09-27-16 Inside the NACD with First VP Brent Van Dyke…

Inside the NACD with First VP Brent Van Dyke…

Brent Van Dyke, NACD First Vice-President

Brent Van Dyke, NACD First Vice-President

(BARN Media – Briggsdale, CO) September 27, 2016 – Joining me on the Colorado Ag News Network inside the BARN is Brent Van Dyke, First Vice-President of the National Association of Conservation Districts discussing several topics including:

  • Recent Voluntary Conservation Successes in the Chesapeake Bay
  • Update on Wild horses and Burro Policy Update
  • Recent Petition to list the Lesser Prairie Chicken.
  • Legislative Update on Two Bills regarding NRCS voluntary conservation programs and the Federal SAM and DUNS reporting requirements
  • NACD’s 2017 Annual Meeting in Denver-Registration Open Now
  • & more


BIOGRAPHY: First Vice President Brent Van Dyke is a retired teacher and FFA advisor from Hobbs, New Mexico. He has worked for the State Department, specifically U.S.A.I.D., for more than 15 years as a contract advisor for agricultural projects in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

Van Dyke has served as vice president of New Mexico Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts since 2006. Prior to that, he served as board of supervisors’ chair for Lea County Soil and Water Conservation District. He was elected to represent NACD’s Southwest Region on the executive board in 2011.

A life-long resident of New Mexico, Van Dyke and his wife Kim farm irrigated alfalfa and coastal Bermuda hay in Lea County, New Mexico, and cotton in Plains, Texas. They also run a commercial and registered cattle operation in Southeastern New Mexico.

The National Association of Conservation District’s mission is to serve conservation districts by providing national leadership and a unified voice for natural resource conservation. For more information about the National Association of Conservation Districts – http://www.nacdnet.org/

And for more information about the Colorado Association of Conservation Districts, an NACD Member –  http://coloradoacd.org/