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Highlights from Wisconsin NRCS

Learn about our stories, the stories of conservation made possible through a shared purpose and commitment to helping landowners care for the land, use it productively, and excel as stewards for the future.

Featured in Fiscal Year 2018

> Investing in Your Farm's Future: Soil Health Principles March 6, 2018Over 400 producers and conservation partners attended the 2018 Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference: Investing in Your Farm’s Future...

> Cover Crop Conference Examines Role Conservation Practice Plays in Soil & Water Quality October 23, 2017Over 75 farmers and partners attended the Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference to discuss the role conservation practices play in soil and water quality....

Featured in Previous Years

> Chippewa Valley Farm-City Day Promotes Innovative Agriculture September 21, 2016 — Over 350 third and fourth graders from area schools, and close to three thousand general public and partners attended the two day Farm City Days in Menomonie, Wis....

> Green County Pasture Walk Highlights Using Annual Grasses to Increase Pasture Production September 12, 2016 — Around 20 people attended the event to walk through a local pasture, share knowledge, discuss conditions and the use of annual grasses to increase pasture production....

> Winnebago County Soil Health Field Day Teaches More Than Sustainability - Implementing Soil Health Principles to Improve Your Farm August 15, 2016 — Over 65 farmers, general public and partners attended a Soil Health Field Day in Omro, Wis...

> Wisconsin Land Judging Contests - FFA Students Participate July 27, 2016 — Over 40 students, participants, and volunteers attended the Monroe County Land Judging Competition, Thursday, July 14, 2016, to learn about judging land and soil...

> Demonstration Farm Field Day Success - Tips on Cover Crops, Drought Proofing, and More June 17, 2016 —The Lower Fox River Watershed, just south of Green Bay, is home to a network of farms that demonstrate...

> Managing for Soil Health - Chippewa County Farmer Proves Value in Cover Crops May 9, 2016 —Steve Siverling, a Chippewa County farmer located in Bloomer, Wis., is a serious advocate and success story for soil health...

> The NRCS Web Soil Survey Uses and Limitations in Wisconsin May 2, 2016 —Soil is a living and life-giving natural resource farmers depend on daily. The National Cooperative Soil Survey Program is essential in understanding soil types...

> Lower Fox Demonstration Farms: Edge-of-Field Monitoring Update February 23, 2016 —The Lower Fox River Watershed, just south of Green Bay, is home to a network of farms that demonstrate the best, leading-edge conservation...

> Meet The Lower Fox Demonstration Farms Network Producers January 5, 2015 —The Lower Fox River Watershed, just south of Green Bay, is home to a network of farms that demonstrate the best, leading edge conservation...

> Pollinator Week Highlights Addition of Bee-Friendly Prairie Habitat June 19, 2015 — James MacDonald owns 120 acres of rural land in Green County, Wisconsin. Through USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service...

> Pollinator Week Highlights Buzzing Success of Local Beekeeper June 19, 2015 — Pam Gasper, of Chaseburg, Wisconsin, has been a bee keeper for the past three years. She recently restored 2 acres on her property...

> Jason Nemecek Receives 2015 Soil Scientist of the Year Award June 12, 2015 — Wisconsin State Soil Scientist, Jason Nemecek, receives prestigious National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS), Soil Scientist of the Year Award...

> NRCS, Wisconsin State Office, Selected as Federal Agency of the Year May 7, 2015 — Government employee public service recognition week is celebrated the first week of May. Each year, the Greater Madison Federal Agency Association honors men and women who serve...

> CONSERVE WISCONSIN: This Earth Day, We Salute the Soil April 22, 2015 — Eighty years ago, on April 14, 1935, an ominous wall of blowing sand and dust swept across the Great Plains. This day is known in history as Black Sunday...