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Public Invited to Pennsylvania State Technical Committee Meeting July 16th

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) invites the public to attend the Pennsylvania State Technical Committee meeting on July 16, 2019 at the USDA State Office in Harrisburg, PA.

Quarterly State Technical Committee Meetings are held to discuss natural resources conservation in Pennsylvania and provide recommendations to NRCS on the implementation of Farm Bill programs.

July's meeting will feature several guest speakers, including Margot L. Mays of the American Farmland Trust, who will present an overview of Women Caring for the Land. Abigail Appleman, the Hispanic Outreach Coordinator for PA NRCS from the Capital RC&D Council, will cover Hispanic Farmers in Pennsylvania. Edward Gregory of the Risk Management Agency, will give an overview of the Crop Insurance Program. 

The public is invited to attend the meeting which will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the USDA State Office Conference Room at 359 East Park Drive, Harrisburg. To attend via teleconference, call 1-888-844-9904 with access code 6941559.

Attendees with disabilities requiring special accommodations and/or alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) associated with this meeting should contact Ted Evans at 717-237-2209, or ted.evans@pa.usda.gov.