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2018 USDA Ag Outlook Forum Offers Pre-Forum Field Trips on Farming and Research

Dan Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Experience farming and ag research first hand with two Pre-Forum Field Trips prior to the 2018 Agricultural Outlook Forum. Early arrivals may take part in two tour options on Wednesday, Feb. 21; the Forum takes place on Feb. 22-23 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Crystal City, Virginia. Clagett Farm in Upper Marlboro, Md. will host a farm conservation tour …


Celebration Florida H. S. Takes 1st Place Envirothon in Regional Competition

Dan Education, Environment, Florida, Soil, USDA-NRCS

Students from Celebration High School in Osceola County have placed first for the second year-in-a-row in the annual Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Regional Envirothon competition held February 8, 2018 at Harry P. Leu Gardens in Orlando. The 5-member winning team of sophomores and juniors was made up of Julian Landin, Matthew Eynan, Bradley Band, Spencer Schmidt, and Mason Theurer. Envirothon …


Financial Assistance Available for Soil Health through Alabama Partnership

Dan Alabama, Soil, USDA-NRCS

USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist for Alabama Ben Malone announced that the agency is providing funding to help landowners improve soil health by enhancing current conservation efforts through a Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project. This RCPP project will be funded through the Agency’s Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). A collaborative effort between NRCS and the Alabama Soil and …