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-' now being 2002 in the Program include: tree planting, site preparation for natural regeneration, Timber Stand Improvement (TSI), soil and water protection and im- provement, and wildlife habitat enhancement. buy your new furniture... we have to offer... t of living room furniture mattress sets ~ You won't be- you get for such low prices! ARE ALWAYS LOW... "re ready to buy ready to deal! BUY CHECK US OUT E GLAD YOU DID. r retired or are w avoid fimds in a 270-214-3023 am H lwm/1544 eav Ky. Itonoring Classified Employees ) ? Landowners must have a For-The Agriculture, Rural Devel- est of Stewardship plan devel- opment, Food and Drug Admin- oped by the Kentucky Division istration, and Related Agencies of Forestry to be eligible for SIP. Appropriations Act 2002 re- All SIP practices must have fi- quires the Secretary to conduct hal performance reported noreferendum no later than March later than December 31, 2002 or 31, 2002, among producers of the practice will be cancelled, quota tobacco to determine Please see the Ohio County whether producers favor manda- Farm Service Agency (FSA) of- tory grading oftobacco by USD& rice for sign-up or contact Ken- A separate referendum will be tucky Division of Forestry at conductedamong the producers 800-866-0770 for details, of each kind of quota tobacco. If TOBACCO QUOTAS AND a majority of the producers vot- ALLOTMENTS AN- ing in a referendum favor the NOUNCED mandatory grading of that kind For 2002, there will be a 2.3 of tobacco, USDA will ensure percent cut in the basic quotas that kind of tobacco is graded at for burley tobacco quotas. The the time of sale for the 2002 and notices will be mailed from the subsequent marketing years. county office on April 5, 2002. The mandatory grading refer- For 2002, there will be a 22.5 endure period for other kinds of percent cut in the basic allot- tobacco is March 18, 2002, ments for dark air-cured al- through March 22, 2002, and lotments. The notices will be shall be conducted for the follow- mailed from the county office on ing tobaccos: March 29, 2002. Dark air-cured (types 35 and Tobacco leasing and trans- 36). ferring will begin aiter notices Fire-cured (types 21-23). are issued and must be corn- V'wginia sun-cured (type 37). pleted prior to July 1, 2002. Cigar (types 42--44 and 53-55). UPCOMING REFEREN- Ballots will be mailed from DUMS ON MANDATORY the county office to eligible vot- GRADING OF QUOTA era just prior to the referendum TOBACCO dates. llllllll III lllll III II II I L IIIIIIIII II IIIII , I I0 Homes For REPI CEMENT WINDOWS I t IIII III I [.,.,.,.TEST ,MARKET OFFER ! The HI-Tech Window Mfg. Co. Is for a limited number of homes that need replacement windows. Those homeowners will be glven the opportunity of having HI-Tech Tilt Therm~ tmmlated wmdomB ~talled at a low coet. Our new product can be used on any type of home, These windows com~ m a circe of mlo~ and are now going to be introduced to the local market. Your home can be a School District has chosen the week of March 17-23 as a time or classified employees whose valuable contributions keep )othly Teachers are generally considered to be the front line" of many classified staff in the background who give the needed to concenWate on their job of teaching students. o yees include bus drivers, secretaries, food service workers, lloled Mr Canty, Superintendent of the Ohio County School System. " n' quality education without them, and we do t tell them often We b appreciate their professionalism and dedication to our childrvn. --, fC tr classified empylo ees work directly with children as instructional . isors, bus drivers, school hmch servers or cafeteria managers. classified employees who keep our school offices running to school on time see that our students are well fed and .( on classified employees to help with the business and personnel e , and depend on our classified supervisors to direct the s as accounting, public relations, food service, mainm ance and li rig," Mr. Canty said. and community will take the time to join with me and the other system in thanking the e dedicated and talented men and women in our school distric They deserve our gratitude and TIMES-NEWS, HARTFORD, KENTUCKY, MARCH 21, 2002, PAGE 3-B By Gregory G. Comer County Extension Agent for Agriculture 2002 Kentucky Bull Evalua- standards, have proven breed tion Sale - March 25 identification, and meet The 2002 Kentucky Bull p ebreeding pelvic measurement Evaluation Sale will be held next standards to ensure calving Monday evening, March 25, ease. The heifers will be re- 2002 starting at 7 p.m. As in quired to be bred to calving ease past years, the sale will held at bulls and be certified by a vet- the Muhlenberg CountyAg Con- erinarian to be bred. vention Center at Central City. Consignments will be limited This year's sale includes 61 to 10head per consignor. To con- bulls from six different breeds, sign, contact the Extension office which include Angus, Hereford, at 298-7441 or KBN facilitator, Charolais, Gelbvieh, Red Angus Been Lloyd at (270) 683-4537. and Simmental. The bulls had certification meeting been on a feeding test in Davioss Applications for the "Cattle County for the last 45 days. The Handling Facilities" cost-share last weigh date was March 7 and program are still being taken at 8. They each have good visual the Extension office, until April appearance and good tempera- 15, 2002. Producers who are par- ment. ticipating, however, are required Several of the bulls will meet to be Beef Quality Assurance state guidelines for qualification (BQA) certified to be eligible for in the Beef Genetic Improve- cost-share fimds. Also, anyone ment Cost-share. 51 bulls meet who plans to participate in the at least one of the criteria. A Green River CPH sales this fall closer look at the bulls shows: 15 must also be BQA certified to qualify for heifer acceptable, 31 consign this fall. meet terminal sire guidelines, To assist producers in meet- and 45 qualify for balanced trait ing these requirements, the next guidelines. BQA certification meeting will A limited amount of sale cata- be held on Monday, April 1, 2002, logs are available at the Exten- starting at 6:30 p.m. The train- sion office and more information, ing will last about two hours and such as scrotal circumference, is intended to assist producers frame score, ultrasound andin assuring consumers that all BSE data will be available sale cattle are healthy, wholesome, day. safe and that your management Area heifer sale has met FDA, EPA, and USDA being planned standards. Plans are currently being The sessions consist of dis- made to hold a bred replacement cussions on topics such as "Man- heifer sale this fall in the area. aging for Good Herd Health," This sale will provide area pro- Livestock Feeds and Feed Ac- ducers a market for high qual- tivities," and Maintaining ity heifers, but also provide pro- Proper Records." ducers who want to purchaseAll beefproducersshould con quality heifers a market for do- sider attending this training. ing so. Remember, you are produc'mg a The Green River Area Best product for the consumer - the Of Heifer a producers who can provide the heifers most con Jfl nt and safest prod- April uct will be'business for the 1 and June 30. Heifers con- long term. signed must meet strict health Read the TIMES.NEWS .....A Fam Oma BuM with a Read to i t ? --m T~.~ . ill i i! illlill I L PUS~gO~R , . C tTllt ,~.~ . ,..~ O C.o, Times-News ,314gtb g lhm--*c l, gy