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State Soil Conservation Committee to Meet December 9

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 | 06:23am

NASHVILLE - The next meeting of the State Soil Conservation Committee will be held Dec.  9 at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriott Hotel-Cool Springs in Franklin, Tenn., in conjunction with the Tennessee Farm Bureau Convention. The meeting will take place in a meeting/dining room within Lorraine’s Bistro inside the Marriott Hotel.

The agenda includes remarks from Agriculture Commissioner Julius Johnson, a USDA-NRCS report and remarks from TACD representative Danny Sells.

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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