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Al6—Lancaster Farming, Saturday, December 19,1981
BY JANE BHESEE
W YSUX Eugene Hams., a well
known tanner ami community
leader, was named the Extension
Cuoperatur ol the Y ear al the bblli
Annual meeting ot the Bradloid
County Extension Service held
December 9, al the Wysox Fne
Harris and wile Alice have two
children-Bnan, a partner on the
home dairy farm and Sylvia, wile
ot Malcolm Murphy ot Ulster.
A graduate ot Allred University,
Hams has been a 4-H leader tor 25
years. He was a sponsor of the 4-H
International Farm Youth Ex
change, hosting three ot the young
people in his home. Harris has
worked closely with the
Cooperative Extension having
been a member and past president
ot the Executive Committee. He
has also served on the District 4-H
Dairy Show and County 4-H Dairy
A lifetime Jersey breeder, and
acting director m both the local
Gary ~ pi cc Bradford County Ex
tension Committee, congratulates Eugene Harris, recipient of
the 1981 Cooperator Award.
Co. honors Extension Cooperator of the Year
and stale Jersey Cattle Uuus,
Harris also is a 4b year member ot
the East Smithheld Grange having
held all ottices. He is a church
trustee, a church choir member,
and chairman ot the church
In addition, Hams has served as
East Smithtield Bank director tor
14 years, is an active Mason ot 40
years, and a long time member ot
the Bradtord-Sullivan County
Farmers’ Association. He
presently sits on the board ot the
Bradtord Citizens Health Foun
Upon receiving the certiticate
trom Ed Dietfenbach, Northern
Tier Regional Association Director
ot the Extension Service, Harris
remarked that he is proud to have
worked with Extension and proud
to have been born and raised in
Gary Green ot Warren Center,
president ot the Extension
Executive Committee, moderator
tor the meeting, introduced the
mam speaker, Ur. Maurice
Kramer, an administrator ot 4-H
programs at Penn Slate. Kramer
named some ot the problems ot
youth today loneliness, drugs
and vandalism and stated that 4-
H can give young people impact to
help solve some ot these dit
Four-H can give young people a
ch-iiK c to succeed, and to par
ticipate as a tamily unit. It will
help them decide a lite style tor
themselves, and set standards and
goals, he said.
"Money cannot buy the feeling ot
satistaction a leader can get from
seeing a young person do
something they thought they
couldn’t do,” Kramer said, and
challenged the audience to tackle
the hard job ot being a 4-H leader.
Dale Allis ot South Hill Farm
near Wyalusmg, was then
presented with the Outstanding
Farmer ot the Year award from
Rich Gingrich, representing the
According to Gingrich who
punctuated his remarks by
showing slide pictures ot the Allis
tamily and tarm. Allis had
graduated trom Wyalusmg High
School in 1971 and worked tor
seven years on a dairy tarm in
New York State where he was
given the incentive ot every third
heiter call born.
In 1378, Allis bought the home
tarm and has been successful in
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Mr. and Mrs. Dale Allis of Wyalusmg, center, the proud
recipients of the Bradford County Jaycees Outstanding
Young Farmer Award, are congratulated by Orville Yoder,
left. Bradford County Agent and Rich Gingrich, right, member
of the Jaycees.
raising milk production trom
12,500 pounds average to 16,000
pounds average in three years.
They also have the tilth lowest
somatic cell count in the county
and were lucky this past year to
have two-thirds ot their home
calves born as heiters.
Many soil ajul water con
servation measures have been
implemented on the tarm in
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Ullage, pond •installation, and tree
planting, Gingrich stated.
The plaque was sponsored and
presented by Kenneth Bar
tholomew ot Rolling Acres ot
Wysox. This is the third year the
award has be€n given.
Brian Harris, chairman ot the
Linda Hulslander 4-H Memorial
Building Fund, reported that
approximately $9OOO had been
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