Q&A with Keith Argow

By Mike Beacom Keith Argow has been actively involved in national forestry issues for more than 50 years. He received undergraduate degrees from Colorado College and the University of Michigan, … Continue reading

July 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sentinel Landscapes designated in Fl., Minn., & N.C.

By Jaime Simon WASHINGTON, July 24, 2016 – The U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA), Defense (DoD), and the Interior have designated Avon Park Air Force Range in Florida, Camp Ripley … Continue reading

July 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

NACD takes on the West’s wild horses, burros problem

By Emma Shumway WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 – Together with other members of the National Horse and Burro Rangeland Management Coalition (NHBRMC), the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) held … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Will Congress Do in 2016?

In 2016, Congress will have a lot on its schedule, especially in the area of agriculture. The first issues that Congress will probably address first are ones that were not … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday to the Soil Conservation Act!

Happy 80th birthday to the Soil Conservation Act! This ground-breaking legislation created the Soil Conservation Service, now the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and kicked off the conservation district … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Honoring Honest Abe: A President’s Legacy

One hundred and fifty years ago today, one of the greatest and most revered Presidents of the Unites States was committed to the ages.  On April 15, 1865 at 7:22 … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment