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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. [1]-3 PDF (1.2 MB)


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JUN  !,   H')>
               \ ~~A HOUSE ORGAN FOR THE STAFF OF THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
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                               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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