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NRCS Seeks Input on 2018 Conservation Priorities for California



DAVIS, Calif., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California will hold a State Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) meeting on Oct. 18, 2017. The STAC is invited to recommend natural resource priorities for the Agency to consider as it implements Farm Bill conservation programs in fiscal year 2017. The meeting will be held at the USDA Davis State Office, located at 430 G. Street, 1st Floor Conference Room, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Attendees are asked to RSVP to Rachel.lopez@ca.usda.gov by close of business Oct. 16, 2017. 

The STAC consists of farm and conservation organizations, commodity groups, universities, state and federal resource agencies, Resource Conservation Districts and non-profit organizations. The STAC provides recommendations to State Conservationist Carlos Suarez, on conservation priorities to undertake with Farm Bill funding and NRCS technical assistance.

"California has a wide range of natural resource priorities in need of conservation planning, technical support and Farm Bill funding assistance," said Suarez. "We rely on input from the STAC to help prioritize customers' many diverse needs."

The meeting's agenda includes the following:

 

SOURCE USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service


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