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Know the Soil, Know the Land

Understanding soils is critical to sustainable agriculture, forestry and communities. The first-ever Mass. Soil Conference will focus on soil information available through the USDA Soil Survey and how to use it. The day will include workshops and field demonstrations.

Helping a Mass. apple farm be red and green

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 offers a new way to interact with 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.

Working Together for the New England Cottontail on Cape Cod

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.

Small farmers share land, a high tunnel and knowledge

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.

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