Conservation and Agriculture

Richard Beckley
Richard Beckley,
Knox County farmer
Photo by Stephanie Martin
We all need to be concerned about the environment and nature. Environmental awareness today will help conserve nature for the future. Farmers need to be conscious about the environment because they work with nature to produce their goods. Farmers cannot afford to hurt the soil or the water that they use to make their living. They need to make choices that will conserve resources for future farm generations.

Click on one of the questions below to learn more about specific environmental topics.

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What is erosion?

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Do farmers need to be concerned with water quality?


What effect does farming have on the environment?

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