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Field Ready for Planting

Description: Photograph of a field ready for planting and trip crops. The even width strips are to be planted to corn and cotton, one strip planted to corn and the next to cotton. The variable width strips are now planted to a winter cover crop of wheat which will be plowed under and planted to sowed cane as a close growing erosion resistant crop.
Date: March 18, 1937
Creator: Hufnagle
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Farming Equipment and Methods

Description: Photograph of newly constructed contour furrows built with a Texas terracer. White lines show cross section of area which will retain water. To be followed with later pictures. Part of the "Elk City Project."
Date: March 31, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

County Highway Erosion Control

Description: Photograph of County highway erosion control project, 2 miles south, 1 west of Stafford. Road and gullies are to be resectioned, a drop inlet and two culverts to be installed and grasses planted. To be followed with later pictures.
Date: March 31, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

County Highway Erosion Control

Description: Photograph of County highway erosion control project, 2 miles south, 1 west of Stafford. Road and gullies are to be resectioned, a drop inlet and two culverts to be installed and grasses planted. To be followed with later pictures.
Date: March 31, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Newly Constructed Contour Furrows/Elk City Project/Clinton Camp

Description: Photograph of two UNIDENTIFIED men inspecting the newly constructed contour furrows on this field four miles east of Clinton. A house and barn are in the background. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Newly constructed contour furrows built with a Texas terracer. White lines show cross section of area which will retain water. To be followed with later pictures."
Date: March 31, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Cattle Grazing on Buffalograss Growing on Ridges from a Contour Ridged Pasture/Elk City Project/Clinton Camp

Description: Photograph of eight cattle grazing on buffalograss from ridges in a contour ridged pasture. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Cattle grazing buffalo grass from ridges in a contour ridged pasture. This pasture was contour ridged and spot sodded to buffalo grass in the spring of 1936. Notice the cattle's apparent preference for the new grass on the ridges."
Date: March 18, 1937
Creator: Hufnagle
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

General View of Contour Ridges Constructed in 1936/Elk City Project/Clinton Camp

Description: Photograph of a general view looking at contour ridges constructed in 1936, spot sodded to buffalograss, and seeded to drop seed along ridges. The back of the photograph proclaims, “A picture of contour ridges constructed in in the spring of 1936 spot sodded to buffalo grass and seeded to drop seed along the ridges. No grazing has been allowed on this field to the present time. The increased grass growth immediately above and below the contour ridges indicates moisture conservation by the pasture contours. See Okla-5456 for close-up view.“
Date: March 18, 1937
Creator: Hufnagle
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Close-Up View of Contour Ridges Constructed in 1936/Elk City Project/Clinton Camp

Description: Photograph of a close up view looking at contour ridges constructed in 1936, spot sodded to buffalograss, and seeded to drop seed along ridges. The back of the photograph proclaims, "A picture of contour ridges constructed in in the spring of 1936 spot sodded to buffalo grass and seeded to drop seed along the ridges. No grazing has been allowed on this field to the present time. The increased grass growth immediately above and below the contour ridges indicates moisture conservation by the pasture contours. See Okla-5457 for general view of field."
Date: March 18, 1937
Creator: Hufnagle
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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