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Algae in Water Supplies: An Illustrated Manual on the Identification, Significance, and Control of Algae in Water Supplies.
A manual designed to help "water analysts and others who deal with the many problems and effects associated with the presence of algae in water supplies."
Conservation farming in the Slope-Hettinger Soil Conservation District, North Dakota.
Reports the results of a soil conservation survey and makes the case for increased conservation efforts. Provides information on identifying land types and suggests simple methods of soil conservation.
Describes how farmers can use contour-furrow irrigation as a means of preventing soil erosion and maintaining even watering of crops.
Controlling the Japanese beetle.
Describes the characteristics of the Japanese beetle, the damage it causes to plants, and methods of control.
Forest and Flame in the Bible.
A collection of biblical passages supporting the protection of forests, with descriptive text provided by the author.
From the dust of the earth.
Describes how the things people enjoy in everyday life come from the soil, either directly or indirectly, and the value of participating in soil conservation.
Grass crops in conservation farming.
Describes the success of grassland improvement methods as demonstrated by experiment stations, agricultural technicians, farmers, and ranchers.
Know Your Watersheds.
Describes the necessity of water in everyday life, the water cycle, and provides suggestions for the management of watersheds.
Managing farm fields, wetlands, and waters for wild ducks in the South.
Provides instructions for establishing ponds and marshes in order to attract wild ducks to farmlands. Discusses the recreational benefits of watching and hunting ducks.
Managing the small forest
A guide to the basic principles of forest management, for use by small forest owners.
The soil that went to town.
Describes the problem of soil erosion and methods for its prevention, in an elementary story format.
Visual materials on soil and water conservation.
An annotated list of films about soil and water conservation. Includes information about the films' suitability for use in elementary and secondary schools.
Windbreaks and Shelterbelts for the Plains States.
Describes the monetary and physical benefits to farms and orchards when windbreaks and shelterbelts are used.
Wood Chips for the Land.
Describes how farmers and ranchers can use wood chips to prevent soil erosion, as bedding for livestock, and as a way to make soil richer for producing crops.
Your Soil, Crumbly or Cloddy?
Describes the importance of good soil tilth and methods for improving soil.
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