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State College Answers
Timely Farm Questions
Q. How close should corn be
left in the drill?
A Well, that all depends? on
the width of row, for example,
and how much plant loud has.
been applied, and the moisture
ho.ding capacity of the soil. The
other day Frank and Dwight
Bryan of Garner in Wake
county were showing 14 acres of
hybrid corn to some visitors, j
The crop had received 1 000
pounds of fertilizer per acre and |
was making about 100 bushels
in the best spots. "Gee. I'm
glad we were so busy we
couldn't get in here with a hoe."
Dwight said. "Here are two
stalks in the .same hill and both
stalks have two ears. If I had
come in here with a hoe, I
would have cut out one of those
stalks And here's two mare i
ears I would have lost over
here, and two more over there,
-iii-it uf iioe help make us mo
Q What is a good grazing
rrno lor 'vmltry?
A Prof. Roy Dearstyne at
Slate college suggests the seed
ing of rye grass and crimson
clover as early as possible for
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ro Hear Reports On State
College Short Course
Reports on the 4-H short
course at State college last
month will be made at i-H club
meetings, to be :! held at the
schools in the county, next
week, it was announced by G.
B. Dixon, assistant farm agent.
Clubs will meet at the schools
Monday ? 9:30 a m. at Slagle
school; 1:30 p. m. at Otter
Tuesday ? 9:30 at Higdonville;
10:45 at Pine Grove; 1:30 at
Wednesday ? 9:30 at Burning
town; 10:45 at Iotla; 1:30 at
Thursday ? 9:30 at Otto; 2 at
LOCAL FARMERS PURCHASE
CATTLE IN CLAY COUNTY
Robert Parger, Charley Downs,
J. H Brookshire , Jim Grey, j
Woodrow and Ned Teague re
cently made a trip to Clay
county to purchase" cattle Mr.
Parker and Mr. Downs were the
only ones making purchases. 1
They each purchased two cows.
late fall and early spring graz
ing. He says thai mis grazing
will cut the feed bill by 10 to
15 per cent. While the feeu
situation is easing up a bit, still 1
it's good practice to put in .a ;
grazing crop for poultry, ac- j
cording to Prof. Dearstyne He
points out that a good, thick ;
sod on clean land is also a good
safety factor from a health
Q. Is Ladino clover a good le
gume for pasture mixtures?
A. Yes, excellent reports from
thi-s legume have been coming
into the Extension service of
fice at State college from all
sections. Clay and Cherokee
counties held a "Ladino Ban
quet" in June with dairymen,
farmers, business men and man
ufacturers attending. One seed
dealer In Clay county had al
ready sold 10,000 pounds of seed
and another 7,000 If you fail
to get seed, you will know that
they are all up in the Clay
If you can count 75 ears of
corn on fifty feet of running
row, with rows 4 feet wide, the
yield is about 100 bushefs of
corn per acre.
For Nitrogen |
Due to the critical nitrogen
shortage that is expected to
continue through the coming
fertilizer year, the wise farmer
will manufacture his owp sup
ply by seeding every available
acre this fall to Austrian winter
peas, crimson clover, or vetch,
according to Robert Fulton,
county AAA chairman.
These legumes take nitrogen I
from the air and put it in a
form available for plant use.
thus decreasing the amount of
commercial nitrogen necessary
for next year's crops, he ex
When plowed under, they also
add other plant foods and
Austrian winter peas are now
available to Macon county farm
ers who requested financial aid
in carrying out this soil-con
serving measure through the
AAA program last spring For
best results. Austrian winter
peas should be seeded not later
than October 15. Orders should
be placed at the Macon. County
AAA office in the agriculture i
those early bearing
while you can get
them at the old prices.
See or Write
WALTER A. STEELE
at Franklin Press
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Postmaster Charlie C. Potts
has returned from Miami, Fla ,
where he attended the National .
Association of Postmasters, held
in that city September 11-14
Mr. Potts was accompanied on
the trip by his son, R L. Potts.
Among other Western North
Carolina postmasters attending
the meeting were Wythe M.
Peyton of Asheville, Wade Hill !
of Canton, and Mrs. Woodie i
Ammcns of Robbinsville i
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Remember this young man?
Dressed in khaki or blues or forest green,
he was a mighty traveler.
The Southern Railway System carried
him hundreds of thousands of miles ... to
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'?fW on furlough. Because of the vital Job he
was doing, we thought of hiraas the "Boss"
. . . and we still da
You see, this young man is now doing mighty im
portant things ... as a civilian. He's building an even
greater, stronger, and more prosperous Southland.
And we're still right alongside him . , . helping.
We help by providing efficient, dependable, around*
t he-clock railroad transportation ... h) all kinda of
weather, come what may.
We help by paying taxes and all our other coeta
of doing business ... by giving employment to 4S.00C
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