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  'iA‘l "'  "  tion tarin at Lexington. In the foreground are an evaporation pan and a wind gage.
l   U   Behintl them is a ri~r.·orcling—type raiu and snow gage. Agrououiist 'I`. ll. Taylor is
_     ,..·.»»—   4- Q talsiug a reatliug ou a stautlartl raiu gage, Behind him is an official weather van in
_     wliieli are housed air teiuperattire and lnnnitlity instrninents. ln the baekgronnd .
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  ` r iuiiormatiou ahont the weather station is in an article on pages 4-5 oil this issue.

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-_ i Kentucky Research Results m B1'1€f i
By FRANK B. BORRIES, JR.
* Dupurhmml of Public Information
{ RANGED-PULLETS, HOUSED PULLETS é _   QA   __   ```’ t   I
TESTED BY U.K. POULTRY STAFF     _____ A    
\/VIEWS the best Way to handle late-hatched pullets? __      "/I A V.:__ r __ ll  
Confine them or allow them to range? I   (V»`   " 1 I _""¤~   `    
= U.K. Agricultural Experiment Station researchers,   _'`:·_   ’ T` _;_ ___   i` { R
in a preliminary test conducted last season, still areu`t I      i /
Y sure which is best. That’s because the Confined I>il`ClS  _r_   .. A;_=__:{\__4_        
O W€1`€ `isignificantly heavier" at the end of the test       aln     ri ‘~  
period than the ranged birds; but the ranged birds `=~.g; “#-r- i_    ·#·=.··.,    ._ ° .
ate 3*7 Pounds less feed thm] the cohhhhd birds fhhfhlg Virginiamycin was fed to steers being fattened in drylot.
‘ the 10-Week period. Results: "not promising."
` The test, conducted by ]ohn Begin at the Robinson
Experiment Substation in Breathitt county under the days fhg 40 lhg l“V“`I whs i"C1`°““`d to Nh) mg PN
I rhreotiou or Churios E Dorricksou Zuid ]_ E Duhoui head daily for the remaining S3 days of the test.
’·¥» used two groups of hirdsi 448 couhuou to u hroodoi. ()ne-half of the steers in each lot were implanted with ·
houso aud 447 uhowod to ruuuo Both urouus were   mg of stilbestrol. The results showed no advantage
· started in late summer and kept on test until the first fm. *‘hY (lf the ‘llfI;*`1`“‘t h““`l$ et Vh`glhhhhYCIh “"
Week iu Novouihoiu Both got the Sumo ruiiour Pius gardless of whether fed to implanted or non-implanted
whole oats free choice. Steers-
Begin and his assistants noted that mortality rate The hhphlhts hscd in this €Xl)°`Yl‘h*’ht i‘lCY*`*l$*`*l .
if { of both groups, housed or ranged, was very small. iwemgh ‘hhh’ gillh hY h·5l P0hhd· The K€hh‘CkY hhhf
 _ ° And both ate the same amount of whole oats during Cattle *`€$€*h`Ch€*`S felt that this was il VCYY Slghlhcilht
~ ;‘ the test, though (as said before) the ranged chickens hghw _SihC€ ihchciwgs Within the eisht lets hi St(’(“`$
u  (lwiah pastrihe ar/ailable) ate 3.7 pounds less feed than   gg1*fgu*‘h;?1`h;€;‘;‘°2highljfiiilgscmhhu i?u]ih°*`;:
t tiigitgjgiu ?r(oiu November through Aurii (whou fact, their figures show that implanted steers had aver-
I the ranged birds were housed), the ranged birds out- ugh ghlhs Of 93 Pohhds more then thc C‘“h¥‘hlS· This
t hryeri the housed birds Shuhth, Zuid have Couriiuuui represented a gain in net value of about $22 an animal
to do so_ —achicved at a cost of 36 cents for the stilbestrol
implant.
NO RESPONSE NOTED TO ANTIBIOTIC
IN U.K. STEER-FATTENING TRIALS DAIRY COWS GETTING TRACY
Although a new antibiotic known as Virginiamycin SORGHUM SILAGE NEED GRAIN
¢* was beneficial in swine-feeding programs, it did not Dairy cows being fed Tracy sorghum silage in the
, look promising in a beef cattle trial last year. dough stage probably can maintain milk production
2. That’s the word from Neil Bradley, U.K. Agricul— to desired levels provided a grain supplement is also
A tural Experiment Station beef researcher. He noted fed.
that growth response to antibiotics in cattle-feeding The cows will need the high-protein supplement
programs has been “extremely variable; researchers because the silage is relatively low in protein.
