Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, July 17, 1993, Image 1

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    Vol. 38 NO. 36
These kids got a preview this week of the Kreider Farms Dairy Fest and
Farm Tour scheduled later this month in cooperation with the Lancaster
Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee. Last year more than 2,000 visitors
came to the farm at the first annual event, hi the photo at the play area of the
Kreider Farms, Lancaster Chamber, Prepare For 4,000
Visitors To Their Farm Tour And Dairy Fest
Managing Editor
MANHEIM (Lancaster
Co.) —In case you didn’t know,
July is ice cream month. And there
DER, Ag Department
Study Milkhouse Waste
Lancaster Farming Staff
Co.) The state Department of
Environmental Resources in coop
eration with the state Department
of Agriculture is studying the
quantity and quality of waste water
coming from dairy farm milk-
Western Floods Affect Grain Prices, Outlook
Managing Editor
With the devastating floods that
have reached over 100-year high
levels in the mid-West, thousands
of acres of farmland in the grain
belt have been mined. Along with a
wet, cool planting season and
record high temperatures in the
East, these floods have caused
60e Per Copy
will be plenty of ice cream at the
second annual Kreider Farms
Dairy Fest and Farm Tour in Coop
eration with the Lancaster Cham
ber of Commerce Ag Committee
houses, according to offrcials.
However, Glen Rider, a DER
researcher working on the project,
said there is nothing to be con
cerned about for dairymen. He said
that there is no effort to create any
additional hardships for dairymen
or to create additional regulations.
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grain and feed prices to skyrocket
with the market up $B.OO on some
feeds and $l6 on concentrates last
On the Chicago Board of Trade
the August contract of soybeans
gapped limit up and a few days
later reached a full $1.50 above the
contract lows in mid-June before
settling down around the $7.00
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, July 17.H993
Saturday, July 24. This day-long
event will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.,
rain or shine, at the Kreider Farms’
dairy store and milk plant on the
original Kreider homestead
located on Doe Run Road, just cast
of Manheim.
Jay Howes, manager of ag ser
vices at the Lancaster Chamber of
Commerce, said more than 2,000
persons attended the event last
year, and they are preparing for
double or triple that number this
“A large percentage of the peo
ple who come are non-farmers,”
Howes said. “It’s an opportunity
for us to provide real solid accurate
information about what agriculture
is all about The Chamber is spon
mark on Wednesday of this week.
While the market has been vola
tile. not everyone feels it is a panic
situation. Because of the large car
ryover supplies of grain from last
year and the large number of acres
committed to com and soybeans
this year, supplies may still be
adequate for domestic needs.
“It’s a big country,” said Jack
dairy store located along Doe Run Road and ready to lick scrumptious
looking ice cream cones are from left, Abby Sauder, age 7; Emily Sauder,
age 11; Nyeka Farrell, age 7; Rebekah Sauder, age 3, and Rich Shellenber
ger, age 9. Photo by Everett Newswanger, managing editor.
soring a tent with display informa
tion from various ag interest
In addition to ice cream the pro
gram lists: »
—Free admission
—Free parking
—Free petting zoo
—Free ice cream cone coupons
—Clowns & balloons for the
—Face painting
—A cow milking contest
(Don’t miss this!)
—Live entertainment featuring:
—Children’s performer &
funny guy Steven Court
—Singer/Songwriter Bob
Hess, Hess Mills. “Com (plants)
can be yellow from rain, and then
the sun comes out and you know
what happens. (It returns to a
healthy green color.) I think the
most important question is how
many acres were unplantcd
because of the early rains.”
Those unplanted acres are
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Four Sections
", Michaels
—Country music artist &
story-teller A 1 Carpenter
& Gospel per
former Dan Martin, Jr.
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Garrity Named
DHIA Interim
Co.) J. Richard Barth has res
igned as general manager of Pa.
Dairy Herd Improvement Associa
tion. The action took place at the
July 8 Pa. DHIA board of directors
Again, news from the Pennsyl
vania Master Corn Growers
Association is part of this issue.
Please see special section of
“Corn Talk News.”
$19.75 Per Year
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