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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THI ItTHeRIDOt HKALD Tueidoy, Otlob.r J7, 1970 Fall Crop Reports From Southern Alberta Points (Concluded from Page 11) rape. The average yields for the major crops this year are 20 bushels per acre, oats 40, barley 40 and flax 15. Livestock populations are in- creasing in areas. There has been a large increase in liog building construction and in. feed lot construction also. More cattle are being fed in feed lots in County of Forty Mile this than ever before. Hay and forage supplies are more than adequate. All elevator agents report the elevators as full to capacity. Grains in store include purum, barley, flax and spring wheat, with Durum and Spring Wheat representing thrices in barley sold to the Lift, reducing normal spring wheat acreage from to acres and The harvest commei ember 28 but was ha summer fallowed land due to hot weather acres to between 40 and storage c ind secondly because Tliis land of promise and sunshine, despite the vagaries of mother nature, came through the 1970 season with far more successes than failures, and near average (for better or worse) returns from all crops acreage increased from ,300 to flax from :o and rapeseed from 300 o 700, while barley dropped to from acres. Yields, with 10 year aver-ges, were: wheat 20 oats 0 barley 40 flax report date, 75 pei he beets will be lifted larvest will conclude he' first week in Nove Harvesting has bee inprecedented rate at her plant where six pi led loads or 14 and mustard 600 Ibs. the 19th. Yields app A spring drought with less than one inch of raiii and Rapeseed yielded 0 bushels per one ton per acre 5 tons reported last y from last Processing of beets to sugar commenced September 30 and should be completed before Christmas season. The district's second major row crop, potatoes, was little affected by the establishment of Vauxhall Foods Ltd's. plant which was officially opened on the 22nd. Acreage remains at about in the Taber area and north of the river. Yields were better than aver- ge. Processing commenced Sep- tember 1 at Sun Alia in Taber and will continue into next mid- summer. The harvest, with no oss, is about complete, with many growers out of potato 'ields and into sugar beets. The harvest of carrots con- cluded last week with an excel- ent return of 50 tons gross per acre from the 55 acres under contract with the Macdonalds canning plant here. As with carrots, other can- nery crops were taken off with- loss though there was soma ear of the late com. 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