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Soil Health

Farmers can increase crop productivity by improving soil health.  Specific conservation practices like cover crops and minimum tillage benefit the soil.  Learn more on our soil health page.

Snow Survey Program

The Snow Survey Program helps predict water supplies in the western US.

Deep snow at the Cool Creek SNOTEL site require all 6 lengths of the Snow Sampler (180 inches)!

Sage-grouse

Projects in the Owyhee Mountains and Cassia County remove invading juniper trees that have spread into native sagebrush habitat.  This improves grass and plants used by sage-grouse, wildlife, and livestock.

Sweetwater Creek Forest Stand

NRCS helps forest landowners with forest management plans and conservation projects. NRCS worked with the Nez Perce Tribe on this forest thinning project.

Idaho Soils

Idaho soil scientists collect soil data on private and public lands.  Dig into our soils web pages to find more information.

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