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Tag: Columbia Basin Project

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First Words for Fall 2013
Fall 2013

In the early 1950s, Washington State College and the Bureau of Reclamation published a Farmer’s Handbook for the Columbia Basin Project. Written for new farmers breaking ground in the newly irrigated Columbia Basin Project, the handbook offered advice to last of the pioneers in the West.


Categories: Agriculture, History
Tags: Columbia Basin Project, Farmers


Water to the Promised Land
Fall 2013

As an aquifer declines, Columbia Basin farmers look to water promised them 80 years ago.


Categories: Agriculture, History
Tags: Water, Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation, Odessa aquifer