Mason City Globe Gazette, December 10, 1952

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 10, 1952, Mason City, Iowa 18 Feed Swine Antibiotics Until Sold Tests at South Dakota Slate College indicate1 it is more profit able to feed antibiotics and vita min IM2 to hogs from the be ginning right through until they ire ready for market than to drop them from the ration when thu hogs reach about half ma kcl Mason City GlobeGazette Dr Richard F Wilson associ ale professor of animal hus bandry conducted the feeding trial He used three groups of hoys One got a basic ration the second the basic ration plus ler ramycin and third the antibiotic plus Bi2 He reported the third group showed a feed cost of 51083 per pounds of gain and required only 91 days to reach market an average for the lot of 22j 2 pounds The group fed a terra my cin fnrtified ration for 4U days then put on the basic ration showed a feed cost of S1077 pur 100 pounds of gain but required 102 days to reach market weight Dr Wilson said the differences in feed costs per 100 pounds of gain were not large but that the teed cost was highest in the conI trol lot and lowest in the lot which received tcrramyein throughout LEFT IN streets were dry and the weather good for most of the fourday stay of FOR REALLY TOUGH GOING BE SURE TO EQUIP YOUR CAR with STUDDED SURE GRIP TIRES The best tire you can get for traction in heavy mud snow clay or gumbo The Studded SureGrip has fa mous Goodyear quality construction throughout and fea tures Angular arrangements of powerful studs for maximum traction Selfcleaning studs that shed snow and mud Rugged shoulder blocks that dig into soft slippery surfaces for powerful startability goability BUY THE TIRES YOU NEED ON OUR CONVENIENT CREDIT PLAN BEFORE YOUR BATTERY DIES OF COLD START SURE DftTTCDV with a New DryProof DM I I Cll I Requires water only three times a year under normal driv ing conditions Extra plates outlasts ordinary batteries up to Shockabsorbing felted Fiber glos insulation COMPLETE STOCK OF PASSENGER TRUCK AND TRACTOR CHAINS Goodyear Service Store 121 North P O Phone 363 the North Iowa delegation Snow started to fall the last day however and when the group left the hotel to board buses for the railroad station wind and snow made traveling somewhat less than ideal The above group entered the bus in front of the Congress Hotel Part of Chicagos Christmas decorations can be seen in the background GROUP the busiest person onjhe special Chicago trip was Doug Sherwin of KGLO who attended to the numerous details involving the trip and the stay in Chicago The trip was completed without mishap or tribute to Sherwin his com mittee and to the county extension directors and home economists vho handled much of the arrangements for their group Slash Costs With Better Management Skyrocketing farm production costs that have increased three fold in the past 10 years can be hammered clown by good soil and crop management methods that boost yields per acre and cut output expenses Pointing out that production costs soared from billion in 1941 to billion in 1951 the KITCHEN REMODELING NATURAL BIRCH or YOUNGSTOWN STEEL CABINETS and SINKS See Our Model Kitchen Free Estimates Terms MASON CITY APPLIANCE 211 So Federal phone 1103 Middle West Soil Improvement Committee suggests these steps for reducing crop expenses a rotation that in cludes soilbuilding crops to bal ance the inroads of soilrobbing crops high yielding seed va rieties best suited to your soils your soils fertility level so crops have a well bal anced supply of plant nutrients your soils drain age and tilth by adding organic matter regularly via wellferti lized legumes barnyard manure and crop residues The steady use of fertilizer is essential to any yield building and cost cutting program says a statement by the committee An investment in plant food re turns from to in increased crop value for every dollar spent Farm economists report that at todays prices fertilizer is a good buy They cite the fact that fertilizer prices have risen less in the past 15 years than any other item entering into the cost of farm production An invest ment in fertilizer they say is an investment in higher crop yields which in turn means lower pro 4uctipn costs pec byshel1 ;

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