Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 14, 1933 · Page 10
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 14, 1933
Page 10
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1PAGE TEN Kerens List of Questions andAnswers EXPLANATION ~~~~ ~ ~~ KOBStrftt CQUNW AftVAMCa. ALQ0NA. IOWA IS GIVEN BY FARM EDITOR Last week many Iowa weeklies reprinted from a week ago Sunday's Dos Moines Register a series of questions and answers relating to the com loan program, prepared by J. S. Russell, the Register's Farm editor. Those questions and answers were republlshed tn the Advance's "Extra" of last week Monday. For last Sunday's Register Mr. Russell prepared a similar set of questions, and answers relating to the corn-hog- reproduction program which every beneficiary of the corn loan plan must agree to follow. These questions and answers which are not official, follow: Q'—What must the farmer do in the way of corn acreage reduction for the coming year if he signs contract? A..—Ho must reduce it not less than 20 per cent from the average acreage of 1932 and 1933. Q.—Can he rent more than 20 per cent of his acreage to (he government? A.—Yes, he may rent up to 30 per cent and he may reduce more than this figure but he will not be paid for any more than 30 per cent. Q.—Can he pasture the land taken out of product ion or harvest a «rop from it In 1!)34? A.—'Probably not, although this point has not been entirely cleared up. It seems that he may plant the land to additional permanent pasture but it is unlikely .that he will *>o permitted to pasture it in 1934 and certainly he will not be allowed to harvest a crop. Q.—Can he increase his acreage of crops other than corn? A.—The aggregate acreage of planted crops cannot be increased. Neither can the acreage of any crop planted for sale and designated as a basic commodity in the farm act, •which would refer particularly to -wheat. Neither can he increase acreage of feed crops other than corn and hay O n th e farm in question and he cannot increase the acreage of corn on any other land controlled or owned by the producer who feigns a contracts Q—What basis is used to corn- J»ute (1934 acreage allotment? A.—Average of 1933 and 1933 in the caso of corn allotment and whichever of these two years is higher. i n figuring whether acreage of other crops is increased. '** "Q-—What other uses may b e made of land taken out of production? A.—it may be used weed eradication, it may lie fallow, it may be .Jised for soil building crops or those •to prevent soil erosion or it may be •used to plant farm woodlots. Q.—Can the contract or right or walm to payments under it be as. higned? A.— No. Q-—What performance Is required of the contract signer i n regard to l»og production? A.—He must agree t 0 reduce in 1934 both the number of litters anil the number O f hogs produced for THE USES OF CORN INDUSTRIAL AND CITY USES 167. INDUSTRIAL AND CITY USES OTHER OTHER FARM U6C8 11% HORSES AND HORSES AND MULES 17% CATTLE AND SHEEP 20% I9IO — 1914 1924 - 1929 -Hog Plan LJOUS now consume nearly one* * half of the annual corn crop in the United States. Most of the corn released by ths decline of eleven million head of horses and mules on the farms and In the cities during the past t/,-. uty years has been diverted to hog feeding. This chart Indicates tha necessity for an adjustment in corn production, at least sufficient to correspond with any re- duction In bog uumber*. A substantial reduction In corn—the main feed supply for hogs — will help bring the supply of hogs Into better balance with effective demand and It will help raise the purchasing power of corn. If corn production is not reduced by an amount sufficient to compensate for the reduction In hogs, corn supjlles available for other purposes will Increase substantially: corn prices will decline with respect to other livestock, and eventually production of more live- Block will be stimulated to higher and less profitable levels. But the Agricultural Adjustment Act seeks a net reduction In agricultural production, not a shift. Acreage of corn, therefore, Is the important key to the corn-hog production problem. The souno solution Is to scale down the production of both corn and hogs. the reduction payments Is laid down in the contract although an admin istrative ruling . Is • expected from the secretary of agriculture. Word- 1 ing of the contract Indleites that the division fnlirht be along same line »3 terms of the lense In case of •the tenant giving a share of corn as rent. Q.