Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, December 27, 2003, Image 11

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    Mineral Wells
Livestock Exchange
Mineral Wells, V\\
Report Supplied In Auction
December 20. 200.5
SIOC K SIE FRS (iRAI)F M-l
500-UNDER. NONF 500-500 85-89 500-700
72 800-OVFR 69 75
s roc k hi in rs grade m i
500-UNDFR 85 500-500 68-86' 500 7<M>
61 76. 800-OVFR 54-67
SIOC K BUI I S GRADE M-I 500-UNDFR
NONF. 500-500 68 75, 500 700 64 7)
SI AUGHTFR BUI I S 46-60
BRED COWS 420 00-750 00 HEAD
SI AUGHT FR ( OWS HIGH DRFSS
45 55, UTlim 58 48‘ .CANNFR 19-51'
HOGS 200-250 IBS 54’ - 54* . 500-500
IBS 55- 57
MAI F HOGS 12
GOATS 56 00-60 00 HF AD
MARKET CLOSED DEC 27 RFCiUI AR
SALFONJAN 5
Educational Sessions - Expert Speakers from Across the Nation
Trade Show - Over 130 Suppliers for Fruit and Vegetable Growers
Tree Fruit
January 2'
7. 2
- Technology Road Map for the Fruit Industry
- George Goodlmg Memorial Lecture - Integrated
Ground Cover Management - Dr lan Merwm,
Cornell Umv
- Apple Cultivars for the Mid-Atlantic Industry
- The Impact of Current ERA Issues on the Future of
the Hort Industry - Nancy Foster, U S Apple
Association
- Growing and Selling Sweet Cherries
- New Sweet Cherry Cultivars
- Virus Diseases in Stone Fruit
January 28. 2004
Tree Fruit - Aztec Room
- Host Preferences of Oriental Fruit Moth
- Weed Control in Apples and Pears
- Designing an Irrigation System
- Frost Protection in Tree
- Pruning and Training Systems Impact on Processing
Apples
- Cost of Orchard Removal/Replacement
January 29. 2004
- Risk Avoidance and Mitigation Program for Apples and
Peaches
- Reduced Risk Pest Management Programs for Apple
and Peaches
- Integrating Mating Disruption into Insect Pest Control
- Management of Non-Lepidopteran Insect Pests with
Reduced Risk Insecticides -
- Role of Biological Control Agents in Reduced Risk
Programs
- Economics of New Insect Pest Management Programs
January 27. 2003
- Ernie Christ Memorial Lecture - Peach Tree Training
Systems - Dr Scott Johnson, Umv of California
- Plum Pox Virus Projects
January 28. 2003
- High Density Peach Plantings
- MCP/Retam on Stone Fruit
- Peach Tree Nutrition
- Insecticide Resistance in Oriental Fruit Moth
- Peach Market Perspective 2003 Season
- Problems with Controlling Insect Pests on
- Peach Rootstock Evaluations in the NC-140
- Phytotoxicity of Copper Bactericides
Small Fruit
January 28.
- A Visit to Our Farm Lmvilla Orchards
- Organic Methods for Highbush Blueberries
- Strawberry Plasticulture Systems
- Economics of High Tunnel Bramble Production
January 29. 2004
- Methyl Bromide Alternatives
- Gray Mold and Anthracnose on Strawberries -
- The Rutgers Strawberry Breeding Program
- Weed Management in Strawberries and Blueberries
- Matted-Row Strawberry Cultivar Trial Results
- Japanese Beetle Biology and Management
- Blueberry Diseases
For fruit program and registration fee information, contact- State Horticultural Ass’n. of Pennsylvania - 717-677-4184
New Jersey State Horticultural Soc. - 908-475-6505 http //oloucester rce rutgers ed
Maryland State Horticultural Soc. - 301-271-7491
For vegetable, potato & flower program registration fees information, contact Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association - 717-694-3596 - \
Livestock Cooperative
Auction Market
Of North Jersey
llackettstonn, NJ.
