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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Tuesday, July 13, 1976

Bumper corn crop wi keep
WASHINGTON (AP) - The averaged 86.2 bushels per acre cle for holding down retail food will rise 2 to S pet
1976 corn crop, vital for the harvested. prices through the coming year. average, this year.
production of much of the Don Paarlberg, USDA direc- "If there is an increase in the prices rose 8.5 pe:
American food supply, is ex- tor of economics, said in an retail price of food it is likely each of the two p
pected to be a record of more interview last week in anticipa- to come after the stuff leaves soared 14.5 per ce
than 6.55 billion bushels, up 14 tion of Monday's report that a the farmer's gate," Paarlberg cause U.5. crop p
per cent from last year's bump- 1976 corn crop in the range of said. ed to keep pace
er harvest, the Agriculture De- 6.03 billion to 6.73 billion bush- world demands fot
partment said yesterday. els would add significant mus- "BUT SO FAR as the agri- Since last year's
A senior USDA economist said cultural component of retail and corn cropsl
that the huge crop, which will . food prices is concerned, that export drain of U
be ready for harvest early this Interesting looks to me as if it is likely has been reverse
fall, will help dampen consumer to be stable or dampening rath- has been a mode
food prices through 1977. Last er than inflationary." of reserves, pa
year's crop of nearly 5.8 billion ass ortea Tacts Paarlberg cautioned, however, wheat. If the 1976
bushels, the record so far, has that weather conditions through out as now indicat
helped ease the food price spiral In 1784 the Massachusetts Su- August will be crucial to the be further gains it
in 1976. preme Court outlawed slavery development of the corn crop serves of both wh
because of the words in the as usual and that farmers will by the time next
THE DEPARTMENT'S Crop state Bill of Rights, "all men need at least normal rainfall are ready.
Reporting Board also estimated are born free and equal." before the crop can mature The report yest
1976 wheat production, based properly. include production
on July 1 crop surveys, at The Tower of London is a On the average, about 60 per a number of oth
about 2.04 billion bushels. gr of buildins and towers cent of what consumers spend crops, including
Although 4 per cent smaller covering 13 acres along the on food goes to middlemen who cotton. The first
than the 1975 record of more north bank of the Thames Riv- transport, process and sell it. cafttn estimates b
than 2.1 billion bushels, this eryield surveys will
year's wheat harvest is the . -DEPARTMENT experts have Aug. 12, along wit
second largest in U.S. history predicted that retail food prices other crops and it
and is expected to provsde Alexander II of Russia was
ample bread grain for domestic assassinated, March 13, 1881.
and foreign markets through e l
. fex rkt hog Gen. Alvaro Obregon, presi- l9 U n S 1
As livestock feed, corn is the yent-electof Mexico, was shot
most important grain for pro- to death in San Angel, Mexico.
during beef, pork, poultry and July 17, 1928. gO
great demand overseas, includ- On April 18, 1958, a sunken
ing the Soviet Union, as live- ammunitions ship exploded in
stock feed. Okinawa Harbor, killing 40 per- LANSING (UPI) - Attorney the state final say
sons. General Frank Kelley has given al of nuclear was
ThE REPORT said corn some legal muscle to Michi- borders.
yields are expected to average George Rogers Clark cap- gan's bid for full disclosure of ERDA, whichv
90.5 bushels per acre against tured Kaskaskia from the Brit- the environmental consequences salt formations u
an earlier projection of around ish in 1778 to help win Illinois of dumping radioactive nuclear pens, Presque Is
89 bushels. Last year the crop for the United States. wastes in the state. morency counties
rr~tcosrlcrctrda hA %Ill asq dis s l ite.

prices low

r cent, on the
. In 1975, food
r cent and in
revious years
nt, partly be-
roduction fail-
with rising
r grain.
record wheat
however, the
.S. stockpiles
ed and there
est rebuilding
rticularly of
harvests turn
ed, there will
n the U.S. re-
teat and corn
year's crops
terday did not
a figures for
er important
soybeans and
soybean and
ased on actual
be issued on
th forecast for
nonth later re-

visions for corn and wheat pro-
duction.
MEANWHILE, yesterday's re-
port showed that 1976 winter
wheat production is estimated
at 1,530,124,000 bushels as of Ju-
ly 1, down 7 per cent from last
year's harvest of 1,651,209,000
bushels. The estimated a month
ago was 1,416,006,000 bushels.
The winter wheat yield was
put at 31.1 bushels per acre,
compared with 32 last year and
a 1976 average of 30 bushels
per acre indicated as of June 1.
Durum wheat production, in
demand for making spaghetti
and other pasta foods, was es-
timated at 128,920,000 bushels
and the yield at 28.1 bushels per
acre. The 1975 output was 123,-
182,000 bushels and the yield
26.4 bushels per acre.
Other spring-plant wheat was
estimated at 381,412,000 bush-
els, a yield of 23.2 bushels per
acre, compared with 1975's crop
of 359,412,000 bushels and 26.7
bushels per acre.

lull disclosure of
ear waste disposi
y over dispos- IN AUGUST of 1974, K
tes inside its obtained a federal court in,
tion prohibiting the U. S. F
wants to test Service from using the
nderlying Al- bicide, called "agent oral
le and Mont- without a full environmentt
for suitability sessment.
Phas not re- The same process. K

MICHIGAN REPERTORY '76.
AT THE UNIVERSITY OFMICHICAN
presents
C -,

Kelley satd yesteray ne wi s a p a S ,V,
take the federal government to plied to Milliken's request. said, would be used ag
court if its energy agency fails "I DON'T think the state can ERDA if it did not detai
to draw up a full environmental ever demand a veto power over vironmental consequence
impact statement - a proce- the federal government," said nuclear waste disposal.
(lure Kelley said is required Deputy Attorney General Stan- In a letter to ERDA Ado
under the National Environ- ley Steinborn. "That's not the trator Robert Seamans, K
mental Policy Act for "such a way our system operates. expressed the hope that E
significant federal action." "When they get ready to do "would fully comply with
M E A N W H I L E, a it, they do it. We've found eral law without the nec
spokesman for Michigan's high- sometimes there's only one way of legal action."
est law enforcement official to stop it, and that's through The letter said that K
said the state cannot demand litigation," Steinborn said. would launch a court actic
veto power over actions by a Kelley successfully fought "restrain the creation ofa
federal agency. another federal agency's at- dump in Michigan if E
Gov. William Milliken has tempt to spray a herbicide used attempts to proceed withot
asked the federal Energy in the Vietnam War on an area adequate advance study
Research and Development near Bond Falls Basin in the potential environmental
Administration (ERDA) to give Upper Peninsula. sequences."

i
elley
junc-
orest
her-
nge, 1
al as-
elley
'ainst
i en-
s of
ninis-
elley
,RDA
fed-
essity
elley
n to
an A-
RDA
at an
y of
con-

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7 BASEBALL-Aln-Star Game
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"Good Neighbor Sam"
20 IT TAKES A THIEF
50 MOVIE-MusicaJ
"Guys and Dolls"
56 AT THE TOP-Music
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"The Big Operator"
8:30 30 BURGLAR-PROOFING
9:00 20 700 CLUB-Religion
30 MOVIE-Drama
6ugetsW
56 OLYMPIAD-Documentary
10:00 56 MONTY PYTHON'S
FLYING CIRCUS
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Volume LXXXVI, No. 44-S
Tuesday, July 13, 1976
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