The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 9, 1954 · Page 42
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 42

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, May 9, 1954
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Tips From- Your Farm Agent By f*-ice r.owley The man who produces certified Usually pigs will use th« creep where competition is more nearly equal than at the sow feeders. What should you feed the nursing sows? A good ration for the self feeder is a completely ground ration made up of 40 percent ground corn, 30 percent ground oats, 10 percent ground wheat, 10 percent alfalfa meal, and 10 percent tankage or meat scrap. ', * * * Thlt past week when I stopped at the Merle Kohman farm near Gypsum they were scrubbing the backs of their herd bulls, with seed is as important to agyeul-rnDT. The horn flies had set in Vure as the purebred livestock thick on the backs of the bulls and breeder, the crop he is raising has certain definite fixed characteristics resulting from tha plant breeders work. On the.other'hand, the livestock breeder, because of they were getting them under control. Merle told me that he planned to spray the herd in the next week to ten days but this was an emergency measure. the mating of two animals, is sub- xhis getting an early start on ject to producing animals thatj(), e fly control problem is one of carry desirable as well:as undesir-jtbe very important spring jobs on able hereditary characteristics; .Jthe livestock farm. If the first crop ; This comment all leads up to! of flies can he controlled early be- the fact that before May. 15 farift-[fore, eggs are. laid, the.. problem ers who have planted certified'.will not become nearly as big. seed of wheat, oats, barley, rye,- Immediate Attention . alfalfa, bromegrass or sweeteloverj The fly problem needs your at- "nced to make application for field.j tention right away whether it be 'inspection of their grain if they!by spraying:the herd or the use of . want lo produce certified seed. A crop eligible for certification the new type ; c h a.i n or back scratcher fly control. equipment. :must, first, be planted with certi- If cattle that have lice or herdS | :fi.ed seed; second, it must be! where, animals have'been added [ 4Her Jells Of Argentine Farm Life Sunday, May 9, 1954 Page 2fr-TheSa'lina Journal ABILENE — "A lamb barbecue, a cTi'.tle round-up ahd visits to various provinces, are experiences of Normal Schlesener, International Farm Youth Exchange delegate from Dickinson County, in his last week in; Argentina. ' He writes to L. J. Cox, county agent, as follows— "It seems as though the IFYE's last month is his busiest. He learns to speak and understand the language better and as a result he listens more, talks more, does more work and above all learns more. This morning I got up with the sun and herded the sheep into the corral. until and After "coffee and cake" Cookiejwe were invited to round-up at thel We kept this lip .all day and 1 picked out a big fat lamb'ranch of an uncle just across the'we finished the 21.2 steers and carried it to a barn that servesjroad. My job was to keep the chuteUieifers. Glave and I left shortly as granary, garage'and machinejfuli of steers all theiime. I worked:after sun-up and returned home shed..There we killed it, skinnedjwith a cutting horse who knew!after sundown; I got off my horse it and dressed it. After I had splitimore about it than I did. I just about 6 limes, usually to open and the carcass we hung one side, onjgave him his head and he chased that familiar iron cross and built'the steers into the chute, the fire for the "asado". I tended tots Of Riding . it the required two hours and After the small corral behind called the "folks" when I thought the chute, or "egg-corral" as it is it was done. They ate it all up and seemed" to like it so I was satis- has happened in the month and a called, because of its shape, was empty 1 and another rider cut out fied. That was the third time this about 15 head from another larger corral adjoining and herded them half that I have been with the-into the egg corral. From there Glave's. "We just finished "round-up time" here in Tornquist. Last week Irrigation Profits Below Expectations they passed through the chute and were branded, ear marked and vaccinated. close gates and once: at noon to cat "asado". Looks as