— and feeders are hopeful that some new untried anti- D. Pt. ]acobson, dairy research staif member, says
biotic can be found which will produce consistent the test was conducted last season to determine use-
beneficial growth response in fattening cattle.” fulness of Tracy sorghum as silage as compared with
» The antibiotic Virginiamycin was fed at two levels a good alfalfa feed. The latter is high in protein,
(40 and S0 mg per steer daily) to various lots of incidentally. Test cows were fed Tracy silage in the
steers being fattened in drylot. At the end of 100 i(;o,,,i,u,i.,] uu pug,. 8)
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\Vhat about the “fuel” in the camefs hump or the   y » U 4   /ii_   ggdcggimigrggg   _
“sngar” in the Vermont maple? Or, the fat on the    ¤     ing insmlmcm dum
gi-ounrlliog’s back and the food in the rhizomes of .      to biological behav- `
bluegrass? Despite the weather, the carrie] arrives at   __     ior. This species,
the place he is going, the maple awakens early in   r.V_ _   l{"°l’*{g"*°fl bY il °“*‘
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are very valuable in establislrirrg the pattern of long-   llll   f     ___‘ · V   _-r` ( _
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of Weather factO1·s_ bulb" located 3 inches above the sod. Between the white `,
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lagging aspects of “weather consideratiorr" is the effect ihcmmmuple which measures wmpemmrc 3 inchiis ahve
~ — ~ the sod level. In the background rs the field laboratory rn
of weather on a particular crop he is planting, grow- `,.],;ch mm,-d;“g ;,,Sm,,,,€,{,S me i,,,uS€d_ ' i
ing or harvesting. That viewpoint is shared by work-
er·s of the Kentucky .—\gricultrn·al Experirnent Station. Weather factors being measured are: wind; cvap- ,
'l`liei·efoi·e_ to obtain bctter· and more useful weather oration; lrurnidity; type. frequency, and intensity of
inl`oi·ination. a ratlrer complete weather station was precipitation; ternpcraturc at various levels above and
established on the Station Farm at Lexington in 1961. below the soil surface; dew; and soil nroisture rrrrder _
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venture to describe n1ore precisely tl1e climate near llm€S—AP1`il» Mai', . 1.;;    .
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at all the stations so that the data can be con1p1led .  
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and processed by high-speed con1puters. These data med w€m],m.{nCw1.S_  
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date we should be able to describe more precisely  
the micro clim·1te-—the zone where 1l·u1ts frow. . . . .
‘ _ L _ _ I ° E _ _ possible that farmers may make l1ay in Kentucky with-
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out having it rained on, eng1nee1s can design a more
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W inter V egetables Under Plastic  
 
li DEAN E. KNAVEL and E, M. EMMERT
Y
])l']l(ll'llNl'7l’ of Ilorlieizlfixre summary
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\’VIIIlCI` VCgCl2I.I)I€ ]_)1`O(IlI(JlIOII lIlI(ICl` PIQISIZIC IS U.   Lvild Cl ) tbCJb( il Cl Fb_“/Cl;   )\;/ll 0 l“l§Tllt>t  
· ~ · `() " .` i ` ‘I .` " ` l` ' ` ` O -2,
gl`()\’\/Illg uulustty ut Kentucky. Lettuce, ttuuutces, ‘ PY _"‘““P ‘“ ” ‘{" *“°* ‘“ P ‘°“° "’“°€° ‘Y' ‘ “ ~ 1
pole I)(;'2lIIS 1lII(IlI`€$lI III2Il`I(Cl CllCllIIII)f:‘l`S iIl`€ POPIII2I.I` lultlflclal heat dmlmg Fcbrmu-y’ Nhu-Ch, A1)rll’ amd
_ ~ _ . . _. _ _ _ _ _   lIIl€I`I2Iy€1'S of PliIStIC \VC1`(:‘ POSIt1OII€(l \VltlIIII
CTOPS lOI` glOWIIIg III PIHSIZIC QICCIIIIOIISCS. Otll€1 CYOPS _ _ _ _
_ . _. _ _ . _ . two diiterent houses to trap solar heat. The objective
21 gI'O\VCl ITIIgI`Il` COIIbI(I€1 {IIC CIILIIVG, SPIIIHCII, l(Hl€, _ _ .
