Spray irrigation in the eastern states.

Spray irrigation in the eastern states.

Date: 1935
Creator: Mitchell, George A. (George Andrews), 1868- & Staebner, F. E.
Description: A guide to planning and construction of spray irrigation systems for home gardens or fields up to 5 acres in size.
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Corrugation irrigation.

Corrugation irrigation.

Date: December 1954
Creator: Stanley, William R.
Description: Describes the corrugation irrigation process and explains how to implement this layout to irrigate close-growing crops.
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Federal Irrigation Legislation

Federal Irrigation Legislation

Date: January 1970
Creator: Colton, Ronald Wayne
Description: The West had to somehow solve its water deficit if that region were ever to overcome its retarded growth and development. Irrigation offered at least a partial solution if the rivers could be tapped, and this concept opened a whole new phase in the legislative, political, and economic development of the West and of the nation.
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Sugar-beet growing under irrigation in the Utah-Idaho area.

Sugar-beet growing under irrigation in the Utah-Idaho area.

Date: February 1931
Creator: Nuckols, S. B. (Samuel Benton), 1887-1970.
Description: A guide to growing sugar beets. Provides suggestions for field selection, including irrigated fields. Discusses planting, cultivation, and harvesting, as well as uses for beet by-products.
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Irrigating corn.

Irrigating corn.

Date: 1954
Creator: Francis, C. L. (Chester J.) 1904- & Turelle, J. W.
Description: Describes the benefits of irrigating corn to enable corn farming in arid and semiarid regions, and to increase yields in humid regions.
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Lettuce growing.

Lettuce growing.

Date: October 1940
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870.
Description: A guide to lettuce growing, including soil preparation, planting, cultivation, control of insect pests; also discusses the lettuce market.
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Frost and the prevention of frost damage.

Frost and the prevention of frost damage.

Date: December 1940
Creator: Young, Floyd D. (Floyd Dillon), 1890-
Description: Describes how frost forms and what can be done to protect farm equipment and plants during a frost.
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Contour-furrow irrigation.

Contour-furrow irrigation.

Date: September 1953
Creator: Kohler, Karl O.
Description: Describes how farmers can use contour-furrow irrigation as a means of preventing soil erosion and maintaining even watering of crops.
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Filters and screens for irrigation wells.

Filters and screens for irrigation wells.

Date: April 1959
Creator: Robinson, A. R. (August Robert), b. 1921.
Description: Describes the purpose of having filters and screens as part of an irrigation system, and how to properly select and install them.
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[Letter from Anna Boyd to Charles B. Moore, April 27, 1899]

[Letter from Anna Boyd to Charles B. Moore, April 27, 1899]

Date: April 27, 1899
Creator: Boyd, Anna
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Anna Boyd and is addressed to Charles B. Moore. She informs Moore about the reasons for the family's delay in continuing correspondence with the Moore family since their visit to Colorado. In this letter, Boyd discusses the weather's affect on their crops for this spring. She details the failures they had last season due to grasshoppers and hopes that this season would be better than the last. She notes that they did not have much success with fruit, though the gooseberry harvest looks promising. She mentions to Moore what the family plans to sow this season and tells him that they are all well at present. The envelope is included with the letter.
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