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About Clackamas County news. (Estacada, Or.) 1928-1957 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 25, 1955)
by J. J. I n s l “ep , Extension Agent
Traveling the new express
w ay south to Salem and be
yond is a unique and pleasing
experience after all
years fighting traffic on old
9P-K. We used this new high
way a short tim e ago when a t
tending a conference in Cor
vallis. M otorists crossing the
river at Oregon City are fif
teen minutes from the e x
pressway at Tualatin. From
Oregon City south the Aurora
junction is a convenient ac
cess point. It's just five m in
utes from Aurora w est to the
It appeared to us that this
new roadway rivais the best
of the three eastern toll roads
;t has been our privilege to
travel the New Jersey turn
pike from Baltimore to New
the Pennsylv 'i lia turn-
from Philade) ohia west
ho Me;rritt free wav from
York east tow ards Bos-
jineering on our new
i excell ent with
' provi sion for dra inage
•s and curves are gentle
fen ing spaces i2nd road
are Y XMUtifull y Planted
I9S fr om Oregon .g rown
no doubt. Old r portions
* new freew ay are beau-
/ land.'>ca ped.
. don’t travel this new
highway without plenty of gas.
S e e in g is b e lie v in g —
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ture where there has been carrying fertilizer h is not been
good growth of legumes.
used during the past tw o or
20 to 30 pounds of nitrogen ! three years.
lection that, at the present per acre is recommended fo l
Ammonium sulfate, super
‘ ¡me. one cannot leave the ex- lowing vetch in a l\vo or 3- phosphate,
iresswav between the Wood- year vetch rotation or w here mixed fertilizers, mid gypsum
burn junction and Salem at there has been one or two contain sulphur. Fifteen to 20
red lps. of „ulphur per acre should
the present time. There are no I grain crops follow ing
clover or alfalfa.
fillin g .tntions euroutc.
be enough for the production
40 to 50 pounds of niirogen of cereal crops
Excepting foi short, u n fin
ished st-etches. this '» a four- : p e r acre is recommended sulphur is not r- commended
lane highw ay. There is abso where grain follow s grain n w estern Oregon because of
lutely no cross traffic from crops where no legum es have its acid-form ing effects. (Use
, 100 lbs. landplustor per acre.)
Portland to a point approxi I eon produced.
(Note: 100 lb s.-c f am m on
m ately ten miles -outh of Sa
Method of application— All
lcm. There are no stoplights ium nitrate contains 33.5 lbs. ■ fertilizer applied for spring
and no officers to stop us from nitrogen).
I planted c r o p s
60 to 80 pounds of nitrogen , worked into the ground when-
"speeding at 35 m iles per
hour through our fair city." p e r acre is recommended ! ev°r nossiblo. Apply fertilizer
Our driving tim e to Corvallis wticre a grain crop follow s a before the last disking. Band
has been shortened approxi perennial gra--.s seed crop like application of phosphorus is
mately a half hour
| preferable if you have the
(Note: This may be a little I equipment.
Experience in the east indi
The fertilizer must he down
cates an excessive number of high on real good W illam ette
accidents on these seem ingly soil where plowing was early. where the soil is moist and
simple and safe highways.
Nitrogen w ill not increase where the plant roots are feed-
One great danger of driving yields if the soil is very low , ing for best plant utilization.
Broadcast applications of
an expressway lies in ex ces in other nutrients such as
fertilizer in t h e
sive SDeed. The ordinary driv phosphorus, notassium. or sul I nitrogen
Other nutrienta can spring should be moved down
er ^nves tim e by maintaining phur.
a reasonable speed without in lim it the yield after applica into the root feeding area IF
two good rains follow applica
terference. The unreasonable tion of nitrogen.
Phosphorus — Nearly all tion of the fertilizer.
driver “opens her up” , regard
less. It has been found neces fertilizer trials have shown in
sary to lim it speeds on the creased yields from applica are to broadcast spring appli
New Jersey turnpike to 50 tions of phosphorus w henever cation of nitrogen fertilizer
m iles an hour. What’s more, the soils have tested low or without working it into the
this limit is strictly enforced. very
in phosphorus. soil on fall wheat, pasture, and
Hope w e do not run into such About half of the soils testing solid seeded grass seed fields.
(A fter the middle of May
medium in phosphorus have
shown a response from appli plantings, rates of nitrogen
should probably be reduced.
Here are a few of our fer cations of phosphorus.
