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Published Feature Stories Highlighting Conservation

2016 | Feature Stories

Outreach Meeting | Autauga County NRCS employees present during outreach meeting.
Student Intern Spotlight | Summer 2016 Tomeesa Shedd
High Tunnel Demonstration | Coffee County Elba High Tunnel
Butler County Youth Camp Beth Chastain and Youth.

NRCS Current and Retired Employees Making a Difference in Youth Corps

Kayaking for Youth Corps

2015 | Feature Stories

Jackson County Hosts Faces of Ag Tour Faces of Ag Tour
Remembering Charles Randall "Ranbo" East Randall East
2015 Student Spotlight | Internship Program 2015 Interns
2015 Water Festival in Cullman County Water festival
Earth Day in Cullman County Earth Day event
Touring Farms for Kids Wildlife demonstration
Cullman County SWCD Teacher Workshop Teacher workshop in Cullman County
Environmental Education Teachers Workshop Ag teacher shows soil baby.
4th Annual Dale County Water Festival Ruby Raindrop welcomes students.

Farm Size Matters | A Grist Special Series

John Boyd (right) and his father on their Virginia farm.
NRCS' Sutton Gibbs Recognized for Exceptional Service District Conservationist Sutton Gibbs and William Batchelor, Dean of Auburn University's College of Agriculture.
NRCS Alabama Featured in Winter 2015 Issue of Alabama Forestry Alabama Forestry Cover for Winter 2015 Issue
Alabama NRCS Employees Remember Selma to Montgomery March District Conservationist Craig Johnson visits Selma, AL for 50th anniversary.
Troy University Students Unearth Artifacts on WRP Easement Teresa Paglione, NRCS Alabama's Cultural Resource Specialist (center) works on site with Troy Univer

StrikeForce Outreach Meeting | Russell County

NRCS District Conservationist Frank Cochran gives presentation.

USDA's Assistant for Administration Visits Alabama

USDA Service Center located in Tuskegee, AL.
12th Annual Lee County Water Festival Students build a mini-filtration system.

Read Across America | Lincoln Academy- Huntsville, AL (PDF)

Read Across America event in Huntsville, AL

Celebrating the Courage to be First

Willie Tuck speaking during black history month program.


Eddie Jolley Named Pastureland Conservationist of the Year

Eddie Jolley

Previous Feature Stories

Alabama NRCS Small Farmer of the Year Award 2008 - Roy and Barbara Shipman, Alabama Cooperative Farming News, April 2009 (Fay Garner, Public Affairs Assistant, NRCS, Auburn, AL)  (text only)

Fort Payne's Kitty Curington Includes Conservation Projects in Her Busy Schedule (online), Alabama Cooperative Farming News, October 2008 (Cecil Gant Cecil Gant, Coordinator for the Sand Mountain/Lake Guntersville Watershed Conservation District), (text only)

Moses Jones - Taking Care of People and the Land (AL NRCS Small Farmer for 2008) (PDF), (on-line in html), Alabama Cooperative Farming News, March 2008 (Fay Garner, Public Affairs Assistant, NRCS, Auburn, AL)  (text only) 

Tuskegee Turf Farm Battles Drought with More Efficient Irrigation (PDF), (on-line in html, Alabama Cooperative Farming News, February 2008 (Fay Garner, Public Affairs Assistant, NRCS, Auburn, AL)  (text only) 

Covington County Cattle Operation Thrives--Despite the Drought (PDF), Alabama Cooperative Farming News, September 2007 

EWP Funds Help the City of Jackson Repair Infrastructure (PDF), Land and Water, July/August 07 (text only)  

Miles of Stewardship: The Dee River Ranch (PDF), Alabama Cooperative Farming News, July 07 (text only)

EWP Funds Help the City of Jackson Repair Infrastructure (PDF), Alabama Cooperative Farming News, July 07 (text only)

Conservation Tillage: The right thing to do, SE Farm Press, March-07 (HTML)

Dr. John Mims Has Spent a Lifetime “Fixing” People and Land (PDF), Alabama Cooperative Farming News. March 07 

2003-2006 Feature Stories Archive

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