What landscapes did Alberta’s early settlers and farmers encounter?
In the 1950s, the dairy industry faced a period of change and challenges. Many dairy farms specialized in producing one product, such as cheese or butter. Some people believed that dairy farms could benefit by combining the small community dairies into one large dairy processing company. Other people were loyal to their community dairies. However, dairy cooperatives were formed so that farmers could combine their resources, work together, and send their milk to one central place.