Title: Agricultural field notes
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00086632/00008
 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, 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: VID00008
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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AUB3RNW Ad Prof. L1 K Ware, Head of the Department of Hartuiul.
*We of the MdI -LB AglOPL~ l aBperimeat Station has esuooaeafuly dehydrsa-
44 SM" pRote4bam by 4air drying at ost that should make this process S *ttmow
uti t41e as" sene Ua his experiments last fall he successfully Air
dried ee lll on surfaoae of metal toofing, oo9poeition reefing, kraft
fpap r bi 4Lad g (to ) p~ w, on an oil priming surface; however, he be-
11 sas that the Uildifg (tsr) paper and the oil priming surface hold the
p e frtMr fmhl bheaousa th$y proved to be' more economieal than the others Ujs
Ug t"hse sAthn deriag a period of several weeks he dehydrated the shredded
***e 4 04Hax a a a Va rlge ate of six tbna of the dried potato meal oi,
o W ryiAg r3 J1 e dI Hay. He fount that the cost of the drying aulllW
per ton of miu dtL as Leas than 50 cOnts. Prof 1f A. Runemer, Daeprb.
meant: at A ePiatW M a eerInt working with ftof. Ware, has deaignd ead
eontrettef d a very offefAve -weet potato shredder at relatively snall sRa
This hebeadr was adt from the rear axle of an old automobile, and an oil
0na, at a tet4 64 0t 1 ees than 50 dollars, and will shred approaes tel
1G0 b es of Potatsee i 4, states. It is so constructed that it can be
pu0it as trai er baeWb O tat4aobUle, and can bo thus moved from field
to fie4, or oabn far to U ta*A.

ATmS, MA.- i* Rt. W. BiLaos, Warden, State prison ]atm report
tu e possftfl ues of aseet potato meal for feeding livestock. UpyortJ Mb
have been oondceted at the alto prison Farm during the fail and winter to
toteEi ae the pretiQaSblity of making potato eal, and its value in fattefs
iag b~et attl.* T-ho uel ewas ade by mechanically dehydrating the sweat
otatole short after they w*re harvested. In the feeding teeot the atoef
Twea euany divided to grade, age, and weight, as nearly as. poestibl, wth
10 steers a o eash ofA 41P a : let waste fed 120 days beginning QOt*ob 2-,
1941, Mad oatending to Sbrenay 2, 1942, whenA weights were taken with re-
sults sbahn boqeW.

Avo. initial W6t. per stoer (lbs)
Aveo final Wt. per steer (11*)
Ave. gain per stoer (mle.)
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OCALA, FTU Breedors of pure bred cattle met on the 13th to oom-
P~Lo. arrangmenaA for the sale of pure bred beef cattle to be held here on
Stil 17th, AJals, Brahas, Deaws, Hereforda, and Shorthorns will b'e inolud-
d this sale. Thirty -ad attle are expected to be offered, mostly bulls with
Stw e itf' o UA eate will be furnished by Florida breeders. This will
be 'he u sfir tbi4 that the pure bred breeders in the State have put on a sale.

tZtON, f 4 *~8, htoas 4. Kurts & Tiedtke, owners and operators of
hMaanee ~ne near hbeo have definitely proVdn this season that Florida can
poeieo esolleat qualiy Io*eerg -lettauoi They planted approximately 500
uoea at sPoborg l.attwe on hvo~e e Farms this season. Harvesting oporationa
live bean under W q A*- ti*e iae and will coutinuo for several wooks. The
qulAty of the etiboe ~st brought high praise from buyers.

GAIfISMl t RAU U- Wt He G, Olayton, Administrative Officer in
oer, e Aicatua.l Adjustaeit Ads inistration, recently announced that the
MMlOCity O'adt*t O rporation iS making available to farmers, farm oopera-
tiv% and feed etolers urpmas wheat at a very attractive price. purobhas
tan be asr ngea through theo regional Otfices Commodity Oredit Corporationt
taecas Oity, Missouri, t wUL be eold and shipped only in maximum carloads,
watd net be ued oany fwr teed purposes.

MOO~ HWAVEN, = A .7 County Ageat FY D. Yaun sponsored a field day
4 the 13th at which tim eattlemon and agricultural loaders viewed the re-
wulte at eatto fooding demonstrations on the Lyons farm near hero, and the
Wated Stat os Suapr Cooration at Clowiston. Mr. R. D. Lyons is feeding
pia. gras silaUe which was stored in Sisalkraft silos last fall, along with
p otonood mo ca During the winter ho has fed about 700 head of range cattle,
300 of which had booe sold before the fiold day was hold. The United State
Iu~r r Orporatie is flooding veraeel hundred'head of Florida raised oatthb
on lemea graas, e ottonseed mFal, and black strap molasses.

E1 always conteplate the earth with reverence. I liko
the phraso, *Mothor btrth' the source of all our sustenance;
the stoehous e of all our supplies, our raiment, and our shol-
toy the peOatfa y of our foe t the final roasting place of our
worn 'aw bodies. And of all earth's olemonto and attributes,
we aut regard the poil as amee appealing and vital, and its
depletion as vcadalism and seasilege.

'The good God gave %s b1t no soil, and He gavo it for
the usa of Hise achLdren to the And of time# are but His
truo4teo in the oeousany and preservation of tho state of
all posterity. If wo. dopoei it, if we fail to maintain it,
if we .lO e I it Less ftO tful than we reo&voed it, wo aroe u#
faithtul trustoees *W* end in aod*s eight as eoupable as if
wo robbed th e4 or at of rpa ohiAren of wheA the courts
had tae s Va. guardkHa" Orease Oualoy

Marsh 15e 1942

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