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6957. USDA. 1978. Palouse cooperative river basin study.. SCS, FS, ESCS - USDA.
Excellent summary of soil erosion problem and possible management approaches in the Palouse; extensive data on land use, soil erosion, future scenarios; history of agriculture in the area; bibliography.

10157. Wohld, M.. 1991 Mar.. Sidehill tiling successfully reducing erosion.. Washington Farmer-Stockman, p. 10A.
Installation of hillside tiles has been reducing erosion for some Missouri Flat Creek farmers by removing excess water from hillsides to drainage channels. The Palouse Conservation District plans to evaluate the practice. If benefits can be documented, sidehill drainages could become a practice which would qualify for state water quality improvement cost-sharing funds.

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