Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 11, 1965 · Page 6
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 11, 1965
Page 6
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*—ALG6NA (low«) ADVANCE THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 1965 Grant farmer is tops for month Harvey L. Larson, Grant township farmer, was named Conservation Farmer of the Month by the Kossuth County Soil Conservation District Commissioners at their regular meeting this week, according to Julius Baas, Chairman. Each month the Commissioners cite a farmer in the District that is outstanding in the field of conservation. This months winner has been a coopcrator with the District since 1955. He first started to contour in 1958. He now has all of the farm laid out on the contour with contour field divisions. Larsen reports that he has increased his corn yields 30 bushel per acre since he has been a coopcrator. One field yielded 135 bushel per acre in a corn yield contest. He states that contouring has helped to keep water out of the pot holes and has reduced the drainage problem on his farm. This method of farming the cooperator mentions also saves water on the side of the hill and he has been able to raise as much crops there as in the low land. Contouring allows him to plant the high ground earlier as soils of the same type follow the same contour. This also makes it easier to adjust the fertilizer application according to soil types. Larsen tells how he sliced off the corners and made gentle curves with rows the full length of the farm. He practices crop rotation on his farm and has included hay and pasture in his rotation. He milks 13 dairy cows and raises 300 head of hogs each year. For the past 6 years he has been farming his farm according to the farm conservation plan that he developed on his farm • with the assistance of Lyle Riedinger of the Soil Conservation Service. Larsen farms 223 acres. This year he 'had 155 acres on crops on the contour. He has established one-half mile of grassed waterways on his farm and has one- half acre planted to trees to provide a windbreak for him. He was selected as Kossuth County's representative in the family operated farm division of* the Iowa Achievement contest this year. Mr. and Mrs. Larsen have the following children: Marcia 17, Leroy 16, Steve 13, Chuck 11 and Ronnie 4. HARVEY LARSEN Speakers at Garrigan rate high in meet Garrigan high school speech students went to St. Edmond's j at Fort Dodge Sunday to compete in the CYO contest. Those receiving Superior (I) ratings will advance to the CYO finals at Fonda on March 7. The excellent rating is a II. Garrigan varsity debaters arc also certified to the finals. The ratings: Oratorical Declamation: Ruth Cassel 1, Constance Casscl 1. Dramatic Declamation: Mary Bray 1, Constance Bormann I, Mary Beth Sterba I. Humorous Declamation: Gary Loebig 1, Patricia Loebig 11, Janice Thul II. Interpretive Prose: Victoria McGuire 1, Kristine Plathe I, Diane Bode I. Interpretive Poetry: Linda Dodds I, William Obrecht II. Original Oratory: Janet Erpelding I, Betty Lichter II. After Dinner Speaking: Eileen Reilly I. Extempore: Joan Campbell 1. Radio Speaking: Mary Jean Mertz 1, Rose Studcr II. Public Speaking: Lucinda Bradley 1, Lucille O'Brien 1, Margaret Studer II. Story Telling: Barbara Winkcl I, Kathleen Boudewyns 11. Book Review: Corinne Bormann I, Linda Adams II. | These students are coached by Sister Mary Michael, O.S.F., and Sister Mary Ignatius, P.B.V.M. For his Valentine" l^iUf^f^tlf ^BrflPW ww "Br Yw Can •• Sura Whan You Shop FARE- WAY, That You Will Gef The SAVINGS ADVANTAGES At All The Lowest Price* For Equal QUALITY. You'll SAVE Cash by Shoppinfl FAREWAY. Pricei Effective Feb. 11 Thru Feb. 17 HUTTEH-NUT REGULAR or DRIP 3 POUND CAN GOOCH'S QUICK Dl Macaroni & Cheese INTRODUCTORY OFFER ON THREE OTHER VARIETIES NERS 2 pkgs. 39< 10c OFF ON EACH Libby's Food Sale! DEXOL DRY LIBBY'S Tomato Juice 2 46 Oz Cans Bleach Large Pkg. 69C JOLLY TIME POP CORN 2 Ib. Bag 23C LIBBY'S Imperial Margarine 2 «t 69c Pineapple No. 211 Cans LIBBY'S Fruit Cocktail 3 No. 303 Cans WALDORF ii Toilet Tissue j Paper Towels 4 Roll Packs Q.jrC ! Roll SCOT ;; Giant FANCY YELLOW LIBBY'S June Peas No. 303 Cans Bananas IB. 9c SCOTTIES Facial Tissue i 3 40 Cut. Boxes Cii SUNKIST NAVEL Oranges 3 doz. LIBBY'S WHOLE or SWANSDOWN Cream Corn No. 303 1 Can CAKE MIXES 3 e 79c 10 Oz. BOTTLES LIBBY'S SLICED or Cut Beets No. 303 Cans Coca Cola Six Pack 2BC PLUS DEPOSIT ^^ ^^ ^^ ROBIN HOOD FLOUR 10 Ib. Bag 98C HERSHEY'S INSTANT Cocoa Mix 2 u> BROWN or POWDERED SUGAR 2'ibB NORMEL SALE! HORMEL CHILI DINTY MOORE Beef Stew 24 Oz. Cans HORMEL SPAM l20z. Cans ONE YEAR OLD TANGY AGED FRANKS | TENDEKEI |C PORKlb I ^^ -^i • • •• • m •• ^i EMn 59 OYSTERS ALL MEAT SLICED LARGE LEAN MEATY PORK SWIFT'S PREMIUM FULLY COOKED — These Are Nicer Than Most Picnics — Bologna j ^^^^ ^^^^ ^Bi PICNICS U. S. P. A. CHOICE BEEF ROASTS POT ROAST CUTS BEST BLADE CUTS APFWAY ,x^lL.-JjiL^J ta ^ / w T ,JL^L ,JL ICONOMKAl, *()(>!)

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