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Erie and Edith Simpson, Owners Be sure to give both NEW and OLD postoffices when you change address. -ATTENTION WINTER WHEAT GROWERS CERTIFIED ITANA FOR SALE Fradaces 3 to S bo. more. Cleaned, toasted and sacked—to.06 per bn. J. 1. SINDELAR 1415 Lake Ebne Pfcaoc AL 2-3773 Billing*. Moalana PAPTS SAVE 6t% to 75% linile Shipped Anywhere mWmmtf TRAILER AXLES /InVM WHEEL ASSEMBLIES > ANY KIND 4 Hl/JO Complete Line W Paris i— ■*-^ J Far Cara and Tracks NEW * USED Corl Weissmon & Sons, Inc. Phoae GL 3-0301 313 4th St. S. Great Fails, Maslans Applying Fertilizer (Continued from page 1) treble super phosphate per acre. That's enough to carry the alfalfa through three crops. Then the land should be plowed down and fallowed with corn or small grain. Phosphorus stimulates root develop ment and results in a more vigorous and healthy plant. It aids in seed de velopment and hastens maturity of Fertilization equipment some crops, or the services of a commercial ap plicator should be as readily available to the irrigated farm operator as his automobile. More Nitrogen In my contacts with farmers I find that they are now applying more nitro gen in the fall, along with phosphate, than in previous years. When liquid or gaseous fertilizers are applied by soil injection or dry fertilizer is broad cast and plowed down there is little loss of nitrogen on medium or heavy textured soils. Small grains, corn, sugar beets, po tatoes and irrigated pasture crops have relatively high nitrogen require ments. When these crops follow on land that has just been plowed out of alfalfa or clover or has received a liberal application of manure, the nitrogen requirement is reached by 30 to 50 per cent. Soil to a farmer is like a horse to a bulldogging cowboy. As the cowboy must know his horse, so the farmer must know his soil. To know your soil better have it analyzed. This can tell you the soil reaction (pH), avail able nitrogen, available phosphoric acid, potash, or possibly the soluble salt content for determining the needs for the particular crop you plan to grow. The new Betzes barley crop is mov ing to market and the tempo will in crease. Some may wonder whether or not the quality of their crop is accept able. The guesswork is largely re moved when a sample representative of each individual lot is submitted to Marketing Malting Barley the Montana Grain Inspection Labora tory for a "preliminary malting grade determination. This will tell you the protein content, percent of plump ker nels, percent skinned and broken, per cent dockage as well as other import ant grading factors. 9» First of all, only the variety Betzes is recommanded in Montana as a malting barley. Don't try to mix or blend varieties to improve grade. Or, for that matter, do not blend or be very careful about blending different lots of Betzes. Low Protein The protein content for a good malt ing barley should be below 12.5 per cent. Higher protein lots are some times acceptable if other quality fac tors are in line. But remember—the lower the protein the better it normally is for malting. The per cent of plump kernels on top of the 5/64th inch sieve should be 80 per cent or better for top malting quality. Thin barley is not wanted for malting. The per cent of skinned and broken kernels should be under 5 per cent but certainly not over 10 per cent. If it is over 10 per cent there's something wrong with your combine operation. Only bright, clean, disease-free bar ley is used for malting. There should be ne evidence of frost damage as this will reduce germination. Marketing is as important a func tion today as your methods of pro duction. Know and understand quality factors as one step to maximize your returns. Controlling Weeds (Continued from page 1) TEA, at 20 pounds per acre has given near 100 per cent kill of leafy spurge, Russian knapweed and toadflax. Ten pounds per acre has been enough for control of field bindweed or morning glory. This chemical will sterilize the soil about one cropping season; how ever, it does not kill most grasses. TEA should be applied in a high vol ume of water—at least 160 gallons per acre. The high volume of water helps to take the chemical into the soil and less is tied up on foliage. Results have been better where there is Uttle foliage and the chemical can be applied to nearly bare soil. h I i • Pelleted Forms Both of these treatments, the high rates of 2,4-D or 2,3,6-TBA, can be made with dry materials. Both chemi cals are sold in dry form and can be applied in pelleted form. This type treatment may be more practical in some areas, where it is difficult to reach with a sprayer. The pelleted material can be broadcast by hand and no equipment is needed. The percent of plants killed has been about equal with either dry or liquid material, as long as the same amounts of basic material is applied. The dry treatments are somewhat more expen sive than the same amount of basic chemical in liquid form. All treatments for control of peren nial weeds should be followed up with lighter rates of 2,4-D for several sea SO ns following. There are millions erf seeds in the soil, under a patch of weeds. You can kill the old plants, but unléss seedlings are controlled, the area will be infested again in one br two years, Lighter rates of 2,4-D (2 to 3 pounds per acre), will usually kill most seed lings. Follow-up treatments should be made for 3 or 4 years after thé old in festation is killed out. After that the area should be checked frequently for new seedlings. AH treatments mentioned here arc eligible for AGP cost-sharing in. most counties of Montana. Fifty per cent of the chemical cost and 50 per.çent of the cost erf application wiU be paid back to the farmer in cost-sharing payments. However, it is necessary that he sign up for these practices in the spring and that a representative of the AGP check tue areas before and after the treatment is made. ffl ytt 5f & j. am •4$ tM«r "Don't yon think your ventilating Ian is a little large? »