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Guy McLean — finding a better way by Sally Colby Guy McLean canters into the arena on Quietway Spinabbey, a liver chestnut that might seem somewhat ordinary. But Spinabbey isn’t ordinary, and neither are the three horses that accompany McLean, all at liberty. No halters, no leads. As McLean works his way around the arena, the at-liberty horses remain tight against him and one another; seemingly attached by an invisible thread. Although it’s not apparent, each horse is keenly aware of every cue from McLean. McLean is an Australian horseman, entertainer and bush poet who is currently touring the U.S. He says that his childhood dream was to become the world’s best horseman, but he didn’t know how he was going to accomplish that. “I thought maybe I’d be a trainer,” he said. “People would send me their problem horses and I’d make a big difference. Then I realized that if I kept the horse for four weeks, I got too attached to them.” McLean figured that if he wanted to become a force in the horse business, he’d have to become an entertainer. He says that it was the father of the three horses working at liberty - Hope, Sequel and Pride - that made him realize he could do it. “I paid $200 for a little buckskin colt named Nugget,” said McLean, adding that his plan was to train Nugget then sell him. That plan ended when McLean fell in love with the colt. “Nugget was the first horse I rode in front of 20,000 people. Two hundred dollars but he rode like a million dollar horse. He was just amazing. People were blown away with him.” The youngest of five boys, all with strong personalities, McLean was painfully shy and bullied because he wore glasses. “I felt very insignificant -
Three horses stand over a third while Guy McLean stands on the backs of two of the horses. Photos by Sally Colby not because I was made to, but because they (his brothers) were so bold,” he said. “But on the back of a horse, I was faster, stronger and braver. I felt like an equal.” As a teenager, McLean cared for the 50 horses at his family’s holiday ranch resort in Queensland, which helped build his skills and strengthen his determination. “I had to deal with horses and people there, and the more I dealt with people, the more I wanted to deal with horses,” he said. “Now I’m dealing with people even more, and I’m comfortable in that arena.” McLean says that when he was working with horses as a
teenager, he started them in the usual way - with a bridle and saddle - but those extras would eventually be shed. “From the time I was 15, I thought that if I really want the horses to work, they shouldn’t have gear on to do it,” he said. “If I have to have gear on to make them work, I’m not the horseman I need or want to be.” How does the leap between riding one well-trained saddle horse and working a group of horses at liberty happen? McLean says that before leaving Australia to begin his U.S. tour, he was performing with the four-horse team he’s cur-
Guy McLean puts a tarp over a horse to demonstrate how he has earned the animal’s trust. Loud noise and applause from the audience didn't distract the horse.
rently traveling with. People wanted to see Nugget, the $200 bush stallion, but McLean had moved on and was doing more, including laying one horse down and putting three horses over top. McLean says that when Nugget’s offspring started to mature, he knew that he couldn’t sell them - he had to do something special with them. “I’d see other horsemen do it. There were some great horsemen at home running horses side by side. Once I see that something can be done, I instantly say, ‘if he can do it, I can do it.’ Then I’d go home and play with it.” In Australia, McLean performed in front of standingroom only crowds and conducted clinics. “Everyone says they want a connection,” he said. “Everyone wants to be the friend of the horse first, but a horse doesn’t respect his friend. People say, ‘I love my horse - why does he stand all over me?’ Love doesn’t mean respect. Respect has to come first and love can follow. There are so many people that want to treat their horse like a dog, but the horse isn’t a dog. If they don’t have manners, we aren’t making them safe for the rest of their lives.” As an example of how he started training horses to work in harmony him, McLean relates the story of a young mare he was teaching to lead. “I’d lead the mare into the bush, then hop on and lead the lead horse home,” he said. “I dropped the lead and this young mare continued to canter with me. I stopped, she stopped. I backed up, she backed up. I went home and
started to develop it more, then I did the same thing with other young horses.” McLean says that once a horse does what he asks of them and becomes valuable to him, he is dedicated to caring for that horse for the rest of its life. McLean says that dedication must come with an understanding of the horse’s natural instinct. “Once we bring a horse into our world, we’re telling him not to be a horse any more,” he said. “To be a horse is to react against any pressure. If you pick up a wild horse’s foot and they let you hold it, they could be eaten. The moment he’ll stand on three legs and be held, he’s no longer wild. When we bring a horse into our world, we’re asking him to understand our world. We have to treat him in a way that says we understand his natural instinct. We’re saying to him, ‘forget your wild past - forget pulling against pressure - learn to give to pressure - and if you do these things, you’ll never go hungry, you’ll never go thirsty and you’ll always be safe.’” McLean says that his horses have shown him what they can do. He looks for the best in each individual, and devotes his full attention to bringing them to what he calls brilliance. “I never put a limit on a horse,” he said. “If I find one that sprouts wings in the middle of his back, I’ll ask him to fly.” Guy McLean will be at the Pennsylvania Horse Expo February 23-26, 2012, and will participate in the Road to the Horse for Team Australia.
Guy McLean has great respect for his horses and observes them carefully throughout training to discover the best use for each horse.
ma may show mysterious signs of by Jennifer Showalter LEXINGTON, VA — The enormous lameness down the road. She said amount of time and money invested in horses that suffer from CranioSacral the development of a good horse is issues tend to rub their head on their shocking. Unfortunately by the time front legs and push their head into these horses reach their maximum their handler to relieve pressure. performance, they are too often on the These horses also often develop auto downhill swing of their career due to a immune disorders and allergies. Some variety of physical conditions. Those become more spooky, toss their head, horses who never make it to the top become shy about their head, refuse to ‘get on the bit’, and are referred to and/or become as “problem horsheavier on one es” may be sufferSalt and mineral licks are rein. ing from some type Battles spent of pain, discom- designed for cattle. A some time talking fort, or lack of balhorse’s tongue is much about the benefits ance that in turn is unknowingly softer than a cow’s. Horses of detoxifying horsShe noted that holding them back cannot lick a block enough es. many of vaccines from fulfilling their have carriers and potential. to get what they need. preservatives that A group of diligent horse lovers ~ April Battles stay in the body and decrease the recently spent the body’s overall effiday learning how to extend the lives of their horses and ciency. She suggested having titers keep them ridable through their 30s. checked on horses and only vaccinatApril Battles, one of California’s lead- ing when necessary. When vaccines ing clinicians for equine bodywork and are needed, Battles noted that better nutrition, shared her knowledge with immunity is accomplished when vacthe horse enthusiasts, answered a cines are given two to three weeks number of questions, and evaluated apart. “It is really bad for a horse’s system to vaccinate all at once and several horses. Battles spent some time going over deworm on top of that. Doing so can the conformation of horses and point- cause a horse to tie up. Their liver and ing out areas that she normally finds kidneys are totally stressed, and when out of alignment. She explained that the liver and kidneys can’t detoxify any the atlas and axis are commonly out of more the hooves are affected,” said place. When this occurs, the spinal Battles. She added that Dr. Evelyn column becomes compressed and Williams, a veterinarian in Arizona, decreases the amount of energy that once told her, “When any live vaccine can reach the backend of the horse. is administered correctly, it will last “Unless a horse has hooked a hind leg the life time of the animal, while killed in a fence or something similar, most vaccines that are properly adminishind end issues are a compensation of tered can last around seven years.” Along with her discussion about the front end of the horse,” said detoxification, Battles pointed out that Battles. She explained how muscle spasms horses do not have a gall bladder and that shorten and pull bone restrict a that feeding corn oil to horses is a bad horse from physically being able to idea. She suggested that black oil sunbend and flex when asked to by their flower seeds and chia seeds were betrider. Horses with bad posture do not ter fat sources. Battles also explained necessarily have bad conformation. that when vitamins and mineral levels According to Battles, bad posture are out of balance, a horse tends to results from pain and tightness, but want to eat all the time to try and fulfill their needs. can be relieved or corrected. As she got more into the nutritional Many in the crowd could relate to Battle’s discussion about CranioSacral needs of horses, she warned the audiissues in horses. She touched on how ence about being suckered into buying horses that have had past head trau- senior equine feeds. “Senior equine
A group of equine enthusiasts watch as April Battles evaluates a horse. Photos by Jennifer Showalter
April Battles goes over some CarnioSacral issues that she often sees in horses. feed is the worst thing you can feed a horse. It is like eating a candy bar. The extra protein and sugar in the feeds only add to a horse’s pain, not to mention the added preservatives that go along with the additional molasses,” said Battles. Horse owners also are misled when it comes to feeding alfalfa. According to Battles, alfalfa is designed to marble cattle. Its high calcium levels increase arthritis in horses and also increase the pearlization of foreign objects in the horse’s digestive track. “Alfalfa and sweet feed are the worst things you can give a skinny horse. My number one choice of hay is timothy and then orchard grass. Keep in mind that today’s hay is so demineralized that horses are not getting enough minerals out of their hay anymore,” said Battles. She added, “Salt and mineral licks are designed for cattle. A horse’s tongue is much softer than a cow’s. Horses cannot lick a block enough to get what they need. Free choice salt and minerals need to be made available for horses.” Before going out and evaluating a
few of the horses that are part of the Hoofbeats Therapeutic Riding Center, Battles concluded her discussion by saying, “By the time horses know their job, they often can’t do their job anymore, but we can help. The body naturally wants to rebalance its self. Everyone has healing in their hands. Some of us use it and some don’t. Be assured that horses appreciate any attempt.” “Overall, I thought the event went very well. It was highly educational for all who participated. I believe they received a greater understanding of the value for specialized horse care and that horses need support in several ways,” said Kim Coslett, organizer of the event. For more information on April Battles and to order her products and training materials, visit www.holisitichorseworks.com. For a more local contact, who is studying under Battles and will be providing services in the near future, contact Kim Coslett in Lexington, VA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April Battles evaluates the alignment of this horse’s head. She points out to the crowd how she evaluates the positioning and size of both eyes and nostrils.
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Chasing paper compliances by Stephen Wagner Pennsylvania Farm Bureau has been doing battle for its members for 61 years now with President Carl Shaffer at the helm for the last seven years. Shaffer is not one to sit back and shut up about what he sees as dirty work at the crossroads. At this fall’s annual banquet and convention in Hershey, PA, he took the occasion to explore the largest thorn in PFB’s side, which is the arrogance of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Others have called it ‘over reach’. Even some of EPA’s speakers, when they take the stage, will say “cue the tomatoes,” a satirical jab at how farmers have come to feel about EPA making their lives far more difficult. “Too many forces are holding us back from achieving maximum production,” Shaffer said as he opened his Presidential Luncheon. “We know from our own experience on the farm that excessive regulations are one of the main forces affecting the efficiency, production and future of agriculture. There’s no better example of that than the actions of the federal Environmental Protection Agency during the past couple of years. Once during the past year I’ve had the opportunity to testify before a committee of the United States Congress. Thanks to the leadership of Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson and Congressman Tim Holden, I was allowed to discuss all the
At the annual fall banquet, Pennsyvania Farm Bureau President Carl Shaffer took the occasion to explore the “over reach” of the EPA. Photo by Stephen Wagner
evidence we presented concerning EPA’s excessive actions. Let me note one example. Time and again we have pointed out that EPA has failed to account for all the best management practices that are being used on the farms. It’s just common sense that if you don’t already account for what farmers are already doing to reduce nutrient run-off on our land, the new regulations by EPA will greatly exceed what’s necessary to restore the Chesapeake Bay. Unfortunately, EPA’s
Cover photo by Sally Colby Guy McLean puts a horse on the ground in preparation for standing over the top of it with three other horses. Mid-Atlantic Country Folks
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regional administrator testified in Congress that agriculture is standing at the starting line in efforts to clean up the bay. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been employing conservation practices on my land, embracing new technologies as they’ve been developed, and going out of my way to implement best management practices, improving water quality, for more than a few years. Pennsylvania farmers have been running this marathon for decades, achieving significant reductions in nutrient and sediment loss. And yet the Environmental Protection Agency has the audacity to say that we’re standing at the starting line of this race. Let me share a bit of what I said in my comments before the Congressional committee just a few weeks ago.” “Farmers are concerned that billions of dollars may be spent to chase a paper compliance with a model that uses faulty assumptions rather than valid and readily available data. If the billions are spent and the practices are implemented, and reality proves that EPA’s projections are wrong, what then? Will farmers and other businesses in communities be expected to spend even more? EPA’s pollution diet has hardest deadlines and required deductions regardless of how much it will cost state governments, local governments, and private citizens. And if these targets are not met, the EPA has threatened consequences. Virginia estimates, for instance, that it will cost seven billion dollars to comply with EPA’s pollution diet. New York estimates it will cost them as much as six billion dollars. Yet this summer when President Obama sent a letter to
Congress identifying regulations that will cost more than one billion dollars, EPA’s Chesapeake Bay regulations were not on that list! When Congress asked EPA’s regional administrator why the Chesapeake Bay regulations were not listed, he answered (and I quote) ‘it’s not a regulation.’” At the beginning of this year, the American Farm Bureau filed a suit against EPA for regulatory overreach with other satellite bureaus also signing on. I asked Shaffer about the status of the suit since it is apparent that some foot-dragging has been taking place. “Farm Bureau has filed a motion to complete the record,” Shaffer said, “which is sort of a discovery motion. We feel that possibly EPA has not released all the documents necessary for a fair trial in the case. When we entered that motion, the judge said ‘I’m going to put this trial on hold until I make a decision on the motion to complete the document.’ Basically, it’s on schedule but that might delay it a little bit.” Shaffer continued his diatribe. “Now folks, back on the farm we understand that if it looks like a skunk and it smells like a skunk, it’s a skunk. Farmers understand that unreasonable and unworkable regulations are just part of agriculture. We have a long history of working with lawmakers and agency officials to help develop practical and effective regulations when they’re necessary. But in recent times, especially at the federal level, it seems that cooperation has been replaced by confrontation. Yet, we in Farm Bureau cannot just surrender to those who seem to constantly say ‘It’s our way or the highway.’”
