This year marked the 60th Anniversary for soil and water conservation being celebrated by Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) across the nation.
Texas A&M University Kingsville (TAMUK) agriculture students “stepped up” to the challenge of working during their summer vacation to gain hands-on training with the U.S. Department of Agriculture agencies, including NRCS.
Looks can be deceiving. Take the Houston Ship Channel located just east of the city of Houston. To the casual observer with a windshield view, they might briefly note the shipping vessels, grain elevators and day-to-day commerce as they speed by.
Forested ecosystems and pine plantations cover more than 12 million acres in east Texas and contribute an estimated total economic impact of $30.3 billion annually to the state’s economy.
Late last year, with the help of the USDA-NRCS, Flying Y Farms was able to build a high tunnel on their farmland near Tarzan, TX and quickly realized the benefits high tunnels have to offer.
Date: Oct 7, 2015
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Date: Dec 13, 2015
- Dec 16, 2015
6th National Conference on Grazing Lands
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