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Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph documenting land capability class II soil unit 6-GP erosion as moderately severe. The cropland is sericea meadow that was planted in the spring of 1949. 150 pounds of superphosphate applied at planting times. 200 pounds of rock phosphate applied in the spring of 1952. Average annual yield is 2 tons of legume hay. OK-10-541.
Date: May 5, 1905
Creator: Davis, D. O.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of Suitor fescue. Planting made during the latter part of September 1947. Fifty pounds of seed were furnished by the Soil Conservation Service with five acres planted. No. 6 soil. About 200 pounds of 3-9-18 fertilizer were used on the five acres. Approximately 200 pounds of seed were harvested in the summer of 1948. It is believed that twice as much seed would have been harvested had it not been for a heavy rain two days before the harvest. AR-61-224.
Date: May 1, 1905
Creator: Hodson, Edgar A.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of dixie crimson clover planted in the fall of 1947. There was a good seed crop produced in the spring of 1948 but no seeds were harvested. The crop was harvested in the spring of 1949 producing about 126 pounds per acre. The crop had fallen down when the picture was made on May 6, 1949. The crop was windrowed and combined on May 18, 1949. The clover was fertilized with 200 pounds of 20 % superphosphate per acre at the time of the planting. Group 5, B.L. TX-45-506.
Date: May 2, 1905
Creator: Brock, C. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of Texas 46 Improved Rescue grass seed, which was planted in 3 ft. rows in the Fall of 1948. The average height of the grass is 3 1/2 ft. The yield of seed was about 600 pounds per acre. Group 5 B. L. TX. 45-505.
Date: May 2, 1905
Creator: Brock, G. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of [unclear] filter housing on floodwater retarding structure no. [unclear]. 36 inch diameter; the dark 8 inch pipe is a drain pipe which runs into drop inlet structure. The two 2 inch pipes run to floatwell for water stage recorder [?]. Glenn A. Beecham, construction engineer is holding up lid which can be opened to clean silt out of the house. OK-01 [?]-219.
Date: May 4, 1905
Creator: Postlethwaite, Hermann
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Livestock

Description: Photograph of a quarter horse rancher. Bud and Reba Warren, receiving long distance call relative to business. Mrs. Warren is a business partner and secretary makes the Ranch a common daily routine of the home. OK-1264-12.
Date: May 14, 1905
Creator: Chance, R. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of the Whitegrass-Waterhold Project. A.A. Boren, member of the Conservancy District Board, checking the bridge to be enlarged on Main Channel No. 1, the Whitegrass-Waterhold Project. Area in the background is inundated by approximately 4 inches of water on the Borem Ranch will be cleared and developed to improved pasture as soon as the channel is completed on the project. OK-1563-11.
Date: May 15, 1905
Creator: McCollum, W. C.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Farming Equipment and Methods

Description: Photograph of Soil and Water Conservation District [S&WCD] Cooperator's place. Brush thicket being brushed off so that pasture grass, Bermuda, may make a more s successful growth. SCS technicians aid landowners in developing around soil and water conservation plans. The landowners make use of S&WCD equipment to aid in completing needed program. OK-1754-9.
Date: May 15, 1905
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of a wheat field where water concentrates. Waterway is to be shaped in the near future and sprigged to bermuda. This is a continuation of a waterway starting on the joining Irwin Curby farm on the north. Keith residence in the background. OK-1575-5.
Date: May 15, 1905
Creator: Morris, D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Contour Farming

Description: Photograph of parallel terraces that have just been completed. A 5 inch rain fell during the night. The photo was taken the following day. Tom McLin is pointing out the cross-section area of the terrace and showing debris where the water height appeared. These are the first parallel terraces layed out int he Murray County Soil Conservation District. OK-1465-5.
Date: May 14, 1905
Creator: Milton, H. W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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