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FARM NEWS by Jane Neilson Farm Editor 300 Attend State Angus Field Day At Fairgale Farm The Maryland Angus Associa-; ia, who aie touring cattle farms tion Field Day held Aug. 26 in this country, had an oppor- at Fairgale Farms on Mary- tunity to meet and talk with land's Eastern Shore, attracted Americans with similar interests, nearly 300 Angus breeders from Miss Marja Leena Puntila of Maryland, seven other states and Finland who is studying all two foreign countries. phases of animal science at Threatening clouds lifted as various farms in the United the program started at 2 p.m. States and at the University with introductory speeches by of Maryland, had a chance to Ben Gale Jr., owner of Fair- observe methods employed in gale Farm; James V. Coyner, thl production of purebred An- i Eastern representative of the gus breeding cattle. ' American Angus Association; Mrs. Molly Arrowsmith, Exand Gordon C. Keys, president ecutive Secretary of the Mary- pf the Maryland Angus Associa- land Angus Association, pre- tion. Fair weather continued dur-'' sented a preview of Angus heif- ing the remainder of the after- ers which are consigned to the noon's activities which were led Maryland Fall Quality Sale at by a discussion of freeze brand- Frederick on'Nov. 4th. In addi- ing, weight-gain testing, herd tion to Fairgale's consignment classification and general herd of six yearlings, heifers from improvement methods present- Enterprise Farm, Cecilton; Fair ed by Dr. James R. Ferguson, Hope Farm, Chestertown; and Livestock Extension Specialist Whispering Waters Farm, Cam- from the University of Mary- bridge were on display. Follow- land and Stanley Anderson, St. ing this, visitors were conduct- Joseph, Mo. assistant director ed on a pasture tour of the of Herd Improvement with the Fairgale cow herd. A traditional American Angus Association. Eastern Shore Fish Fry held at . . - A United States Congressman Fairgale's picnic grounds over- i Co °P e , r Commission Company THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland Wednesday, September 6, 1967 Page 7 Brunswick 4-H Sponsors First Community Fair The first Brunswick 4-H Fair There were six categories for blue ribbons. The girls received was held at the high school on exhibits with two divisions: silver 4-H bracelets and the j o DOVS 4"H ClOtnCS DruSiKJS If OT August 22 and 23. Janior - ages 10-13 and Sen- ^ p eteTSvUle Girls chjb thcre It closed with the presenta- ior -- ages 14-19. Champions was a tnree . way tie in th« tion of ribbons, prize money and c hosen in each of these groups junior division. Brenda Wiles, special awards to the 33 mem- were . Linda Enfield and Beth Wiles Clothing: Junior - Vicki Huf- each won_six__Blue | Ribbon8._Di ; fer, apron. Senior - Dianna Wiles, bathing suit. Bake Foods: Junior Enfield, drop W. Friendship Stockyards Expanding E. A. Blachshear Company, U. M. Research bers of the Brunswick and Petersville Girls 4-H Clubs who participated. Dianna Wiles of the Petersville Girls Club welcomed the guests who were present. Mrs. leader of the expressed Studies Show Fat Chicks Eat Less Than Normal Birds anna Wiles was Senior winner with nine. From Brunswick, the Linda Junior division winner was Nan- Sen ; or - °y Huffer, ten Blue Ribbons and Senior winner, Judy Fayne with . . five. Overall champions of the Brunswu-K w.uu ^.