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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - April 20, 1953, Kingsport, Tennessee2 monday april 20, 1953 k1ngsport times farm Page Kingsport office of Extension service in chamber of Commerce building. Farming gets Good Start in first 3 months of 53 Nashville spa fingers Jer 1952 crop and 10 per cent might Well remain crossed for a smaller than average while yet but so far this has grass Good in South been a rather favourable year for farm pastures throughout the Tennessee agriculture the fed nation averaged 81 per cent of eral state cooperative crop re Normal two Points below aver porting service says. In a general crop report just issued covering the year up to april 1, s. T. Marsh agricultural statistician notes a mild Winter with plenty of moisture has been favourable for age and one Point below april 1, 1952. They were Well above aver age in much of the South while the West had the poorest Spring prospects since 1937. Milk production totalled 10.1 billion pounds exceeding last panned Hereford calf wins first honors in Scott by Bill Perry special correspondent Gate City a. A Hereford calf exhibited by har old Pannell Hiltons va., 4-h club member was judged grand Champion of the Fra and 4-h club baby beef show held at the Shoemaker High school Agri cultural building saturday after noon. Bruce Starnes Shoemaker senior and 4-h club member took the Reserve Champion award for his Angus and also won the Best showmanship award. Breeders of the top prize win Ning calves were w. F. Fraley and son Duffield for Pannell s Hereford and Allandale farm Kingsport for Starnes Angus. Gate City attorney Cecil d. Retarded by wet soils in some 1945 by three per cent. Compar areas out on the whole appear j actively mild weather in import Winter grains and pastures year by seven per cent and the Quillen in an address of Wel crop preparations have been i previous March record set in come praised the purebred 1----- breeders association sponsors of the show and the future farm ers of America and 4-h clubs for the work they Are doing. On april 1, compared with Only were credited. Milk production Grady co Ley appalachian 74 on april 1, 1952, and the 10- per cow in herds kept by crop electric Power co. Represent year average of 80 per cent. Milk correspondents averaged 18.07 Tive made the award presenta production was an All time rec j pounds per Day compared with Tion to the grand Champion to be fully up to average. Tant Dairy areas and Early Green pastures averaged 86 per cent 1 feed from pastures in the South Oral for March. The indicated 17.29 pounds a year ago and an wheat crop of bushels average of 15.86 pounds compares with bushels farm flocks Laid eggs in 1952 and is about 12 per cent in per cent less than Winner and g. A. Kiser school Board member from Estill Ville District presented the Reserve Champion award. The grand above the 10-year March last year but about Winner received a Grain stocks Low same As the 1942-51 average. The prize and the Reserve Cham stocks of Grain on Tennessee i rate of production was 17.9 eggs Pion farms april 1 were very per layer a record High for the the Best showmanship award More cattle hit markets lambs meet Good demand Atlanta a to Louisville however Marsh said. Corn stocks of bushels were about half those of the same Clay last year and Only 43 per cent of the 10-year average. Oats stocks were estimated at bushels almost a fifth above last year but 4 per cent below average. Barley stocks were bushels compared with on april 1, 1952, and about one third of the 10-year average of bushels. The estimated bushels of Rye compare with a year ago and a 10-year average of bushels. Farm holdings of with on april 1, 1952, and the 10-year average of bushels. Soybean stocks of 000 bushels were slightly below 1952 but 56 per cent above the 10-year average of Bush Els. Milk at record March milk production was estimated at 183 million pounds month comparing with 17.7 last year and an average of 16.6. The was presented to Starnes by James Fugate member of the nation s farm flock averaged Scott county purebred breeders layers in March three association. Belt h. Quillen chairman of the baby beef show presented prizes of each to the eight runners up. Misses Kay Kiser Kay Quillen and Jane Wolfe presented the ribbons to the five top winners Pannell Starnes j. T. Carter Bobby Sluss and Harlan Reed. Two Hundred spectators crowded into the agricultural building because of Rainy weather. The show originally had been scheduled to be held on Kane Field. Per cent less than last year. Chicks and Young chickens of this year s hatching on farms april 1 were estimated at per