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    Vol. 40 NO. 21
Enfield Family Honored In Maryland Ag Hall Of Fame
Maryland Correspondent
Leon Enfield family was recently
inducted into the Maryland Agri
culture Hall of Fame. The honor
was a fitting tribute to Enfield, his
wife Shirley, and their children,
who have devoted much effort to
promoting and enriching Mary
land’s agricultural community.
The award has been given to two
or three farm families every year
since the program was imple
mented in 1991 by then Gov. Wil
liam Donald Schaefer. Presenta
tion is made at the Maryland Agri
culture dinner, held the first
Thursday in February. The Ag
Hall of Fame honors leaders in the
agriculture industry who exemp
A rare UDXL “Comfortractor” built in 1938. This farm trac
tor was geared for up to 40 miles per hour and featured
everything that a car had at the time. This most sought after
collector’s tractor was bought in Wyoming from the original
owner named Yoder, who was 92 years-old at the time. It is
considered the best-known unrestored tractor of this
model. See story on page A 24.
The grand champion of the 42nd Pennsylvania Holstein State Spring Show and
reserve champion are both 4-year-oid Holsteins. From the left, show Judge Wayne
Sliker stands next to reserve grand champion C Maplebrough Revelat Kandy, while
owner Justin Burdette holds the halter and the banner, and Lynn Near holds the halter
of grand champion Walnut Hills Logie Cathy, while owner Paul Near holds the banner
and is flanked by breeders Delmar and Larry Zimmerman.
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lify upstanding qualities of
achievement and commitment to
the community.
“The family is active in every
aspect of agriculture, and has pro
vided leadership and support not
only to their community, but at the
regional and state levels as well,”
said Laurie Adelhardt, assistant to
the Maryland secretary of
Much of the Enfields’ activity
has centered on Farm Bureau
work, at both the county and state
levels. Leon and Shirley have
devoted 39 years of service to
Farm Bureaus, with much of the
time spent in leadership roles.
Leon started at the county level
with the Frederick County FB
(Turn to Page A 33)
Walnut Hills Cathy Grand At Spring Show
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, April 1, 1995
Gor-Wood-D Farms Premier Breeder , Exhibitor
Recently inducted into Maryland’s Ag Hall of Fame, Leon, Shirley, and Bob Enfield
stand in front of their landscaped farm home that has been the scene for family wed
dings and receptions for three generations.
Lancaster Farming Staff
Co.) A pair of 4-year-olds were
named the grand and reserve grand
champion of the 42nd Pennsylva
nia Holstein State Spring Show
held last Friday at the state Farm
Show building in Harrisburg.
The show was one of the best
yet, in terms of quality, according
to a number of show officials and
show judge Wayne Sliker, of Ohio.
There were a total of 264 animals
"checked in for the show, with 136
calves and heifers, 12 dry cows, 14
junior 2-year-olds, and 102 cows
in milk.
There were also a number of
non-regular exhibitors participat
ing in the show.
Sliker, a well-known Brown
Swiss breeder and dairy cattle
judgq, commented on the depth of
quality in all age classes, especial
ly when making the final decision
for senior champion with all the
first place senior-aged animals
lined up in the ring.
He said that while the time of
Five Sections
year isn’t always the best to have
dairy cows in lop shape for show
ing, those in the ring were all
Walnut Hills Logic Cathy, own
ed by Paul Neer, of Mifflin, was
selected grand champion, and also
took best udder of the 4-year-olds.
She is a Hanoverhill Logic daught
er, bred by Delmar and Larry Zim
merman out of dpi Walnut Hills
Enhancer Cherry.
The reserve grand champion of
the show was also a 4-year-old, C
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