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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Page Fot Justeen the Lethbridge Herald Friday May Grain growing irrigation gardening the Farmer s own Page Stock raising poultry marketing Turkey Supply below demand for Ems an can-1 recent jeans Lias far sex j needed the available Supply. Prob i Abl the Sorsi audrss reason for pop Larrv Ras tie rationing of pest or 2ieat iras no rationed. Tursey sea is highly Nunu the pouts Are placed on could be Fence. In a pres Ibec area for protect Ion Dreca Orv animals. It Uili also in topics Able item to be put under cover Rains com Rani i til the or dresses the Marke on a con Cioa. Says a. G Tay Lor pc Liry Divi Swa. Central is so a As Manv turkeys be raised As Cess ale this year severs in Porfano factors be Obs Nec. Are Spica con s Side Rayons As getting tha to Lay Early and Lakin reasonably Good care of the eggs keeping the Breeding resales lays 5or a reasonable Nae senises the seas in Rie Siors that Are kno so to them Good care especially during the season protect j eng the show org pouts on Range by fencing them or. A prescribed area. And of the Lee cons of suitable and nutritious Leeds mro Gnout i the growls season i the proper tune for the Turkey Farmer to have his turkeys Start to Lav is when the Soring season opens when the weather is cold Fertility Mav be Noor and Nav eggs May of Frozen or a holed. Eggs snout be i Gate Sec often when me weather Breeding females should be Given regular care Ana any orcs which show signs of Brood mess should be broken up Ai once and got Back to without delay. Incubus neg eggs should net been trusted to incubators of question sole Turkey Are Cost la and should be hatched m tried and proved cab airs. 3e sure the Brooder House ape equipment Are ready to receive the Turkey pouts. Operate the Brooder stove for a few Days before putting the mulls in the Brooder so that a controlled heal of 90 degrees p. Is Sesareo. Two inches above the floor of the Brooder House Juss at the enter Edge of the Brooder canopy. Feed hoppers placed in 3st boards end in a discs convenient to the i pouts also water fountains Sonuia be Aro titled. It is a Good plan to see Tost the pouts Are feeding from the Start. As they Are placed m. Tae Brooder each Poult Souid be taught to Ennic by tapping its Bill in the can King water. To assist in Lee duty. A number of pouts Sonald be treated 77 a manner by having the Bill of the Tondt dip Ted in. The once they get a taste of Masa san a Dunk of War or they will soon less to feed and teach the others to co likewise to keep the pouts from crowd ing in the Comers of the Hoose away from the heat use a guard of some find placed out from the hover about two feet. They soon learn to return to the heat of Tae Brooder waen resting tune the guard can be moved farther Back or removed. Start the posits to feed by using e. Good Turkey starter Mash. These can be purchased ready mixed. Feed starter Mash for at less Sis weeks Turkey growing Mash and mixed grins then be fed has taken on Reet should . A a one of assure a is Dion Supply if an Zariv crop o a is Taeg wih of reach a Hen ire pouts Are old enough to be Given Range. Why canadians dont eat More cheese on o cheese in Canaca was by. D. M. Seattle. Assort and Dairy products Joaun on department of agn Cul j nire m the course of an actress in Wimch he Gate an Over Cli of the Canadian cheese at j the convention of the Mam toys j Assoc anon. Held recent i Winnipeg in line with All other Dairy products. Or. Bettae. The consumption of cheese in can Ada had increased during the War Vears and was at present around 4s sounds per person per year As com Nared with 3s, pounds Lor Tae year 1939. Even n the unites knig com where cheese was rationed the consumption had increase. From 3 3-5 pounds ser person per year in 1938 to amour to pounds at the present time this award trend in the Tje Ted Kin scam had been the result of the necessity of cheese in the diet rather than one of Supply. The a Osle of Canada were cats Able of consuming much More cheese was used at present because there were Many who Eon Summa Verv Little cheese or none at jilt. A Factor which Tiniou Otealy retarded Cheddar cheese consumption was the Handicap in retail Mer As a result of Lack of ease by which it could be offered for Sale in an attractive package of 3 size suitable for Consumers it was known that proper maturing of cheese could of done Only when the Coesse was Large or at least of a size Large enough to be unsuitable for direct Sale to the average con Sumer. To Cut Large Cheddar cheese for uniform Isac Kagg entailed a great Deal of waste in ass there was some Means of disposing or scraps of