Iowa Farm Science: Volume 20, Issue 6
Born in the Great Depression, it first provided labor for unemployed workers. Since then, it has spearheaded southern Iowa research efforts in pasture improvement and brush control, birdsfoot trefoil, and beef cattle breeding.
Analysis of growth rates of 4-H baby beeves in Iowa based on weights of 9,250 calves shows average daily gains of 1.93 pounds. Four-H leaders seek ways to recognize rate of gain acheivements in baby beef project.
The center for Agricultural and Economic Development was established eight years ago in response to concern over agricultural income problems. Since then, it has engaged in a variety of educational and research activities on behalf of farm families.
Holiday - ice and snow. December has its own unique problems both in driving and picture taking. Articles this month give tips on (1) driving hazards and how to handle them, and (2) how to make your Christmas pictures one you'll be proud to show off.