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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE E TUB l.KTIlHiUDGE DAU.Y HKRALD SATURDAY, MARCH 29, OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER HINTS -ON CORN RAISING- CALGARV'BULU SALE Corn growing i uthern AlberliU ati-4 allow the laud lo warm up betotv. eowlas the seed. Au ayv'Hwrt.on of j coM water whtu llio plan is are soiall- Ls lihely U> reianl growth ami will XothSuff Is gained I'.v sowing the seed too earty before ibe foil is erly warnieJ up. liast ytar owing to One hundred ami carloads f fculls ik "from cigUiy eight in all parti of AlWrla by two hundred and uiaeteen breeders of pure bred stock." lotalUux hundred w'ill in tbe experimpainl Ntxer it lias to be dis- tlactly within Hie range of she possi- bilities anil Oat aortige Inertia yearly. The following subject by XV. J. Lloyd, ojauager ot -.Farm 1'roducVs, Ltd., from Lionel K. Taylor, managing director of'ilifr1 Bankhead Orchard Co. tl Kelowna, B.C, and a successful its value (or Hit last wo utv or variety. H has j la.' w? djd uol our bnfcd. ug plot until ihe 7th June ?nd we got ol >vtrs iu eivvvins large! from the ben whicii 1 believe Is a re 1 cord (or Canada. The mount ot sefj, by vay, re-; Twelve feet is a good height, for this bills is 15 Ibs. ytT i variety. One fanner IK-TC on very and, litty four bulls, is. in a few words. story of the Calgary Bull Sale, the largest annual auction sate of Imlta this continent. These bulls sov-j tested out j.t as many points us i as wo believe tbis stvtion is, raiser of Xor: Invest Dent corn, will tej ;o gro' more than ordinary inleresi toJAVni arj etiileavoring lo our seed jicie and 1'os. ia ilrllls. Tht> ernijioat genulnation leal ts t'S1, 11 you cau put In touch with anyjtmed to ihe great seed eyru ''growing (.enire for Canada. are only piontvri in the business and we lu your section who intend om we fhalt appreciate It. farmers: Dear reply 10 your leucr cf the 10th iust.. re corn, 1 should imagine your conditions terr similar to our ONTI eicepi tfcat v.e probably have nuK'r 3oiigt-r Crowing EeasQQ- Personally, 1 am very much in favor o.? sowing iu hills wbe-I thcr for grain or tnsHage- Our prac-, here is io ;ow S grains to each hill. tbe hills -J2 inches each j Our lie-Ms being imall wo sow with a hand planter which Blvca R very unifonu ?taud, euiaiU wark- Ipg'oui the lU'Ids which we do 4 rows a lime ;i horae made nnrker. One man CAU seed 4 acres r-er day. AVbeu growing for grain we ifcin tu 3 plants per but leave the 5 when for Experiments have prov- ed that lite yields ot grain ran bs by ibis rrethod of flaiiliug. It possible that by lilaatlu? in rows a higher yield of ensilage can bo obtained but this would be at iho sacrifice of oars, at least they would not be so likely to properly mature. This to my is ?.n imponant point in mahlcg govMl as the greater the quantity of can the belter the feeding value and the more maiure the ears ihe the ensiJase will be. prefer to have the tsrs for en- It the laud le af. all weedy there is K great advantage ia having the corn In tills as hand cultivation is then na- necessary. A double row cultivator is a very durable implement to use, it saves one man. Constant-cultivation Is a great factor ia growins corn, tiiis should fee deep at first and then gbal- henvily manured land it to lo feet last year and had a.crop esUmat- cd at So tons per acre. It is evident that you can grow very good com and j I hope that you Trill find lhat our vnich we have bred with great cane for some years will'give you a .'_ higher yield of mature ears than any hare (u> Icok to others to prove the J low che plants grow, great damage lvalue of what are producing. can be dcme by cultivating deep? It I can be of any further assistance iaier on. sroyn uniler irrigation we ficA it very imporisr.i to irrigate the laad beforb 'hen cultivate io you we know. Yours (iiitb'uUy. Uoael H. Taylor. Managing Direi-ior, acre of cou'.ributed -by who have searched all over the continent for the best breeding stock and herd headers that could be'fuund, snxl wl'.o are bringing to the Calgary pale the best bulls from their herds. Prospective purchasers couM not do better lhau select their bulls from the large num- ber to be offered at this sale. A