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People in Agriculture: August 2011 — Bradford County woman makes Troy Fair a true family affair For 136 years, Bradford Countians have been lured by the smell of cotton candy and funnel cakes, the delight of riding the Ferris wheel and the carousel, and the thrill of competing with their best dairy cattle at the county’s largest event, the Troy Fair. Setting the stage: More than 50,000 people attend the Troy Fair each year, and for the past 12, Cathy Jenkins has led the team that organizes the week-long event by serving as the fair’s president. Cathy and husband Jon Jenkins, a fair board director, raised their daughters, Ciara Voorhees and Lacey Jenkins, in the fair community — a true family affair. Both remain actively involved with Ciara advising the junior fair board and Lacey serving as assistant treasurer. Cathy keeps a close eye on all the happenings at the fair and coordinates concessions, vendors and entertainment. Each year, she conducts extensive research to find acts and events
that will please fair-goers. She and Jon often travel to other fairs to glean ideas and information that will help improve their home fair. Providing entertainment: Every year, the Troy Fair brings in a popular, current national music act. This year, the fair hosted country music band Little Big Town and former American Idol contestant Aaron Kelly, a Pennsylvania native. “We want to keep improving the fair because entertainment is so limited for a small town of just 1,500 people,” said Cathy. “It’s also nice to show agriculture to at least 50,000 people each year.” While it may sound like a “onewoman show” Cathy is quick to point out that the 10 board directors and countless volunteers keep the fair afloat. They help coordinate all the fair departments from livestock to arts and crafts to vegetables and farm products to truck and tractor pulls and events.
The Troy Fair dedicates the dairy show to a Bradford County dairy family each year. Cathy and Jon Jenkins present the family with the award plaque on behalf of the fair board during the dairy show on July 28. Photo courtesy of PA Department of Agriculture
Cathy and her staff have also modernized the Troy Fair technologically by maintaining an active Web site (www.troyfair.com), offering all event ticket sales online and printing and distributing the tickets themselves. The Troy Fair also features amusement rides and a carnival, as well as hundreds of food vendors offering everything from peach shortcake and candy apples to cheesesteaks and barbecues. The county dairy promotion committee makes milkshakes that are always crowd favorites. Cathy’s commitment doesn’t start and end with fair week. She also serves as administrator of Alparon Park, where the fair is held. The park hosts a variety of additional events each year, including the Endless Mountains Maple Festival in the spring and the Marcellus Shale Gas Expo that draws nearly 330 vendors. The park is also home to a little league field and the local high school football field. Recognizing a leader: Without her knowledge, the Troy Fair board nominated Cathy for the Department of Agriculture’s Outstanding Fair Ambassador award. Written in the nomination form was, “Cathy is always striving to make the fair bigger and better and is constantly looking for ways to change what is offered so our patrons don’t get bored with the same entertainment each year.” Bradford County Cooperative Extension Educator Gary Hennip agreed, adding “Cathy really works hard to keep this fair going.” Involving the youth: Dairy and livestock are the largest segments of the fair, and this year youth exhibited 217 head of dairy cattle, 24 steers, 80 hogs, 10 lambs and 12 goats. The annual youth livestock sale had a record year with more than $140,000 in gross sales. Nearly 500 head of dairy cattle were exhibited in total. The junior fair board consists of seven youth members from the county. The group helps with many fair activities including hosting its “Milk Mania
Day” that promotes the county’s active dairy industry, coordinating a talent show and holding a 50/50 raffle drawing each night of the fair, among other projects. “We developed the junior fair board so we can get youth interested so they stay involved as they get older,” said Cathy. “Casey Hall is the perfect example of how the program works because she knew nothing about the fair, but got involved and fell in love with it.” Casey Hall, a local Bradford County youth, joined the junior fair board in 2007. She was named the 2009 Troy Fair Queen and went on to earn the title of the 2010 Pennsylvania Fair Queen at the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs convention. This summer, Casey was named the state FFA president who will lead a team of seven state officers for the next year in promoting agriculture education. “I joined the junior fair board to see what the fair was all about,” said Casey. “I like seeing how the fairs come together, how they are run like a business, and I learned to understand the budget process. I really enjoy working with Cathy in the office to see all the behindthe-scenes work that goes into planning for the fair. “Ciara took over as our junior fair board leader and really got us organized,” Casey added. “We work hard but we get lots of perks like meeting the bands that play during fair week and getting to enjoy the fair.” Casey even recruited her mom, Jamie, into the fair fold. Jamie now works in the fair office and coordinates the county fair queen program. Educating the public: The state fair association chose the statewide fair theme, “From the farm gate to the dinner plate,” to help bridge the gap of understanding about where food comes from. As nearly six million people attend Pennsylvania’s 113 county and community fairs each year, they have the opportunity to learn about our state’s number one industry. The work of those like Cathy Jenkins provides a family-friendly, affordable venue that tells the story of agriculture and encourages Pennsylvanians to know their farmers and their food. Nearly 60 fairs celebrate our heritage during August. A complete listing is available at www.agriculture. state.pa.us by searching “Fairs.”
EPA meet and greet with farmers by Tamara Scully FRANKFORD, NJ — The Sussex County Farm and Horse Show — now also known as the New Jersey State Fair — hosted Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Administrator, Judith Enck. This “quick get together,” as Enck referred to it, was arranged by Paul Hlubick, Farm Service Agency State Executive Director, and was meant as a casual, proactive venue in which local producers could discuss Federal environmental issues, and their direct impact on local farming. Enck introduced herself, and made references to her familiarity with rural communities and respect for small farmers, and stated her belief that planning is needed to keep agriculture productive, while keeping the “footprint as light as possible.” “Many agricultural operations do have environmental impacts,” Enck said. “We want agriculture to thrive in
New Jersey,” and to keep the “footprint as light as possible. We don’t want to create the problem in the first place.” Enck mentioned that the EPA has partnered with the USDA to improve rural drinking and wastewater systems, and that this program could potentially create jobs while alleviating environmental concerns. Another issue the EPA is emphasizing is that of food waste, taking a three tiered approach, where unused food from large food service providers can be donated to food banks to feed the hungry first, then can be used to feed animals or can be used for composting. Collaboration The attendees at the meeting represented some of the many key players involved in agricultural and environmental issues, including representatives from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency, National Resource Conservation Service,
Farmers Joy and Doug Ricker, Tom Brodhecker and Pete Southway gather for the EPA “meet and greet” at the Sussex County Farm and Horse Show. Photo by Tamara Scully Rutgers EcoComplex, Rutgers CooperaSeril Guran, PhD, of Rutgers Ecotive Extension and New Jersey Farm Complex, had concerns about incorpoBureau. Four Sussex County farmers rating new technologies, such as anaerwere in attendance: Doug and Joy Rick- obic digesters, into the permitting er, Pete Southway and Tom Brodhecker. EPA meet A3
by Kara Lynn Dunn HENDERSON, NY — At a recent field day program hosted by Dennis and Carol Forrester of Forrester Farms, Henderson, NY, Cornell University Cooperative Extension Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Specialist Keith Waldron and Cornell University Plant Pathologist Gary C. Bergstrom spoke about soybean crop pests and diseases, and farmers had a chance to scout a field with 16 varieties of soybeans. Soybeans were introduced into the U.S. in the late 1800s, Waldron said, “with Rutgers University and the Cornell University Agricultural Experimental Station among the first to conduct research on how to fit the new crop into Northeastern agronomic practices.” “Soybeans have been a boom crop over the last two decades in New York, with a tenfold increase in our acreage,” Waldron said. “Nineteen thousand acres of New York soybeans were harvested in 1980; 279,000 acres were harvested in 2010.” Soybean aphids are able to overwinter in buckthorn, which is prevalent in Jefferson County and throughout New York state. Commercial soybean aphid-resistant varieties became available for use in the U.S. this year. Canadian growers planted their first commercially-available varieties last year. In New York, Cornell University is evaluating and breeding aphid-resistant soybean varieties in research plots in Aurora. The pest that does not have a lot of natural enemies. The soybean aphid can hatch 14 to 18 generations in one growing season. Waldron urged growers to plant early and to be diligent in scouting fields and to intensively monitor fields from R1 first bloom to R5 early pod stages. “Ladybugs, lacewing and syrphid fly larvae are among the beneficial insects that can help reduce soybean aphid populations when the balance of populations is right,” Waldron said. “This year we have seen fewer aphids across the state than was expected. In some areas planting was delayed due to adverse weather. We do not know if this or other factors are a direct cause of the reduction.” He noted that there was also a buildup of beneficial insects that prey on soybean aphids last fall. Waldron said the best advice for growers is to scout fields and, if possible, “let the ladybugs and the soybean aphids’ other natural enemies work — they can do seriously good work in just a week’s time.” He said infestation should be 250 aphids per plant before considering insecticidal treatment. “If your plants reach 250 aphids per plant that is the time to watch fields closely and perhaps get your sprayer lined up for action before populations reach the 660 mark that has been shown to cause economic impact,” Waldron said. The good news for Forrester Farms is that the field day scouts found no problems in the crop that should show strong yield at harvest. Dennis Forrester said he is pleased with this year’s crop. “We planted CruiserMaxx treated seed on May 31st and we have not had any problem with aphids. This field has easy dirt to farm and it has never
disappointed us,” Forrester said. Waldron and Cornell University Plant Pathologist Gary C. Bergstrom spoke about preventing diseases in soybeans. “We know soybean rust exists in North America, having arrived in the southeastern U.S. as spores borne by Hurricane Ivan in the late fall of 2004. Some years rust has survived winters as far north as the Gulf Coast, and parts of Northern Mexico, Florida and southern Texas. It does not survive our harsh northern winters and retreats to areas that maintain green leaf tissue for the winter,” Bergstrom said, “however, there will be a year when we will see rust here in the late season following summer increase of rust on soybeans in the southern states.” Bergstrom said the threat of soybean rust has mobilized the development and registration of chemical treatments labeled for it. Bergstrom said that most of the soybean diseases in Midwestern crops are also in New York, however, while Septoria brown spot is the most prevalent of those diseases, it is not currently causing substantive damage to the New York crops. Soybean cyst nematode (SCN), damaging in its own right and the most important pathogen of soybean in states where it occurs, can aggravate the fungus-induced sudden death syndrome. SCN has not yet been confirmed in New York State; however, vigilance is warranted. Bergstrom said some varieties of soybeans show some tolerance to white mold rot and some fungicides can help, “but are not magic for solving the problem. In the Midwest timely application with a Cobra herbicide has shown some promise in reducing white mold and protecting yield under high disease situations, but it also can reduce the yield of the soybean crop under low disease situations.
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Field day focuses on soybean pests
Farmers of all ages were keen-eyed on scouting for soybean pests at the Forrester Farms field day event. Photo by Kara Lynn Dunn “A lush canopy of soybeans and hu- this year things are quiet on the soymidity creates a heaven for white mold bean front in Jefferson County which is rot and fungal survival structures can good for the growers.” persist in the soil for several years makFor more information on soybean ing a short rotation ineffective. You can production and dealing with pests and drop back on your seeding rate to create diseases contact your local Cornell Coa less dense canopy. The best control is operative Extension field crops educato avoid the disease by using good weed tor. Find Integrated Pest Management control, rotation with cereal crops, and strategies for New York online at www.nysipm.cornell.edu. For more onscouting,” Bergstrom said. Field day organizer Mike Hunter with line information on plant diseases, visit Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jeffer- the Cornell University Department of son County said, “In the past three to Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biat www.cals.cornell.edu/ four years we have had problems with ology severe white mold in soybeans here, but cals/plpath.
EPA meet from A2 process. She also asked that a system be put in place to “help farmers with expedited permit applications,” as the process can be time-consuming and daunting. Southway, a dairy farmer from Fredon Township, mentioned that communication and cooperation among officials at different levels is non-existent, and that the farmer, trying to comply with contradictory regulations, is often stuck in the middle. In Southway’s own experience, the federal government approved his wastewater disposal system for his on-farm creamery, in which whey is incorporated into the manure storage system. County officials, however, consider this an “illegal waste disposal” system. “The farmer gets caught between whichever sponsoring agency and the local municipality, or county enforcement agency,” Southway said. He suggested that decisions approved on the federal or state level need to be communicated to the local level, and that all agencies be conscience of local ordinances which can be contradictory. These concerns, Enck said, should be addressed on a “case by case basis. We also should engage in early conversation with local officials.” Kristine Hall, of NRCS, stated that
field representatives could be a link between the different levels of government. Alerting them to address possible conflicts on the local level would be one way to increase collaboration and ease the burden from the farmer. New Jersey Issues Tom Brodhecker, of Brodhecker Farms in Hampton Township, voiced some concerns about permitting changes related to clean water regulations. The regulations, Brodhecker said, will cause farmers to “lose a lot of good things that have been positive to agriculture.” Restrictions in the use of some commonly used chemicals would severely impact some farms. “We feel we have a very clean, green group of farmers, for the most part, in New Jersey. Other farmers get on their backs” if anyone does something wrong, he said. He pointed out that farming in New Jersey is a lot different from farming on large, rural tracts of land, such as in the Midwestern states, and the same rules might not be applicable in both situations. “Small farms and lots of bodies of water... permitting is a nightmare,” Jim Etsch, NJFB Board of Director for Middlesex County, said. Local and state levels of permits, as well as federal, complicate matters needlessly. Rich Nieuwenhuis, NJFB president, added that New Jersey’s cranberry and
blueberry farmers, whose operations are significantly impacted by wetlands regulations, represent “specific segments of agriculture” which should be given special consideration in the permitting process. “Rural” New Jersey? Another issue raised by Nieuwenhuis, as well as Brodhecker, is the definition of “rural,” and its application to New Jersey. With so many agencies and programs utilizing differing definitions, oftentimes farmers are excluded from applying for program funding because of New Jersey’s demographics. Enck agreed that the dynamic between residential areas and agricultural lands in New Jersey, and the small size and large population density of the state causes its own unique situation. It can make qualifying for grants or programs designated for rural areas difficult, and can also cause difficulty in creating policies which balance the needs of farmers with the concerns of nearby residents. Enck advocated for direct communication between agencies involved in assisting farmers with environmental issues, and sees “tremendous opportunities for collaboration” among parties on the local, state, regional and federal levels, as well as with non-profit organizations and the farmers themselves. “We want to listen to all views and find a policy that makes sense,” she said.
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New York hay donation for Texas You may be aware or have been part of the conversation regarding the efforts in Chenango, Broome and other counties to donate hay to Texas ranchers and farmers who are experiencing one of the worst droughts in the history of their state, with agricultural losses estimated at about $5.2 billion thus far. To all involved in the “Hay for Texas” effort, the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM) commends your hard work and generosity. Yesterday (Aug. 22), NYSDAM and Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) officials spoke with Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) officials regarding the potential use of state resources to assist in the delivery of the donated hay. The Texas officials conveyed their great appreciation for the offers of hay they have received from New York as well as other states and private citizens. At this time, however, they have suggested the first option listed below to responsibly manage donated hay from all parts of the country. Should Texas officials decide to take additional steps, they can access the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC), of which New York State is an active member. This program provides a rapid way for states to
communicate their needs during times of crisis to all 50 states. It has been used successfully for many disasters and in 2008 New York State sent specially trained personnel to assist Texas after a hurricane ravaged their Gulf coast. Texas officials assure us that they will reach out if they identify that need. We understand, however, that some farmers, whether in Texas or New York, may wish to communicate on this issue. We have two suggested options based on our meeting with TDA officials: • The TDA’s “Hay Hotline” page on its Web site has been revised to manage donated hay. Traditionally, this page was offered to help buyers find sellers (and vice versa). The page has been retooled to handle data regarding hay available for donation and information about available hay transporters. TDA respectfully prefers that all seeking to donate hay coordinate such efforts through the Hay Hotline page as this will allow them to maintain accurate information regarding donations for all stakeholders. This will allow ranchers who would like to receive donated hay coordinate the delivery directly with the donator. Here is a link to that page: www.texasagriculture.gov/agr/program_render/0,1987,1848_5410 _0_0,00.html?channelId=5410
Cover photo courtesy of PA Dept. of Ag Troy Fair President Cathy Jenkins and husband Jon Jenkins, a board director, oversee all the fair’s events and activities
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• In the 1980’s, several Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) associates coordinated a hay donation effort via rail to Texas. In that scenario, the rail service (at the time it was Conrail) agreed to donate the transport costs associated with the effort. It may be possible for Extension Associates with contacts at rail or trucking companies to arrange a similar and cost effective agreement for getting hay to Texas or (in the future) other states in need. Lastly, key contacts at CCE and New York Farm Bureau have graciously offered to circulate this message to all
county-level executive and field staff to make sure all receive the same level of communication. In closing, I speak for the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets as well as our partner state agencies when I say “thank you” for your time and energy and, as always, for your support of agriculture in New York. Sincerely, Bill Ketzer, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets, 10-B Airline Drive, Albany, NY 12235.
Sullivan County [NY] Agricultural Scene Revisited: Hoping Governor Cuomo and Attorney General Schneiderman will help An entire growing season having elapsed since introducing my “Ag is the Answer”™ theme — which, in fact, has been yielding bountifully at Yale, Harvard, Cornell, and other universities nationwide — via a May 9, 2011 “Country Folks” letter to the editor about the sorry state of agriculture in Sullivan County, NY. I regret to report that progress on the livestock slaughterhouse and creamery — both solidly supported by the Open Space Institute [OSI], Columbia University, Catskill Mountainkeeper, Sullivan County Farm Network [SCFN], etc., and cheered by government officials, this spring — has yet to amount to a row of beans. But set the super-sad, Sullivan saga aside for the moment, focusing, instead, on Mount Airy Road, New Windsor, Orange County, NY, where — Eureka! — Continental Organics, an organic vegetable-fish farm, planning to employ 120 people, has been sprouting. Credit for the enterprise — to harvest its first veggies, this fall, just weeks after its formal groundbreaking — having taken off smoothly is due the Orange County Business Accelerator and Industrial Development Agency. Responsible for bolstering small-medium sized, businesses, these quasi-governmental groups began assisting Continental a mere 22 months ago. Back in Sullivan, in sharp contrast, we typically find officials who pole vault, or springboard, onto the pro-ag bandwagon, then, alas, possibly even apply the brakes to — rather than actively promoting development of — the very businesses Governor Cuomo believes will revitalize the sluggish, but can’tstart-a-fire-without-a-spark, State economy. The fact that Continental took root and began blooming in a matter of months, but a stone’s throw from the Sullivan-Orange border, suggests something is haywire in Sullivan. Otherwise stated, if not, for instance, because of ineptitude, ignorance, fraud, corruption, conspiracy, brain dysfunction, deficit of intellect, “lawyeritis,” or a combination thereof, why would a slaughterhouse endeavor, $1.7 million worth of grants ready/waiting, slog along relentlessly, year after year? Moreover, why haven’t university ag en-
gineering experts been serving as consultants since Day One, a private consultant, hired by Sullivan, having “killed” the creamery concept, last summer? Should not “Ready, get set, GO!” be the name of the “agri-b” game in Sullivan County, too? Blind — or blinded — to the reality that truly optimal health trumps gold in the long run, regardless, many with Sullivan — socio-economically depressed, yes, but still uber-rich in wildlife, clean air, pure water, and breathtaking panoramas — ties prefer craps tables or hydrofracking rigs to positive-from-the-get-go “agrib” projects, the pudding-like proof being as dramatic as sparkling clean, blackand-white-Holstein-cows-or-heifers-inthe-State-Fair-Show-Ring, namely, the defunct slaughterhouse and creamery. Likewise having said a mouthful, provided we sift carefully — then stir — pro-fracking factions into the current mix, was a landmark cover story, “Lobbying: NY’s growth industry: Casino, health-care lobbyists are top spenders,” appearing in the “Times Herald [Middletown] Record,” newspaper, Sunday, January 16, 2011. Nest, extrapolating, from Attorney General Schneiderman’s July 29 “Times Herald Record: My View,” pledging to fulfill the obligations and meet the challenges of his esteemed post, the Sullivan ag log-jam is prime — “shovelready” — for our Attorney General and Governor to probe and remediate, the sooner the better. Thus being proactive would certainly — as doctors/nurses caution — do no harm, plus, it might just work wonders, especially given the infinite, food-producing potential of Sullivan County. The former “Egg Basket of N.Y.S.” could become the “Food Basket” or “Horn of Plenty.” Were Governor Cuomo and Attorney General Schneiderman to further transform their words into action — taking on “the big boys/big girls,” pushing those big bucks back into those pockets. Never mind Iowa, because all of the world would be watching — in Sullivan, across the rest of the Hudson Valley, and beyond, thus doing what is morally on-target, meanwhile displaying mettle, utmost integrity, and dropdead courage, they’d simultaneously and indubitably be taking awe-inspiring, emerald-precious steps toward the White House. Susan Kross, Kross Farms/Susan Kross Farms, Dairyland, NY
Grazing meeting on Sept. 7 We invite you to SS Milkyway (Scott Sawyer and Mark Savage), in Boonville, on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. for the following grazing meeting. Why and How We Switched to Grazing will be the topic of this grazing meeting co-sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County and the New
York State Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative. SS Milkyway Farm is located on Thayer Hill Road, in Boonville. All producers and agri-service professionals are invited to attend. There is no registration fee, but please RSVP at 315-376-5270 by Sept. 6 so that we can plan for lunch.
by Jon M. Casey If there was any doubt about what the topic of the day was going to be at the Ag Progress Days 2011 Government and Industry Day Luncheon Aug. 17 in Rock Springs, PA, it only took a moment to realize that the one thing that was on everyone’s mind were the cuts in the 201112 state budget. More importantly, the message that came through loud and clear was how the agricultural community is going to adjust to reduced funding. Since the national economic downturn has affected virtually everyone, the need for a state budget based upon reduced revenues has hit the agricultural community especially hard. Areas that have suffered most at the university level are research and cooperative extension activities, both experiencing reductions in manpower and programs statewide. According to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, his administration’s efforts to produce a budget that was fair and at the same time considerate of the needs of the state’s largest industry, was a challenging task. Just the same, he said that because of his commitment to agriculture, his administration, along with the work of the Pennsylvania Legislature, passed a budget before the deadline, for the first time in many years. “It’s easy to lose track of where we’ve come to,” Corbett said. “It also becomes too easy for government to lose track of everything that (farmers) do that goes into farming. That is why I appointed a Secretary of Agriculture (George Greig) who knows what it is like to be praying for rain or milking a cow early in the morning. “When we first came into office, we only had six weeks to craft a budget,” Corbett said. “It wasn’t an easy budget. You can’t spend more than you have. When you have a $4.2 billion deficit when you walk in the door, you know you have a problem. I want to see our state grow and I can’t think of any better place to start than with agriculture. Agriculture (and the development of) the Marcellus Shale is going to grow jobs and is going to grow
Pennsylvania. I want to see you create jobs. We in government do not create jobs.” Dr. Graham Spanier, Dean of Penn State University, continued the theme of fiscal conservation by saying PSU has worked diligently to help keep the outlook for Ag students “bright.” Citing USDA data suggesting that jobs in the ag sector and in renewable energy will be in demand in greater number than the number of qualified graduates coming from U.S. schools, he commended Bruce McPheron for his efforts as School of Agriculture Dean. Since his appointment two years ago, McPheron has encouraged the faculty to continue with the research agenda despite reduced funding. Just the same, the university has received grants to help offset the reductions in local and state tax collection. These grants are being used to explore areas like food safety, pollinator health, Marcellus Shale activities, stinkbug control and energy research. “Penn State’s Extension has provided homeowners, communities and others, the unbiased educational information regarding gas exploration (in the Marcellus regions),” he said. “Since Penn State began offering gas leasing workshops … 85,000 landowners in Pennsylvania have attended our workshops.” Spanier noted that in the past five years, this translates to an increase in lease values to Pennsylvania landowners of more than $250 million over offers the landowners had received before the workshops were presented. Dr. Bruce McPheron called attention to the strategic planning that Penn State’s Ag Department has been doing to assure students and industry that PSU graduates will meet the nation’s demand for trained workers. He said that Penn State leads the nation in this regard. “Declined productivity is the last thing we need,” he said, referring to the need to feed a world population that continues to grow at an alarming rate. He stressed the importance of continuing Ag research at the university despite lower funding levels.
Penn State Dean Graham Spanier, second from right, and Gov.Tom Corbett, at right, enjoy a humorous moment during the Aug. 17 luncheon. Photos by Jon M. Casey Quoting Stephen Naylor, a Christmas “We intend to establish 20 administratree farmer and county commissioner, tive districts around the state that will McPheron said, “Agricultural research handle the routine functions (of and extension is our first line of Extension}. This will allow us to reduce our administrative overhead and focus defense.” McPheron went on to say that his our scarce resources on educators who staff has been preparing for the serve (a reduced number of) proreduced funding that resulted from the grams.” He concluded by saying that PSU is loss of federal stimulus funds and lower revenues from the state. Despite working to help eradicate the stinkbug these efforts, the department’s budget that has infested the state and in like still has a $4.5 million shortfall, which fashion, continued work is going on to will result in further cuts yet to be prevent the demise of the honeybee determined. In spite of staff reductions population, a concern in recent years. With the continued increase in applithrough voluntary retirements, there is still a need to reduce the payroll by as cations and enrollment at PSU, educamany as 70 to 100 jobs in the coming tors still have a bright outlook. “We received more than 120,000 months. He said that this would result in the loss of a total of approximately applications for enrollment in this aca200 of the 800 positions under the col- demic year,” he noted. “Our enrollments in agricultural majors have lege’s Ag Department structure. “Our desire is to maintain a presence increased by 42 percent over the past throughout the state,” he said, refer- five years. Students want to come to ring to the cuts that will be necessary Penn State.” in the cooperative extension program.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) accepts Master Gardener Certification from Dr. Bruce McPheron, Penn State Ag Dean, for the Pollinator-Friendly Lancaster County orchard owner Tom Haas, closest to camera on right, presents a PowerPoint gardens at the Governor’s Mansion in Harrisburg, PA. With two beehives summary to the Joint Informational Meeting of the Pennsylvania House and Senate Agriculture onsite, visitors to the Mansion find the presence of the plants and the bees and Rural Affairs Committees, highlighting the damage and associated costs that the Brown surprising. Marmorated Stink Bug has caused at Cherry Hill Orchard.
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Crop Comments by Paris Reidhead Field Crops Consultant Reverse sunscreen Early today I telephoned one of my customers who boards replacements, in addition to raising his own heifers. James told me that something happened to one of a customer’s breeding age Holsteins... something that I would have to see to believe. With his initial description of the heifer’s problem, I wasn’t sure she was still alive. He said that part of the animal’s hide on her back was hanging loose, looking like something had tried to gnaw away at her, darn near skinning away that part of her pelt. James thought at first that two or more coyotes had attacked her (coyotes rarely do their dirty deeds alone). James had a veterinarian look at the injured heifer. Her diagnosis was that the animal has suffered photosensitization, most likely caused by ingesting a toxic plant with just the wrong package of chemicals. These are chemicals which become really obnoxious when activated by solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Incidentally, many of these toxic plants can inflict their damage through dermal contact, also. The vet felt that most likely that the guilty plant was Saint John’s Wort, a plant famous in its role as an herbal medicine which combats depression in people. Hypericin is the chemical compound which, in low doses, helps combat
depression in many humans. In higher doses it can be clearly problematic in livestock. When James first told me about the photosensitive heifer, my initial reaction was two-fold. One, I had just written (a couple weeks earlier) about such a problem which involved the weed wild parsnip, whose causative chemical culprit is furocoumarin. So I asked James if that weed might be responsible for the heifer’s misery. He said he wasn’t aware of the wild parsnip’s photosensitive issues, but that he’d seen lots of that weed around, mostly by the roadsides. I would think that with a complex, and expensive, tissue sample analysis, from the hurt heifer, it might be possible to determine whether Saint John’s Wort or wild parsnip (or maybe some other plant) caused her problem. If it is a plant that is guilty, since UV rays are necessary to complete the attack, the poor animal’s condition is correctly referred to as phytophotodermatitis (say that three times quickly). And the second thing that went through mind was that whatever chemical compound had attacked the poor animal, if it were rated as a sunscreen it would have a minus 50 rating. According to A Veterinary Book for Dairy Farmers (by R.W. Blowey), photosensitization is a condition seen in grazing animals caused by an accumula-
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sensitization. The picture showed a Holstein heifer, approximately 85 percent white, with hide peeled down from her withers about 18 inches; the wound ceased precisely at a big black spot. (Compare this to humans, where those with little or no pigment in their skin sunburn much worse than those with more pigment.) The top layers of skin were gone, very similar to when someone peals the outer layers of bark off a birch tree (which I believe is illegal, at least in New York). Underneath the bottom layer of skin is another layer called the fell, which lies right against the muscles. The fell is a thin tough membrane covering a carcass directly under the hide; what I recall from my meat and
slaughtering course in college is that you don’t want to cut the fell when skinning the carcass. According to the Merck Veterinary Manual such animals should not be exposed to sunlight, thus only allowed to graze at night. The severe stress of phytophotosensitization and extensive skin necrosis can, left untreated, be highly debilitating and increase mortality. Corticosteroids given in the early stages of the ailment may help. Secondary skin infections should be treated with basic wound management techniques, and fly strikes should be prevented. The good news is that the skin lesions can heal remarkably well, even after extensive necrosis. Often such affected animals can return to normal productivity.
