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O News John Kavanaugh BARLEY of small grain land during could increase arm income as well your soil during We have sever- acres of land in that could be small grain each areas are quite a bit of dou- mostly small soybeans. We had ,r four farmers try with not too yielded 67 bushels, Ken- bar (another standby) 69 bushels and Will (still an- other recommended var- iety) 80 bushels. Dayton soy and Harrison are better for Kentucky farmers now. In the "northern" test, Barsoy's test weight was 50.1 pounds; Harrison was 49.2, Dayton 43.4, Kenbar 46.1 and WFlI47.5,U.S.No. I Barley weighs 48.0 Ibs. per bushel. Neither Barsoy C0untians Attend Livestock Field Day A livestock field day was held Wednesday, July 10 at the University of Ken- tucky at Lexington. A bus from Owensboro stopped in Hartford and arrived at the University of Kentucky Coldstream Farm, at 10:00 a.m. The tour of the farm began fifteen minutes later, with Louis Nufin addressed the group of farm people, with a recount of the agriculture industry and a look into the future. Those attending the field day from Ohio County were: Mr. and Mrs.:Ray LutreH, Dundee; Mr. and Mrs. Lin- coln Midkiff, Fordsville; Waiter Ray Campbell Hartford; Kenneth Brown, Echols; Conrad Render, !eu i a r ! ned a Lallgtr lbns hIl eldoLi n g F0rdsville F.F.A. i0fl ews While I've been away this week enjoying 4-H Camp and our Ohio County 4-H'ers, many women have been home canning and freezing garden produce or plentiful season good buys. Home preservation of fruits and vegetables is a real money saver if it is done correctly. Incorrectly canned food is dangerous and a waste of time and Judith Wakefield THE OHIO COUNTY TIMES. JULY 25, 1968 13 :; What Is Soil Test? By H. T. Converse Soil Scientist, US SCS It is a scientific inven- tory of the soil and land of the different kinds of soil on aerial photographs. depth drainage and other characteristics. Laboratory test date of many physical and chemi- cal soil properties will be U.S. S.C.S. O A rchie B. Gragg A fish pond is a delight- to manage a warm water years. If you're a beginner the land owner in making farmers and their friends lasting pond that can be decisions on the best use of his land. Anyone interested in soil interpretation should see we have circulars on can- ning and freezing instruc- tions that you are welcome to stop by and pick up. 2. Follow the instructions on pressure and processing time. Have you had the pressure gauge checked Hartford, Kentucky. this year? If it's more Fordsville F.H.A, ,e,0rts ty seals, 2. Underprocess- your pressure gauge Snout The FordsviHe Chapter ing, and 3. Improper Hand- office, Bring your pressure of Future Homemakers of Hng. canner lid. America has had some canning in a steam pres- winterin thisbarleyS'state a vertical. The Fordsville Chapter of sure canner. They aren't diviner_saT None of the varieties at the Future Farmers of made to withstand pres- to America, has just corn- sure. Read your Instruc- ted.._ '., Y Lexington suffered much plewd another successful t,;x "r ln ner'sU" )%winter-kill. Harrison is the week of training at the Ken- lment tauon llr bree- r winter-hardiest of the lot, tucky Leadershtp Tralntng ter Organization and Op- ae : however. Dayton, Kenbar Center in Hardtnsburg. eration. They had indtv- wlnter Parley, an "bear-'ess" v and Barsoy are aboutequal The officers were at the tdual chapter meetings and Ol ) ar- e( is n,-oa, ,q-c,w,m in this factor, camp the week of July 15- each boy attended special J " ....... Tests also were run at 19. The purpose of the interest classes. In the , 'u recommenaea " " - n Bowltn~ Green vrmcem, week's stay was to train afternoon the Future to of winter barley ........ named , |. .... ann murray wxm xv the Future Farmers to be- Farmers participated with ntucKy::reml St varieties and I0 experi- come the leaders of to- are pert !g,mental lines. The average morrow as well as at the but.not as wed for the four locations was: present in FFA activities. I as metwonewer . Kentucky I (an old !andby Mr,' Don R, McLemorea , .... ' ....' ....... .............. barley),,' 39 bushels,. ,Kern, chal er : flvi OY, t56k bar, 50 bushels; Dayton, of the six officers' to the 51; Harrison, 58, and Bar-camp. The vice-president GO CLASSIFIED soy, 61. Thus, one can see the recommended varieties (Kenbar and Dayton) were approximately 25 percent above Kentucky 1, and Bar- soy and Harrison about the same amount ahead of Ken- bar and Dayton. Barsoy is the earliest heading-out variety used and is parti- cularly good for the double cropping system. Jefferson, the beardless type,, often is preferred by Kentucky farmers for ease in harvest. However, the lo m 1$%n Y$ a F; lh%1011 test weight per bushel usu- newer ones are Bar- Harrison. Barsoy /-developed released a Harrison is an Product, also fair- Jefferson is the one, the awnless variety. Barsoy and Har- been fairly short Year or so, but we Will be more avail- year. Barsoy and are both varieties yield character- excellent straw and test weight grain per bush- of the 1967-68 typical of those three or four Tllse unabltend:g attend'were Denny Tierney, President; Larry Keown, Secretary; Billy Moxley, Treasurer; John Kelley, Sentianel; and Jim Mtdktff, Reporter. There was a council of seven boys, chosen at the beginning of the week, to Inspect the cottages each morning. Fordsvtlle earned 387 points on the Inspection which earned them the title of Blue Rib- bon Chapter. They re- ceived a banner for this achievement. All during the week all ally is lower. But it is a boys were judged on their IIr iV aornl e tnY Ic I lamal I r rto Imeoaet rlmh ortan thew a%el IsI nknerHarrisOnfarmteStedagainstatBar-the30 o: tel istlcs. Jellerso=t::t ,cra:er ?din the all-5o0f L.ll=%gillo==Oleadership award.p otdtThe r e[l;IdwaePt:dhe thiSbutedlowerto birdYlelddamage,was attrl'as requirementSaward, for this Ylelders tnthetest;birds prefer the beardless The highest honor that With 94 bushels an varieties, can be achieved at camp rrtson with 90. In Winter barleys are best is the Outstanding Leader- ar test against planted the first week inship Award. Denny Tterney dapted varieties, October in southern and received this along with s highest and western Kentucky. Certlf-several others. The chap- bushels anacre, led seed should be used. ter is also very proud of ame tests, Dayton We think Barsoy and Har- amended variety risen will do the best Job Denny. The boys attended their years) yielded 70 now for Kentucky farmers, office classes learning the the southern set They were far ahead of the duties of their office. The eye. In tests against other varieties In our test boys and Mr. McLemore barleys Dayton this year. attended classes on Uaap- Water-bath method is re- commended for high acid fruits and tomatoes, their athletic groups in all sorts of sports. Reporter - Jim Mldklff Red Haven Freestone services. Kathy Fuquaand Twana Crows work on Mondays. Barbara Royal works on Tuesdays. An- works on Thursdays. An- gella Farmer and Martha Robinson work on Fridays. Most of the girls are working on degrees and ( Conimued on page 16 ) and for paying guests. On a suitable site a pond makes good use of the land and the impounded water has many uses. A bulletin "Warm Water Points for Fishing" has been issued by the Soil Conservation Service of the U.S. Department of Agri- culture that describes the use of warm water ponds for fishing. This publica- tion points out the impor- tance of site. erosion con- trol, proper stocking, ade- quate fertility and weed control. It explains how fished many times a year. You can get a copy from Archie B. Gragg, Box 47, Hartford, Kentucky, who provides professional help to local land owners and operators in the Ohio County Soil Conservation District. "Ponds are expremely popular as conservation practices" Gragg said. More than 50,000 are built every year throughout the nation In soil conservation districts and last year farmers built 18 In the local district. # .