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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 October 1954

OCTOBER, 1954 County News Items (The information contained in this column is based primarily on reports from VFBF field representatives —John R. Batts, south; Hugh F. Dailey, north; Vergil Cox, Jr., southwest, and Cullen Johnson, director of organization.) The Southampton county Farm Bureau held its annual picnic on September 1 with approximately 150 present. U. S. Representative Watkins Abbitt and State Representative Sam Pope were the principal speakers. On September 3, Dr. Harry Love, VPI economist, addressed the annual picnic group of the Prince Edward Farm Bureau. The boards of directors of the Spotsylvania and Greensville county Farm Bureaus met on September 9. The Frederick county Farm Bureau board met on September 10. On September 13 the Pittsylvania county Farm Bureau board met and on that date the board of the Rockingham FB met with the county essay committee and about 20 professional agricultural workers to kick off the essay contest for local rural youth. The board of th...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 October 1954

8 Social Security Coverage Given Farmers, Workers Some 3V; million self-employed farm operators and over 2 million additional farm workers in the nation will be affected by the new social security law passed by Congress. The measure is compulsory. Administrators of the »VPI Agricultural Extension Service are currently compiling information on the new law to be sent to county agents so they can help keep farmers up-to-date on the new rulings. Social security offices have all the details. They explain that farm operators who make as much as $400 profit a year, as well as farm employees who earn as much as $100 cash pay in a year from any one farmer, will have old-age and survivors insurance protection under the new law, which goes into effect January 1, 1955. Monthly payments in old age, and monthly payments to survivors in case of the breadwinner's death, are some of the benefits for which such workers will now be eligible. Under the law, workers and their employers, and self-employ-...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 November 1954

All Editorial Matter May Be Reprinted - 0 Vol. 15, No. 11 Hesolutions Committee Adopts 28 Proposals Make Reservations Now AFBF Annual Convention Set Dec. 12-16 In New York City The annual convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation will be held in New York | City beginning December 12 and vanning through December 16. ?he Virginia delegation will travel i oy train and will- stay at the | Governor Clinton Hotel. I At the end of this article two F reservation blacks will be found, t Those desiring to attend should fill out the "Southwest Virginia" ! or "Eastern Half Virginia" form and send it to the state office before December 5. All reservations for the trip will be made by the state office. Tickets will either be mailed to delegates or given to them when they board the train. The group will travel from Virginia by two trains. The two trains will meet in Washington and a special coach will be used to carry the entire delegation to New York. The western half of Virginia will be ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 November 1954

2 The Virginia Faim Bureau News "Equality for Agriculture 99 Ia published monthly by The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, Inc. at Richmond, Virginia. Subscription 51.00 per year, included In membership dues. Entered as second-class matter February 17, IS>4l, at the post office at Richmond, Virginia, add'tlonal entry at Washington, D C. under the Act of March 3, 1879. Editorial and Business Offices, 9th and Marshall Streets, X>ox 2B Richmond 3. Va. Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Officers President H. Guy Blalock Vice-Presidents First District— Geo. R. Mapp, Jr. Fifth District—C. B. Atwell First District—J. P. Gillam Seventh District—W. H. Wright Second District—Ralph Metz Eighth District— Geo. R. Hudgins Third District—T. T. Curtis At-Large—A. L. Grizzard Fourth District—Goo. W. Palmer At-Large—Thomas B. Hall Chairman of Womeris' Activity, Mrs. Roy B. Davis, Jr. Executive Sec. Director of Insurance Director of Organization M. A. Hubbard Alden E. Flory Cullen Jo...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 November 1954

NO. 38 IN A SERIES ON FLUE-CURED TOBACCO Save this page for future reference TOBACCO varieties developed by Federal and State Agricul- '• tural Experiment Stations and commercial tobacco breeders PSu / have resulted in many benefits for the Flue-cured grower. HowL ever, new varieties, with their specialized characteristics, have added to the grower's responsibility. He must learn the character- .. istics of the varieties available in order to make a sound choice ■■ pjlj for his particular conditions. Practical help in choosing suitable , -gJ| **t £ varieties can be obtained from Federal and State Agricultural gj Experiment Stations. |j|^ Careful thought in selecting the right will reward the Flue-cured V<^. grower with crops of higher quality. TOBACCO varieties developed by Federal and State Agricultural Experiment Stations and commercial tobacco breeders have resulted in many benefits for the Flue-cured grower. However, new varieties, with their specialized characteristi...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 November 1954

i pL |na This group representing some 12 county Farm Bui'eaus, met at Altavista to * 0,11 J IctHS discuss plans for developing policies this year. As a result of this and other district planning meetings, some 50 of the 65 county Farm Bureaus, sent in over 60 pages of resolutions on many subjects. These suggested resolutions will be voted on at the state convention, Nov. 15-17, at the John Marshall Hotel. W_ jhHK x. / y.- >jBBfe :, *fK&* Jb&V. l|^B (From Front Puge) farm is that "costs should be shared only on practices which it is believed farmers or ranchers would not carry out to the needed extent without program assistance. "Generally, practices that have become a part of regular farming Operations in a particular county should not be eligible for costsharing. Individual farmers or ranchers should be encouraged to utilize cost-sharing for only those piactices which have not become a part of regular farming operations on tlieir farms or ranches....