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After talking to James, I talked to the heifer’s owner. He says that she is doing well, having been treated with wound dressing and therapeutic antibiotic. She is being kept inside (away from UV radiation), unless it’s raining... almost as if she were an albino. Her liver enzyme tests came back within the normal range. She and her pasture mates have been fed, and continue being fed, kelp meal. This dried marine vegetation, with its high levels of natural vitamins and colloidal trace elements, has been shown to help prevent and help cure other dermatological issues like pink eye and ringworm. We’re optimistic that kelp meal will help score a similar win against phytophotodermatitis.
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living to 100 years old? As my editor commented, farmers have no clue what moderate exercise is. Our friend V.K. a retired farmer who will be 102 this year, is the exception, considering what he had to survive to accomplish this feat. We asked him in church last Sunday if he was going to do any hunting and trapping this year. He replied that there comes a time when you have to just slow down. When we asked him how he survived his two bull attacks, he said that they weren’t the worst injury. He recalled the time, 25 years ago, when he climbed over an operating PTO shaft and all he remembered when he woke up was he only had on his shirt. He climbed back onto the tractor and drove back to the house, where he instructed his wife to get a coat and lay it on the car’s front seat. She raced to the hospital where he was required to have some reconstructive surgery, but not until he’d lost enormous amounts of blood. He said, with a stern look on his face, “That was the worst one.” This week, some caution flags have been inserted into the mix. The first is that we have been put on alert that as the 9/11/01 anniversary approaches, we should be prepared for more terrorist attacks. It’s sad that this is the legacy that we have to pass on to our offspring. We are reminded of another warning that was ignored 70 years ago and the consequences were catastrophic. On 11/17/1941, the U.S. ambassador to Japan warned President Roosevelt that Japan may attack the U.S. On 11/27/1941, Commanders of the Pacific forces were warned that a Japanese carrier force left Japan
and that an attack may be imminent. Ten days later on 12/6/1941, President Roosevelt appealed to the Japanese emperor to keep peace. And the rest is history. The second warning is that beef and vegetable prices are going to rise significantly this year. It has something to with the weather around the country. I would have to say that this has been one of the most challenging years, weather-wise, for us in the last 50 years. I believe that when reality hits, there will be many disappointed people out there. Even though there may be record acreage planted, the weather has not cooperated. Another thing of interest we’ve heard is that a higher number of Americans are not abusing their credit sources as much as in the past and are keeping their spending closer to their incomes. I commend everyone for their caution and foresight. It means that they will be better able to weather the storms that are sure to come. If everyone, including our elected officials, were to follow this example, our country’s financial problems might have a little more hope of being rectified. On a melancholy note, our first great-grandson left to go back to Colorado to see his daddy, who was up in the Rocky Mountains on a survival training session with the Department of Wildlife Division. Personally, I don’t think his one month visit was long enough. He leaves our arms empty and our hearts full, but I know he is in very good hands. You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. (Psalms 119:114) NIV
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Why aren’t all farmers living to 100 years old? They say that if you exercise moderately 15 minutes a day, three days a week, you could live three years longer. If that’s the case, why aren’t all farmers
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Nineteen local organizations ask Governor Cuomo and DEC for 180-day comment period & public hearings for fracking guidelines 60 days is not enough! COOPERSTOWN, NY — Otsego 2000, Sustainable Otsego, and 17 other Otsego county organizations concerned about the environmental impacts of dirty gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing or “fracking,” called on Governor Cuomo and Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens on Aug. 15 to hold no less than a 180day comment period and statewide public hearings on the state’s proposed fracking guidelines, formally known as the revised Draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Statement (SGEIS). Elected officials, organizations and citizens from Albany, Ithaca, New York City, Rochester, and Syracuse echoed these concerns. Adrian Kuzminski, moderator of Sustainable
Otsego, said, “New Yorkers in the Otsego region deserve more than a mere 180 days to review a thousand-page document that could determine the future health and safety of this county. An extended comment period is vital to introduce and assess new evidence that high-volume hydraulic fracturing may be too risky and costly to be justified as public policy.” Otsego 2000 and Sustainable Otsego released a letter to the Governor and Commissioner Martens calling for the 180-day comment period along with public hearings in at least the same four areas where the DEC held hearings on the 2009 draft fracking document, Binghamton, Sullivan County, New York City and Delaware County. They also called on state leaders to hold hearings in as many of
the communities likely to be affected by fracking, including Otsego County, Western New York and the Hudson Valley. Many New Yorkers in these areas did not have the opportunity to attend a public hearing in 2009. Ellen Pope, executive director of Otsego 2000, stated that “if Governor Cuomo plans to allow fracking to proceed in New York, Otsego residents whose daily lives will be impacted by increased industrial activity, increased truck traffic, and spills or accidents need the time to fully understand and weigh in on the state’s proposed plan,” The DEC’s preliminary
revised draft fracking assessment with proposed guidelines was released in July. The complete revised draft is expected to be released for public comment and review in late summer or early fall. To frack a gas well, millions of gallons of water, sand, and toxic chemicals are pumped deep underground at high pressure. This fractures the rock that has trapped the gas for millennia and allows it to escape. From start to finish, gas development that relies on fracking is an industrial process that threatens our water. State after state, from Wyoming to Pennsylvania, has documented its dangers. New York can’t afford to put
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1994 CIH 5240 Maxxum MFWD, cab, air, 4500 hrs, 100 hp, powershift LHR, ex 18.4x38 and 14.9x24 Firestone radials, very clean sharp original, runs ex . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$32,500
2006 JD 6320 2WD, cab, air, power quad, left hand reverser, 2267 hrs, ex 16.9x38 radials, 540+1000 pto buddy seat very clean sharp original ex . . . . . . . . . . . $35,000 2006 JD 6320 MFWD, cab, air, 24 speed power quad LHR, 1100 hrs, with loader, like brand new. . . . . . . . . Just In 2004 JD 6320 2WD, cab, air, power quad, LHR, ex 16.9x38 radials, 540+1000 pto buddy seat, 3066 hrs, very clean sharp original . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $32,500 2002 JD 5220 2WD folding roll bar, 2090 hrs, ex 16.9x24 turf tires, dual remotes, very clean runs ex . . . $10,500 2001 JD 6410 MFWD, cab, air, 16 speed power quad LHR, 3100 hrs, 3 reotes, 18.4x38 and 13.6x28s front, fenders, clean, runs ex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $31,500 2001 JD 6110 MFWD, cab, air, 16 speed power quad LHR, only 957 hrs, dual remotes, ex 18.4x34 radials and 14.9x24 fronts, front fenders, air seat, corner post exhaust, super nice original one owner . . . . . . $32,500 1992 JD 3255 MFWD, cab, air, ex 18.4x38 radials rear 16.9R24 fronts, front fenders, 4900 hrs, clean original runs ex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $23,500 1990 JD 4955 MFWD, cab, air, 6200 hrs, ex 20.8x42 Michelin radials axle duals ex 540/65R/30 fronts front and rear weights 3 remotes 3ph quick coupler very clean original one owner runs ex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45,000 1973 JD 4230 100hp, cab, quad range, 6371 hrs, real good 18.4x38s, dual pto and remotes, runs and shifts ex, original . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9,500 1968 JD 4020D power shift with added on sound guard cab ex 18.4x38s dual remotes runs ex . . . . . . . . . . . $8,500 1998 White 6710 cab, air, 95 hp, 4242 hrs, 8x4 power shift right hand reverser, 3 remotes, 18.4x38 and 13.6x28s with Quicke 465 loader new 7 ft bucket clean runs ex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $28,500 1997 New Holland 7740 SLE MFWD, cab, air, 86 hp, 4570 hrs, ex 18.4x38 rears, ex 14.9x28 fronts, front fenders, 4 remotes, very clean, sharp, original, runs ex . . $21,500 1993 New Holland 7740 SLE 2WD, cab, air, 86 hp, 3653 hrs, ex 16.9x38 radials with ex buhler allied 595 quick tatch loader dual pto and remotes very clean and sharp runs ex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20,000
1986 Ford 8210 MFWD, cab, air, 4500 hrs, 4 remotes, 18.4x38s, 14.9x38 fronts, front fenders, clean, runs ex, dual power doesn’t work. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12,500 2005 Komatsu PC160 LC hydraulic excavator JRB quick coupler plumbed to end of boom pattern changer 2865 hrs, 28 in triple grouser pads ex cond . . $67,500 2005 CIH JX95 MFWD, cab, air, 80hp, 841 hrs, 18.4x30 and 12.4x24 Goodyear super traction radials, front fenders, dual remotes, like new . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $27,500 2002 CIH MX220 MFWD, cab, air, 4337 hrs, 185 hp, ex 520x84R/46 Goodyear super traction radials, axle duals, new 420/85R/34 fronts, front fenders, 3 remotes, very clean, sharp, runs ex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65,000 1998 CIH MX170 MFWD, cab, air, 145hp, powershift, left hand reverser, 5017 hrs, ex 18.4x42 radials rear, new 16.9x28 fronts, front fenders, 3 remotes, CIH 750 self leveling loader, runs ex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $43,500 1995 CIH 7220 Magnum MFWD, cab, air, 5657 hrs, ex 20.8x42 radials rear, ex 16.9x30 radials front, front fenders and weights, dual pto, 3 remotes, very clean original, run ex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $46,500 1986 CIH 3394 MFWD, cab, air, 162 hp, only 3306 original hrs, 24 speed powershift, ex 20.8x38 rears, ex 18.4x26 radials front, 18 front weights, dual remotes, 1000 pto, ex tractor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25,000 1983 Case 2290 cab, air, 129 hp, 20.8x38s, 540+1000 pto, 5400 hrs, runs ex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9,000 1981 IH 3588 2+2, cab, ex 18.4x38's, 5340 hrs, triple remotes, 1000 pto, 150 hp, clean runs ex good TA but has chipped reverse idler gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7,500 1977 IH 986 factory cab 5717 hrs, dual pto and remotes like new 20.8x38 firestone 7000 radials very clean original runs ex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10,500 1977 IH 1086 cab, air, 6100 hrs, 18.4x38 radials dual pto and remotes, clean original Illinois tractor . . . . $12,500 New Holland 824 2 row cornhead . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,000 2003 New Holland BR750 4x6 round baler wide pickup head, bale ramps, netwrap endless belts, very nice. . . . . $12,500 New Holland 310 baler with NH 75 hydraulic pan type kicker, real nice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,500
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2000 ALUM. Barrett stock trailer, goose neck, 20 ft. long, 2 dividers available, end Sept., asking $11,000, ask for Jeff. 585993-6228.(NY)
GOLDEN Comet Pullets, raised or pasture (brown eggs) 18 weeks old, $8.00. WANTED: Feed Grinder. 315-655-3804.(NY)
GRAIN BIN, 25’, 3 ring, $1,600; NH 790W, grass head, exc. cond., $1,200. 585-5545303.(NY)
(5) HEIFERS for sale, due Sept., Oct., up to date on shots, enclosed herd. WANTED: 14’ bottom unloader for silo. 585-5266829.(NY)
CAT D5 Ag crawler, 540/1000 pto, dual remotes, rebuild motor, good u/c, good condition. $13,000 OBO. Call Lawrence @ 518-358-9910.(NY)
IH 1066 706 tractor; NH 1465 haybine, AC 4 bottom plow, 3 running gears, 10T, 8T, 600 gallon fuel tank. 585-567-2526.(NY)
24” excavator bucket 80 mm pins, may fit Hitachi, Deere 160 - 200 machine. Lewis Martin, Penn Yan. No Sunday Calls. 315536-3994.(NY)
7400 JOHN DEERE with loader, 2080 hours, sub frame for dump body, twine cylinder, 1000 gal fuel tank w/ electric pump. 802-623-8571.(VT)
DOORS and new hardware for Unadilla silo. NH 707 three point chopper. 716-6527388.(NY)
PIGLETS: Wormed, iron shots, born 06/26, $65. each, one female, three males. 607-849-3764.(NY)
WANTED: Trailer load of oat or barley straw, small squares, wire or twine, delivered to our Farm in Southern Onondaga Co. 315-420-0605.(NY)
REGISTERED 2 1/2 year Hereford bull, four bred Hereford cows, offsprings on site, hand raised, very gentle, KS farms. 607687-4679.(NY)
(18) New Duke 1 1/2 coil spring foot hold traps. (6) new 110 conibear traps. $110 OBO. John 607-535-2799.(NY)
WANTED: Matched pair, 11x38 tractor tires, 50%, no brakes, JD 50 parts tractor. 908-362-7478.(NJ)
TWO Guernsey heifers, one 1 1/2 year, calf 3 months, Guernsey Heifer. 845-6773454.(NY)
RETIRING FARMER, 11 hereford cows, approx. 3 months pregnant, excellent quality, $1,100 each; Bred with Red Angus bull. 716-542-2095.(NY)
FOR SALE: Reg. Devon bull, 4 years old, proven producer, 100% grass, calm, docile. 607-859-2227.(NY)
NYC Railroad wrenches and other railroad tools, plus many more farm related items. 315-376-6386.(NY)
FARMALL “C” tractor, new tires, battery, paint, decals, restored, power take off, pulley, lights, like new, $1,900 OBO. 716-9423994.(NY)
HEREFORD Bull, handles easy, 3 1/2 years old, fence trained, Cayuga Co., $1,000. 315-253-4387.(NY)
KUBOTA GF1800 diesel 5 ft. cut, front mount mower, 4wd, $2,750 or trade for camper or older farm tractor. 315-9233525.(NY) KILL BROS grain box on ME Deering gear wagon in good shape, box fair. Call between 8-9am or 9 pm. 315-3390392.(NY) FOR SALE: 2011 Oats, clean. Call 607243-9096.(NY)
SNOW PLOW for Farmall C, etc $150 OBO; Bean Royal 60 gal pump, $150; 3 pt post hole auger, $325. Bucks 215-4316459.(PA) 02 Applation 5th wheel hay equipment trailer, tandem axle, 40 ft., 24,000 lbs., no beavertail, needs brakes, tires 80%. 518378-5980.(NY)
EXCELLENT CONDITION E-Z trail, 9’x18’ wagon, (2) 8’x16’ steel wagons, NH 311 baler with thrower, NH 489 haybine, NH 158. 413-667-3692.(MA)
18.4x30 tires, mounted on Ford wheels, loaded VGC. Wisconsin VH4D electric start clutch and gearhead. 24’ flatbed with block crane. 315-841-8426.(NY)
SHOW QUALITY Silkies, all ages, all colors, Red Golden Pheasants, Fantail Pigeons. You name the price. Delivery Available. 585-509-0471.(NY)
RICHARDSON Dump Wagon, $1,500 or best offer. Eastern CT. 860-208-8418
WANTED: Parts for 1460-1440 IHC combine, hydro pump and drive motor, in working condition. Please call. Leave Message. 585-346-3837.(NY)
COMBINE, JD 45, running condition, Stored inside, 10’ grain head, $4,000 OBO. 518-492-2093.(NY)
5 Yr. Old Chestnut saddlebred gelding, 15.2 h holds hard, $1,350. 607-2439147.(NY)
WANTED: Meat cuber, electric, not by hand. 315-253-0965.(NY) BORDER Collie puppies, Red/White or black/white, reserve now! Ready middle of Sept., $175. 315-868-2231.(NY) JD 14T S. baler with kicker, always under cover, works and looks good, $1,000; JD Front weights off 3020, $300. 814-3260826.(PA)
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WANTED: 2 row narrow corn head for NH 717 chopper or 717, 718 chopper with 2 rn head, 315-894-0224, leave message.(NY)
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Fall Online Courses for Beginning Farmers open for registration The growing season is still in full swing, but here at the Northeast Beginning Farmer Project, we’re already thinking about “education season”. This Fall we’ll be offering seven online courses — including four new topics — to help you continue your farming education. As always, our courses are taught by experienced Cooperative Extension educators, farmers, and other specialists. Courses are typically six weeks long, cost $175, and include both real-time meetings (online webinars) and on-your-own time reading and activities. We do not offer any academic credit, but those who successfully complete a course will receive a certificate and are also eligible for Farm Service Agency (FSA) borrower training credit, which can improve eligibility to receive a low-interest FSA loan. We’ve got several courses that will help you build the “invisible infrastructure” of your farm business: • Our introductory-level course for those still in the exploring and early planning stages, BF 101: Square One, is back, to help you get clear about your goals, skills, and available resources. • If you’re well beyond that stage and ready to write a full business plan, sign up for the BF 202: Planning to Stay in Business course, which will help you prepare to seek funding from banks and other lenders • Need some guidance setting up financial recordkeeping systems? Then BF 104: Financial Records is for you. On the production
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A Milestone for Stoll In early August, Stoll celebrated 10 years of sales activities in North America. To mark the occasion, Stoll North America invited selected dealers to join the celebration at its North American Headquarters in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada. Thomas Neal, Managing Director of the North America Group, along with his management team welcomed the group on Aug 5 and 6. “It was a perfect time to join together with our dealer partners, to show off our newly completed loader line up,” said Mr. Neal. The Management team from Germany was also on hand to support the event. The Group introduced the ProfiLine, EcoLine and Compact Line. Marking the completion of the line-up. ProfiLine At Agritechnica in November 2007 in Hanover, Germany, STOLL introduced the first FZ models to a huge public. These were the largest loaders in the range, designed for tractors of up to 300 HP.
Stoll has been building on the line-up since. September 2011 marks the completion of the line with the introduction of the FZ8. The FZ “ProfiLine” is suitable for tractors from 60-300HP. CompactLine Also introduced by STOLL was the new FC “CompactLine” for Compact tractors”. The three sizes in the FC range fits tractors from 15 to 50 HP. Behind the new launch is recognition of substantial development and future sales possibilities in this market segment. Promise is also seen in opportunities through expanding cooperation with OEM partners (Original Equipment Manufacturer) as well as a higher market penetration especially in the USA where alone over 60,000 compact tractors are sold annually. “We feel that we have the strongest line-up in the industry. Stoll has invested heavily in product development and we have increased production dramatically,” said Neal, “We are in a great position to move forward to the next Milestone.”
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Pete Miller, far left, talks with Dr. Hubert J. Karreman, VMD at the Organic Valley exhibit as a group of visitors heads their way. Photos by Jon M. Casey
Sales Representative Scott Morrison of Cummings and Bricker (facing the camera), talks with visitors near a Vicon Rota Flow RO-EDW Twin-disc Fertilizer Spreader.
Time for a break! As a visitor attempts to get a closer look inside the cab of this New Holland combine, an unidentified spectator watches from a distance. As the day begins to wind down, this trio heads through the T.A. Seeds demonstration plot on their way to the next exhibit.
Spectators took time to get a closer look at how the equipment performed following one of the hay mowing demonstrations.
Networking, country-style — a group of folks gather amidst New Holland’s equipment display to discuss the new equipment on display.
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Cash cheese prices crashed the third week of August as they anticipated July milk production data but did the market overreact? The block cheese price closed that Friday at $1.90 per pound, down 12 1/2cents on the week, but still 25 1/4 cents above a year ago. Barrel closed at $1.8625, down 21 3/4cents on the week, and 24 3/4-cents above a year ago. Six cars of block traded hands on the week and 13 of barrel. The lagging NASSsurveyed U.S. average block price jumped 3.6 cents, to $2.1476, while the barrels inched up 0.6 cent, to $2.1611. It was the third week in a row of declines in the blocks which totaled 25 1/2-cents. Class III futures slipped as well with the September contract taking the brunt of the losses. Prices for the last six months of 2011 were averaging $19.25 per hundredweight as of late Friday morning, down from the previous week’s $19.42. The impact of $2 plus cheese is beginning at the retail level, reports Jerry Dryer’s Dairy and
Food Market Analyst, and orders from international buyers have slowed dramatically. But he adds that several Upper Midwest manufacturers have told him they are unable to fill all of their orders. “The domestic foodservice business seems to be doing well as supported by same-store sales data,” Dryer wrote, and “These cheese companies are also faced with a reduction in their milk supply; a situation that is prevalent throughout the Eastern two-thirds of the country. He cited the extreme heat of several weeks ago as the reason why and admits that a good recovery is underway but the milk supply is still 5-8 percent below a year ago. He concedes that further erosion in cheese prices near term but remains convinced that “prices will spend a lot more time over two bucks than under two bucks between now and at least the end of this year.” Heat and humidity in July took a toll on milk production in the Midwest and Northeast, according to the Agricul-
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ture Department’s latest preliminary data, but Western output was up. July output in the 23 major states totaled 15.45 billion pounds, up just 0.8 percent from July 2010. Production in the 50 states, at 16.55 billion pounds, was up 0.7 percent. Revisions subtracted 5 million pounds from the June total, now put at 15.4 billion pounds, up 1.3 percent from a year ago. July cow numbers in the 23 states were estimated at 8.47 million head, up 8,000 from June, and 93,000 more than a year ago. Produc-
tion per cow averaged 1,824 pounds, down 5 from a year ago. California production was up 4.4 percent from a year ago, thanks to 22,000 more cows and a 60 pound gain per cow. Contrast that to Wisconsin which was down 3.5 percent on a 65 pound loss per cow. Cow numbers were up 1,000 head. New York was off 0.2 percent on a loss of 1,000 cows but output per cow was unchanged. Idaho was up 4.8 percent, on 13,000 more cows and 50 pounds more per cow. Pennsylvania was down 3.2 per-
cent on 1,000 fewer cows and a drop of 50 pounds each. Minnesota was down 6.6 percent, on a 115 pound drop per cow. Cow numbers were up 1,000 head. The biggest gain was in Texas, up 8.3 percent. Cow numbers were up 20,000 head and output per cow was up 60 pounds. Florida was up 8 percent and Washington was up 6.6 percent. The biggest decline was in Missouri, down 8.4 percent, on a loss of 50 pounds per cow and 4,000 fewer cows. Iowa was next, down 7.1 percent, fol-
lowed by Minnesota. Increased prices on fluid milk won’t help demand. The September Federal order Class I base price is $21.78 per hundredweight, up 35 cents from August, $6.28 above September 2010, the highest since September 2007, and equates to about $1.87 per gallon. The 2011 average now stands at $19.23, up from $14.83 a year ago and $10.95 in 2009. The NASS-surveyed butter price averaged $2.0852 per pound, up 5.6 cents from August. Nonfat dry milk averaged
$1.5804, down 7.7 cents. Cheese averaged $2.1529, up 2.2 cents, and dry whey averaged 56.39 cents, up 1.7 cents. The jury is still out on what’s ahead in cash butter which closed August 19 at $2.0875, up 1 1/2-cents on the week and 4 3/4-cents above a year ago when it jumped 12 1/4-cents to $2.04, eventually reaching $2.2350. Weather was a big factor last year as well. Five cars were sold on the week. NASS but-
ter averaged $2.0941, up 1.3 cents. NASS nonfat dry milk averaged $1.5889, up 1.6 cents, and dry whey averaged 56.48 cents, up 0.2 cent. Buyers appear to be waiting for the butter price to fall more before the heavy end of year holiday sales season arrives, according to USDA. eDairy broker, Dave Kurzawski, warned in Tuesday’s DairyLine that butter could fall below $2 within a couple of weeks.
