Tribal TSP Training – LCO, March 21-22

The La Courte Oreilles Tribal College will be hosting a Tribal Technical Service Provider (TSP) Training on March 21-22.  The training is intended to help participants become certified at Technical Service Providers, which a requirement for obtaining contracts under USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS).

The Tribal TSP Training is a pilot project conducted by College of Menominee Nation and Wisconsin NRCS.  The agenda is attached below.  Contact Brian Kowalkowski (BKowalkowski@menominee.edu) for more information or to register.

LCO_TRIBAL TECHNICAL SERVICE PROVIDER WORKSHOP LCO

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Farm Bill on NY Times

Here’s a link to a recent New York Times roundtable on the 2012 Farm Bill.

The Intertribal Agriculture Council is presently working create recommendations on provisions in the 2012 Farm Bill affecting Indian agriculture and food production.  We will be distributing a draft of those recommendations in the near future.

Please feel free to share your thoughts on the 2012 in the comment section of this post, or send them to IACFarmBill2012@gmail.com.