Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, July 24, 1993, Image 1

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Vol. 38 NO. 37
Chad Cassher makes friends with one of the work horses used for transporting visi
tors from the parking lot tolhe farm buildings at the Farm-City Day.
Chester 4-H Beef Club Holds
Summer Center Fund
Co.) The Chester County 4-H
Beef Club recently kicked off its
1993 show season with the annual
summer beef show held at the
Devereux Show” Barns in
Months after "Selecting a club
calf, all the hard work in teaching
the animal to lead, along with the
feeding and grooming, should pay
off with a /blue ribbon.
The Chester County 4-H Beef Club members introduce Romano, a steer purchased
by the club’s own treasury to be sold later this year to benefit the new 4-H Center.
Members in the photo from left are Phil McAllister, Matt McAllister, Donald Hodges,
Jonathan Howe, Jenifer Dunleavy, David Howe, Nathan Howe, Sara Howe, Jason
Marsch, Jason Wagner, Casey McAllister, and Jonathan Marsch.
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There were 13 exhibitors who
showed a total of 21 steers in four
different weight divisions and
three heifers in the breeding clas
ses. The following is a list of show
placings starting with the breeding
Grand champion Angus heifer
> went to Jennifer Dunleavy of
Reserve grand champion heifer
went to Jason Marsch of
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, July 24, 1993
Potts town.
Grand champion Simmental
heifer went to Jason Wagner of
Spring City.
Lightweight Steer*: 1 . Jennifer Dunleavy
- Glenmoore. 2. Sara Howe - Downing town,
3. Donald Hodges - Downmgtown. 4. Jennifer
Mediumwelght Steers: 1 . Matt McAllister
■ Spring City. 2. Jason Wagner - Spnng City.
3. Kasey McAllister - Spring City. 4. Shawn
McFadden - Downmgtown. 5. Dave Williams
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Four Sections
Farm-City Day
Success For Butters
Tioga Co. Correspondent
NAUVOO (Tioga Co.) The
crowds swelled lo record-break
ing proportions beneath the hot
July sun at Silverlea Farm for the
third annual Farm-City Day.
Hosting the event were the
farm’s owners, Raymond and
Peggy Butters, and three of their
New SE Program
Set To Begin
October 1
Lancaster Farming Staff
LANCASTER (Lancaster Co.)
Staff of the USDA Salmonella
enteritidis (SE) Pilot Project, along
with industry representatives,
greeted Gene Branstool, assistant
secretary of ag for marketing and
inspection services, on Monday at
the project office in Lancaster.
Branstool was invited as part of
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Contestants Ready For
Poultry Pageant
. Pennsylvania Poultry Queen Melissa Yoder, kneeling,
will crown her successor at the August 6 banquet held by
the Lancaster County Poultry Association. Contestants,
from left, are Mindy Lee Dulio, Melissa Kay Stauffer, and
Heather Lynn Fox. For more about the contestants and tick
et information for the banquet, turn to page 87.
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four sons; Gary, David, Terry, and
Glen and their families. While Da
vid and Terry work the farm full
time, Glenn, a school teacher,
helps out during the summer. Son
Gary owns several businesses in
the Mansfield area.
Agricultural Stabilization and
Conservation Service employee
and chairperson of the event,
Sherri Elders, said although the re
gistration sheets contained only
1,700 names, several of the hosts
and volunteers she conferred with
estimated at least half of those at
tending didn’t register. “If that is
the case, we had well over 3,000
people attending,” said Elders,
“but we’ll say 2,700 to be on con
servative side.”
Despite temperatures in the 90s,
and humidity pushing the heat in
dex over 100, a constant, gentle
brcc/c permitted guests to com
fortably view the acres of crops,
woodlands, and pastures from
tractor-drawn wagon tours or on
foot. Ten tractors were used for
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