Friday, July 20

Morehouse Parish Black Farmers Hold 11th Annual Field Day

A few SU Ag Center participants and others at event
Baton Rouge, LA - Morehouse Black Farmers and Landowners Association, Inc., in collaboration with Southern University and LSU Ag Centers, held the 11th Annual Field Day, July 20, 2012. The event included presentations and farm tours. Participants visited the farms of Harper Armstrong and Antoine Downs. Presentations included one by Odis Hill, Extension agent, Morehouse and Union Parishes, on twin row planting. Louisiana Commissioner for Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain and Gina E. Eubanks, Vice Chancellor for Extension at the SU Ag Center were among speakers who addressed the audience. The field day was sponsored by Monsanto and Terral, among others.

For full details, please contact Odis Hills at 318/ 281-5741 or 318/ 281-5742.

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