Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on October 23, 1969 · Page 23
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Wool Prices Expected To Continue Slight Drop By DON KENDALL AP Farm Writer · WASHINGTON (AP) - Woo prices paid farmers are expecl ed lo drop slightly next year b 'cause of rising competition from 'man-made fibers and a recorc world output, says the Agricul ture Department. Prices through the first nine months of 1969 have 1 averages 'about 4 per cent more than a year earlier bul are expecled k 'be "a shade below" Ihis in 1970 U.S.D.A. said. The department said U.S wool production next year is ex peeled lo conlinue the decline o the past decade, though proba 'bly at less than the 6 per ceni drop of 1969. Total shorn wool output this year was estimated at 167 mil lion pounds, grease basis. Mil use was estimated at 220 million .to 225 million pounds in 1969, compared with 238 million lasl - vear -. , "The decline in mill use reflects increased use of manmade fibers, a slower advance in consumer income, slightly higher raw wool prices and decreased deliveries to the mign- "ry," the department said in a report. Officials said, however, thai "some recovery" in total wool use by.textile mills is likely next year because of somewhat lower prices and an expected, rise in consumer demand for wool apparel.. Imports of apparel wool textiles during January-August were 12 per cent more than for the first eight months of 1968, the report said. Imports of raw wool, howev- ·er," dropped 29 per cent during January-August. For the year, the department said, raw wool ·imports probably will total 110 million to 115 million pounds, clean content, compared with lowan Named , ' Hereford Assoc. Head KANSAS CITY (AP) - Gene Wiese' of Manning, Iowa, was elected president of the American Hereford Association in the annual -business meeting held during t h e American R o y a l Livestock Show. Clarence Cross of Colquitt, Ga., was named vice president. Chosen directors were George Schlick'ali of Haven, Kan., and Alfred--Meeks, Taylor, Neb. Wiese;: 40, is a partner with a brother and their father in a Hereford, breeding firm. Their herd 'of about 300 head was established in 1012. He was a member of an Iowa State University team Ihal won the American Royal intercollegiate- livestock judging contest 20 years ago. Dr. W. T. Berry Jr., executive secretary of the association, told about 1,000 members at the meeting that the industry should go ahead with plans for -expansion because Ihe lax outlook was more favorable. "We are convinced the final tax reform bill will be fair," Berry said. "It will not discourage the legitimate operator, even though it will discourage the short range 'inner and out- 130 million in 1968. The smaller oulput of wool reflects a longtime downlrend in the number of U.S. sheep and lambs. Officials estimated 21.1 million head on farms last Jan. 1, compared with 22.1 million a year earlier. Sheep and lamb production rose during Ihe late 1950s and Agriculture Department has au totaled 03.2 million in 1969, but have declined steadily each year since. WASHINGTON (AP) - Mar- ketings of cattle from feedlots the lasl quarter of 1969 are expected lo be 12 per cent more than a year earlier, says the Agriculture Department. The number of cattle being fed for slaughter on Oct. 1 totaled more than 10 million head in Ihe 22 major producing states, up 10 per cent from a year earlier. WASHINGTON (AP) - The thorized Colombia lo buy 544 tons of tobacco and charge it against a Food for Peace agreement to be signed later. Officials said the tobacco to be shipped will be in the form of cigarettes. USDA Seeks Classification Change For Tilled Milk' and some insect damage reduced tlie over-all yield. The pear harvest has been completed and estimated production is 7,800 tons. Production this year will exceed the output DENVER. (AP)-- Apple pro- in ' a " vears since 1931 - duclion. this year in Colorado'- is estimated at 83 million pounds, a 12 per cent increase, the Colorado Crop and Livestock Reporting Service said today. The ser.vice says last year's apple crop w a s 74 million pounds. 