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Page 10 The Times-Journal November 25, 2010 Cattlemen's Association annual convention set for Dec. 2-4 at Bend Oregon Cattlemen's Association members and prospective members are encouraged to pre-register for the OCA Annual Convention Dec. 2-4 at The Riverhouse in Bend. Temple Grandin, a nationally renowned speaker on autism and animal welfare and one of the world's leading academic theoreticians in her field, is the keynote speaker. The convention will kick off Thursday with the Cattlemen's College titled 'Production Tools for Today's Cattleman,' sponsored by the Oregon Beef Council and Pfizer. The afternoon will feature beef cattle experts such as, Dr. Darrh Bullock, Extension professor, Beef Pesticide workshop Continued from page I controlling resistance weeds, as well as alternative chemistry proven to be effective in controlling the Blue Mustard using modes of action that differ from sulfonylurea herbicides the weeds have become resistant to. The second presentation by Hulting and Ball will focus on research concerning the persistence of the Imazimoxone herbicide Beyond in wheat productions systems. The talk will cover research on soil and residue persistence of this herbicide, plant back restrictions for wheat and non-wheat crop safety, and labeling changes that regulate crop rotations following Clearfield wheat production. Following a refreshment break, OSU researchers will address herbicide resistance in Russian Thistle. This is becoming an increasingly greater weed control challenge in Gilliam County wheat production systems. Hulting and Ball will talk about the evolution and mechanisms of Russian thistle herbicide resistance. They will address different management strategies effective in controlling resistance plants, as well as alternative chemistry proven to be effective in controlling the thistle using modes of action that differ from the glyphosate and other herbicides the weed has become resistant to. During the noon lunch break, Inland Chemical Service will host a cornbread and chili meal for workshop participants. Following lunch, Umatilla County Extension Ag Agent Mary Corp will provide an overview of cereal and chemical fallow herbicide drift management and the potential for damage to sensitive non-cereal grain crops such as grapes and tree fruit, as well as cereal grains. This presentation will emphasize .management strategies to minimize off- target drift of phenoxy and chemical fallow herbicides. Participants will qualify for recertification credits applied toward renewal of their pesticide applicator license. These credits will fall under ODA's 'Other' training requirements category. Licensees are advised to check their Oregon Department of Agriculture pesticide applicator report to see if annual training requirements have been fulfilled. The report should have recently arrived in the mail, and is also available online. Growers with questions or who plan to attend the training session are asked to contact the Gilliam County Extension Service by calling 541-384-2271. Cattle Genetics, University of Kentucky. Following the Friday afternoon Beef Improvement Panel Discussion on 'Designing Your Breeding Program' will be a Cattle-Fax presentation sponsored by USDA Risk Management Agency. In addition to a cattle market update, attendees will learn about sound risk management solutions available to improve the economic stability of their operations. The Oregon Cattlewomen's meeting and Young Cattlemen's reception, also on Friday, will be followed by the Western Fun Night, hosted by the Associate Council, a popular family event featuring a barbecue and live band. "We are excited about expanding the trade show to include a Christmas gift show on Saturday, which is open, free of charge, to the public," said Kay Teisl, OCA executive director. On Saturday, Casey Anderson will address wolf interactions with livestock, followed by Dale West, a noted authority on taxes, asset protection and estate planning. West is a nationally recognized speaker who has advised thousands of individuals and business owners, such as Marriott Hotels, New York Yankees and noted celebrities during his career. "We especially appreciate the industry support of this premier cattle event, including the convention special that Tri Merit and Central Oregon Ranch Supply are