What happened in 1951...
County Extension Director - William H St. Clair
Oats: Oat variety plot (demonstration) was grown in the county, 4,000 bushels of the certified Shelby oats were distributed to all who made application for this new seed.
Soybeans: Black Hawk soybeans were planted by 25 growers for certified seed production.
Soil: Two soil sampling training schools were held for PMA Committee men, training them to take soil samples for testing.
Swine: County wide swine field day was hel. E.L. Quaife, Specialist from Iowa State College discussed BIZ antibiotics and swine management.
Dairy: Worth County Artificial Breeding Association expanded to the point where it was necessary to hire its own inseminator.
Baby Beeves: A program of marketing baby beeves is quite unique in that the calves are taken off feed a day before they are graded and an estimated yield for that grade given by packer graders from Hormel, Wilson and Co, and Deckers. Calves are weighed immediately after they are graded and are sold at this weight on the sale.
Sheep: Worth County 4-h Western Lamb project was carried on again with 18 pens, this is an increase of 7 pens. 10 boys had a total of 288 lambs.
Family Living: This program was carried on without the services of a District Home Economist. Three leader training lessons were given and follow-up meetings were held in all townships.
Youth - 9 boys clubs, 11 girls clubs, 400 pressent at Annual Banquet in Northwood
Lincoln Union Young Farmers - 20 members
Deer Creek Ribbon Takers - 35 members
Grove-Hartland Progressive Farmers - 24 members
Bristol Busy Bees - 19 members
Lincoln Junior Farmers - 23 members
Brookfield Boosters - 26 members
Silver Lake Streaks - 15 members
Golden Banner - 23 members
Fertile TNT - 9 members
Barton Bannerettes - 17 members
Barton Cloverettes - 11 members
Bristol Happy Hustlers - 24 members
Brookfield Bonnies - 17 members
Deer Creek Wohelos - 12 members
Grove Progressive - 16 members
Hanlontown Highlighters - 17 members
Jolly Joiners - 17 members
Kensett BR Best - 17 members
Lincoln 4-Square - 27 members
Silver Lake Beavers - 16 members