Help your local NRCS office determine how to spend USDA Farm Bill money: Attend Local Working Group Meetings!
Waldo and Knox County Conservation Districts, in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), invite the public to attend the USDA Local Working Group meeting on Wednesday, December 4th, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Searsmont Town Office located at 37 Main St. S, Searsmont.
The Local Working Group will provide recommendations for the 2021 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to their local USDA/NRCS for local natural resource priorities and criteria for conservation activities and programs. Topics of discussion will include: Ag Waste, Forestry, Pastureland, Cropland, and Blueberry Fields. Other issues and areas of concern can be discussed as well, and a list will be compiled of priorities recognized by this group. Refreshments will be provided.
For more information, if you would like to attend, or if you need accommodations to attend, please contact the Waldo County Soil & Water Conservation District at: firstname.lastname@example.org 218-5311, or Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District at: email@example.com 596-2040.