Jena Moore is a new assistant state conservationist for programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) at Little Rock, according to a news release.

Moore earned her Bachelor of Science degree in regulatory science with an emphasis in agriculture at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

“An Arkansas native, Moore grew up helping on her grandparents’ farm,” according to the release.

Her career begam in 2003 as an intern at the Lonoke Field Service Center (FSC). She has also worked at the field, state, and national levels of NRCS.

Moore has worked in various capacities serving the public, including soil conservationist in Pulaski, Jefferson and Monroe counties, and district conservationist in Clark County prior to becoming a resource conservationist on the programs staff at Little Rock, according to the release.

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