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Iowa Farm Science: Volume 10, Issue 8

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Children Can Choose If You'll Let Them
( 1956-02-01) Hawkes, Glenn ; Stevens, Kathryn ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Choosing the clothes they'll wear to school is one way in which children show how far along they are toward "growing up." Parents can help or hinder their children in taking this important step to independence.

Chippewa -- A New Soybean for Northern Iowa
( 1956-02-01) Weber, C. ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Chippewa is a new soybean for extreme northern Iowa. It's high yielding and high in oil content. Chippewa is 5 days earlier than Blackhawk. So it should be of special interest to you if you live in an area where you want an earlier variety than Blackhawk. Chippewa is considered a replacement for Mandarin (Ottawa), Captial and older varieties of similar maturity.

Your Experiment Station Reports
( 1956-02-01) Extension and Experiment Station Publications

The purpose of this section is to keep you informed on what your agricultural experiment station is doing as well as to give the results of research. This month's section reports on "ornamentals, fruits and vegetables."

Can Your Soil "Store" Meadow
( 1956-02-01) Shrader, W. ; Bartholomew, W. ; Englehorn, A. ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Soil is a storehouse of fertility is an idea as old as agriculture itself. More recently this idea has been pictured with the soil behaving as a bank- with "deposits" made in the form of crop residues, manures and fertilizers and "withdrawals" made in the form of harvested crops. This is the concept with which this article deals.

Dry Soil - A Problem for 1956
( 1956-02-01) Shaw, Robert ; Runkles, Jack ; Duncan, E. ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

We're entering 1956 with a shortage of soil moisture in many parts of the state. Past weather is influencing our future. But armed with foreknowledge, you may want to consider possible crop and practice adjustments.