The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on January 14, 1959 · Page 14
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Austin, Minnesota
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Wednesday, January 14, 1959
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Producer, Buyer, Specialist Will Judge Barrow Show A swine producer, packer buyer i registered Yorkshire gilt from the and iMiversity twine specialist will mike the placing* at the 1959 Minnesota Spring Barrow Show, Feb. so and 21, at Albert Lea. In the outstanding panel selected to Judge thershhual classic are Ralph Wood, commercial bog pro* ducer from Delatan and Don Yusten, Hampshire breeder from Kasson; R, J Meade, University of Minnesota, and James Kiser, Iowa State College; and Carroll Plager, Geo, A. Horme! & Co. and William Dusek, Wilson & Co. One committee will place the individual and pen classes on Friday, Harlan Hanks herd as top prise. Premium money will approximate $3,000 with special breed as- individuals with premiums paid on 10 places. Entries close Feb. 14. For entry | Information or a show catalog Improvements in hay and silage, growing of certified seed and rec- . ommended varities will be dig- Feb. 20, and the other will judge j cussed at the second annual the trucklots and then assist the'Blooming Prairie Grain and For- first committee with selection of age Show Jan. 22. sociatlon iwards. First premiums I write Bob Fix, show manager, Alare trucklot $50 pen $25, and $2fl!bert Lea. 4-County Crop Show Jan. 22 at Blooming the champions on Saturday, Feb. The discussions will be at the ; afternoon institute program while 21. This is the second year a truck- j judging of grain,''legumes" poUtiv lot class has been offered at the et, hay, silage and corn entries spring show and appeals most to . the commercial swine producers.) A trucklot will be made up of six j market hogs, at least three ofj which must be barrows. i Trucklot and Individual en try j hogs are eligible for the post-show] carcass contest which gives ex-1 hlbltors cut - out Information which j aids in making breeding program plans. Purebred swine breeders can use the cut-out information in breed certification programs, jrence Streif, soil conservationist, The Junior Division is limited | wi11 team up to discuss govern- to hogs selected from vocational! agriculture FFA or 4-H projects. Any resident of Minnesota or Iowa not showing in the junior division may show in the Open Division. Junior exhibitors can show in thej ot a series on "The Farm Prob- trucklot competition. 11cm." Sprau will give a brief re- A special judging contests forjP° rt °n the accomplishments, the farm youth will be held with a failures, and present status of government programs. Streif will dis- Sprau, Streif on Adult Farm Class Program Kenneth Sprau, ASC, and Law- programs at this week's Adult Agriculture Meeting, Thursday in Room 124 of the Vocational Building. This will be the summary session will get underway in the morning, A four . county IFA crop judging contest will be held Inconjimction with the show. Afternoon Speakers Speakers at the afternoon session, which will start at 1:15, in the Community Building, are Rodney Briggs, University of Minnesota extension agronomist, discussing hay and silage; John Zweibel, Owatonna agriculture instructor, recommended varieties; and Glen Edin, also an Owatonna ag teacher, how to become a certified seed grower. The institute will open with a welcome from Mayor Tom Peterson. Exhibits entered in the judging must be in place by 10 a.m., Truman Tilleraas, Blooming Prairie ag teacher and general chairman, said. Entry requirements are hay, one - quarter bale or one bushel; silage, two quarts in a plastic bag; grains, one quart; corn, 10 ears; potatoes, 10 tubers; and certified seeds, one peck. 2 Competing Divisions There will be two divisions, der- cuss attempts to reduce surpluses „«*?