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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.

Several of our publications are also available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Format. Please note that in order to view these publications, Adobe Acrobat is required.

New and Featured Items
2017 AIAN poster
2017 AIAN Heritage Month Poster- “Big Water of Life-Water is the essential element” This year’s poster created by Florida Seminole Tribal member. The theme and title reflects the tribal perspective on the importance of Water and how the Seminole culture in the past and in the present identifies with water.
2018 Soil Planner
These are restricted to 3 copies outside of the government, 50 copies to government agencies. The 2018 Soils Planner combines beautiful imagery with ample space to enter daily activities in a monthly format. The imagery explores the relationships among soils and landscapes in the 12 USDA soil survey regions. (2017)
Growing Organic: NRCS Assistance for Organic Farmers
Restricted to 990 for states; 180 for organic partners, 1 for public.. This beautifully illustrated 32 page publication visually depicts how NRCS can assist organic or transitioning growers. Many of these conservation practices are useful on all kinds of farms. (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.
Pocket Guide to Sagebrush
NRCS and conservation partners collaborated on a pocket guide with information on the many plants of the sagebrush landscape, ranging from sagebrush to wheatgrass. Order this free guide to learn more about the plants of this unique landscape. Maximum 1 per non-NRCS customer. Maximum 50 per NRCS customer.
Pocket Guide to Sagebrush Birds
NRCS and conservation partners collaborated on a pocket guide with information on the many birds of the sagebrush landscape, ranging from the sage grouse to the Brewer’s sparrow. Order this free guide to learn more about the birds of this unique landscape. Maximum 50 per NRCS customer.Maximum 1 per non-NRCS customer.
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: 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)

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