The Cuero Record (Cuero, Tex.), Vol. 73, No. 39, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 15, 1967 Page: 2 of 16
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Pan t TH* CtTKRO RECORD Wed.. Fob 15, 1967 I
Cniij Afeifs Desk
By Gilbert T. Heidema*
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PURI 1C Rf CURDS
INCREASE (TtOP YIELDS
Don’t. take changes on reduc-
ed crop yields which can re-
sult from soil ami seed bom
Chemical seed treatment is
vi.trimcdi Atrt-u u.ereiijii«rm it, :
inexpensive and effective and ! trcHted
the seed coat. This ran be
done with a homemade de-
vice which will tumble the
seed and mix the fungicide thor-
oughly with tlie seed being
; District Su;t*rvisom: Erwin
J. Matting. Chairman: Heinie1
Bade, Vice - Chairman: llugoj
(Barbie, Secretary - Treasurer:
j Wilburn Pargmann and Raetz-j
1 sch Wagener.
the recommended control* are
sate and easy to use. Flower
and vegetable seeds should
also be treated.
The chemical forms a pro-
tective coating around the seed
and ptrotects it from micro-
organism growth during the
period of gemination. Howev-
er, weed treatment will not
control damping-off after the
seedling grow* out of the treat-
ed son*. Damping - off or-
ganisms develop most rapidly
when weather conditions are
unfavorable and cause growers
in aasociate damping-off of
seedlings with cold, wet wea-
Most commercially purchas-
ed planting seed will lie treat-
ed and this will be noted on
the container tag. Growers who
save their own planting seed
ran purchase seed treatment
chemicals at most agricultural
if seed are treated on the
farm the important thing is
to get a uniform covering of
the protective fungicide over
Mixing paint by pouring back and
forth botwoon two buckets? Stretch
a giec* of nyIon • t a c k i n g acreu
aponlngt ta strain aut lumps.
Use the proper d<tsage.
L/twer than recommended dos-
age may cause the treatment:
to he ineffective while exces- j
sive rates may damage the
seed. Some diseases are borne.
inside the seed and must lie '
treated by different methodds.
Detailed information on ehem-1
ical treatment of seed is avail-1
able at our office.
Stockmen can save hundreds
of dollars each year by follow-1
ing one simple rule in hand-
ling their livestock
That rule is proper handling.!
Losses from improper hand-
ling run very high in the live-
stock industry. Bruises, injured
animals and damaged hides
and meat cost producers mil-
lions of dollars even' year.
These suggestions are offered,
for cutting down on handling •
Avoid twisting, confusing tra-;
vel routes when moving live-,
stock. Use straight-line patterns ,
to avoud abrupt turns or chang-
es in traffic. Clear the way of,
obstacles that can injure live-:
Animals like to follow a lead-
er. Use a herd leader, if you;
have one. This animal, handled;
quietly will generally follow
the safest traffic pattern in mov- j
ing from one place to another.
Avoid' "Persuader objects
—hot - shot wands, canes, whips
—that will frighten or ex-
cite animals. Never hit an ani-
mal with a force that can cause
Never overcrowd a pen, stall,
corral, or losing chute. Y o u
can move more animals quiet-
MISSOURI CHAMP corn grower (or Hi Or, i« Kenneth Johnson
of Trenton, who hold* tip samples of hia 244.72 bushels per
acre average. Technical aspects: 38-inch rows, 24,167 stalk
population per acre, three tons of lime and 1,000 pounds
of fertilizer per acre last spring.
• Last week the four
| sponsoring organizations
Green-DeWitt Girl Is
loc 'll ;
j North Cuero Watershed met to-
gether and signed the work
plan for watershed protection
and flood prevention which they
prepared with the assistance of1
(a watershed planning party of,
! the Soil Conservation Service
• headquartered at. San Marcos.
Local technicians of tlie i
SOVIET MINE—Navy Lt. Frank Talarico displays the long
triggering fuse from s barnacle-covered Soviet-made mine
trlghtl found in tlie fxmg Ttu River in South Vietnam.
The river is Saigon 's main shipping channel to the sea. The
1,000-pound mine contained 600 pounds of explosives
Kerliek, and David
farms very shortly.
p are presently working with WRtenvays on
; landowners of the watershed on
the land treatment phase of the
Lloyd llenneke recently had a
diversion terrace constructed
Janice Goebel, daughter of, girls will be selected from the
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Goebel, | six to receive these soholar-
Green-DeWitt Community, has | ships.
been selected as one of the six Janice is a freshman Home,
the Texas Home Demonstration j Economics major at Texas i roa *
Association Scholarship com-A&I College. She completed 10
4-II girls to be visited by j years of 4-H work in 1966 as a
mitlee. ; member of tlie Arneckeville 4-
Janice's 4-H records won II Club,
first in District 10 competition! She has carried projects in
last month. She competed with!Home Improvement, Foods
other & Nutrition, Clothing, Lead- , ...
