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New Jersey State Technical Committee 

Public Notice: The United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will hold a meeting of the New Jersey State Techical Committee on June 29, from 9 am - 1 pm. This meeting will be conducted virtually through Microsoft Teams at the following link,, or by calling 202-650-0123 and entering the phone conference ID:385 849 271#. Agenda items include information about 2021 Program Updates, Urban Agriculture Payment Standards, the Local Work Group Survey, Soil Health, Source Water Protection, the National Water Quality Initiative and a program update from the Farm Service Agency and various other conservation partners. Reasonable accommodations will be made available upon request. Contact for more information.

  • Meeting Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021

  • Past Meeting, Wednesday, April 29, 2020

  • Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

  • Location: Virtual Meeting -



Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request. 

  • ACEP – Agricultural Conservation Easement Program
  • ALE - Agricultural Land Easements
  • ALE-GSS - Grassland of Special Significance
  • AMA – Agricultural Management Assistance Program
  • CAP – Conservation Activity Plan
  • CIG – Conservation Innovation Grant
  • CRP – Conservation Reserve Program
  • CREP - Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
  • CStP – Conservation Stewardship Program
  • EQIP - Environmental Quality Incentives Program
  • EWP- Emergency Watershed Protection
  • HFRP - Healthy Forest Reserve Program
  • RCPP - Regional Conservation Partnership Program
  • SAFE - State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement
  • WLFW - Working Lands for Wildlife
  • WRE - Wetlands Reserve Easements


The New Jersey State Technical Committee is chaired by the NRCS State Conservationist who can be contacted at the following address:

Julie Hawkins, State Conservationist
220 Davidson Avenue, 4th Floor
Somerset NJ 08873
Phone: 732-537-6040
E-mail:  Julie Hawkins

For More Information

If you need more information about the State Technical Committee or any other NRCS program, please contact your local USDA Service Center, listed in the telephone book under U.S. Department of Agriculture, or your local conservation district.

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State Technical Committee Fact Sheet - A Seat at the Table for Conservation Policy (1337 kb)