Bibliography on Land Utilization, 1918-36

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1938 - Land use - 1508 pages
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This bibliography has been compiled as a companion volume to the Bibliography on Land Settlement issued in 1934 by the United States Department of Agriculture as Miscellaneous Publication 172. It contains selected references to the literature on the economic aspects of land utilization and land policy in the United States and in foreign countries, published for the most part during the period 1918-36.
 

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Page 360 - An act to stop injury to the public grazing lands by preventing overgrazing and soil deterioration, to provide for their orderly use, improvement, and development, to stabilize the livestock industry dependent upon the public range, and for other purposes," approved June 28, 1934 (48 Stat.
Page 394 - Study of Population Redistribution which was organized in 1934 under the auspices of the Industrial Research Department of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania. The...
Page 412 - An Act to promote the mining of coal, phosphate, oil, oil shale, gas, and sodium on the public domain
Page 305 - ... all immature forest trees which have been planted on lands not previously bearing merchantable timber, or planted or of natural growth, upon lands from which the merchantable original growth timber stand to the extent of 70 percent of all trees over 16 inches in diameter has been removed...
Page 295 - An Act to provide for the protection of forest lands, for the reforestation of denuded areas, for the extension of national forests, and for other purposes', in order to promote the continuous production of timber on lands chiefly suitable therefor", approved June 7, 1924, as amended (16 USC 564-570), 43 Stat.
Page 359 - Act to stop injury to the public grazing lands by preventing overgrazing and soil deterioration, to provide for their orderly use, improvement, and development, to stabilize the livestock industry dependent upon the public range, and for other purposes", approved June 28, 1934, as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section : "Ssc.
Page 359 - That in order to promote the highest use of public land, the Secretary of the Interior in his discretion is hereby authorized to establish by order grazing districts or additions thereto from any part of the public lands of the United States, exclusive of Alaska, not in national forests, national parks and monuments...
Page 81 - ... consumers' cooperatives in the cities, with a view of eliminating the middle-man. 5. The socialization of Federal land banks and the extension by these banks of long-term credit to farmers at low rates of interest. 6. Social insurance against losses due to adverse weather conditions. 7. The creation of national, regional, and State land utilization boards for the purpose of discovering the best uses of the farming land of the country, in view of the joint needs of agriculture, industry, recreation,...
Page 296 - No public forest reservation shall be established, except to improve and protect the forest within the reservation, or for the purpose of securing favorable conditions of water flows, and to furnish a continuous supply of timber for the use and necessities of citizens of the United States...
Page 329 - CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY Proposing an amendment to Article Seven of the Constitution, in relation to the Forest Preserve, to provide for the acquisition and reforestation of land, the management of forests thereon, and the establishment of forest tree nurseries therefor.

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