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He said the cash market looks at the futures market because it “tends to foreshadow sentiment going forward.” He adds that with all markets, from the Dow to milk and corn, “August is typically a very quiet month and we start to see more activity step in these markets as we roll past Labor Day.” “That hasn’t been the case this year,” he concluded, “August has been extremely busy, extremely volatile, and we’re just trying to find the best possible price we can and, as weather cools off here in the Midwest particularly, we have this kind of bearish bias on these dairy prices going forward, not to mention the weakness in international prices that we’ve seen over the past few weeks.” Speaking of the international market; the CME’s Daily Dairy Report warned that prices continued to weaken in Tuesday’s Global Dairy Trade (Fonterra) auction. The Milk Producers Council reported in their August 12 newsletter that increased export volume in the first half of the year along with increases in the percentage of production exported, were recorded for five of seven major U.S. dairy products. The exceptions were dry whey and whey protein concentrates, with lower volumes and lower percentages of production. The U.S. Dairy Export Council estimates total dairy product exports in June represented 13.6 percent of U.S. milk solids production, and 13.1 percent of year to date production. The increases in volume from last year range from 26 percent for nonfat dry milk to 70 percent for cheddar cheese. MPC tipped its hat to the Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) program for its “persistent support given to
their members in that most important of milk price setting dairy products.” Other percentage increases are 42 percent for cheeses other than cheddar and 59 percent each for skim milk powder and butter. The largest volume category continues to be nonfat powders, which total 481 million pounds so far this year. The second largest category was whey protein products which total 379 million pounds. Cheese was the third largest, with 263 million pounds. Butter exports totaled 75 million pounds, 8 percent of the amount produced, “a significant percentage of total demand.” Historically, exports have been used as market clearing sales, the lowest of the low, but that appears to be changing, according to the MPC. The estimated average prices received for exports this June was 50 cents per pound for dry whey, $1.63 per pound for the nonfat powders, $2.18 for butter, and $1.86 for cheddar cheese and the MPC said “It’s gratifying to note those prices were in reasonable relationship to the prices reported by manufacturers for the month.” U.S. exports continue to be supported by the weak U.S. dollar and rising global demand, but MPC warned that “recent international unrest and economic uncertainty appears to be affecting both, not for the better.” Speaking of exports; the CWT program accepted six requests this week for export assistance from Darigold and Dairy Farmers of America to sell a total of 2.9 million pounds of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese to customers in Asia and North Africa. The product will be delivered through De-
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Mielke from A19 cember and raises total CWT cheese exports to 60.5 million pounds to 20 countries and is the equivalent of 605 million pounds of milk, the annual production of 28,000 cows. The Agriculture Department’s latest Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook predicts milk production will continue to rise this year and next and fats basis exports will rise in 2011from last year but soften slightly in 2012. Skims-solids export will show slight increases both this year and next. Higher milk production and slower growth in exports will pressure prices in 2012, warns USDA. Corn prices continue their upward trajectory, according to the Outlook, with August forecasts for 2011/12 raised from July to $6.20-$7.20 per bushel. Soybean meal prices were raised as well, to $355-$385 per ton. Alfalfa prices are expected to remain high into 2012. The most recent Cattle report estimated that producers were retaining 4 percent more replacement heifers than last year. The retention, combined with a 1 percent higher dairy cow inventory on July 1, led to an increase in the dairy herd forecast for 2011 and 2012. The U.S. dairy cow herd was forecast at 9.195 million head in 2011 and 9.190 million in 2012. Milk per cow is
forecast to increase fractionally in 2011 to 21,275 pounds as higher feed prices and hot weather take a toll on output. Output per cow in 2012 is forecast to increase to 21,630. Milk supplies remain tight in most Eastern and Central states as well as Arizona, according to USDA, though volumes partially rebounded from recent heat stressed levels. Fluid interest is steady to occasionally heavier where additional schools are reopening. Manufacturing schedules are slightly heavier as a result. Weather remains generally conducive for milk production in California, Idaho, Utah, and the Pacific Northwest and, with added cows in some locations, receipts remain seasonally strong and often at above year ago levels. I reported last week that cold and snow visited New Zealand. Reports indicate that some dairies had to dump milk but the volume was likely small. eDairy economist Bill Brooks says the snowfall probably won’t cause dairy production problems unless cold, wet weather extends into calving and pasture season. In politics; Rep. Collin Peterson (DMN) says he will introduce his dairy reform proposal after the August recess. The legislation mirrors key elements of
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Winning the Game Post-Harvest Grain Marketing Workshops Winning the Game one-day workshops will focus on post-harvest planning and pricing, using real-life examples to illustrate the pros and cons of different pricing and marketing approaches. Corn pricing tools include forward contracts, selling futures contracts, hedge-to-arrive contracts, and buying put options. Soybean pricing tools involve selling at harvest, holding unpriced grain, selling at harvest and re-owning with call options, and price windows. Participants will test and improve their marketing skills with a fast-paced simulation exercise. John Berry, Pennsylvania's grain marketing Cooperative Extension agent, will lead the sessions. Registration required. A fee of $20-$30 (depending on the location) secures a place at the workshop and includes refreshments and lunch. August 31, 2011, 10am to 3pm Richfield Springs (Otsego County) Tally Ho Restaurant, Richfield Springs, NY Pre-register with Kevin Ganoe at 315-866-7920 or firstname.lastname@example.org September 1, 2011, 10:30am to 3pm Batavia (Genesee County) CCE of Genesee County, 420 East Main Street, Batavia, NY Pre-register with Cathy Wallace at 585-343-3040 x138 or email@example.com
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Grain Marketing Twilight Meetings What pricing tools are available to grain marketers after harvest? These sessions will be presented at a host farm, along with other topics. The grain marketing portion will review post-harvest marketing plans appropriate to corn and soybean operations. Corn pricing tools include forward contracts, selling futures contracts, hedge-to-arrive contracts, and buying put options. Soybean pricing tools involve selling at harvest, holding unpriced grain, selling at harvest and re-owning with call options, and price windows. John Berry, Pennsylvania's grain marketing Cooperative Extension agent, will lead the sessions. Registration is required. Fee varies by location. August 30, 2011, 4 to 7pm Sackets Harbor (Jefferson Co.) North Harbor Dairy, 14471 County Route 145, Sackets Harbor, NY Pre-register with Corey M. Hayes at 315-788-8450 x260 or firstname.lastname@example.org September 8, 2011, 6:30 to 9:30pm Cortland (Cortland County) Red Dragon, 222 Tompkins Street, Route 13, Cortland, NY Pre-register with Sharon Van Deuson at 607-753-5078 or email@example.com
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4-H youth program announces livestock awards results from Ulster County Fair Each year Ulster County 4-H Youth members gather at the Ulster County Fair Grounds to show livestock that they have raised and cared for. Youth and their 4-H project animal are evaluated. The awards/ribbons include Grand Champion, Best of Show, Excellent, Good, and Worthy. In Showmanship youth are judged on how they handle their animal and their knowledge of the species. The animal which most closely meets the particular standards for the class is ultimately awarded Grand Champion. All the animals presented to the judges are raised as a part of the 4-H Animal Science Program. The 2011 Ulster County Fair Awards results: Master Showmanship Kristin Nerone of High Falls, NY, took the 2011 honors. This award encourages mastery with a variety of animals and recognizes excellence in showmanship. Judges score each 4-H Member on their showmanship skills which includes handling and their knowledge of the species. The highest composite score earns the title of Master Showman. Rabbit Grand Champion Breed awarded to Lorren Potter of New Paltz Reserve Champion Breed awarded to Michelle Campbell of New Paltz Grand Champion Doe and Litter awarded to Rheana Lund of Saugerties Reserve Champion Doe and Litter awarded to Matthew Seyfarth of Saugerties Grand Champion Meat awarded to Michelle Campbell of New Paltz Reserve Champion Meat awarded to Meghan Gibbons of New Paltz Grand Champion Pet awarded to Ashley Hausmann of Tillson Reserve Champion Pet awarded to Karley Badner of Modena Senior Showmanship awarded to Marissa Miller of Kingston Junior Showmanship awarded to Megan Miller of Kingston Novice Showmanship awarded to Rheana Lund of Saugerties Poultry Grand Champion Standard awarded to Michaela Labare of New Paltz Reserve Champion Standard awarded to Lindsey Takac of New Paltz Grand Champion Bantam awarded to Liana Glaser of New Paltz
Reserve Champion Bantam awarded to Michaela Labare of New Paltz Grand Champion Waterfowl awarded to Kristin Nerone of High Falls Reserve Champion Waterfowl awarded to Carol Hess of Gardiner Grand Champion Other Avian awarded to Brandi Shultis of New Paltz Reserve Champion Other Avian awarded to Brandi Shultis of New Paltz Senior Poultry Showmanship awarded to Kristin Nerone of High Falls Junior Poultry Showmanship awarded to Willa Butler of New Paltz Novice Poultry Showmanship awarded to Nikki Prestia of New Paltz Goat Grand Champion Dairy Goat awarded to Franny Jones of New Paltz Reserve Champion Dairy Goat awarded to Garrett Igoe of Lake Katrine Grand Champion Pet Goat awarded to Garrett Igoe of Lake Katrine Grand Champion Other awarded to Garrett Igoe of Lake Katrine Senior Goat Showmanship awarded to Garrett Igoe of Lake Katrine Junior Goat Showmanship awarded to Franny Jones of New Paltz Handler Goat Showmanship awarded to Kristin Nerone of High Falls
Sheep Grand Champion Market Lamb awarded to Garrett Igoe of Lake Katrine Reserve Champion Market Lamb awarded to Garrett Igoe of Lake Katrine Senior Sheep Showmanship awarded to Garrett Igoe of Lake Katrine Dairy Cattle Supreme Jersey awarded to Katherine DeWitt of Accord Senior Champion Jersey awarded to Katherine DeWitt of Accord Junior Champion Dairy Holstein awarded to Savannah Baker of High Falls Junior Champion Dairy awarded to Katherine DeWitt of Accord Senior Showmanship awarded to Katherine DeWitt of Accord Junior Showmanship awarded to Jackson Baker of High Falls Novice Showmanship awarded to Hayden Baker of High Falls Beef Cattle Junior Showmanship awarded to Autumn Fitzpatrick of Accord Novice Showmanship awarded to Autumn Fitzpatrick of Accord Supreme Beef awarded to Autumn Fitzpatrick of Accord Best of Breed awarded to Autumn
Fitzpatrick of Accord Swine Grand Champion Hog awarded to Lorren Potter of New Paltz Reserve Champion Hog awarded to Leah O’Brien of Kingston Senior Swine Showmanship awarded to Steven Potter of New Paltz Junior Swine Showmanship awarded to Michelle Campbell of New Paltz Novice Swine Showmanship awarded to Leah O’Brien of Kingston Horse Grand Champion Senior Western Division awarded to Marki-Lynn Sullivan of Poughkeepsie Reserve Champion Senior Western Division awarded to Joel Moskowitz of Olivebridge Grand Champion Senior English Division awarded to Meghan Gibbons of New Paltz Reserve Champion Senior English Division awarded to Eliana Correll of New Paltz Grand Champion Junior English awarded to Lia Magnani of New Paltz Reserve Champion Junior English awarded to Carolyn Stirewalt of New Paltz Grand Champion Walk / Trot / Jog Division awarded to Samantha Flechaus of Pine Bush Reserve Champion Walk / Trot / Jog Division awarded to Esme Waldmann of Woodstock
2011 4-H Grand Champions: Savannah Baker (L-R), Marissa Miller, Elissa Mardiney, Master Showmanship Champion, Kristin Nerone, Steven Potter, Lorren Potter, Marki-Lynn Sullivan. Photo courtesy of Ulster CCE
4-H Milk Bar is a cool stop at the fair by Linda Tripp, 4-H Youth Development Issue Leader When you find yourself thirsty and hungry during your visit to the Columbia County Fair on Aug. 31-Sept. 5, the 4-H Milk Bar is the place to be for some refreshing snacks. Brownie sundaes, prepared with chocolate brownie chunks, vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup join other sundaes offered — strawberry, chocolate and hot fudge. Besides sundaes, also offered are the famous 4-H shakes, made from ice cream, milk and flavoring. If you want a lighter fare, choose a cone: strawberry, chocolate or vanilla. A daily special ice cream variety is offered each day. Beverages are also served — bottled
water and milk. Our old fashioned root beer float will be brought back by popular demand. The 4-H Milk Bar is located near the Rt. 203 entrance to the fairgrounds, right across from Columbia Hall. It is run by adult and teen volunteers. It is the first opportunity some 4-H members have to experience a work environment where they interact with the public. The funds raised from this enterprise are used to support a variety of youth programs including career awareness and citizenship trips, volunteer chaperones, and awards and recognition. To find out more about our programs contact us at 518-828-3346 or Columbia@cornell.edu.
4-H members, Todd Crego and Berkeley Pirrone, are ready to serve up the popular 4H milk shakes. Photo courtesy of CCE of Columbia and Greene Counties
The ABC’s of after school nutrition (Family Features) — During the busy school year, it can be a challenge to maintain sound nutrition and quality together time for the entire family. By planning ahead and making resolutions about smart snack and meal choices, it’s easier to have everyone reconnect, recharge and relax. Often times a more casual evening provides the best opportunity to reconnect. Here are some tips for making the most of those treasured afterschool hours. • Families that eat together, grow together. Regular family dinners have long been touted as an important component of a well-rounded childhood. Include everyone during dinner prep by having them set the table or prepare a side salad. • Think outside the bag. Take lunchtime as an opportunity to teach your children about nutrition and help them pack their lunches the night before. Reinforce good eating habits by encouraging them to create a well-balanced meal that they’ll enjoy. Think of combining proteins, fruit, and whole grains to keep them energized. A trail mix snack made with Nestlé Raisinets provides real fruit antioxidants and 30% less fat than the leading chocolate brands. Or for a special treat, try this Whole-Wheat Dark Chocolate Zucchini Brownies recipe made with Nestlé Toll House Dark Chocolate
Morsels. It has the chocolate taste kids love, and the addition of grated zucchini and whole-wheat flour make it mom-approved. • Make every sip count. What your kids are drinking daily has a big impact on overall nutrition. Made from 100% fruit juice with no added sugar, Nestlé Juicy Juice 100% Juice is a delicious, easy way for you to ensure your kids get at least one of their daily recommended servings of fruits. Pack their favorite flavor in their lunchbox and check out www.juicyjuice.com for product information, tips and recipes.
Whole-wheat dark chocolate zucchini brownies 1 cup white whole-wheat flour 1/3 cup Nestlé Toll House Baking Cocoa 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 1 cup Nestlé Toll House Dark Chocolate Morsels, divided 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 large egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups grated zucchini (about 3 medium) PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Line 9inch-square baking pan with foil. COMBINE flour, cocoa, baking soda
and salt in medium bowl. MELT 3/4 cup morsels in large, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. Stir in oil, brown sugar, granulated sugar, egg whites and vanilla extract. Stir in flour mixture; fold in zucchini. Spread into prepared pan. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup morsels over top. BAKE for 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out slightly sticky. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Lift brownies from pan; cut into 16 squares. Store in airtight container for up to 5 days.
Farm & Agriculture Night Marilyn Lamb the Rensselaer County Dairy Princess recently attended the Farm & Agriculture Night at the Tri-Cities Valley Cats Game to promote ReFuel with Chocolate Milk. Marilyn was escorted to the pitcher’s mound by Dean Casey, president of the Rensselaer County Farm Bureau where she had the opportunity to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, which was a strike! She also rode around the field and tossed out Got Milk T-shirts to the Valley Cat fans. Marilyn and her court would like to remind everyone to get their 3 Servings of Dairy Everyday! The Rensselaer County Dairy Princess program is made possible through the support of the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council and the local planning and management organization funded by dairy farmer checkoff dollars.
School bus safety For 23 million students nationwide, the school day begins and ends with a trip on a school bus. The greatest risk is not riding the bus, but approaching or leaving the bus. Before children go back to school or start school for the first time, it is essential that adults and children know traffic safety rules. Drivers • When backing out of a driveway or leaving a garage, watch out for children walking or bicycling to school. • When driving in neighborhoods with school zones, watch out for young people who may be thinking about getting to school, but may not be thinking of getting there safely. • Slow down. Watch for children walking in the street, especially if there are no sidewalks in neighborhood. • Slow down. Watch for children playing and congregating near bus stops. • Be alert. Children arriving late for the bus may dart into the street without looking for traffic. • Learn and obey the school bus laws in your state. Learn the “flashing signal light system” that school bus drivers use to alert motorists of pending actions: • Yellow flashing lights indicate that the bus is preparing to stop to load or unload children. Motorists should slow down and prepare to stop their vehicles. • Red flashing lights and extended stop arms indicate that the bus has stopped, and that children are getting
on or off. Motorists must stop their cars and wait until the red lights stop flashing, the extended stop sign is withdrawn, and the bus begins moving before they can start driving again. Children • Get to the bus stop at least five minutes before the bus is scheduled to arrive. • When the bus approaches, stand at least three giant steps (6 feet) away from the curb, and line up away from the street. • Wait until the bus stops, the door opens, and the driver says that it’s okay before stepping onto the bus. • If you have to cross the street in front of the bus, walk on the sidewalk or along the side of the road to a point at least five giant steps (10 feet) ahead of the bus before you cross. Be sure that the bus driver can see you, and you can see the bus driver. • Use the handrails to avoids falls. When exiting the bus, be careful that clothing with drawstrings, and book bags with straps don’t get caught in the handrails or doors. • Never walk behind the bus. • Walk at least three giant steps away from the side of the bus. • If you drop something near the bus, tell the bus driver. Never try to pick it up because the driver may not be able to see you. Parents • Teach children to follow these common sense practices to make school bus transportation safer. Source: www.nhtsa.gov/people/ injury/buses/kidsschoolbus_en.html
Marilyn Lamb was escorted to the pitcher’s mound by Dean Casey to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Pictured are Alternate Rensselaer County Dairy Princess Courtney Luskin, Rensselaer County Dairy Ambassador Olivia Logue, Rensselaer County Dairy Princess Marilyn Lamb and Rensselaer County Dairy Ambassador Isabella Wiley.
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HORSE TALES By Judy Van Put Historic blacksmith shop restored Recently I visited our friends, Steve and Audrey Forrer, at their weekend home in Lew Beach, NY. Steve had extended an invitation to come up and see the historic blacksmith shop he had restored, and he related the story of how he first became familiar with the shop and the forge, and how, many years later, became the proud owner of it. Back in the late 1950s -early 1960s, Steve’s parents had a farm in Stamford, NY, and during the summers the youngster worked for Charlie Merwin, who had an apiary in nearby
Prattsville, NY. Steve would help him with the bee yard… and attached to the honey house where they kept their equipment was a stone building — a blacksmith shop. He recalled that it was “as if someone had just turned the key and left it.” At that time, the bellows were still there, the hearth was still standing, and the Merwins had fond memories of the place. No longer in service, they used it for storage. Time passed, and over the years, Steve got married, and he and Audrey had three children. The family lived in Maryland, but they would visit the old Mer-
win farm from time to time, bringing their children to see Charlie, who lived to be just about 100 years of age when he died, in the 1970s. One day Steve decided to take Audrey up to Prattsville to see the honey farm. They found that the old blacksmith shop was still standing — although all that was left were the stone walls. Steve contacted the man who owned the property where the shop was located, and asked what he had planned to do with the stone. The man replied that his plan was to sell the stone for building stone walls. Feeling strongly that the structure needed to be preserved, as it had a
long history, Steve offered to buy it — and after some negotiation, the deal was done! He hired a couple of youngsters from Margaretville, and the group spent the next two weeks dissembling the stone from the walls, and moving it onto pallets and moved them to the top of his hill in Lew Beach, some 50 miles away. Steve painstakingly numbered all the stones and took “thousands of pictures” in order to be able to rebuild the hearth exactly as it was. As he became more involved with the project, he began to do research on the shop. He found
Steve Forrer near the old bellows in the historic Merwin Blacksmith Shop he restored. Photos by Judy Van Put
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Hay & Pasture Crop Insurance for 2012 Enrollment deadline: September 30, 2011 Known also as Pasture, Rangeland, Forage Rainfall Index (PRF-RI), the program insures against lack of precipitation. For hay and hay crop silage of established perennial forages, PRF offers up to $306 of protection. For pasture, the policy can provide up to $60 of protection per acre.
Key features • Policy covers a single peril, lack of rainfall. • Producers select acreage and months for customized coverage. • Policy is available in all NY counties. • No historical production records are required. • USDA/RMA subsidizes 50 to 59% of premium costs. • Indemnity payment, if due, is mailed automatically. • Premium payment is due July 1, 2012. • Program also applies to apiculture producers.
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With the help of a crop insurance agent, locate your farm on a PRF map available at www.rma.usda.gov/policies/pasturerangeforage divided into 12 square mile grids. The program uses historic rainfall data to determine normal rainfall for each grid.
Select at least two non-overlapping two-month periods most important for grazing or hay production to insure against below-average rainfall in the grid area. You can insure between 10% and 70% of your acreage in any one 2-month period.
Decide the crop value you want to insure. Your selection of value can be between 60% and 150% of the county base value per acre. For hay, the base value is about $226 per acre. Pasture base values vary by county in New York, from $15 to $44 per acre. You can decide whether to insure your land as hay or pasture if the land can be either. Apiculture value is approximately $87 per colony.
To learn more and to enroll by the September 30 sales closing deadline, contact an approved crop insurance agent.
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International Electronic Machines of Troy receives $250,000 The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has awarded $250,000 to International Electronic Machines (IEM) Corp. of Troy for the firm to continue developing equipment that inspects truck wheels and tires using infrared technology. The technology, which has the potential to save fuel and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while limiting inspection wait time, would be used to inspect truck tires, brakes and bearings at highway speeds. If successful, the technology could be used to signal trucks with mechanical issues to pull over at inspection sites, while trucks with no problems would be allowed to keep driving. The Smart Infrared Inspection System (SIRIS) looks for abnormal temperature variations, which indicate wear and possible damage. Early discovery of these problems prevents more significant damage — and possibly safety risks — down the road. SIRIS was initially developed under a $1.4 million grant from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. NYSERDA contributed $250,000 in an earlier incentive, leveraging an additional $610,000 in private funding. The second round of funding, announced on July 28, came about after IEM’s tests demonstrated the feasibility of the high speed solution. The technology’s early application was to look at trucks driving slowly through inspection sites, but this new generation will be used on trucks driving at highway speeds. “Heavy-duty vehicles account for only four percent of the vehicles on the road, but consume 20 percent of the fuel,” said Francis J. Murray Jr., President and CEO of NYSERDA. “NYSERDA is partnering on dozens of projects that will help make the freight industry more energy efficient.
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DE-SU FREDDIE DENIM 646-ET
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LADYS-MANOR RD GRAFEETI-ET
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NED-EL MAN-O-MAN BOYOBOY-ET
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BERRYRIDGE JEEVES JIVES-ET
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Tales from A24 that the original owners of the blacksmith shop had a long genealogy, and the shop itself had a “big history” — documentation was found that the shop was established by a Merwin who came over on the Mayflower! The first Merwin to come to the area migrated over from Connecticut and was the town’s pioneer blacksmith. In 1790, he moved to Grand Gorge. At the time, members of the original Hardenburgh family (of the Hardenburgh Patent) established a mill, and around the mill grew a settlement. Stephen Merwin established his blacksmith shop there to support the mill and the settlement. It was active in the 1800s, and today parts of the old stone buildings and other structures of the settlement can still be seen. Through the years, there was a whole succession of Merwins who were blacksmiths. In 1831 the building (and shop) burned down. At that time there were two Merwin sons; one was left handed and one was right handed — and both wanted to become blacksmiths. And so a forge was built to accommodate both sons, David S. and Joel, at the same time. This forge was the first two-man forge (one for a left-handed and one for a right-handed blacksmith) ever built in the United States. It was unique in that the brothers could work together with their two forges simultaneously. Steve and Audrey did some research at the Historical Society in Cooperstown, and learned that they had in their collection original hand-written journals of the family dating back from 1808.
When the Merwin family died out and everything was sold, someone bought the journals and gave them to the Historical Society. The Forrers were allowed to take photo copies — finding interesting snippets of information along the way. They documented the earliest journal back to 1808 which revealed that at the time, the Roxbury area was heavily settled by people from Connecticut, who would return to that state in the winter because the winters in upstate New York were so severe. Thanks to the research uncovered by Steve’s quest, information on the shop is preserved on a historical marker that Steve has hanging proudly on display next to the old two-man forge. Steve and Audrey decided they wanted an old barn to complement the forge and blacksmith shop (although typically a blacksmith shop wouldn’t be associated with a barn because of the fire hazard) and embarked on the hunt to find just the right barn that might be available for sale that would suit their needs. He found a beauty — the Livingston Barn built around 18101820 in Central Bridge, NY. An old winnowing tray and thresher, similar to that used by the Livingston family, hangs on the barn wall, along with other period pieces of antiquity. Steve relates that the whole project has taken about four years to complete, with a bit of a hiatus, and was a major project, involving a lot of research and painstaking work. He’s carefully stocked the shop with all original blacksmith equipment and bellows from that time period, and he’s even got a col-
Mielke from A20 increase their share of the dairy market. I don’t think people should look at it that way. I think they have to look at the big picture.” He added the caveat that supply management is not written in stone, admitting that he too has questions how it is structured, and warned that supply management may not survive in the committee. It’s a “small part of things,” he concluded. “The way it’s set up, it’s kind of a blink on and off. So I don’t think it’s going to be that huge of a factor in the whole
lection of historic anvils. Today it works as an early 1800s forge. Steve uses it to make tools other items, and enjoys showing the shop and forge to others. He confesses to have thoroughly enjoyed the
project from start to finish. And on days when he is at his weekend place in Lew Beach, he enjoys spending much of his free time in the old barn and Blacksmith Shop, which are filled with many happy memories.
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2006 JD 5105 4WD, Loader, 16.9-28 Tires, Dual Mid Hydraulics, 45 PTO HP, 2300 Hrs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24,500
2007 JD 5225 4WD, Flat Platform, Reverserr Trans, 16.930 Tires, 50 HP, Only 400 Hrs . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$24,900
1999 JD 5310, 4WD, Cab, Loader, 16.9-30 Tires, Reverser Trans, 55 PTO HP, Only 1000 Hrs . . . . . . . . . . . .$33,900
2009 JD 6430, 4WD, Cab, Power Quad Trans w/Left Hand Reverser, Only 1900 Hrs, 90 HP . . . . . . . . . . . .$57,900
2011 JD 6430, 4WD, Cab, Power Quad Trans, Left Hand Reverser, 90 HP, 2071 Hrs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$58,000
2004 JD 7220, 4WD, Cab, Power Quad Trans, 18.4-38 Tires, 95 HP, 4500 Hrs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$49,900
2001 JD 8310, 4WD, 20.8-42 Tires, 1000 PTO, 205 HP, 6800 Hrs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$80,000
2001 8410 4WD, 18.4-46 Duals, 1000 PTO, 16 Speed Trans, 235 HP, 6000 Hrs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$95,000
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2002 NH TN 75, 4WD, 16.9-30 Tires, 3 Remotes, 8 Speed Trans, 62 HP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$19,500
2007 NH TD 95, 4WD, Cab, Loader, 90 HP, 12 Speed Trans w/Reverser, 18.4-34 Tires, 540-1000 PTO, Only 600 Hrs., Like New . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$38,000
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AUCTION SECTION and MARKET REPORTS A View from Hickory Heights by Ann Swanson School: another year on the horizon Can it really be time for school already? I had just had this thought when my children voiced the same sentiment. Our family liked summer vacation because of the flexibility it allowed. The children did not have homework and they did not have to get to bed early. We could camp by the pond or just go on walks. Yes, summer was certainly a favorite time.
It seemed that the last year just ended and now it was time to begin once again. I no longer had to prepare for a new class, but once a teacher always a teacher. When September rolled around it was time for school. While I went to kindergarten, my husband’s education began with first grade. In those days there were no kindergarten classes around this area. At least we climbed out of
the dark ages even offering a full kindergarten session. Hurray! One year when I was teaching preschool there was one precocious young man who decided he did not like to come to preschool. His mom delicately informed me that he did not intend to come when the second semester began. While I agreed it was her right as a parent to withdraw her student, I asked her what she intended to do next year when he asked to be withdrawn from kindergarten. She admitted that she and her husband never considered that. That young man attended for the rest of the
term and did not seem upset about it either. I advocated that parents get acquainted with their children’s teachers as soon as possible. It was when teachers and parents worked together that education happened at its best. When parents supported the teacher there was no end to what can be accomplished. Most teachers have the best interest of the students at heart. It took a certain type of person to go into the educational field. Although I backed in the door because I could not afford to attend a university away from home, it was what God meant for me to do. There was no chance in-
volved in my becoming an education major. God’s hand was on my life the whole time. The years I spent teaching the children of this community were some of the happiest of my life. I looked forward to going to work each day. I looked forward to taking the educational journey with each and every class no matter what grade I taught. Every class was different. The needs of the group dictated the methods of instruction. Oh, I covered the same basic things, but I used the methods best suited to that class. I moved at the best pace for the class. Since I changed grade
levels often I worked hard. Each shift of grade meant a lot of work, but I did not mind. I looked at it as a challenge that kept me fresh. For those of you not familiar with my tenure as a teacher, I taught everything from preschool through grade six for an extended period of time. There were things that I liked about each grade level, but my favorite grade to teach was kindergarten. I loved the enthusiasm of the children as they began their educational journey. I loved the fact that I was on the ground floor instructing students in work habits and meth-
Rodney Farms Auction HERNOOR ORCHARDS MACHINERY AUCTION Tuesday, September 6 • 5:00 PM Selling Horses, Vehicles, Farm Machinery, Tack, and Barn Equipment Thursday, September 8 • 4:00 PM Middleport, NY Located 4 miles northwest of Middleport, NY just south of the corner of 620 Scottsville-West Henrietta Road, Carmen Rd. and Rt. 104 Having sold the farm will sell: TRACTORS: John Deere 2550 MFWD tracScottsville, NY 14546 tor with John Deere 245 self leveling loader with forks and bucket; John Deere 2855N orchard tractor with 2 remotes; John Deere 2240 diesel tractor; Massey Ferguson 135 diesel tractor (needs work); Farmall Super A with cultivators; TRUCK & TOWMOTOR: Clark 2 stage towmotor; 1988 Ford Superduty truck with 14' van body; ORCHARD & MISC: SpeedSprayer LV 400 orchard sprayer; FMC OS210 offset rotary mower; Troybilt 4' walk behind sickle mower; pull type and 3 pt. orchard fertilizer spreaders; Ford 4 bottom semi mounted plow; 10' cultipacker; John Deere 8' transport disc; 3 pt posthole digger; Briggs & Stratton 5550 generator; 2100 psi power washer; PTO seeder; (3) 3PT orchard sprayers for parts; orchard trailer; 40 apple boxes; 3 pallets of new 1 bu. cardboard boxes; air compressor; 7 1/2 HP cooler compressor; 3 pt. mower for parts; hand tools and more! CONSIGNED: 1987 Ford F700 dump truck, diesel; Turf tires for compact tractor; 72" mower deck; Terms: Cash, Check, MasterCard or Visa. 13% buyer's premium, 3% discount for cash or check. All items sell "AS IS"
Selling: HORSES: broke to ride & drive, watch for more information! VEHICLES: 1963 Cadillac Coupe Deville, used as the starting gate at the Ben White Raceway in Orlando, Florida; GMC 8500 fire truck; FARM MACHINERY: John Deere 2020 tractor with John Deere 48 loader, 3 buckets, 16.9x28 rubber, needs clutch; Allis Chalmers 6060 tractor, 15.5x38 rubber, needs clutch; Case 930 tractor, diesel; Allis Chalmers 5040 tractor, for parts; Allis Chalmers 5020 tractor, MFWD, does not run; Haybuster 1206-3 no-till seeder; Pequea 710 tedder; (2) metal basket wagons; Calhoun 450 fertilizer spreader; New Idea manure spreader, needs floor; New Holland 155 elevator; John Deere rake; New Idea rake; John Deere crimper; 5' & 6' rotary mowers; 10' cultipacker; V harrow; running gears; 3 pt snowblower; Ontario drill on steel; Ontario drill on rubber; TACK & EQUIPMENT: Quantity of trunks, pails, halters, harnesses, blankets, & more! Safe T Mill horse treadmill; sulkies; pony cart; 2 horse truck mount starting gate; tilt table; USTA SIRES & DAMS-1960's thru 2000's BARN & MISC: (4) 7 ton hopper bins; Lawn Vacuum; ExMark Turf Ranger riding mower, needs work; steel truck rack; round bale feeder; stand feeder; feeder rack; steel gates; stall gates; quantity of wheel barrows; quantity of hand tools; torches; string trimmers; fans; heaters; hand trucks; hand carts; pallet jacks; tire chains; feed carts; tire rollers for narrow front end tractor; jumping jack tamper; game tables; round tables; assorted furniture and much, much more! Watch for more details and photos! TERMS: Cash, Check, MasterCard or Visa. 13% buyer's premium, 3% discount for cash or check. All items sold "AS IS". Nothing to be removed until settled for.
