Earth Day 2014

To meet the growing sustainability challenges of the 21st Century, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service is reminding people that many of the solutions are right at our feet - in our soil. Read more

Better Quality Beef Starts with Improving the Quality of the Land

The goal for the Shadowen's is to constantly improve the quality of the cattle by improving their forage.  Through CSP, they were able to implement a rotational grazing system that allows forage quality to improve. Read more.

StrikeForce Initiative

NRCS & Grow Appalachia partnered to reach even more people in communities where persistent poverty keeps fresh food off the dinner table.  Read more.

2014 Farm Bill

2014 Farm Bill streamlines, consolidates conservation programs.

Learn more about the changes in the new Farm Bill. 

National Resources Inventory provides snapshot of the nation’s agriculture

A new report shows a boom in growing certain specialty crops as well as a growth in agricultural land, stable erosion rates, and notable land use changes.

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