Yesterday we hosted our 2019 Local Work Group session at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center. The following LWG description is taken from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) website:
"Local working groups provide recommendations on local natural resource priorities and criteria for USDA conservation activities and programs. Convened by the local conservation district, the local working group responsibilities include:
The LWG is a key venue for conservation stakeholders to have their voices heard. Yesterday it was powerful to have representatives from NRCS, conservation districts, Farm Service Agency (FSA), Extension, and area farms gather together to discuss local conservation concerns. We explored practical solutions to obstacles facing producers as they seek to implement conservation practices on their land.