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Page 4 THv. JwWV.LL COUNTY POST Thursday, May 23, l Wheat ViuletT plot tour The Jewell County wheat plot tour wrll be Tuesday evening. June ,i. The first stop will be at 6:00 p ,m. at the Leon Boden wheat p,lot. The plot location is one rrL~le west of the Ionia corner. Twenty one vari- eties are growing l'n this plot. The second stop will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Calv in Bohnert wheat plot. This plot is located west of the Wright Corner care in Jewell. Twenty four variet- ies are growing in thi~ plot. A seeding rate demonstration is located on the east side of the plot. The seeding .rate w'ere 35 lb.; 60lb.; and 114 lbs. Scott Staggenborg, North- east Area Extension Agrono- mist. will present information the variety characteristics. rand discuss the economics of w'heat plots at any time it is cc,nvenient. There are definite differences between varieties in t he growth and development. BY BILL WOOD Sorghum planting Is it time to plant sorghum? The answer is yes if the ground conditions are favorable which includes a ground tempera- ture of 60 plus degrees at the three inch depth. An the air temperature for the next sev- eral days will be above 60 de- grees. When planting in cooler softs, the recommendation Is to use a seed treatment and starter fertilizer. The soil con- dition needs to be firm and moist where the seed is placed. E =tension Agents meet May 10 Hc,sting the spring planning meeting of local Extension Fam~ily and Consumer Sci- enccs (new name for home eco- nomics) Agents was Jewell County Extension Agent Deanna Sweat. Agents who met at her home May I0 in- cluded Pat Gerhardt, Cloud County, Tandy Rundus, Re- public County, Susan Wisbey, Mitchell County, Kathyn Lupfer-N,eilson, Lincoln County and Emily Mark, Northeast ~rea Speciallst. The agents shared photographs of their mothers and grandmoth- ers as well as interesting facts about them. Following a planning ses- sion the group visited the Ada Lutheran Church and heard its history as told by Ruth Hedstrom, church secretary. Lunch was catered for the Ex- tension agents by Doris Bergstrom. Deanna is cur- rently serving as the group's chair. FCE Recognition Day, May 3 The annual Family and Community Education Recog- nition Day was Friday. May 3 at the 4-H Building in Belleville. This yearly event together 100 FCE members and guests from JeweU, Mitchell and Republic Counties. Charlotte Childs, Republic CountyFCE Council President, welcomed everyone and intro- duced Pat Gerhardt. Cloud County Ext.ension Agent who presented an entertaining pro- gram on "Herbs, Spices and Their Many U,ses." The morn- ing break fea, tured breads, cookies and vegetable dips pre- pared with spice's and herbs. Mary Jane Adams, North- e ast Area FCE dirc, ctor, recog- m'zed 50-year members, Myra Ca. rlson and Phyllis ~herwood. Rep ublic County and 60-year inen.~bers Helen Mears. lV,litch, ell County and Martha IS Johnson, Republic County. Republic County's Lincoln FCE was recogn~ed for 50 years of gold seals and Mitchell County's Solomon Valley FCE has earned 60- years of gold awards. Twenty five Jewell County members attended the daywith Ruth Fleming. Nadine Balch, Edna Kindler, Connie Russell and Phyllis Smith win- ning door pries provided by the Republic County. The noon meal was catered by the Munden Care. Special music was provided by Sounds of Praise and afternoon ses- sions were presented by Kathy Lupfer-Nellsen "Anna Lucia Waite" Judy Zimmerman as "Carrie Nation" and Susanne Bradley as "Amelia Earhart." Micki Walker from Jewell County extended a welcome to Mankato May 1, 1997. Markets Courtesy of Midway Coop Union Tuesday Markets Wheat ..................... 