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A2O-Lancaster Fanning, Saturday, March S, 1994 Berks County dairy couple Dave and Phoebe Bltler. The Bit lers will represent Pennsylvania at the June national Hol stein convention competition in Seattle. Two Named To Pa. Holstein Hall (Continued from Pag* AI) 20.000-pound average. The Beshore Farms herd produced 14 Excellents, 9 Gold Medal Dams, 8 Dams of Merit and 68 cows with lifetime lactations over 100,000 pounds of milk. Merchandising of the herd genetics has put young sires into several AI sampling programs and embryo and live animal exports into many foreign countries. Beshore was named a Grass land Farmer in 196 S and Master Farmer in 1981. He has served as a director and president of the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Associ ation and been a recipient of its Charles Cowan award for leader ship in the dairy industry. Current ly, he chairs the York ASCS com mittee, remains actively involved in the Grange, and has served on the county’s DHIA and Farmers Home Administration boards. Active in his community, Way ne has been president of the local school board, served on the Fair view Township’s planning com mittee and taken many leadership roles at Newberrytown St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. He serves as a local driver for the Meals on Wheels program. Wayne and his wife, Athena, have four children. Marvin is an attorney, Joy and Kirby are stock brokers, and Jed is the third gener ation farming at Beshore Farms. John Umble’s 36-year regis tered Holstein breeding career began in 1943, with the purchase of his Chester County farm. He developed his noted Swampy- Hollow herd from a foundation cow purchased in the 1950’5. At the herd dispersal in 1983, 45 direct descendants of that founda tion animal helped generate the state high herd dispersal average of $5,717. Included in the sale offerings were seven Excellents and nine head with lactation aver ages over 1,000 pounds butterfat. The herd has earned the Progres sive Breeder Registry award 13 times. Umble has served as a national Holstein delegate for many years, as well as state director, county president and director. He was a founding member and president of the Brandywine Valley Breeders farmer-owned, sire-proving group. For many years, Umble has served on the board of the Maple Grove Mennonite Church and on the board of the West Fallowfield Christian School. He is co chairman of the Pennsylvania It’s amazing what turns up when you compare the “roots and-shoots” action of Roundup* herbicide with a contact spray like Gramoxone*. TOUGH GRASSES AND BROADLEAVES. Unlike die tops-directed action of Gramoxone, Roundup gets down to the root of your weed problems. In doing so, it delivers A whole herd of cow-related and farm-theme handcrafted Items generated a lively auction to raise funds for the 1995 National Junior Holstein Convention to be hosted in Pittsburgh. ROUNDUP DELIVERS COMPLETE CONTROL OF complete control of over 100 annual and perennial weeds, inclu ding fall panicum, johnsongrass, lambsquarters and marestail. WITH ROUNDUP, YOU DO IT RIGHT IHI FIRST TIME. Since Roundup gets all the way down to the roots, you won’t run the risk of costly re-growth problems. Simply put, Roundup works the first time ~ every time. And that can mean substan tial savings compared to follow-up rescue treatments.