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Unformatted text preview: California ← Soil Conservation Service (SCS) 1935 • Set up test farms over the plains and show farmers techniques to prevent another Dust Bowl o Contour plowing-follow the natural lines of the earth, don’t plow over hills o Terracing o Windbreaks-perpendicular to the winds ← Penny Auctions ← Farmer’s Holiday • Withhold crops from market, enough to feed the people but not enough to create a surplus of wheat and lower prices ← Le Mars Iowa • Judge Charles C. Bradley is dragged out of his courthouse, strung up with a noose until he no longer forecloses farms by 600 rogue farmers 02/11/2007 15:17:00 ← 02/11/2007 15:17:00 ←...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 205 taught by Professor Wilson during the Spring '08 term at UNL.
- Spring '08