Report Supplied In \iicli m
I uesdac. Deteinher 23, 2005
( \l VFS 02- 84
COWS sfl*j 69'
I ASYCOWS 299-41‘j
FFFDERS 500-6001 BS 32-89
HFIEFRS 47 79
BUI LS 51 1 4 - 77
STEERS 52- 9)
HOGS 41
ROAS TING PIGS FAC H 29 00-59 00
BOARS 27
SOWS 24‘ - 26
SHFFP 47-86
I AM BSE A 59 00-95 00
I AMBS PF RIB 66-1 40
(.OATS FA 52 50-162 50
KIDSEA 15 00-107 50
HIDES I 00-20 00
TOTAL 584
Vegetables -
January 27. 2004
Season Extension
- Nigerian Room
- Production and Marketing of High Tunnel Crops
- Use of BioControls in High Tunnels
- High Tunnel Production in England
- Growing Fruit and Flowers in High Tunnels
Basic Vegetable School
- Pest Control and Marketing
- Pollination and Cover Crops
■ Soil and Tissue Analysis
- Plasticulture
Organic Production
- Insect Control in Sweet Corn
- Managing Grape Diseases
- Organic Certification
- Assembling the Nuts & Bolts to Put Together a Whole
Farm System - Eero Ruuttila, Nesenkeag Farm
Vine Crops
- Insect, Weed and Disease Control
- Use of Pre-Sidedress Soil N Testing
Peppers
- Quality Pepper Transplants for Optimum Production
- Fertility Management on Plastic - Dr Eric Simonne,
Umv of Florida
- Successful Red Bell Pepper Production
Asparagus
Variety Availability
-Insect and Weed Control
Beans
Fresh Market Bean Varieties
Insect and Disease Control
January 28. 2004
Water and Irrigation
- Pond Construction and Maintenance
- Wells Regs, Location and Management
- Drip vs Overhead Irrigation
- Water Quality
- Automation and Uniformity of Irrigation Systems
Pumpkins
- Pumpkins and Virus Resistance
- No-Till Pumpkin Production - Steve Groff
- Varieties and Insect Control
- Competitive Pumpkin Projectiles
Tomatoes
- Heirloom Tomatoes and Profitability
- Weed, Insect, Disease Control
- Fertility
Processn
- New Crop Protection Product and Varieties
- What’s New for Planting, Irrigation and Harvesting
January 29. 2004
Sweet Corn School
- Sweet Corn Breeding
- Early Sweet Corn Production Using Plasticulture
■ Insect and Disease Control
- No-Till Sweet Corn Production - Steve Groff
- Bt Sweet Corn Acceptance in the Marketplace
- Irrigating Sweet Corn
- Commercial Sweet Com Production in Florida - Dr.
Eric Simonne, Umv. of Florida
Specialty Vegetables -
- The World of Specialty Vegetables - Cns West, Frieda’s Inc
- Melons, Tomatoes, Sweet Potatoes
- Generating More Dollars During Halloween
- Adding Value Through Food Preparation
Cattle On Feed
4 Percent Higher
Than Year Ago
Washington, D.C.
December 19, 2003
Report Supplied By USDA/NASS
Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter mar
ket in the United States for feedlots with capac
ity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11 * million
head on December 1, 200? The inventory was 4
percent above December 1, 2002 but S percent
below December 1.2001
Placements m feedlots during November to
taled 1 9? million, * percent below 2002 but I
percent above 2001 Net placements were 1 8?
million
During November, placements of cattle and
calves weighing less than 600 pounds were
680.000. 600-699 pounds were 578.000 7(H) 799
pounds were *79,000, and 800 pounds and
greater were 289,000
Marketings of fed cattle during November to
taled 1 54 million, II percent below 2002 and IS
percent below 2001
Other disappearance totaled 97.000 during
November, 8 percent above 2002 and 21 percent
above 2001
imatoes
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, 27, 2003 All
Staunton Weekly
Feeder Cattle Sale
Richmond, Va.
December 22. 2(M13
Report Supplied By IJSDA
Staunton Wccklv Auction for Dec 19 Prices
Based on In Weights Feeder steers. Feeder heif
ers and Feeder bulls steady Feeder Cattle *97
(Steers 17S, Holstein Steers 12, Heifers 170
Bulls 40)
Feeder Steers Medium and 1 200 *OO
lbs 100 00-119 00. *OO-400 lbs 100 00-119 00
400-SOO lbs 96 00-11* 00 500-600 lbs
95 00-10*00, 600-700 lbs 89 00- 99 00, 700-800
lbs 89 00 97 10, 800-900 lbs few 85 00- 87 25
900-1000 lbs few 85 00- 86 50 Medium and
large 2 400-500 lbs 95 00-105 00 500-600 lbs
90 00-100 00 600-700 lbs 85 00- 95 00, 700-800
lbs 82 00- 85 00 Small 1 400-500 lbs
90 00-100 00, 500 600 lbs 90 00 9900, 600-700
lbs 85 00- 92 00
Holstein Steers Large 2-* *OO-400 lbs 75 50,
400-500 lbs 7* 00- 75 50,600-700 lbs 65 00
Feeder Heifers Medium and targe 1
200- *OO lbs 80 00- 85 00, *OO-400 lbs 85 00
96 00, 400-500 lbs 82 00- 90(H), 500-600 lbs
Marketing -
January 27. 2004
- Factors in a Marketing Plan
- Making Quality Hard Cider
- Apple Wine from Oak to Ice
January 28. 2004
- Small Things That Improve Marketing Success
- Selling to Chefs - Robert Russell
- Marketing Organic Produce - Eero Ruuttila,
Nesenkeag Farm.
