Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, January 21, 1984, Image 36

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    A36—Lancaster Farming, Saturday, January 21,1984
County Holstein breeders are
gearing up to host the 1984
Maryland Holstein Convention and
Sale, February 28 and 29, at Sandy
Cove resort.
Sandy Cove - Morning Cheer, is
known for its fantastic food and
banquet facilities that overlook the
upper reaches of the scenic
Chesapeake Bay The peaceful
resort community of Sandy Cove is
located south of Northeast, Md. on
route 272, and also has rooms
available for convention goers and
a hall for the Convention Sale
Many activities are planned to
entertain and inform participants
to the two day event The annual
business meeting of the Maryland
Holstein Association will be held
Tuesday morning February 28th,
followed by a luncheon
Tuesday afternoon’s prog ran)
features two speakers. Steve
Briggs, of Turner, Maine, will
address the convention. Briggs is a
past president of the National
Holstein Association, is parnter in
a sales service and owns a herd of
registered Holsteins A
representative from the Holstein
Association will speak on the new
linear type program
A special program for women
and another for youth will also be
held on Tuesday Women attending
the convention will have the
chance to watch 12 craftsmen as
they perform their art. I-ater the
women will have the opportunity to
create their own craft pieces under
instruction of the craftsmen
Lois Remburg Skeen, will
conduct a special program for
The convention banquet will be
held Tuesday evening, followed by
a “Fun Auction.” The auction
proceeds will benefit the Maryland
Holstein Youth Scholarship Fund
So come with plenty of spending
Slides will be shown at the
banquet of the Intergalactic Milk
Carton Boat Race, held last
summer at the farm of Bob and
Warren Knutsen, Cecil County
Remsburg Sales Service will
conduct the Convention Sale on
leap year day, Wednesday, Feb
29. According to auctioneer. A
Doty Remsburg, over 70 top
quality registered Holsteins have
been consigned to the sale.
The sale will feature 10
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daughters out of excellent dams
and nine daughters from cows with
over 1000 pounds of fat.
Harold Smith, Monkton, Md, has
consigned to the sale a Columbus
daughter from a dam classified E
-91, with production records of
30,050 pounds of milk and 1302
pounds of fat.
Marlin Hoff, New Windsor. Md.,
has consigned a Board Chairman
daughter from a dam rated 2E-93,
with production records of 36,880
milk, and 1354 fat.
Also a featured consignment,
from Paul Welk, is a Wileda
daughter out of VG 88 dam with
production records of 22,725 milk,
and 1279 fat
More details on the convention
will be published later in Lan
caster Fanning
Reservations are requested by
Feb 8 for the luncheon, banquet
and overnight accpmadations at
Sandy Cove To make reservations
contact Phyllis Yale, Rising Sun,
at (301)658-5178
POTTSTOWN - District
Forester, Maurice E. Hobaugh, in
reviewing the activities of the
Pottstown office of the Bureau of
Forestry, outlined the services
that were provided during 1983 to
residents of Berks, Bucks, Chester,
Delaware, Lancaster, Mon
tgomery, and Philadelphia
Counties. The programs of the
District are divided into four
general areas and include forest
fire protection, assistance to
private woodland owners, state
forest land management, and
forest pest management.
During 1983, 42 fires burned 94
acres in the District. The bill for
extinguishing the fires came to
$13,000. The primary causes of
these fires were incendiary and
Training in fire suppression was
provided for 47 fire companies, six
forest fire warden’s crews, and one
national park. A total of 450 per
sonnel were trained. Fire
prevention activities centered
upon elementary school children
where 6,000 students were reached
through 49 school programs.
Technical forestry assistance
was provided for 333 landowners
on 11,000 acres. The majority of
assistance was directed at forest
management, timber stand im
1984 Maryland Holstein Convention
Forestry services outlined
provement, fuelwood marking,
timber marketing, and tree
planting. Residents planted 40,000
State grown seedlings on 120 acres.
Requests for assistance in
creased in the urban areas where
177 landowners received insect,
disease, and management advice
for their shade and ornamental
Palmer Green Co. is sold
Green Company, located here, has
been sold by its parent company,
Beachley-Hardy Seed Company,
Shiremanstown. Beachley-Hardy
is a division of Pennfield Cor
poration, Lancaster. Palmer
Green is a wholesaler of specialty
feeds, feed ingredients and fer
The purchase, effective Jan. 17,
was made by Frank X. Campbell,
a Pennfield employee with 20 years
service. Campbell has served as
general manager of Palmer Green
since its acquisition by Beachley-
Hardy in Nov. 1979. Prior to that,
he served as an area manager for
dairy and livestock operations with
Pennfield’s feed division.
Management activities on state
lands focused on three state parks:
French Creek, Fort Washington,
and Tyler. Foresters marked and
sold 287,000 board feet of
sawtimber and 127,500 cubic feet of
fuelwood during 1983. These sales
returned $22,000 to the State’s
General Fund.
The Gypsy moth population
declined in 1983 as sixty per cent
Frank X. Campbell
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