USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida wants organic producers to know there is a new booklet that was developed to assist in communicating about NRCS programs organic production. The new “Ask NRCS” brochure covers a variety of natural resource concerns and conservation practices including soils, water, air, plants, animals and energy. Conservation technical assistance through NRCS helps farmers and ranchers address opportunities, concerns, and problems concerning natural resources and make sound land management decisions.
NRCS can help you develop a conservation plan or a conservation activity plan for your farm, provide technical assistance to address resource concerns identified in the plan, along with financial assistance to help you reach your conservation goals.
To learn more about the new “Ask NRCS” brochure for organic farmers, contact your local USDA Service Center. Or it can be ordered at https://nrcspad.sc.egov.usda.gov/DistributionCenter/ under “New and Featured Items” or by searching “organic.”