7 CFR 601.3 - Defense responsibilities.
In the event of nuclear attack, NRCS is responsible for providing:
(a) Technical guidance, based upon results of radiological monitoring and the extent of radiological contamination to farmers, ranchers, and others relating to:
(1) The selection and use of land for agricultural production.
(2) The harvesting of crops.
(3) The use of crops stored on the farm.
(4) The use, conservation, disposal, and control of water to insure adequate usable water for agricultural purposes and to prevent floods.
(5) The safety of livestock.
(b) Basic soil information, land use guides, and onsite technical assistance in selecting land for production and in applying practices to increase production of food and fiber with maximum efficiency.