Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, June 26, 1993, Image 1

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Vol. 38 NO. 33
The Pease family, Lloyd, Denise and Heather. Matthew,
who was away at baseball camp, is mjssing from the photo.
Pennmarva Young
Cooperators Selected
York Co. Correspondent
Three regional dairy cooperatives
honored outstanding young
producer-members as the highlight
of the annual I’ennmarva Young
Cooperator Program, held June
17-18 at the Turf Valley Country
Named Young Cooperalors by
their respective cooperatives were
Logan Bower, Blain, Pennsylvani
a, for Atlantic Dairy Cooperative;
Mike and Dorrie Blue, Shenan
doah Junction, West Virginia, for
the Middle Atlantic Division,
Dairymen, Inc.; and Harold 11 and
Colleen Smith, Monkton, for
Maryland-Virginia Milk Produc
ers Cooperative.
Atlantic Dairy
Five young producer-couples
were selected winners in the com-
Dairy Industry Summit Consensus:
Meeting Was Good Idea
Lancaster Farming Staff
YORK (York Co.) More
than 400 people from across the
United States, most of whom milk
cows on a regular basis, on Mon
day attended a first-ever dairy
industry summit held jointly by
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.,
and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
Mike Espy at the York
The purpose of the meeting,
called by Sen. Leahy, chairman off
Four Sections
petition held by Atlantic Dairy
Cooperative, Southampton, Pa.
Young Cooperator winner
Logan Bower, Blain, Pa., operates
ifZlO-head Holstein herd with 105
milking animals averaging 20,929
pounds of milk and 762 pounds fat.
The farm, leased from his parents,
includes 400 acres cropped in
corn, alfalfa, oats, barley and
Logan is a 1978 graduate of
West Perry High School and
earned a bachelor’s degree in
dairy science from Penn State in
1982. He is president of his ADC
local, the Perry County Farmer’s
Association, served on the board
of the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s
Association and is an advisor for
the Pennsylvania Junior Holstein
Association. Logan also served as
a 4-H dairy club leader, dairy
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•the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition
and Forestry Committee, and Sec
retary Espy, was to involve rep
resentatives of all aspects of the
dairy industry, especially produc
ers, to find out what common
ground may exist for addressing
problems with the industry.
The testimony offered during
the meeting was recorded and Sen.
Leahy said that those who didn’t
get an opportunity to express
themselves fully in the allotted
time still have a chance to mail or
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, June 26, 1993
Pease Family To Be Honored
At National Holstein Convention
Editor’s Note: On June 30, in
Rochester, N.Y., the National
Holstein Association will be pre
senting an award for the Distin
guished Young Holstein Breeder
to Lloyd and Denise Pease, of
Pease Farms in Susquehanna
County, Pa.
Bradford Co. Correspondent
na Co.) —Lloyd and Denise Pease
have been partners in Pease Farms
with Lloyd’s brother and father for
nine years. Pease Farms is a Dairy
New officers were elected to serve the state FFA. Front row, left to right, Patrick
Redding, state sentinel; Grant Campbell, state treasurer; Jason Reifsnyder, state
vice president; and Scott Stone, state chaplain. Second row, left to right, Amanda
Peak, state reporter; Erinn Middleton, north central region vice president; Janessa
Burkholder, south central region vice president; Linda Hall, state secretary; Melanie
Shugars, western region vice president; Andrea Noll, state president; and Elizabeth
Hess, eastern region vice president.
FFA Elects New Officers
Co.) Eleven FFA’ers from
across the state were elected to the
1993-1994 State Officer team last v
week at the summer convention. 1
For the next year, they will*
fax statements to him. After it is
compiled, a copy of the transcript
is to be given to Espy and he said
he will review it more in Washing
ton to consider what kind of con
sensus may be developed.
The only apparent complete
consensus of the meeting was that
it was a good idea for the U.S. sec
retary of agriculture to meet with
non-Washington D.C. representa
tives of the dairy industry, and that
more money needs to get into the
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of Distinction, situated on 330
acres, where the family grows com
silage and hay for the 80 registered
Holstein cows that they milk. Cur
rently, they obtain 25,501 pounds
milk, 896 pounds fat, and 807
pounds protein, and believe the
key to top milk production is
harvesting quality forage and
balancing rations.
The breeding program concen
trates on corrective matings, high
reliability bulls, and functional
type for longevity, with production
a priority.
The excellent management and
milk production all helped the
travel throughout Pennsylvania,
f representing the 'FFA members in*
and at the National
iagiansas City.
the new presided*is Andrea
from Millerstowt* She is the
;daughter of Leeßoy'jnd Robin
Noll She is a 1993 Jfaduate of
Greenwood High Schdol, where
fEdwftrd Burns was principal
iatri'MeeCke Baker wjs her advi-
Andrea held varies offices in
chapter, and Iter experi-
Sertfjfc project Vas with Worses. She
participated in public speaking
contests as well as was a member
of the parliamentary procedure
team. She attended the State Legi
slative Leadership conference,
Made for Excellence Conference,
and the National Convention.
Other high school activities
included Christmas Seal ambassa
dor, S ADD, Pennsylvania Council
of Cooperatives, and Conserva-
60* Per Copy
Peases win the Distinguished
Young Holstein Breeder Award,
but that wasn’t all that set them
apart from other applicants. It was
the total dedication and involve
ment with the Holstein breed that
made them the winner. Lloyd,
Denise, and their two children,
Matthew, 10 and Heather, 7, spend
a great amount of lime promoting
the breed.
The whole family is involved
with showing registered Hols
tems. One of their cows, “Rose
mere,” was grand champion at
1991 Pennsylvania Fall Champ
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tion Leadership School.
State vice president is Jason
Reifsnyder from the Grassland
FFA chapter. His parents arc Mar
lin and Patsy Ann Reifsnyder. His
local advisors are Clifford Day,
Robert Lauffcr, and Phil Oglme.
Jason served as president of his
local chapter and was the national
third runner-up for achievement in
volunteerism. He has participated
Office Closed
To celebrate the 4th of July.
Lancaster Farming’s office will
be closed on Monday, July 5.
Therefore, deadlines for Mail
Box Markets and Public Sales
will be moved back to Friday,
July 2 at 5 p.m. All other dead
lines are on normal schedule.
Our offices will open again at 8
a.m. on Tuesday, July 6.
$19.75 Per Year
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