The Sacramento Bee from Sacramento, California on September 24, 1965 · 67
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The Sacramento Bee from Sacramento, California · 67

Sacramento, California
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Friday, September 24, 1965
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114 te : eat 1 1:t1:10 311(110 i t I WEEK'S FARM HIGHLIGHTS Glenn Stockmen Lose$1 Million In Fires WILLOWS Glenn Co—Stockmen in Glenn County hard hit by the fires which scourged Northern California last week estimated losses will amount to from $750000 to $1 milhon Structure livestock bay and equipment losses accounted for the damage WALNUT SALVAGE ORLAND Glenn Co — Roy Jeter Glenn County farm adviser estimated 25 per cent of Glenn's walnut crop was atfected by winds which ripped through the area late last week He said spot inspections indicate most varieties were mature enough to make some salvage possible UNIONS JOIN FORCES DELANO Kern Co — Members of the National Farm Workers Association decided to Join with the striking Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee AFL-CIO in an action which they reported would affect every grape grower in the Delano Earlimart-Richgrove and McFarland areas "The two organizations are Joining hands to get the Job done of winning this strike" announced FWA director Cesar Chavez and AWOC chief Al Green MORE STRIKE HELP DELANO Kern Co—Cesar Chavez FWA director reports several civil rights groups are going to lend support to the strike by farm workers against Delano area vineyards Striking workers are asking for $140 an hour for grape pickers plus 25 cents a box compared to the present pay of $120 an hour and 10 cents a box But work stepped up in the fields this week as labor forces from outside the area replaced striking workers MELON LOSS The California Farm Bureau Federation reported melon growers in Fresno County have lost between 25 and 40 per cent of their crop this year because of a lack of qualified workers It said most of the loss was due "to inexperienced or disinterested pickers who harvested unripened melons left ripe ones In the fields and instead of staying for a cleanup pick went on to other jobs" LOANS DECLINE WASHINGTON—The agriculture department reported growers stored 79005000 bushels of 1965 crop wheat under price Bailey Bros Cow Tops Glenn Test ORLAND Gentili' Co—The top producing cow in the Glenn County Dairy Herd Improvement Assn tests was from the herd of Bailey Bros of Orland The cow a registered Holstein made 22570 pounds of milk containing 809 pounds of butterfat for the 305 day period Bailey Bros also owned the top heifer Testers reported 4750 cows on test during August They produced an average 935 pounds of milk which contained 389 pounds of butterfat Sacramento California support loans through Aug 31 This compared with 84764000 bushels of 1964 crop wheat placed under loans as of the same date last year This year's crop Is somewhat larger than last year's BRACEROS NOT NEEDED SANTA CLARA Santa Clara Co—The California Strawberry VA ye Advisery Board reported California's smaller strawberry growers can do without Mexican laborers Malcolm B Douglas board manager said "we can get the Job done at the smaller grower level without Mexican labor" Smaller growers are about 80 per cent of the total THE SACRAMENTO BEE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24 1965 Stock Market Unit Has 'Be0' Year Directors of the Valley Live stock Marketing Association heard details last week of the group's most successful year in Its history Gathering in Sacramento the group heard President A J Bianchi report at the end of the first seven months of 1963 the association had handled at its three market locations—Stockton Dixon and Red Bluff—and through its order buying service 77561 cattle and calves 40485 hogs and 136024 sheep for a gross value of more than $133 MOTOR TRUCK-IAA MUAA INDUSTRIAL BALES L It MURPHY SCALE CO SALESSERVICE SACRAMENTO lete North C Wort G1141711 171SE 0111 SAYSLlotu's a t"JI$® © year? © brgoallizo a Ilavisn BAKER'S NURSERY 2321 Fair Oaks Blvd 925-3139 CAPITAL NURSERY 4700 Freeport Blvd 4552601 EAST LAWN NURSERY & GARDEN SHOP Folsom Blvd at 46th St 455-2629 EMIGH HARDYARE Co Country Club Centre 482-1900 KATO'S NURSERY 5713 Freeport Blvd 4211606 WISE OWL SPECIAL 51000 sq ft AO O O O 101000 sq ft R95: 797 MATSUDA'S NURSERY Highway 16s Corner of Jackson & Florin-Perkins Rd 363-1395 SOUTH SACRAMENTO NURSERY 3424 Frultridge Rd 428-9300 WOOLWORTH'S GARDEN CENTER 1801 Watt Ave IV 94056 Page CZ 1 CAPITAL NURSERY FOOTHILL FARMS HDIVE SOUTH SACRAMENTO NURSERY 4700 Freeport Blvd 5439 Auburn Blvd 3424 Frultridge Rd 4552601 332-8330 428-9300 0 aki vit 4t1 SAL1 41' swabs if 51000 sq 101000 sq - —WO– --I II4 ‘- 7 ck -!-- !Z- ' 410 olik b' 14 Turf g 011 A fili UllUar ‘--- i Itle Americo mow ceit a 11 own Iowa ol Ott -:e mil it w lab b -ryc 1 bogs vas villgw -Vt4 - pAii 4 11714 !:4e

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