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Renewal Options for Expiring Conservation Stewardship Contracts

Through Conservation Stewardship Program, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service helps private landowners build their business while implementing conservation practices that help ensure the sustainability of their entire operation.


Parts of southern Georgia have been designated as the newest Sentinel Landscape designed to protect natural resources, enhance habitat for several key species and maintain military readiness.

Growing All Seasons with High Tunnels

The first things you notice at Crystal Organic Farm are the high tunnels – at current count, 26 of them! Clearly, this practice works for these farmers and enables their intensive year-round vegetable production.

Growing Organic

Organic agriculture is an ecologically based system that relies on preventative practices to deal with weeds, insects, and disease, using nontoxic methods. Synthetic fertilizers and do not use sewage, sludge, irradiation, or genetic engineering are avoided on their operations.

A Georgia Family's Roots Run Deep

Diverse ventures in row crops, cattle and timber has led to an array of benefits, including profitable lands, cleaner water downstream and top-notch wildlife habitat. Johnny Bembry is continuing what his great, great, great, great grandfather started.


NRCS Websites & Additional Assistance

Web Applications & Tools

A list of Web-based resources for access to natural resource data collected by NRCS.

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NRCS State Websites

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