processing. Sven. Atter overcoming the matter of cutting the cheese into sizes of uniform weight the cheese must be wrapped in. Such a was As to overcome shrinkage. The development of Mould m some of these packages caused complaints from customers besides involving a Coresia Erazie amount of waste. These were hampering the Sale of Cheddar cheese As such and consequently much of the increase m cheese consumption in. Canada had been the Rodin Tae use of process cheese. The word woman comes from the old eng Jsn meaning the wife Naif of we remember when we came to this country As 1s05 Pray tidal Jea Loose there a sea grass. The first vie Ioelu i South Al Berta Mas is the Kian Kiver country where the were an mining Smau cattle Hercs which. Is a few Jears. Grew to be Large some sole out and boar their neighbors who kept adding to their ranches the became q Ite Aize a what struck us a the time the Wal h of grass the fenced the were kept Cut tre Bummer months Nihro Jan Ibena Ive grass me a nonce Fui feed to put up or Hay for the Winter. Then we Wen wheat Crary and everywhere the Virgin grass was turned Urcer by the Mil Lons upon millions of acres we turned the Sun and the air Ana the weather Loose on the turned a soil and for a soon. Many Vears we Sot wonderful crops. And any Nof tha grass bad been Down there Anc dying Down each ear for millions of years the water giant run much because there was a mat of old grass to soak up the moisture and keep it hidden rom be Sun and wine. The Fertility in the soil Man c a Chance to leached our it was All there. Forty Musael crops were each acre then. For a Eood Many years we Wuh horses. We had to keep cart of tee farm in Pas Ture. Of to raise some Hay and to show some Oats. The teams move across the land a about two Miles an hour. And we Cion t have Drifting to worry about then came the firs great War. Tractors More Money 10 but tractors to break up More land even the land which the horses used to have for pasture. The tractors moved four or live Miles an hour gun head the sniffing out of the Sou. And soil Drifting started and it has been seeing a bit worse each year. Of course we have train Coter and we re farming in strips. But by the time we summer allow Ana then get the land Reacy the next Soring and get the Gram m. The Grovind most of the train has Isau dearer and we be run the tractors so fast that the soil is fined to ashes All ready for the Fust wind that blows. We re going to have to Back tractors slower Aad with heavier loads to make up for Lack of sneer. Put some land Back to grass regularly waste a m a word so that there will be some buffers against he who. And if we can fix things to grow some livestock even a. The Canadian Bank of Commerce has loaned of filotis of dollars to Farmers through the years of expanding frontiers. Throughout Canada it has applied banking in action to help butt this nation s thriving Dairy and livestock Industry. G Fields of livestock fruitful Dairy herds and meats milk cheese butter eggs the food of a nation and the Hopes of starving Peoples abroad thriving communities dependent for their welfare on the these things flow from Canada s agricultural Industry. That is banking in action 715a the Canadian Bank of Commerce Lethbridge Branch w. T. Cook manager i the potato crop Ever since the Early Days of irrigation in South Ern a Berta the potato crop has been an important one in this District. This year note that potato Canada s Progress with Frozen food an address to the members of Frozen food Institute at their York fruit to be Frozen u a i Cron one of the Larrer 01 the specialized crops Dominion department of a crop u two f rtlr.-a3jure dealt ult Canadian Rei in the irrigated area banging the acreage up close to that placed for Canning crops and one fifth of the total sugar Beer acreage. The can Verv Well remember the ups Ana _ rim f a Nock Downs of the potato grow ers i the past 4u it was to Market Alfalfa and potatoes that the South Ern marketing service to handle them to advantage and j it takes very close co operation Between the grower i and his marketing sen ice to grow the kind that will j sell and to Grade them to advantage. Years ago when j potatoes got to be a Good Price everyone rushed in j the next year with the result that the Market was not. Gnu seven years later that the Fust recommended pack was in for consumer that. Ear. 1932. Thousand Lethbridge experimental farm weekly letter Sponski bitty a seeing that their share of the Wool crop is harvested and prepared for Market in the Harvest time the title of this weekly letter May seem strange coming As it does for soup Stock and m glutted and the marketing machinery broke Down. We have seen that happen times without