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5000th GP Contract in Okla

Description: Photograph of the Board of Directors of Beaver county reviewing the 5000th Great Plains Contract of Oklahoma. Left to right; Charles Custer, Member, Glen Myers, Member, Raymond Watson, Vice-Chairman, John T. Riley, Jr., DC, SCS, J.S. Shaffer, Chairman, Jimmie Cole, Secretary-Treasurer.
Date: June 11, 1971
Creator: Searcy, William R.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Abandoned Land by Improper Farming Conditions

Description: Photograph of an area in the center of this picture showing an area of abandoned land due to improper farming conditions in which the gullies average 10 feet deep and you can see how these gullies are rapidly encroaching upon the cultivated areas directly adjacent to this area. In a few short years none of this land will be available for farming. Konawa Camp, Ardmore Project.
Date: September 30, 1936
Creator: Slack
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Spraying

Description: Photograph of a helicopter moving across a field. Note spray coming from the machine. Mr. Jack Castator started conservation program with the District in 1945. This field of alfalfa was fertilized according to recommendations made by Soil Conservation Service personnel.
Date: April 4, 1956
Creator: Hindman, F. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Agronomy, Crop of Guar

Description: Photograph of Lloyd Kopecek, chairman of the board of supervisors of the Greer County SWCD and Goodyear outstanding cooperator awardee, Wayne Clark, esamine a crop of guar on the Clark farm. Guar is a major cash and soil improving crop in the Greer County SWCD.
Date: September 18, 1968
Creator: Croom, Dan F.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Agronomy - Hay Production

Description: Photograph of hay production, Alfalfa, irrigated. Mr. Burns has been a cooperator of the Upper-Washita SWDC for the last 20 years. He also has a Great Plains contract on approx. 1,000 ac which will be completed in 1967. Mr. Burns raises alfalfa for his own livestock, selling surplus to the dairy farmers in this area. Tom Perryman, WUC, Cheyenne, is seen n the photo discussing the district program with Mr. Burns.
Date: July 6, 1965
Creator: Bryan, Hugo
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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