Johnson, Tyr V.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0239
Overview In 1887, when the Hatch Act provided federal funds, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station was created by the Board of Regents. From the beginning, there was an emphasis on experimental work and extension services. It expanded its services under the Adams Act in 1906, and in 1925 the Purnell Fund was established for the further endowment of the experiment stations. The collections contains records of the Agricultural Experiment Station and agricultural issues. The majority of the collection...
Abstract Report co-authored with Tyr V. Johnson as part of an economic survey of Lincoln County, Nevada covers the topics of water supply, soils, farming activity, size of farms and net worths, farm business earnings in 1935, family living costs, crop yields, labor supply, and possibilities of establishing a creamery or alfalfa mill in the Pahranagat Valley.