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Franklin County Farm Fest to be held Sept. 18

September 11, 2010

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Franklin County Farm Bureau invites the public to the 2010 Farm Fest on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Vernon and Luanne Horst Dairy Farm at 5002 Cumberland Highway in Chambersburg.

The Horst Dairy features a unique robotic milking system for its 65 cows. It also has a replacement herd and grows forage crops of corn, alfalfa, soybeans and grass hay on 145 acres.

Come learn about modern farming and enjoy free milk and ice cream, wagon tours, food and the stars of the show - the dairy cows and their cute baby calves.

Directions: take Interstate 81 north to Exit 20. Go north on Pa. 997 toward Green Village. The farm is on the right.

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