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1964 - Watershed Seeding and Vegetative Work
The first article is soliciting bids for watershed seeding and the second awards a contract for vegetative work on the Big Wyancondah Watershed.
1963 - Water Control Work Planned
The first contract letting for construction work on Big. Wyacondah Watershed · fnvolves about one-fifteenth of the watershed protection and flood control structures that will e\·entually be built throughout the watershed area.
1963 -Trefoil Tour for Visitors
The trefoil pasture, common in Iowa, is not used at all in
Missouri, and a group from Lancaster, Mo., will be given a tour to see how well it serves as pasture.
1964 - Tree Plantings Boom
More people in Davis County planted trees than in any other year with the exception of 1959. 34,500 trees were planted.
1963 - To Take Look at Watersheds
The State Soil Conservation mmittee will be in Davis
ccuf1,tY Friday to examine Carter Creek and North Wyacondah as it prepares to decide on applications made for watershed assistance.
1964 Aura Barnett Farm Construction Site
1964 Spillway Project
A mechanical spillway is under construction at the Dale Dixon farm as work coptinues on the Big Wyacondah Watershed.
1964 - Speech Contest Set for Monday Evening won by Pam Stockham
Seven high school students are expected to compete in a speech contest sponsored by the local Soil Conservation Service district
1966 - Soil Award Farm has 260 Acres of Trefoil-Orchardgrass Pasture
The 260 acres of birdsfoot trefoil and orchardgrass pasture on the farm of Pearl Spilman and his son, Dean, have made possible a gradual increase in production of hogs, beef, cattle and sheep.
1964 - Serious Water Shortage on Hundreds of Sothern Iowa Farms
Lack of rain has caused many farm ponds to dry up and farmers have to haul water to feed their cattle.