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Image 4 of Kentucky farm and home science, vol. 4 No. 4 fall 1958

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° ' fl. ‘ · (Lett). This portion of a newly ac- yg I , =» I quired addition to the Eden Shale git I/I.III J ¤`I}'I Farm is typical of the appearance x· ;r'j;»_t,; * of the fann as a whole three vears _ I».-p,?>·· .I. . . ' . ;j~.~~.. I ..·I1` _. a 0. Much of ll consisted of a rank r‘· Z., .I, II {1 ·II:.I I I ,.I_ II I I ~ ·r·.=•'/I _· I~ -1 . rowth ol scrub timber and brush. T ../KW. .. ' I ·· V , , A I, _ . I I One ol the better stands ot timber, " { · ` [ _ , r ¢ however, has been preserved for II. ·— ·='.» . , , , . 5, * . - `A “`t·> i . .. .. .. " ’ _AI,· .1r . V , - ,_ · II_ icstatch. QW" ‘ hi: · ..} ‘ Z ·( i ' M H" ~‘Z’ J i - ji: . s ·"' "_i’Qr;,' Y' V ,. .’ xl ‘ ‘ sw, VJ ·‘ .T`*i.’·5t , ·i“`· V . · -. .. ·‘ . · . ·‘ g,..~u1_·.¢. . »·ct ' ‘”*‘ ..~a1;f ·j· , ‘· ·` `*'* » · " ’ "·,·-l>·,F',"Z’f‘ . ‘ vt .~ ,2 . ». · M ' ·ri»,; · l;’·7·'¤ ·’;.; "C ; . ·’ .,¢ .,‘ T . __ _»l 2 · · * ri'? iY’{‘.‘$ Y'?. · · ·"'*~"g?·' ’· . ~ ‘ £* '.fj.‘*L;-1;f = qi.; ""*: I ··"f‘ ""- ·'°ij" ,. f" ;1 ‘l·’¢ »i '· ‘ *— ~.' , ;..=; :‘ ‘ —¤“%·»»}·;” , V ` .»-~.§‘·= , I {V, ‘y;;g··.;'.&.»’ , "`Y'* I ‘- _I filf ic, 'jfQ·,;`,;:{ ?— . _ . °.· 4 1 is :· A i . t A . ‘ J ·—·‘ Q `· ‘f¢»:`?°" · °’ · = ii; I ~ ~ · · I , , v · ya Y_ .,. I. X ' » `· I·, ’ » I I ,II· I·I~_‘Ii,I'I ·r·-s,2::g;‘_,,,'I,=!f`, I *'I·',;;;I_I· ;lI;‘_ . I " ¢ . * II gg . I `I "’”·tv Z ··’· "J:21?.. ‘ ‘ .2. ·· `·;.·’·‘~<‘ 3 ?$"?`€i¤¥,..1*i·..:¥y~:’:·`§;—$$ge—r V . A . . w" ! :5 F ' "{'V '_?§`k._.i. {Thy r . » , " i A~_, .·—`Y;ii” iZ.;‘ s, ' ’:¥ if,. , i j . /3 4/ l i '<· r . ·‘,:* ` A af%‘i1i}.;..';>T%*i,"L°‘f ’“··A.é;"i‘ .= ‘;Z·é.<1·;§'r ·', “ ~ +1***/V? %;‘ I l · . " _* Jil-q - ft" ,I f. I ` ·..‘,,j;Z5`14··§ ‘ » _ ` ` ";";_;y I, e _ 5 — f ·l 4 ~ '4‘‘t :.` L i * . A `5l·;} *· iz;iY" H}; ~2J¥·~¢~*A¤'$S.}’; #5*5%% , ·i”¤*%?i*QfZAi?.£;;_,;& '.·‘ i r` ft iii t M1 gi ` A { ‘ ' st.- % *5 * + » .;i§$·»?*" .1Y- V. at it ,55 xl}-ii II _‘7i**%;;‘ ( If ;‘;€'I` _'“ .t .,.I " IA`} _ { 5*** ~5"" 1, ‘r1¥’€2€¥·"·*»-.