Iowa Farm Science: Volume 20, Issue 10
But your survivval depends on your ability to recognize a tornado, to understand the meaning of weather reports, to know the tornado's usual habits and on your knowing what to do if one strikes.
Three new peppers hybrids performed well in trials at Ames last season. Tokyo Bell showed good yields throughout the season. This new hybrid may become important to Iowa growing conditions.
Iowa soybean acreage has been increasing. So has the percentage of soybean fields found contaminated by the brown stem rot fungus. Here is a description of the symptoms plus suggestions for helping control this disease.
The number of cattle on U.S. farms and ranches declined slightly in 1965, following a 7-year cyclical build-up. The January 1, 1966, inventory of all cattle totaled 106.6 million head, down .6 percent from the record number on hand a year earlier. A 6 pecent drop in dairy cattle numbers accounted for all of the decrease. Total beef cattle numbers were up 1 percent during the year.