For 80 years, NRCS has been a pioneer in conservation, working with landowners, local and state governments, and other federal agencies to maintain healthy and productive working landscapes.
Producers who want crop insurance for 2016, must be in compliance by June 1, 2015. Use these five steps to ensure you are in compliance.
When water runs over fields to rivers and streams it can take soil with it. Since it takes 1,000 years to build an inch of soil farmers want it to stay in place and keep it healthy. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative helps farmers do just that, which benefits their farm and Great Lakes.
Farmers Protecting Our Lake signs identify cover crop fields and promote awareness of conservation tied to Lake Erie water quality.
USDA is working with landowners, agricultural groups, and community leaders to restore and protect the Great Lakes. Protecting Lake Erie Article
Helping People Help the Land
Cover Crops Help To Improve Water Quality
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