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Description: After the milk is picked up at the farm, it is stored in tanks that hold up to 25,000 lbs. and is held at temperatures of 38 to 40 degrees.
Description: The milk is pasteurized for the first step in the cheesemaking process. Milk is heated to 161 degrees, held at that temperature for 15 seconds, and then co...
Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (right) speaking on behalf of Wisconsin dairy interests to the Dairy Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee al...
Description: Cheesemakers remove loaves of Brick Cheese that have been floating in the salt brine tank for 14 hours.
Description: Several farm buildings stand on an International Harvester demonstration farm. The side of a wooden barn is painted with "International Harvester Co. Demon...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of one man and two women tending the cows near a farm building at a dairy farm in Vide Saeter, Norway. The Vide Valley is in the background.
Description: A boy holds a drinking glass up to the spout of a cream separator as a man pours a metal milk pail into the device. A young girl sits on a small chair near...
Description: A young woman demonstrates her championship cow-milking skills as she sits on a low stool and milks a Holstein cow.
Description: Alice in Dairyland for 1955, Barbara Brown, milking a cow by hand.
Description: Close-up of a container of the frozen cultures which are added to the milk for the development of lactic acid in the cheesemaking process.
Description: A man and a little girl milking a cow with a pail at Cutten Farms. A note with the original print reads: "Tuberculosis Must Go (Cover)." This was the title...
Description: A woman empties a metal milk can into a cream separator while a girl stands by and watches. They are in a large room with a sink and a cabinet. An electric...
Description: Man packing butter in a creamery.
Description: "In ceremonies at Madison, Joe Widmer was named a Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker. His mentor was his uncle, Ralph Widmer."
Description: The Foil Pack Brick Cheese is a surface-ripened cheese. Each cheese is washed with whey to enhance the ripening process, during the week-long stay in the c...
Description: An International C-35 truck used by Poinsettia Dairy Products, Inc., parked outside a company building. A sign in the shape of a milk bottle advertises ice...
Description: A girl turns the crank on a cream separator as a boy and a woman look on. The woman and children are standing in a kitchen, and the woman is washing a pot...
Description: Kenyan exchange student visits cows in a dairy barn.
Description: Color photograph of two men loading milk cans into the back end of International L-120 pickup truck. In the background are two grain silos.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Exterior of University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agriculture. On the left is a large chimney.
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