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Page 8- Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 THE JOHNSON PIONEER JOHNSON, KS 67855 USDA Natural NRCS Resources C onsew00ion Service EQIP Provides Opportuni- ties for Rangeland Concerns Sign Up Cutoff Date Friday, November 16, 2012 Natural Resources Conser- vation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Eric B. Banks, announced that the ap- plication evaluation cutoff date will be Friday, Novem- ber 16, 2012, for the Environ- mental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). "EQIP is a very popular pro- gram in Kansas," said Banks. "And with the drought condi- tions this past summer, I want to remind producers and ranchers that EQIP provides opportunities for producers and ranchers to address re- source concerns, such as plant health and vigor, inadequate livestock water, noxious weeds, and brush invasion." State Rangeland Manage- ment Specialist David Kraft said that due to the extended period of less than desirable moisture which Kansas pro- ducers have received on graz- ing lands, opportunities exist to address these resource con- cerns and also focus on mini- mizing the impacts of the drought. Grazing plans as a part of a larger conservation plan enables producers to identify forage production po- tential as well as production deficiencies in the midst of a drought. Keeping plants healthy and providing plant communities the chance to not only persist or survive, but to actually improve during drought is the focal point. This approach allows produc- ers to see quicker responses from their grazing lands as cli- matic conditions improve. EQIP is a voluntary pro- gram that provides financial and technical assistance to ag- ricultural producers through contracts up to a maximum term of ten years in length. These contracts provide finan- cial assistance to help plan and implement conservation practices that address natural resource concerns and provide opportunities to improve soil, water, air, plant, animal, and related resources on agricul- tural land, such as cropland and rangeland, and non-indus- trial private forestland. I know fall is a busy time and NRCS wants everyone to have the opportunity to de- velop a conservation plan and submit an application in time," said Banks. Applications are accepted year round, but those received by Friday, November 16, 2012, will be evaluated for fis- cal year 2013 funding. Appli- Ten Tips From Page 7 7) Follow the manufac- turer&apos;s directions for cleaning coils and the interior and ex- terior of the appliance. 8) Use all appliances as di- rected by the manufacturer. Take the time to read the manual when the appliance is purchased, and review it pe- riodically. For example, a re- frigerator or freezer should be about 2/3 full (but not crowded) so air can circulate and cool the foods stored within. Overcrowding gener- ally reduces efficiency. 9) Minimize pre-heating time when using an appliance, and use a microwave oven in- stead of heating a stove, when: possible. '+ ': : 10) If replacing an appliance, check energy efficiency be- fore buying. The new fact sheet, "Making Everyday Choices for a Healthy, Sustainable Diet," MF 3060, is available at local K-State Research and Exten- sion offices throughout the state, and online: http:// www.ksre.ksu.edu/library/ fntr2/mf3060.aspx. Please Take Note The Walsh Healthcare Center Staff and Residents in Walsh Colorado will be celebrating a DEFICIENCY FREE survey conducted by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on October 3rd. Our celebration Will be held at noon on November 2. Please stop by and con the staff and residents. CAREER OPPORTUNITY Anthony, Kansas is seek- ing a FI" Police Officer. Must be 21. Salary DOQ. Excellent Ben- efits. Send Resume: City Admin- istrator, P.O. Box 504, Anthony, 67003. EOE. CAREER OPPORTUNITY ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice, *Hospitality. Job placement as- sistance. Computer available. Fi- nancial Aid if qualified. SCHEV authorized. Call 888-220-3977 www.CenturaOnline.com HELP WANTED "Can You Dig It?" Heavy Equipment School. 3 wk Train- ing Program. Backhoes, Bulldoz- ers, Excavators. Local Job Place- ment Asst. VA Benefits Ap- proved. 2 National Certifications. 866-362-6497 HELP WANTED Exp. Flatbed Drivers: Regional opportunities now open with plenty of freight & great pay! 800-277-0212 or pfimeinc. corn HELP WANTED/ TRUCK DRIVER Drivers OTR DRIVERS Sign On Bonus $1,000 - $1,200 Up to 45 CPM Full-time Posi- tions with Benefits ! 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Qualifying Kansas producers compete separately and receive higher payment rates. For more information visit the Kansas NRCS Web site www.ks.nrcs.usda.gov/pro- grams or your local U.S. De- partment of Agriculture Ser- vice Center. To find a service center near you, check your telephone book under "United States Government" or on the Internet at offices.usda.gov. Follow us on Twitter @NRCS _Kansas. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and em- ployer. Scientists Encourage Citizens To Heed Signs Of Climate Change- 2012 On Pace To Be Warmest Year On Record In U,S, If ever there was a year to make one think about climate change, it may be this year. "July marked the 36th con- secutive July and 329th con- secutive month with a global temperature above the 20th century average," said Johannes Feddema, professor of geography at the University of Kansas. "The last below- average temperature July was July 1976 and the last below- average temperature month was February 1985." Feddema, who was speak- ing at the recent "Adapting to a Changing Climate on the Central Great Plains Confer- ence" hosted by Kansas State University, said that so far, 2012 is the 10th warmest year on record globally, but in the U.S. it is the warmest year on record. "Farmers already know how dry it is, coming into planting season