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8- The Sidney Herald, Sidney, Mont., Wed., Feb. 7, 1973 Reasons T()ld For Feed Grain Reductio o,%,g;uTmE00::i ' ,to : u" courage increased production 1,. Butz reduced the required aside producers will not qualify producers must also limit their removing the restriction on grazing, permitted under an eligible. for the guaranteed return ]973 feed grain acreage to their haying conserving crops from earlier announcement, and base(] on national average. 1972certified or measured feed set-aside acreage. Previously, haying must notify their ASCS Iversen pointed out that grain acreage, this was permitted only under office in advance. Only those program participants must The chairman said Secretary emergency conditions, producers who have not had a set-aside for full compliance from 30 to 25 per cent of a pro(tucer's feed grain base. Producers electing to par- ticipate but not fully comply with the t-aside provisions (Option B) will not be required to make a set-aside. Formerly they were required to set aside of feed grain and soybeans were announced last week as Agricultural Stabilization anti Conservation Service (ASCS) offices completed plans for enrolling program par- ticipants. The signup period began Feb. 5 and will continue through March 16. Since participation in the feed grain, as well as the wheat, set-aside program is voluntary, any producer planning to take part and earn program benefits must sign an intention. Recognizing the increase in domestic and exportdenmnd which has developed since the feed grain program was an- -SELLING- acreage equal to 15 per cent of their base. Chairman Fred Iversen of tim Richland County ASC Committee said a producer who sets aside an acreage equal to 25 per cent of his base will earn payment at the rate of 32 cents per bushel for corn and 26 cents per bushel for barley based on the farm normal yield from ha If the feed grain base. He will also he guaranteed through the market and payments, if necessary, a national average return equal to 70 per cent of parity on the production from half his base. A producer who takes the Option B or zero set-aside route, will be eligible for a lower payment, Iversen ex- plained, based on 15 cents per bushel for corn and 12 cents per hushel for barley. The payment will again Ire computed on the 155 Registered Angus 100 Bulls 55 Bred lteifers 5 Open tleifers SAT. FEBRUARY 17 FREE DELIVERY FAIR VIEW RANCH BIG TIMBER MONT. -Open House for . Farmers * Ranchers . Businessmen Presented by ... Homme Steel B and BEHLEN MFG. Co. Feb. 21-2 p.m. Richland National Bank Hospitality Room - FEATURED SPEAKERS - Chuck Crowell, Experiment Station Agronomist "New Seed Varieties" Jerry Butner, Ag. Rep., Richland Natl Bank "Economics of Farmers and Ranchers" Ray Choriki, Montana Testing Lab "Soil Testing and Fertilization" Creighton Kanu, BMC Rep. I st FREE COFFEE AND DOUGHNUTS DOOR PRIZES 200 gal. fuel 2nd - 100 gal. fuel 3rd - 100 gal. fuel EVERYONE WELCOME - I II IIII I I Judges in the Dlng - Dang CowBelle Beef Cook-Off contest Saturday look over their notes before picking a winner. The contest was held at Falrview's High :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Beef Cook-Off Judges School Home - Ec Department. From left, judges are Mrs. Sylvia Osterman, Mrs. Gary Stienley, Mrs. Fred Arndt and Eunice Newcomb, Home - Ec teacher at the school. First place went to Chole Crosby, Sidney; second to Zona Kappel, Sidney, and third to Martha Rehbein, Lambert. -- Don Mraehek Photo RANCH Reports Cattle Increase Montana stockmen had 3.2 million cattle and calves on hand Jan. l, one per cent more than a year earlier earlier according to the Montana Crop anti IAvestock Reporting decreases occurred in milk cows, beef replacement heifers and calves. The number of beef cows increased two per cent to 1.7 million head, but beef replacement heifers decreased two per cent to 298 thousand. Non-replacement heifers were down nine per cent from a year earlier. Montana ranks 13th nationally in all cattle and sixth in lreef cows. Sheep and lambs totaled 955 thousand head this Jan. 1, four nation in sheep numbers. Nationally, cattle numbers were up four per cent and sheep totaled 17.7 million head, down five per cent. The end - of - the - year in- 47 H COMING 2 YEAR per cent from a year earlier and milk cows and milk heifers for replacements were both Service in Helena. up 10 per cent, and steers per cent less than a year ventory value of Montana ODilNtl  Increases were shown for weighing over 500 pounds were earlier. This includes 120 cattle, sheep, hogs and PR beef cows, bulls, steers, and up 12 per tent. Calves