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Robert Whitescarver

Farmer and former NRCS representative






Robert “Bobby” Whitescarver is a farmer, award winning author, watershed restoration consultant, educator, and environmental activist. Retired from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service with 31 years of field experience, Bobby teaches natural resources management at James Madison University. He is a Soil Health Champion in the National Association of Conservation District’s network. 

His award winning book, Swoope Almanac, Stories of Love, Land, and Water in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley is available through his website www.gettingmoreontheground.com