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Pasture Planting of Ungrazed Vetch Seeded on Bermuda

Description: Photograph of an UNIDENTIFED person showing a pasture planting of untouched vetch seeded on Bermuda. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Ungrazed vetch seeded on Bermuda. Early growth and soil building qualities make it an excellent legume of winter pasture mixtures. SCS pasture development program started in 1956 on this farm.”
Date: April 11, 1957
Creator: Willingham, Ledger
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Row Irrigation With Rows Downhill

Description: Photograph of row irrigation with rows downhill. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Row irrigation with rows down hill [sic]. Note erosion toping place. Person can see solid bed clay from beginning to end of rows.”
Date: April 11, 1952
Creator: Fenner, Olen L.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Erosion Control

Description: Photograph of Little Bluestem grass reestablishing itself in badly gully eroded area which was formerly cultivated. Notice the soil holding properties of the grass.
Date: April 11, 1938
Creator: Slack, Jim.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of Boggy Flats, near Cache, OK. Looking north of the junction in the road to Cut-throat Gap and Sugar Creek Spring. During the drought period of 1953-1956 this area was dominated by short grasses. Note the present vegetatioj containing a high percenatage of little bluestem resulting from good management coupled with favorable climatic period. Taken during annual Soil Conservation Service cooperative grazing use check. OK-1583-7.
Date: April 11, 1962
Creator: Whittington, Fred
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

Description: Photographic follow-up of OK-921-6. Loamy Bottomland Site. Excellent range condition. Grass gauge showing 1961 growth of Eastern Gama grass. Merle Bennett, assistant refuge manager, US Fish and Wildlife Service, in the foreground. This is in the Lobo Flat in Mt. Pinchot pasture. Taken during annual Soil Conservation Service cooperative grazing-use check. OK-1583-5.
Date: April 11, 1962
Creator: Whittington, Fred
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

Description: Photographic follow-up of OK-1105-7. Fullingim Flat in Mt. Pinchot Pasture. This area is principally hardland range site. Vegetation during the 1940's and early 1950's was dominated by short grasses. Buffalo is concentrated in this locality. Management adjustments, including changes in salt location and mesquite control, have resulted in range improvements shown on return of miscellaneous grasses and moderate use. Note scattered stand of vigorous little bluestem plants. Taken during annual Soil Conservation Service cooperative grazing use check. OK-1583-9.
Date: April 11, 1962
Creator: Whittington, Fred
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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