Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, March 05, 1994, Image 166

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    E2-Lancaster Firming, Saturday, March S, 1994
Plant Population Guidelines
Benefit Com Growers
tial to reach the yield goal for each driving too fast can all cause
field and adjust populations for uneven seed drop within the row.
grain or silage. In addition, grow- In fact, a wide variation in plant
ers can base populations on the spacing can make & several
seed company’s recommendations bushels-per- acre difference in
for each hybrid and the expected actual yield,
environment in each field. In addition, Mattingly cautions
The Northrup King agronomist growers to pay close attention to
notes that planter performance seed company recommendations,
methods also can impact plant Northrup King, for example,
populations. He advises growers offers a range of populations for
to check and adjust their planter stressful, favorable, and optimal
units to assure that the units drop growing conditions. These recom
seed at the most uniform spacing mendations are designed to help
possible. Worn metering median- growers match each hybrid to the
isms, the lack of calibration, and prevailing planting environment.
While com plant population deci
sions ultimately depend on indivi
dual grower operations, general
guidelines can benefit all growers.
Mark Mattingly, Northrup King
agronomist for the Northeast, said
achieving proper plant popula
tions is essential to reaching other
com production goals.
Mattingly suggests that growers
match populations to the soil types
and fertility of each field. Growers
should also choose populations
that maximize the hybrid’s poten-
Mennomte top buggy w/
hyd. brakes, good cond. on
steel, $lOOO. Lane. Co.
15' flatbed, dump cyl. &
pump included, good
cond , $l3OO. Leb Co.
IH 710 mold board plow
sx-18, coulters, auto-reset,
sidehill hitch. Snyder Co.
Ford F7OO dump truck 391
engine 4x2 1970, $2BOO,
Int model 540 4x16 plow
$5OO, MF 82 manual. Perry
Co. 717-834-3882.
4500 Ford backhoe dig
more boom $6,500, Baker
telescoping extension scaf
fold 45' reach $l5OO. Perry
Co. 717-582-4672.
270 Rem. Bushnell axa
scope 7 manure fork's,
Dunham loader throat
attachment for NH harves
ter 900, Nl 323 picker.
1937 Packard model 115 C
6 cyl. 4 door Sedan excel
cond. frame off restoration
asking $16,500. Franklin
Co. 717-375-4468
Press your toes on the pedal and you go forward. Put your
heel down and you back up. Simple.
This four-wheel drive compact tractor is powered by a
Kubota liquid-cooled diesel engine. Mid and rear PTO plus
hydraulic three point hiu
great implement selectioi
to perform many chores.
So if you're looking
for a hard worker, look
no further than
Kubota's worker
87100 HSD
Ws Ship Parts
m 4* 1 A»WM OMAN**;
Clay 24' manure pump
w/1000 RPM, & flexible fill
pipe, $1450. Cumb. Co.
New '/« HP industrial door
opener, Howard "Little
Gem V" rototiller w/orig.
810 CC engine, 4' steel
lockable sidemount toolbox
for pickup. Franklin Co.
A sputnik in excel, cond.,
also filler box. Lane. Co.
Berks Co. home grown
clover seed med red good
quality, also oats for sale
610-926-3595 call eves. 6
to 9.
NH 256 rake $1375, JD
336 baler w/thrower $4500,
nice, Bnllion 10' packer 4"
axle, $875 Berks Co.
Paint $3 gal Latex or oil
base alfalfa hay $1 75 bale
Dau. Co. 717-944-5389.
Mostly alfalfa mixed hay
delivery possible locally
Juniata Co 717-694-3923,
after 6 30 p m , no Sunday
calls please
Oliver Hartpower $B5O,
Oliver 77 $5OO, Super A
Farmall $l4OO, Farmall C
$7OO North'd Co
87100 HYST. 4 W/D
Diesel, Std. 3 Pt.
Nothing works harder than
iur 87100 HSO tractor. From
lome use to commercial ap
ilications, this 16 HP tractor is
ust right for all kinds of jobs.
The 87100 HSD comes with a
lydrostatic transmission that
means there are no gears to
Serving Central PA Since 1821
mr euMwiy wr?£» e«e»*>
Welder 150 amp Lincoln
engine driven excel, cond ,
new 1991 cables mounted
on cart. Lane. Co.
717-738-1291, 7.45-8 a m.
2 row potato planter w/fert
boxes working cond , $3OO,
JD no 30 2 row level bed
PTO potato digger, good
cond., $9OO. Chester Co
Farmall H new paint tires F
new, R-75%, live hd.
engine overhauled field
ready $1750 best offer.
