You are Here:
/ Kansas Conservation History | 1935
Congress establishes the Soil Conservation Service as an agency in the USDA with Hugh Hammond Bennett, regarded as the "father of soil conservation," as its first chief.
Central Great Plains Region office is established with headquarters tentatively designated as Wichita (later made permanent in Salina).
Prairie States Forestry Projects (shelterbelt and shrub plantings)
NRCS Home | USDA.gov | Site Map | Civil Rights | FOIA | Plain Writing | Accessibility Statement