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Publications & Fact Sheets

Most publications and posters on this page are created by NH NRCS, some have been reposted from the NRCS National Distribution Center.
Some publications are courtesy of our partners.  
Five Steps to Assistance
 

5 Steps to NRCS Financial Assistance
How to get technical and financial assistance from NRCS for farms, ranches and forests.

 

 

6 Steps to Conservation Easements

6 Steps to Conservation Easements
How to protect your farmland or protect and restore wetlands with a conservation easement.

About NRCS

About NRCS
NRCS works with farmers, ranchers and forest landowners across the country to help them boost agricultural productivity and protect our natural resources through conservation.

Guide to Farm Bill in NH

NRCS Guide to the 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Programs in NH
This guide highlights the focus of NH Farm Bill programs and provides a chart detailing the highlights of each program.

 

 

Conservation Planning

Conservation Planning
20 page booklet covering: planning then, now, and in the future, what is contained in a conservation plan, the planning strategy, conservation road map, and key principles.

 

Conservation Planning

Conservation Planning
Learn all about the processes of smart planning and how it can work for you and your land.

 

Agricultural Management Assistant

Agriculture Management Assistance Brochure
AMA assists agricultural producers to manage risk and address issues such as water management, water quality, and erosion control by incorporating conservation practices into their farming operations.

Conservation Innovation Grant

Conservation Innovation Grants Brochure
This is a voluntary program intended to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies.

 

Conservation Technical Assistance

Conservation Technical Assistance Brochure
This program provides voluntary conservation technical assistance to land-users, communities, units of state and local government and other Federal agencies in planning and implementing conservation systems.

CSP Brochure

Conservation Stewardship Program Brochure
CSP encourages agricultural and forestry producers to maintain existing conservation activities and adopt additional ones on their operations.

 

EQIP Program Brochure

Environmental Quality Incentives Program Brochure
Through this voluntary conservation program, farmers and foresters amy receive financial and technical help with conservation practices on agricultural land.
 

RCPP Fact Sheet

 RCPP Fact Sheet
The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) promotes coordination between NRCS and its partners to deliver conservation assistance to producers and landowners.

ACEP Fact Sheet

ACEP Fact Sheet
The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) provides financial and technical assistance to help conserve agricultural lands and wetlands and their related benefits.

 

Agricultural Land Easements Brochure
 

Agricultural Land Easements Brochure
NRCS provides financial assistance to eligible partners for purchasing Agricultural Land Easements that protect the agricultural use and conservation values of eligible land. 

How to get Wetland Reserve Easement
 
How Wetland Reserve Easements Work
8 page brochure detailing the process and requirements for obtaining a Wetland Reserve Easement.
Wetland Reserve Easements Wetlands Reserve Easement Brochure
NRCS provides technical and financial assistance directly to private landowners and Indian tribes to restore, protect, and enhance wetlands through the purchase of a wetland reserve easement.

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Farm and Forest Conservation and Conservation Practice Information

Energy

Energy Efficiency Fact Sheet

Energy Efficiency Fact Sheet
Discusses NRCS national on-farm energy initiative and practices eligible for financial assistance

Bio Diesel

Renewable Energy - Biodiesel
A popular renewable source for farm and vehicle use, it provides a way to diversity a farm's product mix and revenue system. 

Off Grid Solar Renewable Energy - Off Grid Solar
Solar panels can provide power for electric fences and livestock watering systems.
Renewable Energy Ethanol Renewable Energy - Ethanol
Ethanol is currently the primary biofuel used in passenger vehicles. It is made from crops such as corn, sugar beets, and sugar cane.
Save Energy Save Money Save Energy, Save Money
This is a tri-fold brochure outlining mechanisms for implementing conservation practices that contribute to energy efficiency and fuel savings. (2006)
Irrigation and Water management
 
Irrigation and Water Management
Meet the needs of growing plants in a manner that avoids extended soil saturation and runoff.

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Grazing

Native Warm Season Grasses Native Warm Season Grasses Grazing 2017 Grazing and Pasture Management Assistance Northeast Pasture Consortium Northeast Pasture Consortium

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New England Cottontail

NEC Fact Sheet New England Cottontail NE Cottontail Rabbits in NH NE Cottontail Rabbits in NH Restoring a Rare Rabbit Restoring a Rare Rabbit

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Organic Agriculture

National Organic Agriculture Farming Handbook

National Organic Farming Handbook

Organic Agriculture

Organic Agriculture

Growing Organic Booklet Growing Organic Booklet
Organic Farming Fact Sheet Transitioning to Organic Assistance for Organic Operations Assistance for Certified Organic Producers    

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Pollinators

Farming for Pollinators Farming for Pollinators Farming With Pollinators Farming with Pollinators Identifying Bees Learn About Native Bees
Plantings for Pollinator Conservation Plantings for Pollinator Conservation Wild Pollinators for Orchards Wild Pollinators of Eastern Apple Orchards

Pollinator Partnership Posters

Newer ones are available from NRCS.  See posters, below.
       

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Water and Water Quality

Riparian Buffers Work Riparian Buffers Work Conservation Buffers Conservation Buffers Weathering Drought Weathering Drought
What is a watershed What Is a Watershed? Farm and Forest Water Quality Farm and Forest Water Quality for Landowners Irrigation and Water management Irrigation and Water Management
Trees for Water Quality Working Trees for Water Quality        

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Miscellaneous

Bats brochure image Bats          Lets Restore NH Beaver Flowages Let's Restore NH Beaver Flowages Growing Carbon Growing Carbon
New England Forestry Initiative NE Forestry Initiative Seasonal High Tunnel Fact Sheet Seasonal High Tunnel Fact Sheet Supporting NH Economy Supporting NH's Economy and Security

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Posters, Banners and Stickers

ACEP ALE poster ACEP 
Agricultural Land
Easements
ACEP WRE poster ACEP 
Wetlands Reserve Easement
Bounty of Bees Bounty of Bees
EQIP Conservation

Conservation Plan

NRCS NH General Practices NRCS NH Multi-use Poster Click to enlarge Monarch Highway Poster
Job Fair poster Job Fair Soil Health Soil Health Orchids Poster
 
Orchids
Pollinator poster Pollinators Pollinator Poster Pollinator Practices Trees for bees Trees for Bees
The Twelve Orders of Soil Taxonomy Twelve
Orders of Soil 
Taxonomy
Water Cycle Water
Cycle
Water Quality Water Quality
Grazing Practices Grazing Practices Dung Beetles Dung Beetles NEC Range Poster New England Cottontail Range
Certified Organic Poster Certified Organic  Maple Poster Maple Sugaring Poster Forestry Poster Forestry Practices Poster
What NRCS Does NRCS Programs Banner
(33" x 81")
Voluntary NRCS Programs NRCS Programs Are Voluntary Banner
(33" x 81")
Conservation Planning Banner

Conservation Planning Banner
(33" x 81")

NRCS Banner

NRCS Banner
(3' x 8')

Programs are Voluntary NRCS 
Programs Are Voluntary Banner

(33" x 81")
Programs are Voluntary NRCS 
Programs Are Voluntary Banner

(33" x 81")
Conservation Stickers   Click to enlarge 3" round Conservation Plan Stickers  

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Jobs

NRCS Careers Challenging Careers in the NRCS Earth Team Volunteers NRCS Earth Team Volunteers

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Dispute Resolution

Mediation brochure Mediation Appeals brochure Appeals Equitable relief Equitable Relief

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