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Soil and Water Conservation Conference held at ASU

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The 16th annual Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Conference was back at Arkansas State University this year.

They usually meet with farmers, consultants and government employees to look at the latest in soil and water education.

Kevin Cochran is a district conservationist for the Natural Resource Conservation Service and said this year's program covered a wide range of important topics.

"It's so important to keep everybody informed on the latest changes with soil and water conservation," said Cochran. "Any type [of] new activities that help us save and conserve the water here in Northeast Arkansas."

Around 300 people attended Friday's conference. 

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