Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, September 12, 1970, Image 10

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    —LanaiHlor Farming.
Greenhouse Air Pollution
Study Scheduled in 1971
A study of tlu' economic ef- assistant m 19(i9 on .1 Statewide
foots of air pollution on the Stuvey of Air Pollution Damage
greenhouse indusliy in South- to Vegetation which found air
eastern Pennsylvania will be pollution inju 1y at 12 Southeast
conducted during 1971 ein Pennsylvania gieenhouses.
The icseaich study will at- Duiing October 1970, a ques
tempt to identify an pollution Ponnauc will be distributed to
injuiv to gieenhouso crops ic- greenhouse operators in South
suiting in both quality and quan- eastern Pennsylvania to find out
tity losses of output and will geneial infoimation concerning this an pollution damage individual greenhouse opeialions
to doll.n losses in sales and to inqmie about past air
James Can oil. a maduate stu
dent m amuulluial economics I)lllin! , 1971 Canoll will make
at I'enn State I imeisitv woik- , H)>onil ] jo man> of the
iru Hi-outih Fho Center foi \n in jj u . siudv lemon and
En' lonment Studies, uill oo j u , Ul ]j muMmute icpoitcd uir
comtuc:mu tlu' stud\ foi in'* j Jf> iin:ion injui\ when it occms
ie-eaidi Finalh. a second questmnnaiic
C'anoll >ei\L(i as technical Ul jj late in 1971
in oiclei to obtain accuiate loss
estimates loi the linal leseaieh
.i.uUsis and conclusions
Virus Attacks
Tobacco Crop
gieenhoii'c giowcis plan futuie
Tobacco faimeis month «ue p oduction to mimmi7e an pol
elened to be on the lookout '
foi a now \uus which is hiltms
the late tobacco uop i
John Yocum manage’ of the
Penn Sidte Southeastern Field]
Repeal cn Faun LancLscille
estimates that one late ciop of (
Pennbel hit b\ die uius shows’
a 51 pei cent ’eduction with 21 1
pel cent of the svlls too damag-1
ed to be hamsted Pennbel
makes up about 60 pei cent of,
the coun'y ciop 1
1 ocum said mial taimeis
ha\e indicated some \iius
Penn State plant pathologist
presently aie stuching some of
the local vu us damaged plants
to deteimine the natuie of the
\n us Yocum said effous will
begin next yeai to develop lesis
tance to the virus
But at the same time he
cautioned farmeis not to give
up on Pennbel lust because of
the one vnus attack He ex
plained that the uius may or
ma\ not lecui ne\t vear and
Pennbel is lesistant to tobacco
mosaic and wildfne, wmch can
be equally as damaging as the
One type of plant disease
thnses one year and anothei the
next, he explained This yeai
has been a good year for
tobacco viruses
Yocum also noted that al
though many tobacco crops in
the county apparently were hit
by the vuus, it didn’t come until
late in the season and most
farmers appaiently hate been
able to haivest the crop before
substantial damage could occur
By late this week, most tobacco
in Southeastern Pennsylvania
had been hauested
New Cooperators
Xew cooperatois with the Lan
castei County Soil and Watei
Conseivation Distnct this week
weie John Z Lau\ei 78 acies,
Ephiata Township Paul W
Zimmerman, 106 acies West
Cocahco Township Waltei Augs
beigei, 184 acies West Cocalico
Township Catholic Cemelaues,
72 dues Lancastei Township
Baibaia Tossosslt. 13 acies
Cdeinaivon Township
Robert K. Rohrer
Bulldozing - Grading
Patz Sales & Service
Barn Cleaners - Silo
Unloaders - Cattle Feeders
Quarryville, R. Q. 1
Oensel 548-2559
Saturday. September 12.1070
pollution injuiv c.ises
This an pollution economic
ellccts stiuh will be useful foi
many pm poses including aiding
Mercer Antique Show
The If)th Annual >kwr.
Pinnsyh.mia Antique Show and
Sale. which will mcompiiss the
tii-s(.iie >ii(M .mil fo.itino pro
minent dv.ilois exhibiting vm
ions objects of .ilitiqno art. will
bt held Friday. September 2. r ».
from 10 ,mi to 10 pm .mil Sat
in day, September 2(i. fiom 10
n m to !) p m
Tlio show is being sponsored
by the Mctccr Women’s Club
in the Mercer Area Community
Building. Route 158, Mercer-New
Wilmington Road.
Mrs Burchard Porter and Mrs
Richard McDougall. chairmen
for the show, report that the
two day event will offer an un
surpassed range of quality an
tiques displayed bv knowledge
able dealers from Pennsylvania
and sunounding states The
finest antique sihei. china,
l.iinps. biass, jcwehv, glass,
finnituie and decoiatoi pieces
will be displayed with all items j
for sale
lution losses, helping State air
pollution conti ol effoits. pio
uding <ome useful an pollution
effect ulationships foi future
leseaich and assisting in the
legislation of pollution conti ol
and resea'ch progiams
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Phone Lone. 397-3539