Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, January 03, 1998, Image 14

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    Al4-fe*rtta«ter farming,- Saturday, January 3, 1998
Keystone Pork Expo
Co.) - The annual Keystone
Pork Expo will be held Feb. 11 at
the Lebanon Valley Expo Center
here at the Lebanon Fairgrounds.
This year's meeting will fea
ture a trade show with more
than 40 exhibits, and education
al seminars for producers.
The Expo will once again
sponsor a "Pork Bowl" contest
and public speaking competition
for competing FFA and 4-H
Greg Andrews, an attorney
from Grimes, lowa, will speak
on nuisance complaints and law
suits. Andrews represents
clients and coordinates the Pork
Producers Environmental Law
Education Network, a project
funded by the National Pork
Producers Council He will
answer questions on nuisance
law, zoning, and environmental
regulations for the Pork
Producers Environmental Law
Hotline At the Keystone Pork
Expo, Andrews will address
Wishing you all a prosperous 1998
and now, Announcing...
On Left Ken & Beverly Denlinger w/sons Nathan & Todd, on
Right Mike & Corrine Denlinger w/sons Mitchell & Oliver
The Denlinger Family of Lancaster
win a Rissler Feed Mixer
Second Prize - Calf - Clair Sensening, Kutztown
guessed closest to age & weight - 205 lbs., 119
Third Prize - Free Dairy Supplies -
Nelson Hershey, Mountville
Daily Drawing:
Ist Day - Jacob Conley, Mt. Joy
Milwaukee Cordless Drill Kit
2nd Day - John Landis, Landisville,
Dairy Supplies Worth $325
3rd Day - Jonas* EL Stoltzfusp iir., East Earl,
Lawn Cart
4th Day - D.J.S.P. Schulers, Fleetwood,
Reddy Heater
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legal issues, community rela
tions, how to avoid lawsuits, and
strategies producers should
develop if they are sued.
Doug Goolander, Bureau of
Plant Industry, Pennsylvania
Department of Agriculture, will
provide highlights of the recent
ly implemented Nutrient
Management Act. Many live
stock producers had to comply
with the new regulations on Oct.
1,1997. For some farmers, there
are questions that remain
regarding the new law.
Lou Moore, Penn State pro
fessors of agricultural economics
and continuing Pork Expo
favorite, will be on hand to deliv
er his hog market outlook
At 130 p.m., results of the
seventh annual Legislative
Activity Fund Auction will be
announced. This year, all items
will be sold by silent auction.
Keystone Pork Expo pro
grams will be available in mid-
January in most county exten
sion offices.
Justice Department Will Not Block
Formation Of Dairy Farmers Of America
U.S. Justice Department Antitrust
Division has decided to close its
investigation of the consolidation
of four dairy marketing coopera
tives into Dairy Farmers of
America. The decision means Jus
tice will not attempt to block the
consolidation, now scheduled for
January 1. News of the decision
was greeted by DFA leaders with
enthusiasm as they prepare for the
first DFA corporate board of
directors meeting on December
29-30 in Kansas City.
The Justice Department an
nouncement is the last hurdle in a
yearlong consolidation process
Vegetable Meeting Set
Tuesday, Jan. 13, there will be a
Vegetable Update Meeting here
at the Carroll County extension
The focus will be a back-to
basics approach, examining gen
eral insects, and diseases of veg-
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that will join Associated Milk Pro
ducers Inc. (AMP) Southern Re
gion, Mid-America Dairymen Inc.
(Mid-Am), Milk Marketing Inc.
(MMI) and Western Dairymen
Cooperative Inc. (WDCI), to form
Dairy Farmers of America Inc.
(DFA). Documentation will be
filed with the appropriate Secre
taries of State prior to the end of
the year to permit the consolida
tion transactions.
According to DFA Board
Chair, Homan Brubaker, a dairy
farmer from West Alexandria,
Ohio, the first meeting of the DFA
corporate board will focus on es
tablishing policy and operating
Other topics include pesticide
recertification, an update on
Farm Service Agency programs,
holding over plastic mulches for
a second year of production, and
an update on new cultivars of
old crops for additional market
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procedures for the new organiza
tion. The board will also discuss
capital and operating plans and es
tablish ground rules for member
“We’ve come a long way in the
past year, but there is much to be
done in the next few months.” said
Brubaker. “These early meetings
will be particularly important as
they will set the course for our
new organization. Our goal will be
to make sure that our actions bene
fit the dairy farmer we represent
back home.”
Dairy Farmers of America will
begin operation on January 1,
1998 as a new dairy marketing co
operative with 22,000 member
farms in 42 states. DFA will mar
ket mote than 32.5 billion pounds
of milk supplying joint-venture
bottling plants and its own manu
facturing plants that make a com
plete line of dairy products for re
tail and institutional customers in
the United States and around the
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