Baton Rouge, La. - Opelousas residents and individuals from surrounding areas are invited to attend a Listening Session hosted by the Southern University Land-Grant Campus and the U. S. Department of Agriculture at 6 p.m. on November 8 at the Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development Institute (SARDI), located at 1209 Diesi Street, in Opelousas, La.
“We want to hear the needs and concerns of the citizens,” said Bobby R. Phills, Chancellor-Dean of the Southern University Land-Grant Campus. “It’s our desire to use the information received from the listening session to implement strategies, seminars and workshops to assist the community.”
The Southern University Agricultural Land-Grant Campus is comprised of the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center and the Southern University College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences.
The Campus’ programs focus on, but are not limited to:
- Sustainable Agricultural Systems
- Community and Economic Development
- Health and Nutrition
- Family and Human Development
- Urban Forestry and Natural Resources
- Youth Development.
For additional information about the Listening Session in Opelousas, contact the Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development Institute at 337-943-2410 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.