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Our Gold H Ycdal Seed Oats will produce twice H the cost of the seed; then it costs H you nothing after you raise the big H crop you can sell it for more money H than Common Oats. M Gold Medal Seed Oats, $3.00 per H 100 pounds. H VOGELER SEED CO. H Salt JUke City Utah. RGRIGULTURE FARM PRODUCTS OF UTAH. No man in the Statu of Utah is better authority on matters pertain ing to agriculture throughout th's commonwcnlth than is Prof. John A. Widtsoe, president of the Agricultur al College of Utah. Mr. Widtsoe is a specialist in this line. He has trav eled for the past number of years through the state and is perfectly fa miliar with soil and clamatic condi- CAMPBELL SUB -SURFACE PACKERS Wo nro tlio solo (fiCSXZZA Tills Is manufacturers MMflF the ona ol tins famous H that you J feub-burfaco Packer, havo heard tlio only 0110 r everyone talk- made. fntr nbout. 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The people have such confidence in his opinions relative to agriculture that hundreds of thousands of dollars have been invested in dry sage brush ridges throughout the state during the past few years, as a result of which the resources of Utah have been augmented by the addition of s most valuable industry that of ar id farming. To the January number of the Railroad Red Book, Mr. Widt soe has contributed a very able and interesting article on this, subject. Since the article is based on facts and actual knowledge, an is so clear and concise in its statement, we feel that there is no subject to which we could devote space this week that would be more interesting and of more importance to our readers than this. The article is as follows; "The world at large is very much, of the opinion that Ulah is only a sun scalded area of mountainous des ert and inhabited only by coyotes, Mormons, and Indians. This opinion is fallacious and due largely to the quiet unconcern with which the good 1 coplc of Utah look upon the opin ions of the outside world. Settled in 1847 by the ilgrims of the frontier the Mormons, Utah has quietly been forging to the front iualklincs of in dustry till now it ranks" well up in importance with the other far west ern states. The majority of the people of Utah -arc followers of the faith propounded by Joseph Smith, and arcfarmcrs by inclination. The early pioneers of Utah suffered untold hardships in their farming adventures. The soil -was dr.y as dust. The summer sun was blistering hot, and the methods of farming which had been practiced .in the states from which these pio neers -came would not answer under the new condition. Nqw methods had to be devised. The sun-baked desert soil had to be watered artificially, and these sturdy pioneers corralled .the mountain streams and led their waters to the thirsty fiends, and so laid the foun dation of the great irrigation sys tems of the West, Under the in fluence of tlics waters the v:rgin fields blossomed and bore as they. had never done, and each year since JK these fields have -been yie'ding most 1 wonderful harvests. From the few W acres tilled by the first emigrants the W cultivated aces have each year spread R wider till now 2,135,900 acres have Ei ben brought under the civilizing in- ; fluence of the plow, and at the close H of the year 1907 the Utah farmers B were paid $50,000,000 for their crops, live stock and wool. f Whi'c the early pioneer had to de vise new ways of farming, and had j to educate themselves and their crops ' to the new environment, the modem farmers to the lands from which they came. The Utah 'farmers in 1907 J harvested from the sun-baked desert -, soil a crop of wheat which averaged j 2S.8 bushels per acre, while the fcr- 1 tile fields of Illinois in the same year j produced an average of 18 bushels. j and. the famous golden grain of Mm j ncsota gave but 13 bushels per acre j The wheat crop of Utah in that year j consisted of a yield of 4,637,000 bush- -" m c!s, rind paid the farmers of the stat 1 j $3,!t3 1,000 in good hard cash. ' m Utah is not looked upon as a great m corn producing state but in 1907 there jK were 11,000 acres, of corn yielding gf an average of 25.5 bushels per acre and putting $202,000 into the pockets f- of the farmers of the state. f '.The oats, barley sand rye crops of R that same year covered an area of ft 59,800,000; yielded a harvest of 2,530,- w 000 bushels and produced an income I of $1,270,000. w: 8 While grain crops arc of great im- I portancc to the farmers of Utah anl arc each year covering a greater acre- D age, the farmers make their spending money from sugar beets. In the year f mentioned beets were harvested at 1 the rate of twelve tons per acre j from 28,663 acres, which rcprcscncs more than a million and a half dol- j lnrs to the growers and were worked 1 up by five sugar factories of the state into 88,973,500 pounds of sugar. If this could have been distributed equally among the people of the United States it would give to each man, woman, boy 'and girl, a little more than a pound of pure clean granulated sugar. It represented a value of $3,9iS.ooo. The people of Utah grow their own potatoes. In 1907 there were 1,200,- 000 bushels harvested from 12,000 5 acres and represented a cash income I' BUCKLE A. SONS " ERATTTH X V1 P. O. BQ)T682 ALT .CITY-