cent less than a year ago but five per cent above average. Young Chicken holdings were below a year ago in All parts of the country except the West where they were up eight per cent. 3 votes against soil program cast in districts youngest representatives Jimmy Mccrary freshman and Marianne Akard Sophomore represented Blountville High school and Sullivan at the Tennessee 4-h club Congress in Nashville april 9-11. They Are the youngest representatives from Blountville Ever to attend the Congress. Jimmy is the son of or. And mrs. R. B. Mccrary and Marianne is the daughter of or. And mrs. Carl Akard All of Blountville. Sullivan count Ian Heads state 4-h club leaders prices for hog next year seem ifs those three votes against Esing places was a Sullivan count Ian now president of the state Volunteer 4-h leaders Norman b. Lee. Assistant county agent an Likely to average As High As or announces Little higher than this year u. S. Paul Stone Bristol route 2, department of agriculture econ was elected to the office at the mists say. Prospects for the recent state 4-h club Congress Spring pig crop Are about the in Nashville. Or. Stone has been same As the past year. A 4-h Leader in Sullivan county Crumley daughter of or. And the referendum vote by poll seven years six at weavers. Mrs. Glenn Crumley of weavers Blountville spa. Ruth rivals increased further at South Ern terminal markets last week and prices showed further Sharp losses the production and marketing administration reported. Heavy marketing and lower prices Early in the week at mid Western centers had some in fluence in the trend the Agency said. Declines of 50 cents to a Hundred pounds occurred for most classes but cows closed steady at Memphis and bulls held their ground at Nashville while Stocker Type cattle were mainly steady at Louisville. Cows hold steady at auction markets in North Georgia prices declined 50 cents to for Slaughter steers heifers and calves for bulls and to for stickers while cow prices held about steady. Florida prices ranged steady to lower for steers and heifers with other classes mainly ranging steady to weak. Good and Choice Slaughter steers and heifers sold at most markets from to with a few Choice reaching at Nashville and a few prime brought at Louisville. A Long string of commercial and Good to Montgomery to and Georgia Florida Ala Bama plants to with a few Choice butchers making at Richmond hog prices held steady at a top of and at buying stations in the Carolinas tops ranged from 75 to a spurt in Spring Lamb arrivals at Nashville thursday found prices Well above those paid for scattered lots recently. Choice and prime 80 to 100-Pounders brought to a Hun dred. Broilers weaken broiler prices weakened some markets declining agriculture dept. Studies stockpile for major crops by Patricia Wiggins United press staff correspondent Washington ment of agriculture officials Are giving new consideration to a plan to set up permanent Stock piles of major food and fiber crops. One of Secretary of agriculture Ezra t. Benson s top aides said quite a case1 can be made for permanent stockpiling in View of world tension. If an annual military budget of is justified in j then it would not be prudent not to 1 cent a Pound in North Georgia 1 cent in Mississippi and cent to maintain stockpiles of wheat Corn Cotton and he said. No dumping pledge he added that a stockpile Arne Luil u at m North Alabama but were in ran gement a guarantee changed m Central North Caro a f dumping on the Market Lina. Shenandoah Valley Lve ice sets were cent Down but in Farmers and traders in times the Del mar a area prices were f a. Surpluses to cent higher than a week l my sure uses. Ago i the Truman administration healthy Pandoah Valley area at Nashville. Jedi mar _ a markets closed Utility and commercial grades thursday at 25yz to 28 cents a ranged s12.50 to in North Georgia from maintaining Large reserves which sometimes depressed prices. But the gop official in Ben son s office pointed out that big reserves stood the country in to in Florida. Utility and Alabama Tolet first Good Stead when the korean War commercial cows brought to its new crop Insh to broke out. He said the War real commercial cows brought 51j to Market last week and first of the Jim cleaned out the he season offerings brought the most economical Way a 50-Pound bag on the Atlanta providing for stockpiles would wholesale Market Friday. Mean be encourage private investors at most terminal markets while the general Range for can Ner and Cutter cows was from to Utility and commercial bulls brought from to at most markets. Few High Grade dealers brought More than but a few prime reached at Nashville and at