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Morrisville State College students use their dairy skills at North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge MORRISVILLE, NY — A team of Morrisville State College students brought home a third-place finish from the 11th Annual North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge (NAIDC) held recently in Roanoke, VA. The NAIDC is a two-day competition that enables students to apply theory and learning in a real-world situation. It also facilitates an

exchange of ideas among students and dairy producers to help maintain and develop the industry. This year’s event attracted 128 students from 32 colleges from across the United States and Canada. “Students hone their ability to work as a team and improve their time management, critical thinking and public speaking skills through participation

From left Heather Frost, of Sauquoit, dairy management B.Tech Kenneth Nearhoof, of Warriors Mark, PA, dairy management B.Tech, Nathan Harrington, of Mexico, dairy management B.Tech, Richard Robinson, of White Creek, dairy management B.Tech. Photos courtesy of Morrisville State College in Dairy Challenge,” said David R. dairy summary and detailed producWinston, coordinator of the 2012 con- tion, financial, nutrition and reproductest and Extension Dairy Scientist- tion records, and then traveled to one Youth at Virginia Tech. “Employers in of the contest dairies to evaluate the today’s dairy job market seek to hire farm’s cows, facilities and manageemployees with excellent communica- ment practices. tion and dairy management skills, and After a two-hour visit at the farm, NAIDC is a prime opportunity to teams returned to analyze data, develadvance these skills.” op recommendations for improvement The challenge entailed four-person and prepare a summary presentation teams evaluating one of four well- for the panel of judges. managed dairy farm businesses then Morrisville’s team placed third out of recommending management the eight teams in the group that evalenhancements to a panel of judges uated “Dairy A.” “Our team is a talented group that From left, Morrisville State College team members Richard Robinson and Nathan comprised of industry and academic professionals. works well together and they Harrington take measurements as part of their farm evaluation during the 11th Annual Teams were first presented with a returned a solid and sound evaluaNorth American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge (NAIDC) held recently in Roanoke, VA. tion with recommendations to the dairy producer,” said Steve Mooney, coach and assistant professor of dairy science. “Throughout their four years at Morrisville State, they have absorbed their skills and talents from a number of different sources, not only to the judge’s comments to them but to their by Kara Lynn Dunn including college course work, experiFifty-five young people put their showmanship skills to the neighboring exhibitors as well. ence they brought to school, and New York State Holstein Association Executive Manager test at the Spring Dairy Carousel. Observers noted the what they have gathered from internearnestness in the faces that kept a sharp eye on judges Patsy Gifford added, “Learning how to select an animal to ships and seminars.” Wayne Conard and Alicia Lamb. Sympathy went out to show with correct feet and legs, structure and confirmation Morrisville State College’s team youth whose cows were not cooperating and occasionally will help these young people know how to buy an animal was comprised of: overpowered yet-to-grow-into-their-true-strength arms. later on.” • Heather Frost, of Sauquoit, dairy Superintendent of Cattle Alan Danforth commented, Firm, but gentle hands kept heads held high and top lines management B.Tech “Showing cattle is a great way to get your name out in the straight. • Nathan Harrington, of Mexico, The judges put the exhibitors through their paces. The industry and can lead to the sale of cattle. It also offers dairy management B.Tech youth were often asked to change animals to show a cow great camaraderie.” • Kenneth Nearhoof, of Warriors The judges were complimentary of all the young shownot their own and the judges asked tough questions about Mark, PA, dairy management B.Tech the confirmation of the exhibitors’ own and others’ animals. persons. The Master Showman received a specially-made • Richard Robinson, of White Creek, Judge Lamb said, “I am looking for the person who pres- show box presented in honor of the late Willis Conard, dairy management B.Tech ents an animal well and to assess their level of knowledge Judge Conard’s father. Judge Conard said, “Showing is a The event also included a career fair, about what are the best and worst aspects of the animal they family tradition. My dad won at the New Jersey State Fair, a presentation by Matt Lohr, Virginia I have won at the New York State Fair and my son is now have in hand.” Commissioner of Agriculture, and an As the judges paused to talk with individual competitors, a third generation champion. Showing is our marketing awards banquet. the youth with an keen interest in learning paid attention tool for our farm (Ridgedale Dairy, Sharon Springs, NY).”

Youth Test Showmanship at Spring Dairy Carousel


by Elizabeth A. Tomlin “Dairy producers are pretty resistant to change,” remarked Dr. Charles G. Schwab, featured guest speaker at the 2012 Central New York Dairy Day. Schwab was referring to how balancing dairy rations with amino acids, instead of adding crude proteins would increase milk production, milk protein and milk fat percentages- and make dairy farmers more money. Schwab, Professor Emeritus, Animal and Nutritional Sciences, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, University of New Hampshire, has studied nutritional requirements in dairy cows for over 30 years. His research in amino acids in dairy cattle and the way cows digest protein in their feed has led to improved nutritional models. Schwab has been leading the field worldwide, contributing to reduced nitrogen in animal waste and improved efficiency in conversion of feed protein to milk protein. These findings have been widely adopted by nutrition consultants and feed companies. “Cows don’t require crude protein,” Schwab stated. “The cow requires amino acids.” Using a power point presentation to show principles of balancing amino acids in the cow’s diet and charts emphasizing study results, Schwab pointed out that individual amino acids become the building blocks for protein, thus promoting the performance of protein metabolism. “Cows do not absorb protein!” Schwab emphasized. Proteins, which contain much of the nitrogen consumed by dairy cattle, are comprised of chains of 50 or more individual amino acids. These individual amino acids are absorbed and used by

the cow. Research shows the cow has a different requirement for each of the 10 essential (these are not made in the body and must be absorbed from the intestine) amino acids, which include arginine, histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophane, and valine. According to Schwab, “The goal is to meet RDP (ruminally degradable feed protein) and RUP (ruminally undegraded protein) requirements needed to meet desired milk yield and milk composition with a minimum amount of each.” Schwab said, “I have seen hundreds of on-farm results,” and he explained that both over feeding and underfeeding of RDP and RUP results in decreased animal performance. “Feed less protein and feed more digestible forage — nothing is more important than the quality of forage and starch.” Cows utilize individual amino acids to produce protein in milk, to grow a fetus, to make muscle and to maintain their bodies. Protein production is limited by any amino acid that is the shortest in supply. That particular amino acid is called the “first-limiting AA” in the diet. In dairy cows the first-limiting AA and the second-limiting AA tend to be lysine (Lys) and methionine (Met). Documented observations show that increasing these amino acids in the dairy cow’s diet increases yields in milk protein. Benefits are not only seen in the milk composition and milk yield, but are also observed in the longevity of the cows. “Ample supplies of these amino acids may help diminish the risk of metabolic disorders, influence reproductive performance, affect immune function,

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Eating Our Seed On April 5, the Associated Press reported that United States Department of Agriculture scribes had discovered the nation’s farmers and ranchers are getting elderly. So long in the tooth, in fact, USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan has mounted a nationwide tour of college campuses encouraging undergraduates to consider careers in farming and ranching. However, rather than rendering an honest assessment of the aging farm population and admitting the obvious, Merrigan fades behind the inevitable Washington, D.C. political smokescreen and feigns perplexity at the root cause. It is economic, with an appalling dose of political stupidity thrown in. Several decades into a political experiment, America’s farmers and ranchers have always derisively called “The Cheap Food Policy,” our national politicians are now being forced to

confront the bitter fruit and ultimate folly of that doctrine. Through The Cheap Food Policy, they opted to treat America’s young farmers and ranchers as expendable rather than as a national resource. The continuation of this doctrine is precisely what has now brought Deputy Merrigan to the extreme of mounting her nationwide college tour. Under The Cheap Food Policy, the politicians set up a majority of America’s best young farmers and ranchers to fail and be forced out of business during ruinous commodity price cycles. They were the most financially leveraged and they were routinely bankrupted by the downside of the markets, while the older more financially secure operators muddled through. The Cheap Food Policy has needlessly “eaten the seed” of what could have been each decades’ incoming class of young American farmers and ranchers.

Featured guest speaker at the 2012 Central NY Dairy Day, Dr. Charles G. Schwab informs attendees about amino acid deficiency in dairy cows. Photo by Elizabeth A. Tomlin

and lessen fat infiltration of the liver,” Schwab notes. “Fat infiltration predisposes cows to fatty liver and ketosis.” Schwab stated that milk yield and protein yield can be predicted through use of optimum Lys/Met supplements in the proper ratio. Methionine and lysine are commercially available in a rumen-protected supplements, which are coated to physically protect them from being broken down by the microbes in the rumen, thus allowing them to be absorbed in the intestine and utilized by the animal. “Research with lactating dairy cows has shown many times that increasing predicted concentrations of Lys and Met in metabolizable protein (MP) to recommended levels, increases efficiency of use of MP for milk protein synthesis,” reported Schwab. Results in feeding a diet of increased

Lys and Met are quickly seen by the second milking with maximum response taking place within 4 to 5 weeks. “Balancing for lysine and methionine supports a positive affect on milk protein percent in the days immediately following the ration change,” Schwab said. “Within a month, you should see the full effects on milkfat percent.” Overuse of feeding crude protein to dairy cows also results in excessive nitrogen excretion in the urine — the most environmental polluting excretory nitrogen. Feeding a lower crude protein diet will result in reduced urinary nitrogen excretion providing environmental benefits and economic to the dairy farmer with reduced costs in crude protein. “You know what you’re paying,” Schwab stated. “How much are you willing to leave on the table?”

Currently, our national agricultural policy is shaped by politicians with absolutely no practical experience in agriculture. The Secretary of Agriculture, Thomas Vilsack, is urban born and raised, trained in the law and vetted in politics. Appointed to his posting by a President as blissfully ignorant of anything agricultural as the appointee, Vilsack’s dubious selection was based on nothing more substantive than the governorship of a farm state... Deputy Secretary Merrigan, while thoroughly steeped in the latest weighty academic theories of “agricultural policy,” came to USDA from a professorship at Tufts University in Massachusetts... On her college tour Merrigan takes issue with a much publicized blog that ranks agriculture at Number 1 on a list of “useless” college degrees. She chooses to ignore the fact the blog came to this conclusion based on its practical assessment of the abysmal salary projections for agricultural graduates. The sad truth is, the majority of the nation’s farmers and ranchers are working at what amounts, time-wise, to a job and a half for, salary-wise,

considerably less than the national minimum wage. USDA reports most farm families are currently earning the majority of their family living expenses from off-farm employment. Deputy Merrigan needs to explain honestly to these young college people why they should risk condemning their families to poverty by choosing to pursue a career in agriculture unless these glaring economic deficiencies are corrected. These are highly skilled occupations requiring the nation’s best and brightest; the material rewards to people willing to pursue a lifetime commitment to such a demanding discipline should handsomely reflect their enhanced work ethic and skill set. If America ever experiences a famine it will likely be triggered when our witless Washington politicians push the nation’s last few ancient farmers under the bus. Given the current state of affairs, don’t doubt they won’t be stupid enough to do it... Nate Wilson, Sinclairville, NY Wilson, 65, has retired from 40 years of dairy farming on a small Chautauqua County, New York, grassland dairy farm.

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Double L Ranch cuts onto national scene

by Steven E. Smith “If you told me years ago that meats from my slaughterhouse would be retailng in Brooklyn and that I would be competing in a national food preparation contest all because I took an intern on to work in my slaughterhouse, I probably would have doubted you,” stated Lowell Carson, owner of Double L Ranch; a slaughterhouse in Altamont, NY. But Carson is doing just that. He and sons Lowell Jr and Zachary have developed worthwhile business relationships thanks to their openness to teach others and work closely with their customer base. Taking interns has paid dividends Jake Dickson, who had worked previously as an executive for a well known international firm had the goal of learning the meat cutting business and he wanted Lowell Carson to teach him. “He came in wearing sandals and shorts, if I was short sighted and judgmental, I would never have made this connection,” said Carson. But during his time as an intern, Dickson learned how to work in a slaughterhouse as well as gained the opportunity to learn from the farmers who were doing business with Carson. “Jake would look over my shoulder and ask a lot of questions. I didn’t realize I was being interviewed for a job myself.” That is because today the intern is the owner of Dickson’s farm stand, a meat market in New York City and his slaughterhouse of choice is Lowell Carson’s Double L Ranch. The rela-

tionship with Dickson has led to Double L Ranch products being teamed with recipes using Sam Adams and Ommegang Brewery beers on the regional and national scene. Carson has taken other interns from different parts of the country including Oregon and Rhode Island. Interns are paid minimum wage and are treated like an apprentice. Some have stayed an entire year in order to obtain more skills and knowledge. Carson indicated that he has interns that now have their own custom place while others are gainfully employed in the field. “These people have become connections for me as well.” Experience Carson is a wealth of knowledge due in part to his diverse career background which he uses as he educates his customers about their meats. Today as operator of Double L Ranch, Carson uses his experiences to work closely with his customers as well as interns. “It is my goal to assist my farmers to become better salesmen for their product.” Carson encourages customers to attend the cutting session for one of their animals to understand better what the processing phase entails. “Knowing what goes into the kill and processing makes them better salesmen.” Carson sees selling meats though the eyes of an experienced retailer and chef. In his previous careers he learned you can’t sell anything from an empty wagon. “I always reminded myself that each of my customers was

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also purchasing other items from a grocery as well. By explaining the cuts and concepts, I found I was also selling other elements used in different recipes because I was getting them to try new ways to prepare different meals.” Carson encourages his customers to offer recipes especially if you are well stocked in a given cut of meat. Carson encourages his clients who are vendors at farmers’ markets to work together with other vendors by featuring a recipe that uses items available at their market. According to Carson, it is not uncommon for a meat cutting customer to have unrealistic requests on their cut sheets often the result of incorrect information from a source such as the internet. Other misinformed customers expect to get back the entire hanging weight of their carcass in beef. “I have had those rare instances where I boxed up meat, bones trim and all so that they get back all that weight. You only have to do that once.” Carson is committed to helping his farmers and end users understand what they have and how best to process it so that everyone is satisfied with the results. Carson also emphasizes educating his beef producers and consumers about the difference between dry and wet aging of meats. Large processors are using wet aging because the process fits their marketing plan of handling large volumes of meat. “Wet processing requires less storage and only results in .5 percent of shrink due to moisture loss. Dry processing conversely results in 5-6 percent in dry aging. Many consumers do not realize that while their beef is aging in the cooler it will loss 3.5 percent in the first 24 hours. It is just dehydrating but the gain is bacterial breaking down through the calpain enzyme which naturally tenderizes the meat and enhancing the flavor.” Carson has accomplished one of his goals that he solidified when he was leaving the restaurant business. “I work with my family these days.” son Zachary is in charge of the kill floor which at times can be a challenging and exciting job as he follows the USDA humane handling regulations as a small multi species facility. Lowell Jr. works on the cutting floor and emphasizes the principles of cutting and packaging which his father is committed to. Both sons work retail from time to time when seasonality allows them to. Cattle Health Assurance Work with the national cattle health assurance, overseen by Dr. Temple Grandin, includes a system of audits of farm to table. “While some of the expectations placed on our operation are challenging due to our size and that we offer multiple species processing, I

Lowell Carson of Double L Ranch slaughterhouse in Altamont, NY uses his extensive career experiences including being a chef to produce a superior cut and packaging at his USDA inspected facility. He assists his clients to maximize the finished product that are now being sold in Eastern New York and New York City. Photo by Stephen E. Smith have enjoyed my interactions with Dr. Grandin. We are striving to be excellent at our craft and embracing animal handling and welfare recommendations is an important element of that.” With a cooler that handles 54 beef carcasses, USDA stamp, vacuum packing and customized labeling, Double L Ranch has the capacity to meet the needs of their customers. But according to Carson, their meats have another feature that is noticeable at the market counter. “Honest Way has started handling our cuts through a vendor and we were asked what we do differently as those cuts are always sold out. It is due to the fact that we take our time to do it right including the packaging. Consumers recognize pieces and parts.” At Double L Ranch, it is very likely that Lowell Carson and sons will continue to take time to develop relationships with customers and consumers through quality cutting and a willing to educate. And because owner Lowell Carson has the heart of a teacher, this Eastern New York meat processor may potentially continue to be part of regional and national beef marketing opportunities. Double L Ranch can be reached at 518-355-6944.

Cover photo courtesy of Morrisville State College Morrisville 2012 NAIDC: Members of the Morrisville State College team pose during the 11th Annual North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge.


by Elizabeth A. Tomlin Most folks in the agriculture community in the Mohawk Valley are familiar with the name and face of Mike Settle. Known throughout the Valley for his work with kids — and the Mohawk Valley FFA in particular — he is also a respected dairy farmer and trusted member of the Montgomery County Farm Bureau. Settle and the Mohawk Valley FFA are frequently seen at agricultural events throughout the Mohawk Valley. Whether its a county Farm Day/Sundae on the Farm event or an Open House, you will see them selling their BBQ Chicken dinners or educating people about the benefits of the FFA for middle and high school students interested in leadership in agriculture. Formally known as the Future Farmers of America, and established in 1928, the FFA organization officially changed their name in 1988 to the National FFA Organization. The youth organization promotes and supports all aspects of the diverse field of agriculture including all natural resources, food, animals, sciences, business and technology. It is known as one of the largest youth organizations in the United States with over 520,000 members in nearly 7,500 chapters, and is continually growing. FFA is reportedly the largest of the career and technical student organizations in United States schools.

Settle, who has been in dairy farming most of his life with his wife Lorinda and their two children, has been with St. Johnsville School as an Agriculture Instructor and FFA advisor for 15 years. “I always thought my heart was in dairy farming,” Settle said, “but I found that I was always looking for ways to work with kids, whether it was with 4-H or church youth groups.” When Settle’s farm was in transition, he decided to go into teaching, and was hired for an agriculture position at St. Johnsville Central School. “I did not realize until that point, what a great organization the FFA was,” Settle admits. “I now know that there is no greater opportunity available for high school kids than what the FFA can offer them — if they are willing to take advantage of it.” Settle does more as an advisor than just teach an agricultural program. For the past several years he has taken his group to the Capital Days in Albany to set up a display informing congressman and other legislative affiliates about the FFA program and the effect agriculture has on New York State’s people and economy. Last spring the group was recognized by the NYS Assembly and introduced during the Assembly Session by Assemblyman George Amedore. According to Mohawk Valley FFA President Robert Christman, “Mr.

Settle is a prime leader and a great advisor. He has a lot of knowledge about many different subjects. He always tries his hardest to help all of our members in any way he can.” Christman says he would like to take after Settle “as a responsible chapter leader and eventually becoming a FFA Advisor.” Chapter Vice-President Stephanie Arndt feels the same way about Settle but is also concerned about how his leaving the program will impact the Mohawk Valley FFA. “Mr. Settle is an amazing advisory,” Arndt says. “He does whatever he can to make sure that we are learning the importance of agriculture, while having fun! His favorite quote is ‘where would we be without agriculture? Naked and hungry!’ I think that Mr. Settle retiring is going to highly impact the Mohawk Valley FFA. He has been the advisor for a very long time, and his leaving will devastate our organization.” However, Settle is determined to continue to give the program his full support, even once he has retired. “I fully intend to stay involved with the FFA,” Settled insists. “I know my FFA involvement will continue, just not as official advisor.” Settle says he will support the next person who takes over his role as Ag teacher and FFA advisor. However, Arndt questions whether the FFA will be continued.

Mike Settle, Mohawk Valley FFA Advisor of 15 years, will retire on June 30. “I know my FFA involvement will continue, just not as official advisor,” Settle says. Photo by Elizabeth A. Tomlin “I am not even sure that the organization will still be functioning after this year because of so many extracurricular activities being cut in schools,” Arndt stated. Settle’s retirement date is scheduled for June 30, 2012. The Mohawk Valley FFA chapter is comprised of students from St. Johnsville and Oppenheim-Ephratah Central schools.

Cornell Maple Webinars begin again on May 3 with an emphasis on maple marketing by Stephen Childs, NYS Maple Specialist The Cornell Maple Program will begin the 2012 Maple Training Webinars on May 3. This year the sessions will again be held on the first Thursday evening of the month, May through December, except for the month of August. Sessions are scheduled from 7 to 8 p.m. The 2012 sessions will focus on various aspects of marketing maple syrup and value added products. The first session on May 3 will present a broad overview of how maple products are being marketing and the potential for moving into new ventures. The second session is scheduled for June 7 and will lay out the process of developing a maple marketing plan with materials available for each participant to work through the planning process. A marketing plan is a guide developed by the maple business to focus future marketing efforts to the most desirable means of expanding the sale and profitability of the maple crop. Each successive webinar session will build on this plan so participating maple producers can develop a comprehensive maple marketing plan for their business by the last session of the year. Topics will include many aspects of potential marketing techniques from successful signage to using social media to enhance the maple business. A good

marketing plan helps the producer make decisions about what marketing steps to take and which steps will be avoided through evaluation of the positives and negatives of each possibility. Mark these dates on your calendar now: May 3, June 7, July 5, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, and Dec. 6. Webinar connection details are available at http://maple.dnr.cornell.edu/ webinar.html A high speed internet connection is necessary to participate.

Participants can type in questions throughout the presentations. Participation in each webinar is available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are particularly interested in a webinar topic, please plan to connect at least 20 minutes prior to the start time. Before each webinar, participants will be asked to register into a database so we can monitor the value of the webinars and their geographic extent. No pre-registration is required.

Access to the web site that hosts the internet seminars is free of charge. Your standard Internet connection charges would still apply. We are not able to assist users with problems they may have with their computer, connections, or connection speed. Following the live webinar presentation the recorded session will be available on line anytime. Questions can be directed to Stephen Childs at slc18@cornell.edu.

National Dairy Producers Organization, Inc. meets with producers, Congressional representatives The national Dairy Producers Organization, Inc. will hold meetings to discuss industry specific topics with Congressional representatives as well as producers in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. These meetings launched on Wednesday, April 18, when board members Dennis Trissel, Bob Krucker and Gary Genske met with Congressmen and their representatives in Washington, D.C., to discuss industry compromise as well as the Dairy Industry Stabilization and Sustainability Act of 2011 (DISSA). Fifteen senior staff meetings were expected to be held over a two-day period.

Following the Washington, D.C., visits, dairy producers were invited to attend meetings in Virginia, New York and Pennsylvania. This tour began Friday, April 20, in Wytheville, VA, and will conclude in Rebersburg, PA, on Wednesday, April 25. National Dairy Producers’ Director Tom Van Nortwick and Treasurer Gary Genske will appear at these meetings to discuss a number of featured topics and further inform dairy producers about the progress of the National Dairy Producers Organization, Inc. Topics will include: achieving producer profitability, 100% USA trademark, the Dairy Industry Stabilization and Sustainability Act of 2011 (DISSA),

and the 2012 National Agenda. Producers are encouraged to offer their questions, concerns and ideas as they participate in these meetings and become involved in the issues. The National Dairy Producers Organization, Inc. is a producer-led group whose efforts aim to improve the price of milk to U.S. dairy producers and remove extreme volatility in the dairy industry. It is always referenced as the National Dairy Producers Organization, Inc. and never abbreviated. For more information, please visit www.nationaldairyproducers.org, email info@ nationaldairyproducers. org or call 800-364-4894.

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Crop Comments by Paris Reidhead Field Crops Consultant No “Road Closed” Sign Today I took a total of 10 soil samples for two different customers. Plowed corn ground is easier by far to push the soil probe into than sod. But sod is easier to walk on. All 10 pieces being sampled were dry on the very top of the soil, and somewhat moist more than an inch into the ground. But for mid-April, I would say the topsoil was pretty dry. These fields are all within five miles of a seasonal weather landmark I like to mention each spring. State Route 80 runs from Cooperstown to Van Hornesville (and many other places). The road lays right along Lake Otsego. And as you head north, the road runs parallel to Hayden Creek, which runs into Lake Otsego. Summit Lake spills into Hayden Creek. So Summit Lake could sensibly be referred to as the birthplace of the Susquehanna River. Near the south end of Summit Lake, Route 80 is bounded by several acres of swamp. West of the swamp are sloping hills, whose surplus spring moisture ends up into that wetland. With enough surplus moisture ending up in the swamp, water, on its way to Summit Lake, will spill over pavement, generally about a half inch deep. Then the state highway workers bring a generator-operated portable electric sign to alert motorists to the hazard. With the words “road flooded”, drivers know they have to slow down to the temporary posted speed limit, else risk stalling

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an engine, or hydroplaning… or both. This flooded highway occurrence… if it’s going to take place… happens during the second week of April, two out of three years. If the flooding does not occur, it means that surface and ground water reserves are a little (or a lot) restrictive, as well as predicts that moisture… at least at the start on the growing season… is limited. During both 2011 and 2012, the part of Route 80 in question did not flood out. Even though as 2011 entered growing season with a soil moisture deficiency in April, most of the Northeast still got way too much precipitation later in the growing season. This year the un-flooded chunk of Route 80 coincides with a statewide “burn ban” from midMarch to May 16. On Easter Sunday just past, Sue and I drove to a late afternoon dinner with family in the Capital District. We drove along the Mohawk River between Canajoharie and Fonda (after passing Lee Publications). The Mohawk River was way below normal waterline… incredibly dwarfed by how it appeared to me a week after Hurricane Irene hit last summer. If soil conditions stay dry in the Northeast… something which we know could change extremely rapidly… some timely crop management pointers are in order. First, let me suggest that soils with less than three percent organic matter (OM) shouldn’t be planted to corn in 2012. For a soil to have OM this low, it typically has had at least five years of contin-

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at least a partial break, consider sorghums, preferably brown-midrib. Sorghums and Sudan grasses were developed in sub-Saharan Africa, where temperatures routinely pass the “century mark”, and annual rainfall is less than 10 inches per year. Sorghum needs about a third less water per pound of digestible dry matter than does corn. And millet gets by on even less water than sorghum. Thirdly, row-cultivation fluffs up the soil, allowing the capture of night-time dew, as well as allowing upward movement of subsurface moisture below the root zone. I have cultivated corn fields where tips of the plants curl up like church spires. Within 20-30 minutes after being row-cultivated, the pointy uppermost corn

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leaves unfurl, indicating that the plants in question acquired moisture from some source. If moisture is limited, many weeds haven’t been able to live enough to metabolize a fatal dose of the herbicide they’ve received. And the living weeds will gobble up the tiny amounts of moisture, making the desirable plants even thirstier… and “spikier”.

A fourth suggestion would be to mix some sorghum seed in with your seedcorn, preferably small rounds. The sorghum (and its sudan grass hybrids) will not form spikes shown by moisture-deficient places. If normal rainfalls return (which they most likely will) there will be plenty of moisture for both field corn and sorghum.

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Farm Bill questions and confusion by Bob Gray I have received a number of e-mails asking me what the “real’ status of the 2012 Farm Bill is. And with very good reason. There have been quotes in the press from Members of Congress and Farm Bill analysts which are all over the map. Some folks are saying that there is not a snowball’s chance that a Farm Bill will get done this year. Others are saying that it could well pass and

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leave. I do not want to waste precious visiting time around the kitchen sink. I have even begun to entertain with paper plates so the children do not feel guilty about leaving me with all of the work. Back in my growing up years doing the dishes was a social occasion. A lot of decisions were made in the kitchen while we did the dishes. The ladies of the house talked about what needed to be done the next day. Plans and decisions were made to get them done. While my children were growing up doing the dishes was a social event as well. I washed and usually my daughter dried. The dishes fell to her since my son was at the barn doing chores. She also ended up with the making lunch detail. There were no dishes sitting around to air dry. Everything was always put away after we finished the meal. Even when we fed the hayers we did the dishes before we turned off the kitchen lights for the evening. The one exception was during canning season. Canning sessions seemed to extend quite late into the evening. I often left the canner until the next morning because it was too hot to handle before bedtime. My girls prefer dishwashers. My daughterin-law grew up with one. My daughter does not have one at this point but when she finishes with her kitchen there will be one installed. I know when you work out of the home and maintain a home as well, dishwashers have become one of the necessities of life, but I cannot help but feel that valuable talking time is sacrificed. If you are not conversing over the dishes these days be sure that you find another way to fill that void. It is a very important process in the making of a family. Authorities have been quoted saying something similar to, “The family that finds time to eat together is a much healthier one.” Ann Swanson writes from her home in Russell, PA. Contact at hickoryheights1@verizon.net.

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Farmers market promotion program grants available WASHINGTON, D.C. — On April 5, Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking grant applicants for the 2012 Farmers Market Promotion Program. Approximately $10 million is available for marketing operations such as farmers markets, community supported agriculture and road-side stands. The grants, which are administered by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), are available through a competitive application process on www.grants.gov. The grants aim to increase the availability of local agricultural products in communities throughout the country. They will also help strengthen farmer-to-consumer marketing efforts. “These grants will put resources into rural and urban economies, and help

strengthen efforts to provide access to nutritious and affordable foods,” said Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan. “This program not only supports the health and well-being of local communities but also the economic health of their farms and businesses.” Projects that expand healthy food choices in food deserts or low-income areas (where the percentage of the population living in poverty is 20 percent or above) will receive additional consideration. USDA, in coordination with the Departments of the Treasury and Health and Human Services, seeks to increase access to fresh, healthy and affordable food choices for all Americans, while expanding market opportunities for farmers and ranchers. Information on applying for a Farmers Market Promotion Program grant i s

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These calves were most likely able to obtain higher growth rates and feeding efficiencies due to a more constant source of nutrients throughout the day. The time interval between evening and morning feedings is often 12 hours, thus limiting the amount of energy available to the calves for maintenance and growth. According to the NRC, energy requirements for calves increase below 68 degrees F. In the United States, nighttime temperatures above 68 degreesF are not the norm as most regions meet this criterion only a few weeks during the summer. Three times daily feeding allows the calf another interval of nutrient intake and provides another opportunity to introduce warm milk to increase body temperatures. A recent nationwide study by Merck Animal Health found that the number of producers feeding three times a day is increasing. In 2007, the National Animal Health Monitoring System found only 5.4 percent of calf raisers were feeding three times a day. A more recent study done in 2010 revealed 8 percent of calf raisers were feeding three times, with 14 percent doing so in the winter. As with everything on a dairy, management matters. When thinking about implementing a three times feeding system, labor costs need to be considered. However, more efficient animals could offset the additional labor costs associated with three times feeding. Additionally, the Wisconsin study found

that three times fed calves were more likely to complete the first lactation, thereby increasing profits. If your management system allows it, consider changing feeding to three times a day. Especially in the winter, calves require a constant source of energy in their liquid diets to sustain maintenance and growth rates. Threetimes-a-day feeding will optimize your chances of raising healthy calves that grow up to be productive lactating cows. Note that the concepts presented involve the same daily allotment fed three times per day and not an increased daily feeding allotment. Another option to increase feeding frequency is provided by computerized calf feeders which permit allocation of the allotted daily liquid diet into multiple smaller amounts. Canadian studies have demonstrated that calves will nurse four to eight times daily. It is believed that calves instinctively feed more often in order to maximize nutrient availability — and since automatic calf feeders can provide this level of frequency they’re an option to consider. Successful implementation of these computerized feeding systems requires a shift in management priorities, including more frequent observation of calves and the adoption of protocols to monitor correct mixing of powder, temperature calibration and equipment sanitation. Stephanie Neal (stephn4@vt.edu) is a graduate assistant to Bob James, Extension Dairy Scientist, Dairy Nutrition; 540-231-4770; jamesre@vt.edu

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How consistent is your calf feeding program? by Bob James, Extension Dairy Scientist, Dairy Nutrition Consistent nutrient content delivered at the desired temperature and appropriate time leads to better performance in pre-weaned calves. Field studies of calf feeding systems using waste milk on dairies and calf ranches in North Carolina and California found that fat content varied from 1.1 percent to more than 4.5 percent, though protein content was less variable. Reasons for such wide variation include the number of fresh cows and the inclusion of considerable quantities of flush water in the waste milk stream. Additionally, waste milk has a high concentration of bacteria with unknown effects on calf growth and health. Milk replacers purchased from a reputable manufacturer ensure that nutrient content of the powder is as stated on the feed tag. However, consider where mistakes can occur when mixing the milk replacer. In most cases the powder is measured using a “cup” included in the bag. There’s usually a line slightly below the top of the cup indicating the desired measure of powder to be added to a given volume of water. In the haste to feed calves (it’s usually the last chore in

the evening or the last one before breakfast in the morning) calf feeders frequently disregard the mark and add significantly more or less powder. Another source of variation is the amount of water used to mix the powder. Mixing containers found on dairies and calf ranches range from 5-gallon buckets to much larger mixing tanks where water volume is often crudely measured. Milk replacer mixing was monitored without telling the feeders the purpose. Total solid levels varied from 9-15 percent. The influence on calf growth and health was difficult to measure; however, available energy and protein were either in excess or insufficient to even meet maintenance requirements. The impact of variation of the liquid diet on calf performance has been studied by Mark Hill and co-workers at Akey Nutrition in Ohio. They found that calves fed a liquid diet delivering a consistent level of nutrients per day had greater daily gain, starter intake and feed efficiency than calves fed an inconsistent liquid whether it was milk or milk replacer. Another cause of inconsistency is the temperature of the liquid diet fed to calves. Due to

their young age and small size, calves are very susceptible to cold stress. Feeding liquid diets at less than 100 degrees F increases maintenance requirements for energy and reduces nutrients available for growth. Another concern with low temperature is the impact on proper mixing of the powder in the water. In such cases, nutrient levels of the liquid can vary appreciably from calf to calf. Feeding liquids too hot (greater than 110 degrees F) may discourage intake, though it’s not unusual to mix milk replacers or heat milk to higher temperatures during the winter so that it won’t be too cool by the time the

calves are fed. Consistency can be improved by following some simple protocols. 1. Use scales to weigh the water and powder. Milk replacers should be mixed to 12.5-15 percent solids which means adding 1.25 pounds of MR powder to 8.75 pounds of water (12.5 percent) or 1.5 pounds of powder in 8.5 pounds of water. One can assume that the weight of a gallon at 12.5 percent solids is approximately 8.62 pounds. 2. Use a battery operated thermometer to measure temperature of the liquid. During the winter one might use water at 115-120 degrees F to mix the replacer and

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As we head into a new year at Miner Institute our focus is on upcoming research projects, conferences, collaborations, and deadlines. Although we look ahead, a brief review of the last 25 years helps us see what profound, and relatively recent, changes have occurred in the world of dairy science and farming. By 1986, researchers had only just established a standard body condition scoring system (E.E. Wildman; later to be refined by J.D. Ferguson), implemented DCAD diets in the prevention of milk fever (E. Block), and evaluated lactational responses to recombinant bST (D.E. Bauman), now marketed widely as Posilac. From 1986 to 1989, significant research contributions to dairy science and on-farm management included the

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Scholarships available through Center for Dairy Excellence HARRISBURG, PA — Outstanding students with an interest in the dairy industry can apply for one of five $1,000 scholarships offered by the Center for Dairy Excellence. Scholarships are available for the 2012-13 academic year. “The future of Pennsylvania’s dairy industry rests on the talent and leadership within the next generation of dairy leaders,” said John Frey, executive director of the Center for Dairy Excellence. “The center’s goal is to build and maintain a viable, growing dairy industry in Pennsylvania and offering financial assistance to future dairy farmers and agribusiness leaders is a natural fit for our organization.” The scholarships are offered to provide recognition, encouragement and financial assistance to outstanding students enrolled in academic programs that support the dairy industry. In 2011, seven qualified applicants received scholarships. Consideration for this scholarship will be given to Pennsylvania residents who are full-time undergraduate students planning to enroll or are currently enrolled in a qualifying field of study such as dairy and animal science, agriculture marketing and business, nutri-

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NMPF assumes management of REAL® Seal for dairy products Organization will promote use of logo to differentiate American-made dairy foods from imports and imitations The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) will now manage the licensing and use of the REAL® Seal, one of the most iconic and recognizable product integrity logos used in the food industry, NMPF announced. Effective March 15, the management of the REAL® Seal program was transferred from the United Dairy Industry Association to NMPF. This change was the result of an agreement between the two organizations that the transfer was the best opportunity to place a renewed emphasis on highlighting the importance and value of American-made dairy foods. “The REAL® Seal was created more than 30 years ago to help consumers distinguish between real and artificial cheeses, as the pizza category was really taking off,” said Jerry Kozak, President and CEO of NMPF. “Today, a generation later, we still see a need to differentiate American-made dairy products from imports, and real dairy foods from those made with soy or rice or even hemp. Our management of this labeling program will benefit consumers, as well as the farmers who have a direct stake in how their milk is marketed.” One of NMPF’s primary missions “is protecting the integrity and overall value of U.S. dairy products. NMPF has expertise in food labeling requirements and the regulatory process affecting dairy product standards,” Kozak noted. “With NMPF’s link to dairy producers and its dedication to protecting dairy product integrity, NMPF will be able to provide valuable insight that will allow for growth of the program,” he said. While the program will not undergo any immediate changes, Kozak said the process has begun to determine how to make the REAL® Seal an even more effective marketing tool for dairy product

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able to the young chefs as well as let artisanal cheese producers know what consumers are looking for when they buy specialty cheeses. Fifty-three participants heard why New York cheeses are in great demand. Speakers said the demand is due partly to geographic location in a region that spans from Lake Champlain west to the shores of Lake Erie. Glaciated soils and the

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cheese through applying the rind or washing of the rind and then the aging in a cheese cave. At present, Wegmans will import cheese for the center from France, but would like to find New York sources. Marge Randles of Argyle Cheese Farmer said this is the type of information she needs to match her style of cheese production with emerging markets. Ron Davis, a descen-

Cathy Gaffney of the Wegmans grocery store chain offered a cheese buyer’s perspective at the CCE cheese makers’ workshop at Paul Smith’s College. Photos courtesy of Fay Benson

dant of William McCadam who began McCadam Cheese in 1876 in Heuvelton, NY, is plant manager for McCadam in Chateauguay NY. He provided the audience with some of the history of cheese making in New York. Fay Benson of the Cornell University Small Farms Program and the South Central New York Dairy Team spoke about how grazing animals influence the “terroir” of local cheeses. Terroir is a French term for the unique flavor given to the agricultural products of a specific region. Benson said, “When animals can choose their forages through grazing, the dairy products made from their milk take on the unique characteristics of the soil and plants of the region.”

Benson referred to a study by Cornell University Professor Emeritus Dr. Peter Van Soest in Sicily that showed the metabolites in plants and how they affect flavor. Davis, Gaffney and Dennis Moore, an inspector with the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets Dairy Division, evaluated 21 varieties of cheeses brought by producers to the event.Students and the other event participants had the opportunity to compare the cheeses as well. The evaluators spoke with the producers about their cheese making processes. For example, Davis, tasting some bitterness in one cheese sample, asked how the rennet set.

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Cheese producers enjoyed the opportunity to have their cheeses evaluated by cheese buyers and processors and Paul Smith’s culinary students.

The processor explain the process, which included filtering chlorinated well water. Davis suggested using unchlorinated bottled water to better set the rennet. Benson notes, “The type of educational exchanges between the producers and the cheese specialists that this event offered will help New York’s artisanal cheese makers to achieve their potential. One goal is to export New

York cheese to France rather than having buyers import French cheese into New York.” New York has 130some artisanal cheese producers statewide. The Cornell Small Farm Program plans a number of summer 2012 events to highlight opportunities for New York’s small dairy businesses. Watch www. smallfarms.cornell.edu for details.

New York State Spring Wool Pool scheduled May 10-12 The Finger Lakes Sheep Producers Co-op will hold a New York State Wool Pool at the Empire Farm Days site, Route 414, south of Seneca Falls, NY. Wool receiving will be Thursday, May 10, and Friday, May 11, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, May 12, from 8:30

a.m.-3 p.m. This is the only spring pool in New York State. Those bringing over 1,000 pounds of wool must contact Gary Fisher at 607-387-5804 for scheduling. There are three grades: clean, off sorts and colored wool. Wool needs to be sorted prior to bringing it to the

pool. We will not accept wool that is more than two years from shearing, wool with poly contamination, any hair sheep

cross wool. The wool pool is run with your volunteer help. For additional information call Mark Harth at 607-546-2341.


At Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.’s (DFA) 14th Annual Meeting, the Cooperative unveiled a new tagline — “More Cooperative” — which underscores a commitment to delivering more resources for members, more quality for customers and more leadership in the industry. More than 1,300 members and industry guests convened in Kansas City for the meeting. “More Cooperative will mean different things to different people,” said Randy Mooney, chairman of DFA’s Board of Directors, whose chairman’s report led the meeting agenda. “To our customers, it means

more quality and more value, and in our industry it means more leadership. To members, it means more resources, more markets, more services and more security. We’re all members of DFA for different reasons, but we’re all looking to get more value out of our Cooperative.” Highlights of Mooney’s chairman’s report included discussion on how the Cooperative brings value to members, what DFA is doing to position itself in the global market and its work to move the Dairy Security Act forward. The annual president’s report, delivered by President and Chief Execu-

tive Officer Rick Smith, recapped the Cooperative’s business during the past year. Smith also detailed DFA’s 10 strategic initiatives, including how the Cooperative’s commercial business strategy brings more value to members. Special guests and highlights of the meeting program included: • A review of “Global Market Opportunities” by Clinton Anderson, partner with Bain & Company • An inside perspective on “Redefining the Yogurt Category” by Hamdi Ulukaya, founder, president and chief executive officer for Chobani, Inc. • An update on National Milk Producers Feder-

ation’s work on behalf of dairy producers by Jerry Kozak, president and chief executive officer • A discussion about “Promoting and Protecting Dairy Farmer Interest” by Tom Gallagher, chief executive officer of Dairy Management Inc., and Lynn Liddle, executive vice president of communications, investor relations and legislative affairs for Domino’s Pizza At the Annual Banquet, the 2012 Members of Distinction were introduced. Each year, the Cooperative honors member farms from each of DFA’s seven regional Areas that are excelling on their operations, in

their communities and in the industry. The 2012 honorees are: Miller Dairy, Hutchinson, KS; Alpine Hills Swiss Farm, Dry Ridge, KY; Morgan Ranches, Circleville, Utah; R.A. Bell & Sons Dairy, Hampstead, MD; Edgewood Dairy, Purdy, MO; El Dorado Dairy, Clovis, NM; and W&J Bylsma Dairy, Oakdale, CA. The 2012 scholarship recipients also were announced at the banquet. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students pursuing a career in the dairy industry. This year’s 19 recipients receiving a combined total of $19,750 are: Mikayla

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Conrad, New Holland, Ohio; Jacob Dueppengiesser, Perry, NY; Jessica Hammerand, Epworth, Iowa; Maggie Harding, State College, PA; Ashlie Hardy, Farmington, ME; Emily Jackson, Waco, TX; April Johnson, Heron Lake, MN; Isaac Jones, Centre, AL; Natalie Laubner, Mandan, ND; John Long Jr., Amherst, TX; Calvin Patten, Alexander, NY; Emma Reeves, Dublin, VA; Wesley Robinson, Laurens, SC; Austin Schmitz, Axtell, KS; Annie Specht, Bryan, TX; Matthew Sweeney, Appleton, NY; Ariel Waldeck, Upton, KY; Helen Wick, Stilwell, OK; and Kai Yuan, Manhattan, KS. In addition, outgoing Board directors were recognized for their contributions to the Cooperative during the banquet. They are Tom Croner, Berlin, PA; Greg Mitchell, Pecos, TX; Clyde Rutherford, Clarksburg, NJ; and Sandy Stauffer, Nicholville, NY. During the business session, Donald Smith of Loretto, KY, who was elected to fill the Board position vacated by Croner, was formally seated. Several directors who were re-elected to represent their Areas also were confirmed. Jeff Raney of Adamsville, PA, was previously elected by the Mideast Area Council to succeed Croner as chairman; he also will serve as a member of DFA’s executive committee.

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Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program offers scholarships PHILADELPHIA — Applications are now being accepted for two new college scholarships provided by the Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program. The scholarships are offered to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the dairy science program at Delaware Valley College or the food marketing program at Saint Joseph’s University. Scholarship criteria include academic achievement, experience in the dairy industry and/or preference to marketing dairy foods as part of the student’s undergraduate work. The scholarships are valued at $1,500 each. “We are pleased to offer these scholarships to help support students interested in pursuing dairyrelated and/or food science careers that support the dairy industry,” said Tom Croner, chairman of the Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program board of directors. “This is a worth-while investment in helping to prepare the dairy and food industry leaders of the future.” Eligible full-time un-

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by Krisy Gashler Dairy farmers could see a boost in milk production, thanks to a new alfalfa variety to be released by Cornell’s worldclass plant breeders. The new variety, N-RGee, is highly digestible, is well adapted to the Northeast and is predicted to increase milk production up to 3.3 pounds of milk per day compared with an industry standard, said Julie Hansen, a senior research associ-

ate in plant breeding and genetics. That bump translates to $181 more per cow, for a cow lactating 305 days per year and a farmer earning $18 per 100 pounds of milk. On a 113-cow dairy herd, the average size in New York, that would add up to an extra $20,000 per year. The secret to N-R-Gee is a lower percentage of indigestible fiber — which fills a cow’s belly but passes through as waste

— and a higher percentage of carbohydrates and pectin, which cows can convert to milk. With less fiber taking up space in all those stomachs, cows can eat more of the highquality alfalfa and produce more milk. “More intake and more digestibility: those two things combined, we think, are going to make a pretty significant impact for the dairy industry,” Hansen said. N-R-Gee has already

soared through one test, on 3-month-old lambs at the Cornell Sheep Farm. Unlike cows, lambs can be fed straight alfalfa, so the lamb test avoided the confounding effects of mixed feeds. With help from Deb Cherney, associate professor of animal science, a group of plant breeders measured the lambs’ food intake, average weight gain and feed efficiency over six weeks. The plant breeding

group included Hansen, technicians Robert Deubler, Jason Schiller and Ryan Crawford, and research support specialist Jamie Crawford. After the successful lamb feeding trial, the researchers used a prediction equation to extrapolate to dairy cows, assuming alfalfa would comprise half of a cow’s dry diet. Beyond its excellent yield potential, N-R-Gee was selected for resistance to multiple diseases that are problematic in the Northeast, including bacterial wilt, verticillium wilt, fusarium wilt, anthracnose and phytophthora root rot. Disease re-

sistance is especially important in alfalfa, as it stays in the field yearround, for multiple years. Since 1963, Cornell has released 21 alfalfa varieties for use in the Northeast, initially led by Professor Emeritus Royse Murphy and now by Professor Don Viands, both of plant breeding and genetics. The N-R-Gee alfalfa variety was licensed by the Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise and Commercialization and is being marketed by Seedway, LLC. Krisy Gashler is a freelance writer for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Action needed: Dairy Policy Reform For nearly three years, Dairylea and DFA leaders and staff have been working with other dairy industry leaders and agricultural organizations to develop new federal dairy policy. Those discussions resulted in a consensus dairy reform package called H.R. 3062, the Dairy Security Act (DSA), introduced by Representatives Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Mike Simpson (R-Idaho). The Senate Agriculture Committee is scheduled to discuss the 2012 Farm Bill, which would be a vehicle for passing dairy reform legislation, the week of April 23. Those in opposition to DSA have mounted an aggressive campaign against its inclusion in the Farm Bill. It is imperative that you reach out to your respective sena-

tors to ask for their support for including DSA in the 2012 Farm Bill. It is important that calls are generated to Senate offices both in Washington, D.C., and in respective states. When calling the Washington, D.C., office, dial 202-224-3121 or 202-225-3121 and ask to be connected with your senator. When connected, ask to speak with the agricultural aide and then share with them your comments. Talking points to assist you are available on your cooperative websites. For more information and updates on DSA, log in to myDFA at www.dfamilk.com or the members section of www.dairylea.com. Source: Friday Facts, April 13

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FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

STARCESKI, PAUL AND ROBIN MOSS, GLEN & S. DIANE RHINEHART, TIM & MARY CRUMP FARMS NICKERSON FARMS FAIRBANKS, DOUGLAS WALL STREET DAIRY 1 CRAIG HARVEY ANDERSON, ALLEN CLINECREST FARM BECKERINK, ROBERT CHENEY, STEVEN & MORRIS LUNDMARK, NORMAN E. CARL AND KRIS NECKERS BRAD & KIM WILTSIE DAN & AL MINOR RAYMOND TROYER BOOZEL, MARK BEIGHTOL, JAMES, BRETT JAQUITH DOUGLAS JONATHAN WARD DWAYNE & CATHY EMKE PETE & TOM SMALLBACK RATER, TIM AND KATHY SPINLER FARMS

DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-APCS DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

X X H H H H H H H H H H H J H H H H H H H X H H H

49.9 175.3 98.7 135.2 922.0 171.1 41.7 83.6 72.1 75.1 71.9 60.7 111.1 158.8 109.9 91.1 38.3 78.7 124.9 109.8 45.9 92.7 57.7 33.9 135.6

21899 22157 22166 21963 21861 20821 21352 21567 20734 20271 20258 20433 20258 16606 19154 20581 18775 18978 18265 18491 17883 17782 18423 17301 17600

798 793 805 750 766 774 765 731 773 718 752 772 739 811 750 731 635 657 691 698 616 669 674 656 690

3.6 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.7 3.6 3.4 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.8 3.6 4.9 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.8 3.8 3.4 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.9

689 688 679 672 647 644 643 640 635 631 628 622 617 613 598 588 570 566 557 554 550 548 540 534 525

3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3X 3.0 3X 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.7 3X 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.1 3.0

LANTLAND FARMS LTD. BLAKEMORE, LANCE & GINA BOOR, DAVID TANNER FARMS LLC TURNER, DAVID

DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H H H

210.6 114.5 105.6 90.4 84.2

24499 24253 22274 22594 18765

914 866 883 824 665

3.7 3.6 4.0 3.6 3.5

756 732 702 667 596

3.1 3.0 3X 3.2 3.0 3.2

NEWTON, HAROLD & BRIAN HOWARDS INDIAN CAMP FARM HANEHAN FAMILY FARM ANGELROSE DAIRY MARSHMAN FARMS LATHROP, BARRY & PAULA LINCKVIEW FARMS INGERTO, JAY & VIRGINIA MIKALUNAS FARM HOWARDS HOFMANN, ROBERT & JOHN SYLSTRA, J.C. DAVIS, ALAN & DEBRA DAN FRIEDEL MATTYDALE FARM MAPLE SHADOW FARM GORRELL FAMILY MCKENNEY, DAVID GREENVIEW FARMS ANGELROSE DAIRY COOK, MARTIN TOM MEADE JR. BLANCHARD FARMS MAPLEDREAM FARM TYNERDALE ROBINSON, OSCAR WHITE, MASON & ALLEN EIHOLZER FARM OLIN, WILLIAM & LINDA HAPPY VALLEY FARM LATHROP, PETER & BRENDA CROTHERS, ANTHONY FRANK, ROBERT SCHWARTZ, CARL MIRY RUN FARM MUDGE, STEVEN DENZ, ALBERT ADSIT, DAVID EVANS, SCOTT M.

DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHIR DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR

H H H H H H H H H H J H H H H H H H H H J H H H H H X H H H H H X H H H H H H H

193.4 18.2 402.7 690.5 62.1 395.0 79.8 154.7 108.3 105.6 59.5 62.9 64.9 53.5 73.1 59.4 110.8 102.0 83.9 84.6 13.8 100.2 91.6 167.6 122.9 34.1 86.6 60.0 62.0 127.3 249.2 96.7 90.0 196.4 97.3 96.1 60.7 79.0 57.2 68.7

28038 1064 3.8 871 3.1 3X 28205 1004 3.6 865 3.1 26729 1096 4.1 826 3.1 3X 26504 975 3.7 804 3.0 26639 943 3.5 794 3.0 25303 944 3.7 769 3.0 3X 25449 963 3.8 756 3.0 23515 823 3.5 719 3.1 23651 881 3.7 710 3.0 22673 856 3.8 709 3.1 20489 916 4.5 705 3.4 23947 830 3.5 701 2.9 23013 866 3.8 692 3.0 23291 901 3.9 687 2.9 22581 839 3.7 675 3.0 21125 799 3.8 674 3.2 22725 782 3.4 672 3.0 22140 787 3.6 672 3.0 21849 832 3.8 646 3.0 21170 812 3.8 644 3.0 18295 816 4.5 638 3.5 20957 793 3.8 632 3.0 21653 763 3.5 631 2.9 20465 750 3.7 630 3.1 19931 732 3.7 628 3.2 19807 743 3.8 626 3.2 19411 684 3.5 619 3.2 20215 710 3.5 612 3.0 20256 779 3.8 608 3.0 20242 759 3.7 604 3.0 18629 688 3.7 601 3.2 20571 749 3.6 601 2.9 17610 740 4.2 588 3.3 18931 718 3.8 579 3.1 18736 680 3.6 572 3.1 19095 748 3.9 568 3.0 18384 741 4.0 561 3.1 18657 715 3.8 558 3.0 17906 596 3.3 544 3.0 18182 689 3.8 544 3.0

DHI-APCS DHI-APCS DHIRAPCS DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H H H H H H H H

354.7 558.4 994.7 266.7 597.3 98.7 152.5 51.1 58.8 52.7

29743 1121 3.8 933 3.1 3X 30478 1127 3.7 922 3.0 28311 957 3.4 844 3.0 3X 24515 992 4.0 761 3.1 24477 912 3.7 731 3.0 22198 895 4.0 685 3.1 21942 828 3.8 663 3.0 20675 691 3.3 628 3.0 18651 665 3.6 558 3.0 18185 726 4.0 543 3.0

CHEMUNG

CHENANGO

CLINTON

MINER INSTITUTE REMILLARD FARMS CHALIZ FARM LLC. DIMOCK FARMS, LLC. HIDDEN VIEW FARM G & M FARM ALLEN, JAMES W. MCNEIL, DON & SHERRY DAMOUR, DICK SMITH, HAROLD

COLUMBIA

LONAN FARM DHI-APCS KELLER R & SONS HD1 DHIR LYN F. MAIN, JR DHI-APCS OOMS ADRIAN & SONS DHI-AP ELITE DAIRY DHI-AP DAVENPORT, JIM HERD 3 DHI KIERNAN, WILLIAM DHI-AP THE DAVENPORT FAMILY HD 2 DHIR DUTCH HOLLOW FARM DHIRAPCS RONNYBROOK FARMS DHI-AP OOMS, ANTONIE & MICHAEL HD 1 DHI-AP TRIPPLE CREEK FARM DHI-AP MILLERHURST FARM DHI-AP BARRINGER, FRED DHIR-AP G+H DAIRY DHI-AP B.B.T.T. FARM DHI-AP BURCH & SONS DAIRY DHI-AP

H 545.4 H 250.4 H 1116.2 H 465.5 B 58.7 H 19.1 H 166.4 H 50.9 J 567.7 H 74.8 X 106.2 H 155.5 H 131.1 H 85.1 H 186.5 H 169.6 H 27.8

28710 26689 25970 25448 21350 25724 23757 23048 19841 21912 21074 21525 21612 20342 18723 17336 18295

979 954 892 918 955 934 893 866 958 769 815 819 820 711 704 646 708

3.4 3.6 3.4 3.6 4.5 3.6 3.8 3.8 4.8 3.5 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.7 3.9

875 814 810 784 784 778 706 698 684 673 670 657 643 619 601 583 570

3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.7 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.4 3.1

3X 3X

3X 3X

HERD OWNER

TYPE TEST

B R COW E E YEARS D

OOMS, ANTONIE & MICHAEL HD 2 DHIR-AP J

CORTLAND

TURNER, BENJAMIN &CAROLYN BECK FARMS SPRUCE EDEN DAIRY LLC DRAKE, RICHARD D. CURRIE VALLEY DAIRY LLC CURRIE VALLEY DAIRY LLC RIVERSIDE DAIRY LLC DOVETALES FARM SPRUCE EDEN DAIRY LLC HALL, BRYAN AUGUR, DAVID BROOKS, CLINTON S ROBINSON, ROLAND FORBES FARM A & J GRINNELL SCHONCREST FARMS WESTAN FARMS SUNSETYOUNG FARM TWIN OAKS DAIRY LLC MATT & KEVIN SHARPE ROCKY BOTTOM FARM KNAPP, PETER CLOSSON, RANDY MCEVOY,CHARLES & KENNETH MUGGLIN JEAN L HD I BLAINE & CHRIS KELLER GLADTIME TOO

DHIR DHI-APCS DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP

JOLEANNA HOLSTEINS HUMDINGER HOLSTEINS ALBANO FARM INC. HAGER FARMS PALMER, RONALD & JORDAN MATTSON, H.L. & SONS SCHAEFER, ADOLF & LARRY ACKLAND DAIRY FARM TAGGART, JEFF & LORI & BRAD DELROSE FARM BEEBE HILL FARM LAMPORT, FRANK JR CHAR MARIE FARM LLC DEYSENROTH, PAUL & GWEN DARVIEW FARM MARTIN, EDWIN & DUANE HOLLEY, DAVE & ELAINE SCOTT' HILLSIDE FARM MARICK FARM,LLC MAXWELL, RUSSELL JASON, SANTOBUONO SKYMAC FARM DAVID GOULD DAIRY SMITH HOLSTEINS RITZ FARMS ETERNAL FLAME HOLSTEINS HOSKING FARM MUSHKODAY FARM RICHNAN FARM MUDDY RIVER FARM BEDFORD FARMS SITTS CO. HOLSTEINS MOUNTAIN CREST FARM 2 SHAW, JAMES PINEYVALE FARM GRANT, DAVID JOHNSON,CHRISTL & TIM BRUCE & SUE GREGORY TERRY, MATTHEW HYMERS, SCOTT & GAIL UPLANDS FARM COON BROTHERS HD 2 JACKSON BROS. HENRY BENEKE STORM FIELD SWISS BRIAN DONOVAN PULVER, JOHN & JEFFREY BROOKCREST REBECCA OSBORNE COON BROTHERS HD 1

69.3

RHA MILK

15149

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

686 4.5 529 3.5 3X

H 113.2 H 1162.3 H 424.2 H 188.0 H 809.2 H 53.4 H 656.3 H 177.4 J 22.0 H 70.7 H 80.3 H 75.4 H 74.7 X 586.3 H 97.1 H 84.2 H 158.0 H 146.1 H 133.7 H 102.0 H 60.7 H 59.7 H 81.5 H 32.6 J 40.7 X 71.6 X 68.5

30748 1202 3.91004 3.3 28295 950 3.4 874 3.1 3X 26614 968 3.6 823 3.1 3X 26786 981 3.7 812 3.0 3X 25721 955 3.7 775 3.0 3X 24859 943 3.8 768 3.1 3X 25206 938 3.7 759 3.0 3X 23819 846 3.6 721 3.0 19814 893 4.5 706 3.6 3X 23554 834 3.5 697 3.0 3X 22611 807 3.6 681 3.0 22564 843 3.7 679 3.0 22839 845 3.7 677 3.0 21391 843 3.9 676 3.2 19296 780 4.0 602 3.1 19183 722 3.8 602 3.1 19926 803 4.0 583 2.9 19403 721 3.7 577 3.0 18899 734 3.9 569 3.0 18443 694 3.8 562 3.0 18596 675 3.6 559 3.0 17698 696 3.9 544 3.1 17235 731 4.2 540 3.1 17350 705 4.1 535 3.1 14593 693 4.7 521 3.6 16019 674 4.2 511 3.2 15541 645 4.2 509 3.3

DHIR-AP DHIR DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI

H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H X H

138.2 47.0 153.2 465.9 46.0 191.6 67.8 43.1 82.9 70.9 72.6 118.7 116.7 46.2 24.0 50.8 74.1 125.6 304.2 45.7 38.4 50.1 60.4 121.3 68.4 113.2 62.1 136.6 46.6 88.8 96.7 85.2 85.5 57.1 62.4 101.3 40.7 36.9 28.0 52.7

27715 996 3.6 878 3.2 3X 26251 996 3.8 817 3.1 26783 1193 4.5 813 3.0 25729 971 3.8 792 3.1 3X 25124 927 3.7 784 3.1 25489 911 3.6 782 3.1 24981 877 3.5 761 3.0 24295 924 3.8 742 3.1 23915 903 3.8 734 3.1 3X 23847 920 3.9 734 3.1 24578 925 3.8 731 3.0 23531 890 3.8 727 3.1 23665 887 3.7 721 3.0 22772 868 3.8 715 3.1 22445 849 3.8 714 3.2 22398 870 3.9 705 3.1 22769 877 3.9 704 3.1 23016 851 3.7 694 3.0 22450 898 4.0 690 3.1 3X 23334 870 3.7 681 2.9 22037 835 3.8 678 3.1 22395 840 3.8 673 3.0 22202 822 3.7 672 3.0 20808 817 3.9 672 3.2 20277 790 3.9 652 3.2 21049 709 3.4 648 3.1 21061 780 3.7 644 3.1 20807 826 4.0 639 3.1 21130 717 3.4 638 3.0 19898 788 4.0 638 3.2 20755 789 3.8 636 3.1 19982 785 3.9 631 3.2 21026 771 3.7 630 3.0 20877 709 3.4 629 3.0 21102 801 3.8 628 3.0 20479 828 4.0 623 3.0 20691 773 3.7 621 3.0 21061 779 3.7 613 2.9 18068 776 4.3 610 3.4 19622 778 4.0 609 3.1

DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP

H H H H X H H H X G

92.4 233.4 44.3 141.9 42.5 151.8 169.5 59.7 79.2 109.6

22713 23920 21266 20324 18909 17853 18133 18703 16294 16197

949 911 753 802 721 676 668 703 651 750

4.2 3.8 3.5 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 4.0 4.6

720 718 655 651 600 576 575 564 523 512

3.2 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.2

AMBERWOOD FARM DHI-AP H 54.8 RICHMOND, CHARLES & JOHN DHIR-AP H 221.2 ROLLING MEADOWS FARM LLC DHI-AP H 589.9 WIDEMAN FARMS DHI-AP H 130.1 EARLY VIEW FARM DHI-AP H 111.0 PHILLIPS FAMILY FARM INC. DHI-AP H 889.7 R&D JANIGA ENTERPRISES DHI-AP H 300.8 HAIER, GEORGE DHI-AP H 59.2 MUNN, RICHARD DHI-AP H 77.5 WITTMEYER, CLAYTON JR. DHI-AP H 189.5 NORBEL DAIRY DHI-AP H 112.4 SCHMITZ, KEITH & ANN DHI-AP H 72.1 TRIPLE OAK FARMS DHI-AP H 153.4 HAIER FREDRICK DHI H 53.6 JEFFERY SIMONS DHI-AP H 63.8

24993 26434 25931 25476 24804 24330 22922 23959 23458 23041 22250 22165 21786 20353 20636

994 940 967 898 944 935 853 871 874 844 830 817 818 837 765

4.0 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 4.1 3.7

811 793 782 780 776 746 720 719 718 705 667 662 659 642 619

3.2 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.0

OOMSVIEW HOLSTEINS STARGO DAIRY FARM, LLC METCALF FARMS POIRIER, EUGENE

33400 1029 3.1 974 2.9 3X 28461 999 3.5 888 3.1 3X 25010 928 3.7 785 3.1 3X 25396 1010 4.0 784 3.1

DELAWARE

DUTCHESS

ERIE

FRANKLIN

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP

H H H H

92.0 177.1 509.3 67.5

3X 3X 3X

3X


HERD OWNER

TYPE TEST

DANIEL & HELENE MEIER BEAVER FLATS HOLSTEINS VINCENT FARM LLC. ARMSTRONG,THOMAS FRIEND, ALLAN AND MARY DONALD ELLSWORTH WOOD, WILLIAM K. ARTIC ROSE OTIS, RALPH & CINDY ARTIC ROSE VINCENT FARM LLC. HAMILTON, SCOTT & JUDY GEORGE MILLER GLENGARRY FARM LLC THANKFUL HEARTS JERSEY'S CRAIGMOOR FARM CRAIGMOOR FARM ALAMANA FARM'S WILLIAM JONES & SONS TUTTLE FARM LABARE, ROBERT

DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI

BLUMER DAIRY MOWACRES FARM KINGSLEY, HOWARD & SONS TORREY FARMS DAIRY BERKEMEIER, H. C. & SONS ROBERT WOOD ZUBER FARMS 2 JOHN KUSZLYK

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-APCS DHIR-AP

GENESEE

GREENE

B R COW E E YEARS D

H H H H H H H H H H J H J A J J G H H X H

353.1 60.4 141.2 71.6 83.1 281.6 68.5 10.9 57.4 31.3 31.8 83.5 105.2 139.8 63.0 44.0 43.6 46.8 101.3 79.0 66.6

H 409.6 H 1553.2 H 106.1 H 886.7 H 74.0 H 84.3 H 2085.2 X 70.7

RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

24274 24932 24513 23447 22916 22150 20909 21616 20714 21772 17574 20397 16747 19368 16599 15916 16989 18927 17945 16348 17035

890 776 872 880 855 758 760 780 778 749 815 725 714 712 726 749 775 663 654 668 660

3.7 3.1 3.6 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.4 4.6 3.6 4.3 3.7 4.4 4.7 4.6 3.5 3.6 4.1 3.9

766 757 747 740 711 675 673 658 651 644 624 613 592 586 584 575 560 559 541 518 516

3.2 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.6 3.0 3.5 3.0 3X 3.5 3.6 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.0

25706 974 3.8 806 3.1 3X 26078 1004 3.8 786 3.0 3X 24838 912 3.7 758 3.1 24123 845 3.5 713 3.0 3X 20533 802 3.9 661 3.2 21093 672 3.2 638 3.0 20415 816 4.0 614 3.0 3X 17240 627 3.6 527 3.1

VALLEY VIEW FARM STORY, MATTHEW C. JR.

DHIR-AP J 59.9 DHI-AP H 45.1

17324 19089

CASLER, JIM & PHIL MAYPAR FARM FOSTER'S ACRES HOLSTEINS TIMMERMAN FARMS WOLFE, HOWARD VALLEY HIGH FARM KELVISTA HOLSTEINS WINDEX FARMS BOEPPLE, RAYMOND & LISA DONALD & ERIN SHUTTS JR FREDERICK P HERRINGSHAW SCHWASNICK FARMS BLACK IRON DAIRY LLC SPRING LAWN FARM ATRASS FARM BRUCE TREADWELL MEADOW BROOK FARM WINTERGREEN FARM COLLINS PRIDE HOLSTEINS HAUGHTON FARM FOSTER'S ACRES JERSEYS DITHMARSIA HOLSTEINS DALE COVERT SALMSTEAD FARMS MARSHY ACRES FARM LYON, JOSEPH & ANGELA JORDAN VALLEY HACKLEY, BRIAN ELM TREE FARM GEHRING, DONALD DONEINFARM

DHI-AP DHIR DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H H H H H H H X H H H H H H X H H H J H H H X H H H H H H

285.7 135.4 135.5 206.1 90.9 75.9 89.8 101.2 62.0 64.3 202.6 111.3 178.1 79.0 72.2 78.4 71.8 65.3 114.3 96.1 14.2 109.1 43.7 99.6 59.7 73.2 62.2 51.4 71.7 42.0 29.9

27328 1164 4.3 839 3.1 25206 985 3.9 789 3.1 24687 844 3.4 766 3.1 25312 825 3.3 763 3.0 3X 23815 911 3.8 748 3.1 23976 936 3.9 730 3.0 23482 872 3.7 712 3.0 22112 834 3.8 689 3.1 22653 854 3.8 687 3.0 20854 757 3.6 655 3.1 20358 796 3.9 648 3.2 21161 814 3.8 639 3.0 21208 789 3.7 639 3.0 20396 752 3.7 637 3.1 20382 780 3.8 622 3.1 21201 777 3.7 622 2.9 19115 710 3.7 606 3.2 19597 713 3.6 578 2.9 19020 676 3.6 572 3.0 18023 719 4.0 571 3.2 15199 717 4.7 565 3.7 18657 707 3.8 562 3.0 18712 668 3.6 561 3.0 19469 666 3.4 560 2.9 18858 665 3.5 560 3.0 18335 660 3.6 556 3.0 17971 648 3.6 545 3.0 17527 668 3.8 536 3.1 18194 683 3.8 532 2.9 17283 651 3.8 519 3.0 17760 663 3.7 518 2.9

HYLIGHT FARMS, LLC DHIR-AP NORTH HARBOR FARM DHI-AP HYLIGHT FARMS, LLC DHIR-AP NORTHROP, MICHAEL & SONS DHI-AP SHELAND FARMS DHI-APCS BIG DOG DAIRY DHI-AP EISEL, STEVE DHI-AP BROWN, DOUGLAS E. DHI-AP WOOD FARMS, LLC. DHI-APCS SOUTH SANDY DAIRY DHI-AP HYLIGHT FARMS,LLC DHIR-AP MASON'S DAIRY FARM DHI-AP HORNING, STANLEY & SHARON DHI-AP GALEN R. GOCKLEY DHI-AP SMITHVILLE DAIRY DHI-AP LILAC LAWNS FARM INC. DHI-AP BOULTON BEACH FARMS, LLC DHI-AP ZEHR, JASON DHI-AP LYNDALE FARM DHI-AP PARISH, LOUANN DHI-AP REED HAVEN FARMS DHI-AP PEACH SPRING FARM DHI-AP EASTMAN DAIRY FARM LLC. DHI-AP REFF FAMILY FARM DHI-AP PEACHEY WILMER & VERA DHIR-AP LEE, STEPHEN & SALLY DHI KURTZ, JOSEPH E. JR. DHI-AP TMT FARMS DHI-AP FORRESTER, DENNIS & CAROL DHI-AP ZUMBACH, BRIAN & AMY DHI-AP TOAD HOLLOW DAIRY DHI-AP MURROCK FARM DHI-AP WATSON, STEPHEN DHI-AP MEEKS FARM+SONS DHI-AP NORTHROP, JON & JEN DHI-AP BONNYLAND FARM DHI HALDEMAN DAVID DHI-AP

H H H H H H H H H H X H H H H H H X H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H

253.2 785.7 78.7 84.7 722.2 113.4 135.2 269.1 580.8 86.5 31.6 114.6 55.3 68.7 102.2 142.0 135.9 62.3 73.5 50.2 167.4 58.2 399.4 91.5 76.1 61.7 59.4 51.2 124.0 90.3 68.4 238.9 87.4 133.8 85.3 63.1 55.9

30020 29795 29044 28118 26976 27041 24381 25237 24895 24554 21186 23703 22933 23025 23412 23608 22786 22354 22707 23811 22860 23115 23846 21209 23336 22232 20860 21309 22357 20914 20743 20760 18642 18168 15903 18094 17730

HERKIMER

JEFFERSON

856 4.9 607 3.5 728 3.8 581 3.0

1152 1045 1120 962 937 995 751 967 981 922 1043 928 925 849 903 780 813 827 841 830 814 849 840 871 853 799 814 844 808 681 743 769 674 671 656 670 644

3.8 3.5 3.9 3.4 3.5 3.7 3.1 3.8 3.9 3.8 4.9 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.9 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.5 4.1 3.7 3.6 3.9 4.0 3.6 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.7 4.1 3.7 3.6

911 897 896 837 815 812 790 767 758 743 739 737 733 725 721 717 708 702 700 696 688 686 684 684 684 677 657 656 652 641 622 612 571 556 538 534 534

3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.5 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.2 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.1 3.4 3.0 3.0

3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X

HERD OWNER

B R COW E E YEARS D

RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

JEFF ZIMMER MOSER, BRAD YODER, TIM & ARLENE

DHI-AP H 83.2 DHI-AP H 49.5 DHIR-AP H 72.6

17718 17418 17161

647 3.7 531 3.0 633 3.6 526 3.0 691 4.0 526 3.1

L&M FARMS WALNUTHOF FARM ANDY SCHANTZ YORK, SCOTT E RIVEREDGE DAIRY RIDLESIDE HERD #1 ROGGIE, KEITH WILLIAMS FARM SOUTH KEENER DAIRY SCHRAG, WILFRED & LOIS HOUSER, DWIGHT TERRY WALSEMAN JASDALE FARM LIMESTONE RIDGE FARM SULLIVAN, MIKE C. TARA LYNDAKER ZEHR GLENN LEYDEN VIEW FARM RODNEY CLINTSMAN JEFF SIMPSON SHERMAN ERIC & LORELLE YORK, MICHEAL & DYNALL HEBERT, RONALD MISTYKNOLL FARM THUNDER LANE DAIRY ERNEST & AMY BEYER MAST, TITUS WIDRICK, KYLE VALMONT DAIRY FARM GUS TABOLT BUCKINGHAM, DALE NORTZ, CHRISTINA YANCEY, HASKELL A., JR ROES,LOREN J. PALUCK, WILLAIM BAUER, JAMES GINGERICH, LOWELL & JOYCE HOPPEL,CARL & DORIS ZEHR, MYRON D. MOSER, LYNDON

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI

27683 26354 23846 24171 22731 23115 24011 22574 22472 22552 22294 23101 22401 22044 20278 20989 21227 21353 21111 20816 20420 20360 20521 19582 20167 19963 18636 19571 18903 18504 18612 19163 18222 17908 18232 18356 16951 18511 17656 16237

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LEWIS

LIVINGSTON

R. SCHRAMM ENT. MULLIGAN FARM, INC MULLIGAN FARM, INC MROCZEK, JOSEPH & ANDY KEVETTA FARMS DAIRYKNOLL FARMS COYNE FARMS, INC. KEVETTA FARMS MAXWELL FARMS CADYVILLE FARM DONNAN FARMS, INC.

49.2 109.3 74.5 56.2 63.2 167.3 84.1 154.2 111.6 83.5 79.6 72.4 132.3 200.2 124.5 51.4 89.4 87.2 81.1 62.6 71.1 64.4 98.6 131.3 81.3 122.4 76.0 78.8 113.6 135.9 62.2 37.7 59.3 47.3 91.9 24.7 127.3 103.6 73.4 94.0

3.5 3.8 3.4 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 4.0 3.7 4.1 3.9 3.9 4.3 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.6 4.0 3.6 3.9 4.3 3.8 3.7 3.8 4.3 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.9 3.6 4.0 3.6 3.7 4.1 3.5 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.9

822 799 730 723 720 714 700 694 694 692 690 685 677 668 660 652 648 647 643 633 624 614 606 605 601 600 586 572 568 566 565 558 551 548 547 543 540 539 509 508

3.0 3.0 3X 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.1 2.9 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.2 2.9 2.9 3.1

28038 1096 3.9 875 3.1 3X 28153 1051 3.7 858 3.0 3X 25929 972 3.7 794 3.1 3X 25145 892 3.5 786 3.1 25795 871 3.4 785 3.0 25901 915 3.5 781 3.0 3X 26160 1020 3.9 774 3.0 3X 20828 913 4.4 755 3.6 24461 888 3.6 725 3.0 21405 866 4.0 661 3.1 21038 737 3.5 625 3.0 3X

CHRIS AND STEPH ANDERSON DHIR-AP H 52.2 MORRISVILLE COLLEGE FOUND DHI-APCS H 261.3 CEDARKNOB FARMS, LLC DHI-AP H 324.9 DURFEE, STEVEN DHI-AP H 505.2 SPRINGWATER FARMS LLC DHI-AP H 379.5 SWAMP BOTTOM FARM DHI-AP H 45.3 WHITE EAGLE FARMS DHI-AP H 977.9 EVANS, DOUG DHIR A 39.9 FERN HILL FARM, LLC DHIR H 251.3 ROBERTS, CHARLES & SONS DHI-AP H 126.2 GATEHOUSE FARM DHI-AP H 250.4 MONANFRAN FARMS, INC. DHIR-AP H 189.0 BIKOWSKY, PATTY & JOHN JR. DHI-AP H 76.9 TFARM DHIR H 87.6 GRANNY ANNE DHIR-AP H 82.5 RENDCACH FARMS DHI-AP H 159.1 WINTERCREST FARMS DHI-AP H 121.5 WESTFALL, FRED & STEVE DHI-AP H 97.3 MANLEY, GWEN & JEFF DHI-AP H 43.9 PUSHLAR, PAUL & FAMILY DHI-AP H 79.8 JONES, DAVID & SCOTT DHI-AP H 79.5 WRATTEN FARM DHI-AP H 36.4 PARSONS, DOUGLAS DHI-AP H 117.8 FANNING, TERRY DHI-AP H 68.7 HENRY, JOSEPH O. & PETE DHI-AP H 70.7 LYREKCREST HOLSTEINS DHIR-AP H 82.7 BARNES, BRUCE DHI-AP H 70.9 MORGAN, FRED & JUDY DHI-AP H 149.1 WEDGE FARM DHI-AP H 71.8 BRIDGEDALE FARM DHI-AP H 114.1 WOODCOCK, LOUIS L. DHI H 94.4 ELLIOTT, DOUGLAS DHI-AP H 72.2 SCHELL, JOHN E. DHI-AP J 16.9 SCHELL, JOHN E. DHI-AP H 60.1 PERRY, DONALD L. & DONALD H DHI-AP H 82.1 WRATTEN FARM DHI-AP X 32.1 WESTFALL, FRED & STEVE DHI-AP A 25.6

30244 835 2.8 927 3.1 3X 29100 1062 3.6 908 3.1 3X 27732 915 3.3 841 3.0 3X 26126 969 3.7 809 3.1 3X 27112 923 3.4 804 3.0 3X 24164 810 3.4 768 3.2 25527 917 3.6 750 2.9 3X 23269 903 3.9 749 3.2 22971 905 3.9 741 3.2 23755 919 3.9 732 3.1 24014 883 3.7 711 3.0 3X 23655 859 3.6 704 3.0 23586 831 3.5 703 3.0 22090 851 3.9 688 3.1 21925 825 3.8 680 3.1 21342 802 3.8 653 3.1 21919 796 3.6 651 3.0 21119 768 3.6 650 3.1 21319 806 3.8 650 3.0 20680 754 3.6 641 3.1 20694 797 3.9 639 3.1 20380 780 3.8 631 3.1 19838 742 3.7 621 3.1 20037 681 3.4 619 3.1 20123 683 3.4 612 3.0 19619 709 3.6 606 3.1 19928 703 3.5 603 3.0 18800 797 4.2 599 3.2 19660 773 3.9 594 3.0 19414 731 3.8 586 3.0 18540 704 3.8 585 3.2 19092 690 3.6 581 3.0 18369 711 3.9 566 3.1 18717 666 3.6 554 3.0 18328 710 3.9 538 2.9 16523 619 3.7 517 3.1 16226 609 3.8 506 3.1

COLBY HOMESTEAD FARMS ELLSWORTH, ROCKY & PAT

DHI-APCS H 207.2 DHIR-AP X 54.7

22254 16033

KORONA, JEREMY CANARY DAIRY LLC KORONA, JEREMY NARE FARMS DEVENDORF FARM

DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-APCS DHI-AP

25820 1258 4.9 840 3.3 25656 970 3.8 829 3.2 25196 1169 4.6 813 3.2 24798 997 4.0 776 3.1 23845 950 4.0 765 3.2

MADISON

MONTGOMERY

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIRAPCS DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-APCS

H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H

H 195.0 H 1124.6 H 112.0 H 88.7 H 25.1 H 903.5 H 907.0 J 14.9 H 85.0 H 154.4 H 3536.3

MONROE

3X

TYPE TEST

Top 40 Herds For March

X H H H H

32.7 55.9 61.9 198.4 45.3

877 3.9 675 3.0 642 4.0 537 3.3

HERD OWNER

TYPE TEST

B R COW E E YEARS D

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

KORONA, JEREMY DHIR-AP HAYES THOMAS DHI-AP BRUMAR FARM DHI-APCS MEAD, GARY DHI-APCS SHUSTER, PAUL & MAXINE DHI-AP STANLEY WICHOWSKY DHI-AP ROBBIE DYGERT DHI-AP KORONA, STANLEY DHI-AP CLAY HILL FARM DHIR-AP HEISER, JASON DHI-AP MAC VEAN, ROBERT DHI-AP JAMES HUDSON DHIR-AP FEAGLES FARM DHI-AP FREDERICKS VELVET ACRES DHI-AP HANDY HILLS FARM DHI-AP INGHAMS HILL FARM DHI-AP WILA HALA FARM DHI-AP KORONA, STANLEY DHI-AP HILL, RONALD DHI MCCLUMPHA FARM DHI-AP RANDY & DEBBIE FRASIER DHIR-AP KORONA, STANLEY DHI-AP ADAM HAYES DHI-AP DAMIN FARM DHI-AP COLE, MIKE DHI-AP TRAHAVEN DHI-AP RACANIELLO, WAYNE DHIR-AP SNYDER, CLYDE DHI-AP FRASIER, LYN AND WILLIAM DHI JUDY&HENRY CAUWENBERGHS DHI-AP DAMIN, GLEN DHI-AP

J H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H J H H H A H H J H H H H J H

MCCOLLUM FARMS LAKESHORE DAIRY LLC J J FARMS 1 GASPORT VIEW DAIRY,INC. WILLS DAIRY FARM RED CREEK FARM RANNEY FARMS J J FARMS 1 MILLEVILLE FARMS,INC.

H 2307.9 H 1707.8 H 334.3 H 694.2 H 300.8 H 149.8 H 115.3 H 144.1 H 75.2

24862 25204 24050 23250 21397 21135 20196 17554 16795

942 958 857 827 703 788 854 669 666

3.8 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.7 4.2 3.8 4.0

770 756 716 713 648 642 626 554 539

3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.2

27843 26722 23852 24439 23128 22283 21757 22480 22428 21668 21688 21029 19960 20838 21011 20027 19330 19097 17988 18517 18399 19464 18150 17495 18044 18177 17538 19004 18026 16877 15217 18648 18100 17050 16814 16632 17542 16263 17580 16635

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3.5 3.3 3.7 3.6 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.9 3.6 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.7 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.4 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.3 3.4 3.4 4.0 4.8 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.6 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.9

847 786 761 758 727 710 698 695 679 655 636 634 634 626 622 601 598 597 586 582 576 571 570 567 562 555 546 544 542 539 537 536 528 524 522 519 517 516 514 509

3.0 2.9 3X 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.2 3.5 2.9 2.9 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.2 2.9 3.1

NIAGARA

ONEIDA

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

12.3 64.7 211.8 196.2 55.2 64.5 57.1 40.4 143.9 91.2 110.6 36.7 72.2 140.2 110.7 81.2 80.7 32.2 79.1 31.2 46.8 35.7 58.1 74.9 73.1 50.4 32.2 74.4 61.1 62.0 62.2

RHA MILK

COLLINS,EDWARD & SONS CHAMPION FARMS LLC BIELBY, JAMES WILLSON, RODNEY ANGELL, KEVIN C. GAFNER, GEORGE GALLAGHER, CINDY & PAUL PRITCHARD, HUBERT AND JIM WILLIAMS, JAMES SMITH, WILLIAM & JOAN GREEN, PETER M. GYPSY DELL FARM LLC BROUILLETTE FARM MELODYWOOD FARM SMITH, RONALD & HOWARD VAN HATTEN, B & C HAROLD GLOUSE STOLARCZYK, BRIAN SHERWOOD FARM WORMONT DAIRY FITZGERALD, JASON HD2 ROBERTS, JOHN & LISA GAR LINN FARM LWG DUTCH HAVEN FARM GROESLON FARM INC. BALDWIN, RICHARD & SHARON JONES TERRANCE R. LARRY,DOUGLAS SCHNEIBLE, BOB RED LINE FARMS LLC POOLE, BRIAN & TRACEY SPRING GROVE FARM LLC POOLE, BRIAN & TRACEY NOBIS, TONY & PETE TOLBERT FRANK SMOTHERS, ANNETTE & AR JAMES ELIOTT ROCKYLEE FARM LEE DAIRY FARM PLEASANT VALLEY FARM

DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H H H H X H H H H H H H H H X H X H H H H X H H H H H H J H A H H H H H H H

COVALE HOLSTEINS SNAVLIN FARMS TWIN BIRCH DAIRY ,LLC VENTURE FARMS LLC ANDREW STACK FABIUS GREENWOOD FARM MOUNTFIELD FARM AIRY RIDGE FARM COWLES, THURLOW, Y. MAPLEHURST FARMS LLC OLIVER,FARM LOOMIS, JAMES W. AMESLEA FARM 1 DOODY, LARRY & SONS MARKHAM HOLLOW FARM TREGFARMS LLC DALE VANERDEN RICHARDS, ELMER & SONS BURGETT FARMS CARLSON, CHERYL HAYNES SCOTT DENNIS, CARL & CRAIG

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-APCS DHI DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP

H 458.1 H 141.5 H 1170.4 H 840.6 H 96.9 H 895.5 H 164.0 H 398.8 H 271.2 H 412.4 H 79.2 H 199.4 H 119.0 H 363.0 H 305.6 H 170.2 H 652.4 H 1407.3 H 110.4 J 58.4 X 10.5 H 46.1

ONONDAGA

664.2 690.3 87.0 99.4 49.5 56.3 74.2 113.6 54.6 61.8 129.5 161.9 105.1 54.9 59.7 40.4 89.5 82.9 64.5 227.5 65.7 23.7 57.9 67.7 71.3 61.1 96.6 46.8 47.5 58.7 42.5 55.1 14.2 46.4 63.1 43.2 44.0 50.8 76.5 72.6

19934 1170 5.9 758 3.8 24645 989 4.0 738 3.0 23680 1004 4.2 736 3.1 23616 896 3.8 735 3.1 24400 909 3.7 725 3.0 23319 911 3.9 717 3.1 23915 955 4.0 706 3.0 22545 802 3.6 700 3.1 22720 833 3.7 699 3.1 23225 899 3.9 695 3.0 22188 874 3.9 692 3.1 22853 961 4.2 684 3.0 22472 866 3.9 673 3.0 21966 743 3.4 673 3.1 20248 796 3.9 657 3.2 22808 826 3.6 656 2.9 21432 844 3.9 655 3.1 17850 849 4.8 648 3.6 21355 948 4.4 635 3.0 21178 738 3.5 634 3.0 20649 851 4.1 633 3.1 18935 789 4.2 619 3.3 19872 762 3.8 608 3.1 19697 798 4.1 596 3.0 16857 868 5.1 587 3.5 19894 808 4.1 584 2.9 19196 766 4.0 583 3.0 18997 758 4.0 561 3.0 18918 702 3.7 554 2.9 16007 753 4.7 552 3.4 17911 670 3.7 518 2.9 3X 3X 3X

3X

29308 1058 3.6 908 3.1 3X 28981 1091 3.8 895 3.1 3X 28133 948 3.4 864 3.1 3X 28375 1068 3.8 854 3.0 3X 27079 965 3.6 834 3.1 26158 915 3.5 789 3.0 3X 23598 912 3.9 755 3.2 25299 834 3.3 747 3.0 3X 23556 911 3.9 731 3.1 24654 987 4.0 730 3.0 3X 23981 898 3.7 719 3.0 22910 894 3.9 716 3.1 3X 22923 829 3.6 697 3.0 22797 826 3.6 696 3.1 22338 875 3.9 695 3.1 22512 826 3.7 688 3.1 22409 787 3.5 687 3.1 3X 22154 831 3.8 684 3.1 21250 859 4.0 673 3.2 16866 824 4.9 648 3.8 18845 725 3.8 631 3.3 21010 768 3.7 627 3.0

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RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

47.2 126.9 49.9 32.1 118.8 47.9 132.5

18190 15873 18582 16836 17511 16268 14781

682 745 741 663 605 682 720

3.7 4.7 4.0 3.9 3.5 4.2 4.9

563 556 546 532 524 522 515

3.1 3.5 3X 2.9 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.5

RAES,RONALD DHI-AP MINNS JAMES DHI-AP BLACK BROOK FARM DHI-AP LIGHTLAND FARMS DHI-AP ELVI FARMS, INC. DHI-APCS HILTON RICHARD N DHI-AP HEMDALE FARMS, INC. DHI-APCS FABA FARM DHI-AP REEDLAND FARMS DHI-AP DEBOOVER FAMILY FARMS LLC DHI-AP ROGERS DAIRY FARM DHI-AP LINHOLM DAIRY LLC DHI-AP GREEN VIEW FARMS DHI-AP WILLOCREST DHI-APCS HAYTON FAMILY FARM DHI-AP PHALEN, KEVIN & ROBERT DHI-AP DAY BROTHERS DHI-AP LAMELLA FARMS DHI-AP COSH, ANDREW S. DHI-AP WALKER, CHARLES & SHELLEY DHI-AP

H 150.9 H 668.0 H 171.4 H 395.7 H 1038.0 H 395.7 H 725.7 H 490.3 H 364.9 H 1015.9 H 159.8 H 175.0 H 118.1 H 1051.7 H 64.5 H 453.6 H 152.5 H 125.1 H 72.4 H 39.9

32341 28954 27572 27493 26601 26505 26339 25345 25855 24676 23902 23221 23140 23242 22360 22444 21012 20432 20061 16757

1130 1005 1022 987 938 1009 878 926 940 941 920 900 875 816 859 844 804 755 755 725

3.5 3.5 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.8 3.3 3.7 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 4.3

965 881 825 819 810 809 800 784 774 743 742 730 710 698 695 682 665 635 614 517

3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1

SMILEY, RUSSELL W. BELLVALE FARMS GIBBS, GARY & SARA STAP ROBERT & STACEY SPRUCEGATE HOLSTEINS ECHO FARM THORNDALE FARM HOYT, MARK & KATIE JOHNSON, C. F. & SON FREEDOM HILL FARM WISNER FARMS, INC. JOHSON, PHILIP BALBACH, C.H. EWANCIW, ED

H H H H H H H H H J H H H H

25931 1020 3.9 798 3.1 21999 865 3.9 678 3.1 21571 831 3.9 673 3.1 21462 755 3.5 667 3.1 20327 744 3.7 649 3.2 21499 741 3.4 649 3.0 20991 828 3.9 645 3.1 21283 745 3.5 635 3.0 17940 738 4.1 555 3.1 15864 718 4.5 538 3.4 17470 640 3.7 528 3.0 17127 723 4.2 526 3.1 17259 637 3.7 522 3.0 18385 684 3.7 520 2.8

HERD OWNER HAYNES SCOTT TUCKER JOHN COOK, PAUL TWIN FARMS KARASEK,RUDY & SON WILDB DAIRY SILVER SPRINGS FARM

ONTARIO

ORANGE

ORLEANS

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DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR

DHI-AP DHIR DHIR DHI-AP DHIR DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHI-AP

A J H B H X J

40.0 54.3 67.6 105.4 52.7 110.9 110.8 69.6 231.2 30.5 87.7 260.6 50.8 28.4

3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X

26205 22657 19245

990 857 769

3.8 772 2.9 3X 3.8 694 3.1 4.0 617 3.2

MAPLE HELP STOCK FARMS WILKINSON, LARRY NICHOLSON, DEAN SUMMER VILLA HOLSTEINS

21907 23494 20325 17326

821 787 751 641

3.7 3.3 3.7 3.7

OSWEGO

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR

H H H H

52.7 78.0 94.2 58.3

TRIPLE J DAIRY DHI-AP TRIPLE J DAIRY DHI-AP WEBSTER, TERRY & COREY DHI-AP WOODLAWN DAIRY FARM LLC DHI-AP VAN ALSTINE, TOM & SANDY DHIR-AP ROHRING FALLS FARM DHI-AP GALLEY, DAVID DHI BANTA BROTHERS DHI-AP ALDRICH KEITH DHI-AP WATERPOINT FARMS DHIR-AP COOPERSTOWN HOLSTEIN CORP DHI-AP TRACY, ROBERT DHI-AP JORDAN BROTHERS DHI-AP DAYDREAM FARMS DHI-AP POWERS, JAMES & PAMELA DHI-AP WESTBROOK, WILLIAM & WENDY DHI-AP GANTNER,RICH DHI-AP BOUCHARD, RICKY DHI-AP ROCKSPRING FARM DHI-AP MATT AND DEAN UTTER DHI-AP OSBORNE,CLAYTON,JOHN,BRUC DHIR LICATA DAIRY DHI-AP TYLER, LESTER DHIR BOB & KAREN MELLOTT DHI-AP DAN & MAE'S DAIRY DHI-AP DULKIS, MARK DHI-AP FLY CREEK VALLEY FARMS DHI-AP TAUZEL, J & J DHI-AP BUTTS, DAN & JOHN DHI-AP WEINERT, WILLY & BECKY DHI-AP GOD'S GRACE FARM DHI-AP MUMFORD, JAMES & MARCIA DHI-AP JAKE REED DHI-AP RIDGEVIEW FARM DHI-AP BUTTS, DAN & JOHN DHI-AP

X X H H H H H H H H H H H X H H H X H H H H B H H H H H H H H H H H J

10.7 10.6 147.2 167.9 74.5 77.5 77.2 74.5 36.2 366.1 277.5 80.3 91.4 47.9 51.4 81.6 38.5 33.7 89.5 123.6 53.2 35.0 135.3 57.8 77.8 66.0 30.5 62.5 35.2 41.8 50.3 109.0 58.8 66.4 48.5

38759 1281 3.31178 3.0 3X 33409 1300 3.91078 3.2 3X 26704 1007 3.8 814 3.0 26216 945 3.6 805 3.1 25697 918 3.6 770 3.0 3X 23538 854 3.6 706 3.0 23021 870 3.8 704 3.1 23249 944 4.1 692 3.0 22993 874 3.8 689 3.0 22873 927 4.1 676 3.0 3X 22316 838 3.8 673 3.0 3X 20795 742 3.6 657 3.2 21042 790 3.8 654 3.1 19889 774 3.9 644 3.2 20721 806 3.9 639 3.1 20731 769 3.7 627 3.0 20737 743 3.6 626 3.0 19802 798 4.0 622 3.1 20376 796 3.9 620 3.0 18821 694 3.7 609 3.2 20839 788 3.8 608 2.9 21123 769 3.6 604 2.9 18388 736 4.0 598 3.3 19813 753 3.8 598 3.0 19793 723 3.7 597 3.0 20137 720 3.6 587 2.9 19209 728 3.8 585 3.0 19007 728 3.8 568 3.0 19310 706 3.7 564 2.9 19351 724 3.7 564 2.9 18869 717 3.8 562 3.0 17486 677 3.9 536 3.1 17442 680 3.9 532 3.1 17554 658 3.7 522 3.0 15476 683 4.4 516 3.3

GREEN, DAVID CANNON MATT & PEGGY DAN REQUATE MCMAHON, JOHN & DAN MOODY, MARK & ALICE LEWCLIF FARMS TARBOX FARMS 1 LUKELAND FARMS CRAIG A CHITTENDEN

DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHIR DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR

H H H H H H H H J

337.2 101.7 180.3 128.0 33.5 120.7 91.8 104.1 77.1

28665 1158 4.0 881 3.1 3X 23867 937 3.9 807 3.4 23424 895 3.8 711 3.0 3X 23071 848 3.7 705 3.1 21649 829 3.8 643 3.0 19347 772 4.0 622 3.2 20151 746 3.7 617 3.1 18624 692 3.7 570 3.1 14034 660 4.7 523 3.7

GILBERT, ANDY & TONY STAUFFER, FARMS RIVERBREEZE FARMS WOODCREST DAIRY, LLC

DHI-APCS DHI-APCS DHI-APCS DHI-AP

H 1219.3 H 1450.4 H 1100.1 H 2735.3

OTSEGO

RENSSELAER

ST. LAWRENCE

26855 26548 25637 25449

841 847 850 886

3.1 3.2 3.3 3.5

693 684 633 519

822 802 769 760

3.2 2.9 3.1 3.0

3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0

C&M DAIRY LLC. CROSBY, FRANK, J. TWIN MILL FARMS, LLC NOWZ THE TIME FARM ROPUT FARMS FAUCHER, MICHAEL LES & IRENE HARGRAVE HD2 REED, MARION & FRED JR. PUTNEY, LESLIE G.HD 2 PUTNEY, LESLIE G. HD1 MAPLE NOOK HOLSTEINS SCOTT & TRACI LAING LAVACK, FRED & FAMILY HD 1 BRESETT, HAROLD JR FREGOE PATRICK, H. COW BELL ACRES MCDONALD, DONALD & ROBERT MATT REYNOLDS NELSON, MARK

SARATOGA

WOOD, DAVID R. PECK, WILLIAM PECK, JOSEPH KEVIN PECK FLYHIGHER HOLSTEINS LLC SMITH BROS. KINGSRANSOM FARM HANEHAN FAMILY DAIRY SPEIDEL, RICHARD CURTISS, C.E. & SON

SCHOHARIE

NEAL, EDWARD & JAMES AND JODY DHI-AP H 560.7 ZIMMERMAN CHRIS DHIR-AP H 38.8 SMITH, EDWIN & RICHARD DHIR-AP H 57.7

3X 3X 3X 3X

TYPE TEST

HERD OWNER

Top 40 Herds For March B R COW E E YEARS D

RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

892 789 850 796 803 773 780 794 737 716 732 707 670 651 644 734 654 688 572

3.8 3.6 4.0 3.8 4.0 3.6 4.3 4.0 3.5 3.5 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4 5.0 3.7 4.0 3.5

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP

H H H H H H B H H H H H H H H X H H H

561.5 33.5 147.6 58.9 122.2 103.9 23.2 65.9 192.0 122.3 73.7 61.2 79.0 134.9 127.7 32.4 161.8 46.3 31.1

23772 21898 21414 21071 20198 21631 18265 20070 21022 20364 19437 18895 18562 18484 18861 14778 17769 17139 16510

DHIRAPCS DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI DHIR-AP

H H H H H H H H H H

960.4 605.4 105.6 585.4 157.1 170.0 811.3 670.2 85.0 22.7

28519 1149 4.0 906 3.2 3X 27901 1059 3.8 863 3.1 3X 25015 922 3.7 758 3.0 24707 889 3.6 740 3.0 3X 24401 913 3.7 734 3.0 3X 23460 911 3.9 733 3.1 24047 891 3.7 726 3.0 3X 23685 892 3.8 724 3.1 22032 907 4.1 666 3.0 17293 704 4.1 551 3.2 28494 27488 25486 25300 23426 20151 24407 22883 22916 22402 21518 18715 22181 18490 18529 18076

3.0 3.1 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.6 2.9 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.5 2.9 3.1 3.0 3.0

3X 3X

SENECA VALLEY FARMS GAIGE FARMS BERGEN FARMS GLENVIEW DAIRY LLC BURR, CHARLES AND KEN HOSTETLER, MARK & MARYELE BURR, CHARLES AND KEN LONE OAK FARM ALLEN, THOMAS R.

