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Growing a Diverse Workforce in North Carolina

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is pleased to welcome Yomaree S. Cortes-Diaz to the North Carolina NRCS Family. Yomaree is a new soil conservationist working out of the Asheboro USDA Service Center in Randolph County.

NRCS Celebrates International Year of Soils in 2015

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations designated next year for celebrating and spreading awareness for soil.

Pollinator Habitat

Some scientists estimate that one out of every three bites of food we eat exists because of animal pollinators like bees, butterflies and moths, birds and bats, and beetles and other insects. - See more

Environmental Quality Incentives Programs Funding Availability

NRCS is encouraging producers interested in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to apply today. Though you can apply anytime throughout the year, applications received by COB Jan. 16, 2015, will be considered for available EQIP funds.

Mr. and Mrs. Yang - Breaking Barriers

As is common with immigrant farmers, language barriers can create a wall. For Catawba County Hmong husband and wife farmers, Chou Yang (husband) and Chou Yang (wife), their desires for natural resource conservation were stronger than language differences.  

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