UPCOMING AUCTIONS 8/30/2011 at 5:30 PM Estate of Paul Hrusa Real Estate Auction 27 Vanderbilt Ave, Depew, NY
9/6/2011 at 5:00 PM Hernoor Orchards Machinery Auction Middleport, NY
9/1/2011 at 5:30 PM Reserved for Real Estate Auction Churchville, New York
9/7/2011 at 4:30 PM Louis & Ida Capamaggio Tool, Yard, & Household Auction 4733 North Byron Road, Elba, NY
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9/8/2011 at 4:00 PM Rodney Farms Auction 620 Scottsville-West Henrietta Road, Scottsville, NY
9/13/2011 at 5:00 PM Stafford Real Estate Auction-Watch for details! Stafford, NY
9/11/2011 at 12:00 PM Byron Kiwanis Benefit Auction & Beef Barbeque South Byron Fire Hall, South Byron, NY
9/17/2011 at 6:00 PM “Bidding on A Brighter Future” Gala & Benefit Auction Batavia Downs, Batavia, NY
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Horse operations enjoy tax breaks from new law Farm Bureau praises new exemptions for commercial equine farms ALBANY, NY — Horse owners on Aug. 8 praised a new law signed by Gov. Cuomo that extends the same legal protections and tax assessment benefits to commercial equine operations that commercial horse boarding operations currently enjoy. “This legislation is great news for
horse businesses, which are a thriving and growing segment of the rural economy,” said Dean Norton, President of New York Farm Bureau. “Farm Bureau worked hard to champion this bill and we are grateful to Sen. Patty Ritchie and Assemblyman Bill Magee for their sponsorship and efforts in pushing it through,” he said. Up until now, farms that provide
Hickory from B1 ods of study. There was always a love for school within my personality. I loved it as a student as well. My years in school were not boring. I loved to learn. I still love to learn. I chose television programs where I learned something. I liked the shows that tested my skill, too. There were some things that I had no idea why I remembered them, but I was always thankful for an excellent memory. I attended school in a small town. Some of the teachers that I had in school taught my mother or at least knew her. Some of the teachers went to the same church that I did. They shopped in the same stores and took part in the same entertainment. As I taught year after year the pattern repeated itself. I had the children of former students. That created a different type of respect entirely. Pray for the safety of the teachers and students as they move back into the school buildings. Today we deal with different factors than we ever had before. Our school doors are locked to keep out those who
are not supposed to be there. Around this area that really hit home when “Bucky Phillips” was at large. The children were not allowed out that day at all. Everyone was on high alert. He killed once, so he would not hesitate to kill again
to save his hide. Let us get on with the business of education. Educating the next generation is one of the most important things that we do. Ann Swanson writes from her home in Russell, PA. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2011 @ 11:30 AM - NEW BERLIN, NY
CERTIFIED ORGANIC DAIRY DISPERSAL & ADDED CONSIGNMENTS Complete Dispersal for Dan Kurtz consisting of: 40 Head of Cattle. 18 milking age cows, 11 bred heifers, 8 open heifers. Cows are averaging 50# 3.8/3.2 in all stages of lactation (Pro-Cert). Mostly Holsteins, 2 Jersey X, 2 Normandy X. Consignment #2: 13 Milking age cows mostly Jerseys in all stages of lactation. Consignment #3: 20 Head of bred & open heifers which are mostly Holsteins & Jersey X. We will be accepting consignments up until sale time. Organic paperwork must be in order at time of arrival. Call to get in advertising.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2011 @ 11:30 AM - NEW BERLIN, NY PINE HOLLOW DAIRY HERD REDUCTION SALE - 150 HEAD SELL
Freestall - Sire ID Young Holstein Cows and Heifers. 25 - 1st & 2nd calf springers, 15- Fresh 1st calf heifers, 50 bred heifers, 60 open breeding age heifers. Pine Hollow Dairy is a 800 cow Dairy that milks at 2 locations, in an effort to down size to 600 cows at one location; this is hand picked cattle from each age group. They are commercially sound cattle that are working hard. All vaccinations are up to date and all cattle will be vet checked. We will not be accepting consignments for this sale. Both sales will be held at our sale barn. Directions: Former Welch Livestock 6096 NYS Rt. 8, 30 miles South of Utica & 6 miles North of New Berlin, NY. Check out our website for all our upcoming sales. www.hoskingsales.com Tom & Brenda Hosking 6096 NYS Rt. 8 New Berlin, NY 13411
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horse training, trail riding and riding lessons were excluded from agricultural district protections and agricultural tax assessments. But breeding and commercial horse boarding operations were eligible. The law fixed the disparity by expanding the horse operations eligible for protections. The equine industry is an important sector of the agricultural and rural economy. New York is a big horse state. The equine industry has a value of $1.83 billion, with total equine-re-
lated assets estimated at $10 billion, according to the last National Agricultural Statistical Service’s Equine Survey from 2005. Much of the sector’s value comes from revenues generated by providing equine services, such as boarding, trail riding, riding lessons, training and therapeutic riding. “This legislation fixed a big inadequacy in agricultural assessment laws among horse operations and is profound investment in the equine industry in New York State,” Norton said.
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The Adirondack North Country Association Annual Meeting 2011 will include a discussion about “The State of the Adirondack North Country: A focus on economic and demographic changes since 2000”. The ANCA meeting will be held on Monday, Oct. 3, at the Lake Placid Conference Center, Lake Placid, NY. ANCA invites you to join us in Lake Placid for this event, which is open to all.
To sustain our communities and build our economies, we need to better understand economic and demographic trends and changes in the 14-county Adirondack North Country region and how these compare to the rest of New York State and to other rural places nationally. With help from Empire State Development, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and other regional develop-
ment partners, ANCA’s 2011 annual meeting will feature data-driven presentations that will help us assess our strengths and our challenges and identify key economic drivers that influence employment and the future quality of our communities. With this comprehensive picture, we hope to better define internal and external factors that can create or hinder regional vitality. It is important that this forum is taking place while the newly formed Re-
gional Economic Development Councils are working hard on strategic planning across New York State. The ANCA region encompasses all of the North Country economic development region and parts of the Capital District, Mohawk Valley and Central New York regions. Please visit www.meetingslakeplacid.com or www.adirondack.org for more information.
2011 Fall Fish Sale orders being taken now The Otsego County Soil and Water Conservation District is now accepting orders for the 2011 Fall Fish sale program. All orders must be received and prepaid by Monday, Oct. 3. The pick up date is Saturday, Oct. 15, at 9 a.m. sharp in the district parking lot in Cooperstown.
It is IMPORTANT that you obtain a New York State stocking permit before you can stock fish. These permits are free of charge from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in Stamford, NY. You can contact the Stamford office at 607-6527366. Pond owners thinking about
taking advantage of our program on Oct. 15 should secure their applications now and return them to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation office in Stamford as soon as possible. Please allow two weeks for permit approval. Applications are available at the Otsego Soil
and Water Conservation District or on our Web site. For more information and order forms, please contact the Soil and Water Conservation District at 607-5478337 Ext. 4. Or visit us on our Web site at www.otsegosoilandwater.com.
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AUC TION CALENDAR To Have Your Auction Listed, See Your Sales Representative or Contact David Dornburgh at 518-673-0109 • Fax 518-673-2381 Monday, August 29 • 8:00 AM: Half Acre Market, Ridge Rd., Auburn, NY. Drop Off Only. John Kelley, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-258-9752. • 12:00 Noon: Pavilion Market, 357 Lake St., Pavilion, NY. Regular sale. Don Yahn, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 585-584-3033, 585-738-2104. • 12:30 PM: Dryden Market, 49 E. Main St., Dryden, NY. Calves. Phil Laug, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 607-844-9104 • 12:30 PM: Burton Livestock, Vernon, NY. Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Horses & Hay. 1:30 pm Calves & Beef. Dale Chambers, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-829-3105 • 2:00 PM: Gouverneur Market, 952 US Hwy. 11, Gouverneur, NY. Calves, Pigs, Goats, Dairy and Beef. Jack Bero, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-322-3500, sale barn 315-287-0220 • 4:00 PM: Chatham Market, 2249 Rte. 203, Chatham, NY. Regular Sale. Harold Renwick, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 518-392-3321. • 6:00 PM: Private Consignor. Trailers - ‘06 Heavy duty flatbed trailer sold with a transferable registration & Mallard travel trailer w/gas, electric, cable. • 6:10 PM - Private Consignor - Farm Tractor - ‘50’s Ford 8N farm tractor. Near perfect body; everything original. Starts & runs just fine. Keys are available. • 6:15 PM - Private Consignor - Grand Cherokee - ‘97 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. Lots of new & replaced parts. Formerly owned by a school teacher. Keys & clean title. • 6:20 PM - Private Consignor - Sports Cards - Thousands of Baseball, Football & Hockey trading cards. Pinnacle, Donruss, Fleer, Score, Topps & Upper Deck. Auctions International, 800-536-1401 www.auctionsinternational.com Tuesday, August 30 • 10:00 AM: 840 Fordsbush Rd., Fort Plain, NY. Auction every Tuesday. Groceries, hay,
straw, grain & firewood. Mohawk Valley Produce Auction, 518-568-3579 • 10:00 AM: 840 Fordsbush Rd., Fort Plain, NY. Auction every Tuesday. Groceries, hay, straw, grain & firewood. Mohawk Valley Produce Auction, 518-568-3579 • 10:00 AM: 840 Fordsbush Rd., Fort Plain, NY. Auction every Tuesday. Groceries, hay, straw, grain & firewood. Mohawk Valley Produce Auction, 518-568-3579 • 10:00 AM: 840 Fordsbush Rd., Fort Plain, NY. Auction every Tuesday. Groceries, hay, straw, grain & firewood. Mohawk Valley Produce Auction, 518-568-3579 • 10:00 AM: 840 Fordsbush Rd., Fort Plain, NY. Auction every Tuesday. Groceries, hay, straw, grain & firewood. Mohawk Valley Produce Auction, 518-568-3579 • 1:00 PM: Central Bridge Livestock, Rte. 30A, Central Bridge, NY. Dairy, sheep, goats, pigs and horses; 3:30 PM feeders followed by beef and calves. Tim Miller, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 518-868-2006, 800-321-3211. • 4:00 PM: Wayland, NY (Steuben Co.). Jablohski Brothers Retirement Auction. Potato & Grain Farm Machinery. Pirrung Auctioneers, Inc. 585-728-2520 www.pirrunginc.com • 6:00 PM: Christian Central Academy. Surplus Assets - (12) Solid Oak laminate doors, (30) 2 bulb fluorescent fixtures, children’s chairs, Minolta copier & more. Auctions International, 800-536-1401 www.auctionsinternational.com Wednesday, August 31 • 8:00 AM: Half Acre Market, Ridge Rd., Auburn, NY. Drop Off Only. John Kelley, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-258-9752 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com • 1:30 PM: Dryden Market, 49 E. Main St.,
B RO U G HT ADDISON COUNTY COMMISSION SALES Rte. 125, E. Middlebury, VT 05740 Sale every Monday & Thursday Specializing in Complete Farm Dispersals “A Leading Auction Service” In Vt. 800-339-2697 or 800-339-COWS 802-388-2661 • 802-388-2639 ALEX LYON & SON Sales Managers & Auctioneers, Inc. Jack Lyon Bridgeport, NY 315-633-2944 • 315-633-9544 315-633-2872 • Evenings 315-637-8912 AUCTIONEER PHIL JACQUIER INC. 18 Klaus Anderson Rd., Southwick, MA 01077 413-569-6421 • Fax 413-569-6599 www.jacquierauctions.com Auctions of Any Type, A Complete, Efficient Service email@example.com AUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL 808 Borden Rd. Buffalo, NY 14227 800-536-1401 www.auctionsinternational.com BENUEL FISHER AUCTIONS Fort Plain, NY 518-568-2257 Licensed & Bonded in PA #AU005568
BRZOSTEK’S AUCTION SERVICE INC. Household Auctions Every Wed. at 6:30 PM 2052 Lamson Rd., Phoenix, NY 13135 Brzostek.com 315-678-2542 or 800-562-0660 Fax 315-678-2579 THE CATTLE EXCHANGE 4236 Co. Hwy. 18, Delhi, NY 13753 607-746-2226 • Fax 607-746-2911 www.cattlexchange.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org A Top-Quality Auction Service David Rama - Licensed Real Estate Broker C.W. GRAY & SONS, INC. Complete Auction Services Rte. 5, East Thetford, VT 802-785-2161 DANN AUCTIONEERS DELOS DANN 3339 Spangle St., Canandaigua, NY 14424 585-396-1676 www.cnyauctions.com dannauctioneers.htm DELARM & TREADWAY Sale Managers & Auctioneers William Delarm & Son • Malone, NY 518-483-4106 E.J. Treadway • Antwerp, NY 13608 315-659-2407
Dryden, NY. Phil Laug, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 607-844-9104 • 1:30 PM: Burton Livestock, Vernon, NY. Calves followed by beef. Dale Chambers, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315829-3105 • 1:30 PM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Regular sale. Don Yahn, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Market, 716-296-5041, 585-7382104 Thursday, September 1 • Oakfield, NY area. Farms for Sale Sealed Bid Auction. Retiring will sell 562 total acres in 6 deeds mostly contiguous, 6 houses, 3 sets of barns and farm machinery. 400 acres of mostly Ontario soil presently in crops and a majority of the balance in pasture. Farms are owned by Virgil Phelps and Sons, Inc. Bids will be accepted until noon on Thurs., Sept. 1, 2011 at Harris Wilcox’s office, 59 So. Lake Ave., Bergen, NY. Owners have right to accept or reject any or all bids and to re-open the bidding process. Owners are motivated sellers and have indicated they will probably accept the high bid. 10% Buyer’s Premium in effect. Willard Pengelly & Craig Wilcox, Brokers. Call 585-4941880 between 8 am and 11:45 am Mon. Fri. and speak with Christine Martz for information and bid packets. Harris Wilcox, Inc., Auctioneers, Realtors & Appraisers, 585494-1880 www.harriswilcox.com • 8:00 AM: Half Acre Market, Ridge Rd., Auburn, NY. Drop off only. John Kelley, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-258-9752 • 12:30 PM: Pavilion Market, 357 Lake St., Pavilion, NY. Regular sale. Don Yahn, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 585-584-3033, 585-738-2104. • 1:15 PM: Burton Livestock, Vernon, NY. Dairy Cattle followed by Beef & Calves. Dale Chambers, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-829-3105 • 2:00 PM: Gouverneur Market, 952 US
Hwy. 11, Gouverneur, NY. Calves, Pigs, Goats, Dairy and Beef. Jack Bero, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-322-3500, sale barn 315-287-0220 • 5:00 PM: Central Bridge Livestock, Rte. 30A, Central Bridge, NY. Calves, followed by Beef. Tim Miller, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 518-868-2006, 800321-3211. Friday, September 2 • 10:00 AM: 840 Fordsbush Rd., Fort Plain, NY. Auction every Friday. Full line of produce, bedding plants & flowers. Mohawk Valley Produce Auction, 518-568-3579 • 10:00 AM: 840 Fordsbush Rd., Fort Plain, NY. Auction every Friday. Full line of produce, bedding plants & flowers. Mohawk Valley Produce Auction, 518-568-3579 • 10:00 AM: 840 Fordsbush Rd., Fort Plain, NY. Auction every Friday. Full line of produce, bedding plants & flowers. Mohawk Valley Produce Auction, 518-568-3579 • 10:00 AM: 840 Fordsbush Rd., Fort Plain, NY. Auction every Friday. Full line of produce, bedding plants & flowers. Mohawk Valley Produce Auction, 518-568-3579 • 11:30 AM: Hosking Sales, 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Certified Organic Dairy Dispersal & Added Consignments. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-847-8800 or 607-699-3637 www.hoskingsales.com Saturday, September 3 • 9:00 AM: Mohawk Valley Produce Auction, 792 Fords Bush Rd., Fort Plain, NY. Farm Machinery Consignment Auction. Benuel Fisher Auctions, 518-568-2257 Monday, September 5 • Hosking Sales, 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin) . Labor Day - We will be closed and re-open on Tues., Sept. 6. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-847-8800 or 607-6993637
EMPIRE LIVESTOCK MARKETING LLC 5001 Brittonfield Parkway P.O. Box 4844, East Syracuse, NY 315-433-9129 • 800-462-8802 Bath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .607-776-2000 Burton Livestock . . . . . . . . . . .315-829-3105 Central Bridge . . . . . . . . . . . . .518-868-2006 Chatham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .518-392-3321 Cherry Creek . . . . . . . . . . . . . .716-296-5041 Dryden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .607-844-9104 Farm Sale Division . . . . . . . . . .315-436-2215 Gouverneur . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .315-287-0220 Half Acre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .315-258-9752 Pavilion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .585-584-3033 FINGER LAKES LIVESTOCK 3 miles east of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Livestock Sale every Wednesday at 1 PM Feeder Cattle Sales monthly Horse Sales as scheduled 585-394-1515 • Fax 585-394-9151 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com FRANKLIN USED EQUIPMENT SALES, INC. AUCTION SERVICE Franklin, NY 607-829-5172 Over 30 Years Experience in Farm Equipment Auctions Frank Walker, Auctioneer P.O. Box 25, Franklin, NY 13775 email@example.com
FRALEY AUCTION CO. Auctioneers & Sales Managers, Licensed & Bonded 1515 Kepner Hill Rd., Muncy, PA 570-546-6907 Fax 570-546-9344 www.fraleyauction.com GENE WOODS AUCTION SERVICE 5608 Short St., Cincinnatus, NY 13040 607-863-3821 www.genewoodsauctionserviceinc.com GOODRICH AUCTION SERVICE INC. 7166 St. Rt. 38, Newark Valley, NY 13811 607-642-3293 www.goodrichauctionservice.com H&L AUCTIONS Malone, NY Scott Hamilton 518-483-8787 or 483-8576 Ed Legacy 518-483-7386 or 483-0800 518-832-0616 cell Auctioneer: Willis Shattuck • 315-347-3003 HARRIS WILCOX, INC. Bergen, NY 585-494-1880 www.harriswilcox.com Sales Managers, Auctioneers, & Real Estate Brokers
To Have Your Auction Listed, See Your Sales Representative or Contact David Dornburgh at 518-673-0109 • Fax 518-673-2381 www.hoskingsales.com Tuesday, September 6 • Hosking Sales, 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin) . Monthly Fat Cow & Feeder Sale. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-847-8800 or 607-699-3637 www.hoskingsales.com • 6:00 PM: City of Poughkeepsie . Police Autos & SUV’s - ‘02 Land Rover Freelander SE, ‘97 Ford Explorer, ‘01 Ford Focus SE, ‘92 Nissan Sentra GXE & (2) Honda Accords. Auctions International, 800-536-1401 www.auctionsinternational.com Thursday, September 8 • 1:00 PM: 10400 Gillete Rd., Alexander, NY. Western NY Gas & Steam Engine Assn. Consignment Auction. Dann Auctioneers, Delos Dann, 585-396-1676 www.cnyauctions.com/dannauctioneers.htm Friday, September 9 • 11:30 AM: Hosking Sales, 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Pine Hollow Dairy Herd Reduction Sale. 150 head freestall Sire ID young Holstein Cows & Heifers. 25 1st & 2nd calf springers, 15 fresh 1st calf heifers, 50 bred heifers, 60 open breeding age heifers. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607847-8800 or 607-699-3637 www.hoskingsales.com • 6:00 PM: Town of Deer Park. Trucks & Office - ‘01 & ‘95 Dodge Ram 2500 pickups, ‘98 Chevy CK31003 dump truck, copiers & fax machine, monitors, printers & cartridges. Auctions International, 800-536-1401 www.auctionsinternational.com Saturday, September 10 • Morrisville, NY. Morrisville Autumn Review Sale. Hosted by the Morrisville College Dairy Club. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607-746-2226 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cattlexchange.com • 9:00 AM: Town of Lansing Highway Dept., Rts. 34 & 34B, Lansing, NY. Municipal Surplus & Contractor Equipment Auction. Roy Teitsworth, Inc., Auctioneers, 585-243-1563.
www.teitsworth.com • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Feeder Cattle sale. Please vaccinate your cattle & bring documentation. Cattle accepted Thurs. & Fri. between 7:30 am - 6 pm. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Monday, September 12 • Hosking Sales, 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin) . Monthly Heifer Sale. Snowtop sends 6 registered heifers sired by Monument, Buckeye, Alliance, Pacific, Damion, Airraid, 3 bred & 3 open ready to breed. 15 outstanding bred heifers from Carl & Deanna Tice-New Berlin send 8 Holsteins, 7 Jersey X all in excellent condition from short bred to springers. A group of 8 open heifers and a few cows from one farm; Another group of 10-12 2nd calf springers. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-847-8800 or 607-6993637 www.hoskingsales.com Tuesday, September 13 • 9:30 AM: Holderness, NH. Selling tractors, equipment and shop tools to help settle the estate of Harrison A. Sargent. C.W. Gray & Sons, Inc., Complete Auction Services, 802785-2161 Wednesday, September 14 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Thursday, September 15 • Belleville, PA. First String Holsteins Complete Dispersal. Andrew Fleischer, owner. Co-managed by Stonehurts Farms & The Cattle Exchange. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607-746-2226 email@example.com www.cattlexchange.com • 4:30 PM: Bath Market, Bath, NY. Special Feeder Calf and Beef Replacement Sales. Phil Laug, Mgr., Empire Livestock Marketing, 607-776-2000 or 315-427-7845.
Friday, September 16 • 10:30 AM: 1226 S. Philadelphia Blvd., Aberdeen, MD. 5 Properties and 6.76 +/- Acres to be offered. Leaman Auctions Ltd., 717464-1128, AuctionZip Auctioneer ID #3721 firstname.lastname@example.org www.leamanauctions.com • The Pins Farm, Barton, VT. 149th Top of Vermont Invitational and Dairy sale. Sale Managers, Northeast Kingdom Sales, 802525-4774, email@example.com, Auctioneer reg Lussier 802-626-8892. Saturday, September 17 • Warriors Mark, PA. Maple Hill Farm complete Dispersal featuring 90 deep pedigreed registered Holsteins. Carl & Carla Gates, owners. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607-746-2226 www.cattleexchange.com • Atlantic City, NJ. Rental Returns of Construction, Aerials, Attachments, Support, Trucks & Trailers. Alex Lyon & Son, 315-6332944 www.lyonauction.com • 8:00 AM: 1515 Kepner Hill Rd., Muncy, PA. Fraley’s Annual Fall Consignment Auction. Tractors, farm & construction equip., trucks and farm related items. Fraley Auction Co., 570-546-6907 www.fraleyauction.com • 8:00 AM: Teitsworth Auction Yard, Groveland, NY. Special Fall Consignment Auction of Farm & Construction Equipment Heavy & Light Trucks. Consignments welcome. Roy Teitsworth, Inc., Auctioneers, 585-243-1563. www.teitsworth.com • 9:00 AM: Windmill Farm Market, 3900 Rt. 14A, 5 Mi. S. of Penn Yan, NY. Equipment Consignment Auction. Dann Auctioneers, Delos Dann, 585-396-1676 www.cnyauctions.com/dannauctioneers.htm • 9:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Horse Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Wednesday, September 21 • 9:30 AM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732
Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Monthly Heifer Sale. Followed by our regular Wednesday sale at 1:30 pm. Don Yahn, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 716-296-5041, 585-738-2104. • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Thursday, September 22 • Cadiz, OH. Yoder & Frey Auctioneers, Inc., 419-865-3990 firstname.lastname@example.org www.yoderandfrey.com Friday, September 23 • South Bend, IN. 2 Auctions in One Day! Complete Liquidation of Late Model Construction, Support Equip. & Large Job Completion of Late Model Construction, Support Equipment & Large Job Completion of Late Model Earthmoving Equip., Trucks & Trailers. Alex Lyon & Son, 315-633-2944 www.lyonauction.com Saturday, September 24 • Betty & Nelson LeDuc, Champlain, NY. Dairy Dispersal. 180 head. Northern New York Dairy Sales, 518-481-6666, Joey St. Mary 518-569-0503, Harry Nererett 518651-1818 www.nnyds.com • Woodward, PA. Houserdale Holsteins Dispersal. Featuring 100 registered Holsteins. David Houser & family, owners. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607-746-2226 email@example.com www.cattlexchange.com • 8:30 AM: Gray’s Field, Rt. 5, Fairlee, VT. Public Consignment Auction of Farm Machinery, Construction Equipment, Autos, Trucks, Trailers and small tools. Consignments accepted on Friday from 8 am till noon. C.W. Gray & Sons, Inc., Complete Auction Services, 802-785-2161 • 9:00 AM: Routes 39 & 219, Springville, NY. Lamb & Webster Used Equipment Auction of Farm Tractors & Machinery. Roy Teitsworth, Inc., Auctioneers, 585-243-1563.
PA RT I C I PAT I N G A U C T I O N E E R S HOSKING SALES Sales Managers & Auctioneer 6810 W. River Rd., Nichols, NY 13812 Tom & Brenda Hosking • AU 005392 607-699-3637 • Fax 607-699-3661 www.hoskingsales.com firstname.lastname@example.org HOSKING SALES-FORMER WELCH LIVESTOCK MARKET Tom & Brenda Hosking • AU 008392 P.O. Box 311, New Berlin, NY 13411 607-847-8800 • 607-699-3637 cell: 607-972-1770 or 1771 www.hoskingsales.com hoskingsales@stny,rr.com LEAMAN AUCTIONS LTD 329 Brenneman Rd., Willow St., PA 17584 717-464-1128 • cell 610-662-8149 auctionzip.com 3721 leamanauctions.com KELLEHER’S AUCTION SERVICE R.D. 1, Little Falls, NY 315-823-0089 We Buy or Sell Your Cattle or Equipment on Commission or Outright In Business Since 1948!
