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A Suggested Plan for Marketing Kentucky Wool
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Published in connection with the agricultural extension work ear—
ried on by eo-operation of the College of Agriculture, University of
Kentucky, with the l'. S. Departinent of Agriculture, and distributed
in furtherance ot the work provided for in the Act of Congress of
May S, 1014. ·

Nearly all the upland soils of Kentucky, ·
not of limestone origin, and many of the lime- ·
stone soils, themselves, are acid to an injurious
Liming these soils will make it possible to
grow more and better crops of red clover. lt
is a necessary step in the preparation of land
for alfalfa. In connection with proper soil
treatment otherwise, it will make possible
larger yields of nearly all crops the farmer
Ground limestone is the best material to
use for liming land. Most farmers in the State
should be able to apply it with reasonable
trouble and expense.
On the Experiment Station soil fertility
feds Foczitcd on the acid soils of the State, an
investment per acre of $9.40 in ground lime··
s are and acid phosphate (this does not include
cos? of wagon haul and of spreading) has
A given, in four years’ time, crop increases worth
$34.06, using pre-war prices for farm products.
There is no reason why farmers should not se-
sxzre equally good if not better results.

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A Suggested Plan for Marketing Kentucky Wool ‘
\\··»ol ii1ui·Ic·~*iiig wliivli wus ol' only lowul iiiterest and im-
p·i·tuu.·»· pr•·vious to the worlel war lH‘<‘2lllll‘. on 2l<‘(‘0l1lll', of a
~l.··i·tuu·· iu lll}.ill~:[I‘2lllt‘ <·lotb—wool, u prolilein of woi·lll1’ll a ¢·ompa1‘21-
‘ji·»l_v low lllill'l{<‘I x‘ulm· ibut l`ui·1m·i·s l>('t'2l1ll(’ interested i11 bet-
  ui··tl1o·l~ ol. 1iiui·l<•·tii1g it uml thru iliv u;~si»tum··· of county
.1["lll* il l.t‘\\` <'Ulllll_\' “v(Nll Ill|(ll< “'l*l'l’ l·<>l'lll4‘[¤l'•‘&l possible from
vis ut·i·uiig··1i1<·1it ltuw mit. lieoii l`llll_\` 1·ouliz··tl. Wool pools
Tl‘··l··· t’oi·ii1···l lol' tlit- express purpose oti lllt‘l'lt‘llt'<‘ ot` st·vei·ul yours it has been
Yllillml tliul lllv i'<¤lllll_\` \\‘ool pools ll2l\'<‘ 1'<‘Sllllm‘il ill ull 2lI‘I'21llg€—
l¤1·*lit l`ot‘tl1t· t·oiix·t-iiieiieo ol` lovul l>ll_\`<‘l`N aml have not in any
t·xt··u·lml 11Hl wool auctions. 'l`he points chosen as mar-
zction, lat renters have. in niost eases. present facilities in tobacco `
grow ttareltottses which could be easily inade eonveiiient to use for
ofthe trool-au•·tion purposes as they give ainple space, are well light-
iid re ol and have t`a<·ilities for weighing. requisites which are im-
1 is at lortant in wool ntarlteting as in the case ol` tobacco.
.\ canvass will the large wrtol tnills and wool dealers of the
in my l'ni:t··l States. thru a letter in which this plan was set forth,
fruits. has resulted in inueh l`ax·oral»le eonnnent and in inan_v valuable
to my siggesrioiis. with a general indication that ntills and brokers
,].0mM. will l».· willing to send l»u_v·~r>¤ to attend wool auctions of the
c been —E/·· wl;i··h would result l`roin the plan under dist-ussion.
“.m.M How The Auction May Bc Conducted.
ttptlie ln eounties where wool pools have lieen in operation for gi,
.d will ¤····t»i·lt·raltl·· length ol` tiine it sliottltl not be dittieult to make ar-
l'&:ll!'t‘lll•‘lll> ltetween thein \\'llt‘I‘t_'ll_\' they will inarltet their wool
whidt   t-entral points. but this should not exclude any farniers in
wool that t··rt·itor_v t`roni oti'ering their wool in the auetions even if
Jht be zlttgr are not r··pr··s··nted in the eount_v pool. \\'ool should be
tleliv··tt··l at the t-enter in the usual nianner and. when received,
we ol two plans may be followed. The wool belonging to each
l&1I‘htet’ may be graded and ltrpt separate. as is the t‘llSlOlI1 in
notion lllt‘ l*1‘<‘seut ··ount_v wool pools; but this niethod is not recom-
mltttle l¤*‘*¤·lt‘¤l as it defeats the purpose for which the wool auction
both tlistrirts are forined. that ot` getting together a large ainount of
.0; for Wh grade of wool. It is. theret`ore. suggested that a better
M ol ml‘¥lt<·tl would he to reeeive eaeli t`ai·tner`s wool. weigh it in
I Such wml classify it into the grades desirable and then weigh each U

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Plan 2. The Central Wool Auction.
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I H*;tI¢I$:'T110 uiuc iogiortal wool nuctiou points tlosigiiztted on tho above map
aud flb suggestions, but huvo boon chosen ou account of their 1‘:1ih*0:1d
W WOIJII1 equipment ot tobacco wanrohousos which may be used for nuctiouing

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    s1·~—1·11l11tiv1— l>ll}'<‘I‘. 21 111i1l1ll1— 1111111 who. lllltlt*l' this {lI‘l'llll{I0lll(’l1I,
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  _ . ·1l`\v<><>ls tw il s<1t1111l¢·t‘ l111sis illlll will (‘llllllllHll‘. tn il §Il‘l’ill wx-
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