Louisville. Culls sold As Low while Florida Irish potato ship ments increased and Liberal sup plies of Florida and Georgia cab Bage held prices at a Low level. In the Sanford Florida area thursday cabbage prices ranged i from 50 to 65 cents a 50-Pound bag while atlant at the wholesale As to hog prices Rise hog marketing ran very Small paces at the Ena 01 and the general level Rose 25 to stood at 50 to 75 cents 50 cents a Hundred pounds or a More reaching the highest Mark j since August 1952, Sharp rises i Dairy products chickens and to build adequate storage facilities. Would keep level he said some of the million Dollar terminal storage facilities around the country take very Little Money to maintain. With More of them he added stocks of Strable commodities presumably government owned through Price supports would be held at a steady level. And re placing of keep the in wholesale prices for fresh eggs Corn Oil bearing crops and stockpiles in usable pork helped to boost live fruits May bring in a Little closing prices Friday for the More Cash in 1953, u. S. Depart Best weight butchers at leading ment of agriculture economists Southern markets were Atlanta predict. About 8 per cent above Tab Lishing a soil conservation District 1, Hayes store 16-0 1952, 14 per cent above the 10 District in Sullivan county were i districts 2 and 17, county Dent of the Sullivan county year March average and the cast in the seventh and 18thj agent s office Bristol 17-0 leaders Council last october. School and one at Central was Winner of the Sullivan coun Heights. He was elected presi to 4-h club baking contest Here largest March production of rec districts county agent j. Ord. Mcclain revealed sunday. On the other hand March egg i Mcclain previously had an production was the smallest for noun ced that the proposal won the month since 1942. It amount-1 by a vote of 247 to 3 in a Rural de to 117 million eggs compared referendum held april 11. The with in March 1952. I vote was Light he explained total milk production for the j because it was such an Ideal Day first three months was 495 Mil if or Spring planting that Many lion pounds compared with 465 Farmers could not spare the time million in the same period last from their work to vote. Year. Eggs Laved in the three j the state soil conservation months totalled 283 million com committee will decide whether 3, webbs store 16-0 District 4, Kings store 7-0 Dis pared to 295 million in the same Quarter last year. For the nation the vote was representative the county agent said. As a if the state Agency approves wheat stocks on farms april 1 j the vote the next step is select were one third More than a year ing five supervisors. They must ago. The 1953 Winter wheat crop be Farmers two appointed by the is forecast at 714 million committee and three two thirds As Large As the by popular vote. Strict 5, Blountville courthouse 14-0 District 6, Rodefer store 15-0. District 7, Holts store 12-2 saturday. Marianne Akard daughter of Tennessee Farmers news Corner Stone will preside at the 4-h club round up in Knoxville in Ville was senior Winner and August. He will help make Robinette daughter of by the associated press fire like theft is often an inside or. And mrs. Carl Akard Blount fire Sfart inside Fer the 4-h club Congress w or. And mrs. Preston Rownette. Ther than outside a urged to con 1954 and will preside at the meeting of adult leaders. District 8, shavers store 9-0 i Lee and miss Risje As District 9, Snapp Johnsons Distant Home agent also attend Walnut Hill Junior Winner. Miss Crumley received a scholarship to the District 4-h club Camp and will represent store 18-0 districts 10 and the 4-h Congress along with the county in the District baking Hickam store 11-0 districts. These 4-h club members Mon-1 contest. The top winners in the 12 and 13, Childress store 13 Roe Longi Woodrow Mary to District will compete with those 0 District 14, Coxs store Bluff City Betty i of other sections for state Hon District 15, s. P. Steadman and George Creasy Sulli Jors at the Tennessee 4-h club 15-0. Van Jimmy Mccrary and Mary round up in Knoxville next District 16, Harkleroad store Ann Akard Blountville and pa-1 August. 