Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, July 29, 1972, Image 1

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    Vol. 17 No. 36
3 Shows This Week
Keep Dairymen Busy
This was a busy week at the
Guernsey Sales Pavilion. On
Tuesday, the Lancaster County 4-
H Dairy Show started a two-day
run with the judging of Guern
seys, Jerseys, Brown Swiss and
Ayrshires. Wednesday, the 4-H
judges looked at Holsteins, and
on Thursday the Lancaster
County Holstein Breeders
Association held their annual
A two-year-old Holstein,
Fultonway Rachel Amyjane, was
named grand champion and
grand senior champion at the 4-H
Dairy Show. The cow was shown
by 12-year-old John Frey, son of
J. Mowery Frey, Lancaster.
Blossomelle Lovee Dove, a
three-year-old Holstein, shown by
Lynn Royer was named the
Farm Calendar
Saturday, July 29
7 p.m. Lancaster County
Farmers Association summer
picnic, West Lampeter Fair
Sixth annual Folklife Festival,
Schaefferstown, July 29-30.
Sunday, July 30
12:30 p.m. Ephrata Young
Farmers annual family
picnic, Ephrata Community
Ipm. Garden Spot Young
Farmers picnic.
American Society of Animal
Science national meeting,
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In The Issue
Classified Ads 29,30,31
Editorial Page 10
4-H News 20-21
Market Section 2,3,4
Home on the Range 22
Sales Register 26,27,28
John Frey, Lancaster, captured grand champion honors at
the 4-H Dairy Show this week with Fultonway Rachel Amy
Jane. John is the son of J. Mowery Frey, Lancaster.
reserve senior champion as well
as reserve grand champion. Lynn
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
Royer. Lynn also showed Lovee
Dove at Thursday’s Holstein
show and again captured reserve
grand champion honors.
Mrs. Rhelda Royer, Lvnn’s
mother, showed Blossomelle
Dairy Princess at Tues. Holstein
Show and walked away with the
grand champion award. This
same cow was reserve grand
champion at last year’s Holstein
Starting with Wednesday’s
judging of the colored breeds, the
grand champion junior showman
winner was Susan L. Witmer,
Willow St Reserve junior
champion showman was Debra
Crider, Nottingham. Senior
grand champion showman was
Joyce Groff, Quarryville and
Marlin Stoltzfus, Ronks, was
senior reserve champion
Ellen Schmuck, Peach Bottom,
exhibited the grand champion
Jersey, while Barbara Aaron,
Quarryville, had the reserve
champion Jersey.
The Arys ’ ' e grand cham
pionship wa von by Joyce A.
Walmer, Eiuabethtown, while
Penny Halbeib, Elizabethtown,
was the breed reserve champion.
Linda Sue Witmer, Willow
Street, showed the grand
champion Brown Swiss, and Lois
Wanner took reserve honors.
The grand champion Guernsey
was shown by Cynthia Balmer,
Lititz, and the reserve champion
Guernsey was exhibited by
Marlin Stoltzfus, Ronks.
Wednesday’s Holstein
showings ended with a pair of
Holsteins being named grand
champion and senior champion of
the two-day show, as mentioned
earlier. They were shown,
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Lancaster Farming, Saturday, July 29, 1972
Frank R. Burkhart, Lancaster, piloted
himself to his third consecutive first prize
in the annual Lancaster County Con-
SCS Field Day Winners
Lancaster County Con
servation Field Day and Plowing
Contest was held Tuesday at the
Roger Thome farm in
Elizabethtown. Contests con
ducted during the field day were
contour plowing, level-land
plowing, land judging and tractor
driving. Field Day is conducted
annually by the Lancaster
Heifer Project Sets Lancaster Goal
Heifer Project, Inc., is a non
profit organization dedicated to
providing lasting food supplies
for people in undeveloped areas
of the world.
Lancaster Countians have
participated in HPI programs for
a number of years. This year,
according to Clarence Keener,
Manheim, the Lancaster County
goal is to raise $7600 for shipping
Penn-Jersey Harvestore will
fly to the World Ploughing
Contest, Mankato, Minn., on
Sept. 12 & 13. The date was
erroneously reported here last
week as Sept. 11 & 12.
County Soil Conservation Ser
For the third year in a row,
Frank R. Burkhart, Lancaster,
won the level-land plowing
contest. His win qualifies him for
a trip to the state plowing contest
in August, and permanent
possession of the traveling
contest trophy.
10 brown swiss cows and two
bulls to Columbia. Keener, a
retired dairy farmer, is the local
chairman for HPI.
Keener said donations of cash
or heifers (any breed) would be
most welcome. If breeds other
than brown swiss are donated,
they’ll be sold and the cash used
to purchase heifers. Donors can
contact Keener at his home
phone, 665-2361.
The animals will be collected at
the Kettering Farm, East
Petersburg. A dedication
ceremony will be held earl}
Sunday evening, August 27th,
after which the animals will be
shipped out.
HPI started in 1944 with a
servation Field Day and Plowing Contest.
Burkhart, above, will represent the county
at the state plowing contest in August.
Second in level-land plowing
was John Risser, Mt. Joy,
Richard Groff, Lititz, was third
and Kent Fritz, Neffsville, was
Groff is eligible for the state
competition by virtue of the fact
that he was the county’s highest
placing small plow.
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shipment of 18 heifers to Puerto
Rico. Since then, approximately
40,000 food-producing animals
and 1,500,000 chicks and hatching
eggs have gone to needy families
in 85 countries. Perhaps the best
description of the organization
was penned by syndiated
columnist Philip Wagner, who
“Most Americans have become
pretty well reconciled to the idea
that our foreign aid doesn’t really
mean anything unless .it is
reckoned in billions and managed
by jobholders.
“Not so the people who operate
the private aid program known
as Heifer Project, Inc They think
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