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A22-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, November 12, 1994 Lancaster Holstein Club Elects Officers VERNON ACHENBACH, JR. Lancaster Fanning Staff MT. JOY (Lancaster Co.) The Lancater Holstein Club held its annual banquet and business meeting Thursday night at the Country Table Restaurant in Mt. Joy, recognizing member achievements and electing officers. Three new directors were elected to the nine-man board; Tom Barley, Warren Good and Leßoy Welk. In a business meet ing following the banquet, the board of directors reorganized and elected Jack Coleman president, Lynn Royer vice president. Dale Hershey treasurer, and Leßoy Welk as secretary. Other directors are Daryl Mills and Larry Kennel. The officers reviewed the club’s past year, stating that the club is financially in good shape and that bookwork was in order. The club also recognizes top 305-day lactation production by members* registered Holsteins. The top milk, fat and protein producing junior 2-year-old award went to Melody Lawn Farms’ Maria. Maria made 28,451 pounds of milk, 959 poun ds of fat, and 874 pounds of protein on a first lactation. The top milk-producing senior 2-year-old was Meadow Vista Farm’s Bell Jill with 30,754 Lancaster County Holstein Club Junior production award winners are, from the left front, Zachery Meek, Jeremy Meek, Laura Blank, and Lisa Blank. From the left, back row, are Jeremy Welk, Denise Bollinger, Jill Harnish, and Joe Best. The directors of the Lancaeter County Holstein Club are, from the left, front row, new director Tom Barley, Matt Walk, president Jack Coleman, and Daryl Mills. In the back row, from the left, Is secretary and new director Leßoy Welk, treasurer Dale Her shey, vice president Lynn Royer, and Larry Kennel. Not shown is new director Warren Good. Maryland Holstein Offers Scholarships DICKERSON. Md. The deadline for submitting applica tions for several scholarships offered by the Maryland Holstein Association is Jan. 1. Applicants must be Maryland residents who have had registered Holsteins as a 4-H or FFA project, and who are currently enrolled in a college-level agricultural program. To get scholarship applications, write or call Auithur and Peggy Johnson, chairmen of the Md.HA Scholarship Committee, at 22520 pounds milk and 910 pounds fat, 879 pounds protein. The top senior 2-year-old for fat and protein production was Nef fdale Farm’s Steady Piggy with 1,704 pounds fat and 899 pounds of protein made on 27,537 pounds of milk. The top milk-producing 3-year old was Meadow Vista Chris Leo na, owned by Meadow Vista Farm, with 33,509 pounds milk, 909 pounds fat, and 890 pounds protein. Raymond and Glenn Brubaker’s 3-eyar-old, Caernarvon Mark Starglow-ET, a VG 88, made 1,303 pounds of fat, and 1,025 pounds of protein in 31,468 pounds of milk. The top-producing 4-year-old was Kenneth Zurin’s Kenbum Jamacia Tulip, with 34,294 pounds of milk, 1,265 pounds of fat, and 1,055 pounds of protein. The top milk-producing senior aged Holstein cow was Shelmar Acres Gambler Grace, owned by Shelmar Acres, with 37,109 pounds milk, 926 pounds of fat, and 1,046 pounds of protein. The top milk-component pro ducing senior cow was SuKavin Bell Tina, an Excellent 90 Holstein owned by Roy Stoner, with 1,257 pounds butterfat, and 1,070 pound s protein in 29,650 pounds of milk. Lancaster County Holstein Club junior production award winners Ml Ephraim Rd, Dickerson, Md., 20842, (301) 972-8274. The applications must be returned to the Johnsons by Jan. 1. There are six $5OO scholarships available, made possible through donations of Maryland Holstein breeders and Mends. Those six scholarships are divided into three different catagories of eligibility, with two scholarships offered in each. Those enrolled with the Univer sity of Maryland College of Agri culture are eligible to apply for two were Zachery Meek, Jeremy Meek, Laura Blank, Lisa Blank, Jeremy Welk, Denise Bollinger, Jill Hamish, and Joe Best Distinguished junior members were Laura Blank, Joe Best and Jill Hamish. In an annual program to reward junior members with the best record books for raising Holsteins, Joe Best, son of John and Carol Best, won a registered Holstein heifer calf that was sponsored by the Kenneth and Anna Mary Beiler family, and the club. The calf prize is annually pre sented to the intermediate-aged junior member with the top record bode. To prize to the top junior member is a show box and this year’s winner was Laura Blank. In other business. Don Eby gave a review of the Holstein futurity, and Gelnn Shirk, county extension agent, reviewed several topics of concern, including farm labor, a county wide reassessment for set ting real estate taxes (he said the Farm Bureau is to hold informa tional meetings after assessment notices have been mailed by the county), and the Penn State Dairy MAP program. Jack Coleman reminded mem bers that the club’s annual cheese sale starts Tuesday and members should contact a director for more information. $5OO scholarships. Those enrolled in the two-year program at the University of Mary land Institute of Applied Agricul ture, or a similar program, are dig- . .. ible for two scholarship. u According to an announcement. There are two $5OO scholarships lour 18 •«"* co-sponsored by available to those enrolled in agri- ?° unt y USDA culture at the college of the applic- Agricultural Stabilization and choice Conservation Service, the USDA ‘ Soil Conservation Service, the conservation district, Penn State Cooperative Extension, and the DER Bureau of Forestry; The bus tour is scheduled to Joe Best, son of John and Carol Best, holds an arm around the registered Holstein heifer calf he won in an annual contest sponsored by the Lancaster County Hols tein Club that rewards the intermediate-aged youth with the top project book. Lebanon 4-H Dairy Club Honors Members (Continued from Page A2l) son Martin was the outstanding senior member for NoSoAnn, as well as the county. Those recognized for having the best bred and owned animals were Amanda and Allison Martin and Jesse Bomgardner. Curtis Bomgardner was named the top Hoard’s dairy judge. Jesse Bomgardner was named outstanding dairy judging team member. The dairy judgin team won the state competition. Jennifer Bashore was named the oustanding dairy bowl member. And the winners of the Lebanon County scrapbook awards were Amy Habecker, Amanda Martin, and Alisha Myers. Allison Martin was also the reci pient of a Meridan Bank 4-H scholarship. Recognition was also made to the members of the senior team to the state 4-H contest, winners at the All-American dairy judging forum, dairy bowl members, and other winners during previous con tests already reported. Winebark said that the Lebanon County 4-H Dairy club member ship continues to be strong, and that members are fortunate to have such supportive and committed Berks Slates Cpnservation Tour LEESPORT (Berks Co.) The Berks County Con servation District has announced that a jointly sponsored conserva tion tour into the northwest region of the county has been scheduled for Nov. 18. outstanding rookie of Leba non County. club leaders and industry supporters. leave the county, agricultural cen ter, located near the state prison in Leesport, at 9 a.m., on Nov. 18 and visit three farm conservation demonstrations; a llama farm oper ation; a honey processing facility; and lunch at Midway Diner (on your own). The cost of the tour is $l2 per person and covers transportation. Since seating is limited, reserva tions are on a first-come basis. Deadline for reservations is Nov. 10. For more information, visit or call the Berks County ASCS office at the county ag center in Leesport, (610) 478-7158.