~o,~ Home Furms tan p : Ju TM°[' / fair, Dianna Wiles, senior and lhanks to the 62 sponsors, who Brenda Wiles tea towel, bemor- Nancy Huffer junior were U U l I l K b IU Hie ui ^jjv/iuv,. i, ....,, -- - · made the prizes possible and Judy Payne, hooked rug maae me p n « » _ t ~ Bernard Food Preserv ation: Junior Petersville Linda Enfield, 2 jars fruit. Sen- Migs then introduced M'rs. Bernard Food Preservation Wiles, leader of I . Girls Mrs Leon Enfield, cloth- ior - Dianna Wiles, corn .me, leader at Petersville and beans. n M l l t v I Mrs Arthur Hiteman, clothing Plan and Plant for Beau ^ and awarded champion ribbons. Mrs. Laverne Heffner and Sally Miller judged the various exhibits in this fair. Prize money totalling $121 was divided among the participants, rs , _ ^ _ ^ leader for Brunswick. Mrs. John. Junior - Linda Enfield cemer who wen? . Juniors: Brunswick- from North Dakota, the Hon- looking the Chesapeake orable Thomas Kleppe, spoke on concluded the program the position of the beef cattle producer in the nation's agricultural picture. He pointed out that American cattlemen have maintained and must continue to maintain an independent, capitalistic approach to solving their production and marketing problems in a climate of increasing governmental involvement. Among the guests were Maryland Senator Robert Dean who runs an Angus Hera ar. his Anchor Rest Farm near Centreville; Dr. Gordon Cairns, dean of the College of Agaiculture of the University of Maryland , - , . , . 0 4 -, and Mrs. Cairns; Dr. John E. Falrland on Se P l - 7 Foster, head of the Beef Cattle Department of th Bay Agronomy Field Day On Thursday and Myers and Houseman, Inc., formerly at the Baltimore Union Stockyards are joining Allan C. Driver in leasing the Baltimore Livestock Auction Market, West Friendship. How much effect does the fatness of chicks have on their physiological appetite? Is this effected by the quality of their diet? By temperature? These are some of the ques- resulting in marked differences in growth The presence of a large energy reserve (body fat in these chicks inhibited their voluntary appetite. There was a ies . .,,.,,,,,,., -«r- f · ;- "."- " dpation another year, tions which researchers in the surprising ability of the chicks v ,, «.....».. Y V I 1 U Wd V , W LUIIVJ* .3 . irf* MA*J»» »*.¥*- Nelson, the other Brunswick piece. Senior, Sandy Sutcmt, sherry C hilders,_2 blue; Cathy clothing leader was sent Mrs Smith idea for the local fair came into being and outlined plans for expansion and more parti- not pre- center piece. Haller, l blue; Dawn Haller, 1 to'd how the Miscellaneous: Jumor-Brenda d wnite; Debbie Haller, 1 . » , _ _ ! _ , · _ ,, O n M i n V O I O \ 1 T - » * * « ·· » ff.^^" , m white; Nancy Huffer, 10 blue, 2 red, 1 white; Patti Piper, 2 Poultry Science Department, to modify their consumption of University of Maryland, are a balanced diet, so that the body asking chicks in controlled ex- fat content could rapidly return All of these firms have been per iments. Results were describ- to normal. Excess fatness was operating in the livestock busi-' e d in a paper at the 56th Annual i less of a handicap to the chicks Wiles entomology. Senior-Law rence Proudfoot, pottery. ^ Special awards were present- re(J ^ whUe; Curt Sslby l bkie; ed to the winners of th e most gue Snepperd 2 blue, 1 red, 1 white; Charles Weddle, 1 blue, FREDERICK COUNTY D. H. I. A. 2 red, 1 white; Edward Wheeler, 2 red, 2 white. ness for many years, with some dating to the original commission men who started at the Baltimore Union Stockyards in 1892. The West Friendship yards Meeting of the Poultry Science when a well balanced diet was Association, University of N. H., fed. Aug. 21-25. A Previous studies showed that caused an chicks fed low protein diets wih food intake and better growth overeat and become excessively July, 1*47 Unit No. J, Ronald Heffner, Supervisor Herds Produc-n, an Average ., ,.75 Ib, * Bu.ler,,,^ More Per Djy ^ ^ A cold room temperature increased voluntary Name C arke and Beatrice Toms Louis Plumer Breed RH R8.GH Cows "in Milk'lbs. Milk % Test Ibs. Fat 94 28 80 96 Unit No. 3, Arttvjr Cook, Supervisor h e n o n - o b e s e cien E . . . , . , . ~ " _ V » ^ y « . V - W V W « m u m^v*»v vr*. wm-.u» . -- -j ^aL/t^lC*i J. T V/l- H I V 1 J l / A l \JlJ\rO\., are