Cumb. Co. 717-243-9600
after 5.
Dump truck 78' Int. $1,600,
Loadstar, gas 22,000
GVW, 4-5 yd. dump, never
plowed, runs well, looks
good $3200. Warren Co.
MH model 44.5 standard
serial *60320 very good,
new tires $2200.
Clover seed- nice, clean,
homo grown. York Co.
717-235-1479 eves.
Cab for Oliver 2255.
Wanted fenders for same
tractor. 2528 Elizabethtown
Rd., Elizabethtown, Pa.
Timothy hay round bales.
Franklin Co.
1975 Ford tri-axle dump
truck setback axle tires
75% new paint clutch
brakes alum, bed steel
floor, nice. Lane. Co.
Masycroler ladder 4-in-1
enc. needs work 1975 Ford
cab-over Irak air breaks
$7OO, Farmall 140 A&M
parts. 1982 CMC 6000
series 366 gas cab & chas
sis, $3BOO offer, elect, fans,
Igr. Adams Co.
Brillion 14’ cultimulcher
$1500,25' wing fold packer
$2500, NH 675 manure
spreader $lOOO, 1 row
sweet corn harvester
$3OOO. Bucks Co.
Several tons mixed hay
early cut, no rain $BO ton, 4
extra large springing hols
teln heifers, $5,000. Craw
ford Co. 814-694-2500.
Camper for pick-up truck
good cond., ’‘Alaska" type
$875. Middlesex Co.
609-448-1241 after 8 p.m.
Honda BHP speed clutch &
2 to 1 reduction $475 free
shipping. Cumb. Co.
717-423-5358 eve.
Kids desks & chairs steel
wheels, corn shelter, 1941
Chevy wheels, pair new
running boards, 3- 12 ga.
shotguns. Berks Co.
Thin-line pump, for repoint
ing bricks, used very little,
$2600 080, ask for Elmer.
Lane. Co. 610-593-1172.
Use elect, refrigerator & hot
water heater, also big bull
headgate. Lane. Co. Enos
Petersheim, 1643 Lane.
Pike, Quarryville, Pa.
17566. -
JD 1240 plateless corn
planter on steel w/fert. &
Insect., $5OO. Lane. Co.
2522 Meadowland Drive,
Ronks, Pa. 17572.
Very good cushion 72"x76"
for Somma waterbed $lO,
select-o-speed trans. parts
for 601 Ford. Lane. Co.
N.W. Shirk, 263 Bootjack
Rd., Narvon, Pa. 17555.
2 seated Mennpnite car
riage on steel good cond
Lane. Co 717-656-8511
Upheaded, black stan
dardbred trotter, 100% safe
& sound 11 yr. old 15
hands, top buggy horse
Clinton Co. Elmer Stoltzfus,
RD #1 Box 278 A, Mill Hall,
Pa. 17751.
Gehl 3000 hydro cat skid
loader overhauled last year
$3500 firm. Leb. Co.
Guernsey cow freshened
on Thanksgiving, good
milker, $6OO, fast hitch Far
mall 2 row cult, $B5. Lane.
Co. 717-445-9743.
Poultry equipment 121 &
IST feedbins- motors
fans- flatbelt pulley fits JD
2010-4020- Moline
cornsheller- JD 440
crawler- haywagon
woodbed- Ml #lO cornpick
er Carroll Co. Md.
9 yr. old sorrel work horse
sound, good off side work
er. Lane. Co. John E.
Fisher, 3872 E. Newport
Rd., Gordonville, Pa.
Used carriage 8 yrs. old,
brown interior oak dash
good shape $2OOO 080.
Jake Glick, 841 Kirkwood
Pike, Quarryvllle, Pa.
'7B Dodge custom dub cab
PS 6 cyl. auto AM fair
cond., $5OO 080
Ear com good quality, can
deliver, 12x38 tractor tire
chains (165‘x21") midwest
cattle racks. Berks Co.
610-367-7256 no Sunday
1970 Huff loader, rebuilt
motor, bucket scoops v/>
yds., ridged frame con
struction, $7,000 good
cond. Schuyl, Co
717-345-3752 or
Butcher Boy elect, meat
saw extra blades Lane
Co. 717-442-8277,
AKC males 6 to 8 mths old
for pet or breeding, collie,
dalmation, samoyed, poo
dle, husky & pomeraman
$lOO to $2OO Lane Co
Ford 3 pt. cults, 2 row w/
fenders fairly good cond
$125. York Co'