The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will hold the 56th annual Rural Life Conference Friday at the Pine Bluff Convention Center beginning with registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will hold the 56th annual Rural Life Conference Friday at the Pine Bluff Convention Center beginning with registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

Workshops will include Selling Southern Peas to Walmart or Sweet Potatoes to Bright Harvest, an update on the Black Farmers Lawsuit and Managing Livestock Operations.

Also, Gerald Andrews, a Jefferson County Master Gardener Ambassador, said he will participate in an exhibit displaying what Master Gardeners are all about and what accomplishments have been achieved in the county area.