Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, February 19, 2000, Image 20

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    A2O-Lanca«ter Farming, Saturday, February 19, 2000
Annual PAS A Conference Attracts 1,000
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include the Global 500 Roll of
Honour in 1992; Earth Day In
ternational Award in 1993; Al
ternative Nobel Prize in 1993;
At the RASA Conference, J.J. Haapala, director of The
Farmer Cooperative based in Junction City with the
Gfnome Project, exchanges seeds with Penn State Hor
ticulture Professor, Pete Ferretti, while Gene Che
noweth looks on.
To Host PC DART Workshops
LANCASTER (Lancaster
Co.)-Lancaster DHIA will host
two workshops for dairymen
who are using PC DART for
Herd Management. Currently
over 2200 Dairymen nationwide
are using PC DART on the
The software program was
developed and is supported by
Raleigh Dairy Records Manage
ment System. It is available to
Dairymen for a low cost rental
fee that includes all upgrades
and farm support throughout
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''We're Here To Serve" *
Last summer’s drought has left farmers
fmanciall y stressed. Many producers will
1 need crop insurance for year 2000. We
k be glad to answer all of your multi-
P eril cro P insurance questions. For any
kind of agri-business coverage call:
Weaver Insurance Agency
- “Insuring in PA, MD & DE”
2488 Maple Ave., Quanyville, PA 17566
(717) 786-1711 or 1-800-882-1415
Roger Slusher, Cindy Beyer, Bob Lee, Carol Young
What's eating your
cow's lunch?
Attend this informational meeting to see
the Ag-Bag Advantage - by Kevin
James Farm Plant Specialist. Learn how
to achieve better feed quality, reduce
DM loses, increase production, and
improve profitability.
✓ On Farm Analysis - Bring your records l
✓ Machine Display - 22 in stock'
✓ Featuring NEW 12'-250 HP Bagger
✓ Lunch will be provided!
February 22 - 10.30 a.m. Lunch 12.00-1:00
Call for reservations & directions
Space is limited 877-412-4224
A Agri-Service LLC
Rental & Custom Services
14137 Pennsylvania Ave -
Hagerstown, MD 21742
(301) 665-9333 or
TOLL FREE (877) 412-4224
VIDA SANA International
Award in 1993; the Golden
Plant Award for Ecology in
1997; and the Alfonso Comin
Award in 1997.
Dr. John Todd presented the
Lancaster DHIA,
The dates of the workshops
are: -
February 22-Kreiders Res
taurant, Manheim (Lancaster
County)-Focus on Reports &
Herd Management
February 24-Family House
Restaurant, Mifflintown (Juni
ata County)-Focus on Input &
Report Creation (across from
Truck Stop 35)
All workshops will be held
from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Lunch will be provided.
closing keynote address. Dr.
Todd co-founded the New Al
chemy Institute, which investi
gates new applications of solar
energy and new food producing
systems based on renewable
sources of energy. Dr. Todd is
currently a research professor
and distinguished lecturer at the
University of Vermont. He
teaches ecological design. Dr.
Todd was recognized in 1987 by
the UN Environmental Program
for his contributions in protect
ing the earths environment. He
received the Chico Mendes En
vironmental Merit Award in
1989 from the US Environmen
tal Protection agency. He re
ceived the Teddy Roosevelt
Conservation Award in 1990,
Discovery Magazines Techno
logical Award in 1991, the
Charles A. and Anne Morrow
Lindbergh Award in 1998, and
the Bioneers Life Time Achieve
ment Award in 1998.
The conference began with an
8:00 a.m. registration on Friday
followed by the opening session
and keynote address by Shiva at
Participants then attended
Dr. Vandana Shivas, New Delhi, India, delivered the
keynote address.
concurrent sessions on topics
such as Profitability on a Small
Farm, Energize Your Pasture
Grass, Compost Rules!, Pre
venting resistance Prdblems
from Genetically Modified
Crops, the Four Ps of Pastured
Poultry, Improving the Soil
Foodweb and Plant Production,
and Introduction to Federal
1592 Old Line Rd., Manheim, PA 17545
(717) 665-5960
puter Program of Choice
ver 2200 Dairymen
• Interface with other software
• Low cost rental fee
• Free upgrades
DHIA can help you purchase and install
computer and software
serves Southeastern and Southcentral Pennsylvania
i r
Estate and Gift Tax for the
Farm Family.
Over forty farmers, proces
sors, and distributors donated
food for the event. Lauren Smith
of PASA worked closely with
Chef Ken Stout of the Penn
Stater Hotel to design special
menus for all the meals during