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True to our Roots: NRCS and Soil Conservation | NRCS

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) was built, quite literally, from the ground up. Originally known as the Soil Erosion Service in 1933 then the Soil Conservation Service starting in April of 1935, the agency was created in response to the high rates of soil erosion seen across the Great Plains during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.

Source: True to our Roots: NRCS and Soil Conservation | NRCS

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