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When is a Weed Not a Weed?

Sometimes a weed is not a weed.  Sometimes a weed is the best tool for the job. 

Proven Plants for Conserving our Natural Resources

NRCS Plant Materials Centers continue to evaluate and select plants used for protecting and conserving our Nation’s natural resources.  Check out the latest plant materials released to the public during fiscal year 2020.

Plant Materials Center Resources for Coastal Restoration Efforts

Plant Materials Centers collaborate with many agencies and organizations to improve the health of coastal ecosystems throughout the East and Gulf Coasts.

Stabilizing Irrigation Reservoir Slopes with 'Halifax' Maidencane

Stabilizing soil around irrigation reservoirs is imperative to maintain the function of the reservoir and to improve its water quality.  Native, semi aquatic plants are well suited for this task.

Maximizing the benefits of cover crops for soil health

Taking advantage of differences in cover crop species and varieties allows better customization of cover crop plantings.

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