CSP is a voluntary conservation program that encourages producers to address resource concerns in a comprehensive manner. Interested producers may submit applications at local USDA Service Centers until 1/17/14.
It’s responsible for nearly all life on the planet, but rarely gets the respect it deserves. On December 5, this living and life-giving resource is finally getting its day—across the state and across the globe. Celebrate World Soil Day on December 5
Eric and Deborah Beard own Bethel Lane Farms, a small 25 acre farm in Clinton County, Ohio. The Beards grow a variety of vegetables, herbs, and spices. The Beards increased their growing season with funding from the Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative.
The Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP) protects fertile agricultural land through easements. Now it's easier to enroll land through advanced certification.
David Brandt has had to learn about soil health by trial and error, but he wants others to have an easier road. "I want people to see our failures and our successes,” Brandt says.
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