Baton Rouge, LA – Southern University Ag Center employees along with the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Louisiana Farm Service Agency (FSA) will present a series of in-person training opportunities available for Louisiana’s producers through the Noninsured Disaster Assistance Program, enacted by the 2014 Farm Bill.
The presentation will also include the introduction of a web-based decision tool.
Regional meetings and dates are:
St. Helena Multi-Purpose Center
31676 Highway 16
To register, contact Ahmad Robertson at 225.222.4136, 985.748.9381 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register, contact Odis Hill at 318.281.5741 or e-mail email@example.com.
To register, contact Terry Washington at 318.767.3968, 318.767.3971 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
East Baton Rouge Parish
Chaneyville Community Center
13211 Jackson Road
To register, contact Terrence Marshall at 225.389.3056 or e-mail email@example.com.
Southern University Ag Center
Ashford O. Williams Hall
Baton Rouge, LA
To register, contact Zanetta Augustine at 225.771.2242 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
"This training will establish a critical link between the 2014 Farm Bill and producers by providing a greater understanding of program options as well as use of the web-based decision tool," said Craig A. McCain, FSA State Executive Director. "This is only the beginning of the educational process. Additional local meetings will be held in the weeks to come."