Soil Defense in the Pacific Southwest

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

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"The Pacific Southwest, as considered in this bulletin, embraces the two States -- California and Nevada. Evidences of soil and water losses are briefly touched upon, as are the factors contributing to these losses. The bulk of the bulletin deals with measures of defense that are now being employed on farms and range land within project areas of the Soil Conservation Service and in areas where members of Civilian Conservation Corps camps have been assigned to erosion-control activities." -- p. i. Some of the measures discussed include the use of cover crops, contour farming, crop rotation, subsoiling, strip cropping, and ... continued below

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i, 55 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.

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Rule, Glenn K. (Glenn Kenton), 1893- & Netterstrom, Ralph W. 1940.

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"The Pacific Southwest, as considered in this bulletin, embraces the two States -- California and Nevada. Evidences of soil and water losses are briefly touched upon, as are the factors contributing to these losses. The bulk of the bulletin deals with measures of defense that are now being employed on farms and range land within project areas of the Soil Conservation Service and in areas where members of Civilian Conservation Corps camps have been assigned to erosion-control activities." -- p. i. Some of the measures discussed include the use of cover crops, contour farming, crop rotation, subsoiling, strip cropping, and terracing.

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i, 55 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.

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"Issued July 1940." -- foreword

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Rule, Glenn K. (Glenn Kenton), 1893- & Netterstrom, Ralph W. Soil Defense in the Pacific Southwest, pamphlet, 1940; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97285/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.