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..................... JJ TF , CO N.*,  U" 27 1991 Town & Country T" p i4sKimb ]SI "" a'1atPaynosvil]ety,.lll" ExtonsmnNows JUNE By Debble Botzek-IAnn Beauty and Barber Shop on Stearns County Extension r Highway 15. The University of Minnesota recommends that pressure canner gauges be tested every two years to insure accuracy. The food preservation consultants will also be available to answer your food preservation questions. There is no charge for the testing. According to the Los Angeles Times" list of food "Ins & Outs," 1991 "in" foods include pudding, plain yogurt, 1% milk and Rtcotta cheese. County Extension Agent Home Economics Stearns County As the food preservation season begins, be sure your pressure canner is accurate. The Stearns County Extension volunteer food preservation consultants will be testing pressure canner gauges to insure food safety. Pressure gauge testing will be held: Wed., July 17 - 1:30-4:00 p.m. at Stearns County Extension Office, 2700 Building in St. Cloud. Thurs., July 18 - 10:00-11:30 Fair Haven Old Settlers Picnic Beef Feed served by FAIR HAVEN LIONS CLUB Sat, June 29th Parade at 10:00 a.m. Beef Feed 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Sandwiches & Brats - 5:00 p.m. - ? Beer Garden Opening at 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 Midnight Program at 1:00 p.m. Registration Starting at 1:00 p.m Garden Tractor Pull at 2:00 pm QUEEN CORONATION AT 7:00 P.M. 5' Ice Cream Cones Children's Games Game Stands" Horseshoe pits Volleyball nets Concession Stands 4-H Food Stand Dance in the Park to the music of WILDWOOD 8:00 p.m to 12:00 Midnight Catch The New ,irk Director of Agriculture Patenflal elfidfi, proMem$ MONTH ' We have had a number of calls concerning the lack of growth in alfalfa fields this spring. This is kr happening despite the fact that there is a good stand and the ,et fields were fertilized in spring. r There is a good possibility that bt there may be a high population of 111 leafhoppers. These insects suck rt out the juices in the leaf, leaving a stunted, spotty, yellowish FAIRHAVEN FARMS growing field. Usually the first lh cutting is taken off before . Berries&Everlasting Flowers treatment is necessary.  U I' | However, watch for lack of Pick regrowth to determine treatment == M Stra be " measures to be taken. W rrles ", *** . NOW OPEN . I Yellow corn fields 01: Tues., Thurs. & Sat. mornings It is not uncommon to see corn storting at 7 o.m. Bring you own containers, i fields with anemic, yellow plants  Call for more information: lie this year; this is due to nitrogen  236-7685 I deficiency and saturated soils. It I ee may also be an indication that N 2 blks. N. Cry. Rd. 44 in Foirhuven. Look for signs, j lit some of nitrogen may have vIIIIIIIIIIIIIIllAP'AI it moved down below the root system. If no preplant nitrogen I nitrogen recommendation on the g 16 current yield potential. If the Just Add corn was planted at normal dates III of planting, supplemental ' tk nitrogen of 40-60 pounds per acre 'a may be necessary. Be sure to Scrklcy water ski Tow Pac incorporate an added nitrogen contains: fertilizer. 75' x I/4" polypopylone ski lope ri aluminum core Team Mate handle * * * 7 1/2" adjustable poly ski II tow harness with float-tail CJooIN sprayer thoroQ unit To avoid treating some crops Non-slip ski gloves ""'W..-- with leftover residue in sprayer ... tanks, producers need to make )299S sure that the tank is cleaned out Spm:ial plce __ m thoroughly after each use. A few steps to follow include draining the tank, rinsing booms, and by- pass lines with clean water. Fill one gallon of sudsy household t | ammonia per 100 gallons of *.- water. Flush the entire system and circulate for 15 minutes. Utt Jill's Sports Clean nozzle and screens in same Hwy. 55 East, Annandale 274-5297 ' solution; repeat the above l process again and dispose of rinse water on set-aside acres. SU M Extension Summer 7evpO. I  Horticulturist, is available to residents in Stearns County concerning any horticultural problems. These could include mthmW- , ooce a fish anacks a Powe WomL it k'-'----'---' -- * disease, insect and weed won'tgo. Ill problems in lawns, vegetable and large fruits, trees and shrulx', hmme plants, etc. Carl . (s) sss.eleo or people can bring in specimens to the Stearns County Extension Office, 2700 First Street North, St. Cloud. -- Office hours are $ a.m.-5p.m. Worm POWER BA ! T * * * Uttb Jks's Slwts Hwy. 55 East, Ammndob ', _ b