Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, September 10, 1994, Image 47

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    Jami Todd Reigns As Ma
Maryland Correspondent
Todd, of Caroline County, is the
new Maryland Farm Queen. She
was crowned August 28th at the
contest held at Cow Palace at the
fairgrounds in Timonium, held in
conjunction with the State Fair.
The pageant helped kick off festi
vities at the fair, which ran
through September 6, and is one
of the state’s largest showcases for
agriculture. Jami will replace
Kristin Archer, outgoing Farm
Four runners-up were also se
lected, and will assist the Queen in
promoting Maryland agriculture
during fair week and by helping
her with appearances throughout
the state during her reign. They
are 4th Runner-up. Mary Ellne
Seraydian of Carroll County; 3rd
Runner-up, April Hall of Queen
Anne’s County; 2nd Runner-up,
Rebecca Reinhardt of Howard
County; and Ist Runner-up, Kim
berly Stup of Frederick County.
In all twenty-one contestants
vied for the Farm Queen title, rep
resenting all comers of the state,
and illustrating the diversity of
Maryland Agriculture. The enter
New 332’ Heifer Facility Featuring 8’ Deep x 12’ Wide Manure Storage
System With Waffle Slats
• Retaining Walls • Bunker Silos • Manure Storage, Etc.
Authorized Dealer For
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• Trench
Silo Wails
prises the girls participate in var
ied from dairy and beef to or
chards, farm markets, and peren
nial and nursery stock, equine, and
poultry operations.
Jami Todd lives on a truck crop
and small grains fare with her par
ents John and Jackie, and brother
Ryan in Preston, Maryland, where
the seventeen-year-old high
school senior’s responsibilities in
clude driving tractors, disking, go
ing for parts and supplies, answer
ing phones, cutting grass, and
moving irrigation. The Todds
raise approximately SO acres of
sweet com for canning, and 20
acres of green beans. Jami is ac
tive in school'in the art, photog
raphy and French Clubs, Future
Business Leaders of America, var
sity volleyball, and student
government. She also teaches
Sunday School and Vacation Bi
ble School at her church, and is in
volved at a local hospital as a
volunteer. She plans to attend col
lege and pursue a career as a bio
logy teacher or an environmental
John Butler, field services
director for the Maryland Farm
Bureau, served as Program emcee.
After introducing herself, each
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jyL Includes, Jl, Queen Anne’s County, 3rd
Runner-up; Kimberly Stup, Frederick County, Ist runner-up; Jam! Todd, Caroline
County, Maryland Farm Queen; Rebecca Reinhardt, Howard County, 2nd Runner-up,
and Mary Ellen Seraydlan, Carroll County, 4th Runner-up.
girl was asked to randomly choose
a question from inside a miniature
bam, and then present her answer
to the audience. Questions ranged
from, “What values has growing
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and Farm Queen
Jaml Todd Is the new Maryland Farm Queen. Jam! lives
on a 100-acre vegetable and small grains farm in Caroline
County, where she helps out with driving tractors, going for
parts and supplies, and other chores as needed. She will
represent Maryland agriculture at the State Fair this week
and throughout the .coming year.
• Agricultural • Commercial
• Residential
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