' ership, Poultry, Swine. Wildlife, i Conservationist with
and Citizenship. Her honors re- Coastal bermudagrasss
Work is scheduled to start on
the W.A. Black-
well Estate and S.J. Wallis
farms also. Anyone interested
in future terrace systems should
make plans to build waterways
now. This is the time when
I Will J. Johnson and Earnes-
tine V. Armstrong.
Emanuel J. Migura from
Mary Belle Migura.
| Michael Focnltzsch from Ann
' Joe Marie Taylor from Jim-
mie Ray Taylor,
j Phyllis A. Silva from Ismael
NEW CAR OWNERS
! Charley Weaver, Cuero, Che-
|. William Thedin. Cuero. Ford.
Edward Heller. Nursery. Ply-
Dr. Ann Morgan. Cuero, Olds-
i Fred Hansen, Cuero, Olds mo-
I W. G. Foster. Cuero, Cie\ n>
I Nancy Wolander, Cuero. Mus-
Rubv .Tank, Yorktown. Buick.
! Willie leister, Cuero, Chfevro-
Thelma Smith. Cuero, Ponti-
----- j ac.
Fred Tham, co-operative near! 1-ois Thiele. Cuero. Ply mouth.
Arneckeville has increased the; Edvard Bear.
Calliham land. He has approximately 15
! acres in Coastal now which is
j doing well on the sandy soils
that he has.
which will divert water away grass planting is most success-
from his homestead and farmj ful in establishing waterways.
stand of little bluestem on
his farm and acreage he hasjpj^^^
leased by a good defeiment pro- yfac*L'ie
gram. Fred is doing an excel-
lent job of grassland manage-, ‘__
ment- i TRAIN HITS CAR
Edgar, Cuero, Ply-
girls from each of ttie
There are three Texas Home
scholarships offered. T h rec
I Cooperators are beginning to
! use a new practice, known as
the C-2 practice, which has
been included in the ASC.4 cost-
share program. The practice in-
cludes sharping gullied areas
and other rough areas that c.an-
. | not be handled and maintained
.. . , . * I with farm equipment. Cost-
ceived include numerous roun- ho rnn5 popu ar improved j Rharp is available on shaping
awards *™s* b*ln* used. the ar„a aml on >r1ili7/.r for
"Tlie establishment and man-
agement of improved pasture
grasses is the most important
land treatment measure being
carried out in the watershed”
said T. L. Edmondson. Work
] BLOOMBUP-G, Tex. CPI -
j A Kansas City Southern freight
; train smashed into a stalled car
_ „ „ , , Sunday night, killing the ve-
Texas cotton allotment trans- lone occupant. Earnest
fers for the 1967 crop lead thei Jone)( 5S of Atlftnt,,. Tcx.
E PTAM (CAN RE USER AROUND ROSES)
Controls nut grass, crab grass,
cocoa grass and bermuda grass
$1.39... lb. con
Controls weeds in vegetable gardens.
$8.40 ... 4-lb. bag
COLLEGE STATION Bet-
terment of county government
will be in the spotlight when
j Texas’ county judges and
j commissioners meet for their
! ninth annual conference at Tex-
1 as A&M University, February
ty award and year pin?
for participation in County, Dis-
trict and State 4-H Favorite
Food Shows, as well as County
Dress Revues. She received
tlie Danforlh Award and the
Special leadership Award. In
1964 she received the G o 1 d
Star Award which is the high-
est achievement award present-
ed to a 4-H member.
The oommiltee who is to
select the three top winners
will visit Janice in her home at
2:30 p.m. on Thursday March
2, according to Mrs. Mildred
Martin, County Home Demon-
stration Agent. Mrs. Martin
says, “This means Janice
must make arrangements with
is spoil- her teachers to he absent
Judges | from college that day.
Herman Wisian had several
acres sprigged to Coastal last
week that, included a recently
shaped gullied area. Other co-
operators in the watershed who
have good sized acreages esta-
blished to Coastal include Fred
Buchel. Dm Stiles, and M r *.
I establishing the shaped area to
( grass. No cost-share is offered
! for grass seed or sprigs. SCS
i personnel plan the treatment
needed and make recommenda-
.tions for seeding or sodding
l and also recommend the kind
I and amount of fertilizer to he
used. Anyone having a gullied
area to shape, contact the
local SCS offices at Cuero or
nation. Allotments covering 46,-j
139 acres have been sold, 293,- j
612 acres have been leasedj
and owner transfers involve 24,- j
187 acres. Cotton allotments of
i about 1 million acres nationally
1 have been transferred by cot-
1 ton farmers to other cotton far-
mers in the same county and
in other counties within the
state under the allotment trans-
fer provision of the Food and
Agriculture Act, of 1963.
