Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, August 12, 2000, Image 209

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    Page 12—Ag Progress Section 1, Lancaster Farming, Saturday, August 12, 2000
2000 Ag Progress Days Daily Schedule
(Continued from Peg# 11)
530 General Research Tour -CC
4-H Equine and PA State Police Flag Pre
sentation, Barrel Racing and Pole Bending
Demo, and Driving Demo - MA
General Research Tour - CC
Flower Arranging Demo - Landscape Lawn,
and Garden Tent
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800 Ag Progress Days exhibits close
Pasta Agricultural Museum General Research
Main St., between East 9th and East 10th Sts. an « verview of re ff ch conduc ‘ ed b y
x. , „x U n , , . . n State s Departments of Agronomy, Entomology,
This year s theme is The Role of Animal Power f . . r . . 3 „
a a i. »c Horticulture, and Plant Pathology, as well as
m 19th and 20th Century Agriculture Seea tU IT „ A n . c l j,, , . ,
... . t t r. . ~ f the USDA Pasture Systems and Watershed
daily demonstration at 10 am. and 2pm of a .. _ , ¥ , „
, , . . . r Management Research Lab. Buses leave every
1905 mule-powered stationary hay press 7
x l r u j ; , . 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to3p m Tours run un-
Twenty-five horse-and ox-powered farm tools l 4 . . r
«11 .I, i . i r , . . til 6pm, on Wednesday
will be exhibited outdoors, including a newly r J
restored manure spreader, a potato sprayer, and
a rope hay loader The First Silent Auction will
take place in the tent
Agricultural Safety and Health Twit (New!)
End of West Bth St., next to Farm Safety
Demonstration Area
AgrAbihty for Pennsylvanians presents activities
on farm safety, modifications for agricultural
worksites, and agromedicme The AgrAbihty
Project coordinates services to farmers and rural
families that are coping with a disability or
health condition that reduces their activities on
the farm or in a farm-related occupation.
Equine Exhibits Area
Main St., behind the Special Events Building
Displays feature information about equine dis
eases and undergraduate education and exten
sion programs. Visit the "Ask the Expert" booth
daily from Ipm to 3 30 p.m Exhibits also
include information on breed and youth organi
zations, therapeutic riding, horseshoeing,
fencing, and other aspects of the commercial
horse industry
Equine Educational
Program
Horse Arena, Main St. behind the Equine
Exhibits Building
This program emphasizes the $4 billion horse
industry's contribution to Pennsylvania agricul
ture and highlights Penn State's teaching, exten
sion, and youth programs See 4-H'ers from
throughout Pennsylvania compete for savings
bonds and ribbons in Thursday's 4-H Equine
Skillathon Various demonstrations will be pre
sented throughout the event Detailed schedules
are available at the information booths Clinics
are subject to change
Tuesday
11 a.m. Keystone Dressage and Combined
Training Drill Team
11:30 a.m. Working Sheep Dog Demo
12:30 p.m. PA State Police Mounted Patrol
1 p.m. Haflinger Clinic
1:30 p.m. Horse Handling Clinic
2:30 p.m. Friesian Clinic
3 p.m. Freestyle Dressage Harmonic
Progressions
Wednesday
10 a.m. Hanoverian, Thoroughbred, and Paso
Fino Clinics
PA State Police Mounted Patrol
Working Sheep Dog Demo
Therapeutic Riding Demo
4-H Flag Presentation
Horse Handling Clinic
Quarter Horse and Friesian Clinics
Trottmgbred and Paso Fino Clinics
4-H and PA State Police Flag Presen
tation; Barrel Racing and Pole Bending
Demo, Driving Demo
11 a.m.
11:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m.
1 p.m.
1:10 p.m.
3 p.m.
4 p.m.
6 p.m.
Thursday
10 a.m.
10 a.m.
11 a.m.
11:30 a.m.
12:15 p.m.
1:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
Equine Skillathon (continues to 3 p m )
Skillathon "Horseless" Division (New!)
Friesian Clinic
Working Sheep Dog Demo
Preparing the Showmanship Horse
Skillathon "With Horse" Division
Friesian Clinic
Skillathon Winners Announced
Tours
Get tree tickets at the com crib at the top of
Mam St Tickets are not needed for conservation
tours, but please arrive early at the Natural Re
source Conservation Partnership area to be as
sured a place
Research Tours
Leave from the com crib at the top of Main St.
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Potato Research
See the latest potato research, including variety
trials, studies on insect and disease control, and
innovative uses of growth-enhancing technol
ogy This two-hour tour departs Thursday at
12 30 p m
High-Tunnel Vegetable Production
See vegetables, small fruits, and cut flowers
grown in clear, plastic tunnels for natural, early
blooms or ripening This new technique protects
plants from light frosts in early spring and fall.
Buses leave daily at 12.30 p.m.
Natural Resource Conservation
Partnership Tours
Leave from the Natural Resource Conservation
Partnership Tent, West 11th St.
Conservation Tour
See practices that protect soil and improve wa
ter quality, including crop residue management,
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MEN'S
DAIRY
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contour strip-cropping, buffer strips, cropland
ten aces, watei ways, and diversions Buses
leave daily at 11 a m and 2 p tn
Wetlands and Stream Corridor Management
Leam how stream crossings, streambank fenc
ing, and restored wetlands can help improve
your streambank corridors.-Buses leave daily at
10 a m and Ipm
Forest Stewardship
This walking tour features wildlife habitat im
provement and forest ecology, history, and
management. Buses to the trail leave daily on
the hour from 10 a m. to 3 p.m., and every half
hour during peak times. Additional tours will
be held on Wednesday at 4 and 5 p.m.
Nutrient Management
See a large-scale composting windrow-turning
demonstration and learn how you can prevent
* putting too many nutrients into the soil. Bus
1 leaves daily at 11 a.m.
(Turn to Pag* 14)
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