number almost. Now. It would appear the potato growers organization is Strong enough to provide the Ware housing and equipment the Field work and the management necessary to carry through from first to last. If the organization can keep along the lines which have developed during the War years we predict a steady Market for Lethbridge potatoes with a operation of the part of the growers not to overload one Point said it. Perry which .1 i j j. -3 4.1, nver Liing or Titov Canadian bacteriologist emphasize fruit and vegetable division. Do minion department of agriculture. Certain inspectors Are assigned for Canning inspection which includes Canning freezing. And the manufacture of jams jellies Ard pickles inspectors Are stationed in districts through out Canada and visit plants two or three times user week during the Canning season. In establishing grades of Quai it the Canadian government has a definite control the Manu facture and Labelling of the pro ducts thus assuring wholesome food of Good Quality to meet need of the consuming Public grows the Market and to provide the kind of product Mil win and hold the Market. Everybody potatoes and that is one of the reasons they Are a hard product to handle. That is the reason too for solid organization. Few head so thai Well need a Hay Meadow and Sych. Then Well be on our Way on the Back to where we found is in 1905. Probably Well raise less if we spread the marketing holding wheat from the Good Croo to sell m the Oad. Well have just As Tyg a Revenue anyway the 40-hour week should mean something to the Fanner. Servant of agriculture Lethbridge experimental station Lave Stock and poultry play an. Midor Tant Nan in the agricultural Economy of Southern. Alberta and have had s. Major Ulace m the pro Gram of the Lethbridge Espensen Tal station. Attention Nas been Given to Many problems such As Range cattle and lambs on irrigated farms the development of Dairy production of the basis of i gated pastures and farm grown feeds development of 2. Superior Breed of Range sheep and barred Plymouth Rock Poti try studies on Home grown poultry rations artificial incubation m a dry climate and numerous o sier problems. New problems developed faster than could be solved with the staff and Facil Jnes available. To overcome this difficulty a Rogres Sive plan has been developed and in gradually is being up into action fihe first step was the acquis Iron of the Sheet station at Scandia in 1343 to permit of a Nore Complete study of problems affecting Range Sheet Prog non. A Wool Labot a tory recently has been completed at the Lethbridge station for studies on Wool production Ana Wool i in the fall of 1945 an animal nut Naomus was added to the Ani Mal husbandry staff to devote his full time to the Nany and varied phases of live Siock feeding. More recently a trained Man has been placed in charge of Wool work in the Wool Laboratory. Another Man has been added to the technical staff to concentrate on studies m live Stock production and manage ment. Two further additions to the staff Are slated for an Early Date one an animal Breeding expert and the other a poultry Breed Jig expert. It is Felt that with. Tbs staff the animal and poultry husbandry Sec Tion of the Letha Edge station will be Able to serve the live Stock Ara poultry producers of this territory More adequately in the future directing this work and develop ment is k. Karl Rasmussen b so. Misc head. Animal and poultry husbandry Section no has been a member of the station staff since Decet Noer 31. 1930. An Ameri can Fay birth incidentally he is the same age As the experimental he came to Alberta As a boy. And in which the consuming our he need to be cautioned is that Frozen fruits and Are not Ster Ile. In other words the freezing does nor kill bacteria or microbes once the products has been de frosted it should be consumed promptly or stored at temperatures no exceeding 40 degrees f. It should not be re Frozen under any however to the sheep producer this time of the Jear is Harvest season for it is that his first crop namely the Wool crop is being gathered. This Jear it is snore important than Eyer that careful attention be Gen to this hardest because Lucre is a tremendous surplus of Wool available in world stocks and the Como Tinon for markets is verbs keen indeed. Despite the fact that the Canadian Wool Board will con Tinus to Purchase the Canadian crop for this season at prices Simi Lar to those existing during the pass few Jears it must be remembered that the Wool Board has to sell the Wool and m so doing comes into Competition with other sup pliers quart a of product will be a determining Factor i the ability of the Wool Board to make sales in a satisfactory