4-H clubs; Jersey cattle; Ammons, William Earthy; African-American agricultural extension workers; Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service
'With dairy cattle, Mississippi 4-H club boys and girls are helping to get their parents out of one-crop cotton farming. Roy Beene of Guntown, Miss., is showing his herd of purebred Jerseys to State Extension Leader W. E. Ammons, right. Roy is...
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Hinds County (Miss.); Wells, H. Frank--Family
H. Frank Wells family farm; multiple views. Farm of 300 acres located about ten miles southwest of Raymond, MS. Agricultural Director at Hinds Junior College Jack Treloar, assisted with selection of farm family.
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Jefferson Davis County (Miss.); Courtney, Marvin--Family
Marvin Courtney family farm; multiple views. Farm of around 200 acres located in Bassfield, MS. Jefferson Davis Co. agent O. O. Swords, Associate agent David Stanford and Associate Home Demonstration agent Mrs. Georgia Tramel assisted with...
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Lawrence County (Miss.); Hammond, Johnny D.--Family
Johnny D. Hammond family farm; multiple views. Farm of 180 acres about eight and one half miles south of Monticello. Lawrence Co. Farmers Home Administration Supervisor James Carr assisted with selection of farm family.
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Lawrence County (Miss.); Sharp, Joe--Family
Joe Sharp family farm; multiple views. Farm of 305 acres located just north of Silver Creek, MS. Joe Sharp is MSU alumnus. Lawrence Co. agent Marcus W. Peterson and Lawrence Co. supervisor of the Farmers Home Administration assisted with...
Three stacks of corn for fertilizer experiment. Left = 150 lbs nitrate of soda, produced 44.6 bushels per acre. Center = no fertilizer, produced 37.1 bushels per acre. Right = 200 lbs of nitrate, produced 47.1 bushels per acre.