1930-02: Alabama Farmer Newsletter, Auburn, Alabama, Volume 10, Issue 05
@ Auburn University
Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Agricultural Club
DescriptionThis is the volume X, issue 5, February 1930 issue of Alabama Farmer, a newsletter published monthly during the school year by students in the Agricultural Club of the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University). The newsletter includes articles of interest related to agriculture and agriculture education. This item has been aggregated as part of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)'s "Deeply Rooted: The Agricultural & Rural History of the American South" project.Articles: Urges timber as farm enterprise; Alabama's agricultural leadership unexcelled; Successful farming means keeping busy--Plan the work ahead, so that winter months will not be spent idly--Something is needing attention the entire year round; Ten commandments of chick raising--Importance of poultry industry demands safety measures in rearing the flock--Heavy losses occur from careless management; Reducing fertilizer bills by terracing--Alabama farms and farmers suffer serious losses through erosion every year--This is a useless waste--Its prevention means more dollars; Saving the flock with concrete floors--Dirt floors and runways do not lend themselves readily to sanitation--These should be built of sound concrete; The Federal Farm Bureau and its powers--Every line of work except agriculture has had strong tendency toward organization--The Federal Board is to operate strictly through organized bodies; (editorials); Grading and standardization; Negro farmers set worthy goals; Electricity serves Alabama farmsteads; Trailing our valuable feathered friends--Banding serves as an important check in the migration of birds; Ag alumni page; Grows thirty-one fall vegetables; Alabama Farm Woman (Past, present and future of home economics; A Bible recipe for cake); Systematic...
Savage, Victor, Jr