‘»’t'¢ V i ’43f°A ·‘·— ' ., e=‘ "°ii~ € ¢¥ 7* ¤;=‘€»‘>? ‘ < ` »i" 5* n b II _ I _ _ _ (Above). \`Vhen the Eden Shale Farm was established many ` A tlll)lC (.ZllltLl1`(‘, llltfy Lll`C Cll€(}l(lllg tor tlli l)€bt VJ.I`1(.tl€b of [hc existing buildings rcscnlblcd this ba1,“I It Stands I I. II ()l' Slltll) l)(‘tlllS, l[Ofl]2lt()(‘S, S\V€€t COPD, V1llC CTOPS, k\ll(l on lgmql included in a newly acqui}-cd Unch P()itlt()(‘S. FCI`tlllly ]I)1'OgI't1l]]S for tl”l€S€ CYOPS HTC l)Clllg -9 studied, and the use of plastic greenhouses and plastic C _ I _ _ . |hC1nh0 i mulches will be tried and demonstrated as means of I I helping to increase the income of Eden Hills farmers. I 5,—· , .4 .‘\ll'(‘;t(l\' it llzlS l)t‘Cll l:O\lll(l tlltlt t()lll1llI()€S, S\V(!€t A ` I_ corn, and snap beans respond favorably on the Eden -. A . . . » .-»·. .. .-1-2-2 Shale soil. There are some indications that the flatter, .v ,{.,,._ 3 _, ;‘-:-;-:-;-;-:· ‘-‘¤· °·· ·· me ~ A . · · ~ — .- " ·. /T$·. '·Z·Z·[·'· ·Z·[·[ `· Z·i·Z·]·Z·Z·Z ` \J\¤YS" ··\ t(‘l'I'LlCC lztlltl IS ll()t ClllIll'Cly S21tlSl2lCtOl'y lOl` POTEITOCS _ °• <¤9&*f¤n»_'éw€N ·f·§·f; ]··]IfI§I[I]j' ,_ *€“"° - because of the heavv nature of the soil and some iii;. ` i`iZ;ZEZ;Z;Z;§;,1 "· `; _- ‘ t T · O Law'? · . r · .:.:.I I _. IIu){¤[>qrt_- ¤§ I , lltllel'. 218 \’(‘l, \llll{llO\VII l'2lCtOI‘S. · R I j.I.:._ V_T.j.I.;.· ·.·.j.j.I.;. ’*~·° ILIMIIIG . . •` i i·i·i·i·i‘i· `jizi; `;i"_`({•y _ _s_ °. Strawberry Vurteties Tested -‘ ·Z·Z— ; ·-;-;-;-;-, F`°'“"`°‘°“'° F" , A A . . Geer " `.' ` " (·reenhouse research has been limited to variety f 1;. I testing; so lar. the Valiant tomato variety seems to $4, be the best. Use ol plastic greenhouses has proved r¤¤¤~ 5* · IL ° _I BULLHI I.I.I. I . eeononneal and l)l'()l|l2ll)ll‘ when properly managed. ;;;;Ii_I_ l-°¤'“9'°" * ¤··r¤¤ ` lilakemore. Tennessee lieautv, and Pocahontas ~¤~>¤ Z·Z;?;Z·` · _ · $tl';l\\’l)l‘l`l'}' \'i\l`l(‘tlt‘S tll‘U llellljl`, tCSlC(l l0l` ll(l2lpl2ll)lllt}'; `·Z·Z·i·Z T WOUL T . so lar, Pocahontas has yielded best. though all varie- I 5, *1 I _ I·:.I I. ` I I 4 ’ LLL ` ties yielded more than 500 crates to the acre. No <¤~ [fm 3 M 'Mn , ` I results have been tabulated yet on black and red _ °°"“'"°t...(.,... ·.·a>.;O» J,__m,_ _ " ras Jberrv \"ll'l(‘ll(‘S being tested; nor are there results _ _ ,_ { I I' ( l I_ li tl I I It I I I The Eden Shale Farm (indicated bv the star) is located * ml ·*l’l’* 1)*0**** mn 0 lf ‘m(‘uf dm (“‘U tllx in Owen county, 4 miles east ol Owenton. The shaded RI trees are being ehecl The loresters have centered most oi their work on fir. This species trial is to be continued for 8 years; (lhristmas tree production. This is the third year at the end of the eighth year the first plot planted *"` —l l{l·ZX'l`l’(ZK\` lixiixr asn lloxnc S(TII·ZNCl·Z—lT.·\l.l. 1958 ` Abt