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To get a godfi leaf yield, the to
bacco farmer tops the plant at the
\ flowering stare. Then ha most go
ww the wtp l or * times during the
growing eSfJon and pinch off suck
ers that topping canes to grow at
" the base of the leaves. ' ? ?
Dr. Robert A. -Steinberg, plant
pathologist in the Division of Tobac
co, Medicinal, and Special- Crops, hdb
recently completed a series of tests
in which he need synthetic growth
regelating chemicals as a -si
for hand anchoring. In his experi
ments, Dr. Steinberg applied the
chemical?either in liquid'or powder
form?to the cut surface where the
top was removed.
Results indicate that under green-'
house- conditions one application to
the-art surface** the time the plant
is topped will retard the growth of
the suckers. Studies have not yet
been completed to determine the ef
fect of toe quality of the. tobacco
have field trial*
with Maryland tot
with itustica, a type growA1
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v Urn 188 veterane in Pitt county
who are participating In the Vetera
Farmer Training program
ducted by the department of V#
tional Agriculture in this s
rural high schools may attend
Home Week, Aug. 25-28, on
Stdtft -College campus,
notmced by A. L
Supervisor at the program for
State Department of Education.
Veteran trainees Who ertah to at
tend the classes 'and field trips j
ned by' Farm and Home Week
sonnel for Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday?Aug. 26-27-28-*re eligi
hja tfr. aeceive a maximum credit of I
-J- '-V? ?
"and also te gat
will become a part
of the farmer -trainee's regular
course of instruction, there win be
.The program for the three days for
which'credit will be giver include*
sections on field crops, livestock,
ry, poultry, agricultural econo
horticuRure, agricultural engi
and soil conservation. Tours
rtourteet farms in the vi?
Raleigh wttl also "be held,
oniTa" iiay are
scheduled in all phasea of farming
More than 16,000 vetdmns-toe en
rolled- in. this one-year training pro
gram in North Carolina, according
to Mr. Teachey, who_e*pact?- If lair
representation of .them, on the cam1
pus at this yeef> evdnl. Wives of
trainees are Invited to attend and.
may. register in advance. - ? ?
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The largest dewelo^f?t in North
Carolina for the adnuu^xMni of
young peopki??*dair/ industry
wiH begin. September 3, when the first
ill ^District1 jJnnioiHDairy Cattle
wv foi iw will be KeW, A. 0."
Kimrey, Extension Dairy specialist at
State College, ahrjouncsd this'week.
These sbows, which laws aroused
the interest of many North Carolina
d-H Club and F. F. A. members, bare
greatly, contributed to the progress
mads in the state's dairy industry in
recent years, Mr. Kinney said. Young
?people who tabs part in these shows
net only contribute to the present
short food supply by producing these
animals, but they also leium better
practices in the breeding, feeding and
management of dairy cattle, "
;v^Recognizing the value of such an
eddcatioftal program in future yews,
several business concerns and civic
organisations throughout the state
have contributed. $10,000, to.be used
in-conducting these show*, Mr. Kiiu
rey said, and without this generous
support and cooperation it would nc?
be pgasiMe for them to be conducted.
Following the Asheville show, the
next one will be held in Greensboro,
Sept 9. Other shows are: -
viHe, September 11; Islington,
September IS, add Durham, Sept 17.
The places where shows will be
held for Negroes and the dates they
will be bald are: Rocky Mount Sept.;
i; FUyetteviBe, Sept 18, and ~ !
boro, Sept 1&.
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