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How to Get Conservation Technical Assistance

How to get Conservation Technical Assistance

Conservation Technical Assistance is offered at no cost to the farmers, ranchers and forest landowners we serve. For more information about Conservation Technical Assistance or to develop a conservation plan, contact your local USDA Service Center, or your local conservation district.

All requests for technical assistance through the CTA Program are prioritized by NRCS and the local conservation district to ensure that assistance is provided in a fair and equitable manner.

Through the CTA Program, customers may choose to develop conservation plans, which can serve as a springboard for other programs, including financial assistance and easement conservation programs.