Native and Adapted Grasses for Conservation of Soil and Moisture in the Great Plains and Western States

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

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"The information given in this bulletin should enable farmers in the Great Plains and Western States to select from the more common species of grasses some one or more suited to their needs [for soil and water conservation]. Common harvesting equipment and farm machinery can be adapted to the proper handling of native grasses. This brings the cost of such work within the means of most farmers." -- p. i. Among the grasses discussed are wheatgrass, buffalo grass, bluestem, grama, Bermuda grass, wild rye, hilaria, Sudan grass, bluegrass, panic grasses, dropseed, and needlegrass.

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44 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

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Hoover, Max M. (Max Manley), 1895- 1939.

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"The information given in this bulletin should enable farmers in the Great Plains and Western States to select from the more common species of grasses some one or more suited to their needs [for soil and water conservation]. Common harvesting equipment and farm machinery can be adapted to the proper handling of native grasses. This brings the cost of such work within the means of most farmers." -- p. i. Among the grasses discussed are wheatgrass, buffalo grass, bluestem, grama, Bermuda grass, wild rye, hilaria, Sudan grass, bluegrass, panic grasses, dropseed, and needlegrass.

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44 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

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"Issued February, 1939." -- p. i

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Hoover, Max M. (Max Manley), 1895-. Native and Adapted Grasses for Conservation of Soil and Moisture in the Great Plains and Western States, pamphlet, 1939; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97275/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.