New Miss American Angus crowned The selection of Miss American Angus is a long-held tradition at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE), where the winner of the annual American Angus Auxiliary contest demonstrates elegance, poise and a passion for the beef industry. Such was the case for 2012 Miss American Angus Brooke Harward, who was crowned Monday, Nov. 14, during the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, KY. The Richfield, NC, youth was among five scholarship winners competing for the crown. Other contestants were: Jessica Radcliffe, Weston, WI; Katelyn Wilson, Orleans, IN; Lindsay Upperman, Chambersburg, PA; and Maggie Jasper, Versailles, KY. The annual Miss American Angus contest provides one Angus junior an opportunity to promote the breed as an Angus ambassador. Miss American Angus assists with shows, educational events, field days and additional activities to educate others about the breed and the benefits of Angus beef. Each year, the American Angus Auxiliary — which sponsors and oversees the contest — offers its top five female scholarship winners the chance to compete for the Miss American Angus title. Each contestant must complete a written test, deliver a prepared speech, complete an interview and answer impromptu questions from a panel of judges. This year’s Miss American Angus
Brooke Harward contest was officiated by Bob Norton, Saint Joseph, MO; Mary Greiman, Garner, Iowa; and Jackie Lackey, Aspermont, Texas. Harward was crowned prior to the announcement of grand champion bull during the Super-Point Roll of Victory (ROV) Angus Bull Show at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center (KFEC). Harward is the daughter of Marcus and Patricia Harward and has five sisters, Lorie, Catherine, LeAnn, Marcie and Mattie. With her sisters, Brooke owns a show cattle business named Harward Sisters. She succeeds 2011 Miss American Angus Paige Wallace of Stotts City, MO.
lone offer on the Friday before Thanksgiving and closed at $1.8325 per pound, down a net 11 3/4-cents on the week, but still 38 3/4-cents above a year ago. The 500-pound barrels ended at $1.87, down 12 1/2 on the day, 11 cents on the week, but still 44 cents above a year ago. Only four cars of block traded hands on the
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upcoming holidays and are getting ready for the next round, expected to begin after a final accounting is made after Thanksgiving. DMN says sales are doing well in all regions, helped by promotional prices and feature ads for store and national brands, and food service sales are doing better than expected. Cash butter closed November 18 at its lowest level since December 2010; $1.6475, down 9 1/4-cents on the week, and 24 1/4-cents below a year ago when it lost a dime that week, 22 cents the following week, and another 6 after that, to land at $1.61. Only one car sold all week. NASS butter averaged $1.8382, up 0.1 cent. Butter prices have temporarily stabilized and world prices have increased, according to eDairy economist Bill Brooks. The November 15 GDT weighted-average price for anhydrous milk fat rose 8 percent, but the equivalent 80 percent butter fat price is still less than $1.31, Brooks said. "Our butter prices are still a fair amount above international prices, so opportunities for imports remain." Cash Grade A nonfat dry milk closed the week at $1.45, up a penny and a half. Extra Grade held all week at $1.48. NASS powder averaged $1.4860, up 1.4 cents, and the amazing dry whey price inched 0.4 cent higher, to 63.6 cents per pound, the highest in four years. The peak was 79.33
cents in April 2007. The MPC adds that the market for dry whey “continues to amaze.” Domestic demand is “very good,” according to DMN, and supplies are tight. Demand for export is outstanding. Production does not seem to be keeping up with demand, in part because cheese production is lagging and in part because a greater share of liquid whey is being shunted off for higher concentrated products. Jerry Dryer’s Dairy and Food Market Analyst reports that US cheese exports remained strong in September despite sharply higher prices while other dairy volumes were generally lower. September cheese shipments totaled 34.3 million pounds, up 22 percent from 2010, at an average price of $2.07 per pound. The average price for the benchmark, Cheddar price, was $2.05. January through September cheese exports were up 32 percent; according to Dryer, and third quarter, 2011 exports were up 3 percent, averaging $2.07; just like September. An estimated 7.7 million pounds of cheese (22 percent of the total) left the country with some assistance from CWT in September. An estimated 22 million pounds was/is due for assistance during the fourth quarter of this year, according to Dryer’s estimates, and nonfat dry milk/skim milk powder shipments were
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How is Your Gratitude Attitude? Issued Nov. 18, 2011 The big bang you heard Friday was no theory. It was cheese prices in Chicago as the cash markets awaited the October Milk Production report that afternoon. After gaining a nickel earlier in the week the 40pound blocks tumbled 15 1/4- cents on one
week and two of barrel. The NASS block price jumped 3.9 cents, averaging $1.7646, while the barrels averaged $1.8209, up 6.2 cents. The California Milk Producers Council’s (MPC) November 11 newsletter, citing USDA’s Dairy Market News (DMN), reported that barrel cheese supplies for processing are tight but adds; “that doesn’t answer the question whether the tightness is from a supply decrease or an unexpected increase in demand.” MPC reports that other natural cheeses are also
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tured dairy products, is in full swing.” International butter prices are weaker as well. Oceania butter is pegged at $1.63-$1.86, down 25 cents in 10 weeks, and the lowest price since spring 2010. World milk powder prices are steady. But, Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction prices increased across almost all product categories this week, according to the DDR. The weighted average price for skim milk powder was $1.52 per pound, up 1.7 percent from the November 1 auction. Whole milk powder was $1.62 per pound, up 2.4 percent; anhydrous milk fat was $1.62, up 8 percent; and cheddar cheese for industrial use was up 3.7 percent, to $1.60. The tradeweighted index for all products was up 2.6 percent, but just the second
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Chris Galen said in Thursday’s DairyLine that this year’s program had been operating from carry over funds from the previous year but the 2012 program will have new money from new memberships and that the funds will be used mostly for cheese exports but also for butterfat, giving important access to foreign markets. Exports are a “prime mover behind farm prices, he concluded, “And the more commitment we get from farmers to CWT the better off everyone is because it’s a rising tide that lifts everyone’s milk price.” But, dairy policy inclusion in the budget process drew fire from the International Dairy Foods Association’s Connie Tipton, who in a press release said; “The way the super committee process is being used to enact the next farm bill is wrong.” The Budget Control Act directed the authorizing committees to submit their recommendations and legislative language to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction by October 15. Tipton said “We now are a month past that deadline and only a week away from the deadline for completing the deficit reduction bill, and this farm bill has yet to see the light of day.” "Making matters worse, leaders of the Agriculture Committees have indicated that portions of the Dairy Security Act will be part of this still-secret farm bill recommendation,” she said. “If so, the super committee is on the verge of making major changes to the dairy industry that will impact millions of our citizens.” The Agriculture Department’s latest
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Mielke from A7 Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook predicts that U.S. milk production will rise in 2012, albeit at a slower rate than the last two years. The dairy herd will be slightly smaller in 2012, but increased milk per cow will boost milk production above 2011. It warned that higher availability of dairy products worldwide combines with additional U.S. supplies to pressure product prices next year. While third-quarter cow numbers were slightly lower than October projections, the U.S. herd size estimate remains at 9.2 million cows for this year and is expected to slip to 9.185 million in 2012. Milk per cow is forecast higher than October’s forecast, largely offsetting the lower than forecast thirdquarter cow number. 2012 output is forecast at 198.4 billion, unchanged from October. Output per cow in 2012 was forecast at 21,600 pounds, up from the 21,305 pounds expected this year. The increase in milk per cow forecast in 2012 and the additional milking day more than offsets the small projected decline
in cow numbers, according to USDA, and accounts for the overall increased milk production next year. Checking demand; September fluid milk sales were estimated at about 4.5 billion pounds, according to USDA, down 2.3 percent from September 2010 after adjusting for calendar composition. Estimated sales of conventional fluid milk products decreased 1.3 percent from September 2010 while estimated sales of organic fluid products increased 8.9 percent. The DDR adds that year-todate milk sales are off 1.4 percent and remain on track for a 27-year low. Ouch! Looking “back to the futures” combined with the announced Federal order Class III prices, the Class III contract’s average for the last half of 2011 was at $18.72 on September 29, $19.16 on October 7, $18.97 on October 14, $19.12 on October 21, 19.36 on October 28, and $19.54 on November 4. The average for the first six months of 2012 stood at $16.63 on November 4, $16.72 on November 11, and was around $16.64
at our deadline on November 18. In other milk prices; the December Federal order Class I base milk price is $18.47 per hundredweight, up 2 cents from November, $1.51 above December 2010,
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ceutical and consumer products industries,” Luna explained. O’Connor got her start at the Consumer Products Division of the Dow Chemical Company where she gained extensive experience in financial planning and analysis and brand management. After earning her MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, she moved on to direct the strategic marketing of one of the largest and fastest growing professional hair care brands, Back to Basics. O’Connor grew this P&G brand through innovative promotional activities, extensive new product development and a highly successful rebranding campaign. Lisa leveraged her marketing and branding expertise to drive significant market share gains at several top pharmaceutical and consumer products companies before joining BouMatic. “Joining Lisa on the BouMatic executive board is Mike Hsu, Global Vice President of Operations and Engineering, said Luna. “Mike
comes to BouMatic from Avaya, a $6 billion privately held communications manufacturer where he held several leadership positions in sales and operations planning, manufacturing operations, business operations and new product introduction. Mike was also instrumental in transforming the company’s global supply chain operation to their highest levels,” Luna added. Prior to Avaya, Hsu lead new product development operations for the Symbol Corporation’s mobile computing group, launching leading edge technology products. He also drove the design and adaptation of the company’s operational product development process. Hsu spent part of his career crafting supply chain service strategies for Arrow Electronics as well as assisting Citigroup with the standardization of its networking environment for Asia. Hsu received an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, along with masters and bachelors degrees in electrical engineering from Cornell University and Princeton University, respectively. “The BouMatic mission to create value through innovative solutions to harvest the highest quality milk, gently, quickly and completely, remains at the heart of our vision for growth, Luna said. “The world class leadership that Lisa O’Connor and Mike Hsu bring to our organization will be essential to BouMatic’s global strategic growth and development in the coming years,” he added. Since 1939, BouMatic has been developing innovative products for dairy operators throughout the world. Today BouMatic products are found in over 40 countries. The company employs over 300 people worldwide with global headquarters located in Madison, WI, USA. For more information go to: www.boumatic.com
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ANNAPOLIS, MD — The Maryland Horse Industry Board (MHIB) recently presented its “Touch of Class” Award to Anne Arundel horse trainer John Crandell III and his Triple Crown winning Arabian gelding, Heraldic, who together won two silver medals at the Pan American Games held in Chile on Oct. 21. Crandell and Heraldic will lead the U.S. Team in the World Endurance Championship in England in 2012 — an event held simultaneously with the 2012 Olympics. During the award presentation, Ashley Valis, deputy director of the Governor’s Intergovernmental Affairs, presented the Crandell’s with a proclamation from Gov. Martin O’Mal-
ley, declaring Nov. 15 “Heraldic and Crandell Family Day.” “Maryland has an impressive history of raising the finest equine athletes who continually distinguish our great state around the world,” said O'Malley. “I’d like to commend the Crandell Family for their legendary accomplishments and commitment to the highest standards of equine training and care. We look forward to the continued success of Heraldic and the Crandells as they represent Maryland and the United States at the World Championship next year.” Heraldic was in routine quarantine in Miami after flying back from Chile, but was released in time to make it to his official homecoming and silver medal celebration
event. Heraldic mingled with well-wishers, ate a few Maryland-grown apples, which were also provided to guests, and posed for pictures in front of the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) headquarters in Annapolis. “Maryland’s rich history of horse-related agriculture goes back centuries, and Heraldic is a prime example of why horses and their stories are so enduring,” said MDA Deputy Secretary Mary Ellen Setting during the awards ceremony. “Maryland’s equine industry has assets totaling more than $5.6 billion and employs more than 28,000 people. Heraldic is a wonderful symbol of this important industry, and we are proud to host him here
On hand for the presentation of the “Touch of Class” Award to John Crandell III, fourth from left, were Ashley Valis, deputy director of the Governor’s Intergovernmental Affairs; Erin Pittman, vice chair, Maryland Horse Industry Board; Mary Ellen Setting, deputy secretary, Maryland Department of Agriculture; Linda Crandell; Kathleen Crandell; Joe Crandell; and Jason Crandell. at MDA today.” Endurance racing is a long-distance race of 50 to 100 miles, with veterinarians making mandatory medical checks of the horses at strategic
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points along the course. Major endurance racing courses are typically 100 miles and completed in a single day. Winning riding times vary between 6.5 and 13 hours, depending on the natural terrain of the course. Heraldic has been particularly versatile as an athlete, winning on the fastest as well as the most arduous courses in America. The Pan Am Games race course was a 75 mile course which Crandell and Heraldic completed in 6:03:38. The Crandell family has received recognition all over the world for its success in training elite endurance horses, and Nov. 15’s celebration was their first official recognition in Maryland. Heraldic’s story is the stuff of legend. Heraldic became the only horse ever to win the Triple Crown of Endurance Riding in 2006. Those three races are the Old Dominion 100 in Virginia, the Tevis Cup in California, and the American Endurance Ride Conference Championship. In each of those events, Heraldic also received the “Best Conditioned Horse” award. And Crandell — who has been a professional farrier and trainer since 1983 — was named Overall Horseman of the Year in 2007 by Chronicle of the Horse magazine. But in 2008, Heraldic suffered a life-threatening injury when he badly injured his stifle (the joint at the end of the thigh corresponding to the human knee) and had to recuperate without bearing any weight on the injured leg for months. Heraldic spent two years in rehabilitation but came back last year to win the first two legs of the Triple Crown again as well as his two
silver medals at the Pan Am Games last month. In 2010, he also won the FITS 100 miler with a time of 7:58. Heraldic’s astonishing comeback is a major reason the MHIB selected to honor him and his trainer. “This is a magnificent horse and a magnificent family that has made great achievements on the international stage,” said Erin Pittman, vice chair of the MHIB. “Heraldic is a world class athlete who overcame injuries that would have retired most other horses, and the Crandells are a family that has dedicated themselves to excellence in the equine industry. We are so pleased to welcome Heraldic and John Crandell back home to Maryland after their stunning performance at the Pan Am Games.” The Crandell family operates the Long Run Farms Stable in West River, MD and has made taking care of horses, especially Heraldic, a family affair. They have also operated the marine construction firm E.A. and J.O. Crandell Inc. in Annapolis since 1948. The MHIB’s “Touch of Class” Award, named after the Maryland-bred Olympic gold-medal winning horse, is presented to horses and people who represent the highest standards of excellence in Maryland’s equine community. This is the third “Touch of Class” award presented by the MHIB. For complete information about Heraldic, including his race record and times, visit: http://heraldic.yolasite.com/ or visit his Facebook page for dayto-day training updates. For more information about the Maryland Horse Industry Board, visit www.mda.state. md.us/horseboard.
