Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, July 23, 1977, Image 1

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    c nnA Southeastern Pennsylvania Areas - Also Maryland, New Jersey and Delaware
VOL 22 N& 36
Heat 6 burns 9 farmers
f LANCASTER - The heat
wave, which weathermen
say is to end now, took its toll
on just about all aspects of
agriculture. Hardest hit
were poultry and swine
producers where animal
was heavily
Beef program defeated
LITITZ - Lancaster
Farming learned Thursday
[ evening that the Beef
k Referendum, has been
I defeated both nationally and
I in Pennsylvania. Although a
tally ofjhe vote has
been made, the
a prediction ig that only about
Environmentalists hit
DENVER, Colo.—
Sweeping social and
economic changes recom
mended by leading en
vironmentalists would mean
smaller food supplies and
sharply higher food prices
for consumers, the president
of the American National
Berks 4-H Center planned
.] Berks County Reporter
I LEESPORT, Pa. - Work
| has been underway for the
I first phase of Berks County’s
"proposed 4-H Center. When
completed, the 4-H Center
will consist of two horse
rings, an exhibit or multi
f Farm Calendar 10
Life on the farm 10
Medicine &Mgmt. 16
Angus show 18
, Horse club feature 20
k Conservation field day 27
I Poultry queen contestants 28
I York Dress Revue 29
I Farm Women Societies 33
I Homestead Notes . 42g
Lancaster Farming. Saturday. July 23,1977
dependent on artificially
created environments.
There are several reports of
flocks suffocating to death
from the intense heat and
some other animals having
been lost due to the op
pressing heat and humidity.
Crops suffered also' in
58 to 60 per cent of those
voting favored the self-help
promotion program. Texas,
<he nation’s number one beef
producing state, failed to
pass the referendum too,
With only 64 per cent of the
voters giving their approval.
A two-thirds (66 per cent)
Cattlemen’s Association said ’
ANCA President Wray
Finney also pointed out that
the “labor intensive”
agriculture proposed by the
environmentalists would
require countless people to
leave their homes and jobs in
purpose building housing an
auditorium, conference
room, rest rooms, and food
preparation facilities, and a
livestock building which will
be a pole bam with a show
ring under roof.
The extravagant complex
will be built on a 10-acre site,
_ln this issue.
Women’s Calendar 44
Ida’s Notebook 44
Home on the Range 45
Jr. Cooking Edition 47
Classifieds 50
Lancaster DHIA 82
Berks Dress Revue 84
Facts for dairymen 86
some areas, particularly]
those which had received
little or no rain in recent'
According to reports
received by Lancaster
Farming, most of the
tragedies and severe losses
[Continued on Page 26]
approval was needed for the
Beef Referendum to pass.
In Pennsylvania, the
measure was split about
evenly, with half of the
voters favoring the program,
and the other half opposing.
According to Jlarry Stam
(Contimitd on Page 391
urban areas and become
farm workers.
Finney’s comments were
made in connection with
ANCA’s recent review of a
task force report, entitled
“The Unfinished Agenda,”
which was prepared by
I Continued on Pate 37]
rented from the County on a
99 year lease for one dollar
per year, according to Mae
Bleiler, assistant home
economist and 4-H coor
dinator. This land lies behind
the present Agricultural
Building. The grounds will
[Continued on Page 39|
Berks DMA 91
Beef cook-off 94
Diet report hit 96
My Thoughts 100
Lancaster Dress Revue 101
Adams Dress Revue 103
Joyce Bupp 104
Sale Reports 105
Public Sale Register 105
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