Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, August 16, 1980, Image 19

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Energy and Conservation
Fair will be held on August
16, at Milton Hershey Farm
6B in conjunction with the
State Plowing Contest The
Fair is being sponsored by
the Dauphin, I Lancaster, and
Lebanon County Con
servation Districts
Various energy
technologies will be
Readers to Rescue. by Roland Kamoda of R 1
In my column that ran in Monongahela on Fava
the July 19 issue of Lan- beans
caster Farming, I tried to A* l6l, m y meager attempt
answer a question submitted at an explanation on how the
displayed and demon
strated, including con
servation, gasohol, solar,
wind and wood Special
emphasis will be given to
local citizens and their
alternate pathways to
energy independence
Interested individuals,
groups, governmental
agencies, or businesses
working in the energy field
are welcome to attend the
fair and set up displays
This Energy and Con
servation Fair will begin at 9
a m. and will close at 5 p m
Rain date is Monday, August
For more information
about the Fair, contact the
Lancaster County Con
servation District, telephone
beans could be used oi
cooked, I entered a plea tor
help to all ot our readers on
any information concerning
these mysterious beans
Happily, I didn’t have long
to wait for aid I received the
following letter shortly after
the next issue of the paper
went to press.
In connection with your
column ot Juh 19 and the
question ot Fava beans,
“James Beard American
Cookery”, 1972 edition, has a
short section on these beans
(pages 480-481).
In it he states they were
imported by the English who
called them “broad beans”
or by the Italians.
They are shelled before
cooking. If the bean is large,
its skin becomes tough and
should be removed before
eating. This is done after
they are cooked.
His recipe for cooking
them is to put the shelled
washed beans in boiling
salted water and cook fairly
quickly. Tiny beans should
cook in 10 to 12 minutes, the
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, August 16,1980—A19
larger ones m up to 25
minutes. They are then
drained and seasoned to
He also gives recipes for
‘Buttered Broad Beans’.
‘Garlicked Broad Beans’,
‘Raw Broad Beans’ and
discusses hot to cook frozen
broad beans.
Gem E. Nelson
R 2 Box 699
Coopersburg, PA 18036
Thank you, Gem. I’m sure
Mr Kamoda will appreciate
your advice and will want to
get hold of a copy of that
cook book
Where s Jersey?
This next question is an
example of how courteous
and helpful people truly can
be, even if they don’t receive
anything for their efforts
I recently received a letter
form George Phtt of Hap
piness Hill Farms, R 3 Ad
dision, New York
He wrote
In your August 2 issue of
Lancaster Farming, you
listed a “Sire Summary”
which I thought was ex
However, 1 am interested
in the Jersey breed. There
were several sires there that
I would like to know where I
could get semen from them.
Could you send me in
formation on #61994 Starn
General; #625184 Barlu
Chocolate Sundae; and
#614850 Will Rich Mercury?
Not a Jersey breeder
myself, I needed help with
this question without any
So, I picked up the
telephone and dialed
Atlantic Breeders
Cooperative in Lancaster.
Answering the telephone
at the nearby Co-op was
Connie Gross She listened
patiently while I explained
the information I needed and
rattled off the long numbers
and names
For the next several
minutes, I hung on to the end
the receiver on hold
ale Connie quickly
iccked their stud records to
:e if these ‘wanted’ Jerseys
>re listed.
Popping back on the line,
innie regretfully informed
. that the bulls were not in
ilantic’s stud
Oh, well strike one. But
.at. Connie didn’t say
Sorry, good-bye.” Instead,
le said she’d have one of
te people at the Co-op check
see where the bulls were
Within the hour, Connie
died me back and said she
Id give me the m
ition on the bulls not
one of them, but all of
le told me that #61994
General was a stud
ion Genetics, Box rtP
;hson, CA 59328. Barlu
■olate Sundae #625184
glad not all of them had
' like his he makes
hungry) stands at stud
American Breeders
vice, PO Box 7070
in, Wisconsin 53707.
finally, #614850 Will
Mercury is at stud for
■t Sires, R 3 Box 126
"ity, Ohio 43064.
sincere thanks,
jc hope that helps
find the Jersey bull you
Mr. Plitt.
(Continued from Page Al 6)
W-L Entomologist John
;ler spoke on the newly
covered aphid in
•yland. The spotted
fa aphid is cream yellow
color with a row of spots
i its back.
Damage symptoms from
pest include yellowing of
seedling leaf veins,
le spoke of a pink form of
;reen pea aphid. “I don’t
. it will be a big threat m
innsylvama, but we will
re to keep our eyes open,”
Found in both Maryland
, New York, the pink form
small compared to the
•een and seems to be less
igorous than the green.
If all else fails, the more
>tent insecticides will kill
Kugler said, noting that
athion does not seem to
Also on the day’s program
’re Penn State Agronomist
>eph McGahen who spoke
corn management; Mike
•shbarger, Com States
>nd Co , who spoke on
■n hybrids, and a panel of
;d and seed dealers who
jcussed techniques to
ipture repeat and new