Saving Soil with Sod in the Ohio Valley Region

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

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Clearing of forests, overgrazing, and soil erosion have greatly depleted the soil of the Ohio Valley in the United States. Farmers should implement agricultural practices that encourage the growth of sod, which has the potential to restore the soil. "The use of grass in increasing the productivity of farm land, in conserving soil on pasture and cropland, and in protecting smaller eroded or erodible areas is discussed in this bulletin." -- p. i

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i, 29 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Welton, Kenneth 1939.

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  • Welton, Kenneth "Assistant Regional Conservator, Soil Conservation Service."

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Clearing of forests, overgrazing, and soil erosion have greatly depleted the soil of the Ohio Valley in the United States. Farmers should implement agricultural practices that encourage the growth of sod, which has the potential to restore the soil. "The use of grass in increasing the productivity of farm land, in conserving soil on pasture and cropland, and in protecting smaller eroded or erodible areas is discussed in this bulletin." -- p. i

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i, 29 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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

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Welton, Kenneth. Saving Soil with Sod in the Ohio Valley Region, pamphlet, 1939; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97284/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.