totaled thousand head on feed for chickens totaled $949 million, non:replacement heifers, but a30 thousand head, down three slaughter market, which in- up 25 per cent from a year earlier. Cattle valued at $911 CLEAN PEDIGREES million were up 25 per cent, accounting for most of the increase. Sheep reached $27.2 million, up 13 per cent --hogs $9.2 million, up 30 per cent '-- creased 20 per cent this year: Ewes one year and older declined six per cent to 657 thousand head, and stock Iambs on hand were down 13 per cent from a year earlier. O dlmb 44UP, O O O qumD, O .,lID. o .qiP 'qD" 'gnus" "llau' 'gummP 'qD" "lunPJ 'R bl" AI , Montana has 3,000 sheep and chickens $1.6 million, down 0 am lnz onzt operators and ranks sixth in the one percent. l )-._- w,,. J Senior Citizens News t l DAN PRICE  The Sidney Senior Citizens Frost Wilder and O. L. met Feb. 1 at theMoose Hall at Crumpacker, whist; Mary | " '  1:30 p.m. Sixty people signed Pi.stocco and Chet Johnson, l '  the register. Newcomers at- pinochle; and Edna Fawcett v,m.m...,,.q.-.,_.,..-,..,-m...-D, tending were Ruth Pistocco, and Art Dare, bridge. S. J. Registered Hereford Bull Sale this Saturday, Feb. 10, will feature 50 coming 2-year-old bulls. This the Joyes-Morstad- Sorenson Production Bull Sale. You will find a good set of bulls, the kind that are essential to a good set of calves. Sale starts at 1:30 p.m. Cattle, hogs and sheep continue to be in good demand anti prices stronger over the lbs., 51.00; 1 bull 2310, 35.90; 20 fat hfrs. 1090 lbs., 40.10; 16 strs, 500 lbs., 57.25; 13 strs, 403 lbs., 62.85; 2 cows 1255 lbs., 27.30; 14 strs 375 lbs., 64.10;. 10 strs, 450 lbs., 60.25; 65 lambs 106 lbs., 35.20; 37 lambs, 104 lbs., 35.30; 46 lambs, 85 lbs., 35.80, 35 top hogs 235 lbs., 33.10. l,ooking ahead we expect 4ood volume sales thru February and especially thru m 40 hfrs 445 lbs., 54.40; 36 strs 650 [ II I " I Ill Glenna Elkerman, Margaret Gatien, Velma Brockway and Sophia Braaten. Get well cards were signed by all present and sent to Pete Cook, Bernice Cundiff and Mrs. Horton. Winners for the card games played were Mollie Ebersole, Pistocco drew the door prize. The next meeting will be Feb. 8 at 1:30 p.m. at the Moose Hall. Hostesses for the afternoon will be Rosella Whiteman, Lucille Hastay and Sadie Johnson. Local Item BULLS SELLING FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 2P.M. SALE TO BE HELD AT GLENDIVE LIVESTOCK SALES CO. AUCTIONEER: RON GRANMOE E-7 RANCH WRITE FOR CATALC)G - FOXHOLM, N. DAK. PHONE CARPIO, N DAK AC-701.468-5601 past week. Here are a few March and into April. There Mr. and Mrs. Ed Thogersen sample sales. 157 Bred heifers will be a good calf runs and and Calvin spent two days in C1=  ,ltk $402.50 to $440, an average of especially heifers. Keepthisin Helena while Ed attended a .,,,ow a profit wi,,, a $418.50; 32 steers 6161bs., 54.70; mind and if you need a certain meeting of the Montana Automobile Ddalers Association. They also visited there with their son and brother, Gary Thogersen, who is Assistant Manager of (;amer's in the Capital Hill Shopping (:enter. On Saturday they drove to Billings and visited their daughters, Edina, who is a teller at the Valley State Bank, aml l,ora who is a freshman at EM('. kind, let us know anti then we can let you know when that particular kind is coming. l,oran ('asey is the new Secretary of our National Assn. the {'ompetitive l,ivestock Marketing Assn. This annual meeting was held in San An- tonio. We expect to handle a fair amount of stock cows and bred heifers from now on. l,et us know if you need them or are consigning. I and Women Cattlemen ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION MEETING "I"PIt. HE- "I"jE YA L.D ME t, 1. Don't choose a bank ith defects. At Richland Naffonal our 'Full Service' bank facilities are alays there ,hen you need them. ?. When you buy a new camper or trailer, be sure there are no defects in your financing. See us at Richhmd National Bank for the best deal. Rol-oyl Cattle Oiler eb. 12 - 7 p.m. RICHLAND BANK Special Speaker, Question and Answer Period, Slide Presentation. General Discussion, Coffee ALL WELCOME All West Breeders SAM RITTER, Local Representative __ . L I I I IlL I I I IIIn II 11 Rol-oyl combination livestock oiler- scratcher, designed and developed to overcome all previous problems in the application of insecticides and oils to livestock for the control of lice, mites grubs, flies and horn flies. Roy-oyl King oilers guaranteed indestructible for 3 years , .ow Sl plus 10 gal. of FREE "Scratches them where they itch, oils them where they scratch" avera Anvik, Cayko, l-lawle langw Paulso Shann arm( Hagek Salsbt Robby an4M