Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, February 12, 1972, Image 1

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    Vol. 17 No. 12
Mrs. Loretta Kreider listens Wednesday
night as J. Wade Groff, president of the
Lancaster County Agricultural and Home
Economics Extension Association, tells how
she has earned the gift of appreciation
Lancaster County Guernsey Breeders Assn. Reorganizes
Fred Crider, Nottingham RD2,
was elected president of the
Lancaster County Guernsey
Breeders Association recently at
the Crider home.
Other officers elected were:
Robert Breneman, Strasburg
RDI, vice president; Ralp Bitler,
Peach Bottom RD, secre-j
tary-treasurer and K. D. Linde,
Oxford RD, DHIA represen
The group discussed and
3 Livestock Meetings Set
Three educational meetings for
livestock producers featuring
Penn State specialists have been
scheduled at the Farm and Home
Center in the next two weeks.
Starting at 7:30 p.m., the
meeting dates are February 15,
17 and 22. Come yourself and
invite your friends and neigh
bors, urges Max Smith, Lan
caster County Extension ag
The February 15 meeting will
include: “Larger Profits From
Cattle Feeding” by Lester
Burdette, Extension livestock
specialist, and “Healthy Cattle—
Larger Bank Account” by Dr.
Gourmet Cooking?
A five-session gourmet cooking
course will be held if enough
persons are interested, according
to Miss Joan Lucas, assistant
Lancaster County Extension
home economist. If interested,
call her at the Extension office,
after 18 years of service as a secretary in
the county Extension office. “I only did
what I was supposed to do,” Mrs. Kreider
said. “That’s why we’re honoring you,”
Groff replied. (See story on page 18.)
decided to have a field tour in
April. A tour committee was
appointed including: Ralph
Bitler, chairman; Bob
Breneman and Elam Mull.
The field day committee in
cludes; Larry Breneman,
chairman; Ken Garber and Bob
The banquet committee in
cludes: Mel Breneman, chair
man; Robert Wagner and Robert
Sam Guss, Extension
At the February 17 meeting, H.
Louis Moore, Extension ag
economist, will discuss the
outlook in relation to feed sup
plies, cattle and hog numbers and
the red meat industry in general.
Outlook information of this
type is always helpful in planning
for the future and in making the
most of your farming operations.
Smith notes.
The February 22 meeting in
cludes: “Harvesting and Feeding
Hi-Moisture Grain” by Joe
McGahen, Extension agronomy
specialist, and “Good Economics
in Cattle Feeding” by Fred
Hughes, Extension farm
“The marketing of feed grains
through livestock this year is
again proving to be one of the
best methods of grain disposal,”
Smith said. “We are interested in
helping make this feeding
operation as profitable as
Helpful and practical
suggestions will be plentiful at
these meetings, Smith promised.
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, February 12,1972
Mel Breneman, outgoing
secretary-treasurer, presented
the minutes and treasurer’s
report. Mrs. Crider served
George C. Delp, left, chairman of the board of New Holland
Division of Sperry Rand, accepts a plaque from National FFA
President Tim Burke in Lancaster County last week. The
plaque was presented in recognition of the Lancaster County
firm!s contribution tQ the. National FFA Foundation, Jrjp.
Crops and Soils
Day Is Feb. 22
The twelfth annual Lancaster
County Crops and Soils Day will
be held at the Farm and Home
Center, Lancaster, from 8:30
a.m. till 3 p.m. Tuesday
February 22, reports Arnold G.
Lueck, associate ag agent.
The educational program is
designed to bring local farmers
up-to-date information for the
1 growing season just ahead
Agri business firms will have
exhibits of their products and
In This Issue
Ag Teacher Report 20
Classified Ads 33,34,35
Eastern Co-Op Report 9
Editorial Page 10
Editor’s Desk 15
Market Section 2,3,4
Sale Register 29,30,31,32
Washington Report 2,7
Women’s News 12,13,20
See special reports and photos
on the Ephrata Area Young Adult
Farmers’ Association banquet on
page 12 and 13, and the Lancaster
County Agricultural and Home
Economics Extension
Association banquet on page 18
See numerous other special
reports throughout including:
research shows steers on pasture
need grain on page 17; USD A
expands pest research program
on page 11, quality soybean seed
is in short supply on page 8,
there’s a new Surge QTO Milker
being developed on page 7, and
there’s further progress toward
hog AI on page 23.
$2.00 Per Year
programs to help make the day
more complete. The first hour of
the program beginning at 8 30
a.m is devoted to visiting these
displays of seed, fertilizer, lime
and agricultural chemicals
shown by farm supply dealers.
The exhibits will also be
available during the lunch period
from 12 noon till 130 p.m
Lueck will speak briefly on
Lancaster County’s crop picture
at 9 30 a.m
“That Gypsy Moth” will be
subject of Kenneth Kadow, in
spector, Pennsylvania Depart
ment of Agriculture, at 9:45 a m
At 10, Dr. Lennie G Kizer,
Penn State Extension farm
management specialist, will
discuss “The Dollars and Cents of
Crop Economics.”
“Small Grains —Some
Familiar and New Ones” is the
topic of Dr Clarence S. Bryner,
Penn State Extension
agronomist, at 10 45
Last speaker before noon is Dr.
Nathan Hartwig, Penn State
Extension agronomist, on
“Weeds and Weed Control” at
11:15 a.m.
Former Lancaster Countian
Joseph McGahen, Penn State
Extension agronomist, will
launch the afternoon program at
1:30 with “Corn Production, 1972
James M. Stere, New Holland
Division of Sperry Rand
marketing research, will speak
on “Mechanization Systems and
Forage Handling” at 2:15 p.m.
The meeting will adjourn at 3.
Farm Calendar
Monday, February 14
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Agway
Lancaster County Dairy Day,
Bird-in-Hand Motor Inn.
Fulton Grange 66 Valentine
program, Oakryn
Fulton Junior Grange meeting,
Tuesday, February 15
10 a.m. -4pm. Turkey In
dustrymen Conference,
Holiday Inn, Gettysburg.
1:30 p.m. Celery growers
educational meeting, Jay
Hodecker Farm, East
7:30 p.m. Cattle feeders
educational meeting, Farm
and Home Center.
7:30 p.m. Ephrata Young
(Continued onj Page 3)
Celery Meeting Set
A celery growers meeting will
be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday,
February 15, at the "Jay Hodecker
Celery Farm a half mile south of
East Petersburg along Route 72.
Leading the discussion will be
Ernie Bergman, Penn State
professor of horticulture
nutrition, reports Arnold G.
Lueck, associate Lancaster
County ag agent.
The meeting will include
discussion of problems during the
last season, pest control and seed
.supplies for the.coming,year.