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Penn State receives Legacy award from American Quarter Horse Association The American Quarter Horse Association recognized the Pennsylvania State University with its Legacy award in October at its Breeder Recognition dinner in Amarillo, Texas at the Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and Museum. The award honors those who have registered at least one foal for 50 consecutive years. Dr. Terry Etherton, Head of the Department of Dairy and Animal Science, said, “Penn State’s equine program has a strong historical legacy of success, and it is gratifying to receive this distinguished recognition of the continuity of this out-
choice for departmental emphasis. The American Quarter Horse was selected, in part, because of its popularity in Pennsylvania and because livestock judging contests replaced draft horses with Quarter Horses. The era of the Quarter Horse began with the purchase of the stallion Sorrel Chief purchased as a yearling from Michigan State University. Two mares, Akins Shirley and WMD Orphan Annie, became the foundation broodmares in the breeding program. Penn State’s herd usually contains 3 to 5 stal-
ate Research programs using the herd presently emphasize nutrition, growth and development. Extension programs utilize the horse to reach youth and adults alike in a variety of topics related to management, ownership, and handling of horses. Courses emphasize farm management, reproduction, marketing, training and nutrition. Stallions stand to outside mares with both onfarm breeding and transported cooled semen available. Most offspring are maintained until they are two years old, used in the handling and training program and marketed through the student run
sale in late April. Penn State’s renown as a leading breeder was solidified when they purchased the palomino Quarter Horse stallion Skip Sioux in 1971 from Hank Weiscamp in Alamosa, CO. In all, Skip Sioux produced only 255 AQHA registered foals; 66 of these foals went on to be point earners. In 1982 Penn State was the sixth leading breeder of halter class winners due to Skip’s success as a sire. This marked the first time a University was ranked as a leading breeder, and Penn State earned this distinction several times in several
categories throughout the early 1980’s. More information about the history of horses at Penn State can be found a t : www.das.psu.edu/abou t/history. Brian Egan, Penn State Horse Farm Coordinator and Equine Science Instructor said, “We strive to produce attractive, well balanced, structurally correct, athletic horses with a willing attitude and adaptability to many situations. These horses are used to educate the future leaders of our industry as well as the public on correct management, handling, and training techniques.”
Donations of outstanding horses over the years have been extremely important in creating a herd that has proven useful in all aspects of the Penn State program. A great example of this is the stallion PSU Dynamic Krymsun who is a result of a donated breeding to One Hot Krymsun for the superior Western Pleasure mare Dynamic Zippo. This young stallion’s foals are already proving beneficial to the usefulness of the herd. There is no doubt that recent donations will allow the herd to continue its success into the next 50 years.
Penn State’s renown as a leading breeder was solidified when they purchased the palomino Quarter Horse stallion Skip Sioux in 1971. standing program.” He noted that the program began in 1955 when the American Quarter Horse became the breed of
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Corn Growers disappointed Joint Committee has failed to act National Corn Growers Association President Garry Niemeyer released the following statement in response to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction’s failure to produce a deficit reduction plan: “We’re disappointed the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction did not agree on a plan to reduce our federal deficit. We appreciate the hard work of the chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Ag Committees to meet agriculture’s responsibility
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cess of Pennsylvaniasired yearlings at the auction says a great deal for the work that our state’s breeders are doing to improve the industry.” The $825,000 purchase of Detour Hanover, a full-brother to former Horse of the Year and popular Pennsylvaniabased sire Donato Hanover, was the highest price ever paid for a Standardbred yearling. The second-highest price paid in the yearling sale was $430,000 for Some Of The Beach, full-brother to another popular Pennsylvania-based sire, Somebeachsomewhere. Of stallions who sired 12 or more yearlings in the sale, trotting sire Donato Hanover’s offspring averaged the highest — $61,259. Pacing sire Somebeachsomewhere’s yearlings brought, on average, $53,100, while trotter Andover Hall, sire of Donato Hanover and record-setting Detour Hanover, sired horses averaging $57,756. All three sires are from Pennsylvania. In total, the sale’s 1,096 yearlings averaged $31,161, the fifth time in seven years that the previous year’s average has been topped. The 454 Pennsylvania-sired yearlings averaged $33,228, a 22 percent increase over 2010 and the highest average of the four major jurisdictions represented in the sale, including New York, New Jersey and Ontario, Canada. The mixed sale, held Friday and Saturday,
grossed 1 percent higher than last year, at $20.9 million. Mares, colts and stallions averaged nearly $22,000, nearly equal to the 2010 average. Standardbreds, noted for their speed and stamina, are exclusively used in the sport of harness racing. Consignors from throughout the United States and Canada market yearlings and other Standardbreds during the sale to buyers from across the world. Complete pedigrees and sale results are available online at www.theblackbook.com. The Pennsylvania harness racing industry has grown significantly, allowing Pennsylvania breeders more opportunities to prove the quality of their animals. Two additional programs have helped make Pennsylvania even more attractive for harness racing, including the Sire Stakes, for owners of top racehorses fathered in Pennsylvania, and the Standardbred Breeders Fund, for the owners of mares that were bred to a Pennsylvania stallion and resided in the state for six months, including foaling. Combined, the funds will pay more than $25 million in 2011. For more information, visit www.agriculture. state.pa.us and click on “Bureaus Commissions and Councils” and select “Pennsylvania Racing Commission.”
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Delaware Thoroughbred and Harness Racing Commissions host Racing Officials Accreditation Program Racing industry officials attended a Racing Officials Accreditation Program continuing education meeting at Delaware Park on Nov. 7 and 8. “There were officials in attendance from California, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, the National Steeplechase Association, international jurisdictions of Canada and Trinidad-Tobago, West Indies,” stated John F. Wayne, the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission executive director. The two-day, 16-hour program included a panel of keynote speakers that was facilitated by Wayne and Delaware Harness Racing Commission Executive Director Hugh J. Gallagher, who is also a board member of ROAP. DTRC Chairman Bernard Daney welcomed all of the attendees to the first state and said, “Officials who participate in continuing education programs such as this display a commitment to excellence by themselves personally, and their jurisdictions, that helps ensure the highest quality of officiating in the sport of horse racing.” John E. Mooney, Executive Director of Racing for Delaware Park also welcomed the officials and gave an overview of the racing industry in Delaware and at large. On the panel of keynote speakers were the following: • J. Curtis Linnell, director of Wagering Analysis for the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau;
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Putting Small Acreage to Work 2011: The Business Side of Farming The Randolph County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension invites current and potential farmers to Putting Small Acreage to Work 2011: The Business Side of Farming. This event is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 3, 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m, at the Cooperative Extension office, 112 W. Walker Ave., Asheboro. The following topics will be addressed: Evaluating a Business Idea, Legal Requirements for Small Farms, Fundamentals of Small Farm Recordkeeping, and Pricing Your Products. Instructors will include Extension Associate Gary Bullen, from the NC State University Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Cooperative Extension Agent Mary Helen Ferguson, and local farmers Larry McPherson and Brad Moore. Pre-registration and a fee of $10 (lunch included) are due by Wednesday, Nov. 30. Checks made out to NC Cooperative Extension – Randolph County, can be sent to 112 W. Walker Ave., Asheboro, NC, 27203. Call Mary Helen Ferguson at 336-318-6000 for more information. For accommodations for people with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Mary Helen Ferguson at 336318-6000 (phone), 336318-6011 (FAX), firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person, no later than 10 business days before the event.
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Winter application of fertilizer and manure is regulated in Delaware The Delaware Nutrient Management Commission reminds Delaware farmers, lawn care companies, golf courses and other nutrient handlers that the application of Nitrogen (N) and Phosphorus (P) nutrients during winter months is regulated. Regulations were approved by the commission and became effective in 2007. The regulations limit the application of commercial and manure based fertilizer during the time of the year that is most vulnerable for nutrient runoff, — the period between Dec. 7 and Feb. 15. Certified nutrient handlers are limited in N and P fertilizer and manure applications as follows, unless otherwise specified in their nutrient management plan: • The application may not occur between Dec. 7 and Feb. 15; • The application may not occur on snow covered or frozen ground; and • The application may
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New edition of veterinarian Johne’s Disease handbooks available Dairy and beef producers and their veterinarians who want to help prevent or control Johne’s disease in their herds often ask where they should start with the process. The answer: Begin by conducting an onfarm risk assessment, then develop and follow a management plan specific to a farm or ranch. Three recently updated handbooks — “Handbook for Veterinarians and Dairy Producers,” “Handbook for Veterinarians and Beef Producers” and “How to do Risk Assessments and Develop Management Plans for Johne’s Disease” — are available for dairy and beef producers and their veterinarians who are serious about addressing Johne’s disease and stopping the financial drain of this devastating disease. This fourth edition of the handbooks reflect the USDA’s updated Program Standards for the Voluntary Bovine Johne’s Disease Control Program and are significantly more user friendly. “The team in charge of developing the 2011 edition of the handbooks brainstormed long and hard to develop easy-tocomprehend and easy-tocomplete information and forms, and I think all three handbooks are homeruns,” states Dr. Elisabeth Patton, chairman of U.S. Animal Health Association’s Johne’s Disease Committee. Patton explains that the handbooks are for use by veterinarians with dairy and beef clients to improve biosecurity and reduce pathogens, particularly Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis or MAP, the bacteria known to cause Johne’s disease. The ‘how to do risk assessments and develop management plans’ handbook is a companion piece to the other two. “Together the three handbooks are a veterinarian’s manual to help dairy and beef producers reduce or prevent Johne’s disease in their herds,” Patton adds. “That said, many of the management practices developed to address Johne’s disease should help reduce the presence of other pathogens as well.” The “Handbook for Veterinarians and Dairy Producers” is short and to the point: one page is devoted to “current herd health status and concerns” while the remaining six pages address risk assessment and management recommendations related to calving area,
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Fall non-stackable manure application extended until Dec. 1 ANNAPOLIS, MD — Due to unusual weather conditions, the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) recently announced an extension for the fall manure application season until Dec. 1. Late harvest and heavier-than-usual fall rains have prevented many farmers from spreading manure by the Nov. 15 deadline. During this extension, farmers may apply nonstackable manure at rates up to phosphorus removal for the next harvested crop. Nitrogen applied must be credited toward the next harvested crop. Farmers may apply manure to fields with existing vegetative cover, such as hay or
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106; 610-635# 93-102. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1-2 450-493# 110-140; 500547# 110-138; 550-595# 114-129; 600-640# 110-127; 650-696# 105-115; 700745# 95-106; 750-780# 98104; 800-845# 86-90; 865875# 90-92; S 1-2 475-495# 101-108; 505-520# 92-98; 550-595# 95-110; 615-640# 90-100. BLACKSTONE, VA FEEDER CATTLE: 204. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 400-500# 139; 500-600# 117-135.50; 600-700# 124127; 700-800# 112-124.50; M&L 2 400-500# 141; 500600# 133; 600-700# 125126.50; M&L 3 400-500# 143; 500-600# 120-122; 600700# 123; S 1 400-500# 116. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 300-400# 124; 400-500# 117; 500-600# 114-117; 600700# 108; M&L 2 300-400# 131-128; 400-500# 116.50; 500-600# 108-115.50; 600700# 104-114.50; M&L 3 300-400# 119; 400-500# 102-116.50; 500-600# 110.50; S 1 300-400# 128; 400-500# 99-109.50; 500600# 109. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 400-500# 135-139.50; 500600# 125; 600-700# 116; 700-800# 92-93; M&L 2 300400# 131-145; 400-500# 142; 500-600# 125; 600700# 117; S 1 300-400# 120; 400-500# 115-118; 500600# 124. N VA FEEDER CATTLE: 2769 Feeder Steers: M&L 1-2 200-300# 151-160; 300400# 131-160; 400-500# 134.50-167; 500-600# 119153; 600-700# 114-137.50; 700-800# 119.50-137; 800900# 115-132; 900-1000# 113.50; M&L 2 200-300# 140; 300-400# 129-146; 400-
500# 114.50-138; 500-600# 113-125; 600-700# 101-127; 700-800# 114-127; 800900# 103-114.50; M&L 3 200-300# 133; S 1 300-400# 110-122; 400-500# 121; 500600# 96-109; 600-700# 8491; 800-900# 91. Feeder Holstein Steers: L 2-3 200-300# 91; 600-700# 87-90; 800-900# 85; 9001000# 85; 1000-1100# 76.50; 1100# & up 70.50-71. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 300-400# 110-135; 400500# 104-137; 500-600# 111-128, few 85-100; 600700# 104.50-120; 700-800# 118.50-125.50; M&L 2 300400# 110-129; 400-500# 118-128, few 91; 500-600# 110-122.50; 600-700# 110117, few 85-89; 800-900# 90; S 1 300-400# 92-116, few 68; 400-500# 105-110; 500-600# 110. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 200300# 128-156; 300-400# 126-158; 400-500# 120154.50; 500-600# 113134.50; 600-700# 103-117; 700-800# 96.50-110; 800900# 97; M&L 2 200-300# 115-130; 300-400# 115-137; 400-500# 105-130; 500600# 109.50-120; 600-700# 92.50-115; 700-800# 88-97; 800-900# 82-90; S 1 200300# 108; 300-400# 82; 400500# 99-114; 500-600# 105111; 600-700# 67-70. SW VA FEEDER CATTLE: 1440. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 200-300# 159; 300-400# 146-159; 400-500# 135.50156; 500-600# 128-142; 600700# 120-138; 700-800# 110-125; 800-900# 120-123; 1000-1100# 106; M&L 2 200300# 142; 300-400# 136154.50; 400-500# 132-148; 500-600# 130-144; 600700# 115-128; 700-800# 112-119; 800-900# 110. Feeder Holstein Steers:
L 2-3 200-300# 81; 300-400# 88-117; 400-500# 88-106; 500-600# 88-106; 600-700# 66-94; 700-800# 91. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 200-300# 121; 300-400# 124-154; 400-500# 120132.50; 500-600# 116-127; 600-700# 114-122.50; 700800# 105-116; 800-900# 85-102; M&L 2 200-300# 118; 300-400# 118-143; 400500# 119-130; 500-600# 100-127; 600-700# 108116.50; 700-800# 100-108; 800-900# 98. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 200-300# 150; 300-400# 121-158; 400-500# 120-150; 500-600# 120-141; 600700# 111-125; 700-800# 88.50-105; 800-900# 87-88; 900-1000# 84; M&L 2 200300# 149; 300-400# 131151.50; 400-500# 110-139; 500-600# 120-137; 600700# 93.50-110; 700-800# 100; 800-900# 75; 9001000# 80. FREDERICKSBURG, VA FEEDER CATTLE: 25. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 400-500# 107-116; 500600# 107; M&L 2 300-400# 111; S 1 400-500# 105. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 400-500# 120; 500-600# 114; S 1 300-400# 82; 600700# 67-70. FRONT ROYAL, VA FEEDER CATTLE: No report. HOLLINS, VA FEEDER CATTLE: 323. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 200-300# 136; 300-400# 145-155; 400-500# 130-143; 500-600# 135-142.50; 600700# 132-133; 700-800# 124.50-128; 800-900# 89; M&L 2 200-300# 111; 300400# 120-153; 400-500# 115-145.50; 500-600# 119125; 600-700# 119-130.50;
7284 OLD LEXINGTON ROAD WINSTON-SALEM, NC 27107
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011 10:00 AM
PREVIEW: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2011 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
DIRECTIONS: From Winston-Salem: 52 South to exit 100 (Hickory Tree Rd). Turn Left onto Hickory Tree Rd. Follow Hickory Tree Rd for 4/10 mile. Turn Left onto Old Hwy 52, follow 5/10 mile. Turn Right onto Gum Tree Rd, follow 2/ 2/10 miles. Turn Left onto Old Lexington Rd, follow 9/10 mile to sale on Left. From Lexington: 52 North to exit 100 (Hickory Tree Rd). Turn Right onto Hickory Tree Rd. Follow Hickory Tree Rd for 4/10 mile. Turn Left onto Old Hwy 52, follow 5/10 mile. Turn Right onto Gum Tree Rd, follow 2 2/10 miles. Turn Left onto Old Lexington Rd, follow 9/10 mile to sale on Left. From Thomasville: Follow 109 North. Turn Left onto Gumtree Road, follow 3 1/10 miles, turn Right onto Old Lexington Rd. Follow 9/10 mile to sale on Left. Vehicles/ Trucks/ Tractors: 2004 Freightliner (26,000lbs, 10,000 miles on Rebuilt Engine, Model M2 Business Class, Air Ride, 26ft. Box Bed); 2004 International 4300 w/lift gate and 26ft. box bed; 1963 Chevrolet C10-Series Pickup Truck (Bored 350 Motor); 1999 GMC T6500 Box Truck w/lift gate and 26ft. box bed; 1986 Fiero/Ferrari Car Kit; 1970 C10 Longbed; 1999 Isuzu Amigo (107,335 Miles); 1997 Dodge Dakota Club Cab (157,000 Miles, Air Ride, 318 V8 Engine); 1992 Camaro RS (50,742 Miles, Convertible, 25th Anniversary Heritage Edition); 1995 John Deere 855 Tractor; 5310 John Deere Tractor (SN: LV5310S231045, 975 Hours) Implements & Equipment: 3pt. Hookups (Box Scrapes, Aerator, Tillage Tool, Agrex Fertilizer Hopper/Spreader, 3-16" Plow, Scoop Pan, Sub Soiler); Woods 72 Bush Hog; Boom Pole; Fertilizer Spreader; Red Lion Cement Mixer Buildings Tools: GMC Drill Press; Chicago Electric Arc Welder 120; Central Machinery 6" Bench Grinder; Vises; Kobalt 5.5 Gallon Air Compressor; Craftsmen 3HP Air Compressor; Clamps; Central Pneumatic 2" Brad Nailer; Power Tools; Hand Tools; IBM Tools Chest; Air Tools; Wrenches; Sockets; 10" Miter Saw (Chicago); Drill Bits; Tile Cutting Saw; Jacks; Battery Charger; Bench Grinders; Wood Lathe.