17-0 District 18, Hawk and Rol Tricia a Debarger Lynn View Ler store 26-1 districts 19 and a Courtian miss the senior Winner was awarded a baking set and the Junior 22, Darters store 6-0 District Mcqueen was received some baking 20, Walter Phillips store 6-0 o the a Hilt leaders i equipment and a year s subscript District 21, raders store 13 4-h on to the National 4-h club to. Keeping tools Sharp will save time organization. Among members themselves the Only upstate residents listed in news. In addition each of the three winners was awarded a certificate of Merit a Cook Book by Henry Pree written for Nea service before undertaking any new plantings or changes in the Gar Den take Stock of what you1 have. Do not take on Morel Garden than you Are Able to take care of this summer. I have you gone Over your Gar Den tools to see that they Are. Clean and whole Spades shovels and trowels have the look Over now so they la habit of being Dull just when be in Good condition when you you need one Well sharpened. Do need them this summer. Not wait until the grass needs1 cutting before you have your of the Lawn. Lawn Mower sharpened. If if you Are putting in a new Start the season with a Dull Lawn remember that it will be finials. Quizzing the Gardener a Post Congress dispatch were certificate of Merit Carroll Hall and Laura Bible i and a biscuit Cutter. Both of Jefferson county Dis strict essay contest winners. Duct a Spring clean up Campaign to remove hazards. Remove All debris such As old newspapers magazines boxes broken furniture and similar combustible material clean and repair heating plants and Chim Neys replace frayed wiring and defective electrical appliances inspect and repair lightning rods repair buildings and re cover roofs with fire resistant material and store gasoline and kerosene away from main build Ings preferably underground. Milk production in the u. S. Increased 5 per cent during february this year Over the same month a year ago. Speakers at the Congress in fifty two girls All winners in their local clubs competed in the county contest. Miss Elsie Lee assistant Home agent said 328 club girls participated in a what is the difference be eluded governor Clement state Reen Loam and topsoil e co the Preu Minary Competition. A topsoil refers to that layer. Department Agricula of soil which has been the Friendship plaque presented each year to an out standing Friend of 4-h club work was awarded to sex governor Jim Mccord. Holstein Sale set May 2 in Knoxville the Tennessee Holstein Asso Coffee grounds and Tea ciati0n will sponsor r. 4-h Junior fertilizer spreader. This sturdy humus of some sort and fertilizer leaves Good fertilizer for the Rose Holstein Sale at 10 . May 2 All steel rubber tired machine is worked in prior to seeding the bed m Chilhowie Park Knoxville lust what you need for economic results will be disappointing. Is a fertilizer. How i Norman b. Lee assistant Sulli Ever they do add a Little organic county agent announces. Mower you will have a ragged Only As Good As its Lawn. Grass will grow most anywhere1 the old Gardener a g a i a unless the soil is prepared stresses the value of a seed and to a depth of six inches or More by the addition of decomposed leaves grasses roots and similar Plant growth deposited by Mother nature. A three foot Avocado Pear tree which we grew from a seed produce fruit in the House because it is necessary to have two or More compatible varieties to secure Cross Pollina Mexico fights big Forest i Albuquerque up m o r e Ithan 1.000 weary firefighters Hope to win their three Day Bat the to Check a big Forest fire in Southeastern new Mexico today. Whether they do depends on the weather. Cal accurate seeding and feed selecting a reliable seed mix ing of the Lawn be it old or new. Fare scratching it in very Light the rate control and shut off a after sowing and never letting located on the handle assures he seed bed dry out is the and you of an even distribution. Vice of the old Gardener. The hand distribution is never of you choose will de and nine times out of 10 the Penc upon How the Lawn is to be Gaj Derner oversees or feeds. Juscci Anci Aiso upon the amount the spreader pays for itself the 0f Sun or Shade. First time it is used. Remember that creeping Bent another suggested investment it not for a playground. A mix is a flexible steel tooth Lawn Ture Strong in fescue is Best Rake one generally used children Are playing. Raking leaves in autumn. This Day Lily is the pretty common Rake is particularly valuable Given to two indispensable use in Spring to work fertilizer perennials heme Ocallis and the soil hosta. The old Gardener recommending both Calls particular Little or no burning of grass attention to the heme Ocallis be result if the Lawn is raked i cause one can now get a May to immediately after fertilizer is september succession of Bloom spread. Watering after raking is from these easy to grown Peren further insurance against such damage. If fertilizer remains overnight on the grass Blades burning is bound to follow. Even a heavy rain will not re move it. However one need not worry since the Burnt grass will be removed at the first mowing and seed Down into where they