• Publisher : Mims House Books
Mims House Books
  • Tags

    #Nature #science #Water #erosion #natural resources

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    Science , Biography , Nature

When the 1930s dust storms threatened to destroy U.S. farming & agriculture, Hugh Bennett knew what to do. For decades, he had studied the soils in every state, creating maps showing soil composition nationwide. He knew what should be grown in each area, and how to manage the land to conserve the soil. He knew what to do for weathering and erosion. To do that, he needed the government’s help. But how do you convince politicians that the soil needs help? Hugh Bennett knew. He waited for the wind.