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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 tative. 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 agent. 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, 394-6851. 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 McSparran. The banquet committee in cludes: Mel Breneman, chair man; Robert Wagner and Robert Rohrer. Sam Guss, Extension veterinarian. 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 management. “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 possible.” 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 refreshments. 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 Style.” 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, Oakryn. 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 Petersburg. 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.