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No. 8 - California, Ventura County. Erosion in lima bean country. In view of serious accelerated erosion from cultivated slopes, gullies will make it difficult for farm machinery to be drawn across fields. Foreground represents cut in valley fill resulting from accelerated runoff from cultivated slopes. It is the practice in this country to disc over gullies as soon as possible following rain storms to reduce deepening of gullies. February 23, 1932.






Title:

No. 8 - California, Ventura County. Erosion in lima bean country. In view of serious accelerated erosion from cultivated slopes, gullies will make it difficult for farm machinery to be drawn across fields. Foreground represents cut in valley fill resulting from accelerated runoff from cultivated slopes. It is the practice in this country to disc over gullies as soon as possible following rain storms to reduce deepening of gullies. February 23, 1932.

Format:

still image

Accession No:

2199

Date Created:

1932

Location:

Ventura County

People:

one person present, name unknown

Photographer:

Lowdermilk, Walter Clay

Plot:

exact ground location unclear, appears unknowable

Subject:

Erosion - Agriculture
Farm management

Collection:

Metcalf

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