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NEWS, FACTS AND SUOOKBTIONS.
THK TEST UP THE NATIONAL WKLPARE IS THI INTELU
OINOP, AND PUOgPEBITT OP THE PARMER.
Every farmer in hie annual experience
discovers something of value. Write it and
send it to the "Agricultural Editor of the
DKMOORAT, Jiellefonte, Fenn'a," that other
farmers may have the benefit of it. Let
communications-be timely, and be sure that
they are brief and well pointed.
DON'T mow too close to the ground,
it may give you a little more hay
this year to set the cutter-bar down
to the lowest notch, but next year's
crop will suffer in consequence. A
little roughness to compel setting the
knives high is not a disadvantage in
the long run.
EVERY farmer who has to contend
with stony land will thank us for
saying that when the small ones are
to be picked, two men with dung
forks will do more work, and do it
easier, than four will with their
hands. We got the idea from an ex
change, and put it into practical ex
ecution, the other day, to our own
advantage, and the great gratification
of the men we put at the job.
THIS is the time of bugs, and slugs,
and worms, and young chickens will
aid materially in keeping them in
subjection, if allowed the range of
the garden, without doing any great
harm. To secure the double profit
which ma}' be had from this, feed the
chicks well with grain (wheat screen
ings aie the best) at least twice a
day. The be3t times are as early as
possible in the morning and late in
FEKTIMZEK manufacturers are said
to be large purchasers of leather
scraps from the shoe factories. These
scraps are ground into meal and
mixed with the fertilizers. This meal
contains a large amount of nitrogen,
one of the most valuable constituents
of any manure, but while it yields to
the manipulations of the chemist in
the laboratory, and enables him to
put a high valuation upon the manure,
it is of no practical use to the farmer,
because it is almost impossible to rot
it and cause it to ) iold up its nitrogen
to the soil. One more way of mak
ing the fanner pay for something
that he does not get.
IT is well worth a farmer's while
to make small experiments. Tliey
sometimes lead to large results.
Progress in agriculture is the order
of the day, anil without experiments
progress cannot hi; made. And, in
this connection. "To do good and
communicate, forget not." Whatever
the results of your experiments may
be, give your brother farmers the
benefit of them, through the agricul
tural press, and this whether the re
sults be failures or successes. As
much is to lie learned front one as
from the other. We want to know
what to avoid as well as what to
practice. Farming is much more a
matter of expeticnec and practice
than of theory, and of the latter, any
of the alleged agricultural writers
can furnish an over supply. Fare
fully conducted, and faithfully re
ported experiments, arc worth more
to real farmers than all the theories
IT is not quite just to work the
horses hard all day and then turn
them out in the fields to forage for
their living half the night. Better
keep them in the stable, properly
ventilated, and well bedded, and car
ry to litem such portion of green food
as they need. They will do more
work and do it all the easier for this
care. They can be made to do their
own mowing by using the mower a
few moments each day. An advan
tage to be gained by this—and to
tell the truth this idea was at the
bottom of the suggestion—is that if
the mower is not in perfect order &
will be discovered in time to have it
made so before the press of haying
comes on. And now we might go on
with the stereotyped advice to have
the rakes and forks on hand, and all
things in order for the harvest, but
we refrain. The hint given as to the
mower will be quite sufficient for
RAIN upon out and ouring clover
is very detrimental, more so than
upon any other variety of hay.
Clippings and Comments.
Common wood ashos i h very good fer
tilizer for peas.— T. T. Oliver.
Or for almost anything that grows
out of the ground. Save all you
make, buy all you can, and apply it
to any crop on any part of your land
that has not recent!}' had an applica
Jfcets aro Nplendld lor hogs, but what
can excel a good clover pasture ?— Farm
We give it up. Put then we grow
beets, when we grow them at all, to
feed at a time when clover pasture is
hard to find. Query : If clover pas
ture is so good for summer feed for
pigs, why cannot clover bay be profit
ably used as a winter feed ? Put
away a ton or two of second crop,
very carefully this season, and when
you come to winter feeding chaff it
up, mix with a sufficient quantity of
it, the day's allowance of grain, and
cover it all with boiling water. Let
it stand, covered tight, for a few
hours to scald, and try your pigs
witli it. Keep it up for a week, and
then tell us how you like the plan.
