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Earth Day Every Day

On Earth Day we celebrate the farmers, ranchers and foresters who’ve arranged their lives and livelihoods to improve the environment for us all.

#FridaysOnTheFarm: Goats and Gardens in Jackson, Mississippi

Meet Cindy Ayers-Elliott, a CEO-turned-farmer who raises goats and grows fresh produce in Jackson, Mississippi.

Over 34,000 Volunteers Helped NRCS Accomplish its Mission in 2017

This week, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) celebrates its Earth Team volunteers who dedicate their time and talents each year to help our nation’s growers build productive and sustainable operations.

Honoring Our Founder: Hugh Hammond Bennett

NRCS’ founder, known as the father of soil conservation, was born on April 15, 1881. Find out more about his life, legacy and the soil conservation movement in the U.S.

#FridaysOnTheFarm: Growing a Dairy One Scoop at a Time

Jared and Treacy Weeks are growing their dairy operations, which produces fresh, local milk and ice cream in Ringoes, New Jersey.

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