More than 3,500 species of native bees help increase crop yields. Some scientists estimate that one out of every three bites of food we eat exists because of animal pollinators like bees, butterflies and moths, birds and bats, and beetles and other insects.
The bill continues to provide technical and financial assistance available to farmers, ranchers and forest landowners.
A fundamental knowledge of soil science is a prerequisite to meeting many natural resource challenges. Understanding soils allows us to minimize the degradation and destruction of one of our most important natural resources.
High tunnels, also known as hoophouses, can help extend the growing season. They provide protection to plants early and late in the season. By expanding the availability of healthy, locally grown food, high tunnels benefit both producers and consumers.
The Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program undertakes emergency measures to safeguard lives and property from floods, drought, and the products of erosion on any watershed whenever a natural occurrence is causing or has caused a sudden impairment of the watershed.
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