Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, December 10, 1994, Image 1

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VOl. 40 NO. 5
Respect, Responsibility Are Key For Sturgeon Family
The Tim and Kathy Sturgeon family pose In this several-year-old summer
setting photograph taken at McConnell’s Mill, with a pair of show Holstein
heifers. From the left, Thad Sturgeon holds the halter of McKarns Mark
Sofia, currently an Excellent 01 EE member of the milking string with three
More To Sell, But No Change In This Year’s Top Tobacco Price
The mlm bam was flllad to capacity with about 450,000 pounds of tobacco at the
start of the sale.
60c Per Copy
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, December 10, 1994
sons In Al, as Blanc knaals with SM tha family dog, and Wade holds the hal
ter of hla 88 point Malvln daughter. Tim says attending the Dairy Manage
ment And Profitability educational workshops has made a great difference
In the way he conducts his business. See story on page A 36.
Lancaster Farming Staff
PARADISE (Lancaster Co.)
The county’s number one cash
crop went on the auction block at
10:05 a.m. on Monday, starting at
$1.20 per pound and climbing
quickly to a top price of $1.25 per
pound, during opening day of the
season at the Paradise Tobacco
A Farm Perspective Adds
To Professional Achievements
Managing Editor
Co.) The least-told stories
about those who hold public office
involve thp human ones showing
hurt from public insults and scru
tiny but display joy when revealing
the real benefits of concern for fel
low people.
Such Is the story of Pennsylvani
a’s retiring Agriculture Secretary
Boyd Wolff.
At the 1987 Farm Show, when
Four Sectlone
Auction. The top price was
unchanged from last year.
About 80 sellers followed Mitch
“Snake” Ashby, from North Car
olina, as he called off prices to
about eight buyers from across the
About 175 tobacco growers
were on hand, filling the ware
(Tum to Pag# A 32)
Gov. Robert Casey, starting his
first term, announced that Wolff
would be his cabinet choice, the
barn smell was still on the new ag
secretary’s boots. Wolff had just
sold his family farm one week
' Suddenly the demands of his
registered Holstein cows and the
whims' of the weather no longer
ruled his life. Political protocol and
partisan posturing became, the
gauge of how this transplanted
(Turn to Pago A2O)
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