117 75 Years of Soil Erosion and Conservation: A Celebration of NRCS’s 75th Anniversary: I

Oral Session
S06 Soil & Water Management & Conservation

NRCS's anniversary in 2010 marks 75 years of efforts to address soil erosion from water and wind. This topical session will explore the history of NRCS and recognize the major contributions made by members over the years.


USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Monday, November 1, 2010: 8:10 AM-11:15 AM
Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Beacon Ballroom A, Third Floor

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Thomas Sauer
Douglas Lawrence
8:10 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:00 AM
9:15 AM
The Worst of the Worst Dustbowl Areas 75 Years Later.
B. Stewart, West Texas A & M University; Zegou Ouapo, West Texas A & M University
9:30 AM
The History and Advancement of No till Crop Production Technologies.
Norman L. Widman, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service; Michael Hubbs, USDA-NRCS
9:45 AM
Plant Materials and Vegetative Solutions for Soil Conservation (1935-2010).
Jack Carlson, USDA-NRCS (Retired); W. Curtis Sharp, USDA-NRCS (Retired); John M. Englert, USDA-NRCS
10:00 AM
10:25 AM
10:40 AM
11:10 AM
Concluding Remarks
11:15 AM