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Nevada State Technical Committee

Established by the 1985 Food Security Act, the Nevada STAC provides recommendations to NRCS to carry out the conservation provisions of the Farm Bill.  Although the STAC has no implementation or enforcement authority, the committee's recommendations are given strong consideration by USDA.

Upcoming meeting information

The next STAC meeting will be held on Monday, October 16, 2023. The agenda and other meeting documents will be posted here when they become available.

The meeting will be held in person at the Nevada Department of Agriculture, 405 SOUTH 21ST STREET Sparks, Nevada 89431.

Teams link will be provided prior to the meeting for those who want to attend virtually.

If there are questions about the meeting please contact Chris Rose at or 775-834-0890.


The STAC provides advice and input to NRCS on many issues, including:

• State program management policies and procedures
• Technical programmatic recommendations
• Statewide public information and outreach campaigns
• Identifying significant statewide natural resource concerns
• Guidelines for developing ranking criteria for evaluating applications
• Guidance on eligible conservation practices
• Technical guidance on conservation practices, including new and innovative practices
• Cost share rates and incentive payment limits and methods of payment
• Identifying, monitoring, and analyzing performance indicators
• Evaluating and reporting program impacts on natural resources and the environment
• Coordinating with other Federal, State, Tribal, and local public and private activities

Current Nevada STAC composition:

We are in the process of updating our STAC membership roster. The member list will be posted when complete.