USDA work group to determine county natural resource priorities

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — The Piscataquis County USDA Local Work Group (LWG) will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 9 a.m. at the USDA Service Center, 42 Engdahl Drive, Dover-Foxcroft.

    The LWG is convened by the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District and assists the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in determining local natural resource priorities and conservation program focus in Piscataquis County for the USDA Farm Bill programs.
    Farmers, foresters, landowners, personnel from agencies involved in natural resource management and the general public are all encouraged to attend to provide recommendations to the NRCS regarding the implementation of the Farm Bill in this county.
    Topics of discussion will include: a summary of the 2015 Fiscal Year conservation programs, local ranking priorities and funding pool allocations.
    Please RSVP by Friday, Sept. 12 to Joanna Tarrazi, executive director at 564-2321 Ext. 3 or email her at If you need more information or require special accommodations, please contact Joanna by Tuesday, Sept. 9.

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