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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!

Make Your Voice Heard

NRCS is now seeking public comments on 13 updated standards for planning, designing, installing, operating and maintaining conservation practices. The agency will gather feedback on 94 total practices in the coming months through postings on the Federal Register. Feedback is due by Nov. 21.

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.

"Bee" a Friend to Pollinators

Making room for pollinators on your farm isn’t too difficult or expensive. Virginia NRCS wants to help you make those improvements that will not only benefit bees, bats, butterflies, and birds but help your land as well.


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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