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Five steps to meet conservation compliance

Producers wanting crop insurance for 2016 must be in compliance by June 1, 2015. Use these steps to ensure you’re in compliance.

Federal Civil Servant of the Year

The 38th Annual Civil Servant of the Year Awards program. One Minnesota Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) employee was recognized, Thomas Steger, District Conservationist, Goodhue Field Office.

USDA announces $235 million available for innovative conservation partnership

Local coalitions can now apply for funding to improve soil health, preserve clean water, combat drought, and protect wildlife habitat.

80 Years Helping People Help the Land: A Brief History of NRCS

Eighty years ago, Congress passed the Soil Conservation Act in response to the devastating effects of the Dust Bowl. USDA and farmers are still working together to address the natural resource challenges of today and tomorrow – for generations to come

Retired NRCS employee continues his passion for conservation by volunteering

In January, 2010 after 37 years and 3 months of service with the NRCS, Russ Johnsrud retired as a District Conservationist from the Park Rapids, Minnesota field office.  Shortly after he retired Johnsrud became an Earth Team Volunteer (ETV) with NRCS. 


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A list of Web-based resources for access to natural resource data collected by NRCS.

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