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Thankful for Our Virginia Farmers

The holidays wouldn’t be the same without growers like Richard Moyer who help fill our plates. Thank you for working hard to bring us safe and delicious food every day. While every meal is different, they all have one thing in common: healthy soil.

Help Shape the New CSP

NRCS is now seeking public comments on its interim final rule for the Conservation Stewardship Program. Now available on the Federal Register, the rule takes effect upon publication and includes CSP changes prescribed by the 2018 Farm Bill. Feedback is due by Jan. 13, 2020.

Park the Plow and Save This Fall

No-till improves your soil’s water holding capacity and keeps it in place, preventing harmful runoff and erosion. The practice also saves time, money (fuel) and wear on equipment. It's an economically sound choice!

Meet our 2019 Minority Farmers of the Year

This dynamic father-son team has joined forces to re-establish the 125-acre Louisa County farm that has been in their family for over 100 years while protecting vital soil and water resources for the next generation.

RCPP Application Period Now Open

USDA is now seeking proposals for new collaborative projects to improve water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability. Proposals are due December 3, 2019. Learn more.


NRCS Websites & Additional Assistance

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

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