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Irrigation

Description: Photograph of a 24" steel pipe to deliver water from Cache Creek to large elevated ditch on SCD Cooperators, Elmer Graham's 700 acres of irrigated land near Temple, Oklahoma. Pipe will carry 10,000 GPM.
Date: May 4, 1956
Creator: Woodward, Grant
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of native grasses. Range seeded to native grass mixture of: little blue stem, blue grama and buffalo grass in March, 1951 on a well-prepared seed bed with an Easy-Flow planter. Planted on Class VII land, soil unit # 6 in an old cultivated field. This grass has had no fertilizer and has had little grazing due to low rainfall conditions. Grass has been grazed according to its capabilities. Old cultivated land was converted to grass to conserve soil on this Class VII and Class III land from further erosion. OK-363-9.
Date: August 10, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of loamy bottomland and slickspot range sites in excellent condition. There was little if any use during the growing season. Lower left corner is inland saltgrass. Lower right corner is alkali sacaton grass on an elevated area. The short grass is whorled dropseed. Spots of mid grass is alkali sacaton. The tall vegetation is abig sedge and eastern gama, switchgrass growing in an area of loamy soil. Some rhombopod grass is growing on alkali spots. The soil is (3Ø). Fort slickspot complex. OK-1175-6.
Date: August 11, 1960
Creator: Fry, Chester
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of Lloyd Williams, a cooperator showing growth and seed development of native grass and King Ranch bluestem, Class IV soil. Grass planted in March 1962, mowed in late July to control weeds. 3 lbs. pure live seed [PLS] per acre. OK-1826-8.
Date: October 15, 1962
Creator: Coleman, Chester C.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of King Ranch Bluestem. Roy Williams and grandsons planting King Ranch Bluestem. The oldest grandson Mahlon, then Mark and Mat. Class III Vernon soils. CR [?] deferred grazing. Grass planted on clean seedbed, 1 pound pure live seed per acre. Excellent stand and growth. OK-1826-12.
Date: November 2, 1962
Creator: Coleman, Chester C.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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