Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, August 22, 1970, Image 16

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    Ifi - Lancaster Farming. Saturday. August 22.1970
Southeastern Pa. Also Has Top FFA Agribusinessman
Weaver Is Regional Star Farmer
\ 21 v eat old Sti.i'.hms RDI
jo.illi has been named one of
the top foui outst.indmu Futme
F.umi'is of Amcnca
N.mied to icceive the coveted
lit monal St.u Ameiican Faimer
Aw.ud foi 1970 is Robcit Lee
\\ eavci
Weavci has developed one of
the hmhest pioducins dairy
hi ds in Lancaster County to
earn the Fuluic Faimeis of
Ameiica title "Stai Faimer of
thoNoith Ulantic Region”.
Weavei is the son of Mr and
Mis Ivan II Weaver and is a
guiduatc of Lampctei Stiasbui?
11l ah School vvhcie his vocational
ae’icultiue teachei is Galen
As Regional Star Faimer,
\\ ea\ei will leceive a cash award
ol S5OO at the National FFA Con
\tntion at Kansas Citj, Mo,
Oclobei 13 16
At that time, one of the four
Regional Faimeis will be named dustnal concems, oigamzations
Stai Faimei of Ameuca and and individuals
receive an additional $5OO Robert Lee Weaver
Star Faimei of Amenca is gen- Selection of the Stai Ameiican
eiallv lecognized as the nation s 'mmeis i>. based on achievement
top awaid foi a laim ycuth 1 , agncull ue and leadciahip in
Meanwhile anothei Southeast- act vities of the FFA
ei n Pennsjlvania y oulh has been The foui Regional Stai Faim
nnmed Regional Stai Agnbusi- eis uc'e picked fioni among the
newsman of Amenca He is Bail 471 rnembeis who weie lecom
M Weavei, 21 Middletown RDI, mended In then icspectne State
a membti of the Uppei Bucks FFA Associations
lech FFA Chaptei \ committee of judges com
The Agubus nessman also will mised ol outstanding leadeis in
xeceive S5OO and a chance foi the business agncultuie and educa
national title tion will meet in Kansas Citv
The awauls aie provided b> dm mg the afternoon of Octobei
the Futme Faimeis ot Amciica 15 to select the top wmnei
Foundation, Inc, which icceives Named Regional Stai Faimei
its funds by annual contiibutions along with Weavei Albeit C
fiom about 500 business and in- Wildes, 19, Hazlehuist RD3 Ga
GLLA \LR Model G combine is a Giant . . . notjusr
in si/e, but in peiformance Just five minutes m the
field will convince you that i 00-bushel corn or
50-bushcl gram is only a starvation diet foi this fc>g
peiformer Plus, it has all the features that have
made Gleanei combines famous toi dependabilitv and
perfomiance. If >oui business is growing. \ou should
go Glcanct Model G . . . the gleaming Giant combine
that’s Going Gieat.
Nissley Form Service L. H. Brubaker
Washington Boro, Pa Litilz, Pa
Roy H. Buch, Inc. Grumelli Farm Servlet
Ephrata, RD. 2 Quairjulle. Pa.
\L. H. Brubaker N, g. Myers & Son
Lancaster, Pa Rheems, Pa
alu»-ch*imm* GLEANER is an Alhs-Chalmers trademark.
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Robert Lee Weaver
Regional Stai Farmer
■UfM.,II Iw-k.v -M Whiifl iml tiainmg in niochan-mlends to pm chase his own farm
Ird iikl In' n.T m Sch 11 f' 19 I( ' s ically paid oil in helping me when the oppoilumty arises,
vl nm n.e .epa.r the used I pin- Weaver began getting involve*
Amity RDl.Oit. , chased at sales" in FFA early.
Woavci s mleiest in agi icu - Setting goals pla\ an impoi taut Du nng his second year in FFA
tine jegan on his at ei s any pn ,t in Weavei’s successful faim- he was vice piesident of hif
fa.m riuough ca.eful invest- | ng operatlon . chapter and was a delegate t*
"hoic he expaXTh.s'hvStSck "* beli , eve in quality of a cow state and National FFA cm.
and ci op fanning pi ogianis His l,,lber than quantity of cows. ’
outstanding farming accomplish* says emphatically The Qual* In 1966 he wns president bf his
nlenls wtu e ea'ly i»y is evident in the he. d ave. age local chapter and president o I
When ho wic named Slai Clieon- of 15.270 pounds of milk and the Lancaster County chapter,
hand as a high school f.eshman 590 pounds of fat In high school he served as
The home faun was not His goal is to have a held of spoils announcer for basketball
enough to suppoit two families icgisteied cows that aveiage 900 games and was one of five com*
so eaily in 1967 Weaver moved pounds of fat pei yeai Aheady mencement speakers. Weaver
his faiming opeiation to the lent- he has incieased his heid aver- h as a l so been an active member
od faim which he opeiates today age fiom 13,150 pounds of milk in the New Providence Methodist
Deciding to expand his daily and 525 pounds of fat Church. 1
heid of thiee cows and two Weavei’s leputation for biCed- Eail Weaver, the Agribusiness
heifeis, Weavei puichased 15 jng quality dauy cows has al- winner, is the son of Mr. aad
fust-calf heifeis and eight hied ieady spiead acioss the nation Mis Melvin N. Weaver of Mid
heifers of outstanding blood Recently he sold a cow which dletown One of 12 children,
lines He began opeiatmg the classified excellent to the Bai 20 Weavei decided that it would to*
lented daily faim dining his Ranch in Fiesno, California impossible for him to have aa
semoi year in high school ' “I have giown to like the dauy extensive fanning program o«
“I was not able to affoid new business and plan to make it my the 160 acie family farm so he
machmeiv.” sa>s Weaver, “so my]i{ e ’ s work,” says Weavei He (Continued on Page 7)
to give you a more
complete feed service.
Stevens Feed Mill, Inc.
Leola Branch Plant
Harold H. Good
| Stevens Feed Mill, Inc.
Stevens Main Office
We’re taking advantage of a recent decision by
Allied Mills, Inc. to market Ful-O-Pep Feeds
under their Wayne brand name. We feel we'll be
able to offer meat, milk and egg producers of
this area all the best features of both brands
under the Wayne label. To complement the
Wayne programs and make them more profit
able, Wayne Animal Health Aids will be avail
able, too. With Wayne you can feed for the
difference innovations make.
Terre Hill
Allied Mi