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Wisconsin Dairymen's Association / Tenth annual report of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association : held at Sheboygan, Wis., January 11-13, 1882. Report of the proceedings, annual address of the president, and interesting essays relating to the dairy interests
(1882)

Lawrence, George, Jr.
The advantages of winter over summer dairying,   pp. 25-33 PDF (1.8 MB)


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ADVANTAGES OP WiNrrz ovim SuMMER DALRYING. 
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February S. Paid R Cunnington & Co., premiums .............. .  $3 00
May 9. Paid W. D. Hoard, printing ........................ ....  6 00 
May 28. Paid Chicago Engraving Co .....a.......................  8s 50 
July Il. Paid D. W. Curtis, salary . ...................... .   5S 00 
July 11. Paid D. W. Curtis, office expenses ......................  15 00
July 11. Paid David Atwood, reading proof .............10........ l  00 
Ju!y I1. Exchange on drafts .............................     35 
Total paid out ............................................ S55 59 
Total receipts  ...................................           93 
Total expenditures ............................... :5.5 ............ 1 55
59 
Cash on hand to balance account ..................... $6..  7 34 
Dated January 11, 1882. 
Respectfully submitted, 
0. P. CLINTON, Treasurer. 
On motion the report was received and adopted. 
Convention adjourned sine die. 
THE ADVANTAGES OF WINTER OVER SUMMER 
DAIRYING. 
By GEORGE LAwnRxcNC, Jr., Waukesha. 
ir. President, Ladies and Gentlemen: - We had the pleasure 
of being present at the national convention held at Cedar Rapils, 
Iowa, recently. 
We were some little surprised to see the amount of energy, per- 
severance rnd self-indorsement put forth to push Iowa to the front, 
not only in quantity, but quality. 
The opportunity offered them was of the best, and their success 
seldom equalled. Wisconsin seemed to be in the past, lost to 
sight. 
Where are all our dairymen? Dead to this great interest? Looks 
this way when we let Iowa skims have the name of the best cheese 
in the market. 
It is bad enough to let them out on butter, but to play second 
fiddle on cheese is something more than we can stand. What is 
the matter? We would answer, our dairymen must awake to the 
one great interest or we will be traveling in the rear ranks. We 
wish it distinctly understood that Iowa dairymen run winter 
dairies. You may talk about best breeds of dairy cattle, best man- 
ner of handling them, such as food, how to erect silos, to cure 
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