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INFORMATION I .
73 RDOENT STATION AGRICUL
a county agents office
Creoti on these phases of farming after
which they led discussions by the
Other crop reported for Kentucky
are: tweet potatoes 1,800,000 but.
applet 721,000 but., pears 11,000
hue. clover teed 14,000 but.; and
sorghum tlrup 4,010,000 gallons.
Last rear Kentucky'! production of
these cropt was: tweet potatoes 1,
g0,000 but.; applet 8,7SO,000 but.;
peart SOS, 000 but.; clover teed IS,
1n tobacco produc-
Have Takm PL
Feede Fwr t.
Oreea feedt tack at a. j MlM 'termsra on nroblem. connected with 000 but.; and torghum tlrup 4,845..
naagel beeU. ttUga a j eabbage thtit tubjectt In the county. ! 000 Ilon-
which for torn time kr M. ... The decrease
vocated at important ;-jr ftdi Cart-Ira Practice Mean Serious tlon In Kentucky from 1J0 It due
for heat may be eucceev.;y replao-1 Waste Of Manure , chiefly to decreased acreage. Quality
d by epiom salta g!; 4 tm tB,' Leaching, heating, lire fanglng of tobacco In Kentucky la reported
drinking water of the I '.j, accord- nd the failure of farmert to tpread percent compared to 80 pei
Ing to J. H. Martin. I caarge of the material at toon at possible re- cent last jrear. The United Statet
poultry work at the C,::z. 0f Ag-' suits in an annual lost of approxi- tobacco crop thlt season it estimated
1. SOS. 084.000 pounds last year, a
decrease of about S2 per cent.
It Is estimated that approximate
ly 6 percent of Kentucky's acreage,
of corn waa put Into silos thtt tea
ton, the average yield per acre be-
oii. r ihF.i. mwaA that it inz only about 6 tons. Some farm-
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can be nauiea ana spread on me rrjiui -u "
land where It is most needed. ac-,some also report damage due
a large amount Is dropped on pas
tures and In the open Held where
cattle are fed and is therefore not a
complete loss although it Is . not
used as efficiently as it might be.
tive tract benefitted by the salts the, More careful attention to the prop
trouble and labor Involved In the er care of this Important farm
cording to R. E. Stephenson, toil!
and cropt specialist at the College
of Agriculture. Not more than one
fourth or about 2,600,000 tons of
the manure produced It dropped In
rlctlture. Use. of this rjUerlal ac-'mately three-fourths of the farm t 1,020,874,000 but.
complished the tame rr--lta at the manure produced la
feeding of green foods aad did It
with lest expense and trouble, ac
cording to results of trlali cited by
Mr. Martin. -
, Use of green feed la the winter
ration of the hens only serves to
keep the digestive tract In the prop
er condition and doea not increase
the egg production of the birds; ac
cording to results obtained-In feed
ing trials. It also furnishee the yel
low coloring In the yolk of the egg.
Since the yellow color mar be tup-
plied by yellow com' and the dlges-
cordlnsr to the specialist. However, molding in tne snoca. uniy i p-r-
r row lag and feeding of green feedt
can be eliminated by poultrymen.
One pound of salts for each 100
hens in the flock It tufflclent accord
ing to Mr. Martin. Thl amount
should be dissolved in one-half the
amount of water normally consumed
by the birds. The eolation should be
cent of this year'g crop In Kentucky
) .J tvla Avjihantahla
1 rwpuncu a uotiiB moiivwai
compared to an average of 84 per
cent usually merchantable. Farmers
aUo report 9 percent of last year's
Kentucky corn crop still on farms.
The average yield per acre this year
In Kentucky Is reported by farmers
as 25.6 bus. per acre compared io
30.5 bus. per acre last year and a
10-year average of 27.3 bus.
fertilizer affords farmers of the
State a splendid opportunity for in
creasing their profits, according to
The greatest manure loss results
from the fact that few farmers make Xcw Records Anticipated In Club
sufficient effort to save the material j Enrollment Week
and spread it on the fields where. With radically all persons and
placed before the hens, before any-; crops are produced.
Taste is a matter of
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We state it at our honest belief ..
that the tobaccos used in Chester
field are of finer quality (and
hence of better taste) than in any
other cigarette at the price. "
Liggett tt Myers Tobacco Co.
