (cucumber, squash, caiitalopes and watermelons) however, toxa- phene should be used sparingly on flte plants. 133. the case of these plants put most of the dust on the ground around the plants. DDT is also effective in controlling cutworms in the garden. Use a 5% or 10% strength dust. Or il spray is to be used, use wettable powder. Two level tablespoonsful of a 50 r wettable DDT powder to one gallon of water is the correct strength fo garden use. The same precautions on plant safety apply to DDT as fo toxaphene. To control aphids use nicotin aulphate (Black Leaf 40) or roten one. Rotenone is more effective in cool weather and nicotine sulphat in hot weather. For bean leaf beetles and cucum ber beetles use cryolite is longer lasting but should not be used on greens as it leaves a poisonous residue. Rotenone does not leave a poisonous residue. Toxaphene or DDT will also give good control. Bean Leaf Beetle in Soybeans Several farmers have expressed some concern over bean leaf beetles in their young so.vbeans. In gen- «ral I would say that there is no need for alarm or control. Results of soybeans defoliation tests in Iowa indicate that soybeans at this stage of growth can have as l»gh as 50% of their leaf surface ismoved without reducing the yield. Unless the beetles are removing a substantially large proportion of the leaf surface, I believe control is not justified. However, if you should decide to control them, use toxaphene at the rate of one pound technical per acre where a spray rig is used. Two pounds would be needed if a dust is used or if the spray is applied broadcast. Thrip In Seedling: Cotton The amount of damage -done to seedling cotton has been highly controversial. One of the best and upon total yield of cotton from con trol of thrip. At one location th total yield was decreased by 18% At another location yield wa increased by 20%. At three loca tions there was no significent ef feet upon total yield from contro of thrip. The authors of the study placed little importance upon the in creased earliness resulting from thrip control in their state. Thej concluded that control of thrip as a general practice in Louisana is not recommended. Dr. Lincoln of the Department o Entomologf of the University of Arkansas and Gordon Barnes, extension entomologist, recommend that thrip be ignored. Frankly I am still undecided in my own mind whether I would con trol thrip in seedling cotton or not if I were a farmer. I think that in general however it makes little difference on way or the other. What Size Nozzle Tips? The size nozzle tip used on your spray rig in putting out insecticide is important. At tractor speeds of four to six miles per hour, use a size 2 nozrle tip. For speeds of three to four miles per hour use a 1.5 tip, and for speeds below three miles per hour use a size 1 tip. At 40 pounds pressure these size tips at the above speeds will put out approximately one gallon of spray per nozzle per row (from .9 to 1.3 gallon, depending on the This is what is generally recommended for cotton or other row crops. The hollow cone type tip is designed to apply insecticides. The flat fan type tip is designed to put out herbicides and in some cases for spraying small grains and alfalfa or other broadcast crops. Seed Certification The final date for filing applica- jion with the Arkansas State Plant Board for certification of fescue, vetch and winter Irrigation Loan Plan Is Expected It Has Been Available Only for Western States Until Now The outlook is bright for expanding the water facilities loan program throughout the entire United States, according to Hilton L. Bracey executive vice-president of the Missouri Cotton Producers Association. Mr. Bracey reports that the MC- PA. along with other independent farm organizations, is urging that the loan program be made available at the earliest possible time. The basic objective of the program is to provide irrigation facilities and water storage for farmers throughout the nation. The program, in existence since 1939, has been limited to the 17 western states commonly known as the arid and semi-arid part of the country . Mr. Bracey points out that widespread drought conditions have focused attention on supplemental water as a means of overcoming serious losses in crops and pastures. He said that the new program which is expected to become available within the next three months will provide technical and financial assistance to (1) individual farmers, (2) incorporated mutual water, companies and water users' associations, and (3) irrigation districts and other improvement organizations of a public or quasi- public nature. All loans will bear interest at the rate of three per cent per annum on the unpaid principal balance and will be for a maximum duration of 20 years to individuals and 40 years to associations. However, no loan will be scheduled for repayment over a per- od which exceeds the anticipated useful life of either the facility