The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa on January 21, 1967 · Page 3
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The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa · Page 3

Humboldt, Iowa
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Saturday, January 21, 1967
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Three university short courses offered in county during February The Humbaldt Independent, January 21, 1967 Pag. Pole grain storage plans available New plans from Iowa State University for a 48-foot pole building that will hold up to 28,500 bushels of grain are now available. The plans allow for walls either 10- or 12- foot high constructed with two-inch tongue and groove planks placed over poles spaced tour foot apart. A special wall feature is that they do not need tie or anchor rods-flllowlng easier filling and emptying. The building is filled through hatches in the roof and emptied through 12 x 12 foot bulkhead In the endwalls. The bulkheads contain a grain auger opening and unloading doors that are removable for truck access. Another feature of this building Is the 4:12 sloped roof supported by poles that are 16 foot apart, permitting the use of central, power filling equipment. The plans also include a bill of materials, framing details and planning and construction details on aeriatlon system. Copies of the "48-Foot pole grain storage" plans No. 73220 are available for $1 from the Extension Agricultural Engineer at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 50010 or the Humboldt County Extension service office will order the plan for those interested. Stuffings determine quality of pillows "What's inside a pillow may be of more importance in choosing a decorative cushion than the outside covering," says Myrtle Hewitt extension home economist. Outside covers can County residents touring Florida ferrlizer factory Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Weiss and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Harl flew to Florida Thursday, January 12. for a look at Farmland Industries. Inc.. fertilizer factory that they had helpedbuild. Farmland Industries, which is headquartered in Kansas City, is owned and serves farmers and their co-ops throughout the mid- west. The flight was one in a series of 16 sponsored by Farmland In- dustrler to take cooperative leaders from the midwest to see the plant. Three of these flights are originating in DCS Molnes. Effort has been made to send more than 2.450 persons that did not make the trip last year to the sunshine state. Area cooperatives earned expense-free trips, as many as four per cooperative, for managers and directors by meeting distribution supplies to coop members. Each man going could take his wife with him, for a fee. The schedule In Florida included relaxation In the Tampa- St. Petersburg area on the day of arrival, tours of the plant and nearby Cypress Gardens the second day. a round of sightseeing the third day, and return to the midwest the fourth day. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Weiss and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hart will return to Humboldt County Sunday. Januarv IS. NOW OPEN STOCKMAN'S SUPPLY, INC. OF FORT DODGE, IA. LOCATED AT JUNCTION OF HIGHWAY 169 AND 20 (ACROSS FROM HOLIDAY INN - WEST) change from year to year-color scheme to color scheme-hut what's inside can determine If that pillow is going to be around for awhile. "Check the label to see what's under-cover to know whether It's a throw away item oncethecover is soiled or if it will outlast the cover and many more. Good lasting pillows can be purchased with fillers of feathers, foam or sponge rubber, Kapok, and manmade fibers like Acrllan, Dacron and Orion. Some decorator pillows filled with cotton, rayons and even paper pulp soon lump and mat and cannot be salvaged. "Which is selected will probably depend on taste or pocketbook. For, a plush, soft, sinkable feel In a pillow, select down if the budget can stand it. These run as halgh as $15 per pillow. "Waterfowl feathers make softer pillows than land fowl feathers. Softest is the goose feather, then duck, then turkey and firmest is chicken. Chicken feather pillows are also the least expensive In the feather pillow line. Life of a good leather pillow is from 15 to 20 years. "Other soft pillows especially good for people who are allergic to feathers are filled with Kapok, a floss from the seed pod of an East Indian tree. With use, this will eventually break down Into a dusty powder. "The synthetic fibers also make soft fluffy filling for pillows. "More firm are the foam pillows In either natural or synthetic rubbers. Latex or the natural rubber is superior to synthetic rubber for pillows though varying degrees of quality can be found in either. Rubber filled pillows hold their shape firmly. Other firm pillows are made of combinations of cotton fibers and latex.' Now is the Time to f Spray cattle with toxapher-e 0 Worm cattle with thibeniole § Worm swine with piperirine Treat baby calves for anemia f Complete line of cattle and swine vaccine. 