Iowa Farm Science: Volume 22, Issue 10
The nation's cattle population on Jan. 1, 1968 was estimated by the USDA's Statistical Reporting Service at 108.8 million head, up slightly from 108.6 million a year earlier. Dairy cattle continued their long downtrend, while the number of beef cattle showed a small increase.
Milkweed grows in scattered areas rather than in bunches which makes it difficult to control. Here are some suggestions for countering this occastionally serious pest.
Unless this aggressive weed is fought with determination it can be a real menace to crops. But you can beat it and any other foxtail. Here's how.
What is innoculation, is it worthwhile, and what are the best methods? Here is a look at what innoculation is aimed at and how successful it is.
These publications are available at many local Iowa State University extension offices and can be requested from: Publication Distribution Room, Morrill Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50010.