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Vol. 48 No. 34
No-Till Farmer Field Days Coming Up In Gap, Peach Bottom
PEACH BOTTOM (Lancaster Co.) No-Till Farmer Field Days are scheduled
June 27 at the John B. and A.K. Stoltzfus Farm, 216 Peach Bottom Road, Peach
Bottom, and on July 8 at the David F. and Qldaon Stoltzfus Farm, 461 Whitehorse
Activities will start at 9 a.m. and continue through lunch. A simple lunch will
These field days, sponsored by local agricultural Industries and organized by
Public, Industry Demand Certification
Seminars Popular At Wood Products Expo
Co.) Wood harvest and pro
cessing are looking a lot different
Just ask Dave Bubser, regional
manager/northem U.S. of Smart-
Bubser noted a recent study
that indicated 62 percent of
homeowners “want wood to be
responsibly harvested,” Bubser
said. Sixty percent of the con-
On Friday, July 4, Limcasm Fammg office is closed.
The offlfce will reopen Monday, July 7.
FortbeJuly 5 issue, there are some deadline changes:
Public Sale and Mailbox ads,s p.ra., Friday, June 27.
Classified, Section D ads 4 p.m., Tuesday, July !.♦
Classified, Section C, ferni equipment ads, 4 p.m.,
Tuesday, July 1.
General news—noon, Wednesday, July 2,
sumers interviewed would pay
more for the wood as well.
The Home Center News Survey
interviewed 450 households in
April 2001. As a result, the move
to certification, including by
Smart Wood’s accreditor, the For
est Stewardship Council (FSC),
has continued to escalate as
green building programs are be
coming prevalent throughout the
Bubser spoke during the spe
cial seminar program of the Tim-
ber 2003 Forest Products Equip
ment and Technology Exposition
late last week at the Farm Show
Complex in Harrisburg.
Hundreds of woodlot manag
ers, forestry professionals, and
agri-industry representatives at
tended the event, which included
a trade show both inside and out
side the new Exhibition Hall at
the Pennsylvania Farm Show
Complex. Show sponsor is the
Pennsylvania Forest Products
Association (PFPA) in Hershey.
About 91 million forest acres
(Turn to Page A2O)
✓ State equine survey
released page A2B.
✓ Muller retires page
✓ Farm Show 2004 ex
hibitor banquet page A 34.
✓ More dairy recipes
starting page 82.
Saturday, June 21,2003
Penn State Cooperative Extension, are for farmers using 3-row to 6-row com
This is the third year for the 3-row to 6-row no-till com and crop field days on
the Cap and Peach Bottom farms.
For more information, contact Mark Goodson, York County extension agent, at
(717) 840-7408. Photo is of a Dauphin County Amish no-tlll farmer.
Photo by Mark Qoodson, York County extension agent
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Who are the auctioneers in the pages of Lancaster
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auctioneer listings, frequently asked questions and
answers regarding auctions, and feature articles and
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