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Rock County Farm Bureau

Rock County, Wisconsin

The Rock County Farm Bureau - chartered on April 19, 1919 - is the oldest farm bureau in the
State of Wisconsin. Credit goes to R. T. GLASSCO, who had heard about a farm bureau in Illinois and suggested Rock County's farmers form a similar organization. They did and elected George HULL as their first president (he later became the first president of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau and a state senator).
In 1920, the organization adopted the slogan, "Make Rock County First." By 1924, the Rock
County Farm Bureau Women had organized.
For more information regarding the Rock County Farm Bureau, read The Janesville Gazette's
August 14, 1985, article "Rock County Farm Bureau a pioneer."

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