Meeting on Farm Bill Natural Resources Priorities July 19, Ozark

A local working group charged with identifying local priority resource concerns and providing input about USDA program criteria to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will meet at 10 a.m. July 19, at the USDA office in Ozark, 1786 S. 16th Ave.

The group, comprised of repre-sentatives of local, state and federal agencies with knowledge of natural resource concerns will prioritize selection criteria for NRCS’ Environmental Quality Incentives Program and Conservation Steward-ship Program applications in Christian, Douglas, Ozark, Stone and Taney counties.

The meeting is open to the public and will include time for comments from residents of the five counties.

For more information, call 417-581-2719.