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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 4-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD TuMday, February 19, 1974 Southern Alberta 4-H Club news Readymade 4-H Beef Club held its third annual meeting on January 9. Following roll call impromptu speeches were given by Kelly Reid, George Lohues, Cindy Virginillo, Marg Mantler, Dorothy Kaval and Gail Ober. The club discussed whether or not to get new shirts this year and decided to keep the present uniform. Aphid Ouster META SYSTOX-R insecticide When late-appeanng or migrating aphids move into your potato fields, give them a smack in their suckers with METASYSTOX-R insecticide Quick cleanup Absorbed into sap stream through leaves Systemic activity provides longer control Controls aphids resistant to chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides For economical, effective control of aphids. spray with METASYSTOX-R Spray Concentrate. Order from your supplier now. to you and nature. CHEMAGRO LIMITED 77 CityCenue Drive Mississauaa. Onlano Kim Hranac and Calvin Miller presented a demonstration on wholesale cuts of the beef carcass. Del Bonita 4-H Club held a bottle and battery drive in January. Bob West of Magrath has visited the club, addressing members on how to prepare for public speaking. Lethbridge 4-H Lighthorse Club met Feb. 4 at Bowman Arts Centre. A visit to the Stronsky's has been set for Feb. 24 to see their horses and to watch some cutting. Also, a bowling party and visit to the U of L was scheduled for Feb. 16. McNally 4-H Beef Club met Feb. 6 at McNally School. The pledge was led in by Chris Lengyel. The seventeen members present answered to the roll call by giving estimated daily gain of calf. The gate sign project introduced last month was further discussed. Leader Brian Murray showed the Boar sales tested Producers and breeders of purebred and commercial swine can improve their stocks by buying top quality station- tested boars at federally operated test station Auctions are held at various times in the Maritimes and Prairies, and monthly in Ontario. Simmentai Breeders Cardston Ltd. P.O. Box 537 Area 403 853-4421 Cardrton, Altwrta TDK OKO SEMEN FROM ALL SBL SIRES Available in Canada through Western Breeders Services Balzac, Alberta; White City, Saskatchewan. Place your order early Semen from some sires will be in short supply. members a sign which could be used as a pattern. It was decided to begin work on this project. Mention was made of an industrial tour to be taken at a later date. The program for the evening consisted of 2-3 minute prepared talks by all members. Invited guest Cathy Murray spoke to the club following the talks. She told them some do's and uuci'is on public speaking. An over-all evaluation of the talks was given by assistant leader Frank Russell. The next meeting will be held March 6. Milk River 4-H Beef Club plans a pancake supper Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. at the Elks Hall. Gordon Ross showed slides on different breeds of cattle for members at this month's meeting. Food aid Agriculture Canada food researchers have been meeting with represen- tatives from the food in- dustry during the past two years to discuss the in- dustry's needs, problems and goals. The information will help direct Agriculture Canada's food research so it can be used by the in- dustry to improve food quality and reduce costs. The federal department also hopes to develop com- petitive -sources for proteins, fats, oils and car- bohydrates. r. Farmer. Some engine parts are in shortl supply. Bring your machine shop work in early and avoid disappoint-! ment in the spring. CRANKSHAFT REGRINDING CYLINDER REBORING CYLINDER HEAD RECONDITIONING Our Machine Shop has the equipment to quickly rebuild on a custom basis your own motor. For Complete Details, Contact: BAALIM WHOLESALE LTB. 20510th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-8587 or the GARAGE or SERVICE STATION NEAREST YOU! Impromptu speeches were given at Warner 4-H Club by Cam McKenzie, Sandy Warburton, John van Deurzen, Renee Nemeth, Shirley van Merlyn Flamand. Mr. H. Reese evaluated the speakers and Mr. D. McKenzie evaluated the meeting. The next meeting will be held on March 2 at the Warner Memorial Library at p.m. The regular meeting of Lethbridge Northern 4-H Beef club was held Feb. 4 at Picture Butte Municipal Library. It was decided that the calf tour would be held March 30, with everyone meeting at Lee's Palace at 1 p.m. Feed prices were given by Walter V. Boras in order for the members to fill in their'record books. John Vander Hayden explained the details about calf insurance. A committee of both parents and members were formed to look into the matter. The committee for uniforms gave a progress report and had Mr. Veers come out and measure everyone Impromptus were given by Robert Vander Hayden, Kathy Hormoth, Sharon Hormoth, Marlene Vander Hayden and Sue Boras. HERBICIDE STUDIED An Agriculture Canada scientist has combined two herbicides, TCA and for weed control in wheat fields. TCA alone harms wheat, but is an effective grass killer. When TCA is mixed with wheat damage is reduced; however, research is not complete and herbicide mixture ex- periments are continuing. HOLLAIXD HINDER-MIXER with Power-Bale Feeder! 21-Inch Mil I 120 Bushels Ideal for farmers who want to add baled hay or straw to the ration. Power bale feeder re- duces time and manual effort required to feed these bales into the grinder-mixer. Special hopper (standard) for adding grain into the ration. 6-foot table supports 2 bales. Table swings vertical for transport. Handle to engage and disengage feed-table conveyor chains can be operated from either side of the housing. New Equipment Now Arriving! 'GRINDER MIXERS (Models 357) with Power Bate 'GRINDER MIXERS (MoMs 354 Md 352) Abe Available! SOME GOOD USED EQUIPMENT WeM worth checking including: LIQUID MANURE SPREADERS NEW! BALE WAGONS AND BALERS Arriving Daily) Macleod Farm Centre New Holland Equipment Fort Macleod, Alberta Phone 234-4428 328-1477 ;