uum- fccr qf stockrueu have made it a prac- lite to purchase their bulls at this sale since the w-as org-anlied nine- teen years ago. The freigbt (s to purchaser's nearest station in SaF- Xatchewau. Alberta and British Colura- bia st a nominal rate, aud special Have Your Own Garden are in force from Al- -iwliats. Tbo anituula will be Judged on Mouday, April TlU. and sold afternoon and evening the CollovlBnd carrots may be cairned irHh auccect and are of a bet. ttr Uaror then the ftillr mitureil roots. Can the eitra sweet corn. SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER POTATOES: Plant sets 3 inches j rleep, about 12 inches apart, in the row, i with -.'eet between tie rows. Varie-1 ties Irish Ccbbler i (early) and Green Mountain RADISH: Saw seed about inch I deep In rows 12 inches apart. Varic- j ties recommended: Scarlet 'White' Tipped Turnip and While Icicle. SPINACH: Sow seed about inch deep in rows 15 incites apart. Varie- rccomirtelitled; Thicfc- icaved. SALSIFY: Sow seed about 1 inch deep En rows 15 niches aiiart. Varie- Many of the regelables wili hare to ties recommended: Ixjng Band- be etored during theae two monthG. ivich Islands. Tbe also may be manured as! SQUASH: Sow aqtd afooul 1 Incli soon as the crops are harvested, anrl pkrwed for deep in Mils 3 to 1 feet apart, with rowa about 6 feet'aparu Varieties re- following spring. WHAT TO SOW AND HOW' commended: Ixmg White Busb. BEANS: Sow the sefd two inchfefiimer Crooknech, I-relieious, lliihhard. deep In rows 18 inches apart. Varls- TOMATOES: Stt out plants I feet lies refommenfled: Strlngless Green apart In rows 2 feet apart. Varieties foi, Hed Valentine, Round Pod I recommended: Alacrity, Sparks Barli- Xldnty Wat, Wardvreirt Kidney tionny'Btet, Chalk's .Karly Jirtrol. I BEETS: Sow zced about 1 Inch I Uringalon Glohe. deep in TOTS 15 Inches SWEDE TURNIP; Sow sceed' in. Trie' D J. C. M.naii I.. G. "HCOMAS. Ms: STANDARD DANK OF CANADA HCAO orrice TORONTO Your surplus earnings in our Savings Department earn inter- est at current rate. I3lfc flit Aven Md Slirlinl HrM ilS North. ties racomtneiKled: Detroit Hefl, Eariy TvJodel and Crosby Egyptian. CABBAGE: Set plants 18 inches deep in rows 2 feet apart. Variety re- Tola nd Mtftrre 1918. SS.OOO.OOO commended: Purple Top, Tho following publications may be apart In (lie ror. with TOWS 2 Tret hat] free upon application to Ilie Pub- Varieties recommended: Early jllcadcns llrancli of the Department o! .lereey Wakefleld and Copenhagen Agriculture, Martet Suocesslon Vegetable Oardening at Home anil Danish Ballhead and Dfumhead Savoy ion Vacant IMi. Circular No. it. and lied Dutch Xutcs on Uic Ciilllvatlon of Some CAULIFLOWER: Set plsnls IS'Staple Vegetables. Special Circular inches apart in the row, with rows 2 apart. Varieties recommended: SnowoHl and Early Dwarl Er- furt. No. to make and Use Hotbeds ind Cold Frames. Buh'.Mtton Clrcnlar No. 16. Asparagus anrl Onion CAdHOTS: Sow seed nlioiit V, Infh detp in ro-.vs aljont l'p Inches anarl.'iurc1. Pamphlet No. 5. Varieties recommended: Chanicnay.'. and Cauliflower Culture. Dtnrers Half long and Karly Scarltl Pmnjihltt Xo. 11. Horn. CELERY: 'i'lie seed fibould lie early in the and the plants pricVfd nut In late May al about You Hope To Retire You do expect lo work liard aUjtnt life, hit real plans you to sare enotigli to ret.rt on? One ihing a tccotint. We wUi be ghtl to for yon as the firrt step to ;our (atart UNION BANK ,OF CANADA THE nonfat IAMC or wtsren.x CANADA HEAD OTFICe WINNIPEG, MAN, Tomato CtiHiir-: J'.iroplilct No, 10. Tho I'olalo in tanarja. Dnllelin N'o. SO. I'nniinnn Canlcn Insects and Thslr LETHBRIOOt IBANCH.............. A. Ounbar, Mirvtoer CARD3TON BRANCH.............. F. V. BARON3 O. CfrfTOha, 'incites'iipart, willi ihe ['.'gnlrol. Clrcuiar No. H AI You can get. Municipal. Hail Insurance because trie or- ganized farmers worked for it. Now through the organized farmers you can get the ad- ditional Hail Insurance you need. United Grain Growers Securities Company Limited are general agents, writing policies in the Car and General Insurance Corporation, Limited of London. England Policta lltutd backed tr frnrfg InneMc at Agenl.i cverywlicrn, hut no. agent Is working wko (We roi a' pfilicy it WRITE FOR 'I INSURANCE DrTARTMENT LOUOHEED BUILDING, CALOABY ;