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TMMI. ··»·»»·»··. , July 12, 1*S2 FARM AND HOME NEWS Lack Of Water Damaging Most Area Crops : 'County Agents Soy · Situation Appears ] To Be Critical . Northwest Arkansas f . n m c r s · Tvere still s u f f c t i n g from liitk of; ·oil moisture according In reports! tirly this week by cnunly cxton- '· sjion agcnli. Tabulations by the i Crop Reporting Service showed! ^*ir)S had given p a r t i n l find i temporary relief in some areas. | ·\ Pasture situations and stock! conditions were critical Want To See In The Dark Like A Cat? Just Make Sure Your Sweet Potatoes Have A Deep Orange Color, Scientist Advises throughout the area. Like J. ,..! Dr. Vora McNair, professor of home economics at the University tHt in Franklin County, many! ( -°f' f W of Agriculture, makes a chemical analysis tn determine the Agents reported loss of 'livestock! t n r o t c n c content of a Kweet potato. The carotene, indicated by a deep Vf*lEht, Most dairy herds | n j ' T a n i ^ c color, is a good source of v i t a m i n A. fiulkncr County arc off 20 to 25 j w cent in production, County · ., Jgent James O. Hill said. Grass; ' it brown and tough, and in many farmers arc marketing Want tn cure your night b l i n d Then bf sure t h a t sweet potato you eat has a deep orange color, ' t h a t ' s Ihe advice of a U n i - versity scientist, whose research ^7|" work fiver the past two years has .;. Boone County Agent John K a r - | t u m r d np some jniorcsiing i«id that with rain some corn 4jpuld ttlll make. But the outlook tf fentril is pretly dark. He said gnln lorfhum jooks lair, though '4iuch of it has not been sown. Th« buy jupply is critically short. ; W. J. Rimmcr, assistant aKL'..t in North Logan County Kaid "corn .damaged, hay crop short, ard 'fraln Borphum and *aigo growth! ^iow." * Elbcrta peaches In Johnson "Coijnty were reported holding 'iood, though nil early va- rlnii'": hurt ijv ilioulh except where irrijsled, nocordii^ to .1, ;V. Dodson county agent. KcJ ti3V«- i.nd Foir beauty pcnche.-: -4« twins, 1 srvestcd In l-i-,ic :fBun;y, w i t h d u a l i t y aJ-oui aver- fjt, Virgil Reading, assisui.t 'bounty »gc:\i, taid r,iuis in tl'.o ;^r*a hnvo In lied the crop. · :.Some uvcvl com is mov,::u tn '^rafcvfJ.'rt County, though mort ir, .Mi^c rut for silage. Cucumbf-rs, '·rails und ton ntu.'s are ·". -c 'civ f^AriiaKCi by a O" wealher in -Wtthlngt'.i-. Cioi't.-. T-J , i : i t o wurm dnjraii c there was re- ted by Coan.y Agent C j ' l Ccrn ca. - v orm has prac- ·tlc»J]jr dettroyed the first fruit of · tanutotl in Madison County, :$*CU Yu-ji;n. said. ; t J u Omway County cucumber: ;^IM| rirly corn are both gone, ,4ohn L. Shellon said. The South f n CtS about the southern yam. Dr. Vcra M r N a i r , assistant fcssor of home economics College of Agriculture, says the deep orange is an indication of carotene content--a Rood source of v i t a m i n A. Thc v i t a m i n A, in t u r n , supplies one of the necessary elements t h a t enable a person to ·"adjust his sight to the darkness. said, and does not lose a great deal when cooked in the skin. The Golden Belles contain around 12 to IS m i l l i g r a m s in the average potato. In term. 1 ; of daily h u m a n needs, the average person should have about three m i l l i g r a m s of beta t pro- I f.arotcnc per day, although enough n the | for a week might be .eaten at one sittinK, Dr. McNiiir said. She warned t h a t there is a difference of opinion as tn how much of the carotene in sweet potatoes is assimilated by Ihe h u m a n .system. She believes t h a t most of it i s ' readily a v a i l a b l e . 1 Another factor a f f e c t i n g t h e ; "Our eyesight is controlled by I carotene content of sweet pota- j small nerve ends back in t h e | toes is t h e period of storage. T h e ; retina." Dr. M c N a i r said. "There j home economist found t h a t both! Northwest Arkansas Farming By John 1. Smith The present drouth is presenting .serious problems for the we| stock farmers. They are conhL.