NACD Announces Technical Assistance Funding

The National Association of Conservation Districts has secured a $10 million cooperative agreement with NRCS to further enhance conservation district technical assistance across the nation.  A significant portion of the granted funds will be awarded directly to conservation districts to hire staff where additional capacity is needed to […]

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Wendell Berry

Good farmers, who take seriously their duties as stewards of Creation and of their land’s inheritors, contribute to the welfare of society in more ways than society usually acknowledges, or even knows. These farmers produce valuable goods, of course; but they also conserve soil, they conserve water, they conserve wildlife, they conserve open space, they conserve scenery.

Brenda Sutton Rose

This land pulses with life. It breathes in me; it breathes around me; it breathes in spite of me. When I walk on this land, I am walking on the heartbeat of the past and the future. And that’s only one of the reasons I am a farmer.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

I consider the soil conservation districts movement one of the most important developments in the whole history of agriculture.