Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, November 30, 1968, Image 1

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F-C Week
Lancaster County Farmers
and their city business cousins
were congenially brought to
gether this week in variou
Farm-City V jek observance
carried on b ' both farmers anc
citv representatives at various
points acro -r the Ciunty.
In Lancaster the annual Ag
CContinued on Page 6)
VOL. 14 NO. 1
TURKEY for Thanksgiving,
maybe you had a goose (like
those nice fellows above that
Lancaster Farming’s Editor
photographed Tuesday morn
ing) or a duck or even a
guinea. At least you could
have if you were invited to
dine with the Marvin L. Bru
backer family, 899 East Main
Street in Ephrata. This farm
family of eight, raise 200
geese, 2,000 ducks and 790
guinea fowl on their 63 acre
farm located on Route 322, 2
miles East of the Ephrata
square. The Brubacker’s also
fatten 30 steers and 40 hogs
per year, care for 4900 laying
Farm Calendar
Sunday, Dec. 1
1-5 National 4-H Congress,
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A. Breneman
Assn. President
Arthur Breneman, Willow
Street Rl, was elected president
of the Lancaster County Guern
sey Breeders Association Mon
day night at a reorganization
meeting held at the Harry S
Mumma Farm, Landisville.
Breneman succeeds Mumma
as head of the local unit.
Other officers named includ
ed Ellis Denlinger, Gordonville,
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Mystery Farm Contest
The Mystery Farm Contest
continues this week in Lancas-
ter Farming with the third in
the series of eight County farm
photographs to be published
weekly for you to identify. The
paid subscriber who wins first
prize will receive a personal
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, November 30,1968
Arthur Breneman
check for $lOO and second and
third placed winners will be
awarded $5O and $25 checks
Here’s how it works. An en
larged photograph of a Lancas
ter County Farm from a differ
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Keystone Farmer Degree
Candidates Announced
Twenty-five FF A youths
from eight County high
chapters were named this week
:o receive the Keystone Fauna
Degree at the 40th Annual FFA
Convention to be held in ccr
junction with the Pennsylvania
State Faim Show in January
County FFA
Chapter Names
New Officers
(See Photo Page 13)
A sixteen-year-o!d Junior at
Lampeter - Strasburg High
School was elected president of
the Red Rose Future Farmers
of America Monday night at a
reorganization meeting at Pe
quea Valley High School.
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$2 00 Per Year
Henry Givler, Area Vo-Ag
visor a'so reported an
Honorary Keystone Degiee and
a Citation Award
The boys to be honored and
their schools are as follows:
John F. Kurtz, Elizabethtown;
Jay E Smoker, Eugene Bolling
er Raymond C Bollinger, Earl
Stauffer, all from Ephrata; Mer
lin E Snader, Linford D. Mar
tin, Carl M. Campbell, Scott
’Yeavor Rov Musser, all from
Garden Spot; Clair W. Esben
shade, Lampeter - Strasburg;
Russel Adamire Jr. J Lester
Heistand Barrv E. Garber, Ger
ald Nissley all from Manheim
Central; Abram K. Fisher, Nel
son E Newcomer, Richard
Rohrer Tames N. Hess John
Martin, Dave Hoover, all from
Penn Manor; Lewis Kreider,
Solanco; Henry H Hershey,
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