Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, January 28, 1995, Image 81

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    Dairy MAP Workshops Set
LANCASTER (Lancaster Co.)
Dairy MAP is an educational
program sponsored by Penn State,
the Pennsylvania Department of
Agriculture and numerous dairy
industries throughout the state.
The MAP in Dairy MAP stands
for management and profitability.
Dairy MAP is a two-day work
shop designed to help dairy farm
families learn how to apply suc
cessful business management con
cepts to their farming operation.
Emphasis is on helping families
determine what they want to
Feb. 1 and 8-Daity MAP MFS Workshop, Lancaster. Call (717) 394-
Feb. 20 and 27-Dairy MAP Labor Management, Chester County. Call
(610) 696-3500.
Mar. 3 and 10-Dairy MAP Finance Workshop, Berks County. Call
(610) 746-1970.
Mar. 8 and 15-Dairy MAP MFS Workshop, Lancaster. Call (717)
6:15 p.m.-Social Hour and Snacks. A variety of snacks will be pro
vided by various commodity groups.
7:15 p.m.-Welcome and Extension Highlights
7:35 p.m.-Business Meeting and Elections
8:15 p.m.-“4-H Exchange Trip to Poland” by Kim McLaughlin, Eric
Wenger, Connie Rutt and Glenn Shirk
9:00 p.m.-Socializing
February 3 Lancaster Farm and Home Center basement.
12:30 p.m. Emphasis: advanced application of records. This
advanced session will focus on: early indicators of trouble and suc
cesses, monitoring herd trends, setting herd performance goals and
evaluating progress.
February 10—White Horse Fire Hall, White Horse.
12:30 p.m. Emphasis: understanding your records and how to use
February 17—Bart Fire Hall, Georgetown.
12:30 p.m. Emphasis: understanding your records and how to use
February 24—Paul B. Stoltifus farm, Rt. 23, east of Churchtown.
12:30 p.m. Emphasis: understanding your records and how to use
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Farming mailing label here and mail the whole form to;
P.O. Box 609, Ephrata, Pa. 17522
Phone: 717-626-1164 or 717-394-3047
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accomplish with their lives and
how the farm can help them do
They learn how to formulate
personal and business mission
statements that help give purpose
and focus to all that they do. They
learn how to write goals that sup
port the farm’s mission. Tactical
management plans are developed
that help the farm meet its estab
lished goals. To help make sure
that all their talk and all their plan
ning gets transformed into action
and accomplishments, a control
system is developed to monitor the
farm’s progress on a regular basis
and to designate corrective actions
to be taken when the business is
not on track.
What has been described is the
basic Dairy MAP course, known as
MFS (managing for success).
Graduates of this basic MFS work
shop are eligible to enroll in a vari
ety of other Dairy MAP work
shops, such as financial manage
ment and labor management,
where they learn how to apply the
basic management skills learned in
MFS workshops to specific areas
of farm management. All work
shops are limited to 20 people.
Dates of upcoming MFS, labor
and financial management work
shops are listed below. For regis
tration and for additional informa
tion, call the telephone number
listed after each workshop.
Managing a farm requires team
work. To encourage the farm’s
management team to attend the
same workshop, the second person
from the farm attends free. The
registration fee is $lOO. It covers
workshop materials, lunch and
local meeting expenses. To
encourage their clients to attend,
some local businesses are reim
bursing 50-75% of their clients’
registration fees.
Extension Annual Meeting
LANCASTER (Lancaster Co.)
The Lancaster County Cooper
ative Extension annual meeting
and social event will be held
Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Lancaster
Farm and Home Center.
Cost is $3 and reservations can
be made by contacting a coopera
tive extension board member or
the cooperative extension office.
Binkley & Hurst Bros. Open House Offers
Special Topics of Ag. Community Interest!
TIME: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
DATE: Tuesday, January 31, 1995
PLACE: Dealership Location , J
133 Rothsville Station Road. Lititz, PA
AGENDA: 7:00 AM Coffee & Doughnuts gK)
.■it Visit Equipment Displays & Parts
\\ ) Department
10:00 AM - SEMiNARI
1 Ip 9 SPEAKER: Don Robinson
/ JW/x TOPIC: How to Keep the Public Off Your
Back & The Government Off
\ A Your Farm
7 10:45 AM - SEMINAR II
’ SPEAKER: Carl Just - Gehl Co.
