Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, September 25, 1971, Image 1

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School of Agriculture
Pa-tt o r
University Park, Pa. 7
VOL. 16 NO. 44
S ,
Hew Holland Fair Next Week
The 40th annual New Holland
Farmers Day Association
Farmers Fair will be held
Wednesday, September 29
through Saturday, October 2.
The 4-H Baby Beef Club
exhibit, show and sale, will be
held to begin at 1 p.m. Thursday
with judging, followed by a sale
at the New Holland Sales Stables.
Pigs and cattle will be on display
before judging in Earl Sauder’s
parking lot.
The adult Tractor Driving
Contest will be held at 6:30 p ra.
Thursday in the New Holland
Division parking lot on Franklin
Street. A rope pulling contest will
begin there at 9 p.m.
' The Tractor Driving Contest
will match some of the top far
mers in the area competing for a
trophy and $25 first prize. Hit
ching the implement, driving the
spreader through a difficult
obstacle course and backing the
wagon up an incline into a narrow
stall will highlight the action.
Exhibit areas will include
items such as grains, vegetables,
fruits, flowers, domestic and fine
arts, and school exhibits of
clothing, needlework and
prepared foods. ,A flower show
will be held
Lancaster Man is One of Five
To Pay $41,000 for Bull Calf
Charles Myers of Lancaster
County joined four other South
central Pennsylvania dairymen
at the Pennsylvania All-
American Invitational Holstein
Sale in Harrisburg Wednesday to
set a new state record price paid
for a Holstein at a public auction.
The five men paid $41,000 for a
seven month old Osborndale
Ivanhoe bull calf.
Named Peters Farms ABC
Ivanhoe, the calf’s dam was
Penny Re-Echo Alsfarm. The
animal was consigned by Emil 6.
Peters, Port Matilda, Centre
The calf is being kept at Myer’s _
Black and White Farm, Lan
Top price for a female at the
show was $5,200 to J. Mowery
Frey Jr, Beaver Valley Pike,
Lancaster, for Fultonway Per
former Gina Rae, sold to
Raymond Anthony, Fredonia,
Pa., and Richard Curtis, Union
City, Pa. The animal is a yearling
Three other animals from
Lancaster County were sold as
follows: Groffdale Marquis
Mollie, 'owned by Robert Groff,
Cattle-Hog Meeting Set
•The annual review of the cattle
and hog outlook will be held
Monday, September 27 at the
Farm and Home Center.
H. Lewis Moore, Penn State
University ag Extension
economist, and Max Smith,
Lancaster County ag agent, have
invited all cattle and hog
producers and their neighbors, as
well as agribusiness men and
others interested in the livestock
business, to attend.
Subjects will include cattle and
hog numbers, market trends,
feed supplies, what to buy and the
profit outlook.
The Pet Parade will be held at
7:30 p.m. Friday. Friday af
ternoon is “Kid’s Day.”
The Baby Parade will be held
at 4 p.m. Saturday.
The baked goods will be sold in
the Elementary School
New Holland
Fair Schedule
Wednesday, September 29
7 p.m. Farmers Fair Opening
Thursday, September 30
1 p.m. 4-H Baby Beef Show and
Hog Show following Beef Sale.
6:30 p.m. Tractor Driving
9 p.m. Tug of War
Friday, October 1
Kid’s Day
2 p.m. Hog Sale
7:30 p.m. Pet Parade
9 p.m. Tug of War
Saturday, October 2
4 p.m. Baby Parade
9 p.m. Finals for Tug of War
7:30 p.m.—Spirits of Blue Grass
Quarryville RD3, the winner of
the Solanco Fair Dairy Show,
sold for $2,100. The heifer calf
which Mellfe had during the fair
sold for $5OO.
Con-Noil Model Sylvia, owned
by Nathan Stoltzfus, Gap, went
for $2,650 and Cocalico Majority
Irene, owned by Paul Zim
merman, Ephrata, went for
$1,200. In addition, eight animals,
besides the bull calf, - were
bought by Lancaster County
buyers; Moses Good, Mount Joy
RDI; Charles Myers; Melvin
Kolb, Lancaster; Norman Kolb,
Lancaster, and Ira D. Welk and
Son, Quarryville RD3.
