Record props Mixed Blessing? . ?P (UPI) - Record 1975 'Chain." fpprilnaol««n th«c, n ««i^-i- crops may bring reduced meat prices for consumers but could cut out the profit for farmers, the IJlinois Farm Bureau saidfThursday. The Farfii 'Bureau warned that if the prices farmers are paid drop too much, farmers>ill (hit crop prpduction next /year.' •.-' ; ''-'.. : ' '• • : - : » Gill, 1 director of market analysis **. lt*i*hJh*i.|' '4_|J ' "' ' * " u, torn a news conference fi, - ^ '-- "L at the bi ggest impact of the cfop on consumers will be in lower meat prices?. •' ''increase^ feeding of cattle, hogs and poultry 'will result in some reduction- in meat prices this fall and next ye ^L ^ ne'saW- "But the full impact will not be felt because costs of labor, trahsportatiofn -and processing continue to go UD all'along the production 'chain. But for farmers, he said, the record 6.046 billion bushel corn crop will mean lower price's at .market. He said the crop will probably drop corn prices from ?2.20 to $2 a bushel. He said soybean prices, based on anticipated production figures, will probably drop from $4.50 to*$4 a bushel. Farm Bureau President .Harold Steele said those figures may mean no profit for some farmers. "High production and relatively low 'farm prices will not .be in the consumer's best long-term interests," he said. "Such periods are usually followed by lower farm production, short supplies on the grocery shelves, and relatively high consumer prices." /Steele said the Farm Bureau will push for expansion in cattle and hog Sears feeding, since/those anlriials eat 75 tier cent of the corn crop^il '... ? , . ; He said the organization is also push' ing for igxpanded grajn exports;, ; and. may Send a sales teath abroad, including a possible stop ih the Soyiet Union.. - "Recent reports pf, ftuSsiarf.wheat purchases are yvelcome news to a depressed market.^he |aid..',. , r "We need to'convince other nations' that the lowered C; S. grain prices makes this a good time ,to tesumef'the : expansion of their, livestock populations and, a good time to build or rebuild depleted reserves of food'and feed." •-.•.••' : : ".' '"•.... : ••• -'•'.: 232-2171 v; .That's what you dial to place a Want Ad..-.: It's easy ... It's Inexpensive and it works fast... Call.us today! ..•. ; DAY OR NIGHT. •: ; ,. Scales Mound Man 100 Years Old GALENA-John Gummow; a resident of Galena Hospital's skilled nursing care facility, is observing his iOtith birthday today. • Gummow was • born near. Scales tyound and said fie had spentNiis life within a one-mile radius of.his birthplace until he moved tp'the nursing center in October 1973. He served on'the Jo Daviess County Board of Supervisors and was recording secretary for the Scales Mound Township Cemetery Association. He is a 50-year member of the Masons and the Order of Eastern Star. • i ' His wife, Anna, died in 1956. Gummow recently received a birthday card from President Ford. Freeport (III.) Journal-Standard, Friday, July 11, 1975 Page 3 Freeporter Arrested On Weapons Charge OREGON-Karl W. Sutterlin, 22, of 1610 S. Walnut Ave., Freeport,-was arrested by Ogle County Sheriff's deputies Thursday on a charge.6f unlawful use of weapons: A sling shot and, a 22-caliber rifle were found in Sutterlin's possession. Deputies have been investigating vandalism in the rural ForrestOn area in which yard vapor,iights have been put out. . Sutterlin was released after posting $1,000 bond. Deputies said a ballistics check will be made to see if the rifle is linked with other vandalism. NEW & USED MACHINERY Sell fast when you place a Want Ad to run In the Farmers Market. . . . Dial 232-2171, day or night. Bids Accepted By School Board At Orangeville ORANGEVILLE-The Orangeville school board this week accepted bids for a number of items. A bid of $2,700 was accepted from Quality Painting Co. for painting in the high school. The Johnson-Olson Floor Covering's bid for baseboard replacement was accepted. Bids for bread were accepted from the Peter Pan Co. Bread will be 42 cents per pound and buns 38 dents per pound. Esmond Dairy will provide milk at 9.6 cents a carton for chocolate milk and 9 cents for white milk. A bid of 41.6 cents per gallon for gasoline was accepted from Standard Oil Co. 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