Template for Counties to Develop Cattle History • Name – origin

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Template for Counties to Develop Cattle History
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Name – origin, meaning, and history
Year established
Early industry, enterprises, and other activities
List of extension agents, vo-ag teachers, home economists
(AI technicians, livestock dealers, etc.)
Others who may not have owned cattle, but were instrumental in
development of cattle industry
Earliest to latest of people who had significant cattle operations
Packing plants, livestock markets, milk processing plants, cheese making and
other cattle related businesses
Financial institutions prominent in assisting cattle producers and businesses
Noted 4-H/FFA students and workers--shows, fairs, expositions and other
special programs. Ex. Dairy and Beef Chains
Any other early through late history of events or activities related to cattle.
Ex. Pictures, news releases, magazine stories, etc.
List of people you have contacted in compiling your information
(Older cattlemen, county extension directors, and, in many counties, the local library are all
good sources of information )