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LMUD Presents: This Day in Susanville History – February 18th, 1951

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020


Winter deer herd in the Honey Lake Valley, 1947 – Eastman Collection at UC Davis

Joint Sessions Held by Ranchers
Susanville Host To Financial Groups
February 18, 1951

Approximately 120 ranchers and stock men from Lassen, Modoc, Plumas and Sierra counties met at the Hotel Mt. Lassen Saturday for the annual stockholders’ meeting of the Lassen Production Credit association and Susanville National Farm Loan association.

T.S. Brown, Lassen county farm advisor, talked on the winter deer herd in the Doyle area, Charts were used to show the amount of feed available on forest public domain and in private lands in the area.

Frank McNichel, vice president of the Production Credit corporation of Berkeley, spoke on short term credit, outlining the narrow margin of profit made by cooperatives in the lending fields.

Arvin E. Boerhn, regional manager of the northern region for the Federal Land bank, gave a short talk on loans and interest rates and Walter C. Dean, president of the Federal Land bank at Berkeley, guest speaker, gave a talk entitled “The Farmer Goes to Wall Street.”

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