85 Years Ago Oct. 7, 1936
September 22, 2021
85 Years Ago
Oct. 7, 1936
According to W.J. Henderson, Extension plant pathologist, Phillips County farmers are losing a great deal more in producing smutted wheat than the cost of seed treatment. During the first 30 days of the 1936 shipping period, three carloads of smutted wheat were shipped from Phillips County. Henderson, in cooperation with A.F. Hoffman, county extension agent, will plant a test plot this month showing control of smut by seed treatment methods. Treatments included will be formaldehyde, carbon carbonate, and Ceresan.
The first frost of the season visited this sect...