Alqona Ho^uth (ountv mmmt^^f^f^^H^^^^^aitM^i^attmi^mfm^^miimmi^^iHimmmmmiaamgmmmi^m^im /•• MONDAY, JAN, 17, 1946— AL6ONA, IOWA - imnce Signup dates on feed grains are announced The signup for the 1966 programs for wheat and feed grains will start on, January 31, R. I. Anderson, Chairman, ASC County Committee, announced today. The signup deadline will be April 1. For the long-term Cropland Adjustment Program (CAP), the signup will begin on the same date as for the commodity programs, January 31; the signup deadline for CAP will be announced later. Producers who file intentions under CAP but do not enter into final agreements will have 15 days to file applications to take part in the wheat and feed grain programs after they withdraw or after the county committee notifies them that no agreement will be available. In general, both the commodity programs and CAP call for diversion of crop acreage into an approved conserving use. by meeting provisions oi' the programs, farmers become eligible lor various benefits in the iorm of payments and also for loans under the commodity programs. However, Mr. Anderson reminded iarmers that participation in the various diversion programs. is not automatic—filing an application which show? the operator's program inten tions is the first necessary step in qualifying for program benefits. Signups will be conducted at the ASCS County Office. Adjustment pay on croplands is announced Adjustment payment rates foi croplands diverted under the cropland adjustment progran have been announced for thi county by Richard'I. 'Anderson Chairman, Agricultural Stabili zation and Conservation Count; Committee. Payment rates will be related to the value of crops previously grown, and productivity on acreages put into the CAP program, the Chairman said when announcing the rates. The adjustment rate for wheat, barley, corn and grain sorghum is 40 percent of the county price support loan rate, which in Kossuth would ba wheat .51 per bushel; barley .32, corn .39, grain sorghum .32. Other cropland on a farm to be included in a CAP agreement will be eligible for adjustment payment rates, varying from $4-00 to $7.00 an acre, depending on the productivity of the cropland. Agreements will cover five to ten years, PEACE CORPSMAN — Terry Ebersole, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ebersole of Bayard, arrived in India earlier this month to begin a 21 month tour of duty with the Peace Corps. He completed a three month training session on the campus of the University of Wisconsin before being assigned for Rural Health and Nutrition work. Terry was graduated from the Bayard Community high school in 1961 The Future Teachers met Monday evening in the auditor- .um. Sana Svedman was the guest speaker. Sana, AHS's exchange student from Sweden, showed pictures of her home n Sweden, her family, and her ;rip to America. The club's business meeting concerned the running of the concession stand at future sports events. Carol Teeter was in charge of refreshments. —AHS— The first session of Adult Night, school met last Monday evening. The attendance record reached the all-time high with a total of 541 enrolled in 28 classes. Bulldog Tales By SALLY BAY went to the basketball game Friday night in Eagle Grove. —AHS— At a brief Pep Club meeting, Mothers' Night for wrestlers and basketballers was discussed. More definite planning will be made at a later date. —AHS— Thursday after school the various department-heading teachers met for some time i'ormu lating the needs for the various departments in a new school building. At —AHS— cheerleading practice —AHS— Student Council met Tuesday morning in the Foster Building. Council members are still working on the point breakdowns ior the Spirit Cup, which will be awarded after grades are out. The possibility of the Council sponsoring a spring carnival sometime in March was discussed. Thursday after school, the cheerleaders worked on some lew cheers with acrobatic movements. Mr. Warner showed the film of the Cadettes he took at their last performance ifter school. —AHS— The Kossuth County Lunchroom Ladies met Wednesday afternoon in the Annex. Due to the weather, many could not attend. Representatives from Cor nell and Saint Olaf colleges visited AHS students Tuesday and Wednesday respectively. —AHS— Pep Club members and basketball players rode a pep bus to the Eagle Grove wrestling meet Wednesday evening. Another bus load of pep clubbers Asphalt AL says: YOU CAN'T BEAT ASPHALT AS A. GOOD EMPLOYER More than 5,000 lowans are employed by the asphalt paving industry... earn a payroll of about $12,000,000. Asphalt is an important part of Iowa's economy. —AHS— Friday was the last day of classes for another week. Semester tests begin Wednesday of this week. . . —AHS— Congratulations to Dale Tee- ,er on his nomination for an appointment to West Point. Way to go, D.D.T.!!!!! —AHS— Also wrapping up the end ol the first semester is the un solved mystery of those missing gym towels. This is a service to the students—one we do not want to lose, so, If anyone should find a white tcrttfeh'fcith red strips, it may belong to the school. . .and besides, it's, 1 not much fun to drip dry after a shower. • • \ —AHS— Welcome Back, Mr. tfllom. Eligibility for crop program ^ is outlined '^•*y». Eligibility requirements for participation in the 1966 Cropland Adjustment Program have been outlined by Richard I. Anderson, chairman, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee. Observing that the program was designed to help farmers divert cropland from surplus jroduction, to conservation uses inder long-term agreements— five .to ten years—the Chairman said that participants would re ceive adjustment payments cal culated to replace income from the crops which would other wise be produced on the land Most farms are eligible to take part in the CAP. A farm fulfills the qualifying'' require ment if the owner or owner? sign an agreement and diver at least one entire acreage a] lotment such as a wheat allot ment or the entire feed grain base. Additional cropland may then also be diverted. In fact, once the farm qualifies all land currently used for crops on the farm may be diverted for payment. The program is open to farms that have been operated during the year just prior to the first year of the CAP agreement and have been under the same ownership three years before the agreement. However, there are exceptions to the three-year ownership provision. A new owner is eligible if he acquired the farm through will or succession following the death oi the previous owner.! Jnder some circumstances a arm is eligible if it was bought before January 1, 1965. A hon- owner may enroll a farm if he had control of it, for the three prior years and will be responsible for it during the term of he agreement. A farm is considered to'have jeen operated during the past fear if some or all of its cropland was diverted under the Conservation Reserve or th.9 Cropland Conversion Program as well as if crops were planted or harvested. The local ASC Committee Chairman said that full information is available at the Kossuth County ASCS Office, located at Algona. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Fri* day. IM • Carbon arc welding was invented in. 1885. ALGONA ENDS WED., JAN. 19 DEAN JERRY MARTIN LEWIS LIVING FTUP \, See the Yellow Pages or contact Asphalt Paving Ass'n of Iowa, 541 31st, Des Moines, la. Mr. Farmer.... 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