Dean Cowherd, Assistant State Soil Scientist, spoke about challenges of having a healthy soil at the Maryland Christmas Tree Association Summer Meeting at Pine Valley Christmas Trees, in Elkton, MD.
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.
$235 million in new funding is now available to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability through RCPP.
To truly understand the scope of Chesapeake Bay conservation activities, you need a bird’s eye view of the rivers, streams, and creeks feeding this vast ecosystem. NRCS joins partners in highlighting ongoing investments in natural resource protection benefiting all Marylanders.
Conservation improvements have helped Butler’s Orchard, located in the D.C. suburb of Germantown, grow to encompass 300 acres with more than 180 crops including 25 different kinds of vegetables, fruits and flowers.
Date: Oct 21, 2015
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