H 805.7 H 393.9 H 2334.5 H 720.8 H 120.0 H 77.5 A 30.7 X 70.0 H 51.9

28630 1091 3.8 871 3.0 25801 997 3.9 815 3.2 26755 1024 3.8 806 3.0 26277 1026 3.9 790 3.0 24587 966 3.9 775 3.2 24158 880 3.6 735 3.0 21521 880 4.1 700 3.3 17685 642 3.6 541 3.1 17480 662 3.8 539 3.1

3X 3X 3X 3X

26191 26306 25389 25277 24719 24676 23217 21576 20765 19027 19225

SENECA

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

3X

SMITH STOCK FARM SMITH, GERARD M. ROGER DUNN DAMIN FARMS, LLC BURNS FAMILY FARM LLC SCHUMACRES & ASSOCIATES JA WA FARMS DWI BET FARMS CLARK, EDWARD JR. ARCHER, BRUCE KARR DAIRY FARMS,LLC NICHOLS DAIRY DAMIN FARMS, LLC BARBR FARMS KIMBLEDALE ATHERTON FAMILY WADE, LYLE & JEAN CHARLES P. WATERS PRICE, TOM FIDE FARMS ELLISON FARMS STEWART, DAVID & KATHY KRAMER, DAVID & KIMBERLY

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHIR DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H 569.2 H 106.7 H 597.0 H 1140.6 H 409.5 H 1126.8 H 168.8 H 345.1 H 86.7 H 54.7 H 535.5 H 63.7 X 65.2 H 151.1 H 67.9 A 86.9 H 55.2 H 111.9 H 41.0 H 85.7 H 179.5 X 100.6 H 38.1

28210 1039 3.7 849 3.0 3X 25849 1050 4.1 840 3.2 26989 1001 3.7 797 3.0 3X 27628 925 3.3 795 2.9 3X 25773 895 3.5 756 2.9 3X 25251 896 3.5 756 3.0 3X 24012 950 4.0 746 3.1 24330 857 3.5 718 3.0 3X 22474 874 3.9 708 3.2 22265 828 3.7 705 3.2 22860 856 3.7 705 3.1 3X 21974 829 3.8 693 3.2 20977 867 4.1 688 3.3 3X 21305 751 3.5 637 3.0 20780 734 3.5 635 3.1 20104 745 3.7 630 3.1 19209 725 3.8 612 3.2 19267 664 3.4 587 3.0 19022 636 3.3 575 3.0 18148 679 3.7 570 3.1 18773 689 3.7 557 3.0 18291 705 3.9 555 3.0 17077 652 3.8 511 3.0

BRANDON PETERS DAIRY J&E WEISSMANN FARMS HUGHSON, WILFRED THONY'S DAIRY

DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H H

86.5 29.2 141.3 48.7

21087 19818 18156 16513

LYON, FRANK CAMPBELL, CHARLES B. KING, DAVE ZORN, TOM & JANET

DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP

H H H H

90.1 60.0 71.9 40.9

TIOGA

3.4 3.6 3.8 4.0

803 784 779 769 756 710 686 655 652 621 570

3X

H H H H H H H H H B H

713 720 695 659

3.5 3.3 3.6 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.9 3.9 3.6

3X

DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

SULLIVAN

919 881 925 955 902 863 833 766 802 748 697

850 845 815 751 731 721 715 706 687 677 677 664 654 569 559 539

MURANDA HOLSTEINS DARYL G. MARTIN GEORGE FARMS JOHN MEHLING CANOGASPRING FARMS HORNING, CURTIS ROY MARTIN ZIMMERMAN, GLENN VANILLEN DAIRY VANILLEN DAIRY EAGLETON FARM

STEUBEN

82.0 67.3 378.7 94.5 348.8 70.8 219.3 210.9 34.8 28.8 49.9

4.1 4.1 4.2 3.4 4.1 5.3 3.6 4.1 3.7 3.6 3.5 4.4 3.6 4.0 4.2 3.6

3.0 3X 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.0 3.5 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.7 3.1 3.0 3.1

PROKOP, RICHARD, SANDY & JON DHI-AP H 335.2 SUNY AG &TECH COLLEGE DHIR H 168.7 ARGUS ACRES, LLC DHI-AP H 384.6 HIGH HILL FARM LLC DHI-AP H 125.5 SCHULTZ BROS. FARM INC. DHI-AP H 143.0 PROKOP, RICHARD, SANDY & JON DHI-AP J 22.1 RUTHER, STEVEN & MARION DHI-AP H 76.5 LLOYD, DAVID, DENISE, JASON DHIR-AP H 153.8 CACCIOLA GERRY & SHARON DHI-AP H 329.2 BOULDER BROOK FARM DHI-AP H 138.1 RKEYVALE DHI-AP H 72.1 EVERETT, TIM & PATTI DHI J 31.2 LVA FARMS NO B.S.T. DHI-AP H 106.9 BUCK, DANIEL & TAMMY DHI-AP H 68.7 C.D.S. TILLAPAUGH DHI H 308.4 GAIGE, DAVID & DONNA DHIR-AP H 52.4

SCHUYLER

1165 1118 1059 855 971 1070 873 933 838 804 761 822 796 741 773 658

723 662 656 652 646 645 642 637 635 612 589 581 568 554 549 545 544 516 505

642 581 554 514

3.1 3.0 3X 3.1 3X 3.0 3.1 2.9 3.0 3X 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.0

3.0 2.9 3.1 3.1

27843 1047 3.8 842 3.0 26580 970 3.6 815 3.1 26858 960 3.6 785 2.9 26269 1013 3.9 775 3.0

B R COW E E YEARS D

RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

257.8 237.9 92.5 125.6 200.8 78.1 55.8 160.8 39.7 160.0 87.4 65.5 46.1 259.7

25455 24785 25045 23944 22926 20020 22171 22176 21776 21267 20825 18836 18736 16756

966 977 904 879 852 944 853 845 830 779 784 709 677 596

3.8 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.7 4.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.6

766 760 748 713 703 702 689 678 663 652 634 600 594 507

3.0 3X 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.5 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.2 3.0

HARDIE FARMS INC. DHI-APCS H 1115.9 COOK FARMS DHIR-AP H 265.7 MILLBROOK FARM DHIR-AP H 684.8 STUTTLE, LEWIS DHIR-AP H 241.1 TEACHING & REASEARCH CTR DHI-APCS H 554.8 MILLBROOK FARM DHIR-AP H 18.2 VISION QUEST DAIRY DHI-AP H 394.8 CARPENTER, EVAN & BREN DHI-AP H 80.0 VANDEBOGART, ALAN & RAY DHIR-AP H 80.7 MILLBROOK FARM DHIR-AP X 74.0 FOUTS FARM DHI-AP H 322.0 CUMMINGS, WILLIAM DHI-AP H 47.0 SMITH, NIAL S. & SONS DHI-AP X 149.8 STUTTLE, LEWIS DHIR-AP X 14.4 STUTTLE, LEWIS DHIR-AP J 53.6 PINE RIDGE FARM INC. DHI-AP H 343.6 RANKIN FARM DHIR-AP H 56.9 HOUSTON, MARLIN J. DHI-AP H 124.4

29333 27498 27779 27228 26959 26991 26692 25157 25040 23551 22790 21767 21299 20395 17051 19933 19105 18887

997 960 946 937 881 873 955 853 976 878 886 778 855 710 788 726 770 719

3.4 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.6 3.4 3.9 3.7 3.9 3.6 4.0 3.5 4.6 3.6 4.0 3.8

911 851 837 821 812 799 795 767 765 763 701 659 658 619 606 604 595 570

3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.6 3.0 3.1 3.0

DOMINO FARM F&C BROOKS AND SONS

21431 1008 4.7 790 3.7 17636 651 3.7 531 3.0

HERD OWNER STRONGHAVEN FARM R. HIDDEN VALLEY FARM HOWLAND, ROBERT C. FRISBIE BROTHERS KWIATKOWSKI BROTHERS LAWTON, MERLE MCNEIL,MARK HUIZINGA, HENRY & LOIS FRANCISCO, YVETTE HUIZINGA DAIRY TODD AND JOSIE SPENCER DEMING, CODY WALKER, DOUGLAS JR. ROBINSON FARM

TOMPKINS

ULSTER

WASHINGTON

TYPE TEST

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR DHI DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

DHIRAPCS J 155.0 DHI-AP H 57.7

LINCOLN HILL FARM KENYON HILL FARM RUIGVIEW FARM MAIN DRAG FARM MARNS, ALBERT & DONNA HIBROW FARM WALKER FARMS HOYT, JAY & LORI REAFIELD FARM TOOLITE FARM LLC CREEK FARM STEWART FARM DEER FLATS FARM ADAM AUSTIN CHRISTOPHER MITCHELL THE KUSTER FARM FAIRVIEW FARMS TWIN BROOKS FARM LLC TUDOR, JOHN ANDREW, HOWARD & JAY SEACORD, RICHARD & BRIAN ABBOTT III, ROBERT TRINKLE FARM CAMPBELL, REA D. PARKER'S DAIRY #2 WEEPING BIRCH FARM ROUSE, EDWARD J. NEW GENERATION FARM LIDDLE, ADAM PARKER'S DAIRY #1 SWEZEY VIEW FARM PARKER'S DAIRY #3 REID, KYLE & SHANNA WEEPING BIRCH FARM FOOTHILL FARM, LLC TOOLITE FARM LLC SWEZEY VIEW FARM TRINKLE FARM

DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

HORIZON DAIRY SCHULTZ, WAYNE H. WELCUMIN FARMS SCHOEACRES BOISE, STEPHEN & JEANNE KOEBERLE, E.W. & SONS DRUMLIN VIEW FARM LONELY LANE FARM SHIRRON FARMS HOAD, BRANDON

DHI-AP DHI DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP

WAYNE

WYOMING

H H H H H J H H H H H H H H

3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X

3X 3X

H 182.0 H 368.3 H 81.8 H 101.2 H 142.0 H 228.7 H 1009.4 X 62.2 H 217.7 H 116.9 H 262.6 H 134.2 H 230.8 H 27.2 H 44.3 H 108.3 H 53.4 H 205.2 H 108.2 H 113.4 J 82.5 H 62.8 H 364.4 H 83.9 H 104.3 H 100.2 H 67.4 H 46.7 H 70.5 H 87.2 H 77.4 H 64.9 H 95.3 X 31.5 H 86.5 G 34.3 A 48.5 A 29.1

27731 946 3.4 837 3.0 3X 26195 1010 3.9 803 3.1 3X 25925 1028 4.0 796 3.1 25332 925 3.7 766 3.0 24249 866 3.6 765 3.2 24722 924 3.7 760 3.1 25463 905 3.6 754 3.0 3X 22083 963 4.4 729 3.3 23083 910 3.9 728 3.2 23751 898 3.8 725 3.1 22337 905 4.1 724 3.2 23048 907 3.9 719 3.1 23297 859 3.7 719 3.1 23649 783 3.3 716 3.0 3X 23632 809 3.4 714 3.0 22293 874 3.9 696 3.1 21791 847 3.9 672 3.1 21753 781 3.6 670 3.1 20675 745 3.6 669 3.2 20584 764 3.7 643 3.1 16973 842 5.0 640 3.8 20093 714 3.6 623 3.1 19822 764 3.9 615 3.1 19455 735 3.8 614 3.2 20837 728 3.5 609 2.9 19113 779 4.1 604 3.2 20536 728 3.5 603 2.9 19591 708 3.6 587 3.0 19803 739 3.7 581 2.9 19655 685 3.5 578 2.9 18332 672 3.7 571 3.1 18884 629 3.3 558 3.0 18281 690 3.8 555 3.0 16537 723 4.4 546 3.3 17319 652 3.8 540 3.1 16065 718 4.5 534 3.3 15764 636 4.0 517 3.3 15380 618 4.0 511 3.3

H H H H H H H H H H

29374 1039 3.5 867 3.0 3X 23263 866 3.7 707 3.0 22392 881 3.9 693 3.1 22633 821 3.6 689 3.0 3X 21877 872 4.0 666 3.0 21025 755 3.6 633 3.0 19737 731 3.7 624 3.2 21156 750 3.5 607 2.9 18495 676 3.7 557 3.0 17142 656 3.8 522 3.0

112.8 104.8 130.4 171.1 45.6 503.4 92.8 61.7 70.1 34.9

COVISTA HOLSTEINS DHIR-AP H 290.7 BAKER BROOK FARMS DHI-AP H 1428.7 SOUTHVIEW FARMS 1 DHI-AP H 1467.6 DOUGLAS GOOD DHI-AP H 143.8 EMERLINGALFRED STATE DHIRAPCS H 93.7 DUEPPENGIESSER, A. DHIR-AP H 1153.6 SCHREIBERDALE HOLSTEINS DHIR-AP H 726.3 VANSLYKES DAIRY FARM LLC DHI-AP H 1264.7 ARMSON FARMS DHIR-AP H 430.0 WISCOY FARMS DHI-AP H 173.9 HIBSCH DHI-AP H 145.0 TRUE FARMS INC DHIR-AP H 1084.0 FARYNA, WALTER DHIRAPCS H 398.6

29923 29422 28012 26135 27293 27426 27420 28515 26656 25989 25056 25136 25468

1093 1154 1045 969 927 1047 998 988 968 938 1047 932 945

3.7 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.4 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.6 4.2 3.7 3.7

899 888 846 821 820 817 817 811 811 803 781 779 778

3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.8 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1

3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X 3X


June is Dairy Month is fast approaching and so is the time to crown a new Dairy Princess in Schoharie County. The Schoharie County Dairy Promotion Committee would like to welcome everyone to join them in the crowning of the new 36th Schoharie County Dairy Princesses. The Coronation will be held on May 2 at 7 p.m. at the Olde Tator Barn in Central Bridge, NY. The Dairy Princess competition is

sponsored by the dairy promotion check off, which helps to educate about the importance of dairy products and dairy farming in our community. Princess candidates are judges on their communication skills, personality, enthusiasm for dairy promotion and general knowledge of the dairy industry. Judging and coronation activities will include a retiring address from current 2011-2012 Schoharie County

Princess Brittany Hagadorn, a presentation of the candidates, introduction of the court and the crowning of the new princess. For information regarding the

For Records Processed Through DRMS Raleigh 800.496.3344 • www.dairyone.com HERD OWNER SIMMONS, WM & MARCIA EMERLING FARMS DAVIS, JAMES F. SICKLES, RICHARD & SANDRA ALAN WEST STONEY CREEK STONEY CREEK PINGREY, DONALD VICTORY ACRES LLC SILVER HAVEN FARMS ALLEN MASON FRIENDLY ACRES FARM WOODVALE FARMS HYMAN, JOHN SILVER MEADOW FARM DANIEL PINGREY CHAMBERLAIN, DAVE & GREG BRANT'S HILLTOP DAIRY VICTORY ACRES LLC EAGLEVIEW DAIRY LLC. METZ,DAVID & CYNTHIA HD 1 WING, KERRY & ALAN NICKERSON BROTHERS ALL BRIGHT FARM

TYPE TEST

DHI-AP DHIRAPCS DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIRAPCS DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIRAPCS DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-APCS DHIR-AP

B R COW E E YEARS D

RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

H 589.6 H 1102.4 H 258.0 H 121.4 H 150.4 H 84.5 H 35.7 H 266.9 H 66.9 H 180.6 H 75.5 H 551.7 H 583.1 H 65.7 H 181.3 H 247.4 J 677.4 H 151.0 B 109.0 H 346.9 H 70.2 H 79.6 H 174.6 J 41.7

25503 24484 24720 22811 24223 23637 22897 22614 23139 21731 22709 23400 23196 21691 21293 21069 18280 21553 19027 20282 18818 19852 18760 14563

841 868 875 869 791 829 808 819 875 880 862 838 857 831 880 764 904 718 774 747 763 728 721 758

3.3 3.5 3.5 3.8 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.8 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.8 4.1 3.6 4.9 3.3 4.1 3.7 4.1 3.7 3.8 5.2

752 747 731 721 720 718 714 711 704 695 695 691 684 675 671 663 659 640 634 628 585 581 557 555

2.9 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.6 3.0 3.3 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.8

TYPE TEST

HERD OWNER

3X 3X 3X 3X

YATES

TIMBERMAN ROBERT ROLLEN N'S DAIRY OSWALD, SAM JENSEN, RODNEY HERD #1 VINE VALLEY FARM CHRISTI FARM JENSEN, RODNEY HERD #2 CHRISTI FARM

DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

Top 40 Herds For March B R COW E E YEARS D

H W H H B H A X

64.4 99.7 310.3 20.2 234.5 93.4 26.7 42.0

RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

27253 24587 23178 22417 18966 20256 19208 18729

984 913 876 876 735 774 770 728

3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.8 4.0 3.9

846 729 691 670 627 605 598 544

3.1 3.0 3.0 3X 3.0 3.3 3.0 3.1 2.9

NEW JERSEY 3X

CENTRAL JERSEY AREA/HUNTERDON COUNTY FULPER FARMS LLC CEDAR LANE FARM, LLC MOUNTAINVIEW CORR FACILIT JONES FARM 1,2,3 DEPT.COR WENGRYN, JANET HOWARD SUTTON AND SON JONES FARM 1,2,3 DEPT.COR CEDAR LANE FARM,LLC MIDDLEBUSH FARMS, INC. CEDAR LANE FARM, LLC HUNVAL FARM

CHAMPLAIN DAIRY SERVICE INC. Swanton, VT 802-868-3144

DYKEMAN FARMS Fultonville, NY 518-922-5496

FINGER LAKES DAIRY SERVICE Seneca Falls, NY 315-568-0955

FISHER FARMS Canastota, NY 315-697-7039

DON'S DAIRY SUPPLY, INC. South Kortright, NY 607-538-9464

FINGER LAKES DAIRY SERVICE Lowville, NY 315-376-2991

FINGER LAKES DAIRY SERVICE Warsaw, NY 585-786-0177

R&M FARM & PRO HARDWARE Marathon, NY 607-849-3291

DHI DHIR DHI DHI DHI DHI-AP DHI DHIR DHIR DHIR DHI-AP

SOUTHERN TIER DAIRY SERVICE Java Center, NY 585-457-4350

Schoharie County Dairy Promotion Committee, please feel free to contact Chair person Lisa Stanton at 518-2968662 or Committee member Sarah Blood at 518-295-8770.

H H H H H H J B H J H

119.2 35.7 75.0 100.3 24.5 46.5 13.0 13.0 46.4 18.3 39.9

23371 22638 20496 20477 19452 19754 15990 17452 18617 15547 16716

949 979 742 818 728 651 845 771 685 852 647

4.1 4.3 3.6 4.0 3.7 3.3 5.3 4.4 3.7 5.5 3.9

712 679 645 639 589 586 581 577 566 561 512

3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.6 3.3 3.0 3.6 3.1

B R COW E E YEARS D

RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

MYERWOOD FARMS DHI-APCS H 387.9 WILLIAM M. DOLBOW DHI-AP H 95.4 SEBOWISHA FARMS DHI-AP H 73.1 STRING ALVIN W & MARIE DHI-AP H 123.8 BAYSIDE STATE PRISON FARM DHI H 131.9

24760 21661 20449 19598 17850

832 771 737 724 699

3.4 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.9

724 667 626 604 565

2.9 3X 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2

LOCKBURNER,MARK F FREEBORN LARRY VANDERGROEFF ALLAVALLEY FARM KUPERUS MEADOWS MOONEY, C. RAYMOND WINDY FLATS DAIRY SPRING HOUSE DAIRY SCHOELIER CASEY HOUGH FARM ERVEY KEVIN BYACRE HOLSTEINS LLC SPRING HOUSE DAIRY

25631 25707 24482 22350 22701 21239 21843 21694 20233 20845 19415 19253 13288

915 941 901 880 924 816 751 792 734 819 782 788 705

3.6 3.7 3.7 3.9 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.7 3.6 3.9 4.0 4.1 5.3

784 777 756 717 690 687 671 645 615 610 595 569 505

3.1 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.0 3.8

HERD OWNER

TYPE TEST

SOUTH JERSEY AREA

SUSSEX

WARREN

MAKARVICH FARMS GREEN VALLEY FARM DRAKES ACRES

DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHIR DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H X H H H H H H H H J

81.4 102.1 108.6 18.7 142.1 99.2 92.6 48.5 59.0 51.0 87.7 144.0 45.1

DHI-AP H 88.4 DHI H 151.5 DHI-AP H 65.9

28029 1032 3.7 863 3.1 22913 890 3.9 724 3.2 20515 758 3.7 632 3.1

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Schoharie County set to crown dairy princess


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What is it that’s so difficult about the Farm Bill? by Kenneth Dierschke Everyone in agriculture knew there would be substantial cuts in the new farm bill. Most agricultural organizations had signaled that a “proportional cut” would be acceptable. We’ve realized that preserving the most essential element of the legislation — crop insurance — would be a realistic goal. Toward that end, the House Agriculture Committee had been working with what farmers believe is a realistic number — $23 billion in cuts to the farm bill, with $15 billion of it coming from the commodity title. Recently, the House Budget Committee threw out a new and completely unrealistic number of $181 billion in farm bill cuts, including $31 billion in cuts to farm programs and crop insurance. This is not a proportional number and it’s hard to imagine how we can come up with a workable crop in-

surance program within that budget framework. It’s hard to find a federal program that has worked as well as the federal farm program. Its detractors are loud and persistent, but since the 1930s this legislation has ensured a steady and reasonably priced supply of food and fiber, created and sustained millions of jobs and kept farmers on the land in lean times. We’ve achieved all of this for an investment of less than half of 1 percent of the

federal budget. People are disconnected from the land and their food supply these days. Things that work well don’t require a second thought. That’s why people do not understand the tremendous risk and act of faith in planting a crop. It can disappear slowly in a relentless drought, like we saw in Texas just last year. It can also be lost in an hour of pounding by a spring hailstorm. Some suggest privatizing crop insurance. It’s

already a partnership of private and government resources, but that risk is so great that no private company can underwrite it all without increasing the premium beyond a level any farmer can afford to pay with the sale of a crop. Many of the tools in the old farm program — direct payments, target prices and commodity loan programs — are all likely to be gone. We’ve pinned our hopes on a workable crop insurance program.

Washington County Farm Bureau Scholarship Announcing the opening to accept 2012 post secondary scholarship applications. The Washington County Farm Bureau has an opportunity for post secondary students, pursuing a career in agriculture, to earn a scholarship. Five $500 scholarships will be awarded to current college students who have an interest in agriculture and public service. Farm Bureau membership is not required to complete an application. Applicant must be a

graduate of a Washington County, New York, school. Winners will be notified in early March 2013. To request more information or an application, you may call NYFB Eastern Regional Office at 866-995-7300 or e-mail to eny@nyfb.org. Deadline for application submission is Aug. 1. Submit completed application by e-mail to the address above. Winners will be announced at the County Annual Meeting in October 2012.

NEW YORK BILLHARDTS JAMESWAY SALES & SERVICE 5807 State Route 12 Glenfield, NY 13343 315-376-2054 CENTER STATE AG SERVICE Morrisville, NY 315-684-7807 DON’S DAIRY SUPPLY, INC. 349 Roses Brook South Kortright, NY 13842 607-538-9464 DUPREYS FEED & SUPPLIES 9748 Rt. 9 P.O. Box 535 Chazy, NY 12921 518-846-7338 JOCK’S FARM EQ. & REPAIR 727 Co. Rte. 7 Brushton, NY 12916 518-529-0113 LOGAN’S SILO 9111 State Route 12 Copenhagen, NY 13626 315-688-4414 Fax: 315-688-2203 P&D EQUIPMENT SALES 10171 Brookville Rd. Alexander, NY 14005 585-343-2394 SPRINGER’S INC. 55 Main St. Richfield Springs, NY 13439 315-858-0720 www.springersinc.com PENNSYLVANIA FALLBROOK FABRICATION RD#2, Box 33 Troy, PA 16947 570-297-3802 ROVENDALE AG & BARN INC. 1300 Susquehanna Trail Watsontown, PA 17777 570-538-9564

FOCUS ON AGRICULTURE American Farm Bureau Federation Without that, Americans might have to get used to the idea that our food and fiber could soon come from beyond our own shores. Payments to European farmers are roughly three times those received by U.S. farmers. Do we really expect farm and ranch families to compete with the treasuries of the nations with which we compete for markets?

Congress needs to get real about preserving crop insurance, the last vestige of a safety net for American agriculture. Kenneth Dierschke is president of the Texas Farm Bureau and an American Farm Bureau Federation board member. This article first appeared on TFB’s blog Texas Agriculture Talks and is redistributed with permission.


The amount and quality of colostrum a calf receives within the first hours of life is the single most important management factor affecting the animal’s well-being, growth, performance and profitability for the first six months of life and beyond. Aside from being the only way to provide calves with necessary antibodies for immunity, colostrum also provides the necessary key vitamins A, D, and E, which help develop the immune system and set the stage for growth. Colostrum also contains antioxidants, a high fat content, white blood cells and essential amino acids — that are all very important to the initial health and growth of the calf. Here are some tips for calf nutrition from birth to weaning: • For colostrum, current best management practice is to feed two to preferably four quarts of colostrum within the first 1 to 2 hours of life, followed by two more feedings within the first 18 hours. The higher amount — four quarts — ensures that enough grams of antibodies are received by the majority of calves when the quality of

the colostrum is unknown or mediocre. • Reserve “first-milking” colostrum for first feedings of newborns as the concentrations of vitamins, nutrients and antibodies will be highest. • Calves should be eating starter grain three weeks before weaning. That’s about how long it takes for the starter grain to develop the rumen to where the calf is able to meet its nutritional requirements from dry feed. • Calves should be eating 2 to 2.5 quarts (or pounds) of starter grain daily before weaning. • During adverse weather conditions, calves will require increased nutrition. Monitoring and supplying proper nutrition is essential in determining how the calves will grow, develop and perform later. For more information on calf nutrition visit the National Dairy Beef Quality Assurance manual, and for more details on colostrum management visit, Gold Standards I. DCHA’s Gold Standards I Colostrum & Nutrition recommendations Colostrum management A. First feeding

Colostrum equaling 10 percent of body weight should be fed in the first 2 hours of life. [For example, a 90-pound calf should receive 4 quarts of colostrum.] B. Colostrum quality Colostrum should be free of blood, debris and mastitis Colostrum should be disease-free Test for quality with a colostrum tester or IgG test Target bacteria count (also known as standard plate count) is less than 100,000 CFU/mL Target immunity level of animals at 2 to 7 days of age is: a. blood serum total protein of

greater than 5.2 g/dL for maternalsource-colostrum-fed calves; or b. serum IgG of greater than 10.0 g/L Nutrition A. Structure your nutrition program to achieve health and growth standards defined in II and III, and monitor performance regularly. Consult your veterinarian and nutritionist routinely. B. Clean water and starter grain should be offered to calves with continuous availability by 3 days of age, and refreshed or replenished daily. This Tip of the Week has been brought to you by DCHA and the Beef Checkoff.

Grazing Discussion Group and Pasture Walk Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County will be hosting a free Grazing Economics Discussion meeting on May 9 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Brunswick Community Center,

Keyes Lane, Troy, NY 12180. After lunch there will be a pasture walk from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Sheffers Grassland Dairy, 74 Sheffer Road, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090. Lunch will be provided. Professor and dairy nutrition expert Larry Chase from Cornell University’s Animal Science program will provide information on maximizing production and managing costly inputs for the most profit. Jason Karszes from Cornell University’s Animal Science program, Pro-Dairy, and the Dairy Farm Business Summary, will provide a summary of grazing information gathered from the DFBS and what strategies grazing dairies can use to prosper this year.

We will also have open discussion on grazing economics, partial grazing options and grazing, and future trends. USDA-NRCS specialist Karen Hoffman will host the pasture walk to talk about maximizing your production and managing inputs. This will be a truly interactive conversation and a great way to discuss your grazing economics questions. If you know someone who would be interested in attending please feel free to share this invitation with them. Please RSVP by April 26 for lunch to Marcie Vohnoutka, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County at mmp74@cornell.edu or 518-272-4210.

TOP HERDS FOR MARCH NAME

Brd Cows

Milk

NEW YORK

FAT %

PRO %

* Denotes Herds Milked 3X

MONTGOMERY

COCHECTON MILLS, INC. Cochecton, NY 12726 914-932-8282

MUD LAKES STALLS LLC 3517 County Route 10 Depeyster, NY 13633 315-344-2251

SKYVIEW FENCING & POLE BUILDINGS Chatham, NY 12037 518-392-7364

EAGLE DAIRY DIRECT Syracuse, NY 13221 866-591-2925

P&D EQUIPMENT SALES Alexander, NY 585-343-2394

DAIRYLAND SALES & SERVICE Troy, PA 16947 570-297-4128

FARMER BOY AG SUPPLY, INC. 1133 Rt. 318 Waterloo, NY 13165 866-453-4001 LAYDEN FENCING & LIVESTOCK Lockwood, NY 14859 607-589-7033

SENECA IRON WORKS Seneca Falls, NY 13148 315-712-0118 SHARON SPRINGS GARAGE INC. Sharon Springs, NY 13459 518-284-2811

WILLIAMS FENCE OF CNY 2033 Brothertown Rd. Deansboro, NY 13328 315-841-4910 DON’S DAIRY SUPPLY 349 Roses Brook Road South Kartright, NY 13842 607-538-9464

SKIFF-S DAIRY FARM LLC HOBART & CYNTHIA PICKARD GLEN MEADOWS FARM HOBART & CYNTHIA PICKARD PETERSHEIM SAMUEL & SADIE JOHN G. KELLETT JR. PHILLIPS & SUSAN FERRY DELLAVALE FARM DELLAVALE FARM M. CHARLES EVANS TERRANCE & MICHAEL HOAG

H H J J H H J H J

83 34 162 17 90 66 60 26 25

24359 21888 18409 16966 21143 19046 15285 9432 6184

965 847 841 924 777 763 744 374 287

4 3.9 4.6 5.4 3.7 4 4.9 4 4.6

782 704 685 660 626 597 565 306 226

3.2 3.2 3.7 3.9 3 3.1 3.7 3.2 3.7

H

53

24113

898

3.7

735

3

H

85

17341

687

4

19646 20969 19875 14565 15138 14064

764 802 755 677 592 602

3.9 3.8 3.8 4.6 3.9 4.3

649 648 604 530 479 448

3.3 3.1 3 3.6 3.2 3.2

23598 22872 23107 21283 20549 16511 17271 15169 14909

857 891 921 914 865 800 642 619 376

3.6 3.9 4 4.3 4.2 4.8 3.7 4.1 2.5

721 703 702 652 639 557 530 519 303

3.1 3.1 3 3.1 3.1 3.4 3.1 3.4 2

19046

763

4

OTSEGO

RENSSELAER

563 3.2

SCHOHARIE SEVEN VIEW FARM SLATEHILL FARM MIKE SWART GEORGE B. WILSON GEORGE & KATHY CRAFT GEORGE & KATHY CRAFT WILLIAM LUNDY TAYLOR & ALAN HENDERSON HOLLISTER BROTHERS GARY & DEBBIE MOORE WINDY LEA FARM GARY & DEBBIE MOORE SKIFF FARMS INC. SKIFF FARMS INC. MICHAEL & LOUISE WOODDELL

H H H J X G

118 142 77 114 22 37

WASHINGTON H H H H H J H B H

152 135 101 15 145 15 72 18 101

ORGANIC

JOHN G. KELLETT JR.

MONTGOMERY H

66

597 3.1

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Calf nutrition - building block for future performance


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For Records Processed Through DRMS Raleigh 800.496.3344 • www.dairyone.com TYPE TEST

HERD OWNER

BRADFORD

RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

PENNSYLVANIA

KLINE RON,GLENN & GARY SCOTT AND KAREN NOLT ALLFORD, JOHN & HOLLY D&L HESS FARMS SCOTT AND KAREN NOLT ROGER + CATHY BROWN WM CAR WMS FARMS SNOWCREST FARMS RUSSELL MAPLE FARMS MERLE & LESLIE WANCK DOUG STEWART PETER SOLOWIEJ SHUMHURST FARM KEVIN VANDERPOEL DAVI LERAY DAIRY WILLIAM & GRETCHEN STEELE JEFFERY AMMERMAN PECK HILL FARMS FEUSNER, JOHN & DENISE ROBBIN & RYAN KINGSLEY

BUTLER

ED & LORRAINE THIELE MIKE & ANETTE SCHIEVER UNDER GRACE DAIRY RICK + LINDA STUCHAL HARTZELL FARM MARBURGER FARM DAIRY NORMAN H GRAHAM RITA KENNEDY ALBERT HOGG & SONS PAUL CRITCHLOW JR. WAYNE E HIXON DROVERS INN JOHN H RENO J L & H F KENNEDY CROFT BROS BRADLEY & CALEB COOPER CHESTNUT RUN FARM

CENTRE

PENNDELL FARMS VALLEYSEND FARM BROOK WAY HOLSTEINS PINE HOLLOW FARM PENN STATE UNIVERSITY STRINGERS SAND RIDGE VALLEY WIDE FARM GLEN AND LOIS MILLER RAS HOLSTEINS MURMAC FARMS TODD AND LISA WOOMER DAVID HOUSER CARL& DIANE HOMAN PAUL HARTLE KENNETH C GEPHART HAAGEN FARM STEPHEN L MUNDRICK TOM AND LORI HARTLE SCOTT E SWARTZ REESES DAIRYHILL JONATHAN GLICK CLAUDE HOMAN DOUGLAS P VONADA BARBARA ROSSMAN ROD AND TIM BRUSS TI GLO FARM BREEZY FARMS BREEZY FARMS FISHER FARMS NITTANY SPRINGS FARM MELLOTTS FARM MELLOTTS FARM ORE BANK ACRES FETTEROLF FARM ORE BANK ACRES CHARLES LINER HAROLD.E.HARPSTER LORI D. BROWN CLAUDE NYMAN TONY & SAPRINA HARTER

CLARION

JOHN HENRY # FROSTBURG FARMS NEXGEN DAIRY INC JOHN HENRY # MABE HOLSTEINS KEB DAIRY

CLEARFIELD HICKS DAIRY FARM ORNER FARMS INC

B R COW E E YEARS D

CARL G BRINK + SONS HAAG'S GREEN VALLEY SANKEYCREST FARMS

DHI-APCS DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H H J H H H H H H H H H H H H H H X

488.6 76.2 54.7 59.7 12.5 187.7 77.4 125.0 37.5 78.5 25.8 77.0 37.9 88.1 75.0 78.0 103.8 196.7 68.4 49.2

26192 27168 25965 24250 19426 23442 22105 21531 21155 20708 21217 21048 21154 21092 20541 19101 19421 19846 17169 17698

987 922 941 881 927 886 762 825 770 761 812 818 842 778 780 762 752 683 677 682

3.8 3.4 3.6 3.6 4.8 3.8 3.4 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.4 3.9 3.9

817 814 795 759 707 706 701 658 650 650 648 647 639 626 625 612 610 609 555 555

3.1 3X 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.6 3.0 3X 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.1

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H H H H H X H X H H H B H H H

40.5 116.8 51.9 69.4 175.7 125.2 37.1 28.5 53.1 37.7 56.8 78.4 33.9 32.1 40.7 47.6 37.0

25633 24307 24081 23430 23383 21200 22633 18689 20650 17195 19304 19369 18227 16514 17603 18009 17804

927 940 977 794 805 814 796 705 808 782 703 709 711 629 686 685 682

3.6 3.9 4.1 3.4 3.4 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.9 4.5 3.6 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.8

793 758 716 708 690 668 662 644 642 614 601 592 580 579 567 562 545

3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.2 2.9 3.4 3.1 3.6 3X 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.5 3.2 3.1 3.1

H 79.2 H 68.3 H 171.5 H 67.5 H 247.1 H 91.2 H 49.9 H 77.2 H 56.7 H 1190.8 H 46.5 H 42.4 H 70.9 H 61.4 H 66.8 H 40.2 H 43.5 H 175.8 H 48.8 H 103.5 H 68.5 H 41.8 H 76.4 H 76.0 H 49.7 H 152.9 H 58.3 H 138.7 H 105.2 H 137.4 H 27.2 H 32.2 H 28.4 H 76.4 H 77.5 X 52.2 J 65.6 H 18.2 H 22.3 X 52.0

28147 26269 26992 25515 25518 25248 25518 25269 24700 25758 25157 24405 24060 23825 24613 22473 21072 22977 22039 21429 22849 21603 20709 21399 20315 21206 21157 20793 19500 20558 18658 18593 18156 18880 18555 18502 14544 17141 17513 16851

1180 1256 972 902 924 1030 978 890 881 908 1000 875 857 892 867 918 889 956 841 853 812 824 796 744 774 817 776 750 758 942 689 735 634 772 659 752 742 651 670 675

4.2 4.8 3.6 3.5 3.6 4.1 3.8 3.5 3.6 3.5 4.0 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.5 4.1 4.2 4.2 3.8 4.0 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.9 4.6 3.7 4.0 3.5 4.1 3.6 4.1 5.1 3.8 3.8 4.0

864 853 803 783 777 773 766 765 764 760 760 742 741 719 710 694 686 683 682 672 669 666 659 655 648 646 639 624 621 620 591 590 583 582 581 577 542 539 536 535

3.1 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 3X 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.3 3.0 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.7 3.1 3.1 3.2

H H H H H H

32675 1191 3.6 973 3.0 24704 911 3.7 773 3.1 24326 892 3.7 744 3.1 22368 822 3.7 699 3.1 21966 811 3.7 689 3.1 20688 776 3.8 653 3.2

DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP

55.1 127.7 104.0 70.2 85.4 61.5

DHI-AP H 89.4 DHI-AP H 79.2

26831 26039

HERD OWNER

934 3.5 845 3.1 971 3.7 809 3.1

CLINTON

SCHRACK FARMS SHAWN & WANDA MOORE

TYPE TEST

Top 40 Herds For March B R COW E E YEARS D

24875 25333 23103

915 3.7 777 3.1 926 3.7 775 3.1 887 3.8 718 3.1

DHI-APCS H 898.1 DHI-AP H 93.0

24326 22313

845 3.5 734 3.0 3X 872 3.9 690 3.1

JAN JURBALA DHIR-AP H 60.7 LYONS DEN DAIRY DHI-AP H 84.7 HEMSARTH BRUCE & BRENDA DHI-APCS H 205.7 TRCP FARM LLC. TRCP FARM LLC. FOSTERS FAMILY FARM LOST ACRES FARM DOLLYRUN FARM

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

DHI-AP H 93.3 DHI-AP H 77.1 DHI-AP H 43.7

COLUMBIA

CRAWFORD

RHA MILK

39.2 54.6 116.1 96.3 54.4

23417 25260 25004 23017 18448

927 906 887 856 616

DHI-AP H 74.6 DHI-AP H 55.7 DHI-AP H 68.9

25418 24472 19407

963 3.8 782 3.1 949 3.9 761 3.1 737 3.8 605 3.1

MARK VOGEL DHI-AP H 49.5 CURTIS HAVEN FARMS DHI-AP H 68.5 KIDSTREAT DHI-AP H 81.2 LIND FARM DHI-AP H 66.6 WILLIAM+ BRYAN LOPER DHI-AP H 61.2 CRAIG SHINKO DHI-AP H 80.6 MARK VOGEL DHI-AP J 12.3 WOODS DAIRY DHI-AP H 115.9 DEAN +SUZANNE CURTIS DHI-AP H 145.8 PALNEL FARM DHI-AP H 120.7 RAUSCH FARMS DHI-AP H 56.7 HIGH POINT FARM DHI-AP H 103.4 BRAD ROBINSON DHI-AP H 255.2 KRUSE FARM DHI-AP H 86.0 MARSHY MEADOW FARM DHIR-AP H 58.0 CONCORD VALLEY FARMS INC DHI-APCS H 154.2 MARSHY MEADOW FARM DHIR-AP B 16.6 MIDNIGHT FIRE DAIRY DHI-AP X 35.9

25641 22983 22579 22883 23081 21651 18994 22504 19363 20703 20634 20836 19690 18529 19062 19587 16217 16173

858 864 839 861 804 841 907 753 775 786 804 812 783 698 716 753 668 653

ELK

PAUL SWANSON V BELL FARMS PIERRE PONTZER

DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

B H H H X

28721 1117 3.9 907 3.2 25205 911 3.6 787 3.1 25954 999 3.8 784 3.0 3X

ERIE

FRANKLIN

ROCK GAP DAIRY DHI-APCS LOCUST HILL FARM DHI-AP PAUL H. ZIMMERMAN JR. DHI-AP JEMI CATTLE COMPANY DHIR-AP JAMES & NINA BURDETTE DHIR-AP DENNIS W BRICKER DHI-AP EVAN J BURKHOLDER DHI-AP STEVEN E RUBY DHIR-AP OAKLEIGH FARM DHIR-AP JIM KAHLER DHIR-AP CURTIS KNEPPER DHI-AP ANTHONY R LEHMAN DHI-AP DUFFIELD DAIRY DHI-AP ERIC NISWANDER DHI-APCS ROMARCOHOLSTEINS DHI-AP MEYERS BROS DAIRY DHIR-AP MILTON ROTZ DHI-AP PECKMAN HOMESTEAD DHIR-AP DENNIS & JOEL SOLLENBERGER DHI-AP MIDDOUR FARMS LLC DHI-AP HONEYSUCKLE ACRES DHIR-AP ANTRIM WAY FARM DHI-AP LAMELLO FARM DHIR-AP JEREMY D. MARTIN DHI-AP BEIDEL BROTHERS DHI-APCS PAUL H.ZIMMERMAN JR. DHI-AP GUILSIDE FARM DHI-AP WITTERDALE FARM DHI-AP EDGAR S REICHARD DHIR-AP JIM KAHLER DHIR-AP LAMELLO FARM DHIR-AP JEMI JERSEYS DHIR-AP LAMELLO FARM DHIR-AP NELSON R MEYERS DHI-AP VERNON W. ZIMMERMAN DHI-AP DONALD PIPER # DHI-AP THOMAS E SHATZER DHI-AP RYAN D MEYERS DHI-AP POVERTY LANE FARMS LP DHI-AP TIMOTHY I OCKER DHI-AP

JEFFERSON

HIGHLAND H FARMS MOWREYS SPRUCELAWN DAN KELLER LONDONDALE FARM MITCHELLS DAIRY FARM SMITH OAK FARM HIGHLAND H FARMS WINGARD DAIRY FARM DAN RAYBUCK PINE VALLEY FARM

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-APCS DHI-AP

4.0 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.3

3.3 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.5 3.9 4.8 3.3 4.0 3.8 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.8 4.1 4.0

801 780 764 747 622

775 726 716 704 701 686 683 678 660 641 634 633 616 602 592 578 557 520

3.4 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.4

3.0 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.6 3.0 3.4 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.4 3.2

H H H H H H H H H H H H H H X H H X H H H H H H H J H H H J B J X H H H H H H H

150.6 116.9 47.2 17.9 116.5 63.8 189.7 199.8 121.2 106.2 68.4 102.7 240.7 44.0 39.8 194.6 367.2 121.3 96.7 154.4 117.5 107.4 66.0 92.7 176.0 19.2 195.6 186.4 53.8 21.4 123.5 31.2 19.5 57.4 74.3 129.8 67.4 37.6 147.4 69.8

26905 1006 3.7 823 3.1 26588 990 3.7 802 3.0 25564 952 3.7 794 3.1 25730 1083 4.2 792 3.1 25060 970 3.9 791 3.2 26161 899 3.4 786 3.0 23794 963 4.0 748 3.1 24243 903 3.7 741 3.1 23819 831 3.5 729 3.1 22021 896 4.1 729 3.3 23080 900 3.9 728 3.2 23983 856 3.6 724 3.0 23259 849 3.7 715 3.1 3X 22535 825 3.7 701 3.1 21508 919 4.3 696 3.2 20937 791 3.8 679 3.2 21071 785 3.7 675 3.2 21019 868 4.1 672 3.2 23143 824 3.6 669 2.9 20805 830 4.0 667 3.2 21566 759 3.5 665 3.1 21045 856 4.1 664 3.2 21485 713 3.3 663 3.1 21350 792 3.7 662 3.1 20730 830 4.0 661 3.2 17917 845 4.7 653 3.6 21882 787 3.6 646 3.0 19853 737 3.7 634 3.2 19510 780 4.0 628 3.2 17071 840 4.9 616 3.6 18185 691 3.8 614 3.4 16054 878 5.5 603 3.8 17759 708 4.0 581 3.3 18976 716 3.8 580 3.1 17995 704 3.9 555 3.1 18124 668 3.7 553 3.1 17529 676 3.9 547 3.1 16561 662 4.0 546 3.3 16866 657 3.9 532 3.2 17654 685 3.9 529 3.0

H H H H H H J H H H

50.0 119.9 21.0 64.1 85.2 128.7 17.1 37.0 13.6 44.1

30467 1054 3.5 944 3.1 25874 968 3.7 815 3.1 25984 976 3.8 788 3.0 25605 965 3.8 786 3.1 24851 916 3.7 785 3.2 21642 789 3.6 693 3.2 18878 905 4.8 692 3.7 20523 697 3.4 670 3.3 20833 795 3.8 669 3.2 20756 765 3.7 658 3.2

HERD OWNER D & L FARM KNAPP BROTHERS FARM HARVESTORE HILL FARM PARADISE ACRES LAUREL VALLEY DAIRY

LACKAWANNA GEORGE YEDINAK PAUL MANNING

LAWRENCE

LEFTMAC FARM ROBIN&JOHN THOMPSON CAMPRUN HOLSTEIN HILLMAR FARM TROTACRE FARM HENRY FARMS MARTINHOLM FARMS TROTACRE FARM

LUZERNE

SCOTT RINEHIMER C K TROXELL FARMS

LYCOMING

BENJAMIN MCCARTY ED+CHRISKITZMILLER BOSCH FARMS BRYNN BOWER ED+CHRISKITZMILLER FANTASYFOUND HOLSTEINS MICHAEL & LARRY FRY ROCKY HILL

B R COW E E YEARS D

RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

39.8 122.3 71.2 44.4 26.6

20717 19929 16253 17545 18136

750 788 779 741 684

3.6 4.0 4.8 4.2 3.8

DHIR H 54.2 DHI-AP H 77.5

21718 17564

883 4.1 661 3.0 667 3.8 513 2.9

61.1 50.7 121.9 64.0 119.9 41.9 225.2 43.5

23906 23224 22874 22167 21016 19016 19367 16175

858 881 811 787 710 716 697 713

DHI-AP H 75.8 DHI-AP H 180.3

22080 22773

812 3.7 689 3.1 821 3.6 678 3.0

TYPE TEST

DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP

DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP

H H J G H

H H H H H X H G

3.6 3.8 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.8 3.6 4.4

654 631 581 560 559

739 736 710 678 651 578 568 530

3.2 3.2 3.6 3.2 3.1

3.1 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3X 3.0 2.9 3.3 3X

DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP

H H H H H H H G

39.0 20.1 106.0 42.2 66.3 123.7 78.4 19.0

23411 21574 20326 19594 19421 19547 18141 14512

820 804 882 788 756 756 774 718

3.5 3.7 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.9 4.3 4.9

710 668 655 613 608 608 569 502

3.0 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3X 3.1 3.5

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H W H H H B

45.4 55.5 78.7 53.2 38.4 46.5

22906 23523 21622 19633 19121 15868

886 827 758 756 715 677

3.9 3.5 3.5 3.9 3.7 4.3

732 714 648 626 598 548

3.2 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.5

GANDER&GIRLS FAMILY FARM DHI-AP H 50.5 CANON DAIRY DHI-AP H 121.9 CLAN CAMPBELL DHI-AP H 63.9 PAUL J CRITCHLOW DHI-AP H 122.3 DALE L KEPNER DHI-AP H 121.5 DEWAYNE & BILL COULTER DHIR-AP H 143.2 HILLVIEW ACRES DHI-AP H 103.4 J. D. PHILSON DHI-AP H 32.8 J. D. PHILSON DHI-AP J 29.7 IRISHTOWN ACRES DHIRAPCS J 490.6 DANE YEAGER DHI-AP X 21.8 LENGEL BROTHERS DHI H 88.8 WILLOW BROOK FARM DHIR-AP X 69.1

26466 26477 23582 24840 23954 20607 20713 20878 16582 15464 17247 15382 16280

893 967 876 843 895 810 711 753 764 791 699 582 606

3.4 3.7 3.7 3.4 3.7 3.9 3.4 3.6 4.6 5.1 4.1 3.8 3.7

804 797 737 730 717 669 647 640 596 593 535 512 502

3.0 3.0 3.1 2.9 3X 3.0 3.2 3.1 3X 3.1 3.6 3.8 3.1 3.3 3.1

22631

810 3.6 687 3.0

MCKEAN

DETRICKS FARM SYN TANN JAMES & JUDITH LARSON THREE MILES DAIRY NEAL D GORDON JAMES & JUDITH LARSON

MERCER

MONTOUR

SAMUEL + ADA BYLER

NORTHAMPTON VALKIES REG HOLSTEINS KLEIN FARMS EXCELSIOR FARMFLECK BREWER FARMS REDMAPL SPRING FARM RALPH HAHN BREWERS JERSEYS JOAN A WILLIAMS JOHN BOCKO MACK FARMS KLEINTOP FARMS KOEHLER FARM

DHI-AP H 52.8 DHIR-AP DHIR DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H H H H J H H H H H

99.3 60.8 91.3 97.5 100.2 83.0 18.7 117.9 55.6 22.4 118.2 35.9

29319 1139 3.9 872 3.0 24917 949 3.8 774 3.1 23737 860 3.6 730 3.1 24532 907 3.7 727 3.0 22154 872 3.9 693 3.1 21871 825 3.8 687 3.1 17706 889 5.0 655 3.7 18589 737 4.0 570 3.1 18552 722 3.9 563 3.0 17466 587 3.4 547 3.1 17342 683 3.9 529 3.1 17384 644 3.7 511 2.9

JOHNCAROL FOWLER # DHI-AP RON+CANDY COONEY DHIRAPCS ROGER+RHODA LENT DHI-APCS CADY FARMS DHI-AP J J FARMS # DHI-APCS THOMPSON, DONALD & CATHY DHIR-AP RISSER, DAVID & NELSA DHI-AP GARY & TINA HAMILTON DHI-AP ROWN FARMS DHI-AP KURT KOSA DHIR-AP LEON AND CATHY TICE DHI-AP

H H H H H H H H H J H

63.6 59.7 58.4 88.6 59.0 61.1 107.7 84.4 68.3 84.8 59.6

22955 22162 22653 22070 20706 20193 19876 17994 16793 15367 17135

H H H H H H H H H H H H

62.1 87.8 106.5 118.9 105.9 65.8 86.7 68.6 57.2 34.4 38.9 49.7

27151 1041 3.8 869 3.2 24281 957 3.9 778 3.2 23994 911 3.8 764 3.2 24529 769 3.1 757 3.1 24410 791 3.2 756 3.1 24320 910 3.7 743 3.1 23759 877 3.7 740 3.1 24897 927 3.7 739 3.0 22104 794 3.6 685 3.1 21601 809 3.7 677 3.1 23181 823 3.6 673 2.9 21548 831 3.9 671 3.1

POTTER

SUSQUEHANNA LLOYD & DENISE PEASE KEITH BRANT RANSOMED RANSOMDAIRY JOHN CASTROGIOVANNI HARVATINE FARMS COTTRELL BROTHERS EMPET FARMS WALKER FARMS R M SHIPSKY & SONS REUBEN EVERITT JOE VALENTINE KENNETH S. GESFORD

DHIR-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

844 814 812 814 784 782 763 688 684 704 633

3.7 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.8 4.1 4.6 3.7

719 694 685 668 638 624 619 560 540 536 515

3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.5 3.0


TYPE TEST

HERD OWNER EMPET FARMS ROBERT JOHNSON JON ANN FARMS JO AM SAN DAIRY DONALD C ROBBINS CRAIG ROBERTSON HAROLD&NANCY SHAY

TIOGA

BISHCROFT FARM MARK HALTEMAN SHERMAN HENRY&KELLY KEN MARTIN CARL K ZIMMERMAN

UNION

FLOYD MARTIN COW COMFORT INN DAIRY BUFF RUN ARRON HOOVER GARY B. HOFFMASTER

B R COW E E YEARS D

RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

J H H H H H X

14.7 61.1 36.1 54.0 48.1 48.2 61.8

18068 19311 18334 19505 18078 17189 16154

842 743 676 698 657 649 680

4.7 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.8 4.2

636 593 585 577 574 544 529

3.5 3.1 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.2 3.3

DHI-APCS DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H H H

843.0 53.7 111.7 70.1 43.9

24708 24200 22004 22846 18844

866 830 818 830 688

3.5 3.4 3.7 3.6 3.7

733 707 673 668 581

3.0 3X 2.9 3.1 2.9 3.1

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H H H

62.9 60.9 53.9 66.7 94.5

29233 1095 3.7 894 3.1 3X 28528 1050 3.7 868 3.0 3X 26828 1027 3.8 836 3.1 26478 949 3.6 799 3.0 24581 910 3.7 778 3.2

HERD OWNER AMOS M STOLTZFUS BREEZYVUE FARM LOCUSTRIDGE FARM GEORGE & JOHN HAUCK COW COMFORT INN DAIRY IVAN NOLT SPRUCE RUN FARM VERNON MARTIN DALE L.METZLER COW COMFORT INN DAIRY HILL CRAFT FARM

VENANGO

DICKMAR FARMS MITCHHILL DAIRYFARM

WARREN

SUNSET DAIRY KURTIS MESSENGER JARED LINDELL PINE TON FARMS

Top 40 Herds For March B R COW E E YEARS D

RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

72.6 32.5 65.2 124.2 84.4 53.2 55.7 39.0 105.2 204.2 60.4

24404 22508 22067 21917 19658 21356 21332 20882 20095 18571 19828

867 854 865 795 879 766 830 770 770 856 767

3.6 3.8 3.9 3.6 4.5 3.6 3.9 3.7 3.8 4.6 3.9

DHI-AP H 157.9 DHI-AP H 59.1

24697 20739

800 3.2 775 3.1 802 3.9 647 3.1

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

25520 23249 23974 22875

911 928 863 837

TYPE TEST

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H H J H H H H X H

H X H H

441.1 22.7 145.7 290.1

3.6 4.0 3.6 3.7

716 696 672 670 668 661 651 650 641 635 605

760 751 739 713

2.9 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.4 3X 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.4 3X 3.1

3.0 3X 3.2 3.1 3X 3.1

B R COW E E YEARS D

HERD OWNER

TYPE TEST

MARTHA BEARDSLEY KEVIN LONG CONNEATTEE WEST FOGGY MEADOWS FARM

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP

H H H H

DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP DHI-AP DHIR-AP

H H H H H H J H H H H H

WAYNE

ROWE BROS JACK AND ELLA CHYLE HIGHLAND FARMS KEV&GERARDA BURLEIGH N GARY KRAVETSKY DAVID&SHEILA BANICKY CHYLE LAND DAIRY ROCK RIDGE FARM TRI NON FARMS ELWIN SMITH DON STILES D ELLIS DIX

WYOMING

HIRKEY BROTHERS SHADOW PRACTICE2 DAIRY

RHA MILK

FAT

% 3 % FAT PRO PRO X

45.9 55.0 91.6 94.7

21897 19339 15578 16558

818 732 577 606

3.7 3.8 3.7 3.7

78.1 26.3 94.2 47.9 54.4 55.6 98.2 81.1 75.9 37.2 45.3 50.5

27636 1021 3.7 814 2.9 25633 944 3.7 781 3.0 24348 1045 4.3 764 3.1 23116 893 3.9 707 3.1 21856 776 3.6 664 3.0 20960 825 3.9 633 3.0 17672 811 4.6 621 3.5 19646 728 3.7 612 3.1 20368 739 3.6 603 3.0 17828 759 4.3 574 3.2 17762 694 3.9 567 3.2 17108 633 3.7 515 3.0

DHI-AP H 42.8 DHI-AP H 133.9

17841 20714

693 600 514 511

675 3.8 576 3.2 802 3.9 652 3.1

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Understanding Somatic Cell Counts, “Bite by Bite” by George Cudoc Q: How do you eat an elephant? A: One bite at a time. Anyone who has ever attended a business seminar, participated in a personal self-improvement program, or been given advice on problem solving has possibly been asked that question before. The answer invariably has a relaxing effect, letting the person open their mind to a solution comprised of many small but manageable steps. It draws them in, instilling resolve and belief that yes, they can deal with that “elephant in the room.” Reaching your set milk quality and udder health goals as determined by Somatic Cell Counts (SCC) may be that “elephant” in the room. Herds that are the best equipped to deal with lowering SCC already test their cows on a monthly DHI program and have established check points across the herd using SCC data. Whether you are blessed with successful management strategies that produce low SCC milk and you want to get even better, or find yourself struggling to get below the 750K legal limit, improvements are most likely by the “one bite at a time” approach. When we need immediate actions to reduce SCC, we can look at the Bulk Tank Contribution report. The report ranks cows by the largest contribution of somatic cells to the total milk being produced. Removal of those cows temporarily while treating or permanently through culling will have the fastest return for our actions. Actions on the first 3 cows below with contributions of 10% or greater certainly can improve milk quality the quickest. After these immediate actions, we should ask ourselves what we need to do on an on-going basis to improve milk quality. We want to view current as well as historic information about our cows and herd to see if management changes can reduce the risk of cows having higher SCC. It is helpful to look at SCC by category to find those opportunities. For instance, new infections on fresh cows might need a different strategy than new infections during the lactation. Of the 12 highest SCC cows in the above report, only 1 happens to be a newly fresh cow. That is good news for the current month, but what about performance in the past? We can look at a graph of new infections as well as fresh infections to see where the most beneficial action plan would be. New infections shown by the bars indicate that rates have been consistent between 5 and 12 percent. Studies show that it would be desirable to stay below 10%, and for the most part, this herd stays near that benchmark. On the other hand, we should stay below 20% infection rate for fresh cows, and it is obvious from the graph that we seldom reach that low of a percentage. SCC improvements are far more likely if we address the causes of the high percent infection rate in the fresh animals. It is interesting and often overlooked that not all SCC fixes are in the milking herd, yet that is the only place that we can measure SCC. Another bite of the SCC elephant is determining the likelihood that we can cure cows once we have identified those cows that are infected. If our efforts have been minimal at treating infected cows, do they cure themselves over time or do they become chronically infected? In the graph, to the right, we can see that for the past 3 test periods, the cure rate is improving and the percentage of cows being chronically infected is lowered by nearly half. The following chart can be used for setting goals for your herd if you are interested in improving SCC levels. Listed are three primary focus areas where SCC can become a challenge. Keeping new infection levels below 10% monthly is best achieved by following good management practices for the milking herd. Proper milking procedures and reducing exposure to mastitis causing pathogens are keys to meeting this goal. Maintaining chronic infection rates less than 10% of the herd monthly requires identifying infected cows and quarters and knowing the right treatment protocol as determined by culture results. Cows infected when they calve or shortly thereafter less than 20% of the time requires success at the end of the previous lactation. Dry cow treatment to cure those infected cows before going dry and preventing new infections for uninfected cows is a good start to achieving this goal. Sound management to maintain clean and healthy cows and prepare them to calve successfully with few problems will also help meet this goal.

