SKOWHEGAN — The Somerset County Local Working Group will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the USDA Service Center, 70 East Madison Road. The meeting will be hosted by the Somerset County Soil and Water Conservation District. The public is encouraged to attend, according to a news release from the district.

Topics of discussion will include agricultural waste, forestry, pasture and cropland. Other issues and areas of concern may be discussed as well.

The Local Working Group is composed of those interested in agriculture, private forests, wetlands and wildlife within Somerset County, according to a news release. The group provides information, assistance and recommendations to the District Conservationist of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service on local natural resource priorities and criteria for matters relating to the implementation and technical aspects of conservation programs funded under the USDA Farm Bill.

For more information, call the district at 474-8324, ext. 3. Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in this meeting should contact this office.


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