New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, February 22, 1987, Page 9

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

February 22, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 22, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas February PageOA Soil Conservation J Get grass seeds planted in March this year RLENGLERTH later part of March depending on ed to pack the soil Is usually pasture to determine the exact soils in their native state have suffl Improved grass cold temperatures and moisture con cultlpacker or amount of fertilizer needed for cient humus and natural inherent fer available In a wide rai ByCARLENGLERTH For seeding most native and Im proved grasses and grain wanner moist soil conditions are more moisture conditions are very good and If you have a seedbed properly prepared this looks like the year to get your grasses planted In This is the reason for most small grass seeds be ing planted in March and The season to begin planting an im proved grass pasture or native grasses Is planting methods and condi and seed materials need to be considered There are more improved grasses and native grasses available to the farmer and rancher today than there have been in the the agriculture producer needs to be knowledgeable of which grasses will be best for his The Soil Conservation Service In your local area is a source you can go to for information and guidance on the various It is not always easy to make a decision on which one to each grass has its own place and an evaluation of Im proved grass needs along with the soil and your present grasses can usually help you make the right deci Once you make your decision on the grass specie to shop for your best buy on grass One word of dont sacrifice low cheap seed for quality cer tified Most recommended seeding rates are minimum seeding rates based on certified amounts of pure live Pure live seed is a percentage of pure ger minating and dormant or hard This information can be found on the seed Those persons needing help in determining the right amounts of seed can get help in doing this from your local SCS field Seedbeds for planting seeded grass are equally as important as the seedbed for planting coastal Ber mudagrass or a regular tilling the soil 4 inches dep is hot necessary for seeded grasses since the small tiny seeds are planted within the top Vi inch of the soil sur By the planting coastal Bermudagrass should have been completed by March since sprigs are greening but in some areas this may be extended to the middle or Heart disease forum set Thursday A symposium on Coping with Heart Disease will be presented at the Com ai County Health Department 705 Comal at 7 Thursday Sponsored by the county health department and the American Heart the program is designed to reach persons with heart disease or symptoms of it and also the families of persons with heart pro A panel of doctors and lay persons will discuss various aspects of coping with cardiovascular Our goal is to provide knowledge in an atmosphere of mutual support among persons with common pro anxieties and said Mary Lou county health Persons who know of in dividuals who might benefit from this program are urged to encourage them to There is no admission Panelists who have already been lined up to discuss the subject include Noel county extension agent Julie Johnson and Bud former president of the local heart associa Following the panel an audience questionandanswer segment and a nutrition demonstra tion will be followed by healthy heart While deaths from heart attacks have decreased during the past 10 years because of advances in medical technology and public awareness of the value of exercise and good heart diseases are stiU the numberone killer in the later part of March depending on cold temperatures and moisture con Planting small seeded grasses relatively There are a number of planters used in planting small grass seed as the seed Is usually planted on the surface of the soli by broadcasting or by use of a small seed the methods used in pack Ing the soil will usually be enough to get the right amount of soil over and around the small seed as a firm soil cover less then Is all that is With some seed the small seed is often planted too resulting in a Equipment us ed to pack the soil is usually cultipacker or The grass seed will remain in the soil until soil moisture and conditions are right for growth to Once growth begins and the plant emerges from the you are on the way to As all is not as you will probably need to help the plant along by fertilizing and con trolling competetive unwanted weeds and annual Fertilizer is a necessity for improv ed especially on old cropland In this a soil test will usually be needed on a new pasture to determine the exact amount of fertilizer needed for new pastures will require at least 40 pounds of nitrogen and 40 pounds of phosphate to get the grass pasture established during the first dont be surprised if those old cropland fields require more because they usually On areas where cedar or mes quite are dozed and the overseeding technique is used on the disturbed soil under native fertiliz ing may not be These areas usually take very little work to get a good since most soils in their native state have suffi cient humus and natural inherent fer Fertilizer is esstential for most improved grasses and will usually provide a better return for dollar in Weed control is just as Important as fertilizing and can sometimes be just as stimulating to From the time the new plant emerges until it establishes a sustaining root weed control by mechanical or chemical means will be The type of grass being along with the weed being will usually determine the method or methods of weed Improved grass seeds are available in a wide range of species and If you desire more in formation and assistance for your plant contact the Soil Conser vation Service in your local in New Braunfels at 358 Room in the Park Mall The ComalGuadalupe Soil and Water Conservation District will hold Its next regular monthly board meeting on March 3 at at 358 room of the Park Mall building in New The board will be making plans for two tours which will be held this along with conducting the regular SPECIALS GOOD 73 THROUGH 1987 MADE IN THE BUY ONE FREE 16 BAG Wise Ridgies Potato Chips SAVE BUY ONE F 6 Plain or Seeded Kaiser Rolls SAVE BUY ONE FREE 2 CELLO BAG Crisp Carrots JONNY SAVE 65 BUY ONE FRE BUY ONE FREE 1 JAR Bama Grape Jelly SAVE 10 BAG Johnny Cat cat Litter SAVE BUY ONE Yubi Yogurt ALL FLAVORS SAVE 49C BUY ONE FREE CAN Cebhardt Ref ried Beans SAVE 59C BUY ONE FREE 16 Duncan Mines Cookies PEANUT CHOCOLATE CHIP SAVE BUY ONE FRE 24 LOAF VILLAGE BAKERY Sandwich Bread BUY ONE FREE 12 ALL MEAT Kroger wieners SAVE 89 BUY ONE FREE 10 American Beauty Spaghetti REGULAR OR THIN SAVE 59 BUY ONE Aim or Closeup Pump Toothpaste SAVE SAVE BUY ONE ONE OF EQUAL OR LESSER VALUE FREE PER Holly Farms Chicken Thighs BUY ONE 8 ALL MEAT Oscar Mayer Bologna SAVE CHOICE GRAIN FED BEEF Boneless whole Brisket UNTRIMMED WHOLESALE CUT SWEET California Strawberries C A CHERRY CAFFEINE FREE COKE DIET DIET A ft W ROOT CIMA 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