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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.

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.

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

Bass and Channel Cat

Description: Photograph of Bass and Channel Cat displayed by Clitt Waslely were stocked as fingerlings in farm pond in Nov. of 1960. Bass caught in Dec. 1962 average weight 2 lbs. , 9 ounces Length 15 to 17 inches.
Date: 1962~
Creator: Collins, F. W.


Description: Photograph of Claude Webb, and K.C. Bennett, SCS Representative, proudly display a few bees from the 70 bee hives on the Webb farm. Bees are a most important factor in the pollination of soil conservation legumes. This is a very economical way, according to K.C. Bennet, to get more and better returns from legumes in a planned soil and moisture program. Bees feed on vetch, sweet clover, peach and other blossoms on the Webb farm. Webb sold around $500.00 worth of honey last year.
Date: May 16, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John