Title: Agricultural field notes
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00086632/00074
 Material Information
Title: Agricultural field notes
Physical Description: v. : ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company -- Agricultural Department
Publisher: Agricultural Dept., Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co.,
Agricultural Dept., Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co.
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Publication Date: February 1, 1945
Frequency: monthly[aug. 1947-]
biweekly[ former nov. 1941-july 1947]
Subject: Agriculture -- Periodicals -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Agriculture -- Periodicals -- Southern States   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
Dates or Sequential Designation: 1 (Nov. 15, 1941)-
Dates or Sequential Designation: Ceased in 1948?
Numbering Peculiarities: Volume enumeration begins with: Vol. 2, no. 9 (May 1, 1943).
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00086632
Volume ID: VID00074
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 45625504
alephbibnum - 002665095
lccn - sn 00229155

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tt 4ia*Mani a altowey, Agrnosbtat at the 4arM&
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Jl ManiNWa wel .*es forage crop for Florida aM 4
*14'S Miateuat handicap is that it mature sued t
a WsWatisf^a ya seed erops iave not generally been pzodu6d a
tae of Gaineovilla, Yloridao 1r. aitchey says that hairy, &i4
' y ylaow lina- reqairaemft grows fairly well on modest
n aut dae best c fertile sandy loam. Although no detail
mgoalfboaw4ress ve been sadea he says appreetable. S
<^a? apptiateai tue aiofevWrphapshate and potqi. Hp <
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pb .* fahCk D rascimoaades p3arnting from Warch 'tir
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e a-bJ nspmrvy. r say's when out while still young (2 A/i 3 t
IUt to 2 tons -.per er* t.f dy lay of good quality can be &mi
4-4 .IRVftBT P Veaniul*tt, Distrist Qoaservationist with th ieNWi 6
BrpWtr trtt thie Sfarmws in larion CouAty, wloritda,
A tadiwg 't npl6 waith very satisfactory results.
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6";.-1: a;- i te Pat botk l"cw & Sale sohaduled to be held hq"r'
*. l a n 2 9aa 23, at the Gentral Florida State Farmers prk4 st sj
spa, Ma to V galia, Chirman of the Show & iale. Itt'.
4- te i fe are the )2orgost and. interest nore widespread th n r
: A-" '.i M bitry oifthe wbh'w The battle will be entered and oBaesified .
'I NA l OayT, february 21. Thy will be judged tae following day by Dr.l &
UPh'laitewa with the Aniral HIabeanry Department of the University of
0' 4 ae ,P ,rae~ i are being offered again this year, and winners will rie'.
A.. wI lOsat the Basquet which will be held on Thursday evening. Sqf.*
e* .- SI*ak.wiUV take place on Fridzy, starting at 1000 o*elook. s
St it& ualSI stoors aad heifera (participation open to all exhibit
.. :b.-e- b *d d fed individuals, pen of three, and oarLot of fiftea. .
"*:' ~:b sf-i Dision is provided again this year for feasers who
." .0 t e fter fii dtal3 of this popular breed. Separate elasees for V.A :
4 A u-lmbbe.r. are also provided as well as contests for judging, 1,.
e' m 4-H Ia.-lmsa OlhsPr. ....

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b*e^- BOStdLam dj5 ftte 3.cOkfae Watermaln A Nor PMarium
ty towe wiia'.s Ws publication gives the origin of the WM
cBcbse" Moso of its vLuale horticultural oharaotersae a suggest
.1nt 1a r"aMM and others Snterested obtain sopy of the Bulletin frOn
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r Ip bW1 The growing of sweet potatoes in this fsedti
-k greaat possibilities, in the opinion of Carl Houak, Lee County
.~I ta w'epr.alJ. years been enoouraging the growing of the arp b 'e"p
*0Ltfl thai thi is o" of the earliest shipping areas in the country"
in this eana plant their seed stock in Septomber to produce draws for,
Sin Otober aid November* These produce vines for setting the comurer$4t
in February and early March. Mr. Houck says By setting our vines in
as. earty larch we are able to dig in June and early July, at which tim. V
fi little coampettion. Our Yields will run approximately 125 bma.sheg
bo.ugh aim gmowtzS hae reported yields as high as 200 busheld. *g*t5 ^
S'Whaw~ve a or4 mot of our potatoes ooally and within the State, a-.1 tln; "'
a alt t desad f lor them at that season of the year. Orovers a *,
.sa--bAest fae atosek f nit 1. porto ioo obtainable from Louitiames
ire producing a good quality product. mr. Hleuk e y s that .t .la'
the first nlid Oat a aweet potatoes from lee Qounty, which he be~
m.a thifsflt seli* ar tMat ars.-ery been shipped from thi s area t
tAn late iJne and thep erOrra er*a adm vary ustUtaastory price .


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