though I'll come homo, bow-legged. "This week we had round-up on my host's farm, The Sparrow.' Here;the calves entered the chute by means of an electric buzzer. At first I thought I was going to be out of a job but Glave handed me the knife and I had to do the castrating. I guess I fared all right, I got the job done and so far none of the calves.have died." Belter Fertilizer Lowers Costs Production and resulting profits! team much of the irrigated acre-j age in Kansas has been far below expectations, says Richard E. Han-! son, agricultural engineer, Kansas State College, "Irrigators who follow good wat- A Mutual Investment Fund -'planted on land that has not been!that may have lice, the thoroughj Farmers faced with the problem; er mana g eme nt practices are ob-'l ."in the same grain unless it was ajspraying of the herd should .beiof increasing farm costs may low-j tainin g nearly Double the average!,| field that produced'certified'seed! done'Since the chains and back-!cr them .by using improved fer-j procluct j on irom irrigated land, '' of Ihfi same variety the previous I scratc.hcfs dp not give the neces-jUlizer and other year. The third determining factorjsary cover of, the animal for louse tices, according is that the field has proper ,isola-.i control. lion and be free of uncontrolled ar-j For the stable flics, an 'early eas of noxious weeds. Proper Isolalioit . Proper isolation of wheat, oats, barley and soybeans is a fence, road, or a six-foot strip of land from other fields of the same crop (residual spray :of the buildings will be worth the cost in the increased production of the animals. Lin- dane makes a gpod residual spray or the use of the new insecticide malithon gives good Control. Control Varies JThe length of control given by Sorghums, corn, rye, M a (1 r i d! these residual s P ra y s wiU vary ac- swcctciovor anil, alfalfa should be"(cording to the temperatures..The or crops from which they require; isolation. i 40 rods from other fields o£ the same crop. residual spray is made with a except crops planted heavy concentration of the spray investigations reported by the U.S. Department of.Agriculture and the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station. '...'•' The studies, carried on by economists arid soil scientists, showed that based on 1953 prices, improved practices (as compared with practices currently used) .cut cultural prac-| he says> to cooperative He be i ieves the big fault of many irrigation systems is lack of capacity to supply water as quickly as the crops use and need it, Dangerous Practice "This most often happens when a farmer attempts to irrigate too. many acres, or puts off irrigation' too long in hopes of rain. If thej | moisture supply is depleted, just. •Check (\0 Mi* Proiptctua ro« wouM Ift* It nttdv* O united SCIENCE Fund D United ACCUMULATIVE Fmd 0 United INCOME Fund Q United CONTINENTAL F»* WADDELL & REED, ING. Principal UndcrPTiters. E. P. WENGER 'Please lend mm without obligation, Proip«ctu> indicated obovt. NAME ADDRESS . CITY ARE GOOD FOR BUSINESS Local businessmen, with peak demands for money to make more money, find of this bank a quick understanding of their needs, and a readiness to cooperate. Always we are interested in finan- cial teamwork to increase the busi- ness of our customers—and aid the sound prosperity of this community. THE PLANTERS STATE BANK Of with certified seed variety. Needs More Distance Registered Buffalo alfalfa the same> mixU!re - The effectiveness of a i producing a ton of alfalfa-brome . i residual spray applied at the sameie rass ha y Crom $ 16 - 80 to ? 13 ' 30 and jrate as used on.animals can notj a lon of sugar beets from $11.21 c ,|be expected lo give the effective '° $8.19.. c .. —_-_-„„ -._-_ ,_ umiovuiTS ouppjy la ucpmicu, JuaLf the cost, of producing, a bushel of! O nce, during the season yields may! wheat from $1.65 to $1.28, of oats jbe ^duced sharply," Hanson', from; 90 cents to 69 cents, and ofj warns . - This is tr ue particularly!! corn from $1.21 to- $1.02. Recom-hf the moisture depletion occurs at mended practices lowered cost of certain stages of growth when thel quires more distance. Twenty rod! results or last for lhe same len § th isolation is required for b rom e jof time that a good thorough spray grass, and white blossom - sweet-j with, a heavier solution. The man] ufacturers of the' insecticides generally include mixing rates for the clover. Sudan grass requires . an.j isolation of CO rods from other varieties of sudan, Johnson grass or residual sprays, sorghums. ' i •*.