Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, August 09, 1980, Image 13

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    - Penn
sylvania Agriculture
Secretary Penrose Hallowell
has announced the ap
pointment of three Penn
sylvania apple growers to
the Pennsylvania Apple
Marketing Program Ad
visory Board.
The new appomtees are
Larry Wright of Schellsburg,
Bedford County, elected
Secretary; Robert Andrews
of St. Thomas, Franklin
County; and John R. Pitzer
of Aspers, Adams County.
All will serve three-year
terms, concluding June 30,
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Three growers named to state apple board
The rune-member Ad- behalf of the apple industry, continue to take an active ..p on n C „, ranl!l nn}rc content with this status,
visory Board administers The program provides for role in working for the future in iT They realize that continued
the Pennsylvania Apple an assessment to producers 0 f Pennsylvania’s $46.5 *!;“ promotion and advertising is
Marketing Program, which with 500 or more apple trees million a year apple m- essential to maintaining
was recently approved for a of five cents per bushel for dustry.” sa !r’ DU J” our Pennsylvania’s share of the
five-year period beginning fresh market and two cents producers nave not been national apple market.”
July 1, 1980 in a vote by per hundredweight on apples mi n
Pennsylvania apple for processing. Income from I f||*pp OTI p o
growers. the assessments supports dM.
The Apple Marketing the Apple Marketing Board’s
Board uses mass media, programs,
point of purchase materials, Hallowell said, “I am
leaflets, recipe books and pleased that Larry Wright,
teaching kits to promote Robert Andrews and John
apple use. A full-time Pitzer have accepted these
marketing representative appointments to the Apple
works with produce buyers, Marketing Board. It is
wholesale produce firms and important to the industry
other organizations on that men such as these
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and back when
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mounted to reduce
noise and provide
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sylvania Agncultugp
Secretary Penrose Hallewell
has announced the ap
pointment of three potato
growers to the Pennsylvania
Potato Research Board.
The new appointees are
Earl Miller, Rl, Sugar Loaf,
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Lancaster Farming, Saturday, August 9,1980—A13
Luzerne County, chairman;
William Ringler, Rl, Berlin,
Somerset County; and
George W. Tollman, Rl,
Tower City, Schuylkill
All will serve three-year
terms, concluding on June
The nine-member board
administers the Potato
Research Program, which
was created by a referen
dum involving potato
growers with 25 or more
acres, in 1976. The program
provides for an assessment
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Drawbar horsepower The
most basic criterion is how
much can it pull as measured
in horsepowei at the drawbar
This is more important than
engine horsepower because
the drawbar is the working
end of the tractor
Cost per drawbar horse
power This is the real way to
measure what you re getting
for the money Just divide the
cost by the tested diawbar
horsepower and you ve got
a figure you can use to com
pare all makes and types
of tractors
Fuel consumption How.
much woi k can the machine
squeeze out of a gallon of diesei
fuel‘ > While many people
gauge fuel efficiency bv gal
lons per houi this is not the
the best measuiement The
best way amount of woi k pei
gallon oi moie scientifically
hotsepowei houis'gallon
Drive tram ratio Divide
the draw bai horsepowerbyen
gme horsepower The lesult
expiessed as a peicentage
indicates how much powei
is actually available to do woi k
at the diawbai
Weight to horsepower Gen
ei ally speaking the highei
the w eight to hoi sepowei
lalio the moie powei the liac
toi will ultimately dehvei You
might ask why doesn t
evei vone build them leal
heavy 9 The answer the cost
of steel But like in everything
else you can Imd quality if
you look foi it
Noise All manufactuieis
have a decibel lalmg on then
cabs OneSteigei foui wheel
di ive has been pi oven to be as
quiet as 75 5 decibels undei
full povvei and load That s
about as quiet as a pick up
tiuck A quiet u actoi leduces
opeiatoi fatigue impioves