An additional acreage of
fann^'of*thJTators°h*d1 Yorktown tor7nformation!
coastal serves well in provid-
ing forage for grazing animals
and to provide adequate ground
cover for prevention of ero-
sion and pollution from silta-
Waterways were staked and
15-17. Tlie conference
sored by the County _________ ______.......
and Commissioners Assoein- j The committer will observe ?ha[>ed on the 14 arren
Hon of Texas and the Agricui- results of Janice's 4-H club an<^ dark tlaili.s farms
tural Extension Service. j work, talk to her, ask questions
| Featured sjieakers will dls- and interview others concerned.
I cuss subjects of primary im- — -----------—r~-~
Farmers who have recently
used the C-2 practice include
liee Pargmann, Lillian Wessels.
Herman Kerliek, Herman Wis-
ian. Charles Seekamp, Gus
Grim, and several others.
Westlioff area last week,
v t Ben Dlugosch Is establishing
°'}£s approximately 33 acres to
10 ne Coastal bermudagrass. Plug-
will make your shoes
look like new.
10ft E. CWURCW
JUDGE THE GEHL MIX-ALL
ON YOUR FARM!
Arrange now for a Mix-All
demonstration and we'll grind
and mix a few tons of feed FREE!
We make this offer because we’re sure you’ll like the
Mix-All features: (l) 66 thin hammers that cut
not pound . . . grain and hay to uniform size; 12)
variable speed drive on the auger feeder; (3) twice at
many hammers per square foot of screen area than
other mills; (4) fiberglass mixing tank (optional) . . .
no rusting, no condensation, no feed bridging, no up-
keep or color fading; f5) rugged construction from
hitch to hopper and mill to mixer
But . . . how about judging this for yourself? Call
sow to schedule a Mix-All
demonstratioo on your farm.
DEWITT TRACTOR, INC.
portance to the conferees, an-1
j nounced John E. Hutchison, fix-'
| tension director.
J. C. Davis, Jr., assistant at-
torney genera! in charge of
1 State and County Affairs See-
tion, Austin, ex-ill headline the
| conference program with dis-
cussions on county government.
County commissioners attend-
, ing will hear a discussion on
new trends in construction and
improved equipment performan-
l ce while the judges will he
involved in discussions con-
cerning the mental health code
and confessions under the new
code of criminal procedure.
Other topics to be presented
include “Right-of-Way Acquisi-
tions,” “County’ Government
Study,” "Metropolitan Area
Study,” and "County Govern-
ment's Role in Economic Devel-
An information program is al-
so planned for wives of the
participants and other special
Hutchison added that county
agricultural agents have in-
formation available concerning
ly- than by jamming or forcing
Steers handle differently than
swine, swine differently ' than
sheep. Know how each species
of an.mal likes to be driven and
handled, and tailor your plan
AUSTIN UP! The U.S. De-
partment of Agriculture today
estimated the 1966-67 Texas
citrus crop at a million boxes,
a 57 pier cent Increase from
The February 1 forecast l.s
also 200.000 boxes above the
Production of grapefruit is es-
timated at 5.400,000 boxes, same
as last month and 42 per cent
above last season. Tlie 200,000
increase from January was fore-
cast in early and mid-season
oranges, now estimated at 1.6
The Valencia Orange crop
is estimated at 1 million boxes,
more than double last season’s
420,000 box production.
Grapefruit and early and mid-
season oranges, moved in good
volume during January with
heavy movement to processors,
the USDA said.
Damage from the mid-Decem-
ber freeze became more evi-
dent in January’ w ith some dam
A parallel terrace system Is
being planned on the Warren
i Young place. The first step Is
; the establishment of grassed
| waterways that will provide
protected outlet* far the terrac- [
es. The old terrace system will
I be leveled off to be replaced
with a parallel system after the
j grassed waterways become es-
Theodore Respondek. who
] lives across the farm - to - mar-
ket road from the Warren!
Young place, rents the crop-
land and will complete the es-
tablishment of a grass sod on
the recently shaped waterway*.
A farm pond has been com-!
pleted for Mrs. Rosie Maej
Houck, co-operator with the De-
W I t t County S W C D. Mrs.
Houck's farm is located near
Stratton. Leo Ehner. part-time
employee with SCS, did the
_ -■ - ! age reported to fruit, leaves and
Carefui handling will he small twigs. Tlie damage occur-
red mainly in areas northwest
of Mission and even in this area
rewarded in dollarr at the mar-
Construction Is scheduled to
start on ponds on the Ben Abel.
Clarence Schendel, Gerhardt
Petering. T. B. Parks, Herman
damage was spotty.
Overall, damage to the Lower
Rio Grande Valley citrus crop
was slight although some indi-
vidual groves received severe
The Jan. 9-10 volley cold
spoils did no apparent damage
to the crop.
BLACK ANGUS BULLS
Friday, February 17
Real Good - Well Developed
Coming 2-yr.-old Bulls
Die U. 5.
is now located at
weather reports and
KCFH — J
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