Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 37
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January 30, 1957

Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 37

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*$ Farm-Home Program To Receive New Emphasis * -- ., . ........ .___. it*, if the farm is bring year outlook, gives in one of tbe county extension staff; Mm W*sV thsnZnBtih* SBBVsiBt insrl.lss' risilTl OB a «MO basis, M is the i conference speeches, it was pre- gert and Donni*; C. a ·!··· director, this is not BBS* the eoanty, it ie OB B majority of the fanns.. dictd that a general store of new · industries into a triangle bordered Dubuque, Ft. the trnmt would net only problem is also this manner: a farmer is how much income he feels he should receive from fanning. If he is a tenant on a 50-90 plan and says $4,000, that would mean the farm would have to produce a act income of $8,000 per year. jert and Donnie; C. O. extension ecooomtot State college; Moinee George Register Heusinkveid, la, would seen" in the next ten years. Oka- Herald farm editor; Ralph loosa would be included in this Oskakwsa chamber of « area, secretary; John 8. Qray, BUT OF COURSE a good many representative, people are still needed who arej Also Mr. and Mrs. Bleu mainly interested in farming and j well, Hazen Pettit, Mr. who should spend their full time j Delmar Gooch. William VSB OSXALOOSA DA*y HBULD W«L, J*.. M. Iff? o of $40 per acre as toe average re-, desired income would require a Mr. and Mrs. William Van members hope they can help be- i Harvey, come better farmers and realize j Roy Van Heukelom, Mr. aad Mr*. . . j their goals through the farm-home j Eves Cadwallader, Marian* win be channeled into! would use up all the tillable iaad ! management program. j Warren, Mr. and of operation* during ; m xahaska county. But there are! An annual highlight of the pro-!*M Ronnie, about 2,*50 farm* in the i gram is the farm tour each.«»-j JjJ^ "J^ ^ Jo% ,,, Mrs. Otto Vos and Stanley, 1 ice Beaver, Mr. and Mrs. *aH VBB Xante. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Vos, tlktr* aM mpprozi-1 county, which average 88 acres in mer, at which time all persons in- ·a families in the county g the counseling service that makes up the major part of the program. It is a service that m paid for out of taxes, and la a of the federal and state size. terested are taken on a visit of extension ·XXBN8ION staff m e m b e r s work with the program pre- TfflS PRESENTS to the fann ! alx»ut four farms in Owwunty and couple the realistic necessity of a;«* sh °«TM first-hand the appUca- certain percentage of people now j tion of the program's principles at on farms going into other occupa-1 tnose places. tions--and question as to whether they them-1 selves are among those who should stay on the farm or look for other means of livelihood. lie (Special) -- One of the ! remodeled farmi this area dining the' to that of Mr. and Mrs. tomg. located about five ·eBthweet of Delta aad about · ·Us* distance southeast of Ike structure is 29 by So feet With the roof lowered to form a three-bedroom house. Previously, the Williams home was a one- story frame house with a large at-' tie. An entrance halJ has been biult! OB the north, and a. Diciure vnn- ! added to the iS'txlS-fooi liv- ; room. The former kitchen and room are aovr one unit 13 feet, separated by a birch divider and a serving bar. Alvin, Morris, David and Bharom. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gray, Mr. ··· ftr that the families interested in | Clearly pointing up the import- ter Brostrom, Herbert Hoover and!Hoover. Mr. and Mrs. Baas Van GUst. An unofficial registration Mr. and Mrs. Robert of j West Chester), Alvm Vaad*r persons on the tour was conducted and Peter Van Gilst- service make the initial move j ance of either part or full time, at one of the places visited. "Bete joining the program, although j employment in industry for a part first contacts are made! of today's rural populace was the through recommendations * . . . . . . . . . friends aad neighbors. sides members of the host families, it included the following: emphasis placed oa industrial expansion for Iowa at the annual "We don't try to tell people how state extension conference held to farm," Retoetter pointed out. farmer and his wife must make an the decisions and must tmk* an th* responaibUitiea for recently at Ames. In presentation of the ten- _ A mixture of half soybean and half MARYTN SMAKT of the War-j makes a meat good and bone supplement doors and cabinets are birch With a blond finish. The bedrooms WHILE APPEARING to be a new house from the outside, the completely-remodeled Lloyd Williams home southwest of Delta looks even more like new from ill* insid*] (H*r«ld Photo) ! been insulated