* l * now by conserving soil for future pfJ a ,' *£ age8 production. Prairie Comm< The concluding discussion on the farm problem will summarize what government should and should not Austin Group to Tour CBC Headquarters A tour of the Consolidated Breeders Cooperativa headquarters in Anoka will b» sponsored Wednesday (Jan. 21) by the Austin Area Breeders Assn. for all patrons and persons interested in artificial in- organization of the farm'business" semination. | The f irsl topic will be .. What size Those on the tour will see the!of Business is Most Profitable?" sires, collection and processing of Charles Painter, instructor, said. growers and open class. Judges will be Charles Painter nnd Marvin Thomsen, grains, and Briggs and County Agent J. Rug- Blooming Commercial Cub will award prizes. The FFA contest for chapters in Mower, Steele, Dodge and Freedo in attempting to solve the farm j born . co "" tie *. * 1J1 be he!d at 10 '""" CLUB CALVES — These steers are the They receive a little more personal at- 4-H project of Eileen and Ruth Garbisch tention than the dad's 100 steers in the feed lot. GIL GARBISCH RAISES Turkeys, Chickens, Cattle a.m. in the high school ag room, between 1,100 and 1,200 pounds. • The grain and forage contest is problem; what responsibilities farmers and farmer organizations must assume; and the consumers open to all farmers in the four stake in tin farmers' problems. county area, with a hope that cer- A new series of meetings willjlified seed growers will compete be introduced Jan. 22. These meetings will deal with the economical Cattle have pushed turkeys into the background on Gilbert Garbisch's farm, northwest of Brownsdale, yet the fowl still out number the beeves. "I started with the turkeys 20 years ago," Garbisch said, "two years before 1 started farming for myself, and I have had birds every year but 1967, when I stayed put." Garbisch always fed some beef cattle, starting with 20 to 30 head a year. But now the beef, 100 head In winter and 30 head in summer, are the big end of the business. Buys 000-PoUndcrs He buys 600-700 pound steers In the fall, mostly Herefords because they are readily available. He starts them on roughage, corn silage and hay, for 90 to 100 days and then starts decreasing the silage and increasing the corn. The cattle are on ground ear corn the ast 60 days and go to Garbisch .usually buys about 30 head of started cattle to finish off during the summer for the fall market, If the price seems right. 3-Pound Gain Both groups are given stilbestrol so far, he has stayed with one Swine Institute to Consider 'Keeping Hogs in Com Belt' Keeping the hog business in the; Corn Belt will be the theme of the 22nd annual Minnesota-Iowa Swine Institute, Feb. 5, to the Austin High School Auditorium. "It's true that some of the hog business is moving to the southern states," Set). P. J Roland, institute director, said, "but the trend can be stopped if Corn Belt hog raisers decide to stem the flow by more efficient operations that can compete with the South." Ten speakers, who are engaged In specialty phases of raising hogs In the Corn Belt, will explain their successful operations. The Corn Belt is at the threshold of big change for progressive producers, Holand said. Not only will the Institute cover the advantages of the Corn Belt FARM NEWS M-AUSTIN (Minn.) HERALD Wednesday, Jan. 14, '5f Plan Series on ACP Program Purposes A series of four meetings where the agricultural conservation practices program will be explained are tentatively planned for late January and early February. The tentative dates and places « in i i r u the right kind of hog are Jan - and 30 and for today's market, but it also will point out the rapid changes going on in animal production and its related fields. The morning session will start at 9:15 a.m. and the afternoon program at 1 p.m. All persons interested in swine production are urged to attend. "This is the most important in the 22 years of the institute," Holot. The old bam, designed fori lan d said. "We are confident the and 3 at Grand Meadow, Adams, Sergeant and Austin. The meetings will be a Joint activity of the ASC committee, Soil Conservation District and the county extension service. "The aim of the meetings will be to encourage farmers to participate in the ACP programs and to make proper arrangements with contractors before signing up for ACP aid," Larry Streif, district " —• "*• w*v« hxu-* jj j IJCOigJJCU iVi { -"- «*-•*.. rrw Hi v. WJJJ JUC/Jb IrilC ,• L* 1 L 1 • J cows and horses, Is used for hay j attendance will equal the marks sml conservationist, explained. and straw storage and some beef housing. set in other years." The institute is sponsored by the Engineering of Practices A fourth meeting on engineer- The turkeys are on the 80 acre Austin Areo Vocational School ini ln * of practices with Dennis Ry. ,, . mL. ***v & c»j t vu ti/c O(J UUt c **"«"« ni tiy r l/uauVJJai £7Ciii/Ut Hi j & ~ —*.».