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700-800# 124. Feeder Holstein Steers: L 2-3 1100# & up 62-69. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 200-300# 125-135; 300400# 116-127; 400-500# 120-126.50; 500-600# 113117.50; 600-700# 110-123; 700-800# 110-115.50; 800900# 74-94; M&L 2 200-300# 111-112; 300-400# 126; 400500# 108-123.50; 500-600# 112.50; 600-700# 114-117; 700-800# 141; 800-900# 77. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 200300# 149.50; 300-400# 145154; 400-500# 134.50-140; 500-600# 128-131; 600700# 118; 700-800# 93109.50; 800-900# 76-85; M&L 2 200-300# 130; 300400# 130-150; 400-500# 121-138; 500-600# 126.50; 600-700# 108.50-111; 700800# 93; 800-900# 80. LYNCHBURG, VA FEEDER CATTLE: 705. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 300-400# 160.50; 400-500# 139-151; 500-600# 129134.25; 600-700# 120129.25; 700-800# 104-115; M&L 2 300-400# 160.50164.50; 400-500# 147154.50; 500-600# 140; 600700# 127.25; 700-800# 115.25-116; M&L 3 300400# 151; 400-500# 138; 500-600# 121; 600-700# 105-118.50; 700-800# 115; S 1 300-400# 135; 400-500# 129; 500-600# 127; 600700# 119.50. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 300-400# 134; 400-500# 127-128; 500-600# 106120.75; 600-700# 109113.25; 700-800# 102.50104.75; M&L 2 300-400# 137; 400-500# 124-130.50; 500-600# 119.50-121.75; 600-700# 112-115.25; 700800# 107.75; M&L 3 300400# 120-131; 400-500# 118.50-122.50; 500-600# 115; 600-700# 113.25; 700800# 98; S 1 300-400# 113119.50; 400-500# 106110.25; 500-600# 103.50109.50; 600-700# 95. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 300-400# 152-157; 400500# 139-143.50; 500-600# 124.50-127.25; 600-700# 119.25; M&L 2 300-400# 159.50; 400-500# 147.50149; 500-600# 121.50-140, mostly 129; 600-700# 119; S 1 300-400# 140-145; 400500# 135.50; 500-600# 120130. MARSHALL, VA
FEEDER CATTLE: No report. NARROWS, VA FEEDER CATTLE: No report ROCKINGHAM, VA FEEDER CATTLE: 105. Feeder Steers: M&L 2 300-400# 146; 700-800# 115.50; 800-900# 113; M&L 3 200-300# 133. Feeder Holstein Steers: L 2-3 200-300# 91; 600-700# 87-90; 800-900# 85; 9001000# 85; 1100# & up 71. Feeder Heifers: M&L 2 400-500# 130-131.50; 500600# 121; M&L 3 300-400# 127; 400-500# 128; 600700# 110; 800-900# 90; S 1 300-400# 116. STAUNTON, VA FEEDER CATTLE: 575. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 200-300# 151-160; 300400# 140-160; 400-500# 154-167; 500-600# 131-153; 600-700# 130-137.50; 700800# 120-137; 800-900# 132; M&L 2 200-300# 140; 300-400# 140-145; 500600# 114-125; 600-700# 118-127; 700-800# 125-127; S 1 400-500# 121; 500-600# 96. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 300-400# 122-135; 400500# 120-137; 500-600# 113-125; 600-700# 104.50120; 700-800# 118.50125.50; M&L 2 300-400# 122-129; 400-500# 118-121; 500-600# 110-122.50; 600700# 112-117; S 1 400-500# 106-110; 500-600# 110. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 300-400# 134-157; 400500# 133-154.50; 500-600# 113-130; 600-700# 104.50117; M&L 2 300-400# 137; 400-500# 122-130; 500600# 116-120; 600-700# 112-115. TRI-STATE, VA FEEDER CATTLE: 200. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 200-300# 159; 300-400# 159; 400-500# 142-156; 500600# 132-142; 600-700# 120-138; 700-800# 110-125; 800-900# 120; M&L 2 200300# 142; 300-400# 136; 400-500# 132; 500-600# 132-135; 600-700# 115-128; 700-800# 117-119; 800900# 110. Feeder Holstein Steers: L 2-3 200-300# 81; 300-400# 88; 400-500# 88-106; 500600# 88-106; 600-700# 66. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1
WYTHEVILLE, VIRGINIA TH
Sat.,, DECEMBERR 10 , 20111 • 11:000 AM Complete e COW W HERD D DISPERSAL
Directions: Exit 77 I-81 & I-77, at the BCIA Test Station Sale Facility
150 Fall & Winter Calving cows 100+ with calves at side - All black and BWF - All coming 3rd and 4th calves - Bred to Hereford and Angus bulls. Good young sound cows with calves at side or heavy springer’s. The absolute Right Kind!! Sale for: Roxie Jones For more info contact: EDWIN WAGONER & ASSOCIATES P.O. Box 1333, Wytheville, VA 24382 (276) 768-8539 VAAR #3035 FOR PICTURES AND INFO VISIT US ON THE WEB AT WWW.WAGONERAUCTIONS.COM
200-300# 121; 300-400# 136-154; 400-500# 129132.50; 500-600# 124.50127; 600-700# 115-122.50; 700-800# 105-116; 800900# 85-102; M&L 2 200300# 118; 300-400# 118140; 400-500# 119-121; 500600# 100-127; 600-700# 108.50-115.50; 700-800# 100. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 200-300# 150; 300-400# 121-158; 400-500# 131-150; 500-600# 136-141; 600700# 113-125; 700-800# 88.50-105; 800-900# 87-88; 900-1000# 84; M&L 2 200300# 149; 300-400# 149; 400-500# 110-137; 500600# 120-137; 600-700# 93.50-110; 700-800# 100; 800-900# 75; 900-1000# 80.
WINCHESTER, VA FEEDER CATTLE: 131. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 300-400# 136-153; 400500# 118-145; 500-600# 125-138; 600-700# 112-126; 700-800# 105-116; 800900# 106-115; M&L 2 400500# 116-131; 500-600# 108-112; 600-700# 107; 700800# 92.50-105; 800-900# 110; 900-1000# 99. Feeder Holstein Steers: L 2-3 600-700# 65; 700-800# 80.50. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 200-300# 114-115; 300400# 108-139; 400-500# 111-136.50; 500-600# 106119; 600-700# 105-115; 700800# 100-116; 800-900# 98101; M&L 2 300-400# 98119; 400-500# 103-130; 500600# 90-110; 600-700# 86-
104; 800-900# 97; S 1 400500# 106; 500-600# 94. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 200-300# 132-155; 300400# 132-155; 400-500# 130-147; 500-600# 124-134; 600-700# 111-123; 700800# 98-111; 800-900# 9295.50; 900-1000# 75-85; M&L 2 200-300# 124-136; 300-400# 129-137; 400500# 109-128; 500-600# 111-120; 600-700# 101-114; 700-800# 94; 800-900# 80; 900-1000# 66.50-74. WYTHE COUNTY, VA FEEDER CATTLE: 450. Feeder Steers: M&L 1 300-400# 146; 400-500# 135.50-141; 500-600# 137140; 600-700# 125-133; 700800# 120-122; 800-900# 123; 1000-1100# 106; M&L 2
300-400# 154.50; 400-500# 143.50; 500-600# 139-144; 600-700# 116-125; 700800# 112. Feeder Holstein Steers: L 2-3 300-400# 117; 400500# 106; 600-700# 93-94; 700-800# 91. Feeder Heifers: M&L 1 300-400# 144; 400-500# 126; 500-600# 118.50122.50; 600-700# 114117.50; 700-800# 106-112; M&L 2 300-400# 141-143; 400-500# 120-130; 500600# 116-123; 600-700# 111-115; 700-800# 101; 800900# 98. Feeder Bulls: M&L 1 300-400# 148; 400-500# 120-131; 500-600# 124; 600700# 111-120; M&L 2 300400# 141-151.50; 400-500# 139; 500-600# 123-126.50.
ANNUAL DECEMBER CONSIGNMENT AUCTION TRACTORS, COMBINES, TILLAGE EQUIPMENT & LAWN & GARDEN EQUIPMENT
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2011 @ 9:00 A.M. Location: Taylor & Messick, Inc. • 325 Walt Messick Road • Harrington, DE 19952 302-398-3729 (Day) OR 302-398-4145 (Evening) • Ask for Jimmy Messick Sr. Pallets of Parts & Att. Parts, Antiques, & Many Odds & Ends - Something for Everyone! Tractors: JD 9230 w/ PTO & 3 PT, 857 hrs., JD 8295R 4WD w/ 561 hrs., JD 4960 4WD, JD 4850 4WD, JD 6200 4WD w/ Cab & 640 SL Loader, JD 2630 w/ 146 Loader, JD 6430 4WD w/ Cab & Warranty, JD 5400 4WD No Cab w/ 540 Loader, MF 165 Gas w/ Loader, MF 165 Diesel, JD 60 Tricycle Bare Back, JD 6430 4WD w/ Cab Lawn & Garden: JD Trail Buck 4-Wheeler (Like New), JD 1565 4WD w/ 72" Deck & 595 hrs., Cub Lo Boy 154 w/ Woods Belly Mower, JD Z820 w/ 60" Cut & only 97 hrs., JD 4x2 TX Gator w/ only 20 hrs., JD 120 w/ 48" Cut, JD X300 w/ 42" Cut, JD Z425 w/ 48" Cut (Like New), JD 425 w/ 60" Cut, JD 997 Diesel w/72" Cut, JD 2305 w/ 200 CX Loader & 62" Belly Mower, JD STX38, JD 757 w/ 60" Cut, JD LX176, JD L120, JD LT150, Many More Being Traded In! Tillage Equipment: 8R, 12R, 16R Cultivators, UN 6 Shank Zone Builder, 15 ft. Alloway Flail Chopper (Nice), JD 26x6 Drill (New), Rear Blades, Box Blades Combines & Heads: JD 9650 4WD Walker Machine, JD 9600 4WD, JD CTS 4WD, JD 843 Cornhead, JD 644 Cornhead, JD 915 Platform, JD 920 Platform Misc. Equipment: Weights, Many Attachments for L&G, Blades, Dual Wheels, Unverferth Seed Tender, Many Funnel Body Wagons, 7 ft. McKee Snow Blower, 1770 16R Planter Liquid Fertilizer (Field Ready) THIS IS ONLY A PARTIAL LISTING, MANY ITEMS ARRIVING DAILY
CONSIGNMENT DEADLINE - NOVEMBER 29th @ 12:00 P.M. SALE STARTS @ 9:00 A.M. 2ND AUCTION TRUCK WILL START SELLING MACHINERY @ 10:00 A.M. TRACTORS TO BE SOLD APPROXIMATELY @ 2:00 P.M. BE HERE EARLY - DO NOT BE LATE! ALL EQUIPMENT MUST BE REMOVED BY DECEMBER 17TH
Wilson’s Auction Sales, Inc. Dave Wilson, Auctioneer & Sales Manager K. Wade Wilson, Auctioneer & Customer Service Representative (302) 422-3454 FAX (302) 422-0462 For Photos & Detailed Listing Visit Our Website at www.wilsonsauction.com FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT JIMMY MESSICK SR. (302) 398-3729 (Day) OR (302) 398-4145 (Evening) Please Call If Interested In A Certain Item Terms: Cash, Certified Check, Cashiers Check, or Check with Current Letter of Credit from your Bank or Letter from Mid Atlantic Farm Credit ACA - Call 1-800-573-3028. ALL EQUIPMENT SOLD "AS IS - WHERE IS" with NO expressed or implied warranties unless announced otherwise by auctioneer the day of sale. ***Lunch Served By Burrsville Ruritan Club*** ***Only Authorized Handicapped Vehicles Will Be Allowed On Property*** ***T&M Reserves The Right To Reject Items Inappropriate For The Auction Or Those Deemed Unsellable *** NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS OR ITEMS AFTER THEY ARE SOLD!
