Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, July 09, 1977, Image 1

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VOL 22 No. 34
Summerftlterenky on the
RmteUSauder farm
near Manheim
Mces paid to farmers drop sharply
Index of Prices
vedby Farmers, which
noved up steadily for
night months, dipped
Survey of ag weather needs to be conducted
ITZ . Taken for
** whenever its
»nnal, weather is in the
•8m this week for two
n,: First, severe
Wheat yields surprising, prices disappointing
RASTER. The wheat
n,v !l ? southeastern
is coming off
Lancaster Co. canning center opens next week
£. E TTA, p a ...
lethal thing,
to fool Settling Pm
«c2S *f°® d with,”
rtated Maxine
sbatlw during the month
ended June 15. At 184 (per
cent of its Jan. - Dec. 1967
average), the index was
down 10 points (five per
thunderstorms sliced
through sections of Lebanon
and Lancaster Counties,
injuring people and
damaging property. In
cluded in the tragedies was
the jmee. Within Lancaster
County, millers are paying
an average of $2.29 per
bushel of wheat delivered to
the farm. Quotes reported to
the Lancaster Farming this
community fming center
in Marietta. In the beginning
of next week, the center,
boused in the basement of
the Marrietta borough hall,
wfll be opening its doors to
the public, of Tancaster
County and Ms. Kress and
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, July 9,1977
■ Farm Calendar 10
• Editorial Comments io
I Medicine & Mgmt. 16
• Homestead Notes 38
; My Thoughts 38
: Ida’s Notebook 39
• Home on the Range 40
cent) from a month earlier,
11 points (six per cent) below
a year earlier.
The decline was the
sharpest montb-to-month
an incident in southern
Lancaster County in which
two children were struck by
The second reason for
weather making the news
week rad|fed from a low of
$2.10 to a high of S2J6. In the
huge wheat producing areas
of file Midwest, the crop is
bringing $1.79 per bushel
With transportation costs
her four assistants have
worked out a system which
they believe is “safe,
sanitary, and friendly,” for
everyone taking part.
The canning center is the
Brat of its kind in Lancaster
County, although a prototype
... In this issue •
Womens’ Calendar 42
Jr. Cooking Edition 43
Recipe Themes 44
life on the farm 50
Classifieds 53
Flying fanners 78
YorkDHIA 80
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cutback since that of October
- November 1975, when the
index alsoTnoved down from
194 to 184.
The reason for the
again is the the UJS. General
Accounting Office is mailing
out questionnaires to
determine agircultural
weather needs. Reports of
efforts being made by the
knocked*"off, prices drop
even lower. Coupled with the
low prices are carryovers
which are the highest since
1963. An international and
national wheat glut is
bad been set up two years
ago in Lebanon County.
According to Judy Stover,
chief of the division of
Consumer Services with the
Pennsylvania Bureau of i
Rural Affairs, the Lebanon
Center was implemented on i
Future fruit trees 84 j
Berks communicators 86 •
Plant lovers’comer 89 :
Berks DHIA 91 :
Joyce Bupp 95 •
Sale Reports 99 ;
Public Sales Register 100 :
downtum isgenerally lower
prices across the board.
Soybeans, cattle, corn,
wheat, vegetables, and fruit
are all lower. At $B.lB per
US. government to upgrade
weather reporting services
for farmers were first
reported in Lancaster
Farming last Fall. Since
then, subsequent articles
responsible for*** the
depressing figures.
The harvest itself,
however, is coming along
well Badly needed rains
during file last few days have
an experimental basis to see
if canning could be done on a
community level. That
center was the first to ever
be introduced into Penn
sylvania, aud from its in
ception, two centers have
sprung up this year-tbe
Lancaster Faming photo by Dielar Kitac
bushel soyßobs weredown
$1.03 from a month earlier;
at $2.09 per bushel com was
off 16 cents; Beef cattle
(Continued on Pap 24)-
have reported on the
progress of the govern
ment’s 'efforts to improve
meteorological data as it
applies to the farming
[Continued on Pip 26)
brought combining-fo a bait,
but few fanners (if any) are
complaining about it. The
rain hasn’t hurt the wheat so
far, and other crops are
[ConflaMd an Pap 14)
Marietta facility and one i n
Nanticdke, Luzerne County.
Lancaster County’s
center, according to Ms.
Stover, is a follow-up project
of the facility that began two
years ago. Much of. the
ICnnlnwd on Pap 30)
$4.00 Per Year