NRCS State Technical Committee to meet Sept. 26 in Fort Pierre

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Farm Forum

HURON, S.D. — The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) serving South Dakota will hold the regular scheduled State Technical Committee (STC) Meeting on Sept. 26 at 10 a.m. CST at the Drifter’s Event Center located at 325 Hustan Avenue, Fort Pierre, S.D. The STC serves as an advisor to the NRCS state conservationist.

The tentative agenda items include updates on: the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG); Conservation Collaboration Grant and Agreements and reports of the Rosebud Economic Development Co. (REDCO): Growing Food Sovereignty from the Ground Up Project, and Soil Health Connection Teaching Units and Resources Project, South Dakota Discovery Center; South Dakota Soil Health Update; Conservation Implementation Strategy; Source Water Protection Areas; Tech 4 Updates; Farm Bill Program Updates for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, Regional Conservation Partnership Program, Conservation Stewardship Program; Conservation Easement Program, Conservation Reserve Program, and the South Dakota Wetland/HEL Compliance Update.

The NRCS State Public Affairs Officer, Colette Kessler, Huron, says “Based on the tentative agenda items, we anticipate the meeting will be adjourned on a routine schedule (approximately 12:30 or 1 p.m.); therefore, no lunch break will be scheduled.”

Requests for information or additional topics should be directed to Kathy Irving, Secretary, State Office, Huron, at (605) 352-1200, or via e-mail at kathy.irving@sd.usda.gov. Persons needing special accommodations should also contact Kathy Irving at least one week in advance of the meeting date. Messages can be left on our 24-hour Voicemail messaging service by dialing 1-800-872-7502, Extension 1205.