Agriculture -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0277
Overview The Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station was created in 1887, with an emphasis on experimental work, and studies of the economic problems of agriculture. The collection primarily consists of farm account data on specific Nevada farms and ranches, identifying names and location of farm owner, and contain crop histories, information on operations before and after planting and harvest, irrigation data, livestock reports, cash statements, pasturage reports, and information on farm produce used in...
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...
Identifier: NUC 01/18
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...
Identifier: AC 0298
Overview The College of Agriculture and the Agricultural Experiment Station began in 1887, under the auspices of the Hatch Act. This collection consist of various records of the College of Agriculture, Nevada Cooperative Extension Service, and Experiment Station, 1915-1987, with the bulk of the records 1960s-1970s. The majority of records are annual reports, research reports, and programs of work. Also included is general correspondence; a history of the Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, 1957;...