The REACH program goal is to create a network of cooperative farms in Mississippi with variable agricultural practices to illustrate the success of conservation practice implementation on landscape stewardship while encouraging profitable and sustainable systems.
Proposed land layout of the Ducrest farm implementing Best Management Practices
Jeremy Jack explaining the use of water management as a conservation technique.
REACH Farmer Keith Morton explaining the use of Best Management Practices for agricultural conservation
Animation of an agricultural field before best management practices are implemented
Conservation and Agriculture Working Together
Existing land layout of the Ducrest farm
Farmer: Durwood Gordon
Location: Panola County, MS
REACH is going to give us that avenue to make our land sustainable - we want it to last forever. We're just going to be on earth a short time, but our land is going to be here forever!