University of Wisconsin. Dept. of Genetics / The Wisconsin genotype: a news letter to former students
No. 22 (January 1937)
The breeding school, p. 5 PDF (417.1 KB)
-5- THE BREEDI1NG SCHOOL This new attempt at agricultural education seems to have boen accepted with enthusiasm by cattle breeders throughout the state. The school met for the first time in the spring of this year for a period of one week of lectures and discussion. A similar one week session was hold this fall. Instruction was given in genetics (Dr. Cole), endocrinology (Dr. Casida), and tho keeping of dairy cattle records (Dr. Dickerson). Dr. McKenzie of tho University of Missouri, Dr. Kondrick of the Bureau of Animal Industry, and Dr. Hoizer of the Ohio State have generously assisted with the instruction. The bulk of the attendance was formed by battle brooders, fur brooders, and cow testers. In a similar fashion, Doctors Casida and Dickerson have boon carrying breeding information to dairymen on their home grounds by moans of brooding- schools out in the State4 Sories of three to four meetings in each of eighteen Wisconsin counties have boon hold. VISITORS Mrs. Margaret Smith signed our guest book December 23, 1937. Margaret loft last Septomber as department secretary, to take up residence at Menomonie, Wisconsin, whore her husband is teaching at Stout Institute. Members of tho Linkage Group who were associated with the department at some time duling the past sovon years will always romomber "Margaret" for her cheerfulness, pleasant- ries and industry. Good luck, Margarctj Following are former Linkage Group members who have signed the visitors' book since the fall of 1936. Many of those attended the Poultry Science meetings here this past summer: Jay L. Lush, Professor of Animal Brooding, Iowa State Collogeo Mildred H. Willoughby, Zoology teacher, Rockford Senior High School, Rockford, Ill.; W. A. Craft, Director Rogional Swine Breeding Laboratorios, U.S.D.As, Amos,'Ia.; Chas. W. Turner, Dairy Dept., Univ. of Mo.; Earl J. Ronard, Plant Brooder, Canners Soed Corp., Lewisville, Idaho) Ralph J. Bushnell, Instructor in Genetics University of Georgia; A. D. Favillo, Whoatland, Wyo.' L. D. Hershborgor, Hortonville, Wis.; C. E. Lampman, Dept. Poultry Husb.j Univ. of Idaho; L. A. Henko, Professor of Agrioulture, University of Hawaii; F. B. Hutt, Prof. Poultry Husb. and Animal Genetics, Cornell Univ.; R. George Jaap, Poultry Dept,, Oklahoma A. and M.: Lewis W. Taylor, Poultry Dept., Univ. of California; V. S. Asmundson, Poultry Dept., Univ. of California; W. J. Rao, University of Saskatchewan; Earle S. Snydert Ontario Agrio. College; H. L. Kempster, Prof. Poultry Husb., Un versity of Mo.; M. 0. North, Head of loultry Sebtion, Univ. of Wyo.j Morley A. Jull, Univ. of Maryland; J. Holmes Martin, Prof. of Poultry Hueb., Univ. of Kentucky; Agnos(Zoimet) Hill, Madison; Adelino(Bakken) VanLone(former Dept. Secretary), West Lafayette, Ind.; Geo. F. Potter, Prof. of Horticulture, Univ. of Th. H.1 A. R. Albrecht, Asst. Agronomist, Alabama Polytechnic Inst.; Willard F. Hollander, 3204 West Ave., Aust'n, Texas. NOTE: The editor fractured his leg this fall and remained in the Infirmary several weeks. The publication of the genoet'pe was delayed until he was out and able to make the necessary interviews. e beg your pardon for the delay and pledge that the Spring issue will be on time.
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