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A photograph showing a farmer engaged in preparing his fields with a horse-drawn lister to help conserve water in the furrows and to prevent the topsoil from blowing away. Although this photograph is undated, such listing practices were used during the 1940s and 1950s to prevent a recurrence of the Dust Bowl.

Date: Between 1910 and 1929

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This demonstrates the technique for students so they can visualize how listing worked and how farmers adapted their farming practices to prevent soil erosion.

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

Item Number: 210655
Call Number: S.63 *7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210655

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