Soil conservation -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Report provides information on Nevada land classified according to use capability. The northeastern region of Nevada extends from Silver Creek quadrangle east to the Utah/Nevada border and from the Idaho border south to Tenabo, Nevada. Created by the United States Soil Conservation Service in 1939.
Dates: circa 1939
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.
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...