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New Dust Bowl exhibit opens about SDSU soil scientist

Joseph Hutton photo taken in 1936 in SD.jpg
Joseph Hutton took this photo in 1936 in South Dakota.

This interview originally aired on In the Moment on SDPB Radio.

Head to the South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum to meet a state historical icon. During the Dust Bowl, Joseph Hutton studied soil erosion and solutions for farmers. His work still has an impact on agriculture today.

Gwen McCausland, director of the museum, joins In the Moment to preview what museum attendees can expect at the new exhibit. Learn something new about Hutton and South Dakota's struggling agriculture during the Dust Bowl.

Cara Hetland is the Director of Radio and Journalism Content for South Dakota Public Broadcasting.