Voskuil, W. C. / Annual report of W. C. Voskuil, county agricultural agent of Grant County, Wisconsin: 1938-1939
Two active herd improvement associations, p. 20 PDF (206.2 KB)
-20- BANGS DISEASE ERADICATION Forty percent of the herds in Grant County have been tested for Bqngs Disease under the Federrl Indemnity System. This work is promoted thru this office to a large extent. Applicrtions are received snd submitted to the State Department of Agriculture. All county publicity is handled by the Agent. B-ung's problems were discussed a1t many of the matings held throughout the year. At the present time no Federal Indemnity is available. As soon as this is again availuble preliminary ,ork on an area test will begin. The first steps will be to get an accurate idea of the attitude of tht farmers. If, after educational work is completed, seventy-five per cent of the f'rme-rs want the test, petitions for it will be started. The Agent flels that unless an area test is adopted little lasting good will be accomplished. TWO ACTIVE HELRD IMPt(OVEMENT ASSOCIATIONS At the present time two Dairy Herd Improvement Associctions are in operation in Grant County. Thlse contain memblers from all parts of the County. Donald Kovars is thu fieldman for the Gr-nt No. 1 Associ-tion and Joe Bowman is the ficldman for the South-vwest Visconsin Association. The office has been of ser-vice to these Associations in sendiing monthly reports to all of the membeirs. Along with these are sent sugg'-stions nd information of h(lp to the members. Alice Schn-ider serves as S'.ecret'ry to the Southvest Wisconsin Associu tion.
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