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Raymond Witmer Named Lancaster County ' s Outstanding Young Farmer [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Raymond Witmer Named Lancaster County s Outstanding Young Farmer By ERNEST J . NEILL Increased milk production , full itilization of irrigation and forced air hav drying are but some of the items implemented by Raymond F . Witmer which helped him win the title of Lan caster County s Outstanding Youii _£ Farmer Friday night . Receiving the _Lancaster Junior Chamber of Commerce award in a field of five , Mr Witmer will now compete in state finals at Palmyra in April . His citation came but 11 years after the Pennsylvania Future Farmers of America named him the outstanding Future Farmer of the state . That was 1945 , the year he received his American Farmer degree . At Pequea Creek Bridge Those traveling Highway 222 north of Refton skirt the Witmer Farm—Penn Del Farm properly—where _> a new concrete . bridge is being _constructed to replace the treacherous , accidentprone Pequea Creek bridge . ( But it was _Pequea Creek that last summer provided Penn Del with adequate moistu...

Publication Title: Lancaster Farming
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Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Spring Is Near Grass and Brush Fires Indicate [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Spring Is Near Grass and Brush Fires Indicate Grass and brush fires — reoorted m all sections of Lancaster County this week — gave _oroof that spring js near , and Jiat spring cleanup can be downright dangerous . Hrere are the net results of major blazes this week Approximately 50 acres of _| rass and timber near Nine Points burned over ; Twenty-five acres of scrub cov3 r near Pequea burned in a stubborn , four and one-half hour blaze . A grass fire was extinguished on a field near Zion Home south of Lihtz ; About 250 young spruce trees vere destroyed when fire swept ihe Ray Reese property on the lorth edge of _Quarryvulle Friday . Sparks From Brush Fire Often-the cause was listed as sparks from a brush fire . Until _Tuesday s showers , many . grassy areas were tinder dry , and a spark , a tossed cigaret , or a fire out of control swept wide areas . Dry grass proved flammable as gunpowder m many sections of the Garden Spot , and a drive through the County shows scores of burned-over...

Publication Title: Lancaster Farming
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Fawn Income Off $ 1-Billion , USDA Advises [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Fawn Income Off $ 1-Billion , USDA Advises Total d 5 arm income dropped nearly a billion dollars last year to $ 19 , 045 , 000 , 000 , the United States Department of Agriculture reported this week . Per capita farm income , at $ 860 , was less than 50 per cent of the $ 1922 individual average for nonfarm individuals . Thursday the Senate started voting on the soil bank-rigid high support combination bill , ; which indicate Congress is _de-j tercnined to do something forj the farmer . j WHAT IS CANCER ? I Cancer is defined as air unl controlled growth of cells . it detected early , cancer can _eUtem be removed by surgery or dm stroyed by radiation , the Amen can Cancer Society says _fl

Publication Title: Lancaster Farming
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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

_Wolgemuth Named By New Holland 4 M Tames Wolgemuth , Rl Bare ville , has been elected president of the New Holland 4-H Community Club The club met this week in the bank building at New Holland . Other officers are- Tlavid Laprv Bareville 1 , vice president ; Joyce Weaver , Rl New Holland , secretary ; Edgar 1 Sheaffer . R 2 New Holland , treasurer ; Barbara Maritan , R 2 New Holland , son _<* leader ; Mary Jane Hoover , Rl New Holloni _Howard Rine ° r R 2 New Holland , game leaders ; Louis Lapp , Rl Bareville , nhws reporter . Club _leaders are- John B Lapp Rl Bare _^ ille ; David Hoover , Rl New Holland ; James Martin and Ruth Sheaffer . both of New Hol land . The next meeting wall be April 2 .

Publication Title: Lancaster Farming
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Outstanding Young Farmer [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Outstanding Young Farmer Named Lancaster County s Outstanding Young Farmer by the Lancaster Junior Chamber of Commerce was Raymond F . Witmer , shown here with his family before a Dutch hutch in the dining room of their Penn-Del Farm home near Refton . Mrs . Witmer is holding Mark , one year old , while Mark , 3 plus , is perched between his dad and mom . ( See accompanying story ) ( Lancaster Farming Staff Photo ) .

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Quick Clean-Up on Glict Farm It took the wind but a reW seconds to responding ? o announcements in three level this tobacco barn as shown by pic- churches Sunday morning : It took less tures in last week sLancaster Farming . than- five hours to clear and stack the lumHere is the same barn , three hours or so ber , with a bountiful meal served in beafter 100 friends and neighbors poured in , tween . . ( Lancaster Farming Staff Photo ) .

Publication Title: Lancaster Farming
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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Steers Steady To 25 Cents tffigherHere By David S . Lorenson , Reporter ITSDA Market News Bureau ~ Lancaster - March 8 ( Wednesday to Wednesday Review )—- CATTLE 3 , 224 , week ago 2 , 741 . Compared with last _Friday slaughter steers and heifers steady to 25 c higher , instances instances 50 c higher on high choice and prime averaging 1250 lbs and under Trading early was the most active of recent weeks and Monday s clearance of slaugh ¬ ter steers was virtually complete each day . Poorest action again centered on good and low choice steers averaging 1250 lbs and over Cows . strong to 25 c higher , bulls _rrostly steady . Stockers and feeders _sIdw all week , closed mostly steady . The week s supplies included around 45 per cent slaughter steers , approximatly 12 per cent cows With the _* exception of . a moderate number of bulls , the balance was mainly stockers and feeders v Bulk good and choice slaughter steers 1 , 000-1 , 300 lbs $ 16 50-19 50 , a few lots and loads mixed choice...

