Wisconsin Dairymen's Association / Thirty-second annual report of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association : held at Platteville, Wis., February 10, 11 and 12, 1904. Report of the proceedings, annual address of the president, and interesting essays and discussions relating to the dairy interests
[Cement floors not good for cows], pp. 171-174 PDF (893.5 KB)
France, N. E.
Milk and honey, pp. 174-178 PDF (1.1 MB)
174 TUiriecf4 ACud Wor p of S. concrete from cellar to roof. It Cst conmiderabNe money, but it will stand for gererations. MILK AND HONEY. N. E. France, Platteville. Mhe richer the milk, the more and better aream comes to the surface. For the benefit of my county farmers, by repeated effort I was able to bring before you te Oream of all Wiscan, sin Asociations,-namely, the Wisconsin State Dairy COonve- tioc For three days you have had the Oream of dairy experi- ence, and if the valuable instruotions here given are applied to our various farms, it will be of untold value. Often, hae I wished my county dairy farmers could see the beautiful homes, profitable farm stock and milk factories of the speaken you have listened to. Of the manu milk -1.6 - W U have visited, no one so forcibly impresses the visitor or patron of neatness and pure product as the Hbard creaery of Fort Atkinson. With walls and floor lined with poished white mar- ble, clean machinery, more like parlor furniture, and a number of bright farmrsa' son4 clad in sow white suit. makin t1e beautiful pound prints of butter in a building free from foul odors so often found in Wisconsin factories, The Governor told you yesterday how to keep pure fresh air in the barn, and the same principle applies in other b di, --homes or factories, We have heard the inrt, and I dare say we will no longer hold the peny before our eye. The profitable dairy is dependent first upon the man. If his love, interest, and enedf are not for hiwer daiy standard with an ideal of perfection before him, I fear his future pros- perity. The dairy to some extent is also dependent up= nat- ural sources of support, such as clover. Where the natl growth of white clover is found so abundant as ina *Srg 1pr- tion of Wia_,min, there will also be found larg fields of boyh tub F. 'I
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