Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
WE IFTHKRIDGt MtBAlD t. When you run leralcTs CHINOOK" "SOUTHERN ALBERTA'S LARGEST RURAL CIRCULATION PUBLICATION" Peopfe Will... 1. Read it 2. Think about it 3. Understand it 4. Read it again 5. Show it to someone else 6. Cut it out 7. Clip your coupon 8. See pictures of your products 9. Be attracted by compelling color 10. And buy from it Commercial Beat That! For further information regarding Circulation and Advertising Rates Just Calf 328-4411 and a fully qualified Lethbridge Herald Display Advertising Salesman will go to work for you immediately! The lethbtukje Herald "Serves The Ric Again agriculture has taken a step which la an example to other sectors of business and industry with tlie announcement of a major study of the profession of agrology. The Alberta Institute of Agrologlsts will under- take the study over a two to lour year period and it will involve all members of the institute. 'Hie idea behind the move Ic to examine direction and responsibilities of professional agricul- ture workers. This is no declaration that agrologistl) nnd other agriculture workers are not doing their hut an effoil to maximize efficiency of work for good of the entire industry and country. The Dairyman's Act is again rearing its head lor the protection of the dairy industry and dairy farmers. A recent amendment to regulations under the act makes it mandatory for building and milk-handling equipment installation plans to he submitted to the dairy branch for approval before any work is com- rnoncod. A dairyman who is planning to build, remodel or renovate a dairy building must submit bis plans and Jilso a plan showing the proposed site of a building. The idea behind this amendment is to protect daio' producers against the necessity of making costly alterations because (he completed work doesn't meet the building standards as outlined in the act. Is to make certain the now installations will mrxH re- quired slandards. AM plans and proposals for purchasing new milk handling equipment should be submitted to the dairy branch regional office at 6905 116th Street, Edmonton or to dairy branch offices in Hod Deer, Vermilion or Calgary. if Domestic use of wheat continued to be steady during the past April when 6.9 bushels were milled for flour. This represented a slight four per cent de> crease from the 7.1 million bushels milled during the same month last year. Tola! wheat milled from August to April 1972 totalled U5.67 million bushels, one per cent less than the same period last year. Fmrn these Uitals, Canada produced just more than three million hundredweight of flour during April, three per cent less than the previous month, For this production, the mills operated at only 71 per ronl of capacity based on a work month Kor the period August 1971 to March Canada shipped flour through customs to 60 countries. Cuba was the largest customer buying 3.8 million hundred- weight. The United Arab Republic was next with OOfi.flM hundredweight with Ceylon third with hundredweight. 'Hie smallest customer for Canadian flour was Belgium and Luxembourg with B combined purchase of 12 hundredweight during the seven-month period. .Southern Alberta is not into the dairy industry In a big way although what industry is in the region does contribute to the economic situation. Figures released by Statistics Canada show 1 IB, 000 quarts of fluid milk produced in the four west- ern provinces through April 1072. The southern Albe-P- ta region, which consists of TjOthbridge, Medicine lint and the Crowsncsl Pass, accounted for quai'ls, second lowest total for the area. 'Ilic total was aj) increase of three per cent from 'Ilir: region also accounted for quarts of ficarn, quails of skim milk, quarto of quarts of chocolate dp ink and 000 quails of two per cent milk. Then there was the time the old covvpoke who raised from his chair, stretched and bid his friends farewell with "Well, T gucsa I'll be like all the cow dung and hit Uie trail."