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Annual report 1942: agricultural agent Trempealeau County
(1942)

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LIV3STOCK IMPROVM34NT
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Dairy Cattle
            1200 cows on test in four Dairy Herd Improvement
                 Associations.
            4500 cows in 360 herds in Artificial Breeding As-
                 sociation.
                 County-wide test for Tuberculosis of cattle.
                 Contemplated county-wide test for Bangs.
              13 New herd sires brought into the county.
          Milk and dairy products supply more than one-half of the
county farm, income. Anything that will bring about an improvement in
the efficiency of dairy production or an increase in value of milk and
dairy products will greatly affect the total farm income.
          Trempealeau Countyls dairy cattle are shown with comparisons
by the following chart:
                     Yearly autterfat Production
315
lbs.
Ave.
Tremp.
Co.
DiA
Cow
220
lbs.
Ave.
Tremp.
Co.
Cow
210
lbs.
Ave.
State
Cow
175
Ave.
U.*S
Cow
          Through our Dairy Herd Improvement Associations dairymen secure
assistance in adopting better feeding, breeding, and management methods.
Theso practices and other subjects including disease control wore discuss-
ed with dairymen at general farm meetings,.
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