Iowa farmers have been asked to reduce their oat acreage by 8 percent in 1943. But Iowa farmers are “holding an ace in their hands” — they have enough seed of the new disease-resistant varieties so that they can cut their acreage 8 percent and still produce as many bushels of oats as with the larger acreage of the older varieties.
Murphy, H. C. and Burnett, L. C.
"More Oats, Fewer Acres!,"
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