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Vol. 40 NO. 10
Grand Champion Steer
Sells For $20,000
Lancaster Farming Staff
Co.) The sale of state Farm
Show youth market livestock
glossed $180,304.60, according to
Farm Show officials.
Though no records were broken
during die annual sale of champ
ions, one of the last events of the
Farm Show, prices and buyer
support were strong.
The grand champion market
steer, a 1,220-pound Simmenta]/
Show Booth Drawing Winner
Nearly2,ooo toners stopped at the Lancaster Fanning booth at
the Farm Show this week. Many visitors entered our drawing for the
White Mountain ice cream freezer. Thanks! And the winner is Bill
L. Eason, from Oxford, Md. Congratulations!
For the second year in a row, Kelly Glaser, 14, Limekiln,
Berks County, won the Junior Shepherd’s Contest at the
Farm Show. The Exeter Junior High School student really
had to know her stuff about sheep to beat out 40 other con
testants. For example, Kelly had to Judge wool, identify
feeds and equipment as part of the mental aspects of the
contest. And finally she had to tit a sheep as H came In off
pasture to be ready to show. And she had one hour to do
this. Kelly’s sheep friend In the photo Is a Coniedale.
See the 79th Penpsylvanla Farm Show
Stories, Photos And Results Throughout This; Issue. Index On Page A 3.
604 Per Copy
Angus cross, shown by Curt
Stockdale, of Dayton, was sold for
a total of $20,000 to Hoss’s Steak
and Sea House, of Duncansville, a
buyer that in 1992 set the record
price paid.for a steer at $25,000.
In the ensuing years, the sale
has been run by the Farm Show
Scholarship Foundation, which
was created in 1993 through a
group effort of buyers who contri
buted more than $ll,lOO for scho
larships. Since last year, scholar
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Lancaster Arming, Saturday, January 14, 1993
On tour of the Farm Show, Governor-elect Tom Ridge shares a few moments with
these young ladles who were all dressed up for the occasion. The four daughters of
Paul and Twlla Ranch, Parkesburg, in Chester County are from left, back, Barbara, 6
and Marla, 7. In front, Elizabeth, 4 and Martha Joy, 2. The children have two brothers
not present. They are Jason, 9 and Daniel, 5 mos. Photo by Evaratt Nawawangar, manag
ing editor.
Ridge Tours Farm Show,
No Secretary Announced
Managing Editor
Co.) By visiting the Pennsylva
nia Farm Show prior to the inaugu
ration next week (Jan. 17).
Governor-elect Tom Ridge said he
hoped the message was clear that
he was committed to restoration of
Pennsylvania agriculture. The new
governor’s comments were made
to farm reporters during a whirl
wind tour of the show late Tuesday
“I enjoy the-farm show,” Ridge
said. “And I always say you should
revisit the steps you took during the
campaign if given the opportunity
to serve. My presence here hope
fully will be a message to the agri
culture community throughout the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
that 1 am committed to restore the
vitality of Pennsylvania agricul
ture and see to it that the men and
women who work our farms and
agribusiness community realist
their foil pot^atiaL
“We talk a lot about economic
development,” Ridge said. “Agri
culture and agribusiness are an
integral part of economic develop
ment strategy for Pennsylvania’s
future growth. So my presence
here (at the Farm Show) before the
Dairy Expo Called Successful
Northampton Co. Correspondent
BETHLEHEM (Northampton
Co.) —Seventy-five dairy farmers
attended the 1995 Pcnn-Jcrscy
Dairy Expo here at the Holiday Inn
recently. Another group of 2D agri
businesses exhibited their wares
and services. The combination
made for “a successful dairy
expo,” according to Greg Solt,
Northampton County agent
Jointly sponsored by Coopera
tive Extension of Pmm Sum and
Rutgers Universities, the exponi
tkn is in its seventh year. The Bred
Management Conference and
Four Sections
inauguration is the first of many
signals of my commitment to
expand agriculture in
Butihe question about who the
next secretary of agriculture would
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Trade Show was part of the South
east Pennsylvania Dairy Day
Its theme was “Keys To A Suc
cessful Dairy Operation.”
Among the program’s high
lights were nutrition, herd man
agement, and cow comfort The
dairy trade show was held in con
junction with the Expo.
Penn State’s associate profeasor
of dairy science. Dr. A. J. “Jud”
Heinrichs and the Untacsfty’s Dr.
Robot Graves, professor of agri
cultural and were
theleadmg tpsakera. They were
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