Iowa Farm Science: Volume 8, Issue 9
The purpose of this section is to keep you informed on what your agricultural experiment station is doing as well as to give you the results of research. Featured this month: "forestry, poultry and genetics" research.
It's often necessary to estimate the approximate market value of a given farm-either for the present time or for some year in the past. Here's some information to help you do this without great trouble or expense.
Here is the second in a series of articles prepared by research worekers in farm management and animal nutrition to furnish guideposts to help you in making decisions regarding rations, market weights and timing in feeding growing-fattening swine.
Never before have Iowa farmers been able to buy certified seed of improved varieties of alfalfa at such reasonable prices. About 40 million pounds of high-quality certified seed of Ranger, Buffalo and Atlantic alfalfas are available; substantial quantities of Grimm and Ladak also are on hand.