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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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[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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Drainage of farm lands.

Description: Discusses soil texture, natural and artificial soil drainage, and implementation of drainage practices.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Report on the Agricultural Experiment Stations, 1948

Description: Volume provides a summary of the progress of each agricultural experiment station. Also includes statistics, discussions of foreign investigations, and selected studies. Subject index starts on page 153.
Date: January 1949
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department