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Saving time and labor through dairy cooperatives, 1903

Co-operative creameries


Dairy cooperatives were among the first type of agricultural cooperative organized in the United States in the early nineteenth century. In Wisconsin, farmers in Jefferson County organized the first dairy cooperative in 1841. This piece, first presented at the 1903 Wisconsin Farmers Institute, discusses the role, benefits, and operation of a cooperative creamery.

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Related Topics: Mining, Logging, and Agriculture
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Creator: Croman, E.A.
Pub Data: Wisconsin Farmers' Institutes: a hand-book of agriculture. A report of the seventeenth annual closing Farmers' Institute held at Marshfield March 17, 18, and 19, 1903 Bulletin No. 17 (1903)
Citation: Croman, E.A. "Co-operative creameries." Wisconsin Farmers' Institutes: a hand-book of agriculture. A report of the seventeenth annual closing Farmers' Institute held at Marshfield March 17, 18, and 19, 1903. Bulletin No. 17 (1903); Online facsimile at:  http://libtext.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/WI/WI-idx?type=goto&id=WI
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