Kingsport Times Newspaper Archives Aug 16 1954, Page 2

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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - August 16, 1954, Kingsport, Tennessee1 King port Timet farm monday August 16. 2954 new farm Bill Kingsport office of Extension service in chamber of it f Commerce building in 600 attend 4-h Roundup in session All this by Felix cortex wash1.ngto iks the and firm support Bill was threatened with possible when House Senate conferees broke up saturday night in disagreement Over a proposed increase in Dairy Price props. House conferees refused to Budge r ii can t i from their demand for a boost in 4h a i a other awards will include Idairy supports from 75 to 80 per Iii Mil i to lie in of parity. They agreed Toiv a Mart on Knoxville statute. A trip to the National to ask the House for new in monday for the annual state 4-h for vegetable growers association instructions on this and two other Roundup. Which will continue meeting and five College schola questions. Rough saturday ships total my sen. Ceorge d. Aiken the All stars exclusive 4-h Hon i. Or society has been in session Liere since saturday holding its annual conference and planning activities for Roundup week. Visitors see largest winners will be chosen on the i chairman of the Senate agriculture basis of their project records demonstrations. The Roundup program also in and chief of Senate conferees declared the develop ment has greatly lessened the i eludes inspirational speeches Dis Chance of a farm Bill at this ses will compete Cussion groups demonstrations a Sion of during the week in state finals in tour of the University of Tennessee i House agriculture committee such projects As Canning clothing. I visits to the great Smoky Moun Channan Clifford r. Hope r soil conservation Home improve gains National Park Norris dam Kas Chie of House conferees said ment. Health bread baking. Cherry and big rids re Park Folk games when asked if there might be no pie making tractor dancing and share the fun farm Bill a suppose that is a pos farm and Home safety fire Preven co opt title Tion. Electricity forestry. Junior one 0 he of other conferees contended How e growing.1 that the deadlock is tem of the con will be the presentation of Horary. And that the difficulties will tests will receive trips to the a vol state awards to the ironed out and a Bill will be leadership state winners in 14 o tonal 4-h club Congress in Chi-14-h club members of Tennessee. Cattle prices still hold As Market volume swells cattle weight butchers included rivals swelled seasonally to South a Chicago. Atlanta. Ern markets last week but the i Nashville mostly s23.25 Memphis general Market held up fairly Well. S23.50-23.75 Louisville the agricultural marketing ser Montgomery. At hog buy vice reported. Ing stations in the Carolinas tops hog prices also ran larger with ranged 522 to 522 75 prices trending unevenly most of broiler prices wore mostly Low j or but remained unchanged in Cen trial North Carolina and the Del mar a Section. Prices in North Georgia were Down 1 to 2 cents in North Alabama cents in Mississippi i i to 2 cents and in the Shenandoah Valley 1 cent a the week. Cattle and calf arrivals at six leading Southern markets totalled nearly head compared with the week before and the same week last year. Midwestern markets had continued Large runs. Baby Beeves Strong Slaughter steers and heifers at Nashville held fully steady with baby beef yearlings strengthen ing up to a Hundred pounds fit Ocker and feeder steers and heifers advanced fully 50 cents. Slaughter cows held steady reflecting the Small gains of the previous week. Vealier prices advanced la. Bulls declined 25 to 50 Pound. Friday s closing prices were cents. Most classes at Memphis held unchanged but cows declined 5c cents after midweek. General prices at Louisville advanced 50 cents to while Vealier prices ranged steady to Strong. At North Georgia auctions in spite of fairly Active trading prices for Slaughter classes wound up the week steady to 50 cents lower and lower in spots. Stockers though held mostly steady. A Load of 808-Pound fed yearlings grading Choice sold at Nashville at s22.75 for the week s top at that Market. Fed steers and heifers were scarce at most markets. Generally commercial Grade steers and heifers brought to with some going As Low As 513 i Georgia and Florida auctions. Utility Grade ranged mainly to Utility cows ranged mostly to while most canners and cutters brought to 5950. Utility bulls were mainly s9.50 to Good and Choice Slaughter Calces reaching in North Georgia auctions. A general increase in hog sup plies brought unevenness to prices butchers declined around 50 cents at Nashville and in the Eastern Carolines but sold 50 cents higher North Georgia. To cents North Alabama 33 cents Central North Carolina 25 Mississippi 23 to 26 i Shenandoah Valley mostly 24 cents and Del mar a mostly 25 to 25ki cents. H e a v y Watermelon shipments continued to arrive at the Atlanta Market although the season end was near and lowered prices reflected heavy stocks. Quality Stock brought 55 cents a Melon but passed before Congress

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