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Natural Resource Meeting Explains Farm Bill Programs, Seeks Recommendations

Nina Bhattacharyya

GAINESVILLE, Fla. May 18, 2020 –USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will conduct a State Technical Committee meeting June 18, 10-11:30 a.m. by web conference. The meeting is open to the public and NRCS will solicit recommendations for establishing program criteria and priorities for conservation in Florida. Participant information is included below and meeting material is located on the NRCS State Technical Committee website.

  • Join the conference on your computer:
    Entry link:
    When you access the entry link above, you can choose to either install the WebEx plug-in for your preferred browser or to join the web conference 
           using a temporary path.

  • Phone in: 1-888-844-9904
    Access Code: 2906713

Chaired by NRCS Florida State Conservationist Juan Hernandez, the committee is composed of individuals and groups from a variety of agricultural and natural resource interests. Although the State Technical Committee has no implementation or enforcement authority, USDA gives strong consideration to the Committee's recommendations.

Individuals who require special accommodations or materials in an alternative format or language contact Nina Bhattacharyya, 352-338-9554 by June 11.