Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, March 05, 1994, Image 20

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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
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
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
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*.
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.
complete control of over 100 annual and perennial weeds, inclu
ding fall panicum, johnsongrass, lambsquarters and marestail.
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.