SILER CITY, NC SLAUGHTER CATTLE: Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80% lean 1415-1855# 65.50-70.50; 1415-1635# hi dress 72.50-81; Boner 8085% lean 900-1395# 6069.50; 955-1390# hi dress 70-78.50; 980-1365# lo
dress 50-59.50; Lean 8590% lean 830-940# 55.5058; 825-1305# lo dress 4050. Other Cows: M&L 1-2 Young 660-895# 59-74. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1-2 1125-1480# 73-81; 15852215# 73.50-82; 1675-1910# hi dress 84-86. Cows/Calf Pairs: 3. S 1-2 750# middle age cows
w/200# calves 825/pr; M 1-2 950# middle age cows w/150# calves 660/pr; L 1-2 1300# middle age cows w/225# calves 1080/pr. Baby Calves, per head: Holsteins 65-75. MT. AIRY SLAUGHTER CATTLE: No report.
SW VA SLAUGHTER CATTLE: 183. Slaughter Cows: Breaker 75-80% lean 850-1200# 5863; 1200-1600# 60.50-68; HY 1200-1600# 70-74; Boner 80-85% lean 800-1200# 55-69; 1200-2000# 62.5068; HY 1200-2000# 70-72; Lean 85-90% lean 750-850# 49.50-53.50; 850-1200# 5259.
Slaughter Bulls: YG 1-2 1000-1500# 75.50-77; 15002500# 71.50-82; HY 10001500# 82-84.50; 1500-2500# 84.50-85. Cows Ret. to Farm: 3. M 1, 2 yrs. old, 900# 750880/hd; L 1, 6 yrs. old, 900# 825/hd. HAGERSTOWN, MD SLAUGHTER CATTLE: No report. N VA SLAUGHTER CATTLE: 496 Slaughter Cows: Breaker
75-80% lean 850-1200# 67; 1200-1600# 57.25-68; HY 1200-1600# 65; Boner 8085% lean 800-1200# 5567.50; 1200-2000# 56-65.25; HY 1200-2000# 64-72; Lean 85-90% lean 850-1200# 4259. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1-2 1500-2500# 58-72; HY 10001500# 87; 1500-2500# 82. Cows Ret. to Farm: 57. M&L 1, few 2, 3 yrs. old to aged bred 2-8 mos. 8301525# 540-975/hd. Cows w/Calves at side: 3. M 1, 3-6 yrs. old w/calves
Mielke from A8 has been moderate and not a factor to milk cows. Northwest output is trending towards seasonal low levels with milk components building. Weather has been favorable for cows in Utah and Idaho and production steady to higher. Midwest milk output has been sporadically moving higher and lower at what is thought to be the lowest intake levels of the year. Processors are reaching to other states and regions for milk supplies. Eastern milk flow is marginally higher. The milk production season in the Oceania region is at or on the down side of seasonal peak levels. New Zealand output peaked about the second week of October and re-
ceipts at manufacturing facilities are indicating declines. Australian milk production is at its peak. Handlers and processors indicate that receipts appear to be holding with no significant increases being reported. The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and one of the lessons God has been trying to instill in me the last few years (yes it’s taken that long) is an “attitude of gratitude.” It is so easy to focus on the things we don’t have and skip over the blessings we do. Look at the kids around your table today. Give your spouse an added hug or kiss and thank them and God for the profound blessings you have!
Amelia Area Cattlemen’s
7 ANNUAL FALL HEIFER SALE TH
at Knoll Crest Farm
December 2, 2011 (following KCF’s Fall Bull Sale) Offering Virginia Premium Assured+ Females 18 Fall 2010 born Heifers ready to Breed 8 Spring 2010 born Bred Heifers to calve in Feb. 2012 7 Cow/Calf Pairs with Sept. and Oct. born Calves They Sell: BVD Free • Qualify for the VAPAH + Heifers Specifications Heifers will sell in groups of 2 to 3 head HEIFERS WILL SELL THROUGH THE RING. Featuring Heifers from: Taylor and Jodie Clarke, Brunswick County Hershel Carter and Mike Henry, Amelia County 8 - '10 Fall Born Open Heifers ready to Breed 5 - '09 Born 1st Calf Heifers with calves at side. Robert and Kenneth McClenny, Appomattox Co. Cross River Farm, Goochland County 5 - '10 Fall Born Open Heifers ready to Breed 4 - '10 Fall Born Open Heifers ready to Breed 2 - '10 Spring Born Bred Heifers to calve in Feb. '12 6 - '10 Spring Born Bred Heifers to calve in Feb. '12 Greg Wade, Halifax Co. 1-’10 Fall Born Heifer 2 - ‘09 Born 1st Calf Heifers with AI calves at side This will be an Excellent Set of Females out of Knoll Crest Farm and Leading AI Sires' Genetics With Angus, Gelbvieh, Hereford and Balancer Pedigrees behind Them. Prior to sale complete information of all cattle available by contacting Mike Henry at email@example.com or 804-337-2513 Also you will find sale day information, including photos, on our website at aacattlemen.com after November 17th and on Sale Day at registration table
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"FOX HILL FARMS"
JIM AND SANDY HOOPES Retirement Farm Dispersal! Vegetable-Hay-Grain-Tractors-Implements-Trucks and Trailers (Real Estate offered at 10:15 A.M.)
HOOPES TURF FARM, INC. Discontinuing Turf Farming Sod Harvester-Seeder-Tractors-Truck-Mowers-Sprayer-Irrigation Drainage Machine
ALL SELLING SATURDAY DECEMBER 10 @ 10:15 A.M. (Blizzard Date: Mon. Dec. 12) 1820 Fox Hill Road ULYSSES, (Potter Co.) PENNSYLVANIA 16948
NOTE: Real Estate offered at 10:15 a.m. Sharp! See detailed pictures on our website: www.pirrunginc.com refer to "Upcoming Auctions" then "Upcoming Real Estate Auctions."
EZ Flow gravity box, 6 in. auger, tarp, mounted on JD 1065 wagon running gear; Mayrath 65 ft. 8 in. transport auger, swing out side infeed auger;
HUGE LINE UP Starts Selling App. 10:30 a.m. NOTE: Jim kept a big parts inventory; those new parts will be palletized and sold after their respective counterpart. Jim and Sandy came here in 1981 after 7 years of farming in Chester County. You will find a very well maintained line up of housed equipment! Top End Management!!
SPRAYER-LIME/FERT. LINE-TANKS-PUMPS: Hagie 2100 self propelled sprayer, air ride, 4WD, 1000 gal. poly tank, rinse tank, 75 ft. (5 section) booms, 5.9 Cummins power, Ravens 460 controller, Ravens GPS light bar, 320/85R34 tires all around, 1880 orig. owner hrs.!; GVM "Tru Trans" 8 ton wet lime/fert. spreader, 30 in. belt, single axle, flotation tires; (1) 6000 gal. and (2) 12000 gal. steel nitrogen tanks with 2 in. valves; (1) 2000 gal. steel water tank with 2 in. valve; (3) mini bulk tanks (app. 200 gal. each) one with some power Max Round Up; (1) 4100 gal. truck mount poly tank with 3 in. valve; (2) 1700 gal. poly tanks with 2 in. valves; (1) 1250 gal. s.s. round horizontal tank on skid, 2 and 3 in. valves; Homelite 3 in. 285 GPM (older) water pump; (3) Honda 2 in. water pumps/hoses;
From the Route 49 turn in Ulysses take Main St. out of town (Main St. becomes Fox Hill Rd), follow 2 1/2 mi. to sale site. From U.S. 6 (Coudersport-Galeton Rd.) take Rte. 449 North 3 1/2 mi. to first hard road "Y" to the right, follow 3 1/2 mi. to site. FARM TRACTORS: JD 9200 Articulating, 24 sp. quad. range, 1000 "big" p.t.o., 4 hyd. remotes, 3 pt. hitch, radar unit, 20.8R42 tires and duals all around, 3900 orig. owner hrs.!; JD 7820 MFWD, 20 sp. power quad., left hand reverser, front 3 pt. hitch and p.t.o. plus 1 remote, 3 rear remotes, 3 pt. hitch, 540/1000 p.t.o., 6687 hrs., 16.9x28 front tires, 20.8x38 rear tires; NOTE: this unit offered separately and together, with or without: Agco Hesston 3312 front mt. 12 ft. discbine with "Circle C" crusher rolls (note that this discbine can be converted back to conventional 12 ft. pull type, sells with orig. new tongue); JD 7720 MFWD, 20 sp. power quad., 3 hyd. remotes, 540/1000 p.t.o., 380/85R30 front tires, 20.8R38 rear tires, left hand reverser, just turned 1200 orig. owner hrs., sells complete with 746 loader, joy stick control, and 8 ft. bucket; Stone forks/pallet forks and hay fork sell separately; JD 8100 MFWD, 16 sp. power shift, 540, both regular and big 1000 p.t.o.'s, 3 hyd. remotes, 16.9R30 front tires, brand new 20.8R42 rear tires and axle duals, 4295 orig. owner hrs.; JD 7810 MFWD, 16 sp. power quad, radar, 3 remotes, 540/1000 p.t.o., "power beyond", side hill hitch, 14.9R30 front tires, 14.9R46 rear tires and duals with row spacers, 4495 hrs.; JD 6400 2WD, cab, power quad., 2 remotes, 16.9x38 rear tires; JD 6300 2WD, open station, power quad., 2 remotes, 16.9x38 tires, roll bar, 4138 orig. owner hrs.; JD 4600 4WD tractor, turf tires, quick attach loader with bucket, Sims cab, sells with app. 1000 hrs.; JCB 3185 (200 h.p.) 4WD tractor, cab, 54 sp. up to 42 mph, front p.t.o., 1 remote, 4 rear remotes and p.t.o., 5.9 Cummins engine, 2350 hrs.; JCB 2135 (135 h.p.) 4WD tractor, cab, 54 sp. up to 36 mph, 4 hyd. remotes, 14,000 hrs.; JD Hyguard oil app. 140 gal; JD 15-40 plus 50 oil app 80 gal; (3) JD quick hitches; Suit case weights; Few rear wheel weights; Set of 18.4x42 Good Year long/short bar snap on duals; (4) 20.8x42 spare (take offs) Firestone tires; 9 ft. V-plow for front end loader; Degelman 12 ft. hyd. angle blade; etc! VEGETABLE HARVEST AND MACRO BINS: Ox Bow Super Jack Bean Harvester only 887 orig. owner engine hrs., Ox Bow VPCII 1800 bean head, and offered separately will be the Pix All HPL 630 sweet corn head, plastic spouts and adj. strippers; (NOTE: This unit is the only item in the auction selling with immediate Seller confirmation. Seller will lease with $50,000.00 down on sale day. Call Mr. Hoopes for details and qualifications); Pic Ryte 12 ft. self propelled spinach harvester customized, 10 bin auto fill bed (also has orig. dump box available); App. 80 Macro "double shuttle" collapsible plastic pallet boxes, 40x48x48 in. deep; TILLAGE: Haines (custom designed and built) 3 bed stone picker (8 ft. wide pickup) hyd. driven, hyd. fold rear boom, all new belted chain; White 588 "on the land hitch" 6-b., 20 in. plow (can be 5-b.), cover boards and spring coulters; Krause 4927 25 ft. transport disc, rear hitch; 25 ft. heavy duty custom built hyd. fold steel land roller!; Brillion 32 ft. X-fold cultipacker; Krause 4515 20 ft. disk/chisel, leveling teeth; Krause 4241HR 42 ft. field cultivator, 400 gal. poly tank, hyd. pump, Ravens monitor, 5 rows of spring leveling teeth; Krause 3 pt. 6-row no till cultivator, side hill hitch; PLANTER-DRILL-AND GRAIN TOOLS: Kinze 2600 12 row 30 in. planter, "NG Plus" Monisom units, Yetter row cleaners, Yetter liquid fert. openers, 4-150 gal. fert. tanks, Dickie John 3000 monitor; Krause 5400 30 ft. grain drill, 6 in. spacings, grass seeder, markers, double disc precision openers; Steinlite grain moisture tester and scale;
HAY EQUIPMENT: Agco Hesston 7444 big square baler (4x4x8) used 4 seasons, outfitted with Hay Boss preservative unit, moisture sensor computer, sells complete with Hesston 7445 accumulator, sells with app. 15,100 lifetime bales; (2) Agco Hesston 3312 conventional pull type 12 ft. discbine used 4 seasons, "Circle C" crusher rolls; NOTE: See other Hesston 3312 front mounted on JD 7820 tractor, listed in the tractor section! (2) Hesston 1340 conventional pull hydroswing 12 ft. cut discbines both with "Circle C" crushers; Claas Linear 780 V-rake, hyd. adjust. width up to 24 ft. used 4 seasons; NH 617 3 pt. 9 ft. sickle bar type disc mower; Krone 550T (5.50/4x7T) 4 umbrella hyd. fold tedder customized to cover full 24 ft.! Used 4 seasons; Allen 8827 double basket rake, 24 ft. coverage, hyd. drive, rubber mt teeth, electric controls; Alamo 3 pt. 84 in. heavy duty rotary mower; Rhino 20 ft. heavy duty batwing mower, 1000 p.t.o., 6 hard tires; Bridon 440 baler twine; (2) new 50x100 hay tarps; 250 gal. tote hay preservative, 12 volt transfer pump; TRAILERS-TRACTORS-TRUCKS: 2002 Mac 53 ft. 102 walking floor trailer, 10 ft. air ride spread, 6 ft. sides, roll tarp; 1998 Wilkins 45 ft. 102 walking floor trailer, 80 in. sides, 10 ft. air ride spread, roll tarp; 1999 Jet 53 ft. 102 composite (alum. top, steel frame) step deck trailer, beaver tail and ramps, air spread axle, (also has alum. log bunks); 1979 Dorsey 46 ft. step deck, beaver tail and ramps, new wood deck 2010; 1963 Rogers 50 ton hyd. detachable low boy trailer; 1978 5600 gal. s.s. tank trailer, 3 and 4 inch valves; 1963 s.s. 4400 gal. tank trailer, 3 in. valve, new air ride susp. 7 yrs. ago; 1992 Freightliner, Interagal 48 in. sleeper, 10 sp., 425 Cat., dual wet lines, air ride, 550,000 mi.; 1990 K.W., day cab, W900, 15 sp., 425 Cat., Henderickson suspension, full lock rears, wet line; 1986 Autocar tri-axle 17 ft. dump truck, 300 Cummins, 8LL; 1985 IH S2500 10-wheeler, 14 ft. dump truck, DT466 engine, 8LL; 28 ft. flat bed body only with lift gate; BIG BOY TOYS-TOOLS AND MORE: Yale 5000 lb. indoor/outdoor forklift, lp gas, pneumatic tires, 3 stage mast, side shift; Fair 848A 8 ft. heavy duty snow blower, (2) 4 ft. blower fans; Kohler natural gas 30 KW generator, Ford motor, can be 1 or 3 ph, 240 or 480 watt; 2010 Haulmark 7x12 bumper pull enclosed trailer, 2980 GVWR; Benco FRP Haulers 1996 32 ft. enclosed box car trailer, tri-axle, bumper pull, 7 ft. ceiling, storage cabinets, etc.!; 1997 Worthington 20 ft. alum. flat deck tandem axle snowmobile trailer; Lincoln square wave Tig 275 stick and tig welder; Lincoln wire matic 255 mig wire feed welder, also does alum.; I.R. 80 gal. vertical tank 5 h.p. 2 stage comp.; Bishman pneumatic operated tire changer; 30 lb. air greaser; Hyd. hose crimping tools with misc. hoses and ends; Jet floor model drill press, 3/4 in. chuck; Honda 5 1/2 h.p. wheel barrow type comp.; Misc. truck and implement tires; Winpower 35/20 p.t.o. generator on cart; 2005 Honda Rancher 400 4x4 4-wheeler; 2007 JD 6x6 Gator with the bigger diesel engine, 860 hrs., custom hyd. dump box! Plus orig. manual dump box; Reynolds model 140S 14 yard pull behind dirt pan; Custom Built pull behind 6 ft. steel land roller; Kubota F3680 front end mower, 6 ft. cut, 4WD, 36 h.p. diesel, 225 hrs. used 2 seasons; Steiner 230 front end mower, 6 ft. cut, 28 h.p. Kubota diesel, 1200 orig. owner hrs.; "Howard Price Turf Equip" 4WD rotary blade, 10 1/2 ft. cut mower,
