Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, June 15, 1968, Image 1

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    VOL. 13 NO. 29
~ Contestants for the new title of Lan
caster County Queen of the Furrow are,
(seated - left to right) Donna Kay Eshle
man, Eileen Eshelman and Averril Royer.
Prices Increase
2% In May
Prices received by Pennsylva-
aSd S
to the State Crop Reporting
The Service reported that in-
creases in prices farmers re-
ceived for fruit, vegetables, po-
tatoes, meat animals, milk and
milk cows more than offset de-
clines in poultry and egg prices
Steers and heifers were up 20
cents a hundredweight, slaugh-
ter cows up 80 cents and calves
up 20 cents. Lambs were down
$1 per hundredweight and hogs
down 10 cents
Egg prices for May were down
two cents to 30 cents a dozen
Giam prices were mostly lower
Fay Stoner Tops 4-H Strawberry
Exhibit; Keeps Title In Family
By winning “Best an Show”,,
and taking first place in total
score. Fay Stoner enabled the
Stoner family of 1051 Eden Road
to retain the 4-H Strawberry ti
tle it won in five of the last six
Fay is the 14-year-old daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs H Raymond
Stoner Her brother, Erie, show
Farm Calendar
Sun., June 16-Thurs., June 20
-NEPPCO Egg Quality School,
U of Maryland
Tuesday, June 18
Bpm -4-H Leaders Council,
Farm & Home Center
Thursday, June 20
9 a m.-Livestock Workshop
Meet, Pequea Valley.
Friday, June 21
9-30 a.m.-Poultry & Land Judg
ing Meet., New Holland High
Research Holds Key To
Healthy Future: Bull Says
by L. H. Bull
Secretary of Agriculture
It is logical to assume that
our ever burgeoning popula
tion will require more and more
This is why the Pennsylvania
Department of Agriculture is so
interested in research
It is through patient, system
atic investigation words
wmch are synonymous with re-
search that we are going to
be able to furnish the food our
hungry world needs and will
ed the best berries in the annual
event in 1963, ’64 and ’66 In
1966 Fay finished right behind
Eric, in second place
Fay won her latest honors with
Sparkle, a variety different fiom
the Catskills, which won the
previous four Stoner titles Fay
has grown Sparkle m other
years at home, however
Reserve championship honors
a + the Holiday Inn this year
were won by Audrey Yungmger
Marietta Rl, who also showed
the Sparkle variety.
Miss Yungmger, daughter of
Mr and Mrs Richard Yungmg
er, and a newcomer to county
4-H strawberry competition,
placed first last year in a straw
berry show sponsored by the
Elizabethtown Kiwanis Club
Judge for the annual event was
vegetable and strawberry grow
er Isaac Miller, 2148 State Road
In scoring, Fay tallied 98 of
a possible 100 points, wit.i Miss
Yungmger close in second place
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Lancaster Farming, Saturday, June 15,1968
(Standing) Dorothea Lutze, Linda Welk
and Lynn Heistand. Lilli Ann Wivell was
not present. —L.F. Photo
continue to need
One of the research projects
being supported by the State
Department of Agriculture in
volves hybrid wheat If wheat
capa bi e 0 f producing 100 bush
els an acre can be developed, it
will be a boon to eastern United
states where soft wheat is in
shoit supply,
We are supporting research at
Pennsylvania State Umveisity
to determine if Holstein cattle,
(Continued on 9)
(left) proudly displays her prize-winning
4-H strawberry exhibit. Second place went
to Audrey Yunginger, Marietta Rl. Judge
Seven Contestants Vie
For Queen Of Furrow
Seven girls have entered the
first County Queen of the Fur
row Contest, according to Aaron
Z. Stauffer, chairman of the
The contest, sponsored by the
Lancaster County Soil and Wa
ter Conservation District, will be
held next Saturday, June 22 at
8 pm. at Millersville State Col
The winner of the county con
test will compete in an 11 county
regional contest in early August
at the Allentown Fair Winner of
that contest w'lll be entered in
the State and National Contests,
to be held in conjunction with
the State and National Plowing
Contests Aug 27-29 at Hershey
D „ -i ,
B roller Placements
Down In Penna.
Placements of broiler chicks
Placements ot broiler cmcKs
in the Commonwealth during the
ed 956 000, according to the
Pennsylvania Crop Reporting
Service The placements dechn-
ed 8% from the previous week
and 5% from the same week a
year earlier Average place-
ments during the past 10 weeks
advanced 1% from a year earh-
er Settings for broiler chicks
totaling 1,687,000, advanced 1%
rom the previous week and 2%
from the comparable period a
year earlier The current 3-week
total of eggs set is 9% more than
the same period in 1967 Inship-
ments of broiler-type chicks dur-
“Sff/, 10 w ® eks fveraged
16,100-25% less than the com-
parable period in 1967 Outship-
ments averaged 254,900 during
the past 10 weeks, 54% more
than a year earlier
was Isaac Miller. 2148 State Road. Lancas
ter. In 3 years of countywide 4-H competi
tion Fay has won two top championships
and one reserve title.
$2.00 Per Year
Entered in the county contest
Lynn Heistand
Lynn Heistand, 19. daughter
of Mr. and Mrs Walter E. Hei
stand, Manheim R 4 is a gradu
ate of Manheim Central High
School and the Kendell School
of Cosmetology. She is presently
a beautician in Elizabethtown.
Miss Heistand has blonde hair,
hazel eyes, is 5’3”, and held the
title of FFA Chapter Sweet
heart at Manheim, and was a
membei of the Red Rose 4-H
Baby Beef Club She will at
tend the Farmers Cooperative
Institute at Shippensburg State
Teachers College this summer.
Eileen Eshelman
Eileen Eshelman, 17, daugh
ter of Mr and Mrs Horace s.
Eshelman, 332 Washington
Avenue ’ Ephrata, has brown
black hair and is 5 > 7 » A
recent duate f E hrata
High School, she will enter the
Phlladelphia career and Model
later this month . S he
w » a member of the Ephrata
4 , H c] and the Lincol £ Bak
in„ 4 R Glub
Averril Royer
of Mr and Mrs Herbert Royer,
202 g 0 Plke Lancaste r, is
1968 | raduate of M anheim
Townsh 5 H igh School and was
ex te / at Millersville State
Teachers College She is work .
par t-Um e for a local veter
manan Mlgs R has brown
and h 1S s>r and 1S a
member o£ the Garden Spot
community 4-H Club and the
4 . H Ho istein Dairy Club
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