With a growing herd of dairy cows, manure management is a challenge. NRCS helped the Gaskins develop a nutrient management plan through EQIP. See how their newly constructed manure stack pad is helping their operation.
Kim Muer and her family moved from south Florida to Burkesville, Kentucky a decade ago. She now runs the 4C's - Cedar Creek Cattle Company in Cumberland County. Read about her business and how NRCS has helped with the manure management on her farm.
The Hopkins County Jail’s gardening program produces food for the 461 bed facility and still has enough to share with the community. Find out how NRCS is helping them increase the quantity and improve the quality of the food they produce.
Food Security Project in Appalachia Gets Reinforcements from USDA’s StrikeForce Initiative
With the USDA StrikeForce Initiative and programs like EQIP, NRCS is partnering with Grow Appalachia to reach even more people in communities where persistent poverty keeps fresh food off the dinner table.