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Identifier: AC 0184
Overview The Agricultural Experiment Station began with the 1887 Hatch Act to develop agricultural research and education. In 1918, Samuel B. Doten, Station director, hired George Hardman and put him in charge of the Station farm and on the faculty. Hardman worked on an irrigation investigation of the Humboldt River, 1919-1921, and on soil experiments both in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada. The collection primarily documents George Hardman's tenure with the Nevada Experiment Station, 1919-1934, and includes...
Identifier: AC 0191
Overview The Agricultural Experiment Station began with the 1887 Hatch Act, to develop agricultural research and education. In addition, during the 1930s, it worked with other federal and state agencies, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, the Nevada Emergency Relief Administration, the Farm Credit Administration, and Indian Field Service on several projects. In 1939, the Experiment Station, together with the U.S. Bureau of Agricultural Economics and the Nevada Agricultural Extension...
Identifier: AC 0193
Abstract In 1936, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station published Bulletin No. 141, the relationship between tree-growth and stream runoff in the Truckee River Basin, California-Nevada, by George Hardman and Orvis E. Reil. Using an increment borer, a small section of the tree was removed to be dated, counted, measured and correlated for comparison between tree-growth, precipitation, and stream runoff. Collection contains tree ring data and includes the physical increment cores removed from the...