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lv JULY 15, 1921
AGRICULTURAL NEWS NOTES
United States Department of Agriculture
State A. & M. College Extension Service
q, B. Dunlap, Miss Fannie Buie
County Agent Home Dem. Agt.
. .... t'-p News 1b glad to
1,1 . .i. u.nnrtmpnt unv Item
1""' ..orinlnlntr to farm
Frcu .' ut tint is reaulred 1b ac-
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IMU'K V WORMS
jjly 1st, 1921.
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ThP h"t preen worm or the
.nttcn 'i h"ier belnB ery ln"
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he ,,.( Thl- larva developes In
o a fin.- ! 'iiiticiflv which lays Its
.ff (,!"' r.i ' "' Je eiue oi
The t'"' control for it is the
pairrrt . - li.i icn lately aavisea
o )ou f" '"H control of the cot-
M tell wiit I " ,nIB ,s u8eil lul-
ily ifce c n Minnie borer. It will
mi hate .-' i l1" advised for the
reev!' If l" foi tne weevil, it
nil frr''1 ! practically all leaf eat-
7h. in "- v men ou sent is para-
titzai -ImMig that its parasites are
lreaih twining on it so it may be
iat it i-..' tot i,e vey serious later
Tin I' ' "'- works on cow peas
ltd can'Mi ! )n
Very truly yours,
Wi'Mv ( roil Repoit
Tt !'' 'f oat i generally low,
n ! t)-. report satisfactory
Wit. P. r' tut us from harlev
h'-hir:. i mpvp ery well with the
Wr .: ' "- torn Is growing
er. f. 'i ! casting ears are on
Th' i (lonroneo noted In the
Ijcl'r until in the cotton
eld- -'! '.iimi are eaulplng
. i. .. ii. o calcium nfpnnto
lofii"' !'! ciop. Chopping is
i" I V 'ii.iMni! hfailwnv nmr.
The li-.i Uf.ilfn crop Is making
aril trow ii
V '.''- 11' t. -udan crass, nen.
iat nr.I , I nMioi crops continue
Ic'ct iw'i -.-,,,1,0 vjtprmelon and
aua'itip. ,. lino, but the com-
Whl m,i tin nnt bp rpnrtv tnr
iThan tr., , n-. Tomato bllcht is
IrfiE .i.-i - ihmtL'o in places. Many
Te r '"! i ip -iPL-ntables for winter
Th" 'ir-t car load of nenchps
uU.n "Ii'm.piI nnles are rlnen-
tpr,Tl km.' .hipmonts hae begun.
leewriMn.. now ilpe include Yel.
c 7'nn-i.innt, Maiden Blush.
:tnti- K.iM-. White and Sweet
Pippint. i f r.ittlp continues In thn
ojtti.vtt. muntl's. Live sfncV Is
1 ci nl " tuition, but Is beginning
r i' p.i.i,, i,v stable files: un.
'' ii.i' r" ami rotting straw are
"-" r.ii ., repetition of last year's
!"i,.p -Mr be expected. Pastures
it" ah -i normal.
'tl'iii (.niueis Pmnnrinir
Th' n,!,,' ma Cotton Grower's
fwn,i, i, j, ja(je plans for col-
IfCtMll ilk. line Iho onttnn nf It-
fSMti ., i,- ,,,, , . .. . ,
- ...,-. ,x7..., hum uuvau
l.ili (' !i,nIr pvnorlpnrp In mt-
t his 1 1 . p . ng.iL'ed to act as sell.
ItCai". ' .l,., v hnln l.n.k ,.t
till' Oils lu,,.. ,.., .
'( I.' "Illl , r,. I t.1 . . -
. ' "nn in ms pit ri Ul
l i mis j ear, we nae
F 1,r' ' follllll.lln nt ttinn nlhur
l"l ' ' l L . . .
" "' according to me
'' L i. 'llln..a vnw.- .u-
tr.J -MJI UJ lf
-Jl n i Ml" crop. In Snutbonst
F'l" hi ., ...
"" 'oniiitlon is lepoited
' " 'ti of normal, while in
THE DtTBANT WKPgf vjf
the Southwest part the condition is
but 48 per cent, and the North 56.
The fatate average is 59 per cent.
Compared with the preceding
year, there was less ltv..,(i, ..
8., ihl lTnlted Statea b' neafy
-v U.I.UUU ueau, January j, 1921.
