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State begins tracking owner-financed farm conservation practices

Virginia farmers in six soil and water conservation districts are being urged to participate in a pilot program to collect information about conservation practices they’ve implemented.

Coalition: New study shows EPA nutrient diet needs 'timeout'

A new report that compares the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s computer model of Chesapeake Bay clean-up efforts with conservation records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture has found numerous inconsistencies, calling into question the entire EPA "nutrient diet" proposal for the bay watershed.

Demonstration horse farm focuses on protecting water quality

A new demonstration horse farm in Prince William County is designed to show new farm owners and horse owners how to better protect their watersheds. "The Big Reveal" of the farm is set for June 11 at Oakwood Farm in Gainesville.

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