Florida NRCS State Technical Committee to Host In-Person and Virtual Meeting

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS


The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida will host a State Technical Committee meeting on January 18, from 9:00am to 12:00pm (EST). The event will provide a report for natural resource and program priorities and USDA decisions and to seek recommendations from Florida agricultural leaders.

Participation in the meeting is open to the public and will be available through a combination of in-person and remote participation. In-person attendance is limited to up to 25 members of the committee and NRCS employees at the NRCS state office, located at 4500 NW 27th Avenue, Building A, Gainesville, Florida 32606. All other stakeholders may attend the meeting virtually using the Zoom link. Dial-in at 1-646-828-7666, if participating by phone only. Meeting ID: 161 724 6382; Passcode: 327743.


Individuals who require special accommodations or materials in an alternative format or language should contact Hilary Barnhart, Assistant State Conservationist for Partnerships and Initiatives at (850) 633-7204 or hilary.barnhart@usda.gov by January 4, 2023. Meeting agenda and information materials will be posted on the NRCS State Technical Committee webpage in advance of the meeting.

Chaired by NRCS Florida State Conservationist Juan Hernandez, the committee is composed of individuals and groups from a variety of agricultural and natural resource interests, as well as farmers. Although the State Technical Committee has no implementation or enforcement authority, USDA strongly considers the committee’s recommendations. Additional information on NRCS and programs is available at your local USDA NRCS office.