Highlights of NRCS International Programs

NRCS International Activities Summary

  • Thomas Reinsch, Acting Director and National Leader for World Soils Resources,  Pam Thomas & Roy Vick, Associate Directors, Soil Science Division, Washington, D.C., Maxine Levin, National Leader Soil Interpretations,  Soil Science Division, Beltsville, Maryland, Chris Gross, Nutrient Management Specialist, National Water Quality and Quantity Team, West National Technology Support Center, Beltsville, Maryland, and Kevin Ingram, Economist, Resource Assessment Division, Beltsville, Maryland, will meet with a visitor from Australia on April 7.  The visitor is interested in how U.S. organizations deliver information via e-extension.
  • Richard Sims, Regional Conservationist – Northeast, Washington, D.C., will attend the Annex 4 Committee Meeting in Windsor, Canada.  Responsibility of the committee is to develop a strategy to improve water quality in the Great Lakes.  Travel dates are May 7 – 8.
  • Susan Samson-Lebig, Soil Quality Specialist, Bismarck, North Dakota, will present a poster at the World Congress of Conservation Agriculture.  The conference will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, from June 22 – 25.