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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 EVERETT NEWSWANGER Managing Editor MANHEIM (Lancaster Co.) —In case you didn’t know, July is ice cream month. And there DER, Ag Department Study Milkhouse Waste VERNON ACHENBACH, JR. Lancaster Farming Staff HARRISBURG (Dauphin 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 EVERETT NEWSWANGER 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. (Turn to Pago A 26) grain and feed prices to skyrocket with the market up $B.OO on some feeds and $l6 on concentrates last week. 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 year. “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 groups.” 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 kids —Face painting —A cow milking contest (Don’t miss this!) —Live entertainment featuring: —Children’s performer & funny guy Steven Court ney —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 (Turn to Pago At 9) Four Sections ", Michaels —Country music artist & story-teller A 1 Carpenter & Gospel per former Dan Martin, Jr. (Turn to Page Al 7) Garrity Named DHIA Interim Manager STATE COLLEGE (Centre 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 (D®M fMJS 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 (Turn to Page A2l) 11W§ PENNSYLVANIA MASTER CORN GROWERS ASSOC., INC.