Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, August 01, 1998, Image 31

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Approximate 200 farmers from Maryland and Pennsylvania attended the Ag Show
case Day as part of the Cecil County Fair on Tuesday. Field demonstrations and edu
cational programs were again part of this annual event.
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Directions: Rt 340 to
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Mel Lantz's Far
Lunch served all Day
Visit the mini stations set up
throughout the farm!
Come and bring your family & neighbors to a very
ig where you can receive tips
lealthy crops, soil, and livestock!
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RD #1 Box 147, Newmanstown, PA 17073
About the Farm
~ On Agßestore's Biological Program
~ Uses Agri-Pro Seeds for corn & beans
~ Uses America's Alfalfa
~ Intense cropping rotation
~ Agßestore's Bio Rich Dairy Program
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~ Manure Treating System V
~ Becoming Certified Organic
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For the 18th year, local equip
ment dealers, ag suppliers, the
Cecil County Fair board and the
Maryland Cooperative extension
teamed up to put on Ag Showcase
Day at the fair. Held at the Fair Hill
Natural Resources Management
Area, this year’s program included
educational features on interactive
hay and forage judging demonstra
tions conducted by Dr. Les Vough,
extension forage specialist
David Wilson, Cecil County
extension agent said this educa
tional feature was for those who
are buying or selling hay or silage.
Farmers buying want to get the
most for their money, and those
selling want to know how to price
their forages according to nutri
Beekeeping Focus
Co.) Beekeeping is a rapidly
changing avocation. Not only
must beekeepers manage their
bees, they also must deal with re
cent infestations of parasitic mites
and related diseases that can deci
mate their colonies.
To help current and prospective
beekeepers keep their hives
healthy and productive, Mid-At
lantic Apiculture a five-state
conosorlium administered by
Penn State’s Department of Ento
mology is sponsoring a short
course titled “The Changing
Fundamentals of Beekeeping,”
Aug. 28-30. The course will be
held in State College at the Elays
Inn-Penn State, with laboratory
and field sessions at various loca-
tions around Penn State’s Univer-
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• Yokes lock on
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• Yoke stabilizer on
large sizes
• Designed for easy
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Paul B. Zimmerman, Inc.
295 Woodcorner Rd. • Lititz, PA 17543 • 717/738-7365
Call or write for additional information Mon - Fn , 7-5
and the name of your nearest dealer Sat.: 7-11
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, August 1, 1998-A3l
Ag Showcase Again
Part Of Cecil Fair
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Wilson said die showcase has
become a social event as well as a
place for farmers to get to see dif
ferent brands of the newest equip
ment working in the fields side by
side. In addition, the popular trac
tor ride and drive course gave
interested farmers to a hands-on
view of the new tractors and skid
Field demonstrations included
mower/conditioner; wet hay bal
ing and wrapping; and dry hay bal
ing. Equipment dealers working
the demonstrations induced
Stackey, Kennedyville; Hoober,
Inc., Middletown, Ag Industrial,
Rising Sun, and Cooper Equip
ment, Cecilton.
sity Park campus.
Bee experts from Penn Stale,
the Pennsylvania Department of
Agriculture, and the University of
Delaware will offer sessions on
honey bee biology, seasonal man
agement, mites and diseases, hon
ey bee behavior, computer soft
ware and the Internet, honey bee
research, honey crops, and mar
A registration fee of $9O in
cludes all conference sessions,
parking, and a reception. Registra
tions received after Aug. 14 are
$lOO. One-day registration is $5O.
Walk-in registrations will be ac
cepted as space allows.
For more information, call the
Office of Conferences and Short
Courses at (814) 865-8301.
3 Sizes Available
To Meet Your Cattle
Handling Needs
• CA Series
7 locks per 10’
• HE Series
6 locks per 10’
• CO Series
4 or 5 locks per 10’
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