Soil and Water Conservation Conference held at ASU

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

They usually meet withfarmers, consultants and government employees to look at the latest in soil andwater education.

Kevin Cochran is a district conservationistfor the Natural Resource Conservation Service and said this year's programcovered a wide range of important topics.

"It's so important to keep everybody informedon 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 NortheastArkansas."

Around 300 people attended Friday'sconference.

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