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New resource helps farmers and ranchers with conservation assistance

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDAM) -

This is a news release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture

On Wednesday, May 27, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Jason Weller will announce the availability of a new resource to help farmers and ranchers engage with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) NRCS and receive conservation assistance. Joining on the call will be Tim Palmer, a farmer in Iowa who will discuss his experience utilizing this new resource.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

1 p.m. EDT

PARTICIPANTS: Jason Weller, Chief, NRCS

Tim Palmer, Iowa farmer

PARTICIPANT NUMBER: 888-889-5012

PASSCODE: LAUNCH (Given Verbally)

Trouble number – 202-720-8560

To join the Q&A portion of the meeting, reporters are instructed to press *1 on their touch tone phone.

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