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([1939/1942])

Land use planning report: Pierce County, Wisconsin, 1940,   pp. [unnumbered]-R-12 PDF (12.0 MB)


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tion of owner-operated and tenant-operated farms taken from Agricultural
Conservation Association records, thereby designating the tenancy problem
in the county; (2) a map showing the location of farms having Farm Security
Administration loans, Federal Land Bank loans, giving the date and amount
of the original loan, the present amount of the loan, and reporting any
delinquency; (3) a map showring the location of a few farms owned by in-
suranee companies as recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds, and
also the small number of farms having severe tax delinquency as reported
by the County Treasurer; (4) a map showing the location of the Soil Con-
sorvation Service demonstration farms in the county; (5) a map showing the
location of the users of the lines of the Rural Llectrification Adminis-
tration and the Northern States Power Company; (6) a map showing the loca-
tion of fertility grain trial plots which arc being worked by the County
Extension Office and with the help of the Soil Conservation Service; and
(7) a map showing the lime, phosphorus, and potash soil requirements
per acre by townships as determined by 8,000 soil samples from 1,000
Pierce County farms.
     In addition to these maps other information from the Central Applica-
tion Bureau showed the location of W'.P.A. workers, the amount of expenditure
by the local units for these projects, and also the location of recipients
of surplus commodities. The Dean of Men from River Falls Teachers College
provided weather data compiled from records of the U. S. 71cathcr Reporting
Service. A Soil Conservation Service representative who attended each
meeting of the second series of meetings contributed much in the Vway of
information on erosion problems and their controls and soil fertility
problems. Two reports were also distributed to the members of the com-
munity committees, one wras a Pierce County Agricultural Statistical
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