Wisconsin farm progress days 1974, pp. 271-274
Owmun ot Fans lrogime Days site pose for camera Keaseth tiet ad Rkbard Leirk stand bietwee glad tite sitm _ the far wich uill hast betwee 40.es0 sad 58.00 iitors day en Jly 30 sad 31 and Aug. I. Their tarn ii js trtide dl Srstt. l4d - Stte Ilighway 57. Tent City Important at Farm Progress Days Tent City will be the center of activity for thousands of visitors at 1974 Wisconsin Farm Progress Days. Over 250 exhibitors have contracted for 540 lots which makes this the largest Wisconsin Farm Progress Days ever. The event is set for July 30 and 31 and Aug. 1 at the Kenneth and Richard Leick farm, just south of Stratford. Preparations were started back in 1972 with surveyor's tapes laying out dimensions of Tent City. Since then the big job has been lot sales and arrangements. Public service is demanded in any city, and Tent City is no exception. There will be six food tents on the grounds manned by volunteer groups to insure good food for all. Menus and prices will be uniform throughout. Just getting the water, garbage, and toilet facilities ar- ranged for upwards of 30,000 people per day is no small task. Then there's police, first-aid, and fire protection, too. Electri- cal and telephone service are high in priority requirements. To turn a dairy farm into a teeming city of 30,000 people can pose some unique problems in farm management. There's crop rotation to consider, in order to have well- established alfalfa-grass sod for tent city and parking. And you can't forget about producing the crops required to feed over 150 head of cattle. There are such matters as parking space, machinery loading ramps, driveways, and traffic patterns (both vehicle and pedestrian). It's essential to provide sufficient space for people to get about and exhibitors to display their equipment. The educational tent and the women's tent will be located on the edge of Tent City. You'll get a chance to have your hearing tested by Wisconsin Department of Health techni- cians. And right near-by will be the tractor safety and tipping demonstrations to remind you of the constant need for safety. It's a safe bet one will not be able to see all of Farm Progress Days in one day - maybe not even all three days! To make one pound of: Butter Whole Milk Cheese Evaporated Milk Condensed Milk While Milk Powder Powdered Cream Ice Cream (1 gal.) Cottage Cheese Nonfat Dry Milk Requires: 21.2 lbs. whole milk 10.0 lbs. whole milk 2.1 lbs. whole milk 2.3 lbs. whole milk 7.4 lbs. whole milk 13.5 lbs. whole milk 12.0 lbs. whole milk 6.25 lbs. skim milk 11.00 lbs. skim milk Farm Progress DAILY PROGRAM DEMONSTRATIONS & SPECIAL EVENTS Field Harvesting - AlfaIfa ........... 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 am .1:00 p.m. . 3:00 p.m. U. of W. Extension Education Tent - Exhibits: 9:00a.m.. 4:30 pm. Preaentations at: 10:00. 11:00.12:00, :00. and 2:00 p.m. State & Federal Agency Exhibits Plant Clinic - Bring Your Sick Plants U. of W. Extension Women's Tent ...... ..9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Topics: Meat Facts, Food Presrvtion, Landscaping, Buying or Sewing, & Energy Conservation Tractor Safety & Tipping ............ 11:00 n.m. & 2:00 p.m. Land Forming Demonstrations ....... . 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. CONTINUING DISPLAYS & ACTIVITIES Tent City - Commercial Exhibits ...... ..9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Demonstration Plots ... ............ 900 a.m. - s:o p.m. Dairy Barn & Milking Parlor ........... 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Dairy & Dairy Beef Exhibits ........... 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Forestry & Woodlot ................ 9:00 a.m. - S:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS Lunch Stands - Uniform Menu & Prices ... 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. First Aid - Law Enforcement ........... Continuous Sheboygan County Sirn-Up .......... ..8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. News Headquarters .................. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Marathon County Headiquarters .......... 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Refreshment Statistics Would you believe that visitors to Farm Progress Days ate and drank the following: 18,100 bags of potato chips 17,400 hot dogs 14,580 bar-b-ques 32,000 doughnuts 17,300 ham and cheese sandwiches 7,458 half pints of white milk 22,136 half pints of chocolate milk 11,624 half pints of orange drink 25,158 ice cream bars 23,250 glasses of 7-Up 18,900 glasses of Royal Cola Milk conversion rates One quart of milk weighs 2.15 pounds. The following table is an approximation, since each product depends chiefly on the butterfat content of the milk.
This material may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, US Code).| For information on re-use see: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/Copyright