Anyone who has ever experienced the challenge of a high Somatic Cell Count can relate to the unpleasantness of milking infected cows. Just about all dairies have set goals to lower SCC at one time or another. Whether the purpose is to meet the legal guidelines to sell milk or capture milk quality payments for low SCC, every dairy can benefit from approaching the challenge of lowering SCC with a step-by-step plan that is “Eating the elephant, one bite at a time.”


Rensselaer County Dairy Princess Marilyn Lamb did her dairy program for the Hoosic Valley’s Kindergarten Classes on Tuesday April 17. Helping her was the Rensselaer County Alternate Dairy Princess Courtney Luskin and Rensselaer County Dairy Ambassador Terrie Anne Cottrell. They taught the kindergarteners about dairy farming and how the animals are taken care of, what they

are fed and the importance of getting their 3 servings of dairy every day. 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.

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4-H Auction set April 27 to help supports 4-H Youth Development The Rensselaer County 4-H Teen Council will host their annual Auction, Friday, April 27, at Brittonkill Elementary School, Route 2, in Brunswick, NY. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., bidding starts at 7 p.m. Auction items will include new and used items, merchandise and gift certificates donated by Rensselaer County businesses, and theme baskets designed and donated by 4-H Clubs throughout the county. Dinner and refreshments will be available. The 4-H Auction is an annual county-wide

fund raiser and all proceeds from the Auction go toward award college scholarships, fair judges, awards, educational activities, trips, and support volunteer recognition efforts. We will be collecting donations until that evening. To get more information call the 4-H Office at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County Rensselaer County at 518-272-4210. Items can be delivered to the Rensselaer County CCE Office, 61 State Street, Troy, NY 12180. The 4-H Office is located on the second floor.

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United Nations addresses women’s role in the food system Women with knowledge are empowered, and empowered women will feed the growing population, is the message delivered by Sheila Marshman, President-Elect of New York Agri-Women and a Morrisville State College Professor. Marshman represented the New York AgriWomen at the United Nations, 56th Commission on the Status of Women

Session: Womens’ Role in Food Security and Sustainable Development: Partnership between Rural and Urban Women. Other speakers included officials from Japan and Nigeria. The goals of the session included the sharing of women’s role in the food system, the advances of women in agriculture, and the challenges women face in

each country within the food system. In Asia and Africa, many of the farmers are women. Women are responsible for providing food for their families and the people of their country, often by default, and with less natural and financial resources than men. Olayinka Adeleke, Executive Secretary, Center

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of Women Reproduction and Child Rights in Nigeria described the unsanitary conditions in which women are often expected to prepare and process food. As stated by Olayinka, “Food traceability from the rural to the urban women is a challenge, our country is working hard to educate women on how to best prepare, process, and deliver food from rural to urban Nigeria”. As the women of Nigeria advance and become more empowered, the

food system and the rural economy of Nigeria also advances. In Japan, 52 percent of the nation’s farmers are women. The Japanese government has been instrumental in marketing food and agricultural products developed by rural women through the creation of Antenna Shops. Antenna shops and restaurants only sell local products produced by Japanese women and

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ALL SALES START AT 8:30 AM CONSIGNMENTS ACCEPTED FRIDAY DAY BEFORE SALE FROM 8:00 TO 12:00 AUCTIONEERS: C W GRAY & SON'S, INC. EAST THETFORD, VT 802-785-2161 • Field # 802-333-4014 • VT LIC #128 Email address: cwgray@valley.net Web address: www.cwgray.com • Try: www.auctionzip.com

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United Nations from B1 are found in heavily populated urban areas including Tokyo. According to Chieko Serizawa, with the Pan-Pacific and South- East Asia Women’s organization, “Antenna shops continue to increase, as they are proving to be an excellent way to empower women, encourage women to pursue careers in agriculture, and put money back into the Japanese rural economy.” Antenna shops are a proven model that can be implemented in other countries. In the United States an increasing number of women are becoming involved in agriculture. The 2007 census revealed that fourteen percent of our nation’s 2.2 million farms are owned by women and thirty percent of our nations farms are operated by women. Sheila Marshman delivered the message stating that, “our combined efforts have helped U.S. agriculture become the most developed in the world.

Through our production efforts we provide food and fiber for the growing domestic and international markets. Thanks to the growing number of women involved in agriculture we are doing so with a renewed interest in social responsibility, food safety, and environmental stewardship.” Marshman went on to say that, although women in the U.S. have advanced, there is still much work to be done, as there are more men in upper management of corporate agribusinesses than women, women still lag behind by 19 percent in salary. The growing population is expected to reach 9.1 billion by the year 2050 and every country must make feeding their people and those beyond their boarders a top priority. Marshman concluded her speech by stating, “We all must work together to collectively develop a safe, secure and economical-

ly viable local food model that will help women to advance socially and economically around the world.” Together, we as women we can advance, through feeding the world. New York Agri-Women is a state affiliate of American Agri-Women. For more information about New York

Agri-Women, please visit the website at www.newyorkagriwomen.com or contact the organization’s President Becky Snyder at newyorkagriwomen@ gmail.com. For a copy of Sheila Marshman’ s complete speech please visit: http://newyorkagriwomen.com/blog/.

DAIRY DISPERSAL

FRIDAY, APRIL 27TH @ NOON N.N.Y. FARMERS MARKET - RT. 26, LOWVILLE CONSIGNMENTT #1:

50 HEAD OF TOP AI SIRED & BRED HOLSTEIN DAIRY CATTLE. THIS HERD IS IN ALL STAGES OF LACTATION WITH SEVERAL JUST FRESH. THIS IS A YOUNG HERD OF DAIRY CATTLE WITH GOOD FEET, LEGS & UDDERS. THIS IS A TIE & FREE STALL TRAINED HERD. THIS HERD IS ON A MONTHLY HEALTH PROGRAM.

CONSIGNMENTT #2:

30 HEAD OF REGISTERED HOLSTEIN DAIRY HEIFERS FROM 6 MO. TO SHORT BRED. THESE ARE THE RIGHT KIND.

ALL ANIMALS WILL BE VET CHECKED AND HAVE SHOTS IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR TOP REPLACEMENT CATTLE DON’T MISS THIS SALE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT

JOHN SCOFIELD 315-771-4565

MARKET MANAGER TED SIMMONS 315-376-7441 (MARKET) 315-688-4470 (HOME) 315-767-8656 (CELL)


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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, April 23 • Hosking Sales (former Welch Livestock), 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Boardwalk Holsteins - 50 Head of Registered Milking & Close bred heifer Dispersal. RHA 19837 3.8 760 3.0 592. SCC 126,000. No BST or TMR. Brad & Carol Ainslie & Family. 315-822-6087 Watch future ads for more details. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607699-3637, 607-847-8800, cell 607-9721770 or 1771 www.hoskingsales.com • Private Consignor Online Auction. 89 Big Mac crusher, 90 JD 544 loader & 87 Cat backhoe/excavator. Closing at 6:49 pm. Auctions International, 800-536-1401 ext. 115 www.auctionsinternational.com • 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. Empire Livestock Marketing, 585-584-3033, Sue Rudgers, Manager, 518-584-3033 • 12:30 PM: Dryden Market, 49 E. Main St., Dryden, NY. Calves. Phil Laug, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 607-844-9104 • 12:30 PM: Hosking Sales, 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Misc. & Small Animals. 12:30 Produce, 1 pm Dairy. We now sell Lambs, Goats, Pigs & Feeders immediately following Dairy. Calves & Cull Beef approx. 5-5:30 pm. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-699-3637, 607-847-8800, cell 607-9721770 or 1771

www.hoskingsales.com • 12:30 PM: Burton Livestock, Vernon, NY. Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Horses & Hay. 1:30 pm Calves & Beef. Regular Monday schedule. Tim Miller, 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. Tuesday, April 24 • Town of Kirkland Online Auction. 88 JD 644 loader, 05 Int’l 7600 dump truck, 92 Int’l 2574 dump truck & 90 Ford L9000 dump truck. Closing at 6 pm. Auctions International, 800-536-1401 ext. 115 www.auctionsinternational.com • 11:00 AM: Paul & Darcy Graves Farm, Comstock Rd., Adams, NY. Complete Machinery Dispersal. Watch future ads and our website for complete listing. Jack Bero, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-322-3500, sale barn 315-287-0220 • 1:00 PM: Central Bridge Livestock, Rte. 30A, Central Bridge, NY. Consigned from Washing Co. Farmer. Overstocked sends 10 fresh hfrs., Hols. X. All have had 9 way & have been wormed. Real nice group of hfrs. 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, 800-3213211.

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 philcorn@jacquierauctions.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

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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: daveramasr@cattlexchange.com 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

Wednesday, April 25 • The Pines Farm. Barton, VT. Annual Equipment Auction. Sale Managers, Northeast Kingdom Sales, 802-525-4774, neks@together.net, Auctioneer Reg Lussier 802-626-8892 • Westchester County Online Auction. Vehicles & Equipment. 21 lots available. Closing at 6:15 pm. Auctions International, 800-5361401 ext. 115 www.auctionsinternational.com • 8:00 AM: Half Acre Market, Ridge Rd., Auburn, NY. Drop Off Only. John Kelley, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-258-9752 • 9:30 AM: Our Auction Yard, corners of Rt. 38 & 38B, Newark Valley, NY. Large Public Auction. Farm & compact tractors, machinery, industrial. Loading dock, free loading, lunch onsite. Consignments welcome. Goodrich Auction Service, Inc., 607-6423293 www.goodrichauctionservice.com, auctionzip.com #10071 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Regular Livestock Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-394-1515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Regular Livestock Sale. Easter Lamb & Goat Sale approx. 5 pm. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585394-1515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com • 1:30 PM: Dryden Market, 49 E. Main St., Dryden, NY. Phil Laug, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 607-844-9104 • 1:30 PM: Burton Livestock, Vernon, NY.

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Calves followed by beef. Tim Miller, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-8293105 • 1:30 PM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Regular sale. Empire Livestock Market, 716-2965041 or 585-447-3842, Sue Rudgers, Manager 716-296-5041, Lonnie Kent, Auctioneer & Sales Manager 716-450-0558 • 5:15 PM: Cohocton, NY (Steuben Co.). Estate of DeWitt Rawleigh. Farm machinery & barn equip. Pirrung Auctioneers, Inc., 585-728-2520 www.pirrunginc.com Thursday, April 26 • Town of Wallkill Online Auction. Vehicles & Assets. 29 lots available. Closing at 6 pm. Auctions International, 800-536-1401 ext. 115 www.auctionsinternational.com • 8:00 AM: Half Acre Market, Ridge Rd., Auburn, NY. Drop off only. John Kelley, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-258-9752 • 11:00 AM: 5403 Barber Rd/. Avon, NY. Genesee Hill Holsteins Complete Dispersal. 120 freestall/headlock/parlor trained reg. cows & their daughters! Many milking over 100 lbs/day. Outstanding young herd. SCC 175,000. The Cattle Exchange, 607-7462226, daveramasr@cattlexchange.com www.cattlexchange.com • 12:30 PM: Pavilion Market, 357 Lake St., Pavilion, NY. Regular sale. Empire Livestock Marketing, 585-584-3033, Sue Rudgers, Manager, 518-584-3033 • 1:15 PM: Burton Livestock, Vernon, NY. Our usual run of dairy cows, heifers & service bulls. Tim Miller, Manager, Empire Live-

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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 fwalker2@stny.rr.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 stock 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, 800-321-3211. Friday, April 27 • Waddington, NY. Complete Dispersal for Gary Tiernan. 200 head of AI sired dairy cattle. Delarm & Treadway, 518-483-4106 • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder Sale. Machinery Consignment Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-394-1515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, April 28 • Rising Sun, MD. 40 plus tractors. Watch for future ads. Leaman Auctions, J. Edward Leaman, 610-662-8149, 717-464-1128 www.leamanauctions.com, auctionzip.com 3721 • 172 Marsh Rd., Litchfield, CT. Farm Auction for Bill Butts. Hay & Tillage Equipment, Tools & Cattle Support Equipment. Jacquier Auctions, 413-569-6421 www.jacquierauctions.com • Heifer Haven, North Bangor, NY. Machinery Consignment Sale. Northern New York Dairy Sales, Harry Neverett, 518-4816666, Joey St. Mary 518-569-0503 www.nnyds.com • Twister Valley, Fort Plain, NY. Power Sports Consignment Auction. Benuel Fisher Auctions, 518-568-2257

• 8:00 AM: Teitsworth Auction Yard, Barber Hill Rd., Geneseo, NY. 42nd Annual New York’s Favorite Consignment Auction . Roy Teitsworth, Inc. Auctioneers, 585-2431563 www.teitsworth.com • 8:00 AM: Benedict Farms, Turin, NY. Complete Machinery Dispersal on the Farm. Tim Miller, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-829-3105 • 8:30 AM: Middlesex Livestock Auction, 488 Cherry Hill Rd., Middlefield, CT. Rain or Shine. Farm and Landscape Equipment Auction. Middlesex Livestock Auction, Lisa Scirpo 860-883-5828, Sales Barn 860-3493204, Res 860-346-8550 • 8:30 AM: Gray’s Field, Rt. 5, Fairlee, VT. Townline Equipment Annual Spring Used Equipment Sale. C. W. Gray & Sons, Inc., 802-785-2161 • 9:00 AM: 796 No. Cream Hill Rd., Bridport, VT. Jim Ferguson Farm Machinery & Small Equipment Sale. All machinery like new. Wide selection of tractors, tools, hay & farm equip. Well maintained. Addison Co. Commission Sales E.G. Wisnowski & Sons, 800339-COWS or 802-388-2661 • 9:30 AM: 1500 Flat St., Penn Yan, NY. Now accepting quality consignments, benefit bake sale. L.W. Horst Auctioneer, 315-5360954 • 10:30 AM: Benedict Farms, Turin, NY. Complete Machinery Dispersal on the Farm. Dale Chambers, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-829-3105 • 11:00 AM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Feeder Sale. Empire Livestock Market, 716-2965041 or 585-447-3842, Sue Rudgers, Man-

ager 716-296-5041, Lonnie Kent, Auctioneer & Sales Manager 716-450-0558 • 11:00 AM: On the farm Otego, NY. Gretna Acres Registered Brown Swiss Complete Dispersal. 100 Head sell. This is a long established breeding herd (50 years) DHI tested, AI sired. Regular herd health program. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-6993637, 607-847-8800, cell 607-972-1770 or 1771 www.hoskingsales.com • 12:00 Noon: Gouverneur Market, 952 US Hwy. 11, Gouverneur, NY. Spring Dairy Cattle, Feeder Cattle & Machinery Consignment Sale. Good listing f cattle & machinery already. Jack Bero, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-322-3500, sale barn 315-287-0220 Tuesday, May 1 • 5:00 PM: Greenwood (Steuben Co.) New York. “Warrinerdale Homestead.” The estate of Wayne Warriner, Sr. Farm Equipment. Pirrung Auctioneers, Inc., 585-728-2520 www.pirrunginc.com Friday, May 4 • Ron Paro Farm, Heuvelton, NY. Complete Dairy Cattle & Machinery Dispersal. Watch papers for complete listing. Jack Bero, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-322-3500, sale barn 315-287-0220 • 11:00 AM: Lakeview Holsteins, 2456 Rt. 14, Penn Yan, NY. Selling complete dairies and registered & grade cattle. Hilltop Auction Company, Jay Martin 315-521-3123, Elmer Zeiset 315-729-8030 Saturday, May 5 • Rt. 125, East Middlebury, VT. Annual Spring Machinery Auction. Addison Co. Commission Sales E.G. Wisnowski & Sons,

800-339-COWS or 802-388-2661 • Burke, NY. Complete Dispersal. 90 head AI sired, many red & whites plus equipment for Nate & Krista Beachy. Also selling machinery for Don & Jo Eastman, 4 JD tractors, JD discbine & other equipment. H&L Auctions, Scott Hamilton 518-483-8787, 483-8576, cell 569-0460, Ed Legacy 518483-7386, cell 832-0616, with Willis Shattuck 315-347-3003 • 9:00 AM: Fraley Farm Complex, Muney, PA. 4th Annual Lawn & Garden Event. Everything for your farm, cabin, river lot, garden & home. Shrubs, trees, 100’s of hanging baskets, flowers, plants, lawn furniture, lawn tractors, RTV’s, trailers, campers, boats, tools, etc. Fraley Auction Co. 570546-6907 www.fraleyauction.com • 10:00 AM: Boonville, NY. Advance Notice Kelleher Annual Equipment Auction. Please call with consignments. One piece or full line. An auction that for years has been very sccessful for both seller and buyer. Trucking available. Kelleher Auction Service, 315823-0089, John 315-868-6561 cell • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder Sale. Also selling Trowbridge Angus Bulls. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-394-1515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com • 10:30 AM: Between Culpeper & Warrenton, VA. Another Absolute Auction by Ownby. Farm Equipment of Kyle Peters of Rixeyville, VA & neighboring farms. No buyers premium. Ownby Auction & Realty Co., Inc., 804-730-0500 Monday, May 7 • 11:00 AM: 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin,

HILLTOP AUCTION CO. 3856 Reed Rd., Savannah, NY 13146 Jay Martin 315-521-3123 Elmer Zieset 315-729-8030

LEAMAN AUCTIONS LTD 329 Brenneman Rd., Willow St., PA 17584 717-464-1128 • cell 610-662-8149 auctionzip.com 3721 leamanauctions.com

NORTHEAST KINGDOM SALES INC. Jim Young & Ray LeBlanc Sales Mgrs. • Barton, VT Jim - 802-525-4774 • Ray - 802-525-6913 neks@together.net

ROBERTS AUCTION SERVICE MARCEL J. ROBERTS Specializing in farm liquidations. 802-334-2638 • 802-777-1065 cell robertsauction@together.net

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HOSKING SALES Sales Managers & Auctioneer 6810 W. River Rd., Nichols, NY 13812 Tom & Brenda Hosking • AU 005392 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 the Web site. 607-699-3637 • Fax 607-699-3661 www.hoskingsales.com hoskingsales@stny.rr.com 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 KELLEHER’S AUCTION SERVICE 817 State Rt. 170 Little Falls, NY 13365 315-823-0089 • 315-868-6561 cell We buy or sell your cattle or equipment on commission or outright! In business since 1948

L.W. HORST AUCTIONEER 1445 Voak Rd., Penn Yan, NY 14527 315-536-0954 • Fax 315-536-6189 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 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 NEW HOLLAND SALES STABLE Norman Kolb & David Kolb, Sales Mgrs. Auctions Every Mon., Wed., & Thurs. 717-354-4341 Sales Mon., Wed. • Thurs. Special Sales

NORTHAMPTON COOP. AUCTION Whately, MA • Farmer Owned Since 1949 Livestock Commission Auction Sales at noon every Tues. Consignments at 9 AM 413-665-8774 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 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

ROY TEITSWORTH, INC. AUCTIONEERS Specialist in large auctions for farmers, dealers, contractors and municipalities. Groveland, Geneseo, NY 14454 585-243-1563 www.teitsworth.com 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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NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Monthly Fat Cow & Feeder Sale. Group of 600# black baldies from one farm.Misc. & Small Animals. 12:30 Produce, 1 pm Dairy. We now sell Lambs, Goats, Pigs & Feeders immediately following Dairy. Calves & Cull Beef approx. 5-5:30 pm. . Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-699-3637, 607-8478800, cell 607-972-1770 or 1771 www.hoskingsales.com Tuesday, May 8 • Mohawk Valley Produce Auction. Wholesale Flower Auction. Benuel Fisher Auctions, 518-568-2257 Wednesday, May 9 • West Addison, Vt. Bodette Farm, LLC, Complete Holstein Herd Dispersal. Sale Managers, Northeast Kingdom Ssales, 802525-4774, Auctioneer Reg Lussier 802-6268892 neks@together.net • 5:15 PM: Prattsburgh, NY (Steuben Co.). Peter Connors Estate Auction. Pickup, Kubota, boat, Jeep, guns, tools. Pirrung Auctioneers, Inc., 585-728-2520 www.pirrunginc.com Friday, May 11 • Arcade, NY. Co-Vista 20th Anniversary Sale. Hosted by Co-Vista Holsteins, the George Family. The Cattle Exchange, 607746-2226, daveramasr@cattlexchange.com www.cattlexchange.com Saturday, May 12 • Burke, NY. Miller Family Spring Consignment Auction. Contact Paul Miller 518-4836804 (No Sunday Calls). Delarm & Treadway, 518-483-4106 • Mohawk Valley Produce Auction. Spring Consignment Auction. Benuel Fisher Auctions, 518-568-2257 • 9:00 AM: 3080 Spangle St., Canandaigua, NY. Estate of Tom Oliver. Excellent farm collectibles, signs, 2 Oliver 66 tractors. Dann Auctioneers, Delos Dann, 585-396-1676 www.cnyauctions.com/dannauctioneers.ht m • 10:00 AM: University Dr, Torrington, CT. Estate Auction. Ford 2810 tractor w/loader, Hay & 3 ph equip., Farmie winch, storage trailers. Jacquier Auctions, 413-569-6421 www.jacquierauctions.com • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Saturday Horse Sales. Tack at 9 am, sale at 10 am. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-394-1515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Monday, May 14 • Hosking Sales (former Welch Livestock), 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Monthly Heifer Sale. 3 started Jersey bulls sired by Alexander, Vete & T-bone. 1 pm dairy followed by sheep, lamb, goats, pigs & feeders. Calves & cull beef approx. 5-5:30 pm. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-699-3637, 607-847-8800, cell 607-972-1770 or 1771 www.hoskingsales.com Wednesday, May 16 • 10:30 AM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Monthly Heifer Sale. Followed by our regular Wednesday sale at 1:30 pm. Empire Livestock Market, 716-296-5041 or 585-4473842, Sue Rudgers, Manager 716-296-5041, Lonnie Kent, Auctioneer & Sales Manager 716-450-0558 • The Pines Farm, Barton, VT. 152nd Top of Vermont Invitation Dairy Sale. Including Robert Tetrault Complete Herd Dispersal. Sale Managers, Northeast Kingdom Sales,

802-525-4774, neks@together.net, Auctioneer Reg Lussier 802-626-8892. Friday, May 18 • Whiting, VT. Complete Milking Herd & Heifer Dispersal for Leo & Arlene Lamoureux. 80 cows & 80 heifers. Sale Managers, Northeast Kingdom Ssales, 802-525-4774, Auctioneer Reg Lussier 802626-8892 neks@together.net Saturday, May 19 • 10:00 AM: Langdonhurst Farm, 1601 Rt. 7A, Copake, NY. Buildings, Dairy, Cattle & Milking Equipment, Case/IH 5240 & Ford 7700, (2) Mack Trucks & Dump Trailer, Hay & Manure Equipment. Jacquier Auctions, 413-569-6421 www.jacquierauctions.com • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-3941515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Monday, May 21 • Hosking Sales (former Welch Livestock), 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Monthly Monhly Sheep, Lamb, Goat & Pig Sale. 1 pm dairy followed by sheep, lamb, goats, pigs & feeders. Calves & cull beef approx. 5-5:30 pm. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-699-3637, 607-847-8800, cell 607-9721770 or 1771 www.hoskingsales.com Wednesday, May 23 • 11:00 AM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Feeder Sale. Empire Livestock Market, 716-2965041 or 585-447-3842, Sue Rudgers, Manager 716-296-5041, Lonnie Kent, Auctioneer & Sales Manager 716-450-0558 Friday, June 1 • 11:00 AM: Lakeview Holsteins, 2456 Rt. 14, Penn Yan, NY. Selling complete dairies and registered & grade cattle. Hilltop Auction Company, Jay Martin 315-521-3123, Elmer Zeiset 315-729-8030 • 6:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder Sale. . Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-3941515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, June 9 • North Bangor, NY. Craigmoor Farms Dispersal. Eric & Joel Craig. 140 head of reg. Guernseys, reg. Jerseys & reg. R&W Holsteins. Complete line of machinery. Delarm & Treadway, 518-483-4106 • 9:00 AM: Don Rice Jr., 5761 Barber Hill Rd., Geneseo, NY. 15 MM farm tractors & parts, 150 MM farm toys, MM & gas signs. Dann Auctioneers, Delos Dann, 585-3961676 www.cnyauctions.com/dannauctioneers.ht m Tuesday, June 26 • At the Farm, Newport, VT. Poulin-Royer, Inc. Complete Dispersal of all cattle and most equipment. Sale Managers, Northeast Kingdom Sales, 802-525-4774, neks@together.net, Auctioneer Reg Lussier 802626-8892 Wednesday, June 27 • 11:00 AM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Feeder Sale. Empire Livestock Market, 716-2965041 or 585-447-3842, Sue Rudgers, Manager 716-296-5041, Lonnie Kent, Auctioneer & Sales Manager 716-450-0558 Saturday, July 7 • Garden Time LLC in Glens Falls, NY. 3rd Annual Auction. Benuel Fisher Auctions, 518-568-2257 Friday, July 13 • 6:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder

Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-394-1515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, July 21 • Middleburgh, NY. Reflections of Maple Downs Sale. Hosted by Maple Downs Farm II. Held in conjunction with the NY Holstein Summer Picnic. The Cattle Exchange, 607746-2226, daveramasr@cattlexchange.com www.cattlexchange.com Thursday, July 26 • 6:00 PM: County Highway Maintenance Facility, Geneseo, NY. Livingston County Tax Title Auction. Thomas P. Wamp/Pirrung Auctioneers, Inc., 585-728-2520 www.pirrunginc.com Friday, July 27 • 10:00 AM: Haverling Central High School, Bath, NY. Steuben County Tax Title Auction. Thomas P. Wamp/Pirrung Auctioneers, Inc., 585-728-2520 www.pirrunginc.com Saturday, July 28 • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Saturday Horse Sales. Tack at 9 am, sale at 10 am. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-394-1515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Friday, August 3 • 6:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-3941515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, August 4 • 10:00 AM: 1507 Pre-Emption Rd., Penn Yan, NY (Yates Co.). Real Estate Absolute Auction. 103 acre DeWick farm w/100 acres tillable, farmhouse, shop 2 machine sheds. Thomas P. Wamp/Pirrung Auctioneers, Inc., 585-728-2520 www.pirrunginc.com Wednesday, August 22 • 11:00 AM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Feeder Sale. Empire Livestock Market, 716-2965041 or 585-447-3842, Sue Rudgers, Manager 716-296-5041, Lonnie Kent, Auctioneer & Sales Manager 716-450-0558 Saturday, August 25 • 9:00 AM: Penn Yan, NY. Finger Lakes Produce Auction Farm Machinery Consignment Auction. Pirrung Auctioneers, Inc., 585-7282520 www.pirrunginc.com Saturday, September 8 • North Country Storage Barns. 2nd Annual Shed and Shrubbery Auction. Benuel Fisher Auctions, 518-568-2257 • Morrisville, NY. 30th Annual Morrisville Autumn Review Sale. Hosted by Morrisville State College Dairy Club. The Cattle Exchange, 607-746-2226, daveramasr@cattlexchange.com www.cattlexchange.com • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-394-1515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, September 15 • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Saturday Horse Sales. Tack at 9 am, sale at 10 am. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-394-1515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, September 22 • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-394-1515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Wednesday, September 26 • 11:00 AM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Feeder Sale. Empire Livestock Market, 716-2965041 or 585-447-3842, Sue Rudgers, Manager 716-296-5041, Lonnie Kent, Auctioneer & Sales Manager 716-450-0558

Saturday, September 29 • Twister Valley, Fort Plain, NY. Power Sports Consignment Auction. Benuel Fisher Auctions, 518-568-2257 Saturday, October 6 • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-3941515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, October 13 • Hosking Sales (former Welch Livestock), 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). OHM Holstein Club Sale. Brad Ainslie sale chairman 315-822-6087. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-699-3637, 607-847-8800, cell 607-9721770 or 1771 www.hoskingsales.com Saturday, October 20 • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-3941515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, October 27 • Ithaca, NY. NY Fall Harvest Sale. Hosted by Cornell University Dairy Science Club. The Cattle Exchange, 607-746-2226, daveramasr@cattlexchange.com www.cattlexchange.com • 11:00 AM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Feeder Sale. Empire Livestock Market, 716-2965041 or 585-447-3842, Sue Rudgers, Manager 716-296-5041, Lonnie Kent, Auctioneer & Sales Manager 716-450-0558 Saturday, November 3 • Hosking Sales (former Welch Livestock), 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Fall Premier All Breed Sale. Call early to consign to make catalog & advertising deadlines. Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-699-3637, 607-847-8800, cell 607-972-1770 or 1771 www.hoskingsales.com • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-3941515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, November 10 • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-3941515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Thursday, November 29 • Lampeter, PA. Destiny Road Holstein Dispersal. Jay Stolzfus, owner. The Cattle Exchange, 607-746-2226, daveramasr@cattlexchange.com www.cattlexchange.com Saturday, December 1 • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Feeder Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-394-1515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Saturday, December 8 • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY on Rt. 5 & 20. Saturday Horse Sales. Tack at 9 am, sale at 10 am. Finger Lakes Livestock, 585-394-1515 www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com Wednesday, December 12 • 11:00 AM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Feeder Sale. Empire Livestock Market, 716-2965041 or 585-447-3842, Sue Rudgers, Manager 716-296-5041, Lonnie Kent, Auctioneer & Sales Manager 716-450-0558


MIDDLESEX LIVESTOCK AUCTION Middlefield, CT April 16, 2012 Calves: 45-60# .50-.60; 6175# 1.30-1.40; 76-90# 1.501.55; 91-105# 1.60-1.65; 106# & up 1.70-1.75. Farm Calves: 1.80-1.90 Started Calves: .65-.70 Veal Calves: 1.25-1.4750 Open Heifers: .80-.9750 Beef Heifers: .90-.9250 Feeder Steers: .65-1.25 Beef Steers: .85-1.10 Beef Bull: .86-1 Sows: .41-.45 Butcher Hogs: .85-1 Feeder Pigs: all at 80 Sheep (ea): 105-125 Lambs (ea): 50-180 Goats (ea): 75-180; Kids 2350. Canners: up to 80.75 Cutters: 81-84 Utility: 85-90 Rabbits: 5-37.50 Chickens: 6-45 Ducks: 15-29 On the Hoof, Dollars/Cwt ADDISON COUNTY COMMISSION SALES East Middlebury, VT April 16, 2012 Slaughter Cows: Prem. Whites 90-95; Breakers 8089; Boners 75-89; Lean 5585. Feeder Calves: Hols. Bulls 92-125# 87.50-195; 80-92# 85-150; Vealers 100-120# 55-85; 90-100# 50-85; 8090# 70-87.50; 70-80# 55-80; 60-70# 49-63. COSTA & SONS LIVESTOCK & SALES Fairhaven, MA April 18, 2012 Cows: Canners 29-79; Cutters 80-84; Util 84-90. Bulls: 93-107 Steers: Ch 127; Sel 100116; Hols. 93-100. Heifers: Ch 127; Sel 84-104 Calves: 58-151 ea. Feeders: 85-162 Lambs: 300 Goats: 79-220 ea. Kids: 58-161 ea. Chickens: 3-15 Rabbits: 5-31.50 Ducks: 4-22 * Sale every Wed. @ 7 pm. FLAME LIVESTOCK Littleton, MA April 17, 2012 Beef Cattle: Canners 40-75; Cutters 65-82; Util 80-90; Bulls 80-105; Steers 110120; Hfrs. 80-90. Calves: Growers 1.25-2; Hfrs. 1.25-2; Veal .80-.90; Other .75-.90. Hogs: Market 55; Sows 3545; Boars 20-25. Sheep: 70-90; Lambs 1.502.20. Goats: 75-150 ea; Billies 150-200 ea; Kids 50-120 ea. NORTHAMPTON

COOPERATIVE AUCTION, INC Whately, MA April 17, 2012 Calves (/cwt): 0-60# 20-60; 61-75# 53-82; 76-95# 42-85; 96-105# 71-75. Farm Calves: 100-235/cwt Start Calves: 120 Feeders: 52-129/cwt Veal: 110-120/cwt Heifers: 80-84/cwt Bulls: 76-85.50/cwt Canners: 20-73/cwt Cutters: 74-85/cwt Utility: 86-95/cwt Sows: 33-56/cwt Hogs: 42-72/cwt Boars: 21.50-51/cwt Shoats: 51-73 ea. Lambs: 175-360/cwt Sheep: 27.50-147.50/cwt Goats: 30-175 ea. Rabbits: 3-16 ea. Poultry: 1.50-14 ea. Hay: 14 lots, 2.50-5.40/bale northamptonlivestockauction.homestead.com HACKETTSTOWN AUCTION Hackettstown, NJ April 17, 2012 Livestock: 35 Calves .241.80, Avg 1.20; 32 Cows .49.5-.92.5, Avg .81; 6 Easy Cows .13-.69.75, Avg .52; 8 Feeders 300-600# 1.07-1.17, Avg 1.09; 7 Heifers .64-.94.5, Avg .87; 11 Bulls .64.5-1.09, Avg .94; 17 Steers .55-1.21, Avg .94; 1 Hog .92; 6 Roasting Pigs 80-102, Avg 87.33; 1 Boar .20; 25 Sheep .24-.95, Avg .58; 42 Lambs (ea) 12102, Avg 41.37, 48 (/#) 1.702.50, Avg 2.18; 8 Goats (ea) 120-210, Avg 142.50; 39 Kids (ea) 15-106, Avg 38.69; 1 Hide (ea) 5. Total 288 Poultry & Egg: Heavy Fowl (ea) 3.50-5; Pullets (ea) 517.50; Bunnies (ea) 3.50-10; Roasters (ea) 3.50-15; Bunnies (ea) 4.75-6.50; Rabbits (/#) 2-3.60; Pigeons (ea) 3.50-9. Grade A Eggs: White Jum. XL 1.07; Brown Jum. XL 1.20-1.25; L 1.15; M .90. Hay, Straw & Grain: 25 Mixed 1.50-3.60; 4 Timothy 3.20-4.20; 10 Grass 1.505.20; 1 Mulch 1; 1 Wheat Straw 4.50; 1 Ground Corn 8.50; 1 Poles 15; 1 Fence Boards 60; 1 Cedar Posts 180. Total 45. CAMBRIDGE VALLEY LIVESTOCK MARKET, INC Cambridge, NY No report EMPIRE LIVESTOCK MARKET BURTON LIVESTOCK Vernon, NY April 12, 2012 Calves: Hfrs. 60-200; Grower Bulls over 92# 100-235; 80-92# 80-210; Bob Veal 1070.

Cull Cows: Gd 65-87; Lean 45-73; Hvy Beef Bulls 72101. Dairy Replacements: Fresh Cows 850-1600; Springing Cows 900-1400; Springing Hfrs. 850-1500; Bred Hfrs. 750-1250; Fresh Hfrs. 8001500; Open Hfrs. 600-1000; Started Hfrs. 150-500; Service Bulls 500-1000. Beef: Feeders 60-130; Hols. Sel 82-104. Lamb/Sheep: Market 100240; Slaughter Sheep 30-70. Goats: Billies 75-175; Nannies 65-125; Kids 10-80. Swine: Sow 30-70.

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Calves: Hfrs. 70-100; Grower Bull over 92# 130-190; 8092# 110-160; Bob Veal 1060. Cull Cows: Gd 79-87; Lean 68-78. Swine: Feeder Pig/hd 35-65; Boar 20; Hog 80-91; Sow 3540.

CHATHAM MARKET Chatham, NY April 16, 2012 Calves: Grower over 92# 165-200; 80-92# 140-175; Bob Veal 70-75. Cull Cows: Gd 80-89; Lean 76-82; Hvy. Beef Bulls 83-89. Beef: Hols. Sel 87-90 Lamb/Sheep: Feeder 200245; Market 170-205; Slaughter Sheep 70-75. Goats: Billies 165-200; Nannies 75-80; Kids 90-150. Swine: Boar 44-46; Feeder Pig 42-45. *Buyers always looking for pigs.

PAVILION MARKET Pavilion, NY April 16, 2012 Calves: Hfrs. 205; Grower bulls over 92# 180-210; 8092# 160-207.50; Bob Veal 30-60. Cull Cows: Gd 76-94; Lean 65-87; Hvy. Beef 85-96.50. Beef: Ch 104-117; Hols. Ch 96-102. Swine: Hog 50-57.

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CENTRAL BRIDGE LIVESTOCK Central Bridge, NY April 9, 2012 Calves: Hfrs. 50-175; Grower Bulls over 92# 80-160; 8092# 70-100; Bob Veal 10-65. Cull Cows: Gd 62-88; Lean 45-73; Hvy Beef Bulls 70-99. Dairy Replacements: Fresh Cows 750-1300; Springing Cows 800-1400; Springing Hfrs. 900-1550; Bred Hfrs. 800-1200; Fresh Hfrs. 7501450; Open Hfrs. 500-900; Started Hfrs. 150-400; Service Bulls 600-1000. Beef: Feeders 60-160; Hols. Sel 84-104. Lamb/Sheep: Market 150340; Slaughter Sheep 30-85. Goats: Billies 75-180; Nannies 65-130; Kids 10-80. Swine: Sow 40-70.

CHERRY CREEK Cherry Creek, NY April 11, 2012 Calves: Hfrs. 140-205; Grower Bull over 92# 120165; 80-92# 110-160; Bob Veal 30-70. Cull Cows: Gd 79-88; Lean 68-78; Hvy. Beef 91-98. Beef: Ch 117-123; Sel 10208; Hols. Ch 104-107; Sel 92-100. Lambs: Market 120-170; Slaughter Sheep 40-80. Goats: Nannies 87-125; Kids 150-220.Swine: Hog 52-68; Sow 30-50; Boar 20-30.

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GOUVERNEUR LIVESTOCK Governeur, NY April 12, 2012 Calves: Grower Bull over 92# 100-205; 80-92# 90-165; Bob Veal 25-82. Cull Cows: Gd 82-93; Lean 70-87.50; Hvy. Beef 96102.50.

BATH MARKET Bath, NY No report FINGER LAKES LIVESTOCK AUCTION Canandaigua, NY April 18, 2012 Dairy Cows for Slaughter: Bone Util 72-90; Canners/Cutters 58-82. Dairy Bulls for Slaughter: HY Util 86-96. Dairy Replacements: Open 375. Slaughter Calves: Bobs 95110# 50-70; 80-95# 45-65; 60-80# 40-60. Dairy Calves Ret. to Farm: Bull over 95# 85-200; 80-95# 80-212.50; 70-80# 75-125. Beef Steers: Ch grain fed 110-123; Sel 95-104.

Holstein Steers: Ch grain fed 95-110; Sel 88-93.50. Hogs: Sows US 1-3 44-53; Feeders US 1-3 46-82. Slaughter Sheep: M 40-50 FINGER LAKES PRODUCE AUCTION Penn Yan, NY No report Produce Mon. @ 10 am, Wed-Fri. @ 9 am sharp! FINGER LAKES HAY AUCTION Penn Yan, NY April 10 & 13, 2012 Hay: 90-280 1st cut; 200-325 2nd cut. Straw: 200-265 * Hay Tuesdays & Fridays @ 11:15 am. Produce Friday @ 9 am sharp! HOSKING SALES New Berlin, NY April 16, 2012 Cattle: Dairy Cows for Slaughter Bone Util .70-.88; Canners/Cutters .58-.70; Easy Cows .60 & dn. Bulls: Bulls & Steers .78-.99. Calves: Bull Calves 96-120# 1-1.65; up to 95# .10-1.50; Hols. under 100# 1.95. Dairy: Hollenbeck Dairy milking age avg. 1206; Milking age up to 1550; Bred Hfrs. up to 1280; Hfr. calves up to 310. BELKNAP LIVESTOCK AUCTION Belknap, PA No report BELLEVILLE LIVESTOCK AUCTION Belleville, PA April 11, 2012 Slaughter Holstein Steers: Ch 2-3 1584-1636# 9396.50; Hfrs. Sel 1-3 Hols. 1300# 89. Slaughter Cows: Prem. Whites 65-75% lean 90; Breakers 83.50-84.50, lo

dress 80; Boners 80-83.50, hi dress 85.50, lo dress 7579.50, very lo dress 7374.50; Lean 74-78, hi dress 82.50-85, lo dress 67-73.50; Light Lean 85-92% lean 7075.50, lo dress 62.50-66.50, very lo light 58-60. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1 10421832# 84.50-95. Feeder Cattle: Steers Hols. L 3 400-508# 96-101; Hfrs. M 1 Hereford 440# 109. Holstein Bull Calves: No. 1 96-122# 158-184; 84-92# 150-170; No. 2 108-114# 140-160; 80-92# 122-150; No. 3 78-106# 90-124; Util 70-106# 10-92; Hols. Hfrs. No. 1 90# 177.50/hd; Hols/Beef X 84-92# 138-176. Slaughter Hogs: Barrows & Gilts 49-54% lean 280-290# 132.50-142.50/hd; 45-50% lean 270-280# 100-115/hd. Feeder Pigs: US 1-3 20-55# 16-67; 60-100# 58-67; Roasters 130-180# 8092.50. Slaughter Sheep: Lambs Ch 2-3 22-28# 120-130; 3468# 185-260; 80-90# 130160;Yearlings 124-136# 165170; Ewes Gd 2-3 108-140# 145-150. Slaughter Goats: Kids Sel 1 50# 115; Sel 2 under 20# 22.50; 70# 90; Nannies Sel 1 150# 145; Sel 2 120# 125. CARLISLE LIVESTOCK MARKET, INC Carlisle, PA April 17, 2012 Slaughter Steers: Ch 13201615# 118-127.50; one hd full 1730# 109; Ret. to feed 96-111.50; Hols/Jersey Hi Ch & Pr 1340-1780# 112114.50; Ch 1320-1775# 108111.50; thin cpl 94-97. Slaughter Heifers: Sel & Ch 1160-1400# 116-123; Hols. 1340-1695# 103.50-109; Beef cows 1205-1515# 102107. Slaughter Cows: Breakers

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WEEKLY MARKET REPORT 88-94.50; Boners 82.50-94; Lean 80.50-90.50; Big Middle/lo dress/lights 76-84.50; Shelly 71 & dn. Bulls: 1990-2115# 99.50102.50. Feeder Cattle: Steers M&L 1 365-520# 142-144; Hols/Dairy types 700-11100# 76-105; Hfrs. L 2 490-975# 103-130; one hd 1025# 91; Bulls M&L 1 355-690# 118146; Jersey 275# 92. Calves Ret. to Farm: Hols. Bulls No. 1 85-120# 190-217; No. 2 80-120# 155-205; No. 3 75-100# 100-185; Util 65110# 30-87; Hols. Hfrs. one tubed OK 100# 180. Goats (/hd): Families 70-95; Thin Nannies 82-127; Fleshy Kids 110-147; Small/thin/bottle 34-97. Lambs: Gd & Ch 45-60# 230-262; 60-80# 222-240; 90-100# 207-210; Sheep (all wts) 110-132; fat 70-100. Sale every Tuesday * 5 pm for Rabbits, Poultry & Eggs * 6 pm for Livestock starting with calves. * Special Fed Cattle Sales May 1 & 15. * State Graded Feeder Pig Sale April 27 & May 18@ 1 pm. Receiving 7:30 until 10 am. CARLISLE LIVESTOCK MARKET, INC Carlisle, PA April 10, 2012 Rabbits: 10.50-15.50 Bunnies: 3-6 Turkin: 5.50 Chicks: 1-4 Pullets: 1.50-6 Peeps: 1 Hens: 2-8 Roosters: 2-7.50 Ducks: 5-12.50 Ducklings: 5.50-6.50 Button Quail: 2-3.50 Guinea Pigs: .50-1.50 Turkeys: 20-22 Hamsters: .50-4 Peacocks: 50-70 Pigeons: 2.50-2.75 Guineas: 11 Eggs (/dz): Jum Brown 1.75-1.90; XL Brown 1.101.50; XL White .85; L White .85; L Brown 1-1.30; M Brown .35-.55; Mixed Colors Nest Run .25-1.20; Fertile Muscovy Duck Eggs 5.50; Fertile Turkin Eggs 3.50; Fertile Guinea Eggs 2.50. 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 Feeder Pig Sale - April 27. Receiving 7:30 - 10 am. Sale time 1 pm. DEWART LIVESTOCK AUCTION MARKET, INC

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Eighty-Four April 16, 2012 Steers: Ch 1062-1392# 115120; Hols. Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1334-1644# 108-111.50; Ch 2-3 1350-1592# 104-107.50; Sel 1-3 1220-1492# 97-100. Heifers: Ch 2-3 1136-1346# 119.50-120. Slaughter Cows: Prem. White 85-86.50; Breakers 82-84; Boners 73-81; Lean 70.50-78.50. Bulls: 1462# 90. Feeder Steers: Hols. 300400# 127.50. Feeder Heifers: M&L 2 300450# 110-120. Feeder Bulls: L 3 Hols. 250300# 95-122.50. Calves: 166. Bull Calves No. 1 94-128# 195-217; 80-92# 185-212; No. 2 94-124# 180200; 78-92# 177-195; No. 3 76-116# 120-175; Hfrs. No. 1 88-98# 260-310; No. 2 72110# 115-200; non-tubing 62-74# 45-80; Util 70-108# 42-77. Hogs: Barrows & Gilts 198202# 57-58; Sows 826-850# 46-47.50; Boars 206# 46; 688# 28. Sheep: Ewes Gd 1-2 126172# 77-90; Util 126-182# 60-75. Goats (/hd): Kids Sel 1 70# 140; Sel 2 under 20# 45; 80# 107; Billies 120# 177. EarCorn: 5 lds, 170-222/ton. Oats: 3 lds, up to 7/bu. Hay (/ton): 17 lds, Timothy Grass 150-250; Grass 97; Alfalfa/Grass 200-335; Mixed 145-300. Straw (/ton): 8 lds, Mixed 95-180; Rye 90-150; Wheat 130-200. EIGHTY FOUR LIVESTOCK AUCTION New Holland, PA April 16, 2012 Slaughter Cattle: Ch 2-3 1300-1480# 118.50-123; Sel 1-2 1475# 117.50-118; Hols. Hfrs. Sel 1-2 1105# 110. Slaughter Cows: Prem. Whites 65-75% lean 92.5098, hi dress 103; Breakers 75-80% lean 87-91, lo dress 84-86; Boners 80-85% lean 82-86.50, lo dress 81; Lean

85-90% lean 74-79, hi dress 80, lo dress 72-74. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1 13951770# 98.50-110; YG 2 9051345# 84-88. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 500600# 145; M&L 2 300-500# 100-108. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 300500# 140-152.50; 500-600# 144-145; M&L 2 300-500# 110-125. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 300400# 172.50; 400-500# 147.50-167.50; 500-700# 141-143; 700-800# 110-111; M&L 2 300-500# 125142.50; 500-700# 117127.50; Hols. No. 1 85-120# 190-220; No. 2 80-120# 150185; No. 3 80-120# 80-120; Util 70-120# 35-70; Beef type 90-240# 120-180. Holstein Heifers: No. 1 8595# 150-182.50. Slaughter Hogs: Barrows & Gilts 45-50% lean 245-300# 59-64; Sows US 1-3 300500# 48-54. Slaughter Sheep: Lambs Ch 2-3 40# 225; 80-90# 203217.50; Yearlings Gd 1-2 115-153# 110-152.50; Ewes Gd 1-2 167-305# 77.50-95. Slaughter Goats: Kids Sel 2 45# 82.50; Sel 3 20-40# 27.50-40; Nannies Sel 1 87# 155; Sel 2 117# 106/cwt; Sel 3 40-85# 38-62.50; Billies Sel 2 77# 65. GREENCASTLE LIVESTOCK AUCTION Greencastle, PA April 16, 2012 Slaughter Steers: Ch 2-3 1178-1520# 122-127; full/YG 4-5 117-121.50; 1606-1656# 121.50-122; Sel 1-3 10061590# 116.50-122; Hols. Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1276-1472# 109-112; Ch 2-3 1342-1602# 103.50-108; 1635-1638# 105.50-107; Sel 1-3 14381536# 98-103. Slaughter Heifers: Ch 2-3 1166-1526# 117-120; full/YG 4-5 111-113.50; Hols. Hfrs. 1246-1336# 99.50-101; Sel 1-3 1048-1408# 110-115. Slaughter Cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 87-91.75, hi

dress 98-99.25, lo dress 82.50-866; Boners 80-85% lean 82.25-87, hi dress 8893.75, lo dress 77.50-82, very lo dress 76; Lean 8590% lean 77-83, hi dress 83.50-88.50, lo dress 70.5076, very lo dress 65-67; Light Lean 85-92% lean 73-79, lo dress 67-73, very lo dress 58-66. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1 8261716# 98-106; hi dress 112.50-115, lo dress 94.5098; 2030-2168# 93-93.50; YG 2 1096-1546# 89-96.50. Feeder Cattle: Steers S 1 665# 122.50; L 1 1115# 141; S 2 575# 90; M&L 2 300430# 142.50-147; Hols. L 3 300-400# 95-127.50; 5301095# 92-114; Hfrs. M&L 1 360# 170; 570-670# 129133; Herefords 115; 920# 120; M&L 2 325-490# 130144; 540-680# 101-140; Bulls M 1 315# 197.50; M&L 2 410-485# 140-142.50; 515645# 126-140; 790-824# 97; Herefords 94; Hols. Bulls L 3 355-445# 100-106; 500-675# 93-102. Ret. to Farm Hols. Bull Calves: No. 1 Hols. 94-116# 202.50-237.50; 84-92# 197.50-212.50; No. 2 94110# 175-205; 80-92# 160200; No. 3 70-114# 90-160; Util 54-94# 45-92.50; Hols. Hfrs. No. 2 82-88# 130-200. Slaughter Hogs: Sows US 1-3 488# 48. Slaughter Sheep: Lambs Ch 2-3 32-70# 192.50-260; 72-102# 185-245; Yearlings 120-146# 135; Ewes Gd 2-3 154-198# 77.50-95; 218# 67.50. Slaughter Goats: Kids Sel 1 70# 160; Sel 2 under 20# 2242.50; 20-40# 50-77.50; 5080# 102.50-137.50; Nannies Sel 1 120-150# 140-145; Sel 2 100# 107.50; Billies Sel 1 160# 195; Sel 2 120-140# 120-150; Wethers Sel 2 100# 157.50-177.50. INDIANA FARMERS LIVESTOCK AUCTION Homer City, PA April 12, 2012

Slaughter Cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 88.50-90; Boners 80-85% lean 83-86.75, lo dress 78-79; Lean 85-90% lean 73-78..50, hi dress 79.50-80, lo dress 71.50. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1 11101448# 94-100; few hi dress 102.50-105; YG 2 984-1584# 92-94. Feeder Cattle: Steers M&L 3 500-700# 80-87; Hfrs. M&L 1 300-400# 130; M&L 2 400500# 112.50; 600-700# 115; Bulls M&L 1 500-700# 110112.50. Ret. to Farm Holstein Bull Calves: No. 1 85-120# 165187.50; No. 2 80-120# 140160; No. 3 80-120# 77.50127.50; Util 70-120# 40-60; Hols. Hfrs. No. 1 90-110# 200-210. Sows: US 1-3 400-500# 5 3 . 5 0 - 5 6 . 5 0 . Slaughter Sheep: Ewes Util 1-2 176-220# 52.50-62.50. KUTZTOWN HAY & GRAIN AUCTION Kutztown, PA April 14, 2012 Alfalfa: 3 lds, 145-300 Mixed Hay: 13 lds, 100-260 Timothy: 7 lds, 200-280 Grass: 9 lds, 120-260 Straw: 4 lds, 150-185 Firewood: 2 lds, 50-75 LANCASTER WEEKLY CATTLE SUMMARY New Holland, PA April 13, 2011 Slaughter Cattle: Steers Hi Ch & Pr 3-4 1390-1505# 124.50-127.50; Ch 2-3 13051505# 120.50-124; full/YG 45 118-122; Sel 2-3 12801490# 114-119; Hols. Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1345-1635# 107111; Ch 2-3 1345-1635# 103.50-107.25; Sel 1-3 13201475# 98-103; Hfrs. Ch 2-3 1065-1380# 117-122.50; Sel 2-3 1065-1345# 110-116.50. Slaughter Cows: Prem Whites 65-75% lean 84-93, lo dress 81-88; Breakers 7580% lean 83-92, hi dress 8797, lo dress 80-85; Boners 80-85% lean 82-87, hi dress 85-91, lo dress 76.50-83; Lean 85-90% lean 73.50-82, hi dress 79-87.50, lo dress 68-75. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1 12501940# 102-107; hi dress 109112, lo dress 94-100. Graded Bull Calves: Thurs. No. 1 120-128# 195; 94-118# 207-220; 80-92# 150-180; No. 2 94-128# 190-206; 8092# 160-175; No. 3 80-130# 150, pkg 90-98# 180; 72-78# 80; Util 60-110# 20-40; Hols. Hfrs. No. 1 80-105# 120-180; No. 2 80-100# 80-120. LEBANON VALLEY LIVESTOCK AUCTION Fredericksburg, PA No report LEESPORT LIVESTOCK

