Cheese-making in Monticello, ca. 1870

Old Cheese Factory Records Interesting

Farmer Nick Freitag opened his cheese factory near Monticello in 1868, just as the transition from wheat to dairy farming was getting under way. This article briefly describes the state of dairying at the time, and includes a picture of his operation's humble beginnings.

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Creator: Bauchle, May L.
Pub Data: Hoard's Dairyman, May 25, 1930.
Citation: Bauchle, May L. "Old Cheese Factory Records Interesting." Hoard's Dairyman, May 25, 1930. Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 11/27/2021