Tennessee NRCS Offers $2 Million Additional EQIP Assistance for Flood-Damaged Agriculture and Forest Lands
Deadline to apply is Wednesday, July 31, 2019
The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service in Tennessee recently announced that an additional $2 million in assistance is being made available to eligible Tennessee farmers and forestland owners who suffered damage to working lands due to flooding events that occurred from February 19 - March 30. The full news release can be found on the TN NRCS website by clicking
OSHS Land Judging Team
Congratulations to OSHS Land Judging Team!
The team recently competed in Oaklahoma placing 9th in the Nationals.
Distinguished Service Award
Chairman, Terry Gupton presented former Board Members Travis Tilley, Barney Dickey, and Donnie Eblen with a Distinguished Service Award in recognition of their dedication and leadership that has set a standard for others to follow.
Conserving our Natural Resources for Future Generations
One of the key components to keeping our land healthy and productive is the quality of the soil. The quality of soil affects both air and water quality. Wise choices based on conservation planning and capacity of the land and soils, impact the quality of the water that enters our rivers, streams, and lakes, which ultimately flow through our faucets. Conservation is a vital endeavor, both for those who rely on the land to support their families and for all of us who depend on farmers and ranchers to take care of our land and water. In working to protect natural resources, one positive effect usually generates another.