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FARM NOTES

October 21, 1993

Dairy cooperative plans annual meeting

The Waynesboro and Central Maryland locals of Atlantic Dairy Cooperative's District 10 will sponsor their annual dinner meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the New Midway Fire Hall in Woodsboro.

Taneytown dairy farmers Karl D. and Bonnie L. Wantz will receive a quality premium award for qualifying for the cooperative's quality milk bonus all 12 months of the 1992-1993 fiscal year.

James S. Fraher, the cooperative's economist and the dinner's speaker will report on the cooperative's 1992-1993 fiscal year and dairy industry issues.

Professor to speak on farming in the future

In celebration of National Farm-City Week, the Carroll County Agri-Business Club has invited Dr. Lowell B. Catlett to speak at the Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast 9 a.m. Nov. 19 at Wilhelm Ltd. Catering on Route 140.

Dr. Catlett, a professor of business and agriculture at New Mexico State University, is an adviser to the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and the Interior, and the Army.

He conducts research in the areas of marketing, management and futuristic issues. Dr. Catlett is the co-author of several books, including "Farm and Ranch Financial Management," "Cash Flow Management and Investing in Agriculture Real Estate" and "Investing in the Futures and Options Market."

Also in connection with Farm-City Week, the Carroll County Extension Service is sponsoring an open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 20.

National Farm-City Week, celebrated each year on the week ending Thanksgiving Day, encourages understanding between rural and urban residents about their interde

pendence.

Tickets for the breakfast are $10 each or $120 for a table of 12.

Information: 848-4611, 635-6865 or 829-1367.

Taneytown woman wins judging contest

Jenell R. Rinehart of Taneytown, an animal sciences major at the University of Maryland at College Park, placed first out of 114 contestants from 30 colleges and universities during the recent National Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest.

Ms. Rinehart, 20, placed first in the oral reasons and Jersey breed judging categories of the competition. The junior won a gold watch, $200 and the chance to compete for the $2,000 Kildee graduate study scholarship.

The scholarship is given each year to one of the top 25 contestants in the intercollegiate dairy judging event.

The Francis Scott Key High graduate was a member of the Maryland 4-H dairy cattle judging team that won the national championship in 1989. She is also a former state dairy princess and a state 4-H Fashion Revue winner.

Deep Run 4-H Club honors Mandy Kent

Deep Run 4-H Club member Mandy Kent was chosen 1st Alternate to National 4-H Conference, and Johanna Judy was State Representative to the National 4-H Congress in the bread category. 4-H Radio Reporters were Michael Utz, Daisie Tasto, Jenny Emerick, Julie Emerick, Rebecca Fouts, Dollie Tasto, Miriam Beard, Sara Kopp, Jennie Lippy, Johanna Judy and Amanda Tracey.

The club members were honored Oct. 11 at Immanuel Lutheran Church.

The club picnic was at Christmas Tree Park, coordinated by Daisie Tasto and Amanda Tracey. Members attending were Dollie Tasto, Daisie Tasto, Aubry Wyatt, John Wyatt, Mandy Kent and Michael Utz. The County Red Building was guarded by Amanda Tracey, Johanna Judy, Sara Kopp, Aubry Wyatt, John Wyatt, Daisie Tasto, Miriam Beard, Stephanie Doame, Jenny Emerick, Jennie Lippy and Michael Utz.

Michael Utz, Minna Aakerman, Amanda Tracey, Johanna Judy and Sara Kopp served refreshments at the Quilt Festival on Sept. 26 and 27 at the Ag Center. A profit of $141 will be donated to the Midwest flood victims. A 4-H display was also set up at the Quilt Festival by Sara Kopp, Michael Utz, Johanna Judy and Amanda Tracey.

Demonstrations this past month were: "Crafts" and "Rabbits" by Rebecca Wilhelm; "Woodworking" by Michael Utz; "Carmel Apples" by Miriam Beard; and "Salt Dough Bread" by Rebecca Fouts. Club demonstrations were: "Body Parts of a Lamb" and "Where's My Scissors" by Miriam Beard; "Photographs," "Kid Kit," and "Plants"; "Trip to the British Isles" by Aubry Wyatt; "Baby-sitting Safety" Amanda Tracey and Aubry Wyatt; "Woodburning" and "Quails" by Michael Utz; "Refrigerator Magnets" (including workshop) by Jennie Lippy and Sara Kopp.

Officers for 1994 will be president, Aubry Wyatt; vice president, Amanda Tracey; recording secretary, Stephanie Doame; corresponding secretary, Jennie Lippy; reporter, Sara Kopp; treasurer, Daisie Tasto; and historian, Miriam Beard.

Winners announced in display contest

Winners were announced for the Carroll County 4-H Promotional Display Contest during National 4-H Club Week. To boost knowledge of 4-H programs, displays were placed by members of Carroll County's 4-H clubs in schools, libraries, banks, businesses and churches.

The winning clubs were:

* Bulletin Board -- Champion,

Deer Park; Reserve Champion, Pleasant Valley; Blue Award, Rolling Clovers.

* Window Display -- Champion, Horse Force; Reserve Champion, Finksburg Funnies; Red Award, Fashion Trends and Mount Airy Pioneers; White Award, Manchester

Maniacs and Taneytown.

* Table-Top Display -- Champion, Progressive Clovers; Reserve Champion, Carrollton;Blue Award, Carroll Clovers, Cheetahs, Lucky Clovers, South Carroll and Wakefield Valley; Red Award, Carroll County Rabbit Club and Deep Run.

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