Wisconsin Dairymen's Association / Eleventh annual report of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association : held at Elk-horn, Wis., January 31, and February 1 and 2, 1883. Report of the proceedings, annual address of the president, and interesting essays relating to the dairy interests
Smith, J. M.
Pleasant homes made happy ones, pp. 63-70 PDF (1.8 MB)
Roberts, I. P.
The past, present, and future of dairying, pp. 70-79 PDF (2.1 MB)
70xVzmm AdNAL RePORT OF Tmz pulses of our natures. Books, papers and magazines have become so cheap that there seems no real necessity for any Iem to be without them. Then let us begin at once if we have not done s, and make them what we can. Plain and humble they may be, and perhaps rude in structure as was that of my old schoolmate, yet tbat was a happy and lovely spot, and the memory of the happy days spent there will cast their influence far into the years to come. Then let us go on, each improve in his own way, until our beauful Wisconsin is dotted in all directions with beautiful and happy homes, until it may be truly said of us, the northwest in all its wide domain has no fairer lands, our country no'truer sons and daughters, and the world no fairer or happier homes than may be found in Wisconsin. Moved to adjourn until 1:30 P. M. A"ERNOON SESSION. THuRSDAY, February 1. Convention met pursuant to adjournment. President Beach in the chair. THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF DAIRYING. By I. P. RoBMTrS Profesor of Agriculture, Cornell University, Ithwa, New York. When a company of friendly neighbors who have been widely separated for a period, come together, they first dis- cuss the past, talk of the various scenes, incidents and hard- ships which they have passed through. Next they tell of their present prosperity, their broad acres, their flocks and herds, and how they acquired them; tell of their mistakes as well as their successes, but they never stip here, but with the greatest eagerness and pleasure they'Xicuss the future, lay plans in which their former mistakes are elimiinated; project improvements and apply the knowledge gained by experience that their future efforts may be still more suc- TO
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