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Iowa Farm Science: Volume 19, Issue 5

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Farm Outlook
( 1964-11-01) Futrell, Gene ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Hog market prospects for 1965 look relatively good, based on present farrowing estimates and farrowing plans. On September 1, hog producers in 10 Corn Belt states reported sow farrowings in the June-August quarter at 2.2 million head - 8 percent below a year earlier. These states normally account for around three-fourths of the nation's hog production.

Especially for Homemakers
( 1964-11-01) Hubbs, Pat ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Recent developments in processing checks with electronic equipment make it essential that you write and handle checks properly. Marcena VerPloeg tells how. And with hunting season upon us, you'll find useful suggestions on handling and preparing wild game your hunters bring home.

Iowa Farm Science Vol. 19, No. 5-6
( 1964-11-01) Extension and Experiment Station Publications
For Your Information
( 1964-11-01) Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Brief reports of research at your experiment station at Iowa State University. This month describes oat breeders' search for crown rust resistance, the relationship of farm commodity prices to output, causes of off-flavored milk, and 23 generations of irradiated mice.

Emerald Crownvetch - a pasture legume
( 1964-11-01) Hawk, Virgil ; Schaller, Frank ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Used up to now primarily for erosion control on steep high-way banks, Emerald Crownvetch has stood up under sustained grazing and shows promise as a pasture legume on soils not well suited for birdsfoot trefoil.