—Cn.« Hie InHctlord collp."t>'all of e rental money by inaklnt agreement-with <ho tenant to tense him only so per cent, of the com ncreage? A.—No. The contract reqi'lros the landlord to agree that he has not changed nor will, change for 193-1 the terms of the lease to prevent tenant from receiving the same share of payments that he would have hail the division been on the terms of the 1933 lease on the farm. Q.—In case of a producer moving from one farm to another, does the previous production of hogs on the farm t o which he Is moving enter Info the allotment for 1934 A.—No. *he hogs" that he produced In (1982 and 1933 are considered In making an allotment for 1934. It makes no difference whether he lived in 1932 and 1933 on the farm which he wilt operate In 1934. Q.—Is the aitne true to corn allotment? A.—No, The corn allotment« for 1934 Is based on the farm, regard- less'Of who operated It. Q.—Have any corn-hog contracts been signed by I own formers? A—No. None has been received to date other than a few sent out for information of the corn-hog committee and field workers but it Is expected that contracts will be avail, able for signatures of producers by the latter part of this week and that the general signup campaign will bo conducted the latter part of De- lember. V AtHolecek's RADIO SHOP Just Arrived, New RCA Victor battery operated New in performance. The most economical bat* '° radio built today. Only RCA Victor build *** with push push amplification. The system less than half B battery current. Before y 0u battery operated radio let us tell you about RCA Victor. IViflf A I newl AN ADVANCE SUBSCIPTION MAKES AN ALL-YEAR G^ ^«ftl market from such 1934 litters by 2 per cent from the adjusted annua average number of litters ownet by him when farrowed in 1932 an. H933 and the adjusted annual num ber of hogs produced for marke from such litters in 1932 and 1933. Q.—Does signing the contract, af feet any livestock olher Ihan hogs? A -— Or >ly in the case of some 'thing named as a basic commodity in the farm adjustment act. Dairy ing would be restricted in that the number of cows kept could not be increased because milk and its products are included in the list of basic commodities. . •Suppose the man who signs the contract does not operate the farm in 1934? A.—He agrees to operate it unless exempted by administrative ruling. Q-—What does the farmer receive for tailing his land out of production? A-—He is paid on the acreage rented to the government at the rate o£ 30 cents a bushel o f adjusted estimated yield. Q.—What is the adjusted estimated yield? A,--'This question cannot be answered until the administrative ruling is known but it is assumed that the ability to produce will be taken into consideration based on pi-eduction figurea for the last five year* and allowances made for damages from drought, hall, chinch bugs. Farmers who were in areas the last year or two suffering from crop damage would not be penalized unduly. Q.—How will payments be mnde? A.—One payment of 15 cents a bushel will be made just as soon as the contract Is approved and th other payment will be made Nov. 15 11934, with the provision that the Isecond payment have deducted from it the pro rata share of administrative expense. Q-—What does Ihe fanner receive in the way of benefits for cutting down on hog production? A.—He is paid $5 a head on 75 per cent of his adjusted annual num berg of litters produced for market from 1932-1933 litters. Q-—How will these payments be made? A.—The first installment of ?2 will be paid as soon as practicable after acceptance and approval of :he contract, $1 will be paid Nov. 15, 1934 and $2 a head Feb. 1, 1935, with pro rata share of administrative expense to be deducted from O ne of these installments. Q.