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Iowa Farm Science: Volume 20, Issue 4

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For Your Interest
( 1965-10-01) Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Brief reports of research at your experiment station at Iowa State University. This month's report describes research into different methods of controlling corn borers, a study of the physical requirements of seedbeds, and research on nitrogen-fixing bacteria in the soil.

Sell or Dry and Store New Crop Corn?
( 1965-10-01) Uhrig, J. ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

More farmers are harvesting corn early with picker-shellers and combines. Here is an analysis of the costs and returns involved in selling high moisture corn directly out of the field as compared to drying and storing it for sale later.

More Uses for Farm Products
( 1965-10-01) Mermelstein, Neil ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Several departments at Iowa State University are searching for ways to increase the use of farm products in indudstry and to improve processing methods. Here's a report on work in one department - chemical engineering.

Farm Outlook
( 1965-10-01) Futrell, Gene ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Hog prices during the past summer reached their highest level since 1953. Although down from summer highs, prices and returns should continue favorable to hog producers at least through the first three quarters of 1966.

The Wold Food Situation
( 1965-10-01) Blakeslee, Leroy ; Cesal, Lon ; Heady, Earl ; Extension and Experiment Station Publications

Economically advanced and under-developed countries show great contrasts in food production and consumption. Population growth and widespread desire for improved diets are adding to pressure on world food supplies.