George Blanshan

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George Blanshan - FARMER REPLIES 10 LETTER OF The Rural New...
FARMER REPLIES 10 LETTER OF The Rural New Yorker recently sent out letters of inquiry to farmers farmers like the fallowing: December 24, 1915. la Geo. Blanshan, Kingston, New Dear Sir:--Will you be kind j enough to tell me just what you for selling, a paying in just coine to you think of the Farm Bureau system it is worked out in your county? Have you had any dealings with agent and do you consider that doing useful or valuable work for the farmers of your county? Do think the work is strong enough useful enough to warrant farmers in putting up money to help the services? I am not prejudiced one way the other but am simply writing a number of our readers at asking them just what they think of the bureau and whether in judgment it is working out right present lines. If you will be kind enough to tell me just exactly you think about it I shall be obliged to you. Yours trulv, H. W. COLLING-WOOD, Editor. Mr. Blanshan's reply to the above letter was as follows: Decem-ber 30. 1915. H. 'W. Collingwood, Editor Rural New Yorker. Answering yours 24th, I think the Farm Bureau system is the farmers. out to the* interest of As near as I can see the county agent is a hard worker and a practical manager and is doing well. bureau^- .membership is now over Tliev are our best and most- pro- gressive farmeis. Tne interest in the bureau is increasing rapidly. The ordinary farmers have been to join. The membership fee is and there can be no question the desirability of the investment. There has been a large amount work laid out for the coming year by the executive committee. All members receive a monthly publican (The Spokesman) covering the activities of the bureau. Meetings Meetings are planned for all the farming communities in the county during the winter. Respectfully, GEO. BLANSHAN.

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  1. The Kingston Daily Freeman,
  2. 11 Jan 1916, Tue,
  3. Page 7

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