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Kaferita

Description: Caption says, "A-308 Grain Sorghum, Kaferita (a hybrid between Kaffir Corn and Feterita), frain crop. Average height, 4-3/4 feet, chinch bug resistant, early maturing. Irrigated. Production record: 36 pounds per 50 linear feet of one row, irrigated; 20 pounds per 50 linear feet of one row, non-irrigated."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Red June Corn

Description: Caption says, "A-310 Red June Corn, non-irrigated, showing damage by drought. Average height, 5 feet. Production: 26 pounds per 50 linear feet of row. Refer to photograph No. A-303."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Irish Potatoes

Description: Caption says, "A-298 Irish Potatoes - Showing production under one vine of Irish White Cobblers, Who-Who variety. Production, 25 bushels per 1/4 acre. Irrigation unnecessary."
Date: July 2, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Dwarf Yellow Millo

Description: Caption says, "A-305 Grain Sorghum, Dwarf Yellow Millo, grain crop, irrigated. Average height, 4 1/2 feet. Non-resistant to chinch bugs. Production record: 58 pounds of heads per 50 linear feet of row, irrigated; 13 pounds of heads per 50 linear feet, non-irrigated."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Cucumbers

Description: Caption says, "A-299 Cucumber, long green variety. No production record. End of second week of picking, irrigated plot was producing 3 to 1 over non-irrigated plot."
Date: July 2, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Kaferita

Description: Caption says, "A-300 Kaferita - Showing damage by English Sparrows and Blackbirds. Non-irrigated. Refer to photograph No. A-308 which shows same variety irrigated and no bird damage."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Soy Beans

Description: Caption says, "A-301 Soy Beans. Picture showing production of foliage for hay or green manure. Very few seed produced. Average height, 4 1/2 feet. Refer to pictures Nos. A-309 and A-294."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

300 Bean Pods

Description: Caption says, "A-302 Soy Beans. Showing production of seed. 300 bean pods, two beans per pod. Seed beans averaged 9/16 inch in length. Good variety for production of soy bean seed but of very little value for green manure or hay. Refer to photographs Nos. A-309 and A-294."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Red June Corn

Description: Caption says, "A-303 Red June Corn, photograph showing heavy growth under irrigated conditions. Average height, nine feet. Ears completely ruined by corn-ear worms. Produced 112 pounds of silage per 50 linear feet, one row. Non-irrigated. Refer to photograph No. A-310."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

African Millet

Description: Caption says, "A-306 Grain Sorghum, silage crop. African Millet variety. Average height, 6 feet. Chinch bug and drought resistant. Test shows greater drought resistance but less response to irrigation than Atlas Sargo (Photograph No. A-304). Produced 170 pounds per 50 linear feet, one row."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Arizona Hegira

Description: Caption says, "A-307 Grain Sorghum, Arizona Hegira (High Gear) grain crop, irrigated. Average height, 4-3/4 feet. Resistant to chinch bugs. Average length of head, 14 inches. Test showed variety very slow in maturing. Production record: 46 pounds of heads per 50 linear feet of row, irrigated; 19 pounds of heads per linear feet of row, non-irrigated."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Farm Lot

Description: Caption says, "A-47 Altus Project. Farm lots such as this may be seen throughout the dry farmed area in the valley. This farm joins the south border of the NYA experimental plot. The experimental plot can be seen above the barn. The west half has been plowed, the remaining area partially cleaned of Russian thistles."
Date: January 27, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Barn Lot and Russian Thistles

Description: Caption says, "A-48 Altus Project. A Barn lot of a farm on the south border of the N.Y.A. Experimental Plot north of Altus, Oklahoma, owned by Mr. W. M. Vandiver. Scenes such as this may be anywhere in the valley. Russian thistles are stopped by fence lines, farm impliments, and other obstacles in the path large enough to hold them."
Date: January 27, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Guy Brisco on Fordson Tractor

Description: Caption says, "A-71 Official Photograph. Guy Brisco, an N.Y.A student of the Altus Junior College, operating a Fordson tractor during breaking ground operations on the experimental plot one mile north of the city of Altus,"
Date: March 10, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Mr. Myrl Gray

Description: Caption says, "A-72 Official Photograph. Mr. Myrl Gray at the outlet of the water supply pipe which delivers the water for irrigation of the experimental plot."
Date: March 10, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Surveyor's Hub and Camera Case in Barley Crop

Description: Caption says, "A-82 Official photograph. Barley crop, in the southeast section of the project, two and one-half miles south of the city of Altus, Oklahoma, forty-four inches tall. An 18" surveyor's hub and a Commercial 5 X 7 Eastman View Camera Case are used for comparison."
Date: May 19, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Soy Bean Plot

Description: Caption says, "A-294 Soy bean plot of twenty varieties, one row each. All varieties planted same day under same conditions. Showing ability to obtain stand. Irrigated. Refer to photographs Nos. A-301, A-302, and A-309."
Date: July 2, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.
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