6.62 Corn ....................... 4.95 Milo ........................ 7.96 Soybeans ................ 7.51 Oats ......................... 2.60 New crop wheat ..... 6.19 .. in i This week's report from the Manksto Livestock Commission Co. lellln~g 719 cattle. Here are some sales: 20 BIk hfrs, wt 505 52.25 10 mx hfrs, wt 585 54.70 15 Char strs'., wt 595 59.75 9 Hol sirs, wt 555 30.00 18 mx strs, ~ 620 59.50 19 mx sirs, wt 670 57.00 12 Hol strs, ~ 380 29.75 17 BIk hfrs,'wt 595 54.10 15 mx hfrs, wt' 730 53.50 18 mx strs, wt 755 52.25 17 mx Mrs, wt 725 53.00 19 Char strs, wt 76051.00 16 BIk hfrs, wt, 49054.75 18 mx sirs, wt 725 54.75 53 mx hfrs, wt ?'25 52.75 17 Char sirs, wt 77054.25 26 Char strs, wt 90550.00 45 mx hfrs, wt 705 53.60 12 mx strs, wt 65~0 58.25 16 Char hfrs, wt 49551.00 15 mx strs, wt 52G~ 62.75 17 mx strs, wt 525 63.40 26 mx sirs, wt 860 53.75 Weekly tSales on Fridays starting at 12:30 p.m. kNI)Y MONTGOMERY, Owner 402-879-3004 Mobile Phone.. 913-545-8366 IJON RUSSEI~, Fieldman 913.374-4482 I BILL LOGAN, Fieldman 913.378-3327 [ RICHARD BEHRENDS 913-753-4031 [ (Auctioneer/Fiel dman ) NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICES BY MIKE WAITE June 28. "] 199 , -- INRCS o.n ed the It land Reserve Program (WRP}," .... said state conservationist jim Habiger, Salina. According to Habiger, NRCS has entered into a partnership witht the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation {NFWF), a private nonpofit group. NFWF has made over $I0 million available nationally for wet- land restratlon. "It is estimated up to $1 million could be availabnie for wetland restoration in Kan- sas." said Habiger. The Special Initiative WRP includess payment to landown- ers for either permanenct or 30-year easements for land that qualifies. Payment for easements is available at rates of 100 percent for permanenct easements and 50 percent for 30-year easements. One hun- dred percent cost sharing is available for etland restora- tion on both permanent and 30 year easements. The special signup will tar- get counties in the western one third of the state with playa-type [depressions) wetlanmds. Also Barton, Stafford, Rice and McPherson counties in central Kansas with significant exisitng wetland areas in the Cheyenne Bot- toms, Quivira Wildlife Area, and the McPherson County Wetlands Area are targeted. The eastern Kansas counties in the Neosho River floodplain are also targeted. Habiger advised landown- ers interested in the Special Initiative WRP to contact their local NRCS or county conser- vation district office. Staff at the office can determine if your land is eligible and provide you with additional details regard- ing the Special Initiative WRP signup. FSA NEWS by Jim Peroutek Seven Year Program Slgn Up Plans We are making plans for the upcoming program signup. Signup into a seven year Pro- duction Flexibility Contract runs from May 20, 1996 to July 12, 1996. This is a one time signup. Producers who miss this signup will not be eligible to enroll the farm at a later date. We will be taking signup by producer appointment. Please call our office at 913-378-3731 to schedule a day and time. PIONEEI BETIER BEANS START WITH BETIER GENES. See or call: . Bohnert Welding DARRELL BOHNERT Local Sales Rep. R. 2 Box 221 Jre~eil, KS 66949 PH. 913-428-3238 Mankato Community Homes (from Landscaping the prop- erty became a community ef- fort. with many individuals and organizations helping out. In the Fall of 1982, Mankato Housing Authority assumed Mankato Community Homes and Mankato Rental Housing to operate with Pine Haven, which was built in 1981. The Housing Authority Board of Directors at that time were: Doyle Alcorn, Herald Thomp- son, Floyd