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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 1915.
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FARMING AND FARM PROGRESS
Things Being Done and Attempted in the Agricultural Field.
Superintendent Longley Says Onions
Are Still a Glut rigs for Kamcha
meha Day Wanted.
Eggs scarcer and price advancing
slowly, demand good. Poultry plenti
ful this week, market inactive. Hoa
are bringing slightly better prices and
there is a slight Increase in demand.
Good fat pigs, weighing from fifty to
teventy-flve pounds, should bring good
prices around June 11.
Tomatoes are not so plentiful as last
week and good stock is selling well.
Watermelons are scarcer and higher.
Good Island Irish potatoes are selling
well. Small and poorly graded stock
plentiful and cheap. Red sweet pota
toes in demand.
The division has several orders for
good bronze turkeys for breeding
stock which It has been unable to till.
Anyone having such stock for sale
should notify the division.
Island onions are plentiful and
cheap. A large quantity was recently
received from Kauai. There are larger
quantities on Maui yet to be market
ed. As the producers did not notify
the division of the amount of onions
still to be sold, no bid was made .'or
the army contract. It is to be hoped
that local consumers will assist the
home producers to dispose of their
More green pineapples are being of
fered for shipment to the mainland
than it Is considered safe to send at
this time. Considerable work has been
done looking up dealers who will prob
ably buy pineapples from us when an
agent of the division begins work on
the-Coast July 1.
How To Grow Spuds
In This Territory
Demonstration At Kuiaha of Very Prac
tical Value to Farmers Eight Va
rieties In Test.
As an example of the practical work
which Is being done by the extension
division of- the federal experiment sta
tion for Maui and incidentally for all
the rest of the territory, an experi
ment in growing potatoes at Kuiaha
is of particular interest. Prof. Krauss,
superintendent of the extension divi
sion, at the present time has growing
on his homestead eight varieties of
spuds. They occupy al or.t two acres
of land. The seed was secured from
different sections of the mainland,
ranging Trom far north to extreme
south. Also one of the varieties is a
good quality of Kula potato, such as
has been grown In that district for
Under Many Conditions.
The potatoes are planted some with
fertilizer, some without; some with
seed treated with formalin, some with
out; some on soil previously limed,
some on untreated land; etc. The dif
ferent varieties under the different
treatments, are planted in parallel
rows, and the difference in appearance
of the plants at the present writing
are most striking, even to the most
casual observer. Some rows are al
most perfect In luxuriance, while
other rows show scarcely any devel
opment. Way Have "Potato Day."
Prof. Krauss plans to have a "pota
to day" at his ranch, when the two
acres of spuds will be harvested and
results compared. The public will be
invited to be present and draw their
own conclusions. From present Indi
cations it seems very certain that
good potatoes can be grown in Ha
waii, and Prof. Krauss experiments
will point the way.
For Maui Farmers
Prof. Krauss Has Three Which He De
signates Under This Head Good
Demand for Soiling Crop Seeds.
Prof. F. G. Krauss, superintendent
of experiment station extension work,
has growing on a field scale at his
Kuiaha homestead, what he deslg
nates as three "fool-proof crops.'
These are the Jack bean, the velvet
bean, and the Maul red bean,
Because he has been able to grow
these three legumes under varying
conditions, without their being subject
to any serious handicaps from pests
or delicate cultural methods necessary
Mr. Krauss is convinced that they can
be profitably grown by any one willing
to give them reasonably good atten'
The jack bean and velvet bean are
primarily soiling crops, although they
have their value as a stock food also.
But it is in the production of seed that
Mr. Krauss urges the farmers of Maul
to grow them. The demand for this
teed is already heavy from the plan
tations who need it In renewing de
pleted cane lands. The red bean Is
also in, demand at present for export
to the mainland.
Prof. Krauss states that he has or
ders for these several beans aggre
gating $12,000, which probably fnnot
be tilled in full, while the future is
bright for the disposition of practical
ly all that can be raised at remunera
Kuiaha Farmers Enjoy A Dinner and
Interesting Lecture By Experiment
Following a bountiful dinner prepar
ed by the women, of the Haiku Farm
ers' Association at the Kuiaha school
house last Saturday evening, J. E.
Higgins, horticulturist of the Hawaii
Experiment Station, delivered a most
Interesting talk on the propagation of
tropical fruit trees. The meeting was
one of the most largely attended ever
held in the community, and was an
extremely valuable one.
Mr. Higgins, besides discussing the
value of the various varieties of fruits
adapted to local conditions, described
la detail the methods of budding the
avocado and various varieties of ci
trus trees, and illustrated his remarks
by a practical demonstration on stnall
trees which he had brought with him.
The following morning he supplement
ed his talk with a practical field dem
onstration of budding in the presence
of a large number of the homestead
ers. The committee which had charge of
the dinner consisted of Mrs. H. L.
Sauera, Miss Maud Starbuck, and E.
O. Born. -
Urged For Hawaii
Demonstration Orchard to Be Esta
blished At Kuiaha Expert Higgins
Suggests Home Half-Acre.
If the recommendation of Horticult
urist J. E. Higgins, of the Experiment
Station, is carried out, a demonstra
tion "home orchard" or fruit garden,
will soon be started in the Haiku dis
trict, under the direction of F. G.
Krauss, in charge of extension work
of the station.
