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
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 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.
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.
The Lowry family is a known leader in Robeson County, the Native American community, and they are respected among their peers for their more than 50 years of leadership.
Date: Jan 28, 2015
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