Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
me <_mnuun [he Herald, Ihurlrfpy, March IS. 1 ?72 Above-quota grain sale okay to purcliase pedigreed seed Alberta farmers arc again be- ing offered (he opportunity by tlw Canadian wheat hoard to deliver wheat, oats, barley, rye, flax a nd rapesc cxl above the i r quota to buy pedigreed seed. Sherman Yelland. the Alber- ta dcpcrtmenf of agriculture's cereal and oilseed crops ciaiLst, urges fanners to tako of this privilege. He out tlirut it is a worthwhile crop improvement policy which allows fanners in purchase top-quality seed with- out any cash outlay. Last year about 11 miKitm bushels of grain were deliver- ed over quota in Western Can- ada lo purchase pedigreed seed. However, four million bushels of Canada seed and six million bushels of rejected seed are planted each year in Al- berta alone i Saskatchewan's and Manitoba's record u Mr. Yeltond says liis depart- ment's is to farmers to replace this 10 mil- lion bushels of inferior seed with top quality pedigreed seed. The additional cost per acre is extremely small, and no cash outlay is required, Following is the over-quo'.u delivery procedure: The; person .sell i tit; I he pedi- greed .seed must obtain seed pnrciias.fi declaration fo r m s from the Cat'.'uYan W li e a t Board. 42.'! Main Street, Winni- peg 2, Man. He and the purchaser must Complete form in triplicate for ertch seed purchase before tilt1 buver cmi deliver his j'rain utider the over quota delivery policy. Tix.1 declaration form must president Leigh I on Buck well has been decMed president of the Fort Macleod Centennial Association, which will a r rang e eelebra Lio n of the llXHIi anniversary of tlw foumlirg of tlio North West Mounted Police. Mr. Ruck well is a grandson of a member of Ihe original force. STRETCH STITCHES SWISS MADt OET THE. FACTS CAfT. ogoElNA r AVI e t e a t t StrUch SlllcbM. Now- cotnptHtors sotting exctled SUPSRMATIC can d6 thttt our eom- MATIC ft talii the world'! moit vm6III..MWIn8 machine. DOHT UNTll YOU El IUHITE SEWINO CENTTU 8tk StrtM South fhen.3J7.tS77 er M7-IIU contain Hie crop cerLiueate number and the seed certifi- cate number, or lot nurntwr, not the seed testing certificate number. Only lagged and scaled foun- dation, registered and certified seed sold by auttiorizcd estah- lishnients; and pedigreed or non pcdigi-ccd forage seed for improvement purposes are eligible for the ovor-qiiota de- livery privilege. The value of tlie grain tteliv ered exceed the value of liw seed pnrciiasetl plies tlu< freight charges. Four hundred bushels is the maximum that can be sold under UK la delivery policy. POTATO CAI1E A control program, carried Olit by tlie Alberta government, tias doiie much to reduce po- tato losses from ring rot in this province. The objective of Llx; program is to eradicate ring rot bacteria on infected farms and lo prevent the infect ion from spreading. A new iMibli- oation "Baclorial Iling Rot of Potatoes in Alljerta" outlines the best ways of controlling the disease. It i-s available from tlio publications office of the Alberta department of agricul- ture, Edmonton, LESS BEEF The production of red meat in federal inspected pack i n g plants in tlw fir-st nine montlu of 1571 totalled million [XMjnds, an increase of 240.2 mil- lion pounds or 11 per cent from ttw year earlier. PHOTOGRAPHERS PORTRAIT WEDDING COMMERCIAL SAME CONVENIENT LOCATION 710 3rd AVE. S. 328-0111 PHONES 320-0222 'SONS-SEARS Super Express Our Best Highway Truck Tire Our best highway lire long mileage. Superb handling direclional control from modern wrap Ground tread de Great stability due fo ttie extra wide dimension and slotted Ir Rugged nyion to tako extensive road abuse. (i.7O-15 Tube Type) OFF All SUPER EXPRESS TRUCK TIRES SUPER EXPRESS TUBELESS SIZE 8.00-16.5 6.70-15 6.50-16 PLY 8 6 6 REG. 52.9S 42.98 SPECIAL 42.98 31.98 32.93 TUBE SIZE r 6.70-15 7.00-15 6.50 16 30 7.00-16 7.50-16 QUALITY COSTS NO MORE AT SIiMPSONS-SEARS SERVICE STATION HOUdS 1 a.m. lo 6 p.m. Daily Tho.sJay and friday until 1 p.m. Villogs 2nd and Hlh Si. N.