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T op Honors Awarded In LOIS SZYMANSKI Maryland Correspondent WESTMINSTER, Md. —The 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. 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So, don't wait. Order COUNTER 156 LOCK 'n LOAD now and earn up to $l.OO an acre on your purchase. mst Carroll County 4-H **”**' ******** *» areas of rabbit, fashion, crafts, and foods in her eight years as a 4-H member. 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 work.” 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 ~j 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 volunteer. 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. February Milk $1333 ALBANY. N.Y. 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 weight 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.