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Your local NRCS offices are open during the partial government shutdown.  If you have business with NRCS or want to begin working with NRCS, our offices will be open.

NRCS Works to Promote Soil Health Among Maryland Landowners

Lewis Smith, a fourth-generation farmer from Easton, Maryland, is working with NRCS to explore the benefits of healthy soil through a five-year cover-crop study on his 340-acre Beaver Dam Farm.

MD NRCS Assists Waterman with Oyster Restoration Projects in the Chesapeake Bay

As efforts to help restore the Chesapeake Bay Watershed continue to be a Maryland priority, the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service works with farmers on water and on land to improve the Bay’s health.

NRCS Works with Landowners to Create Habitat for “At-Risk” Warblers

Landowners partner with NRCS to create habitats for the golden-winged warbler and the cerulean warbler in the Appalachian region. In Maryland, foresters in Allegany County and Garrett County are targeting private forested lands to create high quality environments for these warblers.

NRCS Celebrates 25 Years of Preserving Farms and Wetlands

Maryland celebrated a milestone this week as it marked the 25th anniversary of conservation easements.

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