Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, March 26, 1994, Image 21

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op Honors Awarded In
Maryland Correspondent
Carroll County Maryland 4-H
Achievement and Volunteer Rec
ognition banquet was held recen
tly at Martin’s in Westminster,
Md., with top honors going to the
new 1994 Mr. and Miss 4-H,
Jonathon Gibson and Katie
Painter. ,
The 1993 Mr. and Mrs. 4-H Jim
Woods of Sykesville and Ginger
Hull of Westminster handed down
their titles with words of reflection
and advice and many thahtff to
their supporters.
Winner Jonathon Gibson is a
15-year-old Frizzcllburg resident
and a sophomore at Westminster
High School. Living on a 49-acre
farm, he has been an active 4-H
member for seven yean, raising
hogs and chickens and showing
his Dalmatian dog.
The 1994 Miss 4-H, Katie
Pointer, is a IS-year-old sopho
more at North Carroll High
School and a Hampstead resident.
She has participated in the project
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Carroll County 4-H **”**' ******** *»
areas of rabbit, fashion, crafts, and
foods in her eight years as a 4-H
Extension Agent Bob Shirley
said. “Mr. and Miss 4-H will
promote 4-H at public gatherings
at service clubs and with youth
groups. They will also have an
important part in .planning the
county fair and next year’s
achievement banquet Their role is
very heavy on public relatiqns
Presidential Tray Winner Gin
ger Hull was recognized for win-
ning the Presidential Tray at the
National 4-H Congress in Decem
ber. The award is given in the
name of the President of the
United States of America and only
12 are awarded annually. Carroll
County has won three times in the
past four years.
The Carroll County Commis
sioners Tray was presented by
Carroll County Commissioner,
Donald Dell, to Amanda Boyd.
“4-H, work will follow you all of
your life," Dell said.
Scores of 4-H members as well
Pnbrmf Custom* Program
as volunteers were recognized for
their efforts to promote 4-H in
Carroll County, the hugest partici
pating 4-H county in the state of
Maryland. Among the most not
able were the Volunteer Of The
Year Award to Illona Hull, mother
of former Miss 4-H ’era Ginger
and Heather Hull and nine-year
Jo Mladjenovich won the
Unsung Volunteer Award. The
Outstanding 4-H Girl was Jessica
Herbert and the Outstanding 4-H
Boy was Ross Bair.
N.Y., NJ.
Milk $1333
Dairy farmers who sup
plied regulated milk
dealers (handlers) under
the New York-New Jer
sey marketing orders
during February 1994
will be paid by handlers
on the basis of a uniform
price of $13.33 per hun
dredweight (28.7 cents
per quart); the price for
the corresponding
month last year was
$11.93 per hundred
Market Administra
tor Ronald C. Pearce
also stated that the price
was $13.58 in January
1994. The uniform price
is a marketwide weight
ed average of the value
of farm milk used for
fluid and manufactured
dairy products.
A total of 11,644
dairy farmers supplied
handlers regulated un
der the New York-New
Jersey marketing orders
with 864,929.184
pounds of milk during
February 1994. This
was a decrease of 2.6
percent (about 23 mil
lion pounds) from last
year. The gross value to
dairy fanners for milk
deliveries was
$116,374,647.25. This
included differentials
required to be paid to
dairy fanners but not
premiums, deductions
authorized by the farm
er, or assessments.
Regulated handlers
used 368,033,627
pounds of milk for Class
1.42.6 percent of the to
tal. This milk is used for
fluid milk products such
as homogenized, flavor
ed, low test, and skim
milks. For February
1994, handlers paid
$14.93 per hundred
weight (32.1 cents per
quart) for Class I milk
compared with $13.76 a
year ago.
Handlers used
135,176,562 pounds of
milk for Class n pro
ducts, 15.6 percent of
the total. Class II pro
ducts include fluid
cream, eggnog, ricotta
and cottage cheeses, ice
cream, and yogurt.
Handlers paid $12.26
per hundredweight for
this milk.
AH prices quoted are
for bulk tank milk re
ceived from farms in the
201*210 mile zone from
New York City.