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

Agricultural conservation program,   p. 15 PDF (193.1 KB)


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           The county agont, in 1940, again acted as secretary to
the Federal Farm program in Winnebago County.
           It was also his responsibility to take charge of the
educational part of the farm program within his county. A fine
spirit of cooperation has continued between the county AAA office
and the county agent and as a result, the farm program progressed
very well during the last year.
           Tabulation of dataon the 1940 farm program in Winnebago
County gives the following statistics:
   2600 farms in the county were scored
   2154 farmers requested inspection for compliance with the
        1940 program
   2047 farmors will comply with the 1940 farm program in
        Winnebago County.  This is approximately 7%.cvompliance.
   $110,538 is the approximate total payments to be received by
        Winnebago County farmers for complying with the 1940
        proggram.
   $54 is the estimated payment per farm in the county.
   14 election meetings were held
   10 county-wide educational meetings were held
   14 township educational meetings wero held
   4 meotings for instructions were attended by the county
      agent outside the county,


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