Local soil expert grows up with conservation

Adam Asche has been the NCRS Soil Conservationist at the Allison USDA Butler FSA for the past two years. He plans and manages conservation projects.(Pat Racette Photo)

Adam Asche is one of two full-time Natural Resources Conservation Service workers at the USDA Butler Farm Service Agency.

The 26-year-old is a soil conservationist for the government-funded agency, as he often speaks in acronyms for all the programs NRCS encourages agricultural producers to use.

For instance, REAP (Resource Enhancement and Protection Program), EQIP (Environmental Quality Incentives Program), CRP (Conservation Reserve Program), HEL (Highly Erodible Land), WRP (Wetland Reserve Program) and CSP (Conservation Stewardship Program) are a few phrases in the spectrum.

Read full story in the Tribune-Journal and Clarksville Star March 20 editions.