Iowa Farm Science: Volume 12, Issue 11
Since World War II, census data show that the number of Iowa farms and farm operators has dropped 1,600 to 1,700 per year- depending on what is called a "farm." The resulting consolidation of smaller units into larger ones is one of the major adjustment trends taking place in Corn Belt agriculture.
With average weather, another big crop of feed grains will be harvested in 1958. That's the obvious conclusion from a glance at the March 1 cropping plans reported by farmers.
Hay crushers can reduce field curing time and, thus, exposure to weather. But the timing of the mowing and crushing is critical for full benefits. Here are the results of our tests and some tips on other benefits possible.
When you can measure what you are speaking about and express it in numbers, you know something about it, but when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meager, unsatisfactory kind.