|l-r: Living Legends Lee Hampton, Patricia Meyinsse, and Donald McDowell|
Baton Rouge, La. – Three outstanding individuals were recognized as Louisiana Living Legends during the 7th annual Louisiana Small Farmer Conference on March 17 at the Southern University Land-Grant Campus.
They are Patricia Meyinsse, professor of Agricultural Economics at the SU College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences in Baton Rouge; Donald McDowell, retired professor from the Dept. of Agribusiness, Applied Economics & Agriscience Education at North Carolina A&T State University; and Lee Hampton, retired Parish Chair in St. Landry Parish and Cooperative Extension Agent.
The three join 21 others who have been honored with this recognition since 2005. This occasion provides opportunity to honor individuals in research, teaching and extension with links to the SU Land-Grant Campus.
Dr. Bobby R. Phills is Chancellor-Dean of the Southern University Land-Grant Campus; Dr. Dawn Mellion-Patin serves as Vice Chancellor for Extension and organizer of the small farmer conference.