Nickell, Mary Boyd and Keith Snyder. The Housing Authority ap- plied for a subsequent loan from Farmers Home Adminstration to construct a Community Building, and renovate all of the apartments at Mankato Community Homes and Mankato Rental Housing. This construction began in the Fall of 1983. When completed residents enjoyed their new kitchens, fresh paint and new floor covernings. The Community Building was also a much needed addition in which the residents can enjoy the cious laundry facility as the Community entertaining families friends. An open held in September, 19~ celebrate 25' Community Homes years for Pine Haven. These apartments are' comfortable with all mechanical grounds maintenance vided. There are also other home services to those who need them. Dorothy Munro has scrapbooks of pictures notes of residents penings at Mankato nity Homes over the which is kept in the nity Room for Joy. June 5. 1996 there an open house from 11:30A. M. inth Room for residents and one who would llike ebrate 30 years with the dents and employees. The Odessa Homemakers met in the Seniorette building, May 14. with Barbara Ran- Swine meeting The Mitchell Co. Farmway Co-op is holding an informa- tional meeting for all area swine producers, May 28 at the meeting room of the Farmway Head office, 204 E. Court, Beloit. The meeting will begin with a supper at 6:30 p.m. Contact the feed mill [1-800- 279-8544} by Friday. May 24. to reserve a meal. The first meeting will ad- dress the impact of Iso Wean Nursery operations on the sow herd and also on the health of nebeck as hostess. Twelve the weaned pigs as they are P~ members answered roll call. fed. Dr. Knapper will be the with her graduation date. speaker. Guests were Ashley Lorence, Clinton & Dylan Schlatter. Mrs. Harold Porter and Margaret J Janes meet Ernmot. The J-Janes met with Betty Nola Bess attended a KAFCE Andreasen in Mankato. May 4. meeting in Manhattan. Apr. 4. Becky Loomis conducted the She gave a Council Report. meeting in the absence of the Craft Day is Nov. 14. July 15 president. is workday in preparation of Communty project sugges- the county fair, which is July tions were discussed, as well 21-24. Our unit received a Gold Seal for the 1995 year. This makes the 22nd Gold Seal. Nola Bess Atwood gave the lesson. She shared a lot of home baked bread using herbs. Everyone explained uses of their favorites. Audrey Young is June 11 hostess at the Esbon Cafe. as ideas for the June trip. Trip plans will be decided by the officers. Becky Loomis had the study thoughts from Barbara Johnson's, "Mama. Get the Hammer; There's a Fly On Papa's Head." Sherilyn Kadel gave a les- son on "How Sweet It Is." Seeding alfalfa this spring?. Plant Star Brand A.100 alfalfa for top yield, disease and pest resistance with an economical price. The yield leader in lbs per acre and oil content: Cavalry Sunflowers from Mycogen. Full Season Tall plants, superior stalks. Available at: Midway Coop Mankato 378-3116 THERE'S NO FOR DOMESTIC For information on how you domestic violence, call us. i-800-END Fami New Listinw Jewell in Esbon Township. Stu says after a to sell real estate. Farmers National Corn _[ ny 5.50% 5.58% 6 Month CD $10,0oo to $8 ,0oo 5.60% R,~ 12 Month CD $I0,OOO to $8 ,ooo Rathe effeetive Apr. (918) 428-3241 FAX (913)428-3614 BANK Rate and AI~ shown am M~mbor Iq)IC I I mammmsmmmmmmmmmmmmmmnammmmm 0 i Exterior Latex Flat House One Coat Coverage I I I 45501 Mildew Resistant Fade Resistant 20-Year Durability GAL. Exterior Latex Semi-Gloss House & Trim One Coat Coverage Mildew Resistant Non-Yellowing 20-Year Durability % i mnl mm rim, III mm I n i i iN mum n 1 aim ilUl iN i i i u m ill 1 i i mml n u, !i 120 Delaware Jewell