AUCTION Leesport, PA April 4, 2012 Slaughter Steers: Ch 2-3 1380-1455# 118-122; Sel 2-3 1290-1405# 115-118; Hols. Ch 2-3 1270-1555# 102-105; Sel 1-3 1115-1525# 96-99. Slaughter Cows: Prem. White 65-75% lean 90-91; Breakers 75-80% lean 84-89, lo dress 79-82; Boners 8085% lean 83-88, hi dress 8891, lo dress 74-79; Lean 8590% lean 78.50-83, hi dress 83.50-86, lo dress 62-65. Bulls: YG 1 1215-1900# 9798, lo dress 1170-1385# 93. Ret. to Farm Calves: Hols. Bulls No. 1 95-120# 162.50187.50; 80-90# 140-210, mostly 170-190; No. 2 85125# 145-167.50; No. 3 80120# 85-120; Util 70-110# 37.50-85; Hols. Hfrs. No. 2 75-80# 80-85. Slaughter Hogs: Barrows & Gilts 50-54% lean 222-237# 59-60; 45-49% lean 247277# 57.50-58. Slaughter Sheep: Lambs Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 20-30# 307.50327.50; 45-55# 310-327.50; Ch 2-3 30-40# 280; 65-80# 230-260; Ewes Gd 1-2 105155# 86-99. Goats: Kids Sel 3 10-20# 1525; Nannies Sel 1 80-130# 170; Sel 2 80-130# 100-120; Sel 3 80-130# 97-100; Billies Sel 2 80-100# 112.50; Wethers Sel 1 150-250# 225. MIDDLEBURG LIVESTOCK AUCTION Middleburg, PA April 10, 2012 Slaughter Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1300-1455# 125126.50; Ch 2-3 1240-1440# 121-125; 1630# 118.50; Sel 1-3 1100-1455# 114-120; Hols. Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 12301545# 111.50-114; Ch 2-3 1360-1470# 105-110.50; 1600-1660# 102; Sel 1-3 1150-1500# 97-101. Slaughter Heifers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1235-1480# 122.50126.50; Hols. 105.50; Ch 2-3 1120-1250# 117-122; full/YG 4-5 115.50-116; Sel 1-3 1035-1220# 113-115.50. Slaughter Cows: Prem Whites 65-75% lean 89.50; Breakers 75-80% lean 8183.50, lo dress 80-81; Boners 80-85% lean 77-82, lo dress 76-80, very lo dress 70.50-72.50; Lean 85-90% lean 74-78.50, lo dress 6872.50, very lo dress 6066.50; Light Lean 85-92% lean 71-73.50, lo dress 6468.50, very lo dress 52.5060. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1 11001665# 94-105; lo dress 87.50; 2245# 75; YG 2 12001460# 88.50-93.50. Feeder Cattle: Steers M&L 2 400-500# 117-140; 715# 105; L 3 Hols. 375-415# 85; 545-815# 82-95; Hfrs. M&L 1


345-390# 112-135; Herefords 120; 555-570# 129; Herefords 122; 765-790# 107-118; M&L 2 330-490# 105-135; 545# 120; Bulls M&L 1 325-445# 132; Herefords 120-125; M&L 2 300415# 120-137; Herefords 82; 575-595# 117-125; 745-835# 80-97; Hols. L 3 380# 90; 530-855# 72-89. Ret. to Farm Calves: Hols. Bulls No. 1 95-115# 160-182; 85-90# 155-177; No. 2 95120# 125-167; 75-90# 125155; No. 3 75-125# 70-125; Util 60-90# 20-80; Hols. Hfrs. No. 1 95-110# 150-162; No. 2 80# 125-135. Slaughter Hogs: Barrows & Gilts 49-54% lean 240-275# 60-61.50, 282-300# 60; 4550% lean 235-272# 5860.50; 287-325# 55-60; Sows US 1-3 435-490# 4652; 610-652# 51-52; Boars 510-560# 29-30; Jr. Boars 260-310# 50-53. Feeder Pigs: US 1-3 10-40# 24-44; 60-90# 53-80. Slaughter Sheep: Lambs Ch 2-3 30-65# 260-310; 7075# 247-255; Yearlings 95120# 140-155; Ewes Gd 2-3 120# 92; 220# 80. Slaughter Goats: Kids Sel 1 40-50# 132-150; 70-90# 160162; Sel 2 under 20# 25-45; 20-40# 40-105; 45-50# 100117; Nannies Sel 1 120# 132; Sel 2 100-130# 112125. MORRISON’S COVE LIVESTOCK AUCTION Martinsburg, PA April 16, 2012 Steers: Ch 108-112; Gd 101108 Heifers: CH 106-110; Gd 95105 Cows: Util & Comm. 75-90; Canner/lo Cutter 85 & dn. Bullocks: Gd & Ch 90-102 Bulls: YG 1 80-90 Cattle: Steers 110-125; Bulls 100-120; Hfrs. 85-110. Calves: Ch 100-120; Gd 80100; Std 15-85; Hols. Bulls 90-130# 120-200. Hogs: US 1-2 65-68; US 1-3 58-63; Sows US 1-3 45-52; Boars 22-40. Feeder Pigs: US 1-3 20-50# 40-60. Sheep: Lambs Ch 180-200; Gd 160-180; Sl Ewes 60-85. Goats: 35-140 MORRISON’S COVE HAY REPORT Martinsburg, PA April 16, 2012 Alfalfa: 240-260 Alfalfa/Grass: 180-290 Grass: 175-250 Timothy: 145 Mixed Hay: 145-200 Round Bales: 75-155 Lg. Sq. Bales: 150 Hay Auction held every Monday at 12:30 pm. MORRISON’S COVE

LIVESTOCK, POULTRY & RABBIT REPORT Martinsburg, PA April 16, 2012 Roosters: 3.25-5 Hens: 2.50-5.50 Banties: .50-2.25 Pigeons: 1.25-2 Ducks: 4-5.50 Bunnies: 3.50-6.50 Rabbits: 7-9 Auction held every Monday at 7 pm. NEW HOLLAND SALES STABLES New Holland, PA April 12, 2012 Slaughter Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 3-4 1365-1605# 123-126; full/YG 4-5 120-123; Ch 2-3 1285-1515# 120-124; Sel 1-3 1220-1450# 118-120; Hols. Hi Ch & Pr 3-4 1410-1610# 109-114.50; Ch 2-3 12951550# 103-109. Slaughter Heifers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-4 1280-1495# 123.50127; Ch 2-3 1165-1430# 116-120; Sel 1-3 1165-1290# 112-116. Slaughter Cows: Prem. White 65-75% lean 82-85; Breakers 75-80% lean 88-92, hi dress 93-97, lo dress 8085; Boners 80-85% lean 8487, hi dress 87-91, lo dress 78-83; Lean 88-90% lean 76.50-82, hi dress 83-87.50, lo dress 70-74. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1 12501940# 102-107; hi dress 109112, lo dress 94-100. Graded Bull Calves: No. 1 120-128# 195; 94-118# 207220; 80-92# 150-180; No. 2 94-128# 190-206; 80-92# 106-175; No. 3 80-130# 150, pkg 90-98# 180; 72-78# 80; Util 60-110# 20-40. Holstein Heifer Calves: No. 1 80-105# 120-180; No. 2 100# 80-120. NEW HOLLAND PIG AUCTION New Holland, PA No report NEW HOLLAND SHEEP & GOATS AUCTION New Holland, PA April 16, 2012 Slaughter Lambs: Non-Traditional, Wooled, Shorn Ch & Pr 2-3 40-60# 255-274; 6080# 242-272; 80-90# 230254; 90-110# 242-248; 110130# 200-210; 130-150# 155-178; 150-200# 166-178; Wooled & Shorn Ch 2-3 4060# 258-264; 60-80# 246254; 80-90# 200-218; 90110# 180-200; 110-130# 178-186. Slaughter Ewes: Gd 2-3 M flesh 120-160# 98-106; 160200# 80-96; 200-300# 70-86; Util 1-2 thin flesh 120-160# 64-86; 160-200# 60-79. Slaughter Goats: Kids Sel 1 40-60# 138-170; 60-80# 167185; 80-100# 184-205; 110130# 212-218; Sel 2 20-40#

55-98; 40-60# 108-142; 6070# 140-150; 80-90# 145162; Sel 3 20-40# 49-70; 4060# 60-106; Nannies/Does Sel 1 80-130# 158-174; 130180# 164-179; Sel 2 80-130# 135-152; Sel 3 50-80# 98114; 80-130# 110-130; Wethers Sel 1 100-150# 210235; 150-250# 235-251; Bucks/Billies Sel 1 100-150# 178-198; 150-250# 225-240; Sel 2 100-150# 150-168; 150-250# 181-205. 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 Compared to last week corn sold .15-.20 lower, wheat sold .10-.15 higher, barley sold .05-.10 lower, Oats sold .05-.10 lower & Soybeans sold .05-.10 higher. EarCorn sold steady. All prices /bu. except ear corn is /ton. Southeastern PA: Corn No. 2 Range 6.70-7.03, Avg 6.84, Contracts 5.28-5.68; Wheat No. 2 Range 6.046.57, Avg 6.51, Contracts 5.68-6; Barley No. 3 Range 4.50-5.50, Avg 5, Contracts 4.25; Oats No. 2 Range 4.50-4.80, Avg 4.65; Soybeans No 2 Range 13.6214.01, Avg 13.83, Contracts 12.91-12.96; EarCorn 190. Central PA: Corn No. 2 Range 6.77-7.25, Avg 6.91; Wheat No. 2 6.17; Barley No. 3 Range 5; Oats No. 2 3.50-5, Avg 4.16; Soybeans No. 2 Range 11.50-13.83, Avg 13.16; EarCorn Range 195-220, Avg. 207.50. South Central PA: Corn No. 2 Range 6.70-7, Avg 6.82; Wheat No. 2 Range 6.256.73, Avg 6.56; Barley No. 3 Range 4.25-6, Avg 4.97; Oats No. 2 Range 3.25-4.75, Avg 4; Soybeans No. 2 Range 13.46-13.86, Avg 13.67; EarCorn 200. Lehigh Valley Area: Corn No. 2 Range 6.65-6.98, Avg 6.84; Wheat No. 2 Range 7; Oats No. 2 Range 4.20-4.60, Avg 4.40; Soybeans No. 2 Range 13.40-13.96, Avg 13.67; Gr. Sorghum 5.90. Eastern & Central PA: Corn No. 2 Range 6.65-7.25, Avg 6.86, Month Ago 7.17, Year Ago 7.67; Wheat No. 2 Range 6.04-6.73, Avg 6.54, Month Ago 6.88, Year Ago 7.10; Barley No. 3 Range 4.50-6, Avg 4.98, Month Ago 5.33, Year Ago 4.97; Oats No. 2 Range 3.25-5, Avg 4.26, Month Ago 4.41, Year Ago 3.57; Soybeans No. 2

Range 11.50-14.01, Avg 13.52, Month Ago 13.01, Year Ago 13.05; EarCorn Range 190-220; Avg 201.25, Month Ago 204.60, Year Ago 180. Western PA: Corn No. 2 Range 6-7, Avg 6.47; Wheat No. 2 Range 5.89; Oats No. 2 3.87-5.25, Avg 4.37; Soybeans No. 2 13.92. PA DEPT OF AGRICULTURE Weekly Livestock Summary April 13, 2012 Slaughter Steers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 123-126.50; Ch 1-3 118-124; Sel 1-2 114-120; Hols. Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 107114; Ch 2-3 103-108; Sel 1-2 96-101. Slaughter Heifers: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 122.50-127; Ch 1-3 116-122; Sel 1-2 112-116. Slaughter Cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 83-90; Boners 80-85% lean 81-87; Lean 8590% lean 74-79. Slaughter Bulls: hi dress 105-112; Avg dress 95-101; lo dress 87-94. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 300500# 155-180; 500-700# 147-168; M&L 2 300-500# 140-160; 500-700# 117-145. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 300500# 136-162; 500-700# 128-153; M&L 2 300-500# 115-145; 500-700# 120-141. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 300500# 140-175; 500-700# 118-145; M&L 2 300-500# 115-150; 500-700# 90-125. Vealers: Util 60-120# 20-80. Farm Calves: No. 1 Hols. bulls 95-120# 160-210; 8090# 150-200; No. 2 95-120# 140-170, few to 190; 80-90# 150-180; No. 3 80-120# 75140; No. 1 Hols. Hfrs. 84105# 180-250, pkg graded hfrs. 315; No. 2 80-105# 95180. Hogs: Barrows & Glts 4954% lean 220-270# 65-69; 45-50% lean 220-270# 6164. Sows: US 1-3 300-500# 5053.50; 500-700# 54-56.50. Graded Feeder Pigs: US 12 20-30# 170-210; 30-40# 120-150; 40-45# 100-130; 45-50# 80; US 2 10-20# 150170; 20-30# 150-170; 30-40# 160-170; 40-50# 90-100. Slaughter Sheep: Lambs Ch & Pr 2-3 40-60# 320-365; 60-80# 260-325; 80-110# 218-260; 110-150# 166-234; Ch 1-3 40-60# 280-335; 6080# 235-290; 80-110# 194244; Ewes Gd 2-3 120-160# 102-118; 160-200# 100-115; Util 1-2 120-160# 85-105; 160-200# 80-100. Slaughter Goats: Kids Sel 1 20-30# 105-125; 40-60# 125168; 60-80# 156-178; 90130# 118-230; Sel 2 20-40# 65-93; 40-60# 97-124; 6080# 118-151; Sel 3 20-40# 42-75; 40-60# 68-108; Nan-

nies Sel 1 80-130# 152-166; 130-180# 171-182; Sel 2 80130# 126-144; 130-180# 131-149; Sel 3 50-80# 72-87; 80-130# 94-111; Billies Sel 1 100-150# 186-207; 150-250# 208-231; Sel 2 100-150# 148-164. PA DEPT OF AGRICULTURE Hay Market Summary Hay & Straw Market For Eastern PA: All hay prices paid by dealers at the farm and/ton. All hay and straw reported sold/ton. Compared to last week hay & straw sold steady. Alfalfa 150-350; Mixed Hay 150-350; Timothy 150-295; Straw 120-190; Mulch 60-90. Summary of Lancaster Co. Hay Auctions: Prices/ton, 189 lds, 27 Straw; Alfalfa 120-440; Mixed Hay 130440; Timothy 180-320; Grass 110-315; Straw 135-205. Diffenbach Auct, April 9, 60 lds Hay, 8 lds Straw. Alfalfa 145-275; Mixed Hay 130440; Timothy 115-320; Grass 110-315; Straw 135-205, mostly 140-180. Green Dragon, Ephrata: April 13, 43 lds Hay, 4 Straw. Alfalfa 167-440; Mixed Hay 145-270; Timothy 170-245; Grass Hay 145-245; Straw 150-200. Weaverland Auct, New Holland: April 12, 31 lds Hay, 11 Straw. Alfalfa 190-235; Mixed Hay 130-315; Timothy 170185; Grass 245; Straw 140185. Wolgemuth Auction: Leola, PA: April 11, 55 lds Hay, 4 Straw. Alfalfa 120-235; Mixed Hay 145-390; Timothy 205-267; Grass 110-230; Straw 135-180. Summary of Central PA Hay Auctions: Prices/ton, 112 Loads Hay, 34 Straw. Alfalfa 100-380; Mixed Hay 80-430; Timothy 115-260; Grass 90-275; Straw 110330, mostly 130-200. Belleville Auct, Belleville: April 11, 25 lds Hay, 11 lds Straw. Alfalfa 225; Mixed 105-297.50; Straw 155-170. Dewart Auction, Dewart: April 9, 15 lds Hay, 13 Straw. Alfalfa 170-380; Mixed Hay 120-430; Grass 90-250; Straw 150-330, mostly 195260. Greencastle Livestock: April 9 & 12, 11 lds Hay, 2 Straw. Mixed Hay 85-202; Timothy 137.50; Straw 110160. Kutztown Auction, Kutztown: April 14, 32 lds Hay, 4 Straw. Alfalfa 145-300; Mixed Hay 100-260; Timothy 200-280; Grass Hay 120260; Straw 150-190. Middleburg Auct, Middleburg: April 10, 30 lds Hay, 4 Straw. Alfalfa 145-200; Mixed Hay 80-150; Timothy 115-

165; Grass 100-230; Straw 130-205, mostly 130-150. Leinbach’s Mkt, Shippensburg: April 7 & 10, 53 lds Hay, 7 Straw. Alfalfa 100-150; Mixed Hay 85-295; Timothy 105-215; Grass 117-275; Straw 115-145. New Wilmington Livestock, New Wilmington: April 13, 30 lds Hay, 1 Straw. Alfalfa 195-230; Timothy 195-270; Grass 195-240; Straw 160. VINTAGE SALES STABLES April 9, 2012 Slaughter Steers: Hols. Ch 3-4 1390-1505# 124.50127.50; Ch 2-3 1305-1505# 120.50-124, full/YG 4-5 118122; Sel 2-3 1280-1490# 114-119. Slaughter Holsteins: Hi Ch & Pr 2-3 1345-1635# 107111; Ch 2-3 1345-1635# 103.50-107.25; Sel 1-3 13201475# 98-103. Slaughter Heifers: Ch 2-3 1065-1380# 117-12250; Sel 2-3 1065-1345# 110-116.50. Slaughter Cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 79-84.50; Boners 80-85% lean 76.5080.50, hi dress 80.50-83, lo dress 74.50-76 Lean 88-90% lean 70-75.50, lo dress 62.50-68. Holstein Bull Calves: No. 1 90-120# 155-170; 80-90# 140-160; No. 2 90-120# 135155; No. 3 80-105# 70-1300; Util 75-100# 20-65. *Next Feeder Cattle Sale April 13. WEAVERLAND AUCTION New Holland, PA April 12, 2012 Alfalfa: 3 lds, 140-235 Timothy Hay: 2 lds, 170185. Orchard Grass: 1 ld, 245 Mixed Hay: 25 lds, 130-315 Straw: 11 lds, 140-185 Oats: 1 ld, 5.50/bu Baleage: 1 ld, 45/bale Wrapped Baleage: 1 ld, 105/ton. Mulch Hay: 1 ld, 80 WOLGEMUTH AUCTION Leola, PA April 18, 2012 Alfalfa: 7 lds, 203-340 Mixed: 18 lds, 202-305 Timothy: 4 lds, 241-300 Grass: 6 lds, 231-280 Straw: 6 lds, 163-200 Baleage: 1 ld, 20

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Horse and Tack Sale John Wetmore Auction Center

39 Happy Hollow Lane, Honesdale, PA 18431

Saturday, April 28, 2012 @ 11:00 AM We will start selling tack at 11:00 AM followed by horses. There will be a variety of saddles, bridles, flank sets, breast collars, and much, much, more. Several horses already consigned and more coming in. If you have any tack or horses you would like to consign, please call John at (570) 493-6995. Hope to see you all. Come spend the day with us! Please check the website at www.wetmoreauction.com for up to date information.

NO BUYER'S PREMIUM! Terms: Cash or good PA check with driver's license. Food and bathroom facilities will be provided. Sale Conducted by: John H. Wetmore AU005268

570-253-1648 Office 570-493-6995 Cell phone

frosts we are having. All this reminds me of 1963, when the weather patterns were very similar. While the cherries were in full bloom, the only place spared from these killing frosts was along the lake. Eventually, only the orchards immediately adjacent to the lake ended up having a tart cherry crop. If you have never experienced something like this, consider yourself very blessed. I guarantee that it is not fun! We also have noticed

Otsego County 4-H CALF SALE

fields already tilled, waiting patiently for the normal planting dates. We are always reminded on a year like this of the advice that Uncle Taylor gave us years ago. He always said, “If the temperature of the soil is not warm enough, it’s better to go fishing instead of planting.” We’ve always been thankful for his wisdom! A seasoned farmer who lives nearby stated years ago, “When the politicians learn to control the weather, he’ll start worrying.” Another experienced person recently made the statement, “If you want to know what politicians are really thinking… watch how they vote.” Since this is an-

other very important election year, we’ll try to heed his advice. Our grandson, Noah came for a brief visit at Easter time and asked if my husband would show him how to weld. My husband was more than willing to oblige and they spent some quality time together. Noah seems to be a natural and showed me his ‘junk art’ projects. After reading Paris Reidhead’s recent column in Country Folks, I suggested that he name his welding artwork, ‘Noah’s Arc’. Noah thought it was a neat idea. Thanks, Paris! IN YOUR DAY of trouble, may the Lord be with you! May he answer all your prayers! (Psalms: 20 1a & 5b) TLB

Sunday, May 20, 2012 @ 1:00pm Otsego County Fairgrounds, Morris New York Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Holstein, Jersey, and Milking Shorthorns Contact Zack Proskine for more info 607-435-0051 or (607) 783-2956

Late Addition: 2002 Exiss Aluminum Gooseneck Stock Trailer, Like New

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Time to plant? Or go fishing? On Friday the 13th we woke up to a noise that sounded like a helicopter flying nearby. There was very little light as we looked out our window to where the noise was coming from. However, all we saw was a very heavy frost. Then we remembered that a neighboring fruit grower one mile to the west had installed a wind machine, to help protect his tender apple blossoms from the nightly


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power of public information so that everyone has access to these statistics, not just those who can afford to pay for it from private providers. Pennsylvania farmers intend to plant more acres of corn and oats this spring, but will harvest less acres of wheat, barley, all hay and tobacco than a year ago. Planting intentions for soybeans are unchanged from last year. For the complete report with all states, call us at 717-787-3904 or go to www.nass. usda.gov, click on the gray “Publications” tab across the top and look for the Prospective Plantings under “Most Requested Reports.” 2012 SMALL GRAIN PLANTINGS: In Pennsylvania, all wheat, at 165,000 acres, is down 11 percent from last year but equal to the 2010 planted acres. Expected barley planted acreage is 60,000, down 8 percent from last year but the same as two years ago. Expected oat planted acreage is 95,000, up 6

Agriculture Counts! by Kevin Pautler, Director NAASS-PA

Editor’s Note: This is a monthly column from the Pennsylvania Field Office of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS-PA) operated in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The website is www.nass.usda.gov; for the reports mentioned below, click on the “Publications” tab. HOW DO THE NEARBY CROPS LOOK?: If you can answer this question for field or fruit crops, you can help other Pennsylvania growers by describing crop conditions in your area. If you can use the Internet to share these crop conditions with us, we will use that information to generate the weekly report of Crop Conditions across Pennsylvania. To learn more, see www.nass.usda.gov/pa;

click on “Pennsylvania Publications” then click on Crop Progress and Condition Reports.” Click on the “HELP WANTED” ad at the top of the page for details. 2012 PLANTING INTENTIONS: Once again, your USDA 2012 Prospective Plantings report was much anticipated considering the economy and changing demands for corn and soybeans from renewable fuel manufacturers. Stay tuned for your USDA June Acreage report to be released at 8:30 a.m. on June 29. I want to thank all growers who answered our March Agricultural Survey. Like all NASS reports, they are only possible with the help of growers who volunteer to respond to our surveys. They understand the

percent from last year but down 14 percent from 2010. Nationwide, wheat fallplanted acres are up 3 percent from last year. Barley producers intend to seed 30 percent more than the previous year record low. If realized, this will be the third smallest seeded area on record, despite the large

increase from last year. Oat acres seeded and to be seeded for the 2012 crop year are expected to be up 15 percent from the record low planted last year. If realized, this will still be the second lowest United States total on record. 2012 ROW CROPS INTENTIONS: In Pennsylvania, intended plant-

ings of corn for all purposes are 1.44 million acres, up 1 percent from the previous year and 7 percent from 2010. Soybean planted acreage intentions are expected at 500,000 acres, the same as the acres planted in the two previous years. If realized, this would tie

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POWERSPORTS CONSIGNMENT AUCTION Saturday, April 28th - 1:00 PM Location: Twister Valley Sports Complex 7721 State Hwy 5S, Fort Plain, NY 13339

Ford 350 2001 pickup w/81 Western snowplow, 248,000 mi; Arctic Cat ZL440 snowmobile; Arctic Cat T660 turbo snowblower; both nice condition; Triton 2 place sled trailer w/cover; 2006 Northland car trailer with winch; 2007 Honda CR85R dirt bike; 2008 Yamaha YZ85 dirt bike; 2007 Kawasaki KX100 dirt bike; 2011 Kawasaki KX100 dirt bike; 3 new 2012 Taotao 150cc scooters; 2 new Taotao 50cc scooters. These are already consigned and we expect a lot more consignments by auction day. Check up on this auction at Auctionzip.com ID #18971 Plenty of Food All Day Admission to Twister Valley Will be Free on Sale Day Sale Manager: Fred Mang 518-441-7299 All Announcements Day of Sale Take Precedence Over Advertising

AUCTION ANNOUNCEMENT - 2 DAY AUCTION 24th Annual Broome Country Farm Bureau Absolute Consignment Auction Not Only An Auction - But - An Annual Event! Broome County Fairgrounds - Whitney Point, NY

Friday Afternoon, April 27, 2012 @ 3:00PM And Saturday, April 28, 2012 @ 8:30AM The Largest Absolute Consignment Auction on the East Coast. Huge Auction of Tractors, Construction & Farm Equip., Livestock, Trucks & Trailers, Lawn & Garden, Etc., Etc. 2-Day Auction: Friday Evening's Auction Will Consist Of Livestock / Alternative Livestock And Super Lg. Qty. Of Misc. / Smaller Items - 3 Auctions @ Once; Saturday's Auction Will Include SUPER LARGE Qty. Of: Tractors & Farm Equipment, Construction Equipment, Lawn & Garden, Vehicles, Rental Equipment, Nursery Stock, Etc., Etc.; Group Of Well Maintained Farm Equip. From Frank Duffek, Endicott: NH 315 Baler w/ Kicker, Nice; NH 489 Haybine, Super Nice; Wooden Kicker Wagon On Gear, Nice; Generac 25-50KW PTO Generator, Used Less Than 10 Hrs.; IH 540 Spreader w/ Gate; Oliver & AC 10' Transport Discs; Case 308 3x Semi-Mount Plow; IH 12' Roller Harrow; H&S Bi-Fold-8 Hyd. Fold Wheel Rake, Real Nice; Kuhn Tedder; (2) 3pth & Pull Stone Rakes; (4) Headlocks; 28' H&G Elev.; Many Other Nice Items; Group Of Farm Equip. From Skinner Farms-Binghamton, NY - NH 790 Chopper w/ 2-Heads; (2) Badger BN-1050 SU Wagons, T/A & S/A, Exc. Shape; IH 400, 4-Row Planter; T/A Liq. Manure Spreader, Other Items; Group Of Equip. From Local Farm: (2) Ford Dexta Diesels; IH 37 Baler; Rake; Hesston Haybine; Individual Consignment: Some Early Hi-Lites Include: Tractors: JD 4430; JD 4230; JD 5303, 200 Hrs., 3 Yrs. Old; Kubota M95 S, 1100 Hrs, 2wd, '07 Model, Super Nice!; IH 706 w/ Ldr., All Redone; JD 2040 Utility w/ JD Ldr.; (3) Ford 8N & 9N's; Ford Jubilee; Fordson Major Diesel; Ford 4000 w/ Ldr.; AC CA Tractor; MF TO 35; Farmall H & M; AC CA w/ Belly Mower; (20) Compact Tractors & Comm'l. Mowers: JD 3320 w/ Ldr. & Backhoe, 450 Hrs., Super Nice!!; JD 950 w/ Ldr. & Cab; Kubota L4330 w/ Loader, Hydro, Nice!!; Ford 2120 w/ Ldr.; MF 1552 ,4wd, 1200 Hrs; JD 755 w/ Ldr, & Cab-sharp!; JD 650 w/ Mower; Construction Equipment & Skid Ldrs.: Case 450 Dozer; JD 450C Dozer; Cat 977L Crawler Loader; Cat 920 4wd Wheel Ldr.; JCB 214 ('99) Series II Backhoe, 4wd Extend-aHoe, 2898 Hrs.; Lull 644 Telehandler, 6,000lb, 44' Reach, 5000 Hrs., ('89); Komatsu D37E Dozer; IH 125C Crawler Ldr.; JD 8875 Skid Ldr.; JD 250 & 240 Skid Loaders; NH 553 Skid Steer; Set Of Tracks For Case 550; Kubota KX-47 Mini Excavator; '06 Magnum Light Plant, Kubota Dsl.; (2) Gas Pwd. Walk-Behind Concrete/Stone Saws; DitchWitch 2200 Trencher/Backhoe; Forklifts: Moffett Piggyback Forklift; Raymond Racer Elec. Indoor Forklift w/ Charger; Grounds & Golf Course Equipment - Special Items: Toro Multipro 1250 Spray Pro, Spray Rig, 160 Gal., Very Expensive!; JD 1800 Turf -ATV w/ Dump; Cushman Trickster; Jacobsen LF120 5-Reel Dsl. Fairway Mower; JD 2653A 3-Reel Greens Mower; (2) Jacobsen Tri-King 1900D 3-Reel Greens Mowers; (4) JD 220b Walk-Behind Greens Mowers; (3) Jacobsen Walk-Behind Greens Mowers; Smithco 3-Wheel Gas Bunker Rake; Farm Equipment (200-300 Pcs.) Including: JD 5830 SelfPropelled Chopper w/ 2 Heads & KP; Gehl 1285 Chopper w/ 3 RN Corn Head, 9' PU Head; Kern. Proc.; JD 100 Big Square Baler, Real Late Model, Hard To Find!!!; Brillion 27' X-Fold Cultipacker, Super Nice; Amco 12' H.D. Transport Disc; H&S HD7+4, T/A SU Wagon, 3 Beater w/ Roof; NH BR740 Round Baler, Nice; JD 457

Round Baler, Silage Special, Super Nice; NH 638 Round Baler, Super Nice!; Gehl 970 T/A 3-Beater SU Wagon w/ Roof; Kuhn-Knight 8118 T/A Manure Spreader; JD 945 Moco; NH 1431 Moco; Brillion Roller Harrow; Kuhn FC300 Disc Mower; Gehl 2345 Discbine; Gehl PTO 7190 Feeder Wagon; JD 1360 Discbine; JD 7000 6x & 4x Planters; Badger T/A SU Wagon, 3 Beater w/ Roof; Gehl 100 Grinder Mixer; Ford 309 2x Corn Planter; Keenan Mixer Wagon; Metal Feeder Wagons; Wing Disc; Wing Cultivator; New Woods Stone Rakes & Blades; JD 336 Baler; (2) Kuhn FC 302' Discbine Mowers; NH 155 Spreader w/ Endgate, Nice; NH 256 Rake, Nice; NH 479 Haybine; IH 440 & 37 Balers; Many Kicker Wagons; Kuhn Tedder; Brillion 12' Cultipacker; NH Manure Spreader; IH McCormick Hay Loader; IH McCormick Hay Rake; 27' Hay Elev.; Ldr. Buckets; 3pth Equipment: Special Palax 600 Firewood Processor / Woodsplitter, Real Neat!; JD 3pt Finish Mower, Like New; JD 14" 3x Plow; 5' Offset Flail Mower; New Woods 5' Stone Rake; New Woods 5' Backblade; 4' Rototiller; Over 150 Lawn Mowers Expected to be driven over ramp @ 9:00 am: Lots of JD's Including: Z950A Zero-Turn, 60," Low Hrs; 445; 425's; X320; X300; (2) GX345's; LX 266 & LX279; (2) L-120; (3) LT155; (15) Cub Cadets: GT 3184; Others: Ferris 3-Wheel, 25Hp, 72" Cut; Dixon Zero-Turn, Late Model; Toro 50" Zero-Turn, sharp; GreatDane 60" ZeroTurn Commercial; Etc.; RTV's, Gators & ATV's: Kubota RTV900 w/ Snowplow, Hyd. Dump, Winch; (2) JD Gator 6x4's, Dsl. & Gas; '03 Artic Cat 550 4-Wheeler, 4wd w/ 2-Up Seat; Polaris 600 Sportsman ATV; Trailers: (10) New Cross Country Trailers; 2007 Bri-Mar T/A, 10k Lb. Dump Trailer; '06 PJ 10-Ton Tag Trailer; Backhoe Pro 10-Ton Trailer; '99 CarryOn 12' Landscape Trlr. w/ Gate; 10-Ton TagA-Long Trailer; Semi Trailers: Smithco 35 Ton Detach. Lowboy Trlr.; (4) 48' Semi Van Trailers; Heavy Trucks: '00 Volvo T/A Tractor w/ Sleeper 475Hp Eng.; '00 IH 8100 S/A Truck Tractor-Wet Line; '03 & '02 IH 4300 Chassis; (2) '02 & '98 Chevy Service Trucks; '99 Ford F550 Flatbed Dsl. w/ Snowplow; '84 Ford L8000 T/A Rollback; '84 Ford F600 w/ Auger Body w/ Gas Eng.; '97 Ford F800, Lopro Flatbed, Cummins Dsl.; '90 Volvo Truck Tractor; Ford F600 Digger Derrick Truck; Pickups, Vans & Cars: '03 Chevy Van / Bus From WP Schools; '01 Ford E350 Cargo Van; (2) '99 Ford E150 Cargo Vans; '01 Chevy Astro Cargo Van; '99 Dodge 2500 Pickup, 4wd w/ Snowplow; Lg. Qty. Cattle & Alternative Livestock Already Consigned selling Friday night @ 4 pm: Group Of (10) Angus Bred Cows & Feeders; (4) Angus Bred Cows; (4) Hereford Cows & Hfrs.; (3) Holstein Service Bulls; Many More; Horses; Etc.; Lg. Qty. Quality Nursery Stock & Landscape Pavers: Including Shade Trees, Plants, Flowering Plants; Etc. - OVER 1,000 Items - Nice Selection!!; (2) Tractor Trlr. Loads Of Asst. Landscape Pavers;

Etc.; Amish Furniture: Swing Sets; Lawn Furn.; Chairs & Tables; Etc.; Special To Be Sold Friday Eve., From WP Schools: (2) 3-Door Coolers; LG Outdoor WalkIn Freezer; Comm. Toaster; Band Equipment-Drums; Milk Cooler; Lg. Floor Model Dough Mixer; Dust Collector; Metal Cabinets; Etc.; Last Year's Auction Consisted Of Over: 3,500 Lots, 4 Auctions @ Once, And Over 2,200 Bidders. Note: All Consignments Welcome If Pledged To Absolute Auction. Consignments Accepted Sat. 4/21 & Mon. 4/23 To Thur. 4/26 From 9AM-5PM; All Livestock only accepted Thursday From 9AM To 2PM! No consignments accepted day of sale FRIDAY OR SATURDAY - no junk or tires accepted Auctioneers Reserve The Right To Accept Or Deny Consignments. (4) Forklifts On Site. Sale Order: Friday Afternoon: 3:00PM: Small Items, 2 Auctions Selling @ Once. 4:00PM: Cattle, Followed By Alternative Livestock & Hay And Seed; Saturday: 8:30AM: Small Items; 9:00AM: Lawn & Garden Over Ramp; 10:30AM: Starting Lg. Qty. Construction Equip., Tractors, Farm Equipment, Heavy Trucks, Etc.; 11:30AM: Nursery Stock & Landscape Pavers; 3 Auctions Running All Day! Bring A Friend, Or 2!! Come And See What We Don't Have Listed, Come Expecting Surprises - Something For Everyone! Registration Friday: Begins @ 1:00PM / Registration Saturday: Begins @ 7:00AM. Free Hats To First 400 Registered Bidders On Friday And To The First 800 Registered Bidders On Saturday; Cash Drawing @ End Of Auction - Must Be Present To Win!* Terms: Payment In Full Days Of Auction In Cash, Good Check Or Major Credit Card w/ Positive ID. 3% Administrative Fee, Waived For Payment In Cash Or Good Check On Each Item Over $751.00. 13% Administrative Fee On Each Item $750.00 Or Less, w/ 3% Waived For Payment In Cash Or Good Check. Nothing Removed Until Settled For. SPECIAL: Now Offering Live-Interactive Online Bidding - On Tractors, Const. Eq., Heavy Trucks & Major Equipment - For More Details Log On To www.bidspotter.com. Everything sells absolute to the highest bidder. Consignors assured of prompt settlement. Lunch By BC Dairy Princess Committee & 4H (2 Stands) Comfort Facilities Co-Managed By: Broome County Farm Bureau S. Whittaker - 607-692-3479 / G. Cornell - 607-849-6644 / S. Livingston - 607-849-6395

Auctioneers & Licensed Real Estate Brokers Whitney Point, N.Y. 13862 607-692-4540 / 1-800-MANASSE www.manasseauctions.com


the largest planted acres of soybeans on record for the Commonwealth. Nationwide, farmers intend to plant 95.9 million acres of corn for all purposes in 2012, up 4 percent from last year and 9 percent higher than in 2010. If realized, this will represent the highest planted acreage in the United States since 1937 when an estimated 97.2 million acres were planted. Planted acreage is expected to be up in most states compared to last year due to expectations

of better net returns in 2012 compared to other commodities. Soybean producers across the U.S. intend to plant 73.9 million acres in 2012, down 1 percent from last year and down 5 percent from 2010. Compared with last year, planted acreage intentions are down in many areas as some acreage is expected to shift to corn. Sorghum planted acres are expected at 5.95 million acres across the nation, up 9 percent from last year.

TRACTORS Case IH 9110 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $23,900 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 750 B Crawler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $28,500 . . . . . . . . . Chatham JD 2350 cab, MFWD, 245. . . . . . . . . . . . . $22,800 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 2950 cab/MFWD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $16,500 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen JD 3155 w/740 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $22,500 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen JD 4430. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15,900 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 5045D . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 5045D w/512 LDR only 105 hrs. . . . . . $17,500. . . . . . Schaghticoke JD 5075 w/553 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $32,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 5325 2WD/cab. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24,900 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 6430 Rental Returns (3) . . . . . . . . . . . $65,500 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . JD 7130 Rental Return . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $71,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 7400. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $32,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 7810 PS, MFWD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coming In . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 7800 PS, MFWD, 4400 Hrs. . . . . . . . . $56,000 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 7830. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $126,500 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen (3) JD 7930 IVT. . . . . . . . . . . Starting at $123,000 . . . . . . . . Fultonville AC CA 2btm/cult . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,750 . . . . . . . . Fultonville COMPACT TRACTORS MF 1220 w/mower. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6,595 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen JD 110 TLB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coming In . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 850 w/cab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5,500 . . . . . . . Clifton Park JD 375 backhoe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,850 . . . . . . . . . Chatham JD 755 Loader/Mower/Blower. . . . . . . . . . . $6,895 . . . . . . . . . Chatham JD 855 w/cab, & loader. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9,800 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen JD 1600 wam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $29,900 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 2210. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9,750. . . . . . Schaghticoke JD 2520 Loader/Mower. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $16,500 . . . . . . . . . Chatham JD 3120 w/300CX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coming In . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 3120 w/300CX. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13,900. . . . . . Schaghticoke JD 3320 w/300/448 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coming In . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 3720 w/blower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18,900 . . . . . . . Clifton Park JD 4010 w/loader, mower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9,800 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 4410 w/420 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13,800 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Kioti DK455 TLB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20,000 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen Kubota L39 TLB, canopy . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24,900. . . . . . Schaghticoke NH TC45D cab/loader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $27,500 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen NH TZ25DA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11,900 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen SKID STEER / CONSTRUCTION 72” Sweepster broom. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,200 . . . . . . . . . Chatham 78” skid steer blower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 96’ pwr rake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6,800 . . . . . . . . . Chatham NH LS 180 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $17,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Cat 236 cab, heat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $19,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville NH L175 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $21,500. . . . . . Schaghticoke NH LS180 cab/heat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $19,500 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen MOWERS CONDITIONERS Gehl DC 2412 mo-co . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9,500 . . . . . . . . . Chatham NH 1411 mo-co . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coming In . . . . . . . . . Chatham JD 530 mo-co/rolls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14,900 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 4890 w/890 14’ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24,900 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Kuhn FC 302 mo-co . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Kuhn FC 313 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $16,500 . . . . . . . . . Chatham

2012 TOBACCO & HAY HARVEST PLANS: In Pennsylvania, 9,300 acres of tobacco are expected to be harvested this year, down 4 percent from the 9,700 acres harvested last year. If realized, this would be the third highest tobacco acreage harvested since 1992 when 10,800 acres were harvested. In Pennsylvania, intentions are to harvest 2,900 acres of Southern Maryland Type-32 tobacco, down 3 percent from a year ago but up 32 per-

cent from two years ago. Pennsylvania Seedleaf Type-41 tobacco harvested acreage is expected to be 2,000 acres, 18 percent above last year but down 5 percent from two years ago. Pennsylvania farmers also intend to harvest 4,400 acres of light air-cured Burley tobacco this year, 12 percent below last year but up 5 percent from two years ago. The first year Burley tobacco was grown in Pennsylvania was 2005 after the federal quota system was lifted.

HAY AND FORAGE Claas 870 SPF H w/heads . . . . . . . . . . $169,500. . . . . . Schaghticoke NH 256 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,850 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 74 rake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,850 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Miller Pro rake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,750 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Miller 1416 merger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $28,500. . . . . . Schaghticoke (2) JD 2 Row Corn HD . . . . . . . . $2,850 / $3,250 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 446 w/mega wide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12,500 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen JD 3960 forage harv., base unit . . . . . . . . . $3,800 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 3970. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Gehl 860 w/2R 6’ po . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,950 . . . . . . . . Fultonville NH 166 inverter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,850 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Pronovost wrapper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9,500 . . . . . . . . . Chatham Pequea fluffer 81⁄2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Fahr KH500 tedder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,200 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Vicon 4 Star tedder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,200 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen Vicon 423T rotary rake . . . . . . . . . . . . Coming In . . . . . . . . Fultonville Krone 550 tedder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,650 . . . . . . . . Fultonville PLANTING / TILLAGE Frontier RT 1280 Roto Tiller . . . . . . . . . . . $5,500. . . . . . Schaghticoke JD 7200 4 Row Planter . . . . . . . . . . . . Coming In. . . . . . Schaghticoke JD 220 disk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 12’ BWA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $750 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 750 15’ No-till drill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13,900 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Glencoe 7 shank tillage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,850 . . . . . . . . Fultonville IH 710 4 bottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,200. . . . . . Schaghticoke JD 1450 4 bottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 2000 6 bottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 8300 23 xy drill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,950 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 8300 23 xy drill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville BALERS JD 458 R baler silage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25,000 . . . . . . . . . Chatham Krone 1500 w/knives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15,000 . . . . . . . . Fultonville NH 326 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8,900. . . . . . Schaghticoke JD 335. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8,000 . . . . . . . . . Chatham JD 348 w/ 1/4 Turn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $16,900 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 446 round baler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12,500 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen JD 457 silage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $19,000 . . . . . . . . . Chatham NH 316 baler. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,500 . . . . . . . . . . Goshen Gehl 1470 RB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7,500 . . . . . . . . . Chatham Hesston 560. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,500 . . . . . . . . . Chatham Hesston rounder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville MISCELLANEOUS 300 HUSKER w/243 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6,500 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 390 flail mower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5,500 . . . . . . . . . Chatham JD 6600 combine w/215 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7,800 . . . . . . . . Fultonville JD 7000 Series 3 pt./PTO, front hitch . . . . $4,950 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Bush Hog 4 ft. mower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $850 . . . . . . . . . Chatham 7’ loader blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $875 . . . . . . . . Fultonville Landpride 7’ HD blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,900. . . . . . Schaghticoke Woods 1035 backhoe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,650 . . . . . . . . . Chatham Woods RB72 rear blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $425 . . . . . . . . . Chatham Degelman R570 rock picker . . . . . . . . Coming In . . . . . . . . Fultonville

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U.S. all tobacco harvest in 2012 is expected to be 317,950 acres, 2 percent less than last year and 6 percent below two years ago. Pennsylvania harvest intentions for all dry hay in 2012 is a record low 1.4 million acres, down 3 percent from last year’s harvest and 7 percent below two years ago. Nationally, dry hay is expected to be harvested from 57.3 million acres, up 3 percent from last year’s record low but down 4 percent from two years ago. If realized, this will be the second smallest harvested area

on record. 2011 HONEY SUMMARY: Honey statistics are compiled for producers with five or more honey producing colonies. Thank you to all the producers who helped us with your response to the annual honey survey conducted every December. The survey contacted all large producers and a sample of smaller honey operations. Pennsylvania honey production in 2011 totaled 1,056,000 pounds, down 5 percent from the 1,110,000 pounds in 2010. This honey was

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Ag committee moves forward with Farm Bill process and announces D.C. hearing schedule WASHINGTON, D.C. — Chairman Frank Lucas has announced another series of hearings on the 2012 Farm Bill to begin April 25 in Washington, D.C. The six Subcommittees will hold the hearings throughout April and May to hear from national agricultural stakeholders advocating for policy priorities. It is .the next step in the Farm Bill development. Last June, Chairman

Lucas began the effort when the Agriculture Committee held 11 audit hearings on agriculture programs to look for ways to improve programs for farmers, increase efficiency, and reduce spending. Chairman Lucas then took Committee Members to the countryside to hear directly from producers in the field. The hearings slated for Washington will round out the information gath-

Agriculture from B13 pulled from 24,000 colonies statewide, down 6,000 colonies from the previous year. The average yield was 44 pounds per colony, up 7 pounds per colony from 2010. Total Pennsylvania stocks of honey, as of Dec. 15, 2011, were 306,000 pounds, 18.9 percent less than the previous year. Pennsylvania honey producers received an average price of $2.42 per pound, up 29 cents from the previous year. Nationwide, there were 2.49 million colonies producing honey in 2011 compared to 2.69 million

the previous year. National honey production totaled 148 million pounds, down 16 percent from the previous year. Yield per colony averaged 59.6 pounds, down 9 percent from the 65.6 pounds in 2010. National producer honey stocks were 36.8 million pounds on Dec. 15, 2011, down 18 percent from a year earlier. The U.S. honey crop price increased to a record high during 2011 to $1.729 per pound, up 7 percent from the $1.619 per pound price in 2010.

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ering in advance of writing legislation. “It’s important to consider a variety of perspectives when writing comprehensive legislation. We are continuing our efforts to gather as much information as possible so we can write sound and effective farm policy that works for all of agriculture. We have reviewed spending trends and have heard from our producers on the ground. Now it’s time for national agricultural leaders and stakeholders to present their views on farm policy,” said Chairman Frank Lucas. The full schedule is below.

• Wednesday, April 25: Subcommittee on Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture; Formulation of the 2012 Farm Bill: Rural Development Programs • Thursday, April 26: Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry; Formulation of the 2012 Farm Bill: Conservation Programs • Thursday, April 26: Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry; Formulation of the 2012 Farm Bill: Dairy Programs • Tuesday, May 8: Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture; Formulation of the 2012 Farm Bill: Nutrition &

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• Thursday, May 17: Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management; Formulation of the 2012 Farm Bill: Commodity Programs & Crop Insurance • Friday, May 18: Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry; Formulation of the 2012 Farm Bill: Energy & Forestry Programs

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Plows & Disks: MF 3pt 3X spring reset; IH 520 5X spring reset; Kverneland 3X spring reset; 3pt 2 & 3X plows; MF 10’ disk; White 12’ disk; harrows; Brillion cultipacker; Misc. Equipment: Bear Cat grinder mixer; JD grinder/mixer; Feeder wagon; headlock feeder wagon; NI 4 row no-till planter; White 5100 no-till planter; JD 2 row 3pt hay & grain elevators CONSTRUCTION, VEHICLES, TRAILERS, ETC: 2006 Ford 650 10’ dump, Cat diesel, Allison auto (3900 miles!!), like new; 2000 F350 4x4 diesel, 12’ flatbed; several used skid steer trailers; 24’ Raycraft boat; NH 865 skid loader; Ford 4500 backhoe; Ford 555B backhoe; brush chipper; 10 ton Trail King air brake, tag-a-long trailer; LAWN AND GARDEN: (New) McCormick X10 25HP 4x4 w/loader; MT295 Challenger w/loader, 81 hrs!!!; New Cub Cadet Volunteer 4x4 UTV; Kubota RTV 900 diesel, cab, 400 hrs; 20+ Lawn Mowers, Rototiller, etc; Sheds & Gazebo NOTE: This is an early listing. Many more items added daily !! Something here for everyone !

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DEP Commissioner provides flood mitigation update to elected officials TRENTON, NJ — Reaffirming that dealing with flooding is a top priority of the Christie Administration, Department of Environmental Protec-

tion Commissioner Bob Martin met on April 12 with mayors and other elected officials to provide them with an update on the state’s efforts to mitigate the impacts of flooding in the Passaic River Basin. “While there is no sil-

ver bullet that can put an end to flooding, the Christie Administration is committed to doing everything in its power to provide relief to people who have had to live for far too long with the cost, stress and anxiety of repeated flooding,”

Commissioner Martin said. “We are continuing to move ahead on the Passaic River Basin Flood Advisory Commission’s 15-point plan to mitigate the impacts of flooding in this highly populated basin.” During Thursday’s

meeting at the Lincoln Park Community Center, Commissioner Martin explained that 540 residential properties, representing $121 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant commitments, have been approved for

buy-outs in flood-prone municipalities. “These acquisitions have been made possible through the unprecedented support from FEMA, which is working in a nationally unique funding partnership with the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and DEP to leverage federal dollars to move residents out of harm’s way,” said State Police Superintendent Colonel Rick Fuentes, a member of the Passaic River Basin Flood Advisory Commission. Of the 540 properties in the pipeline, 125 are acquisitions leveraged by $5.6 million in DEP Blue Acres funds — 58 properties in Wayne, 46 in Lincoln Park, 20 in Pompton Lakes, and one in Little Falls. Following the ratification of FEMA grant contracts last month, the DEP has begun appraisals and other necessary preliminary work on these properties and will make offers to owners in the coming weeks and months. The DEP expects to close on the majority of these acquisitions by the end of the year. The DEP previously set aside $2 million to provide block grants to municipalities and counties to cover their required non-federal match to buy flood-prone properties. The DEP is now working to direct another $8 million for the nonfederal match for 174 additional properties that received FEMA grant funding under the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Irene. These properties are in Denville, Fairfield, Lincoln Park, Little Falls, Manville, Middlesex, New Milford, Parsippany-Troy Hills, Paterson, Pequannock, Pompton Lakes, and Westwood. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, working in cooperation with FEMA and the DEP, is working toward securing matches from local funding sources for the remaining 241 properties. Matching funds will come from a variety of sources, including the Green Acres Program and county and local open space trust programs.

