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Vol. 38 NO. 38
World Dairy Expo Names Bupp ‘Dairy Woman Of The Year’
Lancaster Farming Staff
—Leroy Bupp hit paydirt when he
took a risk and married a teenage
bride from a non-farm back
ground. That bride turned out to be
a hard-working dairy fanner who
has been named 1993 Dairy
Maryland Crowns Dairy Princess
Laurie Zimmerman, center, crowns Maryland Dairy Prin
cess Dawn Downey, left, and Alternate Mary Ellen Seray
dlan during the pageant held in Frederick, Maryland.
Dairy Of Distinction Feature
Photographs of the 1993 Dairy of Distinction farms are featured
in this issue. Please see the special supplement.
Hot Weather•, Ornery Steers Challenge Lebanon Beef Show Exhibitors
Lancaster Farming Staff
non Co.) Jason Shirk's
1,350-pound Simmental/Angus
cross, full brother to last year’s
reserve champion steer, according
to Jason, won supreme champion
beef on Tuesday at the Lebanon
Jason, 11, son of Dawn Shirk
and Tom Arnold, Rexmont, picked
up the championship from the
heavyweight class. He said his
grandfather, Leon Arnold, helped
him pick the steer. This is Jason’s
fourth year showing steers at the
Reserve champion went to an
1,105-pound Simmental/Hereford
cross, shown by Nathan Spatz, 11,
son of Brian and Joanne Spatz,
Lebanon. Nathan is a fifth grader
at New Covenant Christian
School. Tlic steer, from the light
weight division, was purchased at
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Woman of the Year by World
Dairy Expo.
This isn’t a superficial title, but
one that Joyce Bupp has earned by
blood, sweat, and tears for her
exceptional achievements, partici
pation, and leadership in dairy and
community activites.
To our readers, Joyce is probab
the Dutch Country Calf Sale in
October. __
Both steers were 4-H projects.
With many exhibitors sweaty
and disheveled, particularly during
the showmanship portion of the
show from dealing with sweltering
heat and ornery, unruly steers, the
show judge, Dr. Grskine Cash,
Centre Hall, congratulated the
exhibitors for doing the best they
could under the conditions. The
steer shown by Shirk, said Cash,
was “representative of the total
industry, not a single endpoint in
the industry.” He said it had lots of
rib, depth of rib, and more body
without being “wastey.”
Soaked with sweat, this year's
champion 4-H showman dealt with
an ornery Chianina cross that at
times looked like would put the
champion out of the competition.
But Cash recognized what the
exhibitors were dealing with in the
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Lancaster Farming, Saturday, July 31, 1993
ly best known for her weekly col
umn. “On Being a Farm Wife And
Other Hazards.” These weekly
columns offer personal glimpses
into everyday happenings on the
In person, Joyce is just as warm,
friendly, and optimistic as her col
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Maryland Correspondent
Downey, 17-year-old daughter of
Frank and Carolyn Downey was
crowned the Maryland Dairy Prin
cess at the 32nd coronation held in
the Grand Ballroom of the Holli
day Inn, Frederick. She was
crowned by Laurie Zimmerman,
1992 Maryland Dairy Princess.
Downey lives with her parents
and three brothers, Kirk, Ryan, and
Wade on a 700-acre dairy, beef
and grain farm in southern Wash
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Conservation Commission Appoints
Nutrient Management Advisory Board
Lancaster Farming Staff
Co.) Another piece in the basic
structure of the state’s nutrient
management law was added last
week as the State Conservation
Commission approved nomina
tions to the Nutrient Management
Advisory Board.
The approval of the board mem
bers is a major step in the creation
of a nutrient management regulat
ory bureaucracy. The nutrient
management law, signed by Gov.
Robert Casey just prior to his his
toric heart and lungs transplant,
went into effect July 19.
Under the law, the State Conser
vation Commission, chaired by the
secretary of the Department of
'Jason Shirk, third from left, pieksd up grand champion steer at the Lebanon Fair
Beef Show on Tuesday with his heavyweight Slmmental/Angus cross. From left, Amy
Clair, Pa. Cattlemen’s Queen; Dr. Ersklne Cash, show judge; Jason; Nathan Spatz,
reserve champion; and Jamie Irwin, Lebanon Fair Queen. Photo by Andy Ahdnws.
Dairy Woman of the Year Joyce Bupp credits her hus
band Leroy for being wonderfully supportive of all she
Environmental Resources, is to
promulagate specific regulations
covering the dispersal and flow of
nutrients, effectively so as to not
exceed levels that are toxic to an
existing healthy waterway
Although intensive, commercial
livestock production has been the
target group of certain political
groups, it is not the entirety of the
businesses which are to be
affected. Under the nutrient man
agement law, all non-point sources
of nutrients are to eventually be
researched and analyzed for possi
ble impact to a waterway (surface
or groundwater).
In the future, it is possible that
golf courses, residential areas,
feedstuff storage areas, and com
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mercial crop powers who apply
commercial fertilizer, as well as
other businesses as research indi
cates, may be affected.
There are 15 members on the
board who are to consist of;
• five active commercial farm
owners or operators representing
the livestock, swine, meal poultry,
egg poultry and dairy industry
nominated by statewide general
farm organizations;
• one veterinary nutrition
• one representative from the
fertilizer industry;
• one representative of corntner
ical agricultural lenders;
• one representative of local
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$19.75 Per Year