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PERIODICALS nrursmM I Jl H — ~ lW ' 1
Vol. 40 NO. 48
Keystone International Livestock Expo In Progress
Lancaster Farming Staff
Co.) For anyone with an inter
est in raising, breeding, or learning
more about livestock, the 39th
Keystone International Livestock
Exposition (KILE) currently under
way at the state Farm Show Com
plex in Harrisburg is a premier
Not only are there competitions
among beef cattle breeders, sheep
breeders, swine breeders and horse
breeders, but there are sales of
breeding stock, stockman’s con
tests, commercial exhibits, booths
specializing in stockman gear, clo
thing and equipment, educational
exhibits and breed organization
The event is sponsored by the
Pennsylvania Livestock 'Associa
tion (PLA).
In opening ceremonies Thurs
day held in .the Small Arena of the
Farm Show Complex, state Secret
ary of Agriculture Charles Brosius
said that KILE is “one of the lead
ing livestock shows in the country.
It’s an outstanding opportunity for
livestock breeders not only in Pen
nsylvania, but around the
Mel Lehman of Hatfield Quality Meats was the highest
bidder for the grand champion market hog shown by Jessl
McCarty of Catawlssa.
Bloomsburg Fair
Attracts Record Crowds
Union Co. Correspondent
Co.) —The 141st Bloomsburg Fair
attracted record crowds thanks to
the unusally warm, dry weather
during the week of Sept. 23-30.
Dairy Shows
With Penn State Dairy Judging
Team coach Dale Olver as judge,
Paul Ritter of Muncy emerged
victorious among 54 exhibitors at
the open Holstein show on Sept
27. The grand champion was his
junior 3-year-old daughter,
Rosalynn’s Coal Rose.
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He encouraged all to visit the
entire layout of the show set to run
through Oct. 9 and to “see the new
face of the state Farm Show Com
plex” with all the improvements
made to the facilities in recent
Also during.opening ceremo
nies, the PLA named its 1995 reci
pient of it Livestock Hall of Fame
Arthur Glatfelter, Dallastown,
was selected for his many years of
service to agriculture, support of
events and organizations, and
involvement in developing prog
rams and legislation.
A photograph of Glatfelter was
unveiled by PLA president Peter
Krall at the opening ceremonies
award presentation. After receiv
ing the award Glatfelter said, “I’ve
had a great time supporting
In effect, he said that he has felt
that supporting agriculture has
been an investment of time, effort
and resources that has beat per
sonally rewarding because of
being , able to contribute to the
health of the agriculture industry
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Reserve grand champion was
Celebrity Count Stefoni, a six
years and older Count daughter
exhibited by Jan Jurbala of
Orangeville. Junior champion
exhibitor was John Rishel of Mif
flinburg with Miss Knights Lady
Amanda, an Inspiration senior
heifer calf.
Judge Norman Hill selected the
following grand champion
females in the other breeds at a
separate show held on Sept 26:
Ayrshire-S&M-Ayr Emma
' nuel’s Fern, intermediate heifer
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Lancatltr Farming, Saturday, October 7, 1995
Pennsylvania Livestock Association Hall of Fame award winner. From the left, state
Secretary of Agriculture Charles Brosius stands with Arthur Glatfleter, recipient of the
PLA Hell of Feme award, Peter Kratl, PLA president who presents a clock/plaque com
memorating the award, and Dennis Grumbine, director of the state Farm Show.
Lancaster County Farm -Bureau
Continues Reassessment Stance
Lancaster Fanning Staff
STRASBURG (Lancaster Co.)
“The good news to fanners is
that no one opposed the tax reas
sessment delay," Dr. Robert S.
Barr told members attending the
annual meeting of the Lancaster
County Farmers Association on
Tuesday night.
Barr, who is president of the
Fair Tax Institute, reported on the
Members of Maryland’s 4-H and collegiate teams that will compete at the World
Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis. From row, from left, coach Jeff Semler, coach Katharine
Knowlton, Marie Speak (U.-Md.) of Carroll County, Jessica Fritz (4-H) of Carroll Coun
ty, and Darren Remsburg (4-H) of Frederick County. Back row, from left, Chris Sey
mour (4-H) of Howard County, Sean Johnson (U.-Md.) of Howard County, Mark lager
(U.-Md.) of Howard County, and Bobby Fogle (U.-Md.) of Frederick County. Not pic
tured Is Mark Schebly (4-H) of Washington County and coach and adviser Lee Majeskl,
dairy extension specialist, at the university. See story page A 25.
hearing held before a three-judge
panel in the county’s Court of
Common Pleas on Monday. Ten
witnesses, including three county
commissioners, testified'in sup
port of delaying the reassessment
plan that was to be put into effect
on Jan. 1, 1996.
Farmers headed the opposition
to the reassessment plan because
they consider it unfair to
Four Sections
No decision had been made by
the Tuesday night banquet, but
judges are expected to rule on the
request within a few days.
Barr said, “I believe it will be
postponed. It’s a good sign that not
one person opposed the delay.”
If the reassessment plan is
delayed for another year, those
who signed up with the Clean and
Green program will have their
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