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State Technical Committee

Michigan Technical Committee (MTC) Information

The Michigan Technical Committee (MTC) is comprised of both governmental and non-governmental leaders representing environmentally related disciplines.  The committee is chaired by the State Conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Michigan.  

The MTC was formed as mandated by the 1996 Farm Bill to analyze conservation issues, make recommendations and suggest guidelines for conservation programs.  It provides a forum for public input and facilitates maximum coordination between federal, state, local and private conservation efforts.  

Resource specialists from MTC member agencies and organizations serve on eight sub-groups of the MTC.  These sub-groups report to the MTC with their recommendations. The MTC as a whole makes recommendations to the Michigan NRCS State Conservationist.  The State Conservationist makes the final decisions regarding program management and implementation of Farm Bill conservation programs.

Michigan Technical Committee Meeting Dates - 2018

All meetings take place on Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the NRCS Michigan state office:
3001 Coolidge Rd., Suite 250
East Lansing, MI 48823

  • Wednesday, March 29
  • Tuesday, May 23
  • Wednesday, Aug. 9

MTC Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2019 Program Implementation (March 2018)

MTC Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2018 Program Implementation (March 2017)

MTC Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2017 Program Implementation (Nov. 2016)

MTC Recommendations for for Fiscal Year 2017 Program Implementation (June 2016)


Meeting Minutes

MTC Members List

State Technical Committee Information - from NRCS national Web site