'Hog marketing to continue above 1966 levels/ Futrell Three Iowa Stole University short courses will IIP hold In tlio Humboldt County nroa during F'fthruary. A farm management course vlll he held at 0:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 1, at the Hninboldt County Extension Service mooting room at Hnmboldt; a poultry course will IIP held at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 8, and Wednesday, February Ifi, at the Gllmore City Lutheran Church; and a comity corn and soybean production course will he held at Johnny's Steak Harbor In Hnmboldt from 9:30 a.m. to 3:in p.m., February 20, 28, and March 8. The farm management program will be under the direction of James Hughes, district extension economist, while the poultry course will feature Leonard Eggleston, ISU Extension Service poultry s|tf>eiallst. Harvey Thompson, ISU Extension specialist, will he in charge of the corn and soybean production training. Both men and women are invited to attend the farm management short course as it Is mainly geared to younger farm Four 4-H club meetings held Sat., January 14 Four Humboldt County 4-H c.liib meeting were held Saturday, January 14. They were the Wacousta Do-R-B'est Club which met at the home of Miss Jackie Jacobson; the Friendly Farmer- ettes met at the Gilmore City public school; the Norway Patriots held their meeting in 'he Thor Town Hall: ami the Rutland Lucky Stars gathered at the home of Miss Elaine Hirsch with Miss Louise Hauck as co- hostess. The Wacousta Township club meeting featued a talk, "What a Diet Can Do." by Miss Marsha Kinseth and one on "Building Your Figure," by Virginia Struthers. Miss Jackie Jacobson gave a demonstration on measuring liquids or solids. The farmerettes discussed food during their meeting as Miss Carol Adams gave a talk on the basic four food groups and Miss Marilyn Nielsen showed the members basic measuring equipment. Miss Myrtle Hewitt, county extension home economist, explained to the club what a good breakfast should consist of and cautioned against in- between snacks. Miss Judy Nielsen and Miss Jane Neilsen joined the club at this meeting. The Norway Township organization had a roll call that was answered by. "Something I Have Bake," and featured a demonstration on making muffins by Miss Nancy Raemaker and Miss Julie Raemaker as well as a "Cake Frosting 1 ' demonstration by Miss Susaii Raemaker ami an illustrated talk on measuring equipment by Miss Becky Nelson. The Lucky Stars signed one new member, MissPamJergens, during their meeting during which it was decided to contribute S2 to the Humboldt Community High School Band for their trip to the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa; a bread making workshop will be held Saturday, January 28, for the junior and middle girls; and a bake sale and sledding party are in the planning. Demonstrations were given by Miss Paula Meyer on "Snack for Two," by Miss Elaine Hirsch on "How to Frost a Cake," and by Miss Marlene Skow on "Snack fer a Group." James Hughes couples Interested in getting more- value from their records and getting an analysis of their management each year. The program for (lie day will include, What Is Key Management on Your Farm? Hov Do I Make the Right Decisions? What Do Farm Records Tell Us? What Decisions Would You Mjke? What is My Family Living expenditures'.' and What arc th.- Alternatives for Moiv Iiin.ine? including crops, livestock, labor, and capital. The meeting will close with the question, "How Can We Get our Farm Records Analyzed?" Those Interested in the farm management short course should contact the extension office before Monday, January 30. Anyone interested in the poultry production business is welcome to attend the two-day short course on feeding, housing, marketing, and disease control to be presented at Gilmore City. University specialists on the program vliich is geared to help the producer in making a profitable laying flock business, include Robert Jungk, William Owings. and Dr. Lee, as well as Leonard Eggleton. The agenda for the first day includes introduction and Resume of Poultry Production in Humboldt and Pocahontas Counties; Trends in Poultry Industry, Iowa and U. S. : Fitting Poultry Production to Iowa Farms; Principles of Poultry Nutrition and Growing Pullet Nutrition; Vou\A try Diseases and Control; Hous4 ing for Poultry; and Poultry Pro-' ductlon Costs and Records. During the second day, the program will expand into Marketing Principles; Poultry Diseases and Control; Nutrition Requirements of Laying Hens: Contamination of Eggs and Egg Products: Producing and Marketing Quality Eggs; and Parasite Control and Poultry Sanitation Practices. The course, which is being jointly sponsored by the Hum- Wacousta Clubs OTTOSEN-The Wacousta Cubs 4-H Club held a sledding part)' below the^Worster home Sunday afternoon. Nine bovs attended and after the sledding, they had hot chocolate at the Olvin Haug home. Markets Grain Quotations Jan. 21, 1967 Oats 75. Corn 1.20 Beans 2.74 Leonard Eggleton boldt and Pocahontas countiesex- tftislon services, has an enrollment fee of $3.50 vhich should lie paid to