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1897 - History Of California, Volume 3, Theodore Henry Hittell Jan 2019

1897 - History Of California, Volume 3, Theodore Henry Hittell

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Hittell dedicated the first portion of Volume 3 to early mining times in California including Pioneer mines, miners and mining appliances, Northern California mines, Southern California mines, gold distribution and gold rushes, struggles for organization and order, evolution of mining laws, and the lynch-law in the mines. Hittell wrote at considerable length about the San Francisco Vigilance Committee of 1851 and 1856, progress made in San Francisco, city debts, land sales, bank failures of 1855, growth of the State of California, People's Party reform, squatters, Land Commission Act, Joaquin Murieta and his banditti, Californian Filibusters, discovery of Humboldt Bay ...


1901 - Soil Survey Of The Lower Salinas Valley California, Macy H. Lapham And W. H. Heileman Jan 2019

1901 - Soil Survey Of The Lower Salinas Valley California, Macy H. Lapham And W. H. Heileman

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Prepared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, this report addresses the conditions found in the Lower Salinas Valley of Monterey County, California in 1901, including the development of agriculture, climate, geology, soil types, cultivation, irrigation. groundwater, and alkali found in the soil.


1994 - Agriculture, Water And California's Drought Of 1987-92, Kenneth W. Umbach.Pdf Jan 2019

1994 - Agriculture, Water And California's Drought Of 1987-92, Kenneth W. Umbach.Pdf

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The purpose of this paper was to summarize the 1987-1992 drought in the context of agriculture and water in California, to examine the types of response that farmers and institutions could and did use, and to draw lessons from that experience. California would be challenged as it grappled with population growth and environmental concerns. In view of the demand on water supplies made by California's agricultural sector (77 to 80 percent of the "developed" water used in the state, it was especially important to review those responses.


1993 - Lessons Learned From The California Drought (1987-1992) - National Study Of Water Management During Drought Jan 2019

1993 - Lessons Learned From The California Drought (1987-1992) - National Study Of Water Management During Drought

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The 1987-92 drought in California put the long-term strategy of drought protection as well as short-term drought response measures to a severe test. The report provides background information and data on California's economy and water resources, the existing water management system. , a chronology of major drought events and significant drought response actions during the droughts.

The report summarizes the contents of the interviews pertaining to four general aspects of the drought: (1) critical drought impacts, (2) communication and cooperation, (3) the role and responsibilities of the media, and (4) response to the drought of the general public and water ...


2004 - Upper Salinas River Watershed Action Plan - Final Report To The State Water Resources Control Board Mar 2018

2004 - Upper Salinas River Watershed Action Plan - Final Report To The State Water Resources Control Board

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The Watershed Plan (WAP) is a comprehensive planning document, a management plan, for the use by landowners, agencies, and groups in their individual and collective efforts to improve and restore natural resources within the 2,000 square mile area of the Upper Salinas River Watershed. The planning area comprises approximately one-quarter of the watersheds that affect the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The primary objectives of the WAP are to improve water quality and to ensure adequate water resources to meet the various needs within the watershed, to foster the future well-being of agriculture, to reduce the loss of soil ...


1883 - History Of Santa Barbara County Mar 2018

1883 - History Of Santa Barbara County

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This 1883 publication by Thompson & West, Oakland, California, provides a diverse account about individuals, events occurring during the early years of American occupation of California, and life in California including, but not limited to, pre-Spanish occupants, Spanish-Mexican occupancy, agriculture, discovery of gold, county government, Spanish grants, education, industry, politics.


1923 - Water Resources Of California, A Report To The Legislature Of 1923, Bulletin No. 4 Mar 2018

1923 - Water Resources Of California, A Report To The Legislature Of 1923, Bulletin No. 4

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A 1923 report prepared by the California Department of Public Works, Division of Engineering and Irrigation, along with a Consulting Board consisting of members of the civil engineering profession. The engineering department was tasked with determining the maximum amount of water that could be delivered to the maximum area of land, the maximum control of flood waters, the maximum storage of waters, the effects of deforestation and all possible and practicable uses for such waters in California. The engineering department was further tasked with determining a comprehensive plan for the accomplishment of the maximum conservation, control, storage, distribution and application ...


1903 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1901 Jun 2017

1903 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1901

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1903 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1901, copies of some of the publications, bulletins and letters issued by the Society and others throughout the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1881 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1881 May 2017

1881 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1881

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1881 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1881, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1892 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1891 May 2017

1892 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1891

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1892 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1891, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1864 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1863 May 2017

1864 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1863

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1864 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1863, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1870 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1868 And 1869 May 2017

1870 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1868 And 1869

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1870 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1868 and 1869, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1886 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1885 May 2017

1886 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1885

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1886 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1885, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1866 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1864 And1865 May 2017

1866 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1864 And1865

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1866 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1864 and 1865, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1901 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1900 May 2017

1901 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1900

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1901 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1900, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1880 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1880 May 2017

1880 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1880

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1880 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1880, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1885 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1884 May 2017

1885 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1884

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1885 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1884, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1878 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1877 May 2017

1878 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1877

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1878 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1877, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1879 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1878 May 2017

1879 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1878

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1879 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1878, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1884 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1883 May 2017

1884 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1883

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1884 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1883, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1889 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1888 May 2017

1889 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1888

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1889 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1888, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1911 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1910 May 2017

1911 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1910

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1911 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1910, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1880 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1879 May 2017

1880 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1879

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1880 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1879, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1888 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1887 Apr 2017

1888 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1887

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1888 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1887, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1907 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1906 Jul 2016

1907 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1906

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1907 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1906, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1945 - Irrigation Requirements Of California Crops, Bulletin No. 51 Jul 2016

1945 - Irrigation Requirements Of California Crops, Bulletin No. 51

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This 1945 report addresses the issue of water being the limiting factor in the expansion of irrigated areas. The increasing cost of new projects not only approached the capital values that newly irrigated lands might profitably support but in many cases exceeded them and other benefits were evaluated to justify construction. Conservation of existing water supplies was therefore of the first importance in the economy of the irrigated west. Savings in irrigation seldom exist where water was plentiful but where it was scarce conserving methods were the rule, wasteful practices were avoided, and water was carefully applied. It was axiomatic ...