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Texas Farmer Recognized for Top-Notch Conservation Efforts

A Texas farmer recently received national recognition for his conservation efforts at the 2015 Outreach and Ag Education Expo hosted by the National Organization of Professional Black Natural Resources Conservation Service Employees (NOPBNRCSE) in Atlanta, Georgia. 

StrikeForce Awakens at Cowboy Breakfast in Maverick County

Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. At the 2016 Jesus “Chuy” Sanchez Memorial Cowboy Breakfast, over 1,000 people were served a traditional cowboy breakfast that would have made John Wayne proud. 

Flood control structures withstand El Nino generated storm waters

Areas of Texas continued to experience their fair share of El Nino related weather events as 2015 came to a close. Some areas of Texas had already received devastating historic rainfall totals in May and October and then along came late December rains.

Farmers and Ranchers Learn New CRP Options

Over the past 30 years, farmers and ranchers have realized benefits in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) to help control soil erosion and provide advantages to the environment.  

Collaborating in the Trinity River Watershed

The Trinity River Watershed supplies approximately half of Texans with their water. In 2015, through strategic partnerships as part of the USDA-NRCS National Water Quality Initiative, over 2.4 billion gallons of water were collectively restored to the Trinity River Watershed.  

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