The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 21, 1967 · Page 16
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6-Algona (la.) Upper D«i Meinti Thunday, S«pt. 21, 1967 FARM PAGE Note Drop In Visitation At Union Slough The Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge Recreation Area closed for the year on Friday, September 15, said Refuge Man- ager, Paul Ferguson. Manager Ferguson reported that a total of 2,000 visitors to the area this season participated in the various outdoor activities available. Public participation in fishing increased for the year while swimming use dropped off considerably from last year's record total. Main reasons for the public use decline were the unseasonably wet month of June, followed by the coolest summer weather recorded In 17 years. The new TItonka heated swimming pool operating for the first full season also attracted many local former visitors away from the refuge area. Another factor contributing to the overall visitor use drop was the fee required before gaining entrance to the recreation area initiated this year under the Land and Water Conservation Fund program. Manager Ferguson and the refuge staff extend a special thanks to each of you, the using public, who have helped once again to make this another very successful recreational year. • DEVELOPMENTS FROM DEVALOIS Field day features at the North Farm include talks and demonstrations by members of the Iowa State University faculty and research staffs. Topics to be covered are research on soybean variety development, soybean diseases (especially brown stem rot), row spacing and plant populations in corn. Discussion topics at the Clarion-Webster farm will be on fertility of forage crops, corn and soybeans. llllflK WHY SHRED STALKS? ^ For faster, easier plowing . . . control of corn borers . . . preparation for minimum tillage erosion control ... to pulverize those tough tangled stalks from today's hybrids This lets one man do the work of 2 or 3. These are some of the good reasons why your investment in a Brady Shredder pays off. >• Brady has been building shredders longer than anyone else. That's why a Brady is fool-proof and built to last. ^ Two, three and four-row models available. See them today at BUSCHER BROS IMPL. MEMOS FROM MARGARET BY MARGARET PRATT Kossuth Extension Home Economist 1015 NORTH MAIN ALGONA BRADY CHOPPER-SHREDDER BY GALEN DeVALOIS Kossuth Extension Director A combined field day for the Northern Iowa and Clarion-Webster Agricultural Experiment Associations will be held at the farms near Kanawha Sept. 26. Businessmen and professional people are invited to attend. The field day will run from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Field day tours will begin at the North Farm at 1:30 p.m. then move to the Clarion- Webster farm. Everything s tastier the instant energizer Zesty milk tickles the taste buds when you drink it solo, and goes great with all the good- ies in your picnic basket . . . with snacks, meals, too. Treat yourself to the goodness of milk, often. MILK IS GOOD FOR EVERYONE BUTTER TASTES MUCH BETTER Consolidated Co-op Creameries WHITTEMORE - LONE ROCK - SWEA CITY ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••i Today's modern refrigerator-freezer never frosts. Food packages in the freezer are clear of frost, and labels easy to read. You don't waste refrigeration power building up frost anywhere in a modern electric refngerator-freezer. Join the up-to-date housewife ... let a modern trost-free electric retrigerator- treezer store your food safely and conveniently for you! Algona Municipal Utilities WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A SMART SHOPPER: Everyone can be a smart shopper -it takes a knowledge of some simple ground rules plus the effort to stick to them. Being a smart shopper is the best way to get your moneys worth. If you have had experience then you are probably a better shopper than if you are inexperienced. Here are some suggestions to help both beginners and others — Never expect something for nothing, the storekeeper has to make a living too. Don't be an impulse buyer but ask yourself these questions-Do I need it? and - Can I afford it? Be an informed shopper — the better informed you are about prices, quality, advertising techniques, store reputations, labels, brands, even plain arithmetic the more you'll be able to get for your money. Knowing these rules are all well and good but you won't be an expert shopper unless you learn how to apply them. Food, clothing, and home furnishings all take a big part of each dollar. So look beyond today's needs and see what you need in the days and months ahead. You'll be hearing more about food buying during the month of October through programs planned by the Cooperative Extension Service. Plan to up date and increase your knowledge oh food buymanship by taking part in these programs. Fall grazing date set ahead ALGONA - Iowa feed grain producers who