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Potato Leafhopper Control
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Following certain procedures
and keeping careful records can
Guernsey Youth Association To Conduct
Fundraiser At Fair
TIMONIUM, Md. Junior
members of the Maryland
Guernsey Youth Association
will teach fairgoers how to milk
cows by hand during Guernsey
Milk Clinic fundraiser, Friday,
Aug. 25, Saturday, Aug. 26 and
Monday, Aug. 28, from 11 a.m.-
3 p.m. in the Maryland State
Fair’s Cow Palace.
The Guernsey Milk Clinic will
provide educational information
about Maryland’s dairy industry
and this special breed of dairy
cows. And, for a small fee, inter
ested fairgoers can take a lesson
and try their hand at milking a
cow. All participants will learn a
new skill and be treated to a free
carton of ice-cold milk.
“Through this event, we hope
to bring urban people closer to
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to our favorite breed of cow
the Guernsey,” said Maryland
Guernsey Youth Committee
member Debra Summerall.
“There are very few people who
have ever hand-milked a cow.
The 119th Maryland State
Fair, which will offer a variety of
livestock and horse shows,
midway rides, thoroughbred
horse racing, arts and crafts and
home arts exhibits, runs from
Friday, Aug. 25 through
Monday, Sept. 4 at the Timon
ium Fairgrounds in Baltimore
County. Early risers are wel
come to attend livestock and
horse shows at 9 a.m. Exhibit
halls are open from 10 a.m.-10
p.m. The Midway opens at 10
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omy extension dgent, provided a
rainfall history of the year and
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He noted the emergence of
slugs in fields.
“I had not seen that many
a.m. on weekends and noon on
Admission is $4 for adults and
children under 12 are admitted
free. Rides are individually
Thoroughbred horse racing
begins Saturday, Aug. 26 and
runs through Labor Day. Post
time is 1 p.m. Admission to the
race track is included in the ad
mission price of the fair. Parking
on the fairgrounds for a minimal
fee and free parking at the park
and ride location on Deereco
Road are available on a first
come, first-serve basis.
For information, call 410-252-
0200, ext. 227 or visit the Mary
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Lancaster Farming, Saturday, July 15, 2000-A23
slugs before in my life, until this
year,” Voight said.
Slugs leave ragged holes in leaves begin
ning with lower leaves. Leaves may appear
shredded. Silvery slime trails are telltale
signs of slugs.
There is no economic threshold for
slugs. If leaves are significantly defoliated,
field has a grayish cast, and stand is
threatened, control may be needed.
There are no highly effective com
pounds available to control the slugs.
Commercial bait material can provide
Dennis Calvin, crop entomology special
ist, spoke about European com borer and
hybrid management at the Held day.
More information from the field day is
scheduled for the next issue of Corn Talk,
set to appear in Lancaster Farming Oct.
Dennis Calvin, crop entomology spe
cialist, spoke about European corn
borer and hybrid management at the
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