Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, August 13, 1994, Image 224

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Smldley Mfg W 8
Snook’s Equipment W 6
Soli & Water Cons. Society CET
Sollenberger Silos W 4
Sones Grain Systems W 5
State College Ford W 6
Steiner Ag Products W 5
Stocker Chevrolet WlO
Stoltzfus W 6
Sun-North Systems DLT
Sundowner Trailers E 3
Susquehanna Forest Svc ETI
Swantak, Joseph, Inc W 9
Symo-Llfe, Inc DLTI
T C I Of PA W 4
Tam Systems E 5
Tee Jet Northeast ETI
Information To Make Your Visit To
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Buildings, Tents and Exhibits
Information Booth
Main Street, at the top of the hill
Questions? Whether you’re trying to find an exhibitor, a
tour of something to eat, the answers are at the Informa
tion Booth. There’s information on all Ag Progress Days
activities and a lost and found.
Visitors Center
Main Street at W. 4th Street
Looking for lodging, local restaurants, area attractions or
things to do on the Penn State campus? You’ll find infor
mation and directions here.
College of Agricultural Sciences Exhibits Build
ing and Theatre
Main Street, between W. 9th and W. 10th (near the
From farm to table, keeping our food safe is everyone’s
responsibility. Through interactive exhibits and demon
strations, learn how research and education are applied to
reduce residues, increase processing safety and improve
food-handling techniques in the home. Visit a greenhouse
with tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers to learn how inte
grated pest management and biological control are help
ing to protect your health and the environment while
increasing profits for the fanner. See how field traps and
an 800 telephone service are helping sweet com growers
monitor insect populations and reduce pesticide use. See
a calf, piglets and chicks and learn how producers are
applying new methods to reduce pathogens in and on live
animals. Take the food safety challenge quiz, and see
hourly demonstrations on the do’s and don’ts of safe food
handling in the kitchen. Penn State faculty and staff will
be on hand to answer questions and give advice.
Theatre Presentations
Various presentations will be offered in the College Exhi
bits Building Theatre. Check the sign at the theatre area
for program and schedule information. Highlights
11:00 i.m.Food Safety SciQ Game Show (daily)
12:00 noon Storyteller Jan Kinney (daily)
2:00 p.m Food Safety SciQ Game Show (Tu, Th)
6:00 p.m Food Safety SciQ Game Show (We)
Food Safety SciQ
Test your food safety IQ in this fun event, patterned after
a television game show. Contestants and audience mem
bers alike can win prizes including Penn State Creamery
ice cream and SciQ T-shirts. The game will be played
daily at 11:00, Tuesday and Thursday at 2:00 and Wed
nesday at 6:00 in the College Exhibits Building Theatre.
Admission is free, but arrive early, since seating is
Storyteller Jan Kinney
Jan Kinney, master storyteller and writer of award
winning short stories, spins her yams daily at noon in the
College Exhibits Building Theatre.
Exhibits Building 2
Main Street, between W. Bth and 9th
Exhibits include crafts representing Pennsylvania’s rural
heritage. Quilts, woodcarving, pottery, scrimshaw and
more will be showcased. Several artisans will display
their handiwork and discuss their crafts businesses. Pick
up Penn State Cooperative Extension publications, many
of them free. Also see what agricultural courses are
offered through Penn State Independent Learning.
Landscape, Lam and Garden Tent
West 11th Street, next to the College Exhibits Building
New Location! Whether you’re a homeowner, gardener
or grower, Penn State faculty and cooperative extension
agents will help solve your plant and insect problems.
Advice is available in indoor and outdoor plants, turf.
List Of Exhibitors For Ag
Telmark, Inc
Tlco Mfg
Todd Farm Equipment
Tri-State Breeders
U S Army Corps of Engineers
USDA- Soil Cons. Svc
Unlv. Area Joint Authority
Unlv. of Pa. Vet School
Universal Dairy Equipment
Unverferth Mfg. Co
V&M Hydraulic Mult
Van Dale
Vermeer Mfg
Vlgortone Ag Products
flowers, tree fruit, small fruit and vegetables. See special
ty potato varieties you can grow at home, and learn good
growing practices at the demonstration garden.
Family and Youth Exhibits Building
West Bth Street
Hiss back at a hissing cockroach in the insect petting zoo,
discover how toys were made in olden days, find out
what 4-H has to offer, or become a part of the computer
world. Science and education come to life in the Family
and Youth Exhibits Building. Exhibits are designed to be
intriguing and fun for young and old alike. Twenty
minute Macintosh computer classes designed for young
people and beginners are offered every half-hour from
10:00 to 3:30 daily, with additional classes until 7:00 on
Kids Back Then All ages will delight in “Kids Back
Then” by Bill Metzel, the Itinerant Talesman. A joyful
exploration of heritage play and playthings, “Kids Back
Then” offers a blend of demonstration and hands-on
activity, seasoned with a story or two. The Itinerant
Talesman shares the wonder and mystery of many simple
homemade toys, games, puzzles and whistles handed
down through generations.
Young People’s Tent Just outside the Family and
Youth Exhibits Building is a cute-n-fuzzy, sleek-n-slimy
combination that’s sure to please animal lovers of all
ages. The Happy Valley Friendly Farm brings the cute-n
-fuzzy with their baby animal collection and Shaver's
Creek Environmental Center adds the sleek-n-slimy with
snakes and turtles, owls and hawks.
