The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 16, 1968 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 16, 1968
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81 Farm Homes Gef F.H.A. 250 Farms In Help Wildlife Aid Conservation Both sportsmen and farmers have a big stake in the wildlife conservation practices carried out on Kossuth county farms under the Agricultural Conservation Program, according to Richard I. Anderson, chairman of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation County Committee. "The special food and cover plots that have been established with ACP help since the wildlife phase of the program was first authorized in 1962 have made a substantial contribution to improved hunting," the Chairman pointed out. During this period, 250 farmers in Kossuth county have carried out wildlife practices under the program. In 1967, 184 farmers completed some type of wildlife conservation practice. Fishermen, as well as hunters benefit from the conservation measures carried out under this cost-share program, too. For example, construction of ponds used for fishing, as well as those used, for wildlife, erosion control, or to provide water for livestock are providing recreation for more and more sportsmen. In 1967, Kossuth county farmers built two ponds with ACP help. More than 12 ponds have been built in the county during the last six years. "The number one purpose of these ponds is to slow water runoff, reduce erosion and flooding, and hold water where it's needed," the chairman explained. "At the same time, ponds not only hold reserve water for livestock but provide nesting and watering places for ducks and other wildlife, and in many instances fishing facilities for both the public and the farmer. "As a result, farmers are accomplishing soil, water, and wildlife conservation while providing some real important recreation benefits to sportsmen throughout the area." 1258 Cooperators In County For A.C.P. In 1967 Practices carried out under the Agricultural Conservation Program (ACP) in 1967 have helped to improve and conserve soil and water resources on 1,258 farms in Kossuth county according to figures released today by Mr. Anderson, chairman of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation County Committee. ACP practices are carried out nationally on over a million farms. The program now more than 30 years old, enables the Federal Government to share with farmers the cost of needed soil, water, woodland, and wildlife conservation practices. Under ACP last year, conservation measures on Kossuth county farms represented a total investment of $122,000.00. The Federal share of the cost of these practices account for about half of this amount, with farmers matching the public investment with their own resources. SMITH-CORONA Portable Typewriter, Victor Adding Machines at THE UPPER DBS MOWES PUB, CO,, Algona. FARM PAGE Tuesday, Jan. 16, 1968 Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines-7 •lllllllll.lllllllllllllllimillllllllllllllllllllllllB | RAMBLINGS | 1 FROM RUTH 1 idiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiii By RUTH PATTERSON Extension Assistant Young hog raisers of high school age or younger attentionl Whether you are in 4-H, FFA, or just like to raise hogs, please note. There will be a junior judging contest along with the Kossuth County Market Hog Show, Thursday, Feb. 1, 1968. Look for details in the regular news story on the Hog Show. * * * Now to continue my introductions of the new county 4-H officers. Today I'd like you to meet Linda Higgins of Titonka and Norman Zaugg of West Bend. They're our new county 4-H secretaries. Linda is 17 and has been a member of the Buffalo Boosters club for 8 years. She has a list of activities a mile long, including many club offices and has had both home economics and agricultural projects in 4-H. Her many activities haven't hurt her scholastically as she is a member of the National Honor Society. She has used her leadership in helping younger 4-H'ers and has this to say- "It's a very different feeling being an older member of 4-H. Younger people follow your example. . . .you are called on to help with different projects. It gives me a good feeling." Next year Linda will attend Estherville Junior College as a step toward her goal of teaching English and Physical Education. * * * Norman Zaugg, our boy's secretary, is 17 and has been in the Garfield Hustlers club for 5 years. He's interested in dairying, showmanship, judging and farm management. He's been president and vice-president of his club. At school Norman has been active in sports and vocal music. Norman is very much interested in farming - in fact he belongs to both 4-H and FFA. At present he plans on farming with his father after he graduates. 4-H Leaders To Meet Jan. 22 After a break of nearly four months the Youth Leaders group of 4-H is back in action, Senior 4-H members from all over Kossuth county will be meeting in the meeting room of the Extension Office in Algona at 7;45 p.m, Monday, Jan. 22. There will be recreation led by the planning committee after the meeting. During the business meeting ideas for future meetings will be discussed. The committee in charge consists of: Leonard Becker, Wesley; Karen Eden, Titonka; Becky Tielebein, Algona; Diana Muller, Algona; Sandy Hoover, Titonka; John Kiley, Burt; Chuck Frideres, Algona; and Dick Lynch, Fenton. Real Estate Transfers Mawdsley, Roscoe I. & June to Delores Mawdsley 12-29-67 Undiv. 1/2 int. in S 1/2 SW 1/4 3-96-28. Thorson, Christine, Wdw. to Lloyd W. & Clara P. Thorson 12-28-67 Undiv. 1/3 int. in & to SE 1/4 29-100-30. Thorson, Christine, Wdw. to Doris & Harold Harris 12-28-67 Undiv. 1/3 int. in & to the W 1/2 of NW 1/4 & NE 1/4 of NW 1/4 21-100-30. COME IN TODAY Bruhn, Susan & Edward to Ella Newell 12-28-67 W. 91.2' lots 2 & 3 blk 1 Hantelman's Add., Fenton. Dreesman, Herman & Theresa to Dennis G. Dreesman et ux 12-27-67 Undiv. 1/2 int. in SE 1/4 & NE 1/4 SW 1/4 30-98-27. Hantelman, William F. & Marie to Ella Newell 12-28-67 W. 97.2' of lots 2 & 3 blk 1 Hantelman's Add., Fenton. Johannesen, John S. & Lillie to Ronald L. Johannesen 12-2967 E 1/2 SW 1/4 29-99-29. Mawdsley, Roscoe & June to Roscoe I. Mawdsley, Jr. 12-2967 Undiv. 1/2 int. in N 1/2 NW frl 1/4 3-96-28. Mawdsley, Roscoe I. & June to Duane E. Mawdsley 12-2967 Undiv 1/2 int. in N 1/2 NE frl 1/4 3-96-28. Be An EARLY BIRD on your INCOME TAX The "worm" in this case is likely to be an early refund. And when BLOCK does your return, you'll know it's done right. Prepare your return NOW . . . for an early refund —or for the time needed to budget any additional pense. BOTH FEDERAL AND STATE We guarantee accurate preparation of every tax return. If we make any errors that cost you any penalty or interest, we will pay the penally or interest. America's Largest Tax 1108 H. Moore ALGONA i PHONE 295-7031 NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY SOW NUTRENA MTMNCTOIY CARG NUTRENA

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