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Description: Photograph of range cattle at watering trough. Typical [illegible] farm, heavily overgrazed. TX-42-243.
Date: September 26, 1945
Creator: Jenkins, Elvin W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Livestock

Description: Photograph of cattle grazing upon rye and vetch. Purebreed Hereford cattle are grazing on rye and vetch on the Mike Schlitz farm. He has run 160 head of cows and calves on this 40 acres of rye and vetch from March 1, 1956 upto the present when this picture was taken [July 9, 1956]. There has been less than two inches of rain on the vetch crop, yet, the vetch produced an abundance of grazing and the cattle were in excellent condition. Program of soil building crops began in 1937 with the assistance of T-Bone McDonald, Assistant State Conservationist of Oklahoma. Mr. Schlitz has continually used rye and vetch since that date. OK-307-10.
Date: July 9, 1956
Creator: Baggett, Beryl
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Livestock

Description: Photograph of steers on a cleared and controlled area of the East farm. Note the area to the right in an uncontrolled scrubby oak growth. Steers placed on the pasture on May 1, 1941. OK-8712.
Date: May 1, 1941
Creator: Elwell, H. M.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Land Conservation, Management and Utilization

Description: Photograph of increased beef production through the retirement of upland cultivated land to Bermuda grass pasture as reported by Mr. R. L. Simpson, Jr. of Eufaula, Oklahoma. 25 Aberdeen Angus cattle grazed on 26 acres of this Bermuda pasture from early spring until late fall. In March or April, 1940, pasture was sodded and then 350 pounds of 20% superphosphate fertilizer per acre was spread, then overseeded to lespedeza in 1941 and then to yellow hops and bur clovers in the fall of 1942. 14 acres described as “almost blow sand” were taken out of cultivation; another 14 acres were low lying drains that had developed brush and sprouts but which were cleared. Cattle grazing pasture which was still in good condition at the time of the photograph was taken. OK-8411.
Date: October 7, 1942
Creator: Webb, C. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Land Conservation, Management and Utilization

Description: Photograph of cattle on Midland Bermuda. Grass planted in April 1961. Fertilized at the time of planting with 125 pounds of 16-20-0 fertilizer per acre. Weeds sprayed with 2-4-D herbicide with good control. Vetch overseeded in October 1961 and fertilized. Soil Unit 7, Class II land. OK-1491-7.
Date: October 17, 1961
Creator: Collins, F. W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Cattle

Description: Photograph of cattle with oil derricks in the background. Photo taken by Meyers Photo Shop.
Date: unknown
Creator: Meyers Photo Shop
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Land Conservation, Management and Utilization

Description: Photograph of cattle grazing on NK-37 Bermuda grass planted on May 30, 1958. Planted in 4 inch flat furrows 16 inches apart. 2 pounds of seed per acre. 150 pounds of 10-20-10 fertilizer applied per acre at time of planting. Grass was 12 inches high 6 weeks after planting. 50 cows and 23 calves turned onto pasture on July 6, 1958. Soil Mapping name--Stidham very fine sandy loam. Badly eroded abandoned cropland. OK-725-10.
Date: July 9, 1958
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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