ATLANTIC C00 ST LINE RAILROAD 0
Agricultural Department R' .. (r.L
Jacksonvtile, Florida C '
Aa D L 6 194,
o Be.. O'selley J. He/ M
General Agricultural Agent Agric i 4..
Vol. No. 23 December 1946
WILMINGTON, N. Oc As continuing evidence of appreciation of 4-H
Club work in its territory, the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad recently announced
through Mr. R. J. Does, Vice-Presidont, that the railroad will again offer a
free trip to one boy and one girl having the best all-around record in Club
work, from each of the six states traversed by the line, to the National 4-H
Club Camp to be held during the summer of 1947.
The National 4-H Club Camp is an annual event held in Wash8ngtoa, DC.
each summer, under the auspiooes of the United States Department of Agriculture,
Two boys and two girls who have done outstanding Club work are selected by the
State Club Leaders to represent each of the Statos at tho Camp. Thu C Cp-,w
established in 1927 and was hold each summer thereafter until it booame neoos-.,
sary to suspend toh annual oncampmont in 1942 on account of the war. It was
roeumed in the summer of 1946.
In appreciation of the contribution the 4.-H Club is making to a elo-
balanced agricultural program, the CGost Lino, beginning in 1928 and continuing
each year, has offered those tripe as awards to outstanding members solootod by
tho sovoral State 4.-H Club Loadorers as dologatos -to the National Camp. To dato
the railroad has awarded froo trips to 109 dologWtos from its territory 55
boys and 54 girls Dolegntos who attondod tho National Camp in 1946 as guoste
of the Coast Lino wero LT. Pcul-B. Bmory, Jr,, and Miss Ruth Lonmon of Florida;
Mtss Sybil Jo Smith of Goorgian Miss nMry Kato Stubbe and Mr. Billy Cook of
Alabcnm; I4ss Jene Thorosa Sowoll and Mr. Frank Flowers of South Carolina;! lr
J., hostor Barbour, Jr., of North Carolina; rnd Mr. L. unclin wray of Virgiaio .
Hairy indigo which was planted by throe Al.ohuo County, Florida, far-
mors during the past suammr mndo vory good growth, ooording to County Agonre
Loonis Blitch, Mr. Blitch beliovos that tho demonstration plantings on fifty
aor-s will result in the widor uso of this logUminous coovr crop in tho County.
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LAKELUND, FLA, The volume .of citrus fruits procossod has increased
tremendously during the post several socsons. -?t is officially reported that
during the 1945-46 Soason 38.6 por coat of the totcl production of Florida or-
sngos, 6902 per oont of tho grapofuit., and 12e3 pr coont of the tCngerieos
woro procossod and proservod as juiso, sogaonts, oto* Chomurgy has stopped in
rad Ihs dovolopod useful products fro h the wasto citrus canning plants. Tho
pool and rag pro now boing largely used in tho making of a food oompa"iablo to
boat pulp, and last esoson 108,470 tons of driod citrus pulp was manufoturod
in Florida* Likawiao tho press water obtained from canning plant rosiduon is
now used in king citrus food molasses, end 44,168 tons of this product was
Bautcatutp.d in the Stto last oso~pon High grmdoe.pooti was also mado from
eitrusp0Oa, va pprximtanlto 310r000 pounds 0of OLAtt-ood .oi^vQl s Oatented
t:dm' ordgo arr p gpofraiti sef ytwa*Ut o .E f oAtu .als ,is ,l Ae. 7e
,ig 42 pr oont pro ton.
The getting of sovorl hundred across -of inprovod P.rto Rieo swooet
potatoes'for the early spring mvrkot is now getting undor way tia Lee CoMaty1,
ll6ride, report' Ccta-ty-Agoat Carl p, Houck of Fort Mrors. .
jAGESWCVIUJ, FLA, Indicativo of tho growing importones of sugOar:
oao as a food fbr dairy as rwll as boof cttlo is a roeon st- tomaak by ar.
nA 8. 1xavton, County- igmat, as to what is happoiaag on dairy- ftas in. baWl 1
County*, W, Latona aids *"ug.r oasno is boooiing more importact in DWMaX2
County avory yoar. Ton yowrs ago fifty dEiiry=nm planted BsoO of thei not va
rietios of sugar oano to. bo 'uod as On oneilag orop, thIo :ano aL put is tUm
ailol after corn wasn aroady onsilod. it was fod to dairy vattl& rwith u-at"*.
istcotory roetults I rany cusos tho cows would doeroaso motoriaU ij 4JLs
flwt conaquoaftly sugar a-o Co oan oansilgo otop We boon ooaplotol$Ty neHianad
Aftor this e poriona we shiftod to the use of oane as a gpoon erp oad fo- tiS,
wiStor.' Tbo method of h ndling is to out thq sao just bofroa a dmanig tEA.*
oesurat cad shook in the fiolds oithor standing or lying down. sack day onougb
of this .ane is run through .n onsilago cuttor to most tho d.y o mttaei-
and: foed green,' the ontiro pWalt boxing usede OAbpto, relish thio ohoppod Mapao
iQoy vmuah nnd tako to it roadily, Tho usual prooodure in fooding cano is. A
tha opon lot Ji trouvho Thoe Qmouit cows will consume while atn bionod s ,
"iauttioooit It iis not considorod a food tht will nnko mil' but--a a body- -
food and oonditioA4r thoro is no bottor rougbgo thtt T know of -
"Te adVantagoa thtt oanl hai ovor othjr vintor good rope i th~t
it heos long growing, season end advorse wor.thor doos not affoot the total top
i-go. 2t is a crop that is harvostd in tho fall whon tho woethor is ool;- a.
biLodo of 30,days or moro can bo donaniuad in hanrvstingo Tbro is so exmbra
tabor Mooded, whioh is such a groat itoam Lastly it will produce as auoh cas
59 tons pot cero which is. 6bou fivo tieps as miaPh as corn will mCko is this
area. With thoeo cdvmrgoage sugar aLnobhas a plaoo on cll livoatook farm in
", ba is a gross foodor end must bo liberally foytili4od. it is not
important whether tho oano bocomos -what wo know as "salty*. Theroforo, animal
nacur can bo used as a oCmploto fortilizor, nid is as good as cny fortiliser
that soa be used. .airymon and cattloon in I)Duvl County cro planting moro
-sagar s0Go each yoro O. now iovo a total coraCgp of arpproxiJtely 200 L.oroe,
Vi7th j5 por en't or more of tho dairyman using sugGar, o as abovo doscribod,*
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The 'oothbr Bureau of tho U. 8. DoprtiWent of Comoroo, ind tho flord
ia 4pgrul tura ~xporimont Station, has ro-openod tho Fodoral-8tcto Froat Warn-"
a.g Sorvice alOfio at Ickoland, Florids, with WM. WVrron 0. Johnson, ~oteoroloc~
gist in .Cic'rgE Forom tho Lekoland office will bo issued daily, morning and
wvningbullatins forcssting dangerously low tomporaturoe during the winter eoo-
Son. Those bulltiBas will. bo broadcast by all of the principal radio broadcast-
.-A i tiSas in tho ,8t to. SBbodule of brodo&asts may be obtained from Mro A.
. '8pcrf, troth AgriultuMwl xatonsiOen orviSo, Gonoseville, Florida,