Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, August 30, 1969, Image 1

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    VO'L 14 NO 40
Lancaster FFA Youths
Win At Region Dairy Show
Lancaster County FFA
youngsters took Holstein re
serve grand champion, senior
reserve champion, and junior
champion honors and also won
17 blue ribbons in the 14th an
nual Pennsylvania Southeastein
Region FFA Dairy Show m
Harrisburg Wednesday
In addition, the youths took
top honors in Holstein group of
four. One youth won both mas
ter fitter and master showman
honors in one class, while an
additional 10 single awards in
one of the two events also weie
All blue ribbon winners are
eligible to compete in the State
Dairy Show to be held latei this
Winning reserve grand cham
pion honors and senior reserve
champion in Holsteins was Earl
C Stauffer, of Cloister Chapter,
Stauffer also won blue ribbons
for the reserve champion in
three-four-year-old competition,
and for another animal in two
year-old competition. Addition-
Local Winners At
Ag Progress Days
Queameade Farms, RD #2
New Holland, won two fust
places, and Frank Yost. RD #1
Narvon, a first in the hay show
competition at Agricultural Pro
gress Day at Towanda
Lancaster County placmgs
were Alfalfa First Cutting
(field cured), Frank J Yost,
Alfalfa grass mixed—first cut
ting, Queameade Farm's; Al
falfa-grass mixed later cuttings,
Frank Yost; Grass—first cutting,
Quemeade Farms; Grass—second
cutting, Quemeade Farms; Mix
ed Hay—more than 50% legume,
Frank I. Yost.
The Witmer brothers South Central
4-H Dairy Show Guernsey winners: Mark
(left) showed the senior _and grand cham
pion. Peter har, the reserve senior and re-
ally, he won master fitter and
showman honors with the re
serve grand champion and fitter
honors with his two-year-old
Winning junior champion
honors with a junior yearling
was Jay C. Zimmerman, also of
Cloister Chapter. Zimmerman
won two blue ribbons, plus fitter
honors for a senior calf and a
senior yearling He won show
man for a junior yearling
Winning two blue ribbons
were Linford L. Weaver, Clois
ter Chapter, for a junior calf,
and a three-four-year-old,Nelson
R Weaver, Cloister Chapter,
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European Corn%
Borer Report
Pennsylvania State University
suggests that fields should be
suiveyed now for egg masses, as
second generation European
corn borer adults are moderate
to heavy in light traps
If 10 or more unhatched egg
masses are found per 100 plants,
fields should be sprayed every
4 or 5 days until egg mass counts
drop below 10 Continue egg
mass counts every 4-5 days
Control The following mater
ials are recommended for
European corn borer control
during 1969 These materials
aie listed with a short descrip
tion on their effectiveness,
toxicity, tolerance and limita
1. EPN % lb act/acre
25% WP 2 lb
4 Ib/gal EC 1 pt
2 Carbaryl IV 2 lb act/acre
(Sevin) 80% WP 1% lb
50% WP 3 lbs
EPN has performed better
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serve grand champion. The boys, sons of
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Witmer, RD #l.
' Willow Street, also won master -fitter
. i j-. jg -c- ~
Lancastei Farming, Saturday, August 30, 1969
Earl C. Stauffer, with Swampy Hollow
Smokey Beauty, the reserve grand, champs -
pion arid senior reserve champion in Hol
steins of the Pennsylvania Southeastern
Dennis Ginder Entry
Wins 4-H Pig Show
Dennis Ginder 11, Manheim
R 2, has only been a member of
the Elm-Penryn 4-H Club two
years and this was his first hog
project The first year his
project was capons But if you
ask Dennis what pioject he’ll do
next year . . . the answer is a
resounding “hogs” And if you
were in Dennis’ shoes . you
would feel the same way.
Dennis, the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Earl B. Ginder, was speech
less Tuesday after he showed his
Hampshire - Yorkshire - Duroc
region FFA Dairy Show. Earl, a Cloister
,s~-; Chapter member, is the son of Mr. and
Mrs Clarence Stauffer. RD =pl, Ephrata.
Cross to the grand Championship
at the Lancaster County 4-H Pig
At the sale on Tuesday the
225 pound animal brought a sale
puce of 66 cents per pound, or
See Photo On Page 7
$l4B 50 and was purchased by
Kunzler and Company of Lan
The reserve champion, a
Duroc - Yorkshire cross, owned
by Diane Buckwalter, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Buck
waiter Jr, Lititz R 3, was sold
for 42 cents per pound, or $81.90
for the 195-pound animal. Buyer
was Esskay Packing Co. Miss
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County 4-H Youths
Dominate Dairy Show
Garden Spot 4-H youths won
the grand champion in the
Guernsey and Jersey breeds and
two reserve champions at the
annual South Central 4-H Dis
tuct Daily Show in Hainsburg
The Witmer brotheis, Maik
and Peter, of RD #1 Willow
Street, showed the two top
Guernseys Mark had the semoi
and grand champion, Peter the
reseive senior and teserve grand
The Jersey grand champion
was also the junior champion, a
calf shown by Barbaia Aaron of
Quarryville R 1
In Ayrshires, Byron Smeltz
of Masonic Home, Elizabethtown,
■showed the junior champion and
reserve grand champion.
$2 00 Per Year
DHIA Directors
Hold Meeting
The DHIA Directors met Mon
day evening at the Farm &
Home Center and conducted the
following business
—Approved a 2 week vacation
foi all supervisors after 5 years
of service
—Approved payment by the
local boaid the 1 c share of hos
pitalization costs previously paid
by the tester The state will con
tinue to pay the other % cost.
—Appointed a committee to
formulate a pricing plan for
DHIA memberships when
samples aie sent for testing to
the Penn State University Lab,
The committee is. Donald S.
Eby, chairman, Gordonville Rl;
Harvey Stoltzfus, Morgantown.
William Arrowsmith, Peach Bofc
(Continued on Page 6)
Lancaster County placmgs la
the dairy judging were
Intermediate calf, Henry
Smeltz Masonic Home Elizabeth
(Continued on Page 6)
Farm Calendar
Wednesday, Sept. 3
3pm Baby Beef and Lamb
Club meets, Penryn Picnic
Bpm —Lancaster Co Soil &
Water Conservation District
meeting Farm & Home Cen
ter ,
Thursday, Sept. 4
4 30 p.m —Vo-Ag Teachers meet*
Pequea Valley.