__ _ _ ._ _ . _ . _ was to determine wI11cI1 crops grew the best under
paisley, I`IIIII)tI.II), and iadish, but the piofits in giow- _ , _ _ _ _
. _ . diflerent systems of veutilating the fieldhouses. _
mg them may be questioned. _ _ _ , _ »~
, . _ _ _. _ . Yields III House 2 where the interlayers of plastic
Iroduction costs CHI] be ieduced by using plastic , _
t. . _ I   were suspe11ded 4 feet above the soil level were
ieldhouscs as designed by Emmeit. Emmeits low- _ _ _ _
_ . _ _ _ _ _ . greater tha11 yields III House 1. Yields 111 House l .
cost fieldhouscs allow the g1()\VCl to pioduce C€lltI.llI — _ _ _
_ _ _. . _ . where the interlayers of plastic were low over tl1e
CIODS to III2lI`IIIIly Ollt ()l S(1‘tISOIl \VIllIOlIt tlI€ 2I(I(lG(I _ _
_ _ .... _ plants were higher on the south side than the north
COIlSllIICllOII cost of COI1VClIl|OII2Il pIZI.SllC IIOIISCS £I.lI(I _ _ , _
. . . . . _ _ . side. The north side of House 1 was ventilated by a ,,
tl1e IISU of artificial heat. Fieldhouse const111ct1on costs , _ _ _ _ ·
» . _ fan pullmq, air from the outside when the temperature
5 to 7 C('lllS per square foot as compared with 30 to tm _ _ `
» . . reached 56 F. The temperatures of the north side
  C(‘IllS l)(’l` S(llIiII`(‘ l()Ol lOI` llIC 1`Cf.’;lIl1I.1`·tyP€ l)IlIStIC _. . . ·
_ . r . . \V(‘1`(;‘ IIIO1'(:‘ llIIIlO1`lII I)CC2IlIS€ of tlI(;‘ l2IlI, tIIiI.II llIOS€
houses. Ileatmg gieenhouses 111 Kentucky with coal . _ _ _ . _ ·
_ _ _ _ _. V _ of tl1e south side which was ventilated by folding back ‘
OI gills tlIIIOIIIllS l() 1ll)l)l()I\lIII2IlCIy 8 to   (J€IIlS PGI   i t_ 1 I         ”T
- · . » . I(;‘ )lIS IC RI. €1`S 'III( I IIIU IG Sl((:‘ \V'I S. (*1]-
stiuare foot of growing space. The use of fieldhouses, I _ y ° G _ ° I
. - p(‘l'2ItIIl`C‘S III l“lOlIS€   \V€1`€ COOl€I` Ht Illgllt {III(I \V[ll`III(‘l` A
IIO\V(‘V(‘l`, l`(’III()V(‘S l.II(‘ lI(‘lIl cost \VlICII llIIZ€I`l2IyG]`S of i _   i ti _   1 ‘ A
. . ( lI1`llI Y I0 ( 'I I'IlI III OIISG .
plastic are IIS(‘(I to trap tI.II(I hold solar l1eat. TI11s sys- E ly T _ r
- On tl1e basis of gross returns to tl1e grower, Inbb "<
l(‘III IIRIS l)1`()l(‘(Jt(‘(I I(‘lllICI;‘, ll COOI··S(.*2I.SOIl, CYOP, lI`OII`I . l
._ . . . - O and leaf lettuce offered ,the greatest returns at pre-
lIOSl IIl]lIl'y \VII(‘II ()IllSI(I(‘ l(‘IIIpCl'2IllIl`("S   to     _ _ `
V-. . . · . . IIIIIIIII III2II'l(€l P1`IC€S.
