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FFA awards (Continued from Page Al) complishments in the far ming business. Special speaker for the event was Byron Rawls, national FFA advisor, who spoke to the future farmers on the subject of ac complishment and moving ahead in farming, saying, “It doesn’t take long to realize how out of date you are until you walk through Farm Show, It’s important to stay active and up to date when you farm ’’ Rawls, - a native of Alabama, is only the second FFA advisor to ever have been an FFA member. Parents had their share of attention as special awards for support and citations for having three or more children to have received the Keystone Degree were dispersed *1 ,ate. ei jrtaini , met jrs a, guests band was led by Ned Diehl of the Penn State Blue Band. Keystone Farmer Degrees were awarded to those businesses and farming operations that have sup ported FFA’s endeavors in the past year. Proficiency awards were given to FFA’ers in 18 separate categories for special achievement in farming. A parade of platform guests also attended the ceremony. Included among these were Mrs. Gmny Thornburgh; Robert G. Scanlon, Secretary of Education, Penrose Hallowell, Secretary of Agriculture; and Russell Redding, President, Collegiate FFA Chapter, Penn State University Opening and closing music was provided by the State FFA band, directed by Ned Delhi ot the Penn State Blue Kauffman PA Star Farmer FARM SHOW - An 18- year-old Lancaster County youth was named FFA State convei :>***} Star Farmer for 1981. Steve Kauffman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kauffman of RD 1, Elizabethtown, received the award at the Pennsylvania FFA’s 52nd Mid-Winter Convention m the Forum of the Education Building, held m conjunction with the 65th Pennsylvania Farm Show. This is the highest agriculture award possible through the Pennsylvania Future Farmers of America. Steve, a graduate of Elizabethtown Area High Byron Rawls, national FFA advisor, was special speaker at the 52nd annual convention held Wednesday at the Forum. incaster Farming, Saturday, January 17,1981—A17 School, is a member of the Elizabethtown FFA Chapter. Steve is in charge of the crops and farm machinery on his parents farm. In addition, he owns twenty one head of Holstein dairy cattle. He served as president and reporter of his local FFA Chapter. The State Star Farmer Award puts Steve in the running for additional honors later this year. He will represent Pennsylvania m September for the title of NOW!-*— EARLY PURCHASE PERIOD AND WINTER APPLICATION ! Com Staler Fertilizer ■ Pirn Grades- with Mg.S. & Zn Other minor elements added on request I December Prices Pre-Payment incentives Your money works all winter Dec. payment earns the most You take delivery in season Pesticides: Anything ter corn. Early prices avail Limestone: Field spread. AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR FOR < PRAIRIE STREAM FARMS J SEED CORN <; I AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR ASGROW SOYBEANS f SULK BLENDS *] ORGANIC mMmkmi plant f FOOD CO. 2313 NORMAN ROAD, LANCASTER, PA. 17601 PHONE: 717-397-5152 OPEN Mon thru Fn 7 30 to 4 30 Sat till Noon Closed Saturdays Starting January sth Star Farmer of the North Atlantic Region, agamst similar winners from the sixteen northeastern states. Competing against Steve this year for the FFA State Star Farmer title were: Karl L. Torrey of R 2, Couder sport, Potter County, North Central Region; Cynthia L. Urbamck of R 2, Con neautville, Crawford County, Western Region; and Bently Gamble of Concord, Franklin County, South Central Region.