County conservation partners host local work group meeting July 11

Hondo, Texas —The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Medina County and the Medina Valley Soil and Water Conservation District cordially invite the public to attend their Fiscal Year 2018 Local Working Group (LWG) meeting July 11, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the USDA Service Center in Hondo.
The purpose of this annual LWG meeting is to set local conservation priorities and bring conservation stakeholders together to discuss conservation topics and issues relevant to helping Medina County farmers and ranchers better conserve on-farm natural resources.
The meeting agenda serves to update attendees on recent conservation efforts and to collect public input to help guide future conservation activities. Through regular identification of conservation opportunities, effective Farm Bill investments can continue to benefit Medina County. Farmers, ranchers, conservationists, and others interested in obtaining Federal technical and financial assistance to improve private land in Medina County are invited to participate.
For more information, please contact Cole Jacoby, district conservationist, at (830) 426- 2521 ext. 3. For more information, visit the Texas NRCS Web site at