either extension of- fici'.s by February 6. The fee covers coffee, rolls, noon meals and materials. The final course is a follow up from one held two years ago and will stress new ideas and recommendations for maximum profits and crop returns for corn and soybeans. Topics to be discussed will include fertilizer, narrow row, marketing, crop management, and weed, insect, ami disease control. ISU extension specialists that will be on the program include Harvey Thompson and Pegis Voss, agronomists; Jim Hughes and Marvin Skadberg, economists; "Dutch" Sylvester, weed specialist; "Tiny" Gunderson, insect control; and Dr. Lambe, disease control. An enrollment fee will be Boosters 4-H meeting held The Ovl Lake Boosters 4-H Club meeting was held at the Lake Lutheran Church Wednesday, January 11, with Dick .Martin, president, presiding. Roll call was "Favorite TV program." Three reports were given. They were, "How to Get Feeder Pigs Started Fast,"byDaveHeb- ne'r; "Why Land Prices Push Upward,'' by Clyde Jones; and "What Do You Know About Iowa?" by Terry Lerdal. A demonstration was given by Mark Hansen entitled, "Parts of a Ruminant Stomach." Phamplets of "Introducing Animal Nutrition" and "Non-Ruminant Digestive System" were given to the 19 members present. SEE OUR COMPLETE LINE OF VETERINARY SUPPLIES INSTRUMENTS And STOCK REMEDIES CLEMENSON Prescription Pharmacy LIME NOW! Take advantage of winter moisture and frozen ground. We are equipped for winter soil sampling. Phone 332-1256 or 332-3327 P & M STONE CO Harvey Thompson charged to cover three noon meals, coffee and material. According to Norman Moklestad, county extension director, "Anyone planning to attend this important short course, should sign up at the Humboldt County Extension Service Office before February 15." "Hov hurketlngs will continue well above a year earlier during the first half of 1967," says Gene Futrell, economist at Iowa State University, Ames, "Prices this winter will in? well below a year earlier," he continued. "The Increase in farrowlngs In June through August points to January-March quarter mar- ketings about 10 percent higher than the previous year. April- June hog slaughter will probably top the similar 1966 period by about nine percent." The economist looks for winter prices in the $19.HO to S20 range in Iowa. "Spring and summer prices will show seasonal strength," he says, "but will likely be below 1966 levels. Farmers' farrow- Ing Intentions for the next few months Indicate only a small rise in supplies next summer, compared with 1966, and mar- ketings during the last part of 1967 may be no larger than In 1966. "Prices the last three months of the year may be close to those received late In 1966. Late- year market supplies and price prospects will depend heavily on actual farrowings. "The 1966 fall pig: crop was nine percent above the previous year as the crop In June through November totaled almost 40mil- llon head, larger in all regions of the country, "The North Central states had the biggest number Increase while the South Central had the biggest percentage gain. Iowa topped the national average by producing 13 percent more pigs during June to November. December prices were about $6 a hundredweight below mid-August levels. "The recent Increases In production and In prices are not as great as might have been expected, however. Despite high prices, favorable returns and a high hog-corn ratio a year ago, expansion has been moderate, "The lack of enthusiasm for larger hog output may trace to higher corn prices and bullish outlook for future corn prices, narrower profit margins, labor limitations and the growing specialization in hog garming," Futrell concluded. LIVESTOCK NEEDS CALL ON US QR COM2 IN ANYTIME SEE OUR STOCK OF DRUGS AND PHARMACEUTICALS FOR ANIMAL DISEASE CONTROL Dial 332-1873 LARSON Rexall DRUG SEED OATS Garland, Tippecanoe, Tylor and Ntal SOYBEAN SEED Lindarin and Chippewa 64 Also Con Accept Som« More Orders For Amsoy At This Time Get Your Name On My List For Registered Hark Soybean Seed For 1968 Planting Donald D. Usher Ottosen 379-1492 AUCTION ^n^F*^^^^ m^HB ^HHHV^MHH>^^^^B ^nl^^HHnVB HOUSES, GARAGE and GRAIN STORAGE BUILDING SATURDAY, JANUARY 28,1 P.M. SOUTH SIDE AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION INC. HOCK HUMBOLDT, IOWA LARGE 2-STORY HOUSE Sets on west part of block; 4 rooms and bath downstairs; 4 room* and bath upstairs. Has been used as'2 apartments in the past. SMALLER HOUSE Bongo Id type house. 5 rooms and bath all on one floor, located on southeast corner and recently purchased from Mr. and Mr*. Don Dickey. Excellent condition. Open For Inspection Now ATTENTION FARMERS - GRAIN HNS 12 bins with about 1000 bushel capacity each. Hopper bottoms, self cleaning. Suitable for storage of soybeans ot corn in 20' * 60' building. 1-CAR GARAGE TERMS: All mutt be moved off by April lit. 20% Dawn Day of Salt. Balance due in 30 day*. Far further information contact Omar Manshlp at tfca DeKalb office. DeKALB AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION., INC. - * *" * %w-" " •

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