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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta g _ THS L-THS3IOGE HE3AIO 13 Farm land shrink age won't effect production P., [ION KENDALL V. the shriek will have little effect on production of IvA ano fiJjre. (arm land has been aobMed 'jp at the rate of nearly bcres annually in !ast -k-cade by urban Rotd.; arrt airports have taken IM.OW and reservoirs about .'tiffin acres a year. BKV 197D and 2CO1. ac- cordifZ id an agriculture de- partment study, the trend point; to about three per of the fann lajxl-totaling more than or.e billion acres used for crops ard livestock beneath population grov.lri ar.d demands. Tre published in the Farm I.ndc'i hy the economic raseircii wrace. said: at national pic- ture permits one to gloss over srjnw serious land-use prob- lems. Many people feel real concern about the loss of good crop lar.-d to cities or for roads. Strip mining lays waste to large areas. Drainage of wetland de- strovs wildlife habitat.1' Tr.-f lefts of 3! million acres by the turn of the century ia roughly equal to an area miles long and mile- v, ide or bigger" than mi.nv sm-iller FOR additional 3OJ million acres o( non-farm for li'-estock graxing. In all. about 57 per cent of US. land is used for agricultural Another one-third of the lard Is in forests: cities uw Marly two per cent; highways, rail- ways and airports one per cent Waste iar.d and o'.her 1001 Items A De'.ichl UNUSUAL GIFTS From Around the World! MONGOLIAN GOATSKIN RUGS PKICEO AT 2S'95 A LARGE SELECTION Of Q STANDING MOBILES RATTAN TOY FURNITURE 9 PHILLIPME CARVINGS CAPLESS WIGS Skin Cap, heat ihort or long account for tM remainder The agriculture study, in projecting land-use 30 years hence, as- sume the U.S. population by the year wo'j'd be 3W.2 milliw W hall aeain a.5 as in W) income by the end of the century es'ima'ed at 239 a vtL-r co-.ipared -A-ilh 5-1.325 in "L'r.cer the domestic u of arm prwi- ucts a Vi rise 55 per in e years. aUow- ing for projected popul_atirxi increase plus a smsll gain in food oonsump'.ion." the report iaid Tnere arc a rjumber of appar- ent for optimism about supplyir'2 I.'.S. food neerh over the next 3i years. Lar.d !o5t to cities other uses has been offset hv increased farm pro- duetivUy up per cent since The buiae outpace-! land disappearance. v'j -o federal farm FIGURE IN HONDURAS COUP Honduro-i oycnhrc-vy PresirJeni Rornor. Cruz, left, and installed AreMaro, rigrit. fhe armed forces comrr.andef. 3i fcx rhe reTvoiring yc-cjrj in trie presidential lerr" Record farm income seen .Ww .s CEHTRE VRL6.GE MALL PHONE 323-4930 n-itli gifts HNS A rru-irv -r VjV i.r; r.'vror oS Mi.K o? 'jf ros'.dale H te'd in Hal', Bjt rtslia proriuctiOf] viil to try; culture in'hr-.try ryi :olri fourth annual New Brurt-.v.ick Beef production in Arr.-erica will thret vj five per rent in pre Plastic- surgerv for actor .itft-idy or Ho-.vever. hi'jh hog prir.fc- n SANTA MONICA. r. Aclor -li--'r, ur. rerna.'n plaMic for J'f' in a car a -der- Mo.'.ever razn MI a LOI in effect lixeiy tarx.-r by iaid here taFi'v! of e-tpevtcd in S-'.are-. prod He faovvr that co-jld li-.tsvx.'ic is the JI'7i; said. by Mrs. Frari Try- v.-re U' t.y Van-To! in tfto '.m-elv prwri'.i to tryi rx; ww; Mi.--, Heidi TWessen arr! Mr-: S'-r'.art, Retarding the gift.-, v.-i-i Povlyeit ;ftr-.-ed Mi-s Reirner, fawgtfzr