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Use Of Fertilizer

One of the original tasks charged to the Tennessee Valley Authority was to provide for the agricultural development of the region. So, using phosphate and lime, TVA produced fertilizer that enriched the valley's depleted soils. This unidentified farm was part of the Test Demonstration Farm project through which TVA distributed fertilizer to private farmers as a way to demonstrate the "plant food's" benefits.

Use of Fertilizer

Subject

Fertilizer industry

Creator

Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Record Group 142

Source

Historic Photograph Collection, 1933-1980. K-1462

Date

June 28, 1937

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Still Image

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 7130538

Coverage

Tennessee Valley

Original Format

Photographic Print
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