Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, March 05, 1994, Image 19

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York Co. Correspondent
Laszlo Moses, Greenville, is
the new president of the Pennsyl
vania Holstein Association, with
Jay Houser, Spring Mills, stepping
into the vice-president position.
The pair was elected to head the
PHA board during the annual
meeting, held February 24-26 at
the Gettysburg Ramada Inn.
Moses moved up the officer
ranks into the key leadership role
following a two-year term as vice
president under retiring president,
Lewis Berkley, Berlin. He has
served as a state Holstein director,
national delegate and on numer
ous state and local committees.
Laszlo and his wife, Lana, oper
ate a 75-head herd of registered
Holsteins and Jerseys on their
Mercer County farm, where they
began dairying in 1966. In addi
tion to feed crops of hay, com and
soybeans, they operate a seasonal
retail fruit and vegetable market
from their 300 acres of owned and
rented land.
The Moses have five children,
four daughters and one son, and
one grandson. Their son, Peter, a
junior at Penn State, plans to
return to the family farm.
PHA vice-president Jay Houser
was elected to the second-in
command spot after serving a year
on the slate board of directors. He
has been active in Holstein activi
ties for many years, served as a
national delegate, and worked
with numerous state and local
Centre County club activities.
Jay and his wife, Mary, began
dairy farming in 1963 and milk a
herd of 70-plus registered Hols
teins. Their 280 acres of owned
and rented land is cropped in hay,
com, soybeans and wheat
The Housers also have five
children, all still involved in agri-
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Moses, Houser To Head State Holstein Board
Incoming PHA president Laszlo Moses, left, presented
the past president’s recognition plaque to Lewis Berkley.
culture to some extent. Two daughters each help part-time in
daughters farm with their families, addition to pursuing off-farm
one in Minnesota and one nearby careers,
in Centre County. Their son has In a caucus following the annu
retumed to the family’s home al business meeting, PHA direc
farm in Spring Mills and two other tors, delegates and members
Headtng up the Pennsylvania Holstein Association tor
the next two years are from left, seated, president Laszlo
Moses, immediate past president Lewis Berkley; standing,
treasurer Dean Johnson, executive director Bill Nichol and
vice president Jay Houser.
elected to support Ronald Wood,
Mansfield, in his candidacy for a
seat on the national Holstein board
of directors. Wood will make a bid
for the board opening to be vac
ated by current director Thomas
Kelly, Tyrone, whose term
expires. The election will take
place during the 1994 National
Holstein Convention in Seattle.
Washington, in late June.
Members supported three resol
utions offered during the business
session, including one which
would exempt from emergency
travel restrictions vehicles trans
porting feedstuffs, milk and other
farm commodities. That resolu
tion was offered in the wake of
travel restrictions placed on trucks
during recent winter snow and ice
Two headman Daughters
Top PHA Convention Sale
York Co. Correspondent
Perm-Gate Leadman Faith,
VG-86 at 2 years, topped the
Pennsylvania Holstein Conven
tion Sale, selling for $7900 to
Lylehaven Farm, East Montpelier,
Consignors of the high-selling
two-year-old were Steve and
Chris Wood, Penn Gate Farms of
Littlestown, who chaired the 1994
annual Pennsylvania Holstein
Convention held last week at the
Gettysburg Ramada Inn.
The Inn’s spacious ballroom
was the site of the February 26
convention sale, wrap-up event
for the convention activities. A to
tal of 8S head went through the
ballroom sale arena, averaging
$2524. Cattle were housed and on
display through the convention at
Waybright Farms, operated by the
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PHA members elected to show
support for the efforts of the Pen
nsylvania Foundation for Better
Living, which implements the Ag
In The Classroom teacher
education efforts. A resolution to
support the re-election of Obie
Snider, Imler, to the Board of
Trustees of Penn State was unani
mously passed.
Working with other ag-interest
groups within the state, PHA will
support the Agriculture Agenda, a
statement of policy directed at the
long-term preservation of viable
agriculture in Pennsylvania. The
Ag Agenda focuses on four key
concerns: profitability, regula
tions, the environment, and fund
ing for agriculture education and
Paul and Mary Waybright family,
Selling open and ready to flush,
Faith carried a contract for $3500
with Eastern A.I. cooperative. Her
2-01 lactation record projection
was a 24,366 milk and 1004 fat,
with a 4.1 percent test. She carried
a CTPI of +1263.
Faith’s Penn-Gate-bred Mater
nal pedigree includes a VG-86
dam by Eagle, with records over
28,600 milk, a 4.3 fat and 3.4 pro
tein test and CTPI of +1149. Sec
ond dam was an EX-92 Enhancer
daughter and third dam was a
EX-94-4E, Gold Medal, Elevation
Second high seller was Solid-
Gold Lead Lou Ella-ET, also a
Leadman daughter, scored VG-86
at three years of age. She sold for
$5900 to NY Wind Ridge Farms,
Madison, N.Y. and was consigned
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