Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
TMi Tmlday It, FAU SHOW FEMALE Godicp-tcn, manager of Mchfyre Rcr-ching Ltd. holss the trophy desig.tcd for best Hereford finals ot The 1972 Lsthbridge roil Show, Roy Powieslonc, president of rhe Southern Alberta ford Club holds the bcrvr.er with Lorry Utkftmorv fore- men for the rcncr, reining ar.i Foul Grand buH 4. H. Harrison appointed head of Canfarm A, a, Harriwo appointed execotzve -j eetar of the AgricaJtore Casfann Service Agency. Mr. Hsrrisoc was formerly oC Carm for Cairfarm. Be a native of Alberta awd a graduate of the of he afeo d5d post work. He spent 22 years with the Veterans LKRd Adraiaistratiai is Peace River. and Calgary snd regkmai sup- for the VIA in Calgary. la I960, he joined the Farm Credk as azA branch manager foe Ontar- io, baaed ia Toronto. yean later; he to Ottawa. director of fares services, supervising Part m Farm' Cmfit Loans. Mr. Harrison haa been ed wfeh Canfarm since the mi- 4-H report By Tae Tabw and DLstrkt nual 4-H council ineeliag waft hcLd in the PFRA Board Room Nov. IS, It was. decifed io hoM 3 work- shop si Taber sometime ia the first weeks of Decetafoer. Tne topics that be dfecassed woold be JuTdor and The Ezecob've for the council te follows; Pete Uorafe 01- where be is actzcg as fiat- son between Canfann and Treasury Board antfl he departs fur academic toavt "m Old-fashioned fruit cellar on increase Toe old-fashioned fruit or vegetable cellar, iost dry basements were boDt into cfodeca booses, is oo increase again. Tbe results can be quality produce for tjse family table tfaroogh the winter, sod dollars- savings for the house- wife. homes have warm, basements while older faonsee usually had cod, damo cellars which were ideal for atorage." said C. L. Loddsart, a in fruit and vegeta- ble storage at the Canada Eesearcfe Station ia KeotviQe. Nova Scotia. "However, ow egterimecti over a period of years gtaB on bonr the modern bodoervner can boftd his ovs storage roosn that keep Joe op to etgbt The home part of the from the search 7 or k to beip Nova S co tit fiTflt gnywers tbeir to meet sea- aocal market demands aad ara jppficaMe in socthem Alberta. An example of tbe savings oo aloae is the stewtiioa at Crestoc, B.C., file dosest gnrwing Jo Appfes are in stores dur- ing the TEocih of Octofoer at i5va pounds for Across fee pracfeaHy, fanners seH the same type of pousds for J2.' A haadr sas teen pre- pared oa bcrw to btcld joiir storage room in a modem base- meat. DepeaSnf opoc your needs and choice, tise rewm. can from tcader stsir to a special rcxxn in the coraer, from a simple manoaBy oper- ated vecSatiott system to a one with a dif- ferential thermostat. Cooi oot- air or aaeccaiaeal etion can be used for coding the rooEi- Tbe cost can range from less t50 to a few hun- dred doSars. Storage life caa be several weeks aani TJJ? to sev- erai montis, depesdmg fruit or asd variety, Tbe room ftseif sboeld he for up to years. "An importaat key KSC- besides, tbe and humidity is tbe the and sbe WOOL" 34r. said- Af ter storage the said sbould be cieaned wfth ordinary soap water. should be free of any decayed material. The initial of sound prod- oeer free of uweot damage and cute, and good air ctrcalatiwa the storage period an afao Other tips offered fay Mr. guard agamst rt o r i B f fnats and togetfoer wfcseh can flavor or quai- By of 'other produce; stored with wfll give potatoes ac off- flavor; give off efnyieoe wMch can fae by car- rots to give them a bitter tafite. Other details ond pians baaed OB the sciesrtiste' work are cotr- tained in Agriculture Canada pobUeatioii 1473., Borne Storage Boom for Fruits arxl tabks and cratkXL, avaiiabic frcno the fed- eral Information Ottawt, KIA OC7.