University of Wisconsin. Dept. of Agricultural Journalism / 22 community building advertisements : use them to bring your bank greater prestige, increased goodwill, more business
Chapman, C. J.
Here's a safe sure way to alfalfa PDF (272.7 KB)
Rekase Week Beginning March 31 Here's a Safe Sure Way to Alfalfa MAKE this greatest of crops safe and sure. With a By C. J. Chapman few simple precautions it is easily grown on almost any Wiacomin coUege Wisconsin farm. of Agricultre After alfalfa is established it survives severe droughts, yields heavily, helps build up your land, and supplies you with a rich feed carrying lots of costly protein. Hundreds of farms throughout the state have been turned into fer- tile, productive fields with the aid of this crop. Here's the way Wisconsin farmers get a good stand: 1. Lime the land. 2. Use phosphorus. 3. Apply potash. 4. Inoculate the seed. 5. In the early spring sow about 18 pounds to the acre with a light seeding of barley or oats (it can also be successfully sown with early canning peas.) Some soils grow alfalfa without any treatment at all, other soils only need a little lime, and still others require plenty of lime, phosphorus, and potash. The easiest and simplest way to find out precisely what your land needs for a profitable crop of this splendid high protein feed, is to write the State Soils Laboratory, Wisconsin College of Agriculture, Madison . . . They will analyze your soil, save you money on many expensive fertilizer bills, and help you build your farm up to a high state of produc- tion . . . Drop them a line today. "For Farm Prosperity" [Name of Your Bank} 9 9
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