Getting the Dirt On Line

Cindy Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s NRCS now has it’s Web Soil Survey on-line. Alabama Soil Data Quality Specialist George Martin talks about how it can help growers in his state. Report (1:00 wma)

Backyard Conservation

Cindy Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama says conservation is something we can all do right in our own backyards. Report (1:00 wma)

Paving Roads Can Help Waterways

Cindy Florida, USDA-NRCS

Unpaved roads can cause sediment to pollute nearby streams, so paving them can help natural resources as well as save county road managers time and money in the long run. Report (1:00 wma)

AL NRCS on the WWW


Find out about NRCS programs and other information 24/7 on the Alabama NRCS website. Report (1:00 wma)

NRCS Irrigation Calculator Coming Soon


NRCS Chief Bruce Knight says farmers will soon be able to calculate ways to save on irrigation costs. Check out the NRCS energy calculators for tillage and fertilizer already on-line. Report (1:00 wma)