Nittany Fall Classic Rings Up $231,000 in Sales

11/17/2012 7:00 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The 29th Annual Nittany Lion Fall Classic was held last Saturday at Snider Agricultural Arena in University Park.

The sale topper was a first choice female consigned by Joel Krall and Jonathan Campbell from Lebanon, Pa.

The choice is due early next July out of the No. 1 GTPI Ross of the Holstein breed and sired by Da-So-Burn MOM Earnhardt P.

Gary Housner of Elroy, Wis., purchased the choice for $16,000.

The second highest seller was a first choice female consigned by Myron Bonzo and Steven Frederick from Rochester, Pa. Furnace Hill Holsteins purchased the lot for $7,300.

Brett and Laura Taylor of South Creek Acres from Allenwood, Pa., consigned the highest selling live lot. She sold for $6,300 and was purchased by Jim and Lisa Shaw and Doug and Jenn Boop.

The sale averaged $2,381 on a total of 97 lots. The sale volume was $231,000.

Dairy Science Club members worked all week to prepare the 92 live lots for the main event. Derek Wasson, a junior majoring in animal sciences, served as the sale chairman with Chad Horst as assistant and Dustin Gates as the barn manager.

Has this year’s harvest made the farmers in your area more thankful than usual?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure

User Submitted Photos

View photos      Submit your photos

  Ag Markets at Lancaster Farming

11/24/2015 | Last Updated: 8:45 PM