More than 1 million acres of farmland across the United States has rebounded from drought as nearly 2,000 producers took advantage of conservation funding by the USDA Natural Conservation Service. “This tremendous response reflects the severity of this year’s drought conditions, “said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “The level of producer participation is also a testament to the hard work of USDA and other federal agencies to help farmers and ranchers weather one of the worst droughts in decades.” Producers in 22 states affected by the drought implemented conservation practices such as nutrient management, prescribed grazing and conservation tillage to build healthier soil that leads to better harvests and cleaner water and air. Learn more.
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