Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, July 01, 1995, Image 26

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    A26»LincMttr Farming, Saturday, July 1. 1995
National Holstein Convention
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sis on cow families that we know
can transmit type and production,”
Lewis said. “We stress functional
type with a strong emphasis on
protecting the udders, as well as
the feet and legs when choosing a
mating. Cows like this have more
longevity and are our money
makers. We use AAA and our clas
sification breakdowns when
choosing our matings. Herd health
is very important to us. We strong
ly believe that you can breed for
type, production, and protein, as
well as keep the indexes progress
ing with the service sires that are
available to us as breeders today."
Lewis is the immediate past
president of he Pennsylvania Hols
tein Association.
Monday was the day for the
1,500 daily farmers from around
the world to take to the streets and
rivers of Pittsburgh to see the
Farmers walking the streets of Pittsburgh. What
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sights. Actually, Pittsburgh got a
chance to see die farmers, hordes
of them walking up Penn Avenue
and crossing the street, oblivious
to the backed-up car, bus, and
truck traffic that patiently waited
until the farmers finally observed
the “Don’t walk” lights.
A milking contest in front of the
convention center gave these city
folks another view of dairy farmers
in action. Well, some of them woe
old dairy farmers, but these cele
brities added to Pittsburgh’s dairy
farm education.
By the way, Paul Miller, Pen
nsylvania dairy fanner, and Mel
Hertzler, National Holstein,
formed the team that won the milk
ing contest And Charles Brosius,
Pennsylvania ag secretary, and
Boyd Wolff, immediate past Pen
nsylvania ag secretary came in sec
ond. The second place winners are
the "old" dairy farmers referred to
The farmers did see a lot of
Pittsburgh. An early morning walk
through the wholesale market dis
trict was enlightening. Later in the
day, the cultural tour to Carnegie
Museum of Natural History and
the Pittsburgh rivers tour took the
participants to the top of Ml
Washington for a view of the city
and then on to a luncheon cruise on
all three rivers that meet in
The junior Holstein breeders
had their own tour that included
the Meadows Racetrack and the
Carnegie Science Center. And the
amateur golfers headed for the FL
Cherry course.
At the end of the day, everyone
met at the Point State Park for a
‘Taste of Pennsylvania** cookoul
that was so nicely arranged by the
host committees. Unfortunately, a
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John Copo, newly elected national president, left, and
John Selz, Immediate past national president, share a
moment at the president’s reception Sunday evening.
At the president’s reception are from left, David Slusser,
general manager, Pennsylvania DHIA; Charles Broslus,
Pennsylvania secretary of agriculture, and Obie Snider,
Singing Brook Farm. Slusser was master of ceremonies,
and Snider gave the invocation.
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