Title: Agricultural field notes
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00086632/00101
 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: March 15, 1946
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: VID00101
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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.. 6 -B U To amp, in 'meting the crit16
am appeal las gone out from agricultural
ibm ,aand rural families wrgnlg them to co
a nhPAM in "S46 to increase the food supply.
ti m i ,st is which e said t "riag the-
11 it, wtIM to our people in ma we"aps l
pg .ti1 w*ie hw-rodueod food a as an
S OeUdrtn t war for the people of this a
re tbe W whilU supplying the best-fed fightingt
irttaB g essential food supplies to our Allies, TI.
af parts of the world and the urgent need of food
the imtpotmaee of continued effort to add to our
SA O-atiauiag progr m will be of great benefit .t.
Aa the notvMbution g rdn sake to better nutrit
'iutdoor. pihseel exercise, and relaxation from ith
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i ea PBfmine gmergeney Committee says "In releasing ma e
*l, Dother critically needed foods for shipment to sta'trvi ,'
l ae the essential part Vietory Garden production will
food for tie people of America. An abundance of Ati
S ~wpl p~rat- amh greater shipment of the foods so
4' Pted1tea*zt al Sooretary of Agrioulture have malle3id
S y ar by the Viotory Gordeners of the Nation. The
I 'asidors Viotory Garden production as one of the very l
O:f the oatiro omergenoy food program. It is a definite and
Cht a large poreontago of our oitizons can help in relioevia
taerving people of the world."
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i KS GITY, fLAi A projoot which it is beliovod wiU.
of Coastal Bormau and Pangola gmasos as important
i.e Bmba a Qo4dy tfrn is boing sponsored by J. M..
.plan cl 1a for the utilization of old Luoe
tfuraory plantiner of thoso grosseo, both of ih4kH
Sltvo .ertal 'siiew they do not inko viable eaed,
M pidd and the, op sot, Coastal ormuda dand pangusi
SAs tobatsoeol c bodea ro liborolly fortilioed and'
of frtil +ihe soil, it is anticipatod ti#t
4 growth, a nd pply mtoricl for pasturo plantingl t
sog,.ad.rports ttht Colt~bia County farprosp
u uwplba4 700 aoresa of ooprwo aMea tfv-l

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... It .I 'lSDW, 1Q. 0. Too .el bu tii b beans, Fordhook 342 and awly .' '
.^ Ml at, bkth amaug te Atl-Americn solections of superior now vagoetabemm i; -
tqin 1ew well enough established so that soed is gonaorally avacilbij o s *
r,. ndD,: r a gardeners "ho wait to grow thoa, according to oarmou t1ongg;ed'
i: 1iita St.ates Dopertaont of Agriculturo. These now Yeriotes were 4
t aWmmird al growers loss than four yoars ago. Dr. Roy 0aggrudar andI 16 B
Isatr wiLk th l Plant aIndutry Sctaion, aho developed thoso now lima~l, ea4U ,.9w
th1 rapid mnooss of the beans to their outstanding qualities and to the d644..
of farmrs and gardonors to take advantngo of improvements in yield, QoliL '- '
at. disease roeaitanoo. Thuy report that Fordhook 242 has done woll over me3!. 0;
.at tth U. 1, piaPrimrly booauso it sots pods in hot woethor much bettor t~aw :'
tO old fovaritos, including tbo original Fordhook. Tboy say it is -a oped
h -,ieO garden end iarkot lina, and that it is fino for freezing. The lWI r
i k bush lima is the oerliost of the large sooded beans, is produf tsv, as-'.
aoMtial growers liko it booause it is ready for market oarly vwha prismes ft -'
at the pqak.
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It has boon announced that a suitable spray un for applying oaid.t '
tLa~ulato the flow of olooroesi from pine trees will be available to t.trpafit.,,'
aporatoro this soason. Thoso interoetod should contact Turpentino A .oa 004
'tos, Ino., at Jaoksonvillo, Floridc., or Valdosta, Georgia .
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WASHIM IN, D. .C A now insooticide, bonxone hoxaohlorido, is nov
appearing over the horizon of tho cotton growerse world. This chomioal coM-
pound, the insect killing properties of which woro discovered by the Britiq rby
WmoS to outshine DIT in eono respoeot, as far as cotton insooets ar o onezei .a. -
osording to onatmologists with tho USBA Boll wooeil anro not readily IUk11 ., '
bf DOT, but they are readily killed by bonseno hexachlorido as shoen in fates t:
oDduacted by tho Buroau of nUtomology and Plant Quarantine. In thoso tostse .ll w,
siane hexaohlorido killed moro boll woovils moro quickly than the old stamdi ,.-by
caloium aresnate, and it also killed more cotton loaftorms, plant bu~g, oottop,*
S flahoppors, and cotton aphids than tho standard insooticidos. It is the firt
nieooticide ovor fous)l that gives promise of destroying the ball woovil, 0ottm,.
aphid and other sucking insoots at the e'mo time. No ill efforts on the oottn'...
plant -has been notisod when the nw inseooticide was uosd in low dosages, but h .
.ts offoot on the plants and soil will bo ohookod by further axperimonts. t4 :
n.: sall amounts of bonseae hoieamhlorida aro now being manufaoturod, and tho ava t -.
Sable supply will be roquied -for further oxporimapts this yoar. Howoor., *t1.
exports scy that, if the insooticido proves to be as effective for ooatvjolti%.a ,
; otton pasts in largo fiold experiments as the results of oxperimeaoe thus fao-
ladicato, and other shortcomings do not come to light, it mcy booomo avai lable
S to cotton groo rs within a relatively short time .
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"ainse 1939, all Amearea'n railroads havo perf ormod transportate a
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