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Vol. 43 No. 47
USDA, EPA Propose A Plan For National Nutrient Management
Lancaster Farming Staff
USDA and U.S. Environmental
protection Agency have issued a
proposal for cleaning up the
nation’s waterways through
encouraging states to use existing
regulations to encourage or force
Pennsylvania’s new dairy princess Jennifer Dotterer, center, was crowned last
Saturday in Harrisburg. Jennifer Is surrounded by alternates, Lacy Jean Zakostele
cky, Crawford County dairy princess at left who was named first alternate, and second
alternate Megan Meyers, Franklin County dairy princess, right. Read more about the
pageant on page 82. Photo by Andy Andrew*
Duroc Boar, Spot Gilt Supreme
At Maryland State Fair
Maryland Correspondent
TIMONIUM, Md. - A Duroc
boar, "Nathan 13-1", was named
supreme champion boar at the
swine show here at the state
fairgrounds in Timonium. The
show was held during the 117th
annual Maryland State fair.
Dr. Kim Brock, from
Stillwater, Oklahoma, judged
the swine show. Dr. Brock is
head of the swine department at
Oklahoma State University.
The March boar was bred by
Holloway Genetics of Glen
Rock, Pennsylvania, and is co
owned by Holloway Genetics
and Buffalo Valley Farm, Seven
Dave Holloway, Holloway
Genetics, and the boar is out of a
litter produced by a gilt that
won grand champion Duroc gilt
honors at the Pennsylvania
Farm Show this year. The boar
was grand champion Duroc boar,
and his female littermate was
grand champion Duroc female
here at the State fair.
The supreme champion
female was the grand champion
Spot gilt, a February gilt owned
Four Sections
livestock producers to develop
comprehensive nutrient manage
ment plans.
Though dated Sept. 11, the
41-page document was formally
issued Sept 18 as the Draft Uni
fied National Strategy for Animal
Feeding Operations (AFOs).
There is a 120-day public com
and exhibited by Rural Rhythm
Farm of Dayton in Howard
County, Maryland.
Judge Brock said he like the
teat quality, shape up-top,
muscling, soundness, and over
all feminity of the Spot gilt.
An electronic carcass class
was held at the fair this year for
the second time. An entry from
Innerst's Berkshires, Red Lion,
Pennsylvania, took top honors in
the class. The supreme champi
on electronic carcass barrow was
a February Hampshire barrow.
The barrow had a loin eye of 6.5
square inches, .37 inches of
backfat at the 19th rib, and com
puted into 58% lean. Tlie exami
nation is done using ultrasound
The supreme champion mar
ket barrow was a heavyweight
Berkshire exhibited by Abby
Johnson of Montgomery County,
The supreme champion pair
of market barrows was a pair of
heavyweight Duroc barrows
exhibited by Kenny and Connie
Bauer, KC Farms, of
Walkerville, Maryland.
Ricky Bauer, superintendent
of the swine division a the fair,
explained that the ideal market
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, September 26, 1998
ment period for the document that
in and of itself, does not propose
any additional regulations.
It does, however, perpetuate the
belief that nutrients emulating
from livestock operations and get
ting into waterways (surface and
ground waters) constitute threats
to public health, such as linking
animal is the animal that has
the most percent of lean muscle.
The animal with the most lean
muscle will yield the most pro
ductive carcass.
The top three placings in
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The supreme champion boar at the Maryland State-Fair is
this March Duroc Boar shown by David Holloway and co
owned by Holloway Genetics, Glen Rock, and Buffalo Valley
Farm, Seven Valleys.
$29.50 Per Year
phosphorus and pfisteria.
The proposal is called “unified”
because it is a joint proposal from
the two federal agencies
The entire document is available
on the Internet at
eanwater / afo or
If those addresses fail, it can be
found by using www.nrcs.usda gov
and then clicking on at the icon of a
New Direction Holsteins
Exhibit Grand Champion
Of State Fall Show
Lancaster Farming Staff
Co.) Tom McCauley of Eli
zabethtown and Fred Strouse of
Centre Hall on Tuesday exhibited
both the grand and reserve grand
champions of the Pennsyi&gpia
Holstein Championship show,
held at the state Farm Show Com
plex in Harrisburg in conjunction
Dandyland Maggy A Dandy
HARRISBURG (Dauphin Co.) Dandyland Starbuck Maggy,
the 4-year-old grand champion of the state Holstein Fall Champion
ship, owned by Tom McCauley of Elizabethtown and Fred Strouse
of Centre Hall, also was named grand champion of the Eastern Reg
ional Holstein Show on Thursday at the state Farm Show Complex in
The same day, she went on to become the supreme champion of
the 35th Pennsylvania All American Dairy Show (PAADS), compet
ing against the grand champions of the other five national and reg
ional dairy breed shows.
Reports and results of the national and regional shows of the 35th
PAADS ate to be published in the next issue of Lancaster Forming.
with the Pennsylvania All-
American Dairy Show (PAADS).
While it was the first grand
championship earned during the
Fall Championship by McCauley
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green box with a brown stripe,
labeled Draft EPA strategy.
A satellite transmission provid
ing a general overview of the prop
osal was made Sept 18 from
Washington D.C. in order to reach
the nation’s various USDA Natur
al Resources Conservation Service
offices with downlink capabilities.
In a note at the beginning of the
document it states, “This docu
ment presents USDA and EPA’s
strategies for addressing AFOS
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and Strouse, the partnership’s ani
mals won the state Holstein orga
nization’s spring show and have
done well at other shows this year.
McCauley and Strouse exhibit
under the New Direction Holsteins
breeder/exhibitor name. New
Holsteins is an offshoot
of the Em-Tran embyo transfer
business in Elizabethtown started
by Tom’s father Alan.
In recent years Tom has gone
into partnership in co-owning and
showing some Holsteins with
Strouse and others.
Their 4-year-old Dandyland
Starbuck Maggy, a Dutegal Astre
Starbuck daughter bred by Dandy
land Farm, was named senior and
grand champion of the fall champ
ionship. As a result of her placing
in the fall show she earned the
1998 All-Pennsylvania honors for
her age class.
The All-Pennsylvania award
system is based on placings
awarded animals exhibited in Pen
nsylvania Holsteins Association
shows during the year. The fall
championship is the year-end
McCauley and Strouse’s senior
3-year-old, E-Ricks Stardust Taz,
a Browndale Stardust daughter
bred by E Richard Gednarski, was
named reserve senior and reserve
grand champion of the show.
Taz also earned an All-
Pennsylvania age-class win, tying
for the honor with Globe-Run
AHMS Mo Broker, owned by John
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