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A Disabled Veteran’s Perseverance Produces Fruit and Vegetables

Travis Fugate is a blind, disabled Veteran that runs a 31-acre farm in eastern Kentucky with the help of his family and the community around him.

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with the Paez Family

Hard work, sacrifice, perseverance, pride, and partnerships are recurring themes in many stories about agriculture and conservation - Mr. Louis Paez’s story is no exception.

Western Waterfowl Initiative - A Focused Conservation Project

Locally led conservation is the cornerstone of a partnership between federal, state and local conservation entities. The Western KY Waterfowl Initiative, a partnership between USDA-NRCS and Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife (KDFWR) is a great example of that partnership working well.

National Conservation Practice Standards Have Been Updated

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has updated its national conservation practice standards. The 2018 Farm Bill required NRCS to review all 169 of its national conservation practices, to increase flexibility and incorporate new technologies.


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