MEL MANASSE & SON, AUCTIONEERS Sales Managers, Auctioneers & Real Estate Brokers Whitney Point, NY Toll free 800-MANASSE or 607-692-4540 Fax 607-692-4327 www.manasseauctions.com
NORTHAMPTON COOP. AUCTION Whately, MA • Farmer Owned Since 1949 Livestock Commission Auction Sales at noon every Tues. Consignments at 9 AM 413-665-8774
ROBERTS AUCTION SERVICE MARCEL J. ROBERTS Specializing in farm liquidations. 802-334-2638 802-777-1065 cell email@example.com
MIDDLESEX LIVESTOCK AUCTION 488 Cherry Hill Rd., Middlefield, CT 06455 Sale Every Monday Lisa Scirpo 860-883-5828 Sales Barn 860-349-3204 Res. 860-346-8550
NORTHERN NEW YORK DAIRY SALES North Bangor, NY 518-481-6666 Sales Mgrs.: Joey St. Mary 518-569-0503 Harry Neverett 518-651-1818 Auctioneer John (Barney) McCracken 802-524-2991 www.nnyds.com
ROY TEITSWORTH, INC. AUCTIONEERS Specialist in large auctions for farmers, dealers, contractors and municipalities. Groveland, Geneseo, NY 14454 585-243-1563 www.teitsworth.com
MOHAWK VALLEY PRODUCE AUCTION 840 Fordsbush Rd., Fort Plain, NY 13339 518-568-3579 NEW HOLLAND SALES STABLE Norman Kolb & David Kolb, Sales Mgrs. Auctions Every Mon., Wed., & Thurs. 717-354-4341 Sales Mon., Wed. • Thurs. Special Sales NORTHEAST KINGDOM SALES INC. Jim Young & Ray LeBlanc Sales Mgrs. • Barton, VT Jim - 802-525-4774 Ray - 802-525-6913 firstname.lastname@example.org
PIRRUNG AUCTIONEERS, INC. P.O. Box 607, Wayland, NY 14572 585-728-2520 Fax 585-728-3378 www.pirrunginc.com James P. Pirrung R.G. MASON AUCTIONS Richard G. Mason We do all types of auctions Complete auction service & equipment Phone/Fax 585-567-8844
TOWN & COUNTRY AUCTION SERVICE Rt. 32 N., Schuylerville, NY 518-695-6663 Owner: Henry J. Moak WILLIAM KENT, INC. Sales Managers & Auctioneers Farm Real Estate Brokers • Stafford, NY 585-343-5449 • www.williamkentinc.com WRIGHT’S AUCTION SERVICE 48 Community Dr., Derby, VT 14541 802-334-6115 • www.wrightsauctions.com
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Auction Calendar, Continued (cont. from prev. page) www.teitsworth.com • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Feeder Cattle sale. Please vaccinate your cattle & bring documentation. Cattle accepted Thurs. & Fri. between 7:30 am - 6 pm. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Tuesday, September 27 • Ben K. Stolzfus Farm, Intercourse, PA. PA Dairy Classic Sale featuring herd reductions for Liddleholme (NY) and Schug’s Holsteins (OH). 100 head will sell. Co-Managed by The Cattle Exchange & Stonehurst Farms. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607746-2226 email@example.com www.cattlexchange.com • 9:00 AM: Spencer’s Inc. of Mt. Airy, 525 Quarry Rd. (Spencer’s yard), Mt. Airy, NC. One Owner Complete Liquidation Going out of Business Absolute Auction. Construction Equip., Trucks & Trailers. Online bidding is provided by RealtimeBid. Visit their Web site at www.realtimebid.com for more information and to bid online. Note: There is an additional 2% buyer’s premium for online bidders.Yoder & Frey Auctioneers, Inc., 419865-3990 firstname.lastname@example.org www.yoderandfrey.com Wednesday, September 28 • Hardwick, VT. Mapleview Jersey Dispersal. 110 head of top quality registered Jerseys. RHA 15,035 M, 4.7%, 3.6 protein. Art & Sharon Ling, owners. Sales Managers, Northeast Kingdom Sales, 802-525-4774, Auctioneer Reg Lussier 802-626-8892 email@example.com • 11:00 AM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Monthly Feeder Sale. Followed by our regular Wednesday sale at 1:30 pm. Don Yahn, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 716-296-5041, 585-738-2104. • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Thursday, September 29 • 10:00 AM: Bath, NY (Steuben Co,). Steuben Co. Surplus Vehicles, Heavy Equipment & Accessories. Pirrung Auctioneers, Inc. 585-728-2520 www.pirrunginc.com Friday, September 30 • 9:00 AM: Showaker IH Sales & Service, 44 Hair Rd., Newville, PA. Public Auction of rare & unique memorabilia. Two day event - Sept. 30 - Oct. 1. Quality collection of Farmall, McCormick & IH. Leaman Auctions Ltd., 717464-1128, AuctionZip Auctioneer ID #3721 firstname.lastname@example.org www.leamanauctions.com Saturday, October 1 • 9:00 AM: 145 Paul Rd., Exit 17, Rt. 390, Rochester, NY. Monroe County Municipal Equipment Auction. Heavy Construction Equipment, Cars & Trucks. Roy Teitsworth, Inc., Auctioneers, 585-243-1563. www.teitsworth.com • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Feeder Cattle sale. Please vaccinate your cattle & bring documentation. Cattle accepted Thurs. & Fri. between 7:30 am - 6 pm. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Wednesday, October 5 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, October 8 • Martinelli Construction, 234 Thomaston Rd., Morris, CT. 2008 IH 4400 Truck
w/rolloff, Komatsu CK30 Track Skidsteer, Kubota Track Excavator; Utility & Equipment Trailers; IR 642 Lull Lift & Manlift; tools. Auctioneer Phil Jacquier, 413-569-6421 • 9:00 AM: Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg, NY. Municipal & Contractor Equipment Auction. Roy Teitsworth, Inc., Auctioneers, 585-243-1563. www.teitsworth.com Wednesday, October 12 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Friday, October 14 • Detroit, MI. Alex Lyon & Son, 315-6332944 www.lyonauction.com • Intercourse, PA. Plankenhorn Farms Complete Dispersal. Co-managed with Stonehurst Farms. Dr. Sam & Gail Simon, owners. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607746-2226 email@example.com www.cattlexchange.com • 5:30 PM: Bath Market, Bath, NY. Special Feeder Calf and Beef Replacement Sales. Phil Laug, Mgr., Empire Livestock Marketing, 607-776-2000 or 315-427-7845. Saturday, October 15 • Sweet Water Farm Auction, 26 Barker St., Three Rivers, MA. IH 5088 & 1086, JD 2020, Dozer, IH Silage Trucks, Equipment, Owner George Foskit. Auctioneer Phil Jacquier, 413-569-6421 • 8:30 AM: Gray’s Field, Rt. 5, Fairlee, VT. Public Consignment Auction of Farm Machinery, Construction Equipment, Autos, Trucks, Trailers and small tools. Consignments accepted on Friday from 8 am till noon. C.W. Gray & Sons, Inc., Complete Auction Services, 802-785-2161 • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Feeder Cattle sale. Please vaccinate your cattle & bring documentation. Cattle accepted Thurs. & Fri. between 7:30 am - 6 pm. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com • 11:00 AM: Richfield Springs, NY. 63rd OHM Holstein Club Sale. 100 head of quality registered Holsteins sell. Hosted by Roedale Farm, the Pullis Family. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-847-8800 or 607-6993637, Brad Ainslie Sale Chairman 315-8226087 www.hoskingsales.com Wednesday, October 19 • Allentow, PA. State Auction. Complete Liquidation of Automotive Dismantling Operation. MAC Car Crusher, Rubber Tired Loaders, Rollback & Dump Trucks, Vans. Over 100 Cars (40-50 running), UNBELIEVABLE Accumulation of Motors, Transmissions, Shocks, Glass & Much More.Online bidding available. Alex Lyon & Son, 315633-2944 www.lyonauction.com • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Thursday, October 20 • Darlington, PA. Yoder & Frey Auctioneers, Inc., 419-865-3990 firstname.lastname@example.org www.yoderandfrey.com • Gordonville, PA. Jo-Lan Farm Complete Dispersal. John & Rachel Lantz, owners. Co-Managed by The Cattle Exchange & Stonehurst Farms. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607-746-2226 email@example.com www.cattlexchange.com Friday, October 21 • Ben K. Stolzfus Farm, Intercourse, PA. Vision-Gen & Partners Elite Offering. Hosted by Vision Genetics. Co-Managed by The Cattle Exchange & Stonehurst Farms. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607-7462226 firstname.lastname@example.org
www.cattlexchange.com Saturday, October 22 • 9:00 AM: Syracuse, NY (NYS Fairgrounds). Onondaga County Area Municipal Equipment Auction of Municipal & Contractor Equipment. Roy Teitsworth, Inc., Auctioneers, 585-243-1563. www.teitsworth.com Wednesday, October 26 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Thursday, October 27 • Moira, NY. Complete Dispersal for Carl Bilow. 100 High quality dairy cattle sell. Delarm & Treadway, Sale Managers & Auctioneers, 518-483-4106 Friday, October 28 • Bloomfield, NY. Bennett Farms Milking Herd & Bred Heifer Dispersal. Bennett Farms, Inc. owners. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607-746-2226 email@example.com www.cattlexchange.com Wednesday, November 2 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, November 5 • Canaan Tire, Gandolfo Dr, Canaan, CT. 5 Oliver Tractors, 1989 Ford Service Truck, Tire and Service Equipment, Office Equipment. Auctioneer Phil Jacquier, 413-5696421 • Ithaca, NY. New York Holstein Fall Harvest Sale. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607-746-2226 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cattlexchange.com • Ithaca, NY. NY Fall Harvest Sale. Hosted by Cornell University Dairy Science Club. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607746-2226 email@example.com www.cattlexchange.com • 8:30 AM: Gray’s Field, Rt. 5, Fairlee, VT. Public Consignment Auction of Farm Machinery, Construction Equipment, Autos, Trucks, Trailers and small tools. Consignments accepted on Friday from 8 am till noon. C.W. Gray & Sons, Inc., Complete Auction Services, 802-785-2161 • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Feeder Cattle sale. Please vaccinate your cattle & bring documentation. Cattle accepted Thurs. & Fri. between 7:30 am - 6 pm. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Wednesday, November 9 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Thursday, November 10 • Ben K. Stolzfus Farm, Intercourse, PA. Reserved for a major New York Herd Dispersal w/ a BAA of 110%! Co-Managed by The Cattle Exchange & Stonehurst Farms. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607-7462226 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cattlexchange.com Friday, November 11 • 11:30 AM: Hosking Sales, 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Fall Premier All Breeds Sale. 100 head of quality all breeds sell. Call to participate in this sale. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-847-8800 or 607-6993637 www.hoskingsales.com Saturday, November 12 • Madison, NY. Fern Hill Farm II Milking Herd Dispersal. 100 outstanding registered Holsteins sell. Jack Russin & Family, owners. The Cattle Exchange, Dave Rama, 607746-2226 email@example.com
www.cattlexchange.com • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Feeder Cattle sale. Please vaccinate your cattle & bring documentation. Cattle accepted Thurs. & Fri. between 7:30 am - 6 pm. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Wednesday, November 16 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com • The Pines Farm, Barton, VT. 150th Top of Vermont Invitational and Dairy Sale. Sale Managers, Northeast Kingdom Sales, 802525-4774, firstname.lastname@example.org, Auctioneer reg Lussier 802-626-8892. Thursday, November 17 • Bow, NH. Yoder & Frey Auctioneers, Inc., 419-865-3990 email@example.com www.yoderandfrey.com • 4:30 PM: Bath Market, Bath, NY. Special Feeder Calf and Beef Replacement Sales. Phil Laug, Mgr., Empire Livestock Marketing, 607-776-2000 or 315-427-7845. Wednesday, November 23 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Wednesday, November 30 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, December 3 • 9:00 AM: Teitsworth Auction Yard, Groveland, NY. Special Winter Consignment Auction of Farm & Construction Equipment, Heavy & Light Trucks, Liquidations & Consignments. Roy Teitsworth, Inc., Auctioneers, 585-243-1563. www.teitsworth.com • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Feeder Cattle sale. Please vaccinate your cattle & bring documentation. Cattle accepted Thurs. & Fri. between 7:30 am - 6 pm. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Wednesday, December 7 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, December 10 • 9:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Horse Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Wednesday, December 14 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. . Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Thursday, December 15 • 4:30 PM: Bath Market, Bath, NY. Special Feeder Calf and Beef Replacement Sales. Phil Laug, Mgr., Empire Livestock Marketing, 607-776-2000 or 315-427-7845. Wednesday, December 21 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Wednesday, December 28 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Monday, February 6 • Kissimmee, FL. Yoder & Frey Auctioneers, Inc., 419-865-3990 firstname.lastname@example.org www.yoderandfrey.com
MIDDLESEX LIVESTOCK AUCTION Middlefield, CT August 22, 2011 On the Hoof, Dollars/Cwt Calves:45-60# .25-.30; 6175# .40-.46; 76-90# .52-.55; 91-105# .60-.65; 106# & up .70-.80. Farm Calves: 1-1.30 Started Calves: .22-.28 Veal Calves: .90-1.55 Heifers: Open .74-1; Beef .6350-1.05. Feeder Steers: .75-1.15 Beef Steers: .70-1.0350 Stock Bull: .85-1.40 Beef Bull: .78-.85 Sheep, ea: 100-125 Lambs, ea: 95-210 Goats, ea: 75-150; Kids ea 40-65. Canners: up to 63.50 Cutters: 64-68 Utility: 69.50-75 Rabbits: 3-14 Chickens: 4-17 Ducks: 5-24 * Open Labor Day, Sept. 5. Sale as usual. COSTA & SONS LIVESTOCK & SALES Fairhaven, MA August 17, 2011 Cows: Canners 30-56; Cutters 57.50-66.50; Util 67-77. Steers: Ch 111-114. Calves: 4.50-85/ea. Goats: 34-161/ea; Kids 2166/ea. Sows: 55-56.50 Boars: 28-31 Chickens: 1-4.50 Rabbits: 1-11.50 Ducks: 1-16 * Sale every Wed. @ 7 pm. FLAME LIVESTOCK Littleton, MA August 23, 2011 Beef Cattle: Canners .30.55; Cutters .52-.65; Util .65.78; Bulls .75-.88; Hols.Steers .75-.88; Heifers .60-.80. Calves: Growers 1-1.55; Veal .75-1.05; Heifers 1.502; Other .75. Hogs: Roasters 100180/ea; Sows .45-.59; Boars .25-.30. Sheep: .70-.90; Lambs 1.50-2. Goats: 100-130/ea; Billies 180-230/ea; Kids 40-75/ea. NORTHAMPTON COOPERATIVE AUCTION, INC Whately, MA August 16, 2011 Calves: (/cwt) 0-60# 5-24; 61-75# 17-52; 76-95# 3955; 96-105# 14-55; 106# & up 46-59. Farm Calves: 60-280/cwt Start Calves: 215/cwt Feeders: 69-123/cwt Heifers: 58-79/cwt Steers: 86/cwt Bulls: 67-91/cwt Canners: 25-62/cwt Cutters: 63-72/cwt Utility: 73-80/cwt Pigs: 45-57/ea. Lambs: 125-265/cwt
Sheep: 45-140/cwt Goats: 21-220/ea. Rabbits: 1.50-7.50/ea. Poultry: 1-12.50/ea. Hay (6 lots): .45-5/bale. northamptonlivestockauction.homestead.com HACKETTSTOWN AUCTION Hackettstown, NJ August 23, 2011 40 Calves .20-1.20, Avg .69; 37 Cows .40-.80, Avg .69; 13 Feeders 300-600# .45-1.54, Avg .80; 3 Heifers .74-.83, Avg .77; 8 Bulls .48.5-.95, Avg .81; 13 Steers .57.5-.91, Avg .80; 2 Hogs .48-.49, Avg .48; 10 Roasting Pigs (ea) 16-73, Avg 48.60; 3 Sows .48-.54, Avg .57; 34 Sheep .401.55, Avg .88; 24 Lambs (es) 44-86, Avg 64.25, 104 /#) .80-2.48, Avg 1.86; 8 Goats (ea) 60-180, Avg 90.63; 68 Kids (ea) 2797.50, Avg 54.04. Total 384. Poultry & Eggs: Heavy Fowl (/#) .75-1.85; Leghorn Fowl (ea) 5; Roosters (/#) 1.70-2.35; Bunnies (ea) 1.50-4.25; Ducks (/#) 1.50 Rabbits (/#) 1.50-2.55; Pigeons (ea) 3-5.50; Guineas (ea) 5-12. Grade A Eggs: White Jum XL 1.70; Brown Jum XL 1.80; L 1.77; M 1.05. Hay, Straw & Grain: 7 Alfalfa 2.50-6.50; 13 Mixed 26.70; 1 Timothy 4.50; 10 Grass 2.10-4.60; 2 Oats 9.75; 1 Lumber 25. Total 34. CAMBRIDGE VALLEY LIVESTOCK MARKET, INC Cambridge, NY No report EMPIRE LIVESTOCK MARKET
Grower Bulls over 92# .501.15; 80-92# .40-1; Bob Veal .35-.85. Cull Cows (/#): Gd .62-.80; Lean .45-.65; Hvy Beef Bulls .72-.85. Dairy Replacements (/hd): Fresh Cows 850-1200; Springing Cows 800-1250; Springing Hfrs. 900-1350; Bred Hfrs. 800-1200; Fresh Hfrs. 850-1200; Open Hfrs. 500-900; Started Hfrs. 200400. Beef (/#): Feeders .60-1; Beef Steer Sel .75-.90; Hols. Steer Sel .75-.85. Lamb/Sheep (/#): Feeder .80-2; Market .75-1.50; Slaughter Sheep .30-.65. Goats (/hd): Billies 100200; Nannies 75-135; Kids 30-80. CHATHAM MARKET Chatham, NY August 22, 2011 Calves (/#): Grower over 92# .90-1.25; 80-92# .65-1; Bob Veal .38-.46. Cull Cows (/#): .71-.76; Lean .55-.64; Hvy. Beef Bulls .76-.80. Beef (/#): Feeders .901.08. Lamb/Sheep (/#): Feeder 1.60-1.85; Market 1.401.60; Slaughter .64-.76. Goats (/hd): Billes 140160; Nannies 90-120; Kids 55-70.50. Swine (/#): Boar .20; Sow .34. CHERRY CREEK Cherry Creek, NY August 17, 2011 Calves (/#): Hfrs. 3; Grower Bull over 92# .80-1.05; 8092# .40-.95; Bob Veal .05.45. Cull Cows (/#): Gd .65-.76; Lean .48-.68; Hvy. Beef Bulls .83. Dairy Replacements (/hd): Springing Cows 1100; Springing Hfrs. 12001500; Bred Hfrs. 10001450; Fresh Hfrs. 1400; Open Hfrs. 700-1150; Started Hfrs. 250-500; Service Bulls 700-1375. Beef (/#): Beef Ch 1.05; Sel .95; Hols. Ch .93-.96.
BURTON LIVESTOCK Vernon, NY August 18, 2011 Calves (/#): Hfrs. .75-2; Grower Bull Calves over 92# .50-1.15; 80-92# .40-1; Bob Veal .35-.85. Cull Cows (/#): Gd .62-.80; Lean .45-.65; Hvy. Beef Bulls .72-.85. Dairy Replacements (/hd): Fresh Cows 850-1200; Springing Cows 800-1250; Springing Hfrs. 900-1350; Bred Hfrs. 800-1200; Fresh Hfrs. 850-1400; Open Hfrs. 500-900; Started Hfrs. 200400. Beef (/#): Feeders .60-1; Steer Sel .75-.90; Hols. Steer Sel .75-.85. Lamb/Sheep; (/#): Feeder .80-2; Market .75-1.50; Slaughter Sheep .30-.65. Goats (/hd): Billies 100200; Nannies 75-135; Kids 30-80.
GOUVERNEUR LIVESTOCK Governeur, NY August 18, 2011 Calves (/#): Hfrs. 1.753.85; Grower Bull over 92# .70-1.25; 80-92# .40-.70; Bob Veal .15-.39. Cull Cows (/#): Gd .74-.80; Lean .60-.76; Hvy. Beef Bulls .72-.79. Beef (/#): Feeders .771.10.
CENTRAL BRIDGE LIVESTOCK Central Bridge, NY August 18, 2011 Calves (/#): Hfrs. .75-2;
PAVILION MARKET Pavilion, NY August 18, 2011 Calves (/#): Growers 2.50; over 92# .90-1.25; 80-92#
DRYDEN MARKET Dryden, NY No report
Canandaigua Pavilion Penn Yan Dryden Cherry Creek
Vernon New Berlin
Central Bridge Chatham
.50-1.10; Bob Veal .05-.45. Cull Cows (/#): Bone Util .63-.78; Canners/Cutters .45-.65; Hvy. Beef Bulls .80. Beef (/#): Sel .85-.88; Hols. Ch .88. BATH MARKET Bath, NY No report FINGER LAKES LIVESTOCK AUCTION Canandaigua, NY August 17, 2011 Cows: Bone Util 58-77.50; Canners/Cutters 40-72. Dairy Bulls: HY Util 77-93. Calves: Slaughter Bobs 95-110# 30-50; 80-95# 2547.50; 60-80# 20-45; Vealers 250# & up 70-88. Dairy Calves Ret. to Feed: Bull ove 95# 45112.50; 80-95# 40-110; 7080# 35-75; Hfrs. 100-245. Holstein Steers: Ch 88100; Sel 76-86. Hogs: US 1-3 62-95; Sows US 1-3 68-70; Boars US 13 22-26; Feeders US 1-3 20-41. Slaughter Sheep: 40-64 Lambs/Goats: Market Ch 80-100# 125-200. Goats (/hd): Billies L 110# & up 80-170; Nannies L 75112.50. FINGER LAKES PRODUCE AUCTION Penn Yan, NY August 17, 2011 Beans (1/2 bu): 7-26 Beets (bunch): .75-1.55 Blackberries (pt): 1.102.80 Blueberries (pt): 2-2.60 Broccoli (hd): .35-1 Butternuts: .70-1 Cabbage (hd): .70-1.10 Cantaloupes: .20-2.05 Cucumbers (1/2 bu): 2-14 Eggplants (1/2 bu): 2.256.50 Eggs (dz): .75-1.60 Hot Peppers (1/2 bu): 313 Lettuce: .40-.65 Nectarines (8 qt): 1012.50 Onion (bunch): .12-.67 Peaches (1/2 bu): 7.50-30
Peppers (1/2 bu): 1-16.50 Pickles (1/2 bu): 2-16.50 Plums (peck): 12-18.50 Potatoes (1/2 bu): 12-14 Salad Tomatoes (pt): .501.30 Salt Potatoes (1/2 bu): 1524 Sweet Corn (dz): 1.754.50 Sweet Potatoes (1/2 bu): 5-14.50 Summer Squash (1/2 bu): 2-12.50 Tomatoes (25#): 10-41 Watermelons: .45-3.75 Zucchini (1/2 bu): 4-10.50 Produce Mon @ 10 am, Wed-Fri @ 9 am sharp. HOSKING SALES New Berlin, NY August 22, 2011 Cattle: Bone Util .60-.78; Canners/Cutters .58-.65; Easy Cows .60 & dn. Bulls: Bulls & Steers .75.84 Calves: Bulls 96-120# .801.10; up to 95# .10-.95; Hfrs. Hols. under 100# 1.15. Lambs: 62-73# 1.72-1.88. BELKNAP LIVESTOCK AUCTION Belknap, PA No report. BELLEVILLE LIVESTOCK AUCTION Belleville, PA August 17, 2011 Slaughter Cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 71.7574.25, hi dress 79.50, lo dress 65.25-68; Boners 8085% lean 67.25-73.25; Lean 85-90% lean 64.5068.25, lo dress 54-63.75. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1 1030-1415# 76-82.75, lo dress 965# 66. Feeder Steers: L 3 Hols. 290-492# 75-88. Feeder Heifers: M&L 2 610-820# 74-75.50. Feeder Calves: No. 1 Hols. Bulls 95-120# 97-117; No. 2 95-105# 75-87; 80-90# 6080; No. 3 80-100# 40-60; No. 1 Hols. Hfrs. 85-105# 195-300/hd; No. 2 80-100# 70-165/hd.
Vealers: Util 60-90# 11-45. Slaughter Hogs: Barrows & Gilts 49-54% lean 220# 155/hd; 45-50% lean 350# 170/hd; Sows US 1-3 400# 155/hd. Feeder Pigs (/hd): US 1-3 20-55# 23-46. Slaughter Lambs: Ch 2-3 40-60# 130-200; 70-105# 150-185. Slaughter Ewes: Gd 2-3 105-155# 60-87.50. Slaughter Goats (/hd): Kids Sel 2 under 20# 20; 35-45# 50-80; 50-65# 77.50-90; Nannies Sel 1 100-130# 95-110; Sel 2 90130# 45-95; Billies Sel 2 120# 142; Sel 2 130# 122. CARLISLE LIVESTOCK MARKET, INC Carlisle, PA August 23, 2011 Slaughter Steers: Ch full 1265-1390# 112-113.25; Hols. dairy types full/thin/old 1325-1810# 79.50-97. Slaughter Cows: Breakers 74-78.50; Boners 72-74.50; Lean 68.50-74; Big Middle/lo dress/lights 5969.50; Shelly 58 & dn. Bulls: 1230-1460# 7882.75. Feeder Cattle: Steers beef type 1045# 91; Feeder Bulls Jersey w/horns 675# 74; BWF X 970# 77.50. Calves Ret. to Farm: Hols. Bulls No. 1 95-115# 117125; No. 2 90-115# 80-115; No. 3 80-95# 50-78. Sows: 310-470# 65.50-68; 525-605# 67.25-70.25; cpl thin 315-445# 52-63.50. Boar: 570-635# 36. Goats: L Billies 142-196; Fancy Kids 127-135; Fleshy Kids 87-120; Small/Thin/Bottle 25-84. Lamb: Gd & Ch 50-70# 167-185; 70-90# 170-178; 100-115# 162-170. Sheep: all wts. 42-122. Sale every Tuesday * 5 pm for Rabbits, Poultry & Eggs * 6 pm for Livestock starting with Calves * State Graded Feeder Pig Sale Fri., Aug. 26.
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WEEKLY MARKET REPORT * Special Fed Cattle Sale Tues., Aug. 30. * Note: Tues., Aug. 30 - First time away from home: 30 hd Beef X Steers & Hfrs. 400500#. CARLISLE LIVESTOCK MARKET, INC Carlisle, PA Small Animal Sale August 23, 2011 Rabbits & Bunnies: 1.7512.50 Chickens/Chicks: 1-7 Guinea Keets: 3-6 Geese: 6-6.50 Quail: 2-3 Ducks: 2-11.50 Mice: 6 Rabbit Families: 25-28 Guineas: 5 Turkeys: 7-11 Guinea Pig: 2-2.50 Golden Pheasant: 18 Ducklings: 2-3.25 Pigeons: 1-2.75 All animals sold by the piece. Sale starts at 5 pm CARLISLE LIVESTOCK MARKET, INC State Graded Feeder Pig Sale Carlisle, PA No report. *Next State Graded Sales Fri., Aug. 26. Receiving 7:30 am till 10 am. Sale time 1 pm. DEWART LIVESTOCK AUCTION MARKET, INC Dewart, PA August 22, 2011 Cows: Prem. White 7275.50; Breakers 69-71; Boners 66.50-68.50; Lean 6366. Bulls: 77.50-80.50. Calves: 129. Bulls No. 1 95120# 115-132.50; 80-92# 85-110; Angus 86-102# 160-175; Hfrs. 92# & up 275-310; 80-92# 200-260. Feeder Pigs: (/hd) 30# 46. Goats (/hd): 40-60# 90110; 60-80# 115-137.50. Lambs: 54-66# 167.50182.50. Hay: 2 lds, 150-170/ton. Rye: 1 ld, 8/bu Oats: 2 lds, 5.35/bu. EarCorn: 2 lds, 180210/ton. EIGHTY FOUR LIVESTOCK AUCTION New Holland, PA August 22, 2011 Slaughter Cows: Prem. Whites 65-75% lean 8284.50; Breakers 75-80% lean 74-77; Boners 80-85% lean 70.50-73.50, hi dress 75.50-76, lo dress 67-69; Lean 85-90% lean 63.5069, hi dress 71, lo dress 5963. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1 1625-1985# 79-84.50, few hi dress 88-94; YG 2 10651785# 73.50-79. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 400500# 127.50-139; 500-700# 117.50-123; 900-1000# 98101; M&L 2 250-400# 105112.50.
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Eighty-Four Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 250-300# 130; 300-500# 116-127.50; 500-700# 103112.50; 700-900# 78-85; M&L 2 300-500# 107.50118; 500-700# 86-105. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 250300# 135; 300-500# 118132.50; 500-700# 112.50; M&L 2 300-500# 105-117; 500-700# 90-92. Feeder Calves: No. 1 Hols. Bulls 90-120# 105-120; No. 2 90-130# 80-100; No. 3 85120# 40-75; Hols. Hfrs. No. 1 95-100# 195-235; Beef 85-110# 110-117.50 Vealers: Util 65-120# 12.50-32.50. Barrows & Gilts: 49-54% lean 210# 65. Feeder Pigs: US 1-3 115125# 100-102.50/cwt. Slaughter Sheep: Lambs Ch 1-3 60-90# 163-182.50; 100-130# 156-162.50; Ewes Util 1-2 155-200# 6775. Slaughter Goats: Kids Sel 1 65# 105-107.50; 75-100# 120-142.50; Sel 2 52-68# 67.50-87.50; Nannies Sel 2 100# 110; Billies Sel 1 90# 125. GREENCASTLE LIVESTOCK AUCTION Greencastle, PA August 22, 2011 Slaughter Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1232-1622# 116119; Ch 2-3 1126-1500# 111-115.50; full/YG 4-5 1198-1550# 109.50-112; Sel 1-3 1062-1374# 107110. Slaughter Holstein Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1348-1450# 98.25-98.50; Ch 2-3 1154-1468# 91.7594.25; Sel 1-3 1168-1326# 87-90.25. Slaughter Heifers: Hi Ch & Pr 3-4 1280-1376# 115115.50; Ch 2-3 1094-1452# 109-111.50. Slaughter Cows: Prem. Whites 65-75% lean 74-76; Breakers 75-80% lean 7175.50, hi dress 75-78.75, lo dress 68-70.50; Boners 8085% lean 67-71.75, hi dress 72-73.50, lo dress 62.5065; Lean 88-90% lean 6267, hi dress 67.50-69.50, lo dress 57-61.50. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1
Fredericksburg, PA August 16, 2011 Slaughter Cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 72-77; Boners 80-85% lean 62-68; Lean 85-90% lean 55-60, lo dress 44-51. Feeder Calves: Hols. Bulls No. 1 95-120# 95-115; 8090# 50-70; No. 2 95-120# 60-100; No. 3 90-120# 3060. Vealers: Util 60-100# 1040.
