Iowa Farm Science: Volume 6, Issue 7
Successful use of farm equipment on more than one farm depends upon custom rates fair to both parties. The following information may help you in figuring the custom work youb buy or sell.
Used in pasture mixtures, Ladino clover has shown most promise in northeast Iowa for dairy pastures. But you may expect satisfactory results wherever soil is fertile and well supplied with moisture.
Farmer cooperatives have taken root and grown rapidly throughout Iowa in the past 50 years. Probably 70 percent of Iowa farmers are co-op members; the remainder also probably have benefited because of the competitive influence of the co-ops.
Iowa farm families can plan on another good year in 1952 and for the next couple of years as well. A year of active business lies ahead-underwritten by a huge military budget. The defense program insures a continued strong demand for farm products.