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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.

New York Grazing Coalition Grazette - May 2015

Each month, the New York Grazing Coalition Grazette provides announcements about grazing events in New York and the northeast, along with informative tips for new and seasoned grazers.

2014 Farm Bill - 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.

USDA Provides $332M to Protect, Restore Ag Working Lands, Grasslands, Wetlands

NRCS will provide technical and financial assistance directly to private and tribal landowners to restore and protect natural habitats and ecosystem functions through the purchase of these easements.

USDA Seeks Applications for Conservation Innovation Grants

Applications are being accepted for up to $20 million in grants to facilitate creation of new, innovative markets for carbon credits, providing additional revenue sources for producers to use to address natural resource conservation challenges.


NRCS Websites & Additional Assistance

Web Applications & Tools

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

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Información de NRCS en español.

NRCS State Websites

Find local program and technical information on our NRCS state websites.

Limited English Proficiency

Information on Limited English Proficiency.

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