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Main Title Soil Associations and Land Classification for Irrigation, Hidalgo County.
Author Make, J. H. ; Co, D. N. ; Anderso, J. U. ;
CORP Author New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station, University Park.
Year Published 1970
Report Number RR-177; OWRR-B-015-NMEX; 08879,; B-015-NMEX(5)
Stock Number PB-209 757
Additional Subjects ( Soil surveys ; New Mexico) ; ( Irrigation ; New Mexico) ; Soil classification ; Agriculture ; Soil properties ; Investigations ; Hidalgo County(New Mexico)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-209 757 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 30p
Information is presented on the suitability of soils in Hidalgo County, New Mexico for irrigation. The acreage, general location, and relative capability of the soils for use in irrigate agriculture are given. General soil map and a detailed soil survey provided the information needed for the classification for irrigation. The data were organized and presented on the basis of soil associations shown on the general soil map and on an irrigation land classification map. Hidalgo County has about 2,206,100 acres, of which about 46 percent was considered suitable for irrigation. Information is provided on soil resources that can be used for preliminary planning for irrigated agriculture, forestry, range, urban, engineering, recreation, and wildlife uses. A general soil map and a classification of land for irrigation map are included. (Author)