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Annual report: county agricultural committee, Winnebago County: November 1, 1939 to October 31, 1940

To the honorable board of supervisors, Winnebago County,   pp. 2-4 PDF (779.7 KB)


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TO THE HONORABLE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
WINNEBAGO COUNTY
Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen:
          The following pages contain the annual report of the
Winnebago County Agricultural Committee on the Agricultural
Extension fork carried on in the county the past year.   Data and
statistics cover the period from November 1, 1939 to October 31,1940.
          The agricultural committee for Winnebago County the past
year was as follows:
             Frank Bartlett, Chairman
             Miss Eva C. Monson, Secretary
             J. F. Shea
             Van E. Jackson
             Franklin Neuschafer
             R. B. Pallett, Representing the College of
                            Agriculture
           It was the responsibility of this committee cooperating
with the Wisconsin College of Agriculture and the United States
Department of Agriculture to plan and direct the county agricultural.
agent's program for the year.
           The county agentts program of work for 1940 as arranged
 by the county agricultural committee was as follows:
       DaiZ Improvement -- Organize and set into motion, a
                             cooperative DaLiry Herd Improvemont
                             Testing rssociaticn.
       Soils --  1. Continue limo project sponsored by the
                    agricultural committee.
                 2. 12 educational meetings on soils and fertilizers
                 3. Conduct 8 grain fertilizer plots
                 4. Conduct 8 alfalfa fertilizer plots
                 5. 2 hybrid corn test plots
                 6. Continue soil testing project.
       Four-H Club -- 600 memberv
                        45 clubs
                        75% Achievement
        Pou     Improvement -- 1. Hold Poultry Disease Clinic
                               2. Conduct Three poultry schools
                               3. Secure 12 demonstration poultry
                                  flocks.
        Farm Buildigs -- Hold series of educational meetings
        Crop Improvement -- Hold two barley schools
        Economic Planning -- Get up a County Planning Committee
        Weeds -- .ork a program to control creeping jenny
        Cooperate with all Federal agencies.


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