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Lebanon Livestock Sale Grosses $62,960
VERNON ACHENBACH JR.
Lancaster Fanning Staff
senting First National Bank of Fredericksburg, stand with
Darren Grumbine who controls his grand champion market
From the left, William Campbell, president and CEO of Hoss’s Steak and Sea House,
buyer of this grand champion market steer stands with Jamie Irwin, Lebanon Area Fair
queen, and Jason Shirk, who raised and showed the 1,350 pounds animal.
‘ Representatives of Lebanon Valley National Bank stand with Amy Smith, who exhi
bited the grand champion complete market lamb and who presents a plaque to Mike
Firestihe recognizes the bank’s support. From the bank, from the left, are Kathy Slew
art, Terry Hill, Firestine, and standing behind Smith,' Bob Donaldson, Lebanon Area
Fair Queen Jamie Irwin, and bank representative Travis Werley.
NORTH CORNWALL (Leba
non Co.) Support from Leba-
non County and regional
agribusiness came in the way of
$62,960 being paid last week for
101 pigs. 18 steers and 71 lambs
raised by county youth as market
The annual sale at the end of the
Lebanon Area Fair week is a high
light of the event, providing a final
climax of selling a market steer,
hog. or lamb after months spent
raising and caring for the animal
and training it to be handled in the
The members of the Lebanon
County Livestock Club also
donated the proceeds from the sale
of its hog carcass and lamb carcass
competition entries to the Lebanon
Valley Expo Corporation, the enti
ty which actually owns the fair
grounds. That amount totaled
$875 $450 for hog carcass
sales and $425 for the lamb
The sale average on the market
hogs was $263.25 on a total of
$26,064.;. on the steers, it was
$1,212.50 on a total of $21,825;
and on the lambs it was $196.27
with a total of $13,935.
The grand champion market hog
shown by Scott Nolt, son of Allen
and Carol Nolt, was bought for
$l,lOO by Farmer Boy Ag/MACH
From the left, Gary Matthews, representing an area busi
ness group involved in hog production operations, Scott
Molt the exhibitor of the grand champion market hog, and
another business representative, all help hold a plaque rec
ognizing the buyer’s support of youth livestock production
efforts. Also shown is Jamie Irwin, Lebanon Area Fair
Partners. bought by Hoss’s Steak and Sea
The reserve grand champion Housc for $2,000.
hog was shown by Roxanne Kirst, The reserve champion, shown
daughter of Roger and Perm Kirst, j,y Nathan Spatz, son of Brian and
was bought by Hatfield Quality Joanne Spatz. sold for $1,200 to
Meats for $625. Heisey’s Diner.
The grand champion steer The grand champidMnarket
shown by Jason Shirk, son of Tho- iamb, shown by Darren Grurhbinc,
mas Arnold and Dawn Shirk, was (Tum to p , g# A 36)
grand champion market hog, tom Moyer holds the plaque
while exhibitor Roxanne Kirst holds the Hatfield banner
draped over the market hog's-back. Also shown is Jamie
Irwin, Lebanon Area Fair queen.
ing jb grand
champion market steer ie Nathan Spatz, while Gary Heiaey.
of Heiaey’s Diner holds the plaque recognizing his support
of the county program. Also shown is Lebanon Area Fair
Queen Jamie Irwin.