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Conservation Connection e-blast - October 28, 2010

Conservation Connection e-blast

Conservation Connection e-blast...the latest news from NRCS Massachusetts and our partners 

NRCS Soil Scientist Rob Tunstead taking a soil core on a cranberry bog.Plymouth County Soil Survey Final Acre Ceremony slated

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Plymouth County Conservation District and the Pilgrim Resource Conservation and Development Council will celebrate the completion of the Plymouth County Soil Survey Update with a Final Acre Ceremony on Friday, November 5, 2010, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at the UMass Cranberry Station, One State Bog Road, East Wareham, Massachusetts.

Farmer-to-Farmer Conference to be hosted by New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

Are you interested in improving your soil fertility? Need advice on financial planning for your farm business? Looking to grow your livestock operations? Discuss these topics with fellow small-scale farmers and learn how their approaches led to successful farm business enterprises! Mark your calendar for the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project Farmer-to-Farmer Conference to be held on Thursday, December 9th in Sturbridge, Massachusetts.  Receive the early bird discount price of $40 (including lunch) by registering now!

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NRCS Massachusetts State Office: 451 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002 | 413-253-4350 | fax 413-253-4395 |  

Christine S. Clarke, State Conservationist

Massachusetts Conservation Connection editor: Diane Baedeker Petit, Public Affairs Officer

NRCS field offices are located at USDA Service Centers in Barnstable, Greenfield, Hadley, Holden, Pittsfield, Westford and West Wareham.
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