Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, June 25, 1966, Image 1

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VOL; 11 NO. 30
this picture of some thirsty corn seen in the Lititz area
—this week. Although crop conditions seem to vary
from section to section, and even from farm to farm,
there *s some general curling of corn leaves beginning
in most northern areas of the county L F Photo
First Summer Job Brings Questions
On Taxes For Working Teenagers
Many Delaware teenageis
will take jobs lor the fiist
time during this summei va
cation, aceoidmg to W T Me-
Allistei extension farm man
agement specialist at the Uni
veisitv of Delawaie Some
teenageis will be working for
their parents on the faim
while others will woik for out
side employers Whatevei the
job. going on a payioll for the
fhst time often raises ques
tions about the income , tax
and social security tax for
part-time and summei em
In most instances an em
ployer will lequue the em
ployee to apply foi a social
Farm Calendar
June 27 9am. FFA daily
ludging workshop at Ephiata
High School
June 28 7 45 p m , 4-H Coun
tv Council meeting at Lititz
Recieation Center to finalize
Field Day plans
June 29 29, 30, and July 1.
FFA Week at Penn State
12 noon. Penn Manor
4-H Cooking Club at Penn
Manor High School
Special trip by Red Rose
4 H Baby Beef & Lamb Club
membeis to Adams County
June 30 7 pm, Area Dairy
Princess Pageant at Host
Motel, Lancaster.
security numbei when he be
gins the job Social security
tax will be deducted fiom the
employee’s social security ac
count As a general rule, Mc-
Alhstei points out, a teenager
woiking for his parents does
not qualify foi social security
No payment is withheld fiom
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Lancaster Farming, Saturday, June 25, 1966
FFA Activities
Will Be Week’s
Feature At PSU
Next Wednesday some 1200
Future Farmers fiom all over
Pennsylvania will be gathering
at Penn State University for
the annual FFA Activities
This annual event features
contests and educational dem
onstrations and the yearly busi
ness meeting of the associa
tion Fifteen judging contests
are scheduled for the first day,
to be followed by educational
tours and demonstrations on
Thuisday The progiam will
conclude on Fuday, July 1
The annual combined meet
ing of the FFA and the Futuie
Homemakei s of America
(FHA) will be held the night
of June 29 This event will fea
tuie an FFA band and chouis,
and an FHA choius Speaking
bnefly will be the State FFA
piesident, Dennis Giumbine of
Myerstown R 2, the State FHA
piesident, Mary Margaret Mc
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'New Farm' Wheat
Allotment Applications
Due By July Ist
Any Lancaster County iaim
which did not have a 1966
wheat allotment, and wishes
to be considered foi a 1967
allotment foi winter wheat,
must contact the Agricultural
Stabilization and Conservation
Service office by July 1 Ap
plications can not be accept
ed aftei that date, ASCS re
A pioduce* eligible to file
such an application is one
with a farm foi which no
wheat allotment has been es
tablished, and for which neith
ei the owner noi the operator
has an intei est in the wheat
allotment on any other farm
and who has available land
(Continued on Page 12)
Construction To Begin On
Farm And Home Center
By Late This Summer
Construction of the Lancas
ter County Farm & Home Cen
ter is scheduled to begin later
this summer, according to an
announcement this week by B
Snavely Garber, president of
the board of directois of the
Faim & Home Foundation
Bids on the construction job
will be let July 15th, Garber
said, adding that about three
weeks after that date the con
tractor should have been select
ed and building plans can pro
Although the ongmal fund
drive goal of $375,000 has not
been met at this time, a total
ot $226,000 in cash and pledges
has been collected This will be
sufficient to get started, Gat
her said, and a continuing
fund raising campaign will be
relied upon to complete the
building as shown in the archi
tect’s sketch below
In considering the immediate
construction with limited
funds, the board decided to
concentiate on the office sec
tion of the building When
fully rented, the offices will
have an income potential of
$26,000 a year, Garbei explain
This one story masomy build
mg will serve as headquarteis
for the farmers of Lancastei
County and will house the
offices of the Agncultuial Ex
tension Service, the County
ASCS, Soil Conseivation Sei
vice, Farmeis Home Admmis
tiation, and the Lancaster
County Superintendent of
These facilities will include
a large confeience room foi
the use of the office holders, a
general meeting room, and a
demonsti ation kitchen for the
extension ti aimng program.
$2 Per Year
The multi-purpose room,
shown at the left side of the
sketch, will accommodate 600
people, and will have a serving
kitchen in conjunction. That
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Pioneer Poultry
Laboratory Will
Be Rebuilt
The U S Depaitment of
Agiiculture’s Regional Poultry
Reseaich Laboiatoiy at East
Lansing, Mich a leading
centei in poultiy disease stu
dies since 1938 will be re
built and enlarged under an
agreement with Michigan
State Umveisity
The laboratory, part of
USDA’s Agncultural Research
Seiviee, conducts investiga
tions to isolate and control
the agents causing avian leu
kosis This disease caused
moie than 8 million condemna
tions at bi oiler processing
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Improved Process For
Producing Dry Whole
Milk Patented By PSU
An impioved piocess for
pioducmg diy whole milk, pat
ented by The Pennsylvania
State Univeisity, may help
solve the problem of the
world’s milk supply
The piocess will pioduce dry
whole milk with significantly
impioved taste and odor qual
ities compaied with pioducts
from conventional processing,
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