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Technical Service Providers

Technical Service Providers

What are Technical Service Providers (TSPs)?

A Technical Service Provider (TSP) is an individual, private business, nonprofit organization, or public agency outside of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that help agricultural producers apply conservation practices on their land.  These Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) certified professionals provide for convenient access to technical services, quality work, and professional one-on-one technical assistance to landowners or producers who participate in USDA conservation programs. TSPs can´┐Ż

  • Develop conservation plans and perform selected compliance studies
  • Plan, design, and lay out conservation practices
  • Check out completed conservation practices

Information for TSPs or those interested in becoming or using TSPs

  • If you are an NRCS program participant who would like to find a certified TSP, please go to the TechReg website and click on "Find a TSP".
  • To become a TSP, please visit the national TechReg website and click on "Become a TSP" to start the process. More information is further down on this page.
  • New Hampshire Quick Guide for Participants and Technical Service Providers
  • NRCS Practices that require State Licensing (25 KB, PDF)