Sue Kauffman Is
Second Runner-up
Sue Kauffman, Elizabethtown
RDI, was named second runner
up in the 1971-72 Pennsylvania
Dairy Princess Contest at the
recognition banquet in conjunc
tion with the Pennsylvania All-
American Dairy Show at Harris
burg Thursday night.
She recived a $25 savings
Miss Carol Crandall, represent
ing Erie and Crawford Counties
was crowned the new Pennsyl
vania Dairy Princess by outgoing
princess Marilyn Krantz, New
Providence RDI.
There were 23' contestants
from throughout Pennsylvania,
vying for the opportunity to
represent the Pennsylvania dairy
industry through the next year.
Miss Kauffman said she felt
the contest was important be
cause of the need to promote
.the sale of milk. She said she
enjoyed the contest and meet
ing the many different girls
| participating.
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, September 25,1971
Heave! Heave! Heave! That’s the chant
here at the Ephrata Fair Thursday as the
Manheim Central FFA rope pulling team
bends low and pulls mightily to make the op-
Hess Named President of Feed Dealers Farm Calendar
John J. Hess 11, president of
Hess’ Mill, Paradise.was elected
president of the Pennsylvania
Millers’ & Feed Dealers’
Association at the annual
meeting September 22 at the
Philadelphia Marriott.
His term begins January 1,1972
and this coincides with a change
in name for the organization
which was also approved by the
The new name will be PennAg
Industries Association - thus
reflecting more accurately the
broadened membership base
which includes, among others,
seed, fertilizer and ag chemical
companies which do business in
Other officers elected include
Eugene E. Eby, H. R. Wentzel
Sons, Newport, Ist vice
president; Ned L. Clark, Clark’s
Feed Mills, Shamokin, 2nd vice
president; P. M. Spalding, York
Flour Mills, York, 3rd vice
president; Robert B. GraybUl,
Pennfield Corporation, Lan
caster, treasurer.
Directors re-elected are W. H.
Andrews Jr, H. 0. Andrews Sons,
iMapleton Depot; Richard K.
Crock, W. C. Crock & Sons,
Nicholson; James A. Price,
Beacon Milling Co., York;
Kenneth R. Weaver, Martinsburg
Milling Co., Martinsburg.
position give ground. In competition with
other Lancaster County PFA teams, Man
heim Central beat several opponents before
losing in the finals to Solanco.
Newly-elected directors for the
association are Roy W. Naugle,
Naugle’s Feed & Supply, Berlin;
James W* Leaser, Rhoads Mills,
Inc., Selinsgrove.
All terms begin January 1,1972
and on that occasion the current
president, John B. Pritts,
Canonsburg Milling Co.,
Canonsburg, turns the gavel over
to Hess and becomes a director.
In This Issue
Classified Ads 29, 30, 31
Editorial Page 10
Market Reports 2,3, 4
Women’s News 22, 23, 24
Also, see photos of Lampeter
and Ephrata fairs on pages 6, 7
and 8, and other fair and local
farm news and photos through
Extension Board to Meet
The Lancaster County
Agricultural and Home
Economics Association board of
directors will meet at 8 p.m.
Tuesday, September 28 at the
Farm and Home Center.
County Extension personnel
will discuss plans for fall and
winter educational meetings'.
Suggestions will be sought on
these programs.
$2.00 Per Year
Saturday, September 25
National Association of Exten
sion Home Economists an
nual meeting, Miami Beach,
Fla., September 25-October
Atlantic Rural Exposition, Rich
mond, Va.
Monday, September 27
8 p.m.—Cattle and Hog Outlook
review, Farm and Home
Tuesday, September 28
10 a.m. Soybean meeting,
Southeast Field Research
Laboratory, Landisville.
7:30 p.m.—Blue Mountain Flow
er Growers meeting, Bethle
hem Area Vo-Tech School.
8 p.m.—Farm and Home Found
ation board meting, Farm
and Home Center.
National Symposium on animal
waste management, Warren
ton, Va., September 28-30.
Wednesday, September 29
New Holland Farmers Fair,
September 29-October 2.
Thursday, September 30
Lancaster Pomona Grange com
mittee meeting with Chester,
Delaware and Montgomery
County Pomonas.
Saturday, October 2
Lancaster Cat Fanciers first an
nual championship cat show,
Treadway Inn, Lebanon,
October 2-3.