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Lillian Colton

“Hugh Bennett”

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2004

15.5" x 18"

Seeds used:
birdsfoot trefoil, canola, timothy, poppy seeds, brome grass, grits, cream of wheat, salsify
[Lillian Colton Hugh Bennett image]
Note: Hugh Bennett was head of the Soil Conservation Service which was established in 1935.

He promoted crop rotation, contour plowing, terracing and shelter-belt tree planting to reverse soil erosion, that caused the dust storms that devastated American Agriculture during the Great Depression.


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