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Bringing Oysters Back to Bissel Cove in North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Shellfish growers in Rhode Island are working with USDA to restore local oyster populations in a protected water body – Bissel Cove.

#FridaysOnTheFarm: Knowledge is Key

Meet Salvador Prieto and Martha Romero, owners of a 20-acre lemon and avocado orchard in Somis, California. Salvador’s interest in farming began as a young boy growing up on a small farm in Mexico.

5 Wetland Services for Your Operation and Beyond

Wetlands provide services that benefit communities, natural resources, and local economies.

#FridaysOnTheFarm: Oyster Farmer Raises the Bar

Meet Perry Raso, owner of Matunuck Oyster Bar in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. Perry’s interest in aquaculture began when he was young.

Ask the Expert: A Pollinator Q&A with Karin Jokela

Biologist Karin Jokela answers a few questions about how farmers and ranchers can use USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program to help pollinators.  


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