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NRCS is Open for Business

During a government shutdown, agencies that receive mandatory funding or have funds appropriated in prior years carried forward, can continue to serve customers using that money.  NRCS is in this category and is open for business. Contact your USDA Service Center for assistance.

Organic Farming

Organic farming systems reflect several fundamental principles that early innovators established through
careful observation of soils, crops, livestock, and life processes in natural and agricultural systems.

Preserving History through Partnerships

Partnerships play a vital role in the existence of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). In December 2015, the North Dakota State Water
Commission (NDSWC) announced online availability of an aerial photography map service ...

Soil Health Systems Approach During Drought Paying Dividends

This summer, North Dakota has experienced extreme heat mixed with very little rainfall, causing drought conditions to occur especially on the western side of the state. Currently, 43 percent of the state is in extreme drought..

Wetland Mitigation Banking Program

A new wetland mitigation banking program provides market-based efforts that offer options to America’s agricultural producers.  

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Web Applications & Tools

A list of Web-based resources for access to natural resource data collected by NRCS.

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Información de NRCS en español.

NRCS State Websites

Find local program and technical information on our NRCS state websites.

Limited English Proficiency

Information on Limited English Proficiency.

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