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[Letter from Anna Boyd to Charles B. Moore, April 27, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Anna Boyd and is addressed to Charles B. Moore. She informs Moore about the reasons for the family's delay in continuing correspondence with the Moore family since their visit to Colorado. In this letter, Boyd discusses the weather's affect on their crops for this spring. She details the failures they had last season due to grasshoppers and hopes that this season would be better than the last. She notes that they did not have much success with fruit, though the gooseberry harvest looks promising. She mentions to Moore what the family plans to sow this season and tells him that they are all well at present. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: April 27, 1899
Creator: Boyd, Anna
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Corrugation irrigation.

Description: Describes the corrugation irrigation process and explains how to implement this layout to irrigate close-growing crops.
Date: December 1954
Creator: Stanley, William R.
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Irrigating corn.

Description: Describes the benefits of irrigating corn to enable corn farming in arid and semiarid regions, and to increase yields in humid regions.
Date: 1954
Creator: Francis, C. L. (Chester J.) 1904- & Turelle, J. W.
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Value of Desalted Water for Irrigation

Description: From Introduction: "This report contains the results of a research study on the "Value of Desalted Water for Irrigation" undertaken in January 1967 by the Bureau of Reclamation and the Saline Water, United Sates Department of the Interior. The objectives of the study were: a. To determine, through application of desalting techniques, the costs and benefits associated with the progressive decreases in the salinity of irrigation water supplies. b. To identify the possible means of introducing desalted water into irrigation supply systems. To relate current desalting technology to potential applications in agriculture."
Date: September 1969
Creator: United States. Bureau of Reclamation.
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Federal Irrigation Legislation

Description: The West had to somehow solve its water deficit if that region were ever to overcome its retarded growth and development. Irrigation offered at least a partial solution if the rivers could be tapped, and this concept opened a whole new phase in the legislative, political, and economic development of the West and of the nation.
Date: January 1970
Creator: Colton, Ronald Wayne
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Alkali lands.

Description: Summarizes an 1898 study of the problem of alkaline soil conditions as the result of irrigation in Montana.
Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
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