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University of Wisconsin. Dept. of Agricultural Journalism / 22 community building advertisements : use them to bring your bank greater prestige, increased goodwill, more business

Mortimer, G. B.
They're hungry for phosphate PDF (245.5 KB)

a       Relese Week Beginning September I
They're Hungry For
                           A GOOD improved pasture will supply a ton of
    By G. B. Mortimer     costly protein to your herd at much less cost than
    Wisconsin Conege      grain. Here's a real saving in feed brought about
    of Agriculture        just a little attention to the old permanent pasture.
                              As cows remove lots of phosphorus from the
                           most of our pastures are hungry for it. This is
                           understood when we realize that during the grazing
                           son a herd of 20 average cows will rob the soil
of at least
                           800 pounds of 20%c' acid phosphate. No wonder
our per-
                           manent pastures are hungry for phosphate and no
                           grass yields increase three and four times when
it is
                              Here at the experiment station we get excellent
                           sults by using about 400 pounds of 20 percent
                           phosphate to the acre, about 150 pounds of p6tash,
                           needed, and enough lime to correct any acid condition
                           the soil.
                              Try this plan of letting a fertilized permanent
                           make substantial savings on your feed. It has
given un-
                           usually splendid results and has more than paid
for itself
                           in increased yields and lower feed costs.
                              Write in today to the College of Agriculture,
                           for more details on this inexpensive way to cheap
                                   Another article by Mr. Mortimer on perma-
                                   nent pastures wil appear in an early issue.
                     "For Farm Prosperity"
               [Name of Your Bank]
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