Myerstown Plant Manager
TOPIC: What’s New in Hay, Forage
and Materials Handling
11:30 LUNCH - Visit Displays
1:00 PM -SEMINAR 111
SPEAKER: Dennis Hahn - Case IH
Product Specialist
' TOPIC: Products of Excellence
SPEAKER: Corp. Ralph E. Striebig -
PA State Police
Information of vital importance to you concerning
legal weights, farm truck licensing, under-age
drivers, equipment transportation widths, special
hauling permits, etc.
Once again rot are privileged la host our Annual Customer Appreciation 'Day here at 'Bindley
drflursl 'Bros. As in the past rot have endeavored to plan an event that mil he both informa
tive and entertaining. Issues of interest la our clients are being addressed in our seminars
Tarts specials are in effect. A lunch roill be served. Bring a friend and plan to
spend the day.
T*T\rt/T rv- 133 Rothsville Station Rd.
Lilitz, PA 17543
P t- BROS. INC. -T < 7l7 > S^ #^ar
1-800-487-297# rn Farm Plan. 9 I^3*l
Fax No. 717-626-0996 m <* *""" C,FK 1.1
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, January 28, 1995-C5
The evening schedule is as fol
Dairy Nutrition Workshop
LANCASTER (Lancaster Co.)
—On Feb. 2,9 and 16 a three-day
Dairy Nutrition Workshop will be
transmitted from Penn State via
satellite to dozens of downlink
sites throughout the Northeast.
One of the downlink locations
is the Lancaster Farm and Home
The workshops begin promptly
at 9:45 a.m. and conclude at 3:15
p.m. Registration fee is $3O per
farm for materials plus an addi
tional $2O per person for lunches
Pork Forum Set
1995 Delmarva Pork Forum will
be held on Saturday. Feb. 25 at the
Richard A. Henson Center on the
campus of the University of Mary
land Eastern Shore (UMES) in
Princess Anne, Md.
The annual event is being spon
sored by the Cooperative Exten
sion Services in Maryland and
Delaware. Registration and the
trade show begin at 8 am. The
program concludes at 4 pm.
There will be an open house at
the UMES Swine Research and
Education Facility and Maryland
Central Test Station at the conclu
sion of the educational program.
The Pork Forum will consist of
four educational sessions that are
suitable for large commercial pro
ducers as well as part-time pro
ducers. These include health
issues facing the swine industry,
marketing hogs produced on the
Delmarva Peninsula, nutritional
considerations for the pork pro
ducer, and the sustainability of
Tioga County Dairy Day
- Udderly Busy
and local meeting expenses.
Attendance will be limited, and
reservation? will be accepted on a
first-come basis.
DHIA Records Workshops
Workshops will be conducted
to help farmers learn how to use
their DHIA records for making
informed herd management deci-
Raleigh DHIA records will be
discussed at the following times
and places:
Pennsylvania DHIA records
will be explained March 3 at 12:30
p.m. in the basement of the Lan
caster Farm and Home Center.
swine production.
Speakers will include swine
specialists from Virginia, Penn
sylvania, and Maryland. Several
veterinarians are also slated for
the program.
The registration deadline for the
Pork Forum is Feb. 16. The $lO
per person registration fee covers
educational materials and lunch.
Checks should be made payable to
the Wicomico EAC and be mailed
to Dr. Mark Estienne, Department
of Agriculture, University of
Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess
Anne, MD 21853.
In today’s rapidly changing
swine industry, it is becoming
more and more difficult for many
pork producers to remain competi
tive. All swine producers from
Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and
surrounding states are encouraged
to attend the 1995 Pork Forum.
For additional information or a
copy of the program agenda, con
lact Dr. Estienne at (410)
ga Co.) What will
dairy farmers need to
operate their complex
operations in the next
five years?
The Dairy Day topics
are selected to help
make your business
more profitable,
whether it is feeding,
milking or financial in
formation and changes
that are needed.
Dairy Day will occur
on Jan. 31 at the Tioga
County Fairgrounds
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The exhibitors will be
open at 9:30 a.m.
Speakers and topics
for the day are:
• Dr. Larry Hutchin
son, Penn State veterin
arian * Dairy Cattle
Worming, Technology
and Practice; *Herd
Vaccinations, Is my
Herd Protected?
• Milton Hallberg,
Penn State agricultural
economist *N AFTA,
GATT, and PA Agri
• Eric Kolver, New
Zealand and Penn State
researcher *New
Zealand Dairying and
PA Pasture Manage
ment Plus; *1995 Crop
Insurance, What’s new
and How it works;
*Freestall Bam design
and Freestall Bedding
plus more.
Cost is $2 per person.
Call the extension of
fice (717)-724-9120, for