Remedies Against the Army
ISy Prof. C. V. Itiley.
To meet a general demand that
will probably be felt and made for the
best means of coping with the army
worm, I would here repeat in con
densed form what I have in previous
years recommended. Experience has
established the fact that burning over
a meadow, or prairie, or lield of stub
ble, either in winter or spring, usually
prevents the worms from originating
in such meadow or field. Such burn
■ ing destroys the previous year's stalks
and blades, and, as a consequence of
what I have already stated, the nidi
which the female moth prefers. Burn
ing as a preventive, however, loses
j much of its practical importance un
' less it is pursued annually, because of
! the irregularity in the appearance of
the worm is injurious numbers, judi
cious ditching, i e., a ditch with the
side toward the field to be protected
perpendicular or sloping under, will
protect a field from invasions from
some other infested region when the
worms are marching. When they
are collected in the ditch they may
be destroyed either by covering them
up with earth that is pressed upon
them ; by burning straw over them,
or by pouring a little coal oil in the
ditch. A single plow furrow, six or
eight inches deep and kept Iriable by
; dragging brush in it, has also been
known to head them oil'.
From experiments which 1 have
I made I am satisfied that where fence
j lumber can be easily obtained it may
be used to nd van time as a substitute
I for the di.cb or trench, by being se
| cured on edge and then smeared with
; kerosene or coal tar (the lath r being
I inure particularly useful) along the
1 upper edgi. By means of laths and
| a few nails the hoards may be so
| secured that they will slightly slope
l away from the field to be protected.
Such 11 barrier will prove ill'eetnai
! where the worms are not persistent
lor numerous. When thev are execs-
I sivelv abundant they will need !■> lie
watched and occasionally dosed with
kerosene to prevent their piling up
even with the top of the hoard and
thus bridging the harrier. The lum
ber is not imjured for other purposes
The poisoning by the spraying of
London purple or Paris green water
(made according to the well-known
formula) of a few of the outer rows
of a non infested field that is threat
ened by invasions from an adjoining
one, may under some circumstances,
be warrented as an expedition and
cheap mode of destruction. Finally,
iMr. J. W. Sparks, of M tirfrcesboro,
Tenn., has just sent me Urn following
experience which 1 give A' w hat it is
"The Army-worm is making such
inroads upon the wheat crops here in
Middle Tennessee, I thought I would
write you and give the process I have
for ridding the wheat of these vaga
bonds. 1 take a rope about sixty
feet long and cause, two men to walk
through the wheat field dragging the
rope over the wheat. By this means
you can go over a large field of wheat
in a few hours. The rope, dragging
over the wheat, shakes the worms olf
on the ground and they curl up and
lie there for half an hour or more
—seems to be mad about it—and
then begin to move about hunting
something to eat; but the larger ones
are unable to climb the wheat stalks
with all the blades off so that you can
get rid of the larger ones the first
time going over,and the smaller ones
can be shaken off so often that they
cannot hurt the wheat. If you will
make known this simple plan to the
sections where the worm i 9 at work
the people can yet save titer wheat.
I am satisfied I will save mine. I
am going over my whole crop twice
FARNIKRB will have made a great ad
vance when they hold themselves in
flexibly to this rule: Let every field
go to grass that can't be planted in
season to some crop suited to it, and
fertilized and tended in the best man
Tho Trough and the Breed.
