Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, December 04, 1993, Image 39

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princesses and longs, 4-H and PFA
displays. Lebanon County Farm
Women's Society bake sale, dog
power display, Farm-City bal
loons, coloring contest, dairy
promotion, pork cutting'demon
stration, an antique tractor display,
Mister and Miss Farm-City con
test, a cow patty drop contest with
funds to go to the adopted Midwest
flood-stricken community Chelse
a, lowa, etc.
There was also, on Nov. IS, a
senior citizens toure of farming
operations in the county, visiting
the Eastern Land and Cattle Com
pany, a steer operation run by Lee
and Elene Hitz, the James Light
poultry farm, and the Ricld and
Roberta Bashore dairy farm.
A farmer’s tour of businesses,
focusing on environmental con
cerns that businesses in the county
have to consider, was done espe
cially in light of the state passing
Nutrient Management Act.
The tour took 40 farmers to' the
Lebanon Valley College, then to
the Fort Indiantown Gap military
reserve, where the general talked
to the group, explaining the func
tion of the facility, its environmen
tal concerns, and then a tour of the
The group got to see upclose,
the post’s multi-million dollar
tankwash operation with its
recycled water and oty separation
system; the fuel handling tech
niques used for gassing up aircraft,
Then the group, guided by Wil
liam Freis, park manager for both
Memorial State Park, located near
the Gap. and the Swatara Slate
Park, which is to be the site of a
proposed impoundment of the
Swatara Creek.
Freis discussed the size of the
Come & See Hie Most
Exciting Development
(Total Mixed
To i^fl
Farm-City Activities
park, its characteristics, highlights
and natural wonders, such as fossil
sites, and the proposed dam site
and what it would inundate.
The trip was capped by a talk by
suite Sen. David “Chip” BrightbiU,
R-Palmyra, for whom the imp
osed dam project has been a
dream, going back to when it was
first proposed, and he and his
father had built a boat that they
were to use on the lake.
BrightbiU still has the boat,
though its been years since it was
Farm Award to Mr, and Mra. Grant Krall, aa part of tha Laba
non County Farm-City Banquat. M
The demonstration Is sponsored by:
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Iff II Carlisle, PA 17013
In conjunction with:
RD #2. Box 24A
New Ringgold. PA 17960
ice the dun become reality.
There was also a businessmaii’s
tour of Gums, going to Hershey
Bare's daily operation, located
north of the Lebanon city, then to
Wengert's Dairy, a local well
known fluid milk and butter
And also this year, Gerald and
Connie Hoffcr, of Annviile, had
donated the use of a cornfield for a
project by the Lebanon Valley
College to make a large maze.
Local and regional media had
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Swatara atata parks, talks with state Sen. David Brlghtbill
about the proposed project. The map In the foreground Is a
three-dimensional model of how the proposed park will
earlier in the year, and when it in addition to the Wagners’
came time to provide a Farm-City experience, Dennis and Karen
tour for school children, the maze Shatters, who run an insurance and
was one of the stops. investment firm, exchanged jobs
Numerous agricultural busmes- vvith Cliff and Fay Berger, of
ses helped, numerous nonagricul- Fredericksburg
tural businesses also provided sup- Farm-City Week is annually
port for the annual events. scheduled to lead into Thanksgiv-
The culmination, of Farm-City fog, in order to bring out an aware-
Week is the county’s banquet, dur- ness of the true meaning of the
ing which those involved in the holiday and to generate an appreci
work-exchange projects tell of ation, and a glue, for the various
their experiences to the crowd elements of the community,
what they learned, how they felt, However, proponents of Farm
the respect they gained, and the City Week activities say the effort
new friends that they made. must never stop.
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