- National Association of Conservation Districts
- NACD is the national voice of the America's 3,000 local conservation districts.
- USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
- The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment.
- USDA Farm Service Agency
- A customer-driven agency with a diverse and multi-talented work force, dedicated to achieving an economically and environmentally sound future for American Agriculture.
- Maryland Cooperative Extension Home and Garden Information Center
- The University of Maryland Cooperative Extension operates the Home and Garden Information Center in Ellicott City, MD. The three regional specialists on staff are responsible for writing fact sheets and teaching manuals, web site development, teaching, applied research projects and media outreach. The Maryland Master Gardener Program is administered through the center.
- National Association of State Conservation Agencies (NASCA)
- The National Association of State Conservation Agencies (NASCA) is a voluntary, nonpartisan organization of state executive agencies responsible for the administration of soil, water and related natural resource programs.
- The Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts
- MASCD, a nonprofit, educational and charitable association founded in 1945, was organized to aid in the prevention and control of soil erosion and the conservation of soil, water, forests and wildlife.
- National Capital Farms
- Brought to you by the Metropolitan Washington Regional Agricultural Workgroup, it's mission is to help promote and support agriculture within an approximately 150 mile radius of the nation's capital. Provides information on buying local produce, supporting environmental education, and much more.
- University of Illinois Extension - 60 Ways Farmers Can Protect Surface Waters
- 60 Ways Farmers Can Protect Surface Water contains a wealth of ideas on how to protect the quality of our lakes and streams without sacrificing production. It provides great information with no complicated theories or technical jargon. Just practical advice on ways to cut unnecessary costs and prevent your greatest resource--your soil--from washing away.