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Conservation of the soil.

(Address of President Taft before the National Conservation Congress, at Kansas City, Mo., September 25, 1911.)

by Taft, William H.

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Soils,
    • Agriculture -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Series[Pamphlets., v. 12]
      ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS598 .T3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination8 p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL240971M
      LC Control Numberca 12000666
      OCLC/WorldCa21515806

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If you do not have Acrobat Reader, click here to download it. Soil erosion, use of chemical pesticides and herbicides, unsustainable agricultural practices, excessive farming, water pollution and land pollution are some of the aspects upsetting the natural functions of the soil. This is where soil conservation comes in.

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