Al Rose and his wife Nancy, who operate Red Apple Farm in Phillipston, Mass., have introduced an innovative growing system. To ensure success in an area that sees its share of dry summers, Rose sought the help of NRCS.
Conservation Client Gateway, a new public website, allows you to request technical and financial assistance, review and sign conservation plans, request and track payments for your completed contract items, and much more.
Cape Cod’s beautiful seashore, salt marshes and woodlands are a natural draw for residents and tourists. The related development is a boon for the local economy but not so good for a small, furry and quite elusive little creature: the New England Cottontail rabbit.
When Jim and Nancy Faulkner bought their small farm in Boxborough, the place was a mess. Buildings were falling down, the soil was poor and the land was covered with invasive plants. Still, they wanted to make the farm sustainable.
When Sean Stanton improved the pastures on his small farm in Great Barrington, his efforts not only helped the natural resources of this scenic southwest corner of Berkshire County, but also diners at an eatery on the lower west side of Manhattan.
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