—What penalty is there for Failure to comply with terms of the contract? A.—If the number of hogs from 934 litters marketed before and leld for future marketing on Jan. 1935, is in excess of the number o which the producer has agreed o reduce, there may b e deducted rom such payment $20 on each iOg in excess pf such, number, Q.—Can farmer who buys feeder "68 and feeds them out collect ben- fits for reducing by 25 per cent the lumber of hogs fed out HI 1934? A.—No. Q-—Will farmers who sign con- racts hare to wait as long as did he participants in the wheat, allot- nent pl«n for their first payment.? A.—This remains to be seen, of ourse, but the plan Is to handle the corn and hog benefits in a way to make possible advance, payments within a few weeks after signing of the contracts. This will be done by assignments of preliminary quota so that initial payment can be made at. once and corrections made later if necessary. Q—What, information will be required o n fields to bo rented to Hie government? A -—Farmer must give crop and production for last five years. Q.—Must the farmer furnish record of hog and corn production for the last two years? A.—Yes. v Q.—What connection if any has the com loan plan, whereby farm, ers may borrow 45 cents a bushel on warehoused com, w ith the corn- iog program? A.—None, except that borrowers on corn must .agree to sign.a corn- hog production control contract.' *—Who determines local allot- nents and settles county udministra- >Ve questions? A.—The county allotment committee chosen by the signers of ontracts who form a county corn- og production control association nd elect officers and committee members by ballot. Q.—What happens if either the Inr.dlorod or the tenant wants to sign and the other does not? A.—The answer to that question will have to wait till an administrative ruling is available. -—What provision is made for division of corn land rental between landlord and tenant who operate on grain share lease? A.—NO fixed rule for division of P. &G. SOAP 6 large bars 19c Lard 4 Ibs. 33c WHITE'S W.R.S. SALE White's Recovery Sale, Dec. 15 to 20th This store closed all day Christmas. Corn 4 cans 22c Tomatoes 4 cans 28c Cleanser 3 cans IOC Peas,soaked 3 cans 23c Peanut Butter jar_ 14c MATCHES 6 boxes 20c Mustard Quart jar_ 23c Salmon A. B. C. Red for. 35c Oatmeal, large pkg. 2 for 25c Cookies, fancy quality 2 for 25c NO. 2 CRUSHED PINEAPPLE 2 for 28c OEOBGIE PORGIE . 2 pkgs. for 35c Golden Syrup Crystal White SOAP CHIPS 2 15c pkgs. for Omar WHEAT CEREAl 2 pkgs. for 38c No. 5 can 28c No. 10 can ____4Sc No. 10 BPkberries Miller's Corn Flakes, White Syrup Jfo. 5 can 25c No. 10 can ___ 45ft No. 10 Red Raspberries 49C No. 10 Red Cherries 58C No. 10 Black Raspberries 58c TOILET PAPER 100 sheets tissue 5 rolls 19c Hillsdale Peaches in syrup, No. 2 1-2 tins, 2 cans No. 10 Apricots 43c PEACHES Portiville Brand No. 2 1-2 size 11C CRACKERS 2 Ibs. Graham 25c •—™—"i Flour! Rose $1.58 Omar $i.g9 33c CRACKERS 2 Ibs. white 21 c PRESERVES 2 Ib. jar 19c Flour! Sunny Boy 49 Ibs. $1.08 24 Ibs. 85c SOAP Bob White 10 bars_. T i m e and space w o n 't permit us to list all the bargains, so come early and get your share. QUITT1IG BUSINESS E E STARTS FRIDAY MORNING, DEC. IS. at o a~^T N FLANNEL F/irAfl»mf+1t2 Mtf *»^ <-._ «_ *+* . . ^* *** if «*• •••• SALE STARTS FRIDAY MORNING, DEC. Everything Has to be Cleaned Out Quick re closinflr out our «tnr«» k«k» A »-j i *._ v **.. . ^^ COTTON FLANNEL CHORE MITTS 15c value, but out they go at per dozen 69c WASH FROCKS Values to $1.69, choice, all sizes 94c SHOES AND RUBBERS 297 pairs good solid wearing shoes, per pair 19c - *• Silk Dresses $4.49 Silk Dresses sa k ?^*£XZZ^&!2. P".»">.»»!» -nderfu. Dfggggg $4*49 ==. H49 GIRLS' 80-SQUARE DRESSES Sizes, 7 to 16, while 20 dozen la»t Choice One Lot of LADIES' UNION SUITS All kinds and sizes to 46 Men's Part Wool DRESS SOX AH sizes, three colors, choice SALE STARTS • FRIDAY, DEC. 15 TOE'S 1HDT SALE STARTS 9 O'CLOCK FRIDAY, DEC. 15

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