This webinar will describe the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) resources, including conservation planning and programs that may be of help to Western Growers’ members during this drought. An overview of the process by which NRCS works with farmers will be explained, including more specific details about the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), eligibility requirements and special assistance recently made available for drought relief.
Join us to learn about the NRCS services, programs and EQIP, share your thoughts and concerns.
Don’t miss this important webinar!
11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. PST
Wednesday, February 26th
Karen Lowell has an M.S. in Agronomy and a Ph.D. in Soil Science. She is currently working as a Central Coast Agronomist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Karen has worked with the NRCS since April 2012. She works with individuals, as well as a wide range of public and private partner agencies and organizations supporting farmers as they manage conservation challenges in a complex production, market and regulatory climate.
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