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Success Stories: NRCS’ Work with Organic Producers

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Habitat and Biodiversity Growing Organic with NRCS: Habitat and Biodiversity
Irrigation Homepage Feature Growing Organic with NRCS: Irrigation and Water Management
PastureMgmt-HomepageFeature Growing Organic: Livestock and Pasture Management


In Oneida County, Wisconsin, we visit James Lake Farms, an organic cranberry marsh owned and operated by John and Nora Stauner.

#Fridaysonthefarm: Organic Producer Delivers Cranberries to the Table

HIgh Tunnel image Growing all Seasons: High Tunnels
HealthySoil-HomepageFeature Growing Organic: Healthy Soil

Growing Organic with NRCS

#Fridaysonthefarm: Small Scale Conservation Brings Big Yields Web Thumb

#Fridaysonthefarm: Small-Scale Conservation Brings Big Yields for Fiddlehead Farm in Oregon

#Fridaysonthefarm: Iowa Farmer Uses Roller Crimper in Organic No-Till System

#Fridaysonthefarm: Iowa Farmer Uses Roller Crimper in Organic No-Till System


#Fridaysonthefarm: From Washington, D.C. to Africa, to Farming in Alabama 

FOTF Farming Nature Homepage feature

Taking the High Ground and Farming with Nature

FOTF Science Watering Homepage feature

Watering Crops the Scientific Way

Moses Momanyi knew a lot about farming when he immigrated to America from Kenya, but MFA taught him the logistics of bringing produce to market. Image taken from Minnesota Food Association video.

Growing Farmers

The Homeless Garden Project in Santa Cruz, California provides sanctuary, refuge and meaningful work for homeless citizens within the healing environment of a three-acre organic farm. New Beginnings Spring from the Homeless Garden Project
Organic practices foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity.

Conservation and Biological Diversity in Organic Production

Oregon organic farmer Chris Roehm says the secret is in the soil.

Oregon Organic Farmer Unlocks Soil Health Secrets

Organic Tools Taking the Mystery Out of USDA Tools for Organic Agriculture article
Organic farmers Cameron Green and Eric Wittenbach are using a seasonal high tunnel and conservation Legacy for the Land: How NRCS is helping a beginning farmer with organic agriculture and seasonal high tunnels
Organic Handbook image NEW: Organic Farming Handbook (eDirectives)
Montana Video Screen

Video: The public television series, “This American Land,” recently featured NRCS’ work with some organic producers in Montana.

Watch the 7-minute video here. offsite link image   

Andrew Malucelli Story: Montana soil conservationist, organic farmer work together to reach conservation goals