throughout. j vides cash income, better water- hold 61 per cent of the nation's "It's just like a new home to', sheds and more game, and behind, commercial forest land. remarked Mr. Williams. ren county extension staff; Art! brood sows that are getting a»a- Johnson, Gene Reisetter, Helene j tion of corn, oats and aMalfa.wea Dilger, Chuck Wengert and Mart-. % to % pound of the *uppJenM« Schweitzer of the Mahaska; per sow per day. "We do, however, try to guide fftjt organize their thinking la the of factor* upon their decisions are to be made. We present a general plan of attack in meeting the problem of what they want and of how to work toward achieving it." Steps in this plan of attack, Raisetter explained, include having the farm couple determine what are their goals, then consider what 'are their resources with which to : work* study the various courses of - Betted and choose the one which : look* the wisest, formulate - written plan outlining the chosen course of action, do their beat to follow the plan, periodically ana- lyse the results, and re-evaluate the platt accordingly. A USUAL starting point in sto- mg up B farm couple's situation, Reisetter continued, is in survey* . mg the general fanning picture-- Barttonlarry the aspect of the rent surplus manpower. Simple arithmetic shows that .the present situation in Mahaska with the bathroom by of an adjoining hail, and the bedrooms are roomy "*«' closets sad built-ins matching the, * re* of the woodwc- , Tree Farmill g fe - The house has no basement, the 1 / i - . » · j. bathroom sen-ing as a fur; Cltamm S Ka P ldlT room. The back porch has" CHICAGO -ff)-- Interest in tree. erated American Tree Farm Sys- enclosed to form a utility farming, a movement which start- tem o j growing timber as a crop It adjoins the kitchen-dining *d only 16 years ago, is growing on taxpaying timberlands, the firm area and also " ~ j the increasing interest in good j forestry lies the basic stimulant of good markets for wood products. Forty-four states now participate in a voluntary, industry-op- "Each year they take to market sell $700 million worth of sawlogs, pulpwood, posts, turpen- and other forest oroducts," AFPI said. ··The farmer who has paid little or no attention to hia woodlot look into the advaa- forest management," it ity to this: With about 218,600 in th* county, and M^ average n*t xetuui f i mil farm* ing itftp'l^g at around connects with the fast, the American Forest Pro;sa:d , fh e program enrolled more | fumac* room. , ducts Industries says. j than four million acres during the | exterior of the home has' A 11 over the country, landown-, past year. j finished with cedar shaker- ers *** waking up to the fact that j TV,,, AFPI said there are 4,461,- j Systemic poisons aren't reeora- type Shingle*, painted maroon with '· money really grows on trees. j 274 "small" woodlot owners whose · mended for 1957 insect control prc- mt»Ite window trim. The house baa ] The firm said tree farming pro- · holdings are under 500 acres. They i grams. acre, and tb*, average ia the over-60-acre* das* coming to 171 acre*, th* net income from typical M^""*' h i' county farm to around $6,840 per year. Farm AS PART OF an extensive-improvement pro- on - dar, the EoVm.Ward home fat received a sizeable addition during the past year. The L- shaped addition, reaching around two sides of the original house, gives the house two more bedrooms, a bathroom and a full basement. Seen r in the picture, from left^.are Joe Ward, R»y-- noids Latcham (on ladder) and Edwin Ward. Also during the past year a new 23-foot well · was dug on the Ward farm. (Herald Photo) Quality Results At Low Cost SELL US YOUR POULTRY and EGGS FREE PICKUP SERVICE Feed fcer RED COMB Poultry Feeds. Red Comb is a properly balanced feed that will help get top production from your hens. We urge you to follow the Red Comb program right from the start. There is a Red Comb feed for every stage hi your chicken's life. Start out with RED COMB. . We Cony the Complete Line of Red Comb Poultry Feed for YOU! Good Equipment Makes A Good Farmer Better WE ADDED ADDITIONAL LINES TO OUR STOCK IN 1956 TO GIVE YOU A COMPLETE SELECTION OF THE BEST NAMES IN FARMING Ford Tractor Ford Farm Equipment Lindsay Harrows Reid Sprayers Agricultural Krause Tandem Disc Harrow Wetmore Hammermill Knoedier Dual Purpose Burr Mill ,Grain-O-Vator Mayrath Elevators Butler Bins and Cribs i Oskaloosa Produce PHONE 2-2283 NINTH AVI. L Daily Cash Competitive Market for HOGS ARCHER BOOSTER FEEDS Top Prices for Sheep and Wool CHECK THE SERVICES WE HAVE TO OFFER Usten to Livestock Markets Over KBOE 11:10 am. Carmichael For Livestock Phone 2-2533 QUARTER MILE NORTH OF FAIRGROUNDS For Tractor Service Phone 3-4638 IN FW SPA PERI '/WSPAPERr

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