This office supports crop producers in Augusta, Bath, Highland, Rockbridge, and Rockingham Counties. We offer classes and one on one consultation in areas of nutrient management, agronomy practices, and general row crop and forage production. Our goal is to help producers maximize their return on investment, by making informed decisions on inputs and management, achieving maximum economic yields, while serving as good stewards of the land.

Farmers in a soil pit
Farmers gathered around as NRCS staff discussed soils typical of Rockingham county cropland.
Farmers in a soil pit
Farmers getting down and dirty to get a close up of deep rooted alfalfa.
A sign with 18 on it next to a leafy plant
A weed identification contest was featured at the corn field day. Velvetleaf, shown here, was frequently mistaken for burcucumber.
A sign with 10 on it stuck in some grass-looking plants
Yellow nutsedge is one of the world’s most widespread weeds. It is not a grass, so treatments for common grasses are often not applicable for sedges.

Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences Information