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Image 4 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 1, No. 1, August 1938

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— ` ' i I habit of forming plants abundantly. crates was deducted hy the associa- {8 The Beaver was secured from a nurs- t.ioi1, Mr. Lowory received slightly sq ery in Minnesota and the plants were over $100.00 return for his halt acre 51 set at 1S inches. No thinning or of strawberries. _ ¤ m spacing of runners was done during liy way of prizes, Mr. Lowery won at I te · the summer of 1937 and the condi- quantity of fertilizer donated by the 2 th tions were such that all varieties made Berry Association, together with a . ea — excellent growth. Straw mulch was useful fountain pen and pencil st-i E 1). applied in December of 1937. The donated by Jos. Denunzio Fruit (foin· ~ ’l‘t rainfall and temperature conditions 118.llY of Louisville, who were the mar- » gi were nearly ideal this season which keting agents for the Urittendt-ii gr resulted in large yields. The season (Bounty Association. Needless to say. was unusually early and the berries Mr. Lowery is very proud of his win- iu _ ripened from 10 days to two weeks nings and is making plans to put out iu ~ in advance of a normal season. a new acreage of berries each year. Catskill——A comparatively new va- and by the time ho ilnishes lligh fr riety, is showing high yields. Two School hopes to derive enough mon:-y |·‘i year tests indicate that it is a berry from the sale of strawberries to allow in of good quality with good shipping him to enter college. ' ca I qualities. The organizations sponsoring this The Aroma variety is not adapted enterprise needless to say are quin- to the Lexington Section and was not proud of the success of this pi·ojt·ct included in this test. und hope to continue it imlellnitt-ly, iii srimwnnnnirzs AS A rnoiizcr Sl‘Mi§iE§iUgr¤:F'i`iNG WESTERN Fon 4-H AND F. F. A. ennns * { ' ¢ PYLE ANH ii. Pl\111!i•JS and from thi- giaiog ° n. ngioomont was that tno ohio nionibois oi lleiiiicssec, lllinois. Missouri and O; would return ono ornto ot U_ S_ No_ 1 Indiana attended this meeting. “- ; berries to the association for each Oiniiiiii, ·i—oi.ii > . aglilugrisfuigggegbpiiglligtii fil.? ii,§§;fi‘g,i ‘{QQ,ii.‘i'i’i"$".°""i_ "}S“°"$ _“" . plants under these terms. According iii_Cii,irii ` wiriin ii `lpgiiii ‘}l}d })"‘“'!‘ til i . to the agreement each boy or girl was turn; inn i_ii_r i_ l_°_i ‘ wad wlisui 'l` to plant, fertilize and cultivate the iirnriinr ·c_"i‘(ii·;=·_°‘ _i""v_ _°iL_til<{ l*<‘·lt‘h tt ` { 5 berries according to instructions ité(iiiii_5" inn__il_°""_iiii‘m°ti;°T,l`“°h_ ‘” vt ;»§ given by their high school teacher or Boiir ni` Gn0lix,i_a' (2 ii)? Su} _ H‘:‘m}· tl . by the county farm agent. Some min 'J ii H‘?i`l’ '(?_((‘u_ Tull (.1m* in 2 l small prizes to the winners in the _i i, i` _ij °_.m.'"_gl?““· “l‘°“ ni i i T County were ninn arranged. istetmxi nit ilaiieties 'were planted ri Q The largest individual group in the Eli, aD“ni;f;g1i_n?ii?iiifn°if ti Tina D‘_`_“{`h‘_'“· di · county was directed by Professor tirniy imicd