Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on October 25, 1962 · Page 7
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!i Signup Near The signup under the special voluntary 1963 wheat program will open soon, Gilbert W. Eg- b e r t, Chairman, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation state committee, has announced. The program — authorized by legislation enacted September 27 -*• includes diversion payments similar to those in effect for the 1962 wheat crop and a new fea- \ ture of price-support payments i on the normal production of par! ticipators' 1963 wheat acreage. The signup will continue until December 14 for farms growing winter wheat. ] Under the voluntary reduction i provisions of the 1963 wheat stabilization program, farmers will Tips From Tex By Tex Demuth Assistant County Agent Garden City Experiment Sta-1 tion has reported an infestation of Hession fly in tlie northern j part of Finney County and the j southwestern part of'Scott Coun- j ty. ..The Hessian fly.was first reported in a few eastern counties of-Kansas in 1871, a little less thain 100 years after it had been brought into this country by the rtesslan soldiers during the Revolutionary War. It has spread westward in recurring outbreaks at intervals of 5 to 10 years until it now has been reported from all Kansas counties except a few in the extreme southwest. Each outbreak of Hessian fly often has cost tlie state $50,000,000, or more. The last sever e outbreak occurred from 1942 to 1945. The best-known damage done by the Hessian fly is the breaking over of culms somewhat before harvest time. Their flax-1 seed is to be found where the | break occurs. Many culms in- j tested by flaxseed do not break j over. Heads carried on the culms i yield 25 to 30 per cent less than heads on uninfested culms. In the fall the Hessian fly kills tillers and young plants. This damage may be identified by finding the flaxseed r larvae at the base of dead plants or tillers. Fall damage results in a thinner stand that may be mistaken | for winter injury. The white larvae and the brown flaxseed are the stages most frequently found. •The adult Hessian fly lives for such a short time that it is seen rarely. • _Control of Hessian flics is Pre- .vention. Once flies Infest a crop,' lliey cannot be destroyed by any known way until after harvest. Early plowing of wheat stubble .is the first step to prevent infes- tation of the new crop. This step in control is especially practical in eastern and central Kansas. The destruction of all volunteer wheat as soon as it sprouts prevents infestation of th. volunteer and increase of flies during summer. The destruction of volunteer wheat also save? moisture and soil fertility. If Tall pasture is seeded, Balbp rye may be planted since it is immune to fly Planting wheat at the time re commended by" the state agricul tural experiment station or/ the country agricultural aigent for 1 each locality aids in avo'ding in vestations. Wheat should be seed ed as soon as possible after the safe-seeding date. Resistant varieties may be planted somewhat earlier in years when flies are less abundant. If Hessian fly susceptible varieties are planted, the safe seeding date should be followed exactly. be able to divert from 20 to 50 per cent of their wheat acreage, with special diversion provisions for small farms. The diverted acreages must be devoted to an approved conservation use. The diversion payment will be made at 50 per cent of the county loan ate (base on a national average of $1.82 per bushel) on the normal production (1959-60 average yields) of the diverted wheat acreage. The extra price-support payment of 18 cents per bushel will je made on the normal production of the 1963 wheat acreage of growers who are taking part n the wheat diversion program, provided the farm is also in com- j pliance with the farm acreage' allotment. The regular price support on 1963-crop wheat will be available, as in other years, through loans and purchase agreements to growers who comply with their acreage allotments. Cooperatfon with all other farr mers in the community hi all Hessianfly control practices is important in preventing outbreaks because the insects can fly at least five mllti. Planting resistant, adapted varieties is an important defense measure against Hessian fly. Pawnee wheat carries considerable resistance to the fly in Kansas west of a line from Brown to Cowtey counties. Ponca wheat is highly resistant to Hessian fly and adapted to southeastern and south central Kansas. Some fly infestation may occur on both these varieties especially Pawnee. Mixtures of these varieties with susceptible ones can not be expected to give good fly control. New and improved fly resistant wheat varieties should be used as they become available and reconnmended. Egbert pointed vut that the 1963 wheat program is different from the 1982 program in on e important way: Farmers will have to divert the full acreage for which they sign up in order to be eligible for any of the payments. If a farmer does not divert the full signed-up acreage, he will not be eligible for price support nor will he receive acreage diversion or wheat price- support payments. For farmers who do not participate in the voluntary reduction program, the new legislation makes no change in the mandatory provisions of the 1963 wheat program as voted on by farmers in the marketing quota referendum last August. Growers who comply <Wlth their acreage allotments will be eligible for price support at a national average minimum price of $1.82 per bushel. Marketing quota penalties will apply to "excess" wheat. There are also provisions for planting substitute crops on the diverted acreage, in which case the payments are reduced. Information about this and other features of the wheat program are available at local ASCS county offices. 