The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 15, 1956 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 15, 1956
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I I IflgJr J 2L la Modern form machinery makes forage harvesting a sit-down from field-to-feedlot In addition to making grass silage more machinery such as the forage harvester shown here has made possible the practice of "zero" pasture — driving the pasture to the cows. th fa Mechanized silage-making and storage in low-cost hori- zontal'silos make grass and corn silage some of our most economical feeds. A good supply of silage is further assurance of having feed during prolonged winters. High quality forage does not replace concentrates in the ration, as far as we know now. In fact, the ration should be built to make the best use of both ground feed and forage in a balanced relationship. . ' .. '. Good pastures cut the cost of pork production to a minimum. Figured in terms of corn at 80 cents a bushel and protein supplement at $4 a hundred pounds,'an'acre of good pasture is worth between $30 and $40 for hogs, according to experiment station records. of the tew- arowina cro P- For example, hay was chopped b/ ^^ Stack ***"»•«•• of « . labor - M w * «» '» h «'*. self-fed to steers - again without the use of human musctes Simple, dBrect drive matcht peed; to reeTapeed .^ ---- -.^ Fast stepper with a velvet touc ' owVrt done? F the Rolabar'sS-bar -ar ewoiKa reelallowslowreelspeedsevenatfaightractor Speny Rand Co^ Exclusive PRES-TO Jack . puITap} to bring the hitch level with drawbar Then pivot rake forward into hook and drop pin in. Now . parking, drop jack and back up. Spring in jack . tically ad justs to the correct height. 'Rtst in Grassfe/*/ farming'

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