Suggested rates of applica More nitrogen available then
tility notes taken during a
district extension agent con tion: 40 to 60 pounds of phos and less moisture. Better to
phorus (P -20-5) ner acre is use phosphorus on fall grains
■Even our grain crops need suggested where the soils test at tim e of seeding when proper
a small amount of sulphur. low or very low in phosphor equipm ent is available to do
This fact may account for d if us Application of phosphorus the job.)
ferences obtained by fertiliz on soils testing medium is op
ing with one nitrogen-carry tional — profitable increases
ing fertilizer as compared in yield should be expected on MILK SANITARIANS
with another even when the 50 percent of these soils; lack MEET THIS MONTH
same amount of nitrogen per j of phosphorus probably w ill
The fourth annual Milk
not seriously limit yields of
acre is supplied by each.
ammonium I grain crops.
One hundred pounds super- conducted hv the slate de
18 lbs. partment of agriculture and
rmnunts of sulphur and the phosphale contains
name is tre." of our ammonium j phosphorus (P 20-5. - (00 lbs. the state college for .11 offcin l
ni- j II 20-0 contains 16 lbs. nitro- milk inspectors in Oregon
•rat-’ enrri 's no sulphur. Our j gen, 20 lbs. phosphorus (P-2 w ill be held in W ithycomb“
li.'ll on the college campus
suggestion is this. When not 0 -5 ).
ore. ann'v a hundred pounds i No phosphorus is recom N ovem ber 28 and 2!).
A -sp ecia l feature this year
or so of landnlnstcr per acre | mended where the soil tests
T.andplasVr contains sulphur show a high level of phosphor w ill be a panel in “'itch six
fieldm en for dairy processing
iu neutral form, which means ! us.
Application of phosphorus plants point a critical and
!hr»t use of landplnster does
ot add to sod aciditv. Neither w ithout nitrogen lias not in constructive eye at the work
does use of lnndplastcr de- j creased yields of grain crops of official inspectors. Don An
crease soil acidity. Elemental j in any of the W illam ette V al derson. college dairy exten
sulphur used as a fertilizer le'- fertilizer trials. Both nitro sion specialist, w ill moderate
have the panel, "Looking over the
adds to soil acidity.
Fertilizer Recommendations limited yields on all trials Inspector’s Shoulder”. Field-
'nr Grain in the W illamette where phosphorus has been men speaking w ill be H. H.
Dergold, Grants Pass; Leo I
potash — Fertilizer trials Reed and Archie Miner, Eu
Nitrogen — Nitrogen is the
main plant nutrient limiting havr shown increases in yield gene; A. J. Whc ldon. M e.
the yield of grain crops in the j from applica'ions ot pota-h M innville; Calvin Kiest and
W illam ette V alley. Rates of whf lever the soils tested low Byron DeYoung, Jr., Portland
L. H. Male, assis nt regional
nitrogen application will be or in the lower part of the
potash. engineer w ih the U.S. Public
the previous medium
crops produed and previous Forty to 60 lbs. of K -2 0 per Health Service at San Fran
acre is suggested on these cisco, w ill talk on the USPHS
use of fertilizer and lime.
The follow ing rates are sug soils.
No potash is recommended for dairies at the Monday af
gested on soils with average
Rates of n i trogen where the soil tests high in ternoon session. This half-day
program is sponsored by the
should be reduced on shallow potash.
Sulphur — Fertilizer trials Oregon Milk Sanitarians’ as
soils 1 V4 to 2 V4 feet deep).
No nitrogen is recom m end have shown increase. in yield sociation. Committees study
ed the first year follow ing red from applications of sulphur ing farm w ater supplies and
clover, alfalfa, or clover pas (gypsum) w henever sulphur- pipeline m ilkers w ill report at
On Tuesday, new Oregon
dairy legislation, the state
m ilk inspection surveys, but-
terfat testing and labeling en .
forcem ent and m ilk ship
ments w ill be discussed by d e
partment of agriculture per
sonnel headed hv O. K. Beals,
chief of the division of foods
and dairies. A. J. Shultz, chief
of the Portland Milk Insp- c-
tion Service, w ill lead a dis
cussion of farm tank sampling
problems. Also, the USPHS
slides on dairy equipm ent in
stallations w ill be shown.
The short course is open t«
anyone interested, according
to Kenneth E. Carl, assistant
chief in charge of dairy law-
enforcem ent for the depart
Chairmen for the various
sessions w ill be Prof. P. M.
Brandt, head of the dairy d e .
partment and Dr. P. R. Elli-
ker. head of the bacteriology
departm ent, both of the col
lege; and Dairy Secpialists Joe
Nesbitt and Joe Gray of the
departm ent of agriculture.
you are on the road, you
riaekarnas County New? ' Once
are on it. Theta- are few turn
Friday, November 25, 1955 outs. In fact, it is our recol
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