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CHAS. A. GREEN
JEWELER & OPTICIAN
CALDWELL, IDAHO
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This however, will have
to be determined by actual experi
the plant.
ments.
[ JAMES WITHYCOMBE.
I Director and agriculturist, Oregon
Agricultural college, Corvallis.
Does it Pay to Spray?
I The question has been asked a
j good many times and as often an
! wered, yet we find quite a number
[ of orchards, both large and small,
I whose owners do not pay much at
tetion to spraying for the codling
moth, scale and many other insects
which should be looked after very
carefully. When asked why they ne
[gleet this very important work, their
'Answer is "It don't pay," or 'can't af
ford to get the necessary equipment,'
; tod in some instances some one will
tty, "Well, why don't the inspector
come and tell me to spray." Now
for the benefit of all who are inter
ested in growing fruit in this state,
Wd especially of those who are in
I different and negligent in attending
I to this very important work, we de
[ *fre to call your attention to the
f enormous loss to the fruit grower
I «ach year from the ravages of in
| eects and fungi, such losses being
I krgely due to the careless and in-!
' Afferent fruit
grower
I The estimated loss to our orchard
I from insects and fungi annually is
I from $300,000,000 to $500,000,000;
I tod that 75 per cent of this amount,
I or from 225 to 375 millions can be
I Mved by judicious spraying is an
I «"disputed fact. Is the effort to save
;ti ls vast sum worth the time and
orchardist?
I *®st to the individual
„„ also think
growing fruit
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Ipe think it is,
|p er y person who is
either for the market or for his own
j 086 should inform the himself as to
^means and methods to successful
l> Check the evil which threatens
and we
®" e of the great industries of the
While the de
[ Pacific
; «fred
Northwest.
results can be obtained from
use of
I the
proper fungicides and in-,
and may be applied in va
(«»«-ays. !t,s an established tact,
aver, that unless the spray ma
ls avenly distributed the best j
can not be obtained.
; Our experience in the orchard has
IJ *? 1 us that the finer the mist (re
[^llng a heavy fog) the more
L r ° u Sh the work, and we believe
lft e Zn XPerienced up-to-date orchard
agree with us when we make
«tatement that the ideal spray
the
or mist cannot be produce with low
pressure, even when the best of noz
We are convinced
our or
j zles are used,
that the time has come when
chardists must pay more attention
to the spraying of their orchards
and we are satisfied that a uniform
high pressure machine should be
used, a pressure that will drive the
drive the spray into the bark with
sufficient force to penetrate every
part of the tree, but with the use of
a high pressure machine do not be
deceived by the idea that one nozzle
is just as good as another.
The orchardist should endeavor to
select a machine which can be re- !
fine spray into the calyx,
though it be partly or wholly closed.
Also when spraying for scale the
pressure should be great enough to
Even
lied upon to furnish a steady high
pressure all the time, and with the
aid of the most efficient nozzles he
j should go into the orchard with the
determination to succeed.
Truly yours,
G. S. FAUROT.
New Potatoes, June 11.
Fred Sundman, the grower of
prize winning vegetables, near Cald
well, had new potatoes on the mar
l ket June 11. The varieties were
Northern Beauty and Early Six
Mr. Sundman says the fro
earliest potato he has
Weeks.
mer is the
and is of excellent quality.
Every reader will hejoice to leain
that John D. Rockefeller has received
three car-loads of maple trees an
shrubbery which he will plant on both
sides of the new $ 100,000 public road
that he has just laid out from Pocan
The trees,
tico to North Tarrytown.
which cost $4,000, will e S ° P J
that when they have grovn
; tain height they will (orm an arch
the highway. This will make a
over
beautiful drive.
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from near Nampa,
H. H. Mossman warden
was in Caidwel
'truck, ^"erytrly The
rnary and matu ^ w<m(Jer and
varieties " - Mossm an has a
Early I ' +U w herries the varie- j
half acie m - 1 Hood River and ;
ties beinS e ° t ' t0 enlarge his !
Jumbo. ^ ^uit and also to j
planting extensively of grapes, ifji
plant: W 1 « convince him that ;
his mvesug profitable. He
this frui ^
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Established 1892
Canyon County Abstract Company
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