1130-1958# 79.25-86.75; YG 2 1224-1334# 75.2576.75. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 314394# 100-115; L 3 Hols. 418-940# 80.50-86.75. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 320-500# 111-117; 606# 115; M&L 2 344-482# 92.50-104. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 402438# 130-141; 577-642# 107.50-120. Vealers: Util 70-122# 2550; 60-68# 5-25. Feeder Calves: No. 1 Hols. Bulls 94-120# 117.50127.50; 80-92# 52.5067.50; No. 2 94-124# 100120; 80-92# 48-57.50; No. 3 94-120# 48-90; 80-92# 4452.50; Hols. Hfrs. No. 1 96# 230; No. 2 84# 170; 74-78# 70-80. Slaughter Lambs: Ch 2-3 54-69# 170-187.50; 76-89# 180-200; 120-134# 92-108# 182.50-192.50; Ewes Gd 12 80-152# 79-97.50. Slaughter Goats: Kids Sel 1 20-40# 65-75; 40-60# 90115; 70-90# 120-137.50; Sel 2 20-40# 48-60; 40-60# 65-87.50; 70-90# 115-125; Sel 3 20-40# 35-50; 40-50# 55-65; Nannies Sel 1 80130# 112.50-121; Sel 2 80120# 82.50-107.50; Sel 3 80-120# 55-80; Billies Sel 1 140-200# 165-205. Feeder Pigs: US 1-3 one lot 35# 40. INDIANA FARMERS LIVESTOCK AUCTION Homer City, PA No report KUTZTOWN HAY & GRAIN AUCTION Kutztown, PA August 20, 2011 Alfalfa: 6 lds, 255-355 Mixed Hay: 9 lds, 115-250 Timothy: 2 lds, 185-210 Grass: 5 lds, 140-245 Straw: 3 lds, 145-170 Oats: 1 ld 4.75/bu. LANCASTER WEEKLY CATTLE SUMMARY New Holland, PA August 19, 2011 Slaughter Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 3-4 1220-1630# 115-118; Ch 2-3 1185-1600# 112116; Sel 2-3 1090-1350#
109-113; Hols. Hi Ch & Pr 23 1300-1625# 96-103; Ch 23 1245-1695# 93-100; Sel 2-3 1190-1680# 89-92. Slaughter Heifers: Ch 2-3 1070-1370# 109-113 Slaughter Cows: Prem Whites 65-75% lean 7378.50, hi dress 78.50-84.50; Breakers 75-80% lean 7275.50, hi dress 75.50-78.50, lo dress 64.50-70; Boners 80-85% lean 66-74, hi dress 74-77, lo dress 62.50-67.50; Lean 85-90% lean 61-67, hi dress 67-73, lo dress 52-61. Slaughter Bulls: Mon.YG 1 1365-1405# 89-95.50, lo dress 105-1825# 84.50-89; Bullocks 870-1190# 89-93, hi dress 950-1585# 95-100; lo dress 845-1320# 84-89; Thurs.YG 1 1105-1890# 8387.50, 2030-2230# 69.5072.50; hi dress 1280-1540# 88-93, lo dress 1205-1900# 78-81; Bullocks 850-1320# 88.50-91, lo dress 880-975# 78-81. Graded Holstein Bull Calves: Mon. No. 1 95-115# 100-120; 75-90# 75-90; No. 2 95-105# 75-90; 75-90# 65-75; No. 3 95-120# 50-70; 70-90# 40-50; Util 70-110# 20-32; 60-70# 11-15; Hols. Hfrs. No. 1 75-95# 180-220; non-tubing 60-95# 11-50; Tues. No. 1 pkg 121# 112; 95-112# 127-137; pkg 90# 92; 73-80# 30-47; No. 2 102113# 130-138; 95-101# 122-132; 90# 80-91; 75-84# 30-50; No. 3 93-109# 60-70; 83-85# 42-47; 71# 25; Util 82-110# 40; pkg 72# 12; Graded Hols. Hfrs No. 1 94103# 360-370; pkg. 82# 220; No. 2 pkg 81-92# 235320; non-tubing 62-92# 1242. Graded Bull Calves: Thurs. No. 1 120-128# 120; 98118# 138-141; 90-96# 104124; 86-88# 75; No. 2 98128# 117-130; 94-96# 113119; 80-92# 67-80; No. 3 100-130# 89; 90-98# 67-70; 80-88# 45; 72-78# 20; Util 80-88# 20-40; 60-78# 15;Hols. hfr. calves No. 1 85105# 250-330; No. 2 75105# 100-200; non-tubing 70-90# 15-30. LEBANON VALLEY LIVESTOCK AUCTION
LEESPORT LIVESTOCK AUCTION Leesport, PA August 17, 2011 Slaughter Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1175# 114.50; Ch 24 1010-1465# 109.50-112; Sel 1-3 1165-1185# 102108.50; Hols. Hi Ch & Pr 23 1580-1630# 104-108; 1705# 99.25; Ch 2-3 12001460# 90.50-97; Sel 1-3 1105-1320# 82-85. Slaughter Heifers: Ch 3-4 1250# 112.50. Slaughter Cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 71.50-75.50; Boners 80-85% lean 6669.50; Lean 85-90% lean 60-64.50, hi dress 6667.50, lo dress 56-59. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1 2205-2320# 77.50-85.50; YG 2 1725-2270# 70-75.50. Feeder Bulls: L 3 Hols. 486-505# 67.50-72. Vealers: Util 70-110# 22.50-42.50. Feeder Calves: Hols. Bulls No. 1 95-120# 120-130; 8090# 70-75; No. 2 95-115# 95-122.50; 80-90# 5567.50; No. 3 95-115# 7082.50; 80-90# 35-52.50; Jersey Xbred Hfrs. 70-95# 110-150. Lambs: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 3060# 207.50-212.50; Ch 2-3 45-60# 150-167.50; 70-85# 162.50-177.50; 125-0130# 175-185. Goats: Sel 60# 112; Sel 2 10-30# 40-47.50; 40# 5572.50; 50-60# 60-85; Sel 3 10-30# 10-30; Nannies Sel 1 130# 121; Sel 2 100-120# 87.50-96; Sel 3 80-120# 6986; Billies Sel 1 140-160# 172.50-175. MIDDLEBURG LIVESTOCK AUCTION Middleburg, PA August 16, 2011 Slaughter Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1335-1480# 117119.50; Ch 2-3 1130-1590# 112-117; Sel 1-3 10401515# 107-112. Slaughter Holstein Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1420-1585# 100-103; 16501675# 97-97.50; Ch 2-3 1345-1605# 93-98.50. Slaughter Heifers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1605-1320# 110.50111.50; Ch 2-3 1010-1160# 107-110; YG 4-5 11101225# 100-105.50; Sel 1-3 1115-1345# 103.50-106. Slaughter Cows: Prem. Whites 65-75% lean 77.50; Breakers 75-80% lean 71-
73.50, hi dress 75.50, lo dress 67.50-70; Boners 8085% lean 67-71.50, lo dress 64-65; Lean 85-90% lean 62-66.50, lo dress 55-61. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1 1165-1655# 76-86; YG 2 1410-1425# 73.50-74. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 413452# 137-140; 535-730# 92-114; 810-910# 95-100; M&L 2 285# 125; 400# 97; 540-785# 75-105; L 3 Hols. 430-442# 73-78; 550-950# 69-79. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 417-433# 127-130; 580765# 97-105; M&L 2 205270# 90-93; 307-460# 87112; 522-760# 72-102; 810870# 82-95. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 330495# 94-130; 560-750# 8893; 846-887# 83-86; M&L 2 225# 96-122; 305-450# 8595; 525-735# 70-97; L 3 Hols. 320# 67; 905# 76. Feeder Calves: Hols. Bulls No. 1 95-120# 97-132; 90# 80-87; No. 2 95-110# 70100; 85-90# 62-77; No. 3 75-105# 40-70; No. 1 Hols. Hfrs. 105# 250; No. 2 7580# 77-135. Vealers: Util 65-120# 1247. Barrows & Gilts: 49-54% lean 220-275# 75.50-79; 45-50% lean 235-285# 7476.50; 330# 76. Sows: US 1-3 420-485# 67-70; 500-540# 69.50-74. Boars: 310-730# 31.50-37; Jr. Boars 270-305# 58-60. Feeder Pigs: US 1-3 2045# 31-60; 60-80# 61-69; Roasting Pigs 172-180# 8794/cwt. Slaughter Sheep: Lambs Ch 2-3 35-70# 150-192; 9095# 152-165; 120-165# 120-162; Ewes Gd 2-3 135155# 67-70; 225# 40; Rams 185# 92. Slaughter Kids: Sel 1 60# 155; Sel 2 under 20# 10-25; 20-40# 30-52; 45-60# 6590. Slaughter Nannies: Sel 1 90-140# 90-102; Sel 2 90100# 60-80; Sel 3 70-90# 35-57. MORRISON’S COVE LIVESTOCK AUCTION Martinsburg, PA August 22, 2011 Cattle: 73 Steers: Ch 106-112; Gd 100-105 Heifers: Ch 105-110; Gd 98-104. Cows: Util & Comm. 65-72; Canner/lo Cutter 64 & dn. Feeder Cattle: Steers 70110; Bulls 70-105; Hfrs. 75105. Calves: 83. Ch 110-125; Gd 80-100; Std 15-50; Hols. Bulls 90-130# 50-120. Hogs: 54. US 1-2 72-75; US 1-3 70-72; Sows US 1-3 6065; Boars 22-40. Feeder Pigs: 19. US 1-3 20-50# 20-60 Sheep: 65. Lambs Ch 165185; Gd 125-150; SI Ewes 60-80.
Goats: 25-175 MORRISON’S COVE HAY REPORT Martinsburg, PA August 22, 2011 Alfalfa: 210-250 Alfalfa/Grass: 180-265 Timothy: 165-180 Lg. Sq. Bales: 140-155 Rd. Bale: 75-130 Hay Auction held every Monday at 12:30 pm. MORRISON’S COVE LIVESTOCK, POULTRY & RABBIT REPORT Martinsburg, PA August 22, 2011 Roosters: 4-6.75 Hens: 1.50-5.75 Banties: .25-2 Ducks: 4-5 Bunnies: .50-6.75 Rabbits: 4-10 Auction held every Monday at 7 pm. NEW HOLLAND SALES STABLES New Holland, PA August 22, 2011 Slaughter Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 3-4 1250-1625# 116118, few up to 120; Ch 2-3 1185-1470# 112-115.50; Sel 2-3 1100-1350# 109111. Holstein Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 3-4 1350-1625# 96100.50; Ch 2-3 1245-1695# 93-96; Sel 2-3 1190-1680# 89-92. Slaughter Heifers: Ch 2-3 1070-1370# 109-113. Slaughter Cows: Prem. White 65-75% lean 74.5078.50, hi dress 80-84.50; Breakers 75-80% lean 7275.50, hi dress 76.50-78.50, lo dress 64.50-68; Boners 80-85% lean 69-74, hi dress 74-77 lo dress 62.50-67.50; Lean 88-90% lean 62-67, hi dress 68.50-73, lo dress 5761. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1 1105-1890# 83-87.50, 2030-2230# 69.50-72.50; hi dress 1280-1540# 88-93; lo dress 1205-1900# 78-81; Bullocks 850-1320# 88.5091, lo dress 880-975# 7881.
Graded Bull Calves: Hols. No. 1 120-128# 120; 98118# 138-141; 90-96# 104124; 86-88# 75; No. 2 98128# 117-130; 94-96# 113119; 80-92# 67-80; No. 3 100-130# 89; 90-98# 67-70; 80-88# 45; 72-78# 20; Util 80-88# 20-40; 60-78# 15. Holstein Heifer Calves: No. 1 85-105# 250-330; No. 2 75-105# 100-200; nontubing 70-90# 15-30. NEW HOLLAND PIG AUCTION New Holland, PA August 17, 2011 US 1-2: 57, 20-30# 115155, mostly 130-155; 11, 30-40# 115; 80, 40-50# 8095; 88, 50-60# 85-90. US 2: 88, 20-30# 110-125; 86, 30-40# 80-110, mostly 80-85; 85, 40-50# 80-105, mostly 80-85. *Next Feeder Pig sale is Wed., Sept. 7. NEW HOLLAND SHEEP & GOATS AUCTION New Holland, PA August 22, 2011 Slaughter Lambs: Non-traditional markets: Wooled & Shorn Ch & Pr 2-3 50-60# 208-222; 60-80# 194-210; 80-90# 184-198; 90-110# 188-202; 110-130# 174188; 130-150# 164-179; Wooled & Shorn Ch 2-3 4060# 178-198; 60-80# 169190; 80-90# 170-185; 90110# 176-191; 110-130# 172-173. Slaughter Ewes: Gd 2-3 M flesh 120-160# 101-116; 160-200# 108-123; 200300# 102-114; Util 1-2 thin flesh 120-160# 85-100. Slaughter Kids: Sel 1 4060# 116-130; 60-80# 128152; 80-90# 140-154; Sel 2 30-40# 77-86; 40-60# 6487; 60-80# 112-136; Sel 3 30-40# 60-75; 40-60# 6487; 60-80# 84-100; 90-100# 88-103. Slaughter Nannies/Does: Sel 1 80-130# 115-130; 130-180# 132-146; Sel 2 80-130# 122-136; 130-180# 122-136; Sel 3 50-80# 72-
82; 80-130# 92-106. Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 100-150# 168-182; 150-250# 179-194; Sel 2 100-150# 139-154. NEW WILMINGTON LIVESTOCK AUCTION New Wilmington, PA No report NEW WILMINGTON PRODUCE AUCTION, INC. New Wilmington, PA No report PA DEPT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Market Summary August 22, 2011 Compared to last week corn sold steady to .05 higher, wheat sold .05-.10 lower, barley sold .15-.20 higher, oats sold .10-.15 lower & soybeans sold .30 to .40 lower. EarCorn sold steady to 3 higher. All prices /bu. except ear corn is /ton. Southeastern PA: Corn No. 2 Range 8.20-8.60, Avg 8.38, Contracts 7.39-7.40; Wheat No. 2 Range 6.307.80, Avg 7.12, Contracts 6.82-7.45; Barley No. 3 Range 4.25-5.50, Avg 4.86; Oats No. 2 Range 4-5.20, Avg 4.40; Soybeans No 2 Range 13.40-14.30, Avg 13.91, Contracts 13-13.20; EarCorn Range 235. Central PA: Corn No. 2 Range 7.90-8.60, Avg 8.30; Wheat No. 6.25-6.30, Avg 6.27; Barley No. 3 Range 5.10-6.50, Avg 5.80; Oats No. 2 Range 3.85-4.75, Avg 4.20; Soybeans No. 2 Range 13-14.30, Avg 13.60; EarCorn 235. South Central PA: Corn No. 2 Range 7.71-8.29, Avg 7.78; Wheat No. 2 Range 5.40-6, Avg 5.78; Barley No. 3 Range 4-5.20, Avg 4.68; Oats No. 2 Range 3.204.90, Avg 3.75; Soybeans No. 2 Range 13-14, Avg 13.56; EarCorn 155-160, Avg 157.78. Lehigh Valley Area: Corn No. 2 Range 8.25-8.55, Avg
8.38; Wheat No. 2 Range 7.35-7.50, Avg 7.42; Barley No. 3 Range 5.05; Oats No. 2 Range 4.60; Soybeans No. 2 Range 12.95-14, Avg 13.58; Gr. Sorghum Range 7.80. Eastern & Central PA: Corn No. 2 Range 7.718.60, Avg 8.21, Mo. Ago 8.12, Yr Ago 4.26; Wheat No. 2 Range 5.40-7.80, Avg 6.51, Mo Ago 6.37, Yr Ago 6.11; Barley No. 3 Range 46.50, Avg 4.93, Mo Ago 4.70, Yr Ago 2.42; Oats No. 2 Range 3.20-5.20, Avg 4.09, Mo Ago 4, Yr Ago 2.21; Soybeans No. 2 Range 12.95-14.30, Avg 12.97, Mo Ago 13.90, Yr Ago 10.41; EarCorn Range 155-235; Avg 204, Mo Ago 217.60, Yr Ago 114.50. Western PA: Corn No. 2 Range 7-7.99, Avg 7.48;Wheat No. 2 Range 6.76; Oats No. 2 Range 34.75, Avg 3.70; Soybeans No. 2 Range 13.14. PA DEPT OF AGRICULTURE Weekly Livestock Summary August 19, 2011 Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 116119.50; Ch 1-3 112-115.50; Sel 1-2 107-113. Holstein Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 96-103; Ch 2-3 93-97; Sel 1-2 85-92. Heifers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 111115; Ch 1-3 107-112.50; Sel 1-2 103-106.50. Cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 72-77; Boners 80-85% lean 66-74; Lean 85-90% lean 62-68.25. Bulls: YG 1 81.50-95.50; YG 2 73.50-80. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 300500# 118-140; 500-700# 117.50-136; M&L 2 300500# 105-122; 500-700# 105-114. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 300-500# 109-130; 500700# 97-123; M&L 2 300500# 87-112; 500-700# 92107. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 300500# 94-140; 500-700# 93.50-140; M&L 2 300-500# 85-119; 500-700# 70-97. Vealers: Util 60-120# 10-45. Farm Calves: No. 1 Hols. bulls 95-125# 95-137; No 2 95-125# 80-130; No. 3 80120# 30-70; No. 1 84-105# 250-370; No. 2 80-105# 100-235. Hogs: Barrows & Gilts 4954% lean 220-270# 74-81; 45-50% lean 220-270# 73.50-75. Sows: US 1-3 300-500# 6770; 500-700# 68-73. Feeder Pigs: US 1-2 2030# 115-155; 30-40# 115; 40-60# 80-95; 50-60# 8590; US 2 20-30# 110-125; 30-40# 80-110; 40-50# 80105. Slaughter Sheep: Lambs Ch & Pr 2-3 40-60# 190210; 60-80# 187-215; 80110# 176-199; Ch 1-3 40-
60# 174-192; 60-80# 165183; 80-110# 166-183. Ewes: Gd 2-3 120-160# 98104; 160-200# 94-109; Util 1-2 120-160# 72-87. Slaughter Goats: Kids Sel 1 40-60# 89-124; 60-80# 122-141; 80-100# 128-144; Sel 2 40-60# 72-98; 60-80# 100-118; Sel 3 40-60# 6181; 60-80# 71-93. Nannies: Sel 1 80-130# 100-116; 130-180# 103118; Sel 2 80-130# 98-113; Sel 3 50-80# 56-71; 80130# 66-79. Billies: Sel 1 100-150# 168180; 150-250# 186-201; Sel 2 100-150# 128-143. PA DEPT OF AGRICULTURE Hay Market Summary August 22, 2011 Hay & Straw Market For Eastern PA: All hay prices paid by dealers at the farm and /ton. Compared to last week hay & straw sold steady. All hay and straw reported sold /ton. Alfalfa 130-210; Alfalfa/Grass Mixed Hay 130-175; Timothy 120-160; Straw 135-150 clean; Mulch 45-60. Summary of Lancaster Co. Hay Auctions: Prices/ton, 110 lds Hay, 40 Straw. Alfalfa 130-390; Alfalfa/Grass Mixed Hay 100325; Timothy 135-355; Grass Hay 115-250; Straw 120-175 clean. Diffenbach Auct, N. Holland: Aug. 15, 28 lds Hay, 12 lds Straw. Alfalfa 130390; Alfalfa/Grass Mixed 117-325; Timothy 165-355; Grass Hay 115-350; Straw 120-165 clean. Green Dragon, Ephrata: Aug. 19, 29 lds Hay, 13 Straw. Alfalfa 152-250; Alfalfa/Grass Mixed Hay 100300; Timothy 155-195; Grass Hay 125-265; Straw 142-167 clean. Weaverland Auct, New Holland: Aug 18, 23 lds Hay, 5 Straw. Alfalfa 240335; Alfalfa/Grass Mixed 160-275; Timothy 180-260; Grass 200; Straw 150-175 clean. Wolgemuth Auct, Leola: Aug. 17, 30 lds Hay, 10 lds Straw. Alfalfa 200-250; Alfalfa/Grass Mixed 165-270; Timothy 135-200; Grass 167-210; Straw 140-175 clean. Summary of Central PA Hay Auctions: Prices/ton, 91 Loads Hay, 12 Straw. Alfalfa 170-300; Alfalfa/Grass Mixed 75-250; Timothy 100-210; Grass 120-245; Straw 125-170 clean. Belleville Auct, Belleville: Aug. 10, 19 lds Hay, 1 ld Straw. Alfalfa 285-322.50; Alfalfa/Grass Mixed 100200; Timothy 100-190; Grass 80-192.50; Straw 105 clean. Dewart Auction, Dewart: August 15, 5 lds Hay, 0
Straw. Alfalfa/Grass Mixed 75-200. Greencastle Livestock: Aug. 15 & 18, 11 lds Hay, 0 ld Straw. Alfalfa/Grass 72.50-147.50; Timothy 105115. Kutztown Auction, Kutztown: Aug. 20, 22 lds Hay, 3 lds Straw. Alfalfa 225-255; Alfalfa/Grass Mixed 115250; Timothy 185-210; Grass Hay 140-245; Straw 145-170 clean. Middleburg Auct, Middleburg: Aug. 16, 9 lds Hay, 2 lds Straw. Alfalfa/Grass Mixed 100-220; Straw 130145. Leinbach’s Mkt, Shippensburg: Aug. 13 & 16, 25 lds Hay, 6 Straw. Alfalfa 170300; Alfalfa/Grass Mixed 75250; Timothy 145-165; Grass 2277; Straw 90-145 clean. New Wilmington Livestock, New Wilmington: Aug. 19, 3 lds Hay, 1 ld Straw. Alfalfa 220; Timothy 150; Grass Hay 200; Straw 145. VINTAGE SALES STABLES Paradise, PA August 22, 2011 Slaughter Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 3-4 1215-1510# 115-119, mostly 115-117; Ch 2-3 1125-1580# 112-115; Sel 23 1080-1420# 108-112; Hols. Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 13751600# 100.50-104.50; Ch 23 1290-1480# 95-100. Slaughter Heifers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1065-1325# 112113.50; Ch 2-3 1100-1285# 109.50-112.50. Slaughter Cows: Prem. White 70-75% lean 6971.50; Breakers 75-80% lean 67.50-69.50, lo dress 60-65.50; Boners 80-85% lean 62.50-66, lo dress 5962; Lean 85-90% lean 59.50-63.50, lo dress 55-59. Holstein Bull Calves: No. 1 95-115# 100-115; 85-90# 70-80; No. 2 95-105# 70-90; 80-90# 50-65; No. 3 70115# 40-60; Util 60-105# 1240. * Next Feeder Cattle Sale Sept. 9. WEAVERLAND AUCTION New Holland, PA August 18, 2011 Loads: 30 Alfalfa: 3 lds, 240-335 Timothy: 6 lds, 180-260 Mixed Hay: 13 lds, 160-275 Grass: 1 ld, 200 Straw: 5 lds, 150-175 EarCorn: 1 ld, 250 Oats: 1 ld, 5.60/bu. WOLGEMUTH AUCTION Leola, PA August 24, 2011 Loads: 31 Alfalfa: 2 lds, 222-225 Mixed Hay: 16 lds, 226-385 Timothy Hay: 2 lds, 189190 Grass: 7 lds, 170-200 Straw: 3 lds, 187-220
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NCGA seeks growers for action teams, committees The National Corn Growers Association is seeking applications from members interested in working on an NCGA action team or committee in the 2012 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. This service provides growers an opportunity to play an active role in shaping the future of their industry and to become a part of the national agricultural leadership community. “As a grassroots organization, NCGA relies on its members to step forward and take an active role in developing the policies that will lead our industry forward,” said NCGA First Vice President Garry Niemeyer. “This year, we have opportunities in every area the
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Oswego County Harvest Guide to be published Calling all Oswego County agriculture producers! Cornell Cooperative Extension wants to enhance your agriculture business by promoting it to the residents of Oswego County and surrounding areas. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County is in the process of creating the second edition of the Oswego County Harvest Guide. The food guide is intended to connect consumers with agricultural producers in the county. It will give anyone the information they need to find local goods. The guide is open to any and all businesses in agriculture that offer something to the public, i.e. food or services. This guide will include con-
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CONSIGNMENT AUCTION Thurs., Sept. 8, 2011 • 1 PM 1st day of Show - September 8-11, 10400 Gillette Rd. 3/4 mi. N of Rt. 20, 1 mi. W of Alexander, NY Selling modern and antique farm, construction equip., gas engines, steam equip., parts, signs, toys, related items. Consignments accepted at Gillette Rd. parking lot site Mon., Sept. 5, 9-1pm, Tues.-Wed. 8-6pm and Thurs. 8-12 Noon. Info: Ron Rodgers 585-519-1638 Terms: ID for bidder number, cash, check auction day. Payment w/Visa, MC, Dis 3% fee.
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FARM TRACTOR & EQUIPMENT CONSIGNMENT AUCTION SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3RD @ 9:30 AM
At Visscher Farm, Rte. 282 South (1400 S. Main St.) Nichols, NY 13812 use Exit 62 off Southern Tier Expressway (Rte. 17), take Rte. 282 south 1/1/2 miles to site or 20 miles north of Towanda-Wysox, PA via Rte. 187 to site. FARM & COMPACT TRACTORS: Kubota MX 5000 4x4 w/ldr.; Kubota L185 4x4 w/ldr.; Kubota M5030 4x4 w/ldr.; NH 3010 tractor; John Deere 2955 cab tractor; JD 790 w/300 ldr.; Satoh Stallion w/ldr.; Zetor 10741 w/cab Forterra 4x4, 101 hp, 650 hrs; JD 50 WFE SKID STEERS & ASSYS: Case 95XT; OMC 320; NH 555 deluxe; Kubota RTV900 4x4 ATV w/canopy; NH 553; Assys: sweeper bucket, pallet forks; plates; etc. EQUIPMENT: BALERS: square & round NH 315 w/thrower; NH 273; Gehl 1470TC; JD 385; Vermeer 804 HDS; Massey Ferg. etc. MOWER COND. & DISC MOWERS: 1360 discbine; Fella 3 pt disc mower; NH 451 sickle bar mower; Hesston PT 7 SELF UNLOADING WAGONS: Gehl 970; Knight 17-7 3 btr & roof, tandem; FORAGE HARV.: JD 38 w/heads and others RAKES & TEDDERS etc.: Sitrex, Fahr & Kuhns; new PT Yermeer wheel rake; NI rolabar; hay elevator; grain augers; steel bale wagon; plus others MANURE SPREADERS: NH 304 slinger; NI 243 box; ROTARY MOWERS: 15 ft batwing/ new 5’ Int.; flail mower plus many others 5’-12’; BAGGERS: (2) Kelly Ryan 8 ft; plus TILLAGE: discs, plows, cultipacker; corn planters; IH 510 grain drill; Rite Way RR 10 rock collector; plus more: Patz round bale grinder; generators; welders; snowplow; NH 357 Grinder Mixer; Ficklin gravity wagon; Diesel Wood chipper; Ford Ranger w/firewood processor FARM LINE FROM ONE FARMER: John Deere 4400 diesel combine w/2 JD 443 corn heads, JD 213 flex head (1 low tin, 1 high tin); NH 900 Forage Harv. Tandem axle, Metal Alert II electric controls w/824 corn head & 900W P.U. head; Wilrich 3pt 3 shank spring reset sub soiler; JD 4 btm hydraulic reset plow; Brady 1000 3pt 10 shank chisel plow; Allis Chalmers 12’ transport disc; Brillion 12 ft cultimulcher; (2) 16ft kicker wgns; Gehl 970 S.U. Wagon parts MISC: new Easy Kleen 15hp hot water 4000 PSI washer; lawn & garden; 4 wheelers; welding tables; racking; steel; fuel tanks; mortar mixer; (2) Surge Alamo 100 milker pump FROM REX GORSLINE Windham, PA: a collection of antique farm hand tools; lanterns; broad axes; scythes; planes; over 100’s of pieces! AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: This is usually a large auction with something for everyone. Starting at 9:30AM in the building w/small items; 10:30AM second auction team going outside. Large machinery around noon, followed by the farm line; come planning to spend the day with us.
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You’ve been wondering about that wind mill that went up down the road for a while now. Or you’ve been curious about those solar panels on the neighbor’s barn that you watched fall into place, piece by piece. How much did those installations cost? How much electricity do they provide? Could you afford to do the same? Well, now you can get plugged in to the details of renewable energy at a farm near you — without having to peek over the fence. During the month of September, four farms around New York will open their doors to the public for a guided tour of their energy saving stategies and renewable energy systems. This year’s farm energy field days include something for everyone. Tim and Jean at Dorpers Sheep Farm will teach a do-it-yourself solar electric and solar thermal workshop. Jay and Polly
Armour at Four Winds Farm will describe their professionally installed PV electric system and share other techniques to reduce fossil fuel use. Jan and Ron Bever live off the grid at at Highland Hills Maple Sugar Farm and are eager to show you how to do the same. According to Jan Bever at Highland Hills Maple Sugar Farm, “you can afford renewable energy if you can buy a used car”. And finally, Dani Baker and David Belding at Cross Island Farms will lead a tour of their brand new 10kw wind turbine and a 7kw solar array. Combined with a 17kw back-up generator for emergencies, it is expected that this project will supply almost all of the farm’s need for electricity. All the field days are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For specific dates, times, and locations, see below. Please contact Violet Stone
at 607-255-9227 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register. The Farm Energy Field Day are sponsored by the Cornell Small Farms Energy Project Team and funded by Northeast SARE (Sustainable Ag Research and Education). To learn more about either of these organizations, visit www.smallfarms.cornell.e duor www.nesare.org Region: Catskills, Delaware County Sept. 9. 10 a.m.–noon. CMP Dorpers Sheep Farm. 339 Abe Boice Rd. Sidney Center, NY 13839. Tim and Jean McCumber raise a pasture based flock of 50 Dorper sheep on their 58 acre farm. Tim installed their 6.72 kw grid tied solar PV electric system (with financial help from the New York Power Authority) and an evacuated tube hot water system. The farmhouse also features a high efficiency propane furnace and radiant heat. If you are
FALL CONSIGNMENT AUCTION Mohawk Valley Production Auction
Saturday, September 3rd - 9:30 AM Location: 840 Fords Bush Rd., Fort Plain, NY 13339 Truckload of Trees and Shrubs from Sanders Nursery FARM EQUIPMENT: 24 ft. skeleton elevator; Millcreek manure spreader; Els 8 ft. manure pump; Els 1100 gal. manure spreader; Sunnyburn 20 ft. headlock feeder; Sunnyburn 16’ round bale feeder; heavy duty round pen, new; 4 ft. roller harrow; 1100 gal. manure spreader Conestoga, new; new minature horse wagons. TRACTORS: International Cub, very original with mower deck and mower bar; 870 John Deere 26hp 4x4 diesel with 7’ snowplow and forks; 1948 Ferguson T020, gas, 4 cylinder, good rubber, runs well, manuals included; 1970 International 656 tractor with 22 series loader, 6 cylinder gas, manuals included. TOOLS: Green Co. Horseshoe w/truckload; 2 air compressors, pressure washer, table saws; lots of air tools; Lincoln Arc welder; lots of other shop and homeowner tools. Real Estate Benefits Farm Sales • Professional Auction Management •
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looking for some great do-it-yourself tips, this farm tour is for you! Tim and Jean will be available to answer any questions on how to install your own systems. To register, contact Violet Stone at 607-255-9227 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Region: Hudson Valley, Ulster County Sept. 12. 10 a.m.–noon. Four Winds Farm. 158 Marabac Rd. Gardiner, NY 12525. Jay and Polly Armour operate a 24 acre diversified organic farm. The farm raises produce, heirloom seedlings, grass-fed beef, pasture raised turkeys, and intermittently pasture-raised pork and eggs. The centerpiece of the operation is passivesolar heated and earthcooled straw-bale vegetable barn with attached greenhouse. A 14kw grid-intertied PV electric system is situated on the barn roof, which is being financed by a combination of a NYSERDA grant and a low-interest loan. A permanent raised
bed system in the vegetable garden requires very little tractor time and hence very minimal fuel use. The Armours also transport vegetables to market in a diesel van converted to run on waste vegetable oil (WVO). More info on the farm at http://users.bestweb.net /~fourwind/ To register, contact Violet Stone at 607-255-9227 or email@example.com. Region: Central NY, Montgomery County Sept. 23. 10 a.m.–noon. Highland Hills Farm. 227 Green Road North, Charleston, NY 12072. Jan and Ron Bever operate their house, barn and sugar shack entirely off the grid. They use two Southwest Windpower microturbines that generate 400 watts each and six 120 watt solar panels, along with 12 Trojan T105 batteries to store the power. Jan and Ron installed all the systems themselves with the help of their neighbors. They
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are planning to harvest 100 gallons of sap next season from their 15 acre sustainably managed sugar bush. Jan promises you don’t need a lot of money to get started in renewable energy. If you are looking for a do-ityourself, affordable approach to renewable energy, come meet Jan and Ron! More info on the farm at https://sites.google.com /site/highlandhillsfarm/ To register, contact Violet Stone at 607-255-9227 or firstname.lastname@example.org Region: Thousand Islands – Seaway, Jefferson County Sept. 28. 10 a.m.–noon. Cross Island Farms, 44301 Cross Island Rd., Wellesley Island, NY 13640. Dani Baker and David Belding are the owners of this highly diversified organic farm, with retail sales of vegetables, eggs, beef, chicken, goat and pork. Dani and David will lead us on a tour of their recently completed sustainable energy project, including a 10kw wind turbine and a 7kw solar array. Combined with a 17kw back-up generator for emergencies, it is expected that this project will supply almost all of the farm’s need for electricity. The wind and solar are grid-connected with net metering so no back up battery system is required. The farm is also an international agritourism destination, offering educational organic farm tours and on-farm primitive camping. Cross Island Farms is certified organic by NOFA-NY Certified Organic LLC. Find directions to the farm at www.crossislandfarms.co m To register, contact Violet Stone at 607-2559227 or email@example.com.
