Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on March 8, 1976 · Page 13
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Mon.,M»«b8,lW« GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE 13 NFO officials predict cattle 'holding action' will be brief CORNING, Iowa (UPI) IK president of the National armer Organization said Sun- ay night he doesn't believe onsumers will be affected iuch by the effort of cattlemen i drive up beef prices. The NFO announced a halt in attle marketing beginning oday after meetings in 18 cities pproved the action Friday. But NFO President Oren Lee taley predicted Sunday night hat the halt in marketing vould be short-lived. "The- time arranged for the ction is indefinite at this fl time," Staley said. "But, we do The ma n complaint of the ' new government grading stan not expect a long action." NFO and cattlemen is a (90 a dards." Staley said the NFO currently head price drop in cattle He said (he NFO (,,,,, , is attempting to unite cattle feeders since the beginning of achieve an eventual price of 18 producers on a nationwide the year. Officials said an hundredweight for choic basis. The headquarters in inflationary spiral has in- s(efrs an(| ^ ^ hum | reo Corning remained open Sunday creased the cost of petroleum we jg n ( on choice heifer bee to take phone calls from cattle and services since a year ago p r j ces per hundredweight i feeders and "indications are and farmers cannot support the p r j(j a y' S market close wer that cattle receipts will be drop in cattle price profits. $5825 for choice s(Mrs an severely reduced Monday Staley said the marketing $5675 for choice heifer (today)," hesaid. squeeze could end "as soon as s i ig h t |y better than a year age Staley said the move is to cattle prices are reasonable, protest the U.S. Department of unfair discounts for quality beef But Staley also said consum Agriculture's recent meat grad- are stopped and quality beef is ers would not be greatl ing changes and market sold on the basis of value, affected by the increases. H manipulation. rather than In accordance to said the price of beef in th L Y N N H E I N Z E , Edit or - past has not been determined "We can affect Ihe market by the consumer, when beef with the strike," Taylor said, prices were down, consumers "Our goal is to unite cattlemen \ continued to pay high prices. controlling 30 per cent of the 5 If Ihe cattlemen receive their slaughter cattle. ! requested prices, Staley said, "If we have thousands of "Consumers will be assured of independent ranchers making ' an adequate supply of good decisions on their own, we can't ' quality beef in Ihe future." have an orderly marketing d Meanwhile, an NFO officials '·J^' and , says a group of Colorado cat- m ^ ^ ^^ · r^:= a - *-,,·- ; a«r" ;££--*··-* e Bob Tayior, assistant director "We should be getting $83 per of NFO's meat department, hundred weight for choice said about 25 cattlemen from heifers and $85 for the the Durango and Sterling areas, steers, "Taylor said. "That agreed unanimously to fake the would give a fair return to action beginning today. producers." ^ffl^^^S AUTOMOTIVE Taylor also said under Ihe remained in effect Ihe cattle new federal grading system industry would suffer, which started last month, "The quality producer can't choice cattle producers are adequately feed his cattle good being excessively penalized on grain," Taylor said. "So we'll yield grades four and five, see more grass fed cattle ffhile no premiums are paid on coming into the market instead, yield grades one and two. And lhat's an inferior quality of He said if Ihe grading system meal." IMPORTANT Beet Meeting EATON LOCAL B E E T G R O W E R S 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 10 American Legion Hall in Eaton L. -J VALUES 'One stop'ag centers under fire By DON KENDAU, Rep. Alvin J. BaIduj,D-Wis., In a letter to Agriculture Sec- outlined the plan and its objec- AP Farm Writer last week introduced a bill that rctary Earl L. Butz, Baldus lives. Also, they said, the con- WASHINGTON (AP) - A calls for a moratorium on fur said farmers had not had an solidation plan has been aired new wave of opposition to the ther consolidation of offices into opportunity lo comment fully rcpeatedlyduringcongressional government's plan for consoli- one-slop service centers and for on the "monumental change in hearings since lhat lime, daling various local Agriculture a sel procedure, including pub- the fabric of services" resulling Department offices inlo "one- lie hearings in individual coun- from the consolidation plan, stop centers" appears to be de- ties affecled. for implementine veloping in Congress. the plan in the future. The USDA plan was formulated several years ago to consolidate about 7,800 field offices of several agencies, including the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS); Farmers Home ad- Sovief vegetable crop down too WASHINGTON (AP) -- An entirely," Baldus said. Bui Baldus conlends lhat, despite Ihe public announcement "The one-stop service center by Butz and the periodic deprogram is proceeding with an bates in Congress, there have alarming arrogance to move been subtle moves to impie- Ihesc vital services around menl the consolidation plan from one county lo another like with as lillle local nolice as chessmen -- and in some cases taking them out of the picture possible. Thus, he said, it is time for legislation so thai Die plan can AgriculturcDcparlmcntanalyst "This monumental change in be openly discussed locally by said loday lhal Ihe Soviel Un- the fabric of services back local people it affects and final Conservation Service (SCSI- ion ' 5 'WaMe production fal- home is proceeding through the decisions based on their views. ' lered badly last year, along, back door without Ihe benefil of A recent report filed by ministration ( F M H A ) ; Soil Conservation Service (SCS); and Ihe Federal Crop Insurance of wilh grain crops, because of a clearly announced depart- USDA's assistant secretary for poor weather. menl policy or public debale," adminislralion showed by July Angel 0. Byrne of the depart- Baldus said in his letter to 1, 1975, some 40 one-stop cen- menl's Economic Research Bulz. ters were operational and an- Congress and people served by ge^,.,, 5aid (ha( [ina | figures Department officials disagree other 538 had been designaled. the agencies, the USDA has st)ow tnat 1975 Buss j an vc g c . with Ba | dus lhal the p | an ha( j The plan called for about 100 proceeded steadily willi (he table production totaled 23 mil- not been clearly announced, centers lo be opcraling by mid- lion metric tons, down 7 per pointing to Bulz's public stale- 1976 and that, by July 1, 1977, cent from 1974. ment on Nov. 21, 1973, which aboul 1,000 will be functioning. Corporation (FC-C.) Despite grumbling [rum many farmbcll members plan. Aq-dATES Mar. 9 Weld County Livestock Associalion annual membership meeting, 6:30 p.m., Community Building, Greeley. Mar. 9 Growers meeting, Greeley local, Mounlaln Stales Beet Growers Marketing Association, 7 p.m., Red Steer, Lucerne. . 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