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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 won All blue ribbon winners are eligible to compete in the State Dairy Show to be held latei this year 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, (Continued on Page 6) „ 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 tions 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 (Continued on Page 6) serve grand champion. The boys, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Witmer, RD #l. ' Willow Street, also won master -fitter awards. . 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 Roundup 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 caster 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 (Continued on Page 7) 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 champion 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 Ayrshires 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 Woods 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.