13-02: Maintenance of Crested Wheatgrass and Smooth Brome Grass in Existing,  Environmentally Sensitive, Stands of CRP

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, Montana Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) request the Montana Farm Service Agency to allow existing stands of crested wheatgrass, smooth brome grass and Kentucky bluegrass in environmentally sensitive areas of CRP to earn enough points to stay in “as is” as resource-conserving grasses with some wildlife value.

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09-06: Declaring the Month of June “Rangeland Awareness Month”

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the month of June be designated Rangeland Awareness Month.

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09-01: Allowing practice payments on watering facilities in cropland through the Natural Resource Conservation Service Programs

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) work with the Natural Resources Conservation Service to develop specifications and policy within the scope of the FOTG that will allow NRCS planners with appropriate job approval to plan and allow the cost sharing of these practices on cropland when there is a natural resource benefit to do so.

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