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Iowa Farm Science: Volume 19, Issue 10

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Farm Outlook
( 1965-04-01) Futrell, Gene ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

The current uptrend in cattle numbers in the United States continued during 1964, but at a much slower pace. Cattle and calves on U.S. farms and ranches January 1, 1965, totaled 107.2 million head. This was a record number but represented an increase of only .3 percent from the 106.7 million on hand a year earlier.

A New Look at Bermudagrass and Zoysia for Iowa Lawns
( 1965-04-01) Roberts, Eliot ; Cott, A. ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

They're good hot weather grasses, are disease resistant and can be mowed shorter than bluegrass. But they stay green only 4 to 5 months of the year. Here's an evaluation of their advantages and their limitations.

P and K Fertilizers for Corn - How to Apply
( 1965-04-01) Dumenil, Lloyd ; Pesek, John ; Webb, J. ; Hanway, J. ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

More Iowa corn acres could be fertilized profitably with phosphorus and potassium. Both hill (row) and broadcast application have their place. Here's what research tells us about methods of application.

Those Big Spenders - The Teenagers
( 1965-04-01) Corey, Pat ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Teens control the spending of $15 billion a year. Advice and guidance in this spending is badly needed. This article offers suggestions by parents of teenagers, teens themselves, and young parents who were teenagers a few years ago.

Agriculture's Story: Progress and Problems
( 1965-04-01) Heady, Earl ; Mayer, Leo ; Tweeten, Luther ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Agricultural progress in the 20th century has (1) brought major changes to agriculture, (2) supported national economic development, (3) benefitted society as a whole more than it has agriculture.