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Improving Local Farming Through Conservation

Theresa Bettmann
Diana Sheridan-District Conservationist for U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Lois Zerrer speaks with Diana Sheridan who is a district conservationist, working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Services.  

Sheridan talks about the history of the non-regulatory agency that assists local farmers with technical and financial assistance. 

Theresa received her undergraduate degree in sociology at Missouri State University, as well as her Master's degree in Social Work at MSU. Theresa enjoys writing, drawing, reading, music, working with animals, and most of all spending time with her family. She wishes to continue to use her experiences, combined with her pursuit of education, to foster a sense of empowerment and social awareness in the community. Theresa loves working with KSMU and attributes her passion for NPR, and love of learning, to her father.