University of Wisconsin. College of Agriculture / Among ourselves: a house organ for the staff of the College of Agriculture
Vol. I (1923-1932)
Among ourselves: a house organ for the staff of the College of Agriculture: Vol. I. No. 10. June 9, 1923, pp. -3 PDF (1.2 MB)
JUN !, H')> \ ~~A HOUSE ORGAN FOR THE STAFF OF THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE I COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE Vol. 1o. 10 June 9, 1923, THE; FIRST TRANSCOiTIliENTAL DAIRY SPECIAL will leave Wecst Bond on June 16 under thu auspices of this College and the Livestock Broeders' Association for a dw~lonstration trip through Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Lontana, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Nebraska, and Iowa. Three stops will be mado in Wisconsin: at Ncw London, Karshfiold, and Lau Claire, and demonstrations will be given in each of the statcs visited in coiporation with the respective agricultural colleges. The trip is the result of the visit of Prof. Farrington to Idaho last yuar and of the visit of Governor Davis of that state to WIisconsin durin- Faraeorsl Weelk as the guest of the Wisconsin Livestock Breoders' .,ssociation. Thu western states realizo more and more that the best way of overcoming * the hi'h freight rates whiclh exist between thum and the eastern markets is by thc production of nore concentrated agricultural products. Obviously dairying procures this result most quickly, and for years western dolega- tions have comeo to Wisconsin for bettor dairy animals and more improved dairy methods. The spocial dairy train uill do nuch to spread the gospcl of this industry and furnish a rzrkot for Wisconsin's surplus cattle. Fifteen animals representative of the best types of the five leading dairy broods will be used for this deuronstrational work, among thoe Aggic, the world's champion grado cow, some typical grade hoifcrs which show the results of tho usc of purebred sires, and ropresontative purebred siros of each broed. THE $ECO11D AIWUAL RURAL CHURCH C;ONFERENCE is scheduled to be hold at the College frci: June 26 to July 6. Last year when this courso was given for the first time, 52 rural ministers were in attendance. Present indica- tions arc that the enrollment this year v4ll be naterially increased. The various c'dnor.iinational groups are defraying the e;penses of their ropreson- tatives to assist in carrying out a thoroughly well organized plan for so- cial service. Arrangements have been made for leaders of national import to appear beforQ the gathering. Courses in Axnimal Husbandry, Cormmunity Survey and Organization, Boys' Work, Agricultural Economics and Cobporativo liarkoting, Church anc Conr..uni- ty and Child Welfare, Sociology of Community Lifo, Recreation, Leadership, Orranized Plays and Gai:.cs, anc. ;uto LFochanics will be given. This conferenco falls within the period of a spcial workers' institute hcld at the University and proy.otod by the Leorican Red Cross for the Cen- 0 tral States, which will be attondeod by chapter vorkers, executive socre- tarics, and' home sorvice secretaries. By codperativo arrangements between thci two conferences, the social workers iill comO to the Colloeg of Agricul- ture for two classes daily and for evening programs.
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