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Manhattan Plant Materials Center Studies Cover Crops

Cover crops provide many benefits to soil health and overall profitability within farming systems. This spring, the Manhattan Plant Materials Center (PMC) planted several cover crop studies and trials.

EQIP Initiatives

NRCS' Environmental Quality Incentives Program has a variety of initiatives available to address natural resource concerns.

2014 Farm Bill streamlines conservation programs

The bill continues to provide technical and financial assistance available to farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners. Learn more.

Kansas Recognized For Use of Native Grasses in CRP

The National Bobwhite Technical Committee recently awarded their “Group Achievement Award” to the USDA’s Kansas NRCS and FSA for their positive impact on wild bobwhite quail populations.

Profiles in Soil Health

As early as high school, Kansas farmer Ryan Speer was thinking about soil health and more efficient ways to farm. After college, he embraced no-till farming and built his farming practices around conservation and soil regeneration.

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Flint Hills of Kansas

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