76 CATTLE - AUCTION - CATTLE 76 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2011 - 12:00 NOON
THOMAS & CARMEN MALONEY • 433 CONSTABLE BURKE TOWN LINE RD,CONSTABLE, NY 12926 DIRECTIONS: From Malone, take Rt. 11 East towards Chateaugay, approx. 6 miles, turn left on Spencer Rd, go 2 miles to Coveytown Rd, turn left, go 2 miles to Constable Burke Town Line Rd, turn right, 1st farm on left. Watch for signs!!!!
CATTLE CONSISTS OF 51 MATURE HOLSTEIN COWS 31 ARE 1ST & 2ND CALF 15 FRESH IN LAST 60 DAYS AND 15 DUE IN NEXT 60 DAYS MILKING 62 LBS IN TANK W/ 3.86 BF & 3.31 PROTEIN & SOMATIC CELL OF 250,000 14 - BIG BRED HEIFERS BRED 5 MONTHS TO SPRINGING 4 - SHORT BRED HEIFERS 7 - HEIFERS FROM 6-12 MONTHS CATTLE ARE AI BRED & SIRED WITH SELECT & ABS SIRES INCLUDING GARRISON, BEST, MOSCOW AND JO. COWS ARE WELL BRED & WELL CARED FOR AND ARE IN GREAT CONDITION HEIFERS ARE WELL GROWN AND IN EX. CONDITION ALL CATTLE WILL BE PREG CHECKED AND HAVE ALL NECESSARY SHOTS Manager’s Note: As Tom & Carmen have sold the farm through North Country Realty, they are offering this great group of cattle for sale. For quality replacements, plan to attend. TERMS: Cash or good check day of sale. Nothing removed before settlement. Lunch available. OWNERS: Tom & Carmen Maloney 518-483-3248, Tom's cell 518-521-7890 SALE MANAGED BY:
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SCOTT HAMILTON 518-483-8787 483-8576, cell- 569-0460 ED LEGACY 518-483-7386, cell- 518-832-0616 WITH WILLIS SHATTUCK AUCTIONEER, 315-347-3003 DAVID BUSH 315-287-2436
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Scorching weather may call for creep feeding calves UNIVERSITY PARK, PA — The oppressive heat wave that has scorched pastures and dried water sources in recent weeks should have farmers in the Northeast thinking about using creep feeding for beef calves, according to an animal scientist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. Creep feeding — which is simply a way to increase weaning weight by supplementing grass and milk for unweaned calves or to supplement milk production in periods of nutritional stress for cows — is a valid option now, said John Comerford, associate professor of dairy and animal science. “However, the decision to creep feed or not to creep feed is a difficult one for producers,” said Comerford, who coordinates Penn State's beef programs. “Like most other aspects of the beef business, it's a complex decision and one that has to be analyzed year after year. “This management decision has lots of variables and responses that are not always predictable.” Each producer has to weigh independently if creep feeding is financially feasible for them, noted Comerford. The logical questions to ask before creep feeding calves, he said, are “How much will it cost?” and “How much does it pay?” “Creep feeding, of course, implies there will be purchased feed provided for the calves, usually on a limited basis,” he said. “This implication also includes facilities, equipment and labor to provide the feed.” Comerford offered this sample calculation: Cost 40-calf creep feeder costing $1,000 with a 10-year life — per calf cost: $2.50 Feed at $0.20 per pound x 3.5 pounds/day x 100 days: $70 Interest on feed at 4 percent: $0.16 Total estimated cost per calf: $72.66 The payoff Additional weaning weight of 0.6 pounds/day (total 60 lbs. at $1.45/pound): $87 Net return to labor and management: $14.34 But creep feeding does not always pay off, Comerford cautions. “It appears on the surface that creep feeding would be a profitable management tool at any time, but there are other considerations,” he said. “The total weight gain should not be used as the predictor of additional value of calves. Additional weight on calves usually also implies a lower value per pound when they are sold, so the total value of the calf should be considered.” Comerford cited the following example: An examination of feeder-calf values in the Northeast from fall
LLAND SALES STABLES, IN W HO E N Located 12 Miles East of Lancaster, PA Just Off Rt. 23, New Holland C.
Dairy Cow & Heifer Sale Wed., Aug. 31st • 10:30 AM **SALE ORDER** 1. Recently fresh 1st & 2nd calf heifers Some milking towards 100 lbs. 2. Springers & bred back cows due this fall, some w/fancy udders 3. Service age bulls - both registered & grades 4. Close up springing heifers due Sept.-Oct. 5. Bred heifers down to weaned calves All Consignments Welcome COWS - HEIFERS - BULLS
Consigners please provide sire ID, birth dates, dam’s records, current S.C.C., milk wts., etc. Your Business is Appreciated
SALE MANAGED BY:
New Holland Sales Stables, Inc. David Kolb 61-L
717-354-4341 (Barn) 717-355-0706 (FAX)
NOTE: Special Heifer Sale Wed. Sept. 14th
2005 shows an average value of $1.12 per pound for 500-pound calves (total value of $560), and a value of $1.22 for calves weighing 440 pounds (total value of $536.80). “The difference in total calf value must be sufficient from feeding to add the additional 60 pounds of weight,” he explained. “For calves in which ownership is retained through the feeding period, there usually will be no advantage in weight. The non-creep calves eventually will ‘catch up.’” Other factors involved in creep-feeding calculations include feed efficiency, feed palatability and cost, carcass grade, marbling accretion, preconditioning programs and weaning. “Costs and returns should determine the decision to provide creep feed,” Comerford said. “Consider all the variations in calf value and management plans in making the decision. But if the current searing heat
continues, perhaps turning into a drought — and causing stress to cows — creep feeding is an option to be considered.”
FEEDER CATTLE SALE
Sat., Sept., 10, 2011 • 10 AM PLEASE BRING CATTLE IN ON FRIDAY, SEPT. 9TH
Also Selling 70 Black Cows 35 w/Calves. Cows have been on poor pasture. Cows will be vet checked.
For info call: 585-394-1515
FINGER LAKES LIVESTOCK EX. 3 Miles East Of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20 Cash or good check day of sale, nothing to be removed until settled for, Announcements day of sale take precedence over advertising Visit Our Web Site www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com
Next Feeder Cattle Sale Sat., Sept. 24, 2011 @ 10 AM
WEEKLY SALES EVERY MONDAY HOSKING SALES - FORMER WELCH LIVESTOCK Weekly Sales Every Monday 12:30 Misc. & small animals; 1:00 Dairy; **We will now sell lambs, goats, pigs, feeders immediately following Dairy. Calves and cull beef approx. 5:00-5:30PM. Help us increase our volume - thus making a better market for everyone. **We are Independent Marketers - working 24/7 to increase your bottom line. Competitive marketing is the way to go. Monday, Aug . 22nd sale - Cull cows ave. .55 top cow .78 wt. 1345 $1042.38 (10 head over $1000 up to $1135.16) Bulls up to .84 wt. 1166 $979.44, bull calves top $1.10, heifer calves $1.12. Lambs up to $1.8750. Friday, Sept. 2nd - 11:30AM - Certified Organic Dairy Dispersal for Dan Kurtz with added consignments. 40 Head-18 milking age, 11 bred heifers, 8 open heifers. Consignment #2: 13 milking cows all stages of lactation. Consignment #3: 20 head of bred & open heifers mostly Holsteins & Jersey X. We will accept consignments up until sale time. Organic paperwork must be in order at time of arrival. Sale held at sale barn. Friday, Sept. 9th - 11:30 AM - Pine Hollow Dairy Herd Reduction Sale. 150 Head of Freestall Sire ID young Holstein Cows & Heifers. 25- 1st & 2nd Calf Springers, 15-Fresh 1st Calf heifers, 50 bred heifers, 60 open breeding age heifers. Sale held at sale barn. Monday, Sept. 5th - Labor Day we will be closed we will be open Tues, Sept. 6th. Tuesday,, Sept. 6th - Monthly Fat Cow & Feeder Sale - Note sale day. Call to advertise. Monday, Sept. 12th - Monthly Heifer Sale. Snowtop sends 6 Registered heifers sired by Monument, Buckeye, Alliance, Pacific, Damion, Airraid, 3 bred & 3 open ready to breed. 15 outstanding bred heifers from Carl & Deanna Tice-New Berlin; send 8 Holsteins, 7 Jersey Cross all in excellent condition from short bred to springers. A group of 8 open heifers and a few cows from one farm; Another group of 10-12 2nd Calf springers. Saturday, Oct. 15th - Richfield Springs, NY. 63rd OHM Club Sale - 11 AM. Chairman - Brad Ainslie 315-822-6087. Watch for future ads. Friday, Nov. 11th - Fall Premier All Breeds Sale - held at the sale facility in New Berlin. Call to participate in this sale. LOOKING TO HAVE A FARM SALE OR JUST SELL A FEW - GIVE US A CALL. **Trucking Assistance - Call the Sale Barn or check out our trucker list on our Web-Site. Call to advertise in any of these sales it makes a difference. Directions: Former Welch Livestock 6096 NYS Rt. 8, 30 miles South of Utica & 6 miles North of New Berlin, NY. www.hoskingsales.com Call today with your consignments.
Tom & Brenda Hosking 6096 NYS Rt. 8 New Berlin, NY 13411
607-699-3637 or 607-847-8800 cell: 607-972-1770 or 1771
AUCTION ~ Tractors ~ Percheron Horses ~ Equipment ~ Tools ~
Saturday, Sept. 10th, 2011 • 10:00 AM 12938 Ira Station Rd., Martville, NY Take Rt. 104 E. of Rochester to Nichols Rd. to Ira Station Rd.
Bar tholomew Dispersal
Partial Listing: John Deere 4020 Diesel 1969 Model Shift w/side console w/158 loader (nice); John Deere 3010 Diesel (needs work); New Holland 316 baler (nice); New Holland 479 Haybine; New Holland Side Delivery Rake; John Deere Side Delivery Rake; Fahr 4 Star Hay Tedder; 3 kicker wagons w/wide gears; John Deere 36’ hay & grain elevator (on wheels), 3 running gears; John Deere #10 belly mower; Oliver 4 bottom 16” semi-hitch plow; John Deere 4 bottom 14” 3pt hitch plow; International 10’ disc; 10’ cultipacker; Ontario single 15 hole disc grain drill; 3pt back blade; 3pt post hole digger; dump trailer; 3 old manure spreaders for wood trailers; John Deere flail chopper & NH haybine for parts; 2 water troughs; drill press; wagon of misc. small items. Horses & Equipment: 3 Registered Percheron Horses: Bred & raised on farm 2 Mares, 1 Gelding, 2 Grays & 1 Black Head-Up and Prompt, Stylish & Show Quality, Good Broke, Draft Horse 5th wheel show wagon has high wooden wheels built about 1900 in mint condition, one of the nicest show wagons in NYS. Sells w/history, Champion Wagon Works, Owego, NY; nice buggy-single seat, cutter, 2 wheel breaking cart for driving horse w/long phils & new high wooden wheel, 3 rubber tired wagons w/spring seats, 1 w/double grain box & bows for covered wagon, 6’ IH mowing machine Big 6, IH 10 hole grain drill, John Deere 999 2 row corn planter, 2 sulky plows John Deere & Oliver, 1 wire walking plow, New Idea side delivery rake which also teds hay, 3 fore carts, log cart, log sled, 2 sets of bob sleds 1 w/box & spring seat, 8’ long sleigh, stone boat & training boat made of steel, 2 walking cultivators, IH 2 horse sulky riding cultivators, 2 horse potato hiller, dirt flop scraper, antique Leroy drop reaper in good condition (Leroy, NY), 2 New Idea 206 manure spreader aprons, shoeing stock all made of steel, 1 extra wagon spring seat, 5th wheel from big heavy dray wagon, wipple trees, neck yolks, tongues, new horse shoes, harnesses & collars, 2 anvils & forge blower, and much more!! Note: Gary & Robin are retiring from the farm work, they have put a lot of time & pride in their farming. A great auction for some great folks - Come join the fun. For more info, call Gary or Robin at 315-626-6738. TERMS: Cash or good NYS checks. ID required for bidding numbers. No goods removed until settled for. M/C, Visa & Discover Cards Accepted, Inspection 8AM Auction Day. No Buyer’s Premium.
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Locally-owned small businesses pack powerful economic punch UNIVERSITY PARK, PA — Thinking small and local, not big and global, may help communities ignite longterm economic growth, according to economists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. Small, locally owned businesses and startups tend to generate higher incomes for people in a community than big, nonlocal firms, which can actually depress local economies, said Stephan Goetz, professor of agricultural and regional economics. “Local ownership matters in important ways,” said Goetz. “Smaller, locally owned businesses, it turns out, provide higher, long-term economic growth.” The association of small businesses with enhancing economic growth in communities, regardless of the community’s population size and density, was statistically significant, said Goetz, who serves as director of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. Small local businesses are stand-alone firms with 10 to 99 employees owned by residents or businesses with headquarters in the same state. The presence of large firms that employ more than 500 workers and that are headquartered in other states was associated with slower economic growth. Big-box and large corporations have internal sys-
tems for services such as accounting, legal, supply and maintenance that are not necessarily based within the county or state. In addition to outsourcing services that were once provided by community businesses, nonlocal large companies may displace more entrepreneurial small firms. Examples of non-locally owned large companies include retail chain stores such as Wal-Mart and Best Buy, and service providers such as U.S.-based call centers for car-rental agencies, banks, health care providers and telecommunications firms. According to Goetz, small businesses and startups provide more than just jobs for community members. They also can improve innovation and productivity on a local level and use other businesses in the community such as accounting and wholesalers, while larger businesses develop their own infrastructure. The researchers, who report their findings in the current issue of Economic Development Quarterly, studied data from the Edward Lowe Foundation on the economic growth and residence status of business owners in 2,953 U.S. counties, including both rural
and urban counties. “This is really a story about startups,” said Goetz. “Many communities try to bring in outside firms and large factories, but the lesson is that while there may be short-term employment gains with recruiting larger businesses, they don’t trigger long-term economic growth like startups do.” Goetz, who worked with David A. Fleming, graduate student in agricultural, environmental and regional economics, said the economic benefit of locally owned businesses appears to diminish as the firm grows. Medium-sized and large-sized businesses owned by residents are not associated with faster economic growth in later years. Goetz said a better strategy to promote economic growth may be encouraging local businesses rather than recruiting large outside firms. “We can’t look outside of the community for our economic salvation.” Goetz said. “The best strategy is to help people start new businesses and firms locally and help them grow and be successful.”
D SALES STABLES , IN HOLLAN W NELocated 12 Miles East of Lancaster, PA Just Off Rt. 23, New Holland C.
Annual Fall Feeder Cattle Sale FRIDAY EVENING, SEPT. 2ND AT 6:00 PM at New Holland Sales Stables, Inc. SPECIAL MENTION: (1) (2) (3) (4)
Trailer load of Angus steers & heifers from MD Set of Herefords from Chester Co. Fancy Char & Char Crosses from NJ Several lots of Holstein, home raised from local dairy farms.
ALL FARM FRESH CATTLE ARE WELCOME Any Size-Sex-Breed or Color Your Consignments Are Appreciated
SALE MANAGED BY: New Holland Sales Stables, Inc. David Kolb 61-L
717-354-4341 (Barn) 717-355-0706 (FAX)
74TH ANNIVERSARY DAIRY CATTLE SALE Wednesday, August 31, 2011@ 2 PM Small Animals will start @ 11 am - (note time changes)
D.R. CHAMBERS & SONS, INC. 76 Maple Ave. - Unadilla, NY 13849
607-369-8231 • Fax 607-369-2190 www.drchambersauction.com
Some Local Farmers have already consigned the following:
13 Holstein Bred Heifers, 1 Lineback Bred Heifer and 1 Black Jersey Bred Heifer 4 Started Heifers 2 BW Holsteins • 1 RW Holstein • 1 Black Jersey
1 Bw Holstein Bred Heifer and 3 Bw Holstein Service Bulls 1 Bw Holstein Open Heifer and 1 Jersey Cross Open Heifer. Both big enough to breed 4 Open Bw Holstein Heifers and 2 Open Jersey Cross Heifers They will be Vet Checked Celebrating 74 years in business Check out our Website for market report, sale dates and more. www.drchambersauction.com Join us on Facebook at Chambers Livestock-Auction
Advanced Notice Camp Horse Sale Friday September 2, 2011 Tack @ 1pm Horses @ 6pm • 3 load of camp horses
Fall Jersey Sale Friday, October 7, 2011 @ 1 pm
Draft Horse Sale and Fall Round-Up Friday October 14, 2011 @ 10am
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New Holland 816-818 - Self Unloading Wagon, 12 Ton Gear, Good Condition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5,575
Richardton Side Dump Wagon - 12’, Field Ready . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$4,575
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2009 New Holland T6030 - 95 PTO HP, 4WD, Cab, Loader New Holland TN65 - 52 PTO HP, 4WD, Cab, Loader, Ready, Semi-Powershift, 500 Hrs . . . . . . . . . . . . .$59,975 Super-Steer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$26,975
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CERTIFIED ORGANIC DAIRY HERD for sale, Holstein, Holstein crosses, 25 in milking herd, 14 heifers and calves, herd avg. 14,884 lbs., butterfat 4.0, protein 3.0, SCC 76,000. 802-584-4077, firstname.lastname@example.org COWS & HEIFERS For Sale, free stall. Call 315-867-7937
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• 500 Gal.Mueller MW • 500 Gal.Mueller M • 500 Gal.Majonnier • 415 Gal.Sunset • 400 Gal.Jamesway • 400 Gal.Majonnier • 375 Gal.Milkeeper • 300 Gal.Majonnier • 300 Gal Mueller M • 300 Gal.Sunset SOLD MA • 250 Gal.Jamesway • 200 Gal.Sunset SC • 180 Gal.Milkeeper • 150 Gal.Mueller RH
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Bulk Milk Coolers, Stainless Steel Storage Tanks, Pipeline Milkers, Milking Parlors, Vacuum Pumps, Used Milking Machine Plus Agitator Motors, Stainless Steel Shells, Weigh Jars, Etc.
NEW YORK STATE approved 150 gallon pasteurizer with recorder, $12,000; 400 Gal. Girton Milk Tank w/ compressor, $1,800; Heat exchanger, $1,600; Complete Mini dairy bottling system, $2,200; 4’x5’ cooler w/ new compressor, $3,500; 3 Door reach in cooler, $1,400; High Temperature washer for bottle washing, $3,500; Milk pump, $950; New Milk Bottles for sale. 518-2793362
Lititz, PA 17543
2008 Keenan Klassic 170 Mixer Wagon for sale, good condition, $13,000. Contact Mike (508) 320-8151
Dogs BORDER COLLIE PUPS. Red, Black, Blue & Merle, working lines, ABCA Reg. Shots.Dep. 518-673-5456
ALUMINUM IRRIGATION PIPE 3” to 6”, fittings, risers, valves, over 14,000’, $12,500. Steve 716-649-6594
HUNTING DOG: Trained English Pointer. FREE to good hunting home. 518-339-6030
FEEDER WAGON: Pequea Heavy Duty. 36 stalls. Good condition. Asking $2,500. Call 607-336-5151
Lower your feed cost! Save an average of 3 to 4 lbs of grain per cow per day Going from non processing to a processor. $6.00 corn. . . .
IH & WHITE PLOWS & PARTS JD 4650 MFD, new PS . . . .$28,500 Case IH 9170 . . . . . . . . . . .$29,500 CIH 5140 new eng. C/A . . . .$21,500 CIH 4366 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,900 IH 3588 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,500 IH 966 Fender . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,250 IH 1066 Black Stripe, new engine, exc. cond. . . . . . . . . . . . .$14,500 IH 1066 4WD . . . . . . . . . . . .$12,500 IH 1066 w/LDR . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Call IH 1066 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,450 IH 806 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$6,900 IH 656 weak hydro . . . . . . . . .$3,500 IH 424 w/LDR . . . . . . . . . . . .$3,500 IH 656 diesel, RBT eng . . . . .$6,500
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NH TN70 DA 4WD w/cab & ldr, 1350 hrs, like new! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$25,000 ‘81 JD 2640 w/240 ldr, 70HP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,500 ‘01 Landini Globus 75 4WD w/cab, 75HP, 4600 hrs, runs good . . . . . . . .$12,000 ‘88 Landini 8550 4WD w/cab, 75HP, 5500 hrs, very straight but rusty, runs & drives great . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,500 ‘68 JD 4020 diesel, runs & drives good . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,500 JD 5200 4WD w/cab & JD ldr, hi hrs but looks & runs good . . . . . . . . . .$12,000 JD 2750 4x4 w/cab, 7300 hrs, very nice tractor! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$18,500 Case IH 885 w/2255 ldr., joystick, ROPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12,500 Krone KR160 Classic 4x5 round baler, ’06, NICE!! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,750 NH 8160 4x4, ROPS & canopy, 4,100 hrs., LH reverser, nice big tractor for the money!! New tires! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$25,000 Case IH 8309 discbine, 9ft., very good . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,750 JD 1219 9ft. haybine, hyd. tongue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,500 Case IH round bale chopper, very good . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,500 100+ New Rotary Cutters, 4-15 ft. In Stock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Call 2006 Landini PowerFarm 105 4WD w/Alo ldr, 99HP, ROPS & canopy, 2 year warranty, very low hrs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$35,000 NEW McCormick X10-40 4WD w/ldr, 40HP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$24,900 NEW McCormick X10-55 4WD w/ldr, 55HP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$28,900 JD 721 loader, fits 4450 2WD or similar, like new . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$6,000 NH 1895 4WD forage harvester, Cat 3306 diesel, 3RN & PU, 1900 hrs . . . .$8,750 NH 311 baler w/thrower, mint condition! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,750 IH 2350 loader, very good!! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,900
Farm Machinery For Sale CAT D5 AG CRAWLER, 540/1000 PTO, dual remotes, rebuilt motor, good U/C, good condition, $13,000/OBO. Call Lawrence 518-358-9910 CONVEYOR For silo/TMR, 30’, $1,250. Little Falls,NY 315-868-4905
FORD Sickle bar mower, exc. shape; double length chains, new, fit Ford 1700. 518-6134301
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John Deere 6950 Harvester 4x4 KP 630 Hay Head, High Arch Spout, Rear Hydraulics. Autolube, Inoculator 3300 Hours. Option to Purchase 688 Corn Head With or without package. Field ready, Possible, partial financing.
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$1,000 OFF Most All Corn Heads & Grain Heads. Huge selection of quality later model heads. We guarantee corn head gear boxes for 1 year. Zeisloft Farm Eq., Bloomsburg, PA. 800-919-3322
2010 EDGE high-flow snowblower, used one season, 36”H 86”W, chute hydraulically controlled, $8,900. 518872-1386
1988 8820 TITAN II, new cylinder bars, feeder house rebuilt, new return elevator, new clean elevator, new style sive, new wide space duals for the front 18.4x38, rebuilt hydro, 4wd, $28,000. 22’ Flex and 8-row corn head available. 315-374-1013 1995 NH 8670 tractor, 145HP, 6,800Hrs., $27,500; Balzer Silage Table, like new, $10,500. 607-972-3486 1995 ZEBRA 3520 diesel w/loader, 2WD, $4,500; JD 2020 w/loader, all new tires, 1700 hours, gas, $7,500; Danuser F8 post hole digger, HD, $500; gravity wagon, Little Giant, G.C., $1,500; J&M gravity wagon w/Gehl running gear, E.C., $2,800; NH 57 rake, $1,200; 8014 Knight spreader, $2,500; JD 8350 grain drill, $1,200; AC-CA w/belly mower, $2,500; 18’ Brillion transport drags, $1,100. 607-423-5639
312 GEHL SIDE SLINGER, with tandem axles, good condition, $2,200. 607-543-0610 (4) Used JD, Woods, Bushhog 15’ batwing mowers. Zeisloftequip.com 800-9193322
FOR SALE: JD 920 Discbine, parts or repair. Also need the following motors: International D282, D361 or DT361, D407 or DT407, all good running takeouts. Also 630 Case tractor for parts. 413-528-4150
FEED/GRAIN BIN: Holds 8 tons, new plastic boot, 12’ auger, $1,800 OBO. Little Falls,NY, 315-868-4905
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Farm Machinery For Sale •Farmall 460 Diesel, wide front, parts or repair •1066 Diesel Hydro (transmission slips and needs paint) •Farmall 856 Diesel w/cab, •Cast 38" centers for 766 •1066 Hood and side sheet metal •436 Diesel Engine Running •360 Diesel Engine Running •466 Diesel Engines Running and Cores
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GREAT PLAINS 15’ no-till grain drill, $5,000. 315-7250139
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BEST BUYS IN USED EQUIPMENT
1990 MACK CH613
322,000+ MILES, 9 SPD, SPRING SUSP., 250 CUMMINS, 6 CYL, STANDARD TRANS., WET LINE, 18,000 FRONT AXLE, 38,000 JAKE BRAKE, TRANS. PTO, HOULE 4200 GAL REAR AXLE, SINGLE FRAMS TANK, W/40 GAL PER MINUTE HYD PUMP
1987 INTERNATIONAL LOAD STAR L-10 CUMMINS
1996 JD 750 15’ no-till drill, nice, $16,900. Zeisloft Eq. 800-919-3322 2001 JD 3710, 8 bottom plows, auto reset, hydraulic variable width, many new parts, field ready, $23,500. 315-323-7699
B&E MANUFACTURING: Kicker racks, slant bar feeders, headlock feeders, round bale carriers, low profile bale carriers. 315-536-9513
2004 NH TL-100A, 52LC selfleveling loader, 850hrs., 4WD, full cab, very clean, $39,500. 518-872-1386
CASE IH 15’, 17½’ & 20’ 1020 grain heads in stock, $1,000 off. Zeisloft Eq., Bloomsburg, PA 800-919-3322
701880 CASE-IH MX110
MFD CAB, 18.4X38
CASE-IH 7120 MFD CAB, 20X42 REAR DUALS 90% NEW TRANS, 3 REMOTES, NEW PAINT
JD 8310 MFD CAB, REAR DUALS, 4 REMOTES, HD FRT END, F&R WEIGHTS
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8x51 WESTFIELD AUGER, 3 years old, $4,000; 39 JD B, new rubber, runs good, $2,200; 352 NH grinder mixer, extension auger, $3,000; 185 bushel Kory gravity wagon, 3 years old, $3,200. 130 bales of 1st cut clover baleage, $28.00/bale. 607-263-2409
H&S 14 wheel V-rake $3,900; JD 347 wire ejector $2,900; JD 336 ejector $2,400; JD 328 chute $6,500; JD 338 ejector $7,900; NH 315 thrower $2,250; NH 853 $2,200; NH 648 like new $12,500; Sitrex tedder $2,450; Deutz-Fahr 2 Star tedder like new $2,400. Nelson Horning 585-5266705 H E AV Y D U T Y H & S s e l f unloading wagon, w/ roof and running gear, $800, works well. 315-496-2356 HERCULES, CONTINENTAL WAUKESHA: Farm and Industrial Engine Parts, M&M Surplus Sales, P.O. Box 381, Chester, NY 10918. 845-4693597, Fax 845-469-0990. JD 4420 COMBINE w/213 rigid bean head, chaff spreader, $9,500; JD 915 flex head, new poly last year, $6,500. 315-256-4343
JD 6600 diesel combine, very good, $5,500; JD 220 flex head, $2,600; have used combine and head together to harvest beans. JD 443 low corn head, $3,800; 400 bu. UNVERFERTH grain cart, $4,800; JD 8300 double disc drill, 21x7, excellent, $2,400; (6) new freestall loops, $100; Mike Franklin 607-749-3424 JD 735 MoCo Center pivot discbine. New in 2007, used very little, last two seasons, $18,700. 315-750-9752
(7) CASE IH 1640 & 1660 combines. Most late models. Starting @ $13,800. zeisloftequip.com 800-9193322
4WD, Only 600 Hours Like New - Best Offer
GEHL 120 grinder mixer; NI 2R super sheller; 2-Killbros gravity wagons; White 435 10shank disc chisel; NI PK50225 blower. 315-823-0813. Wanted for parts, NH 355 grinder mixer.
