Saturday, April 05, 2008

Melvin A. Peachey

Lewistown Sentinel - Lewistown,PA,USA click
Melvin A. Peachey, 83, of Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim, died at 7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2008, at Pleasant View.
Born in Belleville on Aug. 25, 1924, he was the son of the late John R. and Elsie R. (Peachey) Peachey. He is survived by his wife, Martina Peachey, of Lititz, whom he married on May 21, 1946.

Jerry Beachy


Jerry Beachy, 55, looks over some of his 7,000 chickens, which produce about 6,300 organic eggs a day — 525 dozen — on his farm southwest of Iowa City. Price increases for organic animal feed have cut profits for organic livestock farmers. Soybeans in particular "are in extremely short supply," said Jerry Beachy, a farmer near Iowa City who needs soybean meal for his 7000 laying hens. Complete article By PHILIP BRASHER • REGISTER WASHINGTON BUREAU • April 5, 2008. Plus comments.