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C.M. Watson, demonstration farm, Watauga County farm tour

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Title:
C.M. Watson, demonstration farm, Watauga County farm tour
Subjects:
Cattle
Farms
Pastures
Agriculturists
Field experiments -- North Carolina
Item identifier:
ua023_007-007-bx0024-004-003
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Description:
Transcribed from back: Mr. H.A. Powers of the T.V.A. [Tennessee Valley Authority] discussing with the 50 [farmers] the use of [phosphate] and lime on this farm. This group is in a 10 acre pasture that 2 years ago Mr. Watson said would not keep one cow. Today after he has treated the land with triple super phosphate and lime he could pasture 8 herd of cattle. Note the good growth of white clover and other legumes and grasses. Selected as first [demonstration] farm in Stony Point [township] and best in county for 1938.
Genre:
Photographs
Location:
Watauga County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

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