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The author talks about work of Hugh Hammond Bennett (1881-1960) a native of Anson Co., NC who aroused the nation to the potential perils of soil erosion. His work lead to the establishment of the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps), Soil Conservation Service and soil conservation districts across the country.
Modern soil conservation consists of the kind of sound land use and protection needed to keep the land permanently productive while in use. This includes such aspects as gully control, stabilizing water outlets, building farm ponds, contouring land, and more.