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Maine State Technical Committee

There will be a meeting of the USDA State Technical Committee on Thursday, June 26, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the USDA Building, 967 Illinois Avenue, Bangor, Maine.  Topics of discussion will include:  2014 Farm Bill update, Fiscal Year 2015 implementation of the 2014 Farm Bill, a briefing on the new Regional Conservation Partnership Program, and reports on active Conservation Innovation Grants.

The meeting is open to the public.  In addition to the meeting being held in Bangor, participants have the option to attend via Video Teleconference at the following two locations:  USDA Service Center, 735 Main Street in Presque Isle and the USDA Service Center, 254 Goddard Road in Lewiston.  Please call Elaine Tremble at 207-990-9569 if you plan to attend via video teleconference or if you have questions.  If you require special needs to attend this meeting, please contact Elaine Tremble by June 16th.

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Agenda

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STATE TECHNICAL COMMITTEE INTERIM FINAL RULE - 2008 FARM BILL
- Interim Final Rule
- USDA Press Release - Interim Final Rule
- State Technical Committee At-A-Glance

State Technical Committee Member List

What is the State Technical Committee? (.pdf)

State Technical Committee Membership Form (.pdf)

Meeting Minutes:

What is the USDA Local Working Group? (.pdf)


Conservation Resource Briefs - State Technical Committee members, policy makers, and those establishing technical standards and specifications may find the following briefs useful in developing sound conservation decisions and policies. The briefs combine scientific studies, data and status reports from NRCS and other organizations on key resource topics of our time.

Last modified 06/04/2014