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When It Comes to Conservation, A Voluntary, Public-Private Partnership Approach Gets Results

By December 15, 2022December 21st, 2022News Posts

When federal government and agricultural producers collaborate on conservation, great things happen. And the Hardwick Planting Co in Newellton, Louisiana is a prime example, says Chad Kacir from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in conversation with New Food editor Josh Minchin. The practices the Hardwick family have implemented – from cover crops to returning natural wetlands to bottomland hardwood forest – have led to myriad benefits for the farm, the environment and wildlife habitat. Tune in to Josh’s interview with NRCS’ Chad Kacir for more on:

  • The advantages of a voluntary approach to conservation
  • How networks of ‘champions’ help advance sustainability
  • The increasing uptake of new conservation practices

Watch it here.

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