4-H Club Notes The annual Happy Hustler 4-H club pot luck supper and achievement party was October 9 at the 4-H building. _ After a bountiful supper the meeting was called to order by President Jo Elaine Sloan. The fair money was distributed during the roll call by our leaders, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Thomas. New members were introduced and were asked to attend two meetings with their parents before joining the club. A committee was appointed for a hayrack ride. They ar e chairman, Bonita Thomas; Gene Dugan and Linda Oloman. David Wolfe gave a project talk on "Garden Insects" and how to fight them. The following officers were installed for the new year: Larry Goss, president; Dee Sroufe, vice president; Marilyn Plett, secretary and treasurer; Cindy McGraw, reporter; Bonita Thomas, song leader; Lloyd DeRemus and Juanita Brinkmeyer, »-ecrea tion leaders; Jay Cloan and Rob in Sroufe, council members. Hostesses for this meeting were the C.F. McGraw, Charles Olo- man and Wayne Chambers families. The next meeting will be Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the 4-H building with the parents in charge of the program. — Cindy McGraw, reporter. Over the Backyard Fence By ELSIE BRANDEN Horn* Beenomict Agent National League umpire Henry (Shag) Crawford narrowly escaped death during World War II while serving in the Navy. He was on the destroyer Walke when it was hit by a Japanese plane during the Luzon invasion in January of 1944. LINCOLN LIVEWIRES The regular meeting of the Lincoln Livewires 4-H Club was Oct. 12 at the 4-H building. The meeting was opened by Bonnie Lyle. Roll call was an- swefed by 12 members. There were six guests present including County Agent. K e h n e t h Fromm. New business included tlie election of the new officers. Colleen Dougherty was elected president; vice-president, Linda Guyer; secretary-treasurer, Carol 01 so ft; song leader, Twila Blythe; copn- cil members. Colleen Dougherty and Linda Guyer; program chairman, Sharon Mohler; ^d recreation leaders, Teresa Blythe and Herb Olson. Fair money was distributed. High money maker was Sharon M-ohler with $12.50. The Blythe family served refreshments. The next meeting will be Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the 4-H building. — Jackie McMichael, reporter. What do you do with the frozen food you pun-chase at the store vhcn you return home? It IB 1m- wrtant to protect the quality of ;he frozen foods you buy. It is o be kept cold enough and used soon enough. The most common cause of loss of quality in frozen food is storage at loo high temperatures. Severe damage can result from a single exposure to temperature much too high, or from repeated exposures — days or weeks apart — to temperatures only a few degrees too high. Storage temperature is an important factor in preserving the quality of food. At storage temperature of zero, chemical changes rather than the growth of micro-organisms cause food to lose color, flavor, characteristic texture and nutritive value. Chock today to find out if the storage space you hav e for frozen foods provides the recommended temperature — or, if not, how close it comes to ft. You 11 need to know this temperature to help determine how long to store the foods. Check accurately. Use a thermometer. Check tlie temperature in several locations. Have you asked yourself this question— How long will commercially frozen food retain good quality at home. This will depend on two factors (1) the kind of food it is, and (2) how long and ait what temperature it was stor ed before you bought it. Finney Countian Is State Winner If you are shopping for numerous groceries, select frozen food last — to shorten the time the food is wlthoout refrigeration. During the trip home it's a good idea to protect the food with an insulated bag or a double paper bag. If you buy frozen foods in large quantity, check the condition and quality of the food in one container soon after you buy it. If the food is not solidly frozen and. of bright appearance, you may want to store the remaining con- nainers of food for a short period nly, or you may prefer to return hem to the store. Make sure you heck the quality of the food. Check these points (1) has frost ormed inside the package, (2) s color normal •and bright?, (3) ook for any undesirable changes n texture, (4) does the food have a fresh flavor. > A Finney Countian is one of four 4-H Club members named state award winners in the quality wheat program. He is Marvin James, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee James, Eminence Rt. Marvin is a member of the Go Getters 4-H Club. He will accompany the other three state winners on an educational trip touring grain marketing facilities in the Houston and Galveston, Tex. acreas from Nov.