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State Soil Conservation Committee to Meet

Monday, July 16, 2012 | 02:41am

NASHVILLE – The State Soil Conservation Committee will meet July 25 at 3:30 p.m. Central time at the UT West Tennessee Research and Education Center, located at 605 Airways Boulevard in Jackson, Tenn. The agenda includes a discussion of the committee’s statutory authority, reports from other agricultural agencies, a review of training and guidance needs for soil conservation districts, and an update on 2013 soil conservation district elections and appointments.

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

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