Wisconsin Dairymen's Association / Thirty-first annual report of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association : held at Fond du Lac, Wis., February 11, 12 and 13, 1903. Report of the proceedings, annual address of the president, and interesting essays and discussions relating to the dairy interests
Aderhold, E. L.
Reports of cheese instructors, pp. 62-69 PDF (1.9 MB)
69 Thirfr-ira AdmW bepo of tX MORNING SESSION. Convention met at 10 A. If., February 12, 1903. The President in the chair. REPORTS OF CHEESE INSTRUCTORS. E. L Aderhold. During last winter a number of factorymen in Calumet and Manitowoc counties formed an association with the primary purpose of giving the "pound for ten" system a black eye, the members being pledged to accept no ndik from patrons of neigh boring factories where this system was being discontinued. Under the protection of that association something like twenty- four factories paid by test for the first time. The patrons in some instances were given the choice of receiving pay on the fat basis, or by the cwt. of milk based on the net returns for the cLeese. The latter proposition did not take well because "pound for ten" farmers are suspicious of each other and when their pet system& is denied them the test system is usually chosen in its place. Realizing that the "pound for ten" system prevents harmony between the factory-man and his patrons and therefore stands like a stone wall in the way of all necessary improvements; realizng that a disc)ntinuance of said system meant a great deal more than was apparent on the face of things; realizing also that the test systin, in these twenty odd factories was merely on trial and that the results of this trial were of the greatest import, I took it upon myself, firsts to visit those makers who had started on the test system and drill them in the wok of teting test their test botle, and to call their ptrous together and ezpki
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