hyd. fold wings, (5 ft. front and 2/3 ft. wings) 40 h.p. Yanmar diesel, roll bar; JD LT155 riding lawn mower with 38 in. belly mower; Licensed Kenwood 820 repeater with 30 ft fiberglass antenna 40 watt UHF455 freq. complete with 12 mobile radios and antennas (currently in use)! For DETAILS on Equipment Selling CONTACT Fox Hill Farms/Jim Hoopes 814-848-9753 Office Jim's Cell 607-738-5970 HOOPES TURF FARM, INC. Preston's equip. will be mixed in with his dad's equip. and sold throughout the day. Preston Hoopes peaked at 80 acres of sod for local customers then got very heavily involved with the natural gas boom in Northwestern Penna. No longer growing sod, selling will be an excellent line of low hr., well maintained equip. that has been housed! Like his dad's equip., it's NICE! . Trebro Harvestack Sod Harvester (ser. #HS300) used just 4 seasons, automatic pallet stack, powered by JD 6420 MFWD power quad tractor with 500 orig. owner hrs, 14 suit case weights, 24.5x32 rear turf tires and 16.9x24 front turf tires, like new outfit!!; JD 6420 MFWD tractor, IVT trans., 1584 orig. hrs, 3 remotes, (pictured with 650/65R30.5 rear and 21.5x16.1 front "turf and field" tires and rims which will be sold separately), tractor will sell with new 18.4x38 and 13.6x28 long bar Ag tires!; JCB 520 Loadall 4WD "telehandler", 1285 hrs, 4000 lb. lift cap., pallet forks, 10.5-80-18 tires all around; Bob Cat Versa Handler V518 "telehandler" 3600 hrs., 4WD, extendaboom, 4 wheel steer, pallet forks and bucket, Perkins 100 h.p. diesel!; 2001 JD 4700 4WD tractor, "power reverser", 2820 hrs., 1 hyd. remote, 44x18x20 rear and 27x10.5x15 front turf tires; Miller Pro 500BW tow behind sprayer, 45 ft. hyd. fold booms, adj. boom height, all hyd. operated, 500 gal. poly tank, Ravens 460 monitor, foam markers, rinse tank, single axle, flotation tires; Rotadair RX300 3 pt. "one-pass" complete package pneumatic grass seeder unit with stone bury system and cultipacker!; Brand new Water Wick vibrating drainage machine (nice for athletic fields), 3 pt. hitch innovative hitch system (this is Preston's second machine only been used for demo purposes!); Werner 4822 lg. roll self propelled track type sod installer unit; Dakota model 440 "turf tender" fert. spreader, all hyd. with vibrator, blade, reverse flow belt, on 4 wide flotation tires; Progressive TDR-22 22 ft. row max roller mower, hyd. fold wings, used 2 seasons; Progressive (a little older than above) 22 ft. hyd. wing fold roller mower; 1999 Freightliner FL112 tandem "day cab" truck tractor, C12 engine, 10 sp. trans., air ride, diff. lock rear, wet line, 346,000 orig. mi.; Cadman 4000S Hardhose (4 in. x 1400 ft.) tandem axle, turntable, Honda return motor, cart with Big Gun; Rainway "ring lock" 6 in. x 30 ft. alum. pipe, 110 pcs. (3300 ft); Plus elbows and flex hose; JD 1065 wagon running gear with pipe rack; Berkeley (B4EYQBM) 6x4 pump on enclosure cart, 125 h.p. Iveco diesel power unit, hand primer, 2325 hrs; For SPECIFIC INFO. on Hoopes Turf Farm Equipment Contact Preston Hoopes 814-848-5053 Office OR Preston's cell 570-772-4036 TERMS OF SALE: Honorable checks will be accepted from persons known by and in good standing with either the Auction Company or the Hoopes Family. Unknown Persons shall present, at registration, a currently dated "Letter of Good Standing" from their banker, signed, on official letterhead specifically addressed to the "Hoopes Family Auction, December 10, 2011." Unknown persons with acceptable ID but without a bank letter MUST LEAVE purchase until check clears. Valid ID required for ALL bidder cards! See PICTURES on website www.pirrunginc.com. NOTE: Private 1800 ft. landing strip right at sale site! Call Jim Hoopes for coordinates. Larger planes can be met at the Wellsville Airport, call to coordinate travel plans.
Auction Conducted By James P. Pirrung and Associates PIRRUNG AUCTIONEERS, INC. Wayland, New York • Phone 585-728-2520 Fax 585-728-3378 • www.pirrunginc.com Penna. Auct. #AY000205L; AU001672L; AU-000776L; AU005498L.
To Have Your Auction Listed, See Your Sales Representative or Contact Dave Dornburgh at 518-673-0109 • Fax 518-673-2381 • e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Monday, November 28 • 8:00 AM: Half Acre Market, Ridge Rd., Auburn, NY. Drop Off Only. John Kelley, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-2589752. • 12:00 Noon: Pavilion Market, 357 Lake St., Pavilion, NY. Regular sale. Don Yahn, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 585-584-3033, 585-738-2104. • 12:30 PM: Hosking Sales, 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Misc. & Small Animals. 1:00 pm Dairy. Featuring a Bradford County Freestall Herd Dispersal. 130 head, 70 milking age, 60 head youngstock. We now sell Lambs, Goats, Pigs & Feeders immediately following Dairy. Calves & Cull Beef approx. 5-5:30 pm. We will be open the day after Christmas - Business as usual! Tom & Brenda Hosking 607-6993637, 607-847-8800, cell 607-972-1770 or 1771 www.hoskingsales.com *Happy Holiday wishes from The Hosking Family, the Sale barn crew & Café Girls. We appreciate all the business & friends we have made along the way.* • 12:30 PM: Burton Livestock, Vernon, NY. Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Horses & Hay. 1:30 pm Calves & Beef. Dale Chambers, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-829-3105 • 4:00 PM: Chatham Market, 2249 Rte. 203, Chatham, NY. Regular Sale. Harold Renwick, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 518-3923321.
Wednesday, November 30 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-3941515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com • 1:30 PM: Burton Livestock, Vernon, NY. Calves followed by beef. Dale Chambers, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-829-3105 • 1:30 PM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Regular sale. Don Yahn, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Market, 716-296-5041, 585-738-2104
Thursday, December 1
• 12:30 PM: Pavilion Market, 357 Lake St., Pavilion, NY. Regular sale. Don Yahn, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 585-584-3033, 585-738-2104. • 1:15 PM: Burton Livestock, Vernon, NY. Dairy Cattle followed by Beef & Calves. Dale Chambers, Manager, Empire Livestock Marketing, 315-8293105
Friday, December 2 • 11:00 AM: 3144 Dalton Rd., Cato, NY. Andrew Dennison Equipment Dispersal. Having sold the cows selling complete line of late model equipment. Hilltop Auction Co., Jay Martin 315-5213123, Elmer Zieset 315-729-8030
Saturday, December 3 • 9:00 AM: Teitsworth Auction Yard, Groveland, NY. Special Winter Consignment Auction of Farm & Construction Equipment, Heavy & Light Trucks, Liquidations & Consignments. Roy Teitsworth, Inc., Auctioneers, 585243-1563. www.teitsworth.com • 10:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Feeder Cattle sale. Please vaccinate your cattle & bring documentation. Cattle accepted Thurs. & Fri. between 7:30 am - 6 pm. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com
Sire ID’d Holsteins. Cows sell on the 8th, heifers on the 9th. Co-managed by The Cattle Exchange & Stonehurst Farms, 607-746-2226, email@example.com www.cattlexchange.com
Saturday, December 10 • 9:00 AM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Horse Sale. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585394-1515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com • 10:15 AM: Ulysses, PA (Potter Co.). Hoopes Turf Farm, Inc. (Preston Hoopes) Sod Farm Dispersal in conjunction with Fox Hill Farms Retirement Auction at 11 am. Pirrung Auctioneers, Inc. 585-728-2520 www.pirrunginc.com
Monday, December 12 • Hosking Sales, 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Monthly Heifer Sale. Featuring Rolling Ridge Dairy Milking Herd Dispersal. 15 Head of Registered Cattle. Grazing herd with light grain & balage. Misc. & Small Animals. 1:00 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 607-972-1770 or 1771 www.hoskingsales.com
Monday, December 5
Wednesday, December 14
• Hosking Sales, 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Monthly Fat Cow & Feeder Sale. Misc. & Small Animals. 1:00 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 607-972-1770 or 1771 www.hoskingsales.com
• 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-3941515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com
Wednesday, December 7 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-3941515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com
Thursday, December 8 • Lebanon Area Fairgrounds, Lebanon, PA. 2 Day Sale. Dec. 8 & 9! Holiday Holstein Sale. Over 400 head of Reg. &
Thursday, December 15 • 4:30 PM: Bath Market, Bath, NY. Special Feeder Calf and Beef Replacement Sales. Phil Laug, Mgr., Empire Livestock Marketing, 607-7762000 or 315-427-7845.
Monday, December 19 • Hosking Sales, 6096 NYS Rt. 8, New Berlin, NY (30 miles S. of Utica & 6 miles N. of New Berlin). Monthly Sheep, Lamb, Goat & Pig Sale. 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 607-972-1770 or 1771
Wednesday, December 21 • 9:30 AM: Cherry Creek Market, 6732 Pickup Hill Rd., Cherry Creek, NY. Monthly Heifer Sale. Followed by our regular Wednesday sale at 1:30 pm. Don Yahn, Mgr. & Auctioneer, Empire Livestock Marketing, 716-296-5041, 585-738-2104. • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-3941515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com
Friday, December 23 • 4918 Rozzells Ferry Rd., Charlotte, NC. General Consignment Auction. Godley Auction Co., 704-399-6111, 704-399-9756
Wednesday, December 28 • 1:00 PM: Finger Lakes Livestock, 3 mi. E. of Canandaigua, NY. Regular livestock sale every Wednesday. Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange, 585-3941515. www.fingerlakeslivestockex.com
Saturday, December 31 • 8:30 AM: Hoover Tractor, Mifflinburg, PA. 5th Annual New Years Sale. Accepting consignments. Fraley Auction Co., 570-546-6907 www.fraleyauction.com
Saturday, January 7 • 10:00 AM: 3517 Railroad Ave., Alexander, NY. Z&M Ag & Turf Auction. Public Auction Sale of Farm Tractors, Machinery, Landscape, Tools and Lawn Tractor-Mowers. Roy Teitsworth, Inc., Auctioneers, 585-243-1563. www.teitsworth.com
Friday, January 20 • 12:00 Noon: 73 West First Ave., Windsor, PA. Public Auction of Windsor Meat Market. Operating business with retail meat sales & custom slaughtering. Leaman Auctions, 717-464-1128 or 610-662-8149 www.leamanauctions.com
Monday, February 6 • Kissimmee, FL. Yoder & Auctioneers, Inc., 419-865-3990 firstname.lastname@example.org www.yoderandfrey.com
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160-240# 945-1340# 10251310/pr. Calves Ret. to Farm: 88. Hols. Steers Bulls 70-100# 10-160/hd; 100-130# 70141/cwt. BLACKSTONE, VA SLAUGHTER CATTLE: 42. Slaughter Cows: Breaker 75-80% lean 1200-1600# 58-68; Boner 80-85% lean 800-1200# 58-62; 12002000# 50-61. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1-2 1000-1500# 72; 1500-2500# 62. FREDERICKSBURG, VA SLAUGHTER CATTLE: 11. Slaughter Cows: Breaker 75-80% lean 1200-1600# 57.25-60; Boner 80-85% lean 800-1200# 55.50-65; HY 1200-2000# 69; Lean 8590% lean 850-1200# 53. FRONT ROYAL, VA SLAUGHTER CATTLE: No report. HOLLINS, VA SLAUGHTER CATTLE: 45. Slaughter Cows: Breaker 75-80% lean 850-1200# 58.50-64; 1200-1600# 6166.50; HY 1200-1600# 6870; Boner 80-85% lean 8001200# 60-65.50; 1200-2000# 63.50-65; HY 1200-2000# 67; Lean 85-90% lean 750-
850# 52-60; 850-1200# 55.50-66. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1-2 1000-1500# 77-80; 15002500# 67-75.80; HY 10001500# 84; 1500-2500# 78.50. Cows Ret. to Farm: 14. M 1, 2-12 yrs. old, 860-1215# 550-1010/hd; L 1, 3-8 yrs. old, 955-1080# 600-980/hd. Calves Ret. to Farm: 1. Hols. Bulls 70-100# 40/hd. LYNCHBURG, VA SLAUGHTER CATTLE: 236 Slaughter Cows: Breaker 75-80% lean 850-1200# 6268; 1200-1600# 63-69.50; HY 1200-1600# 70-77; Boner 80-85% lean 800-1200# 57.50-68; 1200-2000# 5868; HY 1200-2000# 68-71; Lean 85-90% lean 750-850# 45-57.50; 850-1200# 48-58. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1-2 1000-1500# 71.50-78; 15002500# 68-78; HY 10001500# 79-80; 1500-2500# 79-82.50. MARSHALL, VA SLAUGHTER CATTLE: No report
800-1200# 55-61.25; 12002000# 56-63.50; Lean 8590% lean 850-1200# 4857.50. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1-2 1500-2500# 58-65. Calves Ret. to Farm: 70. Hols. Steers Bulls 70-100# 40-130/hd; 100-130# 141/cwt. STAUNTON, VA SLAUGHTER CATTLE: Slaughter Cows: Breaker 75-80% lean 850-1200# 67; 1200-1600# 60.25-68; Boner 80-85% lean 800-1200# 5567.50; 1200-2000# 56.2560.75; HY 1200-2000# 70; Lean 85-90% lean 8501200# 48.50-59. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1-2 1500-2500# 64-72; HY 10001500# 87; 1500-2500# 82. TRI-STATE, VA SLAUGHTER CATTLE: 145. Slaughter Cows: Breaker 75-80% lean 850-1200# 5863; 1200-1600# 60.50-64.50; HY 1200-1600# 70-74; Boner 80-85% lean 800-1200# 55-62; 1200-2000# 62.5064.50; HY 1200-2000# 7072; Lean 85-90% lean 750-
850# 49.50-53.50; 8501200# 57-59. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1-2 1000-1500# 75.50-77; 15002500# 77-82; HY 10001500# 82-84.50; 1500-2500# 84.50-85. Cows Ret. to Farm: 3. M 1, 2 yrs. old 900# 880/hd; L 1, 6 yrs. old, 900# 825/hd. WINCHESTER, VA SLAUGHTER CATTLE: 105. Slaughter Cows: Breaker 75-80% lean 850-1200# 67; 1200-1600# 64-70; HY 12001600# 74.25-80; Boner 8085% lean 800-1200# 52-69; 1200-2000# 55-69.50; Lean 85-90% lean 750-850# 3945.50; 850-1200# 48.50-61. Slaughter Bulls: YG 1-2 1000-1500# 68-76.50; 15002500# 64-76.50; HY 10001500# 80; 1500-2500# 82.25-85.75. Cows Ret. to Farm: 57. M&L 1, few 2, 3 yrs. old to few aged bred 2-8 mos. 7251480# 500-975/hd. Cows w/Calves at side: 2. M 1, 4-7 yrs. old w/calves 150-170# 930-1170# 8001090/pr. Calves Ret. to Farm: 28.