'Favorable weather late n the season has boosted the apple ^production and 'the size has been good in most orchards. Peach production in the stale has been placed at 35 million lounds this year, compared with 1.6 million pounds in 1968. The :rop is sized favorably but hail NORTHEASTERN W I N N E R - Among those competing at the Fall Livestock Ex- cided der areas kirn r lonfat he iosal was md ge nation earing his, Tenn. ep |10! at ·y ng order $100 of Property than $500 nrader. pel explained the "inner er. Berry and outer" included the man who gels into the cattle business purely as a tax gimmick. Survey Shows 250,000 Lambs Now Feeding A special survey conducted by the Colorado Crop and Livestock Reporting Service indicates that there were 250,000 head of sheep and lambs on feed for slaughter market in Colorado on Oct. 1. Dala 'are not available (or Oct. 1 of previous years, but the current number on feed is 52 per cent of the 480,000 on feed Jan. 1, 1969. Volunteer winter grain providing excellent grazing a few localities and grain seeded this fall is expected to pro vide additional grazing as soon as fields are dry enough to withstand the trampling, the re- was in port said. The reporting service said that the demand for feeder lambs has been strong, and prices for fancy, 50-97 pound feeder lambs are up over $.1.00 per pound from last year. Larry $1.45. Lyfe Ca han and Vernice ; part of I T 1 N, R Howard Elmo G. , 2, Block DF $2.65. !mco I to Alia I Jimmy line?., Lei Seventh hime, Lot wood 1 $1.92. North neosla. DON KENDALL \.P Farm Writer NGTON (AP) - The re Department has de o classify so-calle lilk" as ordinary Class ing milk under- the fed keling order system. f the 67 marketing or as have treated fillec he same price basis o Tiilk, officials said, hu proposal will slate the n clearly and uniform- partment defines fillet 'a beverage containing sh liquid skim milk, or Ik reconstituted from ry milk, with addec fal or oil in place of al bullerfat." cision to go ahead with 1-milk regulation pros announced Tuesday rally is based on infor- received at - a public sarly in 1968 si Mem- n. iienl officials said the is subjecl lo approval ast two-thirds of the mers in each market- r area. A spokesman approval is expected County Real le Transfers men! fees listed are rate of one cent per f tile selling price. . . is exemp . || OCTOBER 20 and Arlen T. Aichel- obert J. and Joann L. Lot 22, Block 2, Aichef- jdivision, Town of Fort JF $.08. nd Pauline S. Arwood G. and Penny A. Heiz- Tract 17, Enchanted $.70. tional Foursquare Gosch lo John Shockley, ot 4, Block 15, City of DF $.30. and Elvera U. Milavec . and Kathleen F. Eve- 14, 15 and 16, Block 2, Frederick, DF $1.20. D. Cliff to Lum Jenk- 19, 20, 21 and 22, Block i Heights, DF $1.10. ikins to Lyle Carpenter, arnahan and Mariann Lots 19, 20, 21 and 22, Hudson Heights Addie Town of Hudson, DF rpenler, Larry Carna- Mariann McAleer to and Doris 0. Martin, the NE'/i of Sec. 5, : 68 W, DF $.48. and Ada Murry lo aid June L. Peterson, f Lot :i, Block 68, City y, DF $1.30. C. Cameron to Elmo une L. Peterson, Lot 68, City of Greeley, Development Co. Inc. M. McMahan, Lot 4, Dacono, DF $.35. )evelopment Co. Inc. to and Helen D. Burris, ns of Dacono, DF $.35. ounty Lumber Co. to md Dorothy J. Mart 6, Block 3, Council's Addition lo the Town le, DF $1.78. T. and Naomi M. Wells D. and Janet E. Wsre- l 8, Block 6, Brenl- k, City of Greeley, DF Sugar Co. js Promotion ADO SPRINGS (AP) Sugar Corp. today an,he promotion of Percy ow, the firm's eastern ral manager, w will supervise oper- id marketing in Mon- oming. Colorado, Tex- h Dakota and Min- by the end of the month. The department said the proposal and a separate decision on .he central Arizona area would amend all but four federal milk marketing orders. The Georgia and southeastern Minnesota-northern Iowa orders were not in effect at the time ol the heating last year and are not covered by the proposal. Also excluded were the Minneapolis-St. Paul and Mississip- )i orders to allow for other administrative considerations. A spokesman said proposed amendments would be . offered or the four remaining order areas "within a relalively short ime." Federal milk marketing orders set minimum prices which handlers and processors must pay dairymen. The proposal ap- jroved by the department would ·equire filled milk to be priced according lo the minimums. Colo. Ranges Reported in Good Condition Mosl of Colorado's ranges lave had adequate moislure and re in much better condition nan a year ago, according to lie Colorado Crop · and Live- lock Reporting Service. Abundant rainfall during Sen- ember helped to maintain ange conditions which have leen above average all year. t appears at this time that vinler feeding will not be a major problem in any area, the eport said. Winter wheat pasture pros- recls are favorable at this ime, according to the report. 