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Potato Growers Institute
The Pennsylvania Cooperative
Potato Growers, Inc., will hold an
institute at Penn State University
Wednesday and Thursday,
March 1 and 2.
The activities will begin
Wednesday with registration
from 8 to 11:30 a.m. in the lobby
of the Nittany Lion Inn.
At 10:15 a.m. a panel discussion
on “Storage Problems’’ will be
held by Ray M. Hendricks,
moderator; Clyde Culver,
Hanover Brands, commercial,
and Seth Ballog, Clyde Horner
and George Wolf, producers. At
11 a.m. Raymond A. Krause will
discuss “Storage Problems Begin
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extra bushels and tons of crops; in healthier, more profitable livestock; in the
increased worth of properly limed land; and it pays in the satisfaction that
comes from doing a better job of farming.
OPEN HOUSE BARGAIN WEEK
FEBRUARY 28 TO MARCH 3rd
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DURING OPEN HOUSE WEEK
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The afternoon session will
begin at 1:30 p.m. Discussions
1:30 p.m., “Storage Principles
and Observations”, Joseph A.
McCurdy; 2 p.m., “Recent
Research”, Burton S. Horne;
“Stone and Clod Separation
Studies”, Kermit Q. Stephenson;
2:45 p.m., “Pennsylvania’s New
Potato Variety”, Wilford R.
3:30 p.m., “Progress Report on
VerticUlium Wilt”, Herbert Cole
Jr; 3:45 p.m., panel, “Weed
Problems in 1971”, with Nathan
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L. Hartwig, moderator, Byron
Breisch, Tom Croner, Ferd Irish
and Paul D. Mast, producers;
4:30 p.m. “Understanding your
Soil Test Report,” Clarence S.
There will be a banquet at 6:30
p.m. Wednesday evening.
The program scheduled for
Thursday, March 2 includes:
10:15 a.m., “Effect of Nitrogen
and Potassium on Yields,
Specific Gravity, and Chip
Color”, Joseph D. Harrington;
10:45 a.m., “Why Potatoes Don’t
Chip”, Gerald D. Kuhn; 11:15
a.m., panel, “Insect Problems in
1971” moderated by Lloyd Adams
with Eugene Handwerk and
William Veach, producers.
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, February 19,1972
A new livestock ear tag and a special setting tool, both
recently patented by Pine Tree Tag Company, are now
The setting tool saves time by reducing the number of
steps it takes to install ear tags to only one. The user simply
positions the ear tag behind the setting tool blade. One
squeeze on the handies makes an incision in the animal's ear
and also inserts the tag.
The tag sticks straight out on each side of the ear, with the
trunk part of the pine tree shaped tag held in the incision.
Over three years of farm and feedlot testing of the tags
resulted in less than one per cent loss.
Pine Tree Tags are made of a medium soft plastic that is
unaffected by hot or cold temperatures. Tags come in 10
different colors, opening the way for numerous identification
combinations. The setting tool is aluminum cast with a steel
For more information, write Pine Tree Tag Company, P. 0.
Box 671, Dodge City, Kansas 67801.
Soil and Water Club Organizes
The Northern Lancaster
County 4-H Soil and Water
Conservation Club is now being
organized. The first meeting will
be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,
February 22 at the Brickerville
A series of seven or eight
meetings will be held featuring
films, demonstrations, field trips
NO STOP PLOW
and fun activities. The first
meeting, called “Soil Science”, is
a special program to promote
knowledge and understanding of
soil and water use and preser
Any boy or girl between the
ages of nine and 19 may join. The
leader is John Deimler,
Cloisterdale Farms, Ephrata.
MARCH Ist 1 P.M.
BONUS ON EQUIPMENT