Ask the Indiana NRCS Expert
You have questions - we have answers! Welcome to the Indiana NRCS "Ask the Expert" page. Visit back often as we will continue to update this page with your frequently asked questions.
Ask the Indiana NRCS Expert: Urban Agriculture
As farmers in Indiana and nationwide look for ways to produce locally grown food in urban areas, experts from Indiana NRCS are here to help this growing group of urban farmers address conservation issues on their farm.
Ask the Indiana NRCS Expert: Bees
Honeybees and native bees each play important roles in agriculture, but they each serve different purposes. In this edition of Ask the Expert, Indiana NRCS wildlife biologist Brianne Lowe has stopped by to answer your question about how they differ, what roles they play and how the NRCS can help.
Ask the Indiana NRCS Expert: Invasive Species
Invasive species can have long lasting negative impacts to the environment if they aren’t contained. To help you learn more about what can be done and how Indiana NRCS can help, Indiana State Forrester Dan Shaver answered some of your frequently asked questions about invasive species.
Ask the Indiana NRCS Expert: Grassed Waterways
Do you have eroded channels on your farmland due to intense rainfall and water runoff? To help you learn more about what can be done and how Indiana NRCS can help, Agricultural Engineer Scott Wagner has stopped by Ask the Expert to answer frequently asked questions about grassed waterways.
Ask the Indiana NRCS Expert: Energy Efficiency
Tackling energy efficiency concerns on your farm can be a daunting task, but experts from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service are here to help. Indiana NRCS Agricultural Engineer Scott Wagner has stopped by the Ask the Expert blog to answer some of the frequently asked questions about ener
Ask the Indiana NRCS Expert: Cover Crops
In this Ask the Expert, Stephanie McLain, state soil health specialist for Indiana NRCS answers a few questions about how to improve soil health, drought resistance and other benefits by adding cover crops to your operation.
Do you have a question?
Do you have a question about conservation practices, Farm Bill programs, resource concerns or something natural resource related? Feel free to submit your questions to Brandon O'Connor and you may see your question in the next Indiana NRCS Ask the Expert post!