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 November 1954

NOVEMBER, 1954 . . Pictured behind the Augusta county Farm BuAllgllsta r air reau leaders is group constructed for the county fair. It gives a brief explanation as to what the organization is, and what it is doing for farmers. Seated left to right are Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Davis, A. F. Weaver, county board member, Mrs. Frank S. Driver, chairman, women's activities, H. D. Hevener, and Marvin C. Campbell, county president. auMffl|fflßiiH(BlM mm 9B mBKBsKBsHttm Hi KSH: HH HH§ HH K| MH| > X . y, >....<>■,• V:' •«<. . ||| .fig ■ *o* i" ***- -*$> * ■Km . S.< ® «( • VA<-.y<A, % ' r ~ r ** Research that's worth a year A recent report of the research activities of the Association of American Railroads shows that just 55 research projects are producing savings in railroad operating costs of $100,000,000 annually. Since most of the projects were started in the 1940'5, savings accumulated throughout ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 November 1954

6 This King and Queen county Farm Bureau King & yueen r o meeting was highlighted by a fence building demonstration by Dan Kite, agricultural engineer of VPI. Kite is showing the people how the meeting with end posts and bracing should be done in fence building. He also showed how to treat fence posts on the farm and how to thin a great pine woods to secure the material from which the posts are made. Photo by F. W. Patton, Extension Forester. fl& :,> ' ' -/ r ' sv * V? >* * -. A * . J.'k* '■*'*. *' ' * -• - '. * r.r New Zealand Trip Planned (From, Front Page J ternational Federation of Agricultural Producers, world farm organization. Transportation to and from the study areas will be by Pan American Clipper plane and the trip starts from San Francisco. The tour cost will be less than $2,000 per person from the starting point. The tour will be escorted throughout by G. W. Sample of the Indiana Farm Bureau, who has YES YOU CAN SUCCEED Ever...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 November 1954

NOVEMBER, 1954 AFBF Convention Plans (From Front Page) ing at Washington, D. C., at 3:25 p.m., the Western delegation will catch the N. & W. train from Washington at 3:50, arriving Orange, 5:42 p.m.; Charlottesville, 6:14 p.m.; Lynchburg, 7:50 p.m.; Roanoke, 11:19, Marion, 11:54; Abingdon, 12:35 a.m.; and Bristol, 12:55 a.m. The Eastern Virginians will travel to and from Washington on the Seaboard Railroad and the Reservation Blank To AFBF Convention Governor Clinton Hotel, Dec. 12-16, New York SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA I understand that I am to board the train on December 11 at the point I have checked below. I am enclosing my roundtrip indicated below. —Bristol leaves 10:25 a.m. $41.34 —Abingdon 10:47 40.44 —Marion 11:29 38.19 —Wytheville 12:05 p.m. 36.19 —Pulaski 12:30 34.72 —Radford 12:55 33.40 —Christiansburg 1:13 p.m. " 32.78 —Roanoke 2:17 30.21 —Lynchburg 3:30 26.14 —Charlottesville 4:57 22.84 —Orange 5:29 21.35 ARRIVING WASHINGTON 7:15 p.m. LEAVE WASHINGTON 8:00 p.m. AR...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 November 1954

8 ■= Free Advertising for VFBF Members The classified advertising section of the Virginia Farm Bureau News is maintained as a service to the readers of the ISfews. Members of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation may use this service at no cost. Simply state name, address, and Farm Bureau to which you belong. Limit number of words to 50 per ad, and number of ads pei issue to two per person. Please type, or print clearly youi advertisement. Deadline for advertising is the 15th of the month prior to next date of issue. For non-members rates are: 6 cents per word for one insertion; 5 cents per word for each insertion where three or more insertions are ordered. Minimum charge is 50 cents. Cash must accompany orders. Send ads to: Virginia Farm Bureau News, Box 28, Richmond 3, Va. FOR SALE: Hampshire pigs, 8 weeks old. Either Sex. Nicely belted, stand well on their feet; are good in every way. Best of breeding, less lard, nice lean meat. Write your wants. H. A. Clevenger, Mailing Point Berr...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 December 1954