<8 to 15. The trip is being sponsored by Page 7 Ctarden City Telegram Thursday, October 26, 1962 SAVE $ 250.00 On An Automatic WATER SOFTENER HERE IS HOW DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER Stewart Boone is looking over the new Red Jacket water softener line now on display at Henkle's. There are several styles and sizes. Stewart says we have one to fit everyone's needs. For all customers who drill a New domestic water well and install a New RED JACKET SUBMERGIBLE PUMP Henkle will offer you the advantage of a New RED JACKET Fully Automatic WATER SOFTENER for only $50.00 INSTALLED Regular Price $250.00 (Plus Installation) If your eqolpm e r»t does no maintain a temperature of zero or lower, plan to hold frozen foods only a few days before you «3e them. Also If there is an> question about the quality of thi frozen food, reduce the holdini period, before use. When you bu frozen foods, buy from a reput able dealer who will vouch fo the quality of her merchandise Note the condition of the cab net — whether it is clean and th ways foods are stacked in i There is a line on the inner side of many cabinets above which food should not be stacked. Select packages only from clean caibincts in which foods are stacked no higher than the proper fill level. Select packages that are clean and firm. If food was warmed up BO much it lias softened, you can be sure .it has already lost quality. Make sure packaging material is not torn, crushed, L or juice stained. Frozen food that is exposed or poorly packaged dries out and develop! off-flavors quickly. During the transfer from store o home, the temperature of frozen food may rise somewhat. To ower the temperature quickly, place the packages in Contact with refrigerated surfaces In the Ireczer or freezing compartment. L«eave apace on other sides of) packages for air circulation. Af;ar temperature of the food has been owered to proper storage temiperature, .pack containers close together to save space. Store like foods together; place most recently purchasde products at the bottom or back. At tlie same time move foods that have been in freezer storage longer toward the top or front. Label the packages with tlie date stored. It's a good idea to keep a record of the frozen foods that are in storage. One way to do this is to keep an inventory notebook using a separate page for each kind of food. When you put a container into the freezor, enter it in tlie notebook. Record date of purchase and date by which dt Wheat Stock Down Sharply WASHINGTON (AP)—The Agriculture department reported stocks of wheat and feed grains were down sharply on Oct. 1, compared with a year earlier. the Kansas Wheat Commission, Four area 4-HVs have won trips to the annual Wichita recognition program Nov. 1 to 3. Tom Yager, Scott City, and Bill Wood of Syracuse will attend as outstanding 4-H'ers in the electric project. Janice McClaren, Lakin, is one jf 16 cluib members winning the trip in the personal development project. Karen Timmons, Hugoton, vrtll attend as a district award winner at large In personal development. Her trip is being sponsored by the Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. The state winners will also receive $200 savings bonds and the district winners, $50 bonds. It gave these figures on the stocl-: piles: Wheat — 2,068,613,000 bushels down 11 per cent. Old crop corn — 1,612,736,000 bushels down 20 per cent. Sorghum grain — 658,399,000 bushels, down 6 per cent. Soybeans — 57,850,000 bushels sharply up from the 6-million- bushel carryover last year and the second highest supply on record. Stocks of oats and barley are about tlie same as last year. ED PORTER LUMBER CO. 804 E. FULTON PHONE BR 6-3541 CERTIFIED DEALER Qualify PLYWOOD • CEILING TILE HAROBOARD • REDWOOD INSULATING BOARD • DOSRS should be used. When you tak out a container, cross out th entry for it. Keep this record close to you freezer. Refer to it when you pla purchases and meals. MarvelousWith Meat Loaf! COW POKES By Ace Reid ALL AMERICAN MACARONI Oven Temp; 325* F: Time: 20-25 Minute* Yield: 6 servings 2 cups (8-ounces) Gooch's Best Elbow Macaroni 2 tablespoons shortening I pound round steak, cut in '/»• Inch cubes 1 can (4 ounce) mushrooms steams & pieces 1 cup dairy sour cream 1 «.ounce package cnam Cook macaroni as package directs. Drain. Melt in 5klllel ; hsh ° rt ! n1 i n B' inS ,f tl '' e steak lor 25 minutes or until tender. Add mushrooms the last 5 minutes. Combine and beat together! sour cream, cream cheese and milk unti sm?oh Add seasoning. Fold in pimiento and ripe olives. Combine cooked macaroni and steak with sauce. Place m a greased 2 quart casserole. Sprinkle top with cashew nuts and top with 6 pitted ripe olives. Bake in moderately slow oven (325°) 20 to 25 minutes. Developed by th s/ „ ,,, fltefn • /ItifArtH. 1 cup milk 'a teaspoon soda </4 teaspoontarragoneseasomng 'A teaspoon seasoned pepper • V'j teaspoon seasoned salt Vi cup chopped pimiento Vi cup ripe olives, cut into large pieces Vi cup chopped cashew nuts "Boys, I called the banker and fold 'him o!a Domino wux ;nafce bit, now he's sicker lhan the ola bulll" use Macaroni. The clean-clear look of Qualitij stiwuis riqW throuqHke packaqe! "BETTER BECAUSE IT'S BLENDED" DRILLING & SUPPLY CO..INC. GARDEN CITY, KS. SUBLETTE, KS. GOOCH RED CIRCLE STAMPS TOO! GARDEN CITY SALE CO. INC. Friday, Oct. 26th STOCKER-FEEDER CATTLE SALE Estimating 2,500 Head 150 choice Colorado steer calves. 300 to 400 Ibs 47 choice whlreface heifers. 550 to 600 Ibs. 50 choice whlteface steers and heifers, all one-raising, 550 to oOO Ibs. 400 good to choice whltefac* and Angus calves. 300 to 500 Ibs. 300 good to choice Black Angus and whitefaco steer and heifer calves, 275 to 400 Ibs. 1 load cows with calves by sMe. 1 load choice, all one-brand, New Mexico cows. 185 butcher hogs. 65 stock and feeder pigs. Many more small consignments Sale Starts at 12:00 a.m. Hog Sale — 11:00 a.m. Friday FAT CATTLE SALE Tuesday, Oct. 30th «:00 A.M. Estimating 350 FAT CATTLE For Further Information, Listen To KIUL - 7:45 a.m. Tues. thru Fri. Call Jerry Chmeika, BR 6-4721 or Jack Daly, BR 6-7196

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