being altered to increase of- j fat wit hin a few days. A. Khalil' chicks which were fed the un- P a u l H fice and stockyard facilities to j and Drs . Gerald F. Combs and balanced diet. When eating the Thomas Research plots will be open to oetter accommodate Farmers Owen P. Thomas designed stu- imbalanced diet which contain- v'T'am view at the University of Marv- m $££^? ffrm^tm^h^in ' dies at College Park l °u ^ ' ed an excess of methionine, non- " Agronomy Field Day nelr O pTMft?ons at WeTM -1^, velop chicks of . the . sam ! M?! *ese chicks did not perform · * I?" velop cnicks of tne same bod y! obese chicks did ^ . o * mu Friendship i we i g ht but having from 2 to 2 4 ' any better a s measured bv on Oct. 2nd. They will conduct i per cent bo dy fat at two weeks of growth than did the obese r n«* luraer rwvlr f\f\m m i ooi/im Vvi*»i i TM_ . chicks, although their voluntary In their studies, both obese food consumption was still Morrow others Clemson Jr and Jores King Ewmg Jr. Jessie Burall Jr ftichard R Remsburg V .His D Remsberg Ed and Carol Kahler J Wil lam Howard Jr C Richard Ahalt Ralph S Ripley Wagon trains will tour field the livestock commission busi- Univer- crop plots during the morning, ness . "l 6 . fi ^ st fo » r da ys of the sity of Maryland and Mrs. Fos- and the afternoon program will ]?_ e * k ' TM?" da * ',{?"*,,,I [ * · and "on-obese male White Rock slightly greater, ter; Harry S. Middendorf, pre- - pntpr arnunf , .,,.,,,,,, nlnt , day ' K wlt ^ auc t"n sales for, broiler chicks were allowed to Tn , t { th stu dies sident of the Eastern Angus As- Ce " terf Around turfgrass plots. lambs and calves on Monday, consume free choice diets which indic tt e X obesity in thl social ion and owner of Hidden Vlsltors Wl11 see mor e than and Thursday. On Friday there varie d in the balance of amino Ste at least can' exert a Valley Angus Farm near Reis- 20 experiments including con- *£.^J^°?^'.^ ^' a c i d s which made U P the P r °- marked depressing effect on vol- *" in - .. , , . ,,, ' untary appetite particularly A [f 0nnk £ p^n" 9 5?*_l!f- was .l "ISS^ll^ when unbalanced protein diets w'nlim c. Kw'er ._» ~ ,,., .,,,,., ,«,^«. ^^ ^ l t ^ .^ p ro b a ki e that R4.G H RH RGH RGH RH GH RiGrH RM RGH RGH GH RH GH 92 138 74 45 78 48 56 125 39 57 96 72 17 93 79 93 61 88 92 88 86 88 75 36 1 362 45.6 38 9 4 0 3 3 9 1 3 8 0 33 8 34 3 335 41 0 40 7 37 3 358 2 4 5 terstown, Miss Carol E. Hack- trolled climate, fertilizer stu- ney, executive secretary of the dies, seeding rates and row Eastern Angus Association, widths, variety trials and weed Finksburg. Out of State Angus personalities included Dr. George Irmisch. president of the Jersey Angus Association and control. Registration at the Univer- 's Plant Research Farm on Cherry Hill Road, betw sales, customary in the past, for J^" all types of livestock. ' __ Each commission firm will be containing an insufficient competitive with the other and amou nt of the essential amino 87 Unit No. 4, Robert Hope Jr , Supervisor Ed and Carol Kahler RJ 39 86 Joseph W Wachter GH 61 83 David F Grossnickle "^ ·» 87 . Unit No. T; w»iran r^Shear,Supen«4ai^ George W Smith and Son RH 9J"~----JJ_____J4 5 Janice P Nicholson RH 66 86 *4.5 Hattery and Musselman RGH 30 88 43 1 Unit No. 8, Albert R. Zimmerman, Supervisor 41 0 34 4 3 3 9 when consigning livestock must designate the Commis- d "iet~ couid""be"retained" in" their ,,....., u . ^..