Hurley, R. V.; Clark, J. W.; Blodau, Violet V. / County and home agents' report--1942 [Dane County, Wisconsin]
Soil conservation and the soil conservation district, pp. 18-19 PDF (616.6 KB)
w mmsw - 1 mr cvusia she @Gmatr Agents' office kas siwqs aeveted @NOssiWrab tIme to WoUlems of wOeS MA soil frtilifr dpletion and has eon,- dused AMMtratiom a distributed infination co prope land use. ftw* the weaimlon of a* Doe COuty soi Oonserv Ion Dis- trlit two yews ago, we hwe Joined our efforts with those of personnel working in the Dane County Soil Cmnsrvation District. !he County Ag- ricultural Cmmittee Is the supervisory boad In ohrgs of the District. The County Agents are responsible for edcational work wheres technical. assistance to ftrors and field operations we tho fmnctions of the U.S. Sail Conservation Sevoi. 3. D. Rlkekly, JMison, Is District Conservationist and work- 1Ig with him we flve other tchalclas, all U.S. Department of Agri- culture sempieos, but responsible to the kfpervlsors of the District for owrying out the progran of wbrk. DM* was the 13th county in Wisconsin to beoeme a soil conser- vation district. line that times, other County 3 owds hare taken simi- lw action until thoro are an 30 districts In the State. Gamine progress bas been mae in assisting Sarors with oro- sion Vrobloms under the District Organisation. In briefS, here are a few of the acocTlmishments of the Districts so. of agreements(to Normber 1. 1942) 227 Total acres 29,169 No. of tress planted (259 acres) 25,900 Acres of conservation ourvros 131,100 Mile of terracing (approiato) 5 Acres of pasture lprovemont 2,4100 Drainage survers 10 tfra Acres strip croned 3,100 Approiziate umber of ftrers aslssted by District personnel 550 Me District enables ln owners and ftrm operators to under- take comumnty and county-Vils problem of erosion control. It also .: .. Q.: : t. ii,. M iLI.
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