Erosion damage on Robert R. Tice's farm, five miles South of Monroe, Iowa. Oats planted up and down hill with finger gullies washed out by a heavy rain on May 27th. Estimated loss of topsoil = 40 tons.
Erosion on Joe M. Johnston's farm 10 miles NW of Knoxville in Marion County, Iowa. Every other row of corn washed out of this 40-acre field. Worked and planted up and down hill 30 to 40 tons of soil loss per acre.