Title: Agricultural field notes
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 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: September 15, 1945
Frequency: monthly[aug. 1947-]
biweekly[ former nov. 1941-july 1947]
monthly
regular
 Subjects
Subject: Agriculture -- Periodicals -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Agriculture -- Periodicals -- Southern States   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
 Notes
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: VID00089
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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at 4ikwk. swe pwotatoes anoter y.ers, Rtmo t. EIWUos arraftWd W6
*44 ks W Coufty Agen v to V. to. LlWAana wd bW tsr then a maz'ba
het POlft.Eims availables A ca containing approxnlmt.2.) O00 basimeI ft
bm retoatd, and the potatoes MJvg be"z dolivrod to growers who viwt1*
tho to prohoss dw feorw setting the orop* The sood potato ar s of*.
dfeloPed bT Ifr. Jub C. 01llr, Had of Horticultural Rosoarp L=344ja0
Otate VakiywuLityl ie Is noted far arnd wido for hsi outstanding aOc UiAA%*
01t. br oaodg and s1.stlag ilUrorod strain of swevt potato 0.I
40t ca betud mat1 oyf atIWit I (OOmmasly. called Ooppor skin) awl
obtali sWdtb a inell Vntity of ICo ather promaising stom ne for tst

hsrding to @oamtV Agent lbusk the ipawral prastieo of gt.e.P.
thisa atom JW to bod their potatoes ia BOptmabOr wbhio produwo drag' tOr
Unsg in CiOtobor and Nory.mbere These era oarriod through the iia*Gr and VIRV.-
Me out to not the win Orop in Fobruary and oarly Iaroh. Tho crop is Imam
vostod in Juan before row crop potatoes are evailablo in other oourzar pI*3 v
dusing actious. $`or this reason, we. Houck beliovaa tbot eo3t potinaa
be made an Aloertant sourso of inomi to growors in this area4


Gooking -swot potatoes in tho ovon or kottlo without powlLsg sa ftws:
Vitamin m as wU4 as tim.. Tests sbow that whon bckod or boiled without pwmb,.,
ng sweeoot potatoes rtamn groan 69 to f3 por eont of their VIt-min Os
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AU11iM, MA. A misAkbaw tiars aan LWnO#.ae thair corn YAIAi&Wv
yoer by pLantiag votdh, Auftz.n p4a5s and bue lupine this fal3 m#y P
Ua'.Ys lAW41to AgoAmist. Mli roerord show that tofamaa who mi
2,puioS -in thoir sroppin&. qrstom make 30 to 50 bushels of earn pow aeffs
Oftor yeago. lb says -thaso leguIrs. should boe p1antod betwoon Saptomnbor I
04t4bor L$ an-d Met Va. vpLoaor amoant of eood to us* per aore IA 2O u 0
094miry cr mAO4ih vaibj 3#UM)O Otip ofiUWAth Or W&JUinzUtGtot 00i o
twat, 40 pounds of O&aqr poan in the Mack Bolt, anid so-to V podund
waine Ia', south Alabao. $a reeomunad the application of 300 to
poomads of maPOapo osp O tendm 50 pounds of vi4to4, of potash, or 40 1&
'pounds of bas ibs& and ml3 pound. ot uaviat of p~i*sh pea QoW0


'Postur affords tho ahanpast faed for livostook, and now LiE aig
to pteaat an abunitne. of saiall Vewins and winter leagums for wiinter and spsjel
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Amamnl Moting of W l W
HeeUo4uWA* LM f 1 tio ald rn at teb AAfabilt Hotel on OWtepr 3,.:!
ear 4, sUiagtn to veemb amou eat of Baya- d 7. Fnoyd, Soea+ot On a*
eant of snerawatt retriaticis an onswvtieass during tho war t)e USo dSt
am*llUd its a-wv muunaq ag-hal at le etgula tUti last "p la- but
mulatg a sr pa rmoaI t these rosttritions taI Mwsative CoymLttoo 6 ..,
Sto bold UrNA m"atiag s this ftUn, thia l saaiainOt A Uwrok roaord r a ,&
Madwl aemtiag atSh yyor dimeo the fsoioty was organised S8 yanrs asgo, U.N '
et theo se timo and pUsa will be the Krome moria Intituto whith doea
Sawdoed ajagoos, and other aub'4ropisal fruits, and tho Vogotablo gs9 iona 4o
th) Goiofty, This is a orxitoal period in tho hortioultaro of tho Steto and
may problems of intorost to growers will bo discussod. Soorotary Floyd sayes
*.Nw that you have gas agaia, a chaceo is givon you to load up tho family la
the old bus and sons to Orando to onjoy yoursolros and to hoar a lot -a. a4.
drtssos tiht vl bto of valnX to you, to visit with your friends from other
perts of the tat4, and to sap exporlonooe. We ave a good strong IAn4 |
mLttke that -I in ohango c arrangemonts, and they plan to put an a lot Mat -.
tibits Sad demonstrations in vhioh you will be intorosted.*
W. F. 8. Jamlatn, Chairman of the Vogotnblo Soction has soat out
eapios of a tentative program for his Sootion that shows a widow range of tiMUL
rbjoots will be diesussode Among tho mttors slated for disoussieon bF
parts th toi rospootivo lines arose treatment to broak dormanoy in sad .pot *a
toos, rood ooltro in plant bods, use of new organism ftugicidos on o. a h _l:..
fbors, and tomatoes, uoe of minor eloments on vogotablos, eabbago f ltiz~s d '
tion on sandy soils, irrAgation, awoot corn vnriltios, promising now wmges i
wriotios, control of nseoots and disonsoe, tho uso of DDT, production pVw- '
in Manateoo county, on tho maok land, and along the Goorgia Const,.


Soil tehnologists say 4loar cwter soops into the ground 10 %tUon
faStor than naddy watore Iepiag the ground oovored with crop residues at
s ver orops helps oloar water soak into the soil instead of muddy water a .- .
ning off land"


lUi I A, c t M loktlo watrmelon dovolopod by Dr. M. N.
Walkp h whilo with tho "*termolon & Grapo Invostigations Laboratory hore, and uor
losod by tho Forida Agricultural xporimont Station about throo yocrs agoe
still tops the list of promising oormmroial wriotios that possess prntMr
Ijmanity to r.hrtuBm wilt which nrkoo it inprnotioablo to grow popular vrwt ftUJ
aebh as Oannon bal and Tom Watson on land that has grown watornmloan in --La '
yoar Roaults of attain taets this year by Dr. G. L larris, fnt IF
it Charge of tho Lebortory show that three othor wilt rosistant stratra U4 e
ialtivoly high yields of good avorago sises, but one of those seooe to be tot
lt. in maturing, another has a gray rind, while th third has whito sr : at :
of whioh obhrastoriateos are against those strains attaining importa.nso an *
msrini veriotios. The Blnokleo has a dark green exterior oolor, thin butk' : '"
rad which unkos i a good shippor, solid, weoets bright rod flash, with t ,
soed. Zts quality is ond to nono amnog sommoroeil nriotiose it sIt a to
be a fow days later in maturing than the Oannon Ba1& and ntLfea along vt wth
theo Wctecv By ar teomtia and thorough prsuang theo avrago aise of UAle:a tI
vested comparos favorably wt the Oannoa Ball and *.tsone In tho st j a l i ,,
at tho Laboratory this yor on both old and now land the Brlckloo demon~ rntln
its ability to withstead V marliw wilt on old land, while O nnon Ball and WtoL
were prnaetially doetroyod by this disease on old land.




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