Title: Agricultural field notes
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00086632/00004
 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: January 15, 1942
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: VID00004
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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YTH1IASUm? 6*. a UWter the leadership of J. 0. aSilberough, ;
oeukty Agent, and Other agrioultural workers, the farmers ot Itmosa Sounty
orf solving tie probleA W low corn yIalds4 ThPite OWuaty buaieas Saft
seesratti iSo qapflring t4 acre seorn oonteost in 194I, The first yepa
4I tfn -Ofteet the Ie w ere 283 entrine, the hoaor of winning firet plan
It Ut conatea for corn planted solid went to G. 0. Xennington, wfa prow

to 44. lo. e*
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i&VO-ft wieamei irreo *f 440h pounAa per iaors thge oIom f red .ith tho
It flgb V' o *a* wee dansita,

new system of planting toboacco compared -.iith mual
athe .t' pleating,^ In the 4igt demonstratlans M. 3goGeeia ns s system

1i** mtwg*** Sp tacroal 440 peunde pere when corajared tth the
shek pgW s PrZp t ua way. The na system of p*i lat nt4ins6 4*i

t3a s e& ning fertd iw or s dir inbu in the furrow l44ere the .lMtg
Qp0ta.aan s9h&mht W i sy em fusaw an one-half in the other furrwa, ths
frtMAspsaer is tha* )istu an with e one-horse aure, plew, and the plant *a
a f P the ridges- of the wEMhorse list, This operation leavesr the asrW
*4r4 on t of the bet frena 4 6 inher higher than the ridges wbfih

4t fWurroi #abort S en, Vocational tAgrculauren ra whs
1qym 9UAne ar bth d r if Le n onetwt the n mez *Agric cultural noewm or*
Iabing i* s 6 Cubhe a* Tbyne i 6unty fr doors tunr pl94, and thwie plant *
statl t thpe rdgaW to nfoll hor laet Thi oper atoenteaves tmeaagn Cwa
269%Q or tare fo tse fea 0ua t hin ch A n aftter tha t' or* obtain6i ah f aa e i..s
hBa, end Vwrw sotbsera Gairgit Omuntie

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JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Growers who plant peppers and are troubled
with bacterial blight which defoliates the plants and reodu6e yields, will
wall to try a new blight resistant strain of Wort14 Beatir wi4oh Ws
developed aid deed of which is being offered by one of the leading seed
soneerns of Floridas Report of results obtained by growers in: the Fort
Wyere section where this blight resistant strain has been grdwn for two
seasons, and from the-Winter Garden section where there was a coimerbrial
&natsoe of this strain last fall, are quite favorable. A Couhty genr
tattes "It is very outstanding in its resistance to blight and werooopeap
laf. spot in the fall of the year, while other varieties are usually
aBtt Ld. We. find it is, a heavy yielder and the quality of the pods is eais

J3~UPS Gk. County Agent J. H* Chaffin is doing excellent wei
in ooperating with our National Defense effort by sponsoring a campaign
VO collect sarap iron and other important metals and return thea to eomnoa>
*.1 ohannele for eventual use in arms production Mr, Chaffin, is working
with farmers, tahers,4-H Club and Future Farmer members in this under-
taking, and together they should be able to assemble a quantity of.esrap
metal sUoh as broken plow points, discarded chaine, uaeles ps pie of fa/t
machinery, horse shoes, and other asell items that.are found lying around
*vory Soutl-.rn farm. In connection with the campaign, this group is al*o
making 4. concerted drive to have farmers inspect -their farm mao-inery and
*Luipmant so that any needed parts can be ordered now, and thus facilitate
obtaining replacements.

HIMLIAMD, FA.' During the spring of 1941, County Agent Julian
RH4 *lleoe brought into Nassau County 65 bushels of sweet potato seed stock
And 75,000 draws or slips of the copper colored porto.Rico variety. The
ad potatoes and draws which wera obtained from the north Florida Experi-
Umat Station at Quincy, and from a'seedsman in South Carolina, were distri-
buted to 73 farmers in the County, Soime of the potatoes were planted on
Sth Wstssau C'ounty Prison Farm, and an excellent crop of 800 bushels was
Sharvested from 3 /2 acres, or an average of about 228 bushels per acre,
Under the direction of County ~gent wallace the CouAty has constructed a
Olemuon Gollego type storage house on the prison Farm in which 500 bushaeJ
of these potatoes have been stored since harvested last fall with practi-
cally no loss from decay.

Jpouary 15 19.42.

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