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eAa TIMES-NE iNS FARM PAGE Ursed Trees Davis, Extesnion Fores- University of Illinois of Agriculture and the Natural History Survey f the trees available from nurseries for forest spring are already state nursery inventory 1 showed 10 million IlY to go on sale for Plating, and by February rders received by the of Forestry had ta-; ntilllon of these. i the time to order trees a good supply from and while there is to get tree planting Under the  pro- has about 3 rillion idle land suited only for ruwth. The most of this is ia eroded areas, poor ut'f-the-way unwork- Soil erosion has re idle land in Illinois Other factor, but most land will still grow it is too far gone ay other crop. Trees found to provide the vegetative cover atrol of soil erosion. the hardwoods, the state have black locust white ash, catalpa, cot- Silver maple, red oak, Osage orange (hedge), two acres of trees will have the additional acreage charged against his regular soil building allowance. Any forest plantation made ac- cording to the recommendations of : Extension Circular 477, "Forest i , Planting on Illinois Farms," is eli- i gible for the payment provided the , famn is cooperating in the A.A.A i program. Tree order blanks and tree price lists can be secured at ! the farm adviser's office along with Circular 477. i Phone Service Lags In Country Telephone service has not kept pace with progress in rural elec- i trification in Illinois, according to i G. W. Baxter, director of trarm- f i portat]on for the Illinois Agricul- I tural Association. Baxter says that with the extension of rural el- ectrification many Illinois_ tele- phone systems of the single wire type have met with serious line in- terference requiring in some cas- es rebuilding of the line' to make the circuits metallic, or two-line! i circuits. Baxter says there are approxi- mately 1900 service lines. Many of these have grounded circuits. Lack of cooperation and manage- ment has retarded the moderniza- tion of these fines in a good many instances. WASHED AND GULLIED PARTS OF A FIELD OUGHT TO 81: [EVELED AND SMOOTHED, AND AS FAR AS IT CAN 81: ACCOMPLISHED, COVE RFD WITH LITTER,STRAW, WEEDS, CORN STALKS OR ANY-OTHER KIND OF VEGETATIVE RUBBISH TO BIND TOGETI4ER AND PREVENT THE EARTH FROM GULLYI NG." ... O'," voted to" discussions and don-IILLINOI S FARMERS stratio of proed o Of tCONTRIBUTE THEIR swine management ana :eeding. / ,, The morning program will be held! PART TO "GRANARY at the swine farm at the Univer- Illinois farmers have contribu- i sity and will include discussions ted their share to the nation's ev- i of such subjects as: "Creep Feed- er-normal granary plan by pledg- ing of Pigs," ,'Differences of ;. as collateral to loans or deliv- sYCamore, tulip poplar The telephone is as essential to lu o Walnut. These sell at the farmer in his everyday work t r io 3 except black lo- as is rural electrification and it Proper Levels of Pro " -t ...... - and 1940 corn, as of is $2 per thousand, is important that he receives good tin," and the ,'Inheritance of la, .[vov I Ability to Gain." General prob- l March Lans of 1940 corn in Illinois up tree stll available are service.' tLad cypress, loblolly Accordin to the best figures ems will be taken up. -' pine, jack pine, .  ! , western yellow uine, I available, Baxter says, approx.- aM I)OUglas fir 2heselmately 60 per cent of Illinois r thound. " I farms have telephones, while in $15 for Planting Trees I some states, the .percentage runs .lb ral  .. /as low as six per cent in rural L;onservaclon ! ... of the  is offering I commumues, allowance of $15 per ! i Plating forest trees. Swine Growers To/Vleet April 4 is in addition to the building allowance and in no way except by The $15 tree plan- is made on the bas- an acre and allows for acres. Any farmer to plant more than The Illinois College of Agricul- ture has designated April 4 as "Swine Day", when an all-day meeting will be held at the College of Agriculture, which will be de- DIRECT RESULT OF THOROUGH WITH THE MASS AND NO. 52 CULTIVATOR THE IlL i! CULTIVATOR See the furl-floating powlw lift No. 52 Cultivator that has arnod the reputation "the finest cultivator built." Eight ront shovels and throe rear su|- tivato dose to roots and assure you healthier crops. See it today at OPEN SUNDAY MORNINGS Farm Sales ONE 21 to the same date total 9,291 on 9,792,269 bushels valued at $5,973,- 070.01, according to the state AA office at Decatur. The to- tal for 13 commercial corn produc- ing states is 76,457 loans on 72,- 120,843 bushels valued at $43,934,- 927.08. The 1940 corn loan rate is 61 cents a bushel. Throughout the entire corn belt and including 18 states the hold- ings of the Commodity Credit Cot. potation total 485,093,518 bushels. In addition, about 10,000,000 bush- els of 1938 and 1939 corn are In the process of either having loans on it renewed, being delivered to the corporation, or redemmed by farmers. The resealing program will be in progress through September 30, 1941. have not in the past filed a report. Six meetings were held to explain for a larger number to file who If quotas go into effect, they do not apply to the AA_& cooperator who is within his corn allotment, because by planting within his al- lotment, any farmer complies au- tomatically with his corn market- ing quota. "$1.00 to $3.00 PAID FOR DEAD HORSES & CATTLE" exact price depending on size and condition) We Also Pay for Dead Hocjs Rendering & Fertilizer Company Lincoln, Illinois Phone: Lincoln 886 and Reverse Charge. Protect the Whole Home! A good roof means profecfion for every parr of fhe home" . a leaky roof can mean big repair Bills. BE WISE! Call us and lef us check your roof now. Spring is fhe rainy season of fhe year and is fhe ideal time fo have thaf leaky roof checked ancI repaired. We will Be glad fo figure fhe cosf for you. We use fhe best of maferials and will keep the cosf down. IIOLL ROOFIlIG - IHIIIIiLES - IIALVAIlIZEO - SLATE Mount Pulaski Farmers 00ram & Elev. Co.  MOUNT PULASKI PHONE 30 ------