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Vol. 17 No. 45 Barbara Gehman, the 1972 Lancaster County Poultry Queen, waved and smiled to throngs of watcher's at Wed nesday evening’s Ephrata Fair parade. Barbara is from East Petersburg, and is the daughter of Noah Gehman. Fourteen-year old Sue Frey, showed the grand champion and senior grand and senior champion Holstein at the dairy contest held Thursday during the West Lampeter Com munity Fair. Donald Wenger, an FFA member from Manheim, took the grand championship prize for the Brown Swiss breed at the Pennsylvania Junior, Dairy Show on Monday at Harrisburg. Pori odiccilfs Division 7 . '-o o LiD.j , , ! ry , Latu TTr. 1 vr-ryjji fr f y -v!ry, Pn^lJgOS’K^i Lancaster Farming, Saturday, September 30,1972 Ephrata, Lampeter Fairs This Week Ephrata Activities at the Ephrata Fair started Tuesday afternoon with the adult tractor driving contest. Tom Zartman won the event, Tom Bollinger was second and Cliff Bollinger was third. Tuesday night, 25 squealing youngsters converged on a squealing 88-pound pig in the annual Ephrata Fair pig chase. Fifteen-year-old Kevin Drost of Ephrata Hi, carried the porker back to the pen to win the trophy and the pig. The adult pig chase was won by Vernon Martin, Ephrata. At Wednesday’s Cloister FFA tractor driving contest, Mike Bollinger took first place and Gerald Musser came in second. Elizabeth Herr, 12, and her brother, Christian, 10, shared top honors in Wednesday’s sheep New Holland Fair Schedule Wednesday, October 4 7 p.m. - Farmers Fair Opening Parade. Thursday, October 5 1 p.m. - 4-H Baby Beef Show and Sale. Hog Show following Beef Sale. 6:30 p.m - Tractor Driving Contest. 9 p.m. - Fire Company Tug-of- War. Friday, October 6 Kid’s Day. 2 p.m. - Hog Sale. 7:30 p.m. - Pet Parade. 9 p.m. - Tug-of-War Semi-Finals. Saturday, October 7 4 p.m. - Baby Parade. 9’ p.m. - Tug-of-War Finals Farm Calendar National 4-H Week, October 1-7. Monday, October 2 Collegiate Dairy Products Contest, Convention Hall, Atlantic City. Dairy and Food Industry Expo 72, Atlantic City. Tuesday, October 3 1-3 p.m. Lancaster County Gourmet Cooking Workshop, Farm and Home Center. 6:30 p.m. Annual 4;H Leadership Banquet, Farm and Home Center. 7 p.m. District 6 Inter-State Milk Producers Cooperative dinner meeting, Honks Fire Hall. 7:30 p.m. Penn Manor Young Farmers monthly meeting, vo-ag room, Penn Manor High School Lancaster County Farmers Association board meeting, Farm and Home Center. Wednesday, October 4 4:30 p.m. LCVATA meeting, (Continued On Page 30) Sunday, October 1 show, with Elizabeth showing the grand champion pen of three lambs and winning the champion showman award, while Christian The agony of victory was evident on the larded face and body of Vernon Martin, an Ephrata man who won the adult pig chase on Tuesday night at the Ephrata Fair. Wentink is NEPPCO President Hendrik “Henk” Wentink was named president of the Nor theastern Poultry Producers Council at the annual Neppco meeting held last week at the Concord Hotel, Kiamesha Lake, N.Y. Neppco is a poultry industry association serving a 14-state area in the northeastern U.S. Other officers elected were: McDonald Miller, Morrisville, Vt., vice-president; Albert Russo, Hope Valley, R. 1., secretary; Robert H. Horsburgh, Doylestown, Pa., treasurer. Wentink is assistant to the president for Pennfield Cor poration in Lancaster. He for merly lived in Wyomissing, Pa., and is a native of Holland. An active participant in in dustry affairs, Wentik’s positions have included Wentik is on the executive committee and on the board of directors of the Penn sylvania Polutry Federation. He is a member of the Penn sylvania Millers and Feed Dealers, National Egg Council, Pennsylvania Livestock and Allied Industries Associations, $2.00 Per Year had the grand champion single lamb. Paul Horning, Stevens, won the (Continued On Page 18) Hendrik Wentink member of the board of the Berks County Polutry Association, advisor to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Poultry Association and a member of the Marketing Council of the American Food Manufacturers Association.