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Vol. 40 No. 17
Joneile Smith was named the new 1995*96 New York
State Dairy Princess last week after serving as Cortland
County’s dairy princess since June. Ms. Smith was also vot
ed “Miss Congeniality" by her fellow contestants.
New York’s Dairy Industry
Crowns New Spokesperson
SYRACUSE N.Y. —Joneile
Smith from Cincinnatus, N.Y. was
crowned the 1995-1996 N.Y. State
dairy princess recently, at the Shera
ton Inn, Liverpool, N.Y.
This year was the 32nd pageant
sponsored by the American Dairy
Association and Dairy Council, InC.
(ADADC). As state princess, Joneile
received a $1,200 scholarship and
will devote the next year speaking on
behalf of New York’s dairy industry.
She has served as the Cortland Coun
ty Dairy Princess since June 7,1994.
Joneile was also chosen “Miss
Congeniality” by her fellow princess-
Calvin Will and wlfa Mary Ellaabath ara praaantad with a
Pa. Holstain Association Hall of Fama Award.
6(fc Per Copy
es for her friendly and outgoing man
ner during the two-day competition.
She received $lOO from Ag Radio
Network and a gift on behalf of all the
princess candidates.
Joneile lives with her parents,
John and Beatrice Smith, on a 400-
acre dairy farm. She is an 18-year-old
senior at Cincinnatus Central School,
where she is president of the student
senate and athletic association. She
serves as treasurer of the Varsity
Club and is a member of National
Honor Society, Drama Club, Spanish
Club, senior high chorus, varsity soc
(Turn to Pago A 34)
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, March 4, 1995
Turnpike Farm Market Bill Re-Introduced
Lancaster Farming Staff
Co.) In an attempt to provide
Pennsylvania’s open market pro
ducers with an opportunity to
market their products well, state
Rep. Sheila Miller, R-Berks, has
re-introduced legislation to allow
farmers’ markets along the Pen
nsylvania Turnpike system.
_ Though her first attempt to open
up turnpike rest stops to Pennsyl
vania farmers’ markets died with
the last session, the Department of
Agriculture and the Pennsylvania
Turnpike Commission picked up
Protecting Flock Health Focus Of Poultry Progress Day
Lancaster Fanning Staff
LANCASTER (Lancaster Co.)
Disease identification in broil
ers and layers was the focus of the
annual Poultry Progress Day on
Thursday at the Farm and Home
Specifically, potential disease
threats which face the growout and
Harvey Stoltzfus and wife Mary Jane hold their PaJ'Holsteln Association Hall of
Fame Award, while, standing behind them, from the left are sons Don, Glenn, Duane
and Dwight.
York Co. Correspondent
Co.) Two long-time, well
known Holstein breeders have
been inducted into the prestigious
Pennsylvania Holstein Associa
tion’s Hall of Fame.
Harvey Stollzfiis. Morgantown,
and Calvin Will. Berlin, received
the association’s highest recogni
tion as the highlight of its anpual
convention banquet, held February
24 at the Radisson Hotel.
on the idea and initiated a pilot
program to allow farm markets at
two locations.
Although neither agency con
sulted nor credited Miller prior to
announcing their pilot program,
she said she was glad they picked
up on the idea.
Miller has a history of strong
support for agriculture, both prior
to and since being elected a state
She said that after learning of
New York state’s turnpike prog
ram. she decided to seek a similar
program for Pennsylvania and
modeled her proposed legislation
layer house managers are coming
to the forefront, such as infectious
bronchitis and reticuloendotheli
osis (RE). However, the laborato
ries need more test input from pro
ducers in order to identify and treat
the disease threats.
A disease that has surfaced in
broiler houses throughout the reg
ion, and particularly in the
Stoltzfus, Will Named To
Holstein Hall Of Fame
Berks Countian Harvey Stollz
fus left school at the age of IS, to
tend to the family’s farm when his
father died. In 1962, he married
Mary Jane and the couple began
their Pennwood herd with 18 herd
of registered Holsteins. They are
the parents of four sons, Donald,
Duane, Dwight and Glenn. Don
ald, Glenn and their families now
farm in a family partnership with
Harvey and Mary Jane.
Long involved in PHA leader
ship, Harvey has served as Berks
Rve Sections
after the New York state program.
Now she has re-introduced her
legislation to broaden the scope of
the pilot program, since Pennsyl
vania’s agricultural producers
could use the benefit of more direct
marketing of their products to
offset the decline in raw-product
prices of almost all tfaditional farm
A member of the House Agri
cultural and Rural Affairs Com
mittee, she said in a news release
that her bill is in that committee
awaiting consideration.
She also said that Rep. Ray
(Turn to Pag* A 37)
Delmarva Peninsula, is infectious
bronchitis. Vaccination against the
infectious bronchitis virus (IB V) is
becoming a challenge itself
because of the appearance of
unknown strains, according to Dr.
Patty Dunn, DVM, animat diag
nostic laboratory. Penn State
Department ofVeterinary Science.
(Turn to Pag* A 26)
County’s slate director, was a
member of the Executive Commit
tee representing the Southeast re
gion, and has been a delegate for
many years to the National Hol
stein convenlioh. He has served as
both a member and chairman of the
state show committee and held
numerous office and committee re
sponsibilities in the Berks and
Chester County Holstein clubs.
The Stoltzfus’ Pcnnwood jierd
$21.00 Per Year
(Turn to P«B* Al 9)