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Photo Gallery for Atkinson Farms
Accomack County, September 1, 2011

(Photos by Barbara Bowen and Pat Paul)

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The Landowners

Kerri and Will Atkinson pose with daughters Abby and Peyton.

Kerri and Will Atkinson with
daughters Abby and Peyton

Day-to-day activities on Atkinson Farms, Inc.

The Resource Concerns (Before)

Atkinson explains how proper irrigation, nutrient and pesticide application affect corn growth.

Ground and surface water quality, water quantity, soil condition, air quality, and wildlife habitat

The Practices

A high boy sprayer equipped with drift reducing nozzles is directly behind Atkinson and Jerome.

New waste storage shed site

Center pivot irrigation system and Irrigation Water Management Plan

Drift reducing nozzles and
early successional habitat development (not pictured)

The Partners

Atkinson and NRCS DC Tina Jerome discuss his conservation plan. Atkinson and Jerome confer on one of his crop fields.

Atkinson and NRCS District Conservationist Tina Jerome

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