Milk cows had decreased 298,000
or 1.3 per cent. '
Other cattle had decreased 1,880,-
wu, or i.z per cent.
Swine had decreased 5,078,000, or
7.1 per cent.
Sheep had deciensed 2,047,000, or
i.i per cent.
These figures nf the n..t. .
of Agriculture show the shrinkage
iu iivcmocK up to January 1 of this
year. The rate of this Bhrinio., i-
the livestock supply has increased if
anything in the last 5 months Be.
iween tnese factors and high freight
rates, many stockmen will go to the
wall unless prompt teller is forth
coming. Hpeclman Of Click Beetle
L-. H. Curley who lives near Ro
berta brOUUht In Inst tvpplr n n,l.
that was Identified as one of the
small varieties of Click Deetle. which
is found on cotton foliage He was
oi me opinion that perhaps the
beetle was puncturing the cotton
forms llkp n wpovll Mi................
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amination revealed that the Beetle
is noi or tne type that affect the
foliage of vegetation but that it de
posits a larvaae which hatch the wire
worm, and that this worm pioceeds
to get at vegetation fiom the root.
War. Thrw Pn Shoit Couim-
Farm Agent Tiunlan ami Home
Demonstrator Miss Bule are plann
ing big on a three-day summer short
course in all the demonstration
work, which it U hoped to be able to
noid some time in August, and when
several specialists fiom A. & M.
College will be present to instruct In
vaiious blanches It is planned to
hold the course right following the
Boy Scout encampment on the same
giound and with the same equ!p'nm
When finally arranged, those wishlne
to attend will be furnished tents and
cot, but will, of course, h.v.e to pro
vide their own meals
fVmisc Is Approved
Faint Acent Dtinlnp announces
this week the approval bv officials
of a plan, wherein credits obtained
in Agilculture Domestic Science and
Composition, under a rtirriculm
worked out by the Co-operntlve Dem
onstration Work, under which the
faun agent woil.s, will applv as
credits toward State Eiphth (iinde
diplomas and Normal School diplo
mas. The plan has the approval of
County Superintendent Cunningham.
President Bennett and State Superin
New One Wanting In
Following the organization of the
Bryan County Live Stock (.rowers'
Association here, manv cattle and
hog raisers are applying for mem
bership In the association. As stat
ed In thee columns last week, the
association will hold a pure-hied
stock sale here August 18 and on the
18th of September and October, when
pure-bred Holstein cattle, and Poland-China
and Duioc.Jersev hog'
will be auctioned.
Placed, and which are as clean u
a QOUBe. and convnnlnnt In ......
pect The directors were surprised
and greatly pleased at the handsome
snowing made on the place.
Sweet Clover For Pasture
On his big farm near Platter,
Frank Wolden hns tu.oniv.ri.,.. .....
, ...... ..,, ....ij-ii, a nun
of sweet clover. He keeps it pastur-
:u conBianuy with twenty-five head
of cattle and they hardly make an
Impression on the cloves, and thrive
well on It. Frank plans to let It seed
this year and thresh the seed for
making a larger pasture next year.
Incldentlally he has a one-ncre straw
berry patch which he will enlarge to
five acres next year, a splendid vine
yard and raised pure-bred Jersey
cows and Barred-Rock chickens. He
also has 40 acres of peas planted
In alternate rows with corn which
Is looking fine.
mem and died. These damaged
squaies contalnlnc the lnrvnno nr
KKs have either fallen to the ground
"' me foliage of the plant, and when
hee hatch out we will have another
and Inreer rrnn nf a.1ult waawii. ...i
these will follow out the destructive
program of their ancestors. If cot
ton growers will plow their cotton
rll-'rit now and plow It as often as
Po-dble, every week preferably, the
8'lrrlng of the soil will cover the
fallm forms containing the larvaae
r eggs, and Instead of hatching
th second crop of weevils will not
mature hut will die under ground.
Experience has also Bhown that the
watmer the weather becomes andj
the drier the soil the more Indus.
trlnuslt the cotton should be plowed.
Sweet Potatoes, bu.
Dry Salt Sides - ....
Hams, . .
Pork Sausage -Mixes
Steak, round .. ...
Steak, loin .
Mutton - ..
lionet r, lump ..
Roast, flat rib . . .
Roaht, standard rib .