-,E>(" Excellent For Canning Freezing If ike &l Peac es our Closed On Sundays Phone 756-5198 Packing house located on HWY 79. 2 miles south of Harned, Kentucky HOW SOIL/SURVEYS ARE MADE. In the field, soil scientists examine soil with auger noting the available root depth as limited by rock or hard pan and also as modified by slope and erosion. The area of each soil is plotted on aerial photographs. WILL THEY ALL GET IN THAT ONE LITTLE BUS?? No, actually there were two buses to take this large group of 4-H'ers to summer camp. And since there was plenty of luggage, a pick-up truck was also provided. Highway 231 North Beaver Dam, Ky. Every ticket you buy now for an entertainment event .11$| cachlnClude|er |dul.,eutelda l~:~dmclh~:~;~:d:?l~l a| on advance FAIR TICKETS tMh Y; e THa Ip yS U _NHS y oB:IGsHt [:s I rndm e~ht~ :mn I eWlSv eW hwa:t d I add I abes disk ~a :tts? I nWff t :$/,Inn~::eSs sary"4-H Camp,equtpmentheld befreat the l~vdet:: Kentuckythe sch14-HbUScampWhiChatWUldDawsontakesprings,them tKentucky.the 5-day Ohio County 4-H 4-H'ers Leave or Camp Suitcase packed, 2 - way ticket, be back Friday. Two bus loads of 4-H members, with leaders and camp counselors departed Ohio County Monday morn- ing for a five day camping trip in the spacious, mod- ern and convenient facili- ties at the West Kentucky 4-H Camp, at Dawson Springs, Kentucky. Created for an exper- ience in group living in a natural environment, under the supervision of trained leadership, this 4-H camp will provide an educational experience in cooperative living in the out-of-doors. Utilizing the resources of the natural surroundings to contribute to mental, phy- sical, social and moral de- velopment, 4-H Camp has created a place for this de- velopment while the cam- per has fun and enjoys him- self. While at camp, the camp- ers have an opportunity to learn and participate in swimming and rifle safe- ty, boating safety, handi- craft, recreation, organ- ized sports, cook-outs, na- ture study, archery, folk games, group singing and most important, the time set aside each evening dur- ing vesper services, an op- portunlty to pay respect to the creator of all things. The group will have an opportunity to meet new friends and renew ac- quaintances as Webster, Grayson and McLean coun- ties will be camping with Ohio County. Attending with the group as leaders are: Mrs. Rus- sell Wallace and Mrs. A. B. Ayer; as counselors: Cyn- thia Bishop and Carol Wtersma. Extension Agents assigned for the week are Mrs. Judith Wakefield, Area Agent in Clothing and John Fourqurean. Area Agent in Youth, both from Ohio County. LOUISVILLE ED AMES The Ed Ames Show with Julius Wechter M'ch' 'oL;."d,","LITTLE JOE" Sunday And the Bela MerimbeAuli' 18. 7:30BSndp,m,. Freedom Hall Tickets: $4.50 How Many_ ._, $3,50 How Many__.. Tommy Stiener's Championship Rodoo Starring Bonanza's "Little Joe" Mike Landon with the world's dsringsst cowboys end bucking,st brunet. Aug. 16, 8:00 p.m. Aug. 17, 3:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m. Aug. 18, 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p,m. Adults: $2.50 I7]$2,00 ~ How Many ......... Children under 12 half price. How Many ...... World's Championship Horse Show features finest U.S, Show Horses wing for $10,000 top prize. Nightly 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aulust 21 ~] Friday, August 23 Q Thursday, August 22 ~~ Saturday, August 24 [] All seats $2.50 How Many .................. All seats Satucday $3.50 and $4. OO How Many. Send tickets to: Name ....... Address ....... City State ..__--..--.Zip.--.._- ____. (Note: In ordering with this coupon do not deduct your uvlnp, A special outside late ticket will be included with your order.) Send Check, Cash or Money Order today to: Kentucky State Fair Tickets, P. O. Box 21179 Louisville, KentuckF 40221 ). D KENTUCKY STATE FAIR AUGUST 15-24