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This article from the Topeka Journal discusses farmers' efforts to reverse the effects of blowing soil in western Kansas. Farmers in the Dust Bowl would receive a federal allotment to fund the listing of between 1 and 2 million acres of land. The allotment was expected to be 20 to 40 cents per acre of land that was listed.

Creator: Topeka Journal
Date: March 16, 1936

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This demonstrates some of the practical steps being take to limit soil erosion, including listing. This can demonstrate for students how farming techniques changed in response to the Dust Bowl. It could be grouped with the telegram to Governor Huxman (dated April 23, 1937) and the image of a farmer listing his land.

KS:7th:5.1:Agriculture and the Dust Bowl (2005)

Item Number: 210658
Call Number: K551.51 Dust Bowl Clippings
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210658

Agriculture - Agricultural methods and practices - Plowing - Listing
Agriculture - Education - Colleges and universities - Kansas State University - Research and Extension
Agriculture - Environment - Soil - Soil erosion
Agriculture - Environment - Weather - Droughts
Agriculture - Environment - Weather - Storms - Dust
Agriculture - Government farm programs - Education - Kansas State University Research and Extension
Collections - Library
Community Life - Disasters and accidents - Dust Storms
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1930s to 1940s (Benchmark 5) - Agriculture and the Dust Bowl (Indicator 1) - Listing
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1930s to 1940s (Benchmark 5) - Agriculture and the Dust Bowl (Indicator 1) - Terracing
Date - 1930s - 1936
Education - Higher education - Institutions - Kansas State Agricultural College
Environment - Natural resources - Conservation of natural resources - Soil
Environment - Weather - Droughts
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Landon, Alfred Mossman
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Newspaper - clipping
People - Notable Kansans - Landon, Alfred M (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987
Places - Cities and towns - Manhattan
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Riley
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Places - Other States - Colorado
Places - Other States - District of Columbia -- Washington
Places - Other States - New Mexico
Places - Other States - Oklahoma
Places - Other States - Texas
Places - Regions - Western Kansas
Thematic Time Period - Great Depression and Dust Bowl, 1929 - 1941
Type of Material - Newspapers - Clippings

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