-i.il-i ly asking what fan be done about ! the feed .situation? What can bci planted /or feed for this summer i or for this winter? j Of course there i.s no use p l a n t - ! ing a n y t h i n g u n t i l we have sufficient moisture. If we gel rain in the next 10 days one could im- j mediately plant sudan grass, millet. or cowpeas for August and September (frying. One should preferably use ground t h a t has already been prepared for some other crop. I know of n 10-acre tract thai was well prepared and well fertilized for tomatoes but due to the drouth these tomatoes were never put in. That ground ready for planting to a feed crop if we get a rain. The p r o b - j em is a l i l t l e harder for the man | who docs not have the ground j prepared. H e must have one good! _ _ ,, , _ _ . ^ = _ t .,, _ ain before he plows and another i pool, HuntsviHe; treasurer, Richard Ford, Brinklcy; reporter, Wayne Alexander, Wilson;; executive secretary. Goree Sullflrds. Little Rock. The president and secretary will attend the national convention. Newly Elected Stote FFA Officers Fafffl Safety Week Scheduled For July 20 To 26 These newly elected officers of the state FFA v/MI speak to leader t r a i n i n g meetings for the organization all over the state and help direct district livestock shows. The- new officers, elected at the r.nnuFl convention at Arkansas State College, Magnolia are (first row left to r i t f h t ) : president, Billy Jennings, Marked Tree; scntinal, Milas Hale. Belleville; parliamentarian, Earnest Smith, Watson; standing; vice president, Bobby McKnight, P a r k i n ; secretary, James Vancler- T» CM Shortage Seen As Result Of Strike Washington-W-The American Farm Bureau Federation today said the prolonged steel strike' threatens the nation's farmers . - - _.. -- . w i t h serious crop losses because been proclaimed by P r e s i d e n t ' , , ,,,, r = n h . UI -""se Truman as National Farm Safety! 0 ' "· "" can shorla Se. It also- Week, according to John G. | mcans consumers may pay higher Buchanan, chairman of the Conn- I prices for canned goods, the bu- ty Committee of the Production reau declared in telegrams to key administration officials. Some crop losses already appear inevitable and the tin can shortage is growing more serious each day, the messages said. Steel is. The week of July 20-2B has and Marketing Administration. All farmers and other persons interested in agriculture have been urged encourage safety consciousness among farm people. This year, B u c h a n a n said, the! a basic part of tin cans. American farmer has been asked; The bureau renewed a demand to increase his output to care for made earlier that President Truthe needs of hungry people in "nan invoke the Taft-Hartley Law other countries as well as to sup- | to reopen the mills under an 80- ply our armed forces abroad and day court injunction, our increasing population a t home. At the same time, agriculture is losing skilled workers to defense plants and to the Armed Services. This makes it more BOWL FOR PLEASURE Benton Bowline Lanes--Adv. An outstanding flavor--Jumje's 11-19-tt' one for planting. The winter feed problem is more serious. Fall grain sowed ·arly is the best bet for getting pasturage to supplement the permanent pastures. Early sowing should he emphasized. One would get little or no pasturage from late October or November sowing. Oats, wheat, barley or rye and vetch should all be sowed in t h e ; The 21st a n n u a l state 4 - H i include appropriale wear for boys first half of September if winter j Club camp will be held July 21-25 j and rrare nnri "rooming for girls, grazing is realized, | at the University. C. A. Vines, as- i nn exhibit of teen-age reading sociate director, A g r i c u l t u r a l E x - j materials, group discussions in tension Service, said today. About personality improvement, an eve- 1,000 4-H Club members and 200: nin« randlelirjiting ceremony, a a d u l t leaders and county a g e n t s ' c i t i z e n s h i p ceremony for 18-year- will attend. A special Annual State 4-H Club Camp Scheduled For University Campus July 21 To 25 important than ever to stress : R o m a n Meal Bread farm safety and to develop a t t i - ' tudes toward safety that will help to reduce the toil of