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'Ol. 38 No. 39
Stephanie Wagner’s Aged Cow Is Grand Champion Lebanon Holstein
Lancaster Fanning Staff
non Co.) An aged cow owned
by Stephanie Wagner, 18-year-old
daughter of Vincent and Julie
Wagner, of Ju-Vindale Holstcins,
Myerstown, not only took the top
honors as the supreme champion
cow in the youth dairy cattle show
of the Lebanon Area Fair, but took
grand champion honors during the
county’s open Holstein show, also
held in conjunction with the fair.
Ju-Vindalc Tradition Bobbie,
almost a nine-year-old 4-H project
Holstein, came through for Wag
ner during Friday’s show, winning
the type show in a field of more
than 250 entries.
The show was judged by Curtis
Day, who commented on the depth
of the show and the quality of the
animals. On Wagner’s Holstein he
commented about the length of
body, udder floor above the hocks
and the condition of the udder, feet
and legs.
Dale Hostetler who farms with
his sons in Annville, showed the
reserve grand champion Holstein,
Barn Raising: A Social Event
Neighbors, family, and friends helped this week to build the dairy bam extension for
40 cows in an old-fashioned barn raising for Ken and Mike Oenlinger along Strasburg
• Pike east of Lancaster. See story on Page A-23. Photo by Evantt Nawswangor, managing
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4-year-old Dale-Pride Mark
Arabclle-ET, an Very Good 87
that had taken top of the 3-year-old
class in last year’s competition.
Her dam, Dale-Pride Pete Agatha,
was reserve grand champion in
1987, as a 4-year-old.
Hostetlers repeated their fourth
consecutive year in being awarded
the show’s premier exhibitor and
breeder banners.
The Hostetler clan also showed
the junior champion Holstein,
which Bryan Hostetter showed, an
intermediate yearling heifer, Dale-
Pride Arthurs Precise. The heifer’s
sire, Dale-Pride Mark Arthur, is a
brother to Arabelle.
The reserve junior champion
Holstein was shown by Adam Son
nen and Lisa Francisco, of Rich
land. A summer yearling heifer,
the reserve champion was Frog
more Sky Buck Becky, a Hanover
hill Skybuck daughter.
Show Results
BULL CALF: I. Nelson Bomgardner,
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Lancaster Fanning, Saturday, August 7, 1993
Stephanie Wagner holds the halter of her supreme champion dairy animal of the
youth dairy shows at Lebanon Area Fair, which two days later secured the grand
champion title of the county Holstein show. To the left of Wagner’s Ju-Vindale Tradi
tion Bobbie is the Dale Maulfair family, sponsor of the supreme award Rattle holds
their son David, while Daryl and Jennifer present the trophy. To the right of Wagner is
the Lebanon Area Fair royalty from the left, Amy Burkhart, Jamie Irwin, Jennifer
Bashore and Stacy Krall.
Four Sections
Vote Due On National
Dairy Promotion Board
Lancaster Farming Staff
Co.) State Secretary of Agri
culture Boyd Wolff and the Pen
nsylvania Farmer’s Association/
Farm Bureau have been urging
dairy producers to exercise their
right to vote on whether or not to
keep the National Dairy Promotion
and Research Board.
The voting, or referedum, per
iod is from August S through
August 16. Ballots are available
from local ASCS offices, or can be
obtained by calling
1-800-745-5417 OJSDA).
Voting is done individually, and
through bloc voting.
Bloc voting is when a large
cooperative fanning organization
casts a vote on behalf of its
Preparations Underway
For Ag Progress Days
ROCK SPRINGS (Centre Co.) —Preparations are under
way for Ag Progress Days August 17 to 19 at Penn State’s
Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, nine miles
southwest of State College on Route 45. The theme for this
year’s annual event, “Conserving Our Resources Through
Science,” highlights the efforts of agricultural scientists and
farmers to preserve water and soil quality while providing a
safe and abundant supply of food.
This exposition attracts up to 50,000 people each year and
has become one of the most respected agricultural events in
the East. Lancaster Farming's issue next week will feature
extensive preparatory coverage of the schedule of events and
messages from the exhibitors who will be at the show. In
addition, see Page C-8 this week for an early review of exhi
bitor locations and the schedule of educational and show
$19.75 Per Year
However, all individual are free
to cast their own vote. Individuals
who object to the position of their
organization may vote in their own
manner the votes running in
opposition to the bloc vote are
deducted from the whole.
Bloc voting was enacted to ease
the process of gaining
consensus to allow each orga
nization’s members to agree on
their own position and to offer it as
a whole, instead of each individual
being required to submit a separate
Although not specifically out
lined as such, to knowledge, com
mon knowledge is that individual
voting is maintained to ensure that
members are not misrepresented
by organization leadership.
It also serves to allow the major
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