Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, October 29, 1994, Image 1

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Vol. 39 No. 51
Price Heads Lancaster
Poultry Association
Lancaster Fanning Staff
Co.) Don’t let the youthful face
of Mark Price fool you.
Despite his youth, Price holds a
wealth of knowledge about the
poultry industry. Mix that with
ambition and enthusiasm, and one
has an idea of what Price brings to
the Lancaster County Poultry
Association as its newly-elected
Price assumed the reins of lead-
Mark Price
Time To Set
Clocks Back
Early Sunday morning, Day
light Saving Time, that was in
effect throughout the summer,
officially returns to Standard
Time. This happens at 2 a.m.
Sunday, October 30. For that
extra hour of sleep, turn your
clocks back one hour before
you go to bed on Saturday
Gary Imes, center, receives the Juniata County Conser
vation District Large Cooperator Award from directors D.
Richard Hackenberger, left, and William Stoner.
60t Per Copy
ership at the association’s annual
banquet held at Willow Valley
Convention Center on Tuesday
night. Also appointed is George
Georges as vice president, Don
Brubaker as treasurer, and Michele
Stauffer as poultry ambassador.
A native of Long Island, N.Y.,
Price received his introduction to
farm life when his father sold his
chain of pel stores and purchased a
Berks County farm.
"Farm life agreed with everyone
in the family,” said Price, whose,
sister Deborah Dietrich is now a
4-H dairy specialist for Berks
County Extension.
On the 150-acre farm, the fami
ly raised cows, pigs, goals, and
chickens. Price and his sister
became heavily involved in 4-H
clubs. His dream was to become a
dairy herdsman, which he pursued
when he studied dairy science at
Penn State.
It wasn’t until Price was a col
lege junior that he became inter-
USttSfl in a career with poultry. A
professor took Price to the South
east Poultry Exposition in Atlanta.
Impressed by the tremendous
job opportunities, Price minored in
poultry management during his
senior year.
Penn State was also the place
that Price met his wife-to-be Kris
ta, who was from Northampton.
The couple were members of the
same honorary fraternity. As they
worked together, the relationship
progressed and the couple married
a month after graduation.
The couple live near Philadel
phia where Krista is finishing her
last year in veterinary medicine at
the University of Pennsylvania.
After their marriage. Price
worked two years for Pennfield
Feeds, servicing layers and pullets.
“I had good teachers at Pen
nfield who really took the time to
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Lancaster Farming, Saturday, October 29, 1994
The children of Vincent and Loretta Golden, from left, Beth, Andy, Julie, Katie, and
Emily raise pumpkins on their 300-acre cash crop farm in Cambria County. Turn to
page 810 to read about the Golden Family and how they dress pumpkins as snow
people to remind motorists of last year’s winter that dumped 42 inches of snow with
10-foot high drifts In their area.
Production Leader Has 43,323 Lbs.
Milk In Year-End Pa.DHIA Report
Though dry in this photo, Cur-Daw Sonya, owned by Cur
vin and Dawn Good, is the 1994t0p milk and protein produc
er for Pa.DHIA.
Juniata Conservation District
Presents Awards
Juniata Co. Correspondent
Co.) A liquid manure injection
system was the main theme of the
annual Juniata County Conserva
tion District field day held recent
ly on the Art Zug farm in Walker
In charge of the event was Ann
Harshbarger, the Juniata County
district manager.
Douglas Beegle, PSU agrono
my professor spoke on “Introduc
tion to Nutrient Management Leg
islation” and gave many details
concerning developing plans for
management that will meet
requirements. Farmers can devel
op their own plans with pre-train
ing and passing of the exam. A
management manual and other
helps are available as guidelines,
and the local conservation district
office has information on this
PSU Agronomy Professor
Lynn Hoffman gave compaction
information and stressed the
importance of compacting wet
ground as little as possible. Tan
dem axles and larger tires of the
Four Sections
Lancaster Fanning Staff
Co.) The Pennsylvania Dairy
Herd Improvement Association
has announced its members’ top
producing cows and herds in the
state for the year ending
The recent year-end Pa. DHIA
data is based on records kept on
4,320 herds, representing 263,713
dairy cows of all breeds. The orga
nization also provides testing and
records services for dairy goat herd
The organizauon annually tall
ies the performance of herds and
individual cows of members,
although some members retain
confidentiality of records.
According to Pa.DHIA, 85 per
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flotation type are important, espe
cially where it is necessary to go
back over the same ground often.
At the field day, the conserva
tion district also announced that
Joseph and Sarah Tabb had been
named as the 1994 outstanding
small cooperator, and Gary and
Shirley Imes as the outstanding
large cooperator.
Joe and Sarah Guss Tabb have
been on their farm since 1947.
Sarah was born ancT grew up on
this century award farm original-
$21.00 Per Year
(Turn to Pag* A 37)