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Conservation... Our Purpose. Our Passion.

Conservation... Our Purpose. Our Passion.

Conservation...Our Purpose. Our Passion. The purpose and passion for conservation is shared among many. It is shared between NRCS employees and partners who help people help the land. And it is shared by the landowners with whom we work. Our passion is manifested through the benefits derived from stewardship of private lands--benefits we all enjoy, such as cleaner water and air, improved soils and abundant wildlife habitat.

Learn about our stories, the stories of conservation made possible through a shared purpose, a shared passion and a shared commitment to conservation.

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Web Soil Survey - your link to soils information

Web Soil Survey

Simple yet powerful way to access and use soil data.  Learn about the types of soil on your property and how to manage them better.

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Remain in Compliance when using HEL land for forage during drought

Maintain Highly Erodible Land Compliance in North Carolina When Corn Stover or Soybeans are Harvested for Livestock Feed During 2007 Drought

NRCS has released information on how farmers can remain in compliance on Highly Erodible Land, EQIP, and CSP when harvesting grain crops like corn or soybeans as a replacement for hay during the 2007 drought.

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Last Modified: 02/13/2008



The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment.