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Permalink Documentary on NRCS and Soil Conservation Pioneer Hugh Hammond Bennett Released

USDA logoUSDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has released a new documentary on Hugh Hammond Bennett and the history of NRCS. The 21-minute video looks at the origins of soil conservation in the United States, from the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression to the establishment of a permanent agency to help the Nation recover. NRCS calls it "an inspiring reminder of why private lands conservation is so important, now and into the future."



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