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8A The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, May 10, 1990 4-H Steer Suzanne Humphrey of the Vago Vikings 4-H Club is the 1990 recipi- ent of the Warner-Elmore steer calf. Vane D. Warner of Renick pro- vides a market steer to the Green- brier County 4-H clubs and in turn to a 4-H'er to raise the steer to market weight for the 1990 State Fair. 6.9% A.P.R. 18.9% A.RR for 24 months I for 36 months 9.9% 1 I0.9% for 48 months I for 60 months When you buy new Ford New Holland ag and industrial equipment Stop in for full details. Offer expires June 30, 1990 Available exclusively through Ford Credit for qualified buyers. i Program I Suzanne will feed the steer, break it to lead, take care of health prob- lems, and participate in the market steer project. Elmore's Farm Supply of Ron- ceverte provides the feed for the steer as well as advice to the 4-H'er in feeding the animal. Suzanne will show the steer in July at the County Beef Show and in August at the West Virginia State Fair. The calf will be sold at the State Fair with the proceeds going to the County 4-H Camp Scholar- ship Fund. Suzanne will receive a small amount of money, all premi- ums, and a full scholarship to 1991 4-H Camp at the Greenbrier County Youth Camp, Anthony. The County 4-H program wishes to express its appreciation to Vane Warner and Elmore's Farm Supply for their oarticipation in the program. reenbrier J Tractor Sales I Rt. 219 North I Lewisburg, WV J J I .645-17 I II I I II I III I Eastern Greenbrier County Alumni Association Membership Meeting Date: May 16, 1990 Time: 7:00 P.M. Place: Greenbrier East Vo.Ag Department individual interested in becoming a member of the Eastern Greenbrier County FFA Alumni Association please attend. Some objectives of the association are to provide support to the GEldS FFA Chapter and to discuss items concerning agriculture and FFA in our area. All ages welcome. You need not have been a graduate of Greenbrier East High School. Make plans to attend. Questions? Contact the GEHS Vo-Ag Dept. I IIIIIIII IIIII IIIIIII I I II II I I . ]11 _ I I IIIII II I II III III ;'s Husqvama- Most Power- Best Pric Lawn Mowers FFA Awards Banquet Draws Model 51D 3 1/2 HP 20" Cut Height Adj Wheels 5 HP High Wheel ,i reg. $249.95 Sale $199,00 reg. $319.95 Sate $260.00 Husky YTI iOH Yard Tractor 38" Cut ,14 HP Kawasaki Hydrostatic Drive with Rear Grass Catcher Trimmers Model 22RL 22cc Straight Shaft Tap and Go Head Carl Godby (second from left) receives the Star Chapter Farmer Award from A. J. Vance. His parents, Mr and Mrs Frank Godby of Alderson, look on. Model 25 R 25 cc Brush Blade Tap and Go Head Shoulder Harness By Troy Forren The Greenbrier East Chapter of the Future Farmers of America held its annual banquet May 4 at the Greenbrier East Gymnasium. More than 350 persons attended. The banquet was opened with $2950.00 reg Sale $2499.00 Chain Slaws Model 26 RLC 15" Cut 26 cc Tap and Go Head the official FFA ceremony by the chapter officers. This year's officers are Joey A. Yates -- president; Jack Morgan --- vice-president; Tim Montgomery --- second vice presi- dent; Terri Lynn Boggess -- secre- tary; Jamie Hunter -- treasurer; Danny Vaughan --- reporter; Denny Meyer --- sentinel; Chris Ramsey -- 3arliamentarian. I II III I ~,:hy does the world's mos~ popular small tractor belong in your garden? The FFA Creed was given by Annette Hart followed by the pres- entation of Proficiency Awards -- given on the basis of member's Supervised Occupational Experi- ence Programs. Award winners were: Brad Montgomery, Agricultural Mechanics and Agriculture Sales and/or Service. Brad is the son of Mr and Mrs John Montgomery of Ron- ceverte. David Keene, Agriculture Processing. David is-the son of Mar- garet Keene of Fairlea. Danny Vaughan, Beef Production and Home Farmstead Improvement. Danny is the son of Mr and Mrs Tommy Vaughan of Lewisburg. Carl I II IIII O Because Kubota tractors are -_ a legend ft, r small farmers and gardeners all over the world. Kubota's 16-21 HP Godby, Diversified Livestock Pro- duction, Sheep Production, and Speci<y Crop Production. Carl is the son of Mr and Mrs Frank Godby of Alderson. Tim Montgomery, Fruit