Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, November 12, 1994, Image 1

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Vol. 40 NO. 1
Stem Williams otfiyncMd Jaraay Farm toraivaasarvioa
•ward from Jannia Brown, vtoOßdwtlaWf Pann StataDalkr
Scianca Club. "
Dairy Science Club
Meeting, Fall Classic
Union Co. Correspondent
Co.) To mark the opening of
Penn State’s new Dairy Cattle
Research and Education Center,
the Penn State Dairymen’s Club
highlighted former dairy bam stu
dent workers and the history of
the Penn State dairy herd at its
annual banquet. The event took
place November 4 at the Penn
State Ag Area.
The club also presented its
1994-95 Service Award to Samuel
D. Williams. Jr. of Bryncoed
Farm in Dauphin County. Sam, as
he is affectionately known, has
devoted 63 years to the advance
ment the dairy industry in Penn
sylvania as well as several foreign
Thit product of Erhardt Clippar Joaaphlna waa namad
Ail-Maryiand for Ertiardt Farma of Baldwin, Md. Plaaaa aaa
all tha photographs of both tha All-Maryland and tha Jr. All-
Maryland winnara on pagaa 08-9.
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Graduating first in his class at
Penn State in 1931, Sam was a
DHIA milk tester for two years,
then started his Jersey farm with
seven cows. He sold the milk,
which won many Farm Show milk
competition medals, expanding
one route with seven customers to
four routes with 500 customers by
I 960: He and his son Tom, who
joined turn with running the farm,
the Master Farmer
Award in 1966. They now have
over 100 Jerseys.
Sam was instrumental in start
ing the Dauphin County Farm
Bureau and supported the start of
the county Conservation District
and DHIA Committee. Working
with the Heifer Project Interna
tional and the Council of Church-
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UncMttf Farming, Saturday, Novtmbtr 12, 1994
Lebanon, Chester Counties
Hold Extension Banquets
Lancaster Farming Staff
LebenonCounty Penn State Extension held its annual
banquet and election of directors Wednesday at the
Schaeffers town Fire Hall.
The meeting, open to the public, was attended by
-more than 200 people, including present and past
extension staff, volunteers, 4-H leaders, supporters,
and county commissioners William Carpenter, Rose
marie Swanger, and Phillip Feather, state Rep. Peter
Zug, and David “Chip” BrightbilL
Epaf Heisey ptenidcd over the meeting.
Michelle Rodgers, interim capital region director,
'"said that Lebanon County should be proud of its
extension program, that it is regarded as a “flagship”
program because of its innovation, that she said is
hugely due to the efforts of the volunteers and the
innovation and dedication of the extension staff.
Rodgers also honored county extension director
Alletta Schadler, better known as “Lettie.” Schadlbr,
Rodgers said, has held just about every position of
responsibility within the county extension service
and she is well known for her public
presentations and long-wu^ili^^
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Among thooo honored by tho Lancaster Farmland Trust tor prasarvlng terms this
yasr are from taft: Emma Krantz, Patricia Harshock, Emma Mussar (saatad) and Lloyd
Hahn, and Carolyn and Robert Kllgour.
Lancaster Farmland Trust
Reports Preservation Activities
Managing Editor
LANCASTER (Lancaster
Co.) Today we have landow
ners in Lancaster County who are
making commitments to preserve
family farms, farm by farm,” said
Alan Mussleman, executive direc
tor. Lancaster Farmland Trust
“And this commitment is growing
GUTHRIESVILLE (Chester Co.) —If you want
to do well in the world of the ’9os, you are going to
have to deal with machines.
Those who can cope with changing technology
and pass the techniques of handling technology to
their offspring will ensure a more stable world,
according to a Penn State family living specialist
who spoke to about 100 guests at the annual meeting
Thursday evening of die Chester County Coopera
tive Extension.
Dr. Cathy Bowen, assistant prrofessor in the
department of agriculture and extension education,
spoke about how to deal with the natural resources
we call life skills. For coping day to day, people
must learn what she calls the three important skills
we all need to learn; communication and interaction
with others; solving problems'and making deci
sions; and obtaining, evaluating, and using
She provided three examples into the lives of teal
people who face different coping skills.
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into apartmenjand has difficulty in shop
so that indeed, we are headed to
become the most protected Hum
community in the U.S.”
These comments were made last
Friday night at the annual meeting
of the Trust held at the Willow Val
ley Convention Center Palm Court
More than 300 supporters and land
preservationists attended,
hi his “State of the Trust”
Four Sactiona
Lancaster Farming Staff
address, Mussleman announced
that in just ilx years, Lancaster
Farmland Trust has preserved 54
farms, totaling 3,802 acres. Added
to what the Lancaster County Agri
cultural Preserve Board has
accomplished, the total number of
farms in Lancaster County with
$21.00 Per Year
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