took part in the 1967 Feed Grain Program will get an extra month's pasture from acreage diverted under the program. R. I. Anderson, chairman of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee for Kossuth County made the announcement. In previous years, farmers who diverted acreage to conservation uses under the USDA's annual production adjustment programs have been permitted to graze livestock on the land beginning with October 1 each year. Because present harvesting equipment and the widespread use of grain drying facilities have had the effect of advancing the normal corn harvest in most areas by about 30 days, this year's grazing date has been moved ahead a month to Sept. 1, Anderson explained. Moving this fall grazing date ahead will also help eliminate the need to fence off these diverted acres from other harvested land where farmors might want to use livestock to clean up crop residue. While diverted feed grain land can be used for grazing, the crop cannot be harvested for hay or silage, Anderson warned. GYROCOPTER James List, Granville farmer, is flying his own licensed gyro- copter, which he made entirely himself. It was the center of attraction at Paullina's Municipal Airport this summer. List is a member of the Experimental Aircraft Assn. and Popular Rotor- craft Assn. The copter can travel from 45 to 60 m.p.h. and weighs only 250 Ibs. WHITTEMORE i | By Art Heidenwith :I Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith drove to Albert Lea, Minn, recently and spent the night with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and f "~s. Lloyd Walker, and the following day with the Walkers were guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Walker, Minneapolis. Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Walker, their grandson, honored them with box seat tickets for the Twins-Detroit baseball game in honor of their 54th wedding anniversary and the 79th birthday of Mrs. Heidenwith. Monday, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Walker took them to Rochester where they visited their grandson, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sebers and family. Mrs. Anna Maahs of Breckenridge, Minn, was a house guest in the Heidenwith home for the past two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Maahs of Wendell, Minn, arrived Saturday and returned home Monday. Mrs. Anna Maahs accompanied her son home Monday. Mrs. Maahs is a sister of Mrs. Heidenwith, Mrs. Herman Voigt, and William and George Meyer of Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Maahs attended the Maahs reunion at Redwood Falls, Minn, recently and brought their sister-in-law to Whittemore. A get-together potluck dinner was held Sunday in St. Paul's Lutheran School dining hall in honor of the Minnesota relativps, of which 67 attended. Sunday evening callers at the George Meyer home were Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Maahs, Wendell, Minn.; Mrs. Anna Maahs, Breckenridge, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Herb Potratz and Dean, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Meyer, Mrs. Mathilda Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Meyer, and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Greinert of here; David Potratz and Karen Tennyson, Spencer. Mrs. Simon Weber is a medical patient in St. Ann Hospital, Algona. Mrs. Elizabeth Elbert is a medical patient in St. Ann Hospital. Godfrey Loebach suffered a back injury when a rung in a ladder broke causing him to fall. He is a patient In the Palo Alto Memorial Hospital, Emmetsburg. Prairie Twp. 4-H Club Elects The Prairie Future Farmers 4-H club met Sept. 11 and was called to order by President Gerald Askeland. Steve Fettwas host. They elected officers for the coming year, as follows: President - Robert Bernhard; Vice-president - Peter Nledziel- ski; Secretary-Gerald Askeland; Treasurer - Doug Widen; Reporter - Mark Studer; Photographer - David Bernhard; Asst. Leader - David Froehlich. Three hew members joined the club. They are Mike Mullins, Vicki Helleseth, and Don Fett, Jr. Tom Merriam adjourned the meeting. KOSSUTH COUNTY'S FAVORITE NEWSPAPER SMORGASBORD EVERY SUNDAY PLAN A PARTY I DANCE - RELAX I GOOD FOOD. OPEN FOR PRIVATE PARTIES LARGE OR SMALL HAND'S PARK Fairmont, Minn. We are proud to announce that our new 1968 CMC pickup conies with features you can't even order on most pickups. • Double-wall cab construction with n thick slice of insulation sandwiched between. • Four headlights. Most pickups come with only two. A selection of seven engines. VG's, In-Line Sixes and V8's. • Color-keyed interiors. A wide choice of combinations you'd only expect to find in passenger cars. SEE THEM TODAY AT JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT ALGONA, IOWA Whit • difference a nime mikes GRAIN DRYING TIME IS NEAR If!-.. JT^ FOR THE MOST EFFICIENT DRYING OF GRAIN LP GAS CAN'T BE BEAT! 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