Iowa Farm Science: Volume 20, Issue 3
In Iowa farming is rapidly becoming more mechanized and less labor-intensive. As a result, fewer households are supported by farming, and more households are supported indirectly by farm-related businesses.
Last year more than $4.8 million worth of food was given to individuals in 75 Iowa counties. Polk County training session gives guidance in using government donated food to public health nurses and social welfare workers.
Brief reports of research at your experiment station at Iowa State University. This month's report describes research on in-storage cooling of grain, how ferric iron affects soybean yields, and plant diseases.
Animals diseases communicable to man, or zoonoses, menace human health and exact aheavy economic toll from both rural and urban people. An ISU veterinarian describes eight common zoonoses.