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Take a tour of farm production and conservation in Massachusetts

A new interactive story map will take you on a tour of the Bay State, exploring Massachusetts agriculture through the work of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Farm Service Agency (FSA).

Saving Energy and Soil at Davidian Farm

With the help of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Mike Davidian of Davidian Farm in Northborough, Massachusetts, is improving energy efficiency and soil health.

Coronavirus and USDA Service Centers

USDA Service Centers are open for business by phone appointment only.

Protecting shellfish with porous pavement

Businesses and homes on Commercial St. in Provincetown have a nice view of Provincetown Harbor. On rainy days, however, the proximity of the street to the water was a problem for shellfish. Stormwater ran down the road, carrying contaminants into the harbor. The solution: porous pavement.

USDA announces new Massachusetts State Conservationist

Daniel Wright has been selected to serve as Massachusetts State Conservationist. Wright will oversee the agency’s programs, operations and staff in the Bay State. He will begin his new position on September 30th, succeeding Christine Clarke, who retired in May.


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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