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Vol. 39 No. 10
Sale Of Junior Livestock Champions Nets $180,635
Winebark Donates Money To
Scholarship Fund, Church Group
Lancaster Farming Staff
Co.) The sale of Farm Show
Junior Livestock Champions
Thursday grossed $180,635 for 62
steers, 163 pigs, and 122 lambs.
While no records were set per
se, for the second year in a row, a
youth who has shown a grand
champion Farm Show livestock
animal has donated the majority of
the price paid to benefit the Farm
Show Youth Scholarship Fund.
Janine Winebark, 9, daughter of
Kenneth and Janet Winebark, of
Myerstown, showed the grand
champion market hog in the junior,
or youth, division of the state Farm
Show. On Thursday, her grand
champion was sold for $10,200 to
Hatfield Quality Meats Co.
Winebark kept only the market
price for her 257-pound
Hampshire/Duroc crossbred
swine, “Leah.” That meant she
kept $lll, and announced that the
remainder would go toward the
Farm Show Scholarship Fund and
to the Youth Ministry of Richland
Church of the Brethren, where
Janine is a member.
Normally, money paid for .
champion Farm Show animals and
the other exhibited animals is used
by the youth to save for education
or to help them get started in a
However, in the past several
years, individuals, and several
groups of buyers, began to pay
large amounts for certain animals,
and, starting with Daryl Bomgard
Farm Show % Booth
Drawing Winner Named
Many farmers stopped at the Lancaster Farming booth at
the Farm Show this week. Not everyone registered for our
drawing for The Original Old Fashioned White Mountain ice
cream freezer, but 1,600 of. you did. Thanks! And the winner
is Earl E. Breneman of Millersville in Lancaster County.
Governor Casey Greets
Farm Show Crowd
Managing Editor
Co.) —Sunday is traditionally the
day the Pennsylvania governor
tours the farm show and presides at
the official opening ceremony.
This year Robot P. Casey took the
opportunity to make his first public
appearance since resuming his post
as governor after receiving a heart
and liver transplant While he left
the annual tour to Lt Gov. Mark
The 78th Pennsylvania Farm Show: Photos, Stories This Issue
Hilled as the largest indoor agriculture fair in the nation, 1,500 exhibitors
competed for $200,000 worth of prises at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in
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ner, who happened to be among
the six who received a $l,OOO
scholarship this year, some of the
youth began donating amounts
above what they thought they
needed back to support
Bomgardner donated his to FFA
and 4-H.
Last year, prior to the start of the
sale of champions, it was
announced that Mark Simmon,
who showed the grand champion
market swine, would donate any
thing he was paid above $5,000
toward a scholarship fund.
Several buyers worked together
and paid $15,100. This year, prior
to the sale of champions, six youth
received scholarships primarily
from the sale of Simmon’s animal.
With Janine’s contribution,
approximately the same amount is
to be added to the coffer this year
to continue to scholarship.
Kenneth Winebark, who is also
Lebanon County’* Penn State
for all livestock,
said that the decision to donate the
money came Out of a belief that it is
the right thing to do.
“We did it because this program
and the other program (the church
youth ministry) the kids are in ...
are programs that can really make
a big difference.
“We’ve come to the conclusion
that there are a lot of things in life a
lot more important than money.
Not that we’re rich, but we are
doing alright, and these two prog
rams are important in our lives
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Singe), Casey entered the large are
na in a horse-drawn carriage and
waved to die crowd before taking
the stage to deliver his annual
“I always like to come to the
farm show.” Casey said, “because
this is the real Pennsylvania, the
ones behind the headlines, the real
people of the nation.”
The governor also released
$463,000 to improve parking areas
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Lancaster Farming, Saturday, January 15, 1994
From the left, the HatfiekJ Quality Meats Co. Pig andthe Penn State Nittany Lion join,
from the left, Butch Clemens (kneeling), buyer of the grand champion market swine,
Janine Winebark, who raised and showed the champion, and state Secretary of Agri
culture Boyd Wolff, who holds the champion banner.
Dave Slusser Named General Manager
Of Pennsylvania DHIA
Managing Editor
Co.) —The new general manager
of the Pennsylvania DHIA, as the
TV commercial says, “hit the
ground running” on the first day on
the job this week. Dave Slusser,
among other things, attended the
board of directors meeting, held
staff reassurance meetings and
attended member meetings in the
field. This was done, not as one
beating the air. but rather in the
quiet, humble, self-assured way
that in the past has given Dave the
respect of the entire dairy industry.
People just naturally look to Dave
for leadership. And the strength of
his integrity and first-hand know
ledge of DHIA as a user of the ser
vice for 23 years in his family farm
dairy ojieration in Crawford Coun
ty is expected to begin immediate
ly to heal the divisions in the
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Dave Slusser, seated, became the new general manager
of Pennsylvania DHIA this week. Frank Orner, president,
made the announcement.
Harrisburg this week. We have full coverage of the show throughout this
issue. See the index on Page A 3 for story locations and other features.
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