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Conservation Update

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FY 2020 Conservation Update
Monthly Issue Featured Stories
August 2020 (1.0 MB)
August 2020 Conservation Update Cover
Listening to the Land
July 2020 (1.0 MB)
July 2020 Conservation Update Cover
A Work in Progress
June 2020 (1.0 MB)
June 2020 Conservation Update Cover
Soil Health in Cajun Country
May 2020 (1.0 MB)
May 2020 Louisiana Conservation Update Cover
A Heaven Sent High Tunnel
April 2020 (1.0 MB)
April 2020 Conservation Update Cover
Second Generation Farmer
is Soil Health Innovator
February 2020 (1.0 MB)
February 2020 Conservation Update Cover
Being a Woman in Ag,
A Conversation with Kate Estrade
January 2020 (1.0 MB)
January 2020 Conservation Update Cover
A Conversation with Chad Kacir, Louisiana's New State Conservationist
November/December 2019 (1.0 MB)
November/December Conservation Update Cover
Home Sweet Home
October 2019 (1.0 MB)
October 2019 Conservation Update Cover
Conservation Gumbo



FY 2019 Conservation Updates
Monthly Issue Featured Stories
September 2019 (1.0 MB)
September 2019 Conservation Update Cover

Tales of Two Farmers in
Two Parishes on Small Acreages

August 2019 (1.0 MB)
August 2019 Conservation Update Cover
Conservation Across Generations
July 2019 (1.0 MB)
July 2019 Louisiana Conservation Update Cover
Farming is Poetry for Retired Marine
June 2019 (1.0 MB)
June 2019 Louisiana Conservation Update Cover
Growing Longleaf Pine for
Future Generations
May 2019 (1.0 MB)
May 2019 Conservation Update Cover
Soil Health Revolution!
April 2019 (1.0 MB)
April 2019 Conservation Update Cover
Twenty Years in the Making...
Wetland Reserve Success
in Catahoula Parish
March 2019 (1.0 MB)
March 2019 Conservation Update Cover
Conserving the Land for
Future Generations
February 2019 (1.0 MB)
February 2019 Conservation Update Cover
A Conversation with
New NRCS Chief
Matt Lohr
January 2019 (1.0 MB)
January 2019 Conservation Update Cover

Growing a Legacy...
Shortleaf Pine Restoratrion in
Lincoln Parish

November/December 2018 (1.0 MB)
November/December Conservation Update Cover
Tomatoes, Football Games and a
High Tunnel
October 2018(1.0 MB)
October 2018 Conservation Update Cover
Preserving the Past and Conserving
Resources for the Future



FY 2018 Conservation Updates
Monthly Issue Featured Stories
September 2018 (1.0 MB)
September 2018 Conservation Update Cover
It's All in the Process...
Conservation Planning at its BEST
August 2018 (1.0 MB)
August 2018 Conservation Update Cover

Take Care of the Land and
It Will Take Care of You

July 2018 (1.0 MB)
July 2018 Louisiana Conservation Update Cover
Working with Louisiana's Veterans
June 2018 (1.0 MB)
June 2018 Conservation Update Cover
Chicken Farming Made Better
May 2018 (1.0 MB)
May 2018 Louisiana Conservation Update Cover
A Legacy of Conservation, Cajun Style!
April 2018 (1.0MB)
April 2018 Conservation Update Cover
Investing in Soil Health for the Future
March 2018 (1.0MB)
March 2018 Louisiana Conservation Update Cover
Cows, Goats and Peacocks...Oh My!
February 2018
February 2018 Louisiana Conservation Update Cover
Bringing Back the Beauty
January 2018 (1.6MB)
January 2018 Louisiana Conservation Update Cover
Women in Ag:  A Conversation with
Louisiana Farmer, Ginny Marsh
December 2017 (1.5 MB)
December 2017 Conservation Update Cover
Healthy Soils Lead to High Tunnel Success
November 2017 (1.3 MB)
November 2017 Louisiana Conservation Update Cover

