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Nursery is established at Manhattan, Kansas, now known as the Plant Materials Center (PMC was established as of July 1, 1953).
Flood Control Act is enacted to develop measures to retard water flow and prevent soil erosion in selected watersheds
Ira K. Landon, State Coordinator, 1937 - June 1942
President Franklin Roosevelt sends letter to all state governors urging each state to set up soil conservation districts.
Governor Huxman signs into law a bill creating conservation districts.
State Soil Conservation Commission (in 1972 renamed State Conservation Commission) established to protect and enhance Kansas' natural resources.
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