of Turkish and Domestic tobaccos blended
Link in ' conducting demonstrations
Large amounts concerns interested in the welfare L h the , of hl
thing else in tne morning ana tne oi it are anowea io accumulate or Kenxucny larm ooys uuu gma "-.potatoes have obtained such marked
fiock conflned ' In the house until J around the barnyard and. straw-fisted in co-operation Indications ' impr0Vement In the quality and
the salts and water are consumed. , stack and in other places. Since are that close to 30,000 of these ylel(1 of tne)r cropg' that .they will
Before going to roost at night the j the most emcient puce ia save me youngsters win De enrouea in meir
birds should be riven Dlentv of manure Is on a field which is pro-j county junior agricultural clubs
fresh drinking water. ' ducing a crop best results will bo ' during Junior Club Enrollment
I. obtained by hauling and spreading j Week designated in a proclamation
Wheat Growing; Contest It on In it as often as possible. When ma-1 by Governor Morrow to be held
Gravest Count Inure cannot be spread as rapidly as .from Nov. 14 to 19, according to C
Jr. order to stimulate the produc- it accumulates a specially construct- w. Buckler, state leader of Junior
tion of bigger- yields of wheat in ' ed manure pit or shed will be found agricultural club work from the
all parts of the county. Graves couu-( helpful in conserving the plant food: College of Agriculture. Many coun
ty millers, bankers and local farm-, which it contains.
era' organizations co-operating with; Leaching Is another one of the
County Agent B. H. Mitchell have channels through which farm ma
J u'mnne3"avreal of five barrels of nure is wasted, much of the mater
fioiir and $50 In cash to be awarded ial becoming inferior In quality be
as prizes in a wheat' growing con- cause of the loss of liquid matter,
test which was started this fall. j This liquid constitutes one-half the
The farmer growing and deliver- value of the manure and In order
Jug the largest amount of wheat will to properly save it farmers should
receive the five barrels of flour. The prepare tight floors of .clay or con
farmers who produce the most bush-' crete and then use large amounts of
els of wheat an acre on Ave acres or bedding. When stock are loose in
more will receive $25.00. A similar the stall some of the bedding will
prizo will be given to the farmer j be consumed as feed and the re
u iin nrudiicea wheat at the least . mainder tramped into the manure
cost a bushel on live acres or more. 1 to absorb the liquid portion.
i J Heating or fire-fanging which 're-
Kunitiiry Equipment Is Lacking In suits when manure is piled in loose
Farm Homea Ie:ips also results in losses of the
That Kentucky farm homes are farm ferMlizer. The heated manure
seriously In need of sanitary equip-' fclvts off ammonia which carries
ment in the format running water, Ivith It large amounts of valuable
imi4r1cHtett."bathrooms and elec-, nitrogen. This' loss may be pre---tfic
and gas lights Is shown by early vented by allowing the stock o
reports received In an investigation irimp the manure tn that it will be
I.' ing conducted by the engineering con: pact and y lo'.ping ! moist
SKctlon of the College of Agriculture i or!! it Is spread 01 the fiell.
to determine the number- of homes ,
which have, such improvements. , In n'r-on Fn -iit Stjvts Important
Less than three per cent of the farm Fertility Test
homes of the State have any of the j D. K. Stimson, a Henderson coun
sanitary and modern equipment j ty farmer who is co-operating with
mentioned, according to the reports County Agent D. W. Martin and the
received from various county agrl- extension division of the College of
cultural lzents. Agriculture has Just started a ferl-
( onditions in counties of the State lizer
vui v. some having a large percent-
age of hom.es with tucn equipment
and.othert having practically none.
The reports have ldicated that In all
counties there Is need for more
equipment which maket the farm a
i.ttv and more aanltary place to
which is expected to answer many
important questions of toil fertility
for farmers of that community, ac
cording to a report from the county.
Mr. Stimson will use different plots
and make separate and combined
tests of acid 'phosphate at the rate
ii.. Mr. Kelley said
agent reported that not a single
farm borne- In bis county contained
iBuy sanitary nmfu..
One county of 200 to 400 pounds an acre, rock
phosphate at the rate of 1,000 to
2.000 pounds an acre, limestone at
the rate of one to two tons an acre
and farm manure at the rate of five
to ten tons an acre.
Plant are being made by the farm
engineering tectlon of the college to
..,. f.rmert with the problem of
kin their farm homes more con-. Kentucky Crop Report For Novem
.Vntent ud sanitary, according to ber. 1021
' Kelley. Arrangements are le- Kentucky'! 1921' total production
i made to give euggestlona ami of tobacco of all types is estimated
,n .. .i. iniarauta.l urlio'nf 3ft nercent less than in 1920. -and
haln tO ail W ,..
percent less than last year, in the
November crop report Issued today
at Louisville and Frankfort by H.
F. Bryant. Kentucky statifticlan for
the V. S. Bureau of Markets Crop
write to the college at Lexington re
questlng uc Information.
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Ldvlngptoa farmers rtnnii
' ..itnn county farmers are
- i community meetings to a good Estimates, in co-operation with
w taae 1 solving the varlout . state Commissioner of Agriculture
ktemt of their farm business, ac-1 W. C. Hanna. This year's total to
pr7 ta reuorta received from , bacco crop of all types in Kentucky
recently held under me
. . r
tion of county Ageni u. v.
w More than 00 farmert at
d the eight meetlnga which
held In different communities
eetock and tollt and crops sub
were the prluVipal ne
1 by the farmert." R. C. Miller,
i eiteueion tpeclaliat from the
of Agriculture and R. E.
ton," toils ui.l crops uncial
j the eollego, gave short talkj
I 327 250,000 pounds compared to
467,500,000 pounds last year. Both
hurley and dark types show a sharp
decrease In acreage. The average
yield per acre this year Is 850
pounds compared to a 10-year aver
age of 858 pounds per acre.