Celebrating 700,000 Acres & 25 Years
of Wetland Reserve Success



September 2017, Great Scott! Raising Chickens is More Than Meets the Eye

August 2017, Tree Planting Success in St. Mary Parish

July 2017, Working with Louisiana's Veterans, A Q & A with Wayne Patterson, Union Parish Farmer

June 2017, You've Got to Have a Dream

May 2017, Soil Health System 'Links' Lifestyle and Profitability for Louisiana Farmer

April 2017, Practice What You Preach

March 2017, Partnerships at Work in St. Landry Parish

February 2017, If You Build It, They Will Come...A Working Lands for Wildlife Success

January 2017, Saving a Louisiana Treasure

November 2016, A Place to Call HomeOctober 2016, It Takes A Village...Feral Hog Management in Natchitoches Parish

September 2016, Taking Conservation to the Next Level

August 2016, #LouisianaStrong

July 2016, Working with Louisiana's Veterans

June 2016, It Takes a Special Kind of Person

May 2016, A Sugarcane Revolution, How Sweet It Is

April 2016, Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

March 2016, Restoring Critical Wildlife Habitat

February 2016, No Change Beauregard Parish

January 2016, Growing Change in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans

November/December 2015, A Match Made in Heaven...Rice and Crawfish, the Perfect Union

October 2015, Wildlife Conservation in Franklin Parish

September 2015, 25 Years of CWPPRA Construction

August 2015, Farming by Technology

July 2015, Protect Thy Neighbor Flood Control in the Red River Valley

June 2015, Growing a Legacy in Winn Parish

May 2015, Doing More With Less in Bossier Parish

April 2015, Growing Grass-Fed Beef in Grant Parish

March 2015, Restoring Wetland Habitat on the Banks of the Red River in Natchitoches Parish

February 2015, Shoreline Protection Innovators

December 2014, Growing Grass for Healthy Cattle

November 2014, For the Greater Good Farmers Helping Farmers Gravity-fed drainage system uses Red River water for crop irrigation

October 2014, Red Bayou Comes to Life! Irrigation Project Completed in Caddo Parish

September 2014, Reaching Out in Franklin Parish StrikeForce in Louisiana

August 2014, Healthy Cows Healthy Farm Conservation in Tangipahoa Parish

July 2014, Sugarcane Farmer Rotates Soybeans and Reaps Benefits in Iberville Parish

June 2014, Special Edition: Stories from the Field

May 2014, It's All About Soil Health West Carroll Parish Cattle Producer is Sold on Conservation

April 2014, From the Rice Fields of Acadia Parish to Your Table Louisiana Crawfish

March 2014, Seasonal High Tunnel Success Growing Healthy Fruits, Vegetables and Children in Sabine Parish

February 2014, Partners in Conservation in Their Own Words

January 2014, We're Nuts About Pecans! in Natchitoches Parish

November 2013, How Sweet It Is! Sweet Potato Farming in Avoyelles Parish

October 2013, Louisiana's Master Farmer Program

September 2013, Poultry Producer Tames the Hills of Lincoln Parish

August 2013, Cattle Farming on Eight Acres (in a subdivision) Takes Drive and Ingenuity!

July 2013, What makes this farm more efficient? Solar-Powered Livestock Watering System

June 2013, Irrigation Tailwater Recovery

May 2013, Loving the Wildlife in Allen Parish

April 2013, We Have Always Been Here Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana River Cane Project

March 2013, Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Facility Richland/Morehouse Parish Farmers Protect Ground and Surface Waters

February 2013, Cover Crops Pay Big Dividends

December 2012, Zebras, Watusi and Zebu! Webster Parish Farmers are Hooked on Exotic Animals

November 2012, Living the Dream Union Parish Farmer Shares Secret to His Success

October 2012, Building an "NRCS" Fence Landowner Assists with Instructional Video