«•—» T. ...» w* u **u + t,j in tneir feeds. The winter cattle farm across the road that Oar-, cooperation with the Austin Cham-! an » University of Minnesota exten- always gain at least two pounds a day and one lot of summer cattle made three pounds a day. Garbisch has an elevator from ,. .. «..~« «..*, jiiatncb ill WUWJUCr. the silo unloader to move the sil- J Garbisch uses brooder house hous- age into a wagon, from which he!ing, which requires hand feeding ills the bunks on the 40 x 100-1 He feeds a starter mash until six foot concrete feeding platform, to eight weeks of age and then bisch rents from his father, Wil- j ber of Commence, the Minnesota j sion engineering specialist, will be liam. He raises between 2,000 and \ and Iowa swine producers assc- :lle ' d Feb - 17 bv tne extension ser- 3,000 birds in one annual crop, that i ciations and the Mower County Ex-' vice - The P lace f° r this meeting reaches the market in October.' tension Service. ..... The unpaved cattle yard is a bit bigger than the paved area. This lot connects with an other lot where Garbisch built a 40 x 60- switches to a home mixture of home - grown grains. He keeps the turkeys across the foot pole shed last year. The cat-^ beca , U . se he has 70 ° lavl "g tie spend most of their time ini " 9 m his farm and chlcke "s the shed, but some move W a " d l f keys ' didn ' 1 mlx ' Garbisch the old barn for shelter. On nice!" 5 " " le he " house for thc P ullels , „ t days, the cattle are allowed toi and keeps the older hens sti11 in! Between 10 and « Mower County U *^ < tr^Hf\flit n 4-lr^f, .*_ _ i * • 1 f A...U « u _ _.'tt I • « Jaycees Will Recognize 15 Young Farmers Tlle y choice and high roam onto the plowed fields toi ^ uctloa bask in the sun. house - i hasn't been set. In other business the ASC committee and the SCS board discussed the objectives of the district's program in performing the technical services required under the ACP regulations and the limitations of the district's office in handling ACP referrals. The joint meeting followed the SCS monthly board meeting Monday. The SCS board decided to hold _ the annual meeting at noon, Feb. in a converted h o g i farmers will be recognized as | I0 ' at the Dexter Methodist semen, storage, control laboratori es and the other phases of the operation. "This is the first time such tour has been organized in recent years," LeRoy Maschka, technician serving the Austin area said. The group will leave by bus from the Austin municipal swimming pool at 8:45 a.m. and the bus should return by 5 p.m. The registration fee of $2.50 includes t h e noon lunch at the headquarters, Maschka said. Persons interested in the tour should make reservations with either Maschka at He 7-1229 in Austin or Russell Hahn, Dexter 10 J 20. TAf. __ ItikasKi r TOYOUROEUGMT, CAW HAVE HOT VWW FARM CALENDAR TODAY LeRoy 4-H Club, LeRoy Community Building. Dodge County SCS banquet, Hay- erinarians - Find New Ail Among Chicks Infectious avian hepatitis is a disease of growing and laying chickens that is being identified by an .increasing number of vet- field Presbyterian Church. THURSDAY Dexterous 4-H Club, Monitor School. SATURDAY Adams 4-H Club, livestock tour. MONDAY Jolly Youth, Grand Meadow, iarlan Henke, speaker.' Lodi 4-H Club, LeRoy Municipal building. Dick Vanzwdl. Rose Creek 4-H.Club, St. Peter School, Carl Anderson. Udolpho 4-H Club, LaBar School, Mrs. George Fredericks^. Outstanding Young Farmer award, Austin Jaycees. Waltham-Red Rock Farmers Un- jion, Brownsdale Community Building, public card party. TUESDAY Rural Youth, Liebenstein 4-H Hall, backwards party. WEDNESDAY Consolidated Breeders Cooperative headquarters tour. THURSDAY (Jan. 22) Blooming Prairie Grain and Forage Show. i PONCA CITY, Okla. Ufi 4 St. Ansgar Holsteiri! LaRue Pfaff> {irst grade Workers in Massachusetts have isolated the infectious agent from chickens of 10 weeks nnd older, with all breeds affected, reports Successful Farming. Many poultrymen do not recognize the presence of this disease in a Hock until egg production has dropped 25 to 30 per cent. The death rate can range up