Publication Title: Lancaster Farming
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Minor Decline Here Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Minor Decline Here Thursday Lancaster Poultry Exchange ( Rohrerstown , Pa ,. ) ( Sales . Repori —§ ale # 130 , Thursday , March 1 , 1956—Practional declines _frora Tuesday were recorded in- the Thursday _auction of poultry here , with a , rang © of , 22 % to-24 % cents and an average of > 23 . 25 . One thousand White Vantress , 10 wks , one day , consigned by Reid Wissler , R 2 Ephrata , topped the market , going to Walter Mellinger & Son , Rl _Bird-m-Hand . Twenty-two totaling 67 , 300 birds were listed Thursday , 23 lots figuring 71 , 000 offered , and 23 lots totaling 71 , 000 were sold . Prices Under Year Ago For the corresponding sale a year ago , March 3 , 1955 , sale 35 ,, twenty-three lots totaling 63 , 7000 were sold 26 lots of 71 , 650 offered , moving in a range of 30 to 35 cents , averaging 31 . 4 . Here are Thursday sales listed by lot number , seller and grower , amount and breed • age by weeks and days , buyer and price : 3-1 , Longeneckers ( Wi...

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Broiler _Average 23 . 2 _Tuesday , Demand Strong [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Broiler _Average 23 . 2 _Tuesday , Demand Strong Lancaster Poultry Exchange ( Rohrerstown , Pa ) ( Sales Re port - Sale # 131 , Tuesday , March 6 , 1956 ) — Demand continued strong and a top of 23 ft cents was scored in the Tuesday auction of 38 950 broilers listed , offered and sold at the Lancaster Poultry Exchange . The average , 23 . 27 , was the same as last Thursday , with a range of 23 to 23 8 . Carl Risser _, Lititz , purchased the top broilers . 1700 Red Van tress Crosses , consigned by Harvey -M Ho stetfef , K 2 Eancaster grower . For the corresponding sale a year ago , Tuesday . March 8 , 1955 , Sale # 36 , ten lots of 24 , 400 birds were offered and sold m a range of 30 % to 32 averaging 31 . 4 ? . Pennsylvania placements , average ( 9 , 10 , 11 wks earlier ) totaled 583 , 000 . Sales by Lot Numbers Here are Tuesday sales by loi number , seller and grower amount and breed age by weeks and days , buyer and price : 6-1 , Henry Longenecker , 3600 Red Vantress 9-3 to Walter ...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Power Steering Announced P H . Mount , Ford tractor and . implement dealer m Quarryville announces that all new Ford _, tricycle tractors now on display in his dealership feature power steering as standard equipment , at no additional cost Ste ering effort is reduced by 80 per cent . The new linkage type power steering unit makes for easier control of the tractor in rough fields or in precision row crop work , and materially reduces driver _^ fatigue Mr Mount said the unit is installed at the factory on all new Ford 700 and 900 series tricycle tractors , and is _available at Conestoga Farm Service as an accessory for installation on Ford tricycle tractors already i » use . The new Ford power steering mit applies hydraulic muscles * j to the conventional Ford tncycl « _tractor steering gear , and absorbs bumps and shocks befor « they can reach the driver-. The conventional « steering hnfc age is . replaced with a special link which connects to the hydraulic dyhnder _,, providing _thl...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

LANCASTER POULTRY AUCTION SUMMARY SUMMAHY — February 1956 eight sales — Price range . Broilers 21 . 5 — 26 25 LOTS BIRDS LISTED 165 542 , 430 OFFERED 164 506 , 970 SOLD 155 489 , 570 Broilers , 472 , 315 ; Pullets , 1 ,- 300 , Caponettes , 12 , 380 , Heavy Fowl , 1 , 025 , & Leghorn Fow . l , 2 , 550 February 1955 — Seven Sales — Price range 25 5 - 3175 . LOTS BIRDS LISTED 105 390 , 800 OFFERED 103 381 , 300 SOLD 87 324 , 900 164 , 670 more birds sold in Feb . 56 than Feb . 55

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

More and More formers Order Yours Now From P . L ROHRER & BUG ., INC . SMOKETOWN Ph . Unc . 2-2659 Altmans Super-A Feeds SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER Get v your Garden Tools ac AUmansJ Onions Sets 10 c per 1 b . — 3 for 25 c Eastei Chicks 15 c ea . — $ 10 per hundred Easter Ducklings-40 c ea . — After Easter 27 c in lots of 500 or more — Goslings at $ 165 ea . B . B . Bronze Turkey Pouits Available April 1 st at $ 82 per 100 White Holland Turkey Poults Available April 1 st $ 80 per 100 _Beltstfllle Turkevs Poults Available May 1 $ 61 per 100 . Started Chicks now in stock . . -Also avilable lime for your lawn , garden or farm • i Full ltne ot _Davco Fertilizer . ALTMANS CASH FEED STORE WILLIS H . WEAVER MANAGER 947 _Harrisburg Ave . Phone Lane . 4-7715 WE DELIVER 10 c per hundred discount on half ton lots or more _PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE Engineered Jor Profitable Farming ! mo nuxer _GRAIN TRANSPORT The _easies _^ and fastest way of mixing and transporting grain —Save...

