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Image 7 of Kentucky farm and home science, vol. 4 No. 3 summer 1958

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

Y 1‘ average for Lexi11gto11 i1l1(l was 3.67 inches less than were placed 011 pasture. Daily and total gains of lambs 11011113.1 (1ll1`11`1g tl1e same l1]Ol1tl]S i11 1952. Irrigated 011 fertilized pastures, especially those pastures 1lOt ‘*’¤— pastures received 21 and 15 inches of Sllppl€lH€lltk1l irrigated, were, therefore, relatively low during 1954. 11 water i11 1951 a11d 1952, respectively. In other words, the beneficial effects of early spring Good-to-choice Hereford steers were used to graze t*`*`****Z******** Wete *¥**`g€*}’ **€g?~t€tt that $9350N by ttttt < tl1e pastures. Average initial weights of tl1e steers were 1)**0* ****t**¥*f%€***€**t *mP0$€d· - hw approximately 6()() 1)OllIl(lS in 1951 and 675 pounds i11 St*******e** “'***`***$ “’€t‘¤` tt $6**0**8 P1`0t>t€m ON *1`1'tg%it€tt " ‘ 1952 pastures during tl1e third grazing season €V€1l tl10llgll "‘-* Cmrying capacity of tllc pastures, liveweight gains recommendedp practices witl1 respect to drenching 1,,. PGI acre and Calculated total digestible nutrients per and tl1e 11se of a phe11otl1iazine-salt mixture were fol- acm Wem increased by m_igati0u' Except fm. the lowed. \Vorms caused tl1e death of nine sheep on A - animals grazing the HO f€1_tiHZ€l__m) mseedjug t1.€at_ irrrgated pastures but 110llG was lost 011 pastures not ' V " me11t, the daily gain per steer was lower 011 the ir- m-1gat€d‘ _ Mx rigated pastures tl1an on the non-irrigated ones. Tl1e frmm 1953 t***`O*‘ét**_ 1955 kellteeky b***eg*`**Ss was . ~ Ovepall averages for iuigated pastures, expressed as 3 vutually the only desirable species present in the non- , Percentage Of ,,On_i,.,.igm1Cd pastures (100 Percent) irrigated pastures. Onthe other hand, white clover . xv were: steer days per acre, 148; daily gai11 per steer, 91; \V‘l3l*)f€V‘?‘leIff 1** the ffugated lmstufee Ll**de* *h_e . tom] hveweight gain PQI acm, 138; Calculated -I-·D_N· conc 1l§10l]b existing during the- second phase of tl11s ’»~>i per acre, 146 percent. §‘l);`*m€;t t;1€lt€ftll1Ze;S apphepl ieeinfed to depress TG _ row 1 o c over in 16 11'I'1g21 ec pas Ll1`GS. *i Experiment Re—designed >, k. The experiment was redesigned after the 1952 graz— , . . i11g season to provide two replications. During the what S Happelllllg to Nclghborhoods? ft period 1953-55 the effects of irrigation were studied Kimmmmi fm"] page 3) ·s.·,; o11 fertilized and 11on-fertilized pastures. Precipitation SUNW m¥*}’ h¤V¢‘ m<>veu1 the farm and . ’4 ing 1953` 1954 um] 1g55_ I-€Sp1iC1jV€]y_ Du,-jug this moved to places outside the survey areas. period the fertilized pastures were top-dressed each Th€I`t‘ is littlv t¤11 115 te Wh)’ 0\Vl1<‘l`S movecl season with nitrogenous fertilizer three times and with Out ef thi` $U1'V¢*)’ ¤¢‘t§hh01`h<¤>\‘V¢’V€1'. it may be l 47* muriate of potash once. The average yearly applica- h)’1>0tl1eSized that they moved i11 order to obtain n at tio11 per acre amounted to 175 pounds actual nitrogen better farm. or a more desirable place for retirement. . *50 PO il1*< * S K=O· _ i what Kinds of »=......€.s em? . Dlittilg t**€ $€C0**t* 1)****** at ***e eXPe*`****e**t— e*****’ Another question concerns the comparison of the g fornia Hampshire-Piambouillet ewe lambs were 11sed m,wC0,m,,.S with thc Old ,.(,Sid(,HtS_ Groups A (Old ,` ’_ tm gt¥*Z***g· AVe*`t*¥e *2****b E-*t****S *** P*****l**S Per **e*`e residents) and C (newcomers) were alike with regard for the three Ye***`S~ bY t*`e*ltme**t· were **5 **)**0***; **"**‘ to education. improved practice rating, income. work *’* ti- *1`i'*g?~t€t* and ****te*`t***Ze**— 198: ***)**'l*`*`*g***e(* but fe*`t**` done off the farm. size of family, participation in social V p, iZ€d·_287; **`*`*gt*te** ****** *****e*`t***Ze**· 412: 9**** **`*`*g**te** organizations. and number of friends. The two groups and fertilized. 450 pounds. Expressed on a percentage (1i[1·(,,.(,(1_ 1m“,t,\,(_,,._ in ,.1,51;,1.11 to age <,wWcmm_,.S W(_l.1_ T ‘¢* t>¤$t$» th'? 3‘}’t`***` **Ve*`**gt` P*`******e***’** et ***`Y *****t*e*` at younger), socio-economic status (newcomers had F1 P¥t$tt**'*`$ *`eCe*V***l4 (1) **0 t*`e******e**t— *e*`t*l*Ze*.~ lower statuses). and tenure. For the newcomers. 36 l*`f*gttt*O'*· and fertilizer Plus *'Tlg**t*°** was percent were tenants as compared with 10 percent of 100. 211. 248 and 306 percent respectively. In the 11,1,01d1.(,Si(1(,,ltS_ I', same order. the relative liveweight gains per acre were AS to 80,,,.u,S or {Mm m{:(,mmti(m uscdp thc m_w_ . 1*)*)- ***5 208 ****** 227 Pe*`ee**t ****** the e“'e‘****Y$ at comers were similar to the permanent residents in the ‘," gmzmg Pe]. we were 100 169* 229 end 250 Pe*`ee**t· use of the newspaper. radio. salesmen, experiment sta- 4,, Owing tt) hit? ¥U`*`*\`i** **ttllt`liU*1l7$ 01 1954- hl¤¤<’}l1`HSS tion. farm magazines. and friends as sources of in- 1 in the fertilized pastures was heading when the sheep ((;,,,,,i,,,,,.,] M, Img, 8) <, K1·;x’r11c:xr l·`x1ix1 .-xxn lloxuc S(1ll·XN(Il·l——SL'Xlfxllilt 1958 T