Document ReferenceRE/F/G&M/D4/2
TitleFile entitled 'Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries' containing correspondences and advice, Acts and Schemes from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries' and the Trent Catchment Board discussing improvements to land drainage and land reclaimation with the aim of increasing agricultural production across the whole catchment; 1939-1947
Date Of Creation1939-1947
Content DescriptionThe file includes correspondence between the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Trent Catchment Board discussing land reclaimation through drainage and the cleaning of watercourses to improve productionin the river Trent catchment, discussions of the 1940 Agriculture Act, drainage schemes, a blank 'Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries form for 'state aided land drainage schemes', a paper by E. A. G Johnson on 'the Development of Machinery for Field Drainage Works', the 1940 Agriculture Act, an outline of the War Agriculture Scheme, correspondences discussing the efficient use of fuel, 1943 Agriculture Act, Reports on the River Soar flooding in 1932 and instructions for post war maintainance of land drainage and land use.
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