Hols. Bulls 70-100# 1090/hd; 100-130# 65-115/hd. WYTHE CO SLAUGHTER CATTLE: No prices available.
WINCHESTER, VA HOGS: No report. WYTHE CO, VA HOGS: No report.
LAMB & GOAT MARKET
HAGERSTOWN, MD PIGS No report
N VA SHEEP: 72. Slaughter Lambs: Spring, Wooled Ch & Pr 1-2 80110# 181-190; Spring, Wooled, Gd & Ch 1-3 3060# 177; 60-90# 181-190; Wooled, Ch & Pr 1-2 90110# 175-199; Wooled, Ch & Pr 3-4 110-130# 189; 130160# 140; Wooled, Gd & few Ch 1-2 30-60# 190; 60-90# 188-212; 90-110# 118. Slaughter Ewes: Gd 2-4 70; Util 1-3 45-65. Slaughter Rams: all grades 63-83.
NC SOWS: 300-399# 5561.50; 400-449# 55-62; 450499# 54-63.30; 500-549# 5565.50; 550# & up 62-65.50. FREDERICKSBURG, VA HOGS: No report. HOLLINS, VA HOGS: 3. No report. MARSHALL, VA HOGS: No report. N VA HOGS: No report.
HAGERSTOWN, MD LAMBS: No report.
ROCKINGHAM, VA HOGS: No report.
HAGERSTOWN, MD GOATS: No report.
S VA HOGS: No report. STAUNTON, VA HOGS: No report.
N VA GOATS: 39. Kids: Sel 1-2 20-40# 110155; 40-60# 136-181; 60-80#
ROCKINGHAM, VA SLAUGHTER CATTLE: 164 Slaughter Cows: Breaker 75-80% lean 1200-1600# 58-64; Boner 80-85% lean
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S VA SHEEP: No report.
GOATS: No report. HOLLINS, VA SHEEP: 2. Slaughter Rams: all grades 70-74. HOLLINS, VA GOATS: No report.
S VA GOATS: No report. MARSHALL, VA SHEEP: No report.
MT. AIRY SHEEP: No report. MT. AIRY GOATS: No report. FREDERICKSBURG, VA SHEEP: no report FREDERICKSBURG, VA
MARSHALL, VA GOATS: No report ROCKINGHAM, VA GOATS: No report ROCKINGHAM, VA SHEEP: No report
SHENANDOAH SHEEP: 22. Slaughter Lambs: Spring, Wooled Ch & Pr 80110# 181-190; Spring, Wooled Gd & Ch 1-3 30-60# 177; 60-90# 181-190. SILER CITY, NC GOATS: 126 Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Sel 1 under 20# 22.50-35; 20-40# 45-60; 40-60# 65-75; 60-80# 80-95; Sel 2 20-40# 35-40; 40-60# 45. Yearlings: Sel 1 60-80# 90-115; 80-100# 125-145. Does/Nannies: Sel 1 5070# 75; 70-100# 90-110;
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100-140# 125-150. Wethers: Sel 1 100-150# 175. Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 100150# 130-160; 150-250# 200-225. SILER CITY, NC SHEEP: 24. Slaughter Ewes (/hd): Gd 100-200# 110-150; Util 80100# 90-100. STAUNTON, VA SHEEP: No report. STAUNTON, VA GOATS: No report. TRI-STATE, VA GOATS: No report. WINCHESTER, VA SHEEP: 17. Slaughter Lambs: Wooled Gd & few Ch 1-2 6090# 180-185. Slaughter Ewes: 2. Ewes Gd 2-4 67-72. WINCHESTER, VA GOATS: 38. Kids: Sel 1-2 20-40# 127177; 40-60# 151-175; 60-80# 170-177; Sel 3 20-40# 99119; 40-60# 130-132. Bucks: Sel 1-2 70-110# 164; 150-250# 96-121. Does: Sel 1-2 50-70# 100; 70-100# 115; 100-150# 95. WYTHE CO SHEEP: No report. WYTHE CO GOATS: No report. CASH GRAIN MARKET
NC GRAIN US 2 Yellow Corn was 3¢ lower. Prices were 6.837.22, mostly 6.83 at the feed mills and 6.22-6.88, mostly 6.88 at the elevators. US 1 Yellow Soybeans were 1213¢ lower. Prices were 11.92 at the processors, 11.73 at the feed mills and 11.23-11.68, mostly 11.63 at the elevators. US 2 Soft Red Winter Wheat was not available. Soybean Meal (f.o.b.) at the processing plants was 321.40/ton for 48% protein. Feed Mills: Bladenboro 7.07, -----, ----; Candor 7.18, ----, ----; Cofield 6.83, 11.73, ---; Laurinburg 7.07, -----, ----; Monroe 7.07, -----, ----; Nashville 7.22, -----, ----; Roaring River 7.17, -----, ---; Rose Hill 7.07, -----, ----; Statesville 6.92, -----, 6.66; Warsaw 7.07, -----, ----; Pantego #2 ----, -----, ----. Elevators: Cleveland ----, ----, ----; Belhaven ----, -----, ---; Chadbourn ----, -----, ----; Clement ----, -----, ----; Creswell 6.22, 11.42, ----; Elizabeth City 6.63, 11.63, ---; Greenville ----, -----, ----; Lumberton ----, -----, ----; Monroe ----, 11.68, ----; Norwood 6.88, 11.23, ----; Pantego ----, -----, ----; Register ---, -----, ----; Warsaw #2 6.87, -----, ----. Soybean Processors Fayetteville, 11.92; Raleigh, 11.92. RUSHVILLE SEMIMONTHLY HAY AUCTION Prices/ton FOB unless otherwise noted. Delivery be-
yond 10 miles mostly 2.50 /mile. Hay 35 tons. Alfalfa/Orchard Grass: Sm. Sq. 45-55# Gd 3.103.85/bale. Mixed Grass: Lg. Sq. 650750# Gd 45-61/bale. Orchard Grass: Sm. Rd. under 1000# Gd 40-52/bale. Corn Fodder: Sm. Rd. 1426/bale. POULTRY REPORT NC BROILERS & FRYERS The market is steady and the live supply is adequate to meet the moderate demand. Average weights are heavy. The estimated slaughter for Wednesday in NC is 1,798,000 head compared to 2,491,000 head last Wednesday. NC EGGS The market is higher on small, lower on medium, steady on the balance. Supplies are moderate. Retail demand is good. Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: XL 137.57, L 135.24, M 118.43 & S 101. NY EGGS Prices are 2¢ lower on M’s, steady on XL & L. Supplies are moderate to heavy. The New York shell egg inventory is 6% higher than a week ago. Demand is mostly moderate to fairly good. Market activity mod-
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112-184; Sel 3 20-40# 71. Bucks: Sel 1-2 70-110# 103-166; 100-150# 145; 150250# 108. Does: Sel 1-2 100-150# 83-84.
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Dow Agriscience • 213, 214 Dr. Register & Assoc., Inc • W-305 Dryhill Mfg / Twin Valley Farms Service, LLC • 505, 515, 449A DTN - The Progessive Farmer • 220A Dyna-Tech Industries • 250, 250A E&F Ag Systems, LLC • E-311 Ed Hoover Construction, LLC • D Elanco Animal Health • E-334, E-335 Electrocell Technologies • 705, 722 Eli Fisher Construction • 441 EM Herr Equipment • 446 Emm Sales & Service, Inc • E-369, E-370 Energy Systems & Installations • 614, 615 Equipment Service • 442 Esch Mfg • E-375 Everett Cash Mutual Insurance Group • E-356 Evergreen Fence, Inc • W-311 Farm and Land Realty, Inc • L-301 Farm Works Software • 414, 415 Farmco Mfg • O-308 Farmer Boy Ag Supply • 125 Farmer’s Friend • 600 Farming, The Journal of Northeast Ag • 618 Fastline Publications • 610 Feedmobile, Inc - FMI • E-368 Fetterville Sales • H-304 Fisher & Thompson, Inc • 110 F.M. Brown’s Sons, Inc • 409, 410 Franklin Builders • 225, 226 Frontlink, Inc • 417, 418 Fulton Bank • 206 Garber Farms • 503, 451 GEA Farm Technologies, Inc • 104A Genex Cooperative • W-312 Goodville Mutual Casualty Co • E-316, E-317 Great Plains Mfg., Inc • W-348A Gro-Mor Plant Food Co Inc • 127 Ground Water Assesment • E-340 Growers Mineral Solutions • 246 Growmark FS, LLC • E-321, E-322 GVM, Inc • 114 H&S Manufacting Co. Inc • W-354, O-304 Hamilton Equipment, Inc • 445 Hardi North America, Inc • E-371 Harsco Minerals • 536 Hawaiian Moon • 607 Hershey Equipment Co., Inc • 444 Hillside Ag Construction, LLC • W-337, W-338 Hoard’s Dairyman • E-310 Homestead Nutrition, Inc • 285, 286, 287 Hoober, Inc • E-377, O-314 Hoof Trimmers Association, Inc • 269 Horning Mfg., LLC • 501 Hubbard Feeds • L-201 Hubner Seed • H-302, H-303 Hud-Son Forest Equipment • 242, 243 IBA, Inc • E-327, E-328 Idiehl LLC • 700, 701 International Silo Association • L-208A Iva Manufacturing • E-318, E-319, E-320 J&B Contractors • E-305 J&D Manufacturing • 280, 281 J&J Silo Co., LLC • 291 J. L. Gossert & Co. Forestry • E-347 J.S. Woodhouse Co., Inc • 440 Jamesway Farm Equipment • 135 Jaylor Fabricating, Inc • W-349 Jefo USA, Inc • 207 Kamar Products, Inc • E-358 Kel-Krop Enterprises LLC • W-306, W-307 Kencove Farm Fence • W-318, W-319 Keystone Concrete Products • 272, 273 Keystone Group Ag Seeds • E-361, E-362 King Construction • 254, 255 King’s Agri-Seeds, Inc • 403,404 Kubota Tractor, Corp • 123 Kuhn North America, Inc • 100 Kuhns Mfg., LLC • B Kutz Farm Equipment, Inc • I, J, K, L M, N, O, P, Q Lancaster Ag Products • 427 Lancaster Dairy Farm Automation • 502 Lancaster DHIA • W-332, W-333 Lancaster Farming, Inc • H-305 Lancaster Level-Flo, Inc • 118 Lanco Manufacturing, Inc • W-347 Lanco-Pennland • 429 Land O’Lakes, Inc • H-309A Lapp’s Barn Equipment • A Lawn Care Distributors, Inc • 124 Lely USA, Inc • 111
Lira / Kauffman’s Animal Health • E-331 LR Gehm, LLC / CoPulsation • 416 M. Meyers & Associates • 290 McFarlane Manufacturing Co., Inc • O-107 Mahindra USA • 540, 541 Mahoning Outdoor Furnaces, Inc • 222A, 222B Mark Hershey Farms, Inc • 431 Maryland Virginia Milk • E-323, E-324 Martin Limestone Inc • 257 Mastitis Management Tools • 205 MAX, Mutual Aid Exchange • H-300 McHenry Pressure Cleaning Systems • O-311 McLanahan Corporation • E-312 Melvin R. Weaver & Sons, LLC • 527, 528 Mensch Manufacturing LLC • L-215, L-216 Messick Farm Equipment • 105, 106, O-101 Meyer Manufacturing Corporation • O-100 MH Eby, Inc • W-355 Mid-Atlantic Agri Systems • W-346 Mid-Atlantic Seeds • E-364, E-365 Mid-Atlantic Seeds / Cumberland Valley Co-Operative • 251, 252 Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing • 602 Milk-Rite, Inc • E-301 Miller Diesel Inc • E-308 Miraco • E-336, E-337 MM Weaver • 103, O-106 Monty’s Plant Food Co., Inc • W309A Morrissey Insurance • 424 Morton Buildings, Inc • E-332, E-333 Mount Joy Farmers Co-op • 210 Mueller • 119 Multimin USA, Inc • E NASF • W-304 National Farmers Org - NFO • 534 Nachurs Alpine Solutions • 244, 245 New Holland Agriculture • 108, 109 Nextire, Inc • E-380, E-381 NIOSH / NPPTL • 241B North Brook Farms, Inc • W-335, W-336 Northeast Agri Systems, Inc • 122 Northeast Feed • 214A Northeast Stihl • 511, 512 Nutri Linx, LLC • 721 NYCAMH / NEC • 611 O.A. Newton • W-302, W-303 Organic Valley • 401 Outback Heating, Inc • 262, 263 Owens Corning Basement Finishing Systems • 603 Oxbo International • 104 PA Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) • L-203 PA Dairy Princess & Promotion Services • 624 PA Farm Bureau • 275, 276, 276A, 277 PA Farmers Union • E-309 PA Soybean Board • E-306 PACMA Inc • L-304, L-305 Paradise Energy Solutions • 706 Patterson Farm Maple Products • 240 Patz Corporation • 131 PDM Insurance Agency, Inc • E-326 Pearson Livestock Equipment • O-310 Penn Diesel Serv. Co • E-329 Penn Jersey Products, Inc • E-374 Penn State Agricultural Safety & Health • 241E Penn State University LAL Lab • 241A Pennfield Corporation • 247, 248 Pennsylvania Certified Organic • W-341 Pennsylvania Service & Supply, Inc • 425 Pequea Planter • 432, 433 Perma-Column East, LLC • 438, 439 Petersheims Cow Mattresses, LLC • 137 Pioneer Hi-Bred International • E-349, E-350, E-351 P.L. Rohrer & Bros., Inc • E-300 Plastic Welding • 526 PNC Bank • 407 Poly Excel LLC • 601 Power Pro Equipment • 443 Power Systems Electric, Inc • E-382, E-383 Precise Concrete Walls, Inc • 256 Precision Planting Dealers • W-326, W-327 Priority One • 426 Progressive Pressure Systems • 239 Progressive Publishing • 241 Provita Eurotech Ltd • H-306 Quality Craft Tools • H-301 Quality Milk Production Services • 261 Rain and Hail, LLC • E-315 RCM International LLC • L-202 Red Dale Ag Service • 400 Reed Equipment Sales • W-356, W-357 Reinecker Ag Products • 506, 507 Renaissance Nutrition • 294
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The Kitchen Diva by Angela Shelf Medearis New life for Thanksgiving leftovers Every year around the holidays I’m faced with the same dilemma — what do I do with all of the leftovers? I’ve stopped looking at leftovers as a problem and view them as a blessing and a challenge to my culinary creativity. Having a variety of already cooked and seasoned meats and vegetables means an easier time in the kitchen. This year, my Thanksgiving turkey and vegetables will be transformed into my version of Shepherd’s Pie. Traditionally, shepherd’s pie is made with lamb and “cottage pie” is made with beef. This is my twist on these two favorite English casseroles, substituting leftover roast turkey or ham for the meat, whatever leftover vegetables I happened to have on hand for the filling, and a combination of mashed white potatoes and sweet potatoes for the savory topping. Try this Diva-Style Shepherd’s Pie and cure your culinary dilemma this holiday season!
