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; m Æ ■ i'tV « ! ; ' ■ Sß 3É s. USE THIS CULTIVATOR t 0 ! The forward-looking farmer—cultivating with a Ford Tractor equipped with a Dearborn Rear Attached Cultivator is sure of a clean crop. This cultivator follows the tractor accurately. There's no neck-tiring watching of gangs down under you. Your eyes are well ahead, just as in plowing, planting or mowing. You get a better cultivator for less money because the Ford Tractor's triple quick-attaching replaces bolts and nuts for mounting; and Ford Tractor built-in Hydraulic Touch Control replaces levers and springs on the cultivator. For fast, effective killing of weeds to increase your yields and profits, ask your Ford Tractor dealer to demonstrate this equipment. DEARBORN MOTORS CORPORATION • DETROIT 3, MICHIGAN Dearborn Rear Attached Cultivator This cultivator comes with either rigid shanks, illustrated above, or spring shanks (illustrated below, right.) Spacing is easily adjusted for two rows of corn, cotton, tobacco, etc., and many vegetable crops. One-minute attaching and detaching save time when time means money. FARM EQUIPMENT I T V; T ms I Dearborn Spring Shank Cultivator, companion to the Rigid Shank Cultivator in large picture. Es pecially good in stony, root-filled or weedy soil. See your Ford Tractor dealer now • • • GET A DEMONSTRATION • • • Try this type of cultivation. Your nearby Ford Tractor dealer will gladly demonstrate the Ford Tractor and Dearborn Rear Attached Cultivator; then, judge for yourself. See or phone him now. 7 /// 7/4 ium im mix... 1 mu mmi m mu i . It Takes Extra Care , Equipment , B«f Grade 'A' Production Pays By JERRY LESTER • • • FRANK RAWLINGS, Sheridan, county, Wyoming, has been in the dairy business only five years but has learned that selling grade "A milk is well worth while despite the extra care and equipment required. The first thing necessary was a bam. He figured that if a barn was to be built it might as well be planned for a minimum of work in milking and cleaning. He picked a conventional milking parlor design •I MM V -f m I l 1 *, a It isn't necessary to open this door into the parlor by hand. It works by a rope pull from inside but Frank Rawlings shows the concrete walk-ways and a corner of the loafing shed built on to the barn. ■ A * /v k. I I ■ •* s li £ % , ■ - ■ —Montana Farmer-Stockman Photos A milking machine is hooked up inside the modern six-stall parlor. * Ford Tractors Dearborn Farm Equipment Authorized Distributor in Montana and Northern Wyoming WYMONT TRACTOR & EQUIPMENT COMPANY Billings Great Falls There is an authorized dealer in your community... see him for your farm equipment needs. but has added many labor-saving features at a comparatively low cost. The milking parlor has stalls for six cows at a time and three milking machines are used. The other three cows are either being prepared for milking or stripped while three are being milked. The bam cost about $5,000 with about $1,000 of this for labor on the concrete ' work. The concrete floors are four to six inches thick and have built-in gutters and drains. A water type cooler is used, but a walk-in refrigerator is planned in the future. The rate of milking in the bam is about 24 cows an hour. So the herd of 27 are taken care of in about 70 minutes. The cows are milked at 5:30 in the morning and 4:30 in the afternoon. They produce about 70 gallons of milk per day. The rate of pay at the time of this visit was $1.35 per pound of butter fat. The dairy herd now totals 35 head and 27 were being milked at the time of this visit. He is a member of the Sheridan county dairy herd improveemnt association and herd tests at that time showed 4.8 to 5.2 percent butterfat. Rawlings went into the grade "A" business as soon as the milking parlor was finished last year.