Trends in land use and crop production. 12 federal reclamation projects, northern Great Plains by Earl Franklin Hodges

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  • Agriculture -- Statistics.,
  • Crop yields.,
  • Irrigation -- Great Plains.

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Statementby Earl F. Hodges, agricultural economist.
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Agricultural Economics.
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Pagination82 p. :
Number of Pages82
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Open LibraryOL14253064M

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