Local Soil and Water Conservation Districts are inviting the public to participate in identifying the resource concerns and conservation priorities in meetings to be held across all counties in Texas. The meetings will focus on the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, but also on the new resource concerns identified in the recently passed Food, Energy and Conservation Act, also known as the 2014 Farm Bill. The new emphasis will involve concerns and issues regarding pollinating insects, organic farming and forestry. The purpose of this meeting is to gather comments from local entities, especially farmers and ranchers that have an interest in natural resource conditions and needs. The discussion and recommendations from the participants in the meeting will assist NRCS conservationists with program direction of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and resource concerns for other USDA programs for Fiscal Year 2017.
If you would like more information on the ranking to be used, contact the local NRCS Office or your Soil and Water Conservation District.
Local Work Group (LWG) Meeting Schedule
Click on your zone below to find a listing of the meeting date, time and location.