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Youngblood farm spring
Springs; Water supply;
Mr. Youngblood shown at the spring that provides water for farmstead.
Ellis Thomas in his alfalfa field
Ellis Thomas is shown in four-acre field seeded to alfalfa this fall. Huntington soil, treated according to the recommendations based on soil tests. Located one mile southwest of Bradyville.
Farmers inspect a fescue and ladino pasture
Cannon farmers inspect Ky.31 fescue and ladino clover pasture seeded fall of 1948 on unprepared seedbed in cornstalks. Mr. Barrett's milk production increased by one-third when he took his cows off blugrass...
Heavy rain overflows the waterway
Gully twenty-five feet wide and one foot deep across field of class two land - Armour soil - made by overflow of channel following heavy rains. Located three miles east of Bradyville.
Strategies for utilizing Delrose soil
Pastures; Slopes (Physical geography)
Determined to put this class six Delrose into productive pasture, Oscar Pitts and the boys discuss the plans of the SCD. Located off route one in Woodbury.
Adding ball courts to the city park
Leveling the tennis and basketball courts in City Park. Diversion is being constructed above courts with slopes cut at a 4:1 ratio and vegetated to prevent erosion.
County's first tree farm
Kenneth D. Melton, supervisor of Cannon SCD, initiated the first farm in the District to be certified as "Tree Farm." Located nine miles northeast of Woodbury.
Scouts planting trees at youth camp
Loblolly pine; Boy Scouts of America;
Boy Scouts and leaders setting out fifteen hundred loblolly pine seedlings at the Short Mountain Youth Camp. Located off Route 2 in Woodbury.
Crop sprayer for weed control
Field crop sprayer suitable for spraying row crops for weed and grass control - both pre-emergent and post-emergent. Located twelve miles south of Woodbury.
U.S. fish and wildlife service delivers fish
Huston Griffith is receiving from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service fish to stock his farm pond.
Preparing a seedbed in waterway
Mr. Duke preparing seedbed for grassed waterway that has been shaped with heavy equipment. A portion of 2.3 acres in waterways constructed on this farm this year. Located ten miles south of Woodbury.
Diverting water around a hill
Mr. Melton is shown at location where diversion ditch will be constructed around this hill - length around sixteen hundred feet. Located one mile east of Woodbury.
Waterfall from a limestone spring
Springs; Water supply
Spring originating from limestone rock formation recently identified by geologists as fault area that runs across the western edge of the county. Flow from spring increased following heavy rains - CA Hogan,...
Bowman brothers in a soil bank field
Soil Bank Conservation Reserve Program (U.S.);
Charles and Bill Bowman are shown in five year-old stand of sericea which has been in soil bank. Field has been clipped with bush hog each year. Located ten miles southeast of Woodbury.
Red cedar for timber
Tree farms; Eastern redcedar
Growth of young cedar trees about nine years old on class seven woodland. Trees will be left for the production of timber. Located three miles northwest of Woodbury.
Bulldozing the creek
Stream channelization; Bulldozers
Elmer White Rogers is operating DC Dozer cleaning out creek on farm of Ellis Thomas. Located twelve miles southwest of Woodbury.
Grazing on reserve field in winter
Beef cattle graze on fescue and ladino clover pasture that was permitted to grow during growing season and held in reserve for "dead of winter" grazing.
Erosion along Doolittle Creek
Hillside eroded and stones piled in horizontal rows to be planted to Kudzu. Branch bottoms in foreground for cropland.
Grassed waterway for drainage
Completed sod waterway which discharges water into creek at outlet. All dirt removed from the channel was placed on lower side of waterway. Located six miles southwest of Woodbury.
Natural draw for waterway
Before picture of natural draw planned for grassed waterway. Located twelve miles northwest of Woodbury.
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