in the context of their crops," he said. "We as a so- Store Bulbs For Planting Next Year - Including Gladiolus, Dahlia, Tuberous Begonia And Others said. "Then remove any ex- cess soil and pack them in peat moss, vermiculite or pedite." To prevent decay, make sure the bulbs do not touch each other during storage. Upham said dusting the bulbs with a fungicide also prevents rotting. Most bulbs should be stored at about 40 degrees Fahrenheit, except for cala- dium, which should be stored between 50 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Gardeners should store bulbs that are not winter hardy and save them for planting next year. K-State Research and Ex- tension horticulturalist Ward Upham recommended dig- ging up gladiolus, caladium, dahlia, tuberous begonia, calla lily and canna lily bulbs after frost browns the foliage. "Allow them to dry for about a week in a shady, well- ventilated site, such as a ga- rage or tool shed," Upham Legal Publication (First Published in THE JOHNSON PIONEER, on the 125th day of October, 2012) It N .t....,, I ...... _, F 7,a: ..... i,,d-"- ,,,,,,,,,,' 1 ,, i, 7.:Z._7.Z '[ .. 1117 7:: =--': :---: ? 7" Ill Wl al! Ill  "'" I't" ,';'',  '' ''*'' ,..,.,a.,i.  ., .... ] ,? i -,'.2-- - O- 5 t -=----- lira i _ I i,lall <#i .li,l b,,,llll w,lllll l/,, ,i  tO .,.. ........ . Illililllillilillll ciety need to think about that, records, July 2012 stands too." alone as not only the hottest In more than 117 years of Continued On Page 9 Legal Publication (First Published in THE JOHNSON PIONEER, on the 18th day of October, 2012) 3t IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF STANTON COUNTY, KANSAS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF LAVOLIA M. JONES, a/k/a LAVOLIA JONES, DECEASED CASE NO. 12-PR-9 NOTICE OF HEARING (Chapter 59) THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are hereby notified that a Petition has been filed in this Court by Terry D. Jones, as Petitioner named in the Last Will and Testament of Lavolia M. Jones a/k/a Lavolia Jones, praying that the foreign Will of Lavolia M. Jones a/k/a Lavolia Jones, deceased, be admitted to probate and record in this Court; that no administration of the estate is necessary; that the Will be construed, and Decedent owned an undivided interest in and the following described mineral and royalty interest in and under the following real estate, situate in the State of Kansas, to-wit: The Southeast Quarter (SE/4) of Section Twenty-two (22), Township Twenty-eight (28) South, Range Forty (40) West of the Sixth Principal Meridian, Stanton County, Kansas; The Southeast Quaffer (SE/4) of Section Twenty-seven (27), Town- ship Twenty-nine (29) South, Range Forty (40) West of the Sixth Prin- cipal Meridian, Stanton County, Kansas; and all other property owned by the Decedent and located in Kansas be as- signed pursuant to said foreign Will. You are hereby required to file your written defenses thereto on or before the 9th day of November, 2012, at 10:00 A.M., of said day, in said Court, in the City of Johnson, Stanton County, Kansas, at which time and place said cause will be heard. Should you fail therein, judgement and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. TERRY D. JONES PETITIONER DAVID C. BLACK BLACK & AKERS, P.A. ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER 101 S. MAIN/BOX 430 JOHNSON, KS 67855 (620)492-2;I 30 DBLACK@PLD.COM Legal Publication (First published in The Johnson Pioneer, Thursday, October 11,2012) 3T NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION TO BE HELD TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 STATE OF KANSAS STANTON COUNTY I, Sandy Barton, the undersigned County Election Officer of the above named county and state, having received a certified list of candidates nominated by each of the political parties of the State, from the Secretary of State, hereby publish as much as is applicable to said county, and have added thereto the names of each of the candidates nominated by the various political parties of the National, State, District and County offices as appears on the records of the votes cast at the Primary election held on August 7, 2012. FOR PRESIDENT ELECTORS OF PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT Obama/Biden, Democratic Romney/Ryan, Republican Johnson/Gray, Libertarian Baldwin/Martin, Reform FOR UNITED STATES REPRESENTATIVE. 1st DISTRICT Tim Huelskamp, Fowler, Republican FOR STATE SENATOR. 39th DISTRICT Larry R. Powell, Garden City, Republican FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE. 124th DISTRICT J. Stephen Alford, Ulysses, Republican FOR DISTRICT JUDGE. 26th DISTRICT. DIVISION Clint Peterson, Liberal, Republican FOR DISTRICT MAGISTRATE JUDGE. 26th DISTRICR POSITION 4 Vemon L. Butt, Manter, Republican FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 2 John D. Smith, Johnson, Republican FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT Martie Floyd, Johnson, Republican FOR COUNTY CLERK Sandra Barton, Johnson, Republican FOR COUNTY TREASURER Tammy L. Brown-Tucker, Johnson, Republican FOR REGISTER OF DEEDS Susan L. Lucas, Johnson, Republican FOR COUNTY ATTORNEY David C. Black, Johnson, Republican FOR COUNTY SHERIFF Cody Lee Morris, Johnson, Republican FOR HOSPITAL TRUSTEE. POSITION 2 Doug L. Daniels, Johnson FOR HOSPITAL TRUSTEE. POSITION 3 Julie Edmisson, Johnson TOWNSHIP OFFICES FOR BIG BOW TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE Anna M. Hudgins, Johnson, Republican FOR MANTER TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE Glenn Gerber, Manter, Republican FOR STANTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE Bill Syeb, Johnson, Republican Said General Election will be held November 6, 2012 and voting will take place at the Stanton County 4-H building. The polls will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. on said date. Sandy Barton County Election Officer