Strip cropping for soil conservation.

Description:

Describes the strip cropping method of crop production, for the purpose of erosion control.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: July 1938
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 1938
  • Digitized: 2009
Description:

Describes the strip cropping method of crop production, for the purpose of erosion control.

Note:

Originally issued June 1937; revised July 1938.

"Supersedes Leaflet no. 85: Strip cropping to prevent erosion."--p. ii.

Includes bibliographical references.

Contents: Introduction -- Three types of strip cropping -- Conservation measures -- Contour strip cropping -- Advantages of strip cropping -- Some economics of strip cropping -- Physical soil factors affecting erosion -- Width of strips -- Deviation from the contour -- Correction strip -- Grassed waterways -- Buffer or spreader strips -- Method of laying out strips -- Laying out strips on terraced land -- Laying out strips on land to be terraced -- Field strip cropping -- Wind strip cropping -- Crops permitting erosion -- Cover crops -- Combining protective and soil-building crops -- Rotations -- Perennial strips in the Southeast.

Physical Description:

ii, 40 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): strip cropping | soil conservation | farming | erosion control | soil conservation
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 1776.
Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture)
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Collection:
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 123129168 |
  • GOVNO: A 1.9:1776/2
  • UNTCAT: b3180600 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc9511
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text