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    Author(s): W. M. Johnson
    Date: 1947
    Source: Colorado A and M News. 1: 6-7.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    The favorable climate and natural beauty of the ponderosa pine zone throughout Colorado led to intensive settlement of most of the 4 million acres which it occupies. Along with settlement came agriculture and cultivation. The better lands were used for the production of potatoes, lettuce, grain and other crops adapted to the climate or needs of the settlers.

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    Johnson, W. M. 1947. Return of abandoned fields to forage production can be hastened by reseeding. Colorado A and M News. 1: 6-7.


    grazing, livestock, range management, seeding

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