farm accidents, he said. Every available ! farm worker must be kepi on the job. j National Farm Safety Week is I Sponsored by the Department of Agriculture and the National Safety Council in cooperation w i t h states and counties, f a r m organizations, farm press and radio and other groups interested in agriculture. nre two kinds nf nerve ends-cones and rods. Our si^ht is controlled by the cones d u r i n g the clay; but when night comes on, the rods go to work. These rods cannot npei.itc properly unless they arc flooded with visual pur- plr, which is made possible by v i t a m i n A." Dr. M c N a i r has found a wide variance in carotene content among the varieties. Two lively new varieties--All Cold and Golden Belle--are especially high in vitamin A value. I n the All Golds, nn average-sized po- talo, about seven ounces, has around 3ft milligrams of beta coratcne when raw, the scientist Sebastian County report f r o m Wilson E. Porter indicated strawberry bcd-H are seriously damaged. All Gold and Golden Hcile were · in good condition after six months I of storage w i t h o u t refrigeration, j Also, they retained a good portion nf their carotene. Most sweet potatoes grown in Arkansas at present nre the Porto! nico types. While they do supply { .. . some v i t a m i n A, ihey arc c o i n - j N f n T m l t c r parativcly low in the respect. Dr. McNair said. The Porto Hicos rela- also vary widely as to si/.c and shape, shfi added, and this is a disadvantage. The All Gold is a new v a r i e t y developed in Oklahoma, but it Therc are two other precautions to lake in sowing f a l l grain for pasture: ( I ) plenty of seed and (2) plenty of fertilizer. The whole problem can be illustrated with winter oats. I f you w a n t only a prain crop p l a n t about two bushels per acre in October. The oats then never get lar^e enough to either graze or tn bring insects. If you want both pasture and grain, back up to early September A special program for leaders w i l l be held simultaneously w i t h the camp program. Approximately 350 club member: od old- members, and "talent time" featuring a band, choral group, and 10 selected laieni numbers. Climax to the week's program will be installation of new slate will participate in 20 meth- j 4-H Club officers for the coming demonstration congests in j year. Kenneth S. Rates, assistant be qra/.cd off as _ AlMld Fun , if DnawrodoH of tfra WM! Cartoon JOHNNY WEISMULLER IN MARK OF THE GORILLA Cemi Early and Stty Lat . . . SM !h« Mldnll. Show Ai Our Cunt Midnit* Shew 12:15 Donald O'Connor--Peggy Ryan IN MR. BIG Comvdy -- Hom«nc« -- Muiic Storting Sunday -- 3 Big Days SO MUCH FUN...THEY HAD TO BOTTLE IT! DRIVE IH 7 TUt expected that .seed stock w i l l be generally a v a i l a b l e by the 1958 planting season. The Golden Belle is an A r k a n s a s v a r i e t y that has been on the market for several years. i Flock Selection And Pullorum School Set Tho I f i t h a n n u a l school for flock selection and p u l l o r u m testing agents w i l l be held at the University College of Agriculture beginning Monday, J u l y 14. The one-week course is sponsored jointly by t h e college and the Arkansas Poultry Improvement Association. Instructors w i l l be members of t h e college s l a f f , ' state poultry inspectors, and specialists from the U. S. Dcpartmcn of Agriculture, the University of Kentucky, and commercial laboratories. About 30 are expected for the week's course. · On Friday, the Arkansas Poultry Improvement Association will hold its a n n u a l meeting on t h C | campus, beginning at 10 a. m.. Those enrolled in the poultry j course will attend t h i s meeting, along with members of the association. . v a r i o u s phases of f a r m i n g a n d ; director of the Agricultural Ex-' and p l a n t about four bushels o f j homcmaking. Other club mem-, tension Service, heads up t h e ' scrri on well fertilized and w c l l ; ^ ^ w ;n c n l p r j u d g i n g contests; committee in charge of the camp, prepared ground. The heavy | j n h a v canning, and soybeans;' Bobby Grayson of Prcscott, stale firmvlh t h a t one should make will t anri j d c t i f i c n t i o n contests in s e e d ' president of the 4-H group will I turni.sh grazing s t a r l i n g about] trccs p l n n t S | horticulture, and preside at the opening session. 