At its core, the NRCS is not just about conservation—it’s about fostering prosperous, sustainable futures for farmers and the communities they serve. Through its vast array of programs and grants, the NRCS endeavors to bridge the gap between traditional farming methods and innovative, sustainable strategies. This commitment ensures that our lands remain fertile, our waters clean, and our agricultural legacy preserved for generations to come.
NRCS Soil Carbon Amendment CPS 808/336
Understanding the Opportunity
Revitalizing the Earth’s Soil
A Book Review
Securing State-Level NRCS Grants
Unlock comprehensive support at the state level: tap into funding, skilled labor, and essential resources for your sustainable agricultural endeavors.
Learn more by digging into your state’s technical guide.
Conservation Innovation Grants
Percent of the nation's counties have soil maps provided by the NRCS.
Acres the NRCS has enrolled in new conservation easements since October, 2020
Dollars of financial support for NRCS conservation programs beginning fiscal year 2023
Essentially, all life depends upon the soil ... There can be no life without soil and no soil without life; they have evolved together.
– Charles E. Kellogg, USDA Yearbook of Agriculture, 1938