National Geographic : 1946 Sep
Arkansas Traveler of 1946 Goldenseal Herbs from This Quarter Acre Might Bring $5,000 at Top 1946 Price Brilliant yellow roots, about finger size, produce an extract used by pharmaceutical firms in making tonics. Generally the plants require four years to mature. In ten years prices have ranged from $1.90 to $9 a pound. i.\illonal t egra e ( a lely Ix(ha(Illrnoles Ia I m llart i. Iulver So Many Strawberries Grow That Schools Often Let Out Children to Harvest the Crop Arkansas is a leading strawberry producer. Its crop runs around three-quarters of a million crates a year. The Judsonia area, where this picture was made, cultivates the berry intensively.