Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center
SU Ag Center Employees Listen to Secretary Vilsack at National Conference
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 7, 2010
Contact: Bridget Udoh
Southern University Ag Center
Dr. Mellion-Patin conducted the 7th session of the Small Farmer Agriculture Leadership Institute as part of the pre-conference workshops, December 4-5. Class participants numbering more than 30 arrived from various states to attend PAWC, and two of them asked questions during the Q&A session with Secretary Vilsack.
Dr. Owusu Bandele, Professor Emeritus, horticulture and organic agriculture, SU Ag Center gave the George Washington Carver Public Service Hall of Fame Awards Banquet Lecture. Dr. Gina E. Eubanks presided over this event.
Conference participants representing Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center include: Dr. Gina Eubanks, Vice Chancellor for Extension, Dr. Dawn Mellion-Patin, Extension Specialist and Director of the Small Farmer Agriculture Leadership Institute, Dr. Bridget Udoh, Communications Specialist, Mrs. Zanetta Augustine, Extension Associate, Mr. Eugene Runles, Farm Superintendent, Ms. Lisa Gray, Research Associate and Mr. Terry Washington, Extension Agent (Rapides Parish).