Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, May 19, 1984, Image 52

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    Uncaster Fanning, Saturday, May 19,1984
Extension offers judging sessions
WESTMINSTER, Md. - The Carroll County youth ages 8-19,
Cooperative Extension Service regardless of race, color, sex,
offers a series of educational handicap, religion, age or national
meetings in five different ares: origin, are welcome to attend these
livestock, horses, dairy cattle, learning how to judge sessions,
rabbits, and horticulture. All The dairy judging program
(Continued from Page BIO) tourist market for handcrafts that
hoedowns gatherings in church brought some five million visitors
members’ homes where boys and to the county last year, and by
girls sing and square dance to higher land prices. Many Old
harmonica music. His father buys Order farmers who try to bid for
him a “courting buggy” and a nearby land for their children are
horse, and pays his expenses until forced to subdivide or watch their
he reaches 21. Then he is expected children move away from home to
to marry someone from the church take jobs,
and settle down in the area. Success for the plain people of
But the unhurried Old Order Lancaster “means children who
world is being pressured by join the church and carry on
Lancaster’s growing industry and raising the most important crop on
housing developments, a booming the farm: the next generation.”
May 31 is
Consumer and in
dustry organizations
who want to nominate
individuals to the Wheat
Industry Council must
apply to the U.S.
Department of
Agriculture for cer
tification by May 31.
Thomas H. Porter, an
official with USDA’s
Agricultural Marketing
Service, said
organizations must
apply and be certified
before they can
nominate individuals to
council positions. After
the organizations are
certified, USDA will ask
for nominations to fill
the two-year terms of
ten members and their
alternates whose terms
will expire early in 1985.
Half the membership on
the council is replaced
each year.
Porter said
organizations that are
already certified do not
need to reapply. During
the summer, certified
organizations will
receive information on
the nomination process
by mail.
The 20-member
council administers a
national research and
nutrition education
program for wheat and
wheat foods. Mem
bership is composed
equally of wheat
producers, processors,
end-product manufact
urers and consumers.
For applications and
information on
eligibility for cer
tification contact:
Lowry Mann, AMS,
USDA, Rm. 2610-S,
Washington, D.C. 20250.
Telephone: (202) 447-
Make arrangements
to bag your first
cutting alfalfa now,
Don't let your alfalfa
get too old because
of bad weather
Plain people
starts Thursday, May 24 at 7:30
p.m. in the Extension Office
Building. Coach Allen Stiles an
nounced that the participants will
visit different prize-winning dairy
herds weekly throughout the
The first horse judging program
will be on Monday, May 21 at 7:30
p.m. a schedule of farm visits to
leam how to judge Quarter Horses,
Morgans, Thoroughbreds, Ap
paloosa, and performance classes
will be presented by Coach Kim
Arbaugh, a recognized horse show
The hoticulture judging program
will meet on Monday, May 28 at 7
p.m. in the Extension Office
Building, Westminster. This
program teaches selection ana
identification of powers, fruits,
vegetables, seeds, insects, and
ornamental trees and shrubs. Mrs.
Kathryn Frock and Tom Ford
coordinated this educational
Rabbit judging takes place at the
regularly scheduled 4-H Rabbit
Club meetings held the first
Tuesday of each month at the
Extension Office Bldg.
The livestock judging program
teaches selection of beef, sheep
and swine animals both market
New Holland Baby Beef Club
The New Holland Baby Beef c ° w s | iv^ ock a B ent -
Club met on April 22 at Sperry New Chest f led ‘ he f 0 f in a
Holland game to learn the parts of a steer.
2635 Willow Street Pike, Willow Street, PA
Anyone Making An Appointment During
The Month Of May To Have
Beef Slaughtered...
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The Case 448 is everything you’d expect... a powerful
all-purpose tractor for lawn, yard and garden care. It has
an 18-hp Onan twin-cylinder engine 'with hydraulic drive
and attachment lift Rugged cast iron front axle, heavy-duty
king pins and welded steel construction. High clearance
frame, with big 16” rear wheels, plus electric start, makes
this powerful machine a natural choice for big-job chores.
Case attachments for the tough 448 include 44”, 48” and
60” mowers; 54” utility blade, 48” snowblower and
41 ” hydraulic tiller. Pull along a 38” lawn sweeper or
a 1000-pound capacity dump cart. See it all now.
and breeding. This program will
begin in June with regularly
scheduled practices.
For more information on any of
these programs, youth or their
parents should attend the next
meeting or call the Extension
Agent, Bob Shirley, at 848-4611 or
The Maryland Cooperative
Extension Service’s programs are
open to all citizens without regard
to race, color, sex, handicap,
religion, age or national origin.