Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, January 03, 1998, Image 18
Events Of Interest On the 1997 Farm Scene Dr. Robert Steele was named Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences dean in early October. In the photo, Dr. Steele pays a .visit to the Luke Brubaker family farming operation at Mt. Joy, in Lancaster County. Mike Brubaker, seated, discussed the computerized systems they use to make farming more efficient. The Berks County outstanding farm family was honored and Douglas, are shown with the boy's show heifers. The at a banquet In Fleetwood in early September. The family, heifers are out of cow families with several excellent dams Dsnnis and Betsy Sttazahn and their twin sons, David, left, In their pedigrees and are 4-H projects of the twins. v rr Pumpkins generated a lot of excitement at Stauffer Farms in Columbia, Lancaster County, in late October. Jim Stauffer, was called upon to ship a 320-pound pumpkin to the White House. This was the fourth year Stauffer had the honors. The pumpkin was grown in the back yard of Tammy and John Williams of Fawn Grove. Stauffer, seated in the wagon, and his dad Jay grow 300 acres of produce and contract with other far mers to supply Baltimore-Washington markets with fresh produce.