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OTCAC, NRCS and Cherokee Nation Free Conservation Workshop & Lunch

  • Cherokee Nation Community Ballroom 17675 S Muskogee Tahlequah, OK (map)

Doing the right thing is always great. However, doing the right thing the simple way is even better. Join the Oklahoma Tribal Conservation Advisory Council (OTCAC), the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Cherokee Nation for a FREE Conservation Workshop and Lunch on July 30, in Tahlequah.

At the workshop, there will be a soil health demonstration, information on farm record keeping and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) eligibility requirements for tribes, tribal members, farmers and ranchers.

Blane Stacy of the Oklahoma Conservation Commission (OCC) is scheduled to provide a Soil Health Demonstration with a rainfall simulator.

Troy Marshall, Oklahoma State Statistician for USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, will provide information as will Amanda Stanford of NRCS.

Katie Waltman, county executive director at Farm Service Agency (FSA), will talk about “Farm Service Agency Eligibility Requirements” and Scott Clawson of Oklahoma State University will share information on record keeping topics.

NRCS partners for the workshop include, OTCAC, the Cherokee Nation, OSU Extension and USDA NRCS, NASS and FSA.

Please RSVP by July 25.

If reasonable accommodation is needed please notify when you RSVP to Dr. Carol Crouch at (405) 612-9331 or carol.couch@usda.gov.

Who: Open to the Public

When: 10 a.m., July 30. (Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.) – Please RSVP by July 25.

Where: Cherokee Nation Community Ballroom, 17675 S Muskogee, Tahlequah, OK.