Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, October 23, 1993, Image 27

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anon Co.) Here’s some good
news for fanners who haven’t pur
chased their crop insurance yet
The Federal Crop Insurance
Corporation has extended the
sales closing date for wHeat; oats,
barley, and rye to Oct 31,1993.
Crop insurance cannot be purchas
ed after certain dates and the sales
closing date for most fall planted
crops is normally Sept. 30.
This year, FCIC has extended
that date to be certain farmers who
need crop insurance have an op
portunity to get it. That means
most farmers will have an extra
month to get the protection they
The floods and drought from
last summer have left many farm
ers behind schedule and in need of
this extra time to plan their risk
management Also, many farmers
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USDA Extends Crop Insurance Deadline
planning to apply for disaster as
sistance benefits will be required
to show proof that they have crop
insurance. That’s true for every
farmer except for hardship cases
or very small losses.
There could be times when the
application deadline for disaster
assistance is after the crop insur-
ADA Directors Elected To National Posts
mond Johnson, president of
American Dairy Association and
Dairy Council, Inc. (ADADC) and
member of its executive. commit
tee, was elected 2nd vice
chairman of the United Dairy
Industry Association (UDIA),
during the UDIA federation annu
al meeting in St. Louis, Missouri
in September. K. Allen Roszel,
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ance sales closing date, Robert
Fenton, FCIC assistant manager
for Insurance Services said, “Ibis
is one more way crop insurance is
changing to meet the needs of
America’s farmers. This decision
will allow many farmers to meet
disaster assistance requirements
who otherwise may not be able to
vice-president of ADADC and
member of its executive commit
tee, was re-elected to serve on the
UDIA executive committee as an
at-large director, and was also re
elected as secretary of National
Dairy Council, the nutrition edu
cation division of UDIA. Linden
Smith, member of ADADC’s
board, was also elected to the
UDIA board for 1993-94.
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Lancaster Farming, Saturday, October 23HW3-A27
comply. Since crop insurance
must be purchased the sales clos
ing date, this extension allows all
farmers plenty of time to make an
informed decision.”
Crop insurance is sold by pri
vate insurance agents. An Agent
Locator Directory is in every
county ASCS office for farmers
who need help finding an agent.
Johnson of Schagticoke, New
York, has been president of
ADADC for over eleven years and
serves as director of Dictrict 4. In
partnership with his son, Edward,
Johnson operates a 400-acre Hol
stein farm in Washington County.
Roszel lives in Montrose, and
operates a 500-acre farm with 100
head of catde. He currently serves
as director of District 17.
Smith lives in Augusta, New
Jersey where he operates a
Berks County To Hold
Historic Property Tour
Co.) A tour of 11 historic prop
erties in Berks County is scheduled
by the Berks County Conservancy
on Nov. 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The sites included on the annual
tour features a variety of building
types and architectural styles along
the Maiden Creek Stream Corri
dor, in the northern part of the
The cost of the tour is $lO per
ticket and proceeds benefit the
non-profit Conservancy, which
focuses on environmental and his
toric preservation. Each ticket is
actually a 32-page booklet which
contains the general history of the.
area being toured as well as specif
ic descriptions of each tour site.
The sites being visited are the
Moselem Fumance Mansion, Zion
Moselcm Lutheran Church,
Moselem School House, Virgin
ville Hotel, Maiden Creek Fur
nance, Grim’s Mill Farmstead,
Folklife Museum, Brobst Mill,
W.K. & S. Railroad, Village of
Remember, crop insurance is risk
management for the ’9os.
Eligibility for participation in
all programs administered by
ASCS is on a nondiscriminatoiy
basis as established under law
without regard to race, color, reli
gion, national origin, age, sex,
marital status or disability.
300-acre Holstein dairy farm. He
represents District 7 on the
ADADC board.
The American Dairy Associa
tion and Dairy Council, Inc.
(ADADC) i» a dairy promotion
organization representing dairy
producers in New York, Pennsyl
vania and New Jersey. ADADC is
a member of the UDIA federation,
which conducts a total promotion
program for U.S. produced milk
and other real dairy foods.
Trcxlcr, and the Village of
On the Friday, Nov. 5, an even
ing pre-tour program is to be held
at the Seidel Mansion, located at
the comer of routes 222 and 73, in
Maiden Creek Township.
The pre-tour program is to
include a slide presentation featur
ing lour sites, a talk on the history
of the area being loured, and a tour
of the mansion itself, whch was
built around 1850 and is noted for
its ornamental ironwork on bal
cony porches.
A separate event is also being
offered after the Nov. 6 tour. An
hour-long ride on the W.K. & S.
Railroad is being offered from 4
p.m. to 5 p.m. at a cost of $2 per
person, reservations required. The
train is to leave Kempton, travel to
Trexler and Wanamakers villages
where passengers can get off for
walking tours, and return to Kemp
ton by 5 p,m.
For more information, call the
Conservancy at (215) 372-4992.
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