Technical Assistance Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 16 USCS § 590j (2), [Title 16. Conservation; Chapter 3B. Soil Conservation]

“(A) In general. The term "technical assistance" means technical expertise, information, and tools necessary for the conservation of natural resources on land active in agricultural, forestry, or related uses.

(B) Inclusions. The term "technical assistance" includes--

(i) technical services provided directly to farmers, ranchers, and other eligible entities, such as conservation planning, technical consultation, and assistance with design and implementation of conservation practices; and

(ii) technical infrastructure, including activities, processes, tools, and agency functions needed to support delivery of technical services, such as technical standards, resource inventories, training, data, technology, monitoring, and effects analyses.”