National Agriculture in the Classroom

Responsible Acre

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Responsible Acre Responsible Acre

This animated graphic demonstrates the sustainable practices farmers use to enhance our current and future quality of life. Sustainable agricultural is an integrated system of plant and animal production practices having a site-specific application that will, over the long term satisfy: human food and fiber needs, enhance environmental quality and the natural resource base upon which the agricultural economy depends, and make the most efficient use of nonrenewable resources.



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