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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels HeratdZeitung August Carl Englerth Terraces may need maintenance after spring rains Terraces in the ComalGuadalupe Soil and Water Conservation District may need maintenance this fall more than the usual due to heavy rainfalls last Most terraces will withstand 7 inch rainfall in 24 the heavy rainfall we received last spring may have damaged your terrace Once terraces are damaged and not the amount of Soil erosion can easily double the second year if terraces are not Cropland on erosive slopes in the district is being conserved by the use of parallel Several years farmers applied the con servation practice of terracing to reduce erosion and pollution and to conserve The older terraces were designed and laid out by the Soil Conservation Service technicians in cooperation with the landowner as a member of the conservation the old gradient terrace systems which were limited to definite types of farm equipment and resulted in rows ending in the middle of the field have given way to the parallel terrace The parallel terrace is the modern concept in conservation farming which provides for more famiable terrace system besides saving The modern parallel terrace system can be designed to adapt to the topography of the Many fanners in the district are making the change from the con ventional terrace system to the parallel terrace if your old terrace system needs major this may be the time to convert your old terrace system to parallel Farmers realize the need for improved conservation techniques and are making changes in their farming operation to meet the demands for more The SCS will provide technical engineering assistance to the landowners in the layout and construction of the parallel terrace The planning and application of the terracing practice is planned in advance to take into consideration any needed improvement of the waterway and its The grass waterway is necessary for the removal of excess water from the terrace system without creating an erosion Farmers considering making the change to the parallel terrace system should first consult with the SCS to determine if their old grassed waterway will be adequate to carry the increase water flow from the terrace A solid grassed waterway should first be established and is essential to any terrace system provided crop Some cropland has been converted to improve Where lan downers are considering converting cropland to old terrace systems are not needed and should be removed by grading the terrace level with existing The improved grass plant will be sufficient to prevent erosion provided proper management of the grassland is In some old Area student participates in special program LUBBOCK Gifted and talented youth from throughout the including the New Braunfels participated in the fifth annual Shake Hands With Your Future at Texas Tech University this Shake Hands With Your a summer enrichment exposes participants to advanced learning opportunities and to living in a university The three 1985 sessions involved 450 students in the fifth through 12th The participant from New Braunfels was Adrienne daughter of Fred and Mary Frances 8 Royal Participants select courses such as fine musical comedy time and money management and experimental Classes are taught primarily by faculty of the University and the Texas Tech Health Sciences Crossword ACROSS 1 Kind of sell 5 Begone 10 Disfigure 14 Thick carpet 15 Santa 16 Elbow bone 17 Promise fidelity 20 Defeat in bridge 21 Current 22 Stockholmers 23 Canadian Indian 24 Rotter 25 Tire parts 28 Melon 32 Gradients 33 Banqueted 34 Boxer Muhammad 35 Adams grandson 36 Attach 37 Network 38 Simulate 39 Daughter of Saturn 40 Candia 41 Scotch on 43 Swapper 44 Days before 45 Tall grass 46 Marbles 49 Misdeeds 50 Greek letter 53 Sporadically 56 Irish isles 57 Encomium 58 Weather word 59 Winnow 60 Cut to size 61 Masking DOWN 1 Drains 2 Gape 3 Abrade 4 Youngster 5 Vistas 6 Chummy 7 Vituperate 8 Metric unit 9 LeCid composer 10 OKr 11 Dimwit 12 Pot entry 13 Cheers 18 Encircles 19 Suiting 23 Big letters 24 Makes more intense 25 Medicate 26 Hacienda 27 Storm PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED 28 Urticaria 29 Challenged 30 The cream 31 Roomier 33 Weapons 36 Rest periods 37 Alum 39 Want badly 40 Wave top 42 43 Under strain 45 Hogback 46 Down with 47 Service club member 48 Way off 49 Ski surface 50 Asian canoe 51 Organ part 52 54 Wing 55 Opera part terrace systems allowed to remain in pastureland have often caused erosion and added cost of main Once a terrace system is annual maintenance is necessary to insure the system will function One way to reduce maintenance cost is to make all necessary cultivations parallel to the Plowing up and down hill and across existing terraces reduces the effectiveness of the terrace system as well as the life span of a A typical terrace system may need a little maintenance each Some terrace systems have been known to last over 20 years because the fanner performed timely maintenance on the There are terrace systems in the county that are over 35 years old and are as good or better than the day they were Following this years crop harvest is a good time for farmers to make an inventory of their terrace system and make the needed Those needing assistance on terrace maintenance or installing new terraces can call their local Soil Conservation Service for technical In New Braunfels the SCS is located at 358 Landa Room C of the Park Mall Building or you may call Supplementary activities include field counseling communication mentor recreation and social ac tivities suited to each age Shake Hand With Your Future is an integral part of the Division of Continuing Educations Institute for the To participate in the students must be nominated by a school ad counselor or them If accepted by the selection they are invited to at Selection is based on high achievement test high IQ and creative or exceptional For more 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