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Library See cl o:l Agriculture m 107 | s ' s Xw Vol. 17 No. 28 1972 Lancaster County Dairy Princess Pageant Contestants Veronica Bare Donna Book Raelene Harbold Sharon Kreider Rhoda Janet Stauffer Stoltzfus Donna Welk Lancaster Farming Names New Editor Richard E. Wanner, a Lan caster County native, has been appointed editor of Lancaster Farming. Wanner was once an associate editor with The Poultryman in Vineland, N.J., and has held advertising and public relations posts locally with New Holland Division of Sperry Rand and Armstrong Cork Co. He is married to the former Judy Kulp of Ephrata. The Wanners have two children and live in Akron. The Lancaster County Dairy Princess Committee this week announced twelve contestants for the Lancaster County Dairy Princess Pageant June 15 at the Farm and Home Center. The contestants are: Donna Welk, Veronica Bare, Karen Overly, Judith Wilson, Brenda Kreider, Raelene Harbold, Donna Book, Carol Kettering, Patti Baltozer, Janet Stoltzfus, Rhoda Stauffer, and Sharon Kreider. Patti Baltozer A dairy bar reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. proceeding the pageant June 15. Tickets are available at the Lancaster County Extension office, from Curly Brantly, Atlantic Breeders, or Jay Landis, co-chairmen of the ticket com mittee, or from any pageant committee member. Carol Kettering A dessert party and briefing meeting will be held for con testants and their Mothers on June 7. Mrs. Robert Gregory, Lititz RDI, Princess Committee chairman, expresses her ap preciation for the good response to the contest. Brenda Kreider The girls and a brief background sketch of them are as follows: Miss Donna Welk, 16, is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Young Farmers to Study Forage Karen Overly About 80 Lancaster County Young Farmers are engaged in an alfalfa management study which will eventually lead to more comprehensive guidelines Form Calendar Monday, June 5 8 pm. Lancaster County Poultry Association board meeting, Farm and Home Center. Tuesday, June 6 8 p.m. Lancaster County Farmers Association board meeting, Farm and Home Center. Dairy Fieldman’s Conference, Penn State University, June 6 and 7. Judith Wilson Wednesday,June 7 4:30 p.m. LCVATA meeting, Brownstown Vo-Tech School. 7:30 p.m. Lancaster County Soil and Water Conservation District meeting, Farm and Home Center. _ _ 50th Anniversary, Eastern Milk Producers Cooperative Association annual meeting, Hotel Syracuse, Syracuse, N.Y. 7 p.m. Pennsylvania Egg Marketing Association meeting, Holiday Inn, Ephrata RD. Lancaster Farming, Saturday, June 3,1972 Friday, June 9 Welk, Quarryyville RD3. She is a junior at Solanco High School, and is active on the school hockey team and in the Future Homemakers of America .She is also a member of the Lancaster County 4-H Holstein Club and a member of Fulton Grange. She is active in the First Presbyterian Church of Strasburg and the Youth Fellowship. Miss Veronica Bare, 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Bare, 419 Mt. Sidney Road, Witmer, is a senior at Conestoga Valley High School. She was active in the Crafts and Ceramics Club as well as a 4-H Foods and Sewing Club. A member of Stumptown Mennonite Church, she is also a member of the church youth group. Miss Karen Overly, 17, is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Overly, Quarryville RDI. A junior at Solanco High School, she is a member of the'school tennis team and the Future Homemakers of America. A Fulton Grange member, she is also active in the Little Britian Presbyterian Church. Miss Judith Wilson, 17, is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilson, Nottingham RD2. A junior at Solanco High School, she is in the high school band. She is also a member of the Penn sylvania Flying Farmers. She is on producing top-quality hay and haylage Don Hershey, Manheim RD2, is the guiding force behind the project Hershey is vice president of Young Farmers Region 2, and chairman of that organization’s education com mittee Hershey said that no one really knows enough about alfalfa management. There are no definite guidelines on exactly when to cut, fertilize and plant to get maximum value for every dollar invested in time -and materials. This is a problem Hershey hopes will be solved with the cooperation of area Young Farmers, vo-ag teachers and Penn state researchers. The vo ag teachers involved are; Charles AcHey, Ephrata; Michael Burton, Penn Manor; Jess Erway, Manheim Central; and Donald Robinson, Garden Spot. Dr. Glenn Stevens and Bill Williams at Penn State are arranging for some of the project tests. Extensive records will be maintained by the Young Far mers for each alfalfa stand in volved in the study. Details will be recorded on seeding, fer tilizing, cutting, cultivation, previous crops, pesticides, liming active in the Little Bntian Presbyterian Church and the choir. Miss Brenda K. Kreider, 16, daughter of Mr and Mrs. J Floyd Kreider, Mount Joy RD2, is a member of the Lancaster County 4-H Holstein Club. She is a junior at Hempfield High School She is a member of the Mount Joy Mennomte Church and youth group Miss Raelene Harbold, 17, is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Ray Harbold, Elizabethtown RD3, In This Issue Classified Ads 41,42,43 4-H News 25 Editorial 10 Market Reports 2,3,4 Sales Register 4S Thoughts in Passing 13 What’s New 20 Women’s Section 28 thru 32 Jess Erway, Manheim Central vo-ag instructor, uses a specially equipped drill to remove a core sample from a bale of alfalfa hay. The sample will be used as part of an exhaustive study of alfalfa management. and so forth Intervals between cuttings will be recorded along with tonnages harvested from each cutting At each cutting, one of the instructors will measure the yield per acre. Cores will be taken from sample bales and tested for moisture content. The cores will then be sent to Penn State where they will be analyzed for TDN (totally digestible nutrients), DP (digestible protein), fiber and net energy content The study has just started and is expected to continue for a number of years. A mountain of data should accumulate during the course of the study. Plans are to use the data to prepare an alfalfa management manual for use in schools and programs throughout the state $2.00 Per Year and a senior at Elizabethtown High School A member of the Lancaster County 4-H Holstein Club, she was an active member of County and State 4-H Dairy Judging teams She attends the Congregational Bible Church Miss Donna Jean Book, 17, is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Roy H Book, Ronks RDI A senior at Conestoga Valley High School, she is a member of the National Honor Society. She was also in the high school band and chorus She is a member of the Paradise Mennonite Church Miss Carol Jean Kettering, 17, is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Henry Kettering, Lititz RD3 A senior at Manheim Township High School, she was a member of the high school chorus and theatrics club A member of the East Petersburg Church of the Brethren, she is active in the church youth group and helps m the Sunday School. (Continued On Page 6) The Koster Crop Tester, shown here, is an important part of the Young Farmer forage analysis program.