^wo could be expect- acid in methionine, so that very ed to occur in obese n u m a n s of the total protein of the as well Dr ComD3 conc i u des. Reuben and Thelma Locke John A. Hope Jr. Charles and Jane Smith Josephus T Huffer RH GH RH RGrH RH RH RGH RH RH 105 152 54 55 67 73 65 34 97 84 88 90 85 81 83 80 90 86 39 0 4 0 2 36.4 38 9 4 0 5 38 8 35 0 34.7 33.6 3 6 3 5 3 5 3 8 3.6 3 6 3 6 3 9 3 7 3.8 3 8 3 6 3 7 3 8 5.1 3 a 3 7 3 7 3.6 3.4 3 2 3 7 3 5 3.8 3 5 3 3 3 4 3 8 3 8 3 7 1 28 1 25 1 58 1 47 1 44 1 42 1 38 1 tO 1 27 1 26 1 57 1 47 1 38 1 35 1 26 1.57 1 26 1 26 1 59 1 51 1 37 1 44 1 39 1 39 1 36 1 35 1 32 1 31 1 JO I 26 Tanya Duvall Hosts Walkersville Meet The August meeting of the Walkersville Jr. Girls was hosted by Tanya Duvall. The club discussed 4-H Camp and the Style Revue. Demonstrations were given by Tanya Duvall "Tricks with Crackers," and Gwen Wisner "Tangy T u t t i Frutti Punch." Refreshments were followed by games. Greenbrier Picnic A picnic at Greenbrier State F'ark highlighted th e August meeting of the Thurmont Blue Ribbon 4-H Club. Lana Black, club president, presided over the brief business meeting. Plans were made for entering a float in the Rocky 1 Ridge Parade and preparing a fair booth. Mary Lynn Ogle was named chairman of the booth committee. R o u t e , and w i l be- TM n ^ v . ^ v j TM.(,~o ..oov,^.^..^.. nuuie i aim noute a. Will ue- i; vf ,.t nf V nrf , fn HP cnlH in nri Mrs. Irmisch, Jay K Coble, gin at 9 a.m. and wagon tours Jate ?«atv or a* aurtton executive secretary of the Pen- «,iii ^nntinno until nTM n T nrw-Vi Vdle "-rediy ui a. ducuon. executive secretary of the Pen- w ill continue until noon. Lunch nsylvania Angus Association; w in be served at the Farm. Dave Leonard, Executive Sec- The turfgrass plots are with'n retary of the Virpm'a Angus walking distance from the farm Association, and William D. office. Powell Jr., formerly of Walk- Corn research plots are testing the value of "pop up" fer- ,, , , . , , , .. ... . tilizer, fall vs. spring fertiliza- Sam Wyhe H I of Nottingham, Uon the effect of early plant . ing, and the crop response ro various row widths and plant ing rates. In one plot, visitors will ses hih.Hnn nf nno nf FTirPalp'; established stands of blueg-ass KSZSM"/C,5S3? ;i?i-«f*";:»i h ^rr,'»«5K^u ersville, now manager of Rea Ranch at Simonton. Tex. Pa , recent winner of the National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, was present and demonstrated his winning showmanship techniques in an ex- A second diet was "imbalanc- i ed" by containing an excess of this same aminp acid. A third diet contained just the right amount so that the protein was well balanced with respect to its amino acid make-up. In one of three experiments to be described, these workers found that the non-obese chicks consumed ten t ; mes as m c', While there will be no wheat food as did the obe»e chicks diversion in 1968, the whaat when the low-methionins dist program is still a compact be- was fed and twice as m u c h tween government and farmers, when the well balancad die Each participating farmer is was provided. Obese chicks, fed fulfill established the unbalanced diet, lost i7 Requirements Listed For Wheat Program , Feed Meeting Planned At College Park improve the forage quality. In qua iifi cat jpns for wheat market- grams in nine days and still ing certificates and price-s- t - contained 21 per cent fat while pore loans. the non-obese chicks fed the Harold M. Free, chairman same diet gained 124 grams per Frederick Agricultural Stabili- chick and had increase their zation and C-inseivation Cou.ity body fat content to 9.6 per can. Committee, explained that the which is approximately normal producers' side of t h j bargain f a r chicks of this age. in the 1988 wheat program in- In another study, w h e r e eludes doing these things: Sign obess and non-obese chicks up as a program participant at were fed these same three the appropriate time. In H-J7, diets at different room or, grass plots will feature studies on bentprass, Bermuda-grasj tall fescue, zoysia and ryegrass. Researchers will explain weed control studies in corn, soybean and a l f a l f a plots. Variety plots will feature bines. Sunflowers have not been an important crop in Maryland, but there is a growing demand for