Mississippi River Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force

Past Meeting Materials

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February 2020 Public Meeting,
Washington, D.C.

Public Meeting Agenda (PDF) (2 pp, 344 KB)

USDA Update (PDF) (5 pp, 340 KB)

Water Quality Trends Working Group Update (PDF) (3 pp, 2 MB)

State Updates

State Science Assessment

Indiana (PDF) (3 pp, 246KB)

Kentucky (PDF) (3 pp, 1.2 MB)

Mississippi (PDF) (3 pp, 148 KB)

Goal Setting

Arkansas (PDF) (6 pp, 341 KB)

Ohio (PDF) (5 pp, 540 KB)

Deployment of Staff

Illinois (PDF) (4 pp, 428 KB)

Iowa (Note: made verbal comments in lieu of a PPT)

Assessing Progress

Louisiana (PDF) (3 pp, 3.6 MB)

Minnesota (PDF) (5 pp, 1.5 MB)

Tennessee (PDF) (3 pp, 187 KB)

Market-Based Approaches

Missouri (PDF) (5 pp, 478 KB)

Wisconsin (PDF) (3 pp, 316 KB)

Public Comment: Soil Health Economic Case Studies Handouts provided by American Farmland Trust-NRCS


May 2019 Public Meeting (Baton Rouge, LA)


May 2019 HTF Public Meeting Agenda (PDF) (2 pp, 160 KB)

May 2019 Hypoxia Task Force Meeting Accomplishments and Next Steps (PDF) (6 pp, 195 KB)

May 2019 Hypoxia Task Force Meeting Agenda (PDF) (67 pp, 22 MB)

Gulf Science Update and Summary of Hypoxia Zone in 2018 (PDF) (9 pp, 4.0 MB)

Nonpoint Source Measurement Framework for Measuring Progress: Advancements, Next Steps, and Lessons Learned in Indiana and Arkansas that Can Inform Progress Tracking in All HTF States (PDF) (10 pp, 3.7 MB)

Mapping Conservation Practices Through GIS Surveys (PDF) (17 pp, 10.5 MB)

OpTIS: Using Remote Sensing Data to Map Conservation Ag Practices (PDF) (6 pp, 1.6 MB)

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Gulf of Mexico Work (PDF) (7 pp, 4.4 MB)

Outlook: Lessons Learned in Seeking "Nontraditional" Investments in Nonpoint Source Reductions (PDF) (8 pp, 4.7 MB)

SERA-46: Update on Research/Extension Outcomes in Support of HTF Goals (PDF) (8 pp, 3.7 MB)


Winter 2018 Public Meeting (Washington, DC)


Winter Public Meeting Agenda (PDF) (1 p, 140 KB)

2017 Hypoxic Zone Conditions: Monitoring and Modeling Results (PDF) (8 pp, 874 KB)

Potential New Tool for Assessing Progress Toward Our Nutrient Reduction Goals: WRTDS Model (PDF) (5 pp, 136 KB)

Background on NPS Measures Workgroup (PDF) (3 pp, 213 KB)

Point Source Workgroup Update (PDF) (4 pp, 107 KB)

SERA-46: Land Grant Universities Working Collaboratively with the Hypoxia Task Force (PDF) (15 pp, 1.5 MB)

Field to Market: Sustainable Commodity Crop Sourcing, Supply Chain Action on Water Quality (PDF) (9 pp, 988 KB)

Iowa Cover Crop - Crop Insurance Demo Project (PDF) (4 pp, 389 KB)