Conservation & Innovation Preserve Water Resources for Generations to Come

Outlet: USDA

May 29, 2014

Farmers have always been particularly attuned to the forces of nature – it’s in the job description, after all. When the regularity of growing seasons collides with the irregularity of extreme conditions like droughts, floods, windstorms, the American farming community is motivated to innovate and conserve. For years, farmers have been leveraging the collective power of research & promotion programs to invest in research that improves on-farm practices through both innovation and conservation. Their efforts, with oversight from USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), has resulted in significant water & soil conservation, safeguarding our land for future generations.