manner. If this Factor is kept m mind by All Wool producers it must be obvious to them that individually they have a re circumstances after it has been de frosted. Properly handled Frozen products Are Safe and nutritious food. Best possible manner. This to nought is far but it is one that apparently requires re emphasis Eiery Jear for a relatively Large number of Wool producers still fail to accept their responsibility and act accordingly Jot Only does my Cual producer who is careless in his methods suffer a financial loss but his carelessness directly India faces the whole Wool clip and thus penalizes those men who do accept their responsibility and produce Wool of acceptable Quality properly packed for Market. If there Are producers m South Era Alberta who Lack knowledge regarding the preparation of a Wool clip for marketing they will hate an of overcoming their Lack of knowledge by attend ing one of the three shearing schools to be held in Southern Al this year. The first of these schools will be held at Brooks on May 24 and 25, the Neit at Cardston on a 27 and 28. And the third a the Letb Edge experimental Sta Tion on Hay 29 and 30. At these schools Opportunity is provided not Only for prospective shearers to learn How to Shear properly but instruction is also Guen m the most acceptable manner of handling the Wool of Best results in marketing. This Mav be your last Opportunity so do not it k. Rasmussen of head Aruma Hus Vanory and poultry Section he was raised on a farm near Din Heller but took to Book learn ing and graduated from the Tom of Manitoba in 1930 with the degree. He specialized m annual husbandry and in Liis jibs year he was a member of the Stock judging team at the Toronto Hoyal and Chicago International. After coming to the let Booge station lie realized the need for More Traci ing so Wens to the Tom varsity of California for studies in Wool technology and animal genetics ending tip with new knowledge and the Ilsc. Degree. Still not satisfied he turned to Iowa state College for Ork in in meal genetics and animal Breeding and received his de Gree m 1941. Importance of Quality by h. G l. Straggs a most distinguished has i recently visited Winnipeg he is one of the great authorities on i the milling of wheat and hour and acts As an adviser not Only to Many British Mills Large and Small Bat also to the government. This gentleman said that in the of cheats were considered by British Millers to be our wheat for As your Quality improves so will the demands for your wheat tend to welding for portable or shop welding phone 3s99 Richards welding 323-3rd St. S. Lethbridge Long tax a s Nile Pound of Irish Fla a Fibre j has been known to produce Miles of Liand spun yarn. V Belt drives a Inch. To 10 in. To 100 in. B Inch. To 19 in. To 100 la. We also design and sup ply multiple Belt drives. Stocks now fairly Complete. Mckenzie electric Ltd. Phone 3637 mail and phone orders Given prompt attention. Here at last Dominion Royal farm tractor tires change your tractor Over from steel to rubber now so that you can pull heavier loads with greater ease and Comfort. Run your tractor in or bring in your wheels and we will do the rest. J. A. Jardine s tire Supply 401 first Avenue s. Phone 3580 Lethbridge at Sykes you will always find a. Food selection of those Fine occasional pieces so important in making a Home gracious and to save Yoa Money. Double door bookcases smart Walnut bookcases with two Glass doors full length drawer on top and grooved shelves can also be used for Nina cabinets. Each 4-piece bedroom suite Maple finished bedroom suite consisting of full size bed Chiff Onier vanity and Bench. Just the suite for juniors Rooni pieces smart Metal Bridge and Suk shades. Complete Bridge lamp and Shade lamp stands 4 a Tri Lite floor lamps a Large assortment of to site floor lamps Tor Chiere style and Plain to Ine lamps with silk 4 shades. Priced from j occasional chairs a big selection of occasional chairs in All colors from end tables Walnut finished end Nader shelf Semi Circle constructed. Each tables with style. Well bed Spring mattress Metal bed with Strong fillers Cable Spring and Felt mattress in All stand Dard sizes. Three pieces clothes hampers Strong clothes hampers in two sizes. In White and Ivory finishes. S7.95.s8.95 folding Lawn chairs Strong folding Lawa chairs Rocker style covered with heavy Gold awning. Bach 320 6th Street South air conditioners be moved and Cir a portable air conditioner which can from one room to another. Quickly Purifi curates the air. Just the thing for Cut that Stuffy room. Each terms available according to wartime prices Itale Board regulations. News papyri

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