Practical Information for Beginners in Irrigation

One of 1,702 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"The first few pages of this bulletin contain some suggestions to those who are confronted with the task of selecting a farm under an irrigation system. Arid soils and water supplies are considered in a general way from the standpoint of the irrigator. The greater part of the paper is taken up with a somewhat fuller description of how to locate and build farm ditches, how to prepare land to receive water, how to irrigate a few of the staple crops, and how much water to apply." -- p. 3

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38 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Fortier, Samuel 1917.

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"The first few pages of this bulletin contain some suggestions to those who are confronted with the task of selecting a farm under an irrigation system. Arid soils and water supplies are considered in a general way from the standpoint of the irrigator. The greater part of the paper is taken up with a somewhat fuller description of how to locate and build farm ditches, how to prepare land to receive water, how to irrigate a few of the staple crops, and how much water to apply." -- p. 3

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38 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"Issued July 31, 1906, as No. 263; revised, September, 1917." "This bulletin is a revision of, and is designed to supersede, Farmers' Bulletin No. 263, originally issued in 1906." -- title page

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Fortier, Samuel. Practical Information for Beginners in Irrigation, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96503/: accessed June 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.