Pitch perfect: agriculture

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, we today feature a collection of 1949 advertising slogans used to market products related to agriculture and farming.

Active sulphur for soil, The (Bacsul), Western Sulphur Co.
A hand-picked separation (Grain cleaners), Carter-Mayhew Mfg. Co.
As necessary as the rain (Buhner Fertilizer Co.).

Backed by research, proved by use (Farm feed), Kasco Mills.
Better yield in every field, A (York Chemical Co.).
Beware where you buy your bee-ware (G. B. Lewis Co.).
Be wiser—buy Keiser (Grass shears, Hedge shears, etc.).
Bred, not just grown (Associated Seed Growers).
Built to do the work (Tractor and Thresher), Mpls. Streel & Mchy. Co.

California’s horticultural headquarters since 1871 (Germain Seed & Plant).
Can lay their weight in gold (Baby chicks), Ken-La Farms.
Cletrac way makes farming pay, The (tractor), Cleveland Tractor Co.
Complete plant food, not just a stimulant, A (Olds & Whipple).
Consistently good year after year (Funk G. Hybrids), Corn seeds.
Corn with husk ability, The (Pfister Ass. Growers).
Corn with stand ability, The (Pfister Assoc. Growers).
Corn with yield ability, The (Pfister Assoc. Growers).
Creators of farm wealth (Hart-Parr Co.).

Deliciously home-y (Kirgan’s Arcadia Farms).

Easier to handle, lighter draft, more durable (E. B. Foot Lift Plow).
Every packet dated; you’re they’re fresh (Ferry-Morse Seeds).
Everything for farm buildings (Louden).

Farming with mechanical power (Power Farming).
Farm that tells the whole story, The (Poultry), Mount Fair Farm.
Father of tree surgery (Davey Tree Expert Co.).
Feeder’s silent partner, The (Tuxedo Feeds), Early & Daniel Co.
Feeds and seeds to meet your needs (Crabbs Taylor Reynolds Elev. Co.).
Feeds better, too (Corn), Pfister Assoc. Growers.
Feeds that never vary (Larrowe Milling Co.).
Feed that is all feed, The (prepared feeds), Corno Mills.
Field-tested fertilizers (F. S. Royster Guano Co.).
Finest in farm machinery (Oliver).
First in value because they’re first in performance (La Plant Choate).
Food producers for the world (tractors), Hart-Parr Co.
For everything green that grows (Loma Plant Food).
For growing satisfaction (Associated Seed Growers).
For the land’s sake use Bowker’s Fertilizers.
Founders of the tractor industry (Hart-Parr Co.).
Fresh feeds are best (Syn-Kro Mills), Fertilizer.
Full of life (seeds), H. W. Buckbee.

Genuine Pfister hybrids (Pfister Assoc. Growers).
Good enough to eat (poultry food), Am. Agr. Chem. Co.
Grow what you eat (seeds), S. L. Allen & Co.
Guardian of your grove, The (Owl Fumigating Corp.).

Have stood the test (Royster fertlizer).
Hen’s only rival (103 Degree Incubator Co.).
Home is known by the lawn it keeps, A (Assoc. Seed Growers).

Ideal complete plant food, The (Olds & Whipple).
If Purina chows won’t make your hens lay, they are roosters (Ralston).
Individual hothouse for plants (Hotkaps), Germain Seed & Plant Co.
In garden or in fields, Schell’s seeds produce best yields.
Invest in Nelson’s triple-culled chix (Nelson’s Hatchery).
It costs more because it lasts longer (plant food), Olds & Whipple.
It pays to farm with Texaco products.
It’s not a home until it’s planted (Hillsdale Nurseries).
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Pitch perfect: flour

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, we today feature a collection of 1949 advertising slogans that were used to market flour.

Bake a better cake with Swan’s Down.
Bewley’s best bakes better.
Bride’s best bet, Bisquick.

Costs more, worth more (Occident Flour).

Eventually, why not now (Washburn Crosby Co.).

Famous for its flavor (Flavor Flour), Anglo-American Mill Co.
Flour of a thousand uses, The (Jenny Wren Co.).
Flour of the nation, The (American Ace).
Flower of fine flour, The (Bisquick).
Four stars in the milky way (Clover Leaf Milling Co.).
Freshness is the first food law of nature (Syn-Kro Mills).
From mill to millions.

Good flours make good bakers better (Federal Mill).
Good flours make good cooks better (Federal Mill).

Hard to mill but easy to bake (Made-Rite Flour).
Heart’s in it, The (Elam Mills, Inc.).

If you can boil water, you can cook ZOOM (Fisher Flouring Mills).
In every home (Sperry Flour Co.).
I’se in town, honey (Aunt Jemima Pancake Flour).
It’s blended to better your best in baking (Fisher Flouring Mills).
Its purity shows in everything you bake (Dainty Flour).
It’s the buttermilk that does it (Teco Pancake Flour).

Jenny Wren Ready-Mixed Flour, it simplifies baking.
Just a minute, please (Abilene Flour Co.).

Makes baking taste better (Valier & Spies Milling Co.).
Makes fine, better cakes (Swan’s Down).
Makes more loaves of better bread (Robin Hood Flour).
Makes pancakes mother’s way (Armour Grain Co.).

Only the Hunter Mills between the wheat field and your bakery.

Perfect sour milk biscuit flour, The (Thomas Page Mill Co.).
Pillsbury’s dotted circle, symbol of reliability.
Pure, always pure (Dainty Flour).
Pure and white as Rainier’s snows (Novelty Mills Co.).

Rich in strength (Enterprise Flour), Valier & Spies Milling Co.

Sack of satisfaction, A (Bewley’s Flour).
Saving flour, it goes farther, The (Hecker H-O Co., Inc.).
Stands the Oven Test (Fant Milling Co.).
Stop baking risk, use Bisquick.
Strength is the foundation of all good baking (Valier & Spies).

That ole southern flavor (Abilene Flour Mills).
There’s no doubt about it (Southland Mill & Elevator Co.).
Time sets the stage for the right age (Atkinson Milling Co.).

Use the wheat and spare the meat (Fisher Flouring Mills Co.), Seattle.

We sell only the flower of fine flour.

You bake your best with Pillsbury’s best.
You’ll bake it better with Five Roses.