and/or Vegetable Production. Tim is the son of Mr and Mrs Shiryl Montgomery of Renick. Sandy Calli- son, Horse Proficiency, Sandy is the daughter of Helen Callison of Lewis- burg. Dennis Blackenship, Place- ment in Agricultural Production. Dennis is the son of Mr and Mrs Alva Blackenship of Cornstalk. Clint Eskins, Turf and/or Landscape Man- agement. Clint is the son of Mr and Mrs Jim Eskins of Alderson. Next came the awarding of the Star Greenhand based on scholar- ship, leadership, and the quality of member's Supervised Occupational Experience Program (SOEP). This is the highest award given to first year members. This year's winner was Clint Eskins of Alderson. His program in- cludes Lawn Mowing Service for 20 Larger Tractors Available Rodgers' Fairlea Equipment Co. 219 S. Fairlea, WV 645-2400 Tristram Patton Revolutionary War Memorial May 2Oth - 2:00 P,M. - At Lebanon Church 219 S. between Ronceverte & Union WV IIIIIIII Cash Specials reg. $289.95 Sale $239.00 reg. $339.95 Sale $279.00 reg. $159.95 Sale $132.00 Professional 268 (4.1) .................................................. $530.00 Professional 288 (5.4) .................................................. $640.00 High Performance 42 (2.5) ........................................... $319.00 50 (3.1) ......................................................................... $319.00 33 (2.1) ......................................................................... $180.00 35 (2.1) ......................................................................... $;1 80.00 Husciv rna Ronceverte, WV 647-4355 The Chain Saw Professionals I yards; 1/2 acre pumpkins; one acre sweet corn. He was selected as sophomore to go to the National FFA convention in Kansas City. Clint is the son of Mr and Mrs Jim Eskins. The Dekalb Agriculture Award (given to a senior who displays out- standing leadership, a progressive SOEP, citizenship, and has accom- plished much in his or her FFA ca- reer) was given to Tim Montgomery. Tim's program consists of Beef Cattle and various vegetable crops including pumpkins. Next came the Star Agri-business Award -- presented to the student who excels in an agriculture busi- ness. This award was given to Sandy Callison. She is a senior and enrolled in the Co6perative Educa- tion Class. Sandy is employed through this class at Greenbrier Vet- erinarian Hospital where she works in all areas of hospital, from answer- ing the telephone to serving as a veterinarian assistant in the mobile unit and the operating room. Star Chapter Farmer Award was given to Carl Godby. This award is the highest given to any chapter member and is based on their ma- turity, intelligence, cooperation, and leadership. Carl's farm program con- Every year the awards the honorary Farmer Award to two side of the FFA. given to Bob Sherwood Warren. Both were their help to the FFA years. A special for CoSperative in cation business people of the class. Co6 ture Education is a class1 dents can go out into gain on-the-job recognition was given to ing business people ployed students: Farmer Mac's Fas Keene; Dr John Sherry Kennedy of erinarian Hospital by son; Charlie Long of stock Market by Jason aid Perrine, and Lloyd David Hill of British of America by Lloyd Jason Hedge, Shelby Earl Ridgeway. Steve Guy McCombs of Food Feury. Nell Morgan of pany by Deanna Wi The banquet ended program showing the ments of many of the the past year. .J Special recognition W~ Ben Ellis and Lynn Coffrn~ ceived the American F~ gree --the highest degr~"j in the FFA organization., Officers for 1989-90 nounced. They are: James Hunter; Vice Jack Morgan; Second dent -- Danny Vaughan; --- Beverly Ellis; Farley; Reporter -- Chris Sentinel-- Chris Hedrick. Farmers' Da June 1, 2 & 3 Friday, June 1 -- p.m. Saturday, June 2 -- a.m. Evening of horse pull; horse show', dusk. Sunday, June 3 -- U~ School Alumni sists of 100 plus head of sheep, five .............................. acres of sweet corn, ten head of and covered dish lunch market hogs, two acres of tobacco, graduates, family and and five head of cows. vited and encouraged to good thru Bud & Bloom Add instant beauty to your yard and home with roses. Plantable boxes. 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