"1 suggested to Mr. Krauss," said
Mr. Higgins, "the value from an edu
cational standpoint, of planting, nay
half an acre, in various tropical and
sub-tropical fruits as an illustration of
what most of the farmers of the Ter
ritory might do at little'expense and
trouble, towards keeping their own
and their neighbors' tables supplied
with fruit the year around. Such an
orchard will contain avocado, mango,
orange, lemon, grape fruit trees, etc,
of various varieties selected for their
quality and time of ripening, so that
the owner might have all of these
fruits at practically every season of
the year. There would also be a var
iety of the less ordinary fruit trees
in the Islands. The orchard should be
located so that It will be easy to care
for, and between the trees a large,
variety of small fruits should be cul
tivated." Three Acre Fruit Demonstration.
Besides the home orchard Idea,
Prof. Krauss has already taken steps
to plant three acres of his own place
in fruit. One acre will be devoted to
avocado, mangoes, peaches, etc., of the
best established varieties; another
acre to citrus fruits, and a third acre
to grapes. Of these last. It is intenced
to try out a large number of kinds, in
hope of finding others than the Isa
bella adapted to local conriilufis.
The Kuiaha homesteaders lost mon
ey on both experimental shipments of
fresh pineapples to the mainland, 'ac
cording to a report made to the Hal
ku Farmers' Association last Satur
day night. On the first shipment
about a third of the fruit went baa
and on the second the loss amounted
to about 40 percent.
Although the results of these ex
periments are discouraging, some bf
the growers are still inclined to try
further to solvs the problem, Deliev
lng that by proper selection and 'jtv
proved methods ot curing and packing
that it may yet be found possible to
make the shipping of fresh pineap
ples from Maui profitable.
There has been some talk of intro
ducing other varieties of pineapple
into the district, with a view to secur
ing one or more that may prove to
be a better shipping pine than is the
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Isiue By the Territorial Marking Division,
May 27, 1915.
BUTTER and EGGS.
Eggs scare demand good
Island tul butter lb st to 30
Fresh Island eggs, dozen 37
Mick Eggs, doz.. S3
Good demand for tat young poultry.
Broilers, 9 to 3 lbs., lb 35 to 37 1-S
Young roosters, lb Si 1-2 to .35
Hens, good condition, lb 85
Turkeys, lb 35
Ducks, Muscovy, lb 85 to .30
Ducks, Pekin, lb 85 to .30
Ducks, Hawaiian, doz 5.40
VEGETABLES and PRODUCE.
Beans, string, green, lb OS to .03 I 3
" " wax, lb 02 l- to .03
Beans lima In pod. lb 03 '
" Maul Red, cwt none In market)
' Calico, cwt 4.00
" Small Whites, ewt 5.00
Peas, dried, cwt 3.75
Beets, doz. bunches 30
Carrots, doz. bunches 40
Cabbage, bag 85 to 1.00
Corn, sweet, 100 ears 1.85
' Hawn. small yellow none in Mkt
' large yellow (none in Mktl
Peanuts, small, lb 08
" large, " 05
Onton, Bermuda, lb 01 3-4 to .0!!
Onions, Portuguese, lb none In market
Green peppers, bell, lb 03 1-8
Green peppers, Chile, lb 04
Potatoes, Island, Irish lb 08 to .08 1-8
" sweet cwt 85 to 1.00
Taro, wet land, cwt 1.85
" bunch , 15
Tomatoes, lb 01 1-8
Green Peas, lb 08 to .08
Cucumbers, doz . .40
Pumpkins, lb ot to .01 1-8
Alligator pears, doz 85 to .75
Bananas, Chinese bunch 20 to .50
" cooking, bunch 75 to 1.00
Breadfruit, doz none In market
F'gs. 'CO (none in market
urapes. isaDena, lb 11
Oranges, Hawaiian, 75 to 1.00
Limes, 100 75 to .DO
Pineapples. owt..t 75
Strawberries, lb 15 to .17
Watermelons, each aft to .40
Pobas, lb 08 to 10
Papains, lb 01
Waterlemons 100 50 to .60
Cantaloupes 1.00 to 1.85
Beef, Cattle and sheep are not bought at lire
weights. Tboy are taken by the moat com
panies, dressed and paid for by weight, dressed.
Hogs, up to 150 lbs., lb 10 to .It
" 150 lbs., and over lb 08 to .10
Beef, lb 11 to .18
Veal, lb 18 to. 13
Mutton, lb 11 to .13
Pork, lb 14 to .15
Steers, No. 1, lb 14 1-3
Steers, No. 9, lb 13 1-8
Kips, lb 141-3
Sheep Skins, each 10 to .30
Goat Skins, white, each 10 to .30
The following are quotations on feed f. o. b
Corn, large yellow, ton 40.50 to 41.00
Corn, small yellow, ton 41.00 to48.00
Corn, cracked ton 41.50 to48 00
Barley, ton 32.00 to 38.50
Bran, ton 31.00 to 3,'.0U
Soratch food, ton 45.00
Oats, per ton 40.00 to 41.00
Wheat, ton 48.00 to 48.00
Middlings, ton 3800 to3U.OO
Hay, Wheat, ton 24.00to88.00
" alfalfa, ton 23 00
Alfalfa meal, ton 22.50
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