An explanation of the process used by U.S. federal grain inspectors to grade soybeans. Factors include odor, weevil or garlic infestation, moisture, weight per bushel, foreign material, mixed colors, splits, and damage.
Discusses the condition of the remaining productive land in the United States and the risk of losing it to soil erosion. Describes conservation efforts including the use of land standards in conservation planning.
Describes the need for a postwar program to increase timber production. Discusses the need for regulated conservation practices, incentives for responsible private forest management, and an increase in public forest land area.