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Wisconsin Dairymen's Association / Thirty-first annual report of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association : held at Fond du Lac, Wis., February 11, 12 and 13, 1903. Report of the proceedings, annual address of the president, and interesting essays and discussions relating to the dairy interests

McCready, John B.
Report of cheese instructors,   pp. 69-72 PDF (978.6 KB)

Page 69

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factory may not be in serious competition with the cheese fac- 
Taking all things together I do not hesitate to say that for 
many years to cone cheese will compare very favorably in price 
with other farm products. 
John B. McCready. 
Mr. Presiden4t Ladies and Gentlemen: I submit the follow- 
ing report of my season's work for your consideration. 
I started my road work May les 1902, and finished Novem, 
ber Od. 1902, earlier this year than usual on account of having 
to be present at the opening of our Dairy School. 
The first part of this season, I visited 12 factories where I 
was not called and made short visits; was called and worked 
froya two to three days in 47 factories; 18 of these received sec- 
ond visits. Five of theee factories were making Bric, Swim or 
HAd evening meetings at nearly all factories visited and 
found only three American factories not paying by the tVt 
The evening meetings have been productive of muci good; 
yet the patrons wham we really wish to reach (namely, the care- 
lees ones) are often the ones who do not attend. 
As a cheese instructor of this association, during the past year 
I have had an opportunity of studying existing condition as 
found in that section of the country in which I worked. 
The pst sumner was one of the finest in the history of my 
experience for the manufacture of good cheese. Cool weather, 
plenty of rain, excellent pasture and a fine, strong market all 
went in to make it so. 
The demand for cheese was good and pries paid were high; 
the result was that the buyers were not s0 stict in their inspec- 
tm as migt have been the ae had the prices been low. 
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