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Voskuil, W. C. / Annual report of W. C. Voskuil, county agricultural agent of Grant County, Wisconsin: 1938-1939

County school and 4 H fairs,   p. 21 PDF (218.0 KB)

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                COUNTY SCHOOL AND 4 H1 FAIRS
           Fairs ar( held each year ait many points in the County.
These include Lancast.r, Platteville, Bloomington, Boscobel,
?Iuscoda, Fennimoru, Cuba City, Montfort, Livingston and Blue
iiiver along with small or exhibits. The Agent participates in
most of these in some capacity.   Theoe events provide 7n excellent
opportunity for publicity on work being sponsored by Grannt County.
The Agent appruci-teus th_ opportunity to be of service in these
           The Aberduen Angus Salie htlld last spring at Lancaster
received the fullest cooperation from the Agent.   Prospects are
bright for A bigger event in 1940.   The other brcd associitions
requested the help of the Ag nt at different times.
           Farm r:cord keening r ceived some attention last
year.  County slide publicity wrs given to thte results of previous
years records.  These records showed concrete reasons why some
farmers continually rnmke n profit vwhile others under the same
conditions do not.
           Poultry work included a county-wide hatcherymen's
meeting and educational work on baby chick problems.  One
county 4 H boy, Richard Munns of Fonnimore receiv-d ci free trip
to the W'orld's Poultry Congress at Cleveltnd.  This was made
possible by poultry interests of the County and was an award
for excellent poultry activities in nine ye'.rs of 4 Hi club work.
           A Grant County poultry booth was on exhibit at the
.Stl.te F~air this fall.  The Agnt hopes to continue this booth
activity in 1940 as a great deral of educational and county
publicity value is derived therefrom.

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