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State Soil Conservation Committee to Meet December 3

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 | 07:52am

NASHVILLE - The next meeting of the State Soil Conservation Committee will be held Dec. 3 at the Embassy Suites in Cool Springs. 

The meeting will be in conjunction with the annual convention of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation.  It will be held in the first floor boardroom adjacent to the Junior Ballroom at 4:30 to 5:30 pm.

The agenda includes remarks by state Agriculture Commissioner Julius Johnson, and reports from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Water Resources program and the Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts.

The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in addressing the committee should plan to arrive prior to the start of the meeting in order to be placed on the agenda.

The SSCC was created by the Tennessee General Assembly in 1939 for the purpose of assisting in the development of local soil conservation districts. The committee advises the Tennessee Department of Agriculture on matters pertaining to soil conservation and water quality improvement. For more information, contact John McClurkan at 615-837-5305 or e-mail John.McClurkan@tn.gov.

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