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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOURTEEN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD FRIDAY, APRIL Grain Growing, Irrigation, Gardening "THE FARMER'S OWN PAGE" Stock Raising, Poultry, Marketing FUTURE OUTLOOK FOR SOYBEANS (Glo'ae sad ose nullioii acres, almost as low as dsys. WITH THE GARDENERS Setts fcy Horticcttwvt scnos. ho-n sia "iiichetsn before world to procuce srt REPLACE THOSE FEED RESERVES The past winter has been a hard one on feed on the farms and ranches. Only in a small 1 action of Southwestern Alberta have cattle oeen; 1 able to graze during most of the winter, and evens there the amount of hay fed has been higher than- for some years. Outside the Chinook belt the cattle j and sheep have been on feed since early November, j so-1 a Very large population of cattle and c-e-.y Sheep at the present time, and Ve could easily come a cropper if we go into next winter with depleted Xow i want make a few ram- feed reserves. It might be one of those real tee observations. Ail homca-Wra-, rf next year heavy losses WOllld result if we hadn't the feed. The farmer or rancher with livestock may be tempted to put in 100 acres of wheat this vear in the hope of making a bit of easv change.! If he did he might sell a couple 01 thousand dollars "eopardize or S10.000 of take a very big herd of cattle to _______ __d be put that 100 acres in oats ,._ or barky and the bin or in the stack as a reserve." Sow early on the best land you have a wrjnfi and meal cosbucate the plans i vou'll feel easier. And don't overlook the possibility of growing opics TSse wbeai acreage and price problem lias tiie again the Pass few cajs. It, ss being kept treU starred up so tiat -aheaj growers have to think about they st or not. Tbe Eew arrasge- tsiiereby wbeai can be re ana _ 3- an sierage of SoO a at reason for tee ODDOrtunity for Ontario. niaat cur: rsrocessors' saread averaged about competes Ontario" because farriers seed and cocosut u -unestal conci f _ _ _ ___ _, __ meadows. On the hay meadow do some work to get a legume growing in with the grass. It makes far better feed and the hay is twice as healthy with clover ioe Worth real mo5ey for a couple of years more at least. taken aa> time danng iSis, 1947 or ice: the purpose of m- cooie taxes sSao brings up the Quesuort of -a-hether bins are to fee cleared an effcrj made iear M fill 'em up So far as ire haie been able to leara on inqmnes Irons among our farmer inencs, tnere be soase but not a great increase in acreage. Tfce farmer has Jus fields laid out, for a certaia rotation doesn't feel that he KiJ gain in the long ran bv breaSasg the program SOY. However, some farniers are dig- ging doe2i into the to find if they iisie rsro fee; of moisture, and it ma vbe tiiev TnJl take the chance a couple 01 extra, strips, in wrseat or coarse grains this iear. There is no ooubt that Trhateter is raised find a ready market, aad that's -scorth somsthing. WEEKLY LETTER Servant of Agriculture -acri-p-'-g and tls" nrce of sovoesn' 24 hours a cav every day of ihe j able interest is being in be higher compared" with j month sir.ce VS-Dsy. The demand the possible cybnd seed at certain in befo-e the war. TJncer! for olL flour, and. oilcake i vegetables ana flowers The sens- favorable eorainoes "loira.acreage meal cbntamly grows WK. is expected, to be scout 1.8 miLuon acres, hue it :s estreated, that a low bean trice and a hieh com Tmce would reduce the acreage to nlani; faces a grea; future. i field and sweet com has demon- Eniermsmz are as- j strated now valuable hybrid vigor a steady profitable marker may be. results se- for- years to come." Rape Vs. Cover Crop In South Alberta Lethbridge Eicperimental Station C3y P. H. WALKER, Reid Husbandry) y 3 G. i spring he is seeding ?ialf a. ton oMt,