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STA-RITE CAN PUT A PIPELINE IN ANY BARN
WHY BUY A PIPELINE?
For An Average
40 Cow Herd
You Can . . .
Save walking 100 miles a
Save carrying 292 tons of
milk a year.
Save 200 hours per year
on an average herd.
Produce higher quality
Increase your milk
WHY BUY A STA RITE PIPELINE?
1. Engineered for the modern dairy farm of today as well as the dairy farm of
tomorrow. Around the barn pipelines and milking parlors.
2. The only milkhouse control unit that is assembled at our modern new factory
on a stainless steel panel. Pretested for trouble free operation, self-draining
with patented washing features.
3. Built and guaranteed by Sta-Rite Industries, Inc., of Delavan, Wisconsin, a
recognized leader in home water systems and agricultural components.
MOVE UP TO THE NEW SUNSET “SPACE SAVER”
Move up m convenience as you add
capacity. The “SPACE SAVER'S" shape,
with its single positive-closing cover
makes it ideal for automatic Sunset
Spin-Clean washing. It’s easier, more
thorough, more economical, with no
24 Hour Milking Equipment Service
Installation and Service
CALL TODAY AND ASK FOR AN APPOINTMENT
The Latest Development in
Stainless Steel Milk Coolers
for the Expanding Dairyman.
Move up m capacity without adding
space This efficient atmospheric cooler
with the modern, elliptical shape gives
up to 50 per cent more capacity in the
same floor space.
Move up in versatility. “SPACE
SAVERS” are “Advanced Evaporator”
models which can be installed with one
or two compressors, controlled from a
dual refrigeration system. These “AE”
designed coolers permit buying for your
present production needs and allow
future expansion at lowest cost.
Four “SPACE SAVER” sizes
800, 1,000 and 1,500 gallons.
1027 Dillerville Road, Lancaster
24 Hour Service Daily Ph: 717-397-4761
Silver Spurs 4-H Club
The Silver Spurs 4-H Club met
November 3 at Lori May’s. The
meeting was called to order by
the president, Randy Click.
Demonstrations were given by
Wylie Baker, Lucinda Kaseman,
and Lori May
Richard Rehm, secretary,
called the roll Seventeen
members and four adults were
present. The secretary read the
minutes, they were approved as
read A report was given by the
junior treasurer, Jim Click.
Discussed under new business
was a bowling party scheduled
for November 19 at Lancaster
Lanes A committee was picked
to plan the annual Christmas
party to be held December 2nd at
Randy and Jim Click’s. The
meeting was adjourned and
refreshments were served
'i r ’!
Lancaster Farming, Saturday,November 11,9172
Mr. Robert Graybill, president
of Pennfield Corporation, an
nounces the promotion of Robert
Woodward to the position of
quality control manager of the
broiler poultry division
Woodward, who has been with
Pennfield Corporation for ten
years, was formerly a broiler
supervisor As quality control
manager, he will spend about
half of his time in the processing
plant at Fredericksburg and the
rest in the field in grow houses
and breeder houses to see that
high quality standards are
followed from the time the chicks
are hatched to the time the
poultry is processed in the plant
Pennfield Corporation, with
corporate headquarters in
Lancaster, has nine divisions
including feed production, feed
marketing, broiler growing and
processing, egg production,
Food prices may be rising, but
the farmer is not reaping any
great benefits Of every dollar
spent on food, only 38c joes to the
farmers (62c goes to the rest of
the food marketing chain)
Twenty years ago the farmer
received 49c of every dollar The
income the farmer receives for
his products has been generally
decreasing for 20 years Here are
Hogs sold for $lB 00 per
processing and marketing, and
the preparation of frozen food
under the “Pennfield Farms”
and“ Dutch Treat” labels
hundred weight in 1950 Last y ear
they sold for $l7 50 per bundled
- Beef sold for $29 35 per hun
dred weight in 1950 In 1971 it was
up to $33 12 That's an increase of
less than 1 pei cent per pear
- A bushel ol corn brought the
fanner $1 52 in 1950 He received
$1 08 in 1971
- The farmer w as paid $2 00 for
a bushel of wheat in 1950 Last
year he got $1 31