III(‘ OI)](‘(JlIV(‘ ()l lIIIS (‘XPCl`IIII€IIl \V2I.S to SlZlI(Iy tlI(‘
l)(‘I`I:OI`III2IIIC(‘ of C(‘I`llI.IIl (.`OOI··S(‘1I.SOIl V(‘g(‘liII)lC‘ CI'()PS III   l
plastic Iieldhouses IIII(I(‘I' dilliereiit methods of venti— _
lation. house was ventilated by rolling tl1e layers of plastic w
toward tl1e OlIlSl(IC‘ wall VVIICII outside temperatures “
Methods und Description of Experiment reached 11ear SOOF during the day. During very r
1 . · . . _ _. \V2Il`III (IRI)/S III liI.lC Spllllg, l`l(I(IItI()II1`II VCIIl`IIlI.IjlOII \V2IS
II|1‘(·(· sysleuis of \'(‘IllII1lll0ll \V<‘l`(‘ IIS<‘(I III t\V() (lll‘ provided by Piigiurr the gouth Outer Plqgtic \v.i]]`; r
l(‘I'(‘Ill IIOlIS(‘S. III(‘ lI(’I(IIIOIIS(‘S \Vl‘I`(‘ OI`I(‘IIl(‘(I (‘llSl 2lII(I iviounc C) \V·1g Tlirlttct to Iiouge I but dit_fel_€d iiroln
west. Ilouse l was divided i11to a north and south ` A U 1 l , `. K I .
.i .n i ti .i i . t i t V _i Ilouse l and Emmerts system in that the two inter-
.` ‘, ’I I) I .`I( (‘.' I;1\’IlI*" \\’O iI\’L’l`S () I/’ - 1} . _ i , ,,
`lll “ I ( ` , S rl- ' , lll IlIV(‘I`S of plastic \V(‘l`(‘ SllSp(’II(lC(I 4 feet lII)OVL‘ SOII °`
l)OI\'(‘lII\’I(`IIl‘ iI[)[)I'OXIIIILIl(‘Iy   l(‘(‘l iII)O\'(` lII(‘ SOII I(‘V(‘I I rr _ . __ _ _ _ it b i
i ' i i wo 9 _ \   tb Sho _ level. IIIC pllI.StIC COV€15 \V€lC §LIp]_)OIl(/(   \VOO( GII M
A .`I S I ‘I ‘ OII . \\’Il`(_‘ V ` 'U ` {IS ` \V I I . · . '
liu 1*1* KU I ’ 1 H stakes and a wire frame CO1IStI`llClZ10lI through tl1e it
*1*. .
lh i 1 if t H 1 H t i b ce11ter and over the walk-way of the house, as shown
IQ lIOl'tI IH O OLISG \V2`lS VBII 1 EI. CC y' it · · · ·
_ lll     V€I”lli1l£lt1OI1 Ol] \V£1I`IT1 (I21yS \V£IS ZICCOIII-
tliermostatically controlled fan which cut on when the pushed bv raising the south Outside plastic Wfius
¢
msidt ttmpu.1tu1t erceeded JSUF. The fan twas and Gnd doorways.
l)I1IL`(‘(I III lIIL‘ C(‘IIll‘I` of tII(‘ IIOI`lII SI(I(‘ to pull lII1` ll`OIII 1-[·h€1_“]0ln€t€1_S \V€l_€ Piriced On the Soil Surijrlcc qt V,
{hel ontsitie. lTI1ei air WHS l>l0\¥i t0W1U`{l lbliill tfmils mudom jh each house, and high and IOW t€mp€l`k\t\U'¢*$
IIIIL (‘III(‘.IlI llk I) .ISlI(. LO\(IS. Il SOIIlI Id O lIC‘ “_Gl_(_ l_€C()l_d€d Cach day fron} Biurch 6 to    
. . . .. .·\ t ·· 1 »t·· is also I>·tt-~I t s   ·
lI'l|IIIII(‘I`l, I·.. XI. tI$)(ilII \exx· I.ool< in I‘I(‘I(I (lreeiilioiises. hummnl U W ls I S _ (Ll U ml I Post (mtndl
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ti K1-:x‘1‘1*<.:s1· I?.~\I\M .·xN1> IIos11·: St:11·:>:c1·:-—S11s1s11;11, 1962 ‘

 _ _ 7   -<’‘*   »’ _, »1   \ "1~,_j (;1`21ll(l Rapids lettuce grew l)t‘ttt‘1‘ 011 l)0l£l1 sides ol?
’   , ‘ Vg, ~ 1, R . -
1,   77,/* /~ ,1/1     , ea    House 1 than on the south side ot House 2.
, 1.,1¤7"’ ,1#   11 /   1' V `  ·T;f;;1__   1
  · 7 7//» 7 ,1 /7 '   71§1` "*>»e;` 7 M
*’     V. /1/. ‘ 1*1, · 4.tZl     Table l.- Yields (lb of fresh roduct/`IOOO s