All Editorial Matter May Be Reprinted Vol. 15, No. 12 31 Resolutions Adopted At VFBF Convention riiilimiPri state resolutions committee elected a chairman, and four JVcoOlllllOll IlHrll su b. c hairmen this year. Pictured from right to left are: M. A. Hubband, executive secretary, sub-chairman Dr. A. L. Grizzard, Southampton, J. M. Ramey, Fauquier, and full committee chairman, E. T. Janney, Powha tan, I. S. Pascal, Bedford, and Landon B. Whitacre, Frederick. ffiHl i HyjwhHlHi '^Ip* nf « I " i ii l^ Jj ||Lw. 1- ; liife •?- ' 1 ™ f New State Resolutions Committee System Is Superior To Old Method, Still 'Hard Work 9 The new system under which the state resolutions committee operated this year was said by the carryover members to be far superior to the old method, but still 'mighty hard work." "I think I have an idea how our boys who were captured and brainwashed by the Reds must have f e 11," one member commented after the first day of work when the committee met at 10 a.m. in the morn...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 December 1954

2 The Virginia Farm Bureau News "Equality for Agriculture" It published monthly by The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, Inc. at Klcnmond, Virginia. Subscription $1.00 per year, included In membership dues. Entered as second-class matter February 17, 1941, at the post office at Richmond, Virginia, add'tlonal entry at Washington, D C. under the Act of March 3, 1879 Editorial and Business Offices. 9th and Marshall Streets, Box 2B Richmond 3. Va Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Officers President H. Guy Blalock Vice-Presidents First District— Geo. R. Mapp, Jr. Fifth District—C. B. Atwell First District—J. P. Gillam Seventh District—W. H. Wright Second District—Ralph Metz Eighth District- Geo R Hudgins Third District—T. T. Curtis At-Large—A. L. Grizzard Fourth District— Geo. W. Palmer At-Large—Thomas B Hall Chairman of Womens' Activity, Mrs. Roy B. Davis, Jr. Executive Sec. Director of Insurance Director of Organization M. A. Hubbard Alden E. Flory Cullen Johnson Treasurer Office Secretar...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 December 1954

NO. 39 IN A SERIES ON FLUE-CURED TOBACCO Save this page for future reference For grower* who have ''^OSS^r followed the recommendations of the Extension r Service, the result has been healthier tobacco &B& of higher quality. » S»f if* WZ' v <k % - - l BHPIIi/^ wrnm~ - . v «a v * lis \^WMfej. |»?,»% • IBMr 1i r m, OMai a^HMH la »aL H > ~ ~ -- --Sro MfinfcK^ M '•• fjfrai- | % -Jf . \*L ."■ For grower* who have followed the recommendations of the Extension Service, the result has been healthier tobacco Of higher quality. I f - 1 1 [ 1 obacco Extension Workers Help Improve Flue-Cured Quality If it were not for the Agricultural Extension Service, the remarkable work done by Federal and State Agricultural Experiment Stations would not be of maximum benefit to the Fluecured grower. Without practical means of relaying the findings of tobacco research to individual farmers, the experiments on disease control, curing, insect control, fertilization...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 December 1954

4 &n<>akf>r At the s P ecial opeaKe meeting of t he women in Farm Bureau, Mrs. Ifby Walker, North Carolina Farm Bureau woman leader, was the main speaker. Mrs. Walker talked about what women can do in Farm Bureau. N; & I^B V &§£ IwMoir ill Well over 30 million dollars of capital is used to operate these community services. H 9HKB|n The farmer-members who constitute Southern States Cooperative know that farmers . > ? must have community or retail service. Their basic concern is that the service be adequate Hi They also know that the way to keep the costs low is to concentrate their buying if ill I I||K|||Bl through one agency in each community or trading center, rather than to scatter their W | In the light of these business "facts of life" the Board of Directors of Southern States at its very beginning over thirty-one years ago decided upon a policy of having one, and I ■&H1 only one, service...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 December 1954

DECEMBER, 1954 State Youth Winners say contests were well accepted this year. In the first three pictures below the district winners are shown competing for state honors In the talent contest. In the fourth picture, the winning fljjg : Mk -^H '$ ®P?fB Hn OK 5 "' ->:• • j^^^Hgl|||| Resolution 3 (Continued from Page 2) its operation any child whose parents or legal guardian objects to integration in the public schools. A copy of this Resolution is to be transmitted to the Governor's social legislative committee on integration with the request that the John R. Dicker's Old Reliable EYE WASH soothes, cleanses, refreshes and brings comfort to tired eyes* In red carton at all drug stores. ri ipp 1955 Livestock FREE ond Crop Forescast Are you interested in the outlook f«,r livestock, (train, dairy product* or feedstuff m in the year ahead? Then write today f„ r ~„u r KRRK f of this copyrighted Doane Agricultural "i ße, t Report. Doane Agricultural -.e, vne. Inc., Box 333. 5U&...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 December 1954

