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Date Issued:
1939
Abstract/Description:
Agricultural conservation has become synonymous with soil conservation to the American farmer of today. Such problems as crop rotation, crop control, and irrigation are still part of his daily occupation in tilling the land, but they have now been absorbed in the one factor which has become the most important in all agricultural programs.
Title: Agricultural conservation.
Name(s): Federal Writers' Project
Florida Dept. of Agriculture.
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Genre: bibliography
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1939>
Date Issued: 1939
Date Issued: 1939
Publisher: Florida Dept. of Agriculture
Place of Publication:
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 35 p. ; 23 cm.
Language(s): eng
Abstract/Description: Agricultural conservation has become synonymous with soil conservation to the American farmer of today. Such problems as crop rotation, crop control, and irrigation are still part of his daily occupation in tilling the land, but they have now been absorbed in the one factor which has become the most important in all agricultural programs.
Table of Contents: Introduction -- Destructive planting methods -- Florida Conservation Program -- Federal agencies help -- Permanent program planned -- President pushes campaign -- The farmer's partnership with society -- Soil Conservation Districts -- District administrative set-up -- Paying for the program -- Reforestation work -- Water disposal plans -- Costs are small -- Controlling water with vegetation -- Disposal of terrace water -- Grasses prove effective -- Buckbrush as soil binder -- Prevention of wind erosion -- Fences as soil savers -- Vegetation control methods tested -- Curbing damage by livestock -- "Annuals" check wind damage -- Water conservation -- Legislation recommended -- Plea for forest conservation -- Combating beach erosion -- References.
Target Audience: general
Identifier: UF00002921 (iid), 49791760 (oclc), AAA3233 QF, 973194 (digitool), uf:93994 (fedora)
Note(s): "Compiled by Federal Writer's Project of Florida"--p. <1>
"February, 1939."
Bibliography: p. 34-35.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : Board of Education, Division of Colleges and Universities, PALMM Project, 2001. Mode of Access: World Wide Web. System Requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduced from Collection in George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida.
Subject(s): Agricultural conservation -- Florida
Soil conservation -- Florida
Florida -- 12000
Library Classification: S49 .A4 no. 91 1939
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00002921.pdf
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00002921.jpg
Owner Institution: UF
Other Format:
(OCoLC)15556682
Is Part of Series: Bulletin (Florida. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no.91.