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State Technical Committee in South Carolina

State Technical Committee in South Carolina

The next USDA State Technical Committee Meeting is November 5, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. at the SC Farm Bureau Building, Cayce, SC.

Please RSVP to angela.snell@sc.usda.gov if you plan to attend.

If there are agenda items you wish to propose, please do so in writing to the SC NRCS State Conservationist Ann English with a detailed description of the issue you will present for discussion. Presentations are limited to five minutes maximum.

Chaired by the SC NRCS State Conservationist, the committee provides recommendations on a number of issues concerning Farm Bill program delivery. Committee membership includes representatives from federal and state conservation agencies, agricultural producers, nonprofit organizations and agribusiness.

State Technical Committee meetings are open to the public and are held on an as-needed basis, and are called by the NRCS State Conservationist.
 
If you encounter any problems with the files provided on this page, please contact Sabrenna Bryant at 803-765-5419.

The following requires Adobe Acrobat.

STC Minutes: November 28, 2012 (PDF; 106 KB)  NEW!
STC Minutes: April 17, 2012  (PDF; 378 KB) 
STC Minutes: November 3, 2011 (PDF; 28 KB)
STC Minutes: July 7, 2011 (PDF; 60 KB)
STC Minutes: March 17, 2011 (PDF; 143 KB)
State Technical Sub-committees (PDF; 15 KB)


What is the State Technical Committee?

The NRCS State Conservationist chairs the State Technical Committee in their respective state. The State Conservationist is responsible for the committee’s organization and for providing leadership, support services, and technical direction to the committee.

In turn, the State Technical Committee advises the NRCS State Conservationist on the technical guidelines necessary to implement the conservation provisions of the Farm Bill. Committee membership includes representatives from federal and state conservation agencies, agricultural producers, nonprofit organizations and agribusiness.

State Technical Committee meetings are open to the public and are held on an as-needed basis, and are called by the NRCS State Conservationist.

More about State Technical Committee Responsibilities under the 2008 Farm Bill.


State Technical Committee At a Glance
 

If you encounter any problems with the files provided on this page, please contact Sabrenna Bryant at 803-765-5419.

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News Release: USDA's Interim Final Rule Amends Composition, Responsibilities of State Technical Committees (PDF; 40 KB)


South Carolina State Technical Committee Members

Committee Chair: Ann English, SC NRCS State Conservationist
Committee members consist of the following organizations and/or partners:

American Rivers
National Wild Turkey Federation
US Army Corps of Engineers
SC Dept. of Agriculture
SC Cattleman's Association
US Fish and Wildlife Services
SC Cattlemen's Association
SC Dept. of Natural Resources
USDA-Rural Development
SC Dept. of Natural Resources
Farm Service Agency
SC Wildlife Federation
SC Grazing Lands Coalition
SC Forestry Commission
SC Forestry Commission
The Nature Conservancy
Dept. of Forestry and Natural Resources, Clemson Extension Servcie
Farm Service Agency
Organic Farming Research Foundation
Farm Service Agency
SC Farm Bureau
SC Tree Farm Committee
SC DHEC, Bureau of Water
SC DHEC
SC Forestry Commission
US EPA Region 4
SC Association of Conservation Districts
SC Forestry Association
USGS Water Science Center
US EPA Region 4
SC Dept. of Ag
SC Dept. of Ag
Vice President, SC State University
Water Management Division, US EPA Region 4
SC Farm Bureau
SC State University
SC Commission for Minority Affairs
 

State Technical Committee Documents

If you encounter any problems with the files provided on this page, please contact Sabrenna Bryant at 803-765-5419.

The following documents requireAdobe Acrobat.

SCSTC Minutes for September 23, 2010 (PDF; 22 KB)
SCSTC Minutes for May 6, 2010  (PDF; 49 KB) 
SCSTC Minutes for November 2009 (PDF; 68 KB) 
SCSTC Minutes for July 2009 (PDF; 28 KB)
SCSTC Minutes for February 2009 (PDF; 37 KB)
SCSTC Minutes for July 2008  (PDF; 39 KB)   
STC Agenda for July  (PDF; 35 KB)