. 6 Resolutions 4 (Continued from Page 5) responsibilities as established Under the law in fully complying with acreage allotments and marketing quotas, peanuts should be in 911 instances supported at 90 per cent of parity. Auction Markets We insist that each auction market be required to advertise the ...MORI PROFITS IBFff IN YOUR SILO WITH mNOCAKO 1 See Your Feed Dealer BLUE CROSS and BLUE SHIELD Enrollment Time for County Farm Bureau Members in the Counties of: Albermarle L" 1 JANUARY Louisa Mecklenberg Farm Bureau Members in these counties who have not joined the Farm Bureau BLUE CROSS and BLUE SHIELD Group have the opportunity during December to enroll— at low group-rates! December Contracts become effective February 1, 1955. Contact the Secretary of your Farm Bureau for information, applications and assistance to become a member of BLUE CROSS and BLUE SHIELD health-service Plans. When hospitalization is required because of illness or Occident or VIRGIN,A HOSPITAL SERVICE for m...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 December 1954

DECEMBER, 1954 New Committee (Continued from Page 1) ing the proposed rtsolutions in which the subcommittees had tried to reflect the opinions expresed by the _ma jority of counties sending in a resolution on the specified subject. Most time was consumed on the subjects of price supports, segregation and sales tax. Most of the folks back home had been in bed quite some time when the chairman E. T. Janney of Powhatan county, banged the table with his gavel and declared adjournment, thus hringing a halt to the amending of amendments and the declarations of various convictions on any given subject. Said one committeeman, "I'd rather plow all day two days than to go through one of these sessions." "That's an entirely different kind of work," voiced another, and others huddled together in small groups all about the room still debating and thinking, showing after-all that they really enjoyed this business of democracy in action. But the committee members had forgotten most of the drudgery...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 December 1954

8 Free Advertising for VFBF Members The classified advertising section ot the Virginia Farm Bureau News is maintained as a service to the readers of the News. Members v f the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation may use this service at no cost Simply state name, address, and Farm Bureau to which you be long Limit number of words to 50 per ad, anj number of ads pei Issue to two per person. Please type, or print clearly your advertisement. Deadline for advertising is the 15th of the month prior to next date of issue For non-members rates are: 6 cents per word for one insertion; 5 cents per word for each insertion where three or more insertions are ordered. Minimum charge is 50 cents. Cash must accompany orders. Send ads to: Virginia Farm Bureau News, Bo* 28, Richmond 3, Va. FOR SALE: Hampshire pigs, 8 weeks old. Either Sex. Nicely belted, stand well on their feet; are good in every way. Best of breeding, less lard, nice lean meat. Write your wants. H. A. Clevenger, Mailing Point Berryville...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 January 1955

All Editorial Matter May Be Reprinted Vol. 16, No. 1 This Is A Special Membership Edition For 1955 Objectives 3. Restore farm price levels to as near 100% of parity as possible by: (a) Removing the price depressing farm surpluses through aggressive selling campaigns at home and abroad and the limited use of production controls. (b) Carefully regulated use of diverted acres in order to protect producers of commodities not under price support or acreage controls. 2. Continued study of the parity formula making any adjustments needed to assure all producers fair and equal treatment. 3. Work constantly at the job of expanding friendly, mutually beneficial two way trade with foreign countries, recognizing that "if goods don't flow across international boundaries, sooner or later soldiers will". 4. Conserve our soil and other natural resources in order that America may continue as a tower of strength among the free nations of the world. A weakened America means the enslavement of mankind....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 January 1955

2 The Virginia Farm Bureau News "Equality for Agriculture 99 Is published monthly by l'he Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, Inc. at Richmond, Virginia. Subscription $1.00 per year, included in membership dues. Entered as second-class matter February 17, 1941, at the post office at Richmond, Virginia, additional entry at Washington, D C. under the Act of March 3, 1879. Editorial and Business Offices. 9th and Marshall Streets, Box 2B Richmond 3. Va Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Officers President First District— Geo. R. Mapp, Jr. First District—J. P. Gillam Second District—Ralph Metz Third District—T. T. Curtis Fourth District— Geo. W. Palmer Chairman of Womens' Activity, Mrs. Roy B. Davis, Jr. Executive Sec. M. A. Hubbard Treasurer M. A. Hubbard Headline Highlights '54 Bureau group members amounting from $12 up per year. The VFB Mutual Insurance Co., received a rating of "A" plus from an independent reporting service, another headline said. And Farm Bureau attended its first land-wa...

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