or ;he security property, whichever s the lesser. The MCPA is also setting up a Water Policy Commission for the purpose of studying the possible need for a state law regulating he use and conservation of sur- ace and underground water re- ources. small grains, ie May 15. Field inspection is a requirement '.or the certification of any seed crop in Arkansas. MacDonald's Farm OONT KNOW- HE WAS ONE OF THE 0OVERNORS DOWN THERE* Automatic Hay Balers Rakes Mowers an »of eo. fARMSRS IMPLEMENT CO. N. M6HWAV 61- BLVTUEVIUE, AKK. MAKI YOUR OWN RAIN SPRINKLING B 6OOD CROP IN- fURANCE btc«us* if m«Us ft po*. •iblt far you to irri94tt wfon «itd 0d MMQ TO* IHf A-M SYSTEM 9iw yen m*i*y ••okurrt p*tarttd ft* turol It mt*m ftiHr, •«iitr l foolprttf coupling and wn- •oupKngi Ivory rat*, ooupling Mtd fitting n nudo of to Jbo* •** . . . Y«T A44 SYSTEMS COST NO MORE! C*H w tar « PMf Dealers Wanted! A-M SPRINKLER IRRIGATION SYSTEMS McKINNONS Irrigation Equipment Co. NIOM 112 .egume Test Jesuits Told Vetch Is Still Best Bet for Farmers of This Area The Farm Bureau Women's Committee, Arkansas Farm Bureau 'ederation, adopted four projects or 1954 at a "workshop" held Thursday and Friday at the Hotel Marion in Little Rock. The two-day workshop wa^s at- ended by 82 women representing he 15 Arkansas counties which ave organized a Farm Bureau Women's Committee. Speakers on the program in- luded Mrs. Eugene Jones, south- rn regional representative, Asso- iated Women. American Farm Bu- eau Federation. Joe C. Hardin, ^resident, Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation, also appeared on the irogram. The four projects adopted at the 'wkorkshop" are: International Reations: Public Relations: Safety Rural Health and Civil Defense; and Citizenship. Mrs. August Lueker, Pope Coun- y, was elected as chairman and coordinator of the International Re- ations work. Mrs. Donald Weaver, Washington County, was elected as chairman of the committee on safety, rural health and civil de- 'ense work. It was decided that each Farm Bureau Women's Committee would do its utmost in public relations and citizenship training in its local area or county. Another project, though not specifically mentioned as such, is to lave Farm Bureau Women's committees organized in 30 Arkansas counties by the end of 1954. Something to Think About By GERTRUDE B. HOLIHAN County Home Demonstration Agent National H. D. Week May 2-8 is National Home Demonstration Week. The North Mississippi County Home Demonstration Club members will join with about six million farm women around the globe in calling to the public's attention the great work being done by this great organization. Mr. C. A. Vines, Associate Director, said in a message to club women over the state: "We as a progressive Nation have come to realize that education is for teaching us how to make a living and how to live useful, interesting and happy lives. The Home Demonstration Club program in Arkansas is an educational program for adults which offers a great variety of opportunities for learning during everyday living and for leadership in community activities. Real Businesi "Homemaking wLa its many demands and interests is a real business in itself^ The farm home is an important factdr in the farm business. The farm woman and the urban homemaxer, too, needs information, training, and,encouragement in making the dollars go a long way by wise buying and thrift in the home. The farm woman is also charged with keeping her family well through proper nutrition 'and health habits. She is also interested in saving her own time and energy by management and efficient work methods. "Home is where the family as- sembels at nightfall," Mr. Vines continued, "and it remains largely the responsibility of the mother to keep the home a comfortable and happy place for the whole family. All of this takes knowledge, constant thought, and work on the part of the whole family, but especially on the part of the mother. Broadened in Scope . "The Home Demonstration Club program in Arkansas has broadened in scope through the years to meet the increasing needs and interests of the homemaker. Community activities, cultural interests, public affairs, understanding of inter-national relationships and world peace, all have an important place in adult education for the farm woman of today. '•j-'hrough training and experience in group action, effective leadership has developed among rural women an they are able to plan and speak for themselves in the interetSiOf their families, their home, and their communities." All-Day Meeting As part of the celebration, the H. D. County Council will have an all-day meeting in the Woman's Building at the fairground, Wed- nesaay, May 5. Miss Clara Ruth Grimes, Fair Life Specialist,, from Little Rock will be the principal speaker. There will be a dress revue to show off the many dresses that have been made through Farm Bureau Women Meet 82 Women Attend Two-Day Workshop in