JD 4960 MFWD new engine & JD 4760 MFWD only $47,500. Duals. Using both on farm. Zeisloft Farm Eq. 800-9193322
(6) JD 6620 & (3) JD 7720 combines priced under $15,000. Great Values. Zeisloft Eq. 800-919-3322
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LOOK UP AND ORDER YOUR PARTS ONLINE THRU OUR WEB SITE: www.whitesfarmsupply.com 4154 State Rt. 31, Canastota (315) 697-2214 (800) 633-4443 962 State Rt. 12, Waterville (315) 841-4181 (800) 859-4483 8207 State Rt. 26, Lowville (315) 376-0300 www.whitesfarmsupply.com ©2007 CNH America LLC. All rights reserved. Case IH is a registered trademark of CNH America LLC. CNH Capital is a trademark of CNH America LLC. www.caseih.com
JD 925 25’ poly grain head, $12,900; (8) JD 920 flex heads, 20’; (5) JD 918, 18’. All $1,000 off. Zeisloft Eq. 800919-3322 JOHN DEERE 420 tricycle, very good condition, with belt pulley. 315-896-6144 JOHN DEERE 643 corn head, could fit International combine. Jordan,NY 315-6897108 JOHN DEERE 7000 6 row, liquid, monitor, fertilizer goes on seed but also have openers for banded application, many new parts, a very fine planter, $6,500; 1988 International S1954, DT466, 6 speed, direct mount pto w/pump, good rubber, have replaced radiator and clutch, currently has Gehl 970 box on it but will separate, good clean truck, $5,000. 802-793-1206
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FOR SALE: JOHN DEERE 4240 Excellent Condition, Quad Range Trans., 5600 Hrs.
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JOHN DEERE BALER PARTS: New & used. New Miller bale wrappers, basic, $7,200; with cut and hold, $8,400. New Super Crimp hay conditioners, $4,200; 8’, $4,626. New bale grabbers, $1,750; HD $1,950. Nelson Horning 585-526-6705
KRONE BIG-M 30’ mower, 4WD, 1,380Hrs.; (5) 4WD tractors, 100-200HP; Case 1450B dozer, new tracks; JD 490E excavator. Call 315-5368718
New Skid Loader Attachments, Buckets, Pallet Forks, Manure Forks, Round Bale Grabbers, Bale Spears, Feed Pushers, Adapter Plates, Skid Steer Hitch
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Kennedy Tractor (315) 964-1161 Williamstown, NY “We Deliver”
KUHN 16’ discbine; JD 2950; 48’ Fontaine flatbed trailer. Call 518-572-0307 LARGE SELECTION OF FARM TRACTORS available. Call for great pricing. BUYING good tractors too! Located just below LJ HANDS Farm Center, 518-922-6301
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Gifford’s TEMCO Replacement Parts & Supplies For Agricultural Equipment All Types of Repairs and Welding 136 Kardas Road • Valley Falls, NY 12185
Hours: M-F 8-5, Sat: 8-3
4x4 Ford 545D w/Loader & Fully Heated Cab 65+ HP Dsl, 3pt live PTO, wheel wts, only 1000 hrs . . .$12,900 3Pt Snowblowers 4’ - 7 1/2’ new/ used; PTO Generator: Dayton brand on nice cart, 50/25KW $2,450; Int 450 (3) Btm Plow Spring Reset $1,450; 3Pt New 4’ Rototiller w/Slip Clutch $1,599; Landpride RCR2510 10’ Rotary Mower demo, trailer type, chain guard kit, just like new $5,500; New/Used 3Pt Farmi Winches; 4x4 Kubota B1750 w/Loader & Mower Deck 20HP Dsl, hydro $1,750; 2000 NH 545D Full Cab w/AC/Heat 65+ HP Dsl, low hrs, hydr. outlets, clean! $9,750; 4x4 Kubota L3410 Full Cab 35-40HP Dsl, complete w/3pt snowblower pkg $9,850; 3Pt Post Hole Diggers & 3Pt Landscape Rakes; 18’ Steel Rack Kicker Wagon on good gear $2,550; 3Pt Flail Mowers 6 1/2’ & 7 1/2’; Farmall Super A w/Woods Belly Mower $1,750; 4x4 Zetor 50HP Dsl w/Allied ldr, (1) owner hours, dual outlets $9,750; 4x4 NH TC45D w/NH Ldr 40-45 HP Dsl, hydro, low hrs, outlets, rabbit/turtle $14,500; Ford NH 4630 heated cab, 1800 hrs, dual outlets, super clean $11,500; & Lots More
KICKER BALE WAGONS $2,350; 8 & 10 Ton Running Gears, $1,325-$1,500; 20’ Bale Carriers, $2,750. Horst’s Welding, 585-526-5954
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See our Proposed 001 Corn Silage Partnership on the web @ PleasantCreekHay.com Welsarth@Msn.com Compare our front PTO tractors, speed, options, and prices. MODERN MILL FEED FACTORY, (4) 10 Ton bins. 315822-6883
NH TB 110 TRACTOR, 90HP, FWD, Loader w/Quick Attach, 4 remotes, new clutch in 2010, good shape, very reliable. Little Falls,NY 315-8684905 NO ONE HAS A BETTER Guarantee on combines than us! Some of highest quality combines in East, and we back em. 3.8% Fin. Zeisloft Farm Eq., Bloomsburg, PA. 800-919-3322 ONE OF the Largest Selections of JD & Case IH Combines in East. 3.8% Fin., low trucking rates & 1 year 100% parts warranty on combines, motors & trans. 800-919-3322 www.zeisloftequip.com OVERSTOCKED! (6) 693 JD poly 6 row corn heads. (27) JD 643 6R corn heads. Largest selection in East. $1,000 off this month. www.zeisloftequip.com 800919-3322
’07 JD 5325 ROPS, 4WD, 146 hrs., nice .$24,800 JD 7410 cab, 4WD, PQ, 11,000 hours . . .$23,800 JD 6410 canopy, 2WD, PQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Call JD 6310 canopy, 2WD, PQ, 4,000 hrs. . . .$14,500 JD 6400 ROPS, 2WD, syncro, 2800 hrs. .$11,500 JD 6400 cab, 2WD, syncro, works good, high hrs. $9,000 Penn Yan, NY 315-536-8919
JD TRACTORS JD 8320-R • JD 8420 • JD 7930 • JD 7830 • JD 6115-D JD 2555 • JD 2550 • JD 720
CASE IH TRACTORS Case IH 335, 275, MX 120 NH TD5050 C/A, 4x4 w/Ldr; NH 8160; Ford 7740; 3910 & Ford 3000 Oliver 99 hard to find, nice one . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6,500 NH BR740 round baler, net, silage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $16,500 NH 575 square baler, #72 thrower, nice . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10,900
ANDREWS FARM EQ., INC. Conneautville, PA 16406 814-587-2450
518-634-2310 STOLTZFUS headlock feeder wagon for sale, brand new condition. 845-294-5797 Tedder-FANEX 4 rotor, same as Vicon, very good condition, $2,800/OBO; John Deere model 825, 6 row cultivator, Cshanks, rolling shields, crank adjustable gauge wheels, very good condition, $2,950/OBO; Bodco gutter cleaner chute and drive unit, 24’, excellent, Best Offer; square bale grabber, $700/OBO. 802-644-5974
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THE LARGEST SELECTION of QUALITY JD & Case IH corn heads & grain heads in East. zeisloftequip.com 800919-3322
NEW HOLLAND 824 2 row corn head, very good condition, $1,500; Model R Mack truck 1982, 18’ USA body, w/Omaha hoist, $9,000; 1155 Massey Ferguson, good shape, $6,000; 24’ SI feeders, feeder wagon, $1,800. 802434-2151, 802-434-3565
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NEW HOLLAND 56 side rake, very good condition, stored inside, $1,100. 315-376-5519
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Excavator, $12,500; Case 450 Dozer, $8,500; JD 350C Dozer, $11,500; White 4x4 Loaderhoe, $9,500; Case Loaderhoe, $6,000; MF 4x4 Hoe, $10,000; IH diesel Dump Truck, $4,000; GMC pickup, $1,500; JD Lawnmower, $600; 4x4 Ford, $4,500; Hesston 4x4 & cab, $8,500; JD 4230 Tractor, $12,500; 1020 JD, $4,500; David Brown, $3,500; New Dump Trailer, $5,000; 9 Ton Trailer, $1,500; Baler, $2,000; Round Baler $1,500; Corn Picker, $1,500; Corn & Flail Choppers, $1,200 up; Brush Hogs, Discs, Harrows, Plows & More.
LANSING, NY 607-279-6232 Days 607-533-4850 Nights PEOPLE WILL PAY TO HUNT on your land. Earn top $$$ for hunting rights. Call for a FREE quote and info packet toll free 1-866-309-1507 or request at www.BaseCampLeasing.com RETIRING: 1981, 1586 International, cab, axle duals, 2 extra radial tires, asking $15,000; 2006 Reese drum mower, 10’, asking $7,500 OBO; Gehl 2004, 2580 Silage Special baler, $17,500 OBO; Buffalo Ridge-till cultivator, 4 row, $2,200. 315-322-4354, 315-322-1320
Silo 14x30, aluminum roof, concrete stave, good cond . . .Must Be Taken Down Badger Barn Cleaner gear box and chute in good cond . . .Best Offer Steinhorst 530 gallon Bulk Tank with Copeland Copelamatic compressor, Model #3RK2-0310 CAB800, 230V, 1ph, 60Hz . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Best Offer Barns from Early 1800s Must be Taken Down PLEASE CALL
Massey Ferguson 165, 175, 265, 275, 285 Any Condition
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John Deere 5460, 5820, or 5830 Choppers
Batch Grain Dryer with PTO drive 4RN Diesel Combine
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1-800-836-2888 email@example.com Farm Machinery Wanted WANTED: GEHL 2170 haybine parts, near Herkimer County,NY Reasonable. Call 315-868-1999
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Custom Roasting and Cooling Your Soybeans,Corn, etc. At Your Farm or Mill Serving All of NY State
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for picking or silage. Pulaski, NY
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Pat O’Brien & Sons For all your feed needs! • Steam Flaked Corn • Protein Mixes
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NOBODY beats our prices on Voltmaster PTO Alternators, Sizes 12kw-75kw. Engines Sets and Portables Available.
BUTLER 30’ 6 ring wide sheet grain bin, 7½hp fan, 8” unloading auger drying floor, 14,000 bushel, nice, $9,800 torn down; 18’ bin w/drying floor, 3,500 bushel, $3,500 torn down. 570-966-9893
MOELLER SALES 1-800-346-2348 Goats
Romulus, NY 14541
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RYE: $7.50 bushel; $9.00 bushel cleaned & bagged. 585-746-5555
for Horse Arenas or Cattle FOB McConnellsville, NY
ELECTRIC FENCE CONTROLLER REPAIRS. Factory authorized warranty center for Zereba, ParMak, many others. No charge for estimates. Quick turn-around time. Send or bring to our shop, any make, any model. 518-284-2180
888-339-2900 ext. 10 SCHAFER LIQUID FISH FERTILIZER, 100% Organic OMRI listed. For pricing call WIGFIELD FARMS, Clyde, NY 14433, 315-727-3910
LOCUST POSTS, POLES, Split Rails, 6x6’s, 4x4’s. Other hardwood & softwood boards and planks, custom cut. Also lots, land cleared, woodlots wanted. 518-883-8284
FOR SALE: 12x65 2 bedroom good condition new furnace, $2,800. 518-376-8229
BOER GOATS FOR SALE: Full blood, pure bred, percentage, www.forbeshillfarm.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, 518-634-7382, delivery available.
NEW AND USED Grain Dryers: GT, MC, GSI. Call anytime toll free 1-877-422-0927
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HAYLAGE BALES & dry round bales. 700 bales baleage, 400 bales dry hay. Mulch/bedding round bales available. Albany,NY area. James Frueh, 518-436-1050
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Portege and Main, a well established North American company with over 35 years experience building and improving outdoor wood, coal, and biomass stoves is now offering a fully automatic chip/biomass stove for large heating needs; greenhouses, businesses, warehouses, schools, etc. Easily adaptable to any established heating system.
LOT’S OF GOOD HAY: 1st & 2nd cutting. 518-284-2180
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ALSO CERTIFIED ORGANIC Low Potassium for Dry Cows
Call for Competitive Prices APPROX. 3200 small squares 45# bales, mixed, 1st cutting. Moving. Take all, $5,900. 315866-4198
ROUND BALES Mixed Grass Hay, 4x4, under cover, good quality, $25.00 each. 518-2793241
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302-737-5117 302-545-1000 Heating
CENTRAL BOILER EClassic OUTDOOR FURNACES. Cleaner and Greener. 97% Efficient. EPA Qualified. Call North Creek Heat 315-8663698
GOOD QUALITY horse hay. 315-520-6802
Hay For Sale First Cut, Second Cut, Timothy and Alfalfa WE DELIVER
For more information on the complete line of Portege and Main hydronic boilers, contact: Karl at HALLEN’S SAWMILL 315-852-9507 Help Wanted
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ASSISTANT FARM MANAGER: High appraising, show winning, 60 cow Registered Jersey herd. Opportunity of partnership and or purchasing of cows. 518-762-2375 or 518-248-9294
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SEVEN VIEW FARMS Looking for couple or individual that loves cows and are willing to work on a 120 cow tie stall dairy. Applicants will be in charge of the daily duties of the dairy (feeding, milking, record keeping). Applicants will receive great pay and excellent benefits dependent on qualifications. Housing is also available.
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www.demereerealty.com • email@example.com #720 - VERY NICE 250 ACRE DAIRY FARM - 4 miles south of Sangerfield borders Rte. 12. 170 acres tillable, 50 pasture, 90 woods - 60 tie stall 2 story cow barn with wide fronts, large milk house, 2 bulk tanks - 72 stall 2 story heifer/dry cow barn with black top for unloading wagons. Big 20 room house built by a doctor 150 years ago - new wood/oil furnace - great water supply. Some of the best soils in NEW YORK STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Asking $698,000 REDUCED TO $650,000 BIG HOUSE HAS BEEN PAINTED, NEW ROOF, COMPLETELY REMODELED #71 - Hobby farm with 8.2 A. in nice quiet location - 2 story post & beam 7 rm. home mostly remodeled - attached garage - also 40x80 ft. pole barn with 36x60 ft. addition & water - irrigation pond for veg. gardens is stocked w/bass $130,000 #261 - 43.4 A. on Woodcreek Rd. - Town of Verona with 620 ft. road frontage - bordrs Barge Canal in back - 25 A. open & 18. A. wooded. . . . . . .Asking $198,000 . . . . . . . . . . . .REDUCED TO $125,000 (WANTS QUICK SALE MAKE OFFER) #68 - Nice Horse Hobby Farm w/5.2 A. - V.G. 7 rm. 2 story home w/full basement, new oil hot air heat, 1.5 baths, stone fireplace w/woodstove insert, vinyl siding, 2 car garage - also 20x40 2 story barn w/2 horse stalls & tack rm. - also 1 stall garage across rd. - paved driveway, 50’ dug well & creek bordering property, ex buy at . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$110,000 #72 - 241 ACRES ON PARKHUST RD., Near Middleville, Herkimer County, NY. 120 acres tillable - 30 acres of woods and 90 acres pasture - great views in all directions - not far from the WEST CANADA CREEK - A GREAT BUY FOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$350,000 C-72 - Operating Sheep Farm located in southeast Montgomery County. 204 A. total with 104 A. forest managed surveyed woodlot, (last harvested in 2007), 20 A. pasture, remainder prime cropland. 36x80 two-story barn, set-up with pens for livestock, 9-crate heated and insulated farrowing room, additional 30x40 wing off of main barn, 40x80 steel pole barn/large doors, 5 outbuildings: 2-16x21; 2-16x30; 1-12x41. Used for livestock, all with water. Completely remodeled 3200 sq. ft. 200+ yr. old farmhouse. 8 lg. rooms, 4BR, 2 full baths, jacuzzi, wood stove in kitchen/dining area, fireplace insert for wood in sitting room, additional wood or coal forcedair furnace, drilled well and pond. Great hunting, woodlot, and cropland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Asking $499,000
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2254 - Showplace Madison County Dairy Farm with a large modern home. Neat, Clean, & Turn-key. 220 acre farm, 160 exceptional well drained tillable acres with additional 40+ acres to rent. Balance mostly pasture, some woods. Two story 68 stall dairy barn with attached 80 stall free stall for dry cow and young stock. 3 very nice Morton machinery buildings. Nice 2 story 5 bedroom 3 bath Modern Home. Farm is located near the beautiful Town of Cazenovia. Just south of Syracuse NY. This is truly an exceptional farm that has everything. Great milking facility, room for heifers and dry cows, plenty of machinery storage, and enough supporting lands. Farm recently appraised by leading Ag Bank at close to $550,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . We're asking $550,000, cattle, machinery, and feed available. 2286 - 2286 - 450 +/- acre Jeffferson County Dairy Farm. 200+ tillable, good soils, fields are large and lay nice. Land is also partially certified organic. Lots and Lots of additional land close by to rent, if needed. Very nice 118 stall free stall barn, patz TMR mixer, and shovel feeder system. Dbl 6 milking parlor, 2 good machinery buildings, additional 2 story barn for young stock. A very nice 2 story remodeled
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5 bdrm home with additional 2 story older 5 bdrm home included. 2 houses great barns lots of land all close by.. . . . Asking $600,000, farm can be easily made into 2 farms with a 3rd farm available. Call for details or see 3rd farm #2273 on our website. 2285 - Great Buy! Western NY Free Stall Operation located on a quiet road. 560 acres of land 315 acres tillable growing corn and hay. Decent growing season. Additional 440 acres available to purchase. 3 good free stall barns with 300 stalls. Manure lagoon, 30x90 machine shop, 5 bunker silos with 7,000 ton capacity, Double 6 herringbone parlor. Good 2 story 4 bdrm 1 bth home in good condition. This farm is an ongoing operation, can be purchased with cattle, machinery, and feeds. Owners are retiring. . . . . . . . . . . . . Asking $750,000 bare. 2284 - Herkimer County 23 acre Gentleman's Farm. 23 acres 15 acres tillable balance pasture. 35 acres additional land to rent close by. Good 2 story 58 stall barn with 28 new stalls. Side addition for 25 head of heifers. Shop and machinery building. 4 run in sheds. Nice remodeled 2 story 4 bedroom 2 bath home. This farm has a very pretty setting. 20 mins south of Utica and Herkimer. Nice little farm for someone who wants to raise beef, horses or milk a small dairy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reasonably priced at $179,000. 2275 - Madison County Gentleman's Farm. 190+/- acres. 60 well drained high lime tillable acres. Balance woods and pasture. 2 large machinery buildings. 50x70 loose housing livestock barn. Also an older 72x175 Free stall barn. Good completely remodeled 2 story Victorian home. House is ready to go for two families but could easily be changed to one 5 bedroom home. Farm has a great location, 25 mins to Syracuse. Beef, horses, or gentleman farming. Farm has been reasonably priced to sell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Asking $300,000
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Beautiful Vintage home in need of total restoration. Being sold in "As Is" condition. Create a mini farm on this 22 level acres of hay and cornfield within the village. City water available. Victorian carriage garage with great detailing overlooks West Canada Creek.
Manheim - 83 Acres - $440,000
Vintage brick farmhouse fully restored with beautiful floors and trim, keeping the original look, yet with a modern kitchen and baths. The main house has 3200 sq ft including 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. There is a 1 bedroom, 1800 sq ft apartment with a huge great room, amazing fireplace and wonderful views. Could be used as a 2 family or in law apartment. Set on 83 magnificent acres of useable farmland this property is ideal for horses or a small sustainable farming operation. There is an old barn and two modern steel barns. The Morton pole barn, 40X80 has water and electricity. Part of a larger parcel, taxes to be determined.
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Nice small dairy farm on a quiet country road with plenty of land. Could be organic, 100 acres tillable, 50 acres wood and 30 acres pasture. 32 tie stall barn in excellent condition, new roof and all milking equipment stays. Older solid 6 bedroom house with updates. First time offered for sale in over 100 years, don’t miss out!
Johnstown - 80 Acres - $265,000
Nicely remodeled old farmhouse on beautiful land, including hayfields, pasture and woods. Ideal horse farm with fenced areas, barn with three stalls and hay storage. Additional building has fenced dog run. Access to snowmobile trails. Located on dead end road, this is the perfect retreat!
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MAY 7 - DEC 17 Cooperstown Farmers Market 101 Main St., Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown, NY. 9 am - 2 pm. Fresh local produce, meat, cheeses, herbs, baked goods, maple syrup, honey, flowers, crafts and much more. On Internet at www. otsego2000.org/farmers market JUL 19 - AUG 31 The 7 Threats to Your Family Security 5789 Widewaters Parkway, DeWitt, NY (1st Floor Conference Room). Topics include:
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Superb Horse Farm - 36x96 Morton Building with 8 gorgeous stalls. Plus old dairy barn, turn out sheds, equipment shed, pond, all fenced. Remarkable post and beam passive solar design on home with very open floor plan. Spectacular private setting at end of road. Any offer is subject to court and bank approval.
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Wonderful small farm with pasture, barn, hayfields and updated farmhouse in perfect setting on quiet road. Ideal for beef or gentleman's farm. Second floor of house is apartment but could be converted back to single family. Excellent setting for wildlife, hunting, 4 wheeling, and snowmobiling. New septic installed.
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Older farmhouse set nicely on a knoll with 115 acres. About 30-40 acres of fields and the rest is woods. Superb hunting location across the street from a nature preserve. Ideal property for a small farm, horses or an Adirondack Farm retreat. House needs some TLC, but it’s a great buy!
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Barn on about 42 acres with apartment built into barn. Includes the business of Zook’s storage shed, lawn furniture and food goods, but does not include the inventory. Excellent main roadbusiness site.
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Wills & Trusts, Probate, Health Care Proxies, Powers of Attorney, staying in control of your “stuff” & protecting it from the govt., nursing homes, lawsuits, taxes, children’s divorces, creditors & “predators,” paying for quality care in your home/assisted living facility without losing your business and/or lifetime of assets, qualifying for Medicaid/ VA Benefits, keeping personal information private and much more. There is no cost or obligation to attend this workshop, however, registration is required due to limited seating. Call 315-446-3850. AUG 29 New York Agri-Women Soons Orchard, 23 Soons Circle, New Hampton, NY. The cost for the event will be $20/person. The event will be held in conjunction with the local Rotary Club. Contact Rincker, 212-427-2049 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org On Internet at www. newyorkagriwomen.com AUG 30 Silvopasture Seminar Greene County CCE’s Agroforestry Resource Center, State Route 23, Acra, NY. Participant cost is $15 each or $25/family and includes lunch. Please register by Aug. 29 to assure ample allocation of materials and foodstuffs. Contact Agroforestry Resource Center, 518-6229820. AUG 31 Fresh Market Potato Varieties workshop Williams Farm, Marion, NY. 5:30-8:30 pm. Cost is $5 for current CVP enrollees; $10 for non-enrollees. DEC/CCA credits if you attend the entire meeting - bring your card. Pre-register for dinner. 1.5 DEC plus CCA credits will be available. Dinner with pre-registration. The complete agenda and directions are available at http:// blogs.cce.cornell.edu/cvp/fil es/2011/08/Agenda_ Potato-Var-Mtg1.pdf. Contact Carol MacNeil, 585-3138796 or email@example.com. Organic Grass Based Dairying Steven Weaver Farm, 4933 Peterboro Rd., Morrisville, NY . 10 am - 2 pm. Free to NOFA-NY members and $15 for non-members. Lunch provided. SEP 3 Farmstock 2011 Working Farm Tours Bridle Hill Farm, 190 Hemmer Rd., Jeffersonville. 12-3 pm. Western trail ride, English trotting lunge session, grooming & saddling. Call 845-482-3993. SEP 7 Grazing Meeting SS Milkyway, Thayer Hill Rd, Boonville, NY. 11 am - 3 pm. No registration fee, but please RSVP by Tues., Sept. 6 so that we can plan for lunch. Contact CCE of Lewis County, 315-376-5270. SEP 8 Come and Let Your Voice be Heard Glen Country Store, Glen, NY. 7 pm. Bring your ideas to Farm Bureau’s grassroots policy development process. Vegetable Meeting for Beginning Farmers Mike & Kris Obrien’s, 876 Pearse Rd. Niskayuna, NY. 7-9 pm. Are you thinking of
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Calendar of Events growing vegetables to sell? This free meeting is designed to introduce you to some key considerations in making the decision on whether to start this type of agriculture business and will also help you with crop selection as well. Free and is open to the public. Rain or shine. Contact Steve Hadcock, 518-828-
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ROY TEITSWORTH INC. SUCCESSFUL AUCTIONS FOR 41 YEARS
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Lansing Municipal/Contractor Equipment Auction Town of Lansing Highway Department Rtes. 34&34B, Lansing, NY (Ithaca)
September 10, 2011 @ 9:00 A.M. TERMS - Full Payment auction day, cash, check, municipal voucher or MC/Visa. 2% buyers fee will be waived for payment with cash or check. 10% Buyers Fee for Items Under $1000.00
Heavy Equipment: 1999 Bobcat w/Cab, A/C, Heat, High Flow JD 310D 2WD Tractor Loader Backhoe 1941 IH “M” Tractor/Grader Henderson Salt Spreader Sweepster 3 pt. Hitch Broom Early Consignments: Miscellaneous: Trucks: Air Compressor 2004 Sterling S/A Tractor 2002 Volvo T/A dump, Cummins, plow/wing, 106K, (2) Rockwell Jointer clean! Powermatic Lathe 2001 Volvo T/A C&C w/plow/wing CR ONSRUO Model 2003 Router 2001 Volvo S/A Whiteman Walk Behind Saw 1998 IH 2674 T/A Dump Rockwell Band Saw 1997 IG 380 Bus Sun Vat 40 1989 GMC 7000 S/A Dump, Diesel Tables 1988 F-800 Sand Truck, Diesel, 10’Stainless Steel Misc. Office Equipment Spreader Sony Camera 1984 Mack Stone Slinger Minolta Camera Trailers: Advance Wet Dry Vacuum 2010 Landscape Trailer Hunter A111 Wheel Aligner Interstate Equipment Trailer 1993 Trailer Rockwell Planer
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September Internet Only Auction Starts September 7th, 2011 @ 6:00 PM Ends September 14th, 2011 @ 6:00 PM
www.teitsworth.com Consignments being taken please contact: Milo @ 585-739-6435 Cindy@ 585-739-3759 • Richard @ 585-721-9554 Roy Teitsworth, Inc. ~ Successful Auctions for 41 Years Plain old-fashioned hard work, experience and market knowledge make this the team to choose for successful auctions. Now is the time to call for a no obligation consultation or appraisal. There are many options available to market your business assets. We would be pleased to discuss the auction methods with you. Give us a call today. If you are looking for clean, well-maintained municipal equipment and trucks, at absolute public auction, here are some tentative dates to keep in mind. Please also visit www.teitsworth.com SATURDAY, SEPT 10, 2011 • 9:00 A.M. MUNICIPAL SURPLUS & CONTRACTOR EQUIPMENT AUCTION TOWN OF LANSING HIGHWAY DEPT. RTS. 34 & 34B, LANSING, NY
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2011 • 9:00 A.M. ONONDAGA COUNTY AREA MUNICIPAL EQUIPMENT AUCTION MUNICIPAL & CONTRACTOR EQUIPMENT SYRACUSE, NY (NYS FAIRGROUNDS)
SATURDAY, SEPT 17, 2011 • 8:00 A.M. SPECIAL FALL CONSIGNMENT AUCTION TEITSWORTH AUCTION YARD FARM & CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT HEAVY & LIGHT TRUCKS CONSIGNMENTS WELCOME 6502 BARBER HILL RD. GROVELAND, NY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2011 • 9:00 A.M. MONROE COUNTY MUNICIPAL EQUIPMENT AUCTION HEAVY CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT, CARS & TRUCKS 145 PAUL RD. ROCHESTER, NY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2011 • 9:00 A.M. EMPIRE TRACTOR RELOCATION AUCTION FARM TRACTORS, EQUIPMENT, AGRICULTURAL PARTS, STORE INVENTORY, STORE PICTURES 5563 EAST MAIN ST. BATAVIA, NY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2011 9:00 A.M. MUNICIPAL & CONTRACTOR EQUIPMENT AUCTION HAMBURG FAIRGROUNDS, HAMBURG, NY
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2011 • 9:00 A.M. SPECIAL WINTER CONSIGNMENT AUCTION TEITSWORTH AUCTION YARD FARM & CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT, HEAVY & LIGHT TRUCKS CONSIGNMENTS WELCOME 6502 BARBER HILL RD. GROVELAND, NY
THURSDAY SEPT. 22, 2011 • 5:00 P.M LAKELAND EQUIPMENT AUCTION LAWN TRACTORS COMPACT TRACTORS, SKID STEER LOADERS & LANDSCAPE EQUIPMENT 185 RT. 31F (MACEDON CENTER RD) MACEDON, (FAIRPORT) NY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2011 • 9:00 A.M. CONTRACTOR RETIREMENT AUCTION LAPLUME EXCAVATING 119 NEWTON RD. PLAISTOW, NH
SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011 10:00 A.M. Z&M AG AND TURF AUCTION PUBLIC AUCTION SALE OF FARM TRACTORS, MACHINERY, LANDSCAPE TOOLS AND LAWN TRACTOR-MOWERS 3517 RAILROAD AVENUE ALEXANDER, NY RTI ONLINE AUCTIONS KEEP IN MIND WE ALSO HAVE A WEB BASED AUCTION MONTHLY! THIS IS AN EFFICIENT AND CONVENIENT WAY TO SELL EQUIPMENT OF ALL KINDS. PLEASE CONTACT MILO @ 585-739-6435, RICHARD @ 585-721-9554 OR CINDY @ 585-738-3759 TO CONSIGN TO ANY OF THESE AUCTIONS. SEPTEMBER 7TH-14TH 2011 OCTOBER 5TH-12TH 2011 NOVEMBER 2ND-9TH 2011 DECEMBER 7TH-14TH 2011
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Published on Aug 26, 2011