to 15 per cent, and the disease may persist several weeks in an untreated flock. Under farm conditions, this disease may be confused with troubles like fowl typhoid, visceral lym- phomatosls, blackhead, and pullc- rum. It can be identified only in a laboratory, and owners suspecting their flocks have this disease are advised to contact their county agent or write directly to' their state experiment station for help. good," Garbisch said. "They aren't fancy cattle and not common cattle, just good feeders." Uses Old Bnrn Too Garbisch can divide the Quit I(og Business nominees for the Outstand- j Church. They also approved sending Young Farmer award and the in S delegates to the state eonven- vard _____ vjjt _ "I Quit raising hogs because the ' OYF honor will be bestowed upon jUon, Jan. 19 and 20 in Mlnnea- into two lots 1'i he* "wants'" to keepi spring farrowin = came when I was! one of them by the Austin Jaycees i Polls and approved payment of two groups of cattle on feed buti busy With the turkevs ." Garbisch! Monday. •"•— '- "• --- " — ' ----- ' -----explained. J The nominations close Thursday The eggs are sold to an area ! and the judges have three days to _____________ , - ..... ,....,.„ produce house and are an import- ! make their selection. The m a n ' or, received objectives in setting ant part of the operation. j selected Outstanding Young Farm- 1 "P the 1959 program. New co- Garbisch owns 80 acres and rents j er will be given a plaque and ' operators who joined since the the other 80 of his dad's. He tries j sent to the state OYF banquet in 1 last board meeting were Donald dues to the national organization. New Cooperators Marion Roberts, area supervls- to plant between 80 and 90 acres of corn each year, enough to feed Moorhead in February. This Batt, LeRoy Township; and Mar- year previous OYF win- tin Bustad and Robert Kusterer, , - — — ••— .» WM» j,fc ^ V1WU0 V/ i C nlli" • **" "140KUU OiiU J.1, tne turkeys, chickens and steers; ners, Howard Butler, Christy 01- Clayton Township. AJ acres of oats; 25 acres of hay sen. Frnnnic R 0 H^ir,» M«fu.,J Pfplfm- A\tM»t land; and has about 16 acres in permant pasture and woods. School Board Member The corn land gets 200 pounds hay sen, Francis Redding, Nathan | district chairman, was FATHER AND SON — William and Gilbert Garbisch pause while unloading wood picked up in the timber area of the farm. William Garbisch is retired and just keeps busy" helping his son, Gilbert. Young Man of the Year. Harry Osborne is agriculture committee chairman, and John Flamo is banquet chairman. IDEAL MOISTENER An empty mucilage bottle with rubber tip, filled with water, is an ideal moistener for stamps and, raisers . from ail over the state envelope flaps. Freeborn Cattlemen Fall Leaves Turn Out to Be Poison ivy Plan Tour Monday of fertilizer with planting and the;gram. Other awards to be made manure from the cattle. Yields are the Boss of the Year and the have been very good, except for this year which was dry in the Brownsdale community, Garbisch said. Land is in corn for two and three years. Garbisch, a member of the Brownsdale School Board for seven years, is a past chairman and now treasurer of the district. He is also secretary of St. Michael's Church, near Waltham, American Lutheran Synod. Mrs. Garbisch is a leader in the Brownsdale 4-H Club where the Garbisch girls, Eileen and Ruth, carry the beef, clothing and home j economics projects. The Garbischs j have two other youngsters, David land Steven. Garbisch does most of the farm work himself, but his father helps out "just for the exercise." Garbisch, senior, is president of the Freeborn • Mower Cooperative Light and Power Assn. and a director of Dairyland Power Cooperative. Goodwin and James Nelson, will ; named to the county conservation be invited to the banquet. i needs committee which Is making The OYF is combined with the'a study of the soils uses In the! Jaycees' annual Bosses Night pro- j county in 1975. Gloria Subra Sells Ewe for $115; Tops Sale A purebred Suffolk ewe raised by Earl Subra, Austin area sheep raiser, topped the Suffolk class in a purebred ewe sale at Wadena Saturday. The Suffolk sold for $115. Sheep | consigned to the sale. Members of the SCS board art C. J. Pfeifer, Nate Goodwin, Glen Allen, Stanley Qronseth and B. J. Huseby. ASC committee men ar» Parker Goodsell, Henry Lausen and Paul Winkels. Kenneth Sprau, ASC office manager, and County Agent Don Hasbargen, also attended the meetings. 