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This unidentified newspaper clipping illustrates and explains four useful techniques for combating drought and soil erosion: planting vegetation on steep slopes, strip cropping, contour plowing, and check dams.

Date: Between 1930 and 1937

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This is a clear, accessible visual that can work with a number of sources about preventative measures regarding soil erosion.

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

Item Number: 210661
Call Number: 630 Agriculture Clippings v. 2, p. 195
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210661

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