Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, October 01, 1966, Image 1

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    VOL. 11 NO. 44
' - GRAND_CHAMPION HOLSTEIN Fultonway Ivanhoe Lolita, judged best
female in- thejfolslein dairy show at the Lampeter Fair, was shown by J
Harold Ranch. Lolita, senior and grand champion, was purchased by Ranch as
a day-old calf from J . Mowery Frey, Jr., when Ranch was in 4-H Club worh;
he later sold the animal bach to Frey L. F Photo
Zartman High Individual Scorer
At Virginia FFA Livestock Meet
Tom Zartman, a 1966 Eph
ra'ta High School graduate and
member of the Cloister FFA
Chapter, was named high in
dividual ludge at this week’s
Thomas Zartman
Farm Calendar
October 4 NEPPCO Exposi
tion, Pam Show Bldg, Har
risburg, Oct 4, 5 and 6.
October 5 Manheim Fair—
-sth -7lh
Ipm, Swine Show, Man
heim Fan’
630 pm. Baby Beef
Show, Manheim Fair
6 30 pm, NEPPCO Ban
quet, Penn Hams Hotel,
8 p.m., 4-H Baby Beef &
Lamb Club at Smoketown
Elementary School.
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Eastern 'Regional FFA Live
stock Judging Contest. The
event was held Monday and
Tuesday at Richmond, Virginia
in conjunction with the Atlan
tic Rural Exhibition
As a member of the three
man judging team represent
ing Pennsylvania, Zartman
placed first in steer and third
in hog judging. The team
consisting of Zartman, Tom
Taylor, Gettysburg, and Bob
Omeil, Butler, placed third
in steer, first in hog, and third
in sheep judging. Pennsylvania
finished second, behind Vir
ginia, in the overall 12-state
The son of Mr and Mrs lia
Zartman of Ephrata R 1 was
presented with a ti ophy for
his outstanding judging pei
foimance His coach was Lew
is Ayers, Ephrata vocational
agncultuie teacher
Farm & Home Center Fund Grows;
New “Challenge” Gifts Disclosed
Efforts are continuing and
'progress is being made toward
building the Lancaster County
Farm and Home Center at the
north edge of Lancaster, along
the new Route 30 By-pass, ac
cording to John Herr, chair
man of publicity.
Campaign pledges and con
tributions to August 1, 1966
totalled $249,927' Board Mem
bers continued to seek further
support and again approached
a friend who had supported
this cause strongly in the past.
■Generously, .he Iprovidedta; bpe-
It • L i h t I . ».
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, October 1, 1966
County Farmers Assn.
Sets Policy Meetings
The Lancaster County Fa’in
ei's Association will hold pol
icy development meetings at
several county locations on
Monday evening, October 3, it
was announced this week
The meetings are designed
to give each member an op
poitumty to air his views on
association policy, a spokes
man said The recommenda
tions approved at each area
meeting will become policy by
majority vote of all members
at the annual meeting on Oc
tober 18
The local meetings are
scheduled at the homes oi the
following association directors
Ellis Mentzer, New Holland
R 2, Wivell, Columbia
Rl, James Wood, Nottingham
Rl. John Charles, Milleisville
Rl, James Mai tin 587 Delp
Rd , Lancastei and NoahWen
gei, Stevens Rl
cial challenge pledge of $25,
000, provided it would be
matched by additional pledges
of Board Members plus pledges
and contributions secured by
them from campaign leaders
and others with a vital inter
The Board Members them
selves made additional pledges
totaling over $17,000, and by
August 25, additional pledges
were secured which exceeded
the challenge pledge, bringing
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it a , • s
Harrisburg Center Of Northeastern
Poultry Industry Next Week As
NEPPCO Opens Three-Day Stand
Maior poultry inteiests in
the Northeast will be heading
fo> the Faim Show Building
at Harnsbuig next week for
Tuesday’s opening of the 29th
Noi'heastein Poultiv Pioduc
eis Council (NEPPCO) Ex
poi .tion
The ithies-day session will
be highlighted by discus;.ons
on management maiko* ng,
and poul'tiy health, with talks
by experts on such topics as
phase feeding, the tearing of
pulled on wire, and an “in
side” faim news repo t Pom
John Harms, editor of the
Ki'ptingei Agricultural Lettei
Haims will kick off the edu
cational talks at 215 pm,
Tuesday, with his “Washing
ton Report Activities in the
Nahon’s Capital Affecting the
Poultry Industry ”
He will be immediately fol
lowed by a discussion of what
the new rail Height lates will
mean to noitheasitem poultiy
men by a New York Ccntial
Railioad lepiesentative
Wednesday night will fca
tuie the annual NEPPCO ban
quet and Poultiy Puncess Pa
Lancaster County Poultry Assn. .
Schedules Annual Banquet Nov. 3
The annual meeting and
banquet of the Lancaster Coun
ty Poultry Association will be
held at the Plain and Fancy
Faim and Restaurant near
Bird-m-Hand on November 3.
the association program com
mittee announced this week
Highlight of the evening
promises to be a talk by guest
speaker Orvel H Cockiel, vice
president and director of mar
keting for the Watt Publish
ing Company, Mount Morris,
Illinois Cockrel, whose sub
ject will be “Men and Ideal,”
is highly rated as a speaker
and is renowned for his dry,
“Kentucky-bi and” humor
The speaker, a foimcr vo
cational agncultuie teachei in
Kentucky, fust joined the Watt
publishing fiim in 1950 as mai
Lilli Ann Wivell
%2 Per Year
gear.t Five of the g: Is com
peting foi the highly-prized,
14-state title Will be from
Pennsylvania The guls will be
judged on their beauty, charm,
poise and peisonahty, with
judges a fanner
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Mailheim Fair
Will USlier Ollt
The 66 SeaSOll
Everything for the past two
weeks has been Fair but the
weathei Lancaster County
farmeis must regard recent
rainfall as a blessing, and
that it is, but this soggy Fair
reporter would not have been
at all unhappy if the weather
man had showered his bless
ings between midnight and 6
a m foi the past week or so.
However, we can look for
better conditions underfoot
next week when the final
country Fair of the 1966 sea
son gets undei way We can
look for better conditions, but
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ket reseal ch manager He re
signed in 1958 and worked in
several different industries pri
or to rejoining Watt m 1965
in his present capacity
A popular attraction at last
yeai’s banquet, Glenn Smith
of Indian River Hatchery will
again be on hand with some
toe tapping piano selections
Lancaster County Poultry
Queen Lilli Ann Wivell wall
also be in attendance, accord
ing to the piogram committee.
Tickets for this popular an
nual event, which is scheduled
for 6 30 pm, may be obtained
fiom any member of the asso
ciation board, or, fiom any
suppheis of poultry farm
needs h'atcheiies, feed
dealeis, etc
Orvel H. Cockrel