Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, November 13, 1993, Image 38

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    MHancamr Farming, Saturday, November 13,1993
Lancaster Fanning Staff
Co.) Lebanon County Exten
sion held its annual banquet Mon
day evening at the Myerstown
Church of the Brethren to a record
turnout, according to director
Alletta Schadler.
About 300 people attended the
evening banquet and business
meeting, including state Sen.
David Brightbill, and Rep. Peter
Zug. No county commissioners
were present
Dr. Paul Wangsness, die capital
region director, gave a welcome
and address, praising the Lebanon
County Extension program, which
he said is recognized as a leader in
community involvement and
**We assume that people know
Co.) The Susquehanna River
Basin Commission is scheduled to
meet 9 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 23, at
the Woodlands Inn and Resort, in
Items on the agenda for board
action include possible revocation
of the SRBC consumptive use
approval for Ski Snowpeak Inc., in
Juniata County; review the audit
report for its own financial
records: approve the SRBC’s
application for a grant for
$158,000 from the EPA 106 prog
ram; and the adoption of a 1994
meeting schedule.
Discussion items include
receiving an update on its con
sumptive use plan; a report on the
Insist on Chore-Time
because you need the best equipment
C-2 feeder
for broilers
Lebanon County Holds Annual
what we do in Lebanon County
Extension, and we assume they
know about what we do at Penn
State,” he said, adding that it can
be easy to take for granted the
extension program, which is being
used as a prototype for other far
mer Communist Bloc countries to
aid in the transition to a market
‘Tell people what Extension has
done for you and what it can do for
them.” he said.
Schadler said that Lebanon
County Extension recognizes the
support the program receives from
the citizens it serves and their
political representatives.
“We’re really fortunate we have
the resources available to us
through Penn State University
through our tax dollars, and from
the county commissioners through
our tax dollars,” Schadler said.
To Meet
outcome of discussions with the
Pennsylvania Power and Light Co.
with respect to the Montour Gener
ating Station's compliance with
the SRBC consumptive use regula
tion; a report on Penelcc’s con
tinued involvement with the prop
osed Curwcnsvillc Water Storage
Project; an award presentation to
Allan Buddie, of the New York
State Department of Environmen
tal Conservation; a report on a
Lackawanna Corridor Greenway
study; and miscelaneous staff
Specifically, Ashland Area
Municipal Authority is seeking to
withdraw a total of 650,000 gal
lons per day from three wells in
Butler Township, Schuylkill
H-2 feeder H-2 feeder adult turkey
for broilers for turkeys feeder with plastic pan
mSim bins and
Northeast Agri Systems, Inc.
Flyway Business Park
13$A West Airport Road
Lititz, PA 17543
The budget for Lebanon Exten
sion program last year was
$119,688, except for the venial on
the 2-year-old ag center building.
Rent for the ycarwas $78,900.
Except for Delbert Voight, who
was hired last week to serve as the
county’s agronomic specialist and
is expected to be working with
USDA Soil Conservation Service
as nutrient management planning
gets underway, the county’s exten
sion staff consists of three fulltime
people who serve within the coun
ty; five whose main office is in
Lebanon, but who serve a multi
county region; three secretaries
and two summer assistants.
There are also five consultants
who receive payment with funds
appropriated by the Lebanon
County Commissioners and fluids
generated by user fees.
The county also receives help
County for public water supply.
The Borough of Quarryville is
seeking permission to withdraw a
total of 250,000 gallons of water
per day from two wells.
Snow Shoe Borough Authority
is seeking permission to withdraw
a total of 360,000 gallons of water
per day from one well for public
water supplies.
The Borough of Mifflinburg is
seeking to withdraw 870,000 gal
lons of water per day from one
well, for public water in West Buf
falo Township.
Hollidaysburg Borough is seek
ing to pundiase 1.45 million gal
lons of water per day (based on a
30-day average) from the Altoona
City Authority.
For more information, call (717)
STORE HOURS- Mon.-Fri. 7:30 to 4:30
Sot. 8:00 to Noon
24 Hr. 7 Day Repair Service
Extension Banquet
Hartman accepts a plaqua pro
claiming har 1993 Pannayivania Extanaion Outstanding
Maatar Gardner from Lebanon County Extension Director
Alletta Sehadlar.
through 141 volunteers. A number
of volunteers received awards for
years service, from 5 yean to more
than 35 yean.
In total, there were 18,380
recorded instances or events in
which a represenative of Lebanon
County Extension provide support
to an individual within the county
during fiscal year 1993.
The key speaker was Dr. Robert
Bauer, a master gardner and volun
teer who gave an hour-long talk on
the development of gardens, from
ancient Mesopotamia th*»*—'
Rome, Germany, at«i as inter
preted in England and here, and he
gave a slide show of the variety of
gardens he visited while on a
recent trip to England.
A number of Master Gardners
were recognized and presented
with awards, including Deborah
Hartman who was named the 1993
Pennsylvania Master Gardner.
in order to qualify as a Master
Gardner, an applicant must receive
at least 13 hours of instruction and
give at least SO hours of communi
ty service helping to answer gar
dening questions and assisting
other coundans with their horticul
tural needs.
... election of five board mem
bers was also held with Sara Jane
Ktall, Alvena Kneasel, Dorothy
Moyer, Enos Heisey, and Amos
Balsbaugh being reelected.
for layers, pullets &
master distributor
Ph: (717) 569-2702