- Signs - the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
- Are There Profits in All 4 Seasons and Roadmap to
Success - Frederick Funk
- Selling Your Produce For What’s Worth
Wine Grapes
January 27. 2004
- Vineyard Nutrition Management
- Opportunities, Challenges and Problems
- Weed Management in New Vineyards
-Training Young Wine Grape Vines
- Canopy Management Systems for Yield and Wine
Quality
- Disease Management Strategies
Potatoes
January 2
2004
- Ralstoma solanacearum and Brown Rot of Potatoes
- Proper Design and Differences Between Box and Bulk
Storages
- Insect and Disease Control
- Potato Seedpiece Treatment Study
- Breeding Potatoes for Disease Resistance
- Monitoring Resistance in Colorado Potato Beetles
lanuarv 27. 2004
- What are the National Labor Law Trends
- Civil Money Penalties - How to Avoid Them -
- Creative Ways to Comply with a Labor Inspection
- Wage and Payroll Systems
- Changes in Penna Labor Laws
Bedding Plants
January 29. 2004
- Color Bowls
- INSV and Thnps
- Managing pH, Fertility and Nutrition
- Pot Plant Culture
- Marketing—Principles and Practices
- Culture of Wax and Elatior Begonias
- Bacterial Diseases of Geranium (Ralstoma)
Cut Flowers
January 29. i
- Getting Started in Cut Flowers
- Varieties and What Florists Want
- Fall-Winter-Spring Cut Flower Production and
Marketing
- 2003 Pennsylvania Sunflower Trials
- Succession Planting and Growmg/Marketmg
Experiences
- Woody Ornamentals - Variety Selection, Production,
Harvesting, Post Harvest, and Marketing - Edward
Pmcus, Third Branch Flowers Co, Roxberry, VT
lonlim
WWW
8' (M) 97 00 600-700 lbs 82 00 87 00 Medium
and Urge 2 (00-400 lbs 80 00- 90 00 400 500
lbs 80 (HI- 88 00. 500-600 lbs 78 00- 88 00 Small
I (00-400 lbs 75 00- 82 (Ml 400-500 lbs 70 00
7( 00 500-600 lbs 70 00- 75 00. 600 700 lbs
68 00 72 00
Feeder Bulls Medium and Urge I, (00 400
lbs 9500-10900, 400-500 lbs 90 00-102 00
500 600 lbs 85 00- 95 00 600-700 lbs 80 00
85 00
Beef Production Down
18% In November
Washington, I). C.
December 19, 2003
Report Supplied B> USDA/N \SS
Commercial red meal production for the
United Stales totaled 1 S 3 billion pounds in No
vember down 10 percent from the 3 91 billion
pounds produced in November 2002
November 2002 contained 21 wcekdavs (in
eluding two hohdavs) and 5 Saturdays Noveni
her 2003 contained 20 weekdays (including two
holidays) and S Saturdays
HfEF production, at 1 7S billion
pounds, was 18 percent below the
previous year ( attic slaughter to
taled 243 million head down 15-I 5 -
percent from November 2002 The
average live weight was down 24
pounds from the previous year at
1,236 pounds
VLAL production totaled IS 2
million pounds, 10 percent below
November a year ago Calf slaugh
ter totaled 78.000 head down 14
percent from November 2002 The
a\eragc h\c weight was 12 pounds
above last at 321 pounds
PORK production totaled 1 71
billion pounds, up slightly from the
previous year Hog kill totaled 8 S 8
million head, I percent below No
yember 2002 The average live
weight was 1 pound above the pre
vious year, at 269 pounds
LAMB AND MUTTON produc
tion, at 16 3 million pounds, was
down 8 percent from November
2002 Sheep slaughter totaled
2*6,300 head. 13 percent below last
year The average live weight was
138 pounds, up 6 pounds from No
vember a year ago
January to November 2003 com
mercial red meat production was
42 7 billion pounds, down 2 percent
from 2002 Accumulated beef pro
duetton was down 3 percent from
last year, veal was down 3 percent,
pork was up 1 percent from last
year, and lamb and mutton pro-
duction was down 9 percent
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