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1st Edition

Soil Conservation in Perspective




ISBN 9781617260124
Published January 19, 2011 by RFF Press
359 Pages

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Book Description

This book reviews and evaluates the nationwide soil conservation effort in the United States and suggests broad outlines of a future conservation program. Originally published in 1965

Table of Contents

PART I. BACKGROUND AND SETTING Chapter l. MAN AND RESOURCES Chapter 2. THE CONSERVATION MOVEMENT, 1890-1920 Chapter 3. THE SOIL CONSERVATION MOVEMENT SINCE 1933 Chapter 4. EVOLVING CONTENT OF THE SOIL CONSERVATION PROGRAM, 1930-1964 Chapter 5. SOIL CONSERVATION AND RAPID AGRICULTURAL CHANGE PART II. PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION Chapter 6. CLASSIFYING THE LAND AND ITS EROSION HAZARD Chapter 7. LAND USE IN RELATION TO CAPABILITY Chapter 8. MEASURES OF PROGRESS ON SOIL CONSERVATION SINCE 1930 Chapter 9. THE UNFINISHED SOIL CONSERVATION JOB Chapter 10. FORCES IMPEDING AND PROMOTING SOIL CONSERVATION PART III. THE NEXT GENERATION Chapter 11. THE FUTURE ECONOMY AND SOCIETY Chapter 12. SOIL CONSERVATION IN A CHANGING FUTURE

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Held, R. Burnell ; Clawson, Marion