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Co.) They put the new
200-horsepower 8300 John Deere
tractor and the new 510 disk ripper
through their paces Tuesday at a
field day held north of Oxford
along Route 10. Sponsored by
Enfield Equipment, Inc., Dick
Enfield, owner, and Bill Knight,
manager, used the nice late fall
weather to introduce these new
machines to their customers.
Jerry Thomas, territory mana
ger, John Deere Company, told the
group of farmers that the new 8000
series of tractors draws on input
from extensive customer and com
petitive owner research and more
than 70 years of experience in
designing tractor models. He said
the tractors establish new stan
dards in control, visibility, man
euverability, power, and ease of
Co.) All Holstein sires housed at
the Taurus Service Inc. bull stud in
Mehoopany were classified by
David Page, an official Holstein
Association Classifier on Sept. 22.
Dick Wetter, president of Tau
rus, said that Taurus regularly
scores all bulls eligible to be classi
fied. All bulls housed at Taurus that
are 2 years old or older are official
Twenty-six Holstein sires were
classified in this round.
In addition to the sires housed at
the Mehoopany stud, there are
many additional Taurus sires at
other .locations that are awaiting
The breakdown of scores from
Field Day Demonstrates New Equipment Lines
Knight said the new disk ripper
is designed to knock down the com
stalks or other trash in the fall, rip
the ground and leave some of the
trash on top for cover over winter
to help stop erosion. Next spring,
when you are ready to go, a field
cultivator or disk will get you
ready for planting.
As for the business outlook,
Knight said John Deere is coming
of one of their better years in the
last several years and business has
been good. This fall the weather
has been good so much of the crop
is already in the bams with little
crop loss. Production estimates ate
for a large com and soybean crop
this year. But the prices are low. so
the bottom line for the farmers may
not be any better than last year.
About 50 farmers attended the
demonstration and had a nice
this classification ' show seven
Excellent, 12 Very Good, six Good
Plus, and one Good. Of the sires
scored, 27 percent were Excellent,
and 46 percent Very Good.
The Taurus sire t 76H0077
Horace was raised in score to EX
-92 and classified EX-94 for feet
and legs. This Mark son is for feet
and leg improvements along with
high overall v type (+2.54) and
76H0107 Pamtom Blackstar
Sunbuck was raised to EX-92. This
Blackstar son of Hanover Hill Sally
H 4E-96 is a brother to Skybuck.
Sunbuck has sired many outstand
ing heifers. The oldest ones are due
to calve this winter.
Eskdale Supernova (76H0257)
Farmers team about the new 8300 John Deere tractor and 510 Ripper Disk at a field
Holstein Classifies Sires
is an EX-92 Starbuck son at Taurus
with a unique aAa code of 645123.
He also has a type proof of +2.49,
with feet and legs at +2.56, and
76H0111 Roycedale Aerostar
Al, classified Excellent 90 at nearly
4 years of age. Al is one of the first
Aerostar sons in Al. He is from the
famous high protean Adrienne fam
ily in Canada. Al’s dam is an Inspi
ration sister to 76H0076 ALTAIR
who is Ex-91 and one of Taurus’
top Type improvers (+2.44) with
protein (+ .08%).
Another new Excellent sire at
Taurus is 76H0088 Gloryland
Statesman, an Astro Jet son who
will receive a proof in January.
The young sire 76H0118
Lancaster Firming, Saturday, Novwnbtr 12, IM4-A33
Hanover-Hill Charmer scored VG
-89. Charmer is a Skybuck son of
Hanover Hall S.W.D. Charity, the
Ex-94 daughter of Brookview
Tony Charity Ex-97.
76H0252 Hanoverhill S Regency
was raised to Very Good 87. This
top Starbuck son as a full brother to
Raider and Hanoverhill Star Roxy
2E-92. She being the dam of
76H0090 H.H. Precisonst was
classified Ex-93 as was another
Inspiration son at Taurus. Pre
cisonst emerged as one of the best
proven Hanover Hall sores with
has first official summary in July.
Precisonst is +2.11 PTAT and
+1239 TPI. He has a first proof for
Pi. ROHRER & BRO., INC.
AgrlPro* is a Registered Trademark of AGRIPRO SEEDS, INC.,
P. O. Box 2962, Mission KS 66201
production with DYD of +2074M
+.33% +I43F +.06% +7BP.
Precisonst combines two of the
world’s premiere cow families, the
Lu Lu’s and the Roxy’s.
Precisonst dam is Ex-92 and a
full sister to 76H0252 Regency
and Raider. His second dam is the
leading Star Brood cow in Canada,
Mil-R-Mor Roxette EX-GMD
DOM 30*. The 3rd dam is the
“Queen of the Breed”, Glenridge
Citation Roxy 4E-97 GMD.
76H0090 Precisonst semen is
being exported to many countries
in the world from Taurus Service,
Inc. He is housed in the EEC qual
ified semen production facility at
the Taurus stud in Mehoopany.
I test weight
lags Trials in.