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New technology sheds light on viruses by Sandra Avant Diagnostic tests that rapidly detect diseasecausing viruses in animals and humans are being developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists using a new technology called “surface-enhanced Raman scattering,” or SERS. With SERS, molecules give off their own unique signals or wavelengths that can be detected with a spectroscope. Viral molecules are la-

beled with a dye that makes them detectable when a laser is shone on them. Moving a metal such as gold or silver close to the labeled molecules greatly enhances the detection signal. Microbiologist William Wilson at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Center for Grain and Animal Health Research in Manhattan, KS, used this technology to identify viruses that can cause West Nile fever and Rift Valley fever,

ARS scientists are using surface-enhanced Raman scattering with gold nanoparticles to design tests for identifying viruses that cause West Nile fever and Rift Valley fever (RVF). RVF is spread by mosquitoes to humans and to sheep, cattle, and some other livestock in Africa and the Middle East. Photo by Keith Weller

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both of which are spread by infected mosquitoes. ARS is USDA’s chief intramural scientific research agency. Wilson and his collaborators at the University of Wyoming designed a nucleic acid diagnostic assay to bring molecules close to gold nanoparticles in solution. The gold nanoparticles boost the spectroscopic signal from the indicator molecule, making it easier to

detect viral nucleic acid from infected cells. They also developed an immunoassay that rapidly detects antibody responses to viruses. Scientists hope to eventually adapt the assay to field-based bedside or pen-side diagnostic tools. For example, an instrument similar to a dipstick could be used to rapidly determine areas where a disease outbreak is occurring. Veterinari-

ans could take blood samples from animals on farms, put the samples in small vials and read them with a hand-held device to determine if a virus is present. Another advantage of the assay is that it can be used to test for multiple pathogens, whereas current pen-side tests are generally agent-specific. The sensitivity of the new diagnostic assay is also greater than the

current pen-side system and potentially as good as widely used polymerase chain reactionbased tests. Findings from this research were published in Biosensors and Bioelectronics and Analytical Chemistry. Read more about this research in the April 2012 issue of Agricultural Research magazine.


by Garry Niemeyer, NCGA President I have spent much of my time over the past month in Washington visiting with members of Congress and other policy makers about the importance of the 2012 farm bill. Each meeting seems to end in the same fashion as the others: Democrats blame Republicans and Republicans blame Democrats. If I ask someone from the House, I hear that it is the fault of the Senate; and when I ask someone from the Senate, I hear it is the fault of the House. Agriculture policy historically has not just been bipartisan, it’s been non-partisan. Farmers recognize the seriousness of the federal government’s financial situation and that any new legislation needs to be responsive to taxpayers. Our organization understands that programs important to agriculture will be cut. We are willing to do our part to significantly reduce government spending and move towards marketbased programs that meet today’s risks. We are, to our knowledge, the only constituency to do so. Why is this important? Agriculture is one of the few bright spots in the American economy. Our farmers continue to be more productive and inno-

vative. To continue that trend, we need to have some certainty about how we plan our business. The current farm bill expires at the end of the year. I am glad we have moved away from the days when farmers “farmed the program” rather than for the market, but we need to know what the program is going to be for next year’s crop. We can’t do that if the Congress fails to pass a farm bill. I’ve heard enough “We can’t get a farm bill done this year” from folks in Washington — and even from some in agriculture. It’s only the beginning of April. We have eight months left in the year and seven until the election so that excuse won’t work for us. We need to get a bill done this year — and it can be done. I have been wearing a button on my lapel for the past few weeks that says, “Farm Bill Now.” I will send one to any farmer in America and any member of Congress if they write me and say that they are committed getting the job done. Let’s pass a farm bill now — I have plenty of buttons! National Corn Growers Association, 632 Cepi Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63005 Source: NCGA News of the Day: Thursday, April 12

Geneseee Hilll Holsteinss Completee Dispersall Thursday,, Aprill 26th,, * 11:00AM M * Avon,, NY 220+ Holsteins 220+ Holsteins 120 Freestall/Headlock/Parlor Trained Reg. Cows & their daughters! Many sell Milking over 100lbs/day! Outstanding young herd! SCC 175,000

Complimentary breakfast sale morning provided by Semex USA Owners: Jeff & Lesa Mulligan, Avon, NY 585-202-2135 Larry & Beanie Hill, 716-680-5116 Sires Include: Goldwyn, Sanchez, Planet, Lauthority, Million, Advent, Palermo, Domain, Outside, Shot Al, Affirmed, Fever, Durable, Clark, Super, Observer!

HHWS Aspen Miss P (EX-92) Miss Co-Vista Rubens Layla (EX-94) 3-01 305d 20,030 4.6 916 3.3 671 This Jr. All-Am has multiple 1st Jr 3yr old Eastern Nat. 2010, dtrs. sell by Goldsun & Lauthority! family members selling including, a VG-85 Red Advent w/1032F @ Next dam 2E-93 w/1616F, 3rd dam VG-88 w/1279F & 4th dam 3E-91 2yrs from Layla's EX-90 full sister! Next dam EX-92 & 3rd dam 2E-92! w/181,000LT

Two Red Secure dtrs. of the Advent also sell born Mar. & Feb. '11 20 family members sell!

Cline-Crest Durham Princess (2E-94) 3 Lou dtrs sell; one is VG-86 & milking 122lbs w/a Picolo Red dtr. that also sells ready to breed! Behind Princess is VG87 Lee w/1027F, next dam VG88 w/1022F, then 2 EX dams!

Gen-Mark Magna Marcy-ET (EX-90) 5-03 3x 305d 30,570 4.0 1216 3.2 988 Selling her VG-85 Planet dtr w/$8000. AI contract & GTPI +1919, milking 119lbs @ 2yrs! Dam of Planet is VG-86 Shottle w/1428F, then Marcy above, then 2E-90GMD (Winnie) w/1555F, 4th dam VG-87GMD w/1265F then the Legend (Hillary 3E-94-GMD-DOM w/1777F). VG-85 Baxter from family also sells plus another Planet w/$8,000. AI contract!

Sale Manager's Note: This is a smashing group of freestall/headlock/parlor trained cows & heifers! Many have EX-90 to 95 point dams in the pedigrees & some very high GTPI heifers also sell! Excellent Herd Health! Great frames, lovely udders & bred for production! Buyers will be well satisfied! Reason for Sale: Mulligan's are overstocked & own these cattle with the Hill's thus the decision has been made to sell the Genesee Hill herd in its entirety! No reserves, no minimums! They sell to the highest bidder!

Long Distance Trucking available * Lunch at Ringside Herd Health: Herd is on routine vaccination program & cattle will be inoculated against shipping fever. States requiring extra testing, these tests will be performed immediately after the sale at no extra charge to buyers (Unless from Canada). Terms of Sale: Cash or good check sale day! No minimums, No reserves, they sell to the highest bidder! Directions: GPS address: 5403 Barber Rd., Avon, NY 14414. From I-90: take, I-390 south to Rt. 15 (exit 11). Turn left on 15 south & go almost 7 miles to Barber Rd. Turn right & farm is half mile on right. From the South: Take I-390 to exit 9. Turn left onto Rt. 15 North to Rt. 5&20. Go north 1.5 miles to Barber Rd. Turn left & farm is half mile on right. Sale Managed By/Catalogs

Sale Hosts/Owners: Jeff & Lesa Mulligan 5403 Barber Rd., Avon, NY 585-202-2135 Jeff 585-303-1495 Lesa

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Kobelco LK 350 Wheelloader, Cab, 17.5-25 2002 Kuhn GA 6000 Rake, Twin Rotor, Kuhn GA 7302 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,500 Tires, 8700 Hrs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12,500 11’6”-19’ Width . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,000

H&S Merger 9’ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$6,500

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Stohl R14055 Rake, 22’ Working Width . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$6,800

1999 Case-IH RS561 Round Baler, JD 7200, 12 Row Planter . . . . . . .$24,000 Kinze 6 Row Planter . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,800 61”x74”, 2200 Lbs Bale . . . . . . . .$13,900

NH 545D, 2WD, Loader, Cab, Reverser Case 14109, 2WD, 60 HP, High Hours . . . . . IH 354, 2WD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,500 1977 IH 986, 2WD, 540/1000 PTO, 20.8-38 Trans, 60 HP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$13,900 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5,800 Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12,500

1961 Case 731, 2WD, 16.9-38 Tires, 56 HP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$4,000

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by Sandy Menasha and Alice Wise, CCE - Suffolk County Note: At the Cornell Pesticide Management and Education Program Update in November 2011, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) staff explained they would be increasing inspections for Worker Protection Standard compliance along with their record-keeping inspections. Brush up on the requirements of the Worker Protection Standard! If only immediate family members work on your farm do you think the Worker Protection Standard doesn’t

apply to you? Wrong! The use of personal protective equipment (PPE), following early entry worker requirements, and compliance with re-entry intervals (REI) for non-handlers still apply. (ed. C. MacNeil, CVP) Time to go through the checklist to make sure everything is in order for the upcoming season. For more information, or to order any WPS training materials, the EPA website has extensive information online at: www.epa.gov/pesticides/health/wor ker.htm. 1. Check decontamination kits and up-grade as necessary:

• Coverall, soap and a stack of single use towels. • Have fresh water, enough for routine washing (at least one gallon per worker using the site) and emergency eye flushing. If the decontamination kit might be used by a pesticide handler, there must be enough water for washing of the entire body in case of emergency, at least 3 gallons per handler. • Check eyewash expiration date. • Decontamination kits must be within one-quarter mile of all workers. Portable kits might be a good option. • Make sure all your handlers and workers know where the decontamination sites are and what they contain. 2. Where eye protection is required on a pesticide label, the WPS guidelines say the eyewash must be “immediately accessible” to a pesticide handler. The need for eye protection will be listed on the pesticide label in the box entitled “Agricultural Use Requirements”, in the section listing PPE (personal protective equipment). The emergency eyewash water (one pint) must be carried on the tractor. However, if the applicator gets

off the tractor, the eyewash must be carried on their person. 3. Check your central posting area. This has been a source of violations in years past. Make sure emergency contact information is accurate. If the WPS safety poster is in poor condition, get a new one. Have your blank pesticide application forms together — they need to have location and description of area to be treated, product name, EPA registration number, active ingredient(s), date and time pesticide is scheduled to be applied, and the restricted-entry interval (REI). You are required to post this information before each application begins. Note that the 30 day posting requirement for all applications starts after the REI expires. A farm map is suggested for the central posting area so that workers can easily ID the location of all farm fields. 4. Train new workers within five days. Handlers and early-entry workers must be trained before they do work. Remember that handlers and

WPS B22

Double K Livestock Sales, Inc 3180 Turnpike Rd Sennett, NY

** 40th ANNUAL SPRING MACHINERY AUCTION**

Saturday April 28th @ 9:00AM Held at Sennett Livestock Barn located on Rt 5, 4 miles East of Auburn, N.Y. 20 miles West of Syracuse, N.Y. and 4 Miles South of exit 40 off the NYS Thruway. Consigned items include: 2006 6403 John Deere 4whl drive tractor w/a 542 loader (334 hours), Ford 5000 tractor, Ford 9N tractor (new rubber), 1949 Farmall Super C w/hydraulic belly mower, IH 574 w/loader, JD 4020 power shaft tractor, 42 International H (restored & rebuilt motor), 66 Fordson Super Dexta (same as Ford 2000), 2000 JD 250 skid steer w/wheel weights & bucket (1400 hrs), IH 300 tractor, JD 2840 parts tractor, NH 1411 discbine, 1951 JD MC crawler w/blade, 2007 32ft Moritz tandem axle trailer (20,000lbs), 2005 TJ tri-axle trailer, JD 430 round baler, Sitrex 4 star tedder, Gehl 700 chopper, NH 36 flail chopper, Knight 3250 Reel Auggie w/powershoot, Gehl model 1287 tandem spreader (new end gate), 41ft Hutchinson auger (8"), NH 315 baler w/thrower, Hammermill w/bagger, JD 12ft cultimulcher, Oliver 1565 4btm plow, H&S bob spreader, H&S 222 manure spreader, Knight 2500 side spreader, 2425 Jaylor vertical mixer wagon, Farmco feeder wagon 24ft w/headlocks (very good condition), 810 Uebler electric feed cart, JD 346 Baler w/pan Kicker (twine), new Quicke loader model 980 fits MF and Challenger 90 to 150 hp tractors, Case IH 950 12 row corn planter, NH sickle bar mower, 6 row nitrogen applicator 300 gal tank, Herd 3pt hitch Fertilizer spreader, 12" grain bin fan w/elec 1/3 hp motor, 18' grain bin unload auger w/22 degree bend, JD 15x5x38 rims & casting, quick attach skid steer forks, 8ft fiber glass truck cap, 6ft finishing mower, 9.5x16 new front tractor tires & rims, Pair 18x4x38 duals, truck load of antique horse drawn equipment, truck load of trees and shrubs, 2002 XC 600 snowmobile, 95' Indy snowmobile, 70 12-3 Skidoo, 68 10 horse Skidoo snowmobile, good used roofing steel (covers 1 acre). More items coming in every day. We reserve the right to refuse any consignment item. Consignments accepted Mon-Fri 8am to 5pm & Saturday (sale day) until 8:30am TERMS: Cash or Check day of auction ID required Lunch Available For more information or trucking call 315-253-3579 or 315-374-3428 Weekly Livestock Auctions Every Tuesday & Thursday We offer complete farm auction services Complete Dairies bought and sold For more information and/or trucking Sale Barn 315-253-3579 / Kalan 315-374-3428 Website: www.sennettlivestocksales.com

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WPS from B21 workers must be trained at least once every five years — check your records on long-term employees. Training must be done by a licensed applicator. 5. Look at the “Agricultural Use Requirements” box on the pesticide label for a list of required PPE. Make sure PPE is adequately stocked — chemical resistant suits, gloves, aprons, protective eye-wear, boots, and respirators. Check respirator cartridges for expiration date. 6. Start accumulating copies of pesticide labels. All applicators must have a copy of the label immediately acces-

sible. Some growers deal with individual labels, some put together a notebook to be carried with the tractor. 7. When making a pesticide application, the following items must be on the tractor: appropriate pesticide label(s) and one pint of eyewash. Additionally, the licensed applicator must carry their license on their person. Don’t forget, if the applicator gets off the tractor to adjust something, the eyewash must also be carried on their person. Also, they must be wearing the appropriate PPE if they get off the tractor to check the sprayer or something

in the field. 8. Take an inventory of pesticides and assure products are currently registered at http://pims.psur. cornell.edu. If you have products that are not registered put a note on the product “not for use” until it can be properly disposed of.

9. Finally, tidy up your pesticide storage area. A disorganized, messy storage area is a red flag to an inspector. Pesticide storage guidelines can be found at: www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/8871.html Source: Livingston County Agricultural News, April 2012

2012 Orange County 4-H Calf and Heifer Sale Saturday, May 12th 7pm • The Bergen Farm, Slate Hill, NY Calves, bred and open heifers

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Boardwalk Holsteins Milking Herd Dispersal Monday, April 23, 2012 • 1 PM • New Berlin, NY Sale held at Hosking Sales, former Welch’s Livestock Market - 30 miles south of Utica & 6 miles north of New Berlin on Rt. 8! 50 Cows & Close Bred Heifers Will Sell! Sires include Advent, Jasper, Outside, Pronto, Roy, Starbuck & others. Service sires include Laramie, Lheros, Palermo, Phoenix & Redliner. Averaging 78 lbs on March test with many young cows milking at or near 100 lbs a day! RHA: 19,873 3.8 755 755 3.0 596 - SCC 178,000.

See the entire catalog online at www.hoskingsales.com! Boardwalk Holsteins Brad & Carol Ainslie Ellie, Austin, Aidan & Abbie 591 N. Winfield Road West Winfield, NY 13491 315.822.6087

Sale Managed By Hosking Sales Tom & Brenda Hosking 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY 607-847-8800 Email: Sales@hoskingsales.com

ADVANCE NOTICE KELLEHER’S

ANNUAL CONSIGNED FARM & OTHER RELATED EQUIPMENT AUCTION AT OUR SALE BARN RT. 12D, BOONVILLE, NY

SATURDAY, MAY 5 — 10:00 A.M. TH

Some early consignments: Intt Superr M Tractor; Fordd NHTB-110 4x4 Tractor w/loader; MFF 1155 w/cab & Duals; Int. H Modd LS-170 Skid Steer; Knight 2350 loader for Int tractor; NH Slinger Mod 8014; ‘999 F250 Ford Truck, runs good; Wateer Tanks. NOTE:: Thiss iss onlyy a partiall listingg - Pleasee calll forr itemss too be advertised. Truckingg Availaablee - Forr Truckingg Call: Kenn Robertss 315-725-4702 Joee Petkovsekk 315-269-6761

KELLEHER AUCTION SERVICE 315-823-0089 • JOHN 315-868-6561 CELL

Sprucegold R-M Trimmer Red-ET Lifetime of 115,480 3.0% fat 2.7% protein Selling is her fancy red & white summer yearling granddaughter by Hurtgen-Vue Reality-Red - Consigned by Bellvale Farms, Warwick Wisner Farms: A Rubens bred to Damion, due in July. Dam: records to 20,690, 2nd Dam: CAN VG-86, records to 21,718. CF Johnson and Son: A 6/2011 Cadet selling. Dam: records to, 19300, 4.5 fat, 2.9 protein Indian Acres (Jersey): A sharp and fancy 3/2012 by Sunset Cayon Kyros-ET Indian Acres (Holstein): Show Calf Prospect! 12/2011 by Guthrie dam who's Dam is a Damion Richard Dubensky: A 3/2011 Durham Noah selling. 2nd dam had lifetime of 125130, 5.0 fat, and 3.3 protein Phil Johnson: A 9/2011 Planet Silver-TW. Granddam records to 24720 with 4.0 fat and 3.0 protein. Other early consignments from Jack Wright, which in include two jersey yearling and two jersey yearling bulls, Harold Baxter, and Jack Pennings. Silent Auction: country craft items, agricultural products, plants, services, gift certificates, home and garden supplies Chicken BBQ: Pre-sale basis, orders are due by May 7rd. Call Stacey at 845-744-5734. More info and directions can be found on our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/orange. Look for updates! Proceeds of the sale support the 4-H dairy program in Orange County. Jennifer Simpson 845-344-1234 or jks236@cornell.edu

ANNUAL MACHINERY SALE Saturday, April 28, 2012 @ 11:00 AM SALE WILL BE HELD AT

Heifer Haven Receiving Station -- Joey St.Mary Livestock 1838 State Rte 11- North Bangor, NY 12966 DIRECTIONS: 3 MILES EAST OF BRUSHTON -- 8 MILES WEST OF MALONE TRACTORS, TRUCKS & LOADERS: 1994 Ford 8830- 4x4 w/cab & power shift, 7000 hrs (nice); Ford 7710- w/loader & ROPS, 2100 hrs; Ford 2910; NH TN65A- w/cab, chains & blade; Same-Buffalo 4x4 130hp w/turbo; Allis Chalmers 8010- 4x4; Massey Harris w/loader; MF 65 w/loader; MF 165; Ford 4000;1971 IH 756 custom; Case 541 w/loader, 2 buckets, hay spear & chains; Bobcat 863 skid steer; Bobcat 530 skid steer; Cat 910 loader w/2buckets; 1967 Chevy 1 ton Dump box; 1979 Ford 700 dump truck; Ford 2000 w/1500 hrs; Case 1690 w/cab, 2462 hrs. HAY & HARVEST EQUIPMENT: 10' Degelman 6-way blade (like new); JD 385 Round Baler; (2)-JD 327 baler w/40 kicker; JD 348 w/40 kicker; NH 315 baler w/ thrower; (2) MF 120 balers; JD 14T baler; JD T36 baler; MF 828 round baler; JD 1327 disc bine (needs work); Case IH 8330 Haybine; NH 488 haybine; NH 892 chopper w/2 row snapper head & hay head; NH 892 Chopper w/hay head; NH 892 chopper w/snapper head; Hesston chopper w/ hay head; NH 1 row corn & hay head; Dion 1016 chopper box; Scofab rear dump forage box; (2) Badger 1416 self unloading wagons; JD 5 bar side delivery rake; Befco 3pth wheel rake; Kuhn GA 4121 12’ rake (like new); Deutz 9’ rake; JD 752 2 row 16’ tedder; (3) Hay kicker wagons w/Knowles running gears; (2) Flat hay wagons; New Idea 2 row corn picker; 1 row potato digger w/reverse; Kory running gear; Knowles running gear; tandem running gear; JD 6500 blower w/shaker table (nice); NH 30 whirl-a-feed blower (nice); Hay Elevator; JD 7' cut binder for parts. TILLAGE & PLANTING EQUIPMENT: 5 ton Tyler stainless steel fertilizer spreader; Reel Type stone picker; Kverneland 3 bottom plows; MF 3 bottom plows; Allis Chambers 3 bottom plow; Ford 3 bottom plow; (2) 14' disc; 14' Rome disc; 14' Bush Hog offset disc; Bush Hog 9 shank chisel plows; Sunflower 21 shank chisel plow; JD 1710 9 shank disc chisel; 21' spike tooth harrow; 14' transport spring tooth harrows; 20' spring tooth harrows; 12' spring tooth harrow; disc plow 2B; disc plow 3B; (2) 6' drags; 8’ aerator; JD 10' grain drill; JD 7' grain drill; IH steel wheel grain drill; 6 row 3pth corn cultivator; fertilizer spreader; Bush Hog 1550 field cultivator; 40' sprayer; Chandler lime spreader; Kilbros gravity wagon w/auger. BARN & FEED EQUIPMENT: 1500 gal. Dari-Kool bulk tank w/compressor; 1500 gal. Mueller tank (needs repair); 500' of 2" pipeline; Badger manure ram & gear box; 3450 Knight mixer; Wic Computer grain cart; Wic bedding chopper; feed push-up blade; (2) rubber tire scrappers; manure pump w/agitator; Barn Fans; milk pails; assorted wenches, sockets & power tools; American 30" 3pth wood splitter; (100) cedar fence post; (8) 14 ply truck tires 11R-24.5 w/ budd rims 75% tread; assorted pile of new lumber. MISCELLANEOUS: 1993 Traveltow 10 ton gooseneck trailer (like new); (25) Deluxe Calf Hutches; (20) assorted gates; hoof trimming table hydro-lift; IH 3082 3pth backhoe; JD side mount 6' brush mower; Lincoln Gas Welder ac/dc w/generator; Wheel Horse 5000watt generator; 500 gal. skid tank w/pump; 1000 gal. tank; gooseneck cattle trailer; well hand pump; 54 Brigg&Stratton trash pump; Ford plow parts; Sweepster power broom skid steer mount; 1988 Regal 18' boat mercury inboard. MANAGER'S NOTES: THERE IS SOMETHING HERE FOR EVERYONE. CONSIGNMENTS ADDED DAILY SO WATCH WEBSITE FOR UPDATE!!

To see pictures check out our website: www.nnyds.com Terms: ABSOLUTELY NO CREDIT!! CASH OR GOOD CHECK

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1838 STATE RT. 11~NORTH BANGOR, NY 12966 • 518-481-6666

Sales Managers Joey St. Mary 518-569-0503 Harry Neverett 518-651-1818

Auctioneer Art Kling


by William Cox, Soil Science Professor, Cornell Cooperative Extension In the Finger Lakes and Western New York locations where the last spring frost is usually by May 10, I would say you can begin to plant corn as long as the soil is dry enough to support equipment with minimum compaction. If the forecast was similar to this

week (predicted highs in the upper 40s or lower 50s) I would probably hold off a few days as long as no major rainfall was in sight. But with the forecast for the coming week of 60s, I would definitely begin in those locations. I don’t pay attention to soil temperature at all once it is mid-April… I pay attention to soil moisture conditions.

BLANCHARD FARMS SMYRNA, NEW YORK (250) COMPLETE CATTLE DISPERSAL (250)

FRIDAY

MAY 4, 2012

11:00 A.M.

Blanchard Farms was established in 1932, and have done a great job through the years with their cattle. (160) High Grade Holstein cows, parlor trained. 20,493 lb. herd average. 3.7 F. 3.1 P. Young dairy with many 1st & 2nd calf heifers. This is a year round herd with cattle in all lactations. Closed herd. All home raised. AI breeding for milk and longevity. Regular herd health program. Shots & vaccinations up to date. (90) TOP Holstein heifers from NB to springing. All AI sired and home raised. Managerss Note:: This farm has been in the Blanchard family for generations. Cattle show milk, with many fresh cows. Milked in parlor and housed in stalls. Good feet and udders. Cattle are easy to work with. Cows and heifers used to fencing in the summer. This is a good year round herd that will go home and work well for you. Notice: Please note: Inspections welcome the day before the sale only, in order to keep the men & cattle on their regular schedule. Thank you.

Sale Managed By:

David Unger & Gene Wood's Auction Service, Inc. Cincinnatus, NY 13040 Tel: (607) 863-3821 Visit us on the Web @ genewoodsauctionserviceinc.com

All seed is treated now and the hybrids are far more cold tolerant so “things have changed”. Greg Roth is right that last year the late-planted corn did much better but more so because of the tremendous drought and heat that the early-planted corn suffered through during tasseling and silking in July and less because of an early planting date (although the wet spring and drowned out corn contributed). One of the benefits of early planting for grain guys is the 2 percent lower grain moisture at harvest, which can translate into big savings in drying costs with high-yielding crops. For silage guys, there is no savings in drying costs but a 1-week earlier harvest could allow for a more timely

planted rye cover crop after harvest. Like most things, there is no absolute correct date or time to begin planting corn — number of acres to plant, soils on the farm, labor availability, other management requirements (early hay harvest?, soybeans to plant) all come into play. If you could tell me what the weather will be like for this growing season, I could give you a better answer. Right now we have to go on probabilities and for grain guys near the Finger Lakes or Great Lakes who have a lot of corn and soybeans to plant, next week is probably a pretty good time to begin. For silage guys in Northern New York away from the Lakes, they may want to hold off until a little later. There are no guarantees.

JIM MOSEMAN ESTATE PUBLIC AUCTION Saturday, April 28th • 9:30 AM We will be selling the horse tack, show wagon and other tools and equipment from the Moseman Estate, moved to the Night Pasture Horse Farm, indoor arena at 35146 St. Rte. 23, Grand Gorge, NY

Partial List: Fancy Pioneer draft horse show wagon with hydraulic brakes, about 2 years old; two seated pony show wagon; Pennsylvania Amish buggy with brakes & lights in new condition; almost new Pioneer fore cart; Pequea 256 ground driven manure spreader; four sets of good draft harnesses; one set patent leather full team harnesses; one set regular leather full team harnesses; one large pony harness; one small pony harness; two miniature saddles; four bridles; lots of collars; pony and riding horse halters; lunge whips; blankets and pads; whipple trees; sleigh bells and lots more draft horse paraphenalia; watering tubs; long bunk feeder; steel ‘T’ posts; insulators; solar fencer; 10” Craftsman table saw; Craftsman router table; 6” bench grinder; 4” bench vise; heavy duty battery charger with booster; ProTech 10” compound miter saw; 1600 psi electric power washer; propane gas heaters; large kero ready heater; Homelite XL chainsaw; Homelite Super 2 chainsaw; Craftsman two drawer work bench; log chains; 28’ wooden ext ladder; 6’ and 8’ Werner fiberglass stepladders; aluminum truck ramps; storage racks; animal cages; dog house; rubber tired wheelbarrow; barrel racks; Brinkman Pit Master deluxe grill; electric smokers; Big Foot electric trolling motor; tip-ups & other ice fishing equipment; Magnum III gas ice auger; portable ice fishing shanty on sled; large lawn dump trailer; plus lots more hand and garden tools. This will be a very nice sale of show wagons, harnesses and other horse related items, all moved to the arena for the convenience of the sale. We will be selling the household items from Mr. Moseman’s estate on Saturday, May 5th at his home in the village of Grand Gorge.

Sale Conducted by the Morris Auction Gallery Donald R. Turnbull • 607-965-8167 or 607-965-8815 ID Required No Buyers Premium Cash or Good NYS Check ~ Food ~ Tent ~ Some Chairs ~ Porta-Jon Check us out on www.auctionzip.com ID#30383

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Lucas echoes position of farmers: leave crop insurance alone Farmers across the country say crop insurance program is a critical risk management tool

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On April 12, Repreasentative Frank Lucas, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, released a statement reiterating his support for America’s farmers and ranchers and rejecting the premise of a recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The report suggests crop insurance program supports should be limited for farmers. “Over and over again we have heard from our farmers about the importance of crop insurance because it forms the backbone of the safety net. I do not support the repeated attacks on an actuarial sound risk management program that serves as a good example of a public-private partnership where producers pay for coverage. This proposal would discourage participation in

the crop insurance program and as a result endanger its integrity,” said Chairman Frank Lucas. Last month, the House Agriculture Committee began a series of field hearings across the country to learn how agricultural programs are working for producers. Below are excerpts of hearing testimony from farmers who explained how important the crop insurance program is to their operations. John Mages, corn and soybean producer, Belgrade, MN: “First and foremost, please do no harm to Federal Crop Insurance, which should be preserved, protected, and strengthened. We strongly oppose any further legislative or administrative cuts to Federal Crop Insurance, and we oppose carrying conservation compliance or other rules applicable to the

Full Line of Agricultural Spray Materials Corn, Alfalfa & Grass Seeds Feed, Hay & Straw

T&P SALES and SERVICE & Richardson Farms Buddy Richardson • (315) 829-8000

Real Estate & Farm Equipment

AUCTION

Friday, May 18th, 2012 • 5 PM 104 Ushers RD. Mechanicville NY (Town of Halfmoon) 2800 sq ft ranch home and barn w/ 40 acres plus one acre building lot. . Sold separately and in combination. Zoned light industrial. Can be used for Ag, residential or industrial purposes. A great opportunity to buy a home in nearly perfect move-in condition with some great land. House has 3 bedrooms/2 baths and separate mother in law or income apartment. 2 car garage and paved driveway. Real estate sells @ 7pm.Check our website for details. Terms for Real Estate:10% buyers premium. 10% of bid payable immediately following auction. All buyers must have 5000 cash or guaranteed funds made out to Mary Ann Larkin Realty to register. Balance of 10% in cash or check. Please call our office for details. Also selling: At 5PM sharp 24 older farm tractors including JD520: (4) Ford 851; (3) Ford 840; Ford 600 & 900; (4) Ford 8N; (2) Ford 9N; (2) Ford 3000; Ford 8N Worthington Chief; Ferguson; MM BF; IH H; Case DC; trailer; several 3pt implements; 10 scrap vehicles; 20 pcs scrap farm eq +many more misc items. Term on Farm Equipment: All items sold as is. Full payment by cash or good check payable at auction. List is subject to change. James MacFadden-Auctioneer 518-284-2090

Mary Ann Larkin-Broker 518-284-3200

MACFADDEN N & SONS,, INC. Sharon Springs, NY

(518) 284-2090 www.macfaddens.com

Farm Bill over to this critical risk management tool that we as producers help pay for.” Craig Adams, corn, soybean, wheat, hay, and beef producer, Leesburg, Ohio: “Crop insurance in its current form is the most effective answer to short crop years. Any producer who desires an effective risk management tool can purchase crop insurance. “We need an insurance program that’s affordable to all crop producers across the U.S. Commodity markets are cyclical and our self-produced food is a national asset.” John Williams, sorghum, corn, wheat, and soybean producer, McLeansboro, IL: “On my operation, I

plan defensively and understand the upside and downside of risk. I have seen what can happen to friends and neighbors when they do not plan for risk, underscoring the need for meaningful risk management tools that producers can utilize. Therefore, my first priority is to ‘do no harm’ to Federal Crop Insurance. Adam Sullivan, apple producer, Sullivan Orchards, Peru, NY: “The apple industry is one of a handful of specialty crops that participates in the federal crop insurance program. Over the years, the industry has worked closely with USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) and as a result, significant improvements to the apple policy have been made.

ADVANCE NOTICE 16TH ANNUAL SPRING CONSIGNMENT AUCTION SATURDAY, MAY 12th, AT 9:00 AM Sharp! Farm Machinery, Construction Equipment, Lawn & Garden Equipment, Recreation Vehicles, Trucks, Tools & More! TOWN & COUNTRY AUCTION SERVICE 457 Rt. 32 - 3 Miles North of Schuylerville, NY Henry J. Moak

518-695-6663 Check Our Web Site For Details: towncountryauctions.com We Reserve the Right to Refuse any Item. Please Call Ahead on Big Items for Advertising Purposes. No TIRES Accepted!

RAIN OR SHINE!!

D SALES STABLES , IN HOLLAN W NELocated 12 Miles East of Lancaster, PA Just Off Rt. 23, New Holland C.

Annual Spring Feeder Cattle Sale

Fri. Eve., April 27th • 6PM

Special Mention Approx.. 1500 Holsteinn Steerss from Oakk Blufff Farms,, Woodsboro,, MD Cattle all home raised, wormed, dehorned & double inoculated. Should weigh approx. 350 lbs - 650 lbs. will sell at 7:00PM All Farm Fresh Cattle are Welcome Any Size - Breed - Sex - or Color Thank You

SALE MANAGED BY: New Holland Sales Stables, Inc. David Kolb 61-L

717-354-4341 (Barn) 717-355-0706 (FAX)

“No crop insurance program will make a grower devastated by a natural disaster financially ‘whole,’ but it will allow them to survive a devastating loss and continue to support the economic engine of rural America.”s

2 Day Public Auction THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL A. MURRAY and CONTRACT MACHINE AND TOOL, INC. 64 Minns Rd., Rising Sun, MD 21911 9AM Both Friday April 27th & Saturday April 28th Farm Tractors, Equipment, Construction & Industrial, Trucks, Antique Tractors, Implements, Tools & More Visit Auctionzip.com ID#3721 For More Details!

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WEEKLY SALES EVERY MONDAY HOSKING SALES - FORMER WELCH LIVESTOCK Weekly Sales Every Monday 12:30 Produce, 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. Take advantage of our low commission rates. Competitive marketing is the way to go. Monday, April 16th sale - cull ave. .73, Top cow .8850 wt. 1114 $985.89 cows up to $1421.06, Bulls/Steers top .99 wt. 1281 $1268.19, bull calves top $1.65, heifer calves top $1.95; Dairy: Hollenbeck Dairy Milking age Ave. $1206. Milking age up to $1550, Bred heifers up to $1280, heifer calves up to $310. Saturday, April 21st - Annual Spring Machinery Sale & Plant, Tree & Shrub Auction - accepting consignments groups or single items. Consignments already coming in call today to get into advertising it will make a difference. Expecting a field full of quality farm equipment. Tractors; harvest equipment; tillage equipment, general farm related items, lawn & garden. Watch website for full listing. Monday, April 23rd - Sale held at the sale barn. Boardwalk Holsteins 50 Head of Registered Milking & Close bred heifer Dispersal. RHA 19837 3.8 760 3.0 592. SCC 126,000. No BST or TMR. Brad & Carol Ainslie & Family. 315-822-6087. New Semen Tank selling and semen: RORAE, Ivanhoe Star, Aspen, Skybuck, Stormatic, Durham, R Maple, Sir Christopher, Boss Iron, Bootmaker, Morty, Marquis Ned, Indian Senator Flame. BRING YOUR TANKS. Saturday, April 28th - Sale held on Farm. Otego, NY. 11:00 AM. Gretna Acres Registered Brown Swiss Complete Dispersal. 100 Head sell. This is a long established breeding herd (50 years) DHI tested, AI sired. Regular herd health program. Monday, May 7th - Monthly Fat Cow & Feeder Sale. Group of 600# black baldies from one farm. Monday, May 14th - Monthly Heifer Sale. Monday, May 21st - Monthly Sheep, Lamb, Goat & Pig Sale. Saturday, Oct. 13th - OHM Holstein Club Sale. Brad Ainslie Sale Chairmen 315-822-6087. Saturday, Nov. 3rd - Fall Premier All Breed Sale - Call early to consign to make catalog and advertising deadlines. 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

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The American Soybean Association (ASA) joined counterparts from the commodity, dairy, livestock and specialty crop industries in urging the House and Senate to enact legislation before the end of the year to provide permanent and meaningful estate tax relief. ASA supports permanently keeping the current exemption at $5 million per person and retaining the top rate of 35 percent. ASA believes it is also imperative that the permanent estate tax law index the exemption to inflation, provide for spousal transfers, and include the stepped-up basis.

If Congress does not take action on ASA’s recommendations before the end of the year, the exemption will drop to $1 million and the top tax rate above the exclusion amount will increase to 55 percent. “If estate taxes are allowed to be reinstated at the beginning of 2013 with only a $1 million exemption and top rate of 55 percent, the negative impact on our industry will be significant,” stated the groups. “The 2013 change to the estate tax law does a disservice to agriculture because we are a landbased, capital-intensive industry with

few options for paying estate taxes when they come due. The current state of our economy, coupled with the uncertain nature of estate tax liabilities, makes it difficult for family-owned farms and ranches to make sound business decisions.” In letters to both chambers, ASA encouraged Congress to show its support for “permanent and meaningful estate tax relief” with the cosponsorship of bills reforming the estate tax. In the House, Representative Kevin Brady (RTexas) has introduced the Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act (H.R. 1259),

while Senator John Thune (R-SD) has advanced the counterpart Senate bill of the same name (S. 2242). “This action will strengthen the business climate for farm and ranch families while ensuring agricultural businesses can be passed to future generations,” continued the groups. “Allowing estate taxes to be reinstated without an exemption and rate that protects family farms puts many operations at risk and threatens succession to the next generation of farmers.”

Pay attention to alfalfa seed labels Forage seeds vary more in quality and quantity from year to year than do corn hybrids. That’s because while adverse weather conditions can impact seed supplies of both, in the case of corn the supplies can be increased through winter production, often in South America. Such is not the case with most forage seeds, including alfalfa.

Tough alfalfa seed production years result in lower supplies and sometimes reduced seed quality. Also, some alfalfa seed is coated with various products to enhance germination and early growth, and these coatings can significantly decrease the number of seeds per pound. In some cases the coating can amount to about 30 percent of the total

weight. Coatings can also influence forage seeder calibration. Check the labels of the forage seeds you’ll be planting this spring. First determine the amount of actual seed in a bag. If the coating on a bag of alfalfa seed amounts to 20 percent of the weight, for instance, the purity of the seed would be 80 percent. Next, check the

germination percentage of the alfalfa: If the germination is 80 percent, multiplying 80 x 80 = 64 percent, meaning that less than twothirds of the bag of alfalfa seed is what’s called “pure live seed” (PLS). In general, if PLS is 60 percent or less you should adjust your seeding rate accordingly. The reason most farmers don’t recognize

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SATURDAY, MAY 5TH, 2012 5426 ST. RT. 11, BURKE, NY 12917 NATE & KRISTA BEACHY CATTLE

83 cattle w/ many red & white Holsteins 35 cows - 10 BH - 14 RTB - 14 4-12 mo. - 11 calves - 60% 1st & 2nd calf

Selling for Don & Jo Eastman & neighbors. JD 6405 4WD w/ cab & 640 loader LHR new rubber, JD 4440 w/ P.S. & canopy, JD 2940 w/ cab & S.L. loader, 2- JD 2130 1-gas/1-diesel, Case 30 HP tractor, JD 635 disc bine, like new, 10' Brillion hydr. Seeder, Ex., 40' elevator on rubber, ex., AMCO 20' R.F. discs, JD 955 disc bine, MILLER PRO merger, 3206 Cub Cadet mower, Flexibale hyrd. Bale wagon NH 489 hay bine & misc. plows, harrows & other equipment. Watch next week for full ad.

H&L AUCTIONS-MALONE, NY SCOTT HAMILTON 518-483-8787 483-8576, cell- 569-0460 ED LEGACY 518-483-7386, cell- 832-0616 WILLIS SHATTUCK AUCTIONEER, 315-347-3003

43rd Annual Mohawk Valley Machinery Consignment Auction Sat., April 28, 2012 9:30 AM

Corner of St. Hwy. 163 and Clinton Rd, Canajoharie, NY SELLING: International Cub Hi-Boy with 4’ Snowplow and 4’ flail mower (EX), Ford 4000 Tractor, Trojan Payloader, JD 336 baler, 488 & 479 haybines, Klee track bulldozer, JD 7000 6 row corn planter; 11Lx15 12 ply Implement tires, 10 ply skid steer tires, 12x20 storage shed, 8x8 shed, hay wagons, silage wagons, fuel tanks, spring tooth harrows, 14’ offset discs, 10’ cultipack 2, 3 & 4 bottom plows, 1000# platform scales, radial arm saw, mitre saw, wood lathe, jointer, quack digger, Meyers hay track, bob sled, sleighs, Koler engine, deer fence and much more.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012 - 11:00 AM - (OTSEGO COUNTY) OTEGO, NY

Join n uss forr thee Retirementt Celebration n att GRETNA A ACRES E REGISTERED D Brown n Swisss Herd d Dispersaal COMPLETE 100 Head sell - DHI RHA 14584 4.1 604 3.3 485 - SCC 188,000 - High forage diet with 50% of the milking herd is first or second lactation. 56 Milking age, balance youngstock & 1 yearling service bull all AI sired & bred. This herd has a 13.6 month calving interval. This milking herd is very uniform, youthful exceptionally good udders and these cows will go on to do great things for their new owners. The heifers will make your mouth water - well grown, perfect condition and yes there are some that will be winning the summer shows! A rare chance to buy from a long established breeding herd with 50 years breeding registered Brown Swiss with a regular herd health program. Also selling MVE Apollo SX-34 Semen Tank & Semen. Cattle will be interstate tested and ready for immediate shipping. Cattle will be vet checked and inoculated for shipping fever. Catalogs at ringside or on website www.hoskingsales.com Directions: From I88 take Exit 12 (Otego) - take 7W go approx. 2 1/2 miles to farm. Pedigrees: Wayne Slicker 937-477-6304 Ringman: Denny Ferguson 607-844-4473 Owner Gretna Acres 2702 St. Hwy 7 Otego, NY 13825

Sale Managed by: Hosking Sales Tom & Brenda Hosking 6810 W. River Road, Nichols, NY 13812 607-699-3637 fax 6991 Cell: 607-972-1770 or 1771

this as a problem, even if they never read a seed tag, is because they usually use more seed than they need to. I’ve seen farmers make mistakes when planting alfalfa that resulted in about half the desired seeding rate but the stands came out just fine. Some agronomists don’t recommend any more than 10 pounds of PLS per acre. (A seeding rate of 15 pounds per

acre with the above 64 percent PLS would equal just about 10 pounds of PLS.) And the better job you do of seedbed preparation, including firming the soil prior to seeding, the lower the seeding rate you can get away with. Source: Miner Institute Farm Report, March 2012, as reprinted in the Livingston County Agricultural News, April 2012.

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NFU, coalition outline 2012 Farm Bill Livestock Title provisions WASHINGTON, D.C. — On April 10, National Farmers Union (NFU) and five other livestock industry organizations sent a letter to U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Agriculture Committee leadership that outlines recommended provisions for the Livestock and Research and Related Matters Titles in the 2012 Farm Bill. “The programs in the Livestock Title are too important to U.S. family farmers and ranchers to be left out,” said NFU President Roger Johnson. “In order to ensure we have a robust, productive livestock industry in our country, we must protect our producers by supporting the programs described in the letter.” As outlined in the letter, reauthorizing the Livestock Disaster Assistance Programs is vital. The Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) compensates ranchers at a rate of 75 percent market value for livestock mortality caused by disasters. The Livestock Forage Program (LFP) assists ranchers who graze livestock on qualifying drought-or fireaffected pastureland. The Emergency

Livestock Assistance Program (ELAP) compensates producers for disaster losses not covered under other disaster programs. These programs have been of critical importance to producers across the nation in recent years. “We support the listed programs as a means to ensure the continued success and viability for the $160 billion livestock industry,” the letter states. “We urge Congress to pass a 2012 Farm Bill that clearly and concisely outlines the critical programs to the livestock industry in a succinct package of provisions in the next farm bill.” The cosigners represent tens of thousands of livestock producers, including cattle, pork, dairy. They include state animal health officials, state secretaries of agriculture, state veterinarians, the American Horse Council, American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, National Assembly of State Animal Health Officials, NFU, United States Animal Health Association, and U.S. Cattlemen’s Association.

MAINE WALES Gerald Foss & Sons Inc. 207-375-6680

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BI WAY FARM AUCTION

2532 Rte. 38B, Newark Valley, Tioga Cty., NY 13811

FRIDAY APRIL 27TH @ 11:00 AM At the farm 2532 Rte. 38B - 2 miles east of the intersection of Rte. 38 & 38B in Newark Valley, NY 13811

80 HEAD HI GRADE HOLSTEIN DAIRY CATTLE 80 43 mature milk cows, AI sired in a good flow of milk (29 - 1st and 2nd calf cows); closed herd; AI bred; 38 Holstein heifers; 16 bred from short bred to handling; 17 heifers from weaned to breeding age; 5 started calves. Cattle vaccinated - T.B. tested - ready to draw blood for interstate shipment Catalogs at ringside with DHIA information, breeding information, etc. FARM MACHINERY: John Deere 3940 forage harvestor, elec controls, 2 row corn & PU head; John Deere 7000 6 row narrow corn planter w/monitor, fertilizer cross auger; H&S 270 bu box manure spreader, hydra tail gate- like new - less than one year old; H&S Forage Wagon 3 btr.-Roof-tandem gear; Richardson dump wagon; Gehl 1540 blower; Farm Master S.S. stationery TMR mixer w/scales-ready to remove; Kelly Wood conveyors 24ft & 50ft bottom load-poly slats; Patz 98C 20-24 ft silo unloader-out of silo- 7 hp motor - excellent condition; Stoltzfus 28ft x 6' feed wagon; Weaverline 430 silage cart plus 430 for parts; HORSE DRAWN EQUIPMENT: Jog Hitch Cart; 1 btm sulky plow; McCormick sicklebar mower MILKING EQUIPMENT: Surge 1000 gallon bulk milk tank (new in 2000); pipeline milking system 2" stainless w/6 units and all groups; 2 vacuum pumps-pulsation-wash, over 300 ft pipe AUCTIONEERS NOTE: Wayne and Bill have decided to discountinue dairying and will auction excess machinery. Come join us on the 27th of April.

TERMS: CASH OR GOOD CHECK LUNCH AVAILABLE BI-WAY FARMS; WAYNE & BILL SNAPP; OWNERS FOR SALE by private treaty this 173 acres of farm land, consisting of 68 acres cropland balance pasture and woods. Contact the Snapps or Howard for particulars

HOWARD W. VISSCHER AND SON SALES MANAGERS AND AUCTIONEER 607-699-7250

NICHOLS, NY 13812


May 1 is the deadline for 2012 Angus Foundation youth scholarships. Each year, the Angus Foundation, the nonprofit entity of the American Angus Association®, makes available scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in higher education. Applications for Angus Foundation scholarships must be postmarked by May 1. The scholarship funds are meant to assist deserving Angus juniors in paying for the cost of higher education. Angus breeders, allied industry interests and friends trust the Angus Foundation with their generous gifts of endowed and non-endowed monies to make these scholarship awards possible. Two $5,000 undergraduate scholarships will be given in memory of Richard “Dick” Spader, former Association executive vice president. A number of $3,000 and $1,000 undergraduate scholarships will also be awarded. In addition, the Angus Foundation will

award five $5,000 graduate student scholarships. As determined by the Angus Foundation, applicants may also be eligible for other Angus related named scholarships, permanently endowed and managed by the Angus Foundation. Past recipients of Angus Foundation general undergraduate scholarships can continue to apply for named scholarships unless specified otherwise by the Angus Foundation. In 2011, the Angus Foundation awarded $210,000 in youth scholarships at the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Harrisburg, PA. This year’s scholarship recipients will be recognized at the 2012 NJAS in July in Louisville, KY. “I encourage our Angus youth to apply for Angus Foundation scholarships,” said Milford Jenkins, Angus Foundation president. “Young people are the future of the Angus breed,

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and Angus breeders and other supporters of the Angus Foundation continue to rise to the occasion to provide the resources needed to support these young people and help move the industry forward.” Britney Creamer, a graduate student at Oklahoma State University pursuing a master’s of agriculture with a focus on international agriculture, has been awarded four scholarships — one graduate and three undergraduate — from the Angus Foundation during her college tenure. Creamer says the financial support from the Angus Foundation has allowed her to take out less money in student loans to pay for her education. “I wouldn’t have been able to do the things that I’ve done within my education and gone the places I’ve gone without the support of the Angus Foundation,” Creamer said. “I’ve been allowed TRACTORS 2011 NH TD5030 4wd, ROPS - Rental Return. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $26,250 2011 NH T5050 4wd, ROPS - Rental Return - 212 Hrs.. . . . . . . $29,995 1997 NH 8770 4wd, Supersteer, Mega Flow Hydraulics, Rear Duals - 7164 Hrs.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47,500 2009 NH. TD5050 4wd, w/New 825TL Loader, Cab, 90 HP - 2683 Hrs. Excellent Cond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $38,750 2000 NH TS100 4wd, Cab, 32x32 Shuttle, 2 Remotes - 2135 Hr. $39,995 2007 NH TL100A 4wd, Cab, w/NH 830TL Loader - 2068 Hrs. . . $43,795 2011 Mahindra 3616 4wd, Cab w/Heat & AC, HST Trans, Loader - 4 Hrs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24,375 2010 NH TD5050 4wd, ROPS, w/Warranty, 480 Hrs. - Excellent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $31,875 2010 NH T6030 4WD, Cab, 95HP, w/NH 840TL Loader, 1100 Hrs . . $67,500 2005 Kubota L3130 4wd, HST w/Loader - 1023 Hrs. . . . . . . . . $13,900 2007 NH TG305 4wd, 255 HP, Front/Rear Duals - 1450 Hrs, Excellent Condition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $139,900 2009 NH TD5050 4wd, ROPS w/NH 820TL Loader . . . . . . . . . . $34,375 1990 Ford 8830 4wd, Cab, Rear Duals, Power Shift - 6650 Hrs . $31,250 AGRICULTURE EQUIPMENT 2009 NH 74CSRA 3 Point Snowblower - Like New . . . . . . . . . . $3,450 1987 NH 790 Forage Harvester, Metalert, 790W Hay Pickup. . . . . $4,995 2003 Challenger SB34 Inline Square Baler w/Thrower, Hyd. Tension Like New. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14,375 2005 H&S ST420 Rotary Rake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,900 WIC Cart Mounted bedding Chopper with Honda Engine . . . . . . $1,450 2008 Cole 1 Row 3pt. Planter with multiple Seed Plates . . . . . . . $1,195 Gehl Forage Box on Dion D1200 Gear. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,895 JD 336 Baler w/Thrower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,200 2010 E-Z Trail CF890 Round Bale Carrier/Feeder . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,995 1989 N.H. 570 Baler w/72 Thrower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13,300 2003/1996 N.H. 1411 Discbine 10'4" Cut w/Rubber Rolls - Field Ready, Your Choice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11,800 Woods BB60 Rotary Cutter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,185 Pequea HR930 Rotary Rake, Excellent Cond.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8,400 NH 824 2 Row Corn Head for a N.H. 900. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,250 Gehl 970 14ft. Forage Box on Gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,950 Smoker Solid Bottom Elevator 20' on chassis w/Elec. Motor . . . . . $795 JD 127 5' Pull type Rotary Cutter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $725 Gehl 940 16' Forage Box on Tandem 12 Ton Gehl Gear . . . . . . . $2,995 Wooden Flat bed on Gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $350 2008 Agway Accumul8 AC800 Bale Accumulator & AC8006G SSL Grabber, Like New Package. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8,700 Krause 2204A 14' Disc Harrow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,780 2002 N.H. 570 Baler w/72 Thrower- Excellent Cond. . . . . . . . . . $19,600

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to participate in things I normally wouldn’t have been able to, because I took the time to participate in junior programs and be active and fill out the scholarships that were available to me. I hope that all juniors out there realize that maybe the hour or two that it takes to fill out the scholarship application is well worth it in the end.” The Angus Foundation reserves the right to also award scholarship(s) to eligible applicants based on financial need, personal and/or family hardship, physical handicap, medical disability, other extenuating circumstances or combination thereof when determined such sufficiently exists to warrant special consideration by the Angus Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee for this purpose. More information about Angus Foundation scholarships and a link to the application can be found online at www.angusfoundation.org. Knight 3300 Mixer Wagon - Good Cond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,200 1995 Kuhn FC400RG Hyd. Swing Discbine - Good Cond . . . . . $10,200 2003 Challenger RB46 Silage Special Round Baler . . . . . . . . . $17,500 2011 H & S CR10 10 Wheel Hyd. Fold Rake - Like New . . . . . . . $5,295 NH 258LH, NH 260 RH Rakes w/double Hitch & Dollies-Complete Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5,800 1998 John Deere 3 Row Corn Head from JD 3970. . . . . . . . . . . $3,200 Hesston 1091 9’ Mower Conditioner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,450 1999 NH 900 Forage Harverster, Metalert, NH Processor, 824 2 Row, 27P Pickup. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $21,900 Woods RM600-2 3PT 60” Finish Mower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $795 2010 Hay Rite 32” Skeleton Elevator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,150 Wood Hay Racks on Gears - 2 Available . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Each $950 2010 H&S BW1000 Inline Bale Wrapper - Like New . . . . . . . . . $24,500 1998 Hesston 1340 13’ Hyd. Swing, Disc Mower/Conditioner . . . . $8,400 Case IH 415 Cultimulcher 12’ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7,700 Jaylor 2350 Vertical Cutter/Mixer/Feeder Wagon. . . . . . . . . . . . . $6,300 2007 Krause 7400-24WR 24’ Rock Flex Disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $27,500 CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT 2008 NH M459 Telehandler 45' Reach - 420 Hrs. . . . . . . . . . . . $62,500 2008 NH W50BTC Mini Wheel Loader, Cab w/Heat/Air, Bucket/ Forks 375 Hrs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $61,250 2007 NH E70SR Excavator w/Blade, Steel Tracks, Cab w/Heat /AC 400 Hrs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $62,500 2009 NH E135B SR Excavator w/Cab, Dozer Blade, 36" Bucket 1600 Hrs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $105,500 2010 NH L170 Skidsteer, Cab w/Heat, Pilot Controls, Hyd. Q-Attach Plate 72" Bucket - 100 Hrs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $31,875 2007 NH W110 Wheel Loader, 1025 Hrs, Excellent Cond. . . . . $87,500 2007 NH W170B Wheel Loader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $81,250 2007 Kubota RS205 Mini Wheel Loader, Cab w/Heat, 49 HP - 1080 Hrs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $35,900 2008 NH C185 Track Skidsteer, Cab, Heat/AC, Pilot, Hi-Flow Hyd, 84" Bucket, 932 Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $48,750 Mustang MS60P 60" SSL Pickup Broom. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,650 2008 NH L160 Skidsteer w/Cab and Heat, 72" Bucket-3476 Hrs. . . $15,250 2006 NH L180 Skidteer w/Cab and Heat, New Tires, 1628 Hrs.. . $17,995 2011 NH L218 Skidsteer w/Cab and Heat, Hyd. Mount plate - 535 Hrs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $31,500 ATTACHMENTS 2008 NH /FFC 66" Skidsteer Tiller - Like New . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,900 1994 Locke 8x18 Tandem axle Goose Neck Trailer. . . . . . . . . . . $2,750 2008 NH. 96" Hyd. Angle Dozer Blade - Demo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,500 2011 NH/McMillon Hyd. Drive SSL Post Hole Digger w/9" Auger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,950

