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Highlights of NRCS International Programs

NRCS International Activities Summary

  • Carlos Suarez, State Conservationist, Davis, California, has been invited by the Secretariat of Agriculture and Livestock to participate as a speaker and panelist at the First Climate-Smart Technologies in Agriculture Conference.  The conference will be held November 8 – 14 in Mexico City.
  • David Lindbo, Director, Soil Science Division, Washington, D.C., Thomas Reinsch, National Leader, World Soil Resources, Soil Science Division, Beltsville, Maryland, and Zamir Libohova, Research Soil Scientist, National Soil Survey Center, Lincoln, Nebraska, will attend the GlobalSoilMap international consortium meeting which will be held in Ottawa, Canada, November 11 – 15.  Purpose of the meeting is to review the 5-year progress and set objectives and outcomes for the next 5 years.
  • David Smith, Deputy Chief for Soil Science and Resource Assessment, Beltsville, Maryland, has been invited to speak at the International Symposium on ‘Surface Soil, the Key for Human and Ecosystem.’ The symposium will be held in Seoul, South Korea, November 22 – 29.
  • Jay Fuhrer, Soil Health Specialist, Bismarck, North Dakota, has been invited to give a presentation at the Western Canada Conference on Soil Health.  The conference will be held December 8 – 11 in Edmonton, Canada.