Iowa Farm Science: Volume 12, Issue 4
These monthly sections are to keep you informed on what your agricultural and home experiment station is doing and to give you the results of current farm and home research from Iowa State College.
The current business boom is leveling off after a 12-year climb- some of which was marked by sharp business expansion.
Helping to choose their own clothes may be valuable education for boys. A recent region study on choosing garments for boys 9 and 10 years of age has indicated that their choice may not always agree with mother's.
When will your field corn be ready for harvest? For safe storage as ear corn over winter and spring, the moisture content shouldn't be more than 21 percent. If you prefer to harvest earlier- say, at about 30 percent moisture- artificial drying is necessary for safe storage. But when does your corn reach either of these stages?
Our farm economy is depressed at a time when national income and living standards are at record levels. The agricultural industry and farm families need help. But what kind of help- both for now and in the future?