The Oklahoma Tribal Conservation Advisory Council, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Cherokee Nation will offer a free Conservation Workshop and Lunch on Tuesday, July 30, in the Cherokee Nation Community Ballroom, 17675 S. Muskogee Ave.

The workshop begins at 10 a.m., with registration at 9:30. Attendees must register by July 25 by contacting Dr. Carol Crouch at 405-612-9331 or

There will be a soil health demonstration, and USDA eligibility requirements for tribes, tribal members, farmers and ranchers. Troy Marshall, Oklahoma state statistician for USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, will provide information, as will Amanda Stanford of NRCS. Katie Waltman, county executive director at Farm Service Agency, will talk about "Farm Service Agency Eligibility Requirements," and Scott Clawson of Oklahoma State University will share information on record-keeping.