Students building terraces, 1949

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Title

Students building terraces, 1949

Subject

Iowa State University; Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Dept.; Terracing; Soil conservation

Description

Several individuals are using survey rods and transits to build terraces in a farm field. Another group of individuals and a tractor are in the background.

The teaching of agricultural engineering at Iowa State University began in 1903 and was overseen by the Department of Agronomy from 1905 to 1907. The Department of Agricultural Engineering was formally established in 1907. It was renamed the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering in 1990. In 2004, the Department merged with the Department of Industrial Education and Technology. It is jointly administered by the College of Engineering and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Creator

Iowa State University

Publisher

Iowa State University Library Special Collections; http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/index.html

Date

1949

Rights

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