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Mississippi’s Traveling Soil Health Rainfall Simulator

Mississippi NRCS has a unique traveling visual educational tool known as a Rainfall Simulator.  This rainfall simulator demonstrates the effects of conservation practices such as no-till farming, cover crops, residue management, and prescribed grazing effects that improve soil health and water cycling on agricultural lands.

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Hurricane Causes Property Restoration on Forestland in George County

As a result of the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina, Mary Abraham's property became overgrown with undesirable and invasive plant species.  NRCS’s Lucedale Field Office staff met with Mrs. Abraham to discuss her overall objectives for the property.

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JerryCrawford2Innovative Farmer Dedicates Years to Improving the Land

Jerry Crawford in Holmes County strives to constantly improve his operation through invested funds, labor, and time.  As a young adult, Crawford spent many years in the northern region of the United States and would occasionally travel south. After serving 3 years, 4 months, and 28 days in the US Army, to be exact, he accepted employment with the transit bus system in Chicago.

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Promoting Pollinator


NRCS of Mississippi Creates Pollinator habitats in a Jackson City Park

June is National Pollinator Month and the USDA-NRCS is making efforts in sustaining pollinator habitats across the country.

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