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Leave It Be, Let It Grow

Soil is like the skin of the farm – a nourishing barrier for what grows above and beneath. Give your land a rugged, natural look by keeping the stubble and save time, money, and soil in the process.

Celebrating the Fruits of our Labor

This fall, we're showcasing the diversity of landscapes and agricultural operations in Virginia with a salute to our exceptional farmers, graziers, and watermen who help feed the nation with particular care to leave the land better than they found it.

Aquaculture Supports Bay Water Quality and Economy

Richard Harding Jr. has seen the ups and downs of the oyster industry and thinks aquaculture could hold the key to a brighter future for watermen and the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

Helping You Help Your Land ... Organically

Learn how NRCS conservation practices are helping organic producers like Virginia's Clif Slade build healthy soil.

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