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Dr. Hugh Hammond Bennett: Sparked the Creation of a Conservation Agency

Today’s farmers, ranchers, and private forest landowners are better prepared to maintain healthy and resilient soil due to the tireless efforts and contributions of Dr. Hugh H. Bennett, the Soil Conservaton Service's first Chief and the Father of Soil Conservation.

NRCS Idaho State Conservationist Champions Partnerships to Benefit Conservation

When Curtis Elke took over as Idaho State Conservationist of the Natural Resources Conservation Service more than five years ago, he noticed that there was an unusual level of cooperation between many state and federal agencies in the state.

New Conservation Concerns Tool Provides Customized Support

Interested in keeping your working land productive for years to come? Use our new Conservation Concerns Tool to learn about resource concerns that might impact your operation, then work with us on solutions targeted to your business needs.

Manage Your USDA Business Online, Conservation Client Gateway Retired

Farmers and ranchers can now do business with NRCS through by desktop computer, tablet, or phone.

Coronavirus and USDA Service Centers

USDA Service Centers open for business by phone appointment only.


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