State Technical Committee

USDA NRCS in Florida to Host State Technical Committee Meeting June 12

Dan Agri-Business, Conservation, Environment, Florida, General, USDA-NRCS

State Technical Committee
Courtesy of USDA/NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida (NRCS-FL) will host a State Technical Committee meeting on June 12, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) to provide a report for Florida 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 30 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:

Meeting ID: 161 1934 2494

Passcode: 619589

Dial-in at:  +1 646 828 7666 US (New York), if participating by phone only

Find your local number: 

Meeting ID: 161 1934 2494


Participants are encouraged to sign on as early as 8:45 a.m. to get situated online before the meeting begins at 9:00 am. This meeting will be recorded, and presentations will be posted to the website.

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 by May 29, 2024. Meeting agenda and information materials will be posted on the NRCS State Technical Committee website. 

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. 

To learn more about NRCS programs, contact your local USDA Service Center.