NRCS Mascot Educates Americans on Soil Conservation for 40-plus Years

Teaching people about soil conservation is one of our top goals at the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, and fortunately, we have a special helper. Sammy Soil, everyone’s favorite little clump of earth, has captured the public’s attention for over 40 years.

Farm Bill Benefits Local Conservation Efforts

At the 2014 Farm Bill’s six-month update, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack commended the bill’s implementation throughout the nation. Locally, the NRCS echoed Vilsack’s sentiments by expressing how their conservation...  -Courtesy of The Turlock Journal

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil

Journey into the skin of the earth to discover the amazing world of soils in “Dig It! The Secrets of Soil.” Open May 1, 2014 through March 29, 2015 at The California Museum, Sacramento, Calif.

RCPP: Coming Together for Conservation

The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) promotes coordination between NRCS and its partners to deliver conservation assistance to producers and landowners. NRCS provides assistance through partnership agreements and through program contracts or easement agreements.

Get Started with NRCS

Do you farm or ranch and want to make improvements to the land that you own or lease? NRCS offers technical and financial assistance to help farmers, ranchers and forest landowners. Here’s how you can get started with NRCS.

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