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Soil conservation policies

National Conference on Soil Conservation Policies Washington, D.C. 1979.

Soil conservation policies

an assessment : based on material presented at the National Conference on Soil Conservation Policies, November 15-16, 1979, Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington, D.C.

by National Conference on Soil Conservation Policies Washington, D.C. 1979.

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Published by Soil Conservation Society of America in Ankeny, Iowa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Soil conservation -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture and state -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Environmental policy -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsSoil Conservation Society of America.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS624.A1 N39 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 154 p. ;
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4092402M
      ISBN 10093573404X
      LC Control Number80000406

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