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NACD’s Conservation Leadership Tour shows conservation in action

By Emma Shumway WASHINGTON, July 24, 2016 – Attendees of NACD’s 2016 summer meeting had the pleasure of taking an all-day tour of some of Minnesota’s most beautiful working landscapes. … Continue reading

July 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s Envirothon? NACD’s Katie Stump explains.

By Whitney Forman-Cook WASHINGTON, June 17, 2016 – The National Association of Conservation Districts works in tandem with the National Conservation Foundation to implement nationwide programming that promotes conservation education. … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

NACD sits in on Water Quality Trading Conference

By Coleman Garrison WASHINGTON, June 7, 2016 – Just two weeks ago, NACD was deep driving into evaluation mechanisms for water quality trading programs. NACD and other attendees at the … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to Benefit from Cover Cropping? Give it Time!

Guest Authors:  Marie Veyrier and Sarah Mine, Datu Research, LLC. When Iowa farmer Frank Moore decided to try cover cropping in 2013, he knew he would face up-front costs. As … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Soil Health Champion stories inspire and inform

Want to learn about soil health from some of the best producers and land managers in the country? Visit NACD’s growing list of Soil Health Champions. The profiles provide a … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

October is ‘Soil and its Products’ Month

Soil and Products We Use The Soil Science Society of America has chosen the month of October, in this the International Year of Soils, to showcase the range of products … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

September is Soils Protect the Environment Month

Soils Protect the Environment 2015 is the International Year of Soils, and the Soil Science Society of America has chosen September to highlight soil’s role in protecting the natural environment.  … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment