Iowa Farm Science: Volume 12, Issue 7
Soil moisture conditions have returned to near normal in much of the state. Coupled with known probabilities for rainfall in a given year, it is possibile to forecast general crop prospects for Iowa in 1958.
Plant diseases take a yearly toll in reduced vigor, yields and quality of crops. If everyone used the best-known methods of control, this loss could be reduced by approximately 25 percent.
Farm custom work- hiring, doing or exchanging services- offers several possibilites for cutting machinery costs in 1958. And the 1958 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Guide can help you figure your custom work costs.
With the changes taking place in agriculture today, livestock disease control is becoming more important- both because of narrowed margins and from the standpoint of quality improvement.