" LOCAL MARKETS a
Directors VMt Hor- Farm
When the directors of the Live
Stock Association met beie last week,
G. B. Dunlap took them all for a vis
It to the splendid hog farm of Julian
Jay just west of town. Julian and
E. C. Ten ell as paitners have on
the place some of the finest Duroc-
Jersey hogs ever brought to Oklaho
ma, about slt head of them In all,
and Julian knows how to look after
them. They gave a big patch of
rape pasture on which the ted bovs
tlulve and grow veiv iapidlv Thcv
have several farrowing pens, In
which the sows about to farrow aSe.
To (Jet Rid of Vine Pcto
There have been a good many of
tne socalled Stink Bugs or Pumpkin raid Prodncer
uuB lounu in tnis county lately. Corn
tnese pests suck the life from the n.ni.
Mne of pumpkins, water melons etc. Cotton Seed
"i destroy mem in shoit order. Hens .
specimens have been found In the Trim.
fine garden of Mrs. H. M. Coon, west Tnrw
of town and she Bavs thev are mln. P.itvoJ
ing the garden. They were identl- Fat Cows
uen a8 Anasa Trlstls or Stink Bug Vat Hogs
"i i-unipKin iiug, ny Pror wickham
at the Normal. Prof Wickham gives
us the following method of ridding
gardens of the pests, which go in
families or large bunches. The
method of controlling them is to
watch the vines until one vine is cov.
ered with them, then cover the vine
and bug with mosquito netting, sat
urate with kerosene and burn. The
pests usually all center attack upon
one vine at a time and this Is found
o be the best method of combattlnc
lecturing To Teachers
Mls Norma llrumbauEh. of A. &
M. College, is here this week giving
lectures and demonstrations in con
nection with the farm demonstra
tion work, to the niral school teach
ers attending the Normal school. On
the program Is a practical demoml ra
tion of canning.
This Is Plowing Time
According to some of our most
successful farmer", right now Is the
bet time to begin turning the oats
stubble under with a turning plow.
Foi one reason the stubble furnish
es a lot of added vegetable matter
to the soil and enriches It, a crop of
noxious weeds that aluavs snrlni:
up In stubble are destroed, the lai-
vaae of a lot of insect pests are al
so destroyed, and n fine seed bed Is
formed for a cover crop that may be
used for w inter pasture, which can
tinned under In the spring thereby
giving the land a double treatment
of humus, which Is decavlng vet",
Plow Cotton To Kill WVevils
Numeious expeilments over a per
iod of ears, have shown the bfst
antidote for boll weevlla Is constant
plowing of the cotton that is so In
fested. The News farm editor re
quested Farm Agent Dunlap to muKe
a statement for publication setting
out the proven method of combatting
the weevil, and he gives It to us
substantially as follows: The firt
crop of adult weevils have lived thHr
life cvcle. They have punctured the
squares, deposited the larvaae in
20c 4T 25c
. 3c3 l-2c
. 3c 5c
- . 3c
1 ten Hides .
Sugai . . 7C
Navv Beans . .... 7c
I.itna Beans 10c
Svrup 60c 70c
Dried Peaches 20c
Corn Meal, 26 lb .
(ranges, doz. .
Bananas, doz. ....
Eu.s . .
Coin Chops, cwt.
.Mill Bun Bran. cwt.
Phi rts. cwt. . .
Cotton Seed Meal, cwt.
Prairie Hay, bale -
6 3-4 c
. ... $1.60
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Good to Choice
Fair to Good
Common to Fair
Calve and Yearlings:
KANSAS CITY LIVE STOCK
Matket compared with
day. Cattle 25e higher
higher. Sheep steady.
Good to Choice Fed $7,
Fair to Good Fed 7
Common to Fair 6
Best heavy graspers. 6,
Common to Medium.. 6,
Feeder : '
Good to Choice 6.50 7.00
Common to Good ..... 4.50 6.25
Good to Choice . ..,, 6.00
Common to Good 4.00
Stock Cows & Heifers 3.25
Stock calves . 4.50
Stock bulls 3.00
Good to Choice ... 5.00
Fair to Good 3.76
Common to Fair m . 3.00
Canners . .. . 1,50 ft
. 6.50 7.M
Veals, Fair to good 6.60 I.M
Veals, Common to fair 3.009 CM
Killers 3.08 4.M
Bolognas $2,609 S.M
Light 9.560 .T
Heavy 9.40O .i
Packing Sows 7.76 S.M
Pigs 8.50 t.M
Spring lambs, Cull
Wethers .. -. . .
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