Title: Agricultural field notes
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00086632/00019
 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 1, 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: VID00019
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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0Agricultura Department t.C.'vro
Jaoksonville, Florida 4 AfUG 8 1946 4
o B. O'Klley AP .R H *
General Agricultural Agent Agrioult F ^P:

JAK80ONVILE, FLA, The Jacksonville Chalber of Comamerce upon reobmasn-
Ation of its Agricultural Conmttse. has set up a revolving loan fund of $1900 to
aid fqrasers ftap boys and girls in financing liveatook production projects., indi.
vttia4, tees w iI be limited to $00 and are subject to repaymea .whn the a.t*l
ar6 soidC or dt the esiration of 12 Mon*ta* pterant charged will be At -
<^ aner.*M & tSa iWo insane ent by w t mdg1 tno stn m S
^^a^'lny' iabit^s osotes of Ai**a Lsoae, SwuS. Q aW^ ogent a. A. i
fol i hs A Ia labrtS 3asd Baa at p wtl Jnnemth jA. aiedril, chamber fal*
&lanttxf. th'flfM3 be ttad to ap3ri af s9eleotjd by this oup in DJiala uttlu
.rI~to^ fear~ g*t4 4lay atfidt~ar Letar R. fendig is 0)aArash of theo AlH
Iaewb&.hthite ceanht isti pI"gAft.
WnsSa &YMJs a-t*er opofittt.ng thett lands GM*a4n the as
rgfaiC^ b1 4i a do-MbSt sMMtA a lply Aoss A W 4 O*ai wat of so
6< bteptlt INi BOi to on Wtx by the loitdi agrioiatntY atbV kttl
Ly S agh W ire A. S, nrks, fi'thologji*t, on th1e 0o4tR of1t I o dael osf I
fula*y piak eit, rPOters havq adopted romearonded. practos which bAe provesl
qptWe efflotivo during tho pFst throe ;or our aescas in copnrolling pink rot
dispa, Tho orgaias wbioih causes pink ro is earrieod ovor in th e soil fr"o ona6
ocafG to tbhe eCot, Wiar it romasbs 4n a doni but state util t toopratunr oadi-
tionS tieortag its growth dpvolop in the fall and winter. Control measuron applieA
during tho Pltanar is the opBapoto flooding of the muok for about four Woeeks which -
Oeftrpy7 aost of the dio4amo owrgesiev Tho' goneoal practice is tr w a snoar
pover crop of osbaidi a vhich is trend unar, thet better too oonaditiho^h soil for
t*a celery crop which is to follow. To ooaplat. the job of thorgiSdft4estroying
the pauip rot arguaaims in the soil mpnroteeto3 13500 pounds of saloia oyInaaida
per soNr is unitoraly applo and worked itato the soil throo to five ooweA priir
to S$ag celory, the oyanaisd4Q is toi toi thtto pink rot aorgaiams a i de-trmy
sary th any i sav aampod tbe flooding trofatont.
TALUHASSpU F Acocording to A. A. Turner, Local Diatriot + Pa 01
Vpgo ly jagawoh Work eipag hto agMToog of thp ptsto, 982 aores of i y
varolAo s g sugpr cano wr platan d sthi yiar by npgro farerso in 21 eu abeep,
bo ha a eabould ipd tthe pin a rot OThis is an inoreau s *

a u Aro As541Wrup o or a pstsatea ldbbl of tho Coopsativo, was introduood
to theo lNort el4tt 1,046 a "0 This ids yanoar aoroe than
".- s tho rwa us sola-mosta4 .
Mr aes *r t rPpjLs o af Ci o COooipertive has 4ape,
e. o; ~at ~eas 4 LuPs) NW hP tm Vads astsn safl etas.

