Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, August 12, 2000, Image 218

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    2000 Ag Progress Days Daily Schedule
Safety for Children; Character Counts! Exercise
Your Character; Tobacco Prevention; Cancer
and Environmental Risks Reduction; Children's
Food Guide Pyramid; Lead and Carbon Monox
ide Poisoning; and the Pennsylvania Nutrition
Education Network
Master storytellers will weave their magic tales
daily from noon to 1 p.m. Jan Kinney, writer of
award-winning short stories, will spin her yams
on Tuesday and Thursday. Ermyn King, creator
of multisensory story-drama environments, will
perform on Wednesday.
Farm Equipment Buyers
Ttust The Name Meyer
Self Unloading TSS Forage Boxes
Total Speed System The Only One Of Its Kind
Advanced Design Technology For Today’s
Forage Handling Needs
Independent Out Feed Clutch Standard
Equipment On All
Meyer Forage Boxes
Feeds all types of dry hay, round or square bales,
chopped green feed, haylage, silage or ground feed
133 Rothsville Station Rd
Lititz, PA
RD 1, Box 231
Rome, PA
Route 869 West
Osterburg, PA
Rt. 283, Rheems Exit
Elizabethtown, PA
400 N Antrim Way RD 3, Sandy Lake. PA
Greencastle, PA
(ContlniMd from Pag* 14)
Route 45 East
Mifflmburg, PA
1521 Van Buren Road
Easton, PA
720 Wheeler School Rd
Whiteford, MD
6600 Limestone Rd
Oxford, PA
RD 2
New Alexandria, PA
ImAGlnatlon Station
The science of agriculture comes to life for chil
dren at ImAGination Station. Experience out-of
the-ordinary exhibits such as the Bugmobile—a
roving, "talking" educational car painted like a
ladybug—and live insects for a real hands-on
experience! Add your good looks to a 4-H char
acter at the "Picture Yourself in 4-H" exhibit
and take home a souvenir l
Farm Animal Learning Center
Leam about farm animal welfare, including ani
mal care and use issues. The exhibit includes
dairy and beef calves, goats, lambs, pigs, minia
ture horses, chickens, retired greyhounds, and
other farm and companion animals, as well as
information about the myths and facts of farm
Meyer - Your Truck Box
New 8100 "BOSS"
8' Wide (inside) 22' Long
Unloads in 30 Seconds
Door opens and closes without assistance.
Latch system locks and unlocks on its own
Unloads in 30 Seconds.
• 1 st year parts and labor.
• 2 year warranty on entire box.
• 2nd year parts.
• 5 years on main apron chain.
• 5 years on the A 26 lower gear box
(3500 & 4500).
•10 years on the AllO lower gear box (4600),
•10 years on the box structure.
• 25 years on the plywood
Also available-- See the
Meyer Farm Wagons
The High
w Nf . Performance
Wagon Built
To Last
v 7 models available: 8-18 ton
Ag Progress Section 1, Lancaster Fanning, Saturday, August 12, 2000-Page 2
animal production. More than 50 handouts,
mostly for grades 3-8, cover almost every aspect
of animal agriculture.
Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center
Here's a unique chance to get a closer look at
some native Pennsylvania animal species. See
live raptors, snakes, turtles, and frogs, and
hands-on natural history exhibits
PestleUe Education Program
Dairy and Livestock Tent 2, West 12th St.
Pesticide applicators can visit with faculty and
staff from Penn State's Pesticide Education Pro
gram to ask questions about certification and re
certification. Homeowners will find information
about the West Nile encephalitis virus, a fact
sheet about the safe use of pesticides, and D B
Pest, a game about pests around the home
Animal Sciences Faculty
Near the Equine Tent, above West 12th St.
The "animal greenhouse" features the latest in
animal science technologies. Dairy exhibits
range from maximizing reproductive efficiency
to the milk market Veterinary science exhibits
range from the latest in treatment and preven
tion of bovine mastitis to the impact of E. coh in
food safety to animal and human health. See
new technology that lowers odor emissions in
swine and other agricultural facilities Two live
heifers are on display
Junior Livestock Exhibition Ton
(Wednesday only)
East 7th St.
Watch 4-H and FFA youth test their sheep
know-how and compete for prizes in the Lamb
Skillathon and Live Lamb Show at 10 a m
Crops and Soils Tent
East sth St.
Learn about crop production and management
soil fertility and testing, nutrient management,
pest control, weed identification, and more The
state's best hay samples are entered here in the
Hav Show Specialists from Penn State and the
Pennsylvania Crop Management Association
wili be available to answer your questions
A-Maze-N Com
Come and get lost in our corn! Spend a few
minutes—or several hours—with your kids
wandering through our corn maze This year's
maze is four times larger than last year's and is
accessible for wheelchairs and baby strollers
Largest Weed in Pennsylvania Contest
Ever think if there were a contest for growing
weeds, you'd win hands down 7 Now's your
chance to show all of Pennsylvania your biggest
weed Just bring your entry (broadleaf and
grass divisions) to the Crops and Soils Tent be
fore noon any dav of Ag Progress Days Prizes
will be awarded daily Rules include 1) only
two weeds per person, 2) weeds must be grown
in Pennsylvania, and 3) cut weeds off at soil
level (no roots)
Natural Resource Conservation
West 11th St.
Leam how federal and state agencies and other
conservation organizations use new technology
and work together to ensure the future of our
natural resources Take tours, visit educational
displays, and explore live demonstrations ot
conservation management and practices, with
conservation professionals on hand to answer
questions. Exhibits range from Chesapeake Bay
programs, to watering systems for livestock, to
backyard conservation. Children can play in the
"stream table" and enjoy fish painting, a soil
texture display and quiz, educational materials,
and a "make-your-own" soil profile
Graziers Forum
Daily at 11 a.m., meet with a panel of successful
sheep, dairy, and cattle producers and see what
works for them
USDA Grain Inspection. Packers and Stock
yards Administration
Representatives from USDA GIPSA discuss and
answer your questions about their role in the
livestock and poultry industry, daily at 1 p.m