Other Stuff You Don’t Want To Miss Jan Kinney as
she weaves her magic tales in the College Exhibits Build
ing, daily at noon • Smokey Bear, who celebrates his 50th
anniversary with daily visits to the Conservation Educa
tion Tent at noon and 3:00 • SciQ, a game show with
prizes for contestants and fun for all, daily in the College
Exhibits Building Theater • Live llamas in the Dairy and
Livestock Tent and live ostriches in Exhibits Building 1.
Dairy and Livestock Tents 1 and 2
West 12 th Street
Commercial, breed association and Penn State exhibits
are featured. Educational displays include swine housing,
particle-size separators for analyzing forage rations, the
environmental impact of animal agriculture, utilizing by
products and waste in animal feeds, preventing and diag
nosing foreign livestock diseases, pasture research, and
the Dairy Management and Profitability (DairyMAP)
program. Sec live llamas, and learn about small or part
time farming alternatives.
Crop and Soil Science Tent
East sth Street
New Location! Learn about crop production and manage
ment, soil fertility and testing, nutrient management, pest
control, weed identification and more. The state’s best
hay samples are entered in the Hay Show. Specialists
from the Pennsylvania Crop Management Association
and Penn State’s Departments of Agronomy, Entomolo
gy and Plant Pathology will answer your questions. Plot
demonstrations feature forage brassica species, soybean
row spacing and com plant population.
Conservation Education Tent
West 11th Street
Learn how federal and state agencies help Pennsylvania
citizens protect the stale’s natural resources. You’ll find
information here about conservation-related tours, Held
demonstrations and workshops. You’ll also find Smokev
Bear, who celebrates his 50th anniversary with daily vis
its at noon and 3:00. Daily programs include;
10:00 a.m. Pasture Management
11:00 a.m. Your Conservation Plan and You
11:30 a.m. Video! How to Seed and Fill a Well
12:00 noon Update on Nutrient Management
i Legislation
12:4S p.m. No-Till Tomato Planting
Progress 1994
Volunteers Overseas Coop ET4
Waltz Enterprises WlO
Wengers Farm Mach W 5
West Penn Hydraulics EBI
West Virginia Fence Corp EBI
Westfalla Systemat WlO
Wetsel Seed E 6
WII-Rlch/Taylor PHt W 2
Wood-Mlzer Products W 2
Woods Equipment Co W 4
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Young’s Livestock Svc Wll
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Zeneca Ag Products ETI
Zetor Tractor W 2
Zimmerman Mfg W 2
Zimmerman, Paul B W 9
Progress Profitable
1:15 p.m. Pasture Management
1:30 p.m. No-Till Vegetable Planting Field Demo
2:30 p.m. Update on New Wetlands Regulations
4:00 p.m. Video: Pennsylvania's Black Bear
Pasto Agricultural Museum
Main Street, between E. 9th and 10th
Journey back to the time of our agrarian ancestors as you
trace technological progress through agriculture’s
“muscle power era.” More than 300 antique farm and
home implements, many in working order, are on display
in this hands-on museum of rural life.
The Meeting Place
Main Street near W. Bth
Leam how to select and prepare economical and nutri
tious cuts of meat Displays show you safe meat-handling
techniques and quality assurance for beef and pork. Pre
sentations throughout the day will explain meat nutrition
labels. Penn State faculty and meat industry representa
tives will distribute educational materials and answer
your questions.
Equine Exhibits Tent
Main Street, behind the Special Events Building
Educational and commercial exhibits and demonstrations
will showcase Penn State’s Quarter Horses, teaching and
extension programs, 4-H and therapeutic riding and driv
ing programs, horseshoeing, feeds, various breeds and
the horse in medieval times. Video presentations will
highlight equine education and careers as well as various
aspects of the commercial horse industry.
Equine Educational Program
Horse Arena, Main Street behind the Special Events
This program emphasizes the $4 billion horse industry’s
contribution to Pennsylvania agriculture and highlight
Penn State’s teaching, cooperative extension and youth
Tuesday, August 16
10:00 a.m. Breed Clinics
1:30 p.m. Handling and Training Clinic
2:30 p.m. Breed Clinics
Wednesday, August 17
9:30 a.m. Breed Clinics
1:00 p.m. Handling and Training Clinic
3:00 p.m. Therapeutic Bitting Demo • 4-H Mounted
4:30 p.m. Breed Clinics
6:00 p.m. Flag Presentation • 4-H Drill Team
Exhibition • Special Presentation: The
Arabian • Driving Demonstrations
Thursday, August 18
10:00 a.m. Breed Clinics
1:00 p.m. Handling and Training Clinic
Tickets are required. Get free tickets for research tours
at the corn crib at the top of Main Street. Free tickets for
conservation-related tours are available at the Conser
vation Education Tent.
General Research
Leave from the corn crib at the top of Main Street
This 30-minute tour gives you an overview of research
conducted by Penn State’s Departments of Agronomy,
Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology and the
USDA Pasture Research Lab. Buses leave every 20
minutes from 10:00 to 3:00, with tours until 6:00 on
Special Topics Research
Leave from the corn crib at the top of Main Street
This year’s tour takes you to the University Park Campus,
where you’ll see Penn State’s innovative dairy and poul-
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