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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE UTHBRIDGE HE2AU5 12, 1972- Japanese market planned for alfalfa product A potential Japanese market form an alfalfa processors' as- Japanese interest In and an expanding domestic socistioa. _ f pellets and cobes first became market for Alberta crodix-ed was made at a evident last summer -when a alfalfa cubes and has Lacombe of large trading company inquired 7 Processors aod potential pro about tons of cubes. Un- concrete plans to cessors. fortunately, soppUes were cot MEMORIALS By MASTER CRAFTSMEN Featuring M JMPERIAL BLACK GRANITE Also Balmoral Red and Oxford Gray Granite largest Stock of Memorials in Southern Alberta --S-'-1" f'-" K m LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL TILE WORKS LIMITED 325 8th ST. LETHBRIDGE PHONE 327-3920 FOREIGN CAR (Lethbridge) LTD. Buy two for about the price of a big domestic DATSUN 1600 DATSUN 1200 SPECIAL LOW PRICES ON DEMONSTATORS and NEW 1972's 1200 FASTBACKS and 1600 2 DOOR MODELS. PRODUCT OF NISSAN FOREIGN CAR (Lethbridge) LTD. 1102 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-9657 adequate to meet an order of ffirjg! It was this inquiry, and a number of others that have been filtering into Alberta since then, that decided the proces- sors and others -who are think- ing of establishing plants to start plans to form an associa- tion. Its objectives -wook! be to de- termine prices not set them on the basis of production costs; serve as a clearing bouse for information, relating to the industry; explore markets for alfalfa products; try to improve freight rates, bandHng facilities, terminals; develop meaningful grading and. gualiiy standards: promote research that vroold lead to developing new proj- ects; and bring abotst closer co- operation -with aHalfa proces- sors In other provinces. to Alberta's agri- cultural domestic marketing of- 5cer. is strongly behind the formation of an alfalfa pro- cessing association- Those es- gaged in thfe isdcstry are creasing the valce o-f an Alberta grown product, as -wen gs in- creasing the decsand for labour and prcfTJdicg an altemative source of income for farmers. The goT'emnsEjjt. hfe has indicated that it win assist the association to market iis product, and that it rmgV asjr the members to participate in a forage bank. Toe bank's func- tion would be provide a for- age reserve against years of below normal production. The government has also sug- gested that it might help to boOd storage fee-Sties OG the west coast, Mr, HcMorchy says. facilities could serve both British Columbia and Japanese marks'--. George Kozab of Snooty Lake Alfalfa -was ejected interim presxisot of the proposed Alfalfa" Proctors As- sociation of Alberta; Leo Bor- cbert of the Alberta Alfalfa Prodpcts, Brooks, -Ji-s, named interim secretarj and Cecil Schamuhn of Ledu.- Alfalfa Products appointed to work vdth the government regarding the best type of organization to set Depending upon its tzlfr mate goals, it conld bs a co- operative, or it could be formel under the Qxapanies .let or the Societies Act. Alberta already has seven operating alfalfa processing plants, another is being baOt and sdH another in the final planrung stage. A number of other are also considering boilcirig piasts. 4-H report Ev Cazmeu Rai: The Letbbridge <-H Chih heM 22. Debbie Straaj lesd the in the sisgmg of O Casada aed the 4-H pledge was lead by SbeUey Gette. was introduced by Linda Hs. A maze-op dcoe oc. ccr presidsot Ar- Hacsoc. Qoestios s-xi period then folkwedL OB of the 4-H giris, Csrmen Rafc thsTiked the gaest-speaber for her interesting discuseioo. ELECTROHOME3 WfTft THf Gi Presents The ARMADA i! OsrJstmcs Uvmg CHASSIS: Totally rtew Jn Tfi of color TV Fulty solfidf bcfn and circuits, for omf perfcrmcnee. oil, comfa for In coior TUNH; Vcrcetcr ACTIVE TV SERVICE 1238 3rd AVE PHONE 327-5020 ;