offering by waiving the audit fee and discounting the per head fee 50% for attendees who sign up for this individual animal age, source and process verification program." Teisl said. For more information on attending the annual convention, contact the OCA office, 503-361-8941 or see the web site www.orcattle.com. Cove ends football season for Huskies The football season for the Sherman Huskies is over. The Cove Leopards avenged an earlier loss to the Huskies by handing them a 64-22 defeat last Friday night at Moro in the second round of state play-off action and ending Sherman's seven game winning streak. The Huskies had defeated Dayville-Monument in the first round of state play-offs 56-12 at Moro Nov. 12. The Huskies couldn't contain Commission adopts updated Wolf Plan The Oregon Commission on Fish & Wildlife, at a recent meeting at Bend, adopted an updated 2010 Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan. The update makes minor changes to the original plan to make it more practical. Many of the changes are intended to improve the management of wolf- livestock conflicts and are based on five years of experience implementing the original Wolf Plan. The changes to the plan were the result of public outreach efforts by ODFW staff, including meetings with 14 stakeholder groups representing Tribes, con- servation groups, livestock producers, landowners and state and federal agencies. The Commission was also briefed on the Oregon Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Assessment and Strategy planning efforts. They directed ODFW staff to continue to work with constituent groups to address their concerns about the plan. Industrial TIRE Service, Inc. We hope your holiday is filled with family, friends & lasting memories/ The Commission will consider approval of the plan at the Dec. 3 Commission meeting in Portland. The Commission is the policy-making body for fish and wildlife issues in the state of Oregon. The seven- member panel meets nearly every month. Its next meeting is scheduled for Dec. 3 in Portland. Spot ads are well read You're reading one now! Call 541-384-2421 Condon Elks Lodge No. 1869 SPECIALS NEW MENU THURS., Nov. 25 COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING Contact Kent or Shiree Helsdon for more information See Ad Page 2 FRIDAY, Nov. 26 6oz. Top & Prawns $13.50 LIVE MUSIC Pd SAT., Nov. 27 Painted Hills Natural Beef Prime Rib $17/$20 Sun. 2 p.m. Memorial Service We welcome parties of 8 or more -- Please Call Ahead/ Monday Night Football Special Slice of Pizza ~ $1.50 Drink Specials Doors Open at 4 p.m. Weekday MEMBER SPECIAL WRIGHT CHEVROLET INC ~ SINCE 1959 ~ Shrimp Cocktail $1.75 Lounge Hours: Mon. 4 - ? p.m. TuesJWed. 4-8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. 4 - Close Dinner Hours: Thurs. 6-8 p.m. FriJSat. 6-9 p.m. Bar Menu Always Available! B.P.O.E. Lodge l No. 1869 gl Condon, Oregon ;1 Ph: 541-384-3331 I AMIESOH and ARSHALL C541, 384-2773 Family Owned Since 1905 ..... David Anderson, Mgr. " erts We Specialize in Forklift Tires & Retreading www.industrialtire.com Tel: 541-454-0142 Cove's Scott Del Curto who carrioed the ball 20 times for 313 yards and four touch- downs. Halfway into the third period, the Huskies were down 28-14 after having just scored on a pass paly. The next two tiems Cove had the ball, Del Curto scored on runs of 53 yards and 76 yards on the first play ffrom scrimmage, upping the score to a deflating 40-14. The Huskies finsihed the game with 419 yards rushing with tate Eaking with 22 car- ries and 130 yards, Nathan Earl with 12 carries and 94 yards and Riley Brown con- necting on 7 of 17 passes for 100 yards. Cove will now meet Ca- mas valley Saturday, Nov. 27, at Summit High School in Bend for a shot at the state 1A championship against either The Triad or St. Paul. M & A Auto Parts & Hardware 333 S. Main St. ~ Condon 541-384-6000 or 800-732-6298 Black Friday Special/ Frill Cagag of 0il Filtarg Stop by the store or call for pricing 541-384-6000 ONE DAY ONLY Friday, Nov. 26, 2010 HOURS Monday-Friday - 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We are thankful for our customers, family and friends and want to extend warm wishes to you all for a joyous Thanksgiving Holiday! We will be CLOSED Thanksgiving Day & Open at 11 a.m. Fri., Nov. 26! lcls,]'  110 S. Main St,, Condon II cglbllu  541-384-2131 I RE FACTORY