**• Applications for certifying sor- This past week six farmers in ghums and soybeans need not be | Saline county secured 130 head of made until August. Farmers want-1 Tcxas yearling open ewes through ing more information about certi-|"'e Kansas yearling ewe buying fying application b|nnks for field j program. The ewes are for replace-. Biggest Saving Using recommended rates of fertilizer is the one cultural oper- plant. is using water at its fastest rate." , Since only a few acres/can be! irrigated in a day, it sometimes is'j a problem to cover the field before' soil moisture is depleted. Where Jl soil moisture is about the same!) ation that results in the biggestj over a field, Hanson suggests ir- saving, but other practices, suchj r i ga tj on b e started when 30-50 per-jjj as timely planting, use of adapted! cen t of the moisture still remains; varieties, seed treatment, crop ro- jn the soil. tation, soil management, tillage, and weed control, can each cut production costs. However, with all five crops, production costs were reduced most when all fertil- of.jmenls in their, flocks. The ewesj i2ation and crural,practices were inspection should call al the -• [ic( ! I cost; them $17.84 per head dcliv- * * * jered. This buying program is eon-! A good cnrn-hoB ratio put ma ny! ducted each spring. If you would; pigs on the farms during the last!bo interested".in v this program an-! sis months. K you arc one farmer !<>"«* year yoli'-thlght want to vis-j who has raised a number of spring' 1 one of the owners and see thc ! pigs this year the handling and| ewes delivered. They are typical; feeding of these pigs can make a jot ' he shipments received. Those, lot of difference in the net returns (receiving ewes were R. Bruce [l,l s f ;i u |,Johnson, W. Carl Johnson, Charles A good pasture is important lojKellcy, all of Salina; Amos Ryd- lhe success of the liog enterprise.!ing- Falun; Donald Hunger, Amos Sudan planted in a lot this sum-jBaily and Donald Price, all fit As- rner will supplement the amountUaria. at grain that has to be fed besides j , ~~ furnishing some protection CromK66p the summer heat. Planting in rows from 24 to 40 inches wide will Value of small rains in suppying water needs of over-estimated. crops usually is! Hanson belisvesi the irrigating farmer would best' manage his system as if no rain', were expected, and then allow for rain after it has occurred. I Good Business and Good Banking Go Hand in Hand Just as a thriving business section is essential to a city's continued development, a sound, cooperative bank is a "must" if these business firms expect to grow and prosper. The National Bank of .America offers real advantages to all companies, large and small. Complete services include checking accounts, business loans, collections, payrolls and night depository. Our knowledge of local conditions and past experience is serving the needs of this community enable us to offer service well adapted to your problems. •"•.--..• The National Bank of America invites the accounts of individuals, partnerships and corporations. THE NATIONAL BANK AMERICA SAMtfA, KANSAS Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Church Oldtime Sive better dan. Use A Pig Creep utilization of the su-i WAYLAND, N. Y. ffl — The 116- year-old St. Pctor's Evangelical Church in this western New York Another point toward the sue- community never has been recess ot the hog enterprise is a pig (modeled or modernized in any creep, Self {ceding of the nursing; way. It is not even wired for sow is a satisfactory practice but; electricity. Its sanctuary is light- sometimes- the pigs get trampled attempting lo eat out of the same {coder unless a creep is provided. ed by a huge chandelier with double oil burner lamps, fluted chimneys and crystal globes. LADIES'DAY every day While there are many women who keep track of financial details even better than ^their husbands most women, don't like "red tape." Probably that's why so many women like banking at the Farmers National in Salina. We try hard to give them prompt service, to keep the "bankish details" to a minimum and to make doing business here a pleasure. 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