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Iowa State Technical Committee

State Technical Committees serve in an advisory capacity to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and other agencies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the implementation of the natural resources conservation provisions of Farm Bill legislation.


Additionally, the State Technical Committee provides recommendations on a number of issues within a variety of conservation programs. Although the State Technical Committee has no implementation or enforcement authority, USDA gives strong consideration to the Committee's recommendations.

Technical Committees are composed of individuals and groups who represent a diverse group with interests in a variety of natural resource sciences and occupations, including the following:

  • Soil  
  • Water
  • Air
  • Plants
  • Wetlands
  • Wildlife
  • Agricultural Community
  • Environmental Community

Iowa STC meetings will generally be held on the 6th floor of the Federal Building, 210 Walnut Street, Room 693A, Des Moines, IA 50309 (Hugh Hammond Bennett Conference Room). Meetings are open to the public. Due to security, please have a photo ID ready when entering the building.

Questions about the Iowa State Technical Committee may be addressed to:

State Conservationist
Natural Resources Conservation Service
210 Walnut Street, Room 693
Des Moines, IA 50309

Next Meeting

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, 1 p.m.
Microsoft Teams
Teleconference Coordinates:
Dial: 1-202-650-0123
Passcode: 861818169#


Contact

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