The Tennessee State Soil Conservation Committee will meet Dec. 8 at 1:30 p.m. CST at the Cool Springs Marriott, located at 700 Cool Springs Blvd. in Franklin, Tenn., in conjunction with the Tennessee Farm Bureau convention.

The agenda includes a review of soil conservation district boards and activities, a report on the Agricultural Resources Conservation Fund, reports from state and federal agricultural agencies, a review of legislative issues and other business as presented.

The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in addressing the committee should plan to arrive prior to 1:30 p.m. 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 executive secretary Jim Nance at 615-837-5319 or e-mail James.Nance@TN.gov.