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Vol. I (1923-1932)

Among ourselves: a house organ for the staff of the College of Agriculture: Vol. I. No. 6. April 23, 1923,   pp. [1]-[2] PDF (887.1 KB)


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Vol. I, No. 6.                                        April 23, 192;-
     THE THIRD BEEF AND SWINE DEMONSTRATION will be held at the
Stock Pavilion cn Saturday, April 28, at 9:30 A. M. Observation
of the cattle and especially the results of recent feeding trials
will precede a carcass demonstration. At 11:00 o'clock two
steers, one fron. each lot, will be slaughtered and the carcasses
exhibited.
     Swine fed experimertally to study the comparative value of
several supplements to corn   such as skim milk, chopped alfalfa,
2iopped clover, tar.kage, linseed meal, corn germ meal, wheat
ri-iddlirlgs, and several combinations of these feeds, will be
shovin,
     Charles E. Snyder, editor of the Chicago Daily Drover's
Journal, will speak on livestock marketing in the auditorium of
Agricultural Hall at 7:30 Friday evening , April 27, and again at
the Stock Pavilion at 10:00 o'clock on Saturday morning.
     R. R. RtIUTE.. COUNTY AGRICULTURAL AGENT IN FOND DU LAC County,
has recently resigned, leaving the Extension Service to engage
in dairy farming near Wausau.
     THE FIRST APPCIITTEE TO THE SCANDITAVIAT FOUITDATION TRATELING
FELLOWSHIP made to this College was announced this week through
the appointment of J. A. Anderson, assistant in Agricultural Bac-
teriology and Agricultural Chemistry. This fellovshiP carries a
stipend of $1,000 and permits recipient to study anywhere he
chooses, Anderson will work next year with Dr. Lartell at the
Stockholm Experiment Station on fermentation problems.
     THE PRICE BILL (346,A) REPEALING THE ORG.'NIZ1ATION OF DRINT-
AGE DISTRICTS, which passed the Assembly by a vote of 61 to 5,
was up last week before the senate committee on state Affairs.
  new hearing will be held on this bill on YIay 10.  This bill,
if it passes, makes impossible the organization of any new drain-
age districts or the maintenance of draina in existing districts
but does not kill the existing farm drainage law.
     THE "HOIE RULE" PRICE BILL (-237,A), apparently designed to
7ive home rule to counties, authorizes the County Board at any
nnual meetin- to abolish any county officer (barring statutory
positions). This would affect positions of county agents, county
nurses, supervising teachers, and county highway commissioners.
This bill has passed the Assembly and was up before the Senate
Corporations Committee this week but was postponed for another


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