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Black Bayou Culverts Hydrological Restoration (CS-29)

The marsh within this area has been suffering from excessive water levels within the lakes subbasin that kills vegetation, prevents growth of desirable annual plant species, and contributes to shoreline erosion. 128 more words

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Bumble Bee Ecology and Conservation

Join the conversation to learn the conservation status of North America’s bumble bees (including the federally endangered rusty patched bumble bee, Bombus affinis), threats they face, and conservation measures known to support healthy bee communities. 209 more words

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To get big wheat yields, you must watch these videos on the basics.

4Well I guess actually you don’t HAVE to watch these videos but it sure helps.  The videos are a bit long and they are a bit old.  66 more words

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

We are building a new WASCoB terrace at our Steen farm, on the south side of Wheatland.  This addition should improve the performance of the erosion-reduction efforts at that location.  382 more words

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Time for your Soil Health Check Up!

Today’s guest post is by Marty Adkins, Assistant State Conservationist for Iowa Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a member of the Iowa Learning Farms Steering Committee. 402 more words

Soil Microbes Every Agronomist Should Know

This webinar is sponsored by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service – Science and Technology, National Technology Support Centers

What will you learn?

This webinar will focus on the challenges and benefits of managing soil biology rather than relying only on chemically based systems, along with the key roles that soil microbes play in agroecosystems. 157 more words

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NRCS Engineering Pathways Internship available in Pierre, SD

Engineering NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Services) Pathways Internship opened on 11/02/2017  and closes on 11/09/2017

There are 18 vacancies in the following locations : IA, IL, MO, OK, NE, SD, TX, WI… 52 more words

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