Wisconsin bankers' farm bulletin
Otis, D. H.
Banker-farmer exchange bulletin. Bulletin no. 75-special: what the exchange is and how it is operated PDF (1.1 MB)
. The Banker -Farmer Exchange of the WISCONSIN BANKERS' ASSOCIATION By D. H Otis If I am to grow improved seeds and breed improved livestock where will I get the seed and the foundation stock of good quality and at reasonable figures, says the farmer who is trying to improve his methods. And when I grow crops from the improved seed is there any way by which I can get a better price for them? When I have an extra purebred bull calf or when I can spare a good breeding cow what can I do to market them at a fair profit? If a boys' calf club or pig club starts in the community where can we get good calves or good pigs for the boys? These questions have come to the ears of the bankers of Wisconsin and in annual convention in June, 1919, they decided to help answer them by establishing the Banker-Farmer Exchange. HOW THE EXCHaNGE IS TO WORK The farmer who has one or more horses, bulls, cows, sheep, hogs, etc., for sale calls at his local bank and reports what he has for sale. The items are noted on blanks available at the bank. This list is for- warded by the bank to the Banker-Farmer Exchange, 1822 Chad- bourne Ave., Madison, Wise., the same day it is received. This central office will receive similar lists from other banks over the State. These I
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