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Agricultural Experiment Station Reports

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Identifier: 88-23
Abstract Includes reports on Nevada agricultural economics and management, including topics dealing with range and forest management in Nevada and northeastern California flood control irrigation the Carson, Truckee, Muddy, and Colorado Rivers grazing, the state Planning Board Water Facilities Act and the Purnell Act.
Dates: 1925-1944

Farm Business Survey of Pahranagat Valley

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Identifier: 89-04
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.
Dates: 1936

Report of the I.C.A. Sponsored Libyan Tour of Nevada

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Identifier: 89-16
Abstract Report of tour taken by ten agricultural leaders and officials from Libya to study the business, social, and educational aspects of Nevada agriculture.
Dates: 1960

Narrative highlights, Nevada Indian Agency

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Identifier: 96-30
Abstract The Nevada Indian Agency was a federal agency which oversees U.S. Indian tribes and reservations. Narrative report about conditions at the Nevada Indian Agency discusses land use planning, soil stabilization and improvement, operation and maintenance of irrigation systems, miscellaneous projects, and recreation (1964-1966).
Dates: 1964-1966

National Defense and Rural Life in Nevada, a Discussion Handbook

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Identifier: 89-07
Abstract Report on the effect of the growth of military activities in Nevada on economic and social forces in agriculture and mitigating steps to cushion adverse effects. The collection contains material from 1941 created by Land-Grant College-Bureau of Agricultural Economics Committee.
Dates: 1941

Pastures in the Lovelock Valley: a Pasture Handbook

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Identifier: 94-49
Abstract Contains handbook by Hodgson, a range management specialist, Agricultural Extension Service, University of Nevada; A.J. Reed, County Agent, Nevada Agricultural Extension Service; and Howard G. Mason, Assistant in Irrigation, Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station; provides information on the soils, plant species, and management of pastures in the Lovelock Valley region of Nevada from September 1942.
Dates: September 1942

The place of irrigated pastures in Nevada agriculture

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Identifier: 95-82
Abstract Presentation by Forrest M. Willhite discusses crop rotation, the relation of water availability to the number of livestock which can be supported, economics, establishment of pasture rotation, grass types, rotation grazing, maintenance of soil fertility, and pasture productivity as related to Nevada agriculture (1938). Wilhite was superintendent of the Newlands Field Station in Fallon, Nevada.
Dates: 1938

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada Records

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Identifier: NC16
Overview The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe is governed by 10 Tribal Council members who are elected bi-annually in December and on staggered two year terms. The Collection contains correspondence; minutes; constitution; corporate charter; leases and permits relating to tribal economic matters, mining, fishing, boating, agriculture, and livestock; tribal roll; welfare and health records; material on the development of tribal lands, both recreational and residential; and papers reflecting the tribal interest...
Dates: 1930-1979

Programs for Reno Conferences

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Identifier: 89-40
Abstract Programs for state and regional conferences held in Reno in 1926, 1929 and 1938. Some programs include schedule of speakers, others provide a full report of proceedings or resolutions. The collection contains material from 1926-1938 created by the Nevada Farm Bureau.
Dates: [1926]-1938

Byrd Fanita Wall Sawyer Papers

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Identifier: NC536
Abstract Manuscript and notes on the history of Nevada, including women teachers; Sparks and Churchill County, Nevada; and Paiute Indians. Also included are curriculum materials on Nevada history; correspondence about Sawyer's research, statistics on land ownership and use in Nevada, turkey production in the Fallon area, and copies of presidential executive orders establishing wildlife refugees in Nevada.
Dates: 1930-1963