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Eureka Humboldt Standard (Newspaper) - April 10, 1959, Eureka, California Surging Wool Market To Be Discussed At Meet 4-H Club Members Compete For Demonstration Honors HUMBOLDT STANDARD Friday, April 10, 1959, Page 20 AGRICULTURE Supervisor Explains FHA Program For Local Farmers DEMONSTRATIONS such as the-cor- rect way to tie knots are included -in the variety'of presentations to be judged THOMAS POZUN, River 4-H club member, demonstrates correct electrical procedure in recent competition. He will be among some 130 youngsters competing for top honors Saturday at the annual demon- stration field day. Notes From Your University Of California Farm And Home Advisors P. 0. Bldg., Rm. 307. Kureka. Phnne HI 3-0398 Are you up-to-date on nutri- tion? A conference on 'Nutri- li'on for the Family" will be held on Wednesday, from. to p. m. at Ihe Carson Memorial Building, Harris and J streets, Eureka. Top professional people in their field have. been..scured for the program to give new developments on this subject. Speakers will be: 1) Hilda Faust, Extension Nutritionist of the University of. California.' She will discuss "A New Look at and also give information or what research has learned about cholesterol; 1 2) Paul D. Moynihan, M. D. president of the Humboldt-De: Norte County Medical Society who will present some of the problems of nutrition as he sees them in our county; 3J James W. D. D. S representing the Humbold County Dental Association who will enumerate some o the problems of nutrition an dental health; 4) Mary Farr, associate pro fcssor of home economics Humboldt State College, wh will speak on "Nutrition fo the Young and 5) Katherine Wclker, horn advisor in 4-H club work, wh will present the subjcc "When we are 10-21 Wha Store Frozen Foods At Zero Or Below Washington din The Assoc alion of Food and Drug ood Means." This promises to be an excel- ent program a real learning pporUmily. Serving on the planning ommittee for the event are: Irs: K. C. Guilliams, Eureka, nd Mrs. Joseph Cruz, Arcata, om the County Home Ad- isor Group, Mrs. Dorothy limiick, R. N'., adult educa- ion nurses training; and Mrs. Villiam Silva, Arcala, district chairman. Nutrition Expert To Speak Here JS Cheese Purchases Drop 85 Percent; Sold More Dairy Products Than Bought Mary B. Farr' Mrs. Mary B. Farr, associat professor of home economics Humboldt State College, wil be a speaker at the "Nutrition for the Family" conference t ----i.be held at the Carson Memor cials recommended today Wednesday, from t frozen foods .be stored at m degrees fahrenhcit or below. .'Mrs; Farr jojned the co Above this temperature, the lege staff seven years ago an association said, frozen foods'is now acting head of horn deteriorate rapidly, wjth. She received he stantial loss in quality and flav- B. S. and M. S. degrees from Oregon State College, with Saturday. Here Ronald Hartman (left) and Eddie Hunt, both of Garberville, ex- plain the steps. To raise the value of their farms and increase their in- comes, a number of Humboldt and Del Norte county farmers are thinking in terms of better soil conservation practices, permanent pasture improve- ment, full development and use ot farm water supplies, and good ep o r ts Sam Newman, Farmers Home Administration county super visor. The Farmers Home Admin- istration has a loan program to help eligible farmers carry out needed soil and water conserv- ation measures, he said, and added that the practices most needed and mostly likely to be carried on through the agen- cy's loans in this area include drilling wells, developing farm- More than 100 young peo- ple will be competing Satur- day for honors at the sixth annual Humboldt County 4-H club'Dernohstratin Field day at the South Bay Union ele- mentary .school., Demonstrations will start at 10 a: m. Winners will enter the regional competi- tion May 16 in Santa Rosa, Miss Katherine Welker, 4-H advisor, says. The judging schedule fol- lows: Room one, clothing, Cathie Shields, .emcee, .Sue Nunnemaker, co ordinator, Mrs.-Floyd Davis, Mrs. E. N. Dunning and Mrs. W. K. Kinssies, judges; Room two, food prepara- tion and home economics, Karen Mc- 'Farland, emcee, Janet Jen- nings, co-ordinator, Mrs. Er- nest S c h u 1 e r, Mrs. Kent Castle, Mrs. James Pelascini, judges; Koom three, other aclivi- ties, Sue Tucker, emcee, Am- anda B e s a w, co-ordinator, Mrs. Ed Floersch, Mrs. George Delp, Mrs. Edward Schmidt, judges; Room four, electricity and farm machinery, poultry and rabbits, crops and'other agri- culture, Linda Polasek, em- cee, Mrs. W. G. Schroeder, Archie Mulvaney and Rob- ert Payne, judges; Room five, livestock, An- thony Tucker, emcee, Mrs. Melvin Martin, Mrs. Emil Polasek, Mrs. Hilda Hell- berg, judges: Talent, Peggy Niles, em cee, Mrs. Melba Toma, Dew- ell Byrd, Mrs. Tarn Moore, judges. General committee for the event is Gene Senestraro, Joe Giacomini, Mrs. Floyd Davis and Mrs. Schuler. The.Elk River club plans to operate a concession stand at lunch time. WASHINGTON The Agriculture Department said .this -government cheese purchases under the price support irngram (luring the 1958-'59 marketing year totaled ounds, down 85 per cent from the previous marketing year. Through sales, barter, and onations the department got id of more dairy products-than bought last season, thereby educing government stocks. Butter purchase for the April 1958-March 31, 1959 period otaled p o nn ds, own 30 per cent from the 1957- 8 marketing year. Purchases if non-fat dry milk during ih'e ame period totaled i97 -IV- -per-cent rom the previous season. .In addition to .thp. non-fat .dry milk purchased under the price upport program, the govern- ment also bought pounds for domestic donation >rograms. Through March 31, the de- >arlment disposed oC 100 pounds of butter, )00 pounds of cheese, and 832, pounds of non-fat dry nilk. At the end of the marketing year uncommitted stocks 01 hand totaled pound: of butter, pounds o cheese, and pound: of non-fat dry milk. The total of almost 66 mil lion pounds of the three prod ucts on hand on March 31 com pares with pound in 1954 and to 300 pounds for the las three marketing years. Washington
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