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Meeting Information

New Jersey State Technical Committee 


Meeting: November 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Locaton: NRCS State Office, 220 Davidson Avenue 4th Floor, Somerset, NJ 08873

AGENDA - PDF 43 kb


10:00 AM Welcome - Carrie Mosley

10:10 AM June Meeting Minutes review and acceptance - Christine Hall


10:15 AM 2015 Farm Bill Programs – Year in Review - Gail Bartok

10:35 AM CRP, CREP, SAFE Activity - Nancy Coles

10:45 AM Regional Conservation Partnership Program Update - Carrie Mosley


10:55 AM 2016 ACEP Geographic Area Rate Cap - Lauren Lapczynski

11:05 AM NJ EQIP Initiatives for 2016 - Christine Hall

11:15 AM National Water Quality Initiative for 2016 - Christine Hall

11:25 AM NJ and National CIG update - Gail Bartok

11:35 AM NRCS Practice Standard Revisions - Christine Hall / Dave Lamm

11:55 AM Nutrient Management Standard – P Index Update Kaitlin Farbotnik

12:05 PM Partner Agreements for FY2016 - Chad Cherefko

12:15 PM Resources Stewardship Update - Carrie Lindig

12:25 PM Program Outreach Training Session - Christine Hall


12:30 PM Open Discussion

12:55 PM Next Meeting Date

1:00 PM Adjourn


  • ACEP – Agricultural Conservation Easement Program EQIP – Environmental Quality Incentive Program
  • ALE - Agricultural Land Easements EWP – Emergency Watershed Protection
  • AMA – Agricultural Management Assistance Program HFRP – Healthy Forest Reserve Program
  • CAP – Conservation Activity Plan RCPP – Regional Conservation Partnership Program
  • CIG – Conservation Innovation Grant SAFE – State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement
  • CRP – Conservation Reserve Program WLFW – Working Lands for Wildlife
  • CREP - Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program WRE – Wetlands Reserve Easements
  • CStP – Conservation Stewardship Program

For information about this meeting contact USDA-NRCS State Office, 220 Davidson Avenue, 4th Floor, Somerset NJ 08873

Phone: 732.537.6040 or

PDF of Meeting Agenda for November 18, 2015 (Document requires Adobe Reader.)


The New Jersey State Technical Committee is chaired by the NRCS State Conservationist who can be contacted at the following address:

Carrie Lindig, State Conservationist
220 Davidson Avenue, 4th Floor
Somerset NJ 08873
Phone: 732-537-6040
E-mail: Carrie Lindig at

For More Information

If you need more information about the State Technical Committee or any other NRCS program, please contact your local USDA Service Center, listed in the telephone book under U.S. Department of Agriculture, or your local conservation district.

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State Technical Committee Fact Sheet - A Seat at the Table for Conservation Policy (1337 kb)


This past last updated November 5, 2015