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Picturing The Past: Young Students Excelled In Dairy Competition


Last updated 6/17/2019 at 3:06pm

In the mid-1900s the dairy industry in Transylvania County was thriving. There were farms that milked varying sizes of herds and dairies that purchased milk for pasteurization. During Dairy Month in June the Transylvania Dairy Association and their distributors held events, including an ice cream party for dairy farmers and their families, public presentations and movies highlighting the value of the dairy industry.

Programs were being established to encourage youth to learn about feeding, breeding and maintaining of dairy cattle. North Carolina began district and state Junior Dairy Catt...

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