Terracing for Soil and Water Conservation

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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This bulletin describes terracing methods that are able to combat soil erosion and conserve water. There are three types of terraces (drainage, absorptive, and bench) and plans, specifications, construction practices are provided in the bulletin.

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ii, 60 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Hamilton, C. L. 1938.

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  • Hamilton, C. L. "Agricultural Engineer, Section of Engineering, Division of Conservation Operations, Soil Conservation Service."

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This bulletin describes terracing methods that are able to combat soil erosion and conserve water. There are three types of terraces (drainage, absorptive, and bench) and plans, specifications, construction practices are provided in the bulletin.

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ii, 60 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"U. S. Government Printing Office: 1938." -- p. 60

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The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

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  • 1938

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  • Aug. 14, 2012, 4:17 p.m.

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Hamilton, C. L. Terracing for Soil and Water Conservation, pamphlet, 1938; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97267/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.