The Natural Resources Conservation Service is participating in the third annual U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Feds Feed Families Food Drive that continues until Wednesday, Aug. 31. According to a June 21 USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service press release, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced this annual event, designed to help food banks across the nation that are struggling through tough economic times. Each Natural Resource Conservation Service office across the state of Texas will be collecting nonperishable and nutritious food to help feed families in local communities. . . .