Little Rock FAYETTEVILLE — What should farmers use for best results on the 600.000 acres they plant annually to green manure and winter .cover crops? It depends on where you live, says the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station. Recommendations are based on a three-year research test by Dr. Paul E. Smith, of the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture agronomy department. Experimental plots were established at the main Station in Pay- etteville, and at the branch stations at Hope, Stuttgart and Marianna. In the southwestern part of the state, for example, winter peas provided more dry herbage and nitrogen than vetch. Over in Eastern Arkansas, however, the vetches gave better results. In the rice area, vetch and winter peas did equally well in this respect. And in northwest Arkansas, on- i ly vetch was used in the test, ' since winter peas cannot stand the cold winters and are thus not'rec- ommended. WARNING ORDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Alfred E. Cagle, Pltf. vs. No. 12,671 Marjorie D. Cagle, Dft. The defendant, Marjorie D. Cagle, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof, and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Alfred E. Cagle. Dated this 22nd day of April, 1954. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON. Clerk. By OPAL DOYLE, D. C. Claude F. Cooper, Atty. for Pltf. ~ Ed B. Cook, Atty. Ad Litem. 4/23-30-5/7-14 various communities. A picture on self examination for cancer of the breast will also be shown by Mrs. Helen Carr and commented on by Mrs. Aaron Williams, the County Health Leader. Mrs. Gene McGuire will tell about the 4-H House located at Fayetteville which the H. D. members in Arkansas had built. County-Wide Tour Another part of the celebration will be a county-wide tour on Friday, May 7. Those going on the tour will meet at the Roseland Store by 9:30. They will then go to Mrs. Donald Veach's home to see the floor that will not scar which tests, 1950-52, had extremely variable weather, Dr. Smith said. While results for any given year might not provide a true picture, he added, the three year average gives a fine idea of how well the various strains and varities perform as green manure and winter cover crops. The recommended varities by regions follow: HOPE TEST — For southwest Arkansas, recommended vetch varieties are hair, Aubur Woolypod, Oregon Woolypod, Doark, and Williamette. The best winter green peas are Romacic and Austrian Winter. STUTTGART TEST — For rice soils, the recommended vetches are hairy, Auburn Woolypod, and Oregon Woolypod. Doark and Williamette may also be used but will give smaller yields of dry matter and nitrogen. The recommended winter peas for the rice areas are Romack, Dixie Wonder, and Austrian Winter. MARIANNA TEST — In eastern Arkansas, recommended vetch varieties are hairy, Auburn Wooly- pod, Oregon Woolypod, Doark, and Williamette. Best winter peas are Romack and Austrian Winter. (However, none of these was tested on the extremely heavy, poorly-drained soils of the Delta.) FAYETTEVILLE TEST — In northwest Arkansas, hairy vetch, was finished in a leader training meeting. From there to the telephone office where the new long distance dial system will be explained. After lunch the group will visit Mr. and Mrs. Elzie Wheeler's thousand caged hens and then go to Mr. and'Mrs. O. M. Mitchell's home to see the electric milkers and cream separator being used. It's Time To Prune water jasmine, forsytkia, Japanese quince, and other shrubs that have finished blooming. once. Plant water lilies. Inspect the attic fan or window fan — get them ready for hot weather. Get porch and lawn furniture out of winter storage. Clean or repaint as needed and have it ready for warm outdoor living during the summer months. Pay tribute to every family member. H A U L \ F 0 S T E R PLANTERS We have a, complete stock of highest quality seeds and insecticides. Here are just a few of our many fine products. COTTONSEED Breeders Registered, Deltapine 15, D & PL Fox, Certified Deltapine 15, Certified D & PL Fox. SOYBEANS Blue Tay Ogden*, Non- cert. Ogdens. Non-cert. 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Single copies are available from the Bulletin Office, College of Agriculture, Fayetteville. The defendant, Mildred Gordon, Dated this 22 day of April, is hereby warned to appear within GERALDINE LISTON thirty days in the court named in By OPAL DOYLE D the caption hereof and answer the j Claude F. Cooper, atty. for complaint of the plaintiff, Sterling ! Ed B, Cook, atty ad litem. Gordon., ' 1954. Clerk . C. pltff . Early layers can make you 1/3 MORE |L fi& * |plfcK&&fe8K*.. * **VN v PROFIT I My most profitable ^= yield yet... -^ thanks to Every year more and more farmer* arc breaking their own records with. EMBRO HYBRID Seed Corn... Economical. -. consistently produces top yield*. None better at any price! 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