Southern Wisconsin Cheesemakers' and Dairymen's Association / Proceedings of the tenth annual meeting of the Southern Wisconsin Cheesemakers' and Dairymen's Association held at Monroe, Wisconsin, Thurs. and Fri., January 27 and 28, 1910
Baer, U. S.
Reasons why every dairyman and cheesemaker should support our association, pp. 84-87 PDF (746.6 KB)
TENTi ANNUAL CONVENTION cheese in every market where it is known; a good name justly deserve(d because won by merit. We have wag- ed an uncompromising war on all fradulent cheese and have sought to place our product upon the market, whlet- her at home or al)roa(l, for just what it is. The true Wis- consin cheese factory brand is today a guarantee of ex- cellence and genuineness in the best cheese markets of the world . The more we study and investigate the dairy situation as it exists in this state today, the more we are convinced that it is the work done by associations of this kind that has largely been instrumental in developing the patriotic and humane spirit that has enabled the individual farmer, dairyman, cheesemaker and buttermaker to set aside their perstonal - shall I say it? -- greed, in order to promote the common weal. The greatest barriers to cooperation have been and always will be. selfishness and bickerings, and these two defects have to a great extent been elimninat- ed. or at least modified by the influences coming out of these various dairy association meetings held at different times an(l at different places throughout the state. The rapid growth of the( dairy interests of the state has been brought about in a large measure through the influences that have been at work through the different dairy organizations teaching the dairymen and the cheese- makers and buttermakers thc value of dairying as a means of revenue and as a renovator of soils. These societies have given the dairymen powerful object lessons in the shape of improved stock and well-finished dairy products. They have been strong agencies for the distribution of dairy knowledge and the defense of legitimate dairy pro- ducts from the competition of counterfeits and frauds. The beneficial results attained by meetings such as this are everywhere apparent in renewed interest in the dairy business, in the improvement of stock, in the better care of milk, and the manufacure of a better quality of
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