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The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides a variety of agency forms and free publications about conserving our natural resources.  To browse the list of available items, enter the title, a keyword (such as "water" or "soil"), or the publication/form number in the 'Search' box below.  To view the entire list, click on "Browse All".  Click here to review the "How To Order On-line" Fact Sheet.

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New and Featured Items
  
2014 Farm Bill brochure
Conservation practices and programs for your land. The 2014 Farm Bill brochure, measuring 5 ½ x 8 ½ inches folded, describes the 2014 Farm Bill conservation programs, including a table explaining each, suggestions for resource concerns, and FAQs. (2015)
2017 Soil Planner
The 2017 Soils Planner focuses on the soils resources' inherent beauty and its ability to record memory of past climates on Earth. (2017)
National Organic Farming Handbook
Available as a downloadable pdf. It covers everything from organic farming principles to cross-walking the National Organic Program with NRCS’s conservation practice standards.
SGI-Conserve Our Western Roots Poster
Produced by the Sage Grouse Initiative, this poster illustrates how promoting healthy and diverse native plant roots in the sagebrush sea benefits everyone. For more information, visit: http://www.sagegrouseinitiative.com/roots/. Size 18 x 24 inches. (2016)
Soil Survey Manual
The Soil Survey Manual, USDA Handbook No. 18, Fourth Edition, provides the major principles and practices needed for making and using soil surveys and for assembling and using related data. This work is performed by the National Cooperative Soil Survey in the United States and by other similar organizations worldwide. The Manual provides guidance, methodology, and terminology for conducting a soil survey. (2017)
Soil Survey Manual-CD version
Restricted to 1 copy! This is a CD version of The Soil Survey Manual, USDA Handbook No. 18, Fourth Edition, provides the major principles and practices needed for making and using soil surveys and for assembling and using related data. This work is performed by the National Cooperative Soil Survey in the United States and by other similar organizations worldwide. The Manual provides guidance, methodology, and terminology for conducting a soil survey. (2017)
The Hope in Healthy Soil Video-Chapters
Educational video series explores how farmers are breathing new life into soil A new, seven-part video series, broke into chapters, produced by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service explores how an increasing number of farmers throughout the country are creating a new hope in healthy soil by regenerating our nation’s living and life-giving soil. The video series is designed to help consumers, educators and students understand many of the important principles and practices behind the growing soil health movement and how soil health management systems provide a wide range of on- and off-farm benefits for everyone. Chapters include: Introduction Unlocking the secrets in the soil Do not disturb – No-till farming Farmers going under ‘cover’ The benefits of going under ‘cover’ Mixing it up—the power of diversity The hope in healthy soil—Off-farm benefits (2016)
The Hope in Healthy Soil Video-Loop
Educational video series explores how farmers are breathing new life into soil A new, seven-part video series produced by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service explores how an increasing number of farmers throughout the country are creating a new hope in healthy soil by regenerating our nation’s living and life-giving soil. The video series is designed to help consumers, educators and students understand many of the important principles and practices behind the growing soil health movement and how soil health management systems provide a wide range of on- and off-farm benefits for everyone. Run time 19:31 minutes. (2016)


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