seed. Joseph Newcomer, chairman Va. Resident Re-Named To Credit Board From motivation to Marek's Fiom computers to field icsts. A wide range of subjects will come in for a thorough discussing \vlien some 2()t) to 250 feed - . . swvicemen f i o m Maryland, of the Field Day and view Lelaware and Virginia meet in latest developments m soils ar College Park on Sept. 20. -rops research. The University of Maryland's . . Feed Servicemen's Conference, an annual a f f a i r , will kick ofl on the evening of Sept. 19 with u social hour and buffet supper. The evening is sponsored by companies interested in tiu poultry imiusiry, says Dr. Edw a r d (iodfrey of the U n i - versity's Poultry Science Department Learning sessions for representatives of poultry feed companies w i l l begin with movies of Jungle Foul m India, Ceylon and Thailand Jack Jackson, head of the Information and Publications Depal tment, Collef-'e of Agriculture, is lead - off speaker. He w i l l discuss Motivating Feed Servicemen. From the Pennsylvania State University, Dr. R". F Gentr will tell the servicemen what the industry is learning about chickens that arc free of Pluro- Pneumonia Like Organisms ( P P L G ) . Computers come in for their share of discussion as Dr Filmore E. Bender, Agricultural Economist, University of Maryland er Dr. James Arthur of Hy Poultry Farm, Iowa, will explain how his company designs field tests for chickens and corn. The latest information on poultry disease control -- centering around the Leucosis complex and Marek's disease in particular -- will be discussed bv three researchers. Dr. Jamos Bank ot Smith of Hubbard Farms, Wai- pole, N.H , will look breeder's angle; Dr. Marvin These institutions and t , some strains of sunflower that program s i gnu ps for wheat and tures, it was found that the can be harvested with com- ieed gi - a i ns were held in ASCS obese chicks again ate less fm.l county offices in Feb-March than did the non-obese chicks. -Stay within the although there was less differ- farm's wheat allotment, (unless ence when the well balanced substitution provision is used). diet was fed at normal tempera- ll special remarkable oner to enlightened parents! ·I" PUBLISHER'S SENSATIONAL Under the substitution provision, g.owers taking pare in both the wheat and feed grain program may substitute one for the other. --Meet the conserving base established for the farm. (The Ido8 conserving bases will be increased by the same amount they were decreased when last 15 percent increase in acre- ape aliotminls was made for 1967.) --Remain w i t h i n any other crop acreage allotments estab- Cbese chicks ate much le~-. of the unbalanced diet than did the non-obese chicks at cold, normal and high temperatures for the participating lished ·"arm. --Stay within any wheat allot or AYRSHIRE PURCHASE Karen Jean Dotterer, Woodsboro, recently made an initial the purchase of one registered A v i - shir e female from Walter E. Franklin. Union. Bridge, accDni- ing to the Ayrshire Breoders' \ssociation secretary, David G.bson, Jr., of Brandon, Vermont Galen B Brubaker, Rocky ment or s u b s titution Mount, Va., has been re-elected for otner farms in which the member of the seven-man producer yas an interest. Economist, university oi Muiy- virginia ^^ of A j land, talks about "Putting-Broil- a|K f I m m i p r a t i o n and er Costs in proper perspective. bpr f h Advisorv c Dr. James Arthur of Hy-Line . ... ,,,,,, , .,, . a Farm Credit Board according to announcement by Donald E. Rough manager of the Frederick Farm Credit Office. Brubaker was elected by the 30 Production Credit Associations of the Baltimore Farrr Credit District to this terr~ which will begin Jan. l. l!8?. In addition to opsrating a 4^ ' acre grade A dairy farm, Brubaker is a director of the RIP- noke Production Credit Association and Federal Land Ba'' Association, a