The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, April 05, 1978, Image 3

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* Group votes Dr. Williams ’78 pres.-elect Texas A&M University Chancel lor Dr. Jack K. Williams is president-elect of the Association of Texas Colleges and Universities. Williams was elected vice presi dent for 1978 at the organization’s recent meeting in Houston and will 7HE BATTALION Page 3 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 1978 ^ automatically become president of the association in 1979. The association is the only state organizatin representing all public and private junior and senior col leges. i on lion ised and 1 re- the 1.1, jase x)n- the d ding hout iblic msel : au- has ither x)m- icrs, bers rson olic- that even WO i into e top chief eton, ident came ts re al in- )f the vern- ained next The new Animal and Food Science Center was officially dedicated Monday, named in honor of Robert Justus Kleburg, long-time leader of the legendary King Ranch. Viewing the plaque that will be placed in the new building are, from left, Helen Kleburg Groves, (daughter of R. J. Kleburg), Dr. O. D. Butler, Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby and Texas A&M University President Jarvis Miller. Battalion photo by Bob Swanson Kleberg center dedicated 1 Texas’ agricultural potential is yjright and should be pursued eco nomically and humanitarianly, Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby said Monday at the Medication of Texas A&M Univer sity s new Robert Justus Kleberg Jr. Hiimal and Food Sciences Center. The $9.4 million fecility is named in honor of the long-time leader of the legendary King Ranch. Kleberg headed the King Ranch operation gjr more than a half-century, during ich time he developed the Santa Jertrudis breed of beef cattle, and Jas a major influence on agriculture generally and a powerful proponent of wildlife conservation. ■ “The potential of agriculture in Texas is a major bright spot on the horizon,’ Hobby said, viewing the situation from a national perspec tive. “We need to pursue this po tential with economic and humanitarian goals in mind.” 1 He said everything possible must bi done to maintain — and enhance, if possible — this “envi able position.” || “While not personally an agricul turist, I know a good deal when I see one, and I know the importance of agriculture to this state,” said Hobby. f The lieutenant governor said that agriculture continues to be the lead ing source of gross receipts in the economy of Texas. The U.S. De partment of Agriculture Crop and Livestock Reporting Service indi cates that $6.6 billion were received by the state’s farmers and ranchers for their commodities last year, he pointed out. “Unfortunately, however, most farmers and ranchers are faced with ever-increasing production costs and diminishing farm prices at the market place, resulting in an eco nomic situation that dominates our interest today,” he said. It would be easy to draw the con clusion that cutbacks should be made in agricultural research, teaching and extension education designed to improve agricultural production and efficiencies, Hobby said. “The longer term analysis, how ever, presents a very different pic ture, and I was happy to see that Dr. Jarvis Miller addressed this point when he testified recently be fore a congressional subcommittee regarding proposed cuts in next year’s federal budget,” Hobby said. Hobby pointed out that the world has food reserves that are estimated to last only 54 days if a major disas ter should occur. “To let our current supply- demand situation deter our long term needs in food and fiber prod uction would be a major error of judgment,” Hobby said. “Most cer tainly, it would deal a significant blow to our longer term economic well being here in Texas and in crease our balance-of-trade deficit even more.” The Kleberg Center, which dy to ticer. been on in table mote - the j any d fil ing a Half ?d on TAMU AQUATIANS PRESENTS sM-UTe ^ DISNEY O APRIL 5, 6, 7 TIME: 8:00 PLACE: INDOOR POOL ADULTS & STUDENTS - $1.00 CHILDREN UNDER 12 - 50c TICKETS AVAILABLE AT DOOR 'V ating after ; said ative tube :hing been Mas- th of oe 1,700 is for by an ietly, ream King ;t the tered LAKEVIEW CLUB 3 Miles N. on Tabor Road Saturday Night: Johnny Lyons & The Country Nu-Notes From 9-1 p.m. STAMPEDE DANCE Every Thursday Night Ladies $1.00 Men $2.00 All Brands, Cold Beer 45 Cents 8-12 Something Special Monterey O" Dinner 4b 2 3.50 69 2.95 Texas A exdusl™, ches creo* :er hereto" Station, v 11 Fiesta Dinner Enchilada -l 99 Dinner A 2.45 lin, houses Texas A&M’s Animal and Poultry Science Departments, is one of the first two buildings on the new agricultural complex on the west side of the campus. Clyde H. Wells, chairman of the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, formally dedi cated the five-floor building. “It’s a building built with the purpose of aiding us as we attempt to make our agricultural efforts even more productive for the benefit of everyone,” Wells said. “This is the type facility that represents the ideal use of the Permanent Univer sity Fund — providing support for a project that can best be carried out for the benefit of many at a center of excellence.” Miller presided at the cere monies, which also included re marks by Chancellor Jack K. Williams, Dean of Agriculture H. O. Kunkel and Mrs. Helen Kleberg Groves. Groves is Kleberg’s daughter and a member of the board of directors of King Ranch, Inc. r Aggie Blood Drive ! , April 3, 4, 5 We specialize in brakes, wheel alignment & tuneups University Tire & Service Center 509 University Dr. (Next to Wyatt’s Sporting Goods)! Ill] L Wow! Montezuma Snowblasf with Fresca: It brings out the animal in you. 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