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820-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, November 12. 1994
Cedar Crest FFA Attends
Seventeen members of the
Cedar Crest FFA recently attend
ed an FFA Leadership Training
Conference at the Northern
Lebanon High School. The pur
pose of the event was to familiar
ize FFA officers and members
with their duties and responsibili
ties as chapter officers. The con
ference also included sessions on
developing leadership skills.
The group was greeted by
Darla Herr, Lebanon County FFA
president. Theresa Inhof, state
FFA vice president, eastern
region, and Marci Harnish, state
FFA vice president, gave inspira
tional speeches’ on “Unlocking
Your Keys to Success.”
First year FFA members from
Lebanon apd Schuykill counties
competed in a quiz contest. Partic
ipants had to answer questions
about the FFA. Heather Koch, Joe
Perry, and Crystal Stevenson
competed for Cedar Crest. A cafe
teria meal was then served to
After dinner, the FFA’ers were
York County 4-H
The York County Capon Club
held its annual roundup and sale at
Rentzel’s Auction Bam on Octo
ber 20. The judge for the event
was Herb Jordan, retired poultry
specialist from Penn State Univer
Twenty capons and one turkey
were exhibited for evaluation.
Four of the capons were exhibited
by Cloverbuds. Cloverbuds is a
relatively new area for 4-H in
which youngsters seven years old
may participate, but are not in
competition with regular 4-H
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divided into three groups. The
groups were as follows; official
dress and etiquette, supervised
agricultural experience, and what
does the FFA have to offer. While
in the group, members learned to
improve both their chapter and
Other members from Cedar
Crest who attended were Charlie
Aurentz, Heather Orner, Jacob
Frazier, Jon Harnish, Mike
Hostetler, Stacy Krall, Andy Mar
tin, Jamie Risser, Keith Wartluft,
Shawn Weaver, Jeff Zimmerman,
Bill Smeltzer, Mindy Hostetler,
and Sean Weaver.
The results of the quiz contest
were as follows; 1. Ryan Spatz,
Northern Lebanon; 2. Heather
Koch, Cedar Crest; 3. Andrea
Bashore, Northern Lebanon; 4.
Crystal Stevenson, Cedar Crest; 5.
Justin Van Fleet, Northern
Lebanon; 6. Todd Getz, Elco; 7.
Kim Getz, Annville-Cleona; 8.
Brooke Stehr, Tri-Valley; 9.
Joseph Perry, Cedar Crest; 10.
Danielle Mays, Elco; and 11. Eliz
abeth Ericson, Elco.
Taking home champion honors
with her capon was Shanna
Daugherty of York. Glen Rock
State Bank purchased the champi
on for $l9 per pound. Reserve
champion went to Jessica Klock
of York. The reserve champion
sold to the Ray Hoover Family for
$lB per pound. Average prices
with the champions was $9.20 per
pound and without champions
If you are interested in pur
chasing a dressed capon from a 4-
H member, additional information
may be obtained from the Penn
State Cooperative Extension office
at (717) 757-9657.
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C 0.,) With the reorganization
of the 1994-95 Commodity Mar
keting Board, Pennsylvania Dairy
Promotion Program welcomed
Joy Crothers to the board.
Raised on a dairy farm in west
, em Pennsylvania, where her broth
er and parents still farm, Crothers
has an extensive dairy background
and quite an active one, too. A
Bachelor of Science in home eco
nomics education from Penn State
University and a Master’s degree
in dairy science extension educa
tion from Louisiana State Univer
sity round out Crothers’ education.
She is also a former Pennsylvania
While living in Maryland,
Crothers worked with the Mary
land Cooperative extension
TOWANDA (Bradford Co.)
“Recognizing and Dealing
with Childhood Illnesses” is the
topic of a workshop planned for
child care providers. It will be
held on Thursday, November 17,
at the Wysox Presbyterian Church
Hall from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m with
registration beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Penn State Cooperative Exten
sion of Bradford County is spon
sor of the training. Registered child
Market per month only
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Crothers and her husband,
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operated dairy farm in Chester
County. The Crotherses milk 45
Holsteins and 12 Brown Swiss.
Among Crothers’ many activi
ties, she also sits on the board of
directors for the Dairy Council,
Inc., Southampton, as a represen
tative for independent dairy pro
ducers. Crothers serves as the co
chairperson for the Chester Coun
ty Promotion Committee and
works with the Chester County
Dairy Princess Program.
Crothers’ involvement in so
many aspects of dairy promotion
should serve her well as she seeks
to fulfill her personal goal as board
care providers who attend will
receive two hours credit toward
required in-service training hours.
Child care providers who par
ticipate in the training will be able
• identify the difference between
infectious and contagious diseases;
• recognize signs of sickness or
illness in children;
• plan an environment that will
prevent the spread of infectious
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member of the PDPP Commodity
Marketing Board. Her priority is to
work toward a unified, efficient
use of dairymen’s dollars. A
strong supporter of the school
breakfast program, Crothers sees
this as another opportunity for the
dairy farmer to better his market
position by increasing school dairy
consumption and in turn receiving
a higher price for milk.
Crothers is quick to applaud
Dairy Management, Inc. for tak
ing a great step forward on behalf
of dairy producers. Such steps,
according to Crothers, should be
carried through to all levels of
dairy promotion. Crothers will
join the other 20 members of the
Commodity Marketing Board in
directing the activities of the
Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion
• recognize symptoms of spe
cific childhood illnesses and appro
priate treatment for these illnesses.
There is no fee for child care
providers to attend the workshop.
However, reservations are required.
To make a reservation, contact the
Extension Office at 701 South
Fourth Street, Towanda, PA 18848,
phone (717) 265-2896.
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