Diva-style shepherd’s pie You can double this recipe to use up an abundance of leftovers and freeze one pan to serve later. You can make one version of this Shepherd’s Pie with turkey and the other with ham, if you’d like. Wrap the pan tightly with plastic wrap and cover it with foil. It will keep in the freezer for up to 6 months. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 4 teaspoons olive oil 1 cup chopped yellow onions 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons tomato paste 1 1/4 cups chicken or turkey stock or canned chicken broth 1 bay leaf 2 to 2 1/2 cups chopped or shredded roast turkey (white and/or dark meat) or baked ham
1 1/2 cups cooked or frozen vegetables, any combination (carrots, corn, green beans, green peas, etc.) 4 cups leftover mashed potatoes (white and/or sweet potatoes, separately or mixed together or Mixed Mashed Potatoes (recipe follows) 3/4 cup grated sharp or medium Cheddar Chopped green onions, parsley or celery leaves (optional for garnish) 1. Preheat the oven to 400 F. Lightly grease a 9-inch square or 2.2 quart baking dish with the butter and set aside. 2. In a large saute pan or skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add the onions, poultry seasoning, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper; cook, stirring, until the onions are soft, about 3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 20 seconds. Add the flour and cook, stirring, until thick, about 1 minute. Stir in the tomato paste and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Gradually add the stock and then the bay leaf, and bring to a boil. 3. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer until the mixture is thickened, 6 to 8 minutes. Add the meat and the vegetables, stir well to combine, cook for 2 minutes. 4. Remove from the pan from the heat and discard the bay leaf. Carefully transfer to the prepared dish and spoon the potatoes over the meat mixture, spreading to the edges with a fork. Place pan on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with the cheese and bake until the cheese is bubbly and the potatoes are crisp around the edges, 22 to 25 minutes. 5. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with chopped green onions, parsley or celery leaves, if desired, and serve. Serves 4.
Mixed mashed potatoes 1 pound Yukon gold potatoes, peeled, quartered and cut into 1-inch wedges 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled, quartered and cut into 1-inch wedges 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup milk 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons heavy cream, half and half or evaporated milk 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1. Place the potatoes in a medium, heavy saucepan with enough salted water to cover by 1-inch. Bring to boil, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer until the potatoes are fork tender, about 25 minutes.
2. Drain in a colander and return to saucepan. Over medium-low heat, cook the potatoes for 1 minute to dry. Add milk, butter, cream or half and half or evaporated milk, and salt and pepper, and mash until smooth, 3 to 4 minutes. Serve immediately. Makes 4 to 6 servings. (c) 2011 King Features Synd., Inc.
Pumpkin cheesecake 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) Butter, melted 1 cup Gingersnap cookie crumbs (about 24 cookies) 2 pounds Cream Cheese, room temperature 2 1/2 cups Sugar 1/4 cup Sour cream 1 15-oz. can Pumpkin puree 6 Eggs, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon Vanilla extract 1 teaspoon Salt 1 tablespoon ground Cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoon ground Ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground Cloves Garnish: 2 cups sweetened Whipped Cream 1/2 cup toasted Pecans, roughly chopped Position rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 325°F. Spray 10” springform pan with cooking spray. Combine melted butter and cookie crumbs and press on bottom of pan. Bake for about 15 minutes. Crust will firm up. Cool. Then wrap outside of pan with foil and place in a roasting pan. Bring a kettle of water to boil. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add sugar and beat until light. Beat in the sour cream, and the remaining ingredients, just until combined well, scraping down sides of bowl as needed. Pour mixture into cooled crust and place the roasting pan with cheesecake in it in the oven. With rack in, pour the boiling water into the roasting pan until it comes about halfway up the side of the springform pan. Bake about 1 hour and 45 minutes (cheesecake sets on the outside but may still be a bit loose in the center). If it starts to darken, you may cover it loosely with foil. Turn off the oven; open the door for 1 minute to let out some heat; leave in the oven 1 additional hour. Carefully remove from roasting pan and cool on a rack. Run a knife around edges, cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight. To serve: Bring to room temperature 30 minutes before serving. Unlock and remove the springform ring. Serve with whipped cream and toasted pecans. Serves 12 Source: Virginia Egg Council
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erate. Prices to retailers, sales to volume buyers, USDA Grade A & Grade A white eggs in ctns, delivered store door, cents per dz. XL 125-129, L 123-127, M 107111. FARMERS MARKET NC STATE FARMERS MARKET Beans (25# bx) Green 30; Beets (25# bg) 17.65; Cabbage (50# crate) Point-ed Head & Round 12; Greens (bu ctn) Collards 9, Turnips 12-13.25, Spinach (25# bx) 18; Peanuts (35# bg) Green 35; Sweet Potatoes (40# bx) 14-21.75; Round Red Potatoes (40# crate) 18-20. Wholesale Dealer Price - Apples (traypack ctn 100s) Red Delicious WA 33-34.95, (traypack ctn) Golden Delicious WA 33-34.50, Granny Smith WA 34-36.50, Gala WA 2941.50, Fuji WA 34.50-38, Pink Lady WA 38-41.50; Asparagus (11# ctn) 26.55-32; Bananas (40# ctn) 21.5022.80; Beans (1-1/9 bu ctn) Round Green 25-30.05, Pole 30-32.50; Beets (25# sack) 11.55-14.35; Blueberries (flat 12 1-pt cups) 24-34; Broccoli (ctn 14s) 20.50-24; Cabbage (50# ctn) Round Green 16.15-18; Cantaloupe (case 12s) 23.15-27.95; Carrots (50# sack) 15.75-22.95; Cauliflower (ctn 12s) 20.5023.65; Cherries (16# bx) 48; Celery (ctn 30) 26.50-29.55; Cilantro (ctn 30s) 20.6521.65; Citrus (4/5 bu ctn) Oranges CA 24-34.85, FL 2122, Navel Oranges CA 30.65-31.25, Pink Grapefruit CA 22-25.05, (ctn 80s) Tangelos FL 25-26.95, (40# ctn) Lemons 29-30, Limes 25-26, (ctn 64s) Navel Oranges FL 19.50-21.50, (ctn 120s) Tangerines 24; Corn (ctn 4 1/2-5 dz) Yellow 16.85-18.25, White 16.85-18.25; Cranberries (24 12-oz pkg) 24.50; Cucumbers (40# ctn) Long Green 26.50-32, Pickles 30.75-35.75; Eggplant (25# ctn) 20-21; Grapes (18# ctn) Red Seedless 27-39.35, White Seedless 28.50-34, Black Seedless 28, Red Globe 34; Greens (bu ctn/loose 24s) Collards 10, (ctn/bunched 24s) Kale 18.75, (bu ctn) Turnip 11.8514.65; Honey-dews (ctn 5s) 17; Kiwi (ctn 117s) 13.65; Lettuce (ctn 24s) wrapped Iceberg 27.15-32, Greenleaf 24-26.50, Romaine 24.5031.50; Nectarines (1/2 bu ctn) Yellow/White Flesh 22; Onions (50# sack) Yellow jumbo 18-20.05, (25# sack) White 14.50-15, Red 15, (ctn 24s) Green 27.65-32.35, (40# ctn) Sweet 20-25.05; Peaches (1/2 bu ctn) Yellow/White Flesh 18; Peanuts (35#) Green 51-53; Pears (16# ctn) Bartlett 27; Peppers (1-1/9 bu ctn) Green Bell Type 20.05-22.95, (11# ctn) Red Bell Type 32, Yellow Bell Type 32; Potatoes (50# ctn) Red size A 18-23.25, Red size B 25-28, White size A 14-15, Russet ID 19.3520.05; Radishes (30 6-oz film bgs) Red 15.50-15.75; Plums (28# ctn) Red 22; Squash (3/4 bu ctn) Yellow Crook-neck 17.95-32, (1/2 bu ctn) Zucchini 15-21;
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Farm Bureau convention will include workshop on conservation easements When Virginia Farm Bureau Federation members gather for their annual convention Nov. 29 through Dec. 1 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, they will have an opportunity to learn how farmers can benefit from conservation easements. Matt Lohr, Virginia’s 14th commissioner of agriculture and consumer services, will moderate a panel discussion on integrating conservation easements into farm plans. Other professionals with expertise in commercial real estate and farmland conservation will share tips for determining whether
the agreements might be beneficial. The final round of the VFBF Young Farmers Discussion Meet also will be held at the convention. The competition simulates a committee-style discussion about a predetermined agricultural topic, with judging based on participants’ problem-solving and consensus-building skills. The Discussion Meet winner will compete on the national level in January at the 2012 American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention in Hawaii. During a Nov. 30 banquet, Farm Bu-
reau will present its annual Distinguished Service Awards, which recognize individuals who have worked diligently to support the organization and Virginia’s agriculture industry. The theme of this year’s convention is “Ag Trade: Growing Opportunities.” On the agenda for Nov. 29 is an educational workshop about the Port of Virginia and its agricultural export capabilities. Keynote speaker J.J. Keever, senior deputy executive director for external affairs for the Virginia Port Authority, will talk about “Agriculture & Mar-
itime: Partnering for a Brighter Future” at the convention’s opening luncheon. The luncheon also will be used to recognize print and broadcast news professionals with the VFBF Journalism Awards for exemplary coverage of agriculture. During general sessions of the convention, voting delegates from each of Virginia’s 88 county Farm Bureaus will discuss and vote on the organization’s state and federal legislative policies for the coming year.
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Mixed findings from Stephenson/Nicholson dairy policy study Illustrate shortcomings of simplistic interpretation of economic analysis ARLINGTON, VA — The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) questioned the selective and simplistic interpretation of new dairy legislation by organizations opposed to the Dairy Security Act (DSA) that Congress is now debating. On Oct. 24, the Dairy Business Association (DBA), an organization of dairy producers and corporate interests based in Wisconsin, issued a press release that cited the findings of a review of the congressional dairy legislation by Dr. Mark Stephenson of the University of Wisconsin, and Dr. Chuck Nicholson of Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo. The release, which was jointly issued by DBA and the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA), noted that with high participation by dairy producers in its safety net programs, the Dairy Security Act could cost the U.S. government “About $2 billion more than current dairy programs.” However, on Oct. 25, a short paper authored by Drs. Stephenson and Nicholson reported that the provisions of the DSA, if enacted with high dairy producer participation, would save the U.S. government close to $700 million. Specifically, the DBA interpretation reported government expenditures of $3.663 billion, versus a baseline of $1.601 billion during 2012-2020, while the recent Stephenson/Nicholson paper shows government expenditures of just $824 million, versus a baseline of $1.592 billion during 2012-2018, under a high participation scenario. According to NMPF, these contrary findings “clearly illustrate the challenges associated with simplistic attempts to communicate results from complex economic modeling,” said Jerry Kozak, President and CEO of NMPF. The authors themselves note on page 2 of their paper that, “Each of these assumptions about how producers will respond to the program is highly uncertain.” Those uncertainties are illustrated by the fact that although their paper says that the market stabilization program will be in effect 40 to 45 percent of the time, the reality is that between
2006, and the present, it would have triggered in only 9 percent of the time, Kozak said. “Some economic models are acutely sensitive to the assumptions used in the analysis — as is the case with the Stephenson/Nicholson model. Unfortunately, the more sensitive the model, the more likely that dramatic differences in outcomes will result from relatively minor changes in the assumptions underlying the
analysis,” he said. Because of the great variation in reported results, “it must be concluded that changes in the assumptions used in the analysis occurred between the issuance of the DBA release, and the subsequent appearance of the authors’ own papers. Consequently, it is extremely difficult to utilize any background information or results from this study in a substantive public policy discussion,” Kozak said.
Drs. Stephenson and Nicholson themselves noted the limitations of their model with respect to how the DSA would affect net farm operating income (NFOI) due to lower prices: “It is important to note however, that the current volatility imposes costs on farms (that is, it usually requires changes in management and financing that have costs) and can result in substantial equity loss and a higher
probability of business failure. These costs and risks are not directly included in our analysis, so it is not possible to conclude on the basis of reduced average NFOI that dairy farmers would be worse off under the proposed legislation.” “Such caveats by economic researchers are often excluded by those attempting to focus on specific outcomes which serve their messaging purposes. This certainly
appears to be the case regarding the press release issued by the Dairy Business Association and the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association,” Kozak said. “No one’s interests are well served when the debate surrounding efforts to reform federal dairy policy is subjected to selective or less than complete reporting of pertinent research,” said Kozak.
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