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

LOANS For any Farm Purpose Made the Farmer s Way LANCASTER PRODUCTION CREDIT ASSN 39 E . ( heilnut St ., _Lancaster , Pa . _Fh . Line . 3-3921 Keystone Leghorns STRAIN CROSS Notice the alert , aggressive appearance of our young breeding stock * BETTER CHICK LIVEABILITY * EARLY LARGE EGG SJZE if CHALK WHITE EGGS * SUSTAINED HIGHER PRODUCTION * LOWER HEN HOUSE _MORTALITY Pennsylvania ,- U . S . Approved Pullorum -Typhoid Clean WRITE FOR NAMES OF SATISFIED CUSTOMERS IN YOUR AREA Poultry IJ Breeding railll EPHRATA . PA . Keystone 43 Old Mill Road PHONES : Hatchery 37611 - Farm 3-6179

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Raymond Witmer Named Lancaster County ' s Outstanding Young Farmer [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Raymond Witmer Named Lancaster County s Outstanding Young Farmer ( Continued from ipage one ) _tim&r Pastures are , clipped , then irrigated , with a Chrysler industrial V-8 engine pulling water from Pequea Creek . No dam was constructed , as the flow during the summer months . was sufficient to meet ms needs Skinner Sprinkler nozzle poured 800 to 900 gallons of-water per minute on grasses and alfalfa . Each time a plot was irrigated , fertilizer was applied In the course of a season , 1200 lbs might be applied per acre , usually around 300 lbs preceding _^ each application of water . Pumps run five to eight hours on a setting , and two men can easily change locations of the lightweight , durable aluminum Pipe . Grass Stands Ten Days After irrigation , Mr . Witmer lets the grass grow ten days before he clips it for cattle ,. thus preventing diarrhea or washing Here is an excellent example of a farm producing what its livestock will consume , ignoring corn , and livestock...

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Remodled Dairy Barns on Tour [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Remodled Dairy Barns on Tour ( Oonifcinued from page one ) stalls in remodled barn , pushtype gutter cleaner m L-shaped bam , separate calf barn ; New Barn , Milk House Afternoon stops and features included . David D . Sharp Farm , on St . Marys ( Warwick ) -Bulltown Road , pipe line milker in stanchion barn emptying directly into bulk tank , tie 18 cows at one time , loafing shed ; Tkaczuk Bros . Farm , just north of Turnpike service station , remodled barn for 50 stalls , six rows of cattle , hydraulic barn cleaner , chain ( ties and stanchions ; Elmer B . Stoltzfus Farm , west of Loags Corner , new barn with 40 chain ties , raised feed alleys , new milk house , and the final stop , the Dor iald Cassel Farm near the intersection of Routes 82 and 322 , glass-lined solo , barn remodled into loafing area , milking parlor , silo unloader that unloads from the bottom into a chain driven feed bunk Where ? Girl- _^ -Did anyone ever tell you how wonderful you are iGob—Dont believe they di...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

_^ plaiiJEO _. Sweep s Penn Manor in FFA Prelims Athletic teams of the _ Solanco Ground Hog Chapter of Future _Farmery pfr America next , week take on Cooahco Union after making a clean sweep of Penn Manor s FFA Tuesday night in the preliminary Lancaster County Future Farmers of America Tournament playoffs County teams are preparing for the state tournament during the annual convention . Coaches Luther D . Peek and Jackson H . Owen advise the Ground Hogs topped Penn Manor in two volley ball games , by the score of 15 to 3 in one , and when substitutes were put into action , by 15 to 13 m the second . Solanco Ground Hogs won the three-game ping pong prelim , 21 to 14 , 21 to 15 and 21 to 14 . The story was the same in basketball , when the Ground Hogs overcame an early deficit and won 48 to 37 , with Calvin Keene , guard , scoring 17 points , Richard Hastings , forward , and Stanley Moore , guard , scoring nine points each Say It ! New Coxswain — I m cox n of this boat , and what I s...

Publication Title: Lancaster Farming
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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Home of Outstanding Young Farmei Those driving north on Highway 222 caster County s Outstanding Young Farmwhere it crosses the Pequea Creek just er , by the Lancaster Junior Chamber of north of Refton , often select this farm — Commerce . At the extreme left center is Penn Del — as one of the _^ outstanding in the new Pequea Creek bridge ( Lancasthe- community . It s the farm of- Raymond ter Farming Staff Photo ) . F . Witmer , named Friday night as Lan- » * * , • « l&uMM =

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