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JFT sets 2020 priorities at annual meeting

The Joint Forestry Team (JFT) held its 2020 in-person meeting in Las Vegas as part of the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) Annual Meeting…

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The Joint Forestry Team’s purpose is to make recommendations that result in coordinated interagency delivery of forestry and conservation assistance for working forests, farms, and ranches.

Team participants seek to improve the sustainability of the nation’s forests in order to provide optimum levels of public benefits and ecosystem services.

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Fixing windbreaks in Kansas

Windbreaks are an important practice for many Kansas farmers and ranchers. Among many benefits they help protect the soil and… [...]

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Two Chiefs Partnership Awards

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) collect nominations each year for the Two Chiefs’ Partnership Awards. The awards are given to recognize successful conservation efforts made possible through partnerships among employees or officials from state forestry agencies and conservation districts, as well as Forest Service and NRCS, who have worked collaboratively to support conservation and forest stewardship.

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