Memory Lane: March 22, 1962


From the March 22, 1962 edition of The Forest-Blade:

Title-Holding SHS Soil Team

Swainsboro High School’s soil-judging team composed of Future Farmers of America recently took first place in the district. They’ll go to state finals near Gray on Saturday, March 31. Left to right are Larry Kea, James Paige, Jack Rich, Advisor Austin Avery and Charles Hooks.

Wimberly Considers Weed Control Essential, Ideal Step

After one year’s experience with chemical weed control in cotton, Frank Wimberly considers this one of the important steps and profitable cotton production. Wimberly commented that use of pre-emergence chemicals is the “ideal“ way to cut out competition from weeds and grass during the early growing season.


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