belong. When you Call you can depend on us prompt Courtesy safety safety gabs phone 2863 Semi annual premiums our Semi annual Picklum i in Ante insurance pay menu you nothing Call it for information. Orbie r. Fleenor Complete insurance s-hir.8 3113 naw address and Char Lemont matter to the soil so mix them with the soil about the plants. To it harmful to use Flower pots Over again have been told that their usefulness is Over Over after the original occupant has passed on. Old gardeners prefer old pots to new ones and use them indefinitely without harm Ful results. However do Wash them thoroughly inside and out before reusing. Henry free is unable to answer directly individual questions from readers. However with each column he will answer the most interesting and most frequently asked questions spotty unsatisfactory treatment. After the bark has been re moved the posts should be stacked in pig pen fashion for seasoning with every other layer solid. After 60 to 90 Days they Are would be done so As not to upset the Market. The department already has taken one step in this direction regarding federally owned Corn stocks acquired under Price sup port operations. About 70 per cent of the More than bushels of government owned Corn is from the bumper 1948 crop and officials feel it must be sold in the next year or so before it spoils. In order not to depress the free Market the commodity credit corp. Has been authorized to buy ready for treatment. Penta whenever it Sells an equal Chlor phenol and Copper of new Corn the Nate Are both Good Oil soluble i Ime month a year ago. Uhe largest since 1947 butter production increased Cess Ful Ca Daif 30 per cent. And stocks of Creamery butter held in cold storage on february 28 totalled about 101 million most 13 times As much As was on hand at the same time last year. Tennessee Dairy Farmers have contributed their share toward the increase. Production of ten Nessee Creamery butter in february of this year was 64 per cent More than for the same preservatives for cold soak treat ment. Where crusting soil handicaps seed sprouting in Home gardens Wood dirty Sand vermiculite or peat Moss can be used to cover the seeds. For Short rows old boards used As a shading device can also prevent crusting until the Small seeds sprout. This and that the 1952 raising one now supplying the a successful clean up Campaign can be a potent weapon in reducing local fire losses Well drained highly productive land is Neces sary for Good yields of Fine Quality Hurley tobacco. I for Best Success in removing stains Start while the stain is still it dries if possible a sure Way for teen age girls to be Well dressed is to take part in the 4-h club cloth ing program manure or Straw j Pilot club dist. Elects governor Bristol a. Lucy Ridley of Portsmouth va., was elected governor for the coming year of District ii Pilot International club at a meeting Here sunday. Others named at the final session were miss Martha Law rence of Norfolk lieutenant governor miss Kathleen Jacobs of Roanoke treasurer and miss Mary Tuttle of Portsmouth Secretary. Now is the time to Harvest this will be excellent Opportunity for 4-h club members to buy Good heifers that will show Well at the Lee suggested. He said l. O. Colebank Extension Dairy specialist spent a week in Canada selecting the heifers. In the Junior Sale there will be three Junior yearlings one bred and one open senior year Ling and seven Heifer calves Lee said. The Tennessee state Holstein Sale will Start immediately Fol lowing the Junior Sale and will offer 35 bred heifers eight senior yearlings three Junior year Lings and four Heifer calves. Juniors May buy in the open Sale. Since last Friday the men have Marily to the unseasonably been racing to encircle the a larger output of milk Nana shaped fire area which now covers acres in Lin Coln National Forest. Well control it today if the weather said w. L. Han sen assistant regional forester. The weather Bureau said the Gusty winds which Friday whip Ped this and a smaller fire in Arizona out of control might re turn at any time. Cent More than Lor me same applied to Cornfield plots at month last year and 30 per ume not Only Cut soil greater than the average for losses but also Cut rain run the month during the 1947-51 period. Prices of Dairy products have declined since last fall due Pri those Pine Fence posts. Sap flow makes it easy to remove the bark. Bark removal can be done with a drawing knife or straight ened out Hoe. All the inner bark should be removed since it prevents penetration of Oil Solu ble preservatives and will cause compare our prices and terms special Coal furnaces . 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