1. and- lasting u n t i l Incats j ^ I_ March 1. In fact this foliage must Thc ^ 4 _ }[ ^ ^ ^ p oiecnon Wcdnesdav night will the Hfcecs that attack c h m a x a vcar - s a , tiv ' itics ? n cloth- the oat plant. When the cattle .^ work'ior e'ub nrls through are removed around March 1, the J} lhc ^^ ^ i n n c R J roccivc ,' expense-paid t r i p to the National 4-H Club Congress held each November in Chicago. Another congress trip will br , . ,, . . . , j ut awarded for baking. Five vege- S ,,lv,n R lh, s winter feed problem f - IhrauRh f.-,ll sowing of Brain., ips V t hc N a t i o n a l J u n i o r Those who remember th. drouth v (ab , Pe Growc| . s As5Ociation of the thirties also remember that « Y o r k ( we had good wheat, oats, a n d , * · ! other winter crops as well as some , w i n n o r w m rccch . c « k u o( ^ --a watcli or farm love! , oats should have an application nf nit.toc.cn. A f u l l crop of grain w i l l be harvested in June. During the remaining part of summer farmers should point to Jersey Cattle Field Days Are Scheduled Stallcup will discuss "Why Type in Breeding Dairy Cows?'" This "·ill be followed by a half-hour demonstration on typing, by Dr. Stallcup and Mr. Davis, after which those attending will have on opportunity to participate in classification judging of, Jersey cattle. The afternoon program includes a dairy demonstration, to be prn- scnteu by a local group, and a talk on "The Jersey Challenge in Arkansas" by Mr. Davis. A tour of the dairy facilities and pastures on each of the farms where the field days are held, and a parade of Ihe Jersey herd sires present, will conclude the events. Meeting places and dates arc as [ follows: j Tuesday, July 15--Elcan Jersey i Farm, Waldo. ' Wednesday, July 16 -- Cruse Head Dairy Farm, Brookland. Thursday, July 17--University of Arkansas Exosriment Station Farm, Fayetleville. Friday, July 18--D i a m o n d Grove Farm, Fort Smith. Keen up with the Un»--read Ihe TIMES dilljt. Piint--Kemodel--Kepilr* GirftffeB--Breezewayi No Money Down ny Monthly Parmtnti DYKE LUMBER CO. Ml St. Chul« ···iiierl Wnihmpraof md Ffrepnof EsaaSifo! Cilon PHOHE Mil FOR FHEE ESTIMATE CLARK VENETIAN BLIND I AWNING CO. CHICK 1 SPECIAL 8c ·och HEAVY MIXED ARKANSAS v Broiler Hatchery O. ·*« t» or f a l l and spring grass, all in spite of mid-summer drouths. Before this drouth, one farmer who this last May filled a 70- ton silo with six and one-half acres of ro.sccding crimson clover and orchard grass mixed, said he was about through depending on summer feed crops. Let's de-1 crease our acreages of summer j crops and increase our acreages of j winter crops. Now is a good time ! to begin this practice. goces The program was announced i today for the four Jersey cattle! field days to be held in Arkansas next week. Thc events will be! held at Waldo, Brookland, Fay-! lo | r-tteville, and I'ort Smith on Tues day through Friday, July 15 to 18. Principal speakers at each I lake event will be Joe Eican, president ! , ! of the Amei the top contestant in the soil conservation j u d g i n g contest. Public sneaking contests the form of illustrated Irccttircs.! of the American Jersey Cattle a dairy t a l k f e s t , timely topics and j Club; Jimmy Davis, ficldman for a regular extemporaneous speak-i the club; and Dr. 0. T. Stallcup in« proRram. '.of the University Department of Leadership training will be o f - | A n i m a l Industry. | fcred in recreation and in a music i In the morning, introductions' short course. Other special events | are scheduled, after which Dr.j BUY YOUR TELEVISION From a Television Service Station SMITH RADIO SHOP ill Ih* TTMFS--It ^Fishing I To Be Popular Along Potomac Washington -(/P)- Need a new l i r e ? Take your fishing pole down to the Potomar and catch one. A flash flood undermined a service station storafie shed and carried 400 brand new automa- bilc tires valued at $6,000 into the muddy river. 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