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Guyan Conservation District local work group meeting scheduled, June 10

Contact:
Rebecca Haddix
(304) 284-7545


News Release # 19-011                                                                                       

Guyan Conservation District local work group meeting scheduled, June 10

The Guyan Conservation District in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will convene a local work group meeting to discuss conservation programs for 2019-2020 and provide guidance for the Focused Conservation Approach (FCA) and the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). 

The local work group includes representatives from cooperating federal, state and local conservation agencies and is open to the public. Local farmers, agricultural producers, and forest owners/managers are encouraged to attend. If you have thought about applying for one of the programs NRCS has to offer or have questions about what might be available to you, this meeting is a great opportunity for you to learn more. As part of  USDA’s locally led process of administering programs, public comments will be sought from attendees on how to best prioritize USDA dollars for your local area.

The Guyan Conservation District covers Boone, Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo, and Wayne counties. Corine Powell, NRCS District Conservationist, and her staff work from the NRCS field office in Huntington to cover these counties.

The Guyan Conservation District local work group will meet at the Huntington USDA Service Center, 2631 5th Street Road, Huntington, WV 25701 at 1:00 p.m., Monday, June 10.  For more information contact Corine Powell at 304-697-6033.

If you need an accommodation to participate in this activity or event, please contact Nan Kimble at 304-284-7546, or by e-mail at NRCS.WVPublicAffairs@wv.usda.gov.

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