4-H Member ot The Week A girl who consider* herself "just an average 4-H member" li the Silver Maple 4-H Club Member of the Week. The "average member" Is Qlor ia Olson, 17, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Glen Olson, Lyl«. Gloria is * senior at Lyle High School. In her club, [Gloria i* umg leader, served two ''years as Tie* /president and on* term as president. Clothing and foodi are her major project interest* and she ha* b*en a junior leader for two years. She has attended the junior leaders «amp, won several blue ribbons (but no purples) and has competed in the radio speaking contest. Gloria is secretary . treasurer of the Lyle High School senior clas* and is on the annual staff. Sh« 1* also a member of the chorus and girls ensemble and singi in tht church choir. This is her tighth year in 4-H. Geese Producers Plan 12-State Meet Goose producers, hatcherymen and processors from ia states held a meeting Tuesday and today during Farm and Home Week at the University of Minnesota. Paul Waibel, associate professor of poultry, said the meeting will be sponsored jointly by the University and the Midwest Goose Growers association. Speakers will be M. L. Wilson, poultry researcher at Purdue University; J. D. Couch, editor of Ducks and Geese magazine; R. L. West, secretary, Minnesota Livestock Sanitary board; E. J Dunbar, South St. Paul, secretary-treasurer of the MJdwear Goose Growers assn.; James Jackson, Chicago, Kroger Co. poultrr merchandiser; and T. B. Kinnev, University poultry instructor. Mrs. : Automation in feed and silage ; here are heifer calves on feed. Four St. Ansgar Holstein breed- era had their herds classified for type by Robert Stickler, Wichita, Kan., Holstein-Fresian Assn. classifier. Dairymen were Arthur Gerlach, - -- — -••»,.«,j , 1,1 . ' -»."n^ in-ic aic ueuer calves on leen Classified ?! 7 "f f"f Cr StudCTtS to | handlil1 S wiu * stres ^d on the,enclosed auger type bunk feed- tlOSS.tied.b^Jn^falMeav^and plants • Freeborn Bounty CatUe Feeder conveyor, corn sSge XTd Tour Monday { ear corn fee ding program and cov- The youngsters responded eag- 1 . Thfl tour wil1 start at 1 p ' m> nt ered teed bunk and silo arrange- erly, and Mike Smith brought in ^ Pl Nelson farm ' 2 ' a miles ment an armload of leaves. Only after S01 V h Of Albert Lea on Hi S''way 65 The tour winds up at 3 p m at Itching set in did teacher and pup-i and one ,, mlle east ' Here cattle ' the William Lyle farm, five miles il find Mike's collection includ-' J"' 0 *** yearling cattle on east of Hayward (or eight miles Follow Peas With Other OET A MULE 7 feed, oat silage and shelled-con west of "Austin")" on" l£nwa7l6 thfT "" ^ ^^ ^ in silage feeding program, a .•„••.;and two miles southtyTlJ1 e "Lff'of "* *'" """ shaped cattle shed and an open yearlings and calves on feed; corn tobe n am ' ' nWAi-n* i,, ,„ ' aU8Cr tyPe bU " k feed Conveyor ' 3ila & e > Sromd hay, ground shell- j ,„ ^ . rr LAnjR ' In * - » was a The second stop at 2 p.m. Is at ed corn silage feeding program- Md^ 10_ good: cold morning, and Ted Shelley had the Richard Cech farm, four miles Pole shed; iloor auger for con- tie ! Earl Gerlach & Sons, Lloyd Kronn- e d poison ivy' 'eman and Robert Rustad. ! Ratings were Arthur Gerlach, orie excellent, 5 very good, 12 good plus and^ ^ood; Earl Gerlach, 14 very __ __ _ o _ ^ ^^ Early planting is important be- 9 good trouble starting his car. He built east of Hayward (or "nine" n'iiles veying feed"to""bunk"Danger- a'nd ? use the crop ean mature before Rustad, 4 good : a fire under it. Firemen esthnat- west of Austin) on Highway 16 homemade auger type bu;ik feed ! ^ we a the ^ of _late June oc- and three miles south. Of interest conveyor. Robert E. Jacobs, Universitv buy now and get these 1 plus and 4; plus and 3 good. damage at about S350. of Minnesota livestock extension specialist, will lead discussions on COMPLETE LINE OLIVER TRACTORS ROSE CREEK, MINNESOTA curs. Peas can be planted as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring. The seed should be treated with .,,,.. - - a suitable fungicide to prevent cattle feeding programs and man- seed decay. 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