Sept. 26: WI Dairy Industry Lecture

The fall 2011 Fairhaven Lecture Series has the theme “WISCONSIN: A Heritage To Be Proud Of,” and will help you learn about Wisconsin’s business, cultural, environmental and historical contributions. All lectures in this series are free, open to the public, and take place on Mondays at 3 p.m. in Fellowship Hall of the Fairhaven Retirement Community (435 West Starin Road, Whitewater). If you can’t attend: Eventually the podcasts are linked online!

image of cowThe lecture on Mon., Sept. 26, at 3 p.m. is “The Wisconsin dairy industry: A strong past and bright future,” presented by Corey Geiger, Senior Associate Editor, Hoard’s Dairyman, Fort Atkinson.

Interested in this topic? Andersen Library may be able to help! Search HALCat, Harold Andersen Library’s catalog, to find titles such as Creating Dairyland: How caring for cows saved our soil, created our landscape, brought prosperity to our state, and still shapes our way of life in Wisconsin (1st-floor Special Collections — non-circulating –SF232.W6 J3 2011). Even though Andersen Library’s copy is non-circulating, you can visit Special Collections to see it, or UWW students and faculty/staff may borrow it from other UW campuses by using the free Universal Borrowing service! Searching the Library’s article databases would find articles such as “Partnership for the future” (Successful Farming, vol.107:no.4, pp.52-56), which discusses “the multi-generational family business of the McNeelys and the Schultzes they named Rollin’ Green Dairy Farm in Brooklyn, Wisconsin. As the first generation of the two families phase out of the business, it became an opportunity for the sons to take over the business.” This article is available in the Library’s 1st-floor Bound Periodicals collection.

Please ask a librarian for assistance with finding materials.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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