The ttate't corn crop thl year is
estimated at 85.325,000 bus., com
pared to 100,650,000 bus. last year,
while this year's Irish potato crop is
estimated at 8.960,000 bus. or 3S
percent less than the 6,435,000 bus.
produced In this state In 1920.
ty and home demonstration agents
already have reported that the en
rollment in their counties will ex
ceed that of last year when a total
of 20,000 Kentucky boys and girls
were enrolled In Junior agricultural
clubs. The enrollment for this year
Is expected to exceed that of last
year, a mark of 30,000 having been
Club work has become an import
ant means of training the future
farmers and homemakers of the
State, according to officials of the
college, with the result that last
year's enrollment of children in this
phase of agricultural extension work
was an enormous Increase over that
of the preceeding year. Efforts to
further Increase the enrollment this
year are a part of the flan to make
Junior agricultural club work even
more effective in bettering the
farms and homes of the State, Mr.
During the week of Nov. 14 to 19
county and home -demonstration ag
ents assisted by Interested persons
in their county will carry on an In
tensive drive to bring as many boys
and girls as possible Into the Junior
agricultural club work. The young
sters will be enrolled in different
projects, practiea'.ly all phases of
farm and home work having been
included in the program of projects
provided for the Junior farm men
continue the work for another year
while several other farmers are .
planning to take up similar projects, j
according to a report from the
county. , " j
Webster county farmers are re
ceiving satisfaction in their live-:
stock shipments by means of a co
operative livestock shipping asso-'
elation which has been organized, a !
report from County 'Agent L. E. !
Cutler states. The association re-'
cently shipped Its first car load of
hogs at a cost of 33 cents a hundred
Fifty Fulton county farmers have
their poultry Cocks enrolled in the
winter egg laying project being con
ducted over the State by the exten
sion division of the College of Ag
riculture. By following the sug
gestions on feeding and manage
ment which will be given poultry
men enlisted in the movement the
Fulton county men hope to increase
the egg production of their birds
during the winter months.
ROAD FUND'S USE
TO END IDLENESS
Washington, Nov. 16. The ad'
ministration Has made plans to re
lieve unemployment in many States
by constructing good roads, using
the $75,000,000 appropriated 1Q the
Federal highway act recently enact
In 1920 the last Democratic Con
gress laid the ground work for a
nation-wide highway programme.
The bill, passed the other day, sim
ply carries out the original purpose
of Congress but with a smaller ap
propriation than was originally con
templated. Seventy-five million dollars be
came Immediately available when
the Federal aid measure was signed
by the President a week ago, and
Secretary Henry , Wallace, under
whose direction it Is to be tpent, al
ready has made the proper allot
ments to the Statet.
New York will receive $3,096.
444.97; Pennsylvania will have $J.
398,953.97; Massachusetts $1,096,
04; New Jersey $942,870.95; Con
In addition to the $75,000,000 ap
rropriated for road improvement
the present fiscal year, $15 000,000
Beuts Father's Com
A Campbell county Junior agricul
tural club boy has demonstrated
again that It I3 sometimes possible
for boys to produce better crops and
livestock than their fathers by fol
lowing prescribed practices. A re
port from County Agent H. F. Link
states that one of the young corn
growers in the county produced more
than 85 bushels of corn on an acre
or a 30 per cent greater yield than
was obtained by his father In the
same field. No commercial fertiliz
er was used in either case, the
difference in yield being due to the ls pr0vlded for the roadt In' nation
application of manure, the use of al forests, $5,000,000 of which Is
ood seed and correct cultivation. .liable for the fiscal year ending
the report states. June 80 lJ2a, Bni io.000,000 for
efllg Nom rmod. tfsacm gcarle veel the following year,
j Secretary Herbert Hoover an
Furm And Home Newt From Over nounced yesterday that the present
Kentucky j programme for road construction
Larue county farmers are reallz-j provided for the improvement of
Ing the advantage of purebred ani-:8 28l mlleg, Hlg Dian tg t0 gpeed
mals over that of scrubs, according up work uder the original schedule
outlined ' by Secretary Edwin T.
The tumt appropriated by the
Federal Government must be match
ed dollar tor dollar by fundi from
the State treasuries, except in States
where more than S per cent of the
area It unappropriated public land.
to a report of County Agent J. W.
Jones. . More than 59 purebred Jer
seys have been brought Into the
county during the . past year. Sam
Keith. It. H. Mldd'.eton, Irvln
Sprowles and Barney Walters have
been the last farmers to purchase
purebred aulmals, the four of them
having obtained 24 registered Jer
seys as additions to "their herds.
Campbell county farmers who co
operated with Couuty Agout II, F.
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