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State Technical Committee meeting notice 12-05-2012

State Technical Committee meeting notice

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will hold a State Technical Committee meeting on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 9:30 am to 12:00 noon, at the NRCS State Office, 451 West Street, Amherst, MA. If you wish to add agenda items or need special accommodations, contact Barbara Miller at 413-253-4380 or Barbara.miller@ma.usda.gov by November 30, 2012.

DRAFT AGENDA:

  • State Conservationist’s comments on budget and outlook - Christine Clarke, State Conservationist
  • Review of minutes from the May 2012 meeting
  • Watershed on Wheels (WOW) - Artie McCollum, US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Soils – Services and Web Soil Survey - Al Averill, State Soil Scientist, NRCS, MA
  • Farm Bill Program 2013
    - Funding
    - Initiatives
    - Regional Equity
  • Report on CIG grants from 2012 - Deb Johnson, NRCS, MA
  • State Technical Committee input requests
  • Discussion