VAMO(STA, GAO lyn-a M3.lor, Seorotary of the Forost Farmaers AsAo
action Cooporativo, states tht his organisation is planning a sorios of maotings
thrqghoui tho S fato of 4ida for members and other intorostod landowners to
dismsMa latest dovolopmon ; rolating to sound forestry praotios. The Fo0 frest
aos iaiiooation Cooporati is an organization of landowners in tho states of
AlItMaM, Florida, Georgian, sina, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina,
-sd Tia tho.Is ea, worship o which is 4i 4 to roprosent seven MAlio0n aOcrs of
forosi oli w1ih 4Aeo than i&Lf of it.s ji; ers owning loss than 1000 aeroes9 .ad
the Wo ut4, btiing lo So 5000 across eaoh. Tho doolaration of policy of the
Assotiation st ito (1) FFFrm ors ook .ooognition undor the law as farmore,
with all. tho pyiivogos agos that bti oa, including control over any
40dagol emi t pkog1rii which s the manasgojt or iobiity of thoir forest lands
(2.) or'ato FaerpM neoa a ftal oquitabloj nd taio plan 6f taxing their l
(3) Forost fanrorma nood bOr rfotootion dii rost firos (4) Forost arrta
eood long ioto*. I ijnoroSt loans, on .nd, so they will not have to o.At
limb ro t rbot t o ntma Aigh tfinaning ooa" r their operations (5) Forost AP
a6 t4k th L of pmlaing thoia under the Agricultural Consorvw4An
Srwith hl~ ago pants to help covor the costs of timber con ora-,
I aanh ~pi otM i v work, roItorostation, and other good forestry praOtioes.
.t( Affli it ALA. *The Alabama Jorsoy Cattle Club aidod by Agricultural
jilh ilta krs. rocontly oceplotod arrangements tosprosont 11 "VICTCY ,BULL4i
o dan .a who do not ourroptly own any purobrod d4iry mimals. This is part of
SWiikon-wid6 plan to improve the grade of dairy Oattio in the country by giving
Pay 1000 pumbrod bulls 'TJhi hundred Alobaua. farmors rado application for ono
of t4so animals, from vaioh nuabor 11 were soloctod by xrtonsion Dairyman
. Bumns as mooting those .ouirominnts.
OCALA, FIA. Marion County. Chamber of Comnoroo has announced that OW$ y-
thing ia in roadinoss for thd Fourth Annual Fat Hog Show to be hold horo on Soptamo
bar 10. Substantial cash awards will be made to adult farmer, 4-H Club, and f-
tu~t Farmor members, for individual gilta and barroas, and for pons of gilt- and
barrows The Shou will opon at 9 o*clck in the morning, with the judging -fro
9,30 to 1230. An oducationb l program will be pmraontod .by the Extonsion service
and the Ocala Chaptor Fe F. A. from 130 to 2s30 PM. Tho Show and Sale will bo
hold at tho sitb of tho Southeastorn Fat Stock Show wahh has boon hold during
the past two yoara. Rocont announcomont by W t. fs. A Chairman is to tboe foot
that the Southoastom Fat 8todk Show will also be hold again tho coming winter
and is slatod to tako plaoo scmstiamo in Fobtuary.
GAINESVILIB, FUA. Dairy workers with the Collogo of Agrioulturo rt.
king olaborato plans for theo ottortainaont of mombori q d friends of those floidfa
Stat Doirym ns -Association at tho Unaivorsity +on Soptteqr 9 and 10, Qno f th
firturoa of tho annual mooting will bo a visit to the pa and fo a #*t -nd
oinry research laboratorio of tho ap'orimont station. ng tho ta a- ebing
0ioy importantt problems confronting dairy farmers will bbe sousso
t.r rationing ovor othor-Aay dolivorio, t91erinary gtoblm pr
fmijt supply. o a will bo hold on then of lw. bW .w TDug
NottlOs, District Ag4rt, 00heWoaBrort Tf banqcot v bo foby u
Sinmam mooting of tho ABsioiation, with Proaidont RMatin Hurst of Tallahasseeo po-

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