Title: Agricultural field notes
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00086632/00102
 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: April 1, 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: VID00102
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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Jacksenville, Florida


AM-JMU A, AU. Me of poor quality seed, mismnamgen~e t end
t :h.i e e orp ost labam sweet potato growers about eight tmil li-
:- O __ i.,Wq aSeoording to Lyle Brown, Xatension Horticulturist with tk4b+ A lih .
ul; P e Sxt enion Service. rsru received only five million doie&qf
a I Itame" worth potentially thirteen aillUon. A program ha
L-.-C tebs, whid is designed to correct the seed situation for grow 9-
l:.,beao,. The work at the drop Utprovement Assooation has developed
S=:. lt whieh t best gfadd of seed can be obtained. These a
*t / ndatti w btek *f seme seleted in the field from higbryielding iAMLI4 |
':SWhi6 poetatees a high solor and good shape* r. Brown says that thubBa da I
sl[eeks rwe being grown under else supervision, and when all details awe o
'wig they iall be available under the name ALSRIQO, the same brand as top-
g' '*aetoa.. H adds that better -eed, batter field hendling, storage and
s. s. e to iqpoTve yields and nmrkets. Alabama grown pepper skIt yp
I brltgAgg top prices now whea good quality is offered to the dokl i-.

An interesting experiment is being conducted near WIAaWdletp.
S dege County, Alabama, by D. B. Lifers who now has on his plaee ieWste eo* 6
t-ve thousand turkeys to produce eggs for his hatchery in Ohio* a t F.te;
SU-ors, has purchased his hatching egga in California, but ho borlieves hoW .t i
p eduoo theso early eggs on his Alabar plantation. He reports that. a-ai
le.se.-. od with results so falr.
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BARTOW, IA. Offhand you might think that glngorbread and 7fSc'b ^
dates would not mix well with annned citrus juice, but that is where yne. 3 :
be wrong. The lls Brothers Company, Ino., plant here uses just that &rrl a .^
a8d comes up with a Maghty tasty dish year round employaont for fail
And Polk Oounty people* Whilo mnay other inning plants i. .the .e awi
'fte idle during the smanr months the Hills Company planet works B'r'
i~~ ag up aomaedary brn gngerbroad mix and pla shpg tons of Paria
Id in from the laddle Bastp The result is that many graopefruit
and other oitrum processing workers who would otherwise be witheat a 'b
oral months eaoh year are shifted over to another type of work oa ek
Mills ws a pionoor in grapefruit sectioniaing, and now produces a vltr
af citrus fruit product, in tho preparation of whioh approxidictI3 1ht
SAion boxes of citrus fruits are used annually* About 500 are emplaoil
iant, and wany of these will havu work available during the sumwr azii'
M-.-..te -gingerbread or date division.
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eksentiste say thrt tho pollinc.ting job do no by boos is awaoth t4 e r
Stmea as, mach to farnurs and orchardiste as the vAlue of the honoy and baeewat .
4* boes-.make.
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Bei^'^ age" Boor gsrW646 w ho '^B!geKl
ta .tMoad. wrte need abw e.a aJu as
^ ^ r Art ^f ta i e country We- must preaar
or'"a- aboe ~oamdirable q u a .titi es above tea Nse
r al fti.* fate I have Lted, bhoweer. Ar
a s te, AMeassrAm in 946 will hbrwe eo aS .
S ila.. apt. of rshrtages .. aeet, fabt and otal BoA
:of f tsbseAm t geow a paft of the world tf h l
1inptu labs. t. Alme ,a. While hus bnds, fmthir: -
*, i lte d.at of aMIeN from heaM, AUt*ialt halt'
e~ tdfg USe Garde .r a glroinag eood for Wreati.r
lliiem wao e1 of ta big rnesw0 why we woe able Uto.4
.' ag t~e War *a spie of ugs mbipants for Cur -Ared
S ring the w arp as nuob a 40% of our fresh vegetable
-atelas The agsees for enduring peane will be greatly
m of large sealed home sirfening Uhich wAll zank it
| e-it. tha stanriag people of the world.

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ba d a rsalta of expaer enms by the lorida
L ft w3, the greatest iaorease in yield of ehufas oan be e
er amsag of plants. On Norfolk soil either 2-foot row with,
a ithe row, cr 34oot rows with plants 6 inches in the rvyow p
;P.d to give largest yields.e
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U3WLi .GA. Only a few decades ago p annut buattern *
a tinlt need in sastoriuane because ct its high protein and- hele
ct aiat. In et years general recognition of its high
tadptnede pema sutter a staple food in millions of homeaa S. W
use of peanuts Ibr food now is in the manufacture of paniut
&945 is aetUated at about 300 million pounds. Feod
7%lpeiamoA4t t xtioa hare have been engaged in exploritg
ag 9 orta'g geM"4 and developing new types of peoaut be
SMofiair Cdflg have roeatly been yubliebod in bulletha
'li Leflesitio t of l .epapration eon be achieved Aither t
ar-* wfierata or by addition of auch noteriala as hard fa,.
4i9td 4 kitm milk salted milk, sweUoe, or dentrose. They hA-
us Awflaes to implrve aeprPa deability, prevent oil sepafath*a
?W(er finsma Uh to be molded, wrapped and sSloede *It
-, wul wit ubeait two i ene flavoring rmterialea to
Uatp wt aS d iapnys the flavor of peonat bS. 3'J
gfelAg o6l4, g-ated tomei po4, grated -ran& i
StlaOped olfivel, candied or glasef@rMugai -
$4 c 'paunes, or dited .fige, malted milk, swae
"aQa).-ja, pJe, preserveos or mrnmaladoes, and
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