State Technical Committee Agenda

State Technical Committee Meeting

December 3, 2013

Florida Dept of Agriculture, Doyle Conner Building
1911 S.W. 34th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32608
10:00AM  - 12:30 PM



Odessa Armstrong, USDA – NRCS, Program Specialist

10:00- 10:15 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Russell Morgan
State Conservationist

10:15-10:20 am

Public Affairs Specialist Introduction

Renee Bodine,
USDA-NRCS Public Affairs

10:20-10:35 am

Financial Assistance Program Update

Odessa Armstrong
USDA-NRCS, Programs

10:35-10:50 am

 Easement Assistance Program Update

Crenel Francis
USDA-NRCS, Programs

10:50-11:05 am

Regional Financial Payment Schedule 

Ken Morgan
USDA-NRCS, Programs

11:05-11:20 am

Wildlife Best Management Practices Agriculture Update

Scott Sanders
Dr. Joe Prenger

11:20-11:35 am

Utilizing Weather & Soil Conditions for Irrigation Recommendations

Doug Crawford
Levy County SWCD

11:35-11:50 am

Cogon Grass, Old World Climbing Fern & Brazilian Peppers

Susie Bishop
Executive Director
Highlands SWCD

11:50-12:15 pm


Odessa Armstrong

12:15-12:30 pm

Concluding Remarks

Russell Morgan

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Florida Contacts

Jeffrey Woods, Assistant State Conservationist for Programs, 352-338-9515