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USDA Local Working Group Meeting to Convene in Piscataquis County

Community Author: Joanna Tarrazi
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DOVER-FOXCROFT — The Piscataquis County USDA Local Working Group  will meet at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Dover-Foxcroft.

The Local Working Group is convened by the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District and assists the USDA/Natural Resources Conservation Service  in determining local natural resource priorities and conservation program focuses 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 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 2019 Fiscal Year conservation programs; local ranking priorities; and funding pool allocations.

RSVP by Thursday, January 25th to Executive Director Joanna Tarrazi at 564-2321 extension 3, or email her at If you need  information or require special accommodations, contact Joanna by Thursday, January 25th.

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