This summer the USDA state offices in Bangor helped feed area families and individuals in need by collecting more than 200 pounds of food for a local food bank.
A volunteer and student intern from a Maine Native American tribe is getting an up-close look at conservation efforts in northern New England this summer, as she works side-by-side with specialists from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) are competitive grants that stimulate the development and adoption of innovative approaches and technologies for conservation on agricultural lands.
A grant from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is helping some immigrant farmers in Southern Maine learn about conservation practices and increase their crop production.
Implementation of soil-health management practices – like no-till farming and cover crops – can help increase organic matter in the soil, reduce soil compaction, and even improve nutrient storage in the soil.
Beginning Farmers Resource Network of Maine
Conservation Activity Plans
Field Office Technical Guide
Conservation Client Gateway
NRCS Civil Rights Program
NRCS Websites & Additional Assistance
A list of Web-based resources for access to natural
resource data collected by NRCS.
Información de NRCS en español.
Find local program and technical information
on our NRCS state websites.
Information on Limited English Proficiency.
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