It should be considered that every
thing that is derived from an animal
must come from the trough, which
means that one must feed well; but
the trough cannot compensate for
absence of good breeding. In the
dairy we sometimes find two or three
cows that produce fur above the
average ; but with the thoroughbreds,
such as the .Ayrshires and Holsteins,
it is not uncommon to find whole
herds fully up to the standard. But
ter-makers well know that the Jerseys
and Guernseys can be relied on for
butter of good quality, color and
quantity whenever the rack or trough
is full, but no amount of feeding can
produce such result from a herd of
common cows. The trough does its
work well, and that is admitted, but
there is reliance to be placed on
breeds which meets with few disap
pointments, and the dairyman who
does not place as much dependence
on the breed as on the trough is far
away back in the past, and will be
compelled to realize such necessity if
he wishes to be successful. The
Berkshire hog uniformly gives pork
of a certain quality, and the trough
is the agent; but it is the breed and
its characteristic tendencies that
streak the fat with lean and round
the hams to fulness. The trough
cannot put a merino fleece on a Cots
wold or give the former a larg car
cass, but it can fulfill the work de
signed and increase the size and
quicken the growth. How important is
it, then, to improve with the best that
can be procured. If the breed is to
be relied on we should select the best
of the breed, Trust to nothing in
ferior. Keep the rack and trough
right, the breed up to the standard,
the condition favorable, and not only
the individual will profit thereby, but
so will also the country at large.
Hilling Up Corn a Mistake.
Henry Stewart's Experience.
It will be quite safe fur every
farmer who plows bis corn deeply
between the rows to try an acre or
half an acre with flat cultivation in
stead of plowing. It is a mistake to
put a plow into a cornfield after the
plants are a month old. At that age
I have traced corn roots entirely
across the rows, and intermingling
with those of adjacent rows. It can
not be right to cut and tear those
roots and deprive the plants of their
mouths, by which they feed, or to
confine them to a narrow strip of soil
of only two feet wide. I know that
it is not right for me to do so. When
I first used a Share's horse hoe for
cultivating corn nearly 20 3 - ears ago,
I was first encouraged to try to grow
large crops of corn, for I found flat
cultivation greatly increased the
yield. .More recently I wasstill more
forcibly taught that plowing corn was
a mistake. A field of sweet corn
was partly cultivated with a horse
hoe and a part was plowed. A stub
born hired man, who thought his
plan was the best, and in spite of
orders, plowed four acres very deep
ly, earthing up the corn several incit
es. It was as severe a case of root
pi lilting as one could wish for. The
consequence was that from that day
the plowed corn stopped growing,
and yielded not one ear, while the
rest of the field produced more than
eleven thousand ears to the acre.
Root-pruning corn is a serious mis
take and deep plowing among corn
FosTEtti.NO agriculture is no class
legislation, neither is it centralizing
power in defiance of the constitut ion,
for it is the people's cause as the
nation's life. You may scuttle every
American vessel and raze to the
ground all our manufacturing estab
lishments, this people would still re
main as proud, as independent and as
self-suppoitiug as any people on
earth. Rut should the vengeful pow
er of an offended Deity destroy but
for a single season all our agricul
tural products, annihilation, both in
dividual and national, would' bu our
inevitable doom. No, agriculture is
a science too vast in its extent, too
powerful in its I tearing upon the
welfare of the people to be consider
ed in the same legislative oatagorv
with our other manifold industries.
Agriculture is an original, productive
industry that is dependent only upon
itself, and is sufficiently extensive and
important to deserve separately and
alone the consideration asked tor it
in this hill— Congressman Aiken.
Cut clover when it is free from
dew, and cured in the cock, mowing
only what can be got in good shape
without being wet by rain, if possi
ble. Handle clover hay with care
from the time it is cut till it reaches
the mow. If not cut until fully ripe,
nearly all the sugar and starch be
come transformed into woody fibre,
and unfit for animal use.
THE average yield of corn is about
40 bushels to the acre. The average
yielded of wheat is about 13 bushels.
We can, from present knowledge,
more easly increase the average yield
ot corn to 65 bushels than we can
that of wheat to 20 bushels.
EVERY farmer of common intelli
gence knows that the more he feed a
his corn crop the more he feeds hia