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80 years of helping people help the land

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.

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.

Partnerships key to success for Bi-State sage-grouse

The April 21 decision not to list the Bi-State sage-grouse shows the success of collaboration among NRCS, ranchers and other conservation partners.

The Earth Day confessions of a soil health geek

I am a soil health geek. I didn't choose to become a geek, but...

NRCS honors volunteers for National Volunteer Week, April 12-18

NRCS thanks its Earth Team volunteers for their hard work and service. More than 25,000 volunteers nationwide donated 318,500 hours to NRCS in 2014.


NRCS Websites & Additional Assistance

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