Big names highlight agriculture expo

WYNNE, AR (KAIT) – The Tech Center in Wynne is hosting the Regional Agri Expo where well-known guests and lots of information are on display.

Chris Clifton is the president of the Cross Co. Chamber andCommerce and says this expo gives the community a chance to learn more aboutfarm production.

"When we look aroundand when we sit in our church pew," Clifton said. "One out of six people in that pew works in agriculturebusiness in some way."

Congressman Rick Crawford made an address to those at the Rice and Soybean Crop Production meeting.

"I think what everyone really wants to know,"Crawford said. "Is about is thefarm bill and how that kind of plays into our fiscal crisis."

Also some stars from the History Channel show "Swamp People" are stopping by in the evening to meet fans.

"Inour neck of the woods, everything everybody does has some impact on agricultureand agriculture has an impact on everything." Crawford said.

Veronica Smith shares what the expo means to those in Cross County on Region 8 News at 6.

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