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2001 JD 5105, 4WD, Loader, 14.9-28, 45 PTO 2007 JD 5225, 4WD, Loader, Flat Platform, 1994 JD 5200, 4WD, Loader, 40 PTO HP, 13.6- 1977 JD 2640 Tractor, 2WD, 70 PRO HP with HP, 2995 Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$23,000 Reverser Trans., 16.9-30 Tires, 50 PTO HP, Only 28, 2700 Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$19,500 Loader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$11,000 400 Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$24,900

2003 JD 5220, 4WD, Cab, Loader, 16.9-30 Tires, 50 HP, Clean Tractor . . . . . . . . . .$29,900

2009 JD 6140, 4WD, Cab, 540-1000 PTO, 18.438 Tires, 115 HP, Like New . . . . . . . . .$48,000

2009 JD 6430, 4WD, Cab, Power Quad Trans, 2007 NH TD95, 4WD, Cab, Loader, 18.4-34 Tires, Ony 2200 Hours, 90 HP . . . . . . . . . . . .$57,900 540-1000 PTO, Real Clean, Only 600 Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$41,000

2002 NH TN75, 4WD, 16.9-30 PTO, 62HP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$19,500

1993 Ford 6640, 4WD, Cab, Loader, 16.9-34 Tires, 76 HP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$24,500

1993 JD 6200, 4WD, Cab, 18.4-34 Tires, Power 2004 JD 7220, 4WD, Cab, Power Quad Trans, Quad Trans, 70 HP, 1800 Hours, Excellent . . . . 18.4-38 Tires, 540-1000 PTO, 95 HP, 4500 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$34,000 Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$49,900

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S 2010 JD 6115D, 4WD, Cab, Loader, 18.4-38 Tires, 540-1000 PTO, 95 HP, Only 1200 Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$49,900

2001 JD 8310, 4WD, Cab, 20.8-42 Tires, 1000 2001 JD 8410, 4WD, Cab, 18.4-46 Dual Tires, 2006 NH TB110, 4WD, Loader, 18.4-34 Tires, 90 PTO, 205 HP, 6800 Hours . . . . . . . . . .$80,000 16 Speed Trans, 1000 PTO, . . . . . . . . .$95,000 HP, 1100 Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$29,800

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BROCKPORT FARM TOY SHOW, April 29th. Sunday 9-3 Spurr Dealerships. 6325 Brockport Spencerport Rd. Brockport, NY 14420. Website WNYTCC. 585-2271864.(NY) SUPER MTA, all rebuilt strong runner, high compression pistons, new TA, PTO, distributor, battery $8,000. Good tires, power steering. 607-863-4422.(NY) CASE IH-8312 discbine $5,500. Few used JD parts 4455 exhaust manifold/elbow $150., 4430 quadrange $100. PTO driven air compressor $75. 716-941-5123.(NY) JOHN DEERE model 60, second owner from new, good tires, narrow front, good paint, also pair of snap on duals. 315-3989211.(NY) NH BALER MOD-68 2-cyl. wisc, motor, cultivator, 1 row, horse drawn. AC, 2 bottom plow mounted 12’ batwing Bushhog mower. 518-686-5418.(NY)

1ST. CUT HALEAGE in 8x135’ bag, good Heifer feed. Brillion packer seeder 10’ 30 pcs. Aluminum roofing sheets used 4’x28’. 315-626-2868.(NY)

FOR SALE: John Deere 2800, 5 bottom plows, in excellent shape $1,500. Located in Little Falls, please leave a message. 315-717-5552.(NY)

WANTED: Loader detachable Bush Hog model# 2845QT, 2846QT, 2847QT in good condition, will consider other brands, can pick up. 802-236-4917.(VT)

HAY PACKAGE NH 268 Baler, NH 7ft. Haybine, NI Rake field ready, stored indoors, will demo, delivery available $3,650. obo. 607-829-6817.(NY)

2-21L 24 INDUSTRIAL tires. WANTED: 18.4x42 Duals snap on. Dolly wheels for New Holland rake. 4 Star hay tedder. 315462-9027.(NY)

WIFO 42” PALLET FORKS, universal mount, same as new. Manure tires off John Deere 175 loader. Red Giant stir-rators 30’-unit. 585-745-7577.(NY)

7’ 5 RING HOPPER BIN w/ladder 10’4” auger w/motor and boots, new in 2007. 607-243-9018.(NY)

ROTO- GRIND w/screen Retrofit $7,500. Milk tube cooler $500. Axle duals 20.8x38 $1,200. 10hp. single phase $500. 315-2523039.(NY)

WANTED: Steel wheels 68” diameter more or less. Any style call 585-554-6929.(NY)

JOHN DEERE A wide front end. 518-5285013.(NY)

20FT. PATZ SILO unloader wheel drive $800/obo. WANTED: Maytag washer need not work. 518-673-2431.(NY)

CROWN ROTARY rock picker $1,800. Glenco Field cultivator, 18ft. wide $1,600. 518-293-6298.(NY)

NH 311 BALER with 70 thrower, shed kept, exc. condition, ready to bale; also IH 966 good condition. 413-667-3692.(MA)

FOR SALE: A wide front end and a fast hitch off a Farmall 460 $450. a piece. 315942-4069.(NY)

FOR SALE: Australian Blue Heeler puppies. Parents working dogs on farm. People friendly, $100. each. 607-7462900.(NY)

KUHN 4100TH Gyro Rake, excellent $3,900. NH 163 hydraulic fold tedder, excellent $3,600. John Deere 336 baler kicker nice $3,000. 315-868-2928.(NY)

GOATS ALPINE YOUNG $70.00. Aluminum ramps 5 to 9 feet $500. Truck ramps industrial $75. Scaffold w/platform $35. Planes $6.50. 315-531-8670.(NY)

NEW IDEA 6 row corn planter, Kinzie units dry fertilizer, monitor, near Pulaski. 315298-6424.(NY)

WANTED: Degelman mid mount silage blade to fit CIH 8920-8930 series, also beef feeders 500 to 900lbs. 716-6728875.(NY)

WANTED: Right rear side panel for John Deere 2510 tractor, please call after 7pm. 607-843-6252.(NY)

COMBINE INTERNATIONAL 403 12ft. cut field ready, excellent condition $3,500. obo. 716-731-4021.(NY)

18.4x34 CLAMP or duals $200., NH 315 baler $2,500., White 508 plow, four bottom, (not spring reset) $1,200. 607-8984256.(NY)

MACK, R MODEL tandem, 20’ steel grain body w/hyd. tailgate, 5sp. 300hp. V.G. $19,900. 315-730-1334.(NY)

2007 10 TON grain bin with 12 foot auger $4,500. Registered Holstein breeding bull available June 15th. $1,500. Charlie Reed. 518-234-4559.(NY)

FOR SALE: Aluminum cab spring wagon. 315-536-3686.(NY)

GA-6000 AG BAGGER, 9x200, excellent condition, $15,000. Call 802-4335330.(NY)

NEW IDEA 2733 manure spreader 220 bushel with hydraulic tailgate and T-bar chain, real nice unit. Leave message $4,000. 607-865-6888.(NY)

2001 CHEVY EXPRESS 3500 van, H/D runs strong, new oil pan, alt., trans, lines, brakes, pwr. steering pump, 116k $3,500. 607-437-4243.(NY)

JOHN DEERE 8350 grain drill with fertilizer and grass seed boxes, 18 run, shed kept ES, one owner $3,500/obo. 315-655-8273 315-727-6008.(NY)

BEAUTIFUL ALPACAS for sale; Several to choose from; Great for 4-H! Can live with sheep. Little Falls, NY. 315-823-1605

EXCELLENT GROUP of Hampshire Gilts, open + bred. Also Berkshire and Yorkshire Boars. Jim Parlett York Co. PA.717-8623610

WANTED: 4 Corn seed plates for series “500” Allis Chalmers corn planter. More than 16 cell- less than 24 cell. 607-5478686.(NY)

WANTED: Fertile hatching eggs turkey, duck, chicken, quail etc. 585-5264536.(NY)

FOR SALE: New Idea manure spreader ground drive with tractor hitch, good condition. 585-872-4652.(NY)

MACK ALL STAR dump body. IH feed truck with scales unloading wagon. IH 4 row corn planter. Gehl 1065 Chopper. 518-3255892.(NY)

ONE PAIR 15.5 38 TIRES and tubes, Armstrong 30% tread $225.00 or best offer. 518-842-3303.(NY)

FOR SALE: 32X80 barn dated 1876 with old board siding. Christ Zook 546 Butler Rd. Poland, NY 13431.

WANTED: Set folding drag on wheels. 716337-3165.(NY)

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43rd Annual Spring Used Equipment Auction SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH, 2012 AT 8:30 AM Grays Auction Field, Rte. 5, Fairlee, Vermont C.W. Gray & Sons Auctioneers • Lic. #VT 128 802/785-2161 • 802/785-4348 • 802-333-4014 (field #) Rt. 12A, Plainfield, NH 603/675-5409 603/675-6347 www.townlineequipment.com • e-mail: townlineequip@netscape.net

2010 Kubota ZD326 Mower/Zero Turn, 293 Hours ROPS, 26 HP, 3 Cyl. Diesel, 2009 Kubota B2320 Tractor, 236 Hours, LA304FL, BH65, 16in Bucket, 2006 Case 570MXT Tractor Loader, 8336 Hours, 85 HP, 4WD, Power shuttle synchromesh transmission, Cab with heat and A/C, 10000 lbs bucket breakHyd. Mower Deck Lift, Hyd. PTO Clutch, 60in Rear Discharge Deck BH1976 Mech Thumb Kit out force, 3 point hitch

2006 Kioti DK65S Tractor, 1355 Hours, 64 HP, 4WD, 3 Range transmission, Self leveling bucket, Quick attach bucket, 540/1000 PTO

2004 Caterpillar 303CR Excavator, 27 HP Diesel, Rubber tracks, Dozer blade, Heated cab, Digging bucket, Clean out bucket, Pin grabber coupler, 1034 Hours

1997 Hitachi EX 120 Excavator, 5600 Hours, 81 HP, 4 Cylinder, 26000 lbs

2005 Kubota B7610 Tractor, 330 hours, 24 HP, 4WD, Kubota diesel engine, hydrostatic transmission, 60in belly finish mower

2001 Kubota L3010 Tractor, 896 hours, 30 HP, 3 cylinder Kubota diesel engine, Hydrostatic transmission, 4WD, 72in finish belly mower, Extremely clean tractor

1999 Kubota L35TLB Tractor Loader Backhoe, 1765 Hours, 35HP, Kubota 3 cylinder diesel engine, 9ft backhoe, Canopy

TRACTORS 2009 Kubota B2320 4WD TLB w/thumb 241 hrs 2006 Kioti DK65S 4WD w/cab, heat, air, loader, 1355 hrs Kubota L35 4WD TLB 2005 Kubota B7610 4WD w/loader, 60” mower deck, 332 hrs Kubota B7300 4WD w/loader, 1064 hrs Kubota B1750 4WD w/loader, 610 hrs Kubota L3410 4WD w/loader Kubota 3010 4WD w/loader, 900 hrs Kubota L2900 4WD w/loader Ford 1200 4WD Ford 6610 NH TC48DA 4WD Kubota B2230 4WD w/loader, mower deck, 282 hrs LAWN & GARDEN 2010 Kubota ZD326 diesel zero turn w/60” mower deck 293 hrs 2010 JD LA145 tractor w/mower JD LT160 tractor w/mower 43 hrs Trac Vac gas powered tow behind lawn vacuum New Lifan 12T wood splitter

2-Pallettes of tumble blue stone pavers FARM MACHINERY Knight 8014 Pro Twin slinger manure spreader NH 1411 discbine mower MF 12 baler CONSTRUCTION 2006 BOBCAT 334 excavator w/blade, aux hyd, 273 hrs 2006 IHI 35NX excavator w/blade, aux hyd, 2100 hrs 2004 Cat 303CR excavator w/cab, blade, hyd thumb, dig & clean up bucket, 1034 hrs Hitachi EX120 excavator w/thumb 2006 Case 570MXT 4WD w/cab, loader Komatsu W A200 wheel loader, 3rd valve hyd Michigan 35AWS wheel loader 2004 Takeuchi TL130 rubber track skidsteer Case 60XT skidsteer w/Mclaren air cushion tires AC HD11 dozer JD 450B dozer w/4 way blade, winch, canopy Ford 455C 4WD TLB Ford 555B 2WD TLB Ford 555C 4WD w/loader

Ford 455C 4WD w/loader Ford 555 2WD w/loader Vermeer 1230 diesel chipper Vermeer RT200 trencher 113 hrs TRAILERS 2011 Carry On 7X12 12,000# dump trailer (New) 98 Econoline 16T Super-Max equip trailer UTILITY VEHICLES 2012 JD XUV550 4WD camo gator w/dump body (New) 2007 Club Car 1550 4WD w/dump body 2008 Ez-Go MPT1200 w/dump body 610 hrs 2-Hammerhead 250 side by side go carts SUPPORT EQUIPMENT Mustang 5085 reversible plate compactor (New) Mustang LF-88 plate compactor (New) Torq 10hp diesel service truck air compressor (New) Leading 6800W diesel generator Leading LDE6800 welder generator (New) ATTACHMENTS FFC 3576 soil preparator, hyd drive skid steer mount

72” 3pth roto tiller 72” 3pth finish mower Landpride RB1572 3pth scraper blade York 8’ rock rake w/blade Torq 15,000W pto generator Wild Kat 69” hyd brush mower w/quick attach Wild Kat hyd auger w/quick attach Wild Kat hyd brush grapple w/quick attach Quick attach buckets Quick attach pallette forks Gentec hyd plate compactor for backhoe/excavator Demac HSC4135 hyd plate compactor w/quick attach Troy Bilt chipper vac Arps AB12 3pth scraper blade Fisher 8’ stainless steel sander 22’Tow Behind wood/sawdust conveyor 62” 3pth snow blower JD 450 exc dig bucket More Items Expected

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Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 8:00 A.M. TEITSWORTH AUCTION YARD Cars, Trucks, Heavy Equipment, Farm Tractors & Machinery 6502 Barber Hill Rd., Groveland, NY Consignments Welcome! Early Consignments Include: (200) Equipment: Komatsu PC220-LC6 excavator, Long reach!; 2007 CX36 Case excavator w/(4) buckets, 580 hrs; 1996 Cat 322B excavator, 7700 hrs, SN 3NR00146; Fiat FR15B excavator; Komatsu PC35 excavator; Komatsu PC120 excavator; 2005 Komatsu PC27MR, 4,471 hrs; Cat 312 excavator; Cat 307 excavator; Cat 307 SSR excavator; Bobcat 331 excavator; JD 35D mini excavator, hyd thumb; Takeuchi B16 mini excavator; NH EH30 mini excavator; Yanmar B5 Mini excavator; 2005 Takeuchi TB016 excavator; Cat 307 SSR excavator w/offset boom; 2007 CX36 Case Excavator w/ 4 buckets and 580 hrs; (2) Bobcat Hydraulic hammers fits mini excavator; Indeco MV1700; Hydraulic hammer for excavator; JD 110 Tractor/backhoe; JD 310C 4x4 backhoe; Ford 755 backhoe; (2)15" bucket for mini/backhoe; 12" bucket for mini/backhoe; NPK H4XL Hydraulic hammer for backhoe; Hydraulic hammer for backhoe; NPK C-4C; Compactor for backhoe; Hammer for backhoe; JD 540D log skidder; JD 444 H Loader; Komatsu WA 320 loader; Komatsu WA 100 loader; Case W18 loader; Kubota R520 loader; Fiat 12B loader; Several sets of loader forks; Brush rake for loader; Cat D5C III 6 way dozer; JD 450 J 6 way dozer; Komatsu D41P 6 way dozer; 1982 Cat D6D dozer, 6077hrs; 2002 cat DG3 dozer, 2,088 hrs; 1994 Cat D3C dozer, 4368 hrs; Cat D36 dozer dozer; Cat TH63 Telescope forklift; Moffit 3 wheel forklift; Teledyne 3 wheel forlift; Kalmar ACP50 forklift; (2) Skyjack 4wd scissor lifts; JLG 20' Scissor lift; 26' Skyjack Scissor lift; Genie 60' man lift, diesel; Electric & gas scissor lift; Ingersol 77DX roller; Hypac roller; Wacker roller; Several small lawn/blacktop roller; 35" bucket for backhoe/excavator; Champion motor grader; JD 570A motor grader; Grove rough terrain crane; Backhoe attachmentDitchwitch; Hydraulic knuckle boom crane; Vermeer 1800 chipper (60) Skid Steer Loaders & Attachments: Bobcat T300; (2) Bobcat 873's; Bobcat S185; Bobcat T190; JD 320; Case 430; NH 185; NH 170; Skid Steer Hydraulic Auger w 4" bit; 72" Quick Hitch skid steer bucket; 67" Quick Hitch skid steer bucket (50) Tractors & Compacts: JD 8640 Tractor, 3pt, PTO; JD 5202 w/loader; JD 5325 mfwd; JD 4720 mfwd w/loader; JD 4120 w/ldr; 2010 Bobcat CT335 tractor/loader- new; Kubota BX2200 w/mower & loader; Kubota B-20 Tractor 4x4 w/ldr; Ford 2310; Ford 961; Ford 960; Ford Jubilee; Ford 8N; Ford 3400; Ford 801; Ford 901; Ford 4000 Tractor w/ldr; Deutz DX140, mfwd, Cab; Deutz 6250 MFD, ldr; Agco DT200 mfwd; NH TZ25 Compact tractor/loader/backhoe; Kioti tractor/ldr, 4x4, 65hp; Kioti compact CK30HST, 90hrs, hydro; Case JX70 MFWD; Case 970-needs repair; Case 995

(100) Farm Equipment & Supplies: Gehl Round Baler; NH 316 wire baler; NH 256 Rake; NH 56 Rake; NH 163 Tedder; JD 1470 Disc bine; Double Rake hitch; Brillion 15' cultimulcher; Kongskilde grain mover; Hay wagon running gear; Dogleman 6000 series rock picker; 3pt Brillion seeder; Several NH hay rakes, hay bines, tedders, and inverters; Several finish mowers; Stone rakes; Rotary mowers; Jay Lor mixer wagon; 12' Allis field cultivator; Gravity wagons; (2) 6' disc; 8" x 33' transport auger w/7.5 hp 1ph motor Big Trucks: 2000 GMC 6500, 6 wheel dump truck; 1995 Ford F-350 Mechanics truck; 1996 Ford F700 w/16' flat steel deck; 1991 Ford F800 6 wheel dump truck; 2000 Freightliner classic, Cat 3406, 10 spd; 1999 Freightliner Custom, Cat 3406, 10 spd.; 1999 Freightliner, Cat 3406, 10 spd; 2004 Kenworth T600, Cat C15, 9 spd; 2001 Kenworth T2000, Cat C15; 1992 Kenworth; 2004 International, Cat C15, 10 spd; 2000 International Eagle, Cat C15; 2001 International Eagle, Cat C15, 10 spd; 2000 Peterbuilt; 2005 Chevy 3500 Duramax, 4x4 w/dump; 2000 GMC 19Ft roll back (50) Vehicles: 2007 Toyota Pick-up; 2006 Toyota Pick-up; 2006 Chevy Tahoe, 4dr, loaded; 2005 Chevy Silverado C-1500 pickup; 2006 Ford F-250 Pick-up w/plow; 2010 Ford Escape, 4cyl, 59K; 2006 Ford Five Hundred 6cyl, 76K; 1997 Ford F150 pickup, 97K, V-6; 2006 Cadillac STS4, AWD; 1996 Cadillac Fleedwood, 4dr; 1996 Roadmaster-very clean (30) Landscape, Dump, Skid Steer Loader, and Gooseneck Trailers: 2000 16' tandem axle landscape trailer; 2006 14' landscape trailer, single axle ; 8' tilt deck landscape trailer, single axle; 2008 14,000 LB GVW dump trailer (100) Big Toy's: JD 6X4 Gator; JD 6X4 Gator; JD 6X4 Gator; JD 4x2 Gator; JD 620 Gator; Kawasaki Mule; Kubota 900 RTV; Artic Cat 650 Prowler; Club Car carry all; Yamaha Rino; Several ATV's; Polaris Magnum 450, 4x4 ATV; 2002 Yamaha YZ90 motor cycle; 1990 Chaparral 2550 SX boat w/new 2003 trailer; 2004 Alumucraft boat & trailer- repo (100) Lawn, Zero turn, Commercial, and Residential Mowers: JD 757 Zero turn mower; JD 465 Zero turn mower; Kubota B1750, 4x4 w/mower; 61" Scag turf tiger zero turn 27HP; 61" Scag turf tiger zero turn 25HP; 60" Ferris Z1000 zero turn 25HP; Cub Cadet riding mower 3000 series; Billy Goat walk behind bush hog One Owner Antiques & Toys: Porsche 2 cyl, air cooled diesel tractor; 2002 35th anniversary Chevy Camaro SS with 400+ hp; 1955 John Deere Model B; 1987 Honda Gold

Buisch Farm Auction Tuesday Evening, May 1st, 6pm Selling Farm Equipment, JD 3020, 4020, round baler, Large quantity new steel, aluminum, & stainless steel

7562 McCarriger Rd., Ovid, NY Some consignments will be added Directions: The Farm is 2 miles South West of Ovid or 21 miles North of Watkins Glenn Notice: Chuck & Nancy are moving off the farm and will sell all of their tools. Selling: JD 4020 gas, with side console, cab and Loader; JD loader; JD 3020 gas; Case 8460 round baler; (4) flat wagons; sickle bar mower; 12' disc; (2) drags; 3pt cultivator; 4B Ford Plow; 2 bottom plow; 3 bottom plow chisel plow; elevator; 3 section roller; 2 heavy bale feeders; several farm gates (some new); two stage snow blower; 6' tow rotary mower; HT fence & supplies

Shop Tools: Gen- Set; Many hand tools Steel, Aluminum & Stainless Steel: New full lengths of angle, channel, flat and round steel. Meat Tools: Saw; Slicer; grinder; and much more.... Consignments: JD 850 Tractor; Bobcat 7773 Skid Steer; Bobcat T-190 Skid Steer on tracks Owners: Chuck & Nancy Buisch Terms: Full payment auction day, cash, check, MC/Visa. 2% buyers fee waived for payment with cash or check www.teitsworth.com for more info and pictures

Wing Interstate; 1978 Chev C30 1 ton stake; Massey Harris 101; Farmall F-20 Building supplies: Selection of 1 inch plane lumber; Shingles; Roll Roofing; Brick; Insulation; Fence; Treated lumber; 2 inch lumber Nursery Stock: Assorted lilacs; Assorted fruit trees (200) Misc.: (2) Gorman Rupp 6" water pump; 2007 Magnum Pro 10KW portable light plant; 2006 Magnum MMG80 Gen Set- portable w/JD power; 1200LB lift axle for dump truck; Walk behind blower, gas, 13hp; Cross bed aluminum tool box; (2) down bed tool Boxes; aluminum step/tool box; 5000 Watt Gas Generator; Gas power portable air compressor; Electric portable cable electric air compressor; 60,000 BTU ready heater; 150,000 BTU ready heater; Dewalt miter saw; Husqvarna 51 chain saw; Husqvarna leaf blower; Myers snow plow blade, 71/2'; (13) Shafter 36" barn fans; double 10 blue diamond herring bone parlor stalls; 18'x8' rollup door- Manual; Demco 3pt, 200 gal sprayer w/ electric controls, foamer; Windtamer; Large quantity of new, recap, and vulcanized tires (fits trucks, loaders, and tractors); Car dollies; Fencing and livestock supplies; 4000 gal plastic fluid/storage container

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Rising Milk Output May Produce Red Ink On the Bottomline Issued Apr. 13, 2012 The Agriculture Department raised its 2012 milk production forecast for the third time due to increased cow numbers and gains in milk per cow. Details are in this month’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate report. The skim solids import forecast was also raised, the fat-basis export forecast was reduced on lower butter exports, but

skim solids exports were forecast higher on stronger nonfat dry milk (NDM) sales. Ending stock forecasts were raised on both a fat and skim-solids basis. Look for U.S. dairy cows to produce 201.1 billion pounds in 2012, according USDA bean counters, up a whopping 1.4 billion pounds from last month’s estimate and compares to 196.2 billion in 2011. That follows predicted increases of 700 million pounds in March and 500 million

in February and, with the higher forecasts and weaker than expected product demand, price forecasts for cheese, butter, NDM, and whey were lowered, resulting in lower Class III and Class IV milk price forecasts. The Class III is now projected to average $16.10-$16.60 per hundredweight (cwt.), down from the $16.35-$16.95 projected a month ago, and compares to $18.37 in 2010, $14.41 in 2010, and $11.36 in 2009. The Class IV is expected to averaged $15.35$15.95, down from $15.85-$16.55 forecast last month, and compares to $19.04 in 2011, $15.09 in 2010, and $10.89 in 2009. Looking “back to the

Section C futures;” after factoring in the announced Class III milk prices and futures settlements, the average Class III milk price for the first six months of 2012 stood at $15.65 per cwt. on March 2 and $15.83 on April 6. The last half of 2012 was averaging $16.20 on March 2, $16.52 on April 5, and was trading around $16.32 late morning April 13. In other milk price news, California’s May Class I milk price was announced by the California Department of Food and Agriculture at $16.94 per cwt. for the north and $17.21 for the south. Both are down 27 cents from April and $3.96 below May 2011.

The Class I average for 2012 now stands at $18.03 for the north, $1 below a year ago, and compares to $16.17 in 2010. The southern average is $18.30, also down $1 from a year ago, and compares to $16.44 in 2010. USDA announces the May Federal order Class I base price on April 18. Cash dairy prices saw more weakness the second week of April, particularly on powder. The 40-pound block cheese price closed Friday the 13th at $1.4875 per pound, unchanged on the week, but 14 cents below a year ago. The 500-pound barrels dropped 5 1/4-cents Thursday but recovered Friday to close at $1.46,

also unchanged on the week and 16 1/2-cents below a year ago. Eighteen carloads of barrel traded hands on the week and no block. The new National Dairy Product Sales Report (NDPSR) by the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)-surveyed block price averaged $1.5431 per pound, up 0.4 cent, while the barrels averaged $1.5415, down 4.8 cents. Retail featuring has increased as advertising of cheese in retail stores picked up significantly, according to USDA’s Dairy Market News. Process cheese demand is also reported to be better. Cheese factories are seeing increased milk of-

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Mielke from C1 ferings and are running at higher than expected levels. Market participants are generally satisfied with both price and demand, says USDA. Cash butter closed Friday at $1.4250, down a half cent on the week and 57 1/2- cents below a year ago. Only three cars were sold this week. The AMS average lost 2 1/2-cents and slipped to $1.4753. USDA reports that churning schedules across the country are building as cream offerings increase. Increasing cream volumes are being attributed to reduced Class II demand. Class II cream based holiday item production greatly declined Easter week and many Class II operations worked reduced schedules. Although cream volumes are available, ice cream production is not overly active but some producers indicate they are generating ice cream and mix at a more active pace than is typical for this time of the year. Much of this earlier production need is attributed to warm temperatures and mild early spring weather across the country, thus good ice cream and soft serve sales. In most instances, butter churning is surpassing demand thus clearances to inventory are building. Many butter producers are realigning output from print to bulk. Butter demand slowed as Easter/Passover orders were filled. Retail features are being reported across the country. FC Stone’s April12 eDairy Executive Morning Edition reported that USDA’s weekly stocks data shows butter inventories are building and increased 5.7 percent after dropping 11.5 percent the previous week. The build in butter stocks is the first in a month and were 1.9 percent above a year ago. “The fundamentals for butter point lower,” warns the eDairy report. Cash powder took a dip this week, both losing 7 1/2-cents. Grade A slipped to $1.1925 and Extra Grade closed at $1.1825. AMS nonfat dry milk averaged $1.2605, down 1.4 cents, but dry

whey averaged 61.33 cents, up 1.9 cents. Milk supplies continue to remain heavy across the U.S., says USDA. Earlier than expected large volumes of milk are impacting processing plants in most regions. Florida may be past its peak flush due to warm humid weather moving into the region. Elsewhere, volumes are said to be heavy. Class I demand is spotty as schools finish up spring break schedules. Auxiliary manufacturing plants are handling some excess supplies. Cream is readily available, especially late in the week as some Class II plants took the Easter weekend off. Cheese plants are operating at heavy schedules, with butter/powder plants handling excess offerings, although at some discounts. Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) accepted 14 requests for export assistance the week of April 9. A total of 3.741 million pounds of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese and 4.063 million pounds of butter will go to customers in Asia, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North Africa. The product will be delivered through October and raised CWT’s 2012 cheese exports to 41.6 million pounds plus 37.4 million pounds of butter. Checking the feed front; Dairy Profit Weekly (DPW) reports that, with the numbers digested from the March 30 2012 Prospective Plantings report, further analysis of

potential 2012 crops and prices is underway. USDA’s World Ag Supply & Demand Estimates report points to little change in the corn outlook, but reduced anticipated soybean supplies. For dairy producers buying feed, USDA narrowed the range for the season-average (201112) corn price forecast (paid to growers), at $6.00-$6.40 per bushel, up from $5.18 per bushel in 2010-11 and $3.55 in 2009-10. The projected 2011/12 U.S. season-average soybean price was raised to $12.00-$12.50 per

bushel, up 25 cents on the mid-range forecast from last month. That compares to $11.30 per bushel in 2010-11 and $9.59 in 2009-10. Soybean meal prices were forecast at $335-$355 per ton, up $20 on the midrange. That compares to $345.50 per ton in 201011 and $311.25 in 200910, according to DPW. In politics, the Senate Agriculture Committee may begin work on the new Farm Bill the week of April 16 and there’s a lot at stake for dairy farmers, according to National Milk’s Chris Galen in Thursday’s DairyLine. He

called on dairy farmers to contact their Senators to voice support for the Dairy Security Act, championed the last three years by NMPF that would “dramatically revamp dairy policy.” Galen said their proposal would provide a better safety net for farmer’s equity but admitted it’s going to be an uphill battle to accomplish that in 2012. The process begins in the Senate, he said, and then the House. To facilitate farmer communication with lawmakers, log on to www.nmpf.org, Galen concluded, and

click on the icon called “NMPF Dairy Great.” The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week issued guidelines designed to limit the use of some antimicrobial medicines in animal agriculture, while increasing veterinarian oversight requirements for their use. DPW editor Dave Natzke talked about the key issues in Friday’s DairyLine. Natzke stated that, in some cases, antimicrobial drugs have been administered or mixed in feeds or water to ward off

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Electronically monitoring cows for heat detection can reduce labor, increase pregnancy rates, decrease days open and limit the need for hormone treatments. Now, with the new CowScout™S system, from GEA Farm Technologies, dairy producers can benefit from electronic activity monitors and receive more accurate breeding information, no matter where they are, via internet, smart phone or text messaging. “CowScout™S allows today’s dairies to simply use an internet connection to access heat detection data for their

herd,” said Steve Pretz, GEA Farm Technologies U.S. National Sales Manager for Milking and Cooling products. “Data is shared utilizing cloud technology — making it accessible anytime, anywhere, and it is transmitted continuously, so dairy producers always have the latest information and they can make timely breeding decisions.” The CowScout™S activity monitoring system brings convenience and efficiency to heat detection. When a cow or heifer is in heat, activity levels increase, and the CowScout™S monitor

sends a signal to a nearby wireless receiver. The receiver notifies the internet-based herd database which animals are active. The CowScout™S database, in-turn, sends a message to a computer, a mobile device, or both — depending on pre-set preferences — alerting herd managers precisely when a cow reaches peak heat. “CowScout™S offers dairy producers a simple, accurate, and flexible heat detection program that fits any management style — and works with any brand of milking equipment or parlor configuration. It is also an excellent

choice for heifer raising operations. Installation components are minimal and there is no complex software,” adds Pretz. “No other system on the market compares.” The CowScout™S activity monitoring system is fully-supported and installed by GEA Farm Technologies dealers, carrying the WestfaliaSurge product line; a professional network with unsurpassed dairy equipment experience — available to local dairy operations 24/7. For more information, contact GEA Farm Technologies at 877-WSDairy or 877-973-2479.

Mielke from C2 infections and diseases in meat- and milk-producing animals, protecting the safety of the nation’s food supply, while enhancing livestock growth and feed efficien-

cy. But, under this new FDA policy, Natzke said that all antimicrobial medicines approved for use in animal agriculture will be used only for therapeutic purposes,

such as disease treatment, control and prevention, and only under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian. While the policy has been in the works for

years, Natzke said it comes on the heels of a March 22 federal court ruling in which a judge ordered FDA to start proceedings to withdraw approval of some antibi-

otics used in food animal production. The FDA published three documents in the Federal Register this week. The first provides guidance giving veteri-

narians more oversight in the therapeutic uses of drugs to treat livestock, while recommending phasing out use of medically important drugs in production agriculture. The second provides guides for drug companies to voluntarily remove production uses of antibiotics from their FDA-approved product labels; changing those labels to emphasize disease prevention, control and treatment uses, with increased veterinary oversight. The third document outlines ways that veterinarians can authorize the use of certain animal drugs in feed. “FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said the new strategy will ensure farmers and veterinarians have access to medicines necessary to care for sick livestock,” Natzke concluded, “While at the same time protecting human health by reducing the chances of antimicrobial resistance development.” One final item; Southeast U.S. dairy farmers have until May 1 to complete claim forms to be eligible to receive portions of the financial settlement agreement with Dean Foods and Southern Marketing Agency (SMA) in the “Southeast Milk” lawsuit. Claim procedures are posted on a court-approved website, www.southeastdairyclass.com. The $145 million settlement will be proportionately distributed to farmer plaintiffs, less the attorney fees and legal costs, to eligible producers who produced and sold Grade A milk within federal milk marketing orders #5 (Appalachian) and #7 (Southeast) since Jan. 1, 2001.

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TRUCKS NJ trucking executive warns Senate on the true cost of tolls ARLINGTON, VA — In testimony on April 18 before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, NFI Chief Financial Officer Steve Grabell warned that rapidly increasing toll rates, as well as the spread of tolls across the transportation system, are a threat to consumers and to the trucking industry. “I am deeply concerned about the significant increases in toll costs that have been imposed on NFI and other trucking companies over the past few years,” Grabell, testifying on behalf of American Trucking Associations, said during a hearing of the Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security. Grabell told the Committee’s chairman, Senator Frank Lautenberg (DNJ), and other members that in 2011 alone the Cherry Hill, NJ, carrier paid $14 million in tolls.

“These added costs have forced us to reroute our trucks to less efficient secondary roads, which raises our costs and increases congestion and safety concerns,” he said. “In addition to the impact increased tolls have on logistics providers, the added costs associated with toll increases filter down to the consumer and affect business decisions regarding hiring and facility location and expansion.” “Where toll facilities serve interstate traffic, we believe that federal oversight and possible intervention in determining toll rates is necessary and appropriate,” Grabell said, urging the committee to support the Commuter Protection Act, introduced by Chairman Lautenberg to provide federal oversight for toll authorities. “While there are many examples of actions by tolling authorities that merit federal attention, I would like to cite two examples which have been brought to light by

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The National Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) Scholarship Committee selected 21 high school seniors and college students as recipients of $750 scholarships. Judges evaluated applicants on scholastic achievements, leadership in school and community activities, and responses to DHI- and career-related questions. To be eligible for a National DHIA scholarship, applicants must be a family member or employee of a herd on DHI test, a family member of a DHI employee, or an employee of a DHI affiliate. The DHI affiliate for the herd or affiliate employee

must be a National DHIA member. This year’s National DHIA scholarship winners are: Hannah Renea Bachman, Ulysses, PA; Abigail Andrew Copenhaver, Corfu, NY; Nathan Daninger, Forest Lake, MN; Elizabeth Fullerton, Argyle, NY; Rebecca Groos, Howard Lake, MN; Thomas Harren, Eagle Bend, MN; Chelsey Johnson, Heron Lake, MN; Stephanie Luders, Bliss, NY; Aryn Martin, Gorham, Maine; Kathleen Miron, Hugo, MN; Sara Roerick, Swanville, MN; Alyson Schwartau, Red Wing, MN; Justin Siewert, Lake City, MN;

Jacob Sjostrom, Lafayette, MN; Matthew Sweeney, Appleton, NY; Joe Uter, Waverly, MN; Megan Viland, Pipestone, MN; Hannah Voelz, Tilleda, WI (Joe Drexler winner); Nicholas Weber, Bernard, Iowa; Kaylee Wegner, Faribault, MN; and Clare Yeager, Manchester, MD. This year marks the fourth consecutive year for awarding a scholarship in memory of Joe Drexler, who worked for NorthStar Cooperative DHI Services. NorthStar members and employees, friends and family contributed nearly $10,000 to estab-

lish this scholarship fund. Money generated from the annual National DHIA Scholarship Auction primarily funds the organization’s scholarship program. Investments and donations also help build the fund. To make a donation to the fund, contact National DHIA Scholarship Committee Chair Barb Roth at 616-897-7435, or roth250@ix.netcom.com; or National DHIA Communications and Events Manager JoDee Sattler at 608-8486455, ext. 112, or jdsattler@dhia.org.

Dairy rations with lower crude protein offer economic and environmental benefits Many of our dairy herds have the potential to lower ration crude protein levels by at least 0.5 to 1.0 unit without impacting herd milk production, according to Larry E. Chase, Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University. Significant economic and environmental impacts can accompany these changes. Dairy producers are realizing two incentives for lowering ration crude protein levels. One is to improve profitability by more efficiently converting feed nitrogen intake to milk nitrogen output while maintaining or improving milk production. Income over feed cost (IOFC) increases along with income over purchased feed costs (IOPFC) as purchased feed costs decrease.

Secondly, feeding rations with lower crude protein decreases the excretion of nitrogen into the environment and lowers ammonia emissions. Consequently, the number of acres needed for land application of manure decreases. When ammonia emission regulations are implemented, the lower animal ammonia emissions will be beneficial. A limited number of commercial dairy farms have already made the step to feeding lower crude protein rations, according to Dr. Chase. With these farms, limited opportunity may exist to further lower ration crude protein. These dairies, however, demonstrate that lower crude protein rations can be used in herds while maintaining high levels of milk production.

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Individual Giving Council: give to FFA, we’ll match your contribution INDIANAPOLIS — Eight people from throughout the country that comprise a special advisory council for the National FFA Foundation are issuing a challenge to FFA and agricultural education supporters everywhere: Give to FFA and we’ll match your gift. The National FFA Foundation’s 2012 Individual Giving Council is comprised of volunteers Elin Miller of Oregon, Paul Mulhollem of Kentucky, Mark Timm of Indiana, Jack Pitzer and Corey Rosenbush, both of Virginia, Rick Malir of Ohio, Lynette Marshall and Glenn Stith, both of Iowa, and founding member Charlie Fischer. Through individual giving, the group has collectively contributed more than $312,000 to FFA over the next three years to create a new matching-gift program called the Leadership Challenge. Beginning on April 12, each new gift, regardless of the amount, or any increase in prior giving that allows an FFA contributor’s total gift to meet or exceed $1,000 is

being matched dollar for dollar by Leadership Challenge funds up to $100,000. The council’s goal is to lead the way in individual giving to support FFA and agricultural education, create a new culture of philanthropy dedicated to FFA and its members by emphasizing the importance of individual contributors and motivating them to give.” “This is the first time in the 85-year history of FFA that we have had a group of individuals come together, create a pool of donations and offer that pool as matching-fund incentives to encourage others as individuals to give to FFA,” said Rob Cooper, executive director of the National FFA Foundation. “By giving as an individual donor, those who choose to support FFA are helping smart, talented and determined FFA members become tomorrow’s leaders in the agricultural industry. Tomorrow’s leaders will develop new strategies and technologies that will ensure a safe, abundant and affordable food supply for us all.”

Timothy H. Gifford Memorial Scholarship applications due May 1 The Timothy H. Gifford Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2011 by the Gifford Family in memory of Tim Gifford. Tim Gifford was an active farmer and an enthusiastic member of Rensselaer County 4-H, showing both sheep and cows at the Schaghticoke Fair. Tim always lived life to its fullest. This $1,500 scholarship has been made possible due to the generosity and kindness of the local community which Tim grew up in and belonged to. Applicants are encouraged to apply multiple times, although each recipient can only receive the

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4-H members from across the Capital District travelled to Ballston Spa High School to participate in the Capital District 4-H Dairy Bowl Contest hosted by the Saratoga County Cornell Cooperative Extension. Rensselaer County fielded a Novice, Junior and Senior Team. Many thanks to our team coaches; Carolyn Stannard-Carlo of Schaghticoke Novice, Lisa Coluccio of Hoosick Falls Junior, and Tara Cottrell of Johnsonville - Senior. The Novice team placed 4th lead by Captain Natalie Shudt and members Isaac Carlo, Travis Michel, Caroline Cipperly, Sydney and Tyler Helou. Individually, Natalie placed 8th and Isaac 10th among the Novice players. The Junior Team placed 4th and was led by Captain Abbie Tarbox and members Patrick Michel, Wyatt Coluccio

and Bella Wiley. Individually Patrick placed 10th among the Junior players and Rensselaer County Junior Team member - Brigham Logue played as a team member on the Saratoga Junior Team which placed 2nd. Our Senior Team which was led by Captain Olivia Logue and members Courtney Luskin, Marilyn Lamb and Lindsey McMahon placed 4th. Individually, Olivia placed 5th and Courtney 10th among the senior players. The Capital District Dairy Bowl event encompasses 14 different counties that make up the greater Capital District Region of New York State. The event always allows a great venue for challenging youth to sharpen their teamwork skills as well as their Dairy Industry knowledge. Another benefit to the event is providing an environment

Junior Team left to right - Lisa Coluccio-coach, Abbie Tarbox, Wyatt Coluccio, Bella Wiley, Brigham Logue and Patrick Michel.

Senior Team left to right - Olivia Logue, Marilyn Lamb, Courtney Luskin and Lindsey McMahon - not pictured is coach- Tara Cottrell. Photo courtesy of Rensselaer County CCE

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Susquehanna County youth travel to Gettysburg for Convention Eleven Susquehanna County 4-H youth recently traveled to Gettysburg, Adams County, to participate in the PA Jr. Holstein Convention. At the convention members took part in various contests and activities including dairy quiz bowl, essay, tri-fold display,

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photography, and public speaking contests. Callie Curley, Montrose, placed 2nd in the essay contest and was elected to serve as Treasurer of the PA Jr. Holstein Association for 2012. Emory Bewley, Susquehanna, placed second in the Jr. Division with her tri-fold display, “Milk is the Best!” Callie Curley and Mariah Tompkins participated in the public speaking contest. Members who entered the trifold display contest include: Cassie Clark, Sabrina Clark, Victoria Clark, Emily Supancik, Jamie Supancik, Callie Curley, and Emory Bewley. Callie Curley also entered the essay, extemporaneous public speaking contest, and the photo contest. Members of the Susquehanna County Jr. Dairy Quiz Bowl Teams include: Sabrina Clark, Mariah Tompkins, Jamie Supancik, Emily Supancik, Callie Curley, and Sharon Sny-der. Members of the Susquehanna County Sr. Dairy Quiz Bowl Team include: Trevor Tompkins, Evan

Emily Supancik, Mariah Tompkins, Carly Sherwood, Jamie Supancik Trevor Tompkins, Evan Castrogiovanni, Sabrina Clark, Callie Curley, Cassie Clark and Sharon Snyder. Photo courtesy of Susquehanna County Penn State Extension

Castrogiovanni, Carly Sherwood, and Cassie Clark.

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Capital District 4-H Dairy Bowl Contest results for the Rensselaer County teams


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Successfully feeding water DCHA member, Sandy Quinn, provided this Tip of the Week. With temperatures at Sandy Quinn’s Sunset View Farm, a custom calf raising facility in Schaghticoke, NY, ranging from 110 degrees F to -40 degrees F, she shares why successfully feeding water is important to calves and heifers; how to properly supply the water; and how to make sure you are feeding clean water. Successfully feeding water helps: • Keep animals hydrated • Rumen development • Acceleration of starter grain intake At each stage of life, the best water feeding methods vary. For wet calves, water should be close to the body/milk temperature, which is around 90-100 degrees F. Wet calves should receive 2 1/2 gallon pails

that are filled at least twice a day. In between feedings the pail should be cleaned, sanitized and a dried before refilling. To properly clean the pails, rinse with warm water (110 degrees F) and proceed to wash with hot, chlorinated water (140-160 degrees F). Rinse the pail with an acid solution at the same temperature and let the pail air dry. Freshly weaned calves (to 10 weeks of age) should be water feeding from 8-gallon “muck buckets” in six-calf superhutches. For these animals, the “muck bucket” should be filled between three and four times a day and the bucket should be cleaned daily. The cleaning process for the muck bucket is simpler and can be completed by washing and scrubbing with warm, chlorinated water.

Older heifers need continuous-flow waterers and they should be sanitized one to three times per week. The best cleaning method is to scrub with chlorinated water. At any stage of the life, here are some tips to follow: • During hot weather, refill the water supply around mid-day. Also rinse milk out and refill it after night feeding. • In freezing weather, do not leave the water supply out overnight and remember to dump at mid-day and refill. • The best practice for water disposal is to place all water in a common receptacle and haul it away once it is full. Source: Dairy Calf & Heifer Association

World Dairy Expo to host International Jersey Show World Dairy Expo is pleased to announce that they will be hosting the International Jersey Show in 2012. Jersey breeders have competed at World Dairy Expo for 45 years, since the very first show in Madison in 1967. The quantity of Jersey show entries has grown steadily over time and today’s competition draws in over 360 animals that compete on the colored shavings. In addition, the appeal of this breed in recent years to domestic and international Jersey enthusiasts has risen dramatically. General Manager, Mark Clarke, shares, “This is a tribute to the Jersey dairy cattle exhibitors, as the quality of that breed show at World Dairy Expo continues to get better each year. We were quite pleased that the American Jersey Cattle Association Board of Directors raised the Expo Jersey Show to international status. It makes sense as the best Jerseys from the United States and Canada travel to Madison each fall, making it truly an international competition.” “The superior efficiency of the Jersey has captured the attention of profit-minded dairymen across the globe,” says Neal Smith, Executive Secretary & Chief Executive Officer of the American Jersey Cattle Association. “By all measures — especially semen sales — demand for the Jersey is rapidly growing. “Dairymen expect to see Jersey’s best at World Dairy Expo,” Smith continues. “They can because of the strong turn-out for the

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A slate of 16 official judges will evaluate over 2,500 head of the finest registered dairy cattle Oct. 2-6 during the 2012 World Dairy Expo. This premier dairy industry event attracts over 65,000 dairy cattle enthusiasts from around the globe. The following list of judges has been named: • International Ayrshire Show: Lynn Harbaugh, Marion, WI Associate Judge: Chad Ryan, Fond du Lac, WI • International Brown Swiss Show:

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Early spring leads to early corn planting questions Pioneer agronomists suggest evaluating weather forecast, emergence score, soil temperatures The early spring in many parts of the country has corn growers considering whether now is the time to plant. Early planting can provide potential benefits, such as more time for crop development and the potential to help reduce the effects of mid-summer droughts. But early planting isn’t risk free. For those considering early planting, Pioneer agronomists recommend the following tips: • Don’t just look at today’s weather, look at tomorrow (and the next day), too. Agronomic experts recommend looking at the weather forecast 10days post-planting as this period can have the most impact on seed growth. When the first water imbibed by a seed is too cold — such as via a cold rain — imbibitional chilling injury can result. A spring frost also can decrease corn plant populations or force replant. Freezing temperatures can kill the growing point even if it is under the soil surface. As temperatures increase,

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World Dairy Expo announces complete slate of judges


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50 WELL GROWN Freestall Heifers due within 60 days. Joe Distelburger 845-3447170.

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Dairy Cattle

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HEIFERS

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Visit Our New Troy, NY Location! DISTELBURGER R LIVESTOCK K SALES,, INC. Middletown, NY (845)) 344-71700 buycows@warwick.net

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Down - Disabled & Fresh Dead Cows For Rendering - Courteous Service

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• Vertical lift front ends • Used less than 4 years • An air-operated crowd gate, claws, automation, two receivers with 2½ low lines with smooth operators to control milk flow (.2) 4,000 bulk tanks • Arctic Line Beco chiller with two condensing units • DeLaval 125 pipeline washer & hardware • (2) 4 7/8 x 33 milk filter cannistersa, 15 hp Rubushi lobe vacuum pump with a VSD drive • A Quincy 25 hp screw compressor • HHI-60 Hankinson air dryer

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CJM Farm Equipment 802-895-4159 DeLaval 2” pipeline 300+/feet, including receiver jar$2500 OBO; 10 AIC takeoff units for pipeline, $800 each; 20ft tube precooler, $750; 5hp Universal vaccum pump $500; 7.5hp Universal vaccum pump $750; 1000 gal Surge bulk tank w/new compressor and washer motor in 2011, $4,000 OBO; 4 Westfalia takeoffs for parlor (new), $800 each. 607316-2323 FOR SALE: MILKING PARLOR EQUIPMENT: Variable speed controller; 10HP motor; DeLaval 84 vacuum pump; 28 Germania claws; 28 Wakatio take-offs; 3 Conde rotary valves; Mueller plate cooler. No Sunday calls. 716-4740221

Farm Equipment

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JD 4050 MFD PS . . . . . . . . .$25,500 CIH 9170 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$32,500 CIH 7120 MFD . . . . . . . . . . . .$25,500 CIH 4366 NICE . . . . . . . . . . .$10,500 IH 3588 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,250 IH 1086 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$11,250 IH 1066 CAB . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,750 IH 1066 MFD . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12,500 IH 1066 W/LDR . . . . . . . . . . .$10,500 IH 1066 FENDER & NEW TA .$10,900 IH 966 FENDER . . . . . . . . . . .$8,250 IH 856 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,250 IH 806 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$6,900 IH 656 WEAK HYDRO . . . . . .$3,500 IH 424 W/LDR . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3,500 FD 4100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$6,500 BOBCAT CT225 W/LDR NEW $14,900 JD 9510 4WD . . . . . . . . . . . .$69,900

JD 9510 2WD . . . . . . . . . . . .$53,000 JD FLEX HEADS . . . . . . . . . . .CALL JD CORN HEADS . . . . . . . . . .CALL KILLBROS 350 GRAVITY BOX NICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,750 CORN PLANTERS . . . . . . . . . .CALL ELWOOD 4WD UNIT . . . . . . . .$5,500 IH & WHITE PLOWS 4X-10X . .CALL FRONT END LOADERS NEW & USED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CALL CASE 8430 ROUND BALER . .$5,000 1ST CHOICE GS520-4 TEDDER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$4,250 CHISEL PLOWS 9-17 SHANK .CALL 33FT AL DUMP TRAILER . . . .CALL LOTS OF DUALS . . . . . . . . . . .CALL IH, JD, FD TRACTOR WEIGHTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CALL

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1985 DEUTZ-FAHR 4x4 tractor, 85 hp, 4400 hours, runs and drives well, trans and PTO solid, missing right side door, motor has blow-by, asking $7,450 OBO. 315-7772357

2000 Gal. Dari-Cool Bulk Tank w/Cooling & Heat Recovery System; AC CA Tractor w/JD 7’ #5; Int. 9’ Haybine; Woods 1050 Backhoe; AC #6 Dozer; Allied 30’ Grain Elevator; 2 Int. Grain Drills; 50- 4’x4’ Round Bales Stored Inside 1st cut; 400’ 1½ ST/ST Pipeline w/pump; New Idea 3937 Manure Spreader. Call Mark at 518-265-4511 after 5pm

2009 Patz V420 LP Vertical feed mixer. Used only two years. perfect shape. $24,500. 518-567-9490

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1999 JD 7810 MFWD, 18.4x42 Gy 75%, 3 ram, power shift, very nice tractor, $59,500. 3.7% fin. 800-9193322 zeisloftequip.com 2005 MF 4WD, 868 hours, cab w/heat/AC, with 4045 model Bush hog loader, $28,900; Gehl 2340 mower/ conditioner, great working condition, $5,600; Case 8420 round baler in very good shape, asking $6,500. 607267-6384

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Farm Machinery For Sale ’05 VICON 535 hay tedder; JD 327 baler w/kicker. 315-8395390, 518-669-9648

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2008 Agco Hesston 7433 3x3 square baler, like new condition, preservative kit, only 5000 total blades since new! . . . . . . . . .$65,000 Case IH 5300 21x7 drill w/ seed 7 press wheels, double disc, Excellent Condition! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,500 1987 JD 4050 MFWD, 6700 hrs., 359T engine, 3 hyd., a hard tractor to find! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$29,000 Gehl 2580 4x5 silage baler, like new, very low use! . . . . . . . . .$8,750 ‘08 MF 3635 4WD w/cab & Ldr, LH reverser, 78HP, 274 hrs! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $35,000 IH 966 Black Stripe w/ROPS & canopy, 6000 hrs., nice 18.4-38, good original paint, a hard combination to find! . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12,750 Case IH 800 9x flex frame reset plows, good unit . . . . . . . . . .$9,500 IH 4166 4WD, 3100 orig. hrs., 3pt., straight as an arrow! . . .$9,500 DMI 7 shank disk ripper, pull type, Very Good . . . . . . . . . . .$12,500 JD 644B wheel loader w/original paint, 4200 hrs., no rust, one fussy owner, impossible to find this original! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$22,000 Hesston 765 5x6 round baler w/netwrap, Like New . . . . . .$12,500 Claas 180 round baler w/netwrap, Sharp!! . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12,500 Hesston 730 round baler, 500 lb. bale, Brand New . . . . . . . . .$8,900 White 273 23 ft. rockflex discs, very low acres, big axle . . . .$15,000 14 sets of IH, White, JD spring reset plows 4-x all VG to EX . .Call

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1256 IH turbo w/cab, 18.4x38 radials, $8,500; IH 720 5 bottom plows, $2,800; Hesston 7155 chopper, $3,000; 1981 Chevy C60 w/silage dump body, $3,500; old JD rake, $500; Int. 400 gas tractor, $1,800; Harsh 303 mixer, $5,500; Harsh 290 mixer wagon, for parts, $1,000. 607286-9362

CASE IH PUMA 230

CASE IH 75A

w/3Pt, 320 Hours - Lease Return

2WD - Lease Return

CASE IH MAXXIUM 110

GEHL SL5240E

w/Loader, 900 Hours

Cab, 2 Spd., Ex Cond.