3oth cattle and sheep arc in letter than average condition vith markeling of cattle slow jecause some ranchers plan to old calves through the winter. Greenhands Attend Meeting The Ag. 1 class of Grover ttended the Cache La Poudre Mslrict Greenhand initiation in Vindsor recently. Everelt Kissler, stale FFA resident, presided over the meeting. The Greenhand Degree is warded lo freshman boys en- olled in Vocational Agriculture lat have learned the FFA creed nd have a Supervised Farming Program. Participating from Grover 'ere Dave Dwinell, Don Timm, teve Bauer, Neil Kirby and Bill Reichlev. position in Sterling Colo. Salur Brunner of Eaton, left, and G Greeley. Both are Northeastei lege students. The steer took ( Beef Prices To Soar Ah By ELIZABETH SHELTON The Washington Post WASHINGTON - Beef prices lave begun lo descend from a July high of a dollar a pound average for all cuts, but indus- ry spokesmen extend little hope o the homemaker that they will fall far. In future monlhs they may be expected to soar again. During three days of hearings icld by a study group of Ihe louse government operations committee last week, this pic- ure emerged: Beef prices began lo rise last April, because of a shortage of supply due lo livestock losses during the very rugged precious winter in the western corn belt and mountain stales. The harsh weather also slowed the rate of weighl gain of feed cattle. For Ihe four monlhs Mav June, July and August, the beef consuming public's demand exceeded supply and prices soared. Beef production will probably be able lo meel demand for the resl of the year. But, Herrell Degraff, president of the American Meat Institute, told (he studies subcommittee beef prices will have to rise in (he monlhs ahead if supply is to keep up with an expanding population and increased consumption of beef. Americans ate 63.4 pounds of beef per person in 1950. By this year Ihe per capila consumpt on had reached 110.5 pounds. "With all due sympathy for their problems, I have to say lo consumers that on a continuing basis they cannot have both Policemen Punished For Decorum Breach WARREN, R.I. (AP.) - Three Warren policemen are under orders to perform exlra duly for three days, without pay, as a punishment for a prank Iheir superiors didn'l think was funny. A straw dummy was placed in the police chief's chair Wednesday night, and someone put a wine bottle on the table and a glass in the dummy's hand. Police Chief Henry E. Pralle orought charges of conduct unbecoming a police officer and areach of discipline. The town council imposed the penalties after a hearing. Custom-made oCcirS All-in-the-ear Hearing Aid ^^^_^^^ "s**~^ x \ / J -"" »SS)«. . P 1 ' \ :^ \ CDCC , 1 IlkL. 30-day Trial r n t t H e a r i n g Test . i \ Small h u t / F R E E ,, - , / - . . , \ r i / " «·*·«· 10-pomt Check \ l o w e r f u l ^ / of y o u r p r e s e n t a i d Use Sears Easy Payment Plan Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back We repair all Makes of Hearing Aids Call or Visit Sears Catalog Store on Friday, October 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sears Roebuck and Co. 2908 W. 10th St. 352-2241 ionship honors in Hereford Market Steer competition. It was exhibited by Brunner, who also won Reserve Champion in the female breeding beef class. Both are members of the NJC Aggies which sponsored Ihe exposition. the beef supply they seem to want and the level of beef prices they-seem to want," Degraff said. While consumers have complained that beef prices are too high, cattlemen have complained that they are too low. They too, are hurt by inflation and say they cannot increase their herds at the present beef price level. Should they decide to enlarge their breeding herds, an increased supply mil not reach the slaughterhouses until late in 1971, because takes nine months to geslale and 18 months to Teed an animal up to market weight. At the same time, spokesmen indicate, veal prices will remain ligli. In former years, the calves of dairy cattle reached the market as veal. But in- creased efficiency of milk pro duction has resulted in fewer cows to mother calves. As Rep. John S. Monagan (D- Conn.) and members of his group questioned representa lives of various segments of the meat industry they were unable to account for every penny o" the American family's beef dol lar. The cattlemen said they ge CO cents; the processors said they get a dime and the retailers said they get about- a quarter, making only a penny profit on that 25 cents. This adds up to 95 cents. Rep. John W. Wydlcr (R-N Y.) said he was determined lo find the missing nickel in the hopes of having it returned lo Ihe housewife. Department of Agriculture statistics for last June, riurinj, which the retail price of bee per pound reached a round dol lar. showed that Ihe farmer go 67.7 cenls; the wholesaler, 22.L cents and the grocer, 10 cents Several spokesmen said thai housewives' boycotts have virtually no effect on meat prices. Thurs., Oct. 23, 1909 G R E E L K Y TRIBUNE Page 23 Apple Output Shows Increase Over 1968 Crop Hereford Sale Slated in Wyo. 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