Iowa Chapter SWCS Summer Meeting

Thursday, June 18th, 2020 1:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom

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1:00   Start or Join Zoom Meeting.

1:15   Opening Comments – Larry Beeler, Central Iowa Chair

1:30  Presentation: NRCS Reorganization and Partnership Engagement
Kurt Simon, NRCS State Conservationist

2:00  Iowa Chapter Update/Reports
Hanna Bates, Iowa Chapter President

3:00   International SWCS Conference Update
SWCS Headquarters

3:15   Agriculture Conservation Planning Framework Overview and Resources
Mark Tomer, Soil Scientist, USDA-ARS
Ann Lewandowski, Senior Research and Extension Coordinator, UMN Water Resources Center

4:00  Closing Comments – Larry Beeler/Hanna Bates

4:10   Virtual Social Time
Participants will be divided into smaller “Zoom” groups to share experiences related to career, travel, family etc.