member of the Virginia Board of Agriculture a mem- Committ'" Domestic marketing cates for the 1958 wheat crop w i l l be valued at the difference between full wheat parity, and support loan value. (The value provision of 1967-crop certificates is $1.36 per bushel.) The 1958 certificates will be issued on the pro- certifi- jected production of 40 per cent ;f the farm allotment; the loans will be available on all the wheat produced on a participat- the national average $1.25 price- ing farm. Dr. Boynton To Speak Maryland-West Virginia Stud Schedules Open House Oct. 26 Dairymen and their families and friends are invited to an open house program at the to the College of Agriculture .f Maryland - West Virginia Bull Virginia Polytechnic Institute As a Farm Credit Director, Rrubaker will serve as an ex- Stud 26. near Frederick, on Oct. John Morris, Extension dairy officio member of the Boards soecialist at the University of ] of Land Bank of Baltimore, the' kick off with a short business Federal Intermediate Credit rreeting, awards to technicians ors about "Sire Selection for High Producing Dairy Herds." Under Dr. Boynton's supervision, the dairy herd at New Hampshire has made one of the highest records of any herd in the United States. Boynton, a well known REDUCTION SflLEl Illustrated World Encyclopedia ONLY A LIMITED NUMBER OF THESE EDITIONS AVAILABLE! This rare o p p o r t u n i t y .-a\c- M i l l S6 ( ).9." on tlio 2 I \ o u m r -t e f t h e rated l l l u - l i . i t c d \\Oild K n c \ c l u p e d i a . A t t h i s u n p r e c e d e n t e d p i i e e - l n e a k \ s · a n t i c i p a t e a record-ln'oaking of t h e l i m i t e d n u m b e r of sets OH hand. Fir-t come, fir^t ^ e r \ e d , so come PUBLISHER'S FORMER DOOR-TO-DOOR PRICE *100. in today to take a d \ a n t a g e of i h i - hu-e .11 ST $5 A MONTH 21 Magnificent Volumes-LATEST EDITION Directors of The Federal Maryland says the propram will judge of dairy cattle at national j D ««i. ,,* o~u; .i,« ,i.:_i. .« ...uu ,, _i--« w..^;««oo and international shows, earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees from and the and 4-H cattle judges, and in-1 i ow a c tate University His F'n D Coopera- troduction of guests at 10^a.m. | degree was awarded at Rutgers Fniversity, New Jersey He has worked in the Coop- Baltimore, Baltimore Bank for at the lives. At 11 a m president G«fr«« University, New Jersey Marvin These institutions and their Fry of Cecilton will hold the Nnrcross of Merck Research associations have outstanding third annual meeting of the erative Extension Service pro- Laboratory, Rahway, N.J., will more than $450.000,000 in long- M: r yland Dairy Shrine. grams of Maesachussetts, Iowa talk about the entire Leucosis and short-term loans to farmers Featured speaker, Dr. Hilton and New Hampshire, complex, and Dr W B. Gross and their cooperatives in Pon- Bovnton. professor in charge of The afternoon feature of the of Virginia Polytechnic Institute nsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, the dairv section, Denart^ent o f nrogram. says MoTis, is a pa- will discuss a wider range of Virginia. West Virginia, and Animal Sciences, University of rade of the outstanding sires at disease control. Puerto Rico. New Hammhira will tell visit- the Bull Styd. R ^4i lutzahn *TT5IT F U R N I T U R E A P P L I A N C E S 26 East Patrick St. 662-2141 Also Included: PLBLISHLH'S FAMOl s TEN YEAR LIBRARY RESEARCH CONSULTATION SERVICE AND -0^ BOOK-OF-THE Y E A R SAVINGS PLAN. \\.i.lablo onK !o H ' . I I ~ : I . I . I . | V. ,rM\clopeilia «uWnlor«, it is rciri'-iilerc 1 to !»· tlx* r i . - t iriportant part of the educational program prou If I 1 l!'f j n i b l i - h c r of t h i s great r e f e r - ence work. Just In Time For Back-To-Schco! -- Buy Now For Christmas! EWSPAPERl

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