$155,000

$18,700

13’ BRILLION cultipacker transport $1,500. 607-5430610 18 BALE HAY grabber, works with New Holland bale wagons, set up with quarter turn for loading trucks, $4,800. Call 315-945-2259 18 TON Round feed bin, good condition, w/fill pipe & auger w/electric motor, $2,500 OBO. Must sell, no reasonable offer turned down. Stoltzfus Family Farm, 707 Thompson Rd., Little Falls,NY13365 1976 JD 2440, rear tires 16.9x30 new, 2,415Hrs.; 1975 JD 2630, w/146 loader, 16.9x30 rears 80%; 1959 JD 730 diesel, good tag, rear tires 12.5x38 80%, fronts 7.50x16. 518-966-5766

$56,500

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1976 JD 8630, good condition, 7700hrs., duals, quick hitch, tires 80%, $17,500 firm. 585-526-6755 1987 LN8000 10 wheel dump truck, 17’ body, $9,500; 1985 LN8000, 6 wheel 18’ platform dump, $2,500. 978-544-6105

$19,500

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Hay Wagons, Feeders, Flatbeds, Running Gears, Round Bale Carriers, Bale Grabbers, Bale Wrappers - Much More! STOLTZFUS HAY WAGONS

All Steel w/PT Floor-Heaviest & Best Built on the Market Today! COMPLETE WAGONS:

18’ w/8 Ton Gear $3,500 20’ w/8 Ton Gear $3,650

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18’ w/8 Ton Gear Prices so low I’m not allowed to print!

$$$ BUY 2 OR MORE & TAKE $100 OFF EACH WAGON! $$$ ROUND BALE WAGONS/TRANSPORTS

20’ w/8 Ton Running Gear or Low Profile (3PTH Loadable) Your Choice $3,200 25’ w/12 Ton Running Gear $4,000 New Bale Grabbers w/QA Included $1,800 Bale Wrappers - w/Electric Controls $10,800 Hay Saver Feeders Starting at $1,575 Sizes Many Headlock Feeders Starting at $2,500 ! le b Availa

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Canandaigua, NY White 2-85 cab & air, very nice tractor, just in. . . $10,500 Oliver 1755 diesel, add on cab, just in . . . . . . . . . . . Call John Deere 6620 combine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Just In IH 1460 diesel combine, very nice . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9,500 Gleaner M-2 combine, diesel . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coming In Krause T Shank disc chisel, nice unit . . . . . . . . . . $4,750 Massey Ferguson 3pt chisel plow . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,675 Kill Bros 350 gravity box, gear with new 14’ Kill Bros auger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Call EZ Trail gravity box & gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,500 Knight 8018 V tank spreader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5,500 Gehl 970 14’ 3 beater roof, 10 ton gear. . . . . . . . . $4,000 18-4-38 trail duals, nice rubber . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,000 18-4-38 Firestone cut for pulling, 9 bolt rims . . . . $1,000 18-4-34 Goodyear tire & rims, double bevel . . . . . . $900 11-2-38 Firestone tires & rims, nice pair . . . . . . . . . $900 Glencoe 5 shank 3pt ripper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,900 Just In White disc chisel plow for parts . . . . . . . . Call Me White 2-55 Iseki for parts, just in, still complete Lots of White plow parts, we’ve got what you need White side hill hitch with cylinder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $600 Good selection of gravity boxes & gears 2-105 White Just In for parts 3 1 8 6 Fr e s h o u r R d . , C a n a n d a i g u a , N Y 1 4 4 2 4

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35+ WAGONS IN STOCK: 50+ GEARS IN STOCK. 10+ ROUND BALE CARRIERS IN STOCK. Stoltzfus hay wagon 9’x18’ $3,600; 9’x20’ $3,800; w/8 ton WIDE TRACK gears. ALL STEEL: Stringers, cross members & racks. 2” pressure-treated floor. E-Z Trail wagon 9’x18’ $3,700. 8 ton 890W E-Z Trail WIDE TRACK gear. 12 bale 31’ long low profile round bale carrier, $3,500. Round bale headlock & slant bar feeder wagons. BIG DISCOUNTS FOR TWO OR MORE ITEMS! 518-8855106 544 INTERNATIONAL gas tractor, 6,459 Hrs., good shape, stored undercover, $3,200. Pair, drags/harrow. 21’ wide, hydraulic, good shape, kept under cover. $1,800. 607865-6137 9x18 treated lumber; 12 ton wagon w/tandem running gear; hand pump for 86 series IH tractor, used, works very well. 607-588-7794 AC 185 DIESEL, 18.4x30 tires, good working condition, jumps out of 3rd. gear $4,250/obo. NH 640 round baler, auto-wrap, 4x5 bales, excellent condition, $7,500/obo. 607-738-5612 AGRI-METAL belt conveyor, 60’ long, 18” belt; 802-8645382, 802-578-7352 ALLIS CHALMERS 5050 2WD tractors, very low hours, $6,000 each. 315-672-5674 B&E MANUFACTURING: Kicker racks, slant bar feeders, headlock feeders, round bale carriers, low profile bale carriers. 315-536-9513 BALZER Model 1018, truck table, $4,500 OBO or possible trade. 2-used tires 20.8.42 & 20.8.38. 607-435-5345, 607547-2797, ask for Eric

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FARMKING 60” Tiller FARMKING Post Hole Digger

JD 6310, 4x4, 640 loader, $26,000; JD 6405, 2WD w/loader, low hours, $26,000; JD 750, 2WD w/loader, $4,500; IH 986, 2WD, $8,500; JD 5320, 2WD, $13,000; NH 575 baler w/thrower, $11,000; NH 311 baler; NH 315 w/thrower; JD 336 w/kicker; NH 256-258 rakes; JD 660 rake; New Pequea 11’ rotary rake; New 17’ Morra hydraulic fold tedder; NH BR730 round baler, like new, $11,000; JD 1600, 4Btm reset plow; IH 710, 4Btm reset plow; 2-724 reset plows; JD B530 & 730 tractors; New & Used metal kicker wagons; New yellow roofs for JD rollbars $800; Case IH SBX-520 baler same as NH 565, like new, $7,500; NH 590 tandem axle spreader, $8,500; JD & IH front and rear wheel weights. Augur Farms, 203-530-4953

JOHN DEERE 4890 self propelled windrower, one owner, excellent condition, 2300 hours; 910 Pequea tedder, new condition. 518-843-0999

VanDusen Machinery 607-529-3294 570-888-5370 FERGUSON 3PT 2 bottom plow w/coulters, EX, $435. East Syracuse, NY. 315-4392685. FOR SALE: Hammermill in excellent condition. 607-6479849 FORD PLOWS, 5 bottom 18” auto reset, model 151, hydraulic sidehill hitch, $1,750. 518-791-7825 GEHL 1540 BLOWER $2,250. 25KW Winpower PTO generator $2,000. Weightronix 4pt. digital scale system $500. 607-657-8105 GEHL 8435 mixer wagon, 435 cu. ft., planetary drive gearbox, lined augers 75% used very little, $11,900. 845-3861771 GEHL CB1000 chopper, corn & hay head, good condition, field ready. Asking $1,800. Call 802-362-3454.(VT) HAYBUSTER STONE PICKER, good condition, $5,000. 315-520-6802, 315-939-3105 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.

JOHN DEERE 7000 4 row corn planter, John Deere 1360 discbine. Both very good condition, kept inside. 845294-5797 JOHN DEERE 7200 12 row vacuum planter, field corn, soybean, green bean & sweetcorn disks, $17,500 OBO. 585-261-2604 JOHN DEERE Model 440 dozer, new engine & many other parts, undercarriage excellent, $6,500 or reasonable offer. 607-849-3798 leave message

JD Planter Parts: Six insecticide hoppers and four singledisk fertilizer openers. 607592-1878

JUST PURCHASED: JD 4755 MFWD, duals, real nice, $55,000. Also JD 4555 MFWD off farm sale. 3.7% fin. Zeisloft Farm Eq. 800-919-3322

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IH 470 DISC, 13’, 20” blades, 80 acres on new blades & bearings, excellent condition, $3,500. 315-749-4431 INTERNATIONAL 3588 2+2, recent clutch work, runs fine, $5,800. Gehl 1060 Chopper, both heads, works fine, $1,500. Call anytime 315-3237147 I N T E R N AT I O N A L 5 4 8 8 MFWD tractor, cab & AC, $18,900. 585-261-2604

Case IH DCX 101 discbine . . . . . . . . . . $14,500 Westgo rock picker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,500 John Deere 960 field cultivator . . . . . . . $9,000 John Deere 635 disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5,000 20’ Round Bale Wagon w/IH running gear $3,500

585-356-2634

JD 4400 combines, one diesel and one gas. Both in good condition. Also 13’ flex head, 4 row narrow corn head and pickup head. Located near Ithaca. 607-592-1878

EXCELLENT CONDITION John Deere 3955 forage harvester, 2 row corn head & grass head, $17,000. 978544-6105

JD 8420, 7920, 7700, 7210, 7405, 6615, 5500, 4560, 4055, 2555; Case IH800 plate planter, 6 row dry; 18’ silage body. 585-732-1953

JOHN DEERE 5830, self propelled Chopper with KP 4 row corn head, 4 row snapper head Windrow pickup $40,000. Also John Deere 12 row liquid corn planter $7,000. 607-656-8244

IH 1086 dual wheels, dual remotes, new front tires, field ready. 607-588-6723

JAMESWAY Volumax 16’ silo unloader, used 2 years, ready to install, asking $6,000. 518369-9848

CIH 8575 big square baler, 60,000 bales, works good, $25,000. Call Lewis at 315531-9315

JD 750 no till drills, some in stock. More coming. Zeisloft Eq. 800-919-3322

JOHN DEERE 4955, excellent condition, 4 wheel dr., very low hours, $49,500. 413-5305369

JD 110 disc, 13’7” spacing, blades half wore, $1,800; NH Super 717 chopper, single row cornhead, 5’hay haed, VGC, $1,000. 413-229-8548 (Mont.Co.NY)

JD 4430, 4-post, quad, 2WD, needs motor. Reasonable Offer call 585-547-2269 please leave message. JD 8420, duals, weights, power shift, $104,000. 315-447-3008

Charles McCarthy Farm Machinery TRACTORS • FARM MACHINERY • UTILITY TRAILERS

BUY ~ SELL ~ TRADE PH: 570-869-1551 Cell: 607-759-4646 4698 ST. RT. 3004

570-833-5214 MESHOPPEN, PA 18630

JD 3020 Canopy, Belting Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,500 CIH Baler w/Thrower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$6,800 UNVERFERTH Bin 275, 22” Tires & Tarp . . . . . . . . .$1,850 DEUTZ-FAHR Rake Rotary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,650 OLIVER 546 5 to 7 btm. on-land plow w/busterbars .$1,850 20 CIH Weights & Brackets, Full Set . . . . . . . . . . . .$95 ea. CENTURY 300 Gal. 30’ Sprayer, Hyd. Pump . . . . . . . .$950 DeLAVAL 1500 Gal. Milk Tank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3,800 3-S-Tine Cultivators 1 w/Squeeze Pump & Tanks $900-$1,600 22’ Metal Hay Wagon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,400 8x22 Digital Platform Scales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$4,800

WANTED: NH 790 Chopper For Parts Free Trucking to Penn Yan

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Maine To North Carolina

NH 8560; Schulte Jumbo 320 rock picker; Case IH MX135, 120, 5140 w/loader, JX95, C80. Tires & rims of all sizes. 585-732-1953

O N E 1 8 ’ J A M E S W AY VOLUMAX unloader, one new and one used VanDale surface drive unloader. 315-4046721, 315-495-6506.

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Trojan LDR 1700M Good tires/Well maintained $12,900; 4x4 Ford 555D TBL Factory Heated Cab (2) Digging Bkts Very Good $16,900; 4x4 Kubota M8950 85-90 HP, Dsl, Full Factory Heated Cab, Lots of Wts, Dual outlets w/New Tires! $12,500; ‘04 JD 5520 Deluxe Cab, Heat, Air, Stereo (2x4) w/ JD LDR 75-80 HP, Dsl, 2500 hrs, Power Reverser, 12 spd, Dual outlets, Super clean inside & out! $24,900; NH 3010 40-50 HP, Dsl, outlets, Rops, ps, 3pt live PTO, only 799 (1) owner hrs!! nice Haying Tractor $8,950; MF 85 62 HP, Gas $2,950; JD 1010 wfe original $2,750; 4x4 Kubota L3410 Heated Hard Cab, 34 HP, Dsl, Hydro, “Ag” tires $7,950; Oliver 550 live PTO, all orig (1) owner $4,150; Farmall AV $1,950; JD 335 Round Baler nice shape $5,950; Bush Hog 7’ Trailer Mower Clean! $1,875; Schulte Heavy duty XH600 Rotary mower, 3pt, nice! $1,275; 3pt Woods used Rotary Mower 5’ $550; 3pt Sicklebar Mowers; NH451 Int 100; Gaspardo (new) & Enrossi; Landpride RCR 2510 10’ Rotary Semi mt. mower, 540 PTO, (3) Gearboxes, Chain Guard kit, Demo unit $5,650; NH 477 Haybine $550; 6 1/2’ 3pt (new) Square tube H.D. Disk; 8’ 3pt & 8’ Trailer Disk; 3pt Rototillers (new) 36”, 41” & 48”; 3pt Post Hole Diggers; Metal Rack Kicker Wagon on Good Gear 18’ $2,500; Bush Hog Brand 7’ Finish Mower 3pt $1,875; PTO Generators; New Farmi 501 Log winch complete (new list $5,299) our price $4,295! only (1); Some Tires: (1) new 12.4x24; pair used 13.6x28; (1) new 13.6x28; Pair used 16.9 x 26; Pair used 16.9x30 (50%); (1) used 14.9x24 (80%); (1) used 16.9x28 (90%); Lots more stuff in our yard!!

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 KUHN 4100-TH gyro rake, 10½’, excellent, $3,900; NH 163 hydraulic fold tedder, excellent, $3,600; JD 336 baler w/kicker, nice, $3,000. 315-868-2928 KUHN DISCBINE model FC353RGC excellent condition, asking $9,500; 2-18’ pack drive silo unloaders $1,000/each. 315-837-4805 KUHN FC 350 G DISCBINE for sale, parts or repair, rebuilt gearboxes, damaged cutterbar $2,000. Firm. 518-5687873 LARGEST SELECTION of quality combines on East Coast. All sell with 2 year motor & transmission warranty. Zeisloft Eq. 800-919-3322 LOADER TRACTORS: 1994 JD 7200, $27,900; JD 6200, $18,900; Case IH 5230 MFWD ldr., $26,900. Zeisloft Eq. 800-919-3322 MACERATOR model 6610, with tedder attachments, very little usage $19,500. 518-4882696

PleasantCreekHay.com MANY IH 1066’s, 1466’s fender & cab tractors, $6,500$12,000; 3088 open station, nice; 3100 Du-al Loader, bale spear only, $1,500. 518-6772854 MOUNTED Forklift off ford tractor, loader off 800, 2 bottom plow, pair 14.9-28” tires on Ford rims. 585-437-2796

Never Used New no till 10’ model 9312 Sunflower small grain seeder w/grass seeder on back . . . . . . . . . . .$17,500 firm 2 Transport Chemical Tanks w/pumps & meters . . . . . . . . . . . . .$400/ea. 2 Silo Blowers, 1 Int. w/auger, 1 NH model 28 Whirlybird . . . . .$300/ea. Mohawk bale processor for large round bales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5,000 McCormick 21’ drag on wheels . . . . . . . . .$1,000

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3pt. Farm Drainage tile plow w/Spectra laser & receiver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,200 42' Krause field cultivator model 4237HR, 2 piece K-tine shank on 6" spacing w/spring levelers . . . . . .$12,500 40' Unverferth rolling harrow soil conditioner, model 1235 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,500 '96 WT Patriot sprayer, 6200hrs,175hp, 90ft, 750 gal. poly tank, GPS w/auto swath, Trimble EZ Guide & EZ Boom, tires 12.4x38 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$20,000 NH 1069 bale wagon 2800hrs Cat3208 w/ turbo, Allison trany w/heavy truck rear end . . . . . . . . . . . . .$25,000 '82 JD 410 backhoe, 2WD, 4985 hrs . . . . . . . . . .$6,500 JD 348 wire balers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3,500 JD 347 wire balers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,500-$3,000 All equipment stored inside except tile plow.

Contact Greg 585-746-5925 or Kim 585-330-5381

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. . . .

315-858-1814 FOR DETAILS

New Holland 1411Discbine Good Condition Dealer Prepped and Field Ready for 2012

8,80000 315-604-7116 $

NEW IDEA 3722 manure spreader, 220 bushels, w/hydraulic tailgate and T-bar chain, very good condition $4,000. 607-865-6888. NEW SKID LOADER ATTACHMENTS: Buckets, Manure Forks, Pallet Forks, Bale Spears, Round Bale Grabbers, Feed Pushers, Adapter Plates, Skid Steer Hitch, 3pt. Bale Spears. Rubber Tire Replacements for tire scrapers. Truck Freight Available. MARTIN’S WELDING, 315-531-8672 NH 277 baler with 54B thrower, new paint, excellent condition $3,500. NH 27 forage blower, new tires, new band and paint, excellent condition $1,350. 12’ AC 2300 finishing disc, good for black dirt, $2,950; 10’ Brillion cultipacker seeder with 195 acres, $3,950; 9 shank Glencoe chisel plow, $2,950; NH 353 grinder mixer, $3,850; 5’ rock bucket, $500. 845-496-4907 NH 56 rake, $950; Kuhn 4Star Tedder, $1,450; Brillion Seeder 10’, $2,350. 607-2796232 days, 607-533-4850 nights.

GET A

Weeder w/Kovar Tines Horse Drawn 5’-15’ - 3pt. 5’-46½’ Many Options Available

Call Bob at 716-984-7442 RED DRAGON 12 row propane flamer for organic weeding, used one year, excellent condition, $15,000; 15’ rotary hoe, good condition, $1,500. Call Doug 585721-4728 SAVE $1000 on any corn head or grain head in stock. Zeisloft Eq., Bloomsburg, PA 800-919-3322

Smiley’s Equipment IH dsl. dump truck, $3,000; new dump trailer, $5,000; 9 ton trailer, $1,500; Excavator, $12,500; Case 450 Dozer, $8,500; JD 350C Dozer, $11,500; White 4x4 ldrhoe, $9,000; Case ldrhoe, $6,000. JD 4630, nice, $12,500; JD tractor & ldr, compact, $10,500; Hesston 4x4 w/cab, $9,000; White 4x4 w/cab, 135hp, nice, $12,500; Int. 4x4, $13,500; David Brown, $3,500; Baler, $2,000; Round Baler $1,500; Corn Picker, $1,500; Corn & Flail Choppers, $1,200 up. 6 4x4 Blazers & pickups. Several Balers; many Discbines; Hay Wagons; Hay Rakes; Tedders; Land Plows; Disks; 300+ Tractors; Several Woodsplitters; Brush Hogs, Harrows, Plows & more.

Acres of Equipment Also Parts - Buying Machines Dead or Alive

K & J SURPLUS

LANSING, NY 607-533-4850 Nights 607-279-6232 Days

USED COMBINE & CHOPPER PARTS

TRACTORS Minot dsl., 3pt. . . . . . . . . . $5,500 JD 5210 dsl. . . . . . . . . . . . $9,000 ENGINES JD 404T, 466T, 329, AC 3500, AC F2 MISC. JD 8’ Blade . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,200 (2) JD 48 Loaders . . . $2,500 ea. Goosen Bale Chopper, 3pt., Commercial. . . . . . . . . . . . $750 Winpower Generator 12-20kw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,250 Brillion Cultipacker, 12'. . . . $750 TILLAGE JD 2700 5x18 . . . . . . . . . . $2,200 JD 2600 5x18 . . . . . . . . . . $2,200 Chisel Plow 3pt., 7 Shank $1,200 DRILLS IH 5100 Seeder . . . . . . . . $1,850 Brillion 10' Seeder. . . . . . $2,350 JD 8350 DD . . . . . . . . . . . $1,850 JD 8350 DD w/Seeder . . . $1,850 IH 5100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,500 JD 4 Row Precision Planter $850

SPRAYERS Century 300 Gallon Chicken Wing Booms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,400 Century 500 Gallon . . . . . $1,250 BALERS NH 56 Rake . . . . . . . . . . . . . $950 Kuhn 4-Star Tedder . . . . . $1,450 JD 336 w/Kicker . . . . . . . . $2,450 NH 273 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,850 COMBINES 915, 920 Flex. . . . . . . . . . . . . Call 20’ Header Cart . . . . . . . . $1,850 Case IH 1010 X15 . . . . . . $2,600 Header Cart . . . . . . . . . . . $1,200 JD 643 . . . . . . . $5,700 & $4,750 JD 343 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,200 213-216 Grain Heads . . . . . . Call IH 810 16.5 . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,500 IH 863 4x30 . . . . . . . . . . . $2,600 JD Chopper Mount Plate. . . $950 JD 215 & 216 flex . . . . . . . . . Call CLAMP-ON DUALS 20.8x38 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $750 18.4x34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $550 18.4x38 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $750 14.9x24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $550 20.8x34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $750

518-634-2310 SPRAYER TRUCK: Ford, 60’ booms, Raven 440 controls, foam markers, very good condition, $7,500. Will separate. 585-943-0278 THE NICEST JD 9510 sidehill combine I have had in a while. Also 2-JD 9550 sidehill; 2-JD 9500 SH, one 4x4. 3.7% fin. Zeisloft Eq. 800-919-3322 JOHN DEERE 4440, 20.8x38 tires, long axles, nice shape, low hours, $20,000 OBO. 607267-7233 TRACTOR rear scoop, 3pt. hitch; Ford 3pt. hitch 14” plows; 3pt. hitch fertilizer spreader. 315-450-5494 TRUCK MOUNTED BODCO LIQUID TANK SPREADER, 4560 gallons, spread or nurse w/legs, $9,000; 2-3000 gallon poly tanks, $700 & $500; 415 gallon stainless flat top milk tank, $650; Bobcat 709 skid steer mounted backhoe, needs paint, $2,500. 315-2437283

LANSING, NY 607-279-6232 Days 607-533-4850 Nights

WANTED

Massey Ferguson 165, 175, 265, 275, 285 Any Condition

814-793-4293 WESTFIELD truck mounted fertilizer auger; UNVERFERTH truck mounted brush auger for seed. Both VGC, call 315-246-3125 WHITE 508 PLOWS, automatic reset, 416’s, $2,250. 315-685-6214 WHITE 5100 no-till planter. 518-436-1050

corn

WHITE 5100 planter, 6x30, liquid fertilizer, no-till coulters, $6,200; JD 8300 drill, 23x7, double disc, seeder, packer wheels, $4,500; Case IH 5100 soybean special drill, 21x7, double disc, press wheels, seeder, $5,100; Oliver 252 disc, 12½’, very good blades, $2,200; JD 15’ BW disc, 20” blades, $2,800; 2 Dunham cultimulchers 13’ & 15’, nice, $2,500 & $4,600; 3 field cultivators, 18’-20’, $1,800$2,450; JD 2700 plow, 5x18, spring reset, very good, $2,850; Glenco pull chisel plow, 10 shank, $1,200; IH 3pt chisel plow, 11 shank, $1,600. Mike Franklin 607-749-3424 WHITE 588, 4/18 plow, shed kept, excellent condition, well maintained, sidehill hitch available. 607-227-5375 YEAR 2000 KINZE corn planter 6 row, liquid fertilizer also dry fertilizer, monitor excellent condition $9,900. New Holland 900 Chopper, new knives, electric control’s 3 row corn, and 7’ hay picker, excellent condition $17,000. obo. 315-783-6302

Farm Machinery Wanted 2340 DISCBINE WANTED for parts. 607-588-7794

WANTED

John Deere 5460, 5820, or 5830 Choppers

814-793-4293

WANTED TO BUY: Used farm & construction equipment, all makes and models, running or not, 1980’s & newer. Will 315777-2357


1-800-836-2888 classified@leepub.com Farm Machinery Wanted WANTED: Ferguson 2 or 3 bottom plow, 12” or 14”. 607754-4466 Call 800-836-2888 to place your classified ad.

Feed, Seed, Grain & Corn

Farm Machinery Wanted

Feed, Seed, Grain & Corn

Feed, Seed, Grain & Corn

WANTED: H&S 430 used Manure spreader. 814-3230121

CORN SILAGE FOR SALE. 518-965-8269

WANTED: Power takeoff potato digger, in good working order. Call anytime, needed soon! 315-382-2833

Custom Roasting and Cooling Your Soybeans,Corn, etc. At Your Farm or Mill Serving All of NY State

Green Haven Open Pollinated Corn Seed. ***Silage, Grain, Wild life plots ***Available Certified Organic ***Early Varieties ***Free Catalog ***Green Haven Open Pollinated Seed Group 607-566-9253 www.openpollinated.com

Pat O’Brien & Sons For all your feed needs! • Steam Flaked Corn • Protein Mixes

• Corn Meal • Minerals

• Energy Mixes • Nutritional Services

Pick-up or Delivery from our Geneva Feed Mill

We Buy All Grains! Call Pat @ 716-992-1111

Grain Roasting On Your Far m

Soybeans • Corn Barley • Wheat

Waterville Grain Roasting Oneida Co., NY

YOUR SOURCE FOR:

• Livestock Feeds • Ration Balancing • SeedWay Seeds • Crystalyx Products

WEILER’S GRAIN ROASTING

(315) 549-7081 FOR SALE: 1500 tons corn silage, 1500 tons haylage. All in Ag Bags. 607-565-9677

Buying Corn, Feed Wheat & Oats

(315)) 549-82266

Morrisville, NY 315-447-7579 mark@smithagservice.com

CEDAR FENCE POSTS. Sharpened. 6ft. $3.00 each or $275/100. Brace posts also available 315-822-6767. 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 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

Fertilizer & Fertilizer Spreading

Romulus, NY 14541

AG LIME

ROUND BALES for sale 4x5, net wrap, Fairhaven, Vermont. 860-836-1524

3 0 To n M i n i mu m

WANTED: Non GMO Soybeans & Corn. 717-222-1628

Fencing

Fencing

Empire Farm Fence & Supply

“Miles of Quality Start Here”

315-534-8948

SMITH AG SERVICE

Fencing

• High Tensile • Split Rail • Misc. Types of Fence • Energizers • Fencing Supplies 4097 Rt. 34B, Union Springs, NY 13160 RUSTIN WILSON (315) 364-5240

E & A FENCE 771 State Highway 163, Fort Plain, NY

Bringing Security For Them Peace of Mind For You ~ Sales & Installation of All Types of Fence ~ Visit Our Retail Location by Appointment

518-993-5177

Quality First - Always

Fertilizer & Fertilizer Spreading

Spr ing Lak e Far ms Quality Services You Can Count On Custom Farming “Since 1995” 50 Mile Radius

HI-CAL & MAG Lime & Lime Spreading Electronic Rate Controlling GPS Guidance

Clinton Zimmerman Savannah, NY

315-729-1066 Save Money ~ Call Us

HI-MAG

Spreader & Spreading Available Large Quantity Discount ALSO BEDDING SAND & CHICKEN MANURE

Call T J Allen 315-845-6777 315-868-2438

HI-MAG LIME

Delivered by the Truckload Also BEDDING

SAND

for Horse Arenas or Cattle FOB McConnellsville, NY Delivery Available

888-339-2900 ext. 10

Generators

NOBODY beats our prices on Voltmaster PTO Alternators, Sizes 12kw-75kw. Engines Sets and Portables Available.

MOELLER SALES 1-800-346-2348 Goats

SCHAFER LIQUID FISH FERTILIZER, 100% Organic OMRI listed. For pricing call WIGFIELD FARMS, Clyde, NY 14433, 315-727-3910

REGISTERED DAIRY GOAT HERD, milking machine, all equipment one lot for sale to small family farm only. 585659-2936

Fertilizer & Fertilizer Spreading

Fertilizer & Fertilizer Spreading

BULK LIME Hi-Mag Hi-Cal 5 or 8 Ton Spreader Supplied GYPSUM CHICKEN LITTER BEDDING SAND Mercy Hill Farm LLC 315-858-2941 • 315-868-5201 Cell

188 Genesee St. - Suite 209 Auburn, NY 13021

1-800-599-71500 315-258-4394 Grieg Dougherty • Richard Damaske Carter Riley • Greg Creeden Jeff Kuney • Dan Campbell (Distiller Sales) All New Contraction Options - Call For Details

GRAIN AND INGREDIENT MERCHANDISERS ORIGINATING CORN & MARKETING DISTILLERS FOR SUNOCO ETHANOL PLANT , F ULTON , NY

POST T POUNDER R FOR R RENT

All your fencing supplies at one location Treated posts of all sizes, high tensile accessories, energizers, gates and much more.

2033 Brothertown Rd., Deansboro, NY 13328 Phone: (315) 841-4910 Fax: (315) 841-4649 Hrs.: Mon.-Fri. 8am-4pm; Sat. 8-Noon www.williamsfarmfence.com Supplier of Organic Feed and Fertilizer

Financial Services

Financial Services

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1-800-836-2888 classified@leepub.com Grain Handling Equip. Bins & Dryers NEW AND USED Grain Dryers: GT, MC, GSI. Call anytime toll free 1-877-422-0927

Grain Handling Equip. Bins & Dryers

Hay - Straw For Sale

Hay - Straw For Sale

EARLY CUT, 1st cut hay, $4.00 per bale. 518-296-8014

H AY

Call 888-596-5329 for Your Subscription

Grain Handling Equip. Bins & Dryers

A N MARTIN GRAIN SYSTEMS 315-923-9118

Clyde, NY

WE SPECIALIZE IN • Sukup Grain Bins • Dryers • Grain Legs • Custom Mill Righting

• Hopper Feed Bins • Transport Augers • Crane Service • Dryer Service

Farmer to Farmer Wet and Dry

Round & Square Bales

1st, 2nd & 3rd Cut Hay

2012 Contracts Now Available

519-482-5365 LARGE SQUARE BALES, processed first & second cut. Call 802-864-5382 or 802578-7352

Lg. Sq. - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Cut

ALSO CERTIFIED ORGANIC Low Potassium for Dry Cows

Call for Competitive Prices NEEB AGRI-PRODUCTS

519-529-1141

TOO MUCH HAY?

10 Ton Minimum Limited Availability

518-768-2344 1st CUT BALAGE, bailed before June 8th, Walton Area, 607-865-6888

FOR SALE: Horse quality first & second cut grassy hay, big & small square bales. Delivered.-315-264-3900

FOR SALE All Grades Hay & Straw Horse & Dairy Quality Bagged Shavings & Sawdust

1ST. CUTTING round baleage can be delivered $35/bale 2nd cutting $55/bale 4x5 bales weighing approximately 1500-1800lbs. 518762-8772

ROBERT ROLLE

4’ 2nd cut round bales, $40.00/bale, stored under cover, can load tractor trailers. Mike Quinn, Middlebury,VT 802-388-7828

GOOD QUALITY HAY & STRAW. Large Square Bales. Will load or ship direct. 802849-6266

4x4 FIRST CUTTING baleage cut June 3rd & 12th. 100 bales $35.00 each, leave a message 607-843-2905. 4x4 SECOND Cut baleage, 58 bales, $50.00 each. 518701-8886

WILL DELIVER (518) 234-4052

HAY SAVER Plus Hay Preservative, 68% Propionic Acid. 87¢ per pound. Product available in Waterloo, NY. Delivery Available. Conoy Ag, Elizabethtown, PA 717-367-5078

Try Selling It In The

Contacts: Allen Hollenbach 610-929-5753 ahollenbach@giorgimush.com Kevin Eickhoff 610-926-8811 ext. 5216 keickhoff@giorgimush.com Michele Fisher 610-926-8811 ext. 5189 mfisher@giorgimush.com

WANTED

HAY & STRAW

Heating Central Boiler E-Classic OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE. Buy NOW and save up to $1500! The next generation of cleaner wood furnaces has arrived. 97% Efficient. Call Today Border Drive Heating/Royal Stoves 570537-2447

Help Wanted

Heating CENTRAL BOILER E-Classic OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACES. Cleaner and Greener. 97% Efficient. EPA Qualified. Call today Halloran Farm 845-482-5208.

Help Wanted

Animal Health and Feed Additives Company seeks independent entrepreneurial minded individuals to represent our products direct to farm customers. Agricultural background with sales experience beneficial. Persons currently engaged in seed sales, farm route sales, nutrition, semen and other farm direct sales preferred. Excellent opportunity for Independent Nutrition service provider or Feed Company. Several open territories throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast with special needs in Western New York. Send letters of interest to 155 Arrowhead way, Bellefonte, PA 16823 or lgkahi@gmail.com

EXPERIENCED D AGRICULTURE E TECHNICIAN N AND/OR R CONSTRUCTION N TECHNICIAN

Trailer Load Lots Janowski Bros. 315-829-3794 315-829-3771

wanted to fill immediate opening at our St. Johnsville or Richfield Springs locations. Full time position with excellent pay and benefits.

WANTED

sspringersinc@roadrunner.com

Please send resume to:

CLASSIFIEDS

Pre Cut Rye Straw

Or apply within at either:

50 to 75 Lb. Bales

800-836-2888

302-737-5117 302-545-1000

Springer’s Inc, 55 West Main St. Richfield Springs or 7403 State Hwy 5, St. Johnsville

classified@leepub.com

WANTED: 1st & 2nd cut big & small squares. 315-363-9105

Call Peg At or email

Hay - Straw Wanted

ALWAYS WANTED TIMOTHY MIXED HAY ALFALFA MIXED HAY 1st, 2nd & 3rd Cuttings Also Small Square Mulch

Call 4M FARMS 315-684-7570 • 315-559-3378

Heating CENTRAL BOILER EClassic OUTDOOR FURNACES. Cleaner and Greener. 97% Efficient. EPA Qualified. Call North Creek Heat 315-8663698

HAY & STRAW

For Sale All Types Delivered Cell 717-222-2304 Growers, Buyers & Sellers Heating

Heating

DAIRY HERDSMAN OR HERDSWOMAN The Lands at Hillside Farms, a non-profit educational dairy farm located in northeastern Pennsylvania, seeks experienced dairy herdsman or herdswoman. Must have ability to work well with coworkers from various departments as well as interact with the general public, a desire to fully implement a grass-based rotational grazing model, willingness to participate in educational programs including 4-H. Responsibilities include heard health, working with veterinarian, administering basic medicine, working with nutritionists to develop feed grogram assisting with all aspects of feeding and feed production/field work, maintaining herd records, heat detection, and milking. Additional responsibilities include organizing and cleaning facilities, operating skid steer and tractors, caring for calves and heifers. The farm’s current desire is to milk 40 head of multiple breeds with the possibility for increased herd size. Competitive salary. Benefits include housing with electric and heating budget, cell phone, health care, long-term disability and 401K. Opportunity for advancement. Contact us:The Lands at Hillside Farms, Shavertown, PA 18708 or 570-696-4500 or e-mail chet@thelandsathillsidefarms.org

EXPERIENCED D PARTS S COUNTER R PERSON wanted to fill immediate opening. Full time position with excellent pay and benefits.

BALEAGE, 250 Bales; Dry Hay, 50 round bales. Albany,NY area. James Frueh, 518-436-1050 DRY HAY: Several grades & quality levels available for horse, cow, sheep & goat. Large square, barn stored, no rained-on hay. Also, straw available. Pick up or deliver. Free loading. Fox Valley Vail Farms 518-872-1811

All bale sizes and types, including ROUND BALES, accepted.

CALL STEVE

STRAW

Quality Alfalfa Grass Mix

STANTON BROTHERS

HAY CORN STOVER STRAW

Spot Buys or Long Term Contracts Small or Large Quantities Quick Payment

ONTARIO DAIRY HAY & STRAW

Hay - Straw For Sale

Giorgi Mushroom Company, located in Berks County now buying the following materials:

Also Square Bales of

NOFA-NY Certified Organic baleage, trucking available, $28.00. 315-261-2212

Hay - Straw For Sale

Hay - Straw Wanted

Want to get the

lowest fuel prices

Offering Our Farmers the Best Quality Fuel, Satisfaction Guaranteed

around? HAYLAGE BALES FOR SALE: $25.00 to $30.00 per bale. Can deliver. 518-9289767

CALL

A & L Home Fuel 607-638-9561

Please send resume to: sspringersinc@roadrunner.com

Or apply within at either: Springer’s Inc, 55 West Main St. Richfield Springs or 7403 State Hwy 5, St. Johnsville


1-800-836-2888 classified@leepub.com Help Wanted

Self-Motivated with Supervisory Skills

CO-VALE HOLSTEINS

315-729-3220

WANTED: Ag Service Tech

Cazenovia Equipment Company, a premier John Deere Dealer is looking for experienced service technicians to join our team in any of our eleven locations in New York. The right candidate has strong mechanical skills, understands the performance of farm equipment and implements applications. The job requires computer knowledge and good communication skills. John Deere equipment repair knowledge and experience is a plus. Technicians have access to state-of-the-art computer diagnostic information, John Deere education programs, as well as performance incentive programs.

Available on an Expanding 1,000 Cow Dairy in CNY A successful candidate will be a motivated individual who will be responsible for mixing and delivering a total mixed ration to the dairy herd as well as overseeing bunk management and feed equipment preventative maintenance. Experience operating machinery, a valid driver’s license, a willingness to learn, and a positive attitude are a must. Experience as a feeder is helpful, but we are willing to train the right person. Contact Chris At 315-729-3186 after 7PM A job description is available upon request

HERDSMAN WANTED Operation in Southern Vermont, 8 miles from I-91 Ambitious individual for beef/steer operation. Herd health working with veterinarian, administering basic medicine, develop feed program/field work, maintenance of herd records. Knowledge of beef operation a plus. Salary based on experience. Housing available w/electric & heating budget.

Cazenovia Equipment offers competitive compensation package, 401K retirement program, employee discount, personal leave days many group employee benefits.

Please send resume to Frank at Manafort.com or call

Apply now...

Hogs

Fax Resume to (315) 655-8433 Email Resume: jobs@cazequip.com

www.cazenoviaequipment.com

CDL-A-Drivers

For Feed Deliveries Full Time Position Available Based in Central NY. Experience Needed. Must have Ag background.

315-567-9308 FULL TIME POSITION on dairy farm, housing included. 845-482-5576 RELIABLE & RESPONSIBLE PERSON WITH COMMON SENSE TO WORK ON MODERN BEEF FARM. *MUST know how to feed cattle & operate machinery. *Very nice house, top salary, bonus, vacation. MUST be experienced & currently working on a farm. References preferred. 315-633-2944 or fax resume to 315-633-8010.

Black Watch Farm

802-263-5548

PUREBRED TAMWORTH BREEDING STOCK: Taking orders for intact males due April 30th. 518-965-5506 bbredderman@gmail.com

Hoof Trimming DAN & JEN WILLIAMS HOOF TRIMMING • 28 Years Experience • VET RECOMMENDED • 607-591-0885 DON’S HOOF TRIMMING: Maintain herd health. Sore feet a specialty. Vet recommended. Quality, experience, will travel. 518-6732577 leave message.

Manure Handling

MANTIS Deluxe Tiller. NEW! FastStart engine. Ships FREE. One-Year Money-Back Guarantee when you buy DIRECT. Call for the DVD and FREE Good Soil book! 877439-6803

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Lumber & Wood Products BAILLIE LUMBER CO. buys all species of hardwood veneer logs, sawlogs and standing timber year round. IMMEDIATE LOCAL PAYMENT AND TRUCKING AVAILABLE. Please call for an updated price and spec sheet today! Smyrna Sawmill 607-627-6547. Mark Mowrey 315-796-6644; Phil Day 315436-2766; Jonathan DeSantis 315-882-8174; Sean Karn 315-436-3588. Boonville Sawmill 315-942-5284. Dave Prezyna 315-436-5329; Paul Snider 315-827-4062 (home) or 315-436-0949 (cell); Tom King 315-436-0936; Lukas Myers 315-263-6909.

MID-STATE TECH Munnsville, NY

315-495-6506 315-404-6721

Manure Handling Equipment

Prop Pump

Electric Pump

Side Mt. Pump

ECO Tanker

PTO Pump

PTO Pump

Manure Auger

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Needed on Progressive 450 Cow Registered Dairy

HEAD FEEDER POSITION

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Help Wanted

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Maple Syrup Supplies

Maple Syrup Supplies

Parts

Parts

NEW, USED & RECONDITIONED

THOUSANDS OF AG PARTS available online at www.PaulBparts.com.Sprayer parts include Teejet & Hypro Nozzles/Tips, Nozzle Bodies, Pumps, GPS Guidance, Foam Markers, and much more. Weasler PTO Driveline Parts available for North American, Italian, and German series. Or call 717-738-7355 ex. 275. Shipping is FREE if picked up at the Lititz store.

PARTS FOR CONSTRUCTION & AGRICULTURE Case-JD-IHC Crawlers Case-JD-Ford-IHC TLB’s Case-JD-Wheel Loaders Skid Loader Parts SPECIAL: MultiKey Construction Sets $45

GOODRICH TRACTOR PARTS

Rt. 38 & 38B, Newark Valley, NY

607-642-3293

LOCUST 4x4’s, fence posts, split rails, lumber. Natural, chemical free non poisonous alternative to pressure treated that has strength and lasts a lifetime. 518-883-8284 WANTED: Large quantity of Larch and White Oak logs 585-765-2215.

Maintenance & Repair

Maintenance & Repair

Attention Building Owners Don’t tear down Your failing structures. We can repair them.

Parts

Parts

MABIES

OEM PARTS

Massey Challenger Allis White Krone Perkins Hesston Gleaner 315-687-7891 315-510-2400 Parts & Repair

Before

After

J&S LEONARD HOOF TRIMMING. 20 Years of Experience. Sore Feet - My Specialty. 607-264-8004

Performing structural renovations and general construction since 1965. With having been involved in over 30,000 projects we feel confident we can solve your problems

Horse Equipment

Woodford Bros., Inc.

RUN-IN SHED, 10x16, w/kickboard, quaker style, brand new, never used, delivery available, $2,500. 518-5683560

Box 108, Apulia Station, NY 13020 1-800-OLD-BARN WWW.1-800-OLD-BARN.COM

Parts & Repair

Dave Gabel Agricultural Belt Services

“BELT T BUSTERS” $ave on Flat Belts for Your Farm Machinery

21 Years of Customer Satisfaction QUALITY BELTS AT FARMER PRICES Now Available: Extensive Line of Trailers & Trailer Parts ~ Call for Information & Prices

Agricultural Belt Service Route 75, Eden, NY 14057 Call 716-337-BELT Now accepting MasterCard, Visa & Discover

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Poultry & Rabbits

Poultry & Rabbits

D. C. FARMS

Proud to Offer CERTIFIED MOBILE POULTRY PROCESSING Also Dealer for

POULTRYMAN PROCESSING EQUIPMENT Looking for a Continuous Supply of Spents Hens

Call Dan 413-822-1598 Will Travel Poultry & Rabbits

Poultry & Rabbits

Poultry Goslings, ducklings, chicks, turkeys, guineas, bantams, pheasants, chukars, books, medications.

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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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Country Home For Sale 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Living Room, Dining Room, Den, Washer/Dryer Room, Large Kitchen, Pine Floors Throughout, New Pellet Stove, Stove, Refrigerator, Full Cellar, Hot Water Heat, 2 Stall Garage w/Loft, Large Yard. Sprout Brook Area.

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#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 wide fronts, two barns hooked together, concrete barn yard - 3 concrete silos 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. #35 - JUST LIKE THE PONDEROSA w/NO NEIGHBORS IN SIGHT! Lots of good hunting & panoramic views - 500 acres in secluded country setting - 206 acres of managed wood lots - 200 acres tillable land - Nice 7 rm. three yr. old modular home w/garage underneath - eat-in kitchen w/oak cabinets, full basement, buried electric & phone line - also 2 story barn w/horse stalls & new 45x30 ft. single story addition - 3 wells, 1 EX. spring & 2 lg. ponds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Asking $1,000,000 #16 - CERTIFIED ORGANIC 175 ACRES NEAR LITTLE FALLS WITH ACREAGE ON BOTH SIDES OF ROUTE 5S - 90 acres tillable the rest woods and a pond - has great views of the MOHAWK VALLEY. It is located one mile from the AMISH SALE BARN - WHICH HAS AN AUCTION AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$350,000 C-80 - 2011 Newly remodeled certified organic dairy operation located along the Hudson River with NYS dock access. 50 Acres total, 40 acres grazing paddocks feature new laneways, water system, and high tensile fencing; 10 acres wooded area; 36x122 two-story gabled roof barn, 50 lg. tie stalls (range from 4’-6’ width and 79” length); rubber mats, 7’ feed alleyways, spacious milk house, 1000 gallon bulk tank, 2” pipeline, 3” vacuum line, 8 units, mow conveyor, two steel grain bins; 40x100 Coverall barn with curtains. Residence is in poor condition, in need of remodeling; dug well is presently used and public water is available; 200 acres of neighboring land is rented. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Asking $289,000 C-74 - Dairy farm with 320A. - 500 Jersey size free stalls; set up for a grazing operation, 40 paddocks including laneways and water system; 16 unit swing parlor w/4000 gal. tank; additional 2 story 100 tie-stall barn, lg. Morton bldg. w/lg. doors and shop area; 100+ yr. old 2 story farmhouse w/6 BR, 2 full baths. Ideal heifer raising operation w/main road access stream runs through property, one pond . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Asking $975,000 B-302 - This is a very nice private 2 BR year round cottage that is on a secluded bay of Kayuta Lake with 128 feet of lake front. The cottage has a wrap around deck with a hot tub for relaxing. A storage shed (10x12) to hold the yard equipment and a detached 2 car garage (24x24) with a second story loft that could be used for living space, all on a wooded 1/2 acre lot. Near snowmobile trails, miles of XC ski trails 3 miles away at BREIA, and boating right out the door. Total taxes are $1896. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Asking $259,000

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2317 7 - Nearr Cortland. Intensive grazing dairy operation on 62 acres all in high tensile fencing with 30 additional acres rented. Good 2 story dairy barn with 65 ties, ready to milk. Good 40x60 Morton Machinery building for young stock and machinery. 2 story 4 bdrm farm house with new furnace and septic. Buildings and land all on the same side of the road. Owners are currently milking 50 cows. Farm makes a good dairy farm but will also be suitable for beef horses and making hay. Great location close to I81 and Cortland. Machinery and AG dealers all close by. Just 20 mins north of Binghamton. Beautiful setting overlooking the Cortland Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Asskingg $259,900 2320 0 - Otsego o County. 265 +/- acre farm. Bordering a year round river. 130 acres, exceptional, exceptional soils. flat to gently rolling, currently in Nursery stock and farm crops. 130 acres of woods, some timber, lots of deer and turkey. Good 2 story dairy barn. Holds approximately 50 head of cattle. Drive in mow for hay storage. 40x60 Machinery shed. Partially remodeled 5 bedroom 2 story home. Interior has been gutted and remodeled. Exterior is original. One car attached garage. Quiet road. Schools, shopping, hospitals all close

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by. This farm can be used for multiple things. Owner is using it as a Nursery stock farm. Would make a good vegetable farm. Easy irrigation from river. Would be great for horses, beef, or dairy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Askingg $500,000 2291 1 -Drasticallyy Reduced - Otsego County Gentleman's Farm New Home and Buildings. Spectacular views. Mins to Cooperstown, NY. 93 acres located on a quiet road w/30 tillable acres all in hay. 15 acres of pasture, balance woods. Lots of deer & turkey. Nice modern 2 story 4 bdrm home. 52x60 pole barn w/partial concrete floor would work well for horses, livestock, machinery storage. 20x40 horse barn. Home & buildings sit well off of quiet road . . Reduced 0 Owners are looking for a fair offer. from $440,000 to $375,000 2301 1 - Southern n Schohariee County - Nestled in the beautiful Catskill Mountains. 80 acre Gentleman's Farm 40 acres fields and pasture. 40 acres of woods. Nice 59x60 building used for a shop w/power, electric, heat, and bathroom. Good 2 story 3 bdrm farm house with 2 baths. 2 ponds stocked with fish. Lots of deer and turkey. Buildings sit well off a very quiet road. Farm would make a nice place to raise horses or beef. Easy to get to from Binghamton or New England. Farm has been reduced from recent listing of $325,000 to $275,000. Great little farm in a hard to find area of the Catskill Mountains. w - 2326 6 - Madison n Countyy Land - 30 mins from Syracuse, New NY. 180+/- acres 60 acres tillable, good well drained soils. 25 acres of pasture, balance woods. Awesome deer & turkey hunting. Would make a nice parcel for a weekend camp or year round residence. Local farmers rent the land for income. Priced right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Askingg $195,000 h picturee perfectt views: Enjoy 2306 6 - Serenityy att itss bestt with country living in this 30-acres well-maintained 3 bedroom/2 full bath home, with neatly manicured landscape with lots of trails for sports enthusiasts, breathtaking views surrounded with nature, wildlife and farmlands. 2-car attached garage and an additional extra large detached garage for extra storage. The house is set up away from the road with long driveway, lots of privacy. Secluded but close to shopping, church, schools, restaurants, medical clinics, etc. Close to Herkimer, Utica and Cooperstown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Reduced from $210,000 to $198,000


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2001 Mack RD688S Cab and Chassis, E7 460hp, 8LL, 26’ of double frame, 201” C-T, 20k front axle, 46k rears, 344k miles, nice truck. $36,500

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