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Annual report of the Bayfield County Agricultural Agent Washburn, Wisconsin: 1940
(1940)

Other projects,   pp. 19-22 ff. PDF (1.2 MB)


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and in the aggregate earned a total of $38,520.00 in benefit
payments. Due to the efforts of the County AAA Committee, the
Program is gradually becoming more beneficial to farmers in this
area.
                          OTHER PROJECTS
                          County Fair
     By provision of the County Board, the Agricultural Committee
supervised the holding of a County Fair again this year. The
attendance and exhibits outnumbered that of last year. A total
of $1,750.55 in premium money was paid to exhibitors in the
County, approximately half of this amount going to junior exhibi-
tors such as 4-H Club, Future Farmers of America, and Home
Economics groups. There was a noticeable increase in the number
of livestock exhibited, particularly among the 4-H members.
                              Zoning
     The Agricultural and Forestry Committee functioning as a
Zoning Committee, held two hearings, one in the Town of Drummond,
and the other in the Town of Cable, for the purpose of securing
information relative to proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance
as it affected the land classification in each town. The
recommendations of the Zoning Committee, with the approval of the
